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Does pickling herring in vinegar reduce the health benefits of fish.?

Does pickling herring in vinegar reduce the health benefits of fish.?

No: Smoking and pickling is considered to not compromize the helth benefits of fish. ...Read more

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pin pickling pain with rigidity to stomach with sob. What can it be? I'm healthy without any medical problems 42 yr old female.

pin pickling pain with rigidity to stomach with sob. What can it be? I'm healthy without any medical problems 42 yr old female.

Abdominal pain: Abdominal pain could be anything from constipation, muscle pain to something more severe like appendicitis or colitis. A good history and physical is needed. Seein your doctor or scheduling a virtual consult could be helpful. ...Read more

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How healthy are pickles?

How healthy are pickles?

You can use them: They contain a lot of salt. You can use them if you do not have heart failure and liver or kidney disease that cause sodium retention. ...Read more

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Does pickles has acid in it?

Does pickles has acid in it?

Yes, in vinegar: Pickles are usually in vinegar, which is Acetic Acid (not a very strong acid, but still a real acid). ...Read more

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Why when I feel hot do I crave pickles?

Why when I feel hot do I crave pickles?

Feeling hot: I do not believe anyone has studied this phenomenon with pickles, but it is possible that when you are hot, you lose salt in your sweat and pickles are high in salt, therefore, it is possible that your body's inclination to replace the salt makes you crave pickles. You may get different points of views from other physicians ...Read more

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What can result from I eating too many pickles?

What can result from I eating too many pickles?

Hypertension: Pickles have very little nutrition and is loaded with sodium. This will cause suseptable pts to have high bp. ...Read more

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Would you be okay if you went on a only pickle diet?

Would you be okay if you went on a only pickle diet?

No: You cannot possibly get all your necessary nutrients from eating just pickles. In fact, you might end up getting too much salt which may lead to water retention. There's no way you can get fats, calories, proteins, and all necessary vitamins & minerals. Don't do it. This sounds like a scam diet. ...Read more

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Does pickle contain iodine?

Does pickle contain iodine?

Depends: If the pickle was fixed in brine which contains iodized salt, then it will contain iodine. Otherwise it might not contain iodine. ...Read more

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Do pickles have iodine in it?

Do pickles have iodine in it?

Depends: You can buy iodine free from your local organic store ...Read more

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Is there any side effects of eating garlic pickle daily?

Is there any side effects of eating garlic pickle daily?

No!: Garlic is good, it lowers your cholesterol! Some people may have some heart burn with it...Otherwise there is no side effects. ...Read more

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What health benefits are associated with eating pickles?

What health benefits are associated with eating pickles?

Not many: Pickles are generally high in sodium. You are much better eating cucumbers and save yourself the sodium intake. ...Read more

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How many calories are there in a long 1/4-pickle?

How many calories are there in a long 1/4-pickle?

5-10: Depending on how they are made, there are 5 to 10 calories in a dill pickle spear. That makes it a nice low calorie snack as long as you don't eat a lot of them. :-). ...Read more

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Do bubbies pickles contain helpful bacteria as claimed by the company that makes them?

Do bubbies pickles contain helpful bacteria as claimed by the company that makes them?

Medical question?: They may have a helpful bacteria in their brew, but do not necessarily have to lust it on the ingredients. That would be hard to prove, too! ...Read more

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My toddler loves half sour pickles. Is it ok to give him a pickle? Or is it too high in sodium?

My toddler loves half sour pickles. Is it ok to give him a pickle? Or is it too high in sodium?

No problem: Toddlers are typically difficult to feed and often hard to please at mealtime. It is likely that many of the foods you give your toddler will be high in something or another. It is good that you're thinking about your toddler's nutrition, but I would not worry too much about high sodium content. Good kidneys compensate for this. Aim to feed in moderation and you should do fine. Give him a pickle! ...Read more

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Pickle juice for losing weight?

Pickle juice for losing weight?

Diet and exercise: The best approach to weight loss is diet and exercise. The rule of thumb is to consume less calories than you actually need. This will vary depending on your height/weight, build, and activity level. On average, I've seen 1500 calories per day recommended. Any less, and you are doing yourself harm. Exercise about 90 min per day. Www. Myplate. Gov is a great website for info and tracking calories. ...Read more

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Are pickles on the Atkins diet list of unlimited foods to eat?

Are pickles on the Atkins diet list of unlimited foods to eat?

Check web-site: I don't have info on the atkins diet, since I don't find it of any use. Check w/a registered dietitian and get support from weight watchers or other quality programs. Eat less and exercise more. It's the only way. ...Read more

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Is it true that women who are pregnant and crave pickles may have low iron?

Is it true that women who are pregnant and crave pickles may have low iron?

Maybe a coincidence: Some women who are pregnant crave pickles. Some women who are pregnant have low iron. That means just by coincidence, there will be women who have both. But, not all women with low iron will crave pickles, and not all women who crave pickles will have low iron! ...Read more