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Doctor insights on: Does Banana Have Calcium

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Why do we need calcium?

Why do we need calcium?

Cells & bone health: Calcium is an important element for bone strength (preventing osteoporosis and hip fractures) and important for basic cell function (as an electrolyte). Consult with your doctor on how much calcium you might need. ...Read more

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How good is banana for you?

Quite good: Not a lot of calories and a good source of potassium. ...Read more

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Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Is 11.2 calcium high for baby?

Yes: Yes, 11.2 is a high level of calcium for a baby. Http://tinyurl. Com/m7jayop please talk with your pediatrician about this. ...Read more

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What is the benefit of banana?

What is the benefit of banana?

Fiber, potassium: Bananas have fiber and are a good source of potassium. Potassium in the diet can help to lower blood pressure. ...Read more

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Could bananas worsen your vision?

Could bananas worsen your vision?

Neutral: Bananas are a good source of fiber, calories and potassium. These are good for the body but make no difference to the eye. If your vision is worsening, despite banana ingestion, then you need to see an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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What is the danger of high calcium?

What is the danger of high calcium?

Multiple causes: High calcium in blood is a marker of something metabolically wrong. It can be anything from dehydration, to parathyroid disorder or some cancers. Therefore persistent hypercalcemia must be thoroughly investigated to determine the cause. ...Read more

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What is the best calcium suppliment?

What is the best calcium suppliment?

1000-2000 mg Ca: There is no evidence that one pill is better than any other. Calcium carbonate and calcium citrate are both available on the market. Dose is 1000-2000 mg elemental calcium each day in divided doses for prevention of osteoporosis. ...Read more

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How much calcium shoudl I be taking?

1200 mg daily: A good rule of thumb for adults is 1200 mg daily plus what you take in with meals. Calcium supplements usually come in 600 mg tablets and you take one twice daily. They may contain vitamin d in the amount of 400 units each as well, though you can get them without the vit. D. Pending your age, risks, medical conditions etc, you should be safe. If quesitons, ask your pcp about you in particular. ...Read more

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Are there any benefits of a banana at bedtime?

Are there any benefits of a banana at bedtime?

Small snack before: Bed is fine. Avoid excessive food intake prior to sleep. Bananas are a good source of potassium, b vitamins, vitamin c and magnesium. They also contain tryptophan which is converted to serotonin. Bananas don’t contain any fat or cholesterol. ...Read more

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What is the reasons for my high calcium tests?

What is the reasons for my high calcium tests?

Several!: Too much vitamin d with large calcium doses. But a tumor (s) of your parathyroid gland is a major concern. It ccan be primary of secondary. Also, frequently overlooked, is hyperthyroidism. You need a pth, ionized calcium, 25-oh- vitamin d, and TSH obtained to check these out. Finally calcium can be elevated if your protein levels are too high. Doctors have formulae that can differentiate this! ...Read more

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What are the repercussions from having too much calcium in your body?

What are the repercussions from having too much calcium in your body?

Let me help: Nausea and vomiting, muscle weakness, and excessive drowsiness are some of the possible symptoms that may occur with an overdose of calcium. Symptoms of an overdose may occur if your dosage exceeds the tolerable upper intake level" (ul), which is 2500 mg (2.5 grams) daily. If you happen to take too much calcium, be sure to seek medical attention right away. ...Read more

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Do rice have calcium?

Do rice have calcium?

Rice ; calcium: Brown rice contains some calcium -- about 50 mg/cup. Compare that to yogurt, which has 450 mg/cup -- or cooked spinach, with 240 mg/cup. Even dried figs have 300 mg/cup. Http://tinyurl. Com/47legy9 rice is definitely not your best source of calcium. ...Read more

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Is calcium constipating?

Is calcium constipating?

Yes: Can be depending on dosage and other issues with diet. ...Read more

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Do bananas make you fat?

Do bananas make you fat?

No: Eating a banana a day is unlikely to make you fat as long as it's part of a healthy & balanced diet. But it's also a good idea to eat a varied diet w/lots of different fruits & vegetables, lean proteins, healthy oils, etc. Don't forget that regular exercise is also a must for good health & to maintain your weight. ...Read more

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Do some rice contain calcium?

Do some rice contain calcium?

Rice ; calcium: Brown rice contains some calcium -- about 50 mg/cup. Compare that to yogurt, which has 450 mg/cup -- or cooked spinach, with 240 mg/cup. Even dried figs have 300 mg/cup. Http://tinyurl. Com/47legy9 rice is definitely not your best source of calcium. ...Read more

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Is S. Calcium level 8.4 low?

Calcium level: That depends on your albumin level. Here is a link to put your lab values into.
http://www. Mdcalc. Com/calcium-correction-for-hypoalbuminemia/ ...Read more

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Are apples and bananas healthy?

Are apples and bananas healthy?

Definitely: The best practice is to eat a variety (different colors) of fruits and vegetables to maximize the nutrients provided by each. Regardless, apples and bananas are very healthy. Apples have a higher sugar content than some other fruits, but this is not to worry about as the body metabolizes this sugar well. Foods with added processed/refined sugar can pose a long term health risk. ...Read more

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Could banana republic drug test?

Could banana republic drug test?

The clothing chain: This isn't a medical question. But each company has different policies about drug testing. ...Read more

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Can I eat banana if iam diabetic?

Can I eat banana if iam diabetic?

Sure: Although it's considered a rather starchy fruit, it shouldn't bump your sugar too much. Just like anything, eat them in moderation. ...Read more

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Is banana good for hyothyroidism?

Is banana good for hyothyroidism?

Not necessarily: I am not aware of bananas being helpful for an under active thyroid. They help with minor potassium deficiencies. ...Read more

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What does low calcium levels mean?

What does low calcium levels mean?

Various things: Poor absorption due to unhealthy gut with food allergies and inflammation, low calcium intake, low parathyroid hormone, low vitamin d level - start 30iu per pound and measure level in 3 months and adjust dosing, low magnesium level. Have a doc check for the above and come up with a managment plan. ...Read more

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Can calcium tablet increase height?

Can calcium tablet increase height?

Sorry...: There is no proven correlation to predict future adult height. It is more related to genetics than calcium supplements. ...Read more

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Can someone be allergic to bananas?

Can someone be allergic to bananas?

Possible, Not common: Yes, its possible. Get an allergy test for banana if you are concerned. Its not a common allergen, but one can be allergic to banana. ...Read more

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How does tea affect calcium levels?

How does tea affect calcium levels?

ReduceAbsoIncresLoss: Tea contain compounds that can reduce Calcium levels.Caffeine affects Calcium Absorption in two ways. As the caffeine intake increases you excrete more calcium in your urine.Second your body's ability to absorp calcium. So that is it ...Read more

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Can banana facials make you breakout?

Can banana facials make you breakout?

Yes: I'm sorry if someone subjected you to something this foolish. ...Read more