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Can I get warts from eating food? I made sauerkraut with a friend who had lots of warts on her hands and she did not wear gloves.

Can I get warts from eating food?  I made sauerkraut with a friend who had lots of warts on her hands and she did not wear  gloves.

No: Warts are caused by a type of human papilloma virus. Warts on the hands are common warts. They can be spread around the body by picking them. It is not usual to spread them to another person. You will not get warts from eating the sauerkraut. However, it would be a good plan for her to wear gloves. ...Read more

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Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?

Asthma symptoms aggravated after eating raw onions. Cooked onions ok. Vinegar and sauerkraut can cause symptoms. Any other foods to avoid? Allergy?

Not necessarily: It sounds like these acidic and irritating foods may be just irritating your airways. This doesn't necessarily mean that you're allergic to them, although you should probably still avoid them or pre-treat with your asthma inhaler prior to indulging. See an allergist to be properly tested to ensure this isn't an allergy that is emerging and proceed as they suggest. ...Read more

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Could sauerkraut cause headache and vomiting?

Could sauerkraut cause headache and vomiting?

Maybe: About 10-15 % of migraine pts have reactions to certain foods which can trigger headaches. This includes pickled herring and fermented items, so sauerkraut may be your trigger. Try avoiding and searching for more food items which can upset the brain chemicals. ...Read more

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Does fermentation kill the goitrogens in soy or sauerkraut?

Does fermentation kill the goitrogens in soy or sauerkraut?

Why bother?: In this country you are in no danger of developing a goiter eating sauerkraut. Soy only interferes with thyroxine absorption and does not cause goiter. ...Read more

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I ate sauerkraut (cabbage) and felt terrible pain in upper right stomach. I have coeliac disease. What can I eat?

I ate sauerkraut (cabbage) and felt terrible pain in upper right stomach. I have coeliac disease. What can I eat?

Lots of things!: http://celiac.org/live-gluten-free/glutenfreediet/food-options/ The Celiac Disease Foundation has guidelines on what you can eat with Celiac Disease. Just cut and paste the link above into your browser. Normally cabbage is ok in celiac disease, but some people get gas pains from cruciferous vegetables, especially if you eat a lot of something you aren't used to. Try a small amount. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight can I lose by not eating salt?

Can you tell me how much weight can I lose by not eating salt?

Not much: You won't lose that much weight. If you really want to lose weight, you should watch your calorie intake and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight can I lose eating 900 calories a day?

Can you tell me how much weight can I lose eating 900 calories a day?

Note:: Restricting calories below your base metabolic rate triggers starvation mode for the body which causes you to overeat when food is available. You may lose a little weight at first but then the body will try to store fat to fight starvation--you'll gain it back and it will be harder to lose. Best to work with a nutritionist/health coach on a life plan for steady healthy sustained weight management. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight can I lose in a month eating 800 calories a day?

Can you tell me how much weight can I lose in a month eating 800 calories a day?

Impossible to say: This is impossible to answer without knowing, you height, weight, body mass and how many calories you burn in a day. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight can I lose eating 500 calories a day for 30-40 days?

Can you tell me how much weight can I lose eating 500 calories a day for 30-40 days?

Too low calories: You should not go below 1000 calories a day. You need to exercise also. You need to burn off 3500 more calories than you take in.To loose 1 pound a safe weight loss is 1 - 2 pounds a week. Good luck. ...Read more