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I have peripheral neuropathy of hands and feet, cause probably nutritional as no other, on renerve plus bt thrice a week, but still symtomatic, please help?

I have peripheral neuropathy of hands and feet, cause probably nutritional as no other, on renerve plus bt thrice a week, but still symtomatic, please help?

Investigate: Not a usual cause for peripheral neuropathy at 32 years of age, you need a good work up to find out the cause or to define that the cause is not detmined and decide wich therapy is best for yuo. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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How often do you find nutritional intervention without drugs successful in a course of treatment for metabolic syndrome?

How often do you find nutritional intervention without drugs successful in a course of treatment for metabolic syndrome?

You've got the power: Eat well: good portions, whole grains, lots of fruits and veggies. Get moving 30-60 minutes every day. These are powerful things you can do for not only metabolic syndrome but also preventing cancer and being healthy all over. High five on asking good questions and making great changes. You can do it, . ...Read more

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Is it considered unhealthy and even dangerous to take nutritional supplements with prescription drugs?

Is it considered unhealthy and even dangerous to take nutritional supplements with prescription drugs?

Maybe: Emeritus professor edzard ernst from the university of exeter said: 'survey after survey shows that large proportions of the population are trying 'natural' remedies for illness-prevention, all sorts of ailments, diseases or for states of reduced well-being. 'most experts. Agree that the potential for interactions is substantial" bottom line - check with your primary doc 1st! ...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

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What are the nutritional benefit of plantains?

What are the nutritional benefit of plantains?

1c green plantains:: 181 kcal fat 1 gm sat fat 0 gm chol 0 gm
na 6mg k 739mg mg 54.8mg
phos 50.3mg zinc 0.2mg cu 0.1mg
sel 2.2mcg h2o 96.6g om3fa 37mg
om6fa 63.6mg fiber 3.4g sugars 22.2g total carbs 47.2 g vit a 1668 iu vit c 27.2mg vit e 0.2mg vit k 1mcg vit b6 0.4mg thia 0.1mg ribo0.1mg folate (folic acid) 32.6mcg
choline 20mg pantothenic acid 0.4mg
protein 1.9g. ...Read more

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What are the nutritional benefits of amaranth?

What are the nutritional benefits of amaranth?

Power packed: Amanranth is high protein, high fiber, and packed with vitamins and minerals including vitamins a, b, k, c, folic acid, and riboflavin and minerals potassium, iron, copper, calcium, magnesium, phosporus, and manganese.
The oils in amaranth have been shown to prevent cardiovascular disease.
It's very tasty, and is utilized in many carribean, asian, indian & other ethnic dishes. ...Read more

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What oils are most popular for nutritional purposes?

What oils are most popular for nutritional purposes?

Nutritional oil: Flaxseed and olive oil are most abundant and nutritional. ...Read more

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What are the nutritional benefits of prickly pear cactus paddles?

What are the nutritional benefits of prickly pear cactus paddles?

Nopales: Looking at prickly pear cactus, we might not realize the paddles can be food -- but they have a long history in mexican cuisine. The flat pads are called "nopales;" the fruits are "tuna." nopales have lots of fiber, vitamins and minerals. For people with diabetes, eating nopales may lower blood glucose. Also, they have 17 Amino Acids -- 8 of them "essential" ones that our bodies can't make. ...Read more

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Are there any nutritional needs I should be aware of in pregnancy?

Are there any nutritional needs I should be aware of in pregnancy?

Folic acid: Folic acid is should be supplemented during pregnancy to prevent neurological problems in the developing newborn. A general multivitamin with Folic Acid is recommended.
Vitamin d and calcium should be in the multivitamin as well as iron. ...Read more

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Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult?

Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult?

Yes: We live in a toxic world. Every person has many toxins, such as heavy metals, pesticides, pcb's, dioxins, pthalates, pbb's etc. Detoxification programs can lower our body burdens of these chemicals & research shows people generally feel better after such programs & this may be the best way to prevent disease! I advise everyone to do an annual cleanse. There are many ways to cleanse- see comment:. ...Read more