Doctor insights on:
What Foods Are High In Indoles
What side effects?:
Indole-3-carbinol naturally occurs in a variety of cruciferous vegetables. As a supplement it is very safe. High doses have been reported to cause a rash, dysequilibrium (dizziness), tremor, intestinal pain and nausea but these are rare and went away with a lower dose.
See http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/dietary-factors/phytochemicals/indole-3-carbinol ...Read more
Easy organic chem: http://science.pc.athabascau.ca/reagentstud.nsf/5427203fdc0633d38725709300693526/ed4e3d125bb3fac7872570b8006a4640/$FILE/Kovac%27s%20%28Indole%29%20test.jpg p-Dimethylaminebenzaldehyde reacts with indole to produce a rose-colored chromogen ...Read more
Skin rash: Rash following treatment with indole-3-carbinol. The red, irritated patches of skin are temporary, but may appear dry or begin to itch. Seek care from your doctor if your skin rash persists or becomes severe. ...Read more
Caveat emptor: The claim that this is an anti-cancer medication relies on some petri-dish, cell-culture work and looks like a common scam to this observer. Claims for an effect on lupus are under study; this is something you'll want to talk about with your rheumatologist if you're considering using it for this indication. ...Read more
No side effects: T if it is use as directed. ...Read more
Wasting your money: This little molecule from brussels sprouts and a variety of other vegetables has a bunch of effects in petri dishes and simple animal work. This kind of research generates a whole lot of noise and if there's any real effect on people, it's not obvious to the scientific community. I suggest you get with friends who are sports-minded and eat sensibly and have them help you. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can dim /di-indole-methane/ supplement that balances estrogen levels, help get rid of gynecomastia ?
Balancing estrogen?: Maybe. There's no good studies ; little theory; it's targeted for bodybuilders abusing steroids. You're an adult now. You're also taking prednisone, which i must suppose is prescribed by a physician for something really serious. Your life is too difficult already for you to be called "the guy with the __s". You owe it to yourself to have definitive treatment, which is office surgery. ...Read more
Veges: Any food stuffs that contain large amounts of fiber. Fiber is plant sourced undigestable cellulosic solids, that adsorb water from the gut, thereby giving more "bulk" to stool. And function as a natural stool softener. We should all have an optimum number of grams everyday, but folks who already have large bulky stools might consider an alternative. ...Read more
Please explain: What is inic acid?Get a more detailed answer ›
Lowering BP: BP is raised by salt. So, avoid salt daily. BP can be lowered by losing weight. Try to lose weight by exercise, walking, eating less sugar and bread, and avoiding animal fats. Eat whole fruits, whole veggies, and whole grains. Fruit and veggies can lower BP thru magnesium and potassium flows. ...Read more
Fiber: Eating foods high in fiber is known to reduce cholesterol. Avoiding foods high in saturated and trans-fats is known to decrease cholesterol. Foods with a high glycemic index are known to increase triglycerides. To eat healthy and improve your lipid profile, consume lots of vegetables, fruits, beans, seeds, whole grains, wild alaskan salmon and a fair amount of almond and walnuts. Also exercise. ...Read more
High acid foods:
Corn, lentils, winter squash and olives are all vegetables that are high in acid.
Currants, blueberries, cranberries, canned fruits and glazed fruits are all examples of fruits that are acidic.
Processed grains and baked goods that are made with them are high in acidity.
Nuts that are high in acid include pecans, walnuts -- pH 5.4 -- peanuts, cashews and pistachios. ...Read more
No: Depends on activity and mental attitudeGet a more detailed answer ›
Yesterday and today i want to eat every food in sight..What could be the cause? I'm never usually like this. My cravings are at a all time high.
Hope it's gone: Uncertain why individuals have days of uncontrolled hunger. It's probably just a passing phenomenon. But, if it persists, you should seek advice from primary care doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
I am a student of 20 years, weight 120 kgs and height 5'9" .I have a high affinity for food.I feel like eating everytime.Please suggest some measures?
You need your doctor: Having a need to eat more than you should and being overweight merits a medical evaluation to screen for diabetes, high blood pressure, dyslipidemia, and possibly sleep apnea. Appetite may be driven by consequences related to obstructive sleep apnea and/or low blood sugar from Insulin resistance. Meeting with a dietician or diabetes team will help because of their resources. ...Read more
Keep the salt low: Most doctors recommend a low salt diet - some would also suggest making sure you also get enough calcium. No food group actually lowers your blood pressure, but low salt and low fat (because you want to avoid other risk factors such as elevated cholesterol ) and moderation in alcohol is the best course. ...Read more
Carbs: What i believe you are asking is what carbs are high on the glycemic index. Low-glycemic index foods (less than 55) produce a gradual rise in blood sugar levels that's easy on the body. Foods with high-glycemic index numbers (more than 70) make blood sugar levels as well as Insulin levels spike fast. You can determine what foods are high or low at: www.Glycemicindex.Com. ...Read more
Add fiber.: Adding fiber to a high GI food or recipe, or even to a meal in general, can lower the GI and make it a bit healthier. For example, add psyllium husks when baking muffins or even cupcakes for the kids, or add it to the breading about baked chicken or fish. Adding fiber to a meal is always a good thing. ...Read more
Not really: Your stomach already has hydrochloric acid in it at a pH of about 1.5. The most acidic foods that humans eat have a pH of 5.5 (lemon juice and vinegar). Stronger than that is unpalatable and would burn your tongue and esophagus! The stomach acid also serves an important protective function. It kills most of the bacteria on raw food that we eat. Yes ago AIDS pts died in hospital from inf from sala ...Read more
Www.loseit.com: This website allows you to check the calorie, cholesterol and saturated fat in foods that you eat. One important point is that the cholesterol continent of food has very little impact on blood bad cholesterol. In fact reducing the amount of cholesterol in diet may decrease good cholesterol by more! saturated fat and excess calories are more important, which the loseit website helps with too. ...Read more