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Characteristic Of An Essential Nutrient
Difference: I would look at my text book and then Google this. ...Read more
Is there any type of parasite that causes a nutrient deficiency, some type of anemia or vascular dementia?
Yes: There is a parasitic worm that lives inside pike and carp, and will lodge in the G.I. Tract and block absorption of vit b-12 causing anemia, and cognitive problems like a dementia. It is not like a stroke and is reversible if the vitamin b-12 is replaced, and the worm is dispatched. ...Read more
Body makes it: Building blocks of proteins, called Amino Acids - some we can make from other substances, some we have to ingest - you can find lists in biochemistry or nutrition sites or books. Cholesterol is an example of a nonessential nutrient. We need it to build hormones. We consume it but we also make it from smaller substances, so nutrient but nonessential. ...Read more
Yes: Protein is the building block needed for important enzymatic functions, building of new cells, building of muscle, etc. Without it we start to atrophy and begin the degenerative process. Plant based proteins are the most healthy sources such as nuts, seeds, legumes, lentils, beans and plant proteins (chia, maca, pea, hemp, brown rice). Then choose fish, followed by poultry, wild game, seafood, . ...Read more
Avoid starch & sugar: Foods that have a low glycemic index. That means they are not converted immediately to sugar by the body. Protein, oils, fiber, and low-caloric density vegetables are foods to ingest. Avoid simple starches and foods with appreciable sugars. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A Grainy Problem: NO!There are many other sources of carbohydrates.Many with many more nutrients too.Rice are a natural starch and noodles processed from grain flour, neither of which is essential for growth(unless you are a Macrobiotic freak)You could avoid them for the rest of your life and do fine as long as you avoided many other natural starches and processed foods. P.S. Don't tell this to the Chinese ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamin B: Leafy green vegetables, meat & dairy products. ...Read more
The answer: is too extensive for 400 words or less, but try this link: http://www.orthochirurg.com/resources/journals/JAAOS/Volume3/V3N6A4.pdf ...Read more
Which diet is best of for reactive hypoglycemia(caused by adrenal fatigue)...Low glycemic or complete avoidance of even slight amount of sugar?
Which role does a lack of safety signals play in the development & maintenance of generalized anxiety disorders?
I'm not sure: What you mean by safety signals. Please clarify and then we will be able to answer your question. ...Read more
In what areas of medicine is personal genetics testing a routine part of disease diagnosis and treatment?
Skin,bones,ligaments: Vitamin c is an essential component of collagen which in turn it's an abundant substance in the connective tissue. The connective tissue is what binds us together and hence it's present in the bones, skin, tendons, cartilage, ligaments, etc. But not only that, the liver, kidneys and other organs have connective tissue. www.otwithmd.com. ...Read more
Weight concern: "eating disorders" encompass a wide range of conditions and behaviors, but are almost always characterized by excessive weight concern and using unhealthy or maladaptive methods to control weight. Anorexia nervosa is charactized by low weight and restricting, whereas bulimia nervosa is characterized by binging then a behavior in response to the binge (ie vomiting). ...Read more
Unclear: Studies still being done and literature argues back and forth to benefit. However little downside in person with healthy kidneys, so am for it. Mag-citrate is used to induce bowel movements (rapidly), so not best choice. Mag-sulfate less common now with Mag-Oxide as option. One capsule once or twice daily is usual dose if no deficiency & usually well tolerated. If get problem diarrhea, reduce dose ...Read more
Which role does a lack of safety signals play in the development and maintenance of generalized anxiety disorder?
Anxiety: A lack of safety could certainly play a significant role in developing this disorder. Best. ...Read more
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