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Doctor insights on: Effect Of Beano On Complex Carbohydrates

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What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?

What's the benefit of consuming complex carbohydrates (grains mostly) over simple carbohydrates (fruits, veggies)?

You got it backwards: Fruits and veggies are NOT simple carbohydrates! Simple carbohydrates are sugars and foods that easily break down into sugars,such as white flour,white rice, potatoes and juices.These readily raise our blood sugar, which is unhealthy.Complex carbohydrates are found in whole grains,most vegetables and fruits and generally contain fiber. These raise blood sugar less. See http://tinyurl.com/y8f4cagu ...Read more

Carbs (Definition)

Carbs is an abbreviation for carbohydrates. The human body breaks down carbohydrates into basic sugars such ...Read more


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Can I take beano when pregnant?

Can I take beano when pregnant?

Unsure: No studies performed per beano website on safety of beano in pregnancy. States to "ask your doctor". I could not find the ingredients. States made for natural ingredients. Simethicone in other anti-gas meds is a category c. I can only reiterate, "ask your doctor" and check other alternatives for your gas. Maybe a diet change would be all that is needed. ...Read more

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Help! can beano be taken with antibiotics?

Help! can beano be taken with antibiotics?

Yes: Gas relief products can be taken with most antibiotics. Check with a pharmacist for specifics. ...Read more

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Is beano and gas x good for you?

Is beano and gas x good for you?

Beano or Gas X: Beano or gas x would be useful in those with problem with excessive gas. Without those symptom, there is no justification to use them. ...Read more

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How do products like gas x / beano work?

Reduce gas: Both products contain simethacone. This is a kind of detergent that breaks up gas bubbles into smaller bubbles. This causes less distension of the intestine, thus less cramps and easier passage and elimination of gas. ...Read more

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How fast does it take gas-x and beano to relieve gas?

Fairly quickly: Usually within 6-8 hours depending upon one's transit time (how fast things move through one's intestine). ...Read more

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What are the differences in how gas-x and beano affect gas?

Gas: Beano has 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from aspergillus niger mold. It contains enzymes that help to break down starches in beans. Gas-x contains simethicone which helps to reduce gas bubbles that are trapped in mucus. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take beano after eating a baked potato? I just had surgery just wondering

Is it ok to take beano after eating a baked potato? I just had surgery just wondering

Yes: But why would you take if not eating beans specifically? It should not cause a problem. ...Read more

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Is taking beano regularly bad for you? Im a vegetarian.

Is taking beano regularly bad for you? Im a vegetarian.

Not at all: People can't fully digest beans because our bodies do not make enzymes that break down certain starches in beans. The bacteria in our intestines then break down the starches & produce gas. Beano provides enzymes that help to break the starches down, thus reducing gas. I know of no harm from taking beano regularly. An alternative is to sprout beans, which also improves digestibility of the starches. ...Read more

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Does beano cause constipation?

Does beano cause constipation?

I checked quite a: Few sites ; the only side effect that was noted was rare sensitivity. Beano has 150 galu (galactosidase units) of alpha-d-galactosidase derived from aspergillus niger mold. ...Read more

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Can I use beano for all vegan foods?

Can I use beano for all vegan foods?

Yes: If you have become a vegan for moral reasons, then i admire your choice. I trust you know that unless you know exactly how to supplement, you will ruin your health quickly. The vegan community is a mix of upstanding, scientifically-minded people and cynical, shameless liars and crooks. Make the decision that's right for you, and good luck. ...Read more

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Can I still take my probiotic with beano?

Can I still take my probiotic with beano?

Yes!: should be just fine and the two may work together to help with your bloating. Consult me here on HealthTap if you want to discuss you diet and health in more depth, it seems like you are having a lot of GI issues. ...Read more

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Help! can beano raise blood pressure?

Help! can beano raise blood pressure?

Should not: beano contains the enzyme that helps to digest beans. The digestion of beans should not raise your blood pressure, nor should using this enzyme supplement. Other ingredients include: Cellulose gel, mannitol, invertase, potato starch, magnesium stearate, colloidal silica, gelatin. They should not raise your blood pressure either. ...Read more

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How can I stop farting? Does beano work ?

Natural : Passage of flatus (farting) is natural. Beano and gas-x does at times help. ...Read more