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Is breast milk good for bodybuilding?

Is breast milk good for bodybuilding?

Confusing question: Any adult consuming breast milk is robbing the cradle for something that will not help them any more than regular foods. Breast milk is designed for an infants gut and the fat content for their growing nervous system. Adult foods dilute /cancel this and any immune benefit. ...Read more

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Freezing (Definition)

Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more


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Is whole milk better to drink for breast feeding?

Is whole milk better to drink for breast feeding?

Confusing question: Cows do not drink milk to make it and humans do not have to either.Moms need a good source of calcium which can come from many sources and milk is an easy one, but cheese, yogurt, supplements can be used instead. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to mix breast milk and formula?

Is it a good idea to mix breast milk and formula?

Yes: Yes, if you don't have enough stored milk for a meal, it's fine to "top it off" with formula. ...Read more

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My baby has down syndrome. Which milk is good for him, breast milk or formula milk?

My baby has down syndrome. Which milk is good for him, breast milk or formula milk?

Breast milk: Breast milkhas the advantage of being the natural food for human babies. It also contains antibodies from mother that will be protective for many diseases. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to supplement breast milk with formula?

Is it a good idea to supplement breast milk with formula?

No: There is nothing lacking in breast milk that is compensated for with a supplement of formula. Provided that mom is eating balanced meals, baby is receiving a vitamin d supplement, and there is adequate Fluoride in the local tap water, formula is not necessary. ...Read more

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Does a baby getting formula and breast milk still get all the advantages of breastfeeding?

Does a baby getting formula and breast milk still get all the advantages of breastfeeding?

Some: It's generally believed that the immunologic advantage gained is proportional to the % breast milk fed. So not 100% but still worthwhile. ...Read more

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How long is breast milk good for in the fridge & freezer?

How long is breast milk good for in the fridge & freezer?

1 Week 6 months: One week in the fridge, be sure and use the back of the fridge rather than the fridge doors, since it's cooler. In your freezer breast milk can be stored for six months. ...Read more

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Why is breast milk best for babies? Some formulas have added DHA & lutein..

Why is breast milk best for babies? Some formulas have added DHA & lutein..

See below: Breast milk has a lot more. Immunoglobulin a, pro- and prebiotics protects infant from developing infection. Iron in breast milk is easily absorbed. Breast-fed infants are less likely die from sids (sudden infant death syndrome) as well. ...Read more

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Breast milk too less , baby is 16 days old and entirely formula fed is it safe?

Breast milk too less , baby is 16 days old and entirely formula fed is it safe?

Yes: while breast milk is the ideal form of nutrition for your baby, formula contains all of the nutrition he needs to grow and thrive. ...Read more

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Is it ok to mix breast milk and formula?

Is it ok to mix breast milk and formula?

Yes: Sure. Just try to be sure you use just the amount of breast milk that you think your baby will need for the feeding as it should not be refrigerated or frozen again after it has been defrosted. It is not harmful to mix both together and feed the milk to your baby if you feel your baby needs more milk that you are able to provide for each feeding. ...Read more

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Which is better breast milk or formula when newborn isn't pooping?

Which is better breast milk or formula when newborn isn't pooping?

Breast milk: First i would consult with your pediatrician immediately if your newborn has never stooled as this may involve more than diet. Breast milk is digested more easily and breastfeeding babies tend to have looser stools. However, if your newborn poops but you feel he/she is constipated, i usually reassure parents that all babies have different stooling patterns. ...Read more

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Skim milk is proven to cause cancer, but what about organic skim milk?

Skim milk is proven to cause cancer, but what about organic skim milk?

Forgive my frankness: Life is difficult enough without people feeding you disinformation. Under california's weird laws, everything is "proven to cause cancer." ask a real scientist or scientific physician and we'll all tell you skim milk is far from a "proven" cause of cancer. It is possible to produce any scare story you want combining junk animal work and retrospective what-did-you-eat studies. Drink if if you want. ...Read more

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Is it possible to breastfeed exclusively after feeding my child a mix of breast milk and formula?

Is it possible to breastfeed exclusively after feeding my child a mix of breast milk and formula?

Yes: Absolutely! if your milk supply is in but your are concerned you might not be making enough for your baby right now, try pumping for a brief period of time to increase your supply. If may take a few days to a week, but hang in there- your body will adjust to the increase demands. Be sure to drink plenty of water so that your body is well-hydrated. ...Read more

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Is sugar and milk are cancer feeders?

Is sugar and milk are cancer feeders?

Wrong ?: As an oncologist, i get asked this question all the time. In my opinion, it's the wrong question to be asking. Even cancer cells, while abnormal, still retain most features of normal cells, so trying to deprive your body of sugar or milk isn't an effective strategy to fight the cancer. A certified cancer program will have a nutritionist on staff to help determine what diet is best for you. ...Read more

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Is cold milk is good for acidity?

Is cold milk is good for acidity?

Cold milk.: So far as i know the temperature of the milk does not have any influence. Milk can temporarily buffer stomach acid, but the calcium in it actually promotes acid production. If you are bothered by an acid stomach there are better options available. Speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is badam milk good in pregnancy?

Is badam milk good in pregnancy?

I have not been able: To find literature that shows badam milk to have negative effects. It appears that in some countries, badam milk (almond + milk) is given to women due to its nutrients. ...Read more

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Hi aptamil milk is good milk for baby ?

Hi aptamil  milk is good milk for baby ?

Appears to be good: Aptamil is brand of infant formulas used by mothers unable or unwilling to breastfeed. Aptamil appears to be better than cow's milk for better infant digestion & tries to approximate ingredients in breast milk. Discuss it with pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is breast milk like the same as cow milk?

Is breast milk like the same as cow milk?

No: Cow milk is created with a blend of proteins, fats& carbohydrates designed to help a calf grow. It is selectively deficient in many of the nutrients in human breast milk that are important for human growth. ...Read more