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What Food Can We Eat To Help Lower Carbon Dioxide
High fiber: a high fiber diet, with fresh fruits, vegetables, beans and legumes will lower blood sugar because the fiber causes a slower release of sugar into the blood. Processed foods without any fiber will raise blood sugar. Whole grain foods also contain fiber and might lower blood sugar when eaten in moderation. ...Read more
I just asked about carbon monoxide exposure, and want to know if inhaling pure oxygen or eating certain foods can rebuild my body's strength. ?
Hyperbaric oxygen: Acute carbon monoxide (co) poisening can be treated with hyperbaric oxygen, 100% oxygen at 2-3x atmospheric pressure can displace co that would otherwise be irreversably bound to the hemaglobin. This is probably enhanced by disolving much more oxygen in the bloodstream itself than normal. This would not be helpful for minor chronic exposure like smoking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Unfortunately, there's no "safe" food that won't evercause food poisoning. This is because of the current agricultural practices in this country. However, at home, wash all of your fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, try to get organic or free-range/grass-fed/etc rather than factory farmed. Wash your countertops and dishes often during preparation. Cook at high enough temp to kill bacteria. ...Read more
Find cause: If you are iron-deficient and not on an iron-poor diet (vegetarian and junk-food are equally dangerous here), we need to find why your are iron-deficient. It may be nothing more than heavy periods or frequent blood-bank deposits, but we want to be sure you're not losing blood into your gut or elsewhere. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High fiber diet: A high fiber diet lowers cholesterol. A fiber diet means plenty of fruits and vegetables. Whole grains and legumes. You need about 35 grams of fiber a day. Beans have 6 g a serving. Veggies are about 3-4 g a serving. Fruits are 2-3 g a serving. You would need at least 5-7 fruits and veggies a day. Beans and whole grain rice would add fiber to your diet. Dairy, meat, chicken, fish have no fiber. ...Read more
why aren't the proteins we eat denatured in the acidic stomach? how are enzymes able to connect to the proteins, low stomach PH doesnt denature them?
Thoughtful question!: Enzymatic digestion occurs predominantly in the small bowel due to the action of "pancreatic juice" which contains many enzymes, including trypsinogen, chymotrypsinogen, elastase, carboxypeptidase, pancreatic lipase, nucleases & amylase. The pancreas also expresses bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) to neutralize stomach acid, thereby promoting enzymatic action. ...Read more
Many ways: Eat a balanced diet. Eat more frequently. Eat less refined sugars and include more protein and perhaps fat. Don't miss meals and stay away from colas, candy, pastries and other such sweets. A 6 time a day meal plan that includes a mixture of complex carbohydrates, protein, fat and fiber are good for you. If you have recurring problems, see your pcp and perhaps a nutritionist/dietician/ get ck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oral hygiene: Bad breath is caused by a build up of bacteria in areas that are not being cleaned. These areas can be periodontal pockets, which are the spaces between the tooth and the gums. If these spaces get deep enough where you cannot clean, they become diseased and the large amount of bacteria produce a foul odor as a by product. Bacteria can also accumulate on the back of the tongue and cavities. Floss. ...Read more
Pumpkin Seed Oil: While cranberry juice is great at keeping bacteria from attaching to the bladder wall, pumpkin seed oil (from pumpkin seeds) is probably the single best food for bladder health. Eating pumpkin seeds (also a great protein source) and using pumpkin seed oil are the best way to eat right for your bladder. Most people don't know about this secret wonder food for your bladder! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Talk to your physician to see if there is a physical basis for anxiety, work on finding out what makes you anxious. Try to establish daily routine to bring some predictability in your day; practice deep breathing, relaxation/ guided imagery (you can find scripts on the web); you can work with a therapist to help you guide through the process. Consider medication, if symptoms become overwhelming. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Aerobics + targeted : There's no such thing as natural spot fat loss. You need to lose weight in general ; a certain % will be abdominal fat. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your back. Engage in regular aerobic exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Serotonins: Serotonin is a brain chemical involved in vital body functions and to regulate mood and sleep. These are the foods that increase serotonin from literature review- buckwheat, bananas, dark chocolate, sour cherries, whey protein, wild fish and seafood , flaxseed, free range turkey and beef. ...Read more
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