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Hurt my hand fell on locust tree got thorn in my palm in center of ring finger knuckle sever pain can't move it right got the thorn out no better ?

Hurt my hand fell on locust tree got thorn in my palm in center of ring finger knuckle sever pain can't move it right got the thorn out no better ?

See PCP for...: 33y/o male fell on locusts tree with thorn puncture wound in palm. Got thorn out but no better. Puncture wounds can be dirty and leave microscopic debris inside the wound. Tetanus immunization may be indicted as might be Debridement, special wound care and Antibiotic therapy. Best to see ones PCP ...Read more

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What is the healthiest type of beans to eat?

What is the healthiest type of beans to eat?

Depends on goal: Lentils have high protein content. Cannellini beans have higher protein content, but also more carbohydrate and so for losing weight, may not be a better choice. Edamame has high protein, lower carbohydrate content, but soy beans have enzyme inhibitors which may block the action of enzymes for protein digestion. So, may be best to try 1/2 cup of lentils two meals daily, if trying to lose weight. ...Read more

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Do beans generally have gluten?

Do beans generally have gluten?

No, but...: ...beans and lentils are an important part of a healthy, gluten-free diet. They provide fiber, protein, antioxidants, and B Vitamins. Plus they are low in fat and calories. However, be aware of commercial preparation or cross contamination if processed on the same machines as wheat. ALWAYS read labels! ...Read more

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When can i give my baby fava beans?

When can i give my baby fava beans?

Fava beans: Fava beans are in the same family as peanuts. Generally sometime after 1 year of age. If there is a history of G6PD deficiency particularly the Mediterranean variant there may be problems with break down of red cells and low blood. Start with small amounts. ...Read more

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Can eating beans or nuts cause gout?

Can eating beans or nuts cause gout?

Maybe: Some beans and nuts have high levels of purines, the precursors of the uric acid that causes gout. However, the effect of vegetable purines on gout seems to be less than those that come from meat. The best strategy in the long run is to eat a healthy, balanced diet and to take any prescribed medications for gout on a regular basis. ...Read more

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Is baked beans on toast a healthy lunch?

Is baked beans on toast a healthy lunch?

Sure, they're great!: Beans (legumes) are considered both a vegetable & a protein, & appear twice on the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. Beans have a low calorie count but pack a high fiber content. They help lower cholesterol, & are high in antioxidants, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper, zinc. When eaten regularly they can promote a healthy heart & the phytochemicals in beans may reduce some cancers. ...Read more

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Is green coffee bean pills safe to take?

Green Coffee Bean: The lack of large-scale human trials on green coffeebean extract has caused there to be minimal evidence on its potential long-term side effects. ...Read more

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Can i feed my 8 month old refried beans?

Can i feed my 8 month old refried beans?

Feeding Schedule: Most babies start with table foods at 6 months old. We caution parents against giving anything with honey in it as it has been associated with botulism. Refried beans are ok. Give a small amount the first time to make sure he doesn't have a reaction to it but you want your baby to learn to eat what you eat. So as long as it is soft, go for it! ...Read more