To dangle a carrot in front of someone. – Volume 5 (Article 5 of 8)

To dangle a carrot infront of someone

To dangle a carrot in front of someone. – Volume 5 (Article 5 of 8)

by Dr. Marli Botha

It means you are offering a positive consequence or incentive to a person in exchange for them taking an action which they are not internally motivated to take.

Here are 6 interesting facts about carrots.

  1. The carrot (Daucus carota) is a root vegetable often claimed to be the perfect health food.
  2. It is crunchy, tasty, and highly nutritious. Carrots are a particularly good source of beta carotene, fiber, vitamin K1, potassium, and antioxidants.
  3. They also have a number of health benefits. They’re a weight-loss-friendly food and have been linked to lower cholesterol levels and improved eye health.
  4. What’s more, their carotene antioxidants have been linked to a reduced risk of cancer.
  5. Carrots are found in many colors, including yellow, white, orange, red, and purple.
  6. Orange carrots get their bright color from beta carotene, an antioxidant that your body converts into vitamin A.

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