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Green Lipped Mussel
No reliable info: There are hundreds of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical stuff. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (but manufacturers make claims, based on theories, animal tests, testimonials, chemical similarities, etc... But not on real research because real research is hard to do). So, with supplements like green-lipped mussel, nobody really knows the full effects. ...Read more
Is my vegetable intake okay? I eat mostly green veggies(broccoli, mixed greens, green pepper, green beans, etc.). My fruit intake is quite colorful.
Sounds good to me: I recommend people eat fruits & vegetables of all colors as the colors are made by different beneficial micronutrients. It's great that you're eating the veggies you do & that you're getting colorful fruits, so you're doing fine, but consider adding in some red/orange/yellow peppers, onions, carrots, tomatoes & purple cabbage. You might also consider seeing a good homeopath for your thought issues. ...Read more
Does this affect my Skyla at all? Natural Change Blend SP-7D (red clover black cohosh pomegranate red raspberry wild yam fenugreek seed butternut fennel)
All good: the hormone contained in a Skyla IUD (Levonorgestrel) generally Works within the uterus. because very little of the hormone ever makes it into the bloodstream, it is not affected by medications you take or things you eat like with birth control pills. This is why IUD's are a fantastic method of birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?
Introducing foods: At 7 months, you can definitely introduced pureed meats. You should always introduce foods one a time to make sure a child is not allergic to a food. ...Read more
I've bin drnking bigelow herbal tea.For 3 days now...And i noticed my stool.Is dark green?Is it bec of d tea?Im scared ..Is dark green stool notmal?
Probably it is: Different colored stools can often reflect what we eat, especially if in large quantities; cranberries can cause maroon color, which can mimic lower GI tract bleed; , iron supplement can cause black stool, which may be mistaken for melena or black stools caused by GI bleeding, often in the upper GI tract. Betray the binging of bigelow, and behold--the bowel becomes brown once again! ...Read more
Had chinese yestrday.Saw stringy cabbage in poop & stringy red pieces.Could be carrots or blood?Haemoglobin-increased from last month& irontest-normal
Insufficient reports: Green coffee beans are beans that have not been roasted. Roasting decreases chlorogenic acid, a chemical that is believed to increase metabolism and help with weight loss. Inadequate studies have been done to prove safety or to determine correct dosing. Green beans also contain caffeine, which is well known to cause upset stomach, jitteriness, insomnia and occasionally anxiety. ...Read more
2yr old has dark green diarrhea both thick/watery with bright green mucus, after food poisoning from undercooked hamburger.
Diarrhea: When red meat is not cooked properly or is kept in the refrigerated condition for a long time, the possibility of diarrhea increases manifold. Consumption of red meat that is infected with a bacterium called Escherichia coli is one of the most common causes of food poisoning. Maybe he should get a stool culture. Keep him well hydrated and if there is fever, and diarrhea continues go to the ER. ...Read more
Docs, was my dinner healthy for weight loss, excercise and heart? 1 thick boneless skinless chicken breast piece, tomatoes and black beans and 1 lime.
Pregnant and halfway through eating at restaurant saw sandwich had melted blue cheese...is this bad?
I usually get a 6 inch Club on honey oat bread with green & bananna peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers from subway. Is this well balanced meal?
Am assuming: that club sandwich has some form of meat. Sounds fine. ...Read more
No: Unless you are allergic to any of those foods. ...Read more