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What is the healthiest type of beans to eat?

What is the healthiest type of beans to eat?

Depends on goal: Lentils have high protein content. Cannellini beans have higher protein content, but also more carbohydrate and so for losing weight, may not be a better choice. Edamame has high protein, lower carbohydrate content, but soy beans have enzyme inhibitors which may block the action of enzymes for protein digestion. So, may be best to try 1/2 cup of lentils two meals daily, if trying to lose weight. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Screening (Definition)

Examples are: colonoscopy for colon polyp or cancer; mammograms for breast lesions or cancer; psa a blood test that could indicate enlargement of cancerous prostate tissue; blood sugar or hemoglobin a!c for diabetes. Many think that scanning the whole body will pick up a cancer--in all likelihood, it will not. There also is no good blood test, yet, ...Read more


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Do beans generally have gluten?

Do beans generally have gluten?

No, but...: ...beans and lentils are an important part of a healthy, gluten-free diet. They provide fiber, protein, antioxidants, and B Vitamins. Plus they are low in fat and calories. However, be aware of commercial preparation or cross contamination if processed on the same machines as wheat. ALWAYS read labels! ...Read more

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How do you screen for babysitters?

How do you screen for babysitters?

You need a reliable,: Bbb accredited agency and run background checks on potential sitters yourself. ...Read more

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Allergic to baked beans, how would i know?

Allergic to baked beans, how would i know?

Food allergy: Food allergic symptoms can be extremely varied and can be very severe causing anaphylaxis (throat closing, dizziness, shortness of breath) or milder, non-life-threatening, such as stomach cramps, diarrhea, skin rash, itching, facial swelling, nasal congestion. ...Read more

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When should somebody be screened for stroke?

When should somebody be screened for stroke?

If symptomatic or...: Stroke prevention is the same as for heart attack prevention. Low saturated fat diet, lower the cholesterol ( LDL to less than 100), Aspirin 81 mg every day( in people >40y/o unless contraindicated), reduce all risk factors: avoid overweight, treat diabetes well, treat hypertension well ( monitor blood pressure). If there is any bruit in the neck...Check the carotids with ultrasound. When sympto +. ...Read more

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Is eating beans and rice everyday bad? Please advise!

Is eating beans and rice everyday bad? Please advise!

No: These are common staples of diets throughout humanity. In this country we have the privilege of incorporating these into a balanced diet with a broad spectrum of nutrients. ...Read more

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I was wondering is eating beans and rice everyday bad?

I was wondering is eating beans and rice everyday bad?

Nope: There is no harm in eating rice and beans everyday. The concern is always if a patient is eating an excessive amount of something because too much of anything can never be a good thing. ...Read more