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Can Feed My Baby Egg Yolk
Yes: Egg yolks are an easy and practical way to provide iron and other much-needed nutrients that may become depleted during this time of weaning from breast and formula. It imparts a fatty acid known as dha, which is vital to the growth and development of the brain.Although an egg yolk typically contains about 200 mg of cholesterol and 6 mg of fat, there is no harm on infant cholesterol levels. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it safe to assume that a 7 month old baby is not allergic to chicken if he's not allergic to Egg yolk?
Not at all...: Chicken meat proteins and egg yolk proteins are very different players, and not at all interchangeable when talking food allergies. Talk to your pediatrician or allergist, and a visit with a dietician may also be very helpful ...Read more
Egg yolk contents: Yolk contains about 60 calories, three times the caloric content of the egg white. The yolk of one large egg (50 g total, 17 g yolk) contains approximately: 2.7 g protein, 210 mg cholesterol, 0.61 g carbohydrates, and 4.51 g total fat. 60 calories from yolk or 60 calories from broccoli or 60 calories from cappucino result in same fat. Most nutritional information is rubbish. Stick to calories! ...Read more
Depends on…: Your cholesterol levels. People with normal chol can now eat an egg a day; those with elevated chol should limit eggs to 2-3 times a week or even use egg whites instead of yolk. Boiled doesn't add any extra fat (unless u add butter/margerine); if frying, use non-stick pan with minimal fat (canola oil works well). Eating oatmeal or bran cereal as well will help absorb some of the chol in egg. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can one consume raw egg immediately after workout ? If yes then how many at a time? Are egg yolk bad for health?
Yes, but....: You can do it, but why? Raw eggs can carry infections. There is no benefit to eating an egg (raw or cooked) after a workout. If you're using it to supplement protein intake, just eat a good healthy diet. Egg yolks have lots of cholesterol, but eating cholesterol doesn't increase you serum cholesterol - that's due to intake of saturated or animal fat plus a healthy dose of genetic predisposition. ...Read more
Sure: All of the biotin found in an egg is stored in the yolk, so cooking and eating only the yolk would be an efficient way to increase biotin intake. Other good sources of biotin are sardines, pecans, whole grains, bananas and cauliflower. If you are eating a diet with lots of variety , you are probably getting plenty of biotin. ...Read more
Possible yeast : If you are having a white discharge at time of your menstrual period, you may be having a yeast (monilia, candida) vaginal infection. Do get evaluated, since treatment may be simple. Treatment may be more difficult if you have diabetes or have recently been taking antibiotics. Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer