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Nutritional Facts For Act Ii Microwave Popcorn
Microwaving pop corn or any other food will not cause cancer. Just do not add too much fat to the popcorn.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Probably not GOOD: If you are using GOOD to mean HEALTHIEST CHOICE possible...then, I think an apple would beat it out....but I'll bet you lots of geniuses and Nobel prize winners in the world's history have been born to mother's that chose a lot worse than microwave popcorn. Plenty of websites online if you google that can give you ideas for healthy dieting and good eating habits while pregnant. ...Read more
19 weeks pregnant and been eating microwave popcorn a few times a week. Someone said the lining in the bag could cause miscarriage or damage to baby. Is this true? I never heard this before.
Not likely: The main risk is from inhaling diacetyl fumes and most who got sick did so through occupational exposure. Many manufacturers have since removed diacetyl from their microwave popcorn. You can make your own microwave popcorn by putting plain kernels in a clean brown paper lunch bag, fold the top over a few times, and heat on the popcorn setting of your microwave. Add melted butter if you like. ...Read more
Is microwave oatmeal still nutritional? It's been suggested to me that its so processed that its better to find something else. Are 'they' wrong?
Stick w/ whole foods: Microwaveable oatmeal is typically loaded with sugars. There is debate whether microwaving foods causes degradation of nutrients. I think it can break down vitamins because of the high heat and microwave radiation. You can always boil water in the microwave and add it to the oatmeal or use regular. ...Read more
Another: Another issue with burnt popcorn is that the kernel may not have popped completely leaving a hard core. If you bite down on this unexpectedly you run the risk of fracturing a tooth or filling. Also be careful when eating popcorn it is possible to get a piece of the thin outer shell caught in the sulcus of the gum. It acts as a sharp knife cutting down into the gum tissue a potentially leading to damage and an infection. ...Read more
Popcorn is not unhealthy.
It is generally healthy but not as healthy as colored vegetables and fruits. It is a snack food that is good to eat. Do not load up on salt, though ...Read more
If it doesn't hurt: Gastritis just means inflammation of the stomach but doesn't inform us as to the cause of the inflammation. Infections, allergies, chronic bowel diseases, and toxic exposures to foods and medicines can all cause gastritis. The bottom line is that if your doctor has not restricted your eating, try popcorn and see how you feel. ...Read more
Here are some...: Urine smell is quite personally unique and widely vary among people to reflect urine concentration, foods consumption, supplement use, etc. And it is harmless as long as being free of symptoms and having normal urinalysis from properly collected urine. To know more these nuance in healthcare, welcome to peruse articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html & other related in HOME ...Read more
See answer: Urine odor can depend of many things including hydration level, food or medication, infection or even systemic illness. It alone is uncommonly a cause for concern in the absence of any other symptoms or signs. A checkup and urinalysis would help determine if there is an abnormality, but it is unlikely to be a sign of disease. ...Read more
I love eating popcorn kernels, but my doc said it can block the appendix and cause appendicitis. Is this true?
The last 3 days my urine has smelled like butter popcorn. What could this be a symptom of? Should I go to my doctor?
I have a lump on the left side of my jawline, but the lump is pea size then grows to size of popcorn then shrinks back to pea size?
If a chip from my popcorn wall is broken off does that create constant asbestos exposure or just a quick one time release of asbestos fibers?
Test for asbestos: Take a tiny sample and test it in a certified lab or use a home kit. If positive for asbestos consider having ceiling removed by asbestos professional. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
I walked by a broken piece of popcorn ceiling. If I breathe near it or touch it could I be affected by asbestos?!? So scared I was too close...
Stop worrying: You're not going to get asbestos on board from walking by asbestos that's not being actively tossed into the atmosphere. These old ceilings, even those that actually contain asbsetos, don't release the stuff. Despite all the silly, political stuff especially from the 1980's, they post no danger. Even if you're around one when it breaks, the exposure is trivial. ...Read more
Why is popcorn one of the only foods that can cause an appendix to rupture? How does it cause this? What other foods could cause this? Gi docs?
Our popcorn ceiling had asbestos and we didn't know it and scraped it off. Should we be concerned about mesothelioma from this minimal exposure?
Below: Exposure is always a concern, but you had minimal exposure for a short period of time. ...Read more
Things like outer popcorn shell in stool but I haven't ate popcorn for months!!? They look red but when I picked it out they were popcorn kernel color
Why did my mom pass out and urniate? What is wrong and what should I do? She just fell out and urinated she's 50, she drinks a lo of coffee, uses a lot of bleach and eats only plain popcorn
Sounds: Sounds like she probably had a seizure. Even if she returned to her normal self after this event, you need to bring her to an emergency room as soon as possible. There is no way for anyone to tell you for sure if she had a seizure or didn't, solely based on what you remember happening. She needs to be evaluated by a neurologist and get a brain scan (eeg.) if she has a primary care doctor that will arrange for that to happen in the next day or two, you may be okay with staying out of the er. If she doesn't, then, please bring her to an emergency room. The next seizure she has could be while walking up stairs, driving a car, holding a baby, or any number of scenarios where a seizure could result in awful consequences. ...Read more
Am I sick or not? I went to a friends house at noon yesterday, before that at 6am I ate three bites of ravioli, at 11am I ate a little of popcorn. But I haven't ate all that day, I was hungry, but then the sight of food made me sick. I have not had sex or
It sounds like you have lost your appetite. It is crucial you stay hydrated and keep your body nourished. Per your questions, you have not taken in enough calories, which can also contribute to an upset stomach, due to digestive acids in your stomach. Also, the longer you go on without nourishment, your actual stomach organ can shrink.
The loss of appetite can be attributed to stress or having many things on your mind.
If you have other concurrent symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, fever or abdominal pain, see a doctor. Also if your appetite does not return, I recommend you see a doctor. ...Read more