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Doctor insights on: A Process Used To Make Liquid Oils Into Solid Fats

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Can liquid calories get turned into fat like calories from solid food?

Can liquid calories get turned into fat like calories from solid food?

Yes: Energy is energy- if amount consumed is more than that which is needed, it will be stored. The benefit of liquid- is hydration only. ...Read more

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How can excess of extra virgin olive oil makes me fat if its a light liquid, i cant understand how can this makes me gain weight...

How can excess of extra virgin olive oil makes me fat if its a light liquid, i cant understand how can this makes me gain weight...

Calories: If you learn anything about diet try to understand the concept of caloric density. Water is a light liquid with no calories, olive oil has 119 cal/tbsp. If you consume more calories than you need/burn off you gain weight.Consumption of 1 extra tbsp/day of olive oil for a year gives the calorie intake equal to 14.5 lb. wt gain. ...Read more

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Why do i keep getting pimples on my penis after masturbation? The pimple is usually on a hair and has a thick white almost solid pus followed by some clear liquid. They don't itch or hurt and aren't tender. Can this be herpes?

Why do i keep getting pimples on my penis after masturbation? The pimple is usually on a hair and has a thick white almost solid pus followed by some clear liquid. They don't itch or hurt and aren't tender. Can this be herpes?

Poor hygiene: Sounds like you have a mild case of folliculitis (similar to acne) caused by poor hand hygiene, or poor hygiene in general, in your groin. Use soap and water to cleanse your groin area. Wash thoroughly before and after masterbation. See a doctor if the problem persists, you may need additional treatment. ...Read more

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Is the natural form of soybean oil liquid?

Oil=liquid.: An oil is a liquid. It can be thick or thin. It is obtained by crushing and pressing soybeans. Like olive oil, which is from crushed/pressed olives. ...Read more

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Can c.diff test be performed on solid sample or it has to be liquid?

Can c.diff test be performed on solid sample or it has to be liquid?

Any sample: can be sent to the lab for C-diff assay. However if your stool sample is solid I would think your chances of having a C diff infection are pretty low. ...Read more

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How many hours does it take for the body to digest liquids and solid foods ?

How many hours does it take for the body to digest liquids and solid foods ?

Digestion: It takes 48-72 hours for solid food to passthrough the intestinal tract. ...Read more

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I threw up brown liquid/dark brown like solid. but haven't eaten. should i be concerned?

I threw up brown liquid/dark brown like solid. but haven't eaten. should i be concerned?

Coffee-ground emesis: ...as you describe may signal the start of you vomiting blood (that has been denatured by the acid in your stomach)--as with hemorrhagic gastritis or a bleeding ulcer. Until proven otherwise, proceed to the Emergency Room now. ...Read more

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Do symptoms of OAS get worse if fruit is consumed in liquid form (blended) than solid form?

Do symptoms of OAS get worse if fruit is consumed in liquid form (blended) than solid form?

No: Consumption of either should not make a difference. However you may get a higher glucose spike with the liquid as the sugar is absorbed faster ...Read more

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Help me with my liquid diet? To stay on it longer should I add more liquid or a solid snack?

Help me with my liquid diet? To stay on it longer should I add more liquid or a solid snack?

Fad: This is a fade diet and will not work in the long ted. Expect to gain a bunch of weight back. You need regular exercise and a healthy diet. Go to a dietician. ...Read more

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I've been doing a colonoscopy prep and am now only passing greenish liquid, however it feels like there might be something solid left. Is this common? Last three trips to toilet were all liquid.

I've been doing a colonoscopy prep and am now only passing greenish liquid, however it feels like there might be something solid left.  Is this common?   Last three trips to toilet were all liquid.

Prep: Sometimes diarrhea can travel around solid stool. This might be what you are feeling. Your colonoscopy should give you the answer. Sometimes if you are not emptied out enough, your prep may have to be repeated. Or you may ultimately pass something more solid. All the best. ...Read more

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What are liquid calories and solid food calories?

None: A calorie is a calorie--you may absorb the liquid ones faster, but they all turn into fat. ...Read more

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Does liquid sweetner is harmful for teeth or solid sweetner harmful for teeth?

Does liquid sweetner is harmful for teeth or solid sweetner harmful for teeth?

Both are harmful...: Both liquid and solid sweetners are harmful if they contain sugars and starches, because cavity-causing bacteria feed on them. Sugar-free sweeteners are not harmful, so sugar-free gum doesn't cause cavities. ...Read more

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My armpits keep secreting this liquid or oil and it stinks really bad and it's ruining my life. What is this?

My armpits keep secreting this liquid or oil and it stinks really bad and it's ruining my life. What is this?

Perspiration: Sounds like you're describing perspiration, which varies from person to person. Different situations also affect perspiration as well as odor (even foods for some). You can combat this w/antiperspirants & deodorants, which are available at most supermarkets & drug stores. If these non-prescription versions aren't enough, chat w/your Family Doc who can offer prescription strength versions. ...Read more

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Are liquid calories the same as solid food calories?

Sort of: Calories are calories as far as serving as fuel for the body, but liquid calories are generally less filling and less satisfying than whole food calories. ...Read more

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What is the recommended dosage of liquid fish oil for a 35 pound boy who just turned 3?

What is the recommended dosage of liquid fish oil for a 35 pound boy who just turned 3?

No one answer: There is no recommendation for fish oil for a 3yr old. In general, it is believed that 1000 mg of omega 3's per day is a generally healthy amount. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel sick when transitioning from a complete liquid diet to a solid food diet?

Is it normal to feel sick when transitioning from a complete liquid diet to a solid food diet?

Can happen: If you try to go too quickly from complete liquid to solid food, you can feel sick. Maybe slow down and make the transition more gradual. ...Read more