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What makes pickled beets

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
There are: NO CLINICAL STUDIES proving that this product is anything more than a scam....probably NOT HARMFUL but why spend the money? My opinion only! Hope it h... Read More
Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Safe as beets: This supplement is powdered organic beets so taking it is as safe as eating beets. While Dr. Zimon says there are no clinical studies on this product,... Read More

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: The pigment in beets can cause a pink tint to your urine and cause your bowel movement to look dark and make the water in the toilet look pink if you ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
It depends,,: Beets have unrefined, natural sugar, which may be healthier than artificial sweeteners and refined sugar in sweets. As to if it's better boiled vs. R... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
What?: You could eat as many beets as you want. Is this really what you asked or are you misspelling something? My grandmother used to treat my colds with ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
Gastroenterology 43 years experience
Can: Bloody stool often has blood runoff into the surrounding water. Red or dark stool from foods like beets, peppers, tomatoes don't. Any other symptoms,... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Cellulitis?: Sounds like a skin infection (cellulitis), especially if it's tender or you have fever. Or perhaps bleeding into the scrotum? See a doctor ASAP.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Lewis
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Probably yes: As these are plant derived anti-oxidants, there is very likely no harm in taking them. One needs to look to the quality of manufacturing to ensure th... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Likely due to juice: Beet juice contains carotenes that can turn urine pink or red.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aleks Radovic
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Should: resolve within the next day or so. I wouldn't worry as the "pink urine" started after eating beets. If you have never had that problem before and it g... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Goodpaster
Dentistry 29 years experience
Probably Normal: If it was a one time event to have the red color in the toilet, and it was soon after eating the beet, it could certainly be from the natural coloring... Read More

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