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What is the karvonen formula?

What is the karvonen formula?

Complicated: The karvonen formula is a mathematical formula that helps you determine your target heart rate (hr) training zone. The formula uses maximum and resting heart rate with the desired training intensity to get a target heart rate.

Target heart rate = ((max hr − resting hr) × %intensity) + resting hr example. ...Read more

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What is testosterole, formula v?

What is testosterole, formula v?

Herbal concoction: Maximum testosterole herbal male complex claims that it may aid: 1. Boosts production of male hormones naturally and safely. 2. Nourishes the reproductive system. 3. Maximizes sexual response and performance
increases testosterone levels. None of thsi has been researched or approved by fda or such use. Since it is herbal they dont need fda approval. ...Read more

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Alimentum formula is what?

Alimentum formula is what?

Elemental formula: Alimentum is a baby formula made up basic nutritional fats & sugars with proteins that have been broken down into aminoacids. This approach allows the formula to be given to kids with cow or soy allergy which are the proteins used for most baby formulas. ...Read more

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Is formula 41 real?

Is formula 41 real?

Here are some...: Its ingredients aren't far from all other brands touting their boots in sex desire, stamina, etc. i.g., including L-arginine, genseng, multiple vitamins, "secretive" herbs collected from different cultures & locations. It's approved as food supplements, not a drug. If you've money to spare, try it for 1-3 months & see after perusing the related articles in http://formefirst.com/eBlogList.html. ...Read more

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Can formula cause colic?

Can formula cause colic?

Yes: Technically, colic is "unexplained crying"; but lots of babies who have colic, get better with change to a hypoallergenic formula or breast milk. ...Read more

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Do I have to warm formula?

Do I have to warm formula?

No: There is no overwhelming reason to warm formula. Most mothers prefer not to warm the formula so, when out or traveling, mothers don't need to find a warming solution if one is not available. It's easy to pack bottles of water and formula powder and when the infant requires a bottle, simply mix the appropriate amount formula powder with the water in the bottle and you have a bottle ready. ...Read more

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Can i change baby formula?

Can i change baby formula?

Yes: You can certainly switch baby formulas from one standard formula to another standard formula. ...Read more

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How do I pick a baby formula?

How do I pick a baby formula?

Keep it simple: First, seriously consider nursing. If not possible, and your baby has no allergies or problems, use a milk based formula. If baby has health problems ask your doc for help. There are lots of gimmicks from formula companies right now touting their formula as best. In reality, formula is very closely regulated by the fda and not much difference between the brands unless your infant has special needs. ...Read more

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Should baby formula be warmed?

Should baby formula be warmed?

Not necessary: This practice is unnecessary. Some infants prefer it warm or cold or room temperature. You can train baby to take it in any fashion. It was common practice in the past, believing baby might loose energy warming up the feed, but the energy loss in not significant. In the microwave era, many babies actually suffer significant mouth burns when the feed is too hot. ...Read more

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Can my son allergic to formula?

Can my son allergic to formula?

Yes: Formula allergies do exist. Infants with formula allergies often experience excessive stooling, occasionally blood in the stool, vomiting, and eczematous conditions. Babies who solely spit up their formula probably do not have a true formula allergy. If you son is having these symptoms, discuss with your dr. There are many alternatives to milk based formulas. ...Read more

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Is it okay to reheat baby formula?

I suppose,but: I never encourage heating it to begin with. Heating bottles are a old time practice that makes little sense & does little for baby.After microwaves came along it resulted in many mouth burns due to overheating. Babies get use to it at room temperature or right out of the fridge. ...Read more

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Can you mix pedialyte with formula?

Can you mix pedialyte with formula?

Yes but why?: We usually use pedialyte for vomiting and diarrhea to maintain electrolyte balance. Formula with water is balanced and has appropriate nutrients so it really isn't necessary to mix pedialyte and formula. I might suggest using a teaspoon or two of formal in a bottle of pedialyte for a child who won't drink anything but milk..This gives the taste of milk with more pedialyte. ...Read more

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Is soya formulas harmfull for babies?

No: Many babies have trouble with cow's milk. If not breast fed, soy formulas are often a good choice. ...Read more

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Can a 12-year-old use livlean formula?

I would not: recommend it. It is not necessary for a 12 year old and not a well regulated product. Stick with healthy eating and exercise. ...Read more

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Should I mix formula with bottled water?

Depends: Most urban and suburban America has monitored high quality water supplies. They monitor for purity and add needed fluoride that may or may no be present in some bottles supplies. If you have any concerns about your own plumbing, bottled water may be a better choice.I would look into where it is sourced and what it contains .It may not be as well monitored as your city supply. ...Read more

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What should I know about formula feeding?

What should I know about formula feeding?

Bottle feeding: This is a huge topic: here's a good place to start:
http://www.Healthychildren.Org/english/ages-stages/baby/feeding-nutrition/pages/amount-and-schedule-of-formula-feedings.Aspx. ...Read more

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Which is the best formula to feed my baby?

Which is the best formula to feed my baby?

Cow milk formula: The nutritional value of formulas in america are standardized, so they have similar amounts of calories, protein, carbohydrates, and fat. There are, however, different sources for the ingredients. For example, some formulas use cow milk protein, while others use soy protein. The type of sugars and fats in the formula may be different also. Infant formulas generally have 20 calories per ounce. ...Read more

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What is the "colitis 5 step formula" diet?

What is the "colitis 5 step formula" diet?

Naturopathic: Supplents that are suppose to help balance the colon. Unlikely to do much harm but no proven benefit and as always be weary of any supplement since they are not fda approved. Should discuss further with your GI md. ...Read more

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What type of water should I use to mix formula?

What type of water should I use to mix formula?

Tap water: If you are on municipal water use the water from your tap. If you are using well water make sure that your water tests clean for coliform bacteria and heavy metals. ...Read more

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Is it okay to feed my 2 month old cold formula?

Yes.: http://www.jpeds.com/article/s0022-3476%2862%2980146-2/abstract

a study back in 1962 showed no advantage to warming formula. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a natural baby formula?

Is there such a thing as a natural baby formula?

Home preparation: Some formulas are made with natural ingredients and are so labeled. You can transition in to home prepared natural ground and strained foods. ...Read more

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Dr schulze formula 1 herbal tablets : do they work?

No data: There is no real data to suggest that the products work. I think they mainly work to increase the size of dr. Schulze's bank account. ...Read more

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How many oz of formula should I feed my 6 month old?

How many oz of formula should I feed  my 6 month old?

FEEDING: A 6 mo. Old usually weighs between 15 lbs. To 19lbs. If your baby is big, he can take 6-8 oz. Of milk per self demand feeding plus solid food. ...Read more

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What is the best formula for hairloss? Topical only

What  is the best formula for hairloss?  Topical only

Hair loss treatment: The only topical medication proven to work for androgenetic hair loss is minoxidil. Minoxidil 5% works better than 2%. Shampoos don't do much for hair loss. ...Read more

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How much formula should my 6wk old baby consume in 24hrs?

How much formula should my 6wk old baby consume in 24hrs?

Varies: A six week old infant can consume 2-4 ounces (60-120 ml) per feeding and many infants eat every 3-4 hours. Each child is different and their appetites will vary. ...Read more

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Is 4oz of formula every 2 hrs too much for a 3 month old?

Yes: Feeding formula, 4 oz every 3-4 hours, would be enough for an average weight 3-m-o infant. ...Read more

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How much should I feed my baby when switching to formula?

How much should I feed my baby when switching to formula?

Basic rule : I find if you offer half as many ounces as the kid weighs in pounds you have a good starting point. If s/he leaves some behind your feed is right. If s/he empties every bottle you can add an ounce at a time until the begin to leave some behind.I don't like going over 8 oz at any feed & will cut back if they start to spit a lot. ...Read more