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Is eating prepackaged food health for any age group?

Is eating prepackaged food health for any age group?

Somtimes: You can always find healthy choices in any setting, be it at home, restaurants, or prepackaged foods. With so much increase in awareness, there are lot of choices available in every food group including organic foods. With a little effort in reading the labels and a little common sense, you will find healthy foods. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


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How harmful for your health is liver and colon cancer?

How harmful for your health is liver and colon cancer?

Depends: While colon cancer that has spread distantly is considered stage IV (of 4) and has the worst prognosis, there are patients with isolated metastasis to the liver who do quite well with surgical resection with or without chemotherapy. We find that 40% of those with resectable liver tumors can live over 5 years. Consider evaluation at a cancer center with a surgical oncologist or hpb surgeon. ...Read more

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Is eating and drinking calamansi everyday good for the health ?

Is eating and drinking calamansi everyday good for the health ?

It doesn't hurt: Calamansi is a refreshing citrus that can be eaten and the liquid made into a juice. It has benefits of vitamin c, but when combined with water, is a nice flavoring. Don't substitute the juice with the recommended 8 glasses of regular water. ...Read more

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How harmful for your health is bowl of cereal for breakfast for muscle building?

How harmful for your health is bowl of cereal for breakfast for muscle building?

Protein: To build muscle you need protein. Studies show that people that eat breakfast stay leaner (more muscle) and those who eat a high-protein breakfast stay even leaner. Make sure to get 30 grams of protein within 1 hour of waking (unless you have kidney or liver disease). ...Read more

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Is eating more maize good for health and mention some normal food items which are not good for health.

Is eating more maize good for health and mention some normal food items which are not good for health.

NO, sadly many!: As a very starchy food with a high glycemic index (60) ; glycemic load, eating maize is not particularly good for health. In general sugars ; starchy foods like grains ; potatoes are not very good for health. Fried foods are also bad, as are gmo foods ; food from animals fed gmo's, grains ; hormones. For a good list of the healthiest foods with info on why see http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php. ...Read more

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Is the paleo diet a good diet for someone with digestive issues?

Is the paleo diet a good diet for someone with digestive issues?

Yes!: Paleo diet works well for gastrointestinal issues. I suggest checking out this quick start guide http://doccarnahan.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/a-quick-start-guide-paleo-diet.Html. ...Read more

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Is there a health risk for a long term vegetarian who start eating meat?

Is there a health risk for a long term vegetarian who start eating meat?

No: There is always a risk in following extreme diets of any kind but not in getting back to a normal dietary regimen. ...Read more

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What food is good for eye health maintenance?

What food is good for eye health maintenance?

Sunglasses, diet: Easiest and most simple ways to protect your eye health are: 1). Protect your eyes from potential injury with safety glasses when working with tools, or for paintball, racquet sports etc. 2). Wear sunglasses when in bright light for extended periods. 3). Eat a healthy diet with lots of vegetables, spinach, etc. 4). Have regular eye exams by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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Is chewing gum bad for health or good for health ?

Is chewing gum bad for health or good for health ?

Sugarless is good.: Chewing sugarless gum is actually good for your dental health. This is because chewing gum increases saliva production. Saliva helps wash away any food particles left over in your teeth, lowering your risk of tooth decay. ...Read more

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Suggest good diet for testis health??which foods good for testis to be healthy??

Suggest good diet for testis health??which foods good for testis to be healthy??

No specific food: A well balanced and good diet would benefit the testes as well as the entire body. There is no specific dietary advice for testicular health. ...Read more

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Is drinking soda bevarages good for health after having a meal.

Is drinking soda bevarages good for health after having a meal.

NO. There is not a: health benefit. Regularly drinking soda has been linked to Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Diabetes, heart disease & metabolic syndrome. Other possible risks include: increased weight, decreased bone mineral density (BMD) obesity, erosion of tooth enamel, caries, mineral depletion & dehydration. Increased caffeine in some sodas can ^ anxiety in people w anxiety disorders. If it contains ...Read more

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What's a healthy diet for a cancer patient?

What's a healthy diet for a cancer patient?

Same as for others: A balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts; and low in saturated fats should be good for a patient with cancer as it is for other people. ...Read more

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Is eating 8 eggs a day harmful or good for health?

Is eating 8 eggs a day harmful or good for health?

May be O.K: Until recently it was thought to increase blood cholesterol but the cholesterol story has changed. Since eggs contain everything to make a chicken I have always accepted them as good food. Please remember that too much is as bad as too little for everything. ...Read more

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Is Phillips colon health a good probiotic to take ?

Is Phillips colon health a good probiotic to take ?

Probiotics: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Go for multi strain, controlled release probiotics with millions to billions of cultures. ...Read more

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Is drinking health drinks like women's horlicks good for health or diet? (i'm 20)

Is drinking health drinks like women's horlicks good for health or diet? (i'm 20)

Not particularly: The only diet that is good for you is "god made" food. All "man msde" provides calories with insufficient vitamin content, even if "vitamin enriched" appears on the label. ...Read more

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I was wondering is eating organic better for your health and diet?

I was wondering is eating organic better for your health and diet?

Yes: Organic foods are generally pesticide free or lower in pesticides than conventionally grown produce. Pesticides have been shown to cause neurologic, reproductive and developmental consequences. ...Read more

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Is eating apples good for the kidney?

Is eating apples good for the kidney?

Apples: In general fruits are good for your health:). ...Read more

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Is eating a high protein diet bad for your kidney health?

It can be: A high protein diet can affect kidney health. This occurs because diets rich in protein can damage the glomerular membrane (a "filter" in the kidneys) and lead to kidney disease. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating a late dinner?

What are the health benefits of eating a late dinner?

Better to stop at 8p: Eating after 8pm can cause metabolic overload. Best to stop eating before 8pm. Be well. ...Read more

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Dr. Ralph Boling
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Colon (Definition)

The colon is another term for the large intestine. This is the final portion of the digestive system, responsible for absorbing water and storing stool before evacuation. It is divided into sections described as cecum; ascending, transverse, descending and ...Read more


Colonic (Definition)

This is a combining term referring to some condition, treatment or disease of the colon. Such as colonic enema, colonic ...Read more