A 35-year-old member asked:
how exactly does a low-fat diet work?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Bariatrics 43 years experience
It doesn't: Most diets are simply temporary fixes to a much bigger problem. We decide to go on a diet for awhile and exercise to temporarily lose a few pounds. Let's change our thinking process. We have to make long term changes in order to attain proper long term goals...Healthy disease free living. We must get out of the temporary fixes of a diet and work on lifestyle changes that last forever.
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Cosmetic Dentistry 25 years experience
Very badly: Low fat diets are horrible. Unhealthy and will cause fat gain! fat does not make you fat carbs do!
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Internal Medicine 35 years experience
5.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Is it ok to diet while breastfeeding?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 22 years experience
No: You should be eating a very well rounded, well balanced healthy diet for your health and your baby.
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Could my baby's diet be causing gas?
4 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 25 years experience
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.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Can I drink diet drinks while pregnant?
6 doctor answers • 16 doctors weighed in
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.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
What is the best diet for early stage cirrosis?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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.
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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?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Christiaan Maureranswered
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Weird: That is a weird thing. I think you should be checked out by your doctor.
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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