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Doctor insights on: Turkey Bacon And Cholesterol

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Is Turkey bacon healthy for you?

Is Turkey bacon healthy for you?

Turkey bacon: Turkey bacon has less fat on average compared to pork bacon. The fat is saturated fat in both animals. Saturated fats are not healthy fats. ...Read more

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I just found out I have high cholesterol? I loved eggs and bacon and grits all my life. Why now

I just found out I have high cholesterol? I loved eggs and bacon and grits all my life. Why now

Unknown: Everybody asks that question. There is no telling why, how or when a person will develop an illness. The main thing is it starts somewhere, and now that you know, you have the chance to control it first with diet and exercise. If that doesn't work, we focus on medical therapy. Better to know sooner than later because you can avoid the "out of the blue" stroke or heart attack. ...Read more

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If I'm constipated, should I stay away from peanuts all day? Or Eat fruits all day till dinner Time and make sand which?(turkey bacon, egg, lettuce)

If I'm constipated, should I stay away from peanuts all day? Or Eat fruits all day till dinner Time and make sand which?(turkey bacon, egg, lettuce)

Hydration and fiber: Constipation can frequently be relieved with increased dietary fiber and drinking plenty of water. One of the colon's primary jobs is to reabsorb water from the stool before it is excreted. If you are not drinking enough water the stool can become dry and hard, leading to constipation. Fruits and vegetables are a good source of dietary fiber. ...Read more

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Will eggs bacon and sausage for breakfast raise my cholesterol?

Will eggs bacon and sausage  for breakfast raise my cholesterol?

Depends: High chol. Is the result of diet and genetics. Some people are blessed w the ability to eat anything, while others must be diet conscious! Overall I would answer yes! ...Read more

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Are chicken and turkey bad for elevated cholesterol ?

Are chicken and turkey bad for elevated cholesterol ?

Not if broiled,,: Chicken and turkey are not bad for cholesterol, especially if they are broiled and roasted respectively. This is likely to remove most of the fat under the skin and keep the meat lean. It also helps not to have fried chicken or heavy gravy with your turkey so that you don't add unnecessary fat and salt to the meal. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Heartburn after eating eggs or bacon? I had my gallbladder removed last year is that the cause or my cholesterol

Heartburn after eating eggs or bacon? I had my gallbladder removed last year is that the cause or my cholesterol

Reflux: Fatty foods can decrease the strength of contraction of the lower esophageal spinster(LES).The LES is an area of muscle in the distal esophagus that normally stays contracted to prevent reflux of stomach contents backwards up the esophagus. It usually opens only to let food pass. So eating fatty foods can contribute to GERD and heartburn. When acid reaches the esophagus it irritates it = heartburn ...Read more

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Can I freeze bacon?

Can I freeze bacon?

YES!!!: Bacon freezes very well and can be stored for a long time. Thaw it out on the counter for a short while, but better yet in the refrigerator. If you microwave thaw, be sure to keep an eye on it as this is usually not an even traw and some parts may start to cook. ...Read more

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