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10 Day Juice Fast
If needed: Gatorade has a high sugar content when compared to hydration products designed for infants/toddlers.In a pinch, it can be mixed 1/2 to 1/2 with water to create an oral hydration solution for kids with diarrhea/vomiting.I see no value in it otherwise & it would not be my first choice, but it could help avoid an excursion to the store in the middle of the night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10 hour fast blood sugar 100, 12 hour fast 90,post prad 1.5 hour 130, usally reach 85 level 6 hour after meal, why 10 hour fast high then 12 hour norm
Glucose values: I would not obsess over fasting glucose of 90 vs 100. The 2 hr difference in length of fast is not very important. If the glu is less than 140 at 2 hr after 75 g of glucose intake, that is normal. Overall, you seem to have normal glucose values. If you are at risk for diabetes, a Hgb A1C may be a better test to follow. ...Read more
Fluid intake: "The Institute of Medicine sets general guidelines for total water intake. It recommends that women consume a total of 91 ounces (that’s about 2.7 liters) per day – from all food and beverages combined. For men, it’s about 125 ounces a day (or 3.7 liters). Depending on your diet, about 25% of the water you consume comes from your food. " REF: http://www.doctoroz.com/blog/leigh-vinocur-md-facep/ho ...Read more
Carrot juice: Drinking 4 oz. A day is fine but not especially useful for hair growth. ...Read more
I am 18 iwant to lose 2 kilo is that a healthy diet breakfast: 1 egg 1 tsp olive oil 10 gram butter 1 toast launch 100 gram meat salad dinner 3fruit?
Alright very good: But you forgot to add daily gym , you have to burn 3500 cal to get rid of one pound of fat from you , that like 35 miles of normal walk ...Read more
Losing weight too fast? Stopped eating meat and sweets. 3 meals a day, no snacks. Eating fruits, veggies, eggs, beans. Losing 5 lbs per wk. Goal 20.
Weight loss: No, sounds great. Stick with your goal. Upcoming weeks may slow the rate of loss--that is normal. ...Read more
M58, pre diabetic, started 1900 calories per day diet plan to reduce half pound per wk. Within a day feeling extreme weakness. Why so?
Most likely ...: Not drinking enough liquids as you cut back food intake. ...Read more
Hemorrhoid: don't think so.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, if...: Feel faint, chest discomfort, lightheaded, sweats, abdominal pain, vomiting, can't keep anything down, feel like you are jumping out of your skin, panic, etc. Caffeine can cause or aggravate arrhythmias ("funny" heart rhythms), especially in setting of certain other meds, or baseline disorders. Caffeine pills and "energy" drinks have caused some significant problems for some people-not reccomended. ...Read more
17m baby,eating 3 meals only,3 cups yoghurt daily 100 gm each,no bread,1or2 tbs pasta or rice,1oz chicken/meat,3 tbs veg.,200 ml fruits.no sugar/salt?
Yes: it is not bad because of any particular interaction with metformin, it is bad because ALCOHOL IS BAD FOR DIABETICS. You are on metformin presumably because of diabetes, and alcohol can further damage the pancreas, reducing insulin production, as well as major potential effects to both increase and decrease blood glucose, depending on amount you drink and whether complications are present. ...Read more
Diet pills, eating under 500 cal per day in food (nuts, fruit, fish veg etc), drinking wine bottle x 3/4pw, how will this affect my body? 138lb 5'8
Not healthy: See your pcp without delay for exam and guidance on your weight and proper eating. You may need closer to 2000 + calories / day depending on your level of activity. Be honest about any other meds/ alcohol/drug use and current stresses. Take care of your health and please get help. ...Read more
Sugar cane: If you typically drink sodas & replace w/ equivalent volume sugar cane containing drink, likely caloric intake would be the same. If you drink calorieless water/coffee usually & start drinking sugar cane, you are in taking more calories than you were prior, not going to aid in weight loss unless cutting back elsewhere. I know of no evidence sugar cane itself helps dizziness/weight loss ...Read more
Cancer, heart, bp: A diet full of fruits and vegetables plus exercise lowers your risk of various types of cancers, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, etc. There is no guarantee you will not develop any of these conditions, but you should lower your risk of these, feel better and hopefully, live longer! If I can be of help, then join my virtual practice at www.healthtap.com/dr-clarkeholmes ...Read more
Anxiety: Please refer to the post on breathing exercises. ...Read more
Yes, a little: Clear liquids (water; fruit juices WITHOUT pulp -- apple, white grape; fruit flavored beverages -- fruit punch, lemonade; carbonated drinks; Jello; and tea/coffee without milk/cream) are recommended. So grapefruit juice is not technically a clear liquid. So have a glass if you must, but really better to go with the list above. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will eating 10 fruit and veg and exercising every day increase my chances of staying healthy at all?
VegetarianismHealth: I commend you for your desire for Good Health. Thank you for informing about Exercise stress test, Holter monitor, ecg Let wise man within you ask: Reasons for these Tests Only taking fruits and veggies Sources of Protein, Vitamins, Minerals Health is Wealth! See your Physician for Balanced Diet with protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants. See a Therapist for stress ...Read more