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Does lentil affect diabetes level?

Does lentil affect diabetes level?

No: Lentils should not affect blood glucose levels. In fact this is a good source of protein, relatively low in carb. ...Read more

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Can i give my 9 months triplet lentil soup ?

Can i give my 9 months triplet  lentil soup ?

Yes: A great source of iron and protein, lentils are safe at this age and a great idea. ...Read more

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What happens if you eat the small stones in lentils?

What happens if you eat the small stones in lentils?

They pass thru stool: They are inorganic stones - small rocks - which are not digested but just pass through the gut and out the anus. ...Read more

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Do lentils cause bloating?

Do lentils cause bloating?

Most likely: Lentils are essentially peas. Beans and peas are notorious in some persons to cause increased gas and bloating. I know of no reason for lentils not to do the same. Try some beano, phazyme-95, mylicon gas or other antiflatulent if this is an issue for you. ...Read more

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Can i give my babies lentil soup and broccoli《 9 months 》?

Can i give my babies lentil soup and broccoli《 9 months 》?

Yes: The lentils are great. It is ideal to give babies foods that grow from a flower (includes traditional fruits and all beans) until age one and then give vegetables (broccoli, potatoes, kale, etc.) you can give broccoli and lentil soup as long as it is not so chunky he/she could choke on pieces. Be sure the child has had the lentils and broccoli separate before you give them together.. ...Read more

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My sugar goes up to 160 and I love fruit which should I not take and does roasted lentil make my sugar go higher?

My sugar goes up to 160 and I love fruit which should I not take and does roasted lentil make my sugar go higher?

Avoid sugars: Avoid Sugars and Carbohydrates. The fruits you should avoid are of course those high in sugars and carbs such as : Grapes, bananas, watermelon, peaches, pears, pineapples, oranges, apples to name a few. Diet and exercise remains the hallmark of good diabetes management. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would you know it if you aspirated a whole lentil? I was testing soup and "inhaled" a lentil, not sure which "pipe." no coughing fit. Thx.

Would you know it if you aspirated a whole lentil?  I was testing soup and "inhaled" a lentil, not sure which "pipe." no coughing fit.  Thx.

Probably....: If you had inhaled the lentil into your trachea (windpipe), chances are you would have had immediate cough attack and possible choking sensation. A lentil is probably too small to cut off your breathing altogether. If in fact the lentil went down the breathing tube and lodged in an area of the lung, you would surely have pneumonia. ...Read more

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Have painful black spot on my skin. not bulgy or bumpy, the just skin darkens sometimes lentil size and the area becomes painful. Appears disappears?

Have painful black spot on my skin. not bulgy or bumpy, the just  skin darkens sometimes lentil size and the area becomes painful. Appears disappears?

Don't want to guess.: Recommend annual head to toe dermatologic evaluation. This might might be a good time for total once over & to have these lesions assessed. Take care. ...Read more

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Does lentils give you heartburn?

Does lentils give you heartburn?

Yes: lentils may contribute to bloating gas and heartburn ...Read more