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Can You Eat Cocoa Butter
Which butter is good moisturizer whether raw unrefined Shea butter or mango butter?? Please tell me
Depends: Whatever works for you is the best otherwise there would not be hundreds of moisturizer to choose from. The most important step is to apply the moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing. There is some suggestion that shea butter may work better on Asian skin but that's just one opinion. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on how much you are eating in a day. ...Read more
Not usually.: Peter butter and jelly sandwiches usually do not cause a significant amount of heartburn, although peanut butter does contain a lot of fat, which bothers some people. However, everyone is different, so if you notice that PB&J's cause heartburn problems for you, you may need to avoid them. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Perhaps, if dry...: There are many reasons for relative constipation. Have your md review your current medications for constipation as side effect. Fiber (with enough water) very helpful, and you need to titrate up to full doses or you will get gassy. A healthy, fiber filled diet always good, and don't forget to drink more water. Regular exercise also excellent for getting those bowels moving. ...Read more
Yes: Lactose intolerance can present at any age in various degrees of symptoms. This is due to the body's inability to digest milk sugar, lactose, due to a deficiency or lack of function of the lactase enzyme produced in the gut to digest the milk sugar, lactose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It isn't: That does not happen unless you count the calories you use chewing and swallowing. ...Read more
Yes: Nothing to eat or drink for 12 hrs before test. Do not indulge in sweet desserts before having your blood drawn if you don't normally eat sweets. Your body converts excess calories into triglycerides and stores them in fat cells until the body needs energy. Avoid over-eating in the days before having your blood tested to get an accurate triglyceride measurement. ...Read more
Lean meats: Lean meats are healthier, so one should trim away excess fat before grilling. Also, steaks are safer than ground beef, because ground beef is more prone to bacterial contamination (unless the burgers are cooked well-done). Of course, be sure to have plenty of vegetables with each meal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Heard youre supposed to eat good foods like avocado, olive oil, etc. but those are high in calories? is it better to watch cal intake or eat healthfat
Healthy fats in mod.: Avocado is an extremely healthy food- see http://tinyurl.com/3afn8ap Olive oil is healthier than most other oils but its benefits are exaggerated- see http://tinyurl.com/kj8rim One should not avoid a healthy food just because it is a good source of healthy fats. The question of a low-fat vs. low carb diet is complex but one should choose healthy fats & healthy carbs. See http://tinyurl.com/nq4sx63 ...Read more
If i eat 3/4 a cup if cherries with almond milk and some fruit ok to eat at night or can it lead to fat weight gain?
Here's the key: At any age, weight is calories in versus calories out (ordinary metabolism, illness, exercise). Nobody actually counts calories as it's too tedious, and the key to staying trim is staying fit by exercising (with offers great advantages -- more than any pill a healthy person can take), and limiting portions, especially of greasy, sugary and salty stuff. Lifestyle's the key. Enjoy your cherries. ...Read more
Big picture: Whole societies have lived primarily on sweet potatoes. Don't let anybody give you a hard time if you like them. You do need to get with a sensible physician if you're chronically constipated as you indicate you are. If fiber in the diet and plenty of water don't get things going, checks for hypothyroidism, porphyria and even mild hirschsprung's are appropriate. ...Read more
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