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Doctor insights on: Kefir Nutritional Facts

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Are nutritional boosts good for you?

Are nutritional boosts good for you?

No evidence: There is no evidence to support the use of these supplements to "boost" your performance. Don't waste your money. Instead consult with a nutritionist to develop a proper balanced diet. ...Read more

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Which are the benefits of using kefir in my diet?

Which are the benefits of using kefir in my diet?

Probiotic, vits,min: Kefir is a fermented dairy product, similar to but different from yogurt. Both will have probiotic (gut friendly)bacteria, are low lactose dairy (bacteria digest some of the lactose), good source of protein, calcium, magnesium , b6, b12, phosphorus; tasty and nutritious. Drink up! ...Read more

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What are the nutritional pros and cons of coconuts?

What are the nutritional pros and cons of coconuts?

Depends on ripeness: Mature, "dry" coconuts have high fat content, a crunchy white pulp that can be made into coconut milk. It is abundant in medium-chain fatty acids. Young green "water" coconuts have a transparent, sweet jelly pulp and less fat, and a sterile liquid with electrolytes of similar concentration to human blood. This was used to rehydrate some soldiers during ww2 in the pacific, by intravenous infusion! ...Read more

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What is nutritional genomics?

What is nutritional genomics?

Nutritional genomics: It is the study of how nutrition and genetic makeup work together. This incredibly interesting field covers many types of interactions: single gene mutations where a nutrient cannot be metabolized; genetic complexes that put a person at risk for increased chances of heart disease; and food substances that can cause cancer. These are just a few examples of this emerging field. ...Read more

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Does kefir water hurt divertilitus?

Does kefir water hurt divertilitus?

Should not: Kefir water is a byproduct of the milk culture product Kefir. It should not be harmful to diverticulosis condition. Diverticulosis is thought to be worsened with overweight, smoking, low fiber rich diet, constipation. ...Read more

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What app gives the best nutritional support?

What app gives the best nutritional support?

Probably..: "calorie counter, "available for iphone and android (methyltestosterone). I use it for in-office counseling of my patients. It is free. There are other good ones, but this works fine for nutritional support, particularly for my pts. With metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the nutritional benefit of plantains?

What is the nutritional benefit of plantains?

Carbohydrate source: High starch, low protein and fat. Great food for geriatric patients. It is a fruit that is a staple in african and andean regions. Resembles a banana but there is no formal botanical distinction. ...Read more

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What nutritional benefits do tangerines have?

What nutritional benefits do tangerines have?

Tastes good, good 4u: Tangerines are a delicious source of fiber, vitamins a and c, calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Depending on size, there are about 40 to 100 calories in a tangerine, and most of those calories come from the sugars in the fruit (21 g). ...Read more