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Is black pepper a healthier choice from salt?

Is black pepper a healthier choice from salt?

Usually. The average: American ingests 20 x more salt then the body needs. Too much salt can contribute to hypertension. Black pepper contains vitamins c& k, iron, potassium & fiber. It has been used to aid digestion (constipation, loose stools & gas). It is useful to reduce congestion occurring w colds or the flu. It has antioxidant & anti-inflammatory effects & promotes bioavailability of other nutrients. ...Read more

Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Is baked turkey breast, with a small mix of black beans, bell pepper, onion, tomatoe, low sodium hot sauce a healthy dinner? Trying 2 lose weight

Is baked turkey breast, with a small mix of black beans, bell pepper, onion, tomatoe, low sodium hot sauce a healthy dinner? Trying 2 lose weight

Sounds good!: Sounds like a healthy meal. Just remember to limit portion sizes, because too much of even a healthy dish is too much. ...Read more

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Superior doctors, is a 4-6 oz chicken breast with handful sodium free black eye peas, mushroom, tomatoe, bell pepper healthy dinner for 18 y/o male?

Superior doctors, is a 4-6 oz chicken breast with handful sodium free black eye peas, mushroom, tomatoe, bell pepper healthy dinner for 18 y/o male?

Dinner choice: Hello, that sounds like an excellent choice. Broiled and not fried in oil is even better. Your question is making me hungry. Enjoy. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i see salt and pepper like vision all the time if i try to notice it?

What do you advise if i see salt and pepper like vision all the time if i try to notice it?

See your eye doctor: If you're feeling visually impaired by seen salt and pepper type vision, this is not a normal finding. So you need to have your eyes dilated, and make sure that your fine vision is not affected. So have a full dilated funduscopic examination done soon. ...Read more

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I had an endoscopic ultrasound done of my pancreas and one of the findings was a salt & pepper appearance on the outside of my pancreas. What is this?

I had an endoscopic ultrasound done of my pancreas and one of the findings was a salt & pepper appearance on the outside of my pancreas.  What is this?

Means...: ...nonspecific irregularity, that becomes meaningful only in the context of your biopsy, your clinical presentation, medical history, and imaging results. Have you experienced pancreatitis before? ...Read more

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Can Epsom salt or cayenne pepper help with scabies? I've been to the Dr. and it is scabies.

Can Epsom salt or cayenne pepper help with scabies? I've been to the Dr. and it is scabies.

No: Permethrin cream is effective. Apply to ears completely down to toes. Leave on at least 1/2 day. ALL contacts and everybody in your home must also be treated even if they do not itch. Do not experiment on your oun. ...Read more

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How does modern dental filling material interact with sugar, salt, pepper and food to inflame your mouth?

How does modern dental filling material interact with sugar, salt, pepper and food to inflame your mouth?

Infection?: Infections are the major cause of jaw pain. Muscle spasm from grinding or clenching van also cause jaw pain. On rare occasions heart attacks or cancer can cause jaw symptoms. See a dentist to diagnose the source. ...Read more

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Ate spaghetti squash (w/olive oil, goat cheese, salt, pepper). Nose swollen inside, sinusdrainage, asthma. Allergic to squash?!? Other food allergies.

Ate spaghetti squash (w/olive oil, goat cheese, salt, pepper). Nose swollen inside, sinusdrainage, asthma. Allergic to squash?!? Other food allergies.

Food allergy: If you ate the squash and had an immediate reaction (minutes to 2hrs) that included hives, swelling, shortness of breath, wheeze, throat tightness, vomiting or passing out then I would be concerned for a food allergy reaction. Would make an appointment with an allergist to determine what could be the culprit foods. Bring list of ingredients eaten that meal to appointment. Avoid foods until seen. ...Read more

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