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What do I do in winter if I try to eat only local food? Imports or vitamins?

What do I do in winter if I try to eat only local food? Imports or vitamins?

Food markets: Most large cities still offer local foods during the winter months at local produce stores or farmer's markets. You could also buy surplus during the warmer months and freeze for reuse later. You should not avoid eating healthy, however, if the foods are not available locally. ...Read more

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Why almost every time i eat I have to go use the bathroom most foods i eat make me have to run to the bathroom.Any sauces, greasy foods, any dairy, spiced.I usually have to go after i eat with in 2-20 min after.Why?

Why almost every time i eat I have to go use the bathroom most foods i eat make me have to run to the bathroom.Any sauces, greasy foods, any dairy, spiced.I usually have to go after i eat with in 2-20 min after.Why?

How : How long have you had this problem? Is your stool loose or normal? If it is sudden then you may be dealing with an infectious cause, viral more likely than bacterial. If viral then your symptoms will likely resolve in a week or two. You could also be dealing with lactose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, or even a more serious inflammatory bowel disease like crohn's. Regardless, you need to be evaluated by your doctor for work up and treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there any need to eat fried food or choclate or can I cut out it at all i mean not to take free day even ?

Is there any need to eat fried food or choclate or can I cut out it at all  i mean not to take free day even ?

Reply: Keep a balance, eating fried food and high carb foods like chocolates, candies less frequent and eating fruits, vegetables, whole grain foods, dairy, protein sources like dairy, meat, lentils and beans. Do some kind of exercise to stay in shape. ...Read more

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How can I get healthy greens in winter? I avoid foreign and try to buy organic local.

How can I get healthy greens in winter? I avoid foreign and try to buy organic local.

Frozen: Get organic frozen veggies. Or buy locally when in season and freeze your own. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not like salad but I want to start eating a salad a day for lunch to get my vitamins and minerals?

What to do if I do not like salad but I want to start eating a salad a day for lunch to get my vitamins and minerals?

Vitamins: You can try dressing your salad with fruits and vegetables that tickle your taste buds a bit better. If not try eating other greens and vegetables such as brocolli, spinach, squash, carrots, green beens, peas etc. If all fails you can get over the counter multi-vitamin tablets. ...Read more

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Hello sir, i want to know that y i hav get to much flu in winter ? And i also want to know that what kinds of food or fruit suitible for me in winter

Hello sir, i want to know that y i hav get to much flu in winter ? And i also want to know that what kinds of food or fruit suitible for me in winter

Vaccine & hand wash: Usual flu can be prevented with flu vaccination and i urge you to get it. Colds may be prevented by frequent hand washing, and avoinding touching your face before washing hands. Any kind of fresh vegetables and fruits are good. Keep up with exercise in winter as well. ...Read more

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What to do if I have diarrhea from eating waayyy too much candy and i need to eat something I have bullion cubes in the cabinet with salt will that help?

What to do if I have diarrhea from eating waayyy too much candy and i need to eat something I have bullion cubes in the cabinet with salt will that help?

Sugar diarrhea: sugar foods and sugar subsitites such as xylitol,and Bullion cubes and broths are a good idea, please check the sugar content. It seems these days sugar is added to everything. ...Read more

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If I am lack of iron, do I need to avoid sour food or what other food that will decrease iron?

If  I am lack of iron, do I need to avoid sour food  or what other food that will decrease  iron?

No, not from food.: Generally, low iron is caused by bleeding. It's not caused by what you eat. In females, the bleeding is usually menstrual, the period. If you are male, then it is abnormal to have low iron. Some people do lack iron in their diets. Iron is generally found in red meats, but there are also small amounts in some vegetables. Even so, low iron in a male is always considered abnormal. ...Read more

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What to do if i need some help on nutritious and healthy foods to buy at the grocery store?

What to do if i need some help on nutritious and healthy foods to buy at the grocery store?

Whole foods: Avoid prepackaged foods, try to go for whole foods ( usually in the periphery of the supermarket ). Hope you have a wonderful culinary experience. ...Read more

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Do you think I should eat and what foods do you think I should stay away from in order to prevent constipation?

Do you think I should eat and what foods do you think I should stay away from in order to prevent constipation?

See below: Increase fluid intake (drink more water) and eat foods high in fiber such as fruit (i.e., raspberries, apples), bran, whole grains, vegetables (i.e., broccoli, beans, peas). Avoid or decrease intake of dairy (i.e., cheese, ice cream), fast food, or processed foods. Physical activity is also recommended to improve symptoms. The NIH website on constipation has some very useful information too! ...Read more

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What do you think about bee pollen being ingested? Do you think it's a healthy addition to smoothies and yogurts?

What do you think about bee pollen being ingested? Do you think it's a healthy addition to smoothies and yogurts?

Safe But Careful: It is saie if you are not allergic to pollens,because if you are allergic it can cause hives,shortness of breath,swelling and life threatening Anaphlactic Reaction Not safe for pregnant women or if Breast Feeding and it can cause increased bleedind if you are opn blood thinners It is claimed to cure certain health conditions but there is no scientific evidence to support this after years of resear ...Read more

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I work at night everyday, i would like to know if i need to eat some nourishment to keep stay healthy?

I work at night everyday, i would like to know if i need to eat some nourishment to keep stay healthy?

Yes: Yes, you need to have nourishment every day. However, the times you get hungry and eat may differ from others who sleep all night and are awake in the day. Adjust your mealtimes accordingly. ...Read more

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What steps should I take to benefit from the nutrients i'm eating, what food do I have to eat with it?

What steps should I take to benefit from the nutrients i'm eating, what food do I have to eat with it?

Mixed diet: Eating a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day will help in maintaining good nutririon. Add excercise of about 30 minutes/day. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/food-recipes/tc/healthy-eating-overview. ...Read more

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What to do if I do not eat processed food.i don't drink pop or use sugar, I take colostrum bovine and multi vitamins daily.i sleep well, why can't I drop down?

What to do if I do not eat processed food.i don't drink pop or use sugar, I take colostrum bovine and multi vitamins daily.i sleep well, why can't I drop down?

Calorie intake: You may not be eating enough calories. If you're not, your body will think it's in a state of starvation and hold on to any calories you do eat. You need to eat to lose weight, three health meals a day, plus healthy snacks in between. ...Read more

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Iv lost 15 pounds but at night i tend to get really hungry. I try to snack on apples or grapes no help! what can I do to not eat to much a night?

Iv lost 15 pounds but at night i tend to get really hungry. I try to snack on apples or grapes no help! what can I do to not eat to much a night?

Try to control it: Try to avoid snacks, as they make it more difficult (or even impossible) to lose weight. Try exercise before bedtime. If you must snack, use low calorie foods such as veggies, not fruit which can have lots of calories. Check w/your registered dietitian. ...Read more

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I get hives whenever i eat fried foods or cold cuts or bacon. I take fexofenidene and montalukest daily. Is there any thing else i can do do?

I get hives whenever i eat fried foods or cold cuts or bacon.  I take fexofenidene and montalukest daily.  Is there any thing else i can do do?

As Henny Youngman...: ...Would say, don't eat fried foods or cold cuts or bacon. I'm not being glib; if you know those foods are the cause, you'll just have to avoid them. If that's unacceptable, an allergist may be able to identify a specific food additive common to those foods that is triggering your hives. Every hives sufferer has different triggers, unfortunately. ...Read more