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Doctor insights on: Are Vegetables Essential

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What essential vitamins would a person be missing by leaving out vegetables?

What essential vitamins would a person be missing by leaving out vegetables?

Folate, (folic acid)phytonutrient: It's possible to get most essential vitamins from animal foods, fruits, nuts ; grains with the possible exception of folate (folic acid) (but that can be gotten from beans).More importantly you would miss phytonutrients like flavonoids, carotenoids ; glucosinolates that are essential for optimal health- see http://www. Ars. Usda. Gov/aboutus/docs. Htm? Docid=4142
you can take vitamins but need to eat phytnutreints. ...Read more

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Should I eat vegetable?

Should I eat vegetable?

YES: Can't believe you need to ask. We (everyone from your mom to dr's) have encouraged you to eat vegetables. They have all the essential vitamins, minerals and proteins to sustain life. You can live a healthy life eating vegetables alone! ...Read more

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What vegetables should I eat?

Darkly colored ones: Such as broccoli, spinach, kale, beets, pumpkin, squash, carrots, beans, peas. Anything that is white, incidentally is not a vegetable except cauliflour and parsnips. So don't count potatoes as vegetables! Tomatoes are technically fruit, but they are eaten as if vegetables and they are darkly colored, so eat them too. They are especially healthy when cooked, or in paste and sauces. ...Read more

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Which are leafy green vegetables?

Here are a few: Green leafy vegetables: mustard greens, broccoli, romaine lettuce, cabbage, iceberg lettuce, kalen, collard greens, turnip greens, spinach ; swiss chard. ...Read more

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I don't eat vegtables just corn and patatoes what should I do?

I don't eat vegtables just corn and patatoes what should I do?

Learn to love: Technically, potato is not a vegetable, its a tuber. And corn has far less nutritional value than other vegetables. There are so many terrific vegetables out there, try them all. Go to ethnic super markets that carry more unique vegetables. Find ways to prepare them to your liking. Ultimately, if you can convince yourself its for better health, mind will conquer taste buds! ...Read more

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Contact vegetable dermatites?

Contact vegetable dermatites?

It happens: With certain plants that you develop a contact dermatitis, use gloves when you handle them and long sleeves and use a topical steroid cream over the rash. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are winco vegetables gmo?

Please tell me, are winco vegetables gmo?

Most are not but...: Most fresh vegetables are not yet genetically modified but corn, soybeans, zucchini ; yellow squash may be gmo. The only way to be certain these foods are not gmo is if they are labelled "organic." however, about 80% of processed foods contain gmo ingredients.
See http://bit. Ly/19xax7e ;
http://www. Nongmoshoppingguide. Com/. ...Read more

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What are the 9 essential nutrients needed?

What are the 9 essential nutrients needed?

Essential amino acid: 9 essential Amino Acids which your body can’t make itself:
histidine
isoleucine
leucine
lysine
methionine
phenylalanine
threonine
tryptophan
valine. ...Read more

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Is there a medicinal effect of essential oils?

Unknown: By definition, "alternative" is different than modern western medicine. Generally any drug, herb, treatment, or procedure that stands up to rigorous scientific scrutiny is included in modern medicine. The problem is that many alternative practices, oils etc do not stand up to scientific scrutiny and cannot be shown to work. Check: http://nccam. Nih. Gov/ for unbiased information and don't waste $$ ...Read more

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What are considered essential health benefits?

What are considered essential health benefits?

Here you go>>>: Https://www. Healthcare. Gov/glossary/essential-health-benefits/

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What are good non starchy vegetables and fruits?

What are good non starchy vegetables and fruits?

Many: There are many non-starchy veggies for you to enjoy: broccoli, cauliflower, bok choy, brussel's sprouts, cabbage, radishes, rutabaga, turnips, mustard greens, spinach, lettuce, tomatoes, all varieties of peppers (green, red, jalapeno, chili) and eggplant. Celery. Artichokes, onions, zucchini squash, snow peas, beans, leeks, jicama, etc. ...Read more

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Is it ok to blend fruits and vegetables together?

Is it ok to blend fruits and vegetables together?

Sure: No problem, but acidy foods will affect sweet foods, of course and milder food will be overwhelmed by stronger ones. For example, you won't notice any artichoke with a lot of broccoli mixed in. And garlic will pretty much destroy the flavor of a blueberry Let your tastebuds be your guide! ...Read more

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Any suggestions on which essential oils are better?

That depends on: What properties you desire them to have (what effect)? ...Read more

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What's a serving of fruit and what's a serving of vegetables?

What's a serving of fruit and what's a serving of vegetables?

NIH suggests: How to measure a correct serving size of fruits and/or vegetables (same in general)
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1 C chopped raw fruits or vegetables - a woman’s fist or a baseball
1 medium apple or orange - a tennis ball
1/4 C dried fruit or nuts -- a golf ball or small handful
1 C of lettuce - four leaves (Romaine lettuce)
1 medium baked potato -- a computer mouse ...Read more

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What are the effects of a diet mainly of vegetables and fruits?

What are the effects of a diet mainly of vegetables and fruits?

Vegan diet: President clinton became a vegan (no animal products, eggs, or dairy) and apparently reversed his heart problems. He lost 30 pounds and has more energy than a 30-year-old. But he takes supplements to prevent certain vitamin and mineral deficiencies. You can do very well on fruits, vegetables, and super grains like quinoa if you get some professional advice about nutrition. ...Read more

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Is usana essentials good for health?

Is usana essentials good for health?

Yes: While vitamins are not a substitute for a healthy diet, the vast majority of americans do not adequate nutrients from their diet, so I advise everyone take a good multivitamin. There is evidence that vitamins & minerals can help prevent heart disease & cancer & boost immune function. While not my favorite, usana essentials is a very good quality multivitamin and is better than most. ...Read more

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Which fruit/vegitable give me vitmine b12?

Which fruit/vegitable give me vitmine b12?

None: Sourses of B12 are meat, poultry, shelfish, milk and milk products. Seeweed may also contains some b12. ...Read more

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Please describe vegetables that are high in protein?

Please describe vegetables that are high in protein?

Greens highest!: Greens- kale, mustard, turnip, spinach. Also beans, lentils, peas. Nuts too. Soy protein-tofu! ...Read more

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Essential oils - aromatherapy--what are benefits?

Essential oils - aromatherapy--what are benefits?

Different effects: Some essential oils (or aromatherapy) can be calming and reduce stress -- such as lavender and lemon balm. Others may increase alertness, such as rosemary. Often they can be mixed with neutral carrier oils and massaged into the skin; also, they can be diffused into the air. Clinical studies are mixed -- so use them if you enjoy them, but don't rely on them alone for "a cure.". ...Read more

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What vegetables are super foods?

What vegetables are super foods?

More super foods 4U: Here's 3 more:
1) Heirloom apples -- hi in vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants. People who eat one a day take fewer prescriptions! 2) Radish-- a criciferous vegetable, like kale. Hi in vit C, fiber, carotenoids; 3) Seaweed (includes kelp, algae) -- hi in calcium, iron, omega 3s, iodine. According to Bon Appetit magazine: the "hottest new food will come by sea." Moderation always in everything please! ...Read more

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What food is essential for good eyesight?

What food is essential for good eyesight?

Antioxidants: Vitamin A, example, is essential to vision processing, gene transcription, immune function. Current % daily value for vitamin a is 5000 international units (iu). Best foods with it: pate, dark green leafy veggies, cayenne, paprika, red pepper, chili powder, sweet potatoes, carrots, dried herbs, lettuce, dried apricots, butternut squash. More info at cremersmd@blogspot. Com ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating vegetables?

What are the benefits of eating vegetables?

Eat your veggies: Vegetables are an essential part of a well balanced diet. They provide key nutrients and vitamins necessary for a healthy metabolism. Many fruit and vegetable also provide much-needed fiber, which is required for a healthy digestive tract. ...Read more

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Could it be bad if you only eat vegetables?

Could it be bad if you only eat vegetables?

Usually not: If the vegetables are carefully selected to be balanced and you supplement with vitamins the few missing nutrients, then you can eat only vegetables and do well. It takes study and hard work. Some consider this very healthful and good as well for the environment. ...Read more

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What is the healthiest vegetable in the world?

No such ranking: Great question, but all answers will be opinions and not fact. ...Read more

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Are vegetables really that important in your diet?

Yes: Vegetables provide mineral, vitamins, fiber, folic acid. The fiber in vegetables is important to prevent constipation, and improve bowel movements. Good bowel movements, enables the body to get rid of toxins and cancer causing substances and maintains good colon health as well. It is good to have a balanced diet and include vegetables as part of the diet. ...Read more