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Whst do you think about green bean pills?

Whst do you think about green bean pills?

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

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White bean extract does what for the body?

White bean extract does what for the body?

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

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What is the healthiest type of beans to eat?

What is the healthiest type of beans to eat?

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 more

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Is good eat beans when you have high level of trglycerides? Because I have 270 mg/dl

Is good eat beans when you have high level of trglycerides? Because I have 270 mg/dl

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

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Are canned baked beans healthy? Why or why not? If not, how can I make them healthier?

Are canned baked beans healthy? Why or why not? If not, how can I make them healthier?

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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It is bean about a year that I can't control my self to stop thinking. Pleas can you tell me how to stop thinking?

It is bean about a year that I can't control my self to stop thinking. Pleas can you tell me how to stop thinking?

CBT therapy +: consider a CBT therapist to help you w/ what may be a form of OCD or another disorder. You want to think - just not out of control. It's a challenge, but possible. It may need meds for some time too. Don't struggle alone, a coach can really help. ...Read more