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Can you please describe examples of good fats that are not fish oils?

Can you please describe examples of good fats that are not fish oils?

In moderation: Examples of foods high in monounsaturated fats include vegetable oils such as olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, sunflower oil and sesame oil. Other sources include avocados, peanut butter, and many nuts and seeds. ...Read more

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Thick jelly fish looking discharge all month long. What could be the cause?

Thick jelly fish looking discharge all month long. What could be the cause?

More info needed: There are too many causes of vaginal discharge to even make a guess: hormonal issues (e.g. contraception side effects), pregnancy, tumors (rare at your age), and various infections, including STDs-- of course depending on your or partner's risk for STD. All new or unexplained vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation, so see your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is fat from oily fish, avocados and nuts good to eat? Is there anything better?

Is fat from oily fish, avocados and nuts good to eat? Is there anything better?

Enjoy yourself: Despite all the "pop" claims online, your food choices aren't the primary determinant of whether you stay healthy. You're avoiding the excessively greasy, sugary, and fatty stuff. Eat what you like, vary it to be sure of getting your micronutrients, and stay physically active. ...Read more

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Winter session my skin thick and fish scale how to cream use?

Winter session my skin thick and fish scale how to cream use?

Dry scaly skin: Use a cream or lotion with 12% ammonium lactate or with 20% urea. Once twice or three times per day depending upon the severity. ...Read more

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Is pangasius fish low in fat colesterol and good for someone that wants to slim down?

Pangasium: See the following, the fish should be reasonable for someone with the goals you list. http://seafoodhealthfacts.org/seafood_choices/pangasius.php. ...Read more

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Is it true that taking fish oil helps me to become fat? Because I have a friend taking it & now her face and body becomes fat

Is it true that taking fish oil helps me to become fat? Because I have a friend taking it & now her face and body becomes fat

Fish oil: Fish oil is not causing your friend to gain weight. Fish oil has many benefits including increasing good Cholesterol and protecting the heart. So please don't be alarmed, just keep a well balanced diet and keep up with your exercise and you should be fine. ...Read more

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Would a diet high in saturated fat from nuts, milk, and fish raise cholesterol if I am at a healthy weight?

Would a diet high in saturated fat from nuts, milk, and fish raise cholesterol if I am at a healthy weight?

Cholesterol: Regardless of what the media seem to portray and how foods are marketed cholesterol is about your genetics by significant amounts than your diet. I cannot imagine a healthy young male at age 17 having any effect on their cholesterol from this normal diet. ...Read more

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I'm 16 and a guy skinny fat how do I become muscular without going to the gym I don't eat fish or eggs, sometimes I eat meat, how to not be skinny fat?

I'm 16 and a guy skinny fat how do I become muscular without going to the gym I don't eat fish or eggs, sometimes I eat meat, how to not be skinny fat?

Well - if you want: to become muscular - just sitting around isn't going to make it happen. If you decide to get serious about building muscle, talk to your coach or a trainer about getting you on a schedule and teaching you the right exercises. ...Read more

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We're asked to eat fish for lowering cholesterol, but seems even salmon,tuna,tilapia etc are itself high in cholesterol,saturated fat. Isn't it true?

We're asked to eat fish for lowering cholesterol, but seems even salmon,tuna,tilapia etc are itself high in cholesterol,saturated fat. Isn't it true?

Good fats & bad fats: There are good fats and bad fats just as there are good carbs and bad carbs. Your nervous system needs good fats such as those found in oily fish like salmon and tuna to work properly. These fish are high in Omega 3 essential fatty acids which help to decrease inflammation as well as lower cholesterol levels. ...Read more

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What to do if i take fish oil. Witch has fat in it. Will it stop my body from burning muscle?

What to do if i take fish oil. Witch has fat in it. Will it stop my body from burning muscle?

Depends: You tend to metabolize muscle when you're in a calorie deprived state so if you're on a weight reduction diet, you're at risk. You can minimize this by 1) exercising regularly and b) eating protein which is what muscle requires to regenerate. Fish oil can raise your HDL ('good") cholesterol but is not special for preserving muscle. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get my omega-3 fats if I am allergic (anaphelixic) to fish?

What's the best way to get my omega-3 fats if I am allergic (anaphelixic) to fish?

Skip them!: Most recent data suggests that they're not helpful. If there is some modest benefit, it doesn't pay for you to take the chance if you have anaphylaxis with fish. ...Read more

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How can I get the omega-3 fats from fish without the risk of higher mercury levels?

How can I get the omega-3 fats from fish without the risk of higher mercury levels?

Avoid farmed salmon: Just make sure if you eat salmon that you get wild not farmed. Farmed salmon have much higher levels of pcbs and can be very bad for you. Any salmon you get at a restaurant is likely to be farmed unless a wild species is named. Do not believe them if they claim it is wild but cannot tell you the name of the species. ...Read more

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Is it my routine can reduce my weight if i just only eat rice+fish+vegetble at noon and just drink low fat milk+oat at night?Im so confusing...

Is it my routine can reduce my weight if i just only eat rice+fish+vegetble at noon and just drink low fat milk+oat at night?Im so confusing...

Yes if small serving: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I am craving a slice of fried fish or some curry chicken. Had a lap chole 2 weeks ago. Is there a risk? Will I ever be able to eat fat once in a blue moon? It's hard to give up

I am craving a slice of fried fish or some curry chicken. Had a lap chole 2 weeks ago. Is there a risk? Will I ever be able to eat fat once in a blue moon? It's hard to give up

See below: As you heal, you should be able to resume a normal regular diet. Fatty foods should not cause a problem except some people experience abdominal gassy feelings or diarrhea. You should not get pains. But start carefully with smaller amounts of greasy foods soon after surgery to see how you feel. ...Read more

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