In antiquity the carrot was only used for feeding livestock. They were the Arabs to use it as food for humans. Its original colour when it was born in Afghanistan in 1500 was purple, afterwards its colour turned orange in honour of William Prince of Orange. The carrot is a biennial herbaceous infesting belonging of the Apiaceae family, grows wild in Europe, Asia and North Africa. It contains 45 calories per 100 grams and a lot of vitamin A useful for the eyesight. It has a high content of roughages and thanks to alpha and beta carotene protects the skin favoring the tan.