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What are the preferable food to eat to increase blood level?

What are the preferable food to eat to increase blood level?

See below: Meat has heme iron which is easily absorbed. Also high in iron:Legumes: lentils, soybeans, tofu, tempeh, lima beans Grains: quinoa, fortified cereals, brown rice, oatmeal Nuts and seeds: pumpkin, squash, pine, pistacio, sunflower, cashews, unhulled sesame Vegetables: tomato sauce, swiss chard, collard greens, Other: blackstrap molasses, prune juice >http://bit. Ly/1iswyjG ...Read more

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Why is it unhealthy to eat foods that increase cholesterol in the blood?

Why is it unhealthy to eat foods that increase cholesterol in the blood?

Risk factor: Elevated cholesterol levels are one of many risk factors for atherosclerosis. This is cholesterol deposits in your arteries, which reduces blood flow to the affected organ. This can increase your risk of heart attack, stroke, renal failure, peripheral vascular disease, and renal failure. ...Read more

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Are there any list of foods to eat to increase my stamina for running which might also help me improve my short breath whike running?

Are there any list of foods to eat to increase my stamina for running which might also help me improve my short breath whike running?

No magic here: Eat enough quality protein to maintain your lean muscle mass & limit calories to keep fat off. In spite of all the nonsense on the internet, food choice doesn't make or break health in most situations. You need to stay trim if you want to be an effective runner. If you are training hard but can't keep up with peers, a physician might check your heart over, especially for valvular disease. ...Read more

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What types of foods should I eat to increase muscle?

What types of foods should I eat to increase muscle?

Refined Sugars: Eat lean protein such as fish and poultry. Supplement with whey protein if needed.

Stay away from sugars that have a high glycemic index wil turn on the pancreas to produce insulin. This elevated surge of Insulin with cause the body to store fat. ...Read more

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What food should I eat to increase fatal weight at 33 week? My baby is just 4 pound at 33.2 week?

What food should I eat to increase fatal weight at 33 week? My baby is just 4 pound at 33.2 week?

Fetal weight: Hopefully you mean "fetal" weight, rather than "fatal" weight. And hopefully you're eating a healthy food plan with lean proteins, veggies, fruits, and healthy fats (especially dha, which the baby needs to develop its brain)? Please talk with your ob-gyn about your baby's growth, and your personal food plan. If you need help with eating, s/he can refer you to an individual nutritionist. ...Read more

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What foods can u eat to increase seratonion levels to the brain?

What foods can u eat to increase seratonion levels to the brain?

Serotonins: Serotonin is a brain chemical involved in vital body functions and to regulate mood and sleep.
These are the foods that increase serotonin from literature review- buckwheat, bananas, dark chocolate, sour cherries, whey protein, wild fish and seafood, flaxseed, free range turkey and
beef. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat to increase blood sugar levels?

What foods should I eat to increase blood sugar levels?

Meat and veggies: Eat only meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry and low starch veggies, drink only water. In other words avoid all carbs, carbs will only briefly raise your sugar levels and then you will get hungry again. The fats in the meat or fish or cheese or eggs or poultry will act like a "log on your metabolic fire" to keep your blood sugar stable for hours. ...Read more

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What type of food must I eat to increase cartilage level?

What type of food must I eat to increase cartilage level?

Several: Help the joints. Squash, dark green leafy vegetables, citrus fruits, olive oil and turkey to name a few ...Read more

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What are some foods I can eat to increase my drive for sexual activity?

What are some foods I can eat to increase my drive for sexual activity?

Not many: Unless you are having a specific deficiency, the only thing you can do is eat a balanced healthy diet. There is no food that will force your mind or your body to increase sex drive. If you are inhibited, then an alcoholic beverage may relieve some anxiety and allow you to let your inner feelings show. That's not the same as an increased sex drive, but it might give the same result. ...Read more

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Sir I feel very weak sometimes. My body is not so strong. What foods should I eat to increase my body energy?

Sir I feel very weak sometimes. My body is not so strong. What foods should I eat to increase my body energy?

Go see your doctor: If you feel very weak, best to go see your doctor for a complete evaluation to make sure it's not due to anemia, hypothyroidism, depression, etc. Once cleared, then focus on eating healthy, eg lots of fruits & veggies, healthy fats & oils, lean protein, etc. Your doc can also refer you to a nutritionist for more specific answers. But while waiting, check out mediterranean diet. ...Read more

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What kind of food should I eat, to increase muscle mass?

What kind of food should I eat, to increase muscle mass?

Protein rich: Muscles are made of protein, so to build up muscle mass, you will need to consume ample amount of protein and if you would like to have more than an average man would, then you will need to probably add some supplement to help achieve your goal. ...Read more

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What kind of foods should I eat to increase my heart health?

What kind of foods should I eat to increase my heart health?

Low fat foods and fr: Avoid animal fats which are common in dairy products and processed meats. Exercise daily, eat fruits and vegetables and lose weight such that there is no fat on your belly. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat to increase my vitamin D3 intake? (37 year old female)

What foods should I eat to increase my vitamin D3 intake? (37 year old female)

Vitamin D3: The body makes vitamin d3 when ever sun shines on your skin. If you want to get more vitamin d3, then the easiest way is to take vitamin d3 supplement pill daily, as foods do not contain very much d3. ...Read more

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I would like to know which foods I can eat to increase my (female) sex drive. I am taking 20mg methotrexate teva/week for RA symptoms.?

I would like to know which foods I can eat to increase my (female) sex drive. I am taking 20mg methotrexate teva/week for RA symptoms.?

Diet: I don't think there is a particular diet. All I can tell you is that healthy food, meaning fresh, organic fruits, vegetables, meats along with an exercise program at a gym, a balance calorie diet with the things described above can make a huge difference as you will feel much better. The state of well being has been associated with a higher sexual drive. If you try this and not working in 4-6 mo seedoc. ...Read more

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What to eat to increase appetite for food?

What to eat to increase appetite for food?

Why do you wish to: Do that? Have you lost appetite? Have you lost weight? If answer is no to weight loss, you do not need to eat more. If have had unintentional weight loss you should consult your doctor. ...Read more

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To increase my iron level, what type of foods should I eat?

To increase my iron level, what type of foods should I eat?

Healthy: Sources of iron - egg yolks, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read more

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Semen pH acidic. What key foods should be avoided to increase semen pH? Or what foods should you eat to decrease pH?

Semen pH acidic. What key foods should be avoided to increase semen pH? Or what foods should you eat to decrease pH?

Really? Acidic?: Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/9675619
there's nothing out there on acidic. Some of the components particular to semen (modified amino acids) make it basic.
Foods cannot make the blood acidic. While some drugs are concentrated (somewhat) in semen compared to plasma. You'd need a lot of the drug in the semen to make it acidic and of the few drugs studied that way, none are acids that I've seen. ...Read more

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From last 3yrs my body weight is stuck at 55kgs. I have a great appetite for food. I eat a lot then too somehow my weight has not increased. Pls help!

Rule out...: Malabsorption / maldigestion, such as from celiac sprue or an undiagnosed mild cystic fibrosis. Your physician knows how to do this. Much of what you read about "ideal weight" is subscience; if you are able to complete in vigorous physical activities that you enjoy, i'd not be worried. Your might be an olympic sprinter, and many women prefer a lean man. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to increase weight. Wat r the foods to eat which are having more fat.?

How to increase weight. Wat r the foods to eat which are having more fat.?

High carbs/protein: Eat foods high in calories, eat more protein and fat. Milk and dairy products, cheese ice-cream etc. Peanut butter is good, eggs. Eat multiple meals during day. Figure your BMR and consume more calories than this. Resistance exercise i.E weights. Drink protein shakes-papya juice plus protein plus ice-cream plus few eggs in blender daily. Watch weight increase than. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat foods like soy that increase estrogen in women?

What happens if you eat foods like soy that increase estrogen in women?

Irregular menses: Estrogen has a proliferative affect on the endometrial lining. Of course, if this is being done to mitigate menopausal symptoms, one can expect such symptoms to improve. ...Read more

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Hello sir, I have to increase my memory power. Please let me know about what are the foods can help to gain that? To eat everyday.

Hello sir, I have to increase my memory power. Please let me know about what are the foods can help to gain that? To eat everyday.

Feed your brain: Eliminate trans fatty acids as much as you can -- these are found in heavily processed foods. Move your diet over to organic veggies & fruits, complex carbs, whole grains (not wheat), and lean proteins. Eat healthy fats like salmon, avocados, tree nuts in limited amounts. Supplement with high dha oils -- can come from fish oil, krill, and/or calamarine. A good multivitamin, taken with meals. ...Read more

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What are some food to eat for healthy fat that want raise your colustrol?

What are some food to eat for healthy fat that want raise your colustrol?

Vegetable based fat: You can eat things like avocados, walnuts, pistachios, most other nuts - these have all healthy fats and won't raise your cholesterol.

Also, fish has fats that are good for you (especially salmon and sardines) - just make sure the fish is not fried! ...Read more

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How can I increase my metabolism? Is there food I should eat/drink? I’m a runner but struggling to loose weight.

How can I increase my metabolism? Is there food I should eat/drink? I’m a runner but struggling to loose weight.

Weight loss: Ask you doctor about a low carb and higher protein food plan. It will shift your body from burning sugar for fuel to burning fat if your health is ok for it. Peace and good health. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil replace the carbs in this way of eating. ...Read more

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How to increase my sperm count?? I'm 26 years I mean good food nd stuff I used eat and any exercises or something?

How to increase my sperm count?? I'm 26 years I mean good food nd stuff I used eat and any exercises or something?

Urology: Our question implies that you have tested your specimen and going your sperm count to be low. If this is the case, speak with the doctor that ordered the sperm analysis. If this was a general doctor, ask about a consultation with a urologist. If there what's been no test, and you believe for some reason t have a low count, see a general doctor for a more complete evaluation. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I am vegetarian and my iron and zinc are borderline low. What are best foods I can eat regularly to increase and keep these levels up?

I am vegetarian and my iron and zinc are borderline low. What are best foods I can eat regularly to increase and keep these levels up?

Beans, nuts, seeds &: For iron eat beans, soybeans, brown rice, quinoa, cashews, almonds, sunflower seeds, chard, collards, tomato sauce, dark chocolate etc. See
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Conveniently. Many of these same foods are rich in zinc. See http://tinyurl. Com/pfgdjf2 However, phytates in plant foods may impair zinc absorption. Thus, consider supplementing with a multivitamin. See
http://tinyurl. Com/mzrkbx8 ...Read more

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Every time I eat tomatoes I get diarrhea, It is so abundant food item that I cant avoid it. How can I increase my tolerance to tomatoes?

Every time I eat tomatoes I get diarrhea, It is so abundant food item that I cant avoid it. How can I increase my tolerance to tomatoes?

Tomato: Try various preparations - cooking vs raw;
Withdraw for 10 days, then introduce very small amounts and stay with small amount for 5 days, then increase slightly for 5 days, then increase slightly again for 5 days - etc -to see how this might help ...Read more

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Why do I always crave salty foods? The problem is, that as soon as I eat salt/sodium, my urge to eat salt just increases. If I don't eat salt, its less

Why do I always crave salty foods? The problem is, that as soon as I eat salt/sodium, my urge to eat salt just increases. If I don't eat salt, its less

NaCl is Addictive: You are observing addictive behavior, long observed ; key to why the food industry routinely adds salt (; sugars) to foods to ↑ human appeal, consumption ; sales. Also, while salt has long been vilified, all life is based on salt water organized by fat into compartments (called cells) ; there is no evidence that marked restriction is healthy. However, ↑↑ nacl intake does ↑ water retention some. ...Read more

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What's the doctor's recommendation to increase my testosterone naturally what foods I should eat?

What's the doctor's recommendation to increase my testosterone naturally what foods I should eat?

There are: No foods or supplements or magic that increases your testosterone. Eat a healthy diet, exercise, lose weight if indicated, check your medication, avoid drugs/alcohol/tobacco/heat/radiation/trauma and have a smile on your face. ...Read more

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Please answer! What kind of food can I eat to raise my serotonin and GABA level?

Please answer! What kind of food can I eat to raise my serotonin and GABA level?

Please clarify: Please repost your question with an explanation of why you think your serotonin & GABA levels are too low. Please also indicate where in your body you want to raise these levels, and if your levels have been measured (how else would you know they're low?) please include the numbers. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat to lessen my risks of schizophrenia and dementia, and increase memory function?

What foods can I eat to lessen my risks of schizophrenia and dementia, and increase memory function?

Mental health diet: I know of no medical research demonstrating that diet can cause or have an effect on schizophrenia. Omega 3 fatty acids are good for one's brain. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you give me a list of foods to eat that will raise HDL levels without raising total cholesterol?

Can you give me a list of foods to eat that will raise HDL levels without raising total cholesterol?

Exercise: Exercise raises hdl. Reducing saturated fats may help, but no foods increase HDL per se, except alcohol and I would not recommend that. Consult your doctor to see if you need medication that may raise hdl, e.G, niacin. ...Read more

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Which type of food I can eat to raise my serotonin and GABA level?

Which type of food I can eat to raise my serotonin and GABA level?

Gaba & Serotonin: If you have low GABA, you will have food cravings together with poor impulse control. To balance levels of GABA, you must eat meat especially beef liver, fish, brown rice, lentils, beans, oats, whole wheat, cantaloupe, oranges and mushrooms.
Tryptophan is the chemical precursor of serotonin. Foods in the brain where it synthesizes serotonin. Foods with complex carbohydrates are pineappet tryptop ...Read more

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I am trying to eat healthy what are some good foods that would increase metabolism?

I am trying to eat healthy what are some good foods that would increase metabolism?

Green tea: Green tea is one food-drink that can increase your metabolism and it has antioxidants. Other drinks that might increase your metabolism would be those that contain caffeine- cause caffeine would increase your metabolism. Please use moderation, as too much of a good thing can cause heart palpitations and irregular heart beats, as well as jitteriness. ...Read more

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I want to increase my male fertility through food items because I have low sperm count. What should I eat?

I want to increase my male fertility through food items because I have low sperm count. What should I eat?

No food / supplement: ...Can do this. Sorry. Need to discuss your situation with urologist / fertility specialist. ...Read more

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I have a small chest & I always wondered if foods that are good for breast health work to increase the growth? What foods would be good to eat?

I have a small chest & I always wondered if foods that are good for breast health work to increase the growth? What foods would be good to eat?

Surgery: There is no pill, exercise or other "natural" enhancement aid that can give the same consistent, predictable results that breast augmentation surgery with implants can. Eating foods that are "good for breast health" will not make your breasts larger at age 31. If you wanted to consider plastic surgery with implants, that would be the best option. More information at www. Ohioplastic. Com. ...Read more

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Hello im 27 female. My blood test showed that my red blood cells have decreased. What shall I do to increase my red blood cells? What food shall I eat?

Hello im 27 female. My blood test showed that my red blood cells have decreased. What shall I do to increase my red blood cells? What food shall I eat?

Anemia: A low red blood cell count is known as anemia. Anemia is a symptom, not a disease and thus the cause of anemia must be investigated. While being investigated, one should increase the iron in one's diet. This can be done with iron tablets, or by eating foods rich in iron. This would include red meat, spinach, and beans. ...Read more

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