What would happen if you eat to much food - Doctor answers

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Can you give me suggestions if I eat to much food at night. How do I stop?

Can you give me suggestions if I eat to much food at night. How do I stop?

Try to find another: Distraction other than food. Also, if you must snack try to find snacks that are not so calorically dense or more filling. Often lean proteins can fit the bill but everyone is a bit different. But the biggest intervention, is trying to recognize what seems to drive your nighttime hunger. If you can identify that stressor and address it, this may help all. ...Read more

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What happens when we eat too much of spicy food and what do we do to counteract it?

What happens when we eat too much of spicy food and what do we do to counteract it?

Indigestion: Some can experience indigestion with spicy foods. Symptoms vary but include discomfort or burning in the upper abdomen, upset stomach (nausea), vomiting, or burping -- all of which can increase with stress. If you know yours is associated with spicy foods, don't eat so much of them! Eat more slowly; drink fluids after rather than during meals. Ginger or peppermint tea may soothe your stomach. ...Read more

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I don't eat much, if any, gassy foods so why am I so gassy?

I don't eat much, if any, gassy foods so why am I so gassy?

Few possibilities...: Gas can certainly be the aggravated by our food choices. Many components of our foods including some sugars e.g. Disaccharides, oligodisaccharides are difficult to digest and therefore get broken down by bacterial flora in our guts producing gas. See ibsfree. Net for more diet advice. Other considerations include celiac disease - wheat protein intolerance or small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. ...Read more

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Please help! What happens to your body if you eat too much junk food and no calcium?

Please help! What happens to your body if you eat too much junk food and no calcium?

Calcium intake: As a female who is passing thru middle age, your bones will be impacted the most. Osteopenia will evolve then osteoporosis; new guidelines say we should not rely on calcium supplements but get our 800-1000 mg of daily calcium from food; you can do this by changing your diet: yogurt, soy milk, almond milk, lean meats, other milk, cheese; you can consult AAKP. Com Nutrition Counter for calcium mg ...Read more

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What happens if you eat food that hasn't been refrigerated properly?

What happens if you eat food that hasn't been refrigerated properly?

It depends: As little as nothing - as not all food that hasn't been properly handles spoils, or a serious as a life-threatening infection related to contaminated/spoiled food. If this has happened to you, watch out for nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea or fevers. These symptoms would suggest a brewing toxin/infectious process that should warrant evaluation. ...Read more

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Could someone possibly eat too much healthy food?

Could someone possibly eat too much healthy food?

No: By definition that is why it is called healthy food. Just have to make sure that what you consider healthy truly is healthy.
Best wishes! ...Read more

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What happens to my body when I eat unhealthy food?

What happens to my body when I eat unhealthy food?

GarbageIn-GarbageOut: Think of it like this: to build a strong castle, you want to use strong blocks. High quality building blocks build a stronger, longer-lasting castle. Cheap or weak blocks will decay and break down in short order. Build your castle - your body - with good foods & drinks (strong blocks) which will help it fight off invaders (infections) and last longer (live longer). Exercise & good sleep help, too. ...Read more

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How much food should a 20 year old women eat a day?

How much food should a 20 year old women eat a day?

Food Intake: I commend you for your desire for Good Health!
Daily food intake will depend upon your weight, height, metabolism, need for energy for activities, and stress in your life.
On average, have 2000 Cal/day.
Have Balanced Diet with Protein, Carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants.
It is Not what you eat,
IT IS what is eating you!

Have Therapy for stress. ...Read more

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Why do doctors say don't eat so much white grain food?

Why do doctors say don't eat so much white grain food?

Moderation: White grains (white rice, white bread, white pasta, etc.) are simple carbohydrates. This type of carbohydrate, when digested, turns into sugar quickly. This rise in blood sugar will cause a corresponding rise in one's Insulin level. The rise in Insulin can result in hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar symptoms of feeling sluggish, tired, shaky, and weak. Moderation is best. ...Read more

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What happens if you accidentally eat food with live worms in it?

What happens if you accidentally eat food with live worms in it?

Hopefully nothing: Besides sounding gross, probably nothing. It would be nice to know what kind of worms as there are some that can be un-beneficial. ...Read more

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2mo old doesn't eat good or much food why? 2oz if that at each feeding

2mo old doesn't eat good or much food why? 2oz if that at each feeding

Poor eater: That's not enough nutrition for a 2 mo baby. Babies continue to gain weight despite having acid reflux. Is your baby vomiting also? Perhaps he may have pyloric stenosis. If a girl, poor feeding is one of the signs of a UTI (urinary tract infection) and one of the metabolic diseases. It looks like your baby needs more detailed evaluation. Get a second opinion. ...Read more

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I'm 25 yrs old nd im 82kgs...I don't eat much food...How do I loose weight?

I'm 25 yrs old nd im 82kgs...I don't eat much food...How do I loose weight?

Need nutritionist: You need the help of a nutritionist, coach and trainer -- which can all be the same person if knowledgeable. Your metabolism has likely slowed, since you say you are heavy but eat little. You need a good health evaluation by your physician first. Working with you, the nutritionist can develop a food and exercise plan that you'll like enough to stick with. Good luck to you! ...Read more

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Does watching food network effect how hungry you are and how much you eat?

Does watching food network effect how hungry you are and how much you eat?

It shouldn't: If you eat to live, and not live to eat, if you eat healthy, if you eat something five times per day and don't skip meals, you should be able to watch the food network all day long and you'll eat the right amount at the right time. ...Read more

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Is there a healthlimit to how much food a person should eat from microwaves?

No valid info: There is no scientifically valid information that would define a life time limit on microwaved food. ...Read more

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My weight is 83 kg, height 182? how much gram of food shall I eat per dinner?

My weight is 83 kg, height 182? how much gram of food shall I eat per dinner?

Body mass index: It depends whether you are muscular and active, or "soft" and sedentary. But for a 21 yo male of average activity, you would need approximately 3000 calories (130 grams carbohydrate and 66 grams protein) each day, spread among 3 or more meals. If you eat 3 meals, each the same, that would be 45 g carb and 22 g protein for a 1000 cal dinner. Stay active! Eat healthy! ...Read more

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What would happen if you don't get enough food to eat when you are a diabetic?

What would happen if you don't get enough food to eat when you are a diabetic?

The sugar goes down: This happens to everyone, not just diabetics. We have a limited store of sugar/protein (which can be converted to sugar) which is being used constantly to keep body alive; thus must be replenished--via eating. Not eating=storage depletion. For diabetics, it is more concerning due to the use of medication which reduces the sugar. So, +meds and no food=danger of hypoglycemia. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is how much food you eat dependent on how many times you use your bowels. How often is normal?

Is how much food you eat dependent on how many times you use your bowels. How often is normal?

Varies...: Bms vary with amount and type of food, dietary fiber, other factors including hormones, bowel issues, etc. "normal" varies too roughly 3/day-3/wk; consistency of stool a factor too. Consistency of input affects consistency of output. ...Read more

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What foods should I eat with not much sugar I know tv dinners are one cause I saw the sugar in them today?

What foods should I eat with not much sugar I know tv dinners are one cause I saw the sugar in them today?

Read food labels: If sugar (or high fructose corn syrup or the like) is listed among the first 5 ingredients, there's probably quite a bit of it. The number of grams of carbohydrate can also be a clue. There are many foods now with sugar substitutes like stevia/splenda/equal/sorbitol/ xylol/erythritol. ...Read more

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How much weight would I gain approximately if I were to eat nothing but fast food for a week like in that movie?

How much weight would I gain approximately if I were to eat nothing but fast food for a week like in that movie?

Fast Food obesity!!: This is a very good question and one that you may already know the answer to. But, you would most likely gain some weight and also would clog up your arteries with excess fats and sugars that can add to your risk of heart disease.

But, I wold hesitate to guess the amount of weight you would gain.

And, I would highly not advise you to do this experiment. ...Read more