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I was on ppis for three months and stopped, my hair has been extremely dry and has no life and it keeps shedding. Is there a nutritional def?

I was on ppis for three months and stopped, my hair has been extremely dry and has no life and it keeps shedding. Is there a nutritional def?

ALOPECIA TX: Alopecia or hair loss may be multifaceted. You need full Exam &lab work up especially Vit d/Thyroid studies /TESTOSTERONE/ b12 and folate. If they are normal start high dose Biotin zinc B12 and folic acid. Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia may be helpful. If there is no improvement consult dermatology for biopsy to rule out auto-immune ALOPECIA AERATA. PPI TEND TO CAUSE LOW VIT D LEVELS ...Read more

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What would be the three most important points to include in a public nutrition program that is directed toward the 21st century?

What would be the three most important points to include in a public nutrition program that is directed toward the 21st century?

My thoughts: If I understood what you are looking for:
1- pesticides, genetic engineering crops safety, chemicals plaguing even the most reliable/ healthy and recommended food products
2- sugar, sweeteners, fat, salt, alcohol to be considered worst enemies (we can expect lots of resistance to change this for many reasons.
3- soon we might face a food/water/health crisis everywhere in the us and the world. ...Read more

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What app gives the best nutritional support?

What app gives the best nutritional support?

Probably..: "calorie counter, "available for iphone and android (methyltestosterone). I use it for in-office counseling of my patients. It is free. There are other good ones, but this works fine for nutritional support, particularly for my pts. With metabolic syndrome. ...Read more

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What kind of nutritional value do onions have if any?

What kind of nutritional value do onions have if any?

A lot of different: For a good overview, see http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/onion. Onions are low in calories, have some minerals, vitamins, and phytosterols and are considered very anti inflammatory. ...Read more

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How can nutritional substitutes affect a balanced diet?

How can nutritional substitutes affect a balanced diet?

Sugar: Sugar substitutes fool the brain into thinking and wanting to get sugar. You get used to sugar. The best place to get sugar is from natural sources as fresh fruit, not from artificial sweeteners. The artificial sweeteners can lead you to crave more sugar than you would if you had them from natural sources. ...Read more

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What are the nutritional difference between cooking oils?

The fat balance!: The new heirarchy is monosaurated fats (peanut, olive, canola), satuated fat (coconut), polyunsaturated fat (safflower, corn). ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: nutritional support?

What is the definition or description of: nutritional support?

IV of NG Feeding: The provision to (and absorption by) a patient of macro and micro-nutrients to satisfy metabolic needs but bypassing the normal eating mechanisms. ...Read more

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Can there be any nutritional benefit to eating whole flax seeds?

Can there be any nutritional benefit to eating whole flax seeds?

Yes - but..: You will get more benefits if ground. Flax seed can help to lower cholesterol & low-density lipoprotein levels & help reduce the risk of heart disease. Because your body can digest ground flaxseed better than whole flaxseed, the ground flaxseed is preferable. This will provide more of the benefits from the lignans and the omega – 3 –fatty acids in the flaxseed. ...Read more

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Are pancake syrups all the same from a nutritional standpoint?  is there any benefit in 100% maple syrup?

Are pancake syrups all the same from a nutritional standpoint?  is there any benefit in 100% maple syrup?

100% maple syrup: Pure maple syrup contains fewer calories and a higher concentration of minerals such as manganese and zinc than honey. Manganese and zinc may help you maintain healthy immune function. It's loaded with polyphenols, plant-based compounds that work as antioxidants. I think it's a healthy choice for your pancake. ...Read more

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