Doctor insights on:
Eating Raw Greens
I am 20 years old and recently started eating an all raw veggie diet . Should I be worried if I have loose stool or see bits of greens in the toilet ?
Side effects: Mr. Green make sure you eat a balanced diet. Avoid nutritional deficiencies particularly Vitamin B12, Vitamin D, Selenium, Zinc, Iron, Omega -3-fatty acid Make sure you are getting enough protein and calcium. All raw veggie diet needs nutritionist guidance for long term ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Raw: Leafy greens are best because cooking denatures the enzymes in the plants to some degree. It is more difficult to digest them however, because cooking helps with that. You might consider a raw salad and par-boil for other meals. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Will eating more raw vegetables and fruit help with constipation due to meds?
What foods do better in having a BM?
If meds is cause, solution?
Yes ...: In general, we believe higher fiber foods provide a better substrate for the formation of feces. High-fiber (read the label!) cereal, especially containing bran, is a good choice. Also beans, high fiber/whole grain bread, dried fruit, berries, nuts, plums/pears, apples, broccoli. Lots of water and exercise also help. Talk with doc about med change, but usually diet changes will work. Good luck! ...Read more
I Eating Raw Green Chillies.And Now My ButtHole Burns And Also Burning Sensation In My Urine.Please Help Me?
Eat ice cream after: Seriously stop eating the chilies which may be too harsh for your system ...Read more
Am I taking a risk of getting food poisoning by eating vegetables, such as tomatoes and spinach, raw?
Is there any natural way to change the colour of your eye? Like from brown to green? Does eating raw, only fruits and veggie, help do that?
Is eating a fully raw vegan/fruit diet really worth it and the best diet? My friends eyes turned from brown to green eating raw for yrs? How is this
A doctor in my country said eating a lot of raw green peas weakens young boys' sperms.Does this make sense?
I have digestion disorders & chronic constipation despite drinking about 3 liters of water &eating high amount of fibers (raw&cooked vegetables) , why?
I am three weeks in healing from an uncomplicated diverticulitis attack. I am eating more fiber such as fruits with out skins or seeds, cooked vegetables and drinking about 60 ounces of water a day. My question, what is your opinion on eating raw v
Been eating 14 cups of raw vegetables everyday for 14 days with 3 potent alkaline waters. Mild disorientation, diarrhea, breathing hard, nausea? Help!
Extremely unwise: Why are you surprised? To sustain your organs, muscles, immune system, life you need protein calories. You chose a diet with no protein but only sugar calories. This was EXTREMELY unwise. Your body is now probably trying to stay alive by digesting some of your muscles and organs to get the protein it needs. Go eat the right calories to sustain life: Proteins. ...Read more
Is it considered malabsorption IF I have a loose bowel movement 2 - 3 hours usually after eating ALOT of vegetables. Steamed and raw vegetables.
Cooking no change: Leafy green veggies have lots of good stuff for our bodies. You can continue eating them. Try to eat a consistent amount though. If you vary the amount you eat, your level of vitamin k will jack up and down, which will make your inr yo-yo. So eating a steady amount of leafy greens will help prevent this and you can keep getting the good healthy veggie benefits too, . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm going to maintain diet. And i want to eat raw vegetables so tell me what can I eat and give me a food schedule!
Raw vegetables: People vary widely in the foods they can tolerate, much less the ones that work best for their own metabolism. We don't know what your goals are, what your health is like, medications you might be on, etc. For an individualized plan, you need your own doctor and nutritionist to work with. They can take your history and work with you to develop your own next steps. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Can you eat raw frozen and raw fresh vegetables as long as you rinse them first? I don't see the issue since we don't cook our raw fruit.
OK for most BUT...: Many people eat only raw vegetables (and raw food) for health benefits, but many nutrients in vegetables are better absorbed when cooked (esp. if boiled or steamed) while others are degraded by cooking. Cruciferous veggies have chemicals that suppress thyroid function if eaten in excess that are deactivated by cooking. See http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/raw-veggies-are-healthier/ ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Which is the raw product of fava beans. is it derived from regular green beans. how can we distinguish between green beans and fava beans?
Favs beans: They are part of the pea family. They are shelled and cooked that way. The pods look like pea pods. Delicious! All the best. ...Read more
Raw Food: I think that medicine may be neutral about this. As long as the vegetables are cleaned properly there would be no health concerns. We eat raw vegetables all the time in salads and such. ...Read more