Top
20
Doctor insights on: What Is The Definition Of Organic Food

Share
Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,544 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
What is the cause of food poisoining?

What is the cause of food poisoining?

Non-specific term: Food poisoning is an expression to describe any process which creates gastrointestinal inflammation with nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, etc. It unfortunately does not describe the cause, which may be contaminants in the food, bacterial toxins or bacterial infection, and other things. ...Read more

3

3
What is the definition of food borne disease?

What is the definition of food borne disease?

Food poisoning: Food poisoning is illness related to ingestion of food/liquids that may be contaminated by bacteria, viruses, parasites or toxins. Symptoms of food poisoning may include nausea/vomiting, abdominal pain/ cramping, fever and diarrhea. ...Read more

4

4
What is the cause of food poisoning and what is the treatment?

What is the cause of food poisoning and what is the treatment?

Foodborne illnesses: Are many including bacteria such as e. Coli, salmonella or campylobacter; viruses such as norovirus and hepatitis a; toxins such as those made by staphylococcus and clostridium and bacillus cereus; and others such as beef tapeworm, paralytic shellfish poisoning, and scombroid and ciguatera from fish...Any many more. ...Read more

5

5
What is the definition of calorie?

What is the definition of calorie?

Energy unit: 1 calorie is defined as the amount of heat energy needed to raise 1 gram of h2o by 1 degree centigrade. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What is the prognosis of food poisoning?

What is the prognosis of food poisoning?

Resolves on its own: Most food borne illnesses resolve spontaneously within 24-48 hours. Hydration becomes the biggest concern. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
What is the medical definition of tb?

What is the medical definition of tb?

Tuberculosis: Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease that is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It often infects the lung and can be fatal. ...Read more

8

8
What is the healthiest kind of nut? Why is that the case?

What is the healthiest kind of nut? Why is that the case?

Unanswerable: Unfortunately there is no such list of which nuts are more or less healthy than other nuts. The only comment medically is that some nuts have more fats and carbs than other nuts and that can be an important fact for those needing to increase proteins and decrease carbs in their diet. ...Read more

9

9
What is the processed and refined foods? And what is an example of them?

Avoid them!: Hi. Availability of processed and refined foods correlates perfectly with societal risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Processing/refining concentrates calories and removes healthy components of whole foods. Eat whole grains, not white. Almost all prepared and definitely all fast foods are poison for society. ...Read more

10

10
What is the healthiest type of beans to eat?

What is the healthiest type of beans to eat?

Depends on goal: Lentils have high protein content. Cannellini beans have higher protein content, but also more carbohydrate and so for losing weight, may not be a better choice. Edamame has high protein, lower carbohydrate content, but soy beans have enzyme inhibitors which may block the action of enzymes for protein digestion. So, may be best to try 1/2 cup of lentils two meals daily, if trying to lose weight. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
What types of food is healthy?

What types of food is healthy?

Follow the following: To be healthy, eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check. A female needs 35 grams of fiber daily. No fried foods. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
What is the first aid of food poisoning?

Food Poisoning: Supportive care. Avoid dehydration by drinking plenty of clear liquids like water, juice, gatorade or kool-aid. If symptoms worsen or persist, you should see your primary care physician or go to the emergency room. ...Read more

14

14
What is the official definition of celiac disease and what is the range of symptoms?

What is the official definition of celiac disease and what is the range of symptoms?

Celiac disease: Also called gluten intolerance or gluten-sensitive enteropathy is a disease in which the villi of the small intertines are damaged by an abnormal immune response to a grain protein (gluten) present in wheat, rye, barley and oats. Damage to villi results in malabsorbtion of nutrients and result in belly pain, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, wgt. Loss, poor growth, dermatitis herpetiformis & more. ...Read more

17

17
What is the disadvantages of not eating vegetables?

What is the disadvantages of not eating vegetables?

Multiple: Vitamin A,C and mineral deficiency with a risk of eye disease iron deficiency anemia,slow healing wounds. increased risk of heart disease, Diabetes, stroke and much more. If you don,t fill up on vegetables,something else will fill you up. So make every effort to incorporate vegetables in your meals ...Read more

18

18
What is the definition of unhealthy eating habits?

What is the definition of unhealthy eating habits?

Eating habits.: unhealthy eating habits = unhealthy behaviors associated with eating. Such as poor choices in amounts eaten and food that is eaten. ...Read more

19

19
What is the definition of a psychopath?

What is the definition of a psychopath?

Complex : Complex question to answer briefly. Lack of conscience/guilt and manipulation of others, are hallmark features. Many are charming. Psychopaths can be violent but the majority are not. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
What is the definition of health inventory?

What is the definition of health inventory?

Health inventory: health inventory = a review of all or many aspects of a person's health (hospitalizations, DNR status, risk potential for falls, nutrition status, etc.). ...Read more