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Bland Diet Foods For Diabetics
Non-spicy, low-fiber: A bland diet (soft, low-fiber, non-spicy) may include: lowfat milk and other lowfat dairy; cooked, canned, or frozen vegetables; cooked or canned fruit such as applesauce or canned peaches; white flour breads, crackers, and pasta; refined (lower fiber) hot cereals, such as oatmeal and cream of wheat; tofu; soup broth; mild tea; lean meats, such as poultry, fish, and seafood, without added oils... ...Read more
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
My birthday coming end of month may have lpr. Will meds alone fix it without that miserable bland diet? I will have bland foods chasing me in my dream
Surgical tx: There are several procedures for LPR. If you go to a proper center you may have incisionless options available. Http://www. Thegerdbusters. Com/endogastric-solutions. Otherwise, avoid drinking, smoking, loose weight if needed, sleep on few pillows, do not eat 3 he prior to sleep. Medications are more like a bandaid. Hides your symptoms, does not treat problem. ...Read more
Stomach pain and fell full after eating just small amounts of food. What does a bland diet consist of and would it help stop the stomach pain?
Healthy: Hi. I recommend a healthy diet for EVERYONE, diabetic or not! A healthy lifestyle and a good, healthy relationship are all good for a good sex life, but may not be adequate, especially if the diabetes is complicated by neuropathy or vascular disease. Don't expect miracles from your diet. There are medicines/procedures to help with erections. Talk with your doctor. ...Read more
Good Food: Good foods for someone with diabetes are the same as good foods for someone without diabetes. Maintaining a balance between carbs (sugar & starch), protein, and fat is one goal. Another is emphasizing complex carbs over simple carbs to spread sugar absorption out over a longer timeframe and reduce "spikes" in blood sugar. Complex carbs = whole grain, starchy vegetables, beans. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on how bad the attack is. Sometimes diverticulitis attacks are bad enough that they require hospital admission with IV antibiotics. Sometimes they can be treated with antibiotics by mouth as an outpatient. If the attack is bad you might be kept nothing by mouth for a few days. Or it is possible that you could be kept on clear liquids for a few days while the attack resolves. ...Read more
Is a diabetic diet with lots of low g. I. Foods generally healthy for anyone even if you aren't diabetic?
If one is type 2 diabetic. Does this mean that he cannot eat everything? How can he control his diet? . Concerning type of food?
Can eat everything,: But not all at the same time. The diet must be reduced in calories to allow for weight loss with exercise. Should be three meals/day, no snacks, well balanced, avoid fatty and junk/fast food. Caloric restriction is essential as most people with t2 dm are overweight. Good nutritional information is available from a registered dietitian. ...Read more
Can you tell me if slimgenics works? They won't say much on the phone. Can you recommend an easy to prepare, bland diet book? Thank you!
For some it may.: Most diet plans and supplements are modestly helpful, if you combine them with healthy foods and regular exercise. In general, if patients are willing to spend money on losing weight I recommend weight watchers. Consumer reports shows that they outperform the competition by a wide margin. Ww teaches good nutrition and backs this up with friendly accountability. ...Read more
I still have my gallbladder and until I see my surgeon he told me to go on a bland diet. Any suggestions?
I'm on a bland diet for gastritis, gluten, diary free and vegeration also. I eat 4 times/day small meals, but I have 1stool/week. What can I do?
Is it normal to have prolonged pain for three hours every day. I have been like this for three months diagnose gastritis no bacteria. On bland diet.
30yrs, weigh 74kgs. I jog an average 3kms per day. My diet is a mix of junk and fresh foods. Am I safe from lifestyle diseases? High bp, diabetes etc
Got lpr tried the bland diet couldn't hack it. Will it go away with rest of changes I know what that they not room to type it all only 150 word limit?
Marginal benefit.: Realize that medications don't stop the damaging refluxate, but merely make it so that you can't feel the burning of an acidic refluxate. Lifestyle measures, including the dietary recommendations, will reduce the amount of the refluxate, which is better in the long term. ...Read more
Is it bad that I need to take femotidine daily for acid reflux (felt in neck) despite a bland diet? Good news is one 10mg tab relieves all symptoms.
Diet for type 2 diab: Diet for diabetic should be no sugars that includes sucrose, glucose and fructose and restrictions in carbohydrates. Having said that most of yhe type 2 diabetics also have high cholesterol high blood pressure and then you have to restrict salt, and sorces of cholesterol, red meat and milk products, mor poultry, fish, vegetables and whole grains and a serving of nuts. But it is best to consult dietician. ...Read more
Avoid sugar & carbs: Everyone agrees that it is best to avoid sugar and minimize simple carbs (as found in rice, wheat and other grains) and sweet fruits. It is good to emphasize vegetables, beans and nuts. Dr. Gabriel cousens has found that a raw food vegan diet often dramatically improves and at times even reverses diabetes! see http://bit. Ly/1dlmd23 and http://www. Naturalnews. Com/028341_diabetes_living_foods. Html. ...Read more
No: There are no certain foods that "heal" the kidneys, generally speaking. As a diabetic, it would be wise to maintain a diabetic diet, control your blood sugars with appropriate medications, maintain a healthy weight (through diet and exercise), control your blood pressure, and also take an ace/arb medication (if recommended by your physician). ...Read more
I have a Ulcer and already taking meds for 1 week and on bland diet but I'm getting a lil chills is that normal?
See your doctor...: It's hard for me to know what's going on completely without your medical record and examining you in person. When you say ulcer, I assume you mean a peptic ulcer in the stomach/small intestine. There are a few types that are treated differently. Chills may represent either an infection or allergy to the meds you are taking. You should go back to your treating doctor to discuss these new symptoms. ...Read more
I had gallbladder surgery 4 days ago. Doing very well. Tired of bland diet, what can I eat? I'm afraid to eat anything not bland!
No restrictions: After the gallbladder is removed there is no need to avoid fatty foods. Prior to surgery, a patient with gallbladder problems should avoid fatty foods to avoid symptoms. A small percentage of patients will get post op urgency, which is an urgent need to have a bm about 30-45 minutes after meals. This will be self limited, or easily quelled with Imodium (loperamide) ad. Good luck. ...Read more
I had my gallbladder removed 2 days ago. Is some nausea after a bland diet normal at this point? Otherwise, no complications at all.
Yes, you will be OK: It is only just 2 days post op, you will e back to normal in few days, don't over eat and go back to your surgeon for post operative follow up. ...Read more