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Is Rice Good Or Bad For Indigestion
Neither: Have you heatd the expression: "everything in moderation?" rice has alot of starch, which is not good especially if you don't try to eat it in moderation. That means a little is okay but alot is not. They say to avoid eating too much of the white foods, like: bread, pasta, potatos and rice. Less is more and better when it concerns starchy foods. Finally, brown rice is better for you than white is. ...Read more
Diabetes And Coffee: Coffee is good for prevention of diabetes.In a study it was found if you drink more than6/7cups regular or decaf coffee daily you have 35% less chance of developig diabetes as compared to those who drink less than2cups a day. Those who drink4to6cups of coffee a day reduce their risk by28%.It may be due to antioxidant effect and mineral like magnesium&chromium, which helps body use insulin. Not caff. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not necessarily : While there are some foods known to increase gerd symptoms such as heartburn and regurgitation by lowering the pressure in the valve at the bottom of the esophagus, this is variable among people. Therefore, if the yogurt doesn't make your symptoms worse, go ahead and have it - moderation of course. ...Read more
Individual: Even though some food and drink such as citrus and chocolate are known to typically worsen gerd symptoms, everyone is unique, and may have a slightly different, or even opposite response. There is nothing dangerous about having some yoghurt as it relates to gerd. If it doesn't make your symptoms worse, enjoy! ...Read more
Will a breakfast consisting only of bananas and green apples be good or bad for health? Is it recommended? Plus soya milk
It Depends: As with all things in life; it depends. Fructose with fiber is good and you also need protein to modulate your blood sugar spike which is bound to happen with a fruit only breakfast. I recommend doing a "smoothie" with a high grade medical food (pea and/or rice protein) along with your fruit. You will be satisfied and keep your blood glucose stable. To your best health! ...Read more
Is ginger good for a diabetic or good for anything? I use it with tea and coffee. They taste good with it.
YES- many benefits: Yes, ginger improves Insulin sensitivity ; lowers cholesterol ; inflammation so it is very good for diabetics- see http://bit.Ly/15zcnkz. In fact ginger is very good for everyone- it has a wide range of health benefits. See http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=foodspice;dbid=72 for details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Listen to your body: Caffine in coffee is a stimulant. It is best taken in small amounts. 1 cup a day is what i recommend. Lukewarm liquids are best in general. If you can tolerate it then if you want to ice it pay attention and see how your body respond. Caffine is helpful for migraine headaches when needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is chapathi and parata is good for peptic ulcers? Also suggest having rice, ghee rice and chicken.
Not particularly but: Most peptic ulcers are caused by infection by H. pylori bacteria. While a bland diet may reduce stomach irritation it will not heal the infection nor the ulcer. While the conventional medical treatment is antibiotics, certain antimicrobial herbs can be effective. The best foods include cabbage, broccoli, ginger, garlic and turmeric. See http://tinyurl.com/hxzutpm for more on Ayurvedic treatments. ...Read more
Fact of life: This is an important part of life for all male and most female teens. It lets you learn about your body and mind in preparation for adult life. Vary your technique; it will prepare you for different kinds of partners. It won't expand your circle of friends, but will keep the pressure off and let you focus on what you need to do. Few folks develop obsession with erotica; we can rx this if needed. ...Read more
Dark is healthy: Dark chocolate over 75% is the only healthy chocolate. Do not let the advertisers get to you. Most commercial dark chocolate is only 40% so look for the label of at least 75% before buying. Its healthy because its low in sugar and loaded with antioxidants to help nourish the body. ...Read more
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