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Why Is Temperature Important When Making Hollandaise Sauce
Is it safe to take carbonated drinks when stooling, especially when feeling very weak & need sugar in the system?
RAW: If you already have an inflammed throat, the heat will only cause pain when applied to raw tissues. ...Read more
Is fruit n vegetables wash really necessary? My wife says there is poisonous wax on apples but why is the govt allowing this on apples?
I would wash: First of all lots of people touch these things with there dirty hands. Secondly there is still pesticide on the fruits when they harvest and the do spray a wax on it to preserve it a little longer. The wax itself is not harmful it is food grade however it does trap some of the pesticide under it which is harmful. ...Read more
Is that true tomatoes are bad for the heart? When is best time to exercise, morning or afternoon? Are 5-hr energy bottles beneficial? Thanks!
What does Coldrex Junior Hot Lemon contain? It's delicious cold medicine and the best thing about it is that it doesn't make me drowsy.
Coldrex lemon: has 3 major ingredients. Tylenol (acetaminophen) 300 mg, 20 mg Vit C and phenylephrine. This last agent causes blood pressure to go up without an increase in the heart rate. It also causes constriction of blood vessels (how it works as a nasal decongestant). It can cause agitation and dilation of pupils. Too much Tylenol can damage the liver. I'm glad it tastes good. Use only as directed !!!!! ...Read more
NEVER HEARD TEMPERAT: Ure as a contraindication to drinking/ just moderate consumption no matter what the temperature is. ...Read more
Unclear: I researched your question and discovered that ampalaya has many biologically active components with many reported medical uses but i didn't find anything that either supported or refuted the claim that it specifically raises bp. ...Read more
My wake up blood sugar is usually 91-100. However 1.5 to 2 hrs after eating it's often low 70s. Why is it so low then, and is this concerning?
Reactive hypoglycemi: This sounds like reactive hypoglycemia, essentially an overreaction of the pancreas to a large load of ingested sugar. This can usually be controlled by eating smaller meals more frequently and by limiting simple sugars, replacing them with complex carbohydrates and fiber. If symptoms persist despite this management, see doctor for blood testing for insulin levels and such. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I belong to hot region, my question is: is green tea more warm effect possessing than normal tea? Is it fine to take it in hot summers?
Depends of what food: Eating breakfast is good habit especially using unrefined food with no sweets. This shouldn't make you hungry. ...Read more
Why would someone suddenly crave raw lemons, despite the facts the acidity is causing a rash around the mouth?
Vitamin C deficiency: Maybe pt has Vit C deficiency and the body is asking for the lemon. ...Read more
My sister is 23years old.she drinks too much coffee regularly which is strong.is it ok for her?that also in hot weather.
Is it dangerous to eat cherry pits? The reason I ask is because I put several cherries in the NutriBullet to make a fruit drink.
Don't eat cherry pit: Cherry pits contain cyanide compounds, which are poisonous. If one swallows a cherry seed by accident, it's no big deal because the seed stays intact and should pass right through. Grinding up the seeds however and then consuming them could lead to toxic effects. Cyanide works pretty quickly to cause severe symptoms which can include death. Hope you didn't grind up too much of those cherry pits. ...Read more
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Ive read drinking very hot drinks increases your risk of esophagal cancer. Is this true? Coffee/tea isnt carcinogenic so i dont understand how
No increase: The onlysuggestion of oral intake affecting esophageal pathology is long terms alcohol abuse. This may make the esophageal lining more susceptible to the effects of posible carcinogens in the diet, reflux of h. pylori or entry of viruses into the esophageal mucosa. Hot drinks that you have heard can increase development of esophageal malignancies does not hold true. ...Read more
What happens if protein is going to be denatured in high temp, what happens to the proteins in meat when we cook it?
Also denatured: Most of the proteins are also denatured upon cooking. But your body makes better use of the component amino acids to create new proteins ...Read more
No: Cold water makes your body work hard to warm up its insides but it will not make your belly big. But you do burn off calories with cold water ...Read more
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