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Is the french paradox true?

Is the french paradox true?

Controversial: The french paradox is the concept that french people eat a diet rich in saturated fats but surprisingly have a low incidence of coronary heart disease. It is controversial. One explanation may be that in france there is significant consumption of red wine which has been linked in some research to decreased risk for heart attacks. ...Read more

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Are french bulldogs good with children?

Are french bulldogs good with children?

No: I have not had personal experience with this specific breed mauling a patient. Dobermans, German Shepherd, and rottweilers are the top three breeds that maul children. Training is important, reminding children not to bother the dog while he is eating is important as this is associated with more bites. One breed which is known to be gentle to kids is a labrador. Good Luck! ...Read more

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I just puked. (i excuse my english; I'm french)?

I just puked. (i excuse my english; I'm french)?

Flu season: Unfortunately this happens. It is hard to tell you much from a one time event without any other story or symptoms. ...Read more

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Should I be worried if I ate an entire loaf of garlic french bread?

Should I be worried if I ate an entire loaf of garlic french bread?

Eating garlic: There should be no problems except stomach discomfort, and possibly garlic breath, look at the lighter side, learning French would be easier for you ...Read more

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Are onion rings healthy? If not, are they healthier than french fries?

Are onion rings healthy? If not, are they healthier than french fries?

Both bad.: Hate to break it to you, but they're both bad - fried messes. If you're eating fast food, replace these with a side salad for a healthier meal. ...Read more

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What is the healthier way to prepare a healthy french fries. Does frying them twice increases the fat content?

What is the healthier way to prepare a healthy french fries. Does frying them twice increases the fat content?

Try oven fries &...: There's really no such thing as healthy french fries but some are healthier than others. Use organic potatoes- conventional ones are loaded with pesticides! Use relatively healthy oils- coconut oil & peanut oil do well at high temperatures- olive oil isn't good when heated high. Try oven fries or roasted potatoes. See http://zestycook. Com/healthy-homemade-french-fries/
frying twice is probably bad. ...Read more

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Hello, I'm a french student in psychology and I'm really interested in the "iwqol-kids" but I don't find it. Would you please send it to me?

Hello, I'm a french student in psychology and I'm really interested in the "iwqol-kids" but I don't find it. Would you please send it to me?

Test: Hi, if that's a test that is copyrighted, you'll need to find someone who can access it, such as one of your professors. ...Read more

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Heard that a lot of french women have toxo. Why is that?

Heard that a lot of french women have toxo. Why is that?

Toxoplasmosis!: Toxoplasmosis rarely causes disease, unless immuno-compromised. Women who have the infection in the past and contain it with antibodies, will not pass this parasite t5o the fetus. A women who aquires the infection during pregancy needs treatment to avoid transmitting it to the fetus, where it can causes significant harm. Cat litter is the most common means of getting it. French have more cats! ...Read more

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Is french onion dip ok while pregnant?

Is french onion dip ok while pregnant?

Not a problem: As long as the dip is fresh and not spoiled, there is no issue with pregnancy or the developing baby ...Read more

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What diseases can be spread by french kissing?

What diseases can be spread by french kissing?

Lots: Many illness that is circulating in your blood may be passed through the sharing of deep salivary secretions. Some are suppressed by salivary enzymes, but consider flu, intestinal viruses, upper airway viruses, strep A, mono, all an easy pass. In not immune, chickenpox, measles, rubella, mumps, diphtheria, whooping cough & more. ...Read more

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Where can I buy a 5 french red rubber catheter?

Where can I buy a 5 french red rubber catheter?

Surgical supply: Many surgical supply stores which carry a variety of things like canes, and wheelchairs, have such items in stock. Otherwise, try to google what you need and see what comes up. ...Read more

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Are french fries counted as a vegetable or starch?

Are french fries counted as a vegetable or starch?

Depends: Potatoes are a root crop, usually termed a vegetable by most. It is high in starch as some other vegetables are. Of course when prepared, it is also high in fat since that is the usual preparation. Whatever the category, be careful of your calorie count with french fries. ...Read more

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What is worse for you eating candy or French fries?

What is worse for you eating candy or French fries?

French fries: Contain at least two types of cancer-causing compounds. Look for healthier alternatives to some of your favorite foods. ...Read more

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I choked on a french fry and now my back hurts. Is this related?

I choked on a french fry and now my back hurts. Is this related?

May be...: When you choked on French fries, you must have coughed with vigor. This can cause spasm of the back muscles. ...Read more

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Why are sweet potato french fries healthier than white potato french fries?

Why are sweet potato french fries healthier than white potato french fries?

Sweet potatoes: Have more fiber, fewer total carbs, more vitamin a and c. But keep in mind that fries whether white or sweet potato are still not healthy. All in moderation. Take care! ...Read more

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What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

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

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Are sweet potato fries healthy or just a healthier choice than regular french fries?

Are sweet potato fries healthy or just a healthier choice than regular french fries?

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

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I choked on a french fry and now my back hurts. Could this be related? How do I stop the pain?

I choked on a french fry and now my back hurts. Could this be related? How do I stop the pain?

Esophageal Pain?: Often times when the GI system is injured it can refer pain to the back area. I would see your doctor to see if you need any further testing to see down your esophagus to make sure there isn't any trauma from the French fry. Other possibilities are if you were coughing vigorously there is a chance you could have herniated a disk. Once the GI system is ruled out I would look at your back. ...Read more

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How long does it take for salmonella / food posining symptoms to show up with french toast & milk?

How long does it take for salmonella / food posining symptoms to show up with french toast & milk?

24-48 hours: Salmonella is a bacterial infection and would need to colonize your intestine before it will cause symptoms; s. Aureus food poisoning will cause symptoms within 12 hours because it is caused by a toxin produced by the bugs;. ...Read more

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Read that French fries can be made in Phillips air fryer with little or no oil. Preparing French fries in this way is not unhealthy??

Read that French fries can be made in Phillips air fryer with little or no oil. Preparing French fries in this way is not unhealthy??

Likely more healthy: There have not been health outcomes studies done with air fried potatoes. It is likely more healthy to eat this than deep fried potatoes. You'd want to oil used to be heat stable so not to make trans fats. ...Read more

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Non-native French speaker here: reading my 5 month-old books in French won't negatively affect or slow her language development will it?

Non-native French speaker here: reading my 5 month-old books in French won't negatively affect or slow her language development will it?

Bilingualism does: Not cause receptive or expressive delays. A typical child may learn one language more rapidly & may mix words from each. Age 0-5 is optimal for learning a language's phonemes, or smallest units of sound, so (s)he can learn incorrect phonemes with prolonged exposure. Mixed/expressive language disorder, Autistic Spectrum Disorder or Global Developmental Delays require that one language be taught. ...Read more

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I'm not a junk food person, I cook, but sometimes I will some french fries from mc or anywhere else and I get nauseos. Why is this happening?

I'm not a junk food person, I cook, but sometimes I will some french fries from mc or anywhere else and I get nauseos. Why is this happening?

Probably allergy: Is it only the mc fries or any fries that make you nauseous? If it is just mc then you are likely allergic to something used by mc. If it is any fries, can you eat potatoes, such as baked? If any potato makes you sick then it may be something in potatoes that you may intolerant to. Please do some trials and see if you can narrow down the type of potato that makes you sick. ...Read more

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Dukan has been struck off the french order of doctors. I am on the diet he created, should I quit? What could be the negative effects for me from it?

Dukan has been struck off the french order of doctors. I am on the diet he created, should I quit? What could be the negative effects for me from it?

Physician guided: You are using the dukan diet. You are concerned because dr dukan was stuck off the french board. The diet is similar to the atkins. You may find it helpful to follow with a physician who can guide long term on your diet plan. You want to lose weight and then maintain it lifelong. This requires discipline and guidance. Dukan published his book in order to support his local work. ...Read more

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Hi, I have done 3 HIV self tests by using the French certified auto test VIH. These were done months apart and about 3 years post exposure. All were?

Hi, I have done 3 HIV self tests by using the French certified auto test VIH. These were done months apart and about 3 years post exposure. All were?

Unclear information: If the tests were done correctly and were negative at three years after exposure, you did not get HIV from that exposure. To be sure you may wish to get a HIV nucleic acid test.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can you always get herpes from french kissing?

Can you always get herpes from french kissing?

No, but: Intimate contact with someone who has herpes and is actively shedding the virus can result in transmission of the virus and a new infection in the recipient. Someone could certainly contract the virus during kissing of any sort, but not everyone who is french kissing gets herpes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to potatoes and french fries?

Is it possible to be allergic to potatoes and french fries?

Possible: The most common food allergies are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanuts, trre nuts, shellfish and fish. Potato allergy would be unusual but anything is possible. ...Read more

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What do french women eat when they are pregnant to stay slim?

What do french women eat when they are pregnant to stay slim?

:): It s not what they eat, is how much they eat. Still in pregnancy normal weight gain is 15 to 25 pounds. So don't follow french model, use the medical model for gaining weight so you can have a healthy baby. ...Read more

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Is it ok to not remove my gellish french nails during delivery?

Is it ok to not remove my gellish french nails during delivery?

Not sure what means?: I am not exactly sure what you are asking. If you are asking if you have to remove fake nails to have a vaginal delivery then the answer is no. ...Read more

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What's an alternative to potato chips and french fries for when you're hormonal?

What's an alternative to potato chips and french fries for when you're hormonal?

Rice cakes: You might try rice cakes which have much less saturated fat and a satisfying crunch. They are lower in sodium as well. Or try a crunchy whole grain cereal with some nut milk[almond milk is good]. Drink plenty of water and be aware that your craving is just a craving, not a need. ...Read more

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What if I wanted to start eating healthy, what can I eat instead of french fries?

What if I wanted to start eating healthy, what can I eat instead of french fries?

Yes: Withdrawal of the hormones is what triggers your period. If you take away the hormones sooner, the period will come sooner. ...Read more

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My tongue swells every time I eat salty food (i.E.-french fries). Should I be concerned?

My tongue swells every time I eat salty food (i.E.-french fries). Should I be concerned?

Probably not.: Salt, spices and acids such as citrus fruits can cause the tongue to swell. As long as it is mild swelling and not making breathing a problem, you probably have nothing to worry about. You may wish to avoid too much salt so the problem won't occur often. ...Read more

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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

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I am lactose intolerant and I have been told that I can eat some french cheeses but they weren't specified can you tell me which ones I can eat?

Hard cheese...: Domestic or french is relatively low in lactose. Fat conten, as in most cheeses, slows stomach emptying, makes less lactose per time for gut to digest. Most people with lactose intol can handle smallamounts, in mixed meals, e.g. Sandwich, better than liquid milk. Yogurt better as well-bacteria digest some lactose. ...Read more