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Foods to Eat to Increase Red Blood Cells | LIVESTRONG.COM

Foods to Eat to Increase Red Blood Cells | LIVESTRONG.COM | Esther Kinuthia RN BSN BA | Scoop.it
Red blood cells are important for the transport of oxygen-rich blood to body tissues and removal of carbon dioxide from the body. Red blood cells are red because they contain an iron-rich protein known as hemoglobin, which is bright red in color. Over time, red blood cells wear out and die. The bone marrow continually makes more red blood cells....
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Risks of Too Much Vitamin B12 | LIVESTRONG.COM

Risks of Too Much Vitamin B12 | LIVESTRONG.COM | Esther Kinuthia RN BSN BA | Scoop.it
Vitamin B-12, also known as cobalamin and cyanocobalamin, is one of the eight B-complex vitamins. Vitamin B-12 is necessary for metabolism, DNA synthesis, production of red blood cells and maintenance of healthy nerve cells, according to FamilyDoctor.org. B-12 is naturally found in animal products such as meat, fish, milk and eggs. B-12 is also...
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Tyramine-Free Diet

Tyramine-Free Diet | Esther Kinuthia RN BSN BA | Scoop.it
Tyramine is an amino acid product that occurs naturally in the body and in certain foods. Tyramine is found in large amounts in aged, spoiled and fermented foods, and high levels of tyramine cause ...
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How rolaids work | eHow UK

How rolaids work | eHow UK | Esther Kinuthia RN BSN BA | Scoop.it
Rolaids, whose generic name is calcium carbonate, belong to a class of medications known as antacids. Rolaids are used to treat heartburn due to acid indigestion, upset stomach, ...
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A List of Foods to Avoid for Coumadin Patients | LIVESTRONG.COM

A List of Foods to Avoid for Coumadin Patients | LIVESTRONG.COM | Esther Kinuthia RN BSN BA | Scoop.it
Coumadin, also known as warfarin, is an anticoagulant used to decrease the formation of blood clots by blocking certain clotting factors. Doctors prescribe Coumadin to patients with histories of heart attack and stroke, as well as patients with prosthetic heart valves. Certain foods and beverages can lessen the drug’s effectiveness in...
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Can Certain Foods Heal Ulcers and Gastritis? | LIVESTRONG.COM

Can Certain Foods Heal Ulcers and Gastritis? | LIVESTRONG.COM | Esther Kinuthia RN BSN BA | Scoop.it
Inflammation in the lining of the stomach, gastritis is mainly caused by a Helicobacter bacterial infection. Gastritis may also be caused by non-steroidal noninflammatory drugs, alcohol abuse, food allergy, ingesting corrosive substances and autoimmune disorders. If untreated, gastritis leads to sores in the lining of the stomach known as peptic...
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IBS & Vitamin B12 Deficiency

IBS & Vitamin B12 Deficiency | Esther Kinuthia RN BSN BA | Scoop.it
A combination of physical and mental problems can lead to irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, according to the National Institutes of Health. It is a chronic inflammatory condition that affects the ...
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