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Are There Any Pills That Make Someone Want To Eat Healthy Food
Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more
No: Mosquitos are attracted by heat and carbon dioxide. If you are breathing and alive, they will find you. No supplements make you less delicious to these ladies (yes, it's females that bite). Insect repellants containing deet or clothing impregnated with Permethrin reduce bites. Bed nets can be needed in areas with malaria and preventive drugs are also important. ...Read more
Healthy eating: are there any health reasons to not to eat carrots that look really hairy - because they have sprouted?
Changing your penis: No, unfortunately. Now there are some bizarre things you can find online about fat cell injections and the like. But, from an ethical standpoint it is better to learn to appreciate what you have and then learn how to use it well to satisfy your partner's needs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vegetable based fat: You can eat things like avocados, walnuts, pistachios, most other nuts - these have all healthy fats and won't raise your cholesterol.. Also, fish has fats that are good for you (especially salmon and sardines) - just make sure the fish is not fried! ...Read more
Food is our obvious: Source of energy. There is an old proverb that says " eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and supper like a pauper" the body is very forgiving but you begin to notice differences as you get older. ...Read more
Any intuitive books on what to eat and what not to eat if you have hypothyroidism? I've heard certain vegetables are not good to eat, why is that?
No problem: I am not aware of any food restrictions for people with hypothyroidism under treatment. People with untreated autoimmune thyroid disease should avoid excess iodine in their diet. Once you are on thyroid hormone replacement, you just want to make sure you take the medication on an empty stomach and wait at least 40 min before eating. ...Read more
I won't be able to get any prenatal pills (obvious teen reasons) but are there any foods that contain the necessary ingredients like the pills?
Banana = healthy: No. They are healthy. Avoid nectarine pit and apple pits. Don't eat rhubbarb leaves. Bananas are a good source of potassium, b vitamins, vitamin c and magnesium. Bananas don’t contain any fat or cholesterol. A remedy for a mosquito bite – rub the bite with the inner part of banana skin to v swelling/ irritation. ...Read more
Pickles are known to be salty. But are they good for you? Should you eat them if you want to lose weight and lose body fat?
Pickles: Pickles are very salty but have very little calories. They are a good weight loss food. ...Read more
Not really: You can maximize skin health by eating a well balanced diet rich in all the vitamins/minerals you need, avoiding nicotine/ilicit substances, limiting alcohol, getting enough sleep, drinking at least 64oz water/day.None of this, however, changes the fact that UV from sunlight (or UV tanning salons) damages the skin, prematurely aging it &increasing skin cancer risk. Sunscreen >=SPF15 is important. ...Read more
No specifics: There is no specific diet if you are hypothyroid. Most important is to make sure you take your medicine correctly: on empty stomach, at least 30 min before eating or taking any other meds ( including calcium supplements). Synthroid (thyroxine) absorption would be decreased by food consumption or other meds taken together. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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