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Doctor insights on: I Heard That Eating An Apple In The Morning Is Healthy Is This True

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I've been eating just two apples empty stomach every morning for almost two months. Will it causes problems to my health in the long run?

I've been eating just two apples empty stomach every morning for almost two months. Will it causes problems to my health in the long run?

Are you on a diet?: Apples are fine but do you eat anyhting else? You need to eat a balanced diet with some proteins and some starch eavery day. If you trying to lose weight, go slow and aim for losing about one pound per week at most. it is hard to function if you do not take in all 3 key nutrients : carbs(starches), proteins and a little bit of healthy fats. just limit your total calories to about 1,000 to 1200 /da ...Read more

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I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

I've heard apple cider vinegar has many health benefits. Is this true? What are these benefits?

Yes, in moderation: Vinegar, including apple cider vinegar, lowers post-prandial glycemia by 20%. This appears to be due to vinegars effect of slowing gastric emptying. Just 2 teaspoons before meals is the effective dose. **Avoid vinegar pills as they have been associated with esophageal injury....their pH and contents are not standardized. Avoid large dose of apple cider vinegar as it can cause hypokalemia. ...Read more

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Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter healthy?

Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter healthy?

Yes: And everything in moderation but not as the only things you eat. Peanut butter is a good source of protein but has a lot of calories. FYI: Walnuts are one the best sources of healthy omega-3-fats along with bone fish. ...Read more

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Have been eating yogurt in mornings salad w apple for lunch and a small dinner for about a week with 2bottles of water & nestea a day could this cause 2-3lb weght loss in a week? No workouts. Is it ok

Have been eating yogurt in mornings salad w apple for lunch and a small dinner for about a week with 2bottles of water & nestea a day could this cause 2-3lb weght loss in a week? No workouts. Is it ok

Diet: Your intake as described would be consistent with weight loss. My primary concern is you are not getting enough protein in your diet and not enough caleries for long term intake. To be at a healthy weight, activate metabolism by eating protein serving (size of your palm)+complex carbs every 2-3 hrs/day. Sprinkle 3 fruits, 4veggies, at least 3 tsp butter/olive oil and 3 servings milk (greek yogurt). ...Read more

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Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter with a banana healthy?

Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter with a banana healthy?

Yes: Here are some nutritional and interesting facts about banana. http://www.livescience.com/45005-banana-nutrition-facts.html ...Read more

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Is it true what they say. "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" thoughts/benifits? I have started eating apples every day!

Is it true what they say. "an apple a day keeps the doctor away"  thoughts/benifits? I have started eating apples every day!

Good food, see docs: Source of fiber, antioxidants; overall, not a vitamin powerhouse. Fruits and vegetables should be a major part of intake (5-11 svgs/day). Low in fat, high in fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants. To the extent that good diet may help prevent things like obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, gall bladder problems, cancers, then yeah, it'll keep the doc away. Get physicals. ...Read more

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Is it ok that I ate Apple sauce the night before my colonoscopy? I am taking another treatment in the morning

Is it ok that I ate Apple sauce the night before my colonoscopy? I am taking another treatment in the morning

No: You supposed to be on clear liquids. Apple sauce is not see through. If it was just a little you may be ok, but doctor will see poop he may have to reschedule procedure and you will have to redo the prep again. ...Read more