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Non Vegetarian Ingredients
Vegetarian capsules: Are usually called vcaps rather than softgel. Just check with the manufacturer via the net or a phone call to be sure. Peace and good helth. ...Read more
Dairy, eggs & yeast: The only vegan food proven to contain vit B12 is red star vsf yeast flakes. Dairy & eggs also contain b12. Vegans may also, of course, get B12 by taking it as a supplement. See http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/vitaminb12-healthprofessional/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are soy milk &soy products better substitutes to milk& milk products for a diabetic type 2 person?
AMWAY: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Are food based chewable gummy vitamins safer than artificially made vitamins? I am considering a food based calcium chewable gummy supplement.
None: There are really no foods that are really rich in estrogens. ...Read more
Milk & mild products: Casein is one of the main proteins in milk and most milk products have casein. ...Read more
Soy lechitin: Soy lechitin is not recommended for kids with g6pd defiency. ...Read more
Is it safe for a hypertensive to drink liquid supplements (combination of herbs, fruits, vegies, grains)? Examples are brands like "Zeal" & "Intra".
Some maybe, some no: This is a very broad question, because so many substances are said to be "diet pills". Some may also contain substances not listed on the label, as my colleague suggests. Recently, one called "japan rapid weight loss diet pills green" was found to contain phenolphthalein -- a cancer-causing agent not approved for the us market. A good review source is: www.Consumerlab.Com take care out there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excess is stored: Hi. Excess sugar is stored, either as a sugar polymer (glycogen) in liver and muscle, or converted to fat (triglyceride) and stored. So excess sugar (and ALL sugar is natural) can be "fattening". Sugar is an excellent energy source , and in limited consumption, is OK. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are whey and casein protein powder shakes safe long term? Any alternatives that also contain all essential amino acids? Thanks!
Is grass-fed organic whey protein powder safe to 29w pregnant women? Some source online says whey protein is not safe. wellwisdom.com/whey-protein-du
Mushrooms, peas...: Foods do not contain uric acid but have purines which are metabolized into uric acid. The vegetarian food highest in purines are asparagus, cauliflower, lentils, lima & navy beans, mushrooms, oatmeal, peas & spinach. These can usually be eaten in moderation. More important than avoiding these might be avoiding alcohol & high-fructose corn syrup, as these raise uric acid levels. ...Read more
Organic foods: Locally sourced foods that are organically grown are a healthful choice. All fruits and vegetables have to be washed thoroughly prior to consumption and all meat and poultry product should be prepared on separate surface and kept at the recommended temperatures. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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