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Doctor insights on: Milk And Probiotics

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Does almond milk contain estrogen?

No: Negligible amount of phyto-estrogens in almond milk. ...Read more

Probiotic (Definition)

Probiotics, by definition, are beneficial bacteria that live in our intestinal tract to help us maintain health intestines and colon. There are several species of these bacteria that are helpful to us including lactobacillus acidophilus. The meats we eat contain antibiotics that kill our natural bacteria that reside in our gut. Today, you will replace these ...Read more


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Does milk contain iodine?

Does milk contain iodine?

Generally yes: It depends on what the cows eat but often time it contains iodine. Approximately 50 microgram is expected which makes up about 1/3 of the daily recommended intake. ...Read more

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Does almond milk contain much cholesterol?

Does almond milk contain much cholesterol?

Clear of Cholesterol: Almond mild actually contains very little if any cholesterol. It contains fats, but these are "healthy fats". Be sure to obtain a product that is unsweetened or only uses natural sweetners and doesn't add too many other ingredients. Almond milk is an excellent alternative to those with lactose intolerance who like to drink "milk" or use it in their cereal. It is a tasty, low calorie beverage. ...Read more

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Does soy milk contain estrogen?

Does soy milk contain estrogen?

Not per se: Soy contains plant phytoestrogens which are weak (very weak) activators of the estrogen receptor. The word "estrogen" commonly refers to 17-beta-estradiol, the most potent of the estrogen receptor stimulators found in the natural human circulation. ...Read more

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Do fermented foods contain probiotics?

Do fermented foods contain probiotics?

Kefir is...: ...naturally fermented milk, similar to yogurt, but thinner and richer in good bacteria than most yogurts. Add it to smoothies, use it on your cereal, or drink a small evening glass. ...Read more

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Does oatmeal contain any soy?

Does oatmeal contain any soy?

It should not: But in the processing, if soy is also on the conveyor belt, there may be cross contamination. Best to read the label and call the manufacture of the product you purchased. ...Read more

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Does milk interact with multivitamin?

Does milk interact with multivitamin?

Yes and No: Milk does not interfere or change vitamins. Some vitamins are fat soluble (such as A,D,E,K) and are better absorbed with milk. ...Read more

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Why does human milk contain cholesterol?

Why does human milk contain cholesterol?

We need it: Humans need cholesterol for formation of cells and transportation of fat. Helps with development of brain and cell wall layers. ...Read more

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What does breast milk contain?

What does breast milk contain?

Great stuff!: Breast milk is the perfect food for babies: it has the right balance of fat, sugar, and protein, and it contains other nutrients like iron in small but very digestible amounts. The most unique and irreplaceable part of breast milk is immunity. Milk has antibodies, the tiny immune shields that protect against infections, and that vaccines will promote later in infancy and life. ...Read more

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Does cereal contain iodine?

No: Cereal does not normally contain iodine unless it is fortified with iodine which is very unusual. ...Read more

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Does oatmeal contain gluten?

Does oatmeal contain gluten?

Maybe not: Oats and oatmeal are listed as a gluten-containing grain. More recent reports say that oats don't have the gluten proteins but have small amounts of another protein that may cause reactions in some celiac disease patients. Sometimes the same equipment that processes oats also processes wheat, so there can be traces of gluten from the wheat getting into the oats. So, "pure" oats probably are ok. ...Read more

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Does soy milk cause breakouts?

Does soy milk cause breakouts?

Not specifically: but soy does have some estrogen-like properties. Hormonal imbalances do play a role in acne. ...Read more

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Does hemp powder contain tyramine?

No tyramine in hemp: Some foods contain tyramine, which could be problematic if you are on certain medicines (monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs)). Make sure to do your research for other foods if you were told to avoid 'tyramine containing foods'. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyramine#Occurrence ...Read more

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Does silk brand soy milk have mostly the same nutrients as dairy milk? Can it help you grow normally just like dairy milk would?

Yes and yes: While there are some differences, soy and cow milk have "mostly the same nutrients" and you can grow as well with soy milk as with dairy. One crucial thing is to only have soy milk from non-gmo soy, and silk is non-gmo. See http://goaskalice.Columbia.Edu/nutritional-differences-between-soy-and-cows-milk. ...Read more

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Does almond milk cause constipation?

Does almond milk cause constipation?

Not usually: I have not seen constipation as a result of almond milk. Dairy can be constipating as can apples or apple juice in some. Not drinking enough fluid definitley. Bananas, sweet potatoes in some are foods that can cause constipation. If stopping almond milk solves the problem and taking it again causes constipation then for you yes almond milk is constipating. ...Read more

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Can the mega t green tea capsule supplement contain gluten?

Can the mega t green tea capsule supplement contain gluten?

Certainly : Since dietary supplements are not monitored by the FDA or by any regulatory agency, there could be any ingredients in there that are not apparent. Therefore there certainly could be gluten. It could even be in the capsule itself. No guarantees here if you need to be gluten-free. Good luck. ...Read more