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Is eating organic jam as eating fresh fruits?

Is eating organic jam as eating fresh fruits?

No: Fresh is fresh. Organic may be the source, but jam is proceesed. Need to look at the label to check on additives and sugar content. ...Read more

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Is st. Dalfour jam suitable for diabetic and how many can I take per day?

Is st. Dalfour jam suitable for diabetic and how many can I take per day?

All jelly and jam: Has sugar and calories which must be accounted for in your diet and exercise regimen. There are much healthier alternatives. Check w/a good dietitian. ...Read more

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How can you tell if someone is faking that they passed out to get out of a jam?

How can you tell if someone is faking that they passed out to get out of a jam?

Test: If some pretend to be unconscious, a simple test may give a hint of malingering, laying this person on his/her back and raising this person arm at the level of his/her face and let it fall, if the person is really unconscious his/her will fall and hit his/her face but if she/his faking it, he/she will direct his/her arm away from his/her and let fall to the side. ...Read more

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Trying to lose weight. Had incredible craving for butter and jam sandwich last night. Felt physically awful if couldn't eat it. How can I alleviate?

Trying to lose weight. Had incredible craving for butter and jam sandwich last night. Felt physically awful if couldn't eat it. How can I alleviate?

Join weight watchers: You should join weight watchers program if it is Available in your area. If you feel cravings for any particular highly caloric food, eat a small portion of it but do it slowly. ...Read more

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When should I seek medical attention for a severe finger jam?

When should I seek medical attention for a severe finger jam?

Great pain; crooked: Treatment for a jammed finger includes: rest, cold packs, & elevating that hand up to the chest. Motrin or Advil (ibuprofen) for 3 days helps reduce the swelling & pain. One can "buddy splint" by taping the injured finger to the finger next to it for a few days. If the pain is severe, the finger crooked, or the range of motion significantly decreased, a primary or orthopedic doctor can evaluate & do an x-ray. ...Read more

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I eat haddock, a toast with jam for breakfast and at dinner i only eat a few oranges. Rarely eat any sweets. Is this healthy?

I eat haddock, a toast with jam for breakfast and at dinner i only eat a few oranges. Rarely eat any sweets. Is this healthy?

Not a good dinner.: A few oranges for dinner would clearly be unhealthy. Very limited. No protein. Minimal fiber. No complex carbohydrates. And unopposed acidity from the citrus fruit to boot, which could cause nighttime heartburn. ...Read more

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What is toe jam?

What is toe jam?

Toe Jam: Toe jam is usually the term used to describe a build up of lint between toes of underneath the toenail. ...Read more

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Is it possible to jam your ankle?

Is it possible to jam your ankle?

Yes: Hello, It is quite possible for you to "jam" your ankle just as you would "jam" other joints. Its important after recovery from the pain and swelling to be evaluated for cartilage damage (i.e. OCD lesion) and ligamentous injury (i.e. high ankle sprain, syndesmosis injury). Please consult a podiatrist or orthopedist who can order advanced imagining and steer you in the right treatment protocol. ...Read more

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What jam or jelly doesn't contain high fructose corn syrup?

Few: Tough to find... Have to search. Look in organic or health food section. ...Read more

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Strawberry allergy maybe. But would jam (cooked strawberry) be ok?

Strawberry allergy maybe.  But would jam (cooked strawberry) be ok?

Get tested: Strawberry allergy is rare and strawberries have histamine-like chemicals in them but if you have any symptoms, I would recommend an evaluation with an allergy/immunology specialist. ...Read more

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Help please! Is adding organic strawberry jam and honey + banana to my oatmeal good?

Help please! Is adding organic strawberry jam and honey + banana to my oatmeal good?

Sweetens: If you find a sweeter oatmeal palatable, there is no problem associated with adding these. You are essentially adding sweeteners and some fruit to your oatmeal. In moderation, that's fine. ...Read more

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Is it true that you shouldn't eat sugary foods(bread, jam, chocolate spread, honey...) for breakfast?

Balanced diet: Sugary foods alone for breakfast, do not give you a balanced nutrition for the rest of the day. A small amount of protien, and fruit fiber will buffer the high sugar content foods and carbohydrates. Honey is different though as it is largely fructose anad other natural sugars and much better than foods with refined white sugar. ...Read more

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A little butter and homemade reduced sugar blueberry jam with a glass of ovaltine milk, is this healthy?

A little butter and homemade reduced sugar blueberry jam with a glass of ovaltine milk, is this healthy?

Could be better.: Why the butter? Why the jam? How about blending some real blueberries with some other fruits in skim milk with a little ice in a blender. Maybe a little protein powder, perhaps? More healthy that way. ...Read more

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Does peanut butter with jam make fat and which better eat it in the morning as breakfast or at night as lunch and how should I eat to make balance?

Does peanut butter with jam make fat and which better eat it in the morning as breakfast or at night as lunch and how should I eat to make balance?

Peanut butter: Peanut butter and jelly do not make for the best diet. You would be far better off with 5 servings of fruits and/or vegetables split up whatever when works for you. Peanut butter is a food very high in fat, so it will add lots of calories (9 calories/gram of fat). Jelly is all sugar and adds 4 calories per gram. Peanut butter has protein, which jelly does not. ...Read more

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I am experiencing headaches and pain in my face after hitting my head really hard on the door jamb of my car I have an indention where I hit my head?

I am experiencing headaches and pain in my face after hitting my head really hard on the door jamb of my car I have an indention where I hit my head?

Try these: Apply ice packs on the site of the bruising on the first 2 days, thereafter, warm packs.
Take tylenol (acetaminophen) as needed.
If you have other symptoms like persistent nausea, vomiting, passing out, weakness on one side of your body or any nagging symptoms, go see your dr. For further work up. ...Read more

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What is the foodborne illness red tide? Bama jam?

What is the foodborne illness red tide? Bama jam?

Algae Blood: Red tide refers to an algal bloom that accumulates rapidly some associated with the production of natural toxins, depletion of dissolved oxygen or other harmful effects, generally described as harmful algal blooms. Humans can become seriously ill from eating oysters and other shellfish contaminated with red tide toxin. Not all are red and not all vary with the tides. ...Read more

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What is a finger jam? Like people get in sports like basketball?

What is a finger jam? Like people get in sports like basketball?

Finger jam: Glad you explained that you weren't referring to a rock climbing finger jam. A 'jammed finger' is a word that covers many types of finger injuries (dislocated joint, sprain, strain). Here is a great site to read to learn more about this term: http://www.Sportsinjurybulletin. Com/archive/finger-injuries. Html. ...Read more

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Had an 8 lbs ball jam my wrist back while wo sat. Today it is stiff, painfull, hard to write. What should I do to heal it? What should I do for school?

Had an 8 lbs ball jam my wrist back while wo sat. Today it is stiff, painfull, hard to write. What should I do to heal it? What should I do for school?

Ouch: Rest it, ice it intermittently, light compression and elevate it. NSAID's may help with pain. Acupuncture can accelerate healing. With all that said — a medical eval might not be a bad idea either. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I eat bread and jam during jaundice?

Can I eat bread and jam during jaundice?

Bread and jam ok: Bread and jam are okay to eat but jaundice is a sign of liver problems so please seek a doctor if this is new for you ...Read more

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How many calories does 30 minutes of Turbo Jam burn?

How many calories does 30 minutes of Turbo Jam burn?

It depends on you: The amount of calories you burn in a specified amount of time depends on several factor--how intense you perform the activities, your weight, and gender etc.
Follow this link: http://www.Healthstatus. Com/calculate/cbc this give you many choices to calculate.
Stay healthy!.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Why do my back molars jam into each other damaging the teeth?

Why do my back molars jam into each other damaging the teeth?

Need to see a dentis: I believe you may be describing grinding and bruxing which can damage teeth. You should have this evaluated by a dentist. ...Read more

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What's the difference between a jam and a sprain in my finger?

What's the difference between a jam and a sprain in my finger?

There can be: I have "jammed" my finger only to find out it was broken later on. A sprain is a medical term which involves tearing of ligaments. A "jam" is a non-medical term for almost any injury to a finger resulting in almost any type of damage. ...Read more