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Is it bad to eat a peanut butter sandwhich before sleeping?

Is it bad to eat a peanut butter sandwhich before sleeping?

Likely not: If a peanut butter sandwich is part of an otherwise balanced diet, having one before sleeping would not matter. You should brush your teeth after eating and before going to sleep. ...Read more

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Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more


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Is it a bad idea to eat peanut butter past its due date?

Is it a bad idea to eat peanut butter past its due date?

Maybe: It would probably be ok, but you should discard foods at their expiration date to prevent potential food born illnesses. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to eat peanut butter while recovering from dehydration?

Is it a bad idea to eat peanut butter while recovering from dehydration?

Usually not. : Depends on the reason for dehydration. If it was vomiting, then you may wish to take your time eating difficult to digest foods. If was environment and poor hydration, then once you're hydrated, it won't matter. ...Read more

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What to do if i love to eat greek yogurt, peanut butter and milk and banana. Is this bad if i only eat this?

What to do if i love to eat greek yogurt, peanut butter and milk and banana. Is this bad if i only eat this?

Try variety: you are getting dairy, fruit, legumes (peanuts) they provide you with protein and carbs and healthy fats in the peanut butter. I do believe it would be a good idea to also include other fruits, vegetables, legumes and grains in your diet to have a more well balanced diet. ...Read more

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Is all natural peanut butter (just peanuts) bad for you? I eat about a quarter of a jar a day in my diet. With sprouted grain bread and fruits.

Is all natural peanut butter (just peanuts) bad for you? I eat about a quarter of a jar a day in my diet. With sprouted grain bread and fruits.

Depends: If the amount of peanut butter you eat is part of an overall balance in your diet, then it is a good source of proper oils and protein. Be mindful that some peanut butters are adulterated with oils from other sources so read the labels carefully. The addition of sprouted grain bread and fruits can help achieve balance and is a good dietary practice. ...Read more

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If you eat a lot of apples with peanut butter is that bad for you if you are trying to buff up?

If you eat a lot of apples with peanut butter is that bad for you if you are trying to buff up?

Yes: Lose the peanut butter. Eat the apples. Apples taste better without peanut butter anyway. Get a basic book about diet and learn about calories-in, calories-out. Peanut butter is loaded with calories; apples will satisfy your hunger while allowing you to trim down and get that ripped six-pack. ...Read more

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I am a vegan trying to lose weight, is it bad that i eat peanut butter everyday?

I am a vegan trying to lose weight, is it bad that i eat peanut butter everyday?

No: Peanut butter is a good source of protein. You have to pay attention to how much of it you eat. It is very calorically dense-- a small amount is high in calories. Eat lots of vegetables. They will fill you up. ...Read more

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Ive read that peanut butter can have something called Aflatoxin which is very carcinogenic.So does that mean its bad to eat pb&j?Pb&j is carcinogenic?

Ive read that peanut butter can have something called Aflatoxin which is very carcinogenic.So does that mean its bad to eat pb&j?Pb&j is carcinogenic?

Aflatoxin: is produced by a fungus that can naturally infect peanuts. Foods for consumption by humans and animal feeds are monitored for aflatoxin contamination as part of standard food safety practices in most developed countries. Very small doses of aflatoxin cause no problems. Larger doses can cause liver cancer. Your PB&J is safe. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is peanut butter and jelly sandwich bad to eat during p90x?

No: You match the work-out to your goals. You diet to support health, weight, and performance. Protein intake is important during strength training. I don't imagine you are suggesting eating during a work-out? That would be messy and a choke risk! p90x is a rigorous program, good luck and best wishes for your results. ...Read more

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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more