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I want to know if the heat (heat peanuts on the stove) destroys the goitrogens peanuts and which nuts have goitrogens.
Enjoy your peanuts: Don't believe everything you read online. Cabbage and its close relatives are the foods that actually inhibit thyroid hormone production somewhat, and even then, it's a minor effect. I do not see you listing any actual thyroid disease; peanuts are a staple drop in much of the world and if they were actually making thyroids sick, we'd know. Enjoy your nuts and be glad for good health. ...Read more
Hello. I had wanted to know if it's safe to heat up prune juice on stove top or microwave to make it more warm and for how long. ?
Yes ....: ... it is safe. Either method is ok, but it's best to avoid boiling. How long depends on how cold it is when you start: if taking bottle from the fridge, you probably need to pour out a glass, and heat at least a minute, but perhaps at 60-80% reduced power. Stove top ok, but seemingly more work. It is a great idea to enhance fiber in diet and stimulate a bowel movement. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heat injury: One of many signs of heat injury can be swelling in tissues. Often means one has been overheated to such a degree that the kidneys are overwhelmed and are unable to maintain a good salt balance.Avoid heat injury! ...Read more
Maybe a heat rash?: Heat rashes occur, and are not uncommon. Sometimes it's related to sweating a lot, with or without "blocked" sweat glands or oil glands. Other times it's related to sports equipment friction, bacteria, moisture, etc... Being in a hot tub can lead to a "hot tub" rashes. Rashes are difficult to describe in words, so it is best to have a doctor look at a rash. ...Read more
Overheats and faints: A person who gets overheated will automatically dilate (widen) the blood vessels in his skin so that more blood will flow to the skin. His body does this in hopes of cooling him down, just like the elephant who sends more blood to his ears to cool his body down. The person, however, feels lightheaded and may faint because there is not enough blood flowing his brain (too much blood is in the skin). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer