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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

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


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Are there any food or supplements that I can take to make me less appetizing to mosquito?

Are there any food or supplements that I can take to make me less appetizing to mosquito?

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

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Healthy eating: are there any health reasons to not to eat carrots that look really hairy - because they have sprouted?

Healthy eating: are there any health reasons to not to eat carrots that look really hairy - because they have sprouted?

No: Carrots, in moderation, are a great source of vitamin a. The "hairy" appearance is actually rootlets that help the carrot take in nutrients from the soil. Carrots that don't have these rootlets have just been scrubbed to the point of being smooth. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to make your penis fatter? Any food you can eat?

Is there anyway to make your penis fatter? Any food you can eat?

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 more

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Can you tell me if there are foods that you can eat that actually make you lose weight?

Can you tell me if there are foods that you can eat that actually make you lose weight?

See details: It is what you do not eat that matters. Unless you minimize carbohydrate intake, control portion size, do not snack between meals, you will not lose weight. A diet high in veggies, fish, nuts, is the way to go. ...Read more

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What are some food to eat for healthy fat that want raise your colustrol?

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What are some food to eat for healthy fat  that want    raise your colustrol?

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

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Is there any health danger to skipping breakfast if you are not trying to lose weight?

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

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Please tell me if there are any foods that are okay to eat with minocycline?

Please tell me if there are any foods that are okay to eat with minocycline?

Minocycline: "Take minocycline by mouth with or without food. Take minocycline with a full glass of water (8 oz [240 mL]). Do not lie down for 30 minutes after taking minocycline." See: http://www.drugs.com/cdi/minocycline.html ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Over the counter: Are you pregnant? If you are, there are community health centers that may be able to help you. But there are over the counter prenatal vitamins available everywhere. Ask your doctor for a recommendation. ...Read more

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Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Weight loss meds: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

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Are bananas unhealthy to eat? Are there any fruit that are bad for you?

Are bananas unhealthy to eat? Are there any fruit that are bad for you?

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

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What are some pills that make you lose weight fast?

Weight loss: The following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). However, I recommend exercise and food control with healthy diet if you want to lose weight. ...Read more

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Are there foods you can eat that can replace having to use sunscreen?

Are there foods you can eat that can replace having to use sunscreen?

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

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What are some healthy foods to eat if you have a hypithyroid?

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What are some healthy foods to eat if you have a hypithyroid?

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 more

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Are there any foods that are good to eat while going through chemotherapy?

Are there any foods that are good to eat while going through chemotherapy?

Yes eat healthy, loF: Low fat foods are more healthy and easier to digest. So focus on eating Starches/Pasta and lots of fruits. Avoid greasy rich, friend foods. May have dairy products(milk, Yogurt and ice creams) and proteins like Almonds daily(good source of proteins). ...Read more

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Are there any healthy breakfasts that kids I sit will actually eat?

Are there any healthy breakfasts that kids I sit will actually eat?

There are many...: ...Different healthy breakfast foods. The way to know which ones your particular children will eat is through trial and error. ...Read more

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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more


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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