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What are the parts of a nutrition label?

What are the parts of a nutrition label?

Several: Because of space limitations, i can't do this question justice here -- but i can direct you to an fda web site titled: how to understand and use the nutrition facts label. You can find it here: http://tinyurl.Com/k8krn28. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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What is the size of the global health market for natural products?

What is the size of the global health market for natural products?

Humongous.: Not sure how else to describe it. Ok try this, i betcha 20-30 out of 100 biggest homes you've ever seen or heard of has a guy or gal in it that came up with one or sold the idea for millions... ...Read more

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What are the health effects of poor nutrition in children?

What are the health effects of poor nutrition in children?

There are many: adverse health effects of poor nutrition in children, such as poor growth, obesity, poor weight gain, more frequent infections, poor brain development, poor bone health, decreased ability to focus in school, decreased energy and therefore decreased ability to exercise enough/properly, among others. ...Read more

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What are the roles of herbs in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy?

What are the roles of herbs in the treatment of hepatic encephalopathy?

None!: I do not know of any good herbs that can help you. It is a serious problem and only a liver specialist(hepatologist) can help you with this problem. ...Read more

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What is the size of the global health market for diabetes products?

What is the size of the global health market for diabetes products?

Worldwide: Yes, as far as you can say it globally. Still growing enormously especially in north america. ...Read more

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What is the scientific study of the patterns of growth in children?

What is the scientific study of the patterns of growth in children?

Epidemiology?: Your question made me think of two things - first the definition of the study of changes/diseases in a population - Epidemiology. http://www.who.int/childgrowth/publications/WHO_growth_charts.pdf But if you want an interesting read about the history of the development of the growth charts: http://www.who.int/childgrowth/publications/WHO_growth_charts.pdf ...Read more

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Which type of food have the highest percentage of phosphorus(p) in them?Is there limit to consumption of natural sources(not supplements) of p daily?

Which type of food have the highest percentage of phosphorus(p) in them?Is there limit to consumption of natural sources(not supplements) of p daily?

See answer: Might find this website helpful: http://www.Healthaliciousness.Com/articles/high-phosphorus-foods.Php *recommended daily dietary allowance or adults: 700 mg **recommended tolerable daily upper limit: 4, 000 mg (ages 19-70) and 3, 000 mg (age >70) ***caution in presence of kidney disease. ...Read more

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What are some natural defenses of the eyes that assist in the prevention of infections?

What are some natural defenses of the eyes that assist in the prevention of infections?

Tears and Blinking: Main natural defenses of the eyes are the tears that have antibodies, white blood cells and many other immune compounds normally circulating in the blood. The pumbing action of blinking constantly is removing minor foreign bodies and germs from the eye and into the back of the nasal cavity. ...Read more

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What is the effect of the over production of adrenaline in the body?

What is the effect of the over production of adrenaline in the body?

Very rare: Hi. The "fight or flight" response is a brief self limited excess of epinephrine and other catecholamines to help you hopefully survive an acute threat. Chronic over production of catecholamines NOT in response to an acute threat to your survival is a catecholamine excess syndrome from an adrenal medullary tumor or tumor in the sympathetic chain. Very serious: high BP, sweating, headache, tremor ...Read more

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What is the effect of the over production of adrenaline in the body?

What is the effect of the over production of adrenaline in the body?

Excess adrenalin: Not good for you. This could cause high, blood pressure, rapid heart rate, sweating, and headaches. If you have such symptoms please see your doctor. If you don't have those symptoms but are unwell you also need to see your doctor. Please let me know what develops. ...Read more

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What are the most important parts of the nutrition facts panel on packaged foods?

What are the most important parts of the nutrition facts panel on packaged foods?

Important to you: They are all important that's why they are there. It depends what you are trying to achieve. If diabetic, pay attention to limiting simple sugars. If high cholesterol, pay attention to amount of cholesterol. If on a diet, pay attention to total calories per serving. If constipated or bowel movement issues, looking at amount and type of fiber might be important to you ...Read more

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What's the role of the pancreas in digestion or absorption of food?

What's the role of the pancreas in digestion or absorption of food?

Importance : Very important. Cells in the pancrease (pancrelipase) produce amylase, trypsin and lipase to break your foods down better. Optimal signaling occurs when there is a low ph in the duodenal bulb. (i.e. Proper stomach acid production). 80-85% of your food is "digested by your pancreatic enzymes. (guyton). ...Read more

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What are the consequences of a lack of sleep?

What are the consequences of a lack of sleep?

Sleep deprivation: Short term effects can include feeling tired, irritability, decreased attention & forgetfulness. It can impact one's immune system & mental health. Over time it can contribute to increased blood pressure, heart disease, stress & mental health illnesses. ...Read more

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Which is the name for the study of disorders of the newborn?

Which is the name for the study of disorders of the newborn?

Neonatology: The question is a bit ambiguous.However, the specialty area dealing with newborn problems is neonatology.This encompasses the issues of early, normal or late born infants that become ill at birth or soon thereafter. There are many discipline that focus their efforts on areas within this age group. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the effect of formaldehyde on the brains of small children?

Please help! what is the effect of formaldehyde on the brains of small children?

Formaldeyde: In dentistry formaldehyde has been used fro what seems like forever. In children it is used to "fix" the pulp of a baby tooth. While decades ago concerned was raised about its use and potential long term consequences none were found. It has long history of effectiveness. Alternatives are in use but have not been as effective. ...Read more