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Doctor insights on: Is Eating Too Many Cucumbers Bad For You

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Help please! Is cucumber bad for low blood sugar patients?

Help please! Is cucumber bad for low blood sugar patients?

Not related: Cucumber is a high fiber low calorie food and okay for all diets. Low blood sugar is contributed to by metabolic swings and high carbohydrate, high fat meals. Watch what else you are eating with the cucumber, the other ingredients may be more important in your diet. Be well. ...Read more

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Is taking cucumber bad while one is suffering from kidney disease. I mean renel tubular ascidoses.

Is taking cucumber bad while one is suffering from kidney disease. I mean renel tubular ascidoses.

OK: Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) happens when there is impaired reabsorption of bicarbonate and/or impaired acidification by the kidneys. One way to treat RTA is to give alkaline substances (sodium bicarbonate). Cucumbers are considered high alkaline forming foods and should be ok to consume if you have rta. ...Read more

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What is the prolonged effect of eating cucumber?

What is the prolonged effect of eating cucumber?

No problem: Cucumbers have a very high water content, a slight amount of fiber and no amount of nutrients. You can eat a lot of them without ill effect. ...Read more

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How many calories is in a cucumber?

How many calories is in a cucumber?

Calories: 8 calories in 1/2 cup of cucumber. ...Read more

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What is cucumber seed good for?

What is cucumber seed good for?

You decide: Like all living things, cucumber seeds contain a huge number of substances some of which do things to cells in tissue cultures and so forth. And like everything else it has some vitamins and minerals in it. I would caution you against using this or any other supplement for a specific purpose, especially if you are actually sick. It's your money. ...Read more

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What does cucumber do for our health?

What does cucumber do for our health?

Healthy foods: Cucumbers are one of many vegetables that are part of complete & nutritious dietary plan. It's up to you whether you eat them raw or cooked. You don't have to eat them daily but it's always a good idea to make fruits & vegetables a major portion of your caloric intake. There's plenty of good evidence demonstrating benefit of vegetarian, Mediterranean & DASH diets in long-term health. ...Read more

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What happens if I eat one one cucumber a day for two weeks how much weight will I lose?

What happens if I eat one one cucumber a day for two weeks how much weight will I lose?

From eating: CUCUMBERS

Maybe a few pounds (Cucumbers are "natural diuretics" but that kind of weight loss is quickly regained!!

Hope this is helpful!
Dr Z ...Read more

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What is the nutritional value of a cucumber?

See: Http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=foodspice&dbid=42

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How safe are diy detoxifications? Lemon, cucumber, and mint, etc?

How safe are diy detoxifications? Lemon, cucumber, and mint, etc?

Safe: But unnecessary. There is no buildup of toxins that is cured with a special diet. Kidney and liver don't get behind in their duties. ...Read more

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My husband took a bite of cucumber and then gave the same piece to our 1 year old son. I worry how ok is that?

My husband took a bite of cucumber and then gave the same piece to our 1 year old son. I worry how ok is that?

That's fine: You don't hesitate to mouth-kiss your husband, I hope. Families share common bacteria and Junior has nothing to worry about. I trust he does not have an active fever blister. I'd actually be surprised if even oral gonorrhea could be transmitted in this way, and I trust this is not an issue here. There's no reason for "condom consciousness" in the ordinary, wonderful intimacies of being a family. ...Read more

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Is lemon and cucumber water cause anxiety?

Is lemon and cucumber water cause anxiety?

No, it is fine: Depending on the health of your gastrointestinal organs, it might give you a bit of heartburn or acid reflux - but if you've a healthy strong stomach, it sounds fine - even refreshing! Anxiety would not be caused by either ingredient. But, if you don't like the after effects - don't drink it. Find other Vitamin C sources. Don't worry - you did not do any harm to yourself. ...Read more

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Cholesterol: all sea cucumber has been said to be able to lower cholesterol if eaten, is it true?

Cholesterol: all sea cucumber has been said to be able to lower cholesterol if eaten, is it true?

Possible: A diet rich in vegetables including sea cucumber or other vegetables, fruits and low in fats and starch coupled with regular exercise will lower cholesterol. ...Read more

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I eat iceberg lettuce and cucumber with oil and vinaigrette everyday, that's all I eat and all I wanna eat. Is it possible to get fat??

I eat iceberg lettuce and cucumber with oil and vinaigrette everyday, that's all I eat and all I wanna eat. Is it possible to get fat??

Of course it is: Possible to get obese if you eat enough of anything. In this case the oil and vinaigrette would be the calories... Though it is not likely to happen. You could definitely have high cholesterol without being overweight though. ...Read more

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I put cucumber slices under my eyes almost everyday is this good or not??

I put cucumber slices under my eyes almost everyday is this good or not??

It is soothing but: Will not get rid of the bags under your eyes, or improve puffy eyelids much. It will feel good though. Change diet, or use tea bags instead that has tannic acid is more of an astringent than cucumbers are. Cucumbers are more moisturizing. ...Read more

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What is the primary host of dipylidium caninum (cucumber tapeworm)?

What is the primary host of dipylidium caninum (cucumber tapeworm)?

Dipylidium Caninum: (AKA: double-pored dog tapeworm)
Primary hosts are dogs and cats (on occasion it may impact a human). The intermediate host is a flea. ...Read more

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Can I eat cucumber when iam in a weight loss process?

Can I eat cucumber when iam in a weight loss process?

Sounds fine: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (with little or no salad dressing, because dressing adds calories). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have plenty of sugar. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar or simple starch calories. ...Read more

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Will cucumber help bring down the inflammation of a pimple?

Probably not: If it is ice cold it may diminish the swelling but there are no commonly recognized or acknowledged anti-inflammatory or antibiotic effects. ...Read more

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Can I use cucumber in salad when in a weight loss process?

Can I use cucumber in salad when in a weight loss process?

Sounds fine: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and leafy lettuce (with little or no salad dressing, because dressing adds calories). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have plenty of sugar. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar or simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I heard that cucumber and pumpkin seeds are good for chronic prostatitis. How much of it is true?

I heard that cucumber and pumpkin seeds are good for chronic prostatitis. How much of it is true?

Probably not: There is no question that some vegetable materials contain antioxidants and that there are doctors who will recommend these without any evidence of efficacy by appropriate clinical studies. They will probably not hurt you, but if you can prove they cure prostatitis and can market the substance that does it you may become very wealthy. ...Read more

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Does lemon and cucumber with tomato puree help remove a skin tan?

Does lemon and cucumber with tomato puree help remove a skin tan?

No: That's making it too complicated. Phone your physician, ask whether you can safely to it yourself with a pair of scissors or a thread tied around the base, or whether you want to be seen. ...Read more

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I'm curious if low blood sugar patient eat cucumber, will it lower their blood sugar more?

I'm curious if low blood sugar patient eat cucumber, will it lower their blood sugar more?

Integrative doctor: Please don't buy them willy-nilly. I suggest starting with a good evaluation with your doctor, or an integrative medicine doctor. I'm & holistic medicine docs can help you discern solid information from hype, concerning herbal products. One place to find such doctors is graduates of dr. Weil's integrative medicine fellowship @ u of az: http://integrativemedicine. Arizona. Edu/alumni. Html. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if low blood sugar patient eat cucumber, will it lower their blood sugar more?

Could you tell me if low blood sugar patient eat cucumber, will it lower their blood sugar more?

No: There are no "magic" foods that lower blood sugar. It is a combination of everything you eat, all your activity and exercise, all of your bodily processes, all of your medications and countless other factors. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Eat cucumber if you like it, not because it's magic. ...Read more