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Doctor insights on: Aduki Bean

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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

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Why is mung beans so filling?

Why is mung beans so filling?

High fiber: It is high in carbohydrates - primarily fiber. Lots of fiber fills you faster and longer. ...Read more

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What is the substance in legumes and fava beans that this should be avoided by g6pd deficient?

What is the substance in legumes and fava beans that this should be avoided by g6pd deficient?

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

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Are beans full of starch?

Are beans full of starch?

Beans full of starch: No. Beans have both carbohydrates (starch) but contain more protein. They are also part of the meat and meat substitutes group. For this reason, eating one serving of beans,ñ will count as one serving from the starch group and one serving from the meat group. ...Read more

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Do beans generally have gluten?

Do beans generally have gluten?

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 more

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What are the benefits of oil bean?

Oil bean: Need more information. Which oil bean are you talking about. ...Read more

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When can i give my baby fava beans?

When can i give my baby fava beans?

Fava beans: Fava beans are in the same family as peanuts. Generally sometime after 1 year of age. If there is a history of G6PD deficiency particularly the Mediterranean variant there may be problems with break down of red cells and low blood. Start with small amounts. ...Read more

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Can eating beans or nuts cause gout?

Can eating beans or nuts cause gout?

Maybe: Some beans and nuts have high levels of purines, the precursors of the uric acid that causes gout. However, the effect of vegetable purines on gout seems to be less than those that come from meat. The best strategy in the long run is to eat a healthy, balanced diet and to take any prescribed medications for gout on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Is baked beans on toast a healthy lunch?

Is baked beans on toast a healthy lunch?

Sure, they're great!: Beans (legumes) are considered both a vegetable & a protein, & appear twice on the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. Beans have a low calorie count but pack a high fiber content. They help lower cholesterol, & are high in antioxidants, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper, zinc. When eaten regularly they can promote a healthy heart & the phytochemicals in beans may reduce some cancers. ...Read more

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Is green coffee bean pills safe to take?

Green Coffee Bean: The lack of large-scale human trials on green coffeebean extract has caused there to be minimal evidence on its potential long-term side effects. ...Read more