10. Pumpkin, carrots, and papaya: Yellowed skin
While foods rich in carotenoids can boost your fertility, eat carrots, pumpkin, and papaya in excess and you can change the color of your skin too, according to a study published in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. Hypercarotenemia (or carotenosis) is perfectly harmless and is brought on by the consumption of foods rich in carotenoids, the Scientific American reports. When your body breaks the carotenoids into vitamin A, a mutation in the process causes your skin to turn yellow. Don’t worry, though, a little yellow skin never hurt anyone.
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