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Doctor insights on: Instant Oatmeal A Good Or Bad Carb

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I have to cut on carbs..can i have quaker oatmeal and cereal drink instead of whitebread?.. im 33.3weks preg.. pls help?

I have to cut on carbs..can i have quaker oatmeal and cereal drink instead of whitebread?.. im 33.3weks preg.. pls help?

Depends on amount: I'm not sure what you mean by saying, "I have to CUT on carbs" since both oatmeal & cereal drink are going to have carbs as well. If you mean actual # OF CALORIES then, you must know the comparison between a slice of white bread & the other items. If you mean # calories FROM carbs then, again same thing. Wheat or Whole grain better is better than white to start. In the end depends on amounts. ...Read more

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I get heartburn every time I eat carb foods (pasta, breads, oatmeal etc). Is this gluten related? I don't experience other gluten allergy symptoms.

I get heartburn every time I eat carb foods (pasta, breads, oatmeal etc). Is this gluten related? I don't experience other gluten allergy symptoms.

Possible: Try gluten-free oat to see if causes the same symptoms. Even though you may not have the full-blown symptoms,and heart burn is not the usual symptoms in gluten intolerance, it cannot be totally ruled out. Nonetheless it would be a good idea for you to consult a doctor regarding these symptoms. ...Read more

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What foods are good & bad after an attack of diverticulitis? Is oatmeal ok?

What foods are good & bad after an attack of diverticulitis?  Is oatmeal ok?

Soft foods: I suggest you avoid nuts, candies are hard foods and eat soft types of foods; apple sauce, chicken soup, peanut butter , etc. ...Read more

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Is it bad to eat Quaker instant oatmeal? Is that true? They say it's bad because it does not need to cook, it only just hot water.

Is it bad to eat Quaker instant oatmeal? Is that true? They say it's bad because it does not need to cook, it only just hot water.

Opinions differ: Dear Sir: Many seem to think that the instant oatmeals are not good for you because of many reasons but then they are really not bad if you use boiling water as this actually will cook the oatmeal that is there. It is better to eat this than to not eat at all and eat other foods that are worse for you. There are better choices but you will be fine eating this off and on. ...Read more

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Is eating instant oatmeal, instead of rice ,every breakfast good for constipation?

Is eating instant oatmeal, instead of rice ,every breakfast good for constipation?

Well. yes.: Rice is a problem for constipation which is incredibly common in Asia for this reason. Enough water, vegetables and multiple sources of fiber would be good. Narcotics, rice, chronic use of cathartics would be bad. ...Read more

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How to get my bowls regular after taking Dulcolax would it be a good or bad idea to eat oatmeal for dinner also is peanut butter on wheat bread okay?

How to get my bowls regular after taking Dulcolax would it be a good or bad idea to eat oatmeal for dinner also is peanut butter on wheat bread okay?

individual: Bowel habits are specific to an individual and should not be manipulated to meet some definition of 'normal'. It is a function of diet including fluids and activity level provided all else is equal. Sounds like you are trying to manipulate a prior manipulation. Just go back to your prior diet and activity level. Things should follow along. ...Read more

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I have psoriasis, and have a small rash on my face i recenly bought dove sensitive soap and lubriderm good or bad mixture? Or aveeno (oatmeal)?

I have psoriasis, and have a small rash on my face i recenly bought dove sensitive soap and lubriderm good or bad mixture? Or aveeno (oatmeal)?

Good brands: These are good brands made for dry sensitive skin. Use products that are hypoallergenic, fragrance-free. Some other brands include cetaphil, cerave, eucerin, vanos, neutrogena. ...Read more