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Is chinese food bad to eat for asthma?

Is chinese food bad to eat for asthma?

Not all: Some chinese restaurants use msg in their food, which bothers some asthmatics - but not all asthmatics are bothered and many restaurants don't use it anymore. Ask if they use it, and avoid it if they do and won't keep it out of your food. China has 1.2 billion people - not all the food there bothers asthmatics. ...Read more

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Is chinese food fattening? Is it also bad to eat?

Is chinese food fattening? Is it also bad to eat?

Chinese food: It depends on what dish you are eating some contain high carbs and sugars. A lot of Chinese food contains soy sauce or MSG which has a lot of sodium which can increase your blood pressure. Not to waffle but it really depends on the dish and the restaurant ...Read more

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Hi drs., I m in my 14 week of preg. I am craving for chinese food. Can I eat right now?

Yes: Yes, definitely. Pregnancy is a time when different cravings can come into play. In a way, it can be fun to see how your body is changing, right? I love chocolate, but I couldn't stand it in pregnancy, isn't that strange? So long as you avoid raw seafood, and watch the salt, you should be fine. May want to avoid msg if possible too. Enjoy! ...Read more

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Is it considered unhealthy to eat chinese food when you have a cold or cold symptoms?

Is it considered unhealthy to eat chinese food when you have a cold or cold symptoms?

Food & Colds: There is no reason to avoid any food unless you notice a reaction (some people are sensitive to msg & some nasal congestion may accompany that, but you would notice it whenever you had that food). ...Read more

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Is it bad for me to eat chinese food after teeth extracted?

Is it bad for me to eat chinese food after teeth extracted?

How long after?: Follow your dentist's written instructions after extraction. Avoid activities that create suction (smoking or sucking from a straw). Don't swish vigorously. Avoid alcohol ; hot beverages. A soft or liquid diet would be good. ...Read more

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Everytime I eat hot peppers; jalapenos, small peppers in chinese food, etc., I start hiccuping. Is this allergy?

Everytime I eat hot peppers; jalapenos, small peppers in chinese food, etc., I start hiccuping. Is this allergy?

Intolerance: Reactions to foods like sneezing after eating Chinese hot mustard or indigestion after peppers are more properly called intolerance than allergy. Food "allergies" are more severe, sometimes life threatening reactions involving hives, swelling, wheezing and shock. Whatever term used, your issue with peppers is best treated by avoiding them or eating them in private where people won't notice hiccups ...Read more

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How much iron does cooked broccoli, chicken &rice have in it? It's Chinese food that we sometimes get &I'm trying to eat more foods with iron in them

How much iron does cooked broccoli, chicken &rice have in it? It's Chinese food that we sometimes get &I'm trying to eat more foods with iron in them

Limited.: Not much in the rice and broccoli. Chicken breast is 0.9 mg/serving, dark meat 1.1. Check out https://huhs. Harvard. Edu/assets/File/OurServices/Service_Nutrition_Iron. Pdf
or Google iron content in foods for more complete information. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat chinese food when pregnant? Such as sweet and sour chicken, egg rolls, etc.

Is it safe to eat chinese food when pregnant? Such as sweet and sour chicken, egg rolls, etc.

Yes: You can eat any food you like or crave, but don't over do it. Sometimes in later months, your blood sugar may go up. In that case low sugar diet is advised. ...Read more

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Whenever I eat chinese food I get a stomach ache. What could be wrong?

Whenever I eat chinese food I get a stomach ache. What could be wrong?

Chemical additives: Some chinese restaurants add msg, or monosodium glutamate, to enhance food flavors. Not all restaurants do this, and some pride themselves in not doing so. But many people are sensitive to msg and get not only stomach aches but headaches and worse. Ask about these ingredients before you order. You might even want to go to only restaurants who don't use msg! ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to get easily pregnant

What foods can I eat to get easily pregnant

Healthy diet: You should eat a healthy, balanced diet to set yourself up for a healthy pregnancy, but diet/foods do not increase your chances of conceiving. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what food to eat while pregnant?

Can you tell me what food to eat while pregnant?

Diet- pregnancy: There really is no specific diet during pregnancy. A healthy and well-balanced diet is essential rich in protein, multivitamins esp folic acid, calcium, magnesium and other essential minerals. ...Read more

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Can I trust chinese food and beverages in us stores/?

What do you mean by: Trust? Chinese food as sold in the us is not like the food consumed in china. ...Read more

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What are some good foods to eat if I am pregnant with multiples?

What are some good foods to eat if I am pregnant with multiples?

Unprocessed: Eat fish. It is the best way to get dha. Eat unprocessed foods. Fresh fruit and vegetables, skim milk and whole grains. Make all your food yourself. ...Read more

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What are the best nutrition foods to eat in order to get pregnant?

What are the best nutrition foods to eat in order to get pregnant?

Healthy: A healthy well balanced diet that includes lean protein, fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, whole grains. Try to avoid processed foods- they can affect your Insulin level. Try to stay away from too many saturated fats. Unsaturated fats are healthier. Try to eat complex carbohydrates as 60% of your diet. Protein as 20% and try to limit fat to 20% of your diet. ...Read more

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Woud you please discuss the correct foods to eat when being pregnant?

Woud you please discuss the correct foods to eat when being pregnant?

Basics: Here are some of the basics:
http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/328771-meal-plan-for-pregnant-women/. ...Read more

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Is spicry food ok to eat in pregnancy?

Yes: Spicy food during pregnancy can aggravate heartburn, particularly as the pregnancy progresses. Heartburn can be a problem in pregnancy and certain foods can make that worse. Spicy foods will not harm the baby. ...Read more

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What food should I not eat during pregnancy?

What food should I not eat during pregnancy?

Junk food: Junk food is defined as none nutritional food that can offer little or no value to a growing fetus. Food from the four basic food groups concentrating on fruit and vegetables is a preferable. ...Read more

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What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

Specific Needs: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Food: I don't know of any food in moderation besides salt which would be dangerous. Alcohol is not a good choice. ...Read more

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Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Which foods aren't safe to eat during pregnancy?

Most are safe: The main focus in should be nutrition and eating a healthy diet. Avoid more than 1-2 servings per week of high mercury fish such as shark and swordfish. Just like non pregnant women - avoid raw or uncooked meats and eggs. Avoid unwashed fruits and vegetables especially sprouts. Avoid unpasteurized diary products such as raw milk and soft cheeses. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat during early pregnancy?

What are the best foods to eat during early pregnancy?

See this link: Here is a link to the ACOG patient info page on nutrition in pregnancy:
http://www. Acog. Org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq001.pdf? Dmc=1&ts=20140528T0843536016 ...Read more

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What are the foods to eat most in 5th week of pregnancy?

"A balanced diet": As it turns out, the embryo can get everything it needs very easily even if the mother's diet is
poor. In general plenty of milk, protein in the form of eggs, salmon. Fresh meat, or cheese, a variety of vegetables, and grains, and fresh fruit for dessert is best. More importantly, don't smoke, drink alcohol or sugared drinks., including juice. Stay away from chips, crackers, and preserved meats. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat spicy food while pregnant if im craving it...?

Is it okay to eat spicy food while pregnant if im craving it...?

Yes...: As long as you feel well and not having much reflux etc, spicey foods should not pose problems. The indonesians/thai/asians in general, eat quite a bit of spicey foods and I think the children are ok...
So, enjoy!
congrats and good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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