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Is Eating Minnows Dangerous
Depending on which: Tuna species it is - there can be variable amounts of mercury. ...Read more
Hi. I was just eating an apple and I may or may not have eaten one apple seed. Should I be okay? I know seeds can be dangerous. Thanks!
Should be OK.: There's no harm to having eaten one seed from an apple. Don't worry. ...Read more
Accidentally ate a really mouldy cinnamon roll (white mould)! Dangerous? If I was to get sick, how long would it take from eating the mould?
Possible: The danger is small, but real, as a small number of mould species produce toxins called mycotoxins (fungal toxins). Even if present, unless conditions were just right, no toxins may have been formed. Most cases recognized have occurred by ingestion of foods made from contaminated grains. So, it is unlikely that you will have any ill effects, impossible to say when. ...Read more
I have started eating fuller's earth and can't stop myself from eating it. Is it dangerous? I read many articles saying that eating clay is good.
See doctor: Pica, eating items other than food, can be linked to other medical conditions. For example, people with iron deficiency anemia often find that their non food cravings go away once they have normal blood levels of iron. A person with pica should be seen by their doctor and tested for related conditions. ...Read more
Yes: Having that much sugar stresses your pancreas, causing it to secrete large amounts of insulin, leading to Insulin resistance and starts you down the road to diabetes. Doing this once won't cause diabetes but doing it even once in a great while is not good for you and will definitely increase risk of diabetes. Sugar is toxic! And it's even worse if it's from high fructose corn syrup or gmo beets! ...Read more
Hi is 99, 20 pound dangerous low if you eating 17 metamina plus 7 ritalin (methylphenidate) everyday?
Is eating hot/warm bread bad for the health or dangerous? I eat hot toasted sandwiches everyday, should I stop?
I have been eating these new foods from vitalicious, and the total iron amount in the 3 items I eat a day is 150% of the RDA. Is this dangerous?
It is not toxic: Iron if ingested in proper form should not cause toxicity, but you can easily reduce the intake... ...Read more
Ok im just wondering something. I have a friend that tells me she has a iron definciency and she is eating drywall is this dangerous for her too eat?
Raw rice: Raw rice contains the bacteria Bacillus Cereus which produces a toxin called Cereulide which can lead to nausea & vomiting. Thiscan also result from the natural insecticide in raw rice called Lectin which in the long run can affect your intestinal health. Also, uncooked rice isharder to digest due to the cellulose coating. Also check for Iron & Zinc deficiencies which could attribute to Pica. ...Read more
Is it normal to lose 4.5 pounds in 10 days? By only eating 900 calories and not exercising. Or is it dangerous?
Relative: That a wee bit restrictive. If you are morbidly obese, rapid weight loss is often not difficult. The first weight lost is often water. The liver contains glycogen which carries water. When that is expended water will go with it. If you are not obese & continue at a rate of loss this rapid- it may be too fast. If you are female - have you considered up'ing to 1, 200 calories. Talk to your doc. ...Read more
Can you take multivitamins even if you are eating regular food? Can it be dangerous and toxic? Just wondering. I take 1 pill every day
But why...?: A daily multivitamin is probably not dangerous, but why do you take it? There are many ingredients in each capsule, and you may be sensitive to one or more, and creating GI problems. Unless you have a known vitamin deficiency, you are wasting your money and time. Do a little more exercise each day, and forget those pills. ...Read more
Is hydrogen peroxide safe once dry. I got a little on several sandwich bags and am concerned that it would be dangerous if it got on food while eating?
Hydrogen peroxide is like water, once it has evaporated, it is no longer there to do any mischief.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
There was quite a bit of sand in my food for dinner. Just wondering if accidentally eating sand was dangerous?
This: Should pass through your systemGet a more detailed answer ›
I realised that there was a bit of sand in my cooked vegetables for dinner just now. Just wondering if accidentally eating sand in food was dangerous?
Should be ok: You most likely will pass the sand through your digestive tract. ...Read more
I'm not eating acidic food still feel pain in upper right side I have taken hpylori triple therapy one back stiill haviwburping is any dangerous?
Sounds likeheartburn: Hope your prescribing docs have discussed other lifestyle modifications with you besides not eating acidic foods? alcohol, caffeine, chocolate, late meals etc can all contribute. Are you really on two different PPIs and an h2-blocker? You should discuss this in more detail with a good PCP or GI physician. ...Read more
No problem: People mix them all the time.Get a more detailed answer ›