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I eat 1 beet daily in a morning. I eat remove the skin and eat directly. Is there any problem to eat beet daily or has any side effect. My urine colour turns pink after eat beet.

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Yes, I faced a similar issue. Is it problematic?

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Answered on August 10, 2018 6:31 am
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No, there is no need to worry about this. This condition is called beeturia. The color of the urine changes red or pink, and it is totally harmless.

( at August 12, 2018 10:23 pm)

Oh! Okay. But do you know why does this happen?

( at August 12, 2018 10:26 pm)

If your urine is red or pink in color it could be because of your body’s inability to breakdown betanin compound.

( at August 12, 2018 10:30 pm)

Oh! But I have heard that if this continues, it is bad. I mean if your urine is red in color everytime you eat beets then that may suggest iron deficiency. Better to check with your doctor.

( at August 12, 2018 10:45 pm)

I was unaware of this. Thank you so much.

( at August 12, 2018 10:55 pm)

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