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4 most asked questions to a dietitian

If you have complaints such as bloating, edema, if it has not developed due to any health problems (such as allergies, kidney, liver, circulatory disorders), you may need to review your eating habits. Sometimes a small change in diet can solve your problems.  Salt comes at the top of this list, excessive salt consumption causes payment. You also need to reduce foods containing excess sodium, such as pickles, soy sauce, pickled foods, salted olives. Drinking more water with it helps prevent bloating. You can prioritize potassium-rich nutrients, which are diuretics, helping to regulate the body's ph level. (potassium sources such as potatoes, bananas, avocados, apricots, melons, green leafy vegetables and dried legumes) Taking more potassium allows sodium excess to be removed from your body. You should be in control of the consumption of fried foods, increase the use of spices such as fennel, cumin.

Edema shooter tea:

1 liter of water
Half a bunch of parsley
Pineapply bark
1 green apple
Half a lemon
1 piece ginger

-You can add all the ingredients to hot water, boil them for 2-3 minutes, then drink them for a bay size.

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You're right to be concerned about the latest news about palm oil. Palm oil is vegetable oil obtained from palm fruit. It can also be used in ready-packed foods, margarine making, soap and detergent products. It is very preferred in the food sector due to its low cost, color, smell, taste, as a result of which it does not have a negative effect on the taste of the food and does not contain trans fats. So, what do the European Food Safety Agency (EFSA) reports say about this?   It reports that there is no health risk when palm oil is not processed, but carcinogenic substances may occur when the temperature of this oil rises above 200 degrees. Therefore, it is worth being in control.

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How much should the daily consumption mix of chia seeds, a superfood containing high Omega 3 that helps create a feeling of satiety?  The Dietary Guide of America states that daily consumption of chia seeds should not exceed 2 tablespoons (48 g).  Chia seed contains high omega-3 and can have a blood thinning effect. Those who use blood thinners should consume it more carefully. Excessive consumption may cause allergic reactions in some people. Gastrointestinel problems may be encountered due to excessive consumption (constipation, bloating, diarrhea..) Therefore, balance is important in the consumption of chia seeds, as in any food.

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While many studies do not support the idea that lemon is a magic drug for weight loss, there is some research that it can metabolize fat in the body with the vitamin C it contains. Lemon is a storehouse of vitamin C beyond weight loss with other compounds in its content.  So let's not miss the lemon from our tables! Especially the lemon itself, you can add its peel to your salads. A study reports that the substance D-limonene, found in lemon peels, is very strong skin-friendly and significantly reduces the risk of skin cancer by preventing tumor development.

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