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Doctor insights on: Meat Serving Size Per Person

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Bled for 3 days. Filled a pad a day and another one a night. Had clots looking like meat a size of my small finger. 3 weeks pregnant. Could I have lost it?

Bled for 3 days. Filled a pad a day and another one a night. Had clots looking like meat a size of my small finger. 3 weeks pregnant. Could I have lost it?

It's possible: It is important when heavy bleeding occurs in pregnancy that you are promptly evaluated by your doctor. Miscarriage and tubal pregnancy are possibilities. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a person die from ingesting raw hamburger meat?

E Coli: Several years ago there were a few deaths and significant illnesses from e coli 0157. Sources are undercooked ground beef or pork, contaminated vegetables and swimming pools. Kidney failure can occur with this illness. It is less common now since regulations tightened with respect to beef/pork sales as well as cooking - particularly fast food establishments. ...Read more

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What food, meat, drinks that is not good for a diabetic person, and which can he eat freely?

What food, meat, drinks that is not good for a diabetic person, and which can he eat freely?

Low glycemic foods: Low glycemic foods do not rapidly convert to sugar and so would be recommended to eat. High glycemic foods rapidly convert to sugar and so should be restricted. You can do a search and find a table with glycemic index rankings. The lower the number the better. This is also affected by fiber, protein and fat content which all help to prolong the release of sugar and don't lead to spikes. ...Read more

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What are some things that can happen if a person eats undercooked meat?

What are some things that can happen if a person eats undercooked meat?

Eating raw meat: Humans can eat and digest raw meat, . An example is eating steak raw or rare. The main reason humans eat cooked meat is to destroy or kill bacteria and parasites that can cause one to get sick. Bacteria include salmonella, e. Coli, shigella, listeria. Parasites include ameba, tapeworms, toxopasma, etc. ...Read more

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How much/ ounces of meat would be an appropriate serving at dinner for a 6-7yr old? (feeding disordered. Need #, not "feed them, they'll eat") thanks.

How much/ ounces of meat would be an appropriate serving at dinner for a 6-7yr old? (feeding disordered. Need #, not "feed them, they'll eat") thanks.

2-3 ounces: Children lose appetite if you put too much food on their plate. Usually the meat should be half to 2/3 the size of the palm of their hand, which is probably about 2 ounces. They can do fine with no meat at all, as long as you are careful to include vegetable protein and other sources of iron. ...Read more

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Please help, how much meat/fish should a person eat in a week to stay healthy?

Please help, how much meat/fish should a person eat in a week to stay healthy?

Meat/none, Fish/3-4 : A person does not need to eat any meat to stay healthy because virtually all its known healthy ingredients are found in other foods. Meat eaters have different bacteria populations and a recent study showed that the l-carnitine from meat increases heart disease. Fish, like wild alaskan salmon has vit. D, vit. B12, omega-3 fatty acids, phosphatidylcholine, coq10, and protein. Eat fish 3-4 times wk. ...Read more

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Is a vegetarian as healthy as a person who eats meat?

Is a vegetarian as healthy as a person who eats meat?

They can be,: But the person has to keep an eye on his/her vitamin levels, especially b 12 which humans derive mostly from meat. Too little protein can cause fatigue so sources of protein, fats, and carbs need to be in diet, especially if one is vegan. Some folks are vegetarian because they think it is healthier or to avoid toxins, hormones in meat. Others are "ethical vegetarians, " don't kill. ...Read more