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How To Stop The Habit Of Eating Raw Rice
I have a habit of eating raw rice. Is dat becomes an affect to me in the future if I continue eating raw rice?
How is the best way to get the most nutrition out of eating tomatoes? Do you get any nutrition from eating raw tomatoes?
Tomatoes: Sure, you can get good nutrition out of eating tomatoes. How you eat them depends on what nutrients you're most seeking. If you want more lycopene, cooked is better than raw. Lycopene is an antioxidant linked with lower risk of cancer and heart attacks. For more vitamin c, raw is better than cooked. http://tinyurl.com/nxvdn3 if you're going to cook tomatoes, i suggest not frying them. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Check for anemia: Raw rice is harder to digest than cooked rice. If one chews and chews to grind the raw rice into a flour slurry, it should digest better. If one has no gurgly tummy symptoms, then the raw rice is not likely causing any problems. One might end up with TMJ pain due to all that chewing. One should also be checked for anemia, which can cause cravings to chew on things. There exist some raw rice myths. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Binge on tortilla chips, pastries, pie, and all kinds of junk food. How can I stop binging once and for all?
When eating can't stop thinking about the nutritional value. Mostly obsessed with eating less saturated fat and h phobia of it. How to stop monitoring?
Just to add: If the 'obsessed' and phobia are truly upsetting, work with a therapist on developing healthier thoughts about these issues and developing some counters for upsetting thoughts may be helpful. While your eating habits and thoughts may not reflect an eating disorder, you seem to be saying that the ruminations are upsetting to you and may benefit from therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to lower LDL of 151? I already limited/eliminated all rice, pasta, and cakes. Try to eat lots of veggies daily. Thank you!
Exercise and Meds: Reduce your intake of saturated fats, replace it with unsaturated oils like olive oil. Start exercising, gently first and gradually increase the intensity. Based on your family history and other risk factors it may be prudent to consult your doctor about taking statins. Wish you good health! ...Read more
Rice gains weight.: Rice are carbohydrates. If you eat them and don't burn them through physical activity, they are stored as fat. You gain weight. If you exercise and eat a well balanced diet, there should be no significant weight gain. Not cooking it, does not save you from gaining the weight, acids in the stomach break through the rice so the body can absorb it's calories and if fortified, nutrients. ...Read more
How to lose belly fat fast what foods to stay away from I can't control my eatin habits as far as chocolate and bread and rice how to overcome that?
Can't is Denial, not: recognition of reality. As embodied Soul?Mind?Brain?Body, we are in primary control of ALL our choices yet also commonly have conflicts between short-term vs. long-term issues & priorities, favoring short-term pleasure & easy over avoid & effort for best outcome. Yet, the longer we live, the longer we have to experience the outcomes. Study DietDoctor.com, Wt. Daily, record, review food & what work ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best method to start a diet... Going cold turkey on all 'bad foods' or taking gradual steps to eating them less and less?
Slow change: The best way to start a diet is to never start dieting but rather change the way you are eating for good. You are better off allowing yourself smaller amounts of the foods you love while challenging yourself to try new, healthy and nutritious foods that you will grow to love even more. Labeling foods as bad or good is dangerous psychologically. Weight loss needs to be slow and sustainable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sensitive tooth.Would like to eliminate it by taking proper care of tooth instead of medicines.My eating habits are culprits?I eat lot of sweets.
That's great: It's great that you want to take good care of your teeth. If you eat a lot of sweets & have sensitive teeth, you may have cavities. Step one would be to see your dentist for a thorough exam & x-rays to start off on the right track and make sure all your teeth & gums are healthy. I love sweets too but have to limit the amount & type, along with proper brushing & flossing to maintain a healthy mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually diarrhea is: caused by viruses or bacteria and parasites, possibly transmitted by contaminated food or water. Medications, especially antibiotics, can cause diarrhea as well as lactose intolerance, fructose, artificial sweeteners, surgery, other digestive disorders include irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel diseases, celiac disease. Self care: liquids, low-fiber foods-rice, eggs, chicken. Avoid dairy ...Read more
It's not about food: Bingeing is way of resolving a internal conflict through physical action. People think they are triggered by food but actually are triggered by emotions that lead to bingeing. They binge to numb, distract or comfort themselves. To stop, you must seek treatment to identify what's eating "at" you instead of focusing on what you're eating, and find new ways to respond to yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can eating certain cereals prevent weight loss? What are the better cereals to snack on during the day? No milk just snack.
Sir, i have habit of eating raw rice very badly, what are the effects and how can i overcome that??
Pica: is the medical term for eating unusual things like ice, cornstarch, clay or raw rice compulsively. It is often a sign of iron deficiency anemia. You should be tested for anemia and if found, treated. Usually the compulsion goes away once the anemia is corrected. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
If in a rush on the way to work, normally I guzzle coffee and take big bites of food. How much is the food/drinks temperature damaging me, and what will happen to esophagus?
Not much: While not ideal eating behavior, this should not permanently damage your esophagus or stomach. ...Read more