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Doctor insights on: Sardines In Tomato Sauce And Cholesterol

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Hi doctor, i want to know does spinch, cucumber, tomato and indian lentis has full cholesterol because in india a doctor said it is full of cholestero?

Hi doctor, i want to know does spinch, cucumber, tomato and indian lentis has full cholesterol because in india a doctor said it is full of cholestero?

False: Cholesterol is a molecule found in animal cells. Plants make little if any cholesterol. Instead they make phytosterol which may help lower cholesterol absorption in the gut. ...Read more

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Are sardines in tomato sauce good for your heart and cholestrol .?

Are sardines in tomato sauce good for your heart and cholestrol .?

Not the key: Food choices are seldom critical to health, especially vascular health. Eat your sardines if you like them. It is far more important that you exercise, stay fit and trim, manage any cholestetol, blood pressure and/or blood sugar issues with meds if required, and not smoke. That is enough of a challenge and if you do thAt, eat what you please within the limits of good sense. ...Read more

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Can i eat avocados and sardines 5 days a week without worrying about my cholesterol getting too high?

Can i eat avocados and sardines 5 days a week without worrying about my cholesterol getting too high?

Cholesterol: Both of these foodstuffs have been touted as a means by which to lower LDL cholesterol (the bad cholesterol). Cannot imagine a problem with eating these regularly. Most changes are genetically as well as dietarily related. ...Read more

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Hi doctors. I have high cholesterol. Is it safe to eat canned sardines? And is the cholesterol in canned sardines the good kind or the bad kind? Thank

Hi doctors. I have high cholesterol. Is it safe to eat canned sardines? And is the cholesterol in canned sardines the good kind or the bad kind? Thank

Sardines: Sardines are rich in omega-3 fatty acids unsaturated fat eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). it can help increase HDL levels and decrease triglyceride levels 3-ounce serving of sardines provides .45 grams of EPA and .74 grams of DHA, ostensibly good quality canned sardines should have same nutritional characteristics ...Read more

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Could tomato sauce give me an acid reflux episode?

Could tomato sauce give me an acid reflux episode?

Yes: Yes acidy foods that includes tomato juice, cola /carbonated/caffeiated beverages can cause /worsen acid reflux episode. ...Read more

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Can tomato sauce make your urine turn pink/light red ?

Can tomato sauce make your urine turn pink/light red 
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Nope: Nope, but if you have blood in your urine - might be a sign of something more serious ... You should see your family doctor just to be safe. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I heard canned tomato sauce is healthier than fresh. Why is that?

I heard canned tomato sauce is healthier than fresh. Why is that?

Lycopene: Tomatoes and processed tomato products such as juice, ketchup, paste, sauce and soup all are good sources of lycopene and may account for over 85% of dietary lycopene in the north american diet. Lycopene from processed tomato products appears to be more bioavailable than from raw tomatoes. The lycopene content of tomatoes varies with the variety and increases with fruit ripening. ...Read more

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Tomato allergy - unique reactions? Im italian and had tomato sauce all my life.

Tomato allergy - unique reactions? Im italian and had tomato sauce all my life.

Get tested: Before you give up on tomatoes, get an ige blood test to see if you are allergic. Immunocap offers such a test. You can get it at quest labs. Maybe you are just having heartburn from the acid? ...Read more

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