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How are food allergy and food intolerance different?

Diff erent way fo: Allergy means you get hives, runny nose , may be troule breathing within min to 2 hrs and need to avoid and treatment, intolerance more like upset stomach, gassy stomach ache, e.G milk allergy avoid for 2 yrs might out grow, lactose intolerance forget about milk. ...Read more

Dr. Susan Wingo
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Overactive Thyroid (Definition)

Hyperthyroidism, often called "overactive thyroid," is a condition where the thyroid secretes too much of the thyroid hormones. Common symptoms include heat intolerance, increased appetite, ...Read more


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What are some healthy, low calorie foods for acid reflux and lactose intolerance?

What are some healthy, low calorie foods for acid reflux and lactose intolerance?

Vegetables: vegetables are healthy, low in calories, and high in nutrients. They don't contain lactose so they are ideal for a lactose intolerant person. Try to have them steamed and not fried, for good health. For reflux, try to have them in small portions, cause large portions can worsen reflux. ...Read more

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Eating food high in fat, sugars and carbs is bad for skin and causes hair loss?

Eating food high in fat, sugars and carbs is bad for skin and causes hair loss?

No: You need to stop reading disinformation websites. Now, people tend to overeat greasy and sugary stuff and that's how they get fat. The public therefore comes to believe that this stuff is "bad for you" and people are ready to believe that is causes other problems as well. In fact, acne & most other skill trouble is mostly unrelated to diet, and balding is hereditary. ...Read more

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Can food allergy and nutrition cause adhd symptoms.

Can food allergy and nutrition cause adhd symptoms.

No.: Although you will find some doctors, who insist that they can cause ADHD symptoms, the standard, majority view -- and my view -- is that they can't. ...Read more

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How are junk food and healthy food different?

How are junk food and healthy food different?

Food: Hi. The names say it ALL. Junk food has all the wrong stuff and none of the right stuff (i.e., "junk"), and healthy food has good stuff and little or no bad stuff (i.e., "healthy"). See how easy that was?! ...Read more

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Are cravings for sweet and salty foods connected to anaemia?

Are cravings for sweet and salty foods connected to anaemia?

Usually not: The most common cause of anemia is iron deficiency usually from chronic blood loss (heavy menstrual periods in women or unsuspected bleeding from the stomach or colon). Iron deficiency seems to induce a craving in the diet for something that resembles metallic qualities of iron (hardness, taste or color) - ice cubes or chips, hard candy, or even inedible things like dirt. This is called pica. ...Read more

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Why do high fat foods and high carbohydrate foods make me go into tachycardia. I have SVT and take atonelol. I can't eat those kinds of food. ?

Why do high fat foods and  high carbohydrate foods make me go into tachycardia. I have SVT and take atonelol. I can't eat those kinds of food. ?

Empty calories: When you eat high calorie foods without the necessary vitamins that process them it is like choking a car engine with too much gas that can't be burned efficiently. You are taking a drug that tries to block the nervous messages by which you adapt to environment. If you get rid of the empty calories your cellular engines will run better. See my post on diet. ...Read more

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Effect of healthy food and junk foods,and what are those nutritious food,?. And impact of junk food, thank u

Effect of healthy food and junk foods,and what are those nutritious food,?. And impact of junk food, thank u

Junk vs good food: Junk food is called junk food because it is rich in calories without supplying nutrition. Nutrition=protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Examples of junk: cookies & candy. Examples of good food: fruit, vegetables, lean meat, nuts, eggs. Impact of junk food: weight gain. Impact of good food: maintenance of normal weight, avoidance of diabetes, improved energy and fitness. Be well! ...Read more

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Can food intolerance cause loss of appetite and nausea?

Can food intolerance cause loss of appetite and nausea?

Nausea: A food intolerance is specific to a food, so if you have loss of appetite and nausea while avoiding that particular food, then you have a gastrointestinal problem. you need to have this checked out ...Read more

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What are the causes of more weight gain - healthy foods or junk food and why?

What are the causes of more weight gain - healthy foods or junk food and why?

Junk food generally: Junk food is usually higher in sugar and fat content therefore has more calories.Also relatively low in fiber and less filling.Consequently more eaten. ...Read more

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Can certain food and drinks cause indigestion?

Can certain food and drinks cause indigestion?

Indigestion: Of course they can but this tends to be person-specific rather than a generality. There are many food types, for example, that can cause gastric reflux due to specific food properties that change the pressure of the gastric-esophageal sphincter: coffee, chocolate, pepper, cumin, and mint. The latter is why the after dinner mint is a popular condiment to allow for easier burping after a large meal. ...Read more

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Are raw food and depression related?

Are raw food and depression related?

Key: More Nutrition: Improving your diet overall can help with depression. Sometimes when people do a raw food diet they add a lot of fresh fruits, vegetables and nuts to their diets. In a raw food diet it's easy to subtract a lot of junk foods and bad fats that can contribute to depression. Being more conscious of what you are eating can alleviate some depressive symptoms. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do fast foods and oily foods cause build up DHT and can cause hair loss in theory or for a fact? I eat tons of fast food and begin MPB

Do fast foods and oily foods cause build up DHT and can cause hair loss in theory or for a fact? I eat tons of fast food and begin MPB

Not connected: It's not "theory" -- it's simply made up, just like the stories about sexual activity of various kinds accelerates baldness. Men get male pattern baldness pretty much in proportion to how much chest hair they're naturally blessed with -- look around you. This stuff is invented by website writers to seem like humanitarians and scholars and ultimately make money. You can see through it. Cheers. ...Read more

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What foods are staples in a dairy free and gluten free diet?

What foods are staples in a dairy free and gluten free diet?

Lots: There are many foods u can eat when avoiding dairy and gluten. Meats and vegetables and nuts and fruits and quinoa and beans are a good start! ...Read more

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Fatty food and tachycardia everytime i eat a fatty food most of the time i get tachycardia. I basically have to avoid eating most food. 7 years?

Fatty food and tachycardia everytime i eat a fatty food most of the time i get tachycardia. I basically have to avoid eating most food. 7 years?

Documented?: If not done, you should document your rhythm with a 24 hour holter as the treatment is different depending on the exact rhythm you're experiencing when you eat. Empirically, your heart rate could easily be governed with the addition of a small dose of a beta blocker such as Nadolol (10 or 20 mg once a day). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


Dr. Susan Wingo
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Hyperthyroidism (Definition)

A medical condition that lowers the level of thyroid hormone to a point where the patient has a marked ...Read more