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Advantages Disadvantages Of Fermented Foods
I am pregnant, is it safe to use facial products with galactomyces? It's a type of fermented yeast used to ferment alcohol.
Ask your ob-gyn: Please ask your ob-gyn before using any medications. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I have to self catheterise using a size 16 would there be any advantage or disadvantage using a larger size catheter?
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
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
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
B12: B12 can be energizing for some people and is only in animal products. Vegetarians should consider supplementation. ...Read more
What are the disadvantage and advantage of eating papaya for type 2 diabetic patient ? Thank you .
Hi. This is a follow-up question. Do endoscopy help determine the extend of damage to my liver? Is it safe? Advantage and disadvantage?
Genetic potential: Constitutionally delayed puberty is a variation of normal occurring more in boys than girls. Although expected to reach genetic potential, final height may still be compromised to a small degree within that range because there seems to be a faster transition to pubertal growth spurt once puberty starts, curtailing the duration of pubertal spine growth. ...Read more
Are multi-vitamins as good as getting usual/needed nutrients from food? I take centrum advantage/pharmacy brand depending on cost.
Please help! what is the difference (including advantage and disadvantage) of off-pump and on-pump coronary artery bypass?
Very complicated.: Even after a lot fo studies, it is controversial. It depends on a lot of things. Some people have aortas that cannot be clamped or manipulated due to calcium. Off-pump bypass may be their only option. Other patients can't have off pump bypass. For most people, the decision should involve the patient, the surgeon, and other trusted physicians. ...Read more
Is flax seed of any benefit for pari menopause person. Is it to the advantage or disadvantage to fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometrium risks of cancer?
Flax seed: People use it for menopausal symptoms and increase cholesterol. As for menopausal symptoms there are no randomized study that proves its effect. Flax seed migth be good for your since it contains omega 3, as for menopause it has no proven record of that. No effect on fibroids or ovarian cyst. ...Read more
Side effects are not: Common w ginger. However doses > 10, 000 mg (fresh) or > 4, 000 mg (powdered) aren't recommended long-term. Allergic reactions are rare but can include swelling of mouth, tongue, face, throat;rash, itching, hives, difficulty breathing ; chest tightness. It may cause heartburn, bloating, gas, belching, diarrhea ; bad taste. It may effect blood clotting -so consult dr about use w anti-inflammatory >. ...Read more
Can't be good just to eat mash potatoes and a few chips for a whole days nutrition would dis effect her?
For 1 day only?: Of course this isn't a nutritionally healthy food plan for long term, as it isn't sustainable. It provides mostly starch -- and little protein, minerals, or vitamins. Eating this for one day only, though, isn't likely to harm a basically healthy person. If the person is diabetic, blood sugars could be affected. ...Read more
No: The monoamine oxidase inhibitors do interact with those sharp cheeses, but the alkaloids in Saint John's wort do not. ...Read more
Fermented bean curd: Fermented bean curd is a processed form of tofu, sort of like cheese. People use it as a flavoring rather than specifically to improve health. Nattokinase, an enzyme made from fermented soybeans (natto), is another story entirely. Nattokinase decreases hyperviscosity in blood and inflammation in arteries by reinforcing plasmin -- anti stroke and heart attack. http://tinyurl.com/m2jwgtk. ...Read more