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E-mail scare: Thanks for asking. It would be surprising if this were true in a nation with huge numbers of science people studying products as intensively as they do. This looked like a scare e-mail, science-talk but withholding key facts, and i'm ready to trust the folks at harvard http://www.Health.Harvard.Edu/fhg/updates/update0706a.Shtml. ...Read more
Will stomach acid dissolve a plastic ziplock type pouch? He accidentally swallowed the tiny plastic bag of candy that was meant to decorate a cookie.
Likely not: The bag is not that easily digested but a small one may well pass through without causing any obstruction. Need to take him to the ER if he starts vomiting and complains of severe abdominal cramps. ...Read more
Depends what's in it: Breakfast is a very important meal. But what do we need? Studies show that a good breakfast is necessary for cognition, learning, weight loss, insulin sensitivity. Bananas are a good starting ingredient for a smoothie if you want one. Men's Health asked a top nutritionist what he eats for breakfast and he has a banana smoothie with coffee and protein powder so it's packed with nutrients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: That's making it too complicated. Phone your physician, ask whether you can safely to it yourself with a pair of scissors or a thread tied around the base, or whether you want to be seen. ...Read more
Breakfast- apple lunch- bowl of all bran golden crunch cereal with milk dinner- grilled chicken and salad wrap would this be good a good diet?
Is it better to use canned pumpkin or fresh pumpkin? Canned pumpkin pie mix or just plain canned pumpkin?
Fresh but celebrate!: I believe in fresh fruits&veggies/shopping in the periphery of the store. However, if you have a family recipe or something that you use once per year and it's canned pie mix, go for it! Generally speaking - fresh/single ingredients are better than mixtures/processed foods since you know more about what you're mixing with the single ingredients. We can definitely discuss more about sugars, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I add a chopped banana to oatmeal & cook. Cooking dissolves it in oatmeal.Will nutrition of the dissolved banana be the same as in raw banana or less?
Superior doctors, is a 4-6 oz chicken breast with handful sodium free black eye peas, mushroom, tomatoe, bell pepper healthy dinner for 18 y/o male?
Dinner choice: Hello, that sounds like an excellent choice. Broiled and not fried in oil is even better. Your question is making me hungry. Enjoy. ...Read more
Liposuction/ectomy: Most patients are referring to the “flank” areas when they speak about their muffin tops. These areas may be addressed through liposuction and and/or lipectomy surgery ( excision of skin and adipose tissue). Commonly performed operations include tummy tuck, extended tummy tuck, or lower body lift surgery. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Breakfast: 1/2lb grassfed steak+3 eggs+steam spinach, Lunch: 3 sausages + 2 eggs+salad, Dinner: 6 chicken breast fillet+steamed brocolli. balanced ok?
Son has corn algy, has reaction to plastic bottles-i need a recommendation forquality glass bottle where face won't touch plastic as face breaks out?
I usually get a 6 inch Club on honey oat bread with green & bananna peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, cucumbers from subway. Is this well balanced meal?
Am assuming: that club sandwich has some form of meat. Sounds fine. ...Read more