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Is it good to eat raw bran? I mean 1-2 tablespoons daily?

Bran: Is good for you. As long as you can tolerate the raw bran. You can eat it ...Read more

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How much raisin bran should I eat per serving?

How much raisin bran should I eat per serving?

Depends on lifestyle: One serving of raisin bran (1 cup) is 190 calories. The average 50 year old male should consume about 2, 200 calories per day. Based on how active you are and what you plan to eat for the rest of the day, this information can help you decide whether to eat more or less than a cup. ...Read more

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How quickly do bran tumors develope serious symptoms?

How quickly do bran tumors develope serious symptoms?

Depends on location: Serious symptoms from a brain tumor depend upon the location in the brain and the rate of tumor growth. There are parts of the brain where a tumor can grow to a large size with few symptoms and others where a small tumor can cause profound symptoms. ...Read more

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Help please! Is eating a bran muffin bad for breakfast?

Help please! Is eating a bran muffin bad for breakfast?

Where is the protein: Eating a bran muffin as part of a balanced meal and diet is not bad. It is predominantly carbohydrate, with little protein. A well balanced diet is the healthiest. Only carbohydrates may leave you tire in the morning. ...Read more

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Should I be fine to eat a bowl of bran flakes cereal every day?

Should I be fine to eat a bowl of bran flakes cereal every day?

Balanced diet: It is fine to eat a bowl of bran flakes daily as part of a balalnced diet. Supplement the cereal witha protein source to balance the carbohydrates. ...Read more

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Can you tell me, are bran muffins good if you're trying to lose weight?

Can you tell me, are bran muffins good if you're trying to lose weight?

Bran is better than: Soft white bread. It has more fiber. You might try not to heavily load of carbs though. Whole grain is better than highly refined. Take care. ...Read more

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Is all bran a healthy cereal for breakfast?

Is all bran a healthy cereal for breakfast?

All Bran is all good: All Bran is a good low calorie, high fiber choice for breakfast. May have too much fiber for some people, in fact. I recommend mixing it with other breakfast cereals to add fiber without a large amount of calories. ...Read more

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What's the difference between bran and fiber?

What's the difference between bran and fiber?

Basically, same: There are 2 types of fiber:soluble and insoluble. Both are important for health, digestion, & preventing diseases.
Soluble fiber attracts water and turns to gel during digestion. This slows digestion. Soluble fiber is in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, & some fruits/vegetables. Insoluble fiber is found in foods like wheat bran, vegetables, & whole grain. It adds bulk 2 stool. ...Read more

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Can you tell me are bran flakes good for constipation?

Can you tell me are bran flakes good for constipation?

Unprocessed whole: Foods exactly as they grow up out of the ground (almost exclusively) is the real answer. If you have constiation, almist certainly there is too much animal and refined foods in your diet. HRS, MD, FACC ...Read more

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Is cracklin oat bran as healthy as all bran for regularity?

Is cracklin oat bran as healthy as all bran for regularity?

Cracklin oat bran: IF Cracklin Oat Bran is the name of a boxed cereal it likely contains lots of chemicals such as additives, preservatives, sugar, etc. Thus, it is not good for you. Far better to consume bran flakes. You can put some cinnamon on them for flavor, which is also good for balancing blood sugar. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is botox better than dysport? I was looking into getting injections, and there seem to be a ton to pick from. I'd like to know what the difference between botox and dysport is, and whether one is clearly better than the other. Or, is there some other bran

Is botox better than dysport? I was looking into getting injections, and there seem to be a ton to pick from. I'd like to know what the difference between botox and dysport is, and whether one is clearly better than the other. Or, is there some other bran

Botox: Botox and Dysport work similarly to reduce wrinkles by relaxing some facial muscles. Both are given via injections in the office and anesthesia is usually not required. Most plastic surgeons or dermatologist primarily use botox, since it's been in available for a much longer period. Dysport is a relatively new alternative for wrinkle reduction. Only after a comprehensive evaluation can a specialist help determine appropriate options for you. Best of luck.

Dr. Chaboki. ...Read more

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Can consuming bran cereal reduce constipation?

Can consuming bran cereal reduce constipation?

Possibly: Any fiber source can help constipation proivided you are drinking adequate fluids with it. If you are lacking in fluids and overdose on fiber it can make the constipation worse. Fiber is important but too much of a good thing is not always better. ...Read more

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What's the difference between wheat germ oil and wheat bran oil?

What's the difference between wheat germ oil and wheat bran oil?

Bran vs Germ: A whole grain includes all three parts of the wheat kernel:
1) The endosperm (the bran)
2) The outer layer
3) The embryo (the germ)

Wheat germ is the most nutritious component of the wheat kernel. The oil is also nutrient-packed, which makes it particularly well-suited to moisturizing and soothing your skin. ...Read more

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Is it bad that I eat raisin bran every night in order to poo in the morning? If I don't eat it then I have a really hard time.

Is it bad that I eat raisin bran every night in order to poo in the morning? If I don't eat it then I have a really hard time.

No problem: Raisin Bran in high in fiber and makes your stool softer than it would otherwise be. The only problem might be if you get board with it, in which case you could substitute any number of high fiber cereals. Another way to do the same thing is with Metamucil or other over the counter sources of fiber. ...Read more

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Can oat bran be less bloating than rolled oats.?

Can oat bran be less bloating than rolled oats.?

Bloating: If oats cause bloating they will likely do so in any form, try a different source of fiber. ...Read more

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Can we mix oat fiber and oat bran? And what is the %

Sure: Whatever seems right. Unless you really overdo it and get an impaction, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Which has the most carbs; oat fiber or oat bran??

Which has the most carbs; oat fiber or oat bran??

Oat bran: Oat fiber has all of the carb containing portion removed so you are left with the shell of the oat, while oat bran has some carb left in it. ...Read more

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Is Oat Bran capsules a good way to reduce cholesterol?

It will some, but...: Eating oat bran is better for you and may have a more pronounced effect. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can any doc tell me what's the difference b/w oat and oat bran?

Can any doc tell me what's the difference b/w oat and oat bran?

Oat and Oat Bran: I commend you for good choices for your Health.

Oat bran contains about 50% more fiber and soluble fiber than oatmeal, making it more effective at lowering cholesterol and helping digestion.

It also has more protein, calcium, iron, thiamin, phosphorus, riboflavin, magnesium, and zinc.

continue good Diet! ...Read more

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What neurotransmitter/ bran areas control when you fall asleep and wake up?

What neurotransmitter/ bran areas control when you fall asleep and wake up?

Suprachiasmatic nucl: The suprachiasmatic nucleus in the hypothalamus regulates circadian rhythm in mammals. The scn receives information about light and dark from special cells in the retina. The scn then communicates with the pineal gland, which secretes melatonin, which helps to regulate sleep. Thus, being on an electronic device at all hours or having the tv late can disrupt sleep. ...Read more

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Which oil is best to cook food in soyabean, sunflower, cotton seed or rice bran. Usually we change oil every six months?

Which oil is best to cook food in soyabean, sunflower, cotton seed or rice bran. Usually we change oil every six months?

MarketingControversy: From a human health standpoint, saturated and some monounsaturated fats have best track records. These include lard, bacon fat, butter, coconut, palm ; olive oils. While polyunsaturated fats have long been promoted as superior, this has never been supported by quality scientific research. Mary g. Enig ; her research work are a good place to start. Also dietdoctor. Com, gary taubes, peter attia, etc. ...Read more

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If I eat bran flakes cereal with an Apple for every meal as well as exercising...will I lose weight? I'm a 21 y/o female - 5'9" - 145lbs

If I eat bran flakes cereal with an Apple for every meal as well as exercising...will I lose weight? I'm a 21 y/o female - 5'9" - 145lbs

Bran flakes & apple: W/no other food will result in malnutrition. We need a variety of nutrients. Talk w/your doctor about a possible low carb and higher protein food plan. That can put your body into fat-burning mode rather than sugar-burning. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I eat raisin bran every night to poo the next morning but im also extremely bloated. Could it be cause of that? What can I do? It's contradicting

I eat raisin bran every night to poo the next morning but im also extremely bloated. Could it be cause of that? What can I do? It's contradicting

Bloated: Raisin bran will definitely draw extra fluid into your bowel and stimulate a bowel movement. Maybe try a smaller amount or alter the timing of your cereal. You can also try fruit instead. All the best. ...Read more

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I have a rice allergy, can I eat items with bran oil?

I have a rice allergy, can I eat items with bran oil?

Perhaps: If the symptoms of your allergy are anaphylaxis discuss this with your allergist. Depending on your allergic history the answer may be to not take a chance or to try an oral challenge under close medical observation in the hospital or the allergy office. If you tolerate bran oil there you would be able to use it elsewhere. ...Read more