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I want to gain weight. The problem is that i eat 3 times a day and am a vegetarian. Please suggest some things i shall include in my diet.

I want to gain weight. The problem is that i eat 3 times a day and am a vegetarian. Please suggest some things i shall include in my diet.

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, nonfat milk, tofu, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, cashews, .... ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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I'm a vegetarian, I do 30 minutes of high intensity intervals, my diet is healthy and sleep well. If I take 3 grams of creatine per day, I'll get fat?

I'm a vegetarian, I do 30 minutes of high intensity intervals, my diet is healthy and sleep well. If I take 3 grams of creatine per day, I'll get fat?

Stay hydrated: Your exercise regimen is commendable. Taking 3 grams of creatnine will not make u fat however this dose may be excessive for your kidneys. I would consult a nutritionist and definitely stay hydrated if your take any amount of creatine. ...Read more

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What diet should I give to my 11months old daughter through out the day? Please suggest? Note: We are Indian Vegetarian, pls suggest accordingly.

What diet should I give to my 11months old daughter through out the day? Please suggest? Note: We are Indian Vegetarian, pls suggest accordingly.

Vegetarian diets: http://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/gradeschool/nutrition/Pages/Vegetartian-Diet-for-Children.aspx The link gives good information about achieving a healthy balanced vegetarian diet for toddlers/children. Supplementation may be necessary for certain vitamins ...Read more

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Hello I am vegetarian. I really care of my diet and I'm using a service of protein powder per day. Is that healthy what do suggest? Thank you

Hello I am vegetarian. I really care of my diet and I'm using a service of protein powder per day. Is that healthy what do suggest?  Thank you

Please check the: label or call the manufacturer w/any whey product you use. You want to make sure that the whey is from grass fed cattle and not cattle that are fed full of antibiotics and hormones. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have high albumin levels even if you drink a gallon of water a day and are on a vegetarian diet?

Is it normal to have high albumin levels even if you drink a gallon of water a day and are on a vegetarian diet?

Unlikely: A serum albumin test measures the amount of protein in the clear liquid portion of your blood. Albumin is a protein made by the liver; the test is often used to evaluate liver function, nutritional status and other conditions. Under (not over) hydration would more likely affect albumin; vegetarian diets can/should be completely adequate and not usually associated with low albumin. Hope this helps ...Read more

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My phy exam urine pH is 8.5.My diet is largely vegetarian other than one egg, yogurt, some fish/1-1.5 oz/day of meat. Do i need to take any measure?

My phy exam urine pH is 8.5.My diet is largely vegetarian other than one egg, yogurt, some fish/1-1.5 oz/day of meat. Do i need to take any measure?

Normal: Urine ph ranges from 4.5--8.High urine ph indicates that urine is alkaline, which is normal with the intake of vegetables, dairy ad citrus fruits. It can indicate abnormal renal function when the creatinine in the blood is above normal. High urine ph can indicate urinary tract infection if burning urination is present. ...Read more

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My husband feels nauseous all day every day and has no appetite.....Eating used to be a favorite thing. He is 74 years old, not overweight, eats a vegetarian diet including lots of fruit and eggs. He exercises and uses marijuana to help with the nausea. H

My husband feels nauseous all day every day and has no appetite.....Eating used to be a favorite thing. He is 74 years old, not overweight, eats a vegetarian diet including lots of fruit and eggs. He exercises and uses marijuana to help with the nausea. H

Needs medical eval.: Nausea and decreased appetite can be symptoms of many underlying disorders, both physical and emotional. Your husband needs a complete evaluation with medical history, physical examination and probably screening laboratory tests. If nothing physical is found, exploration of mental health issues should be done as well, since depression/anxiety can do this. Pot may be part of problem as well. ...Read more

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Need to know is vegetarian the healthiest diet?

Need to know is vegetarian the healthiest diet?

Healthy: Vegetarianism is not only a very healthy diet, but it can help with any moral dilemmas that one may have from eating meat. There are many other healthy lifestyle eating habits out there as well, it would be impossible to crown one as the "healthiest". Ask yourself, what matters most to you when it comes to food? ...Read more

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Which is a healthier diet: pescetarian or vegetarian? Why?

Which is a healthier diet: pescetarian or vegetarian? Why?

Your choice: The most recent big studies show no differences between vegetarians and omnivores in any category of disease or in longevity when we control for other factors. Vegetarians can claim the moral high ground citing the cruelty of factory farming but a fish-eater can do so as well. Protein's more abundant, and your physician can advise on supplementing for either diet. ...Read more