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Im 4.5 months post accutane and i know you are not suppose to drink. can i eat foods with malted barley flour? would i relapse with acne?
Not relapse: 4.5 months is long enuf that the Accutane is probably already in the skin cells where it's fighting acne breakouts. Drinking alcohol while taking (or before taking) Accutane will cause an interaction and may be dangerous for your liver. But if the acne has completely gone away & there's no chance of a relapse (& no need to take Accutane again) then 1 or 2 drinks of alcohol may b OK. Talk to ur doc ...Read more
Great grains!: Quinoa is higher in protein than other major grains, and contains all the essential amino acids. It has a low glycemic index, loaded with fiber, and very high in calcium, iron and b vitamins. Barley is easy to digest, high in selenium (good for elasticity of skin) manganese and b vitamins. It can act as an appetite suppressant. High fiber, low fat, soothing to the bowels. ...Read more
No contraindication: barley tea has been used to treat hangover, but like most hangover cures, there is little objective scientific evidence to prove this. Better to not drink so much that you GET hangovers, because it also means you are drinking enough to cause other problems, not the least of which is developing alcohol abuse/dependence, as well as liver, heart, stomach, pancreas etc. Hydration, vitamins, rest best ...Read more
Yes: Yes, it is normal. Majority of people don`t remember what they had for lunch a week ago let alone remembering the early childhood experiences. Some may remember few incidents here and there from their childhood. ...Read more
Yes: Barley is a healthy grain. Malting is a process that increases the sugar in it so malted barley adds some sweetness to the crackers. Crackers tend to be converted primarily into sugar once you digest them anyways so the malted barley is almost like predigesting some of the grain. See http://beer.About.Com/od/homebrewingextract/f/what-is-malted-barley.Htm. ...Read more
Everytime i try to express milk i get barley enough to cover the bottom of the bottle. What can I do to make this work?
Breast milk: Increase milk supply by stimulation. Using a breast pump helps. Frequent feedings also help. ...Read more
I weighed 160 last year 2012 i've lost a lot of weight i'm down to barley 130 , i'm skinny and i can't seem to gain weight , what can I do ?
Weight: Consult with your doctor to rule out any medical causes. Eat a plant based diet similiar to the mediterranean diet and exercise aerobically 4 times a week and begin a weight resistance program three times a week. Also supplement with a protein drink in between meals with a least 15 grams of protein. If you need more help consult with an exercise physiologist. My best. ...Read more