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which is healthier? oatmeal or banana diet?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Neither: A fad diet which focuses primarily on consumption of one particular food is usually not balanced.

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Is it ok to diet while breastfeeding?

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No: You should be eating a very well rounded, well balanced healthy diet for your health and your baby.
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and plenty of fluids!
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A member asked:

Could my baby's diet be causing gas?

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Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Yes: Breast fed babies can be sensitive to gas producing foods in mom's diet. These include foods like peppers, cabage, caffeine, chocolate, onions and tomato among others.
A 28-year-old member asked:

Can I drink diet drinks while pregnant?

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Dr. Richard Chudacoff
Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Yes: Water is probably the best diet drink you can drink during pregnancy. Soft drinks, whether diet or not, are usually not the best drinks in pregnancy. I would suggest healthier drinks, such as juices, milk, electrolyte drinks such as gatorade or powerade rather than purely synthetic drinks. I would stay away from energy drinks.
A 37-year-old member asked:

What is the best diet for early stage cirrosis?

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Dr. Samuel Sadow
Bariatrics 48 years experience
Depends!: Best to completely avoid all alcohol and extra carbs. Ask your doctor to send you to a GI specialist for your liver problems.
A 30-year-old member asked:

I dieted and think I now have a shrunken stomach. It is one fourth the size of normal. Does anyone have this?

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Dr. Christiaan Maurer
Dr. Christiaan Maureranswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Weird: That is a weird thing. I think you should be checked out by your doctor.

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