We all have days when we can’t help but eat unhealthy foods that we usually avoid. Of course, we know it’s not the way to go, but sometimes life happens and then, you know, you feel lazy.
Ever since the Mediterranean diet was shown to be healthier, people have realized the close relationship between food and health. Unfortunately, much of the excitement surrounding this new diet has focused on increasing the consumption of a single product, and even so-called superfoods don’t provide all the nutritional and health benefits of a balanced diet.
Now at MUTINY BAY, we explore what happens when you eat too much healthy food.
Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which your body converts into vitamin A. There is no such thing as extra vitamin A because your body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A when it needs it. Unfortunately, excess beta-carotene in the body can lead to carotenemia, a condition that causes yellowing of the skin. It fades away as the carotene is processed without causing any harm.