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Doctor insights on: Peanuts Effect On The Digestive System

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Is peanuts good for the digestive system?

Is peanuts good for the digestive system?

Neutral: Peanuts can be a good source of calories and protein. But they have no especial qualities for improving digestion or treating any GI problems. The calories are high and need to be considered in any measure of dietary control. ...Read more

Dr. Ali Yazdy
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Digestive Health (Definition)

Digestive health refers to the proper functioning of the digestive tract, including the stomach, ...Read more


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How does a peanut allergy affect your digestive system?

How does a peanut allergy affect your digestive system?

EoE: Food allergy, including peanut allergy, is associated with allergic gastrointestinal disorders, such as eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). This is a less common complication from peanut ingestion but if you are having frequent issues with trouble swallowing, getting food stuck in throat, vomiting, uncontrolled heartburn/GERD then see an Gastroenterologist and Allergist for further workup/ evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the elements used to thicken water and will these elements have any effect on the digestive system?

What are the elements used to thicken water and will these elements have any effect on the digestive system?

Water purification p: In water purification plants they frequently add alum to aggregate some of the solid waste which then can be separated more readily from the waste stream. The water is not thickened though. There are many other steps that are performed to try to clean up the waste stream. By the time the water gets to your home faucet it should be fine. ...Read more

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How does digestive system work?

How does digestive system work?

Check this out: Follow this link to learn more about the anatomy & physiology of the digestive tract

(http://www. Dasilvainstitute. Com/gastrointestinal-anatomy-physiology)

summary: the GI tract is a single cell barrier of protection between the outside world & the inside of our body. Immune cells are numerous here. It digests (breaksdown) foods, and absorbs the nutrients & water to enter our blood stream. ...Read more

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How can the digestive system work?

Absorbs Nutrients: That's a very complicated question and there is not an easy answer. The body breaks down the food you eat to its component parts and then absorbs that to create energy. You can find a lot of information at your local library or on the internet. ...Read more

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Best way to cleanse your digestive system?

Best way to cleanse your digestive system?

Best not to: Your body has a natural mechanism for eliminating waste, and generally it is better to let it handle it. Cleansing usually involves ingesting or inserting various 'natural' toxins which serve only to upset your gut's normal homeostasis (=balanced environment). Occasionally the body needs help restoring itself back to balance, esp after antibiotics, so probiotics may help in this specific case. ...Read more

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What organs are part of the digestive system?

What organs are part of the digestive system?

An amazing question: The digestive system starts at the mouth and ends of the anus. The liver, pancreas and gallbladder are just as important as the intestine. ...Read more

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What works to take to help your digestive system?

What works to take to help your digestive system?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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What are the remedies to work the digestive system properly?

What are the remedies to work the digestive system properly?

Any fluids: That are caffeine free and alcohol free; 80-100 ounces per day. High fiber foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains and salads. But be sure to be drinking the fluids. Absolutely more important for constipation than the diet. ...Read more

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Which is the worst disease that affects the digestive system?

Which is the worst disease that affects the digestive system?

The worst....: Is probably cancer. After that I would put Chron's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. All three of these are life threatening. Most other digestive diseases are uncomfortable but usually not life threatening. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are some disorders of the digestive system?

Way too many: To go into here and be thorough. What are your symptoms? ...Read more

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Some of the non-frightening diseases which happen in the digestive system are?

Some of the non-frightening diseases which happen in the digestive system are?

Too: M, any to go into here. Try to be more specific if you are having symptoms or if you are concerned about a particular illness. ...Read more

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Is popcorn bad for the digestive system?

Is popcorn bad for the digestive system?

Sometimes: Diverticulosis/ diverticulitis may be exacerbated by popcorn, although there is much argument about whether this is really true. The butter added is much worse for you, but there is nothing intrinsically bad about popcorn, but as in everything, moderation is appropriate. ...Read more

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What's the role of the anus in digestive system?

What's the role of the anus in digestive system?

Anus: Is this a joke? It is the terminal portion of the GI tract and prevents you from having accidents and embarrasing yourself. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system protect us from pathogens?

How does the digestive system protect us from pathogens?

GI defense: The protection is mostly when you first eat. The stomach has a very low Ph and the extreme acidity makes it hard for pathogens to enter your system. However, after a heavy meal or if you take acid reducers (Nexium, etc), then it takes a much smaller dose of bacteria to cause illness. ...Read more

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How obesity affects the digestive system?

Check out these: Links. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/heart-disease/tc/health-problems-associated-with-adult-obesity-topic-overview. Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3096111/. ...Read more

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What hormones affect the digestive system?

Digestive system: There are many hormones that can have a bad effect on the digestive system. That can happen when a particular hormone level is high or low. What problems are you having with your digestive system? Are you gaining weight? Losing weight? Blood pressure and pulse OK? Etc. Please see your doctor without waiting too long. ...Read more

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Is the pancreas part of the digestive system?

Is the pancreas part of the digestive system?

Yes: Pancreas is a solid organ that sits behind the stomach. It is an endocrine organ-makes hormones such as insulin-released into the blood stream. It is an exocrine organ-making digestive enzymes released into the upper small intestine via a duct. ...Read more

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How does obesity affect your digestive system?

Many diseases: Many different digestive diseases are associated with obesity like acid reflux, esophagitis, hiatal hernias, malabsorbtion, gall bladder diseases. .... And many other diseases. ...Read more

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How does the digestive system regulate homeostasis?

Tolerance: The GI tract is tolerant of food antigens, and mounts a response to infections. ...Read more

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Can a human digestive system absorb raw whey protien?

Can a human digestive system absorb raw whey protien?

Yes: People have consumed raw milk throughout history until the relatively recent advent of pasteurization.
Raw whey protein is easier to digest and absorb than whey protein that has been pasteurized.
When milk is heated it changes the 3-dimensional configuration of the proteins which makes it more difficult to digest for some people.
See http://tinyurl. Com/jc47msn ...Read more

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What are some alternative or fiber for digestive system?

What are some alternative or fiber for digestive system?

Cooked Greens R best: They act like scrub brushes and help move the food along and absorb moisture and any fibrous vegetables work similarly. It will keep you regular. Other OTC brands work too. Just stay away from any GMO brands that have corn, soy, wheat or potato in it, . Those aren't good to remain in your system for very long. ...Read more

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What is the function of bacteria in our digestive system?

What is the function of bacteria in our digestive system?

Bacteria: We have bacterial and other microorganisms as part of our systems on all integumentary surfaces (skin and mucous membranes). They play differing roles in our body. Some provide for degradation of food substances, some we have not worked out the function for. You need to take a course in microbiology since cannot be all explained here. ...Read more