That’s not the only benefit of beets, however, they also lower your blood pressure – probably for this very same reason.
Beets – who knew.
4. Carrots can make you a literal carrot-top
Everyone always tells you to eat your vegetables and to focus on the colorful ones like carrots. But did you know carrots can actually make you colorful?
Carrots contain carotene, the pigment that gives them their signature orange color. Carotene can also change your skin color to orange if you eat massive amounts of carrots.
The key phrase here is “massive amounts.”
5. Carrots can make your swimmers healthier
Ah, carrots, is there anything they can’t do? Not only can they change your color, they also have a very particular effect on men. They can make your sperm stronger swimmers.
The mechanism here is carotenoids, pigments the body converts into Vitamin A and other antioxidants.
You want to win the Olympics of fertility? Eat your carrots.