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Why Do I Crave Cashews
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
Cashews: If there is warning consider it likely and don't chance it! ...Read more
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
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
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
Yes: They are healthy food sources. However, they are high in calories so it is best to eat them sparingly. ...Read more
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
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
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
For the last 2 days when i've pooped it's been laced with lots of whitish streaks.. I've been eating a lot of cashews, could that be cause?
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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.
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
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
I just had two spoons of cashew butter and two gulps of milk? Will that help with insulin reaction?
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
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?
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
I was recently told that I am allergic to all grains. Could it be a false positive reading due to a severe reaction I had to cashews a few weeks ago?
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?
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
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
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
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
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