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Probably: Flax seed will degrade by becoming rancid due to oxidation of the fats. So expired flax seed, ground or otherwise, might have an unpleasant taste. It has less nutritional value due to fat degredation. ...Read more
Homemade diet supplement which consists of a zippfizz, 1/2 tsp ground chia seeds, 1/2 tsp ground flax seeds. Been drinking 1x day. Be ok to do 3x day?
I wouldn't because:: You can have all the flax ; chia you want but i'd be cautious re: zipfizz- it's high in caffeine ; has some hazardous ingredients such as sucralose (http://bit.Ly/1eavvqa), synthetic vit e ; high doses of Cyanocobalamin which has cyanide! (http://bit.Ly/mm1ce9)-i wouldn't take 7500 mcg(in 3 doses zipfizz). Instead try a good b complex with methylcobalamin ; a green drink like orac energy greens. ...Read more
Allergy to organic trail mix. Throat closed. Which ingred likely? Raisin, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, cashew, apples, almonds, cranberries, cane syrup
Food allergy: An allergist can help diagnose and treating this particular problem. Allergy testing either by blood or skin test can give us information of which food is likely the one that cause such symptom. Throat closing is dangerous. I would advise you seek specialist medical advice soon. ...Read more
5wk 4 day ultrasound vaginally, given the due date january 15th. Is that due date accurate? Given conceiving date 4-19/ 4-25.
Yes: Those numbers sound fine. Life is not exact, so all numbers are estimates. Those numbers match up fine. Most babies are not born exactly on their due dates. ...Read more
Probably not: Best to pitch it. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I take oats with nuts & multi grain porridge for 2 out of 4 meals.Can I add these for more nutrition- Sprouted flax & chia seeds,oat bran,wheat germ?
Keep it up: The options you suggest are healthy ones. You should eat according to your taste with an emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains and a healthy source of lean protein. The key is to limit processed foods and sugar as much as possible. You are making healthy choices. Keep it up. ...Read more
Safe and healthful: Hemp seeds are one of the most nutritious of all foods, one of the best sources of protein and essential fatty acids and a good source of many vitamins and minerals. They are non-toxic and not only safe to eat in pregnancy but one of the healthiest foods you can eat. ...Read more
Recommendations, on adding nuts & seeds to the diet while still encouraging weight loss? Would like to supplement w/ fruit, veggie, almond smoothies.
1 ounce/day: Nuts and seeds are great to add to a weight loss plan. Realize that one ounce of nuts is 200 calories. One ounce of nuts a day is all you need for protein, unsaturated fat. Take into account the calories from the nuts and seeds when you do eat them. They are healthy foods and should be a part of everyones plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Abdominal us on 4/1/13 dated 7w0d w/ edd 11/18, abdom us on 4/26 dated 11w3d w/edd 11/12 crl of 45mm. Conception date? Possible i conceived jan 19?
I have already answe: Answered this question both on this page and in a private consultation since you are now pregnant if you do not believe my answer please make an appt to go over everything with your obgyn who is taking care of you as your doctor knows your situation the best and if u were my pt i would want you to discuss this with me and not here esp since it would appear you are worried who is the father. ...Read more
I eat daily lot good healthy food: raw almond, seed, Walnut, Pecan Pistachio, Brazil nut, & olive oil.This adds up to 15+grams sat fat. Any Concerns?
NO unless...: While it's long been recommended that people minimize saturated fat, recent research suggests there's no benefit to limiting saturated fat (especially when it comes from the healthy foods you are eating) unless you have Familial Hypercholesterolemia or ApoE4. See http://authoritynutrition.com/saturated-fat-good-or-bad/ for a very well-written discussion of saturated fat and the current science. ...Read more
Transvaginal ultrasound on 9/19/13 dated pregnancy at 8w3d. 4/28/14 due date. Next ultrasound 12/13/13 dated 20w4d. Possible dates of conception?
Naegele's Rule: The naegele's rule estimates the expected date of delivery (edd) by adding one year, subtracting three months, and adding seven days to the first day of a woman's last menstrual period (lmp). Just apply in reverse: last menstrual period was about 2/20/13: conception two weeks later. ...Read more
Baby due march12. Will use garcinia85% mix w/grncoffe extract + lipozene. Safe? After 30day detox?
No: this is a diet program from my understanding. You do not need to diet while you are pregnant. These substances are also unknown as to their safety to you or your baby. If you are overweight their is a difference in eating healthy and not gaining much weight in pregnancy and dieting. We really don't want you losing weight. Talk to your OB about this stuff, doesn't work anyway, long term. ...Read more