Doctor insights on:
Honeydew Melon Seeds
If eating healthy shouldn't you still adhere to portions? Is eating a whole cantaloupe and a whole honeydew melon in one sitting for a meal excessive?
Med. melon 186 cal: If you adhere to a 2000 cal per day plan, one medium melon as a meal is not excessive. Be mindful, your body may like the water and sweetness of the melon and want more at your next meal. Consider the melon as your early morning option then plan a large midday meal followed by a short walk and engaging afternoon tasks. Finish with salad, soup and fruit shared with family/friends at evening. ...Read more
Melons for infants: As your infant is at an age that it is safe to introduce solid foods, it is fine to offer melon. I would make sure you purée it with a food processor or "baby bullet" to insure that it will be a texture that he/she can handle. I would try only this new food for 3-5 days to make sure there is no allergic reaction to it. You can continue other solid foods your infant has already been eating. ...Read more
Can help treat it:
I'm not aware of research showing bitter melon preventing diabetes (though it could) but studies show it can be beneficial in treating diabetes- see http://www.Diabetes.Co.Uk/natural-therapies/bitter-melon.Html
it will help best if combined with a healthy low-glycemic diet ; other herbs ; nutrients- see http://bit.Ly/1fuhuyp
if i had diabetes i would try a raw food diet- see http://bit.Ly/14ozp4j. ...Read more
Myths: You can drink water any time you desire. ...Read more
I eat a cup of strawberries, pineapples, grapes, cantaloupe, and honey dew melons mixed together a day. Is it bad to eat a cup of everyday?
No: Most people don't eat enough fruits. A cup a day should be fine as long as you are eating other foods as well. ...Read more
Studies show bitter melon can be beneficial in treating diabetes- see http://www.Diabetes.Co.Uk/natural-therapies/bitter-melon.Html
It will help best if combined with a healthy low-glycemic diet & other herbs & nutrients- see http://bit.Ly/1fuhuyp
If i had diabetes i would try a raw food diet- see http://bit.Ly/14ozp4j ...Read more
Why am I so itchy after eating melon and pineapple? I've never reacted in anyway in my entire life. I'm just trying to lose weight
Had a 600 lbs 4 wheeler land on my upper outer thigh. Very large bruise the size of a melon. Swelling getting worse. Still very painful and hot?
Go to ER:
Rule out fracture of bone!
When a 600 pound 4 wheeler piece of metal lands on a human thigh bone with force think trauma. You have swelling pain heat. Go to ER Now! ...Read more
Why is my hair turning pink.First as a little kid i putted melon juice on my head my hair became dark, then with lemon it became white-pink.Why?
Hair color: Lemon can act as a bleach and is responsible for changing your hair color. ...Read more
When allergy season is around should I stay away from fruits that cross react like bananas, melons? I'm ok on other days when allergies aren't bad
OAS: OAS= oral allergy syndrome, also known as pollen food allergy syndrome. Allergy to pollen can cause oral itching when eating cross-reacting raw fruits and veggies, worse on days when pollen is high. OAS symptoms usually limited to mouth but some patients feel throat discomfort/tingling/itching. Don't necessarily need to avoid those foods, but be aware of your symptoms, take benadryl (diphenhydramine) if needed. ...Read more
Can I change my lunch menu with fruits, like pineapple, melon, watermalon, pepaya,. they will save my stomach
(My height 162cm and weight 121 pounds)?
Can we take water melon and yogurt together because in our set up it is either myth or common saying not to eat this as for causing skin problems. tru?
You're fine: Life is hard enough without these silly folk tales. ...Read more
What could cause craving for fruits such as banana, peaches , plums, nectarine, melon.I eat 6 large banana/day. Any deficiency. Can it causes problems.
Yes, see below::
Yes, there is evidence that both of these are effective in lowering blood sugar. Most of the studies on bitter melon are animal studies so more research is needed but many have found it effective- see http://tinyurl.com/zygunvx and look at the 2013 article it links to.
The evidence on cinnamon is more contradictory. Like all medicines, it helps some more than others: http://tinyurl.com/h8h29fj ...Read more