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I ate two packets of oatmeal with fat-free milk but i don't know if it was healthy, what would you recommend?
Sounds fine.: Do you consistently worry about the food you ingest? ...Read more
A chance: Just a chance. But don't do it again! ...Read more
ALittleNipNow&Then??: Get another full package of NIPS and weigh it,then subtract the weight of the package and that will be exactly the weight you gained eating it. Now, get 352 full packs of NIPS and eat one a day for that year and then we'll have something to talk about. Another way to think about it is roughly (very roughly) 3500 calories to make a pound. So again, how many calories in a pack of NIPS?What ARE NIPS? ...Read more
I just ate 2 packets of top ramen with Siracha hot sauce and it caused my stomach to bloat and it hurts?
Well: That's not unusual in general avoid things that upset your stomach and cause you pain ...Read more
For the past 2 days I have seen orange oil substance in my stool. 2 days ago I ate a 600g packet of cashew nuts. Can this cause this to happen?
LIKELY: PROBABLY THAT IS THE CAUSE. THAT IS A LOT OF NUTS. KEEP AN EYE ON THE STOOL. IF CONTINUES AND YOU HAVE OTHER SYMPTOMS SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION. I THINK YOU ARE OK. ...Read more
Pregnant and ate a packet of ketchup that was left in a hot car for over a week unopened. Didn't know until after I ate it. Will this hurt my baby? Should I worry about food poisoning? Listeria?
No: If no symptoms would not worry.Get a more detailed answer ›
2 years ago i ate a few ful packets of antibiotics for a suicide atempt .Recently after a blood test my liver enzyme level came back high.Am i at risk?
I kind of ate 5 packets of crisps today and I have a stomach ache are there any over-the-counter medications which are best at relieving this?
Drink: You are going to be fine. If you drink fluids I think that is better than pills or other meds. ...Read more
Depends: The higher the concentration of cacao, the less sugar and saturated fat, and the less added artificial ingredients, the healthier chocolate becomes. The same can be said for the crisps. Avoid added ingredients that include chemicals. The bottom line is don't eat too much of either and always avoid added sugars and chemicals. ...Read more
Wasake gel: Wasake gel is a derivative of silica gel which is a non-toxic substance. Unless eaten in substantial quantities, it is unlikely to cause harm, but rather will be passed unchanged through the digestive system. It is not a food however, and thus not designed to be ingested. ...Read more
If they: Are not gone in thirty days, go see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Not likely: Splenda is not associated with any long term harm. ...Read more
I am craving salt. I was actually eating a packet of it today while at work. What could cause this?
Lots of Reasons: Cravings, especially for minerals, are not completely understood. There is a prevailing theory that cravings for things like salt may indicate a deficiency in trace minerals (like manganese or selenium) which are found in salt deposits. Cravings are also sometimes associated with anemia or low blood counts. Or it could mean something as simple as you like the taste of salt... ...Read more
When you've finished a months worth of amitriptiline are you supposed to have a week breAk before you start the next packet?
Usually no: Normally there is no one week break after using amitriptyline for one month. Some people may use amitriptyline for a short time, some people may use it every day for a year or longer, but people do not normally take a week long break after one month and then start again. An exception to this could be if the symptoms it was meant to treat disappeared. ...Read more
Is it ok to eat a packet of crisps and two chocolate bars every day if you are very active and have a good balanced diet besides that?
Probably not: Those are not really very healthy forms of nutrition and do not have any nutritious value to your body but provide processed, pure calories. I suggest replacing them with complex carbohydrates or fruits/veggies as well as dark chocolate (>75%) for two reasons: getting some nutrition and anti-oxidants as well as lowering your blood sugar and Insulin in long term to avoid weight gain. ...Read more
My dads sugar level 3.0 I've 2 packets of sweets one has 51.4 grams of sugar the other has 72.5 grams of sugar how many sweets Should I give him?
I think the unit you are talking about is mmol.
Give him 51.4 g and recheck in 20 min ...Read more
Reaction: Sometimes foods can cause a reaction (allergic or irritation), especially foods with a lot of Vit. C (like kiwi). Try diphenhydramine and see if it helps. tf not see your doc or dentist. If you start to have swelling of your tongue or lips or shortness of breath, go to an ER. Otherwise, don't eat kiwi! ...Read more
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Metabolism boosters?: If that's what you meant, there are dozens of products offered as miracle boosters to increase energy & reduce fat, but they may work only temporarily & at risk of dangerous side effects. Best boosters are exercise, healthful diet, & water. See following site for more on the topic: http://www.Metabolism-boosting-foods.Com/index.Php. ...Read more
Yes: The safety profile of this med is very forgiving.Unfortunately taking more doesn't give you better benefit.It is just so free of side effects it doesn't approach the downside of older antihistimines. ...Read more
How long can I packet of nuts be left open for in a cupboard? They were open for around 6 hours. Should I chuck them?
Nuts!: There about 800 million people on Earth who do not have enough food to eat, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Always think long and hard, before chucking any food away. Ask oneself some questions. Is the food really perishable? What do other people do with that kind of food? How is that type of food stored and sold in stores? ...Read more
Is the First Response brand of preg tests reliable for dilute urine? it says on the packet its okay but is it truly reliable?
Follow instructions: I suggest you follow the instructions on the packet. If you are unsure repeat the test with a separate testing packet ...Read more
My wife took 2 tablets at 12.2mg each last night, but the packet reads only take 1 - should we go to hospital or will she be ok?
Prob ok : It can depend on what medication it was, but probably she will be fine. Drink an extra glass or two of water today. If she seems to be having any kind of reaction, have her get checked. ...Read more