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Is Tomato Soup Good For You
Constant upper ab. Pain, Dr suspects ulcer but tomato soup doesn't hurt? Ultrasound of head and body of pancreas good also enzymes. Any other ideas?
Here's a better idea: You'll lose weight because your diet is boring. You will become deficient in vitamin b12, and probably iodine, zinc, iron, calcium, vitamins a, c, and d, and probably more. Your protein intake will be marginal. And forgive me -- you'll need to deal with everyone thinking you are crazy. How about eating a sensible diet and spending your spare time doing fitness? You'll make friends & be healthy. ...Read more
Fruit or veg.: From a botanic standpoint, a tomato is a fruit (ovary of a flowering plant). However from a culinary standpoint it is considered a vegetable. Tomatoes have many health benefits to include being a good source of vitamin c. When heated lycopene is produced (antioxidant that can help reduce risk of prostate cancer). It is low in calories. It can help strengthen bones and reduce cholesterol. ...Read more
I had tomato soup two days ago and have had at least one BM in between. Today, there is red in the BM. Could this be soup or should I worry?
Are you referring: To placing these objects in the vagina? Recommend against placing vegetable matter in the vagina. ...Read more
Not the key: Food choices are seldom critical to health, especially vascular health. Eat your sardines if you like them. It is far more important that you exercise, stay fit and trim, manage any cholestetol, blood pressure and/or blood sugar issues with meds if required, and not smoke. That is enough of a challenge and if you do thAt, eat what you please within the limits of good sense. ...Read more
Good up to a point: Fruits are natural foods and are good, up to a point. Beyond that point, the sugars and starches in fruits will cause undesirably high blood sugars. One can study the websites on diabetic diets and make a list of all the foods he likes. He has to rank them according to how much or how likely they are to raise his blood sugar. It's ok to eat more of the foods that have less effect on blood sugar. ...Read more
Fatty Liver?: I think you mean fatty liver disease. Fatty liver is caused by high triglycerides & usually involves being overweight and the intake of too much simple carbohydrates. I tell my patients with fatty liver that they cannot drink anything with more than 5 calories per serving because liquid sugars are even worse than those in solid form. So, check the label! V8 has over 5 cal/serving, so it's a no. ...Read more
Are apples, cherry tomatoes, peaches, light yogurts, avocados, carrots, and watermelon good for diabetics?
Diabetes and Food:
I think the simple answer is no. But, when you look at these specific items in your list there are things that are lower in carbohydrates like the yogurt and the avocado.
But, in each person with diabetes, the answer may vary based upon how well controlled their blood sugars are.
The goal is to eat more protein and less carbohydrates. That means less sugars, less fruits and less carbs overall. ...Read more
A downs syndrome adult has difficulty swallowing with pain/eats only tomato soup for the last few years, what to do?
ENT doc: There are many causes for difficult swallowing - dysphagia. See an ENT doc who can examine the patient and do swallowing studies. ...Read more
Every time I have tomato soup my stomach feels weird. It hurts but it doesn't at the same time it feels so bad. I need to know what this means.?
None: The only juice that we know can be helpful to help with UTI is cranberry juice, although clinical studies did not confirm that, but there are reason to believe that it mightbe helpful, no other juices were found to be possibly beneficial, but there is no studies in medical literature. ...Read more
Why do certain foods increase heart rate? For instance when I eat tomato soup I get bloated and my heart rate rises..
My boyfriend gets blood in his stool after eating tomato based foods such as spaghetti sauce or tomato soup. Is there anything that can be done?
Food in stool: Boyfriend is likely seeing red from the tomato sauce and tomato bits that are in the stool. If it occurs when he is not having spaghetti sauce and tomatoes then he should see a doctor and check it out. If it is inside the stool then it is probably bleeding from the intestine. If blood is outside the stool and around it is likely from hemorrhoids. Ask pharmacist for card to test stool for blood. ...Read more
I'm eating better and walking 30min daily, I worry about gut bacteria and read that the lectin in legumes& tomato kills good gut bacteria sois it bad?
Gut bacteria: I'm eating better and walking 30min daily, I worry about gut bacteria and read that the lectin in legumes& tomato kills good gut bacteria sois it bad? ANS: congrats on better eating and activity. I would worry about other things. The best diet to eat for health is the DASH Diet. Get this book and read and follow: ISBN 9780743410076 Good luck. Can do 2nd opinion any time. ...Read more
Just had a tooth extraction.7 hours after the extraction, ate some cool but hot&spicy tomato bisque soup. Is it safe to eat spicy food after a tooth surgery (same day)? Can this type of food cause damage or harm to the extraction site? When can I eat it?
Post op: While not recommended to eat hot and spicy food the same day as an extraction, nothing terrible is going to happen from that. The dentist who treated you should have given you oral and/or written instructions and would be the best one to answer your questions. The better you comply with instructions the quicker and easier healing will occur. ...Read more
Wisdom teeth removed 45hrs ago. Been taking ani bibiotic + panadine fort + anti nausea. Keep vomiting. ONLY thing I won't vomit is tomato soup. Why??
False hematochezia: Certain foods can color your stool red and can mimic hematochezia (bright red blood in the stool):red gelatin or jello, popsicles, or kool-aid, tomato juice or soup, and large amounts beets. If the red stool persists after avoiding the culprit food item for a few days, it is wise to report this to your doctor for further work-up. ...Read more
Eat 2 Beat CA, Pt.6: TOMATOES: Teeming with the antioxidant lycopene, tomatoes may block cancer by, among other things, stopping malignant cells from multiplying & by causing them to destroy themselves. Although tomatoes in almost all forms are full of nutrition, lycopene is more easily available to the body in cooked tomato products such as tomato sauce. (Ref: AARP, 5/2014) ...Read more
See below: Assuming you are otherwise healthy (no renal disease or GERD), eating tomatoes shouldn't be a problem. However, you still need variety. 1) Limit how many tomatoes you buy from the store. If you grow your own, cut them up and freeze them - harder to get to. 2) Consciously think about other fruits/veggies and mix them with your tomatoes. You're craving for tomatoes will fade a little. ...Read more
Not nightshade: Any food that is not in the nightshade family. Tomatoes are in the nightshade family and as such, there is a chance of cross reactions to other foods in the nightshade family such as potatoes, eggplant and bell peppers. ...Read more
Use them as:
Often as you wish.....
They are delicious and are a bit acidic but are in my eat often section!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
They're good for you: There's even talk of the lycopenes in tomatoes having some specific beneficial health effects. I'll leave these to others to address. Enjoy your tomatoes. ...Read more
How is the best way to get the most nutrition out of eating tomatoes? Do you get any nutrition from eating raw tomatoes?
Tomatoes: Sure, you can get good nutrition out of eating tomatoes. How you eat them depends on what nutrients you're most seeking. If you want more lycopene, cooked is better than raw. Lycopene is an antioxidant linked with lower risk of cancer and heart attacks. For more vitamin c, raw is better than cooked. Http://tinyurl. Com/nxvdn3 if you're going to cook tomatoes, I suggest not frying them. ...Read more
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Lycopene: Tomatoes and processed tomato products such as juice, ketchup, paste, sauce and soup all are good sources of lycopene and may account for over 85% of dietary lycopene in the north american diet. Lycopene from processed tomato products appears to be more bioavailable than from raw tomatoes. The lycopene content of tomatoes varies with the variety and increases with fruit ripening. ...Read more
Socrates: It's true that, as woody allen said, "the unlived life isn't worth examining". But socrates remains correct: "the unexamined life isn't worth living". Do both. As you overcome your fear with technique, understanding how it arose will lead to deeper introspection--a value in its own right. ...Read more
Myths in Medicine: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
NO: The only life forms that need to worry about tomato viruses are tomatoes; though I doubt they worry too much about it... ...Read more
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