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what are the causes of an unbalanced diet

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Not enough vitamins: Rickets is due to not enough vitamin d which you can get from sun exposure or dairy products. Microcytic anemia may be due to lack of iron (more typic ... Read More
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Nutrient deficiency: Without a diet and possibly additional supplements rich in vitamin d and iron, both rickets (in children) and anemia may develop. Iron and vitamin d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Turknett
20 years experience Neurology
Yes: Headaches are oftentimes triggered by dietary factors, and dietary adjustments are often used to help treat headaches.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
9 years experience Family Medicine
No such thing: I'm afraid no diet program promotes rapid or good weight loss. The best weapons to use in losing weight are healthy, balanced meals and regular exerc ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Coville
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
No such thing: I'm afraid no diet program promotes rapid or good weight loss. The best weapons to use in losing weight are healthy, balanced meals and regular exerc ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lizarraga
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Hypertension, heart: High sodium diets can need to hypertension and its sequelae including heart disease. In general, most americans should adhere to a 2000 mg per day of ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Play it safe: I seen your earlier ?'s on anxiety and want to encourage you to play it safe. Diets offering amazing results w/out exercise or consciousness of health ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: I'm not sure if any direct studies have been done relating to diet and how long colds last, but a poor diet means the body in not being optimally nour ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
No behavior change: After a fad diet, they go back to their old behaviors. It can be binge eating, eating late at night, etc. You don't learn lifelong techniques on makin ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Iron deficiency: Low ferritin means the person mentioned is likely iron deficient. Iron deficiency occurs due to blood loss. The most common cause of low ferritin in p ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Genetics: Genetics drives it more than diet.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
High blood pressure: High sodium can lead to high blood pressure- known as the silent killer cause you may not feel any sensation of hypertension. Untreated hypertension c ... Read More

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