Doctor insights on:
The Disadvantages Of Eating Beans
Maybe: Some beans and nuts have high levels of purines, the precursors of the uric acid that causes gout. However, the effect of vegetable purines on gout seems to be less than those that come from meat. The best strategy in the long run is to eat a healthy, balanced diet and to take any prescribed medications for gout on a regular basis. ...Read more
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
Yes: Yes, very good source. Egg whites are another good natural source. ...Read more
How many beans?: Beans are very nutritious. Whether a person gains weight, loses weight, or remains quite healthy, will depend on how many beans we are talking about. ...Read more
Is eating a lot of kidney, black and pintos beans bad for you? I make vegetarian chili and it lasts for 2 days, so I eat only that till it's gone.
Beans and chili: 25 F ASKS: Is eating a lot of kidney, black and pintos beans bad for you? I make vegetarian chili and it lasts for 2 days, so I eat only that till it's gone. ANS: no but if you add a lot of salt or use canned beans with salt the salt my be at an unhealthy level. What is unhealthy? More that 2, 400 mg sodium per day unless you have family history of HTN then <1, 500 mg. Read you labels and see. ...Read more
Gave birth, want to loose weight. Eating beans and soup in a can everyday at lunch. Is this healthy?
42yr old male, eating a lot of beans as good nutrition causes bloating, is that harmful, can it be preventable?
Something wrong with eating 1/2 cup sodium free beans (black, kidney, garbanzo, pinto) a day? I'm 18 5'9 male 166 lbs high bodyfat, tryin 2 lose lbs.
There are a lot of purported health benefits associated with eating cacao or cacao nibs. I found these whole cacao beans at the grocery store. Why should I eat these as opposed to tastier chocolate?
To avoid sugar: Cacao has many proven health benefits but is bitter. Chocolate is basically cacao with added sugar. Sugar is toxic with many proven detriments. Thus, with cacao nibs you get all of the benefits without the downside of sugar. However, a good compromise is dark chocolate- at least 70% cocoa solids, but one with 85-90% cocoa solids is even better. See http://bit. Ly/1fnptkt ; http://bit. Ly/1gxkzhb. ...Read more
Maldigestion...: Beans contain oligosaccharides - sugars - that humans cannot digest and therefore get passed through the gut to the colon where the bacterial flora break them down producing gas that results in bloating, gas and abdominal distress. Taking a digestive aid such as beano along with the beans may help. Good luck! ...Read more
A case of child 5 years old with history of eating green bean with sudden cough& audible wheezes after that.
Is it possible for a person to suddenly be unable to digest beans, after eating them without issue for a lifetime?
Of course our digestive system change all time so food that could be well tolerated before is no longer welcomed
so beans could cause bloating or it depend how it is cooked might not get digested and might come out the same way it gut in
you could be experiencing some thing we called spastic colon or irritable bowel syndrome simply watch what you eat food that you might like is no longer like you ...Read more
I was eating edamame and I may have accidently inhaled a single edamame bean. How do I know if it went into my lungs? What are the symptoms?
Inhaled bean?: In the bean went into your lungs you may start coughing for no apparent reason in a few days. I doubt the bean could be visualized on an xray of the lungs. ...Read more
I'm vegetarian and get most protein from beans. Can eating beans daily make my B12 levels get too high? Last test showed me at high end of range
Whoa: Beans contain zero B12 and anyone who tells you otherwise is wrong. Glad you at getting tested. Vegetarians have the moral high ground but if you do not supplement seriously you will ruin your health. A high-end B12 is nothing to worry about. ...Read more
My vit b 12 is 825, down from 970, 6 months ago. I'm a vegetarian, but drink alot of milk and eat beans, although I stopped eating soy. Normal result?
My son is 21years old now and have been eating peanuts, soya bean drinks and other food supposedly forbidden for g6pd. Will all this effect him later?
Yes, Risk Remains: G6PD Deficiency; genetic disorder; a key enzyme is lacking causing red blood cell destruction, anemia, jaundice, & more. Symptoms are triggered by: foods (fava beans, ascorbic acid, soy), drugs (Sulfa), other (infections, moth balls, henna). The mild form is commonest & may produce no symptoms, even after exposure to triggers. However avoiding triggers is recommended because potential risk remains ...Read more
No: You could not eat enough soy beans to have an effect. ...Read more
What to do if I was told that eating to many whole coffee beans can cause kidney failure, is this true?
No to my knowledge: But you can ask your nephrologist if you have one. ...Read more
Losing weight too fast? Stopped eating meat and sweets. 3 meals a day, no snacks. Eating fruits, veggies, eggs, beans. Losing 5 lbs per wk. Goal 20.
Weight loss: No, sounds great. Stick with your goal. Upcoming weeks may slow the rate of loss--that is normal. ...Read more
Less+ beanie/gas X: You may want to cut down on how much at a time you eat and give yourself a dose of simethicone or beano/gas x before you eat them. ...Read more
Is there a medical reason I get a painful headache after drinking any type of milk or eating beans, ie lima, or peas ie blackeyed.
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Why have I been hungry even after eating a nice meal? For example, I jusr had a small steak, baked potato and green beans. Now I am hungry!
HUNGER: Always hungry and always thirsty are sx of dm ii. Have you been checked? Perhaps you have hyperactive metabolism. ...Read more
I've fibroids, is eating edamame (soy beans) good or they will cause fibroids to grow large since theory are photo estrogen which mimic estrogen? Help
Unless you eat: Ton of edamame -it will not make the fibroids grow if you have symptomatic fibroids you need to discuss with your OB the various options to treat them. ...Read more
If my GI tract was in tip-top form, 100% perfect, would I still get gas from eating beans (black beans, lentils, and kidney beans specifically)?
I gave my 2 yr old beans this afternoon he vomit them later at night just once he's fine no fever he's eating normal, what caused him to vomit?
Bad beans?: I'm glad he's doing well after vomiting. He may have had a bad batch of beans, and his body decided to get rid of it fast. As long as he is eating and drinking normally, and he is acting himself, there should be nothing more to worry about. Sometimes stress and changes can cause kids to vomit, but it doesn't seem to be the case. If he continues and/or starts to feel sick, go see his pediatrician! ...Read more
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Am I eating too much phytoestrogens I have beans, nuts and avocados which I've heard are high in phytoestrogens. I don't eat soy but drink almond milk?
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