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Is Cottage Cheese Good To Eat Before Bed
Why do I get so hungry in the middle of the night even though I had a good snack of cottage cheese, fruit and some nuts right before bed?
I've just weaned my 13 m old and she does not like milk. Any alternatives I can offer her before bed? She eats yogurt & cottage cheese as a'fat'source
Yes.: There are no specific avoid foods. Some people with ibs will find that they cannot tolerate a certain food so it would be reasonable to avoid foods that you feel cause you trouble. But if you eat cottage cheese and it is not a problem, then go for it. ...Read more
Not ideal: Depends on having some better meals to round it out! ...Read more
I'm wondering if I eat nothing but 1% cottage cheese and drink nothing but water will I lose weight?
What are somr foods like fruit, vegetables, cottage cheese, yogurt, etc. That will burn body fat along with water? & how many tmes a day should I eat them? I'm 143lbs wabting to be 128 in a month. I workout twice a week for 1-2 hrs
Healthy weight loss: When losing weight you don't "burn body fat" preferentially over muscle. As such, don't waste time or money on products, books, or foods that promise to do so. Also, a 15 pound weight loss over 4 weeks can be achieved but may make you sick--strive instead for a realistic goal of 1-2 pounds/week. Dehydration is not meaningful loss. Healthy weight loss mean small portions, low calories, exercise. ...Read more
I drink 500ml of whey, which is extracted after shredding cottage cheese from milk. Is it good n how much protein does it have?
Yes it is good:
Whey protein is 100% protein, and is probably the best source of protein. Yes it is good for you.
There are two types of protein in milk. Casein is milk protein, and whey is 'the other protein.' it is a good source of branched chain amino acids, and has been used by athletes and body builders. ...Read more
How soon after taking Levothyroxin can I eat yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese, milk? Do eggs fall into this same category?
Yeast overgrowth?: Yeast (candida) in vagina is kept in check by lactobacilli. Anything that upsets that balance (antibiotics, diabetes, too frequent douching, tight underwear) may result in overgrowth of yeast & cottage cheese-like discharge. Many otc creams/ suppositories available to treat, but prevention & treating underlying causes best. If otc preps don't work, see gyn for further help. ...Read more
Discharge: A clumpy (cottage cheese- like), white, non- odorous discharge associated w itching, burning, swelling or redness can be due to yeast infections. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more
Proud Ohioan: Although it is the state fruit of Ohio, your tomato craving may have a different cause. True tomato craving was linked to iron deficiency (The New England Journal of Medicine 1999;341:60-61) and may also be due to low potassium or other minerals. Craving for cottage cheese and other cheeses may be due to low calcium or essential fats. Or. maybe you have a positive subconscious memory driving it ...Read more
I'm having a thick white cottage cheese odorless disharge with ah little itching what does this mean?
Why would I be craving cheese curls/cheese crackers or cottage cheese w/tomatoes all the time? Am I lacking something?
Tomatophagia: You may have a condition some authors describe as tomatophagia or excessive craving for tomatoes, sometimes seen when iron levels are down. You can get your hemoglobin and iron levels (two different tests) checked and get supplemental iron if needed. ...Read more
I have a cyst I think. Comes up same place on back every few months and last time cottage cheese ooze- this time painful - advice please?
Warm compress: Some people do have cysts that become inflamed in cycles. The best thing to do is to put a warm compress on it or soak it in a warm bath or shower and try to compress it to get the pus out when it does. A doctor may be able to remove this cyst as well but sometimes they can grow back. ...Read more
Is having a lot of discharge a bad thing when it isn't discolored, looking like cottage cheese or smelling? Is there anything to do to decrease the amount of discharge?
The: The amount of vaginal discharge varies depending on the woman's hormone balance and place in their cycle. If the discharge increases over the normal amount, then the patient should be medically evaluated as an increase in discharge can be concerning for infection or other problems. I would recommend a gynecological evaluation to test for infection and also be sure the pap smear is up to date. If the patient has pain, fever, or vomiting, then they should be evaluated immediately. ...Read more