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Is Oatmeal Good To Eat While Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Is it okay to have oversized vegan oatmeal raisin cookie with 4th ingredient vanilla extract when pregnant?
Yes: This is perfectly safe, but not too many of them:). ...Read more
Is it safe to use Aveeno (oatmeal) skin relief24 hr moisturizing lotion with dimethicone skin protectant during pregnancy?
Yes: Haven't heard of anything bad regarding using AVEENO® SKIN RELIEF 24HR moisturizing lotion. ...Read more
Is wheat germ and crushed flaxseed in my oatmeal and smoothies safe during my pregnancy? I find it eases constipation. I've been eating it for yrs.
Are eggs good or bad I eat up to 6 a day not fried and with wheat bread and oatmeal just bland I eat healthy. My hr 50 BP 108/72 32yo 6'5" 210 lb?
How to get my bowls regular after taking Dulcolax would it be a good or bad idea to eat oatmeal for dinner also is peanut butter on wheat bread okay?
Individual: Bowel habits are specific to an individual and should not be manipulated to meet some definition of 'normal'. It is a function of diet including fluids and activity level provided all else is equal. Sounds like you are trying to manipulate a prior manipulation. Just go back to your prior diet and activity level. Things should follow along. ...Read more
Yes: It is ok to eat many things before running, but usually simple carbohydrates are best. Also, a small-to-moderate size meal, so as to not upset your stomach. Practice first with a small bowl of oatmeal ~30 mins before running, before you try that out on race morning, if you are considering running a race. ...Read more
Steel cut oats: Not all oatmeal is the same. The type of oatmeal that is beneficial is steel cut oats. It has negligible saturated fat, predominantly monounsaturated fat (as a percentage of total fat which is extremely low), relatively high fiber and low calories. See: http://caloriecount. About. Com/calories-oats-i8123 ...Read more
Is it okay if I eat oatmeal for breakfast to help with cholesterol levels but want to try a grain free diet?
Oatmeal=myth: Oatmeal doesn't have a magic effect on cholesterol. It only lowers cholesterol to the extent that you eat it in preference to less healthy foods. If you eat a vegetarian type of diet with lots of fruit and vegetables and little or no grain, you will have an even lower cholesterol. ...Read more
Can you give me suggestions if I eat oatmeal for breakfast to help with cholesterol levels but want to try a grain free diet?
Benefit is minimal: In spite of what you heard, the benefit of oatmeal in lowering cholesterol is minimal and can be accomplished just as well with any fiber that will "bind" cholesterol in the gut and prevents its absorption. You can try the grain free diet and supplement it with a fiber source. ...Read more
Is it bad to eat Quaker instant oatmeal? Is that true? They say it's bad because it does not need to cook, it only just hot water.
Opinions differ: Dear Sir: Many seem to think that the instant oatmeals are not good for you because of many reasons but then they are really not bad if you use boiling water as this actually will cook the oatmeal that is there. It is better to eat this than to not eat at all and eat other foods that are worse for you. There are better choices but you will be fine eating this off and on. ...Read more
Yes: Traditionally prepared oatmeal is very healthy food, not instant oatmeal. Take 10 to 15 min to prepare it, add slices of banana, blueberries & strawberries. Organic honey, a teaspoon of organic coconut oil with ground cinnamon can be added & it will make a perfect breakfast together with a cup of black coffee or tea without sugar. Yummy yummy! ...Read more