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Is 1 avacodo, handful almonds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, spinach leaves, tomatoe and onion a healthy lunch?

Is 1 avacodo, handful almonds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, spinach leaves, tomatoe and onion a healthy lunch?

Surprisingly fatty.: Sounds good on the surface, but would be rather caloric because of the amounts of healthy fats in the avocado and nuts and seeds. Would cut back on those ingredients, perhaps choosing one per day and switching them up. ...Read more

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Person with gallstones, can she eat grapefruit, tea, pumpkin seed, walnut, almond, Brazilian nuts, cashew, avocado, olive oil, grapeseed oil?

Person with gallstones, can she eat grapefruit, tea, pumpkin seed, walnut, almond, Brazilian nuts, cashew, avocado, olive oil, grapeseed oil?

Sure: Eat anything you want as long as it doesn't cause symptoms. If some foods disagree with you (ex. Fatty foods can sometimes cause pain in patients with gallstones) then avoid them. ...Read more

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2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?

2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?

Board certified MD?: Make sure the doc telling you this is doing skin testing and not blood testing, consider a trip to a board certified allergy immunologist specialist, unlikely all of these positive tests are clinically significant. ...Read more

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Is eating avocados, bananas and peanut butter healthy?

Is eating avocados, bananas and peanut butter healthy?

Pretty good : Avocados have a very healthy fat that is great for the body and skin. Bananas are high in potassium and calm the brain with tryptophan. Peanut butter is ok, but get an organic brand with cashews instead. Do not forget to drink plenty of water and exercise. www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...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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Can i eat raw rice washed?

Can i eat raw rice washed?

yes but why?: Raw rice contains the same amount of calories and nutrition as do the equivalent quantity of cooked rice. Raw rice lacks the flavor and texture and you should increase fluid intake to hydrate the rice if this is your preferred way to eat rice. I wonder why you would try it this way however? ...Read more

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Allergy to organic trail mix. Throat closed. Which ingred likely? Raisin, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, cashew, apples, almonds, cranberries, cane syrup

Allergy to organic trail mix. Throat closed. Which ingred likely? Raisin, sunflower seed, pumpkin seed, cashew, apples, almonds, cranberries, cane syrup

Food allergy: An allergist can help diagnose and treating this particular problem. Allergy testing either by blood or skin test can give us information of which food is likely the one that cause such symptom. Throat closing is dangerous. I would advise you seek specialist medical advice soon. ...Read more

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Are roasted almonds carcinogenic?

Are roasted almonds carcinogenic?

Don't Roast: Almonds & other nuts, when roasted, are usually roasted in oil. Most often these oils are high in a fatty acid called linoleic acid (LA). LA favors inflammation. In a patient with cancer LA helps the cancer grow. LA is metabolized to omega-6 fatty acids which are far too high in the American public. Acrylamide and asparinine in roasted nuts is of concern re cancer production. Go raw. ...Read more

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Is eating raw garlic healthy?

Is eating raw garlic healthy?

Nothing: wrong with raw garlic and you will stay healthy cause people wont come near you.. try black garlic its sweeter and is less likely to cause halitosis ...Read more

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Eating raw rice affects anything?

Eating raw rice affects anything?

not really: Raw rice contains the same amount of calories and nutrition as do the equivalent quantity of cooked rice. Raw rice lacks the flavor and texture and you should increase fluid intake to hydrate the rice if this is your preferred way to eat rice. I wonder why you would try it this way however? ...Read more

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I am allergic to pistachios, but I can't eat raw sunflower seeds or raw almonds? Are those allergies?

I am allergic to pistachios, but I can't eat raw sunflower seeds or raw almonds? Are those allergies?

Most likely , yes: Pistachios and almonds are both tree nuts and can cross react with other tree nuts like cashews, walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts and all of them should be avoided. Sunflower seeds are not treenuts and usually do not cross react with treenuts. However, if you have adverse reactions whenever you eat them, they should be avoided as well. ...Read more

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I eat daily lot good healthy food: raw almond, seed, Walnut, Pecan Pistachio, Brazil nut, & olive oil.This adds up to 15+grams sat fat. Any Concerns?

I eat daily lot good healthy food: raw almond, seed, Walnut, Pecan Pistachio, Brazil nut, & olive oil.This adds up to 15+grams sat fat.  Any Concerns?

NO unless...: While it's long been recommended that people minimize saturated fat, recent research suggests there's no benefit to limiting saturated fat (especially when it comes from the healthy foods you are eating) unless you have Familial Hypercholesterolemia or ApoE4. See http://authoritynutrition.com/saturated-fat-good-or-bad/ for a very well-written discussion of saturated fat and the current science. ...Read more

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Can eating salted cashew nuts make me waterlogged?

Can eating salted cashew nuts make me waterlogged?

Unlikely: Salted nuts of any kind can increase your caloric intake and contribute to salt retention which is an underpinning of high blood pressure. Your natural mechanisms to keep salt and water balance will keep you from getting "waterlogged" unless you have kidney disease. ...Read more

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Can marinating skinless boneless chicken in olive oil add calories?

Can marinating skinless boneless chicken in olive oil add calories?

Yes: Oils add calories although exactly how much depends on the quantity of olive oil used and how long the marinating takes. In order words, how many calories I have no idea. ...Read more

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Person diagnosed with gallstones, should she avoid spicy food, raw jalepenos, raw thin peppers, green peppers, yellow peppers?

Person diagnosed with gallstones, should she avoid spicy food, raw jalepenos, raw thin peppers, green peppers, yellow peppers?

Gallbladder diet: Low fat is better, avoid fried foods, the above is ok but drink lots of water, and if you are having gb attacks, get an opinion from a general surgeon, they specialize in gb problems. ...Read more

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What is healthier, raw vegan vs. cooked grains vegan?

What is healthier, raw vegan vs. cooked grains vegan?

Vegan Diet: Vegan Diet includes Vegetable, fruits, grains, nuts, seeds. It does not include any dairy products. Good Nutrition is necessary for having Energy to function well. Grains are complex carbs that body uses for energy. Since they digest slowly, energy is lasting instead of spiked. Both are Healthy part of Diet. Cooked grains with some olive oil and spices give more flavor and taste. ...Read more

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Is butternut squash skin nutritious?

Is butternut squash skin nutritious?

Squash skin: I am not aware of any particular benefit of eating it. Even though it may be, how much of it would you be able to eat? It's always the ratio of benefit vs. Taste and gets skewed toward the latter. ...Read more

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Honestly, is 4strawberries, 1handful blueberys, 8almonds, 1 egg cooked with veggies (peppers, tomato, mushrom, onion) plain ok for weight loss? I'm 18 m

Honestly, is 4strawberries, 1handful blueberys, 8almonds, 1 egg cooked with veggies (peppers, tomato, mushrom, onion) plain ok for weight loss? I'm 18 m

Honestly - this: Sounds very healthy. I am just concerned about whether you are getting in enough calories for breakfast for an active, 18 year old male. ...Read more

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I notice if i don't eat raw cashews for a few days i can't go to the number two the raw cashew nuts is what helps me go is this normal and why?

I notice if i don't eat raw cashews for a few days i can't go to the number two the raw cashew nuts is what helps me go  is this normal and why?

High fiber content: It is the high fiber content of the cashews that is allowing you to have bowel movements. The underlying question is why you cannot have regular bowel movements without them. You may have irritable bowel syndrome constipating type or perhaps something more insidious. At any rate, i would recommend that you discuss this with your family dr. And possibly with a gastroenterologist as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Are salted cashews good for you?

Are salted cashews good for you?

Yes: Salted cashews are tasty and nuts have proven to be helpful for the arteries. However they also are highly caloric and the salt may also be an issue, so just be sure they are calculated to be part of a healthy dietary intake. ...Read more

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Can eating salted cashew nuts make me waterlogged?

Unlikely: Salted nuts of any kind can increase your caloric intake and contribute to salt retention which is an underpinning of high blood pressure. Your natural mechanisms to keep salt and water balance will keep you from getting "waterlogged" unless you have kidney disease. ...Read more

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Are cashews good for weightloss?

Are cashews good for weightloss?

Maybe not: Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). A cashew is a delicious nut, and nuts have protein and fat, which means more calories. Just like with peanut butter, a little is good, but a lot would be bad. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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I am highly allergic to feta, pine nuts, and cashews. Is there a trend?

I am highly allergic to feta, pine nuts, and cashews. Is there a trend?

Not known: Not aware of such a trend although the incidence of food allergy especially to peanuts has been rising among children. ...Read more

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Where can I buy cashew nut oil?

Where can I buy cashew nut oil?

Helth food stores: This is not carried in ordinary drug stores nor groceries. Some health food stores have this but you might have to buy it on line from outfits like << iherb.Com >> ...Read more

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Help please! is cashew and almond butter good for you?

Help please! is cashew and almond butter good for you?

Good taste: There is some nutritional benefit to the types of fat in nuts including almond and cashews. However, those fats are highly caloric and if you have a weight issue, you should adjust other caloric intake as these butters are higher in calories for a given volume than peanut butter. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat cashews and sunflower seeds on a diet?

Is it okay to eat cashews and sunflower seeds on a diet?

Yes: They are healthy food sources. However, they are high in calories so it is best to eat them sparingly. ...Read more

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Is it bad for you to always eat macadamia and cashew nuts?

Is it bad for you to always eat macadamia and cashew nuts?

Calorie intake: There is some nutritional benefit to the types of fat in nuts including macadamia and cashews. However, those fats are highly caloric and if you have a weight issue, you should adjust other caloric intake if you cannot resist these admittedly delicious nuts. ...Read more

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My left twsticle is oval shaped and my right is cashew shaped. Is this OK? Should I be worried?

My left twsticle is oval shaped and my right is cashew shaped. Is this OK? Should I be worried?

Unlikely: Testicles come in different shapes. As long as they have good blood supply and produce sperm for reproduction, those are the important functions. If you feel an irregularity or swelling in your testicle, the best way to sort it out is by ultrasound. See your doctor and you can discuss the need for one. All the best. ...Read more

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What can I do if my baby is deathly allergic to cashews and pistachios, does this mean he is allergic to mangos?

What can I do if my baby is deathly allergic to cashews and pistachios, does this mean he is allergic to mangos?

From Allergy Advisor: One would expect an extensive cross-reactivity among the different individual species of the genus (e.g., mango, cashew and pistachio nut), but this, in fact, does not occur frequently(27). Cross-reactivity has been found among pistachio nut, cashew nut, and mango seed, but this cross-reactivity did not extend to mango pulp. ...Read more

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Im so lean, my weight is only 54. Kindly give me feedback to increase my weight. I m eating lots of food , cashews but there is no major improvement.

Im so lean, my weight is only 54. Kindly give me feedback to increase my weight. I m eating lots of food , cashews but there is no major improvement.

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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Frequency of cashew allergies?

Frequency of cashew allergies?

1%-2%: It is estimated that one-two percent of the U.S. Population has tree nut allergies which cashews belong to. ...Read more

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What could be triggering someone's cashew allergy?

What could be triggering someone's cashew allergy?

Allergic antibodies: When a person becomes allergic to a food such as cashew, they begin making an allergic antibody (ige) that is specific to cashew. On subsequent exposure to cashew the antibody binds to the cashew protein and triggers mast cells and basophils to release histamine, which can cause anything from nausea and abdominal cramping to itching and hives or anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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I'm on warfarin can I have almonds cashews or any kind of peanuts.

I'm on warfarin can I have almonds cashews or any kind of peanuts.

No: The main dietary concern of taking warfarin is with the amount of vitamin k in your diet. When you eat foods high in vitamin k, you can decrease the effect of warfarin. Likewise, eating less vitamin k can increase the effect of coumadin. The key is to eat a similar amount of foods that contain vitamin k each day. Almond and peanut has low amount where as cashews have medium amount of vit k. ...Read more

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