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is a ketosis diet bad for your arteries

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Ketosis food plan: Please check w/your doctor to make sure your health permits the Ketogenic Food Plan. Then high GOOD fat such as olive oil, coconut oil, natural peanu ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
NO: Balanced nutrition is vitally important for mom and baby.
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Ryan
44 years experience in Endocrinology
Not more than 2 mons: It's probably not good to calorie restrict, which ketosos indicates, in any manner for much more than 4 weeks at a time to avoid plateauing and subseq ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Fluid retention: triamterene is a diuretic and discontinuing this may result in the re-acumulation of fluid in your body.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Detox tea: The short answer is that there is no medical literature supporting this as beneficial, and no guarantee that it may not be harmful.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Because : It is rich in fruits and vegetables and low in saturated fat.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience in Family Medicine
It can be: A high protein diet can affect kidney health. This occurs because diets rich in protein can damage the glomerular membrane (a "filter" in the kidneys ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Well rounded is best: A high sugar diet,is really not the best choice,for anyone. While some sugar in your,diet is ok, this should be in the context of a well rounded and ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Wingo
32 years experience in Endocrinology
Simple sugar: The key is to eat/drink something that can be absorbed quickly. Some 15 gram sugar ideas would be 3 glucose tablets, 5-6 lifesavers*, 1/2 can of soda ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Can't say.: This diet has not been rigorously tested by qualified institutions so there is no data on which to base a conclusion. Visit your doctor to determine ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Nehrer
35 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Overeating: Overeating is rarely a good idea. One should eat what is appropriate given the diet that one is on.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Usually safe: High protein diets are not really unsafe in the short-term as long as you don't have any problems with your heart or kidneys. Just make sure you drin ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Healthy eating: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. choose whole grains & limit re ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Probably not: But its better to skip it.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
Fiber diet: Fiber in your diet makes more stool, the stool is made with color from bile which contains cholesterol from the liver. When the bile is excreted to di ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Avoid sugars and fat: Avoidind sugars, less carbohydrates, less fat, more of lean meat, more vegetables alcohol in moderation, will help diabetes and atherosclerosis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doyle Huey
Specializes in Family Medicine
Salt: At your age you, the answer to your question is all different types of sats and minerals are needed for the normal function of our heart and body. Th ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: It should have no effect.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
YES IF OBESE/DIABETI: Yes if youe are obese or overwight you should be on low calorie ada diet.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
May not be good: Fat is an essential human body component. So, our diets invariably contain some fat. "excessive" (the norms differ for different people based on their ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Foods: Jerusalem artichokes and dandelion root tea contain inulin. They help to increase good (HDL) cholesterol & to lower total cholesterol levels. Try nutr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cory Annis
28 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Everything but water: There's mounting evidence that diet drinks mess with the body's ability to tell real sweet from fake sweet, so Insulin rises, blood sugar drops, then ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience in Holistic Medicine
NO; many benefits!!!: A large body of research shows that vegetarian diets are "associated with lower blood cholesterol levels, lower blood pressure, less obesity & consequ ... Read More
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