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What are good high protein foods with low sodium foods?

What are good high protein foods with low sodium foods?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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What might be recipes for low carb low cholesterol foods for working people?

What might be recipes for low carb low cholesterol foods for working people?

K.I.S.S.: Keep it simple stup... Don't try to follow any diet with blinders on, you will be doomed to failure, simply learn which foods to avoid and which are ok in each food group. A good site is glycemicindex.Com or the south beach diet book has a good reference. Eat frequently, like six times a day and you won't be as hungry at dinner. ...Read more

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What are some good recipes sites for low sodium or cholesterol cooking?

What are some good recipes sites for low sodium or cholesterol cooking?

Low sodium diet: Here is a link for a low sodium and low cholesterol diet: https://patienteducation.Osumc.Edu/documents/heart.Pdf you can go on the web and find another site if you want. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best resource for a low-fat, low-sugar, low carbohydrate, high protein vegan diet?

What is the best resource for a low-fat, low-sugar, low carbohydrate, high protein vegan diet?

Very limited: Food is a combo of protein, carb, fat. Low sugar-easy. Low fat-easy, low carb-easy, high protein and vegan with all the other restrictions-really hard. Most vegan sources of protein e.G beans, tofu, tempeh, seitan, nuts, seeds, have fair amounts of the other nutrients as well. The more restricted a diet, the greater the chances for imbalance (old insight-hippocrates wrote it). ...Read more

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What foods are suggested for a low sugar diet?

What foods are suggested for a low sugar diet?

Vegetables...: Healthy vegetables are a good place to start. Even some vegetables like carrots are best in moderation. Fruits, while natural can be high in sugar. ...Read more

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Can a strict VLCD diet such as the Cambridge Diet be responsible for low haemocrit levels?

Can a strict VLCD diet such as the Cambridge Diet be responsible for low haemocrit levels?

Low hematocrit: It is possible to develop anemia (low hematocrit) from a diet that is deficient in protein, iron, folic acid or Vit. B-12. Check to see if the diet is supplemented with these. Most of the diets have adequate protein. It is also possible that you could be anemic from menstrual blood loss, which is the most common reason healthy women are anemic. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat for a high fiber diet & anemia?

What are the best foods to eat for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Normal diet.: Fiber is not needed to prevent anemia. Most anemias are caused by iron deficiency, especially in young women. Iron rich foods are red meat, dark green leafy vegetables, raisins and liver. The other nturients needed are B12 (mainly animal products) and Folic Acid (vegetables, fruits, nuts, fortified cereals and grains). ...Read more

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What are some recipes for low potassium diet?

What are some recipes for low potassium diet?

There are many: There are many different types of recipes available. Check some out on online. http://bit.ly/13kt2tx. ...Read more

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Foods to avoid on a low-sodium, low-salt diet?

Foods to avoid on a low-sodium, low-salt diet?

Processed foods: Processed foods (canned, prepared) foods are notoriously high in salt content restaurant food as well. They pack on the salt, to make it more flavorful. Fortunately, most grocery food stores have nutrition labels, so please look at the salt content closely. Alot of restaurants are being urged to note salt contents on their menus. ...Read more

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Are potatoes good for a low calorie diet?

Are potatoes good for a low calorie diet?

It's all relative.: For very low calorie diets, potatoes are relatively high calorie [1 cup of diced potato is 55 calories] compared to 1 serving of turnips or even better deal cooked radishes/daikon. But potatoes are a good deal compared to 1/2 cup of white rice [120 calories], 1 cup of noodles, bread or bagels. So it depends on how low you're trying to go. ...Read more

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Is banana low in purine? And where can I find an accurate list of foods high and low in purines? Thank you very much :)

Is banana low in purine?
And where can I find an accurate list of foods high and low in purines? 

Thank you very much :)

It turns out: this is harder to find than I thought! I actually could not find such a list on the USDA web page. I did find a list at acumedico.com/purine.htm which is quite extensive, and while I have no reason to doubt its reliability, I have no way to substantiate it either. It looks pretty good to me though:) Stay well! ...Read more

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Please list the top ten foods with high protein and carbohydrates?

Please list the top ten foods with high protein and carbohydrates?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Please help, how much salt is safe for a low sodium diet?

Please help, how much salt is safe for a low sodium diet?

1500 mg a day: And most of that is already there in what you eat (without adding salt). Here is a discussion: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html. ...Read more

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Which foods are the best to eat for a high fiber diet?

Which foods are the best to eat for a high fiber diet?

See below: Fiber is the non digestible part of fruits, whole grains. Vegetables, beans and legumes. You get it by eating these foods. Fiber is not found in meat, dairy, fowl or fish. When fiber foods are processed ( orange juice for example, or white rice) alot of the fiber is removed in processing. Your best bet to have fiber in your diet is to eat foods in their natural state with minimal processing. ...Read more

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Please explain which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Please explain which foods are good for low blood sugar?

Diabetic?: Hi. I assume (hate to do that) that you're diabetic on a drug that can cause hypoglycemia. Treat low blood sugar with sugar! Your doctor treating your diabetes should go over this with you. If it's a scary low, but you can treat yourself, I suggest liquid sugar (juice, sugar soda). If not scary low, you can do solid sugar (candy, etc). If you're unconscious, have someone give glucagon or call EMTs ...Read more

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Please suggest me foods which are non-allergenic as well as low glycemic(both qualities together, e.G. Chicken) for a whole day diet plan.Please help.

Please suggest me foods which are non-allergenic as well as low glycemic(both qualities together, e.G. Chicken) for a whole day diet plan.Please help.

Individual needs: The most common foods causing sensitivities are wheat, corn, soy, eggs, dairy, peanuts, and tree nuts -- but you as an individual might react to any or none of these. A holistic or integrative physician can help you with a food elimination diet ; lab testing to learn your sensitivities. After this, a nutritionist will be able to help you develop a personalized food plan that works. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do a low salt and a low sodium diet differ?

How do a low salt and a low sodium diet differ?

Diet difference: There is no difference between a low "sodium" and a low "salt" diet. Sodium restriction is one way to treat both hypertension and fluid accumulation. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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What is the best fishes to eat on a low sodum an low carb diet other than salmon?

What is the best fishes to eat on a low sodum an low carb diet   other than salmon?

A Shaggy Fish Story: These are all pretty low in sodium but I listed them from highest to lowest (in mg per average serving):: halibut(110), whitefish(101), mackerel(101), SALMON(87), catfish(84), mullet(77), rainbow trout(28). If you ever feel like slumming try the high flyers: tuna(622), haddock(619), flounder(542), or pike(467).Shrimp's so-So(126) Ah! But fake crab meat tops them at 715mg. And lobster? Oy!! 826!! ...Read more

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Which foods are the best for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Which foods are the best for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Fruits/vegetable: In general all fruils and vegetables have fiber. Egg/meat/ fish donot. Prune/dates/mango/pineapple are good on fiber. Plantain has iron and fiber ( green banana ). Depending on the type of anemia more specific fruits and veges can be picked up. Can see a dietitian or talk to pmd. ...Read more

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Is the Low Carb Diet good for you?

Is the Low Carb Diet good for you?

Absolutely:LCHFfoods: =healthy, LFHC are not. Why? Carbs digested & absorbed as simple sugars, ?ing blood sugar? ? Diabetes & cancer. Water based creatures cannot store much water binding, low-energy sugars; thus convert them (in liver) into triglyceride fats for more energy-dense, less water-binding storage: driving triglycerides, lipoproteins (VLDL, LDL) ? & Large-HDL ? driving artery Ds, obesity & ? blood pressure ...Read more