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Three Most Important Points Public Nutrition Program 21st Century
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
What would be the three most important points to include in a public nutrition program that is directed toward the 21st century?
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
I'm not sure but our: Expert panel will surely know! Good luck! ...Read more
Prepackaged meals: Compliment with fresh fruits and vegetables as snacks. ...Read more
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
The fat balance!: The new heirarchy is monosaurated fats (peanut, olive, canola), satuated fat (coconut), polyunsaturated fat (safflower, corn). ...Read more
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
No: This is a colloquialism that refers to the fast food genre, candy, etc. ...Read more
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers