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Bad Teenage Eating Habits And The Brain
Behavior Change: First it is advisable to have a physical exam to find out if there is any illness. If not then it would be good to consult with a Clinical Psychologist to get help. Medication might also be useful. ...Read more
Have I permanently stunted mental/physichal growth from stress, depression, alcohol use, and sometimes bad eating and sleeping during adolescent?
Tough to say: But at 18yo it is not too late to stop the bad behaviors and turn your life around with better habits and an improved mental and physical outlook on life, to help increase your chances of improvement in what you seek. ...Read more
After eating fatty unhealthy food, how can I cleanse my body of all the unhealthy food and start all over fresh to put healthy food in my body?
Does'n work that way: Our body is an amazing biochemical machine but it does not work the same way as in your car engine. Therefore, we cannot just flush out the toxins or bad things in one shot like car mechanics do on car engine. Despite a lot of claims by several OTC medications, those cleansing methods are myths and not scientifically found. Try to eat healthy and live healthy consistently is the best way. ...Read more
Suit yourself: Life's too short and too difficult already without struggling to live within the strict proscriptions of militants. A sensible diet (avoid the worst grease, sugar and salt) most of the time is useful; binding yourself to avoiding every candy bar or snack chip that you actually want is being obsessive rather than living a healthy lifestyle. A focus on aerobic fitness is even more helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varied : Some children, with or without autism, react poorly to artificial colors, dyes, sweeteners and preservatives. These and certain foods can be found on the feingold diet. Other children seem have negative responses to dairy and/or wheat proteins and others do not do well if their sugars fluctuate. Speak with your provider and visit some of the websites for autism to get more information. ...Read more
How can I be more disciplined with my eating (ie. Less junk food and soda and more of the healthy stuff)?
Small changes: Make small changes and set short, manageable goals. For example, give up one junk food for 2 wks. Find some healthy substitutes. After 2 wks, you may have the less-healthy food again, but only for a special occasion. Give up another one, and keep doing this as you get used to less junk food in your diet. Also add a bit more exercise every 2 wks. ...Read more
Ate foods high in sat, and trans in childhood, but changed early teens, and eat healthy now.Could the diet have caused irreversible progression of ath?
When eating can't stop thinking about the nutritional value. Mostly obsessed with eating less saturated fat and h phobia of it. How to stop monitoring?
Just to add: If the 'obsessed' and phobia are truly upsetting, work with a therapist on developing healthier thoughts about these issues and developing some counters for upsetting thoughts may be helpful. While your eating habits and thoughts may not reflect an eating disorder, you seem to be saying that the ruminations are upsetting to you and may benefit from therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can overeating and obesity cause weird abdominal pain and stomach pain?I eat every 3-4 hours and is a compulsive eating even if hunger is so real
Yes, of course!: There is little more I can add. Mistreating any part of your body can (and should) provide you with feedback. It's trying to tell to to STOP! mistreating it. I urge you to try to find help for this eating disorder before it damages you so badly that your life is threatened. Please do take this seriously and find effective help. Best! ...Read more
Natural Origin, No!: The idea the saturated fats were unhealthy was dishonestly promoted by ancel keys, starting in 1953. This was his "theory", though the evidence available to him contradicted his theory. So what did he do? He cherry picked the data - fraudulant, & did not look at other factors. Study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths" foxnews, also nusi.Org. "lustig fatchance", etc. ...Read more
Could losing sleep from school make you depressed and not motivated in life and have an impact on brain development?
Yes: It sounds like depression is the major issue here and is contributing to the lack of sleep, decreased motivation, and other symptoms. Help is available and can be very beneficial. A combination of medication and counseling is usually a good course of action to start with. Hang in there! ...Read more
Can dehydration, regular Pepsi intake, or some specific lack in nutrients cause vomiting and diarrhea? Brother is unhealthy and this happens sometimes
Unhealthy: vomiting and diarrhea can cause dehydration (not usually the other way around). Drinking excessive soft drinks can contribute to upset stomachs and possibly diarrhea depending on how a person tolerates carbonated, sugary beverages. Unhealthy eating can also cause diarrhea (as can lack of certain nutrients). Please have your brother see a doctor for a complete check up. ...Read more
Eats less,exercise m: For good health our body needs a balanced meal made of carbs, proteins and some healthy fats. A good source of healthy carbs are grains(avoid sugars as much as possible), good amount of proteins from eggs, fish, nuts and low fat dairy.No saturated fats(avoidingredmeats) but use oils for cooking(olive oil is the best.). ...Read more
Consistent BP of 170/80 and fastng sugar of 7.2 even after excercising weight control and eating healthy? Age 56.what not to eat?
Avoid Carbs/Sugars: Carbohydrate means all sugars, both simple & complex. Diabetes Mellitus is defined as elevated sugar, thus avoid all sugars, this includes most fruit. Instead go HFLC & study DietDoctor.com, Gary Taubes, Peter Attia, Robert Lustig. The LowFat diet (promoted by Ancel Keys & George McGovern) is Not healthy. It drives Obesity, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Cancer, elevated blood pressure, etc. ...Read more
What are the effects of an unbalanced diet on young children (for example, eating just pbj on bread)?
Unbalanced diet: Pbj especially with whole grain bread may not necessarily make an unbalanced diet. It is rich in energy, provides the desired type of fat, is rich in protein and is a good source of fiber. A child who does not eat fruits and vegetables may need supplemental vitamins. Drinking milk will provide calcium and additional calories. Don't worry - this might just be a transient phase. ...Read more
Woulda bad diet in childhood mess up your blood sugar control permanently?I eat healthy now as a teenager, andadult.Would this have effect on present?
Healthy : Your previous bad eating habits should have no effect on you as long as you keep eating healthy.Congratulations. ...Read more
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