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How does diet affect your metabolism?

How does diet affect your metabolism?

Numerous ways: Your metabolism can be affected by your diet in many ways. A poor or imbalanced diet can slow your metabolism by not providing your body with all the necessary nutrients to function. A diet high in processed foods can be more difficult to digest, taking more energy and thus affecting your metabolism. Finally, fasting or skipping meals will slow metabolism as your body tries to conserve energy. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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How does licorice negatively affect your teeth?

How does licorice negatively affect your teeth?

It is sticky and: full of processed sugars. It is flavored with anise an herb not related to licorice but tastes like it. True organic licorice has a beneficial compound known as glycyrrhizin. The amount of it in true organic licorice varies by location in the world where it comes from. ...Read more

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How much does your diet affect your well-being?

How much does your diet affect your  well-being?

Diet & health: Significantly, especially adequate proteins & carb's. & essential fatty acids from fruits & vegetables, & omega from seafood. ...Read more

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Does the health of your gums affect how fast your teeth will move with braces?

Does the health of your gums affect how fast your teeth will move with braces?

Absolutely: Teeth will move faster through healthy tissues than through unhealthy tissues. Moving teeth in the presence of inflammatory disease can result in gum/bone loss. ...Read more

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How does tooth decay affect your heart?

How does tooth decay affect your heart?

Decay isn't healthy: Do you think you may be thinking of the studies that have shown a correlation between periodontal disease causing plaque and plaque in your heart? Here's an article with more information: http://www.Colgate.Com/app/cp/us/en/oc/information/articles/oral-and-dental-health-basics/medical-conditions/heart-disease-and-oral-health/article/cardiovascular.Cvsp. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect your eye health?

How does your diet affect your eye health?

Diet is important: There has been much research done that shows your diet is directly related to your eye health. High fat diets have been linked to age-related macular degeneration (amd). Smoking is also a risk factor for amd. Certain nutrients have been shown to be helpful in patients with amd. You should consult with a retina specialist to determine if you should be taking certain eye vitamins. ...Read more

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How does diet affect your nose health?

How does diet affect your nose health?

Nose problem: Diet affects everycell in your body and thay is why a healthy lifestyle with a healthy diet is so important. If you are having a problem with your nose, then call your doctor for an examination as to the cause of the problem and receive proper treatment. ...Read more

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How does your potassium affect your kidneys?

How does your potassium affect your kidneys?

Let me explain: Potassium. Potassium is a mineral found naturally in many fruits and vegetables, such as oranges, potatoes, bananas, dried fruits, dried beans and peas, and nuts. Healthy kidneys measure potassium in the blood and remove excess amounts. Diseased kidneys may fail to remove excess potassium. With very poor kidney function, high potassium levels can affect the heart rhythm. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect your skin health?

How does your diet affect your skin health?

Diet and Skin: All living human cells, including skin require protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins and minerals among other various nutrients to function normally, so a healthy, well rounded diet is needed for this. A multi-vitamin may be helpful if your diet is lacking or poor. ...Read more

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How does food affect your voice?

How does food affect your voice?

2 ways: Foods which are acidic or spicy can directly damage the voice box, and contribute to hoarseness. Other foods, like high fat foods, caffeine, and others, can contribute to reflux. Acid reflux is a very common cause of vocal cord problems. ...Read more

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How does your diet affect svt?

How does your diet affect svt?

A few possibilities: Most SVT ("supraventricular tachycardia") episodes are unrelated to diet. There's an inherent abnormality in the way electricity is initiated or conducted in the heart. Occasionally, it can be set off by caffeine or alcohol, though this is much less common than you might think. Rarely, acid reflux can be a trigger for svt; in these patients, any food causing heartburn may be a culprit. ...Read more

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How does tobacco affect the teeth?

How does tobacco affect the teeth?

Some thoughts...: Periodontal disease causes the gums to recede, and smokers have a higher incidence of periodontitis. Inhaled toxins, irritating hot smoke, decreased salivary flow resulting in dry mouth and an increase of calculus, delayed healing, and constricted blood vessels all are factors. Dry mouth also results in higher caries rate. Higher incidence of oral cancer of the soft tissues. ...Read more

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How does drinking affect your lungs?

How does drinking affect your lungs?

Slows breathing: Alcohol is a brain depressant - it causes a part of the brain called the medulla to slow heart rate and depress breathing. In severe alcohol poisoning people can literally stop breathing. Alcohol however has not direct toxicity to the lungs themselves. Always drink in moderation. ...Read more

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How does clindamycin affect your energy levels?

How does clindamycin affect your energy levels?

Usually not at all: This is not normally a side effect of clindamycin. However, any infection can cause low energy -- so I would guess that whatever infection you are being treated for is more likely the cause than the antibiotic. Discuss with the doctor treating you. ...Read more

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How does sushi affect your brain?

How does sushi affect your brain?

Probably doesn't: Most food choices have little impact on health. Despite the "pop" wisdom that fish is "brain food", I'm not aware of its being anything more than a good source of protein. Ironically, Japan -- home of sushi -- suffered a grisly epidemic of fish-borne mercury poisoning with horrible brain damage from a corrupt corporation dumping mercury waste into the sea. ...Read more

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How does sleeping affect your skin?

How does sleeping affect your skin?

Varies: If you sleep well and long enough (8 hrs) to attain deep sleep, your body has the opportunity to recouperate and release all the good hormones we depend on.Also. Your muscles will relax and rest.The skin is not stretched or contorted, as it is when you are awake.These things contribute to overall health and also affect your muscle tone. All of which can result in a fresher, toned, healthy appearance. ...Read more

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Does your bone thickness affect how fast you can build your muscles?

Does your bone thickness affect how fast you can build your muscles?

More the opposite: You may build muscle more quicly with more "resistance" exercise - (using your muscles against or to move a weight) but your bone thickness does not affect this process other than as it increases the weight that your muscles must move. On the other hand, the more lean muscle mass you have, the greater the forces you can put on your bones, and the higher your bone density will be. ...Read more

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How does salt affect your health?

How does salt affect your health?

Effects of salt: We all need some sodium as part of a healthy diet. Up to 80% of what you need is already there in the food you eat. Excess salt though has been associated with high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. Here is a more comprehensive article to help you: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html. ...Read more

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Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Describe how caffeine can affect your stress level. How does it affect your cardiorespiratory system?

Caffeine = stimulant: So it adds to physiological arousal that stress can produce. It will increase heart rate, alertness, and insomnia in some people. It can decrease fatigue and improve concentration. If you have high stress or anxiety, caffeine would not be recommended. ...Read more

Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more