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Published On: October 15th, 2014

Slider's Healthy Thought of The Day is About Carrots!

Did you know…

  • The first carrots grown were purple! Orange carrots didn't appear until the 17th century.
  • The average American eats about 12 pounds of carrots a year, and over 10,000 carrots in the course of their lifetime!
  • Carrots contain Vitamin A, which is important for the health of your vision (including night vision) as well as your bones, teeth, and skin.
  • Mel Blanc, the voice of cartoon character Bugs Bunny, reportedly did not like carrots.
  • You can buy CARROTS at a HONKERS GAME!!

Be sure to check back for Slider's Healthy Thought of the Day again next week presented by Olmsted County Public Health and your Rochester Honkers!