Reaction of “Magic” Eat Carrots
Eating too many carrots make a person like a carrot. Why?
You are what you eat. You may often hear the phrase goes. And then there’s not a joke when say eating too many carrots make a person like a carrot.
As happened to Leo Barnett, a three-year-old British boy with hyper-beta carotenemia. Sensitive to many compounds carotene contained in carrots, the boy is about to change when eating a carrot orange tinge excessive.
Carotene is an orange pigment that gives color to the vegetables. Despite the benefits to the body, too much consumption of carotenoids was in general will make the skin color becomes yellowish or kejingga-jinggaan, known as carotenemia.
These effects usually appear first in the area of the nose and palms. In some cases, excessive intake of carotene which is also made of dirt, such as urine and feces, it becomes orange. However, this condition is harmless and soon recovered to stop eating foods containing carotenoids.
Besides carrots, some foods can also cause certain effects to the body. Include the following:
There have been many studies showing a wealth of fruit nutrients. The most prominent is an antioxidant compound called lycopene. But did you know that lycopene has an effect similar to carotene, in which too much lycopene consumption will lead to changes in the skin becomes yellow or orange tinge.
Consumption of too much fruit will make the body contains too much anthocyanin, a kind of pigment lycopene. The effect, if your urine is usually yellow, high anthocyanin in the body will make the urine turn pink. A number of other foods that have a similar effect is the blackberry.
These vegetables contain compounds methanethiol, which contain sulfur. Consumption of vegetables is making too much off the stench of urine is sharp, like a banana after consumption.
There’s nothing harmful consumption of nutmeg. Only, that too much intake can lead to psychological effects such as headaches and hallucinations.