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what happens to your body when you eat healthy food

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience General Practice
Fat is fat: Fat is fat whether you gain it from health foods or from junk food. The deposition is as a fatty substance. There may be more nutrients in healthier ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Flyer
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Healthy foods: Healthy foods reduce common health problems, like obesity, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, gerd and good nutrition can improve our moods and po ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If you eat too many calories, healthy food or not, you will gain weight.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Kessler
14 years experience Family Medicine
Cooking together: Has been shown to help get people interested in new foods and ideas. Asking what they like or would like to try. Having meals together at the table an ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Perry Milman
47 years experience Gastroenterology
You get healthy: You first regulate your bowel habits. Then, you sleep better and do not feel nauseated or complain of heartburn. Your mental function has more clari ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
Lots: Eating healthy affects the entire body. Nutrients are absorbed in an efficient way. The muscles, nerves, bones and cells require nurturing to be hea ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It does not get any : No food means no energy. It is like a car without fuel in it. So food is what gives us energy. If you do not eat food, your body starts to break down ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Eat normal meals: Your meals should have ample vegetables, fruits and grians but less of animal based foods like dairy products and mealts. Instread use tofu and nuts a ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Calcium intake: As a female who is passing thru middle age, your bones will be impacted the most. Osteopenia will evolve then osteoporosis; new guidelines say we shou ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Off vegetarian diet: A healthy body makes a healthy adjustment , and nothing happens.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stop buying Junk.: If there is junk in the house they will keep eating it. Stop buying junk and put out healthy alternatives instead.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Bcome unhealthy too: Becomes unhealthy too.
A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Starvation: Anorexia causes a severe deficiency in nutrition and protein. This results in muscle loss and multiple problems associated with poor nutrition.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Resue inhaler: Rescue inhalers are rapid/short acting bronchodilators that are used to reverse/ improve symptoms of asthma like dyspnea, wheezing, severe cough (exam ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
27 years experience Bariatrics
Weight loss: Consistently consuming less calories than you burn will result in weight loss. A very low calorie diet, however, needs to be medically monitored as s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Before you consider : Doing this - you will catabolise more muscle than fat. Your muscle burns calories. Thus, you will end up decreasing your metabolic rate. This is not t ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Low carb/low calorie: diet-fresh meats, fish, poultry, minimal fruits and veggies,small fist sized portions, 5-8 times daily
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience Holistic Medicine
Avoid acidity: During a gastritis flare, your stomach is producing too much acid. Using otc zantac, (ranitidine) etc can help but avoid foods that are acidic such a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Excessive sugar=bad: Binge eating will cause a surge in blood sugar in diabetics. Poorly controlled diabetics (high blood surgar too long) causes many problems: risks for ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy E Kaslow
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Protein & vegetables: A rough guide to determining the amount of calories the average adult should consume daily is about 10x your weight. But using calories alone to gaug ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Lipman
54 years experience Diabetology
Stop Bad Foods/Drink: Here is a simple way to lose, without a diet, the list shows the reasons people gain wt. In order of most important & easiest to change, simply go ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Nutritionist: If self control isn't working for you, ask your physician to refer you to a licensed nutritionist. Time and money well spent.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Weight gain: There is no "one food" per se. Weight is a function of calories in and calories out. To gain weight, you have to consume more calories than you expe ... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Breakfast?: Timing doesn't matter. Better to eat breakfast as well; then you may have a less heavy lunch and dinner. Keeps metabolism from sagging in the A.M.Also ... Read More
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