San Luis Obispo, CA
A 50-year-old female asked:
i had beets in my salad two days ago and for two days now my stools have had a dark pink stain seeping out, is this normal?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: What you described is not a cause for concern.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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