Statistics or lies? Just to show how research results into food and health can be played with to say anything you want them to, the Miner Institute in Chazy, New york did its own bit of research.
The results were reported in the Men's Fitness Magazine and they should be enough to make you swear off carrots.

1- Nearly all sick people surveyed had eaten carrots. Obviuosly the effects are cumulative.

2- An estimated 99.9% of all people who die of cancer have eaten carrots.

3- Another 99.9% of people involved in automobile accidents ate carrots within 60 days before the mishap.

4- Nearly 94% of juvenile delinquents come from homes where carrots are served frequently.

5- ALL carrot eaters born between 1915 and 1920 have wrinkled skin, missing teeth, brittle bones and failing eyesight, providing that eating carrots hasn't already killed them.