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Doctor insights on: Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

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Nissen fundo 2 days ago. Smoothie with blueberries blended up ok (skins)?

Nissen fundo 2 days ago. Smoothie with blueberries blended up ok (skins)?

Ask your surgeon.: Surgeons are usually very particular in this regard, so there's just no general recommendation that would be valid. Your best bet would be to get that advice from the surgeon who completed your operation. ...Read more

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Can you recommend me a green smoothie recipe? I am cutting all soda out of my diet.

Can you recommend me a green smoothie recipe? I am cutting all soda out of my diet.

See below.: Try a few leaves of spinach, kale, collard greens or some broccoli. Add a few blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, 1/2 banana and a few wedges of an apple. Add a heaping tbsp of nonfat yogurt, 2 tsp of honey, 3-4 ice cubes and fill w/ water until it is 1/4 full in a nutribullet or blender. However, be careful b/c too much vitamin k can cause bleeding. You can experiment w/ your own recipes. ...Read more

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What happens if I only drink a green tea smoothie consisting of green tea, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries how much weight will I lose?

What happens if I only drink a green tea smoothie consisting of green tea, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries how much weight will I lose?

That depends: On total caloric content of each drink and how many you have each day. Obviously calories burned would need to exceed calories consumed. This does not sound like a balanced diet — as it is all fruit sugars. Consider adding in vegetable & good sources of protein. ...Read more

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I blended a peach broccoli kale and blueberries afterwards there were these hard pieces in the smoothie and i swollowed them what do I do? What was it

I blended a peach broccoli kale and blueberries afterwards there were these hard pieces in the smoothie and i swollowed them what do I do? What was it

It's the blueberries: When you blend blueberries into a smoothie you end up with little hard dark bits in there from the innards of the blueberries. They're fine and are safe to drink. ...Read more

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What to do if I have just started eating healthy :d please judge my smoothie recipe and am i overeating in the morning?

What to do if I have just started eating healthy :d please judge my smoothie recipe and am i overeating in the morning?

Congratulations on: Taking steps for better health. It is wise to start the day with a good breakfast, have a moderate lunch, and a modest dinner, with healthy food choices. The following shows recommended calories per day: http://www.Cnpp. Usda. Gov/publications/usdafoodpatterns/estimatedcalorieneedsperdaytable. Pdf. Design your eating for balance over the day based on activity and mood. Best regards for healthy life. ...Read more

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Blueberries are good for what form of body?

Blueberries are good for what form of body?

No science here: On the internet, you can find a huge amount written about which "superfood" is right for which "body type." it's almost all made up out of whole cloth as entertainment or worse. If you are interested in this, get with a scientific physician with a focus on holistic / nutritional / complementary medicine to help you get evidence-based medicine in your service. ...Read more

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What number of smoothies a day is too much?

What number of smoothies a day is too much?

Diarrhea: Well most smoothies contain fruit, sugar, protein. Usually if too many you would get loose stools. I would say no more than 4 a day. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating blueberries?

What are the benefits of eating blueberries?

They're tasty: Blueberries contain a natural anti-oxidant. They can heip with circulation and mentation. Some say they also are anti-aging. ...Read more

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Are commercially prepared smoothies healthy?

Are commercially prepared smoothies healthy?

Read ingredients: Some commercially prepared smoothies are nothing more than ice cream shakes. Check the ingredients of the smoothie and look for added simple sugars and fats. Try to avoid smoothies with these. ...Read more

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Would if be okay to only eat smoothies and soup?

Would if be okay to only eat smoothies and soup?

Balanced diet: It is best to eat a varied and balanced diet with fruits, vegetables, meats, carbohydrates, and dairy. If all of those ingredients are contained in your soup and smoothies, that would be fine. Discuss your detailed diet plan with your doctor or dietician. ...Read more

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At what age can you introduce a baby to blueberries?

At what age can you introduce a baby to blueberries?

Few months old: You should introduce solid foods to your baby's food in three to five months of age. ...Read more

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How many cups/ounces of veggie smoothies should I have for optimum health every day? Any veggie must haves?

How many cups/ounces of veggie smoothies should I have for optimum health every day?  Any veggie must haves?

No data: There are no scientific data on this subject, and if anyone tries to tell you otherwise, they're probably pulling your leg. It sounds like your diet is already healthy if you're drinking veggie smoothies, so you don't need to worry too much about quantity or which vegetable to use. Aim for a healthy, varied diet, and then stop thinking about it. ...Read more

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Can I mix vegetables and fruits for smoothies?

Can I mix vegetables and fruits for smoothies?

Mix Away!: Smoothies are a great way to get the daily recommended number of fruit and vegetable servings! Fresh baby spinach is a mild-flavored vegetable and goes well with all fruit. I recommend a smoothie starting with baby spinach and a ripe banana. From there, add another fruit, ice and water. Frozen berries, pineapple chunks, peach or mango are all very good. ...Read more

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Can I eat blueberries if i have diverticulitis?

Can I eat blueberries if i have diverticulitis?

No: Once you develop acute diverticulitis you should stop eating blueberries and other foods which contain significant amounts of fiber. With these symptoms you need a clear liquid diet which does not leave residue for your colon to digest. Please consult further with a gastroenterologist. I wish you well with your health! ...Read more

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Is it safe to use raw green vegetables in smoothies?

Raw Food: I think that medicine may be neutral about this. As long as the vegetables are cleaned properly there would be no health concerns. We eat raw vegetables all the time in salads and such. ...Read more

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How can I make breakfast smoothies healthier for my kids?

How can I make breakfast smoothies healthier for my kids?

In order to answer..: In order to answer A question about how to make something healthier, we must first know what's in it now. A smoothie as pretty much anything you throw in a blender, often vegetables, fruits and yogurt. The best way to make a healthy smoothie is to include healthy ingredients. Emphasize the veggies and keep it low fat. ...Read more

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Is fruit and veg whole healthier than smoothies (liquidised)?

Is fruit and veg whole healthier than smoothies (liquidised)?

Yes: Because with whole fruits and veggies, you get the fiber which results in less consumption and quicker satiety (fullness). Smoothies have more sugar from the fruits and veggies due to more being used to make the smoothie. Plus, most smoothies have added ingredients like sugars, syrups, powders, etc — unless you make it yourself. ...Read more

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Are smoothies better than trying to eat the fruits individually?

Are smoothies better than trying to eat the fruits individually?

NO!: Fruit juices are better than milk or sodas, however consuming the actual fruit as a whole is better that just drinking its juice! ...Read more

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What are some fruits/veggies that you can use to make smoothies that help gain weight?

What are some fruits/veggies that you can use to make smoothies that help gain weight?

Weight gain: Fruits and veggies have lots of carbs st about 4 cal/gm. They don't have much fat except for avocado. Fats have caloric content of about 9 cal/gm (2x as much). You should try to eat a balanced diet and exercise though not too vigorously and you'll gain. ...Read more

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Is that true blueberries, strawberries and black ones help manage diabetes? Please explain.

Is that true blueberries, strawberries and black ones help manage diabetes?  Please explain.

Yes some berries: Berries with polyphenols reduce type ii diabetes symptoms. This is not shown with the presence of type i. Here is a link describing the process. http://www.nutraingredients-usa.com/research/berries-show-anti-diabetes-potential-human-data. ...Read more

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What's a hot chocolate recipe?

As much as I would: Like to help you — I am a physician, not a chef. This site is dedicated to medicine. Try a culinary site. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to use grandma's recipe books?

Is it healthy to use grandma's recipe books?

Check ingredients: I see no reason why not. You might want to adjust recipes for more optimal healthful eating, such as reducing and substituting fats, and reducing sugars. If the recipes overly rely on a taste for meats and carbohydrate- and fat-heavy foods, it might be better to preserve as a keepsake than to cook from. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the recipe for the master cleanse?

Can you tell me what is the recipe for the master cleanse?

For the gullible: This is a mix of tea, lemonade, maple syrup and pepper, with no sold food. You'll lose weight mostly because it's nasty and you'll take in fewer calories. I hope you are not so foolish as to believe it "removes poisons from the body" -- your body actually cleans itself. Long-term users have ended up very sick from it. Short-term it's safe enough if you're reasonably healthy. ...Read more