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Doctor insights on: Advantages And Disadvantages Of Fermentation Food

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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Can you tell me how is bacterial/microbial fermentation achieved?

Can you tell me how is bacterial/microbial fermentation achieved?

Interaction your bod: Our body fluids contain bacteria normal flora and interacts with ingesta ...Read more

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Does fermentation kill the goitrogens in soy or sauerkraut?

Does fermentation kill the goitrogens in soy or sauerkraut?

Why bother?: In this country you are in no danger of developing a goiter eating sauerkraut. Soy only interferes with thyroxine absorption and does not cause goiter. ...Read more

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Why does our fermentation make lactic acid instead of an alcoholic fermentation?

Why does our fermentation make lactic acid instead of an alcoholic fermentation?

Ineffective oxidatio: Alcohol is the result of yeast action and actually take place with yeast infection of the bowel. Lactic acid formation is a product of inefficient oxidation that is the normal way that our cells synthesize their energy. ...Read more

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Why cardiac muscles do not exhibit lactic fermentation?

Why cardiac muscles do not exhibit lactic fermentation?

They would die...: Unlike skeletal muscle, which is generally used for short bursts of contraction, cardiac myocytes are specialized muscle cells that do not get "fatigued". That is because they are needed to continually be contracting, if they stopped, you would die. Lactic acidosis leads to muscle fatigue. In cardiac myocytes, hypoxia or low oxygen will, in fact, lead to cardiac lactic acidosis, e.g. Heart attack. ...Read more

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Can streptococcus epidermis be + or — in msa or mannitol fermentation result? Any answers appreciated!

Can streptococcus epidermis be + or — in msa or mannitol fermentation result? Any answers appreciated!

Strep and staph: Are different microbes. The Strep Epi is ubiquitous and often a contaminant of cultures. No sure I understand the mannitol part of the question. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Where does lactic acid fermentation occur? Is that what makes muscles burn when you work out?

Where does lactic acid fermentation occur? Is that what makes muscles burn when you work out?

Lack of oxygen-: -& lactic acid build up. Your heart rate goes up to try& remove it but it burns because the demand on the muscles is greater than the circulatory system can remove it. ...Read more

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Do people really get gut fermentation syndrome? Is it true they get drunk without drinking alcohol?

Do people really get gut fermentation syndrome? Is it true they get drunk without drinking alcohol?

Extremely rare: I look forward to reading the scientific writeup of the current case that's making round of the media. It's not impossible and in residency read a few such cases. Historically, this has been a favorite defense by imaginative dui lawyers. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of using the food guide?

What are the advantages of using the food guide?

USDA Food Guide: In 1992, the U.S. Department of Agriculture developed the Food Guide Pyramid in order to help people make healthier choices with their food ratios and proportions. This was later replaced by the Food Guide Plate in 2011, in hopes of giving consumers a better visual resource for the recommendations. The Food Guides are helpful starting points for determining your own nutritional plan. ...Read more

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What is the advantage of pasteurizing foods (fruits, nuts, etc.)?

What is the advantage of pasteurizing foods (fruits, nuts, etc.)?

Food safety.: Pasteurization is a process of heating a food product to a specific temperature for a set length of time to decrease its microbial content and slow its spoilage. Milk and juice are examples of pasteurized products. The use of pasteurization has lead to huge advances in food safety, especially infant deaths due to food-borne illness. A side effect is that some vitamin & mineral content is lost. ...Read more

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What are the proven advantages of eating high protein foods after a work out?

What are the proven advantages of eating high protein foods after a work out?

It has been found...: That approximately 30 minutes before or after a work out your body is primed to utilize the protein you ingest and build muscle. ...Read more

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What are the advantages when taking a B12 supplement? What foods do I get B12 from naturally?

What are the advantages when taking a B12 supplement? What foods do I get B12 from naturally?

B12: B12 can be energizing for some people and is only in animal products. Vegetarians should consider supplementation. ...Read more

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Epiduo has two medications in it. Is there any advantage or disadvantage to using Epiduo, compared to buying the two separate medications to use?

Epiduo has two medications in it. Is there any advantage or disadvantage to using Epiduo, compared to buying the two separate medications to use?

Effort, doses, price: Epiduo is ready to use but copay can be high, using adapalene and benzoyl peroxide separately will require some effort, not sure if you can achieve the same recipe or make it worth the effort, talk to your doc about other options, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more

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Advantages and disadvantage of guyabano in cancer?

Advantages and disadvantage of guyabano in cancer?

Never hear of it!: I would not recommend you to take something so strange which is not known to regular oncologists. There is no sense getting into substandard medications for cancer treatment. Ask your oncologist to guide you. ...Read more

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What is advantage or disadvantage of o+ blood group?

What is advantage or disadvantage of o+ blood group?

Universal donor: The advantage is that you are a universal donor- which means you can donate your blood and the blood can be used and be given to people with different type of blood group. Which means you can do a lot of good karma. The disadvantage is that if you ever need packed red blood cell transfusion-you should only get a type o blood, which unfortunately -is not very common. ...Read more

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What is the advantage and disadvantage of 0+ blood type?

What is the advantage and disadvantage of 0+ blood type?

Basically none: You can enjoy knowing that your donated unit of blood might be used in an emergency to help out somebody with A, B, or AB. Ignore anything else you may read about "special diets for O-pos people" -- this is all made up to sell books to gullible people. ...Read more

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I have to self catheterise using a size 16 would there be any advantage or disadvantage using a larger size catheter?

I have to self catheterise using a size 16 would there be any advantage or disadvantage using a larger size catheter?

Comfort: A larger catheter is more likely to cause irritation as it goes in making it uncomfortable and increasing likelihood of side effects. Discuss with your doctor what would be the best option for you. ...Read more

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Sir I Want To Know About Spider Bite Deep Information's It Is Advantage Or Disadvantage Then What About The Spider Man Movie?

Sir I Want To Know About Spider Bite Deep Information's It Is Advantage Or Disadvantage Then What About The Spider Man Movie?

Spiders don't bite: Of all the hundreds of cases I have seen where a patient reported a spider bite- on further questioning there was no actual spider seen biting the patient. Usually a carbuncle or bad folliculitis is mistaken for a spider bite. These are often MRSA or Staph infections that are localized. Good news is that they are treatable. The bad news is we cannot be like Spider-Man. Sorry to say! ...Read more

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Advantage and disadvantage of acrylic as a denture base material?

Advantage and disadvantage of acrylic as a denture base material?

Very broad question.: As compared to what? Some individuals, although very uncommon, have acrylic allergies. Metal bases are stronger and thinner, but less easily adjusted if they cause any irritations or sores. Nylon bases are more flexible and cannot be added to or adjusted easily. Implant supported teeth are the best option. Discuss treatment options with your own dentist who knows you and your case best! ...Read more

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