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Do apples contain antioxidants?|

Do apples contain antioxidants?|

Yes: "one apple a day keeps the dr. Away" but remember apple causes constipation due to peptic content. ...Read more

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7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

Introducing foods: At 7 months, you can definitely introduced pureed meats. You should always introduce foods one a time to make sure a child is not allergic to a food. ...Read more

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Are apples, cherry tomatoes, peaches, light yogurts, avocados, carrots, and watermelon good for diabetics?

Are apples, cherry tomatoes, peaches, light yogurts, avocados, carrots, and watermelon good for diabetics?

Diabetes and Food: I think the simple answer is no. But, when you look at these specific items in your list there are things that are lower in carbohydrates like the yogurt and the avocado. But, in each person with diabetes, the answer may vary based upon how well controlled their blood sugars are. The goal is to eat more protein and less carbohydrates. That means less sugars, less fruits and less carbs overall. ...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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Do green leafy vegetables harden stool?

Do green leafy vegetables harden stool?

Not normally: They are full of dietary fiber. Try mustard greens, broccoli, romaine lettuce, cabbage, iceberg lettuce, kalen, collard greens, turnip greens, spinach ; swiss chard. Insure that you hydrate well. ...Read more

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Why are sweet potato french fries healthier than white potato french fries?

Why are sweet potato french fries healthier than white potato french fries?

Sweet potatoes: Have more fiber, fewer total carbs, more vitamin a and c. But keep in mind that fries whether white or sweet potato are still not healthy. All in moderation. Take care! ...Read more

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Pregnant women can't eat kiwis, why?

Pregnant women can't eat kiwis, why?

Kiwi are ok: Kiwis are OK to eat in pregnancy. They contain fiber (helps with constipation) Vitamin C, folate (folic acid) and even Vitamin K (helps the blood clot after delivery). All these are great to have in pregnancy! Enjoy! ...Read more

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What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

Recipe...: This is my first health tap recipe.. Cut the sweet potatoes the size of french fries. (the thinned you cut them, . The faster they cook.) put them in a plastic bag with some olive oil and shake to coat them. (you can use a bowl if you wish.) bake in a 400 degree oven until done. Season to taste and enjoy. ...Read more

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How do u diet when all u like is meat and starches? I eat green beans, peas, bananas, apples, grapes, watermelon, and tomatoes. Help!

How do u diet when all u like is meat and starches? I eat green beans, peas, bananas, apples, grapes, watermelon, and tomatoes. Help!

Growing into Adults: There will be several opportunities in your life to change you life for the better. I would like you to re-read your question as if you are the teacher in class and there is a stubborn student who is clever and yet just cannot say the right answer. To be healthy you need to change your life. It is growing up and taking responsibility. Eating a balanced meal and living for health is possible. ...Read more

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Are apples and bananas healthy?

Are apples and bananas healthy?

Definitely: The best practice is to eat a variety (different colors) of fruits and vegetables to maximize the nutrients provided by each. Regardless, apples and bananas are very healthy. Apples have a higher sugar content than some other fruits, but this is not to worry about as the body metabolizes this sugar well. Foods with added processed/refined sugar can pose a long term health risk. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat chocolate cake?

Can pregnant women eat chocolate cake?

Good gosh...: My wife sure did! just do it in moderation. ...Read more

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Are leafy greens healthier cooked or raw?

Are leafy greens healthier cooked or raw?

Raw: Leafy greens are best because cooking denatures the enzymes in the plants to some degree. It is more difficult to digest them however, because cooking helps with that. You might consider a raw salad and par-boil for other meals. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are potatoes a starchy vegetable?

Yes: Very starchy indeed. So starchy you could probably mash a few up and spray 'em on your shirt collars. Well, maybe not quite but YES, starchy & definitely a vegetable. Unlike tomatoes which are FRUITS..used AS vegetables. Think about it...tomatoes in vegetable salads NOT in FRUIT salads! Hmmm and BTW, is the plural of potato, potatos or potatoes? Is the plural of tomato, tomatos, or tomatoes? ...Read more

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Can a pregnant woman drink pickle juice?

Can a pregnant woman drink pickle juice?

Sure: Should not be a problem. However don't if it gives u nausea or makes u feel unwell. ...Read more

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Do fruit smoothies all contain potassium?

Do fruit smoothies all contain potassium?

Fruit : Many fruits contain potassium. Fruit smoothies will have potassium if the fruit that is used is one of these. Potassium is not added to smoothies in any extra way. ...Read more