1) Carrots were first grown as medicine, not food, for a variety of ailments;
2) A medium-size carrot has 25 calories, 6 grams of carbs, and 2 grams of fiber. The veggie is an excellent source of vitamin A, providing more than 200% of your daily requirement in just one carrot;
3) Mel Blanc, the voice of cartoon character Bugs Bunny, reportedly did not like carrots!
(Published January 8, 2015)