20 People Who Thought They Were Dying After They Ate Beets
Leading cause of heart attack: looking into the toilet after forgetting you ate beets.
Before we get to the tweets, have you ever looked in the toilet after eating beets—the revered vegetable loaded with antioxidants, vitamins, and potassium—and suffered a minor heart attack?
If you've ever eaten a beet, you know exactly what I'm talking about. Yup, it's a thing: Beets turn your body fluids an alarming shade of red due to a phenomenon known as "beeturia."
So no, you're not dying, you don't have stomach cancer, and you're not internally bleeding: you're externally beeting. (Sorry.)
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