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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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Please explain what do they mean by 'fatty foods'?

Please explain what do they mean by 'fatty foods'?

Fatty Foods: “Fatty Foods” contain Saturated Fats and Trans Fats. Saturated fats raise cholesterol levels, increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke. Trans fats raise levels of LDL ("bad") cholesterol, and decrease HDL ("good") cholesterol. They increase risk for heart disease type 2 diabetes. Fatty foods: Marie Callender's Chicken Pot Pie Nancy's Quiche Cheese Trio Claim Jumper Country Fried Chic ...Read more

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What does it mean if a person has food intolerance?

What does it mean if a person has food intolerance?

Food intolerance : A food intolerance is any reaction to a food that i can't explain physiologically for you. You have symptoms, but i as your allergist cannot prove that they are due to a classic allergic reaction, lactose intolerance, celiac disease, a previous gallbladder operation, a viral infection, food poisonong or anything else that we do understand. It's vague, but means you don't feel good when you eat it. ...Read more

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Craving salty food like potato chips and such, what does this mean?

Craving salty food like potato chips and such, what does this mean?

All kinds of things: It could mean you're pregnant or dehydrated or that you're addicted to salty snacks. It could mean you have a mineral deficiency or an electrolyte of balance. Or maybe you've been trying to cut back and old habits die hard! ...Read more

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If I crave sweet foods, does that mean my child will likely have diabetes?

If I crave sweet foods, does that mean my child will likely have diabetes?

No: Your cravings for sweets and their consumption do not cause diabetes in your infant. However, a test for gestational diabetes should be offered to all women beginning in the third trimester of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can i get enough calcium by food i mean equivalent to 500mg like a tablet?

Can i get enough calcium by food i mean equivalent to 500mg like a tablet?

Depends . . .: Whether you can get enough calcium in your diet depends upon what you eat ; how much you eat. Check out http://www.Webmd.Com/food-recipes/features/10-calcium-rich-foods, http://www.Webmd.Com/food-recipes/guide/calcium-vitamin-d-foods ; http://health.Usnews.Com/health-news/living-well-usn/articles/2012/03/14/5-non-dairy-foods-with-calcium for some ideas of calcium-rich foods to eat. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when all food smells sickly sweet from a complete loss of smell?

What exactly does it mean when all food smells sickly sweet from a complete loss of smell?

Phantosmia: With loss of the sense of smell, you can sometimes have excessively strong sense of odors, but they are somewhat like a release phenomenon. There are also sometimes events like small seizures in the areas of the brain that sense smell, the olfactory lobe. If this is constant, likely the effect of the loss of the sense. ...Read more

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I did my cabag mean by pass operation in jun 2010.Please suggest me regarding food and other safeties.?

I did my cabag mean by pass operation in jun 2010.Please suggest me regarding food and other safeties.?

Rule #1: Follow your cardiologist's advice & see them on a routine basis so that questions like these can be thoroughly & completely answered. ...Read more