What happens if you eat 3 carrots a day?

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Be prepared before deciding whether to consume three carrots every day.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Nutritional Database, one cup of raw chopped carrots has roughly 15 mg of carotene; therefore, you would need to consume half a cup of chopped carrots every day for months in order to turn a shade of yellow.

 The nutrients, fibre, and vitamins in carrots are all beneficial to your health. However, consuming too much carrots can result in an excess of beta-carotene, a compound that gives carrots their vivid orange colour and is a precursor to vitamin A. This may result in an overabundance of blood carotene, which can stain skin.

Because carotene is a fat-soluble substance, the disorder is known as carotenemia.

It tends to build up excessively in the top layer of skin, producing in skin that is yellow or orange in colour, especially on the palms, soles, knees, and nose.

Carotenemia can affect adults as well, though it primarily affects newborns who eat too much pureed carrot baby food.

In a case report that was published in The Journal of Dermatology in 2006, a 66-year-old woman had yellow-orange skin as a result of taking excessive amounts of oral carotene pills.

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