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ThisIsAQuote:: "Starch blockers are made from white kidney beans, which have a natural chemical called amylase, which helps digest complex carbohydrates.When amylase is blocked,those carbs pass through the body undigested,so you don't absorb the calories.Some need a prescription. They are calledacarbose(Precose),and miglitol (Glyset).These are used as treatments for blood sugar control.You can get them OTC too ...Read more
Solid movable lump by tailbone. Feels like rubber. About the size of a raw bean. There's a pit but is it a lipoma or pilonidal cyst?
U/s-3.6x3.3cm complex mass w/ cystic and solid components on r ov. Cystic lesion w/ internal septation, 2.3cm solid mass on l ovary. Ca? What now?
Maybe...but no proof: Green coffee bean extract is considered "possibly safe" in adults and is sometimes used for weight loss, hypertension and other conditions. It has not been studied in children or teens. There is no conclusive proof that it works for these or other conditions. The active ingredient in caffeine. http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-supplements/ingredientmono-1264-green%20coffee.aspx?activeingredientid=1264 ...Read more
Yes for Carbohydrate: They’re different from more traditional egg noodles or pasta because they’re made from mung bean starch. That they contain bean starch is a good clue that they are excellent sources of carbohydrates. The downside to glass noodles is that they’re not rich in nutrients. If you prepare 54 grams of dehydrated noodles, you’ll get about 6 percent of the daily value of iron, selenium and niacin ...Read more
Limited data: Since the extract dose contain small amounts of caffeine one could suffer the same side effects that others note from caffeine intake. Additionally, the chlorogenic acid which is one of the major chemicals in the extract, may also play a laxative role(as it is found in prunes too) and lead to some diarrhea. Overall very limited data is available in this regards. Best of luck. ...Read more
Insufficient reports: Green coffee beans are beans that have not been roasted. Roasting decreases chlorogenic acid, a chemical that is believed to increase metabolism and help with weight loss. Inadequate studies have been done to prove safety or to determine correct dosing. Green beans also contain caffeine, which is well known to cause upset stomach, jitteriness, insomnia and occasionally anxiety. ...Read more
AnkleScrew removed 2wk ago.Now have marble size bone hard lump where screw was(seems like part of tibiaorfibia).appt pending.any insight before then?
Most likely its a --: hematoma, from the screw hole. The site depends on, whether the screw was removed from the Tibia or the Fibula. It must be quite tense, which probably gives a hard texture. I am sure your surgeon would be getting an Xray to ensure there is no new Fx through the screw hole. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". Rasberry ketones are yet another in a long line of "miracle" weight loss supplements that are pure hype. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Starch blocker: Yes. Please go online and search for kidney bean extract. That said, do you really want to take kidney bean extract./ There are other foods. ...Read more
No, not unless: There is no magic potion to help lose belly fat, so it becomes a matter of eating fewer calories and choosing the proper foods. Spending money on green coffee bean extract means having less money to spend on foods like breads and pastries, so maybe the extract will help in that way. One should watch out for the caffeine, as there may be unwanted side effects. ...Read more
May help some but...: Research suggests green coffee extracts can have a modest effect in helping weight loss, but there are no magic pills for weight loss & no substitute for a healthy diet & exercise. You can't lose weight & keep it off without long-term healthy dietary changes.My favorite diet for overall health & weight loss is this one: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx see comment:. ...Read more
?: What is your question? If you are asking about interactions then I am not aware of any. ...Read more
Mass under arm pit above the bra line, size of a quarter, irregular edged, deep purple/erythema, raised, partially solid/soft, serosanguinous
Lg kidney stone removed, 3x3x.5 cm chunk for analysis. Components 70% Whewellinte, 15% Weddellite & 15% Dahllite. What diet restrictions would help?
Calcium stones: You have a mix of calcium containing stones. If you have no other medical disease, increase your water intake to 2L per day. 24Hour urine metabolic test needed in 6-8 weeks post stone. decreasing the daily salt intake is the single best step and not calcium. Further changes in diet need the results of the test to determine if you need medications, dietary changes or both ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cooked? : Perhaps you mean when they are dry and hard, right from the field. Soy beans and derivative products such as tofu are a mainstay foodstuff for millions of people, especially in asia. They are served at local restaurants in the form of edamame, which is quite good. They have been cooked. This is no different than oats or wheat straight from the field. ...Read more