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How many baby carrots should i eat a day?

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Dr. Rose Merola
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 40 years experience
Unlimited: Carrots are a good source of vitamin a but if you eat too many you may turn your skin temporarily and harmlessly yellow. This is called "carotenemia" again harmless but esthetically unappealing.

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A 66-year-old male asked:

Can you eat to many carrots in a day?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Carrots: Eating too many carrots can give your skin an orange tinge resembling jaundice, the difference being is the whites if your eyes dont turn yellow. The condition is known as carotenimia and is benign. I would limit my intake to 4-5 carrots a day.

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