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Why have I been craving peanut butter and choc around my period so much?

Why have I been craving peanut butter and choc around my period so much?

It may be you: Having a taste for certain foods is very individual. Almost everyone likes chocolate, and peanut butter. This doesn't sound like an illness but a preference. ...Read more

Peanut Butter (Definition)

Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more


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Why have I been craving peanut butter so much? Am I low on protein?

Why have I been craving peanut butter so much? Am I low on protein?

Food cravings: Food cravings may or may not mean what you think. Pica is a condition in which people crave dirt and eat dirt, often because they are iron deficient. I'm not aware of a condition related to peanut cravings, but it never hurts to consult a dietician to go over your eating habits and see what could be done to improve them. Try to eat a balanced diet with lot of vegetables, including peanuts. ...Read more

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My lunch is 2 peanut butter sandwiches w/ choc milk. I want a flat stomach. How do I modify this lunch or should I eat a completely diff lunch?

My lunch is 2 peanut butter sandwiches w/ choc milk. I want a flat stomach. How do I modify this lunch or should I eat a completely diff lunch?

Change diet: First, if u want to lose weight to get a flat stomach - change your diet - that is not healthy or low fat at all. You have the carbohydrates from white bread plus the chocolate & milk. Milk is not healthy at all & chocolate milk is even worse. Peanut butter is good only if it is natural peanut butter with nothing added like corn syrup - check the label. Better is fruits, veggies, whole grains. ...Read more

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My 14 year old eats too much peanut butter can it cause any harm? I'm very concerned.

My 14 year old  eats too much peanut butter can it cause any harm? I'm very concerned.

Varied Diet: This depends on a number of things. Your child's remaining nutrition? Does he have any underlying neurological disorder or developmental disorder like autism? What is his height and weight? ...Read more

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About how much all natural peanut butter is healthy to consume?

About how much all natural peanut butter is healthy to consume?

Peanut butter: Look at the label of your peanut butter. It has some protein, but it has a lot of fat. These are mostly monounsaturated fats, which are good quality fats, but the overall calorie content of PB is high. How much you can eat depends on your calorie budget and what else you are eating. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as eating too much bread or to eat to much peanut butter?

Is there such a thing as eating too much bread or to eat to much peanut butter?

Too many calories: Unless you have a peanut allergy, the only negative effect you can have from eating too much peanut butter is gaining weight. Peanut butter is a very calorie dense food and eating a lot of it is sure to make you gain weight. The same can be said for bread. If you have no problems with gluten, bread can be eaten with impunity. Bread's carbohydrates that can make it easy to gain weight, fat weight. ...Read more

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Could eating too much peanut butter give you gas?

Could eating too much peanut butter give you gas?

Flatus: Fiber in peanut butter might contribute to gas production. See: http://www.livestrong.com/article/532522-peanut-butter-flatulence/ ...Read more

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What amount peanut butter is too much?

Healthy diet: Penut butter is packed with protein and tastes great. However, also packed with fat. If you look at the nutritional information for peanut butter, one 2 tsp serving has 16g fat (almost 1/4 of your daily requirement of fat)and 188 calories. It also has 8 grams of protein and 1.5 g fiber (7% of your daily need). But at what cost? Compare w/ greek yogurt which has 0% fat 100 cal and 17g protein. ...Read more

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What can I eat instead of peanut butter if I am allergic?

What can I eat instead of peanut butter if I am allergic?

Many options: Peanut allergy is becoming more common and there are becoming more options for people who are peanut allergy. Go to peanutfreeplanet.Com as one resource for snacks and other foods that are peanut free. Also foodallergy.Org has many resources for the peanut allergic patient. It's important to read labels. ...Read more

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I eat a bottle of peanut butter a week. Is that okay Foc?

I eat a bottle of peanut butter a week.  Is that okay Foc?

Ok: Peanut butter, if pure, is a very healthy food, but be aware that it's high in calories. The healthiest form of peanut butter is made from grinding your own peanuts or bought in grocery stores that grind the peanuts. Other brands of peanut butter, except Teddy, usually contain additives. ...Read more

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Today I ate too much peanut butter will I be fat? And is it bad for health

Today I ate too much peanut butter will I be fat? And is it bad for health

Not for one day..but: In the US of A, we often eat too much of a lot of junk foods..so moderation is key. If you are not heavy and generally eat well, exercise regularly etc..then a bit of peanut butter excess once in a blue-moon is not going to make you fat.. So, use your common sense.. Stay well and healthy... Good luck. ...Read more

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Please help, how much peanut butter can you eat in one day without going over board?

Please help, how much peanut butter can you eat in one day without going over board?

That depends....: That depends on what else you are eating during the day. Peanuts have 14 grams of fat but only 1.9 grams of saturated fat as well as 4, 393 mg of omega 6 fatty acids but only 0.8mg of omega – 3 fatty acids. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts is high in calories (166 calories) but is good for protein (6.7 grams). The calories add up very fast with peanut butter. ...Read more

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I want to gain some weight.For that purpose,should I prefer nutella or peanut butter?and like in how much quantity

Peanut Butter: Try to stick to the natural peanut butters that have less sugar. This will reduce your risk for diabetes in the future. You can see more info with my free videos here: www.drbucksreprogram.com ...Read more

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My LDL is 216 can I eat peanut butter?

I suggest No: Peanut butter in small amounts can stimulate your body to produce the hdl(good) cholesterol that clean LDL out of your bloodstream and reduce your cholesterol. However, the saturated fats in peanut butter mean your body will simultaneously produce harmful LDL as well. Ldl of 216 is very high. You need to watch diet very closely and exercise regularly.May need statin depending on results. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter a common source of salmonella?

Is peanut butter a common source of salmonella?

No: Not commonly, particularly if this is commercially purchased peanut butter. ...Read more

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Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter healthy?

Is eating apples with all natural peanut butter healthy?

Yes: And everything in moderation but not as the only things you eat. Peanut butter is a good source of protein but has a lot of calories. FYI: Walnuts are one the best sources of healthy omega-3-fats along with bone fish. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter bad for your health, such as cholesterol?

Depends: Many peanut butters contain additives, particularly things like sugar. These additives in large quantities could precipitate health issues. Peanut butter made strictly from ground peanuts are definitely part of a healthy diet. Check out www.Whatscookingwithdoc.Com for healthful eating info. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to peanut butter and not boiled peanuts?

Is it possible to be allergic to peanut butter and not boiled peanuts?

Unlikely: Roasted peanuts (peanut butter) are more allergenic than peanuts processed in other manners (boiled, pickled or fried) . Ara h2 peanut protein is more responsible for anaphylaxis. However, once a person is sensitized and allergic to peanuts (especially if severe), i would be very cautious and continue to avoid peanuts in all forms including boiled until better tests are available. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter gluten free?

Is peanut butter gluten free?

Likely gluten-free: Peanut butter is usually gluten-free, but one should check the brand's label or website. Peter pan peanut butter is gluten free, according to its 2011 website. It is possible that some peanut butters may have additives that come from wheat, barley, or rye (gluten-containing grains). ...Read more

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Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Menstrual Period (Definition)

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