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Doctor insights on: Good And Bad Effects Of Being A Vegetarian

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What are the benefits of having healthy habits and a good diet?

What are the benefits of having healthy habits and a good diet?

Longevity: So far we can not change our genes. The only thing we can do is to have good eating habits ( low bad cholesterol, low sodium, plenty of fruits and vegetabes or increased fiber, plenty of antioxidants) and do regular exercise, and avoid things that are dangerouse like smoking, drugs or excessive drinking, or risky sex. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of chlorophyll? I heard's it's good for a healthy diet (green veggies) and improving metabolism, but I'm not sure about the latter.

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What are the health benefits of chlorophyll? I heard's it's good for a healthy diet (green veggies) and improving metabolism, but I'm not sure about the latter.

Product of greens: Chlorophyll is what gives plants the green pigment. As for health benefits I don't see any harm in taking it up as green leafy vegetables are high in minerals and nutrients. As for helping metabolism - it helps maintain plant metabolism as it is essential for phtosynthesis. Not sure it has much effects on humans,. ...Read more

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What is the bad and good benefits of musturbation?

What is the bad and good benefits of musturbation?

MASTERMATION: The only drawbacks to masterbation can be desensitizing the phallus and if done prior to intercourse it can drop the sperm count during intercourse. ...Read more

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I have been doing a paleo lifestyle for the past 2 months with good success. What are the risks of a diet like this? (low carb, high protein, organic)

I have been doing a paleo lifestyle for the past 2 months with good success. What are the risks of a diet like this? (low carb, high protein, organic)

HIgh protein Diet: None as long as there is some balance. You do need fats and some carbs and lots of good fluids. This is a very sound and scientifically sound way to eat. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of taking up a vegan diet?

What are the benefits of taking up a vegan diet?

Moral: The last few big studies have all shown no advantage or disadvantage for vegans versus omnivores in any category of illness, or in overall health or longevity when you control for the fact that they tend to have other healthy habits. There's a big moral advantage especially in the era of factory farming, with inhumane treatment of food animals. ...Read more

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What is the good and bad benefits we will get from drinking coffee?

What is the good and bad benefits we will get from drinking coffee?

Many: There are good and bad to everything and coffee is no different. One good is it's a stimulant, which is what most people love. Bad traits can be too much caffeine and staining of teeth. ...Read more

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Im hearing a lot about the benefits of plant based diets. How effective is it for lowering BP and cholesterol? I don't like the idea of pills.

Im hearing a lot about the benefits of plant based diets. How effective is it for lowering BP and cholesterol? I don't like the idea of pills.

Effective for some: While difficult to maintain, a vegan whole-food diet has been shown effective in preventing heart disease in a number of epidemiologic studies. This idea has been pioneered by dr. Esselstyn in his book "prevent and reverse heart disease" and the movie "forks over knives." as a lipidologist, i often employ sterol testing of a person's blood to help predict how effective dietary therapy may be. ...Read more

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What are the health risks associated with a meat-eater diet and a vegan diet?

What are the health risks associated with a meat-eater diet and a vegan diet?

Little difference: Despite all the hoopla and huckstering, the biggest, most recent studies showed no difference between vegans and carnivores in longevity, overall health, or any category of illness. Vegans who do not know EXACTLY what they are doing and supplement as they need to end up with brain damage, anemia, and painful bones. Vegetarianism is clearly a moral choice and many folks simply prefer it. ...Read more

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Is having vitamins and supplements for good health actually good or bad?

Is having vitamins and supplements for good health actually good or bad?

Good if good quality: There are many different vitamins ; supplements. There is strong evidence that good-quality vitamins and appropriate supplements can be beneficial for both preventing and treating a wide variety of health problems, but many are poor quality, have toxic additives or are not appropriate for everyone. Thus, like all therapeutic agents they are best used wisely. See http://bit.Ly/18xyule. ...Read more

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What are good sources of protein for a lacto vegetarian and also what should be the optimum intake of protein for a 19 year old male?

What are good sources of protein for a lacto vegetarian and also what should be the optimum intake of protein for a 19 year old male?

Protein: Rice protein is an excellent source , for a 170pound male for instance you don't need anymore than 70mg per day. If you are active you will need more but the old idea that we need excess protein for optimal health is not true. Stay as close to a plant based diet as possible. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the health risks of consuming a lot of fruits? And how much fruit is enough?

What are the health risks of consuming a lot of fruits? And how much fruit is enough?

Fruit is great!: Fruit in general is very healthy. However a well balanced diet is always recommended, it is never wise to eat only one food group. If you are a diabetic fruit contains lots of sugar which can be a concern. ...Read more

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I'm aware that a great diet and exercise is healthy for the brain, but what are the best foods in terms of constantly studying for quizzes and tests?

I'm aware that a great diet and exercise is healthy for the brain, but what are the best foods in terms of constantly studying for quizzes and tests?

No straight answer: Not aware of evidence that particular food is better for studying...But in general before studying: -make sure you are physically and mentally rested, like after a nice nap -avoid hunger or thirst -avoid heavy meal right before studying. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of black seeds oil and is good to take in a daily basis?

What is Medicine?: This is not a prescription medicine or even something commonly used in american medicine. This question is most likely outside of the scope of this application. ...Read more

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Is eating a lot of ground black and white pepper good or bad for your health?

Is eating a lot of ground black and white pepper good or bad for your health?

Black Pepper: Black pepper contains vitamins c; k, iron, potassium ; fiber. It has been used to aid digestion (constipation, loose stools ; gas). It is useful to reduce congestion occurring w colds or the flu. It has antioxidant ; anti-inflammatory effects ; promotes bioavailability for other nutrients. It has been used for vitiligo tx. One study suggested that black pepper can lead to potassium decreases ;. ...Read more

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What carries a lot of proteins and has a good taste?

What carries a lot of proteins and has a good taste?

MANY FOODS: Most people enjoy meats, fowl, fish, seafood, dairy products. Some vegetables also have protein and there are vegetable proteins like soy and tofu, but not everyone finds those flavorful. ...Read more

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Gave up eating beef, for reasons that vary between the cruelty factor and health benefits. Will i get enough protein from turkey and chicken?

Gave up eating beef, for reasons that vary between the cruelty factor and health benefits. Will i get enough protein from turkey and chicken?

Plenty: Yes, turkey and chicken provide roughly the same amount of protein as beef. One can also get plenty of protein from seafood, eggs, dairy, beans, nuts and seeds as well. There is no nutritional need to get protein from red meat. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of eating a lot of potassium?

What are the health benefits of eating a lot of potassium?

Potassium: https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/minerals/health-benefits-of-potassium.html

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