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Doctor insights on: Balanced Nutritional Medication

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How can nutritional substitutes affect a balanced diet?

How can nutritional substitutes affect a balanced diet?

Sugar: Sugar substitutes fool the brain into thinking and wanting to get sugar. You get used to sugar. The best place to get sugar is from natural sources as fresh fruit, not from artificial sweeteners. The artificial sweeteners can lead you to crave more sugar than you would if you had them from natural sources. ...Read more

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R there any drugs for severe m.E? (i dislike drugs but uk nhs won't prescribe nutritiional/herbal/acupuncture type trtmnt on long tern basis. Only drug

R there any drugs for severe m.E? (i dislike drugs but uk nhs won't prescribe nutritiional/herbal/acupuncture type trtmnt on long tern basis. Only drug

Not exactly but: M.E. Is a diagnosis of exclusion. My experience is that most with it actually have chronic lyme with co-infections (but drugs are of limited help for that). Also, many are hypothyroid- even if their TSH is "normal" so thyroid hormone can help quite a bit. Many have intestinal parasites- not always easily diagnosed- many drugs can help these, but so can natural things like papaya seeds. See comment:. ...Read more

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Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult?

Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult?

Yes: We live in a toxic world. Every person has many toxins, such as heavy metals, pesticides, pcb's, dioxins, pthalates, pbb's etc. Detoxification programs can lower our body burdens of these chemicals & research shows people generally feel better after such programs & this may be the best way to prevent disease! I advise everyone to do an annual cleanse. There are many ways to cleanse- see comment:. ...Read more

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Can you please list an average person's basic nutritional requirements?

Can you please list an average person's basic nutritional requirements?

Nutritional needs: This one is really too big for 400 characters. But everyone needs the 3 basic nutritional fuels: proteins, carbohydrates, and healthy fats in sufficient supply for body maintenance. Also plenty of water daily. For more involved information than can be supplied in this small space, please see: http://www. Cdc. Gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/. ...Read more

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How does the nutritional content of frozen and canned vegetables differ?

How does the nutritional content of frozen and canned vegetables differ?

Read labels.: Fresh frozen vegetables usually retain more nutrients, but it depends on the form. The package labels will tell you. All canned vegetables are not alike either. Even salsa can end up with no nutrients at all from over-processing. Read labels, if it has no vitamins, fiber, or protein, it is basically junk. Some canned fruits and some juices have no vitamins at all and are just overpriced candy! ...Read more

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Websites or Companies/other that are big time in Nutritional Research/Testing?

There are many. ..: Genova Diagnostics and Spectracell Labs are two of the biggest nutritional testing wise. Is there a particular test you are interested in?
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What is the best approach to finding the right Exercise and Nutritional regimen?

What is the best approach to finding the right Exercise and Nutritional regimen?

Exercise: I would seek out a nutritionist to help with your diet. In reference to exercise, a certified personal trainer but be careful. Truly research their background and how they got their certification. Look for someone with a college degree in exercise science or kinesiology. ...Read more

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Is there any major nutritional benefit difference between Whole Grains and Vegetables?

Is there any major nutritional benefit difference between Whole Grains and Vegetables?

Absolutely: Whole grains: type of carbs (4 Cal/gm). Eg would be bread or pasta. Generally do not contain vitamins or minerals.

Vegetables: provides type of carbs as well, though more specifically they have more dietary fiber (Stuff that helps lower cholesterol and keep regular bowel movements). Also are relatively high on vitamins and minerals.

Ideally, make a colorful plate - spinach in pasta with EVOO. ...Read more

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Any1 with a smartphone (SIRI/INDIGO/other) that could ask for "list/text/datafile/other of every nutritional test that exist/or is available? " thanks

Check out this. .: This website is an industry leader - if such a thing exists - for nutritional testing. This covers most of the recognized nutritional testing.

http://www. Spectracell. Com/patients/patient-micronutrient-testing/

Best of luck. ...Read more

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What are common nutritional benefits in honey?

What are common nutritional benefits in honey?

Nutrition Honey: There are many nutritional & health benefits to honey. Honey is packed with b vitamins and minerals. The health benefits include boosting immunity, soothing GI effects, antioxidant, throat soother, and anti-microbial. ...Read more

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How can scientists determine the nutritional conpounds of foods?

Some pretty fancy: Analysis. This is way outside of my wheelhouse. See: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Nutrition_analysis ...Read more

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