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Artichokes: A medium artichoke has only 64 calories w 10.3 grams of fiber. It also contains 50 mg of magnesium, 25 mg of calcium, 0.73 mg of zinc, 0.152 mg of copper, 88 mg of phosphorus, 8.9 mg of vitamin c, 1.3 mg of niacin, 107 mcg of folate, (folic acid) 16 iu of vitamin a, 17.8 mcg of vitamin k, etc. ...Read more
Your choice: If you have common hemochromatosis, and are getting phlebotomy treatment, go ahead and eat what you want. Life's hard enough without making a big deal of avoiding iron intake. Hemochromatosis is the easiest of all the common, grave diseases to manage effectively. Best wishes. ...Read more
Don't waste it: Infants have a poorly developed sense of taste, and no memory of savory foods, so many of the things you appreciate are wasted on a kid that couldn't care less. These complex mixtures are a real problem for food reactions, since it is a mixture of many components.If he breaks out or falls apart, you won't know which part is to blame.Stick with simple foods, and don't be in a rush. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: A medium artichoke has only 64 calories w 10.3 grams of fiber. It also contains 50 mg of magnesium, 25 mg of calcium, 0.73 mg of zinc, 0.152 mg of copper, 88 mg of phosphorus, 8.9 mg of vitamin c, 1.3 mg of niacin, 107 mcg of folate, (folic acid) 16 iu of vitamin a, 17.8 mcg of vitamin k, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on recipe: During pregnancy you are supposed to avoid soft cheeses: feta, brie, camembert, blue-veined cheeses and mexican style cheeses such as queso fresco, queso blanco and panela that do not state they are pasteurized as these cheeses can harbor listeria which can increase your risk for preterm labor, miscarriage and stillbirth. If there's no soft cheese used to make the dip, your ok. ...Read more
Should be okay.: While you are pregnant, you should avoid eating anything that could potentially be contaminated with bacteria. This includes raw or undercooked meat, shellfish, and eggs; also avoid unpasteurized milk or cheese. Spinach and artichoke dip should be okay as long as it has been prepared properly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Way of preparation: In general, it's not so much the food itself, but the way it was prepared. Anything that has not been exposed to heat for a period of time enough to kill bacteria, could potentially lead to an infection of mom and the baby. Salmonella and listeriosis in particular are a constant latent threat to pregnant womens' health. ...Read more
About plants like dandelion and artichoke causing photoallergic reactions, does it occur after the juices get onto your skin, or after you eat them?
Photosensitive plant: Photosensitivity can also result from touching or eating other plants, including celery, dill, fennel, fig, lime, parsley, and parsnip, as well as arnica, artichoke, chrysanthemum, dandelion, lettuce, endive, marigold, and sunflower.4, 5 lest you swear off gardening or salads altogether, be aware that most people do not react to these plants. Essential oils of plants may be more problematic ...Read more
Currently taking milk thistle , dandelion ,licoriche and artichoke. Will they react negatively with tramadol?
Unlikely: Dandelion has diuretic properties, milk thistle enhances liver detoxification, licorice helps adrenal glands, and artichoke thins bile and makes the gall bladder contract. The tramadol may get metabolized a little more quickly, but I do not expect an interaction that could be harmful. ...Read more
Dx w/ contact allergy to asteraceae fam of plants(lettuce, artichoke, sunflower, dandelion). Should i also not eat even if no prob noticed in past?
Food allergy: Patch test is used to diagnose contact allergy. If what you say is correct, you must have food patch testing, but not food prick testing. Food patch test is used to help diagnose immune cell mediated food allergy. If you ate those before without problems, you can eat those foods again. Testing for food allergy should only be done when patient is suspected to have food allergy related symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: No they will not but they are also not likely to help you in any way. Artichoke pills are not proven to provide any health benefits. ...Read more
No: Why would you possibly want to? It has no value. Never take any unnecessary med or supplement while you are pregnant. Eat an artichoke instead. ...Read more
Is the hepadiet supplement helps to reduce high liver enzymes caused by liver metastatic cancer.This supplement includes artichoke leves- milk thistle?
Don't spend too much: I'm sorry i can't offer you more. A concoction of milk thistle (which has failed most scientific testing for liver disease) and artichoke leaves and other cheap vegetables appeals to the imagination and emotion of people who are desperate. And there's no reason to treat a lab value. Enjoy what time you have, and if the metastases are troublesome (often they aren't), perhaps local rx can help. ...Read more
Is it safe for breast cancer survivor to use silymarin supplement found in artichoke and milk thistle? I found some info that it affects estrogen.
Milk thistle ; CA: I agree with info provided by my colleagues. However, some human studies actually show benefit when milk thistle is used alongside breast cancer treatments: http://tinyurl.Com/n3ujy7h there is some preliminary research suggesting that milk thistle extract may have estrogenic effects [ http://www.Pkids.Org/files/milkthistle.Pdf ] , but none have been found in the most commonly used preparations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Nasal congestion?: Neti pots can reduce nasal congestion. Mix ¼ tsp salt w 1 cup lukewarm water. More salt can also be used. Place solution in neti pot. Tilt head ; pour solution into 1 nostril. Blow nose lightly ; spit out any liquid that drains into throat. Repeat on other side. This can be done in the evening before you go to bed ; again in the morning. Would have your doctor evaluate for underlying causes. ...Read more
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