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Doctor insights on: 5 Naturally Cultivated Foods In Latin America

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Want to retire in latin america. How good is health care there?

Depends: Depends mostly on the country and the quality of the health care system, almost everywhere you go thou, even us, being financially comfortable gives you a big edge to buy health care. There is no free ride anywhere. ...Read more

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How many people 'rent' a poor woman from asia or latin america to carry their child? What are their ethics?

How many people 'rent' a poor woman from asia or latin america to carry their child? What are their ethics?

Not common: Most couples who have a surrogate carry their baby find someone local who can be seen frequently at the obgyn office. Like any pregnancy there are lots of doctor visits and ultrasounds etc. As far as ethics there are lawyers and contracts and payments of course. ...Read more

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What is the best anti-malaria drug for traveling in latin america?

What is the best anti-malaria drug for traveling in latin america?

Varies: Obviously depends upon the season, where you will be and how long you will be staying, but the best advice is available on cdc website, or consult with your local travel physician. ...Read more

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What is latin america doing to counter the narcotics flow into the us?

What is latin america doing to counter the narcotics flow into the us?

Drugs intothe US: Kids of prominent politicians use drugs (al-gore, jeff bush...) and the police has no right to make them reveal their sources. As long as there users with cash +++, drugs will find a way into the usa. They can compete and massacre each other in competition, but drugs will always find a way in. ...Read more

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Should I see a doctor in latin america if limited coverage of procedures in us?

Depends: Please provide more information on what procedures. Things to consider: do you know the system in latin america? Are the standards the same/training for the contemplated procedure? Follow up care especially if problems? Total cost? ...Read more

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How do I like she confirm cancer has not spread (staging info) before surgery? Http://www. Bbc. Co.Uk/news/world-latin-america-16342685

How do I like she confirm cancer has not spread (staging info) before surgery? Http://www. Bbc. Co.Uk/news/world-latin-america-16342685

You are correct: President kirchner was just diagnosed with papillary thyroid cancer. Staging this cancer requires completion of the operation, followed, in most cases, by a total body scan to search for metastatic disease (cancer elsewhere in the body). Based upon this news report, the absence of lymph node involvement is likely based on a preoperative ultrasound, which is helpful but does not replace surgery. ...Read more

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I am going to latin america and facing lot of belching and farting problems. I have read about beano. Can I take it. Does it really help?

I am going to latin america and facing lot of belching and farting problems. I have read about beano. Can I take it. Does it really help?

Try and see: Yes, you can try beano and see if that works. Some people do, some people don't. Try to eliminate things that give you gassiness- like beans, cabbage, spicy food, soda etc. Some people have lactose intolerance or to other stuff and will have a lot of indigestion issue. If by eliminating food, problems still there- go to see your doctor and have yourself checked. ...Read more

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Stem cell transplant in latin america possible?

Stem cell transplant in latin america possible?

Hospital Angeles: A wide variety of studies utilizing stem cells are being conducted at hospital angeles in tijuana, mexico. I believe this is also the only jhaco approved hospital in mexico. ...Read more

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What can you do for a sore throat while in latin america?

What can you do for a sore throat while in latin america?

Hot tea: And the juice of two limes or lemons. Eating pineapple or drinking pineapple juice is very helpfull. ...Read more

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Why are so many people in rural america obese now? Don't they grow their own food?

Why are so many people in rural america obese now? Don't they grow their own food?

No way: Just because people in rural america are near farms or have more land doesn't mean they grow their own food. Plus, the problem is convenience and eating out. The service, convenience, and fast food industries in america are horrible - every chain restaurant and most single-location restaurants serve high-fat, high-cholesterol, high-salt, low nutrition foods for cost and speed. ...Read more

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What are the five food groups that I should eat everyday?

What are the five food groups that I should eat everyday?

5 Food Groups: The five good groups are grains & cereals; fruits and vegetables, dairy products, proteins and fats/ oils. ...Read more

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What five foods not to eat before running?

What five foods not to eat before running?

Heavy foods: Best not to eat heavy foods

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greasy/fatty
high protein (especially if large serving size)
large portions
usually acidic foods bother people (oj, tomato juice, citrus fruit)
physically hard foods (such as nuts). ...Read more

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How much food should I give my five year old son?

How much food should I give my five year old son?

So he's not hungry: This seems obvious but it can be difficult, especially if they are being picky. A healthy 5 y/o won't starve, so if he's just occasionally picky, it's fine. There should be a small amount of meat, a decent amount of fruits and veggies during the day (about 1/2 cup or so at each meal), and some bread product, but not too much. If you're still not sure, or he's losing weight, discuss with your ped. ...Read more

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What are the five foods not to eat before swimming?

What are the five foods not to eat before swimming?

Subscience: Most advice about "what to eat and not to eat" is subscience. I'm a swimmer and looked around online for the origin of this tale -- it turned out to be warning not to be drunk or eat something that will make you pass a lot of intestinal gas or that adds a lot of weight just before a competitive swim meet. The tale about not eating before a recreational swim doesn't seem evidence-based. ...Read more

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My back aches when I wake up and continue to lie down in the morning. When I get up, it's gone. This is the case food the last five years now.

My back aches when I wake up and continue to lie down in the morning. When I get up, it's gone. This is the case food the last five years now.

Back pain is common: Back pain is a very common problem. Exercises to help strengthen the muscles that support your spine are frequently helpful. You can do theses in bed, before you go to bed, and after you wake up in the morning. These few minutes of exercise may help relieve your aching, and help you avoid medication. Sometimes getting a firmer mattress is helpful, but i'd try the exercises first. ...Read more

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Five best foods to star t the day?

Five best foods to star t the day?

Not breakfast cereal: Eggs, avocado, plain Greek yogurt, fruit, & oatmeal from steel-cut oats are all good foods to start the day. They have a good combination of protein, fat and "slow carbs" to keep your blood sugar stable which helps you feel full until lunch time. Most boxed breakfast cereals are loaded with sugar which causes a spike in insulin followed by a drop in blood sugar and a big midmorning letdown! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me five best foods for each vitamin?

Can you please tell me five best foods for each vitamin?

Partial list:: A:carrots, sweet potato w peel, spinach. B1: whole grain, cerials bread. B2: milk, bread, fortified cerials. B3 poultry, beef, fish, whole grain bread, cerials. B5 chicken, cereals, oats, beef. B6:fortified soy &cereals, liver. B12:fish, meat, poultry, fortified cerials. C:red & green peppers, strawberries, oranges. D:fish oil, fatty fish, fortified milk. E:peanut butter, sunflower seeds. K:green vegetables. ...Read more

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Is there a food that naturally relieves stress?

Is there a food that naturally relieves stress?

Can be many.: There are many possible foods, especially herbs and spices, that can help. Ginger, for example, might be very helpful in relief of stress, like digestive stress. Garlic is also very helpful as it might kill many organisms that can cause sickness, another kind of stress. Water, fruits, and vegetables are very important in diet and well being. In fact, a balanced diet is likely best for this. ...Read more

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What foods naturally increase the volume of semen?

What foods naturally increase the volume of semen?

None, sorry: Outside of good general nutrition, nothing specific in diet to modify this. See urologist if fertility problem. ...Read more

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My blood is super thin. When I get the smallest scrape, it bleeds like crazy! What foods naturally thicken my blood, & are there foods I should avoid?

My blood is super thin. When I get the smallest scrape, it bleeds like crazy! What foods naturally thicken my blood, & are there foods I should avoid?

Get a consultation: Coagulation is a very complex process. There are numerous causes of bleeding. You need to see a hematologist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Let me rephrase my five month old does not seem interested in trying baby foods purees not solids sorry. What age should they start to be interested?

Let me rephrase my five month old does not seem interested in trying baby foods purees not solids sorry. What age should they start to be interested?

Too early: Babies do not need solids in the first year.Formula or breast milk are total nutrition. As a culture, we generally begin offering solids as a puree as soon as they sit up, which is about the time their tongue thrust fades. Six months is the earliest I start and I let the kid decide when they are ready. You may offer an item a dozen times before they decide to try it. Be patient. ...Read more

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Can any foods or activities help me increase DHT naturally?

Can any foods or activities help me increase DHT naturally?

No, but why?: No there are no foods or activities that will help you increase Dht -- but, and much more importantly, why would a female want in increase her dht, and why do you even know your Dht level? Talk with your doctor -- don't experiment on your own. ...Read more

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How can I increase my progesterone levels naturally through food?

How can I increase my progesterone levels naturally through food?

Don't!: There are no foods that stimulate progesterone. Further, foods traditionally claimed to contain Progesterone such as mexican yams are unregulated, may contain progestins but not progesterone, and do not have a progestogenic effect. Many have an estrogenic effect! If you have a true need for additional progesterone, which most women don't, talk with a knowledgeable doctor. ...Read more

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Is there any type of food that naturally increases the estrogen level?

Is there any type of food that naturally increases the estrogen level?

Soy products: Are known for their phytoestrogen affects. Natural soy like edamame is best. Many soy products are now made from genetically modified soy so read labels and do your best to stick to whole foods like edamame. ...Read more

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Hello, I am wondering if anyone could tell me what foods are naturally rich in taurine and if eggs are considered one of them?

Hello, I am wondering if anyone could tell me what foods are naturally rich in taurine and if eggs are considered one of them?

MEAT: Taurine's a great nutrient for bodybuilding and maintenance, and it can be found in a variety of foods.
I find it also is helpful to clear the mind and energize and even to treat migraine headaches.

See http://suppversity. Blogspot. Ca/2010/08/taurine-from-foods-can-i-be-taurine. Html

Cats in particular can't survive without it! So no vegetarian cats, please. ...Read more

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What foods are high in folic acid naturally?

What foods are high in folic acid naturally?

Folic acid: Folate (folic acid) is present in green, leafy vegetables, fruits, cereals, nuts, grains, and meats. Folic acid is the synthetic form of the vitamin that is included in supplements and food fortification. It has many of the same biologic effects as folate (folic acid) but is more bioavailable and therefore is relatively more effective. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting food poisoning abroad at five star hotels?

What are the chances of getting food poisoning abroad at five star hotels?

Where? What r u eat: Depends on where you are, what you eat, and drink. Safest plan in a place where real risk for food poisoning, traveller's diarrhea, hepatitis, etc. Is "if you can't peel it, or boil it, forget it". Often issue is h2o-use bottled water to brush teeth; no ice in drinks. Salad, ceviche, raw anything is suspect, even in 5 star hotel. Remember u r in a 5 star hotel, but staff don't live in it. ...Read more

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What food a five month pregnant woman could eat for her health and the health of her unborn baby?

What food a five month pregnant woman could eat for her health and the health of her unborn baby?

Being Pregnant: You are asking a question that would require a book to respond to adequately. Every good OB I know recommends to the pregnant patient having at least one guide book to pregnancy where all these normal things are discussed in length. We only have four hundred characters here to respond to specific questions. There are good books and book-like options on the internet for you. ...Read more

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I ate chucked nuggets which were raw and then microwaved only for five minutes will I get food poisoning?

I ate chucked nuggets which were raw and then microwaved only for five minutes will I get food poisoning?

Time will tell.: We would have to hope that the five minutes of microwave time would be enough to have cooked the chicken nuggets thoroughly. If not, then you may be getting sick soon. Unfortunately, we'll just have to wait and see. In the future, please use the microwave for warming more than initial cooking. ...Read more

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Five years ago, I developed food allergies as of two months ago they seem to be gone is that possible. I'm 36 now?

Five years ago, I developed food allergies as of two months ago they seem to be gone is that possible. I'm 36 now?

Yes, it is possible: Food sensitivity may improve if you avoid for a few months the food that you are sensitive too. It may reccur or new sensitivites may develop. If you have this problem please see an allergy specialist. ...Read more

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I sprayed raid forgot it was on my hands and then about five minutes later I ate some food am I ok? What should I do!

I sprayed raid forgot it was on my hands and then about five minutes later I ate some food am I ok? What should I do!

If you can read this: If you can read this answer clearly and coherently, you are most likely ok, since this question was posted 10 hours ago, and raid acts pretty fast. Hopefully, you've washed up since then. ...Read more

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Can certain foods boost testosterone naturally?

Can certain foods boost testosterone naturally?

Healthy lifestyle: First, lose weight if you are overweight. Sleep 8 hours per/night. Increase exercise aerobic plus strength training. Take control of stress.
Researching various medical website, most conclude that you need to optimize your Vitamin D levels.
Increase healthy fats eg, nuts, avocados, fish, eggs, olives, olive oil. Increase zinc in diet with Oysters, shellfish and beans. Contact your Dr. About T. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat naturally protein foods every day?

Is it safe to eat naturally protein foods every day?

Natural protein?: Search for info on DASH, Mediterranean & vegetarian diets as these are the only ones w/large amounts of good evidence demonstrating long term health benefits eg lower risk of cancer, dementia, diabetes, heart disease, etc. While our ideas on healthy nutrition are evolving, it's not a bad idea to eat varied foods at each meal, which includes protein, regardless of source, eg animal & non-animal. ...Read more