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Doctor insights on: Glutamate In Foods Naturally

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Can foods rich in phytoestrogen inhibit those estrogens naturally produced by the body?

Can foods rich in phytoestrogen inhibit those estrogens naturally produced by the body?

Little or not at all: The majority of studies show that phytoestrogens have beneficial effects of women. For example, they have been shown to support the prevention of breast cancer in women who have consumed soy most of their life. ...Read more

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What are foods rich in nicotinic acid?

What are  foods rich in nicotinic acid?

Vitamin B3: Nicotinic acid or nacin is found in variety of foods, including liver, chicken, beef, fish, cereal, peanuts, legumes, and whole grain products. Also avocado, tomatoes, dates, broccoli, carrots, and sweet potatoes. Can also be found in mushrooms and even beer! ...Read more

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Can certain foods boost testosterone naturally?

Can certain foods boost testosterone naturally?

Healthy lifestyle: First, lose weight if you are overweight. Sleep 8 hours per/night. Increase exercise aerobic plus strength training. Take control of stress. Researching various medical website, most conclude that you need to optimize your Vitamin D levels. Increase healthy fats eg, nuts, avocados, fish, eggs, olives, olive oil. Increase zinc in diet with Oysters, shellfish and beans. Contact your Dr. about T. ...Read more

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Can the salt in prepared foods contain iodine?

Can the salt in prepared foods contain iodine?

Look at the label: Not all salt contains iodine--if you have a list of ingredients it should tell you. ...Read more

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Does dextroamphetamine occur naturally in any natural foods such as fruits and vegetables?

Does dextroamphetamine occur naturally in any natural foods such as fruits and vegetables?

Not really: Amphetamine is a synthetic compound similar to naturally occuring adrenaline. There may be some rare plants with small amounts of it, but you cannot supplement you diet in a way that would give you therapeutic amounts of amphetamine. Caffeine shares many of the same propeties, but it's relativelly weaker and short-acting. ...Read more

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What foods contain monosodium glutamate?

What foods contain monosodium glutamate?

Too Many: It is the sole ingredient in accent. Used in chinese food as well as spanish food, but because of it's excellent ability to enhance the taste of food, it can be found virtually anywhere where taste enhancement is desired. ...Read more

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Can eating certain foods stimulate the male libido?

Can eating certain foods stimulate the male libido?

Not likely: Libido is complex interplay of general health, hormone status, mental state, personality make-up etc. A well balanced diet, exercise and general fitness may improve one's sex life. ...Read more

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What are some foods rich in l-carnitine?

What are some foods rich in l-carnitine?

Don't know why: you want to eat l-carnitive, but look at site such as webmd. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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Is the sugar found in fruit juices natural or processed sugar?

Is the sugar found in fruit juices natural or processed sugar?

Juices: It can be either. See how sugar was added to the juice by reading nutritional labels. ...Read more

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What foods can increase melanin production in the body?

What foods can increase melanin production in the body?

None: The body will produce all the melanin it is programmed to produce from all but the most stringent diets. No food will enhance this as the body is very efficient at doing. ...Read more

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What vitamins remain in foods that are microwaved?

What vitamins remain in foods that are microwaved?

Microwave: Microwaving food destroys enzymes more than vitamins. Enzymes produce transforming actions in the body which helps us convert food into energy. Please never microwave anything w/saran wrap covering. It can put toxins into food. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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In what ways are fats, proteins and carbohydrates stored in the body?

In what ways are fats, proteins and carbohydrates stored in the body?

The body is composed: The body is mostly muscle and protein (bone excluded), and the only stored carbs are glycogen (less than two pounds). Glycogen is an energy source that at maximal exertion lasts only twenty minutes! ingested carbs are not essential for life! ...Read more

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What foods are highest in tyrosine?

What foods are highest in tyrosine?

Doesn't matter: Tyrosine is not an essential amino acid. Your body can make all the tyrosine it needs from phenylalanine, which IS an essential amino acid. Any exogenous tyrosine simply lowers your requirement for phenylalanine, any excess of which the body then wastes or burns as fuel. ...Read more

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Do soy proteins help in estrogen production in women?

Do soy proteins help in estrogen production in women?

Maybe not really: It depends on the type of soy fermented vs non fermented and the amount consumed. In order to raise estrogen one needs to take a lot of soy daily. However in general estrogen deficiency is not very common but Progesterone deficiency very common. ...Read more

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Which diets are enriched in proteins ??

Which diets are enriched in proteins ??

Diets: Here is a good review of most popular diets: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2014/01/07/us-news-best-diets-how-we-rated-32-eating-plans ...Read more

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How are nutrients processed in the body?

How are nutrients processed in the body?

Nutrients: This is hard to answer in 400 words, but basically foods are broken down by enzymes in the Gastrointestinal tract, then absorbed through the lining, distributed to the blood which delivers them to the cells of the body. ...Read more

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What foods contain monosodium glutamate?

Too Many: It is the sole ingredient in accent. Used in chinese food as well as spanish food, but because of it's excellent ability to enhance the taste of food, it can be found virtually anywhere where taste enhancement is desired. ...Read more

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What types of foods are free of monosodium glutamate?

What types of foods are free of monosodium glutamate?

Numerous nowadays: Check with the package ingredient section on the container, and ask at restaurants. Less and less often is msg being used, even in the chinese restaurant scene. ...Read more