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The Disadvantages Of Sweet Potatoes And Yams
What's the difference between sweet potatos and yams in terms of nutrition? Do they have the same health benefits?
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What is labelled "yam"in the U.S. (usually orange and high in beta-carotene) is actually a variety of the sweet potato, not the more starchy and dry "yam" originating in africa. ...Read more
Will eating sweet potatoes or yams help raise progesterone levels? Or rather what foods/drinks may raise progesterone levels naturally?
No, and none: Sweet potatoes and yams do not contain actual Progesterone at all, that is not a matter of debate in 2014. Further they do not contain anything that acts like Progesterone (progestogenic), most contain plant chemical that are estrogenic in action. You can raise Progesterone by supplementing progesterone, but why do you want to do this? ...Read more
Are yams and sweet potatoes(orange inside) the same if not which one can I eat on birth control? I know one can effect the effectiveness of the pill.
Yes and no: The amount is so low that it does not have an effect on the person eating the sweet potatoes. It has been estimated that in order to consume enough sweet potatoes to reach a level of estrogen contained in one days production of estrogen from a normal reproductive age ovary would require over a 2400 pounds of sweet potatoes. ...Read more
Food Questions: I do not know what you mean by nutritious. They are both carbohydrate calories (100%). The sweet potato is a complex carbohydrate, meaning this is better for overall diet and correct calories. The regular baked potato is just simple carbs. It is just simply sugar when it is digested. ...Read more
Recipe...: This is my first health tap recipe. Cut the sweet potatoes the size of french fries. (the thinned you cut them,. The faster they cook.) Put them in a plastic bag with some olive oil and shake to coat them. (you can use a bowl if you wish.) Bake in a 400 degree oven until done. Season to taste and enjoy. ...Read more
Healthy choices: Sweet potatoes are a healthy food — frying them makes them less healthy. However, they are a healthier choice than regular french fries. Take care. ...Read more
I often eat sweet potatoes; they're very sweet. Are they safe to eat for a diabetic. I eat only 1 when I have it.?
Are these sweets good for you? Sweet potato? Dark chocolate? If sweet potatoes are good for you, are they still good even if they are made in pies?
Yes in moderation: Yes they are good for you in moderation and have no harmful effect unless used in excess. ...Read more
I have made a sweet potato baked on a sheet of aluminum foil at least 4-5 nights a week for the past two years. Will that have a lasting health effect?
Not likely: I trust that you are not eating the skin on the sweet potato. The amount of aluminum getting into the food is not likely to cause a lasting effect even if you ate the skin. Just to be sure you may wish to wrap the potato in paper suitable for baking (parchment paper) and then wrap it in aluminum. ...Read more
Yes, but uncommon: Sweet potato has been identified as a trigger of food induced colitis in infants. This is an unusual disorder. Theoretically, any food can potentially trigger an allergic disorder. Sweet potato would be an uncommon cause. An allergist can test specifically for sweet potato to help sort this out. ...Read more
Not sure: It would be unusual for one to be allergic to sweet potatoes but possible. Not sure what is meant by can a sweet potatoe trigger an allergy. ...Read more
Mangoes are not in the same families as carrots ; sweet potatoes, so having those specific allergies doesn't increase her chance, but someone with some food allergies often has other food allergies as well ; anyone can be allergic to mangoes.
Try to find why your baby has food allergies- see http://www.Leakygut. Co. Uk/allergies. Htm ;
http://home. Allergicchild. Com/possible-causes-of-food-allergies/. ...Read more
Safe? Yes. But Raw?: Raw? That is bizarre. Excuse my frankness. What possible value would that have to a school lunch? Raw is not unhealthy, but it seems extremely unappetizing. ...Read more
Probably not: Extremes of diet are never good unless there is a very specific reason to have to do this. Eating a balanced diet is the proper way to get the nutrients you need for daily living and a healthy body. By limiting a diet, you limit certain vitamins, nutriets and other essentials. ...Read more
Are sweet potato fries a healthy substitute for french fries? What's a good, healthy recipe for them?
Not really: The issue with fries is the fact that whether regular potato or sweet potato, they are generally prepared by deep frying which infuses a lot of fat into the fry. A better way to prepare them is to use raw potatoes so you know what you are starting with (prepackaged sometimes have salty and fatty additives). Then bake the fries instead of frying them. Good taste and healthier. ...Read more
When we start feeding him things like sweet potatoes, peas, carrots etc. How much formula should we be feeding him as well?
Made sweet potato on aluminum foil and ate the skin 4-5 nights/week for past 2 years. Will that have a lasting health effect?
No: No. It should not cause any issues. ...Read more
Hello, I ate a little of brocolli and a whole sweet potatoe, was that a healthy dinner? And are sweet potatoes healthy? I heard they weren't
Have you heard of Dr. Mcdougall "Starch Solution"?I was excited I ate nothing but sweet potatos(trial).I gained 8 pounds in a week!!water weight mabye?
There are also: A lot of carbohydrates in sweet potatoes so that might also be part of the issue. ...Read more
Big picture: Whole societies have lived primarily on sweet potatoes. Don't let anybody give you a hard time if you like them. You do need to get with a sensible physician if you're chronically constipated as you indicate you are. If fiber in the diet and plenty of water don't get things going, checks for hypothyroidism, porphyria and even mild hirschsprung's are appropriate. ...Read more