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Doctor insights on: Fig Newtons Nutritional Facts

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Do figs help increasing in libido?

Do figs help increasing in libido?

In this case why not: Associations we form between things -like figs & sexual desire- can guide how we think/feel...Can affect our health. If someone u admire & trust tells u figs increase libido, this might very well influence how u feel. Harvard researcher dr ted kaptchuk makes a good case 4 harnassing the power of "expectancy" or "placebo" effects: http://bit.Ly/12eb1yf ask self: could ^figs =^libido belief hurt u? ...Read more

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Are fig fruits useful for thyroid patients?

Are fig fruits useful for thyroid patients?

Not particularly : If you like fig fruits, enjoy them. They have no specific effects on your thyroid. ...Read more

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I was hit in the groin right testical is swollen to the size of a larg fig, scotum is completely black but no real pain to speak of. ?

I was hit in the groin right testical is swollen to the size of a larg fig, scotum is completely black but no real pain to speak of. ?

Here are some ...: Scrotal swelling + severe discoloration without much pain after a hit to right groin suggests a low likelihood of injury to the testicles inside the scrotum. Most likely, you got venous rupture in the groin by the hit leading to slow expanding infiltrative hemorrhage, which is usually self-containing and resolve slowly in time with patience. Of course, without a face to face interaction, it's hard ...Read more

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Dr says my vit d level is low, can't remember the figs.1000iu a day was prescribed to help with muscle/nerve twitching. Can i increase to 2000iu a day?

Dr says my vit d level is low, can't remember the figs.1000iu a day was prescribed to help with muscle/nerve twitching. Can i increase to 2000iu a day?

Tess: The fda & mayo studies seem 2 place the mdr 4 vit d @ 800-1000iu/ day. Some say up 2, 2000iu. So i c no prob with 2000iu, that's what i take. Above that u r paying more 2 color ur urine. Mayo saw hyper vitaminosis d after months of 50, 000iu/day so the body is good at getting rid of excess vit d. U need 2 follow the rec of ur treating physician. ...Read more

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My BF has a fatty liver&NASH. Can he eat salts, pepper, chili, citrus, mango, figs, dates, grilled meat?Can he have a free day from time to time?

My BF has a fatty liver&NASH. Can he eat salts, pepper, chili, citrus, mango, figs, dates, grilled meat?Can he have a free day from time to time?

Fatty Liver: Hi, First he has to start with losing weight and exercising, then he has to decrease his fat intake, stop fried food, fast foods, greasy food and red meat, increase vegetable intake, also can start Fish Oil capsule, fruits in a moderate amount are fine, also I think decreasing carb intake is very wise,too. make sure his Triglyceride is not elevated. ...Read more

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If sugar intake from fruits and honey can be too much? I eat a lot of honey, fresh and dry fruits such as raisin date and fig daily.Sugar from yogurt.

If sugar intake from fruits and honey can be too much? I eat a lot of honey, fresh and dry fruits such as raisin date and fig daily.Sugar from yogurt.

It depends : Even natural sugars have calories and can lead to weight gain if consumed in excess. However, our bodies process natural sugars better than refined ones. You are better off getting your sugars from natural products like fruits and honey because of the other nutrients they contain. As long as you are not diabetic your body should handle the sugars without difficulty. ...Read more