#Rawcarrotsalad has 8.6 million views on TikTok, with many users alleging that eating the salad daily has helped balance their hormones.
In particular, influencers and everyday users of the app are saying that one of the salad’s main health benefits is lowering levels of estrogen, a hormone linked to reproductive and sexual development, mostly in women.
“This has definitely become a staple in my diet for balancing the excess estrogen that can peak at different times in my cycle,” Paige Nicole, a TikToker, said in her videos about raw carrot salads.
Other users say they’ve also seen a change in liver and thyroid function. And some even attribute the veggie dish to their weight loss.
The many raw carrot salad recipes on the app typically include additives like olive oil and apple cider vinegar — two ingredients that have proven health benefits of their own.
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