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How many carrots do I have to eat before I overdose on the vitamin a?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: You cant

Carrots have beta carotene not vitamin a.
You can't get vitamin a toxicity from carrots.

In brief: You cant

Carrots have beta carotene not vitamin a.
You can't get vitamin a toxicity from carrots.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine

In brief: No OD from carrots

It is impossible to get Vit A toxicity from too many carrots because carrots have NO Vit A, only beta carotene that our bodies convert to A as needed.
Too many carrots can make one's skin turn yellow-orange. This is commonly thought to be due to deposits of carotenoids in the skin but for a different perspective see http://bit.ly/U3TFoZ For more on the benefits of carrots see http://bit.ly/1jI5iGF

In brief: No OD from carrots

It is impossible to get Vit A toxicity from too many carrots because carrots have NO Vit A, only beta carotene that our bodies convert to A as needed.
Too many carrots can make one's skin turn yellow-orange. This is commonly thought to be due to deposits of carotenoids in the skin but for a different perspective see http://bit.ly/U3TFoZ For more on the benefits of carrots see http://bit.ly/1jI5iGF
Dr. Randy Baker
Dr. Randy Baker
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