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Doctor insights on: The Disadvantages Of Functional Foods

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What are functional foods?

What are functional foods?

See below: Functional foods are foods that have a potentially positive effect on health beyond basic nutrition. Proponents of functional foods say they promote optimal health and help reduce the risk of disease ...Read more

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What kind of functional foods should I eat if osteoporosis?

What kind of functional foods should I eat if osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis foods: Eat foods low in salt and high in whole grains, fruits and vegetables. The main idea is to consume plenty of calcium and vitamin d. Limit caffeine, carbonated drinks and alcohol. Some examples: low fat dairy products, yogurts, fish (sardines, salmom, tuna), dark, leafy green vegetables, calcium fortified foods, eggs... ...Read more

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I often feel as though I almost vomited but I never feel sick when it occurs, happens after burping or swallowing food, could it b functional problem?

I often feel as though I almost vomited but I never feel sick when it occurs, happens after burping or swallowing food, could it b functional problem?

Reflux likely: If it always occurs after eating /drinking or with burping this is gastroesophageal reflux disease or GERD. Your physician can treat you for this with medication and with diet change. I advise changing to a low acid diet and eating small meals. If this does not improve after a 6-8 week dietary change then further investigation may be needed. ...Read more

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How much progress can a non-specifically ill patient make with functional/alternative medicine things (like food intolerance, custom vitamins, etc)? Or, do non-specifically ill patients have things wrong with them outside scope of any 2016 medicine?

How much progress can a non-specifically ill patient make with functional/alternative medicine things (like food intolerance, custom vitamins, etc)? Or, do non-specifically ill patients have things wrong with them outside scope of any 2016 medicine?

No clear diagnosis: Not having clarity on what is happening w/your health can be very frustrating. If you are asking about seeing a functional medicine doc, nutritionist integrative medicine doc, or the like, please do so. One size does not fit all and it takes detective work to find the root cause of symptoms many time. Nutritional panels (Spectracell lab) and food sensitivity testing (Great Plains lab) good. ...Read more

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What are some disadvantages of fatty food?

What are some disadvantages of fatty food?

Obesity: You are more likely to gain weight with fatty foods and obesity predisposes to many diseases. See this site for details.
http://www. Cdc. Gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/aag/obesity. Htm. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of a raw food diet?

What are the disadvantages of a raw food diet?

Vit. Deficiencies ;: Many people feel good on a raw food diet, but many feel much worse. If you eat a raw vegan diet you will become deficient in B12 ; other vitamins/minerals unless you supplement- but you could have raw fish (sashimi). Some key nutrients are better absorbed when cooked. According to chinese medicine theory raw foods rob the body of "vital heat" creating energetic imbalances. See comment for more:. ...Read more

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What are the benefits/disadvantage of iodine 131?

What are the benefits/disadvantage of iodine 131?

See below: I-131:
-brings the condition under control somewhat quicker
-will cure the condition with little chance of reoccurrence
(anti-thyroid medication often requires prolonged medication and may not cure the problem)
-avoids potentially serious side effects of taking antithyroid medication for a prolonged period

*But most will become permanently hypothyroid and need a daily thyroid hormone supplement ...Read more

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Epiduo has two medications in it. Is there any advantage or disadvantage to using Epiduo, compared to buying the two separate medications to use?

Epiduo has two medications in it. Is there any advantage or disadvantage to using Epiduo, compared to buying the two separate medications to use?

Effort, doses, price: Epiduo is ready to use but copay can be high, using adapalene and benzoyl peroxide separately will require some effort, not sure if you can achieve the same recipe or make it worth the effort, talk to your doc about other options, I am available for second opinion if needed ...Read more

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Wht is disadvantage after doing push up? Is it causes vetebrate cant growth? I mean height will stop increasing? Should I do this while my age is 15?

Wht is disadvantage after doing push up? Is it causes vetebrate cant growth? I mean height will stop increasing? Should I do this while my age is 15?

Won't stunt growth!: Push ups are a great way to improve muscles in your arms, chest & back. Any exercise for teens (or adults) can cause problems if done wrong, though. With teenagers, learning from a qualified instructor is the best way to exercise safely without causing harm to your growing joints, by too much or too little exercise or improper techniques. See ask a coach or PE teacher at your skill that you trust ...Read more

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What's disadvantage of insomnia?

What's disadvantage of insomnia?

Insomnia Consequence: Hypersomnia
decreased attention concentration
decreased memory
impaired judgment
higher risk of motor vehicle and other hazardous instrument accident
tiredness
decreased immunity
etc. ...Read more

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Advantages and disadvantage of guyabano in cancer?

Advantages and disadvantage of guyabano in cancer?

Never hear of it!: I would not recommend you to take something so strange which is not known to regular oncologists. There is no sense getting into substandard medications for cancer treatment. Ask your oncologist to guide you. ...Read more

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What are medical foods?

FDA says....: According to the fda, medical food is
"a food which is formulated to be consumed or administered enterally under the supervision of a physician and which is intended for the specific dietary management of a disease or condition for which distinctive nutritional requirements, based on. See below. ...Read more

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What makes you fat in foods?

What makes you fat in foods?

Extra calories: When u take more calories than you burn, it gets stored as fat. ...Read more

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What vegetables are super foods?

What vegetables are super foods?

More super foods 4U: Here's 3 more:
1) Heirloom apples -- hi in vitamin C, fiber, antioxidants. People who eat one a day take fewer prescriptions! 2) Radish-- a criciferous vegetable, like kale. Hi in vit C, fiber, carotenoids; 3) Seaweed (includes kelp, algae) -- hi in calcium, iron, omega 3s, iodine. According to Bon Appetit magazine: the "hottest new food will come by sea." Moderation always in everything please! ...Read more

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What foods r best eaten for m.E?

Healthy Food: What is the best kind of food for me: the healthy kind of food is. ...Read more

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I want a bigger butt. Any foods?

See details: You can't gain weight in your buttocks without gaining weight everywhere else. If you want to have a big butt, get implants or prepare is be obese. ...Read more

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What foods are high in phosphorus?

What foods are high in phosphorus?

High Phos Food: Many different types of food have high phosphorus content. National Kidney Foundation website has an easy-to-read list:

https://www. Kidney. Org/atoz/content/phosphorus ...Read more

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What are health foods to my penies?

What are health foods to my penies?

Question?: Not sure what your question is? If you are asking if there are any health foods for your penis, the answer is not really, just eat a healthy diet, and keep an appropriate bmi, and your penis should fare well. ...Read more

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What kind of nutrition athletes need?

What kind of nutrition athletes need?

Same: They need the same as the rest of us, Lean Protein as meat, chicken, fish, beans and legumes. Carbohydrates as whole grains, fruits and vegetables, healthy fats- unsaturated, Nuts and seeds, Plenty of water for re hydration and to help the kidney work to get rid of waste. Their calorie requirement may be higher due to their activity, but the types of foods are the same. Also include dairy ...Read more

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What foods are good for osteoperosis?

What foods are good for osteoperosis?

CLCIUM RICH FOODS AN: Calcium rich foods and foods that have vitamin d so that you can absorb the calcium. ...Read more

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Which food groups should I be eating?

Which food groups should I be eating?

My plate: Please consult the fda/cdc website on food pyramid and my plate to get started. ...Read more

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What are the food contains tryptamine?

What are the food contains tryptamine?

Tryptamine?: Tryptamine is a monoamine alkaloid hallucinogen related to serotonin, and found in many plants, animals, and fungi -- but these aren't foods. For instance there are small amounts in the human brain, sonoroan desert toad, banisteriopsis caapi vine (brewed with some other plants to make ayuhuasca), psilocybin mushrooms, some acacia species, etc. ...Read more

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What is the disadvantage of frequent sex?

Too much Sex?: There is no medical or scientific reason to limit one's sexual activities. Sexual activity is a part of the human experience and is normal, natural, and adds to the overall sense of well being. ...Read more

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What are the foods that reduses the weight?

What are the foods that reduses the weight?

Avoid refined carbs: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more