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What is best way to learn to balance vegetarian diet?

What is best way to learn to balance vegetarian diet?

Vegetarianism: There are books on the subject but advice from a registered dietician is recommended. ...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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Vegetarian diet: how to get the best nutrition out of your food?

Vegetarian diet: how to get the best nutrition out of your food?

Variety: Trying to a eat a variety of foods grown from a variety of crops. Try eating all the colors. ...Read more

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What is the healthy best way to get protein into a vegetarian diet?

What is the healthy best way to get protein into a vegetarian diet?

Many options: There are many options to obtaining protein in your diet, some include nuts, eggs, tofu, beans, or dairy! ...Read more

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What is the best vegetarian diet for weight loss?

What is the best vegetarian diet for weight loss?

Low fat, high fiber.: Generally a vegetarian diet is a low caloric density diet but some foods, such as olives and avocados, have a lot of fat - it's healthy fat but it could still be caloric. Look at your nutrition facts labels - not all vegetarian products are low fat and low calorie. Look for lower calorie foods with a good amount of fiber to control the appetite. ...Read more

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How can I best put on muscle on a vegetarian diet that doesn't allow for eggs? Also, I suspect I am lactose intolerant..

How can I best put on muscle on a vegetarian diet that doesn't allow for eggs? Also, I suspect I am lactose intolerant..

Plant-based protein: To build muscle eat more calories than you burn using healthy whole food sources like fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans/nuts. You will be getting plenty of protein if you eat a variety of vegetables and legumes. You will of course need to train hard and get enough rest to recover between workouts. Do these things consistently, and you will see results. Many body-builders are vegans now. ...Read more

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What is are the best foods for healthy hair? How to tackle white hair growth? I'm 30 and I follow a vegetarian diet.

What is are the best foods for healthy hair? How to tackle white hair growth? I'm 30 and I follow a vegetarian diet.

Some ideas: Hair looks grey when the lack of the pigment melanin results in white hairs & they look grey mixed in with your normal hair. There seems to be some consensus that eggs, high protein, spinach (possibly due to copper/iodine), lentils, peppers, sweet potatoes & oysters are helpful. Reduce stress. Possibly on the horizon: a cream containing an enzyme that, when exposed to sunlight, reactivates pigment ...Read more

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If I'm considering a vegetarian diet, what are some of the best non-meat, non-soy sources of protein and iron to ensure my intake is adequate?

If I'm considering a vegetarian diet, what are some of the best non-meat, non-soy sources of protein and iron to ensure my intake is adequate?

Beans/nuts/greens: The best sources of protein for vegetarians are beans and nuts. Eggs are good also unless you will be vegan. Beans and green vegetables are great sources of iron. Taking a multivitamin is probably a good idea as well ...Read more

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I do regular exercise n workout .Please can u suggest vegetarian diet?

I do regular exercise n workout .Please can u suggest vegetarian diet?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources of protein 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 kind of bad things can happen to your body if you don't have a healthy vegetarian diet?

What kind of bad things can happen to your body if you don't have a healthy vegetarian diet?

As opposed to?: I don't fully understand what you are asking. Do you mean a healthy vegetarian diet vs. An unhealthy vegetarian diet? Vs. A healthy non-vegetarian diet? While a healthy vegetarian diet tends to be good for most people, studies of cultures known for health and longevity conducted by weston price and others found these indigenous diets always included some meats (wild/organic). Please clarify. ...Read more

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My son is 2.6 years old. He looks thin n weak. Please tell me a healthy vegetarian diet chart for him.

My son is 2.6 years old. He looks thin n weak. Please tell me a healthy vegetarian diet chart for him.

Here is good info...: See your doc to make sure he is not anemic, does not have parasites etc. A good diet is wise. There are many good online resources for info on healthy vegetarian diets. Here are some links: http://www.Vegetarian-nutrition.Info/ http://www.Vegetariannutrition.Org/food-pyramid.Pdf http://www.Happycow.Net/vegetarian_diet.Html http://vegetarian.About.Com/od/vegetarianvegan101/u/gettingstarted.Htm. ...Read more

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What is balanced indian vegetarian diet for reducing weight?

What is balanced indian vegetarian diet for reducing weight?

Indian Veg. diet: From what I have learned, it consists of; 28% vegetables. 28% cereals. 28% dairy products in form of clarified butter (ghee). 9% fruits. 6% pulses. 2% sugar. 2% fat. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is okay to put children on a vegetarian diet?

Please tell me if it is okay to put children on a vegetarian diet?

Don't recommend: I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet for people of all ages. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com. ...Read more

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Purely vegetarian diet to improve eyesight or any other effective thing?

Purely vegetarian diet to improve eyesight or any other effective thing?

Mostly preventative: Vitamins can keep the eye healthy, but does not change the prescription of glasses needed to see. ...Read more

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Please tell me what were the pros and cons you experienced after switching to a vegetarian diet?

Please tell me what were the pros and cons you experienced after switching to a vegetarian diet?

Vegetarian diet: Pros include avoidance of antibiotics, toxins, and Mercury found in much meat and fish. Also, not killing animals. Cons include risk of low vitamin B 12 and protein, both of which can be made up for by B 12 sublingual supplements and drinking protein powder shakes. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is a vegetarian diet healthy?

Is a vegetarian diet healthy?

Controversial: This is a topic that i dont think there is a straightforward answer for! a vegetarian diet can be healthy because you lower your saturated fat intake from animal fat! however, it is not the end all answer to eating healthy! I have encountered many obese vegetarians and vegetarians with terrible cholestrol panels. I believe a well balanced diet with lean meets can be just as healthy or healthier! ...Read more

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Vegetarian diet to loose weight?

Weight Loss Tips: 1. 60% of your calories should come from protein sources 2. Carbohydrates should be 25% of the calories and come mostly from complex cars and not simple sugars 3. Fat calories should be 15% and again avoid animal fats as much as possible. 4. Exercise with a heart rate of 130 BPM for at least twenty minutes daily 5. Limit your overall calories to 1500 to 1800 calories/day. ...Read more

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I would like a vegetarian diet plan?

I would like a vegetarian diet plan?

For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com and www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health, including weight loss. ...Read more

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How can I eat a healthy vegetarian diet?

How can I eat a healthy vegetarian diet?

Info: Check out these sites for vegetarian info, meals and recipes: http://www.realsimple.com, http://tryveg.com, http://allrecipes.com, www.foodnetwork.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.chooseveg.com, ohmyveggies.com & emeals.com ...Read more

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Is there really a healthy vegetarian diet?

Yes, very healthy!: This seems like a strange question to me as vegetarian diets are generally considered quite healthy. Research shows vegetarian diets are associated with decreased risk of heart disease, cancer, diabetes & hypertension.The basis of any healthy diet should be a variety of fruits & vegies. Beans, nuts, eggs & dairy provide plenty of protein. See www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2009/07/090701103002.Htm. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Vegetarian Diet (Definition)

It is a diet where the person does not eat meat (red meat, poultry, fish, etc.). It may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter, such as ...Read more


Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Insulin (Definition)

A hormone produced in the pancreas by the islets of langerhans that regulates the amount of ...Read more