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What are the effects of undigested protein in the blood and body?

What are the effects of undigested protein in the blood and body?

Probably nothing: In 1930 hh donally reported an eloquent experiment in lactating women demonstrating that in virtually all normal persons undigested protein enters the bloodstream and can be detected in the skin. Foreign food proteins are commonly found in breast milk. Just because digestion is not completed in the gut does not mean that the gut is leaky or that these foreign proteins invariably cause disease. ...Read more

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Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more


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What are the causes of blood and protein in urine?

What are the causes of blood and protein in urine?

Kidney disease?: Blood in the urine could be from any part of the urinary system- kidney, ureters, bladder or urethra. But a combination of blood and protein in the urine should make one suspect kidney disease. Have your doctor check your kidney function and quantify how much protein you are losing in the urine. ...Read more

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What are the functions of fiber and lipids in the body?

What are the functions of fiber and lipids in the body?

Lots: Fiber is dietary, not digested and can act as laxative and contribute to a healthier digestive system. Lipids have many functions including structure, metabolism, energy, ... ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and effects of salmonella in the body?

What are the symptoms and effects of salmonella in the body?

Salmonella: Possible Salmonella symptoms include: diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (which may be bloody), musculoskeletal aches & pains, fever, chills & headaches. If Salmonella enters the blood stream it can cause endocarditis (infection involving heart), Osteomyelistis (bone infection) & infection of brain/ spinal cord (meningitis). Salmonella can sometimes be fatal. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a high amount of liver enzymes in blood?

What are the causes of a high amount of liver enzymes in blood?

Liver enzymes: Depends on the enzymes, such as in inflammation of liver (hepatitis) or failure (cirrhosis, as in alcohol). ...Read more

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What are the causes of an over amount of white blood cells in the brain?

What are the causes of an over amount of white blood cells in the brain?

Nonspecific: The white cells indicate local inflammation, perhaps the lingering signs of a central nervous system infection. However, this can be present in other conditions, such as arteritis, sarcoid, multiple sclerosis, carcinomatous meningitis, etc. Perhaps would be explained by your doctor as to why spinal tap was done. ...Read more

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What are the possible effect of junk food in the excretory system?

What are the possible effect of junk food in the excretory system?

As you know,: the excretory system removes excess, unnecessary materials from body fluids. These materials are removed in urine, feces, exhaled, sweat, etc. Junk food: non-nutritional food often high in sugar/fat and low in fiber, protein, vitamins or minerals. These are not a challenge to the excretory system but to metabolism often leading to obesity, diabetes, arterial plaque. AVOID THEM!! ...Read more

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What are the symptom in the body when excess protein is stored in the body?

Can't store protein: Unlike carbohydrates and fat, there is no storage form in the body for proteins. Proteins are either incorporated into tissues or they are eliminated. However there are conditions in the body such as amyloidosis which involve abnormal deposition of misfolded proteins; these can cause a variety of problems including heart failure and kidney failure. ...Read more

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What are the functions of calcium and potassium in the human body?

What are the functions of calcium and potassium in the human body?

CA and K: Too many to describe here. Too much will kill and too little will kill. Go to wikipedia for good discussion of each. ...Read more

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What are the causes of albumin in the urine and is it dangerous?

What are the causes of albumin in the urine and is it dangerous?

How much?: We all have small amounts of Albumin in the urine. More than 150 mg/day is abnormal. The more protein/albumin in urine the worse it is. Depending on the cause of Albumin and the amount of albumin, it can be dangerous. See this for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/nephrotic-syndrome/ds01047/method=print. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of too high of iron content in the blood?

What are the symptoms of too high of iron content in the blood?

Hemachromatosis: Iron overload or hemachromatosis hs following symptoms abdominal pain, fatigue, generalised darkening of skin colour, joint pains, lack of energy, loss of body hair, loss of sex desire, weakness. ...Read more

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What are the causes of more white blood cells in the body?

See details: Elevation of the white count can occur secondary to many issues including, stress, infections, some medications and more serious issues such as leukemia. Sometimes it can occur for no specific reason. ...Read more

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What are the effects of overdosing on protein in your food?

What are the effects of overdosing on protein in your food?

Renal problems: Excessive protein intake puts stress on the kidneys. As long as they function normally and you drink enough it should not cause major problems. ...Read more

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What are the causes of the body to diurese fluids when blood sugar is high?

What are the causes of the body to diurese fluids when blood sugar is high?

High glucose: When the nephrons filter the high glucose it obligates increase in water in the filtrate. ...Read more

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Lack of blood in the body is dangerous.?And also what food do they eat daily?

Lack of blood in the body is dangerous.?And also what food do they eat daily?

Lack of blood?: Yes, lack of blood in the body is so dangerous that depending on degree, it can lead to death. Hoping you're eating a healthy diet so that your body makes all the blood cells you need -- and keeps them well supplied with iron. Healthy diets include plenty of vegetables, fruits, lean proteins (can be from plant sources if vegetarian), monounsaturated and omega-3 fats, ; complex carbohydrates. ...Read more