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Does The Brain Shrink If I Have Poor Diet
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Does Malnutrition and Sleep Deprived for 10 days shrink the Skull ? After loosing too much Neurons making the brain Smaller for the Skull?
I have poor diet and barely get vitamins. But I want to make my skin more flawless. Any suggestion?
What would cause a-fib in a 27 year old female? No history of drinking, drugs, smoking, poor diet, etc.
Hi, I have been constantly having diahrea but have a poor diet (microwave meals and sometimes miss meals) is this the cause of the diahrea?
My uncle has cancer of the of the colon due to poor diet. We have no cancer history in the family but i've been wondering if this is hereditary?
Unlikely genetic: Just one member of the family is not enough to call it familial cancer , 75 % of colon cancers has no family history , so don't worry , you are 21 and if no symptoms , 20 years from now go for regular screening colonoscopy , you will be fine. Yes diet plays a roll but unlikely it is the cause of cancer , develop good dietary habits, eat lots of veggies, fruits, less re meat , will be fine. ...Read more
My vit d raised from 18 to 23, just by correcting my poor diet recently. If i get daily sun could this help raise it more? Don't want supplements
Vitamin D level: Assuming that the test was a 25-hydroxy vitamin D test, a level of 20-29 ng/mL is adequate for general health needs, and some experts think a level of 30 to 80 ng/mL is best. Yes, getting daily sun will improve your vitamin D levels. Sunscreen will decrease the amount of vitamin D conversion in your skin, but sunscreen will help by protecting you from skin cancer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: I'm not sure if any direct studies have been done relating to diet and how long colds last, but a poor diet means the body in not being optimally nourished, which affects the functioning and effectiveness of the immune system. A well-nourished body will be operating at its best capacity to recover from a cold virus more quickly. ...Read more
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