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Best Protein Shakes For People With Thyroid Problems
More info: I would have to know what exact allergy you are concerned about to give you specific options. There are lots of foods that are high in protein including Greek yogurt, eggs, cottage cheese, chicken, turkey, meat, seafood, lentils, beans, peanut butter/nuts, and tofu. Depending on your allergy I'm sure you could find a food on this list that you can tolerate. ...Read more
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
Don't use meds: Most medications (rx and otc) are metabolized through the liver. See your doctor and get your liver "problems" treated as effectively as you can. Then embark on a well-designed program of healthy nutrition and exercise to safely lose weight, which will help with your fatty liver. Glucose control, if needed, will also be essential. Good luck. ...Read more
Are there any risks involved with protein shakes? With so many different types and brands, how to choose a protein shake to gain muscle?
Caffeine: This question is more relevant to individuals with the diagnosis of hyperthyroidism. As you may already know, many of theses so called "diet" supplements contain caffeine or caffeine like ingredients that tend to raise heart rate. Those who have hyperthyroidism, especially if not treated or under treated, can be at risk of cardiac arrhythmias/fainting spells if large amount of caffeine ingested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on what the base of the protein is, and whether your body is sensitive to it or not. Some who are sensitive to dairy products, for instance, might not tolerate whey protein well, and develop sensitivity responses -- possibly leading to "sinus problems." also the other milk being used in the shake could be an issue. Alternatives are pea or soy protein -- and coconut or almond milk, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is protein supplement suitable to deal with bone deterioration for people with high blood pressure issue in environment of Pakistan taken with xrcise?
By bone deterioratio: -n, do you mean osteoporosis? If so a protein sup. is not the answer. You need 2 see an internist who deals with this, or an endocrinologist. Many factors make up a treatment plan. Fm. Hx, T score, fracture Hx., calcium intake, and comobities, smoking, alcohol intake, steroid exposure and so on. There is no easy fix for this. Weight bearing exercise is important, as simple as walking. ...Read more
Better to know bad!: Foods with high glycemic indices are the worst!: those are foods rapidly converted to sugar. Baked potatoes (the white) have an index of 100, equal to straight sugar. Avoid unecessary grain, potatoes.Eat plenty of low caloric density: most vegetable, and sources of protein should be high: meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products. Plenty of fiber always slows the absorption of starch. Also fills! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See your doctor: If there is an underlying medical reason for your protein deficiency, medical treatment will be in order. If it is due to malnutrition or crash dieting, getting the right protein in the diet and/or supplementation might help. It is controversial, but in patients who do not take in enough protein and/or calories, muscle catabolism takes place before burning fat. ...Read more
Control diabetes: First diabetes diet is very important. Then low salt to control BP and potential swelling. If kidney failure is not mild then animal protein and dairy product restriction is important. After dialysis starts then can push animal protein for better nutrition but not before dialysis. In other words, restriction is the main recommendation, no good food to recommend but good dietary regimen/restriction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i improve kidney health for better . ( by alternatives and healthy food )especially if the problem due to accident with epileptic seizures.
Possibly: We don't know your age or your kidney function. If the kidney function is normal, then no. If it is abnormal, it is possible that some patients might benefit from a diet that provides the rdi for protein intake or if you are followed by a nephrologist, a lower protein diet could be used. Use of drugs like Ibuprofen regularly can cause kidney damage. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low Carb it!: I, a professor of nutrition, havee been on a low carb diet since 1996. It is quite easy and is the best diet for ms, than any other. Simply "google" a meal that you would like and specify low carbohydrate version, ie. Low carb eggplant parmesan. You will be stunned at the number of recipes. I eat quite well, and weigh only 7 more lbs than i did at 18! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Limit carbohydrates: When losing weight, maintain the amount of protein in your diet to about 45-50 grams daily, and decrease carb, especially refined grains and sugar, to limit muscle loss and increase fat loss. An overview for vegetarians is on the usda website at http://www.Choosemyplate.Gov/food-groups/downloads/tentips/dgtipsheet8healthyeatingforvegetarians.Pdf. ...Read more
Hi is whey protein isolate bad for liver or kidneys I have no problems with them ! is whey protein isolate bad for me in anyway ?
Probs are high bp/cholesterol/allergies and back/hip problems. Family rec the paleo diet which could have 5-6 eggs. Is this ok with these conditions?
Can try a form of it: There are many different ways to do the paleo diet. Some people eat large amounts of meat ; eggs, but one could be vegan on a paleo diet. Whether you do a paleo diet or not, i advise eating mostly organic fruits ; vegetables. 1 egg a day does not increase heart risk but 5-6 does. Organic grass-raised meats, chicken ; wild salmon are fine to eat. See http://happyherbivore.Com/2010/12/vegan-paleo/. ...Read more
Should COPD patients eat low/ high protein, carbs, fat diets? And why for each ? Also, what nutrients are beneficial to them? Thanks dr.!
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