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ThisIsAQuote:: "Starch blockers are made from white kidney beans, which have a natural chemical called amylase, which helps digest complex carbohydrates.When amylase is blocked,those carbs pass through the body undigested,so you don't absorb the calories.Some need a prescription. They are calledacarbose(Precose),and miglitol (Glyset).These are used as treatments for blood sugar control.You can get them OTC too ...Read more
Absolutely: Alimentum and nutramigen are the first two that are readily available that come to mind. They are a bit more expensive, but very easy to digest and no soy anything. They don't taste as good, so if the baby scoffs at eating them, can put one drop of vanilla in the entire bottle to flavor. ...Read more
Starch blocker: Yes. Please go online and search for kidney bean extract. That said, do you really want to take kidney bean extract./ There are other foods. ...Read more
Yes for Carbohydrate: They’re different from more traditional egg noodles or pasta because they’re made from mung bean starch. That they contain bean starch is a good clue that they are excellent sources of carbohydrates. The downside to glass noodles is that they’re not rich in nutrients. If you prepare 54 grams of dehydrated noodles, you’ll get about 6 percent of the daily value of iron, selenium and niacin ...Read more
Possibly: Different people with g6pd deficiency are affected to a greater or lesser extent. Those who are very sensitive need to avoid all soy products completely. Better safe than sorry. See: http://g6pddeficiency.Org/wp/living-with-g6pd-deficiency/g6pd-deficiency-foods-to-avoid-list/#.Ugbotpi3uag. ...Read more
For enjoyment: Regular teas and typical herbal teas, made from usual tea leaves, are for people to enjoy. The caffeine level is usually low, so teas are not too stimulating. A tea-drinker can try different teas and decide for herself what she likes most. Flavoring additives like mint or anise are in the teas in small amounts, so should not have a noticeable medicinal effect. Avoid adding too much sugar to tea. ...Read more
Limited data: Since the extract dose contain small amounts of caffeine one could suffer the same side effects that others note from caffeine intake. Additionally, the chlorogenic acid which is one of the major chemicals in the extract, may also play a laxative role(as it is found in prunes too) and lead to some diarrhea. Overall very limited data is available in this regards. Best of luck. ...Read more
Soybean oil: Soybean oil can be healthy as long as it is organic and not hydrogenated ...Read more
?: What is your question? If you are asking about interactions then I am not aware of any. ...Read more
Superior doctors, is a 4-6 oz chicken breast with handful sodium free black eye peas, mushroom, tomatoe, bell pepper healthy dinner for 18 y/o male?
Dinner choice: Hello, that sounds like an excellent choice. Broiled and not fried in oil is even better. Your question is making me hungry. Enjoy. ...Read more
Insufficient reports: Green coffee beans are beans that have not been roasted. Roasting decreases chlorogenic acid, a chemical that is believed to increase metabolism and help with weight loss. Inadequate studies have been done to prove safety or to determine correct dosing. Green beans also contain caffeine, which is well known to cause upset stomach, jitteriness, insomnia and occasionally anxiety. ...Read more
Will raspberry ketones with kelp, African mango caffeine anhydrous, grape seed and green tea extract reduced the efficiency of the contraceptive pill?
No.: none of those will interfere with the efficiency or efficacy of the BCP. ...Read more
Minimally: Principal causes of skin aging are exposure to sun (ultraviolet radiation), cigarette smoke/smoking and age-related changes in soft tissue, including loss of tissue volume and elasticity. Many other factors contribute to this including hormonal decline, toxicities, state of hydration and nutritional deficiencies. Antioxidants taken internally and applied to the surface skin and absorbed help. ...Read more
2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?
No evidence: Some research shows that taking green coffee extract (svetol, naturex) 80-200 mg daily might cause modest weight loss over a period of 12 weeks. However, the research so far is preliminary and poor quality. But hey, dr. Oz likes it and advertises for it. Seriously, not enough evidence to form a real medical opinion. ...Read more
Depends on complianc: White bean extract is supposed to boost metabolism and block carbohydrate absorption. However few good studies have been done and those studies show inconsistent results. Appears safe only diarrhea and other mild GI symptoms and reduction of blood sugars have been described. One study showing subjects who were very compliant with the study did show good results. ...Read more
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 better choice. Edamame has high protein, lower carbohydrate content, but soy beans have enzyme inhibitors which may block the action of enzymes for protein digestion. So, may be best to try 1/2 cup of lentils two meals daily, if trying to lose weight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Beans are not grains.Get a more detailed answer ›
No--carbohydrates: Contribute to elevated lipid levels, as do many genetic factors. Many people think cholesterol and triglycerides are related to the fat they eat.In truth, you make many parts of your lipid panel worse by eating carbs and sugars. I would also recommend flaxseed oil or fish oil-up to 4 grams daily to help the triglycerides.Have doc check apo e, and advanced lipid profile, easier to pinpoint problems. ...Read more
Cannes Beans: i would suggest that you eat fresh vegetables from your farmer's market if possible. In order to can food products, salt has to be added. Also the aluminum from the cans can get into the food products. ...Read more
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Which is the raw product of fava beans. is it derived from regular green beans. how can we distinguish between green beans and fava beans?
Favs beans: They are part of the pea family. They are shelled and cooked that way. The pods look like pea pods. Delicious! All the best. ...Read more
Equivelent: Nutritionally equivalent.Get a more detailed answer ›
Oxidants: Fava beans contain oxidants such as vicine and convicine that can cause oxidative damage in red blood cells. The genetic deficiency in g6pdh increases susceptibility to the oxidative compounds in fava beans. ...Read more
No, but...: ...beans and lentils are an important part of a healthy, gluten-free diet. They provide fiber, protein, antioxidants, and B Vitamins. Plus they are low in fat and calories. However, be aware of commercial preparation or cross contamination if processed on the same machines as wheat. ALWAYS read labels! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer