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Doctor insights on: Why Do I Crave Cashews

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Are salted cashews good for you?

Are salted cashews good for you?

Yes: Salted cashews are tasty and nuts have proven to be helpful for the arteries. However they also are highly caloric and the salt may also be an issue, so just be sure they are calculated to be part of a healthy dietary intake. ...Read more

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Can eating salted cashew nuts make me waterlogged?

Can eating salted cashew nuts make me waterlogged?

Unlikely: Salted nuts of any kind can increase your caloric intake and contribute to salt retention which is an underpinning of high blood pressure. Your natural mechanisms to keep salt and water balance will keep you from getting "waterlogged" unless you have kidney disease. ...Read more

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I notice if i don't eat raw cashews for a few days i can't go to the number two the raw cashew nuts is what helps me go is this normal and why?

I notice if i don't eat raw cashews for a few days i can't go to the number two the raw cashew nuts is what helps me go  is this normal and why?

High fiber content: It is the high fiber content of the cashews that is allowing you to have bowel movements. The underlying question is why you cannot have regular bowel movements without them. You may have irritable bowel syndrome constipating type or perhaps something more insidious. At any rate, i would recommend that you discuss this with your family dr. And possibly with a gastroenterologist as well. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Where can I buy cashew nut oil?

Where can I buy cashew nut oil?

Helth food stores: This is not carried in ordinary drug stores nor groceries. Some health food stores have this but you might have to buy it on line from outfits like << iherb.Com >> ...Read more

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Are cashews good for weightloss?

Are cashews good for weightloss?

Maybe not: Helpful weight loss foods are natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). A cashew is a delicious nut, and nuts have protein and fat, which means more calories. Just like with peanut butter, a little is good, but a lot would be bad. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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Help please! is cashew and almond butter good for you?

Help please! is cashew and almond butter good for you?

Good taste: There is some nutritional benefit to the types of fat in nuts including almond and cashews. However, those fats are highly caloric and if you have a weight issue, you should adjust other caloric intake as these butters are higher in calories for a given volume than peanut butter. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat cashews and sunflower seeds on a diet?

Is it okay to eat cashews and sunflower seeds on a diet?

Yes: They are healthy food sources. However, they are high in calories so it is best to eat them sparingly. ...Read more

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Is it bad for you to always eat macadamia and cashew nuts?

Is it bad for you to always eat macadamia and cashew nuts?

Calorie intake: There is some nutritional benefit to the types of fat in nuts including macadamia and cashews. However, those fats are highly caloric and if you have a weight issue, you should adjust other caloric intake if you cannot resist these admittedly delicious nuts. ...Read more

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I am highly allergic to feta, pine nuts, and cashews. Is there a trend?

I am highly allergic to feta, pine nuts, and cashews. Is there a trend?

Not known: Not aware of such a trend although the incidence of food allergy especially to peanuts has been rising among children. ...Read more

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My left twsticle is oval shaped and my right is cashew shaped. Is this OK? Should I be worried?

My left twsticle is oval shaped and my right is cashew shaped. Is this OK? Should I be worried?

Unlikely: Testicles come in different shapes. As long as they have good blood supply and produce sperm for reproduction, those are the important functions. If you feel an irregularity or swelling in your testicle, the best way to sort it out is by ultrasound. See your doctor and you can discuss the need for one. All the best. ...Read more

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What can I do if my baby is deathly allergic to cashews and pistachios, does this mean he is allergic to mangos?

What can I do if my baby is deathly allergic to cashews and pistachios, does this mean he is allergic to mangos?

From Allergy Advisor: One would expect an extensive cross-reactivity among the different individual species of the genus (e.g., mango, cashew and pistachio nut), but this, in fact, does not occur frequently(27). Cross-reactivity has been found among pistachio nut, cashew nut, and mango seed, but this cross-reactivity did not extend to mango pulp. ...Read more

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Im so lean, my weight is only 54. Kindly give me feedback to increase my weight. I m eating lots of food , cashews but there is no major improvement.

Im so lean, my weight is only 54. Kindly give me feedback to increase my weight. I m eating lots of food , cashews but there is no major improvement.

Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for you. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help you increase your body mass. ...Read more

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Frequency of cashew allergies?

Frequency of cashew allergies?

1%-2%: It is estimated that one-two percent of the U.S. Population has tree nut allergies which cashews belong to. ...Read more

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Can cashew nuts cause back pain?

Can cashew nuts cause back pain?

Cashew pain: Foods are unlikely to cause any pain except in the abdomen. Nuts are usually a good source for fiber and essential nutrients, but too much of anything is not good anyway! ...Read more

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Can short bowel people eat cashews?

Can short bowel people eat cashews?

Yes: Actually, according to this reference http://www.Medicine.Virginia.Edu/clinical/departments/medicine/divisions/digestive-health/nutrition-support-team/patient-education/sbsdiet-_shortversion_12-21-11.Pdf
it is a preferred protein choice. ...Read more

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If my son is allergic to cashew nuts, how will he know what candy to eat?

If my son is allergic to cashew nuts, how will he know what candy to eat?

Education: You will learn to read all labels and ingredients and look for tree nuts or cashews as ingredients or the disclaimer that says product was produced in a place that uses nuts, wheat, soy, etc. You will learn to ask a lot of questions! ...Read more

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I just had two spoons of cashew butter and two gulps of milk? Will that help with insulin reaction?

I just had two spoons of cashew butter and two gulps of milk? Will that help with insulin reaction?

Yes.: By the time you read this message you will know better than i whether it worked.

The object of treating Insulin overdose depends upon the type of Insulin injected. For most short acting Insulin a 15 gram carbohydrate load should be adequate and you should be feeling better at 15 minutes. If it is a longer acting Insulin will need a longer plan and shold probably contact your physician. ...Read more

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What foods can make your stool paler in color. My stool has been paler than normal for the past day. I've eaten a lot of cashews. Could that be it?

What foods can make your stool paler in color. My stool has been paler than normal for the past day. I've eaten a lot of cashews. Could that be it?

Yes: Light colored foods, foods high in fat can cause your stools to be lighter in color.

Also, foods with artificial dyes can alter the color of your stools, and sometimes your urine. Eating/drinking foods that have added blue food coloring, can give a bluish to greenish tint to your stools/urine. Same with reds and purples. ...Read more

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I just ate a handful of old almonds, walnuts, and cashews. They left a bad after taste so I checked the date. They expired a year ago. Will I get sick?

Sick: Probably not! Throw away any "leftovers" and don't worry unless you develop new symptoms over the next few days. Unlikely to happen.

PS: Get some new ones! ...Read more

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Why did I develop cashew allergy?

Why did I develop cashew allergy?

Sensitivity: We do not know why anyone develops an allergy to a known product. It requires exposure and a sensitive immune system and that is presumably what happened to your body. Unfortunately you will have to avoid products containing cashews and cashew products. ...Read more

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What could be triggering someone's cashew allergy?

What could be triggering someone's cashew allergy?

Allergic antibodies: When a person becomes allergic to a food such as cashew, they begin making an allergic antibody (ige) that is specific to cashew. On subsequent exposure to cashew the antibody binds to the cashew protein and triggers mast cells and basophils to release histamine, which can cause anything from nausea and abdominal cramping to itching and hives or anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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Help please! could cashew nuts worsen hemorrhoids?

Help please! could cashew nuts worsen hemorrhoids?

If your hemorrhoids : Were already inflamed, eating nuts and popcorn and having dry hard stools can worsen the hemorhoids and cause significant bleeding. Drink more fluids up to 80 oz per day and caffeine free/alcohol free daily. ...Read more

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Looking for nut allergies symptoms, eg, cashew allergy?

Looking for nut allergies symptoms, eg, cashew allergy?

Varies: Allergic reactions varies with individuals.Some can consume cashews, while to others they are toxic.Reactions can be mild or severe. Mild reactions include nausea , vomiting, diarrhea. Skin rash and itching on the skin.The eyes , roof of mouth and throat may itch.Severe reactions include difficulty breathing, swelling to face and throat.The most dangerous is anaphylaxis.This can be fatal ...Read more