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A diet plan for diabetic?

A diet plan for diabetic?

Low carbs: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...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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What should a good daily meal plan for a diabetic vegetarian be?

What should a good daily meal plan for a diabetic vegetarian be?

Diabetes and Protein: The meal plan for a vegetarian with diabetes must include some form of protein which can be found in beans and nuts. If you eat dairy, low fat cheese and milk is also okay. ...Read more

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What meal plans for a 500 calorie a day diet actually work?

What meal plans for a 500 calorie a day diet actually work?

See details: A 500 calorie a day diet is too severe. You do not need to starve yourself but fish and vegetables should be the main components with grains and some fresh fruit. ...Read more

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Please describe a good daily meal and diet plan for weight loss?

Weight watchers: If you really do not want to do weight watchers, you can calculate your bmi (basal metabolic index) and eat 200 calories a day less. Bmi calculator may be found on web md. ...Read more

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Can you answer, is simple carbohydrates and protein with every meal a good plan for diet?

Can you answer, is simple carbohydrates and protein with every meal a good plan for diet?

Every one of: Your three meals/day should include water, complex carbohydrates, a moderate amount of protein and some fat, preferably unsaturated or monosaturated. Eat less than your burn off and you'll lose weight in a healthy fashion. It's not rocket science. ...Read more

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Is Special K protein drink good for a diabetic meal?

Is Special K protein drink good for a diabetic meal?

No: Food, in restricted amounts, is much better for meals than any shake, drink, supplement or substitute -- no matter whether you have diabetes or not. These meal replacements are only an attempt to make money on products that have no use. ...Read more

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Can following a diabetic diet plan if i'm not diabetic be beneficial in any way?

Can following a diabetic diet plan if i'm not diabetic be beneficial in any way?

Yes: While is there is no such thing as a true diabetic diet, diabetics are usually coached on eating healthier, including low fat, low cholesterol, and low carbohydrate meals which usually means fewer calories. All of the above can lead to beneficial weight loss and healthier foods. ...Read more

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A MEAL PLAN DIET FOR B-NEGATIVE BLOOD TYPE?

A MEAL PLAN DIET FOR B-NEGATIVE BLOOD TYPE?

Many different ideas: According to Peter D'Adamo ND, Type B's should avoid corn, wheat, tomatoes, peanuts, chicken etc.- ...Read more

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Is a liquid diet a good diet plan ?

Is a liquid diet a good diet plan ?

Not exclusively: Liquid diet preparations need to contain a balance of the nutrients you need throughout the day. If they do, they are a convenient way to take in a calorie-controlled meal. But its best to also have the fiber/other benefits of food. Replacing one or at most two meals with a balanced liquid diet can be ok. Danger of all liquid diets: calories too low, lose too fast, metabolism falls, REGAIN! ...Read more

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Is metformin safe to combine with a ketogenic diet? (in a non-diabetic.)

Complicated question: With renal insufficiency, metformin can cause lactic acidosis. So on the surface, there is not a risk of ketoacidosis. But if you eliminate all carbs you may not need metformin, and an extreme ketogenic diet can cause many symptoms and metabolic derangements that i would not want to combine with metformin. Suggestion: moderation. Enough carbs to limit ketosis, and check glu daily. See your md. ...Read more

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Can a strict diet and a lot of exercise delay a menstruation cycle?

Can a strict diet and a lot of exercise delay a menstruation cycle?

Yes: Known as exercise related amenorrhea. Very common in female athletes - especially if there is an associated eating disorder. ...Read more

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Is coconut milk good for a pre diabetic.

Is coconut milk good for a pre diabetic.

Not necessarily: Management of prediabetes & prevention of progression is be judicious about carb intake. Consider seeing dietician & learn how to read food label accurately to help you. Lose weight, stay active, & control other factors such as cholesterol & blood pressure. If the coconut milk has low carb content, it can be part of your diet. Try to check your sugar 2 hr after drinking to see its effect on you. ...Read more

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What daily supplements are recommended for a 28 year female who is following a healthy diet and exercising 3-4 times a week?

What daily supplements are recommended for a 28 year female who is following a healthy diet and  exercising 3-4 times a week?

Good mulitvit, Vit D: It is best to get vitamins from your diet, but the majority of americans do not get enough vit a, e, d, folic acid, calcium & magnesium from their diets & over 1/3 are deficient in c, zinc & b6. Thus, unless you have an exceptionally healthy diet it is wise to take a high quality mulivit. With about 5000 iu of d in fall & winter(year-round if you wear sunscreen or avoid sun).Please see my comment:. ...Read more

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How many carbs a day should you intake a day for a 1500 calorie diet?

How many carbs a day should you intake a day for a 1500 calorie diet?

Carb?: Carbs come in may forms (sugar, rice, potato, beans...). Carbs also give you energy so you want complex carbs that take a while to be used by your system (oatmeal is great for this as well as red garnet yams). Start out with 30% carbs and remember they come in many forms. Try finding a book called the 'nutrition almanac' by dunne i believe;excellent source of what is in your food vit, protein, carbs. ...Read more

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I'm beginning a lifestyle change with a low carb high protein for improved fitness and weight loss . What is a good sweetener, for say plain yogurt?

I'm beginning a lifestyle change with a low carb high protein for improved fitness and weight loss . What is a good sweetener, for say plain yogurt?

Slightly different..: Greek yogurt is better than regular (unless you can get kroger's carbmaster. Go with two percent, without it beeing preflavored. There is more milk sugar in the 0% fat greek yogurt. Berries then can be added. I would sweeten with sucralose or splenda! ...Read more

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How long in minutes after a meal will blood glucose level be highest for a type 2 diet control diabetic?

How long in minutes after a meal will blood glucose level be highest for a type 2 diet control diabetic?

Peak of blood sugar: Blood sugar generally peaks one to two hours after a meal. This number is just as important as fasting blood sugars are. ...Read more

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Which was your best daily meal plan for losing weight fast?

Which was your best daily meal plan for losing weight fast?

Whole foods...: The foods you eat will have a major impact on your weight, but they are not the only factors. For detailed discussion of why people gain and lose weight, please read my blog at www.Mdprevent.Blogspot.Com. Read "why you get fat" first and then "why you stay fat.". ...Read more

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Which type of diet plan should someone with hypoglycemia have?

Which type of diet plan should someone with hypoglycemia have?

Healthy eating: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more

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How to take metformin500 tab for diabetes.; pre meal or post meal which way it can give good glucose control?

How to take metformin500 tab for diabetes.; pre meal or post meal which way it can give good glucose control?

Metformin: Take it on an empty stomach, but it does not matter all that much. 500 mg is a low dose. You may need more. Work on diet/exercise. ...Read more

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Dr. Louis Krenn
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Prediabetes (Definition)

A condition where a person is at high risk of developing diabetes. It is caused by an impaired ...Read more


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Diabetes (Definition)

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