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Corn Starch Eating Habits
How long does it take to lower your cholesterol when you radically change your eating habits. For two weeks I have given up all processed sugar and starched products. Am eating a large variety of veggies and a smaller amount of fruit. Also gave up all m
This : This is a great question. Typically, with cholesterol lowering medications, it takes at least 6 weeks to see the maximum effects. It takes quite a bit longer with changes in lifestyle, such as diet. At our lipid clinic, we wait at least 3-6 months to assess the cholesterol changes due to diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: If you are eating a well balanced diet, it probably will not hurt you. However, it is pure carbohydrate. The baby needs more than carbs. Eating to many carbs while pregnant, may bring on diabetes associated with pregnancy, which is not good for you or the baby. However, I have seen a lot of women eat strange thing while pregnant and both do fine. ...Read more
Dr. Oz says that eating a lot of starch can lead to appendicitis, because it has a longer chance to cause fecaliths. Is that true?
I have a problem with eating starchy things first i had an addiction with baby powder then rice now corn starch what could be wrong?
Pica (adult): This is more often seen in children, but it's not too different. Have a very thorough set of lab work to determine deficiencies to address. Also, specialist psychologists can help break the attractions with behavior mod, hypnosis, etc. But there may be a nutrient you crave. It can take time, but it can be good to take corrective action. Best! ...Read more
I am 31 weigh 180 if I stop eating meat and starch for four months will it help me to loose weight I'm only want to loose 45 pounds?
Not practical: Several facts about weight loss: Trying to loose more than 1-2 pounds a week is not advised and is generally unhealthy. Studies suggest that the most important thing is to limit the amount of calories on a daily basis. Cutting out meat per se won't accelerate weight loss. A low-carb diet is not significantly more effective than a normal diet. Go to http://bit.ly/1ybbG2S ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i eat a lot of starches during meals, how can I obtain a healthy eating diet, and lose all my excessive weight?
Eat less calories: starch is not the enemy, eating more calories than you need contributes to excessive weight and eating processed high sugar foods contributes to deposition of fat. Try a balanced meal of fresh fruits and vegetables, a protein at each meal and a high fiber healthy starch such as a serving of beans, legumes. In order to lose weight, eat less calories than you need. Consult a nutrition professional ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I read that eating starches with animal product contributes to bloating. I want a flat stomach so do I eat these groups separately. How true is this?
Disinformation: Glad that fitness is important to you. Life is difficult enough without people offering well-intentioned, unscientific guidance like this. I admire vegetarians who choose it for moral reasons, but when you read of "animal products" having some bad effect that makes little sense, it's likely to be misinformation. Your personal physician can offer quality advice on diet & fitness. ...Read more
I experience pain on the roof of my mouth when I eat, especially after not eating for more than 12 hours, and especially with certain high-starch food?
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor, an ENT doctor, and a dentist can look to see if there is anything unusual on or near the palate. They will look for teeth abscesses, gum disease, palate lesions, sinus infections, etc... Is all looks "normal", the primary care doctor may refer to other specialists to look into issues with nerve signals and oral allergy / mouth pain disorders, etc... ...Read more
Is a low sugar, low starch diet that includes eating protein, fats and leafy vegetables effective for sustained weight loss and is it healthful?
Absolutely; LCHF is: healthy (Look up on Google).Get a more detailed answer ›
Do I hav hyperglycemia if I get blurred vision after eating sugary foods and starches eg rice?also get very thirsty at night and muscle aches.eyes ok.
Yes: It is very unlikely and rare-but baby powder and corn starch are flammable. ...Read more
Carb excess...: Eating corn starch is similar to eating sugar, because corn starch is a simple carbohydrate that gets broken down into sugar as digestion occurs. So, one would get excessive carbs, which is not good for the body. Craving corn starch is harmful only in that it causes anxiety (due to craving something all the time), but is not so bad because the person is only craving, not eating. ...Read more
What to do if I got jock itch and I know that corn starch will cure it but we don't have any will baby powder work?
Not really: Though baby powder will help absorb excess moisture you really need to use a topical antifungal to treat the condition ...Read more
Resistant starch: Resistant starch (RS) is starch and starch degradation products that escape from digestion in the small intestine of healthy individuals. Resistant starch is considered the third type of dietary fiber, as it can deliver some of the benefits of insoluble fiber and some of the benefits of soluble fiber. It is considered a beneficial carbohydrate, but has calories like anything else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer