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Oat Fiber Vs Oat Bran
Sure: Whatever seems right. Unless you really overdo it and get an impaction, you should be fine. ...Read more
It will some, but...: Eating oat bran is better for you and may have a more pronounced effect. Good luck! ...Read more
Oat and Oat Bran:
I commend you for good choices for your Health.
Oat bran contains about 50% more fiber and soluble fiber than oatmeal, making it more effective at lowering cholesterol and helping digestion.
It also has more protein, calcium, iron, thiamin, phosphorus, riboflavin, magnesium, and zinc.
continue good Diet! ...Read more
Cracklin oat bran: IF Cracklin Oat Bran is the name of a boxed cereal it likely contains lots of chemicals such as additives, preservatives, sugar, etc. Thus, it is not good for you. Far better to consume bran flakes. You can put some cinnamon on them for flavor, which is also good for balancing blood sugar. Peace and good health. ...Read more
When they say oat bran, cinnamon & other stuff reduces your cholestrol. Do they also unblock or reduce plaque?
No: They also only lower cholesterol to a very small degree. ...Read more
If i tested positive to bran, gluten and wheat on the comprehensive food panel test, does that mean that i need to avoid rice, wheat and oat bran?
Basically, same :
There are 2 types of fiber:soluble and insoluble. Both are important for health, digestion, & preventing diseases.
Soluble fiber attracts water and turns to gel during digestion. This slows digestion. Soluble fiber is in oat bran, barley, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils, peas, & some fruits/vegetables. Insoluble fiber is found in foods like wheat bran, vegetables, & whole grain. It adds bulk 2 stool. ...Read more
Is it ok to eat that raisin bran crunch cereal if I have diverticulitis, it has oat clusters and regular oats in it as well.
I take oats with nuts & multi grain porridge for 2 out of 4 meals.Can I add these for more nutrition- Sprouted flax & chia seeds,oat bran,wheat germ?
Keep it up: The options you suggest are healthy ones. You should eat according to your taste with an emphasis on vegetables, fruits, whole grains and a healthy source of lean protein. The key is to limit processed foods and sugar as much as possible. You are making healthy choices. Keep it up. ...Read more
I eat a high fiber diet (a lot of all bran, whole wheat and veg/fruit). Is it potentially harmful to eat too much and should I be worried?
High Fiber Diet : Will most likely not encounter any problems. Make sure your bowel movements are regularl & normal. Try to eat a varied diet so your body is exposed to all sorts of vitamins, minerals, proteins & other important nutrients. A high fiber diet may lead to colonic hypertrophy which is associated with sigmoid volvulus. This is rare & usually not seen with with the type of fibers mentioned in question. ...Read more
Hi. My 10 month old is having severe constipation for over 2 weeks. Can I give her All Bran Buds, which contain Psyllium fiber, to her? Thank you
Would try prune juice first.usually consitpation is insufficient fluids, so increasing fluids can help. Fluids should be a mix of water and electrolytes not just water) pedilyte, juices as pure water dilutes sodium. Try infant barley cereal which has more fiber. f/u/w/doc
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/infant-and-toddler-health/expert-answers/infant-constipation/faq-20058519 ...Read more
Can I eat raisin bran while using levothyroxine because I got a paper where it said I shouldn't eat high fiber foods while taking levothyroxine becaus?
Levothyroxine/ Fiber: Raisin Bran would be considered a high fiber food. Foods high in fiber could reduce the absorption of levothyroxine from your GI tract. Actually, levothyroxine should always be taken on an empty stomach so that a consistent amount of your prescribed dose is absorbed into your bloodstream. ...Read more
Trying to eat only fruits and multivitamin caps as dinner and on breakfast, oat-bran and rice one time(ie during lunch) is it okay?
Not necessary: Your body is like a four wheel car. If you have 3 wheels, it's great to add one. If you have all 4 wheels, adding more wheels serves no purpose. The same is true with essential nutrients like vitamins, minerals, fatty and amino acids. Once your body has enough, adding more serves no purpose other than to enrich the people who sold it to you. ...Read more
Hello i got a babygirl on monday and she has jaundice (level 18). Also my wife has not enough milk to breastfeed, so i bought oat bran. Is this good?
Yes, also try...:
As my colleagues advise, light therapy is advisable for your baby- it's safe ; effective.
It's not unusual for there to be not a lot of breastmilk just 2 days after birth- it can take time to kick in. Oatmeal/oatbran often helps, but there are many other herbs/foods that can help- see see http://bit.Ly/1gzvp0e ; http://bit.Ly/1reclaw
a lactation consultant can help to optimize nursing technique. ...Read more
If my wife eat oat bran, will it help increase the milk level? Yes, my dr aware of jaundice and our baby is under photo therapy
Not particularly: Eating oat bran will not necessarily increase milk production. ...Read more
YES: Does have iron.Get a more detailed answer ›
Chickenpox on face is drying out.But cheeks, nose, eyebrows, etc is red and scaly like oat bran like soborrheic dermatitis.Can i wash face w/baking soda?
See below: Yes, but it may dry out the skin. It can be used to relieve the itch if present. ...Read more
Not for anemia: Bleeding from an ulcer or GI malignancy needs to be excluded. Iron deficiency in a male might indicated some kind of malabsorption . If due to celiac disease wheat and oat bran need to be excluded. Another possibility is poor stomach acid from taking acid blocker medications. Smokers can develop iron deficiency anemia from exposure to cadmium. Find the cause of the iron deficiency. ...Read more
Can the fiber in kellong's raisin bran cause gas, frequent bowel movements, and other stomach issues? Every time i tried to eat today i got nauseous.
Passed watery stools after eating oat bran cereal and pears. I've got a bloated stomach and feeling nausea there's alot of gas in it. What is going on?
I took a combo of acacia fiber , flax fiber and oat fiber 3 times since i have been pregnant I am 2 month pregnant...could it cause harm?
1/2 Way There: Fiber, for the most part, stays in the intestines.As long as you take adequate fluids and don't over doo-doo it, you should be OK.Was that a concoction you made-up yourself? Not bad! Remember,though that there are two kinds of fiber:soluble and insoluble.Sounds like you are taking the insoluble,bulk-forming ones.The other kinds absorb water and turn into a kind of gel which sort-of regulate things ...Read more
Did gtt at home. Exact amt oats+poptart 73g carb (6g fiber). Fbg 118. 1/2hr pp tests: 138 113 110 136 100. Why did bg peak x2? I dbl chkd each test.
Glucose intolerance: The glucose load went through GI so fast it wasn't absorbed. The elevated fbg tells you you should avoid sugar and refined grains and eat 6 equal meals with 6 servings of low glycemic vegetables and one apple spread out through three meals each day. Eat healthy, relax and breathe, then move like pretend jump roping for 5-10 minutes every 3 hours and your glucose tolerance and health will improve. ...Read more
Suprachiasmatic nucl: The suprachiasmatic nucleus in the hypothalamus regulates circadian rhythm in mammals. The scn receives information about light and dark from special cells in the retina. The scn then communicates with the pineal gland, which secretes melatonin, which helps to regulate sleep. Thus, being on an electronic device at all hours or having the tv late can disrupt sleep. ...Read more
Which oil is best to cook food in soyabean, sunflower, cotton seed or rice bran. Usually we change oil every six months?
MarketingControversy: From a human health standpoint, saturated and some monounsaturated fats have best track records. These include lard, bacon fat, butter, coconut, palm ; olive oils. While polyunsaturated fats have long been promoted as superior, this has never been supported by quality scientific research. Mary g. Enig ; her research work are a good place to start. Also dietdoctor.Com, gary taubes, peter attia, etc. ...Read more