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Allergic To Baked Beans
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
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
Bean protein: Pinto bean allergy is uncommon but has been described. Typically the allergen is a protein. Beans are legumes and reactions may be seen with other legumes (pea, bean, soy). It is also possible that it wasn't the pinto bean and a more common food allergen is to blame. An allergist can assist. ...Read more
True G6pd deficiency: Has several degrees of severity, some patients are severely affected, others just mildly suffer from the deficiency, still all suspected patients need to be rightfully diagnosed, if having the disease should keep avoiding the medications and foods that would trigger their symptoms, better follow up with physicians experienced in blood diseases, take care ...Read more
It's all good: If your proteins are from vegetable sources, mix them for an optimal balance of amino acids, or eat plenty. I'm very glad you're lifting. There's a lot of confusing talk out there; the key is plenty of protein without a great amount in the way of calories; don't forget aerobic fitness as well. ...Read more
What types of food can I eat if I'm allergic to all tree nuts soy bean soy whey sun flower and strawberries and fresh fruits?
? Truly Allergic:
Many patients claim to be allergic to foods but on allergy testing are negative. Furthermore positive reactions don't in themselves mean one is allergic but that one has allergic antibodies to foods. Many patients with reactions on testing to peanut have developed tolerance to foods.
You need to see an allergist, get tested and possibly have an elimination and food challenges done. ...Read more
Why have I been hungry even after eating a nice meal? For example, I jusr had a small steak, baked potato and green beans. Now I am hungry!
HUNGER: Always hungry and always thirsty are sx of dm ii. Have you been checked? Perhaps you have hyperactive metabolism. ...Read more
Saturday Night Live: Ok, so don't eat baked beans.Get a more detailed answer ›
Cyanosis from eating lima beans which causes glycosides to release cyanide on contact with stomach acid. Is that an allergic reaction?
Is baked turkey breast, with a small mix of black beans, bell pepper, onion, tomatoe, low sodium hot sauce a healthy dinner? Trying 2 lose weight
Sounds good!: Sounds like a healthy meal. Just remember to limit portion sizes, because too much of even a healthy dish is too much. ...Read more
How is it that I am allergic to soy milk but can consume soy beans as well as other foods with soy in them and not get the itchy swelling throat.?
2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! Help?
Board certified MD?: Make sure the doc telling you this is doing skin testing and not blood testing, consider a trip to a board certified allergy immunologist specialist, unlikely all of these positive tests are clinically significant. ...Read more
Recently, I had two occasions where after eating beans I either had loose stools and/or vomiting. Is this an allergic reaction or food poisoning?
Aller allerg: The title wouldn't let me type in allergic. You are likely having an anaphylactic reaction to beans and need to avoid them. One need to rule out peanut allergy as well and you need to consider having epinephrine autoinjector at all times in case of accidental exposure to beans. Consult an allergist since you likely have nasal and/or respiratory allergies as well. ...Read more
I'm allergic to milk, eggs, wheat, soy beans and rye, my throat would swell up but if I take benadryl I can eat what I want, wondered if anyone else ca?
Do tryptase level.: Multiple food allergies are difficult to deal with. I usually see 6-7 people a year with this allergy. Some have mast cell conditions that can explain the brown spots. Swelling and/or intestinal cramping with diarrhea is seen. If true food allergy, avoidance to that many is hard. Wheat/ rye free foods may have egg or milk. This calls for a lot of label reading. Consider gluten free & vegan foods. ...Read more
32 weeks pregnant and have been eating Bush's vegetarian baked beans cold and out of the can. Is this safe? Aren't they pre-cooked? Any risks to baby?
This is safe: It is fine to eat them cold, straight from the can...as long as they are not beyond the printed expiration date on the can. They are fully cooked and there should be no risk to your baby. ...Read more
Do eating foods you are allergic to keep your body from absorbing dietary protein? I am allergic to beans and soy, but am trying to be a vegetarian. If I eat foods I am allergic to, do I get protein from them, or does my allergy prevent absorption?
Beans: Get tested by an allergist to determine what you are allergic to, you really do not want to test yourself with foods you are truly allergic to, as you may risk your life. ...Read more
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 more
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
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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 ›