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are plantains better than rice for a diet

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bayer
Dr. Jay Bayer answered
50 years experience Family Medicine
Rice: Use brown nice. White is full starch like potatoes. If its white don't bite.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes if you like it.: A good "diet" should consist of a variety of foods. There are no foods to exclude, just eat them in proper proportion. Total caloric intake is far mo ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mircea Petrina
23 years experience Cardiology
Yes: They could have a different glycemic index depending on composition and type. Meaning, they stimulate Insulin secretion differently.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Obesity : I recommend you see a doctor and have your thyroid checked to make sure low thyroid function isn't compounding your problem. Also, dramatically cut y ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
34 years experience Family Medicine
Weight fluctuating: Depends on a variety of factors. - food intact, fluid intact clothes and time of day. Best recommendation - weigh yourself at the same time ever ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It does quite well.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Exercise: Add exercise to your diet in order to manage weight.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kornfeld
40 years experience Podiatry
Balanced diet: The best diet is patient specific, depending on age, activity level and medical history. There are many grains to eat other than wheat and rice, howev ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Avoid dairy products: For a few days avoid dairy products, as severe diarrhea leaves you temporarily lactose intolerant. Try rice soups and bland foods at first (with lemon ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Fox
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stop White: If on a diet, it is a general rule of thumb to avoid things that are white such as 1-white rice 2-white bread 3-white potatoes 4-white pasta t ... Read More
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