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is there a good diet for those with lupus?

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No: Just eat a healthy, balanced diet.

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A 40-year-old member asked:

What is a good diet for lupus patients?

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Dr. Betty Keller
Rheumatology 35 years experience
Whole Food Based: A whole food anti inflammatory diet is best. Fresh fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, whole grains, nuts, legumes, and healthy fats like omega 3 fatty acids found in fish. Avoid processed foods, artificial sweeteners, trans fats, and artificial coloring and chemical as much as possible.
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What are some effective diet pills?

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Dr. Samuel Sadow
Bariatrics 48 years experience
Yes: Fda approved diet pills are only prescribed under your doctor's care and for short times only. Tenuate and Phentermine are the safest, but have certain contraindications. If you think you need a diet pill you likely need a good weight loss physician to prescribe a program for you. Most people fail in dieting because they're not being well supervised and get discouraged.
A 43-year-old member asked:

Why do people go on starvation diets?

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Dr. Seema Patel
Holistic Medicine 27 years experience
Too lose weight: Starvation diets are used by many patients to rapidly lose weight. They do not cause any sustainable weight loss and are very unhealthy.
A 47-year-old member asked:

What 's the definition of a low-carbohydrate diet?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
<20%: All foods are made up of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Current recommendations for adults are diets composed of 45-65% carb, 10-35% protein, and 20-35% fat. Low carb is usually understood to mean <20% carb but can just mean a restriction in carb content. For the skinny on good nutrition, surf over to: http://www.Cnpp.Usda.Gov/publications/dietaryguidelines/2010/policydoc/policydoc.Pdf.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Is a casein free diet good for lupus?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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No: It has no value in lupus.

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