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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Balance: 1/4 plate from protein, 1/4 plate from complex carbohydrates as beans, legumes, whole grains. 1/2 plate as fruit and vegetables. Try to get 5-7 servin ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com or www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Everyone has slightly different dietary requirements. There is no one size fits all diet. Do what works best for you. Do not be fat phobic, but eat go ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Diet & exercise: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean me ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rothman
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Low protein is NG: The long term effect of a low fat, low protien diet is malnutrition. Used for a short time (4-6 weeks) a low fat diet can be employed for weight loss. ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Protein snacks: is the best way to fill up just enough, and give you longer energy. For example Greek yogurt has twice the protein of regular yogurt. Ask your primary ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
47 years experience Gastroenterology
Ice cream: Patients with gastroparesis should be on a low residue diet. Ice cream is a high calorie food (not the light or low fat type) that is gastroparesis f ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terri Washington
15 years experience Endocrinology
Various: 1/2 sandwich, handful of nuts, greek yogurt, small piece of fruit. Basically eating smaller amounts of foods are the best. Portion control is importa ... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Fish and. nuts: Wild fish like salmon from alaska, herring, sardines, etc. And nuts like walnuts, almonds, and pistachios all are healthy sources of healthy fats. Fl ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Start with local: Community-supported agriculture programs are spreading throughout north america. Farmers' markets are popplng up. Even traditional grocers are stockin ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Many, many: My favorite eating plan has been Medifast or Take Shape for Life. This has been the most effective for me and my patients - especially those with dia ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Fad diets: Fad diets are unhealthy. A well researched system of lower fat, modest carbohydrate, high vegetable, quality protein, and vitamin sufficient foods e ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.com or www.Nutritionfacts.org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Healthy snacks: Health snacks should be protein and carb together about 150-200calories. So try 10 almonds and an apple/pear; sliced turkey wraps with romaine lettuc ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not enough info: You need to mention specific foods. Your question is too general.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Many in grain fam: Wheat , rye, barley, and oat family many drinks havegluten like gatoraid.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Yes: Vegetables provide mineral, vitamins, fiber, folic acid. The fiber in vegetables is important to prevent constipation, and improve bowel movements. G ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Salad, etc.: You can eat all the salad you want, just use lemon juice as a dressing or a small amount of olive oil and some vinegar (i like balsamic vinegar). Vege ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
34 years experience Wound care
Diets: Fad diets are marketing ploys to promote a concept that has more to do with making money than with a well-balanced diet that promotes long-term compli ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Vegetables: Fresh or frozen vegetables are the lowest in calories and vitamin and nutrient dense. They are the best bang for your buck for vitamins and nutrients ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Hi fiber, fluid, pro: Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes all do it (vegan). Add low/no fat dairy, eggs (whole or no yolks) expands the intake (ovo-lacto ve ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gene Kaplan
51 years experience Pediatrics
U R What U eat: Good, wholesome food --no need for supplements unless something's wrong with your digestive system or your genetic endowment.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Microwave: Microwaving food destroys enzymes more than vitamins. Enzymes produce transforming actions in the body which helps us convert food into energy. Plea ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Foods with fiber: Foods with lots of fiber have healthy carbs because the carbs are slowly digested so that they turn into sugars slowly, thus avoiding a sudden surge o ... Read More
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