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Doctor insights on: Homemade Body Butter

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Which butter is good moisturizer whether raw unrefined Shea butter or mango butter?? Please tell me

Which butter is good moisturizer whether raw unrefined Shea butter or mango butter?? Please tell me

Depends: Whatever works for you is the best otherwise there would not be hundreds of moisturizer to choose from. The most important step is to apply the moisturizer within 3 minutes after bathing. There is some suggestion that shea butter may work better on Asian skin but that's just one opinion. ...Read more

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Pure coconut oil is it good for body skin?

Pure coconut oil is it good for body skin?

Sort of.: Coconut oil is a very light moisturizer that sinks in quickly, which appeals to a lot of people. It works well for some, but not those with very dry skin, as it does not moisturize deeply enough. It also tends to clog pores. That doesn’t bother some people, but if you have a tendency to get clogged pores (blackheads, etc), coconut oil might exacerbate that problem. ...Read more

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What is a good homemade skin cream useing milk butter?

What is a good homemade skin cream useing milk butter?

Homemade skin: cream is very difficult and milk butter can just break you out. Why not try gentle moisturizers like cetaphil which is easy to get and use ...Read more

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Cholesterol 5.1 Eat oily fish chicken veg fruit brown rice eggs yogurts cottage chese wholemeal bread olive oil pulses Do I avoid eggs?Walk daily 55yr

Cholesterol 5.1 Eat oily fish chicken veg fruit brown rice eggs yogurts cottage chese wholemeal bread olive oil pulses Do I avoid eggs?Walk daily 55yr

Yolks yes, whites no: One or two yolks weekly should be fine - that's where the fat and cholesterol are. Whites are mainly protein and are a very lean and effective source of such and can be eaten more liberally. ...Read more

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Does curd a.K.A youghurt reduce body heat?

Does curd  a.K.A youghurt reduce body heat?

No.: Any cold food will lower body temp a slight bit when ingested. Of course the energy burned as food is metabolized will more than compensate for the initial drop and maintain your temp at normal. There is no other thermodynamic effect from yogurt or any other food in metabolism. ...Read more

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Does baked potato soup without the skin contain potassium?

Does baked potato soup without the skin contain potassium?

Yes.: Yes. The potassium is not in the skin. The davita website www.Davita.Com, specifically http://www.Davita.Com/kidney-disease/diet-and-nutrition/diet-basics/lowering-potassium-in-potatoes/e/5323 is a good resource and demonstrates how to remove k+ from potatoes - and many other foods. ...Read more

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How many calories in boneless skinless chicken thighs baked in olive oil?

How many calories in boneless skinless chicken thighs baked in olive oil?

Calories: There are about 32.5 calories in one ounce of skinless chicken thighs and 120 calories in a tbsp. of olive oil. So it depends on much chicken and how much olive oil is used. ...Read more

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Does gentle pasteurized juices remove allergenic properties of fruits?

Does gentle pasteurized juices remove allergenic properties of fruits?

No: Processed juices will still contain allergens. If you are allergic to a fruit then you should also avoid the juice. ...Read more

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Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Pregnancy-safe oils: Castor oil and sweet almond oil may bring on early labor, if used earlier than term. Coconut oil and olive oil are safe in pregnancy. Topical vitamin E oil is felt to be safe, but may cause contact dermatitis in some people, as can topical aloe vera. "When in doubt, leave it out" applies in pregnancy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20306538 ...Read more

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Is a vanilla protein shake with milk frozen banana and all natural peanut butter healthy for you after weight training?

Is a vanilla protein shake with milk frozen banana and all natural peanut butter healthy for you after weight training?

Protein and sugar: After a hard work out your body needs protein and some sugar (glucose). You should try not to eat fat and /or a huge amount of sugar. Try to find a protein shake that provides this balance. Non fat milk and a banana both provide some glucose without the fat content. I worry that your frozen shake has too much sugar and fat, which would would counter the affect of your workout. ...Read more

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Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Yes: Oil ingredients that are healthful to ingest are normally healthy to use on the skin where they are often absorbed into the body. Many commercial products contain preservatives that are actually toxic or alter hormone states. ...Read more

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What oil to use to cook foods that are cooked on high heat? (coconut oil vs canola oil etc. Etc.). Cook a lot of indian/ pakistani foods.

What oil to use to cook foods that are cooked on high heat? (coconut oil vs canola oil etc. Etc.). Cook a lot of indian/ pakistani foods.

Depends: Ghee (choose organic) has one of the highest smoke points. Virgin coconut has a relatively low smoke point, and for higher heat cooking, one may want to use expeller pressed coconut oil. More info: http://drfairchild.Blogspot.Com/2012/12/cooking-oils.Html. ...Read more

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Person with gallstones, can she eat grapefruit, tea, pumpkin seed, walnut, almond, Brazilian nuts, cashew, avocado, olive oil, grapeseed oil?

Person with gallstones, can she eat grapefruit, tea, pumpkin seed, walnut, almond, Brazilian nuts, cashew, avocado, olive oil, grapeseed oil?

Sure: Eat anything you want as long as it doesn't cause symptoms. If some foods disagree with you (ex. Fatty foods can sometimes cause pain in patients with gallstones) then avoid them. ...Read more

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Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter healthy?

Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter healthy?

Yes: And everything in moderation but not as the only things you eat. Peanut butter is a good source of protein but has a lot of calories. FYI: Walnuts are one the best sources of healthy omega-3-fats along with bone fish. ...Read more