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Can My Urine Change Color If I Start Eating Healthy
Did a urinalysis test this morning first thing. Urine was dark. Read -tive with regards to the sample but usually pad does not change color?
Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more
Would 2 tablespoons of cinnamon in one day change color of urine? My husband had kidney stones, took medication, read cinnamon good for urinary
See answer: Large doses of cinnamon can CAUSE kidney stone by increasing the amount of oxalate in the urine. The most common kidney stone is composed of calcium oxalate. Large doses of turmeric will do the same thing. Color of urine probably not effected, but not certain about it's affect on urine color. ...Read more
Very yellow and smelly urine when I drink a lot of water and ha e a healthy diet. Should I be concerned?
Yes: Most who eat the standard american diet (sad) develop cravings for sweets, salty and fried foods. Most who eat a "healthy diet" will have reduced cravings for such foods while appreciating the more subtle flavors of healthful foods. After some time the foods they formerly craved may become much less appealing. This is a good thing! ...Read more
Of course: It depends on your desire to change. For a healthy diet, eat a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; low in saturated fats; no tobacco, and no more than one drink a day. It would help to exercise 30 minutes/day. ...Read more
I've been eating healthy for about 3 1/2 weeks now. Watching nutrition and cut out processed. Is frequent urination common with diet change?
It is not uncommon!: The thing that seems to cause diuresis (increased urination) for most people with diet change is the significant reduction in sodium that comes with eating healthier/avoiding more processed foods. Often, when people lose more weight the first week or so on a "diet", it is chalked up to "water weight." Your body soon equilibrates. Remember, healthy drinking of more water also leads to more urine:) ...Read more
I have been really bloated&extremely tired no matter how much sleep i get. What could be the cause? The only change i've made lately is eating healthy
If i used to eat a lot of junk food , fast food food & changed it to eating healthy can that cause diarreah since my stomach is not used to it ?
I have excessive hair growth all over my body. Taking vitamins and eating healthy changes the structure of the hair, some might fall off. Problem?
Can lab be wrong sometimes? Jan.16 my A1c was 5.3 MPG 90.49. -July A1c 5.9 MPG 110.47. I had been eating a healthy diet so I wanted it rechecked. 8 days later they rechecked A1c 5.2 with MPG 87.16. Can it change that much in 8 days? Was July wrong?
Lab Error/technique: Lab errors happen & are more common than people think, so it is very possible that the middle lab was an error. However, if you have anemia & had a transfusion or take meds to raise you RBC count, this could be real. Also, diff labs use diff techniques to measure the HbA1c & the technique used can be effected by abnormal hemoglobin or at times meds, so if diff labs used could be reason. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
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