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Is it bad to eat canned fruits?

Is it bad to eat canned fruits?

Read the label.: How much sugar added? What else is in there? In general, canning allows for storage and transportation of fruits and vegetables that ordinarily would not store or travel at all well, like sour cherries. ...Read more

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Is eating beets cause pink urine?

Is eating beets cause pink urine?

Yes: The pigment in beets can cause a pink tint to your urine and cause your bowel movement to look dark and make the water in the toilet look pink if you eat much of them. This is a small price to pay for all the health benefits they provide in addition to tasting good! ...Read more

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During dieting, how much canned tuna is too much?

During dieting, how much canned tuna is too much?

Canned Tuna: I would suggest that you remove canned tuna from your diet. Tuna is full of mercury! ...Read more

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Am i allowed to eat canned food in south beach diet?

Am i allowed to eat canned food in south beach diet?

No: It is always best to use fresh food, or frozen. Canned foods are ok for emergencies, but should not be regularly used. Many cans contain bpa in the liner, and are not good for you. ...Read more

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Can you eat canned fruit that has been expired since 2011?

Wouldn't recommend : Why take a chance? The risks outweigh the benefits. ...Read more

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Is eating eggs and canned tuna everyday bad for the health?

Is eating eggs and canned tuna everyday bad for the health?

Balanced food plan: Eggs ; tuna are protein-rich and nutritious but if that is all you eat it is not good for physical or emotional health. Make sure you get some protein, good fats, and carbs. Check out the brand of canned tuna also so that you are sure it is from a company that makes sure their products are mercury free. Stay close to your doc so he/she can support you. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How does the nutritional content of frozen and canned vegetables differ?

Read labels.: Fresh frozen vegetables usually retain more nutrients, but it depends on the form. The package labels will tell you. All canned vegetables are not alike either. Even salsa can end up with no nutrients at all from over-processing. Read labels,if it has no vitamins, fiber, or protein, it is basically junk. Some canned fruits and some juices have no vitamins at all and are just overpriced candy! ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the other methods of purchasing tuna besides canned?

Fresh is the best.: Fresh tuna or frozen. Avoid canned tuna because of aluminium content in it & assocation with dementia. ...Read more

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Are canned baked beans healthy? Why or why not? If not, how can I make them healthier?

Are canned baked beans healthy? Why or why not? If not, how can I make them healthier?

Cannes Beans: i would suggest that you eat fresh vegetables from your farmer's market if possible. In order to can food products, salt has to be added. Also the aluminum from the cans can get into the food products. ...Read more

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Accidentally bought expired canned food and ate it. Didn't realize till later. Should i be worried?

Accidentally bought expired canned food and ate it. Didn't realize till later. Should i be worried?

Often the major: issue with expired food is that it loses it's food/ nutrition value. Don't know what kind of food it was - so don't know if there would be any toxic effects. ...Read more

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I think I swallowed metal shavings that was in my canned corn.. What signs should I look out for if I did??

I think I swallowed metal shavings that was in my canned corn.. What signs should I look out for if I did??

Nothing special: If you are really concerned eat some stewed okra. It will form a congeal around any foreign objects and make sure they slide through your gut easier. A pedi surgeon friend of mine told me about this decades ago.He hated chasing down screws that kids ate. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating a beet everyday? Is eating a raw beet healthier as compared to boiled in plain unsalted water?

What are the benefits of eating a beet everyday? Is eating a raw beet healthier as compared to boiled in plain unsalted water?

It depends,,: Beets have unrefined, natural sugar, which may be healthier than artificial sweeteners and refined sugar in sweets. As to if it's better boiled vs. Raw, it depends on if the raw one has come into contact with anything that could contaminate it like bacteria and cause you sickness. Generally it's better to wash vegetables before they're eaten. ...Read more

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How much albacore canned tuna can a 18 year old male safely eat? I'm 5'9 160-170 pounds. And also, are mini bella mushrooms healthy?

How much albacore canned tuna can a 18 year old male safely eat? I'm 5'9 160-170 pounds. And also, are mini bella mushrooms healthy?

Mercury toxic; NO!!!: Unfortunately tuna is fairly high in mercury. Experts advise eating canned albacore no more than 3 times a month, though it is ok to have "light" or skipjack tuna twice a week (but not both!). See http://www.Nrdc.Org/health/effects/mercury/tuna.Asp portabella mushrooms large and small are healthy but they should be cooked and organic ones are much better to avoid pesticide exposure. ...Read more

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Transit time for beets in stools?

Transit time for beets in stools?

Variable per patient: Bowel frequency in america varies from 3 movements daily to 1 every three to four days. Much of this variablity is dependent on colonic transit. As measured by sitz marker study (a capsule that releases 24 plastic rings in the stomach that then are recorded by x-ray as they move forward in the gut), normal evacuation is defined as >80% rings defecated by 5 days after sitz marker ingestion. ...Read more

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Are canned artichokes okay while pregnant?

Are canned artichokes okay while pregnant?

In researching this: Found that it was recommended that pregnant women don't eat artichoke leaf extract simply because the effect on a fetus isn't known. However, artichokes were described as a healthy source of folate, (folic acid) fiber, choline & magnesium in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Are BPA-free canned food safe to eat?

Are BPA-free canned food safe to eat?

Not necessarily: While BPA is hazardous because of its hormone-disrupting estrogenic effects, the problem is that cans without BPA use alternatives like BPF, BPS, vinyl and polyester that may be as or more toxic than BPA and it is hard to learn what alternatives are being used! See http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1408989/ and https://ireadlabelsforyou.com/bpa-free-cans-safe-or-toxic/ and http://tinyurl.com/lsefng7 ...Read more

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I have mono, can I have 1 beet a week?

I have mono, can I have 1 beet a week?

What?: You could eat as many beets as you want. Is this really what you asked or are you misspelling something? My grandmother used to treat my colds with borscht (a russian soup made of beets). ...Read more

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Does eating beets improve your sex life

Does eating beets improve your sex life

Maybe, in a way: Beets are high in nitrates, like most fruits and veggies. Beet juice is even more potent in this. Also it's a great antioxidant, and the high boron content may benefit sex hormone balance. The body converts nitrates into nitric oxide, a compound that enhances blood flow throughout the body -- including sex organs -- and helps lower blood pressure. Viagra (sildenafil) works through a similar mechanism. ...Read more

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