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Peanuts Effect On The Digestive System
If you eat bread and peanut together and you are allergic to peanut but you are not allergic to bread, will you become allergic to bread since the bread will be mixed in with peanuts in 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
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
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
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
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
Way too many: To go into here and be thorough. What are your symptoms? ...Read more
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
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
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
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
Tolerance: The GI tract is tolerant of food antigens, and mounts a response to infections. ...Read more
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.
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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
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