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Eat Red Pepper Before Bed And Lose Weight
Unlikely to happen: Eating foods that contain cayenne pepper can help with weight loss only if a person doesn't increase the total amount of calories eaten per day. For example, eating spicy food might lower a person's appetite, so he doesn't eat as much at that meal. However, drinking a root beer float to wash down the spiciness will give a person lots of sugar & fat calories, thus increasing his calories & weight. ...Read more
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
Pepper & cinnamon: Pepper is considered a heating spice and therefore may speed up metabolism, but in such a small way that it is of no practical value in weight loss. Cinnamon is helpful in balancing glucose and may have a small effect on mood. The safest and most helpful thing to do is see your doctor and then a nutritionist. Please ask them about the low carb higher protein food plan. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Depends: There is no amount of cayenne pepper that will make one lose weight if the basics are not first addressed... eating right (cutting out added sugar, avoiding soybean oil, minimizing refined and processed foods), enough exercise, quality sleep, etc. Weight loss is a complex issue, and there is no one magic bullet for it. ...Read more
Cayenne: Both good herbs for addin heat but need to reduce intake and increase exercise as well. ...Read more
Is baked turkey breast, with a small mix of black beans, bell pepper, onion, tomatoe, low sodium hot sauce a healthy dinner? Trying 2 lose weight
Sounds good!: Sounds like a healthy meal. Just remember to limit portion sizes, because too much of even a healthy dish is too much. ...Read more
This lunch healthy for 18 y/o tryin 2 lose weight? 1 piece whole wheat bread, 1avacodo, slices of tomato/onion/bell pepper, & 4-6 oz chicken breast
This is ok but if you really want to lose weight you might avoid the bread as less carbs will help; some feel gluten causes obesity so rice or quinoa might be better. I strongly advise organic chicken - see http://bit. Ly/19xax7e for the reasons.
My favorite diet for weight loss and overall health is dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet- see http://bit. Ly/1dhw9ht
don't forget to exercise. Good luck! ...Read more
I've been mixing cayenne pepper with lemon and warm water to lose weight and 2 weeks ago I've been spotting or idk if is my period. What's goin on wit?
Cycle change: Sometimes when you have a dietary or hormonal change you can have a change in the way your cycle appears. If this continues to happen and you've made sure that you're not pregnant or have any kind of sexually transmitted disease then you should be further evaluated. ...Read more
Are spices like green jalepeño, red bell pepper, and black ground pepper okay to eat when you have fatty liver. I put a little of each in each meal.
My tongue is very red and cracked and sometimes it will swell a little bit. I can't eat anything with salt or pepper or spicy. I can't drink cokes?
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor as your symptoms suggest nutritional deficiency.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Is having the carrot and other parts of Vegetables from red group (pepper) in the stool normal? I don't have problem digesting the other kind of food.
Digestion: Seeing undigested or partially digested vegetables in your stool can be completely normal. I would not worry about it unless you are having other symptoms along with it. Good luck. ...Read more
I got sprayed with maximum strength pepper spray on my leg, . It burned badly. I wiped it with soap but it's red. Is this ok? Could this be toxic?
Ouch must have hurt!: As long as there is no blistering or breaks in the skin you should be ok. The redness is like a sunburn and if its painful taking Ibuprofen and using aloe or other skin products that contain vitamin e can help. If there is blistering then without knowing how much area is involved I would advise seeing a doctor. Other than the local injury there should be no toxicity from this exposure. ...Read more
Sometimes it looks like my son has bright red blood in his stool. He eats tomato and red pepper every day. Can I assume it's from that? Anus is fine
Those foods coming: Through into the stool may appear as blood. It would be best to get a sample and have it tested for blood to be sure. His doctor should be able to help you with that. ...Read more
Can red pepper take a few days to fully get out of your colon? I saw 1-3 small red spots in my stool for 2 days now had red peppers in a dinner Friday
The average time it takes for food to transit through our GI tract is about 50 hours, but can vary from a few hours to a few days. Red pepper may not fully be digested (esp. If it is dried flakes) and thus might show up in the stool.
If this was bleeding, bright red blood usually comes from the rectal area and would not look like flakes.
Blood from further up the GI tract is usually very dark. ...Read more
I have a red spot on top lip. Started out no bigger than a speck of pepper and flat. Months later, it's the size of a period and more of a bump.?
Looked like blood in stool, bright red, on outside & mixed in a little. How do I know whether blood or red bell pepper? If blood how urgent to see doc?
BRBPR due to...: This may just be hemorrhoids from straining but bleeding from rectum (brbpr) may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.) or a bleeding source further upstream. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaids, anticoagulants can cause bleeding), see your doctor. ...Read more
I have a sinus infection. Been taking an antihistamine and decongestant. Why does my nose feel like I sore red cheyenne pepper? What can I do to stop
Antibiotics: If you truly have a sinus infection, then you will need an antibiotic. Infection causes inflammation of the nasal tissue and thus the soreness and antihistamine/decongestant does nothing for an infection. Some times saline nasal irrigation may help but probably not in your case. See your doctor. ...Read more
My nose and throat are red and white in color no fever not a lot of drainage flush nose out daily with some yellow and green discharge and some times black pepper coming out not alot of pain?
Maybe strep, flu, etc.: Nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, sinus infections, allergies, etc... Sometimes, it can be difficult to tell what the cause is, without an exam and follow-up. If symptoms only last 1-2 days, it is more likely allergies or irritation. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics. ...Read more
Went to restroom, looked like blood in stool and in water. Stool was soft, not painful. Lower stomach pain after. Ate red pepper last night. Blood?
Blood or what stool: Could be red pepper if you have rapid g=GI transit. Need to take sample to Dr to test for blood. ...Read more
Don't recommend: These type of products. For lasting change - you need a combination of portion control, nutrition diet and physical activity. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. ...Read more
I crave black pepper I have a pepper grinder that is set to give big chuncks of black pepper. I crave it as soon as I get up untill I go to bed. I leave a napkin out and grind pepper all day. I eat a lot of pepper. I can't stop. I know it can't be good fo
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Food cravings can trigger unhealthy eating binges, reports sciencenews. Com. Eating binges can also lead to a sense of guilt or embarrassment. If a nutrient deficiency causes a craving, it may indicate a serious health condition. Consult a physician to determine if a nutrient deficiency may be the underlying cause of an intense black pepper craving. Black pepper can also increase serotonin and may boost the effects of some anti-depressant drugs, so consult your physician regarding any potential medication interactions before satisfying your craving with a black-pepper encrusted eating binge. ...Read more
I'm overweight and have red stretch marks. If I lose weight will they still appear? Or any way to get rid of them?
Stretch marks: They may fade in color, in some women they are silvery, but unfortunately they will be present even after weight loss. There is no proven method to erase them, though many products are advertised as such. ...Read more
My feet are normally really cold all the time but sometimes at night they turn bright red and are itchy and hot, normally if I eat or drink before bed?
Blood Shunting.: I guess I don't quite understand the sequence of events before going to bed. The first thing that I would try, however, is not eat or drink before bed, for several days, just to see if you have the same reactions. If everything returns to normal, then, problem solved. If not, then it is time to be evaluated by a specialist. ...Read more
Yes!: Black pepper is an excellent source of manganese, with just 2 teaspoons of pepper containing over 12 percent of your daily recommended value of the mineral. The same amount of pepper also contains 8.6 percent of the daily recommended amount of vitamin k. It is afe during pregnancy, just do not go overboard! ...Read more