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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
My standard answer for this: is restrict yourself to God made food

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Irregularity: Try increasing the fiber in your diet with plenty of fruits & vegetables; drink plenty of water to assist the fiber in normalizing bm's. There are man ... Read More
Dr. Leto Quarles
23 years experience Family Medicine
Kosher colon care: Many pareve & milchig favorites can be constipating, especially processed carbohydrates (white breads, pastries, noodles, anything made from matzoh me ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Vitamin B-12: Vegetarians can get all the nutrition they need except for vitamine b-12, which is only found in animal-based foods. Be sure to get some protein - nu ... Read More
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Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Vegetarian: Remember fat soluble vitamins a, d, e, and k--that's a start.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ashesh Patel
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!: Yes, a well-balanced vegetarian diet is safe and healthy as long as you get enough calories and exercise too.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
If done properly: There are many health benefits to being vegetarian, providing you approach it well educated. Care must be taken to balance protein and vitamins.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
42 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Yes: The product does appear to be primarily plant based. The ingredient list does not include any animal products directly. Limiting your diet by eating m ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Elusive: The moral benefits are obvious; anyone who's aware of the realities of today's factory farming will see this. A huge british study am j clin nutr in 2 ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Harvey
37 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: The human diet is naturally a plant-based diet. Some animal products like eggs are also highly beneficial. Saturated fats are even ok in moderation wh ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
The pros are moral: The moral benefits are obvious; anyone who's aware of the realities of today's factory farming will see this. A huge british study am j clin nutr in 2 ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Griffin
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Couple thoughts: There are a lot of great sites on paleo but Mark's Daily Apple has some wonderful articles and the recipes are really great as well. If you want a boo ... Read More
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