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Reactivity Of Alcohols In Dehydration
Are binge drinkers at high risk of developing ALS? Due to the release of glutamate in the brain following periods of heavy alcohol consumption
High Uric acid foods: Crystals in the urine have little clinical significance. High uric acid diet such as organ meats, mushrooms, berries etc can raise blood uric acid level which is then excreted in the urine and uric acid crystals can be seen under a microscope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which type of food have the highest percentage of phosphorus(p) in them?Is there limit to consumption of natural sources(not supplements) of p daily?
See answer: Might find this website helpful: http://www.Healthaliciousness.Com/articles/high-phosphorus-foods.Php *recommended daily dietary allowance or adults: 700 mg **recommended tolerable daily upper limit: 4, 000 mg (ages 19-70) and 3, 000 mg (age >70) ***caution in presence of kidney disease. ...Read more
Restrict salt intake: The DASH diet recommend low salt (sodium restricted to 2000 mg/day) or approx 2 teaspoons of salt or less /day. Please be mindful of foods with hidden salt in them - cold cuts, cheese for instance. Avoid canned foods - typically preserved with salt or brine. A diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables is ideal - ...Read more
Fever: Is very likely related to the TB infection. ...Read more
Can monosodium glutamate cause vasoconstriction (to any degree in any part of the body) in some people?
No... not as yet: No clinical evidence suggests that MSG promotes, incites or exacerbates disease states such as hypertension. When used as a seasoner to foods such as soups it's presence allows for up to 30-40% reduction of sodium chloride, which can exacerbate disease such as congestive heart disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Somewhere between: not much and not a bit. First, in fluid accumulation, taking both water and salt makes it much worse. High salt diets do NOT generally get people's sodium level abnormal simply because it triggers thirst and people drink and it triggers water retnetion and people swell. ...Read more
No: There is a feed back system at work. It is the co2 (carbon dioxide) levels in the blood that drive the breathing center in the brain. When you hyperventilate, you may decrease the co2 in the lungs which reduce some of the level in the blood which will then cause that breathing center to decrease the rate of breathing (hyperventilation). Ultimately hyperventilation can dec co2 only so much. ...Read more
Kcal: Great wikipedia question. We do medical questions here. ...Read more
Hyperuricemia: High uric acid (hyperuricemia), can occur from many conditions; chemotherapy for cancer is often assoc. with hyperuricemia. Alcohol intake can lead to hyperuricemia. Symptoms vary from none to acute joint pain from gout (which is exquisitely tender!). Kidney stones from uric acid can lead to urine infection and severe pain. The Am. College Rheumatology advises ideal uric acid as ...Read more
Of course not: Life's difficult enough without being troubled by this kind of stuff. People either make it up or find their authority in books from the prescientific era. ...Read more
As you know,: the excretory system removes excess, unnecessary materials from body fluids. These materials are removed in urine, feces, exhaled, sweat, etc. Junk food: non-nutritional food often high in sugar/fat and low in fiber, protein, vitamins or minerals. These are not a challenge to the excretory system but to metabolism often leading to obesity, diabetes, arterial plaque. AVOID THEM!! ...Read more
High: 1-oz. Serving of peanuts, the equivalent of about a handful, provides 7 g of protein & a little more than 2 g of fiber. Two tbsp. Of peanut butter contains 8 g of protein and 2 g of fiber. Peanuts are complex plant foods with high levels of niacin, folate, (folic acid) potassium, magnesium, phytosterols & flavonoids...And no cholesterol. ...Read more
Do blood sugar levels affect calcium absorption in any way?Can body absorb the calcium in chocolate milk which is high in sugar?Thanks in advance.
Blood sugar: Forget the calcium. If you have high blood sugar levels you need to stop drinking the chocolate milk. If you don't have diabetes relax and enjoy. Please go online and look up the many articles about food stuffs. My preferred item on the web is "NuVal" - you will learn a lot. ...Read more
Is the amount of nicotine in cigarettes very varied? Like the large variation in caffeine in different coffees?
Yes and no: Cigarettes are nicotine delivery devices. Perfected over many decades by tobacco companies who know how to get you hooked, in any given pack the nicotine content will vary quite little. One brand may have more or less, but they want you to buy more, so they regulate the content to keep you buying their product. ...Read more
A 2014 study says Artificial sweetener contribute to obesity by altering the composition and function of bacterial populations in the gut.Your view?
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