Doctor insights on:
Definitely NO!!!: Sounds like you have quite a prejudice against organic foods. Numerous research studies show organic foods contain significantly higher amounts of vitamins, minerals & antioxidants- up to 10 times more antioxidants! they also, of course, have much lower levels of pesticide residues and pesticides have been associated with increased risk of many serious illnesses like cancer...(cont. In comments). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stage4Cancer(started in breast mid-late 50s female)do u think "Biotech nutritions-Pure Graviola 1300mg"gelatin free dietary supplement would help her?
Probably not: Stage 4 breast cancer requires a lot more than just a dietary supplement. Its very important that she follow her oncologists recommendations. If she wants to to try a nutritional adjunct, there are total immersion programs for cancer. Some examples are Dr Lorraine Day's 10 Step Program for Cancer Treatment and Eden Valley Institute of Wellness. These are both great adjunctw. Best wishes! ...Read more
Possibly: There may be day care centers for alzheimer's patients in chennai, india -- but i don't personally know them. Here's a resource to begin seeking them out: alzheimer's and related disorders society of india at http://ardsi.Org/default.Aspx another resource is http://dementia-care-notes.In/resources/india/ good luck! ...Read more
Omega-threes?: Omega-3 fatty acids have some anti-inflammatory properties that no one disputes; how helpful these are is unclear but some arthritis suffers say it helps. The last two big studies of the eskimo/inuit did not support the popular idea that these protect from coronary artery atherosclerosis. Most other pop claims are also unfounded. High doses seem to promote bleeding. It's your money. ...Read more
Asap.I was @friends wedding party, smalll crowded room, appears thatevery1was smoking &smoking bio weed, i left party in two hours, pregnant38weeks.Harm?
Am I at risk for phosphorous toxicity if I eat sunflower butter every day? I love sunflower butter/honey sandwiches for lunch (alternative to peanuts)
Maybe : You would have to have the food tested for it's phosphorus content and most importantly get a blood test to see if your serum phosphorus levels are rising to toxic levels. More importantly your ingesting a lot of honey and you should be concerned about your dental health. Make sure that you clean out your mouth and brush well after you eat that stuff!! ...Read more
Brewers yeast, dandelion root, cayenne, ginger root on sale at health food store. Any of this bad for me?
Depends: You should view herbal medications as drugs. A lot of drugs in use today were originally developed based on compounds isolated from plants. Many herbal agents may interact with medications that you are already taking so it is important to check for drug interactions. Also most herbal agents have not been well studies in good clinical trials. This website may give you more information: http://www.U. ...Read more
Your age & location?: How old are you and where are you located? Please add that information to your online profile. You must be 16 years old or older to post questions on this forum. Also, what is in coal depends on the location where it is mined. Be honest! If you are under 16, have a parent or guardian create an account and post your question. ...Read more
India for a business trip, how to avoid food poisoning? my colleagues got sick from chain hotels and famous restaurants. what to eat?cooked veggie?
Food poisoning: OK..first..make sure your hepatitis A vaccine has taken and you have antibodies. Second, wash your hands religiously. If possible drink bottled water. With drinks....no ice..because they are usually from tap water. Lastly...stay away from public waterways, rivers and lakes. Just have a good time and be cautious, you'll be fine! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
health food store: Check with your local health food store or nutritional supplement store. If they don't have it you can easily order it on line probably from puritan, com or iherb.Com. Just 'google' amla oil. ...Read more
No!: Regardless of whether you heat it or not, "pork luncheon meat from a can" is likely to be packed with unhealthy fats, vast amounts of sodium, nitrite preservatives and other poisons. This is how americans are becoming obese, diabetic and generally unhealthy. Eat real food for best health. That means fresh and unadulterated fruits, vegetables and meats and whole grains. ...Read more
Probably not: Extremes of diet are never good unless there is a very specific reason to have to do this. Eating a balanced diet is the proper way to get the nutrients you need for daily living and a healthy body. By limiting a diet, you limit certain vitamins, nutriets and other essentials. ...Read more
Are belvita chocolate crackers, coconut soup (had lemongrass), and thoroughly cooked italian sausage safe during pregnancy? I had those today @ 7w1d.
Yes: That sounds like a delicious lunch. As a general rule it is better to ask before eating something you are concerned about. ...Read more
Taking indiangooseberry extract for supposed health benefits.fasting glucose avging 80.In past avg high 90s.but no change in A1C.how is this possible?
Indian gooseberry: Don't spend too much money on stuff like "Indian gooseberry" for which there's no scientific evidence of a health benefit, only the word of some "ancient religious writings". Your A1c reflects your glucose integrated over time and is unlikely to change much with a 10 mg/dL drop in glucose. I'm glad you're health conscious & perhaps your control will improve through getting even more physically fit ...Read more
My friend from germany sent me a lakritz, i love that candies, is it safe to eat them during pregnancy?
Probably not: Chinese food prepared in American restaurants is modified to suit American tastes. This results in significant salt and fats in the mixture. The above items that you consumed are a fine, and tasty diversion but would not be healthy on a regular basis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer