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Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Margarine: Yes.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Jenkins
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Eating: Margarine is never healthy
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
According to: Recent studies butter is healthier than margarine
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Moussa
17 years experience Cardiology
Not really: Plant sterol enriched foods are most useful for people with high blood cholesterol levels. In general, children (other than those with familial hyperc ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: look at this for information: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/Cholesterol_UCM_001089_SubHomePage.jsp
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
None: Vegetarians dont eat chicken or fish or any animals. Pescatarians eat fish but not other kinds of meat like chicken. People who eat meat like fish a ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Phase: Hi. Saturation of unsaturated fats causes a phase transition from liquid at room temperature to solid at room temperature.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Hardly any: Partially hydrogenated oils are hazardous becuase they contain toxic trans fats. The amount of trans fats is 50% the amount of partially hydrogenated ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Not as healthy!: As a professor of nutrition and md, i see many nutritional deficiencies in vegetarians, particularly vegans. Plant based diets eschew the protein eff ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Not sure.: "Pastrami" can be made of different meats including pork. The Subway site is not more specific, except that it is not listed as pork free. You can ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Pie healthy: 32 M from Palo Alto CA asks is pie healthy and what is the healthiest. Pie is too broad of a term to be able to answer. Turkey Pot pie?, Moon Pie? Che ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
Multiple: Vinegar-good for people with diabetes-slows down absorption of carbs, lowers bad cholesterol, good for arthritis, balances the body ph, anti-inflammat ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
WHY ASK???: Do you have GOUT?? Diets for gout are of limited use. Much more important is to understand meds, such as thiazides and aspirin, which elevate uric aci ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Olive oil: Olive oil not overheated.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Deficiency of some: Nutrients. Vitamin B12 is present only in animal proteins a vegan may find it difficlut to have adequate intake of vitamins bi2 and vitamin d and cal ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Isobe
53 years experience Phlebology
Depends on goal: Lentils have high protein content. Cannellini beans have higher protein content, but also more carbohydrate and so for losing weight, may not be a be ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bob Ourian
25 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Whole grain bread is healthier because it has more fiber and is less processed. It doesn't matter if it's whole wheat, multi grain, 12 grain, or 15 gr ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Byrnes
28 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on what type of ingredients you put into the salad.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Health and Diet: None. There is no special health benefits in protein bars. They are food. The health comes from a diet high in protein and low in sugars. Healthy e ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Infections: Pasteurized milk prevents infections that may be carried in milk, including tb, e coli, campylobacter etc.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
No: The fat on meat is the fat of an animal, which is saturated fat, which is not good for you. Saturated fats are known to raise your "bad" cholesterol ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Avoid them!: Hi. Availability of processed and refined foods correlates perfectly with societal risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Processing/refining concentrat ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Nutritionist: I believe that this question be asked to a nutritionist
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Cow's milk (whole, 2%, 1%, skim) is far less healthy than soy, almond, or rick milk. I would recommend switching to one of those. Far less fat, no cho ... Read More
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