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How Hard Is It To Digest Beef
Not at all: Difficult. It's actually somewhat common. As each year one in six persons suffers from a bout of food poisoning, according to the CDC! Just try to be as good as you can about safe home food preparation and eat at restaurants you trust their hygiene. Also try to avoid undercooked/raw meats and seafood. ...Read more
Protein digestion: The majority of protein digestion occurs in the stomach and takes about 4-6 hours. A steak dinner can take you two, maybe three days to get out of your intestines. On the other hand, if you eat vegetables and fruits, they're out of your system in less than 12 hours. Be gentle to your body, eat more fruits and veggies! Your body will thank you for it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No, well, not really: Short answer is no. But remembering you can even overdose on water, nearly anything can be done to an excess and cause some harm. Not specific to cucumbers, I have treated two patients eating excessive raw vegetables so that a bezoar formed (softball size and hardness made out of the white strands of an orange) lodged in the bowel and caused a serious obstruction. ...Read more
Could be: Commercial mushrooms come from safe sources. If you are into foraging for them, either you must be an expert or do this with an expert. Some like morels are easy to identify but others can be difficult and mushroom poisoning is something you would rather not acquire. ...Read more
Likely unrelated: It would be unusual for a patient with cirrhosis to have a swallowing problem. It is possible this is related t a primary esophageal problem. Patients with cirrhosis can get enlarged veins in the esophagus known as varices but these rarely if ever cause difficulty swallowing. ...Read more
Are protected,,,: These are hard to destroy because they are likely in a dormant, protected state. Many fungi like blastomycosis, histoplasmosis, and cryptosporidia have two phases, a spore phase and a cyst/yeast phase where they are better protected by a cyst wall. They can be dormant and harder to kill like this. This is true for many other fungi and other microorganisms also. ...Read more
Is cooked spinich hard to digest? My body doesn't seem to digest it well, and is there anything i can take to help it digest ? Along with other veggies
It may be: Everyone is different, and certain foods may be harder for people to digest, spinach being one of them. Spinach may at times be visible in your stool and it can cause greenish color in your stool etc, all signs it is not being 100% digested. If you can not digest it well, move on to other foods that do not cause you any issues. Best wishes. ...Read more
Cooked? : Perhaps you mean when they are dry and hard, right from the field. Soy beans and derivative products such as tofu are a mainstay foodstuff for millions of people, especially in asia. They are served at local restaurants in the form of edamame, which is quite good. They have been cooked. This is no different than oats or wheat straight from the field. ...Read more
No restrictions : According to 2015 Dietary guidelines Advisory Committee( DGAC ) advocated revision to the decades old guidelines about cholesterol consumption.Yhe group suggested that cholesterol in diet is of no nutrient of concern. As only10 percent of body cholesterol comes from good and90 percent is made in liver.there is no danger in consuming eggs,shrimp and lobster. You can eat egg daily without any worry ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Weight loss...: Fatty liver disease is most often a consequence of the foods we eat and being overweight. There is no specific treatment for fatty liver. If your bmi is > 24, losing weight will result in improvement in ast/alt and reduction of fat in the liver. As the liver returns to a more normal size the pain should go away. Good luck! ...Read more
Symptoms with eating: Food allergy symptoms occur within minutes to a few hours after ingesting or contact with food leading to hives, itching, swelling, nausea, vomiting, abdominal or less likely anaphylaxis. Avoiding the food resolves it. An allergist can review your symptoms and diet and assess for a food allergy vs. Intolerance. Both allergy blood and skin tests are not perfect, but can help guide the allergist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: A normal healthy person can easily digest all usual foods. For good health have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco and do not take any more than one drink/day. ...Read more
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