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disadvantages of a lacto ovo vegetarian diet

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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Don't expect it to..: Without doing other things that relieve stress.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Ideas vary: Different folks here will make different recommendations. Things seem to be shaking out recently in favor of the mediterranean diet, which is none-of- ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Diet: I am unaware that any particular diet is better or worse for bipolar. However, a low glycemic diet is good as this levels your blood sugar. You can st ... Read More
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Ok: The lacto-ovo veg diet is usually ok, but make sure you get enough proteins.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Good to know: The big studies have not shown increased longevity or much protection from any of the common cancers or vascular diseases just from vegetarianism / ve ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Less meat means: less risk of ingesting hormones and antibiotics found in meat, also less risk of mercury found in fish. Disadvantages--may feel weak or your B12 may ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Check out peta website they have tips about keeping children healthy on a vegetarian diet.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Indian Veg. diet: From what I have learned, it consists of; 28% vegetables. 28% cereals. 28% dairy products in form of clarified butter (ghee). 9% fruits. 6% pulse ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Don't recommend: I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet for people of all ages. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdpreve ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Mostly preventative: Vitamins can keep the eye healthy, but does not change the prescription of glasses needed to see.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vegetarian diet: Pros include avoidance of antibiotics, toxins, and Mercury found in much meat and fish. Also, not killing animals. Cons include risk of low vitamin ... Read More

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