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Caloric Intake And The Mediterranean Diet
I'm tired of being fat! 5'8 260 How many calories a day? I need my health back so I can stop BP Med & lower Cholesterol 239 total! Mediterranean diet
complicated: Multiple factors lead to weight gain. Plain advise maintain emotional stability, reduce anxiety, get 7 to 8 hour of restful sleep, avoid medications that cause weight gain like antihistamines, avoid sugar beverages, processed foods and fried food. Eat 4 to 5 small meals with low glycemic index carbonhydrates, lean protein and vegetables and exercise ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Fish, olive, veggies: Olive oil, veggies, fish are the staples of the mediterranean diet and they are all packed with healthy nutrients and antioxidants. Of course the way of preparation is also important. Raw, stewed, or lightly grilled without butter or heavy sauces. My personal favorites are lentils, okra, eggplants, tomaties, peppers and wild mushrooms. Studies have shown that medi diet decreased cardiac mortality. ...Read more
Small fish are good: Yes, sardines daily are great. High in protein and in omega-3 fats, sardines are also delicious. They do not accumulate mercury or toxins like large fish do: they do not get big enough. I recommend sardines, salmon and herring in this Wall Street Journal piece on longevity and omega-3s: http://www. Wsj. Com/articles/SB10001424052748703837004575013393566949312 ...Read more
Seriously, two: Reasons. I've read on this extensively. The first is just wrong. The rate of heart disease was relatively low in Greece compared to England. AND SO WAS THE OBESITY RATE! . (google 7 countries survey) Second, many good things are in that diet: no transfat, fish, vegetables, etc. Mostly this is bunk though https://www. Kickstarter. Com/projects/1775472781/1708440999? token=378a5145 details this. ...Read more
Lifestyle choice!: Hard to really answer this question as phrased. Ayurvedia is a complete and integrated healing system originating in india that includes diet suggestions, meditation, exercise, thought processes/actions, etc. Such systems have a great deal of power when fully used. Mediterranean diet has been shown to be very heart healthy especially compared with standard american diet (sad).What you do & eat is key. ...Read more
Yes, modestly: Depending on how bad your baseline diet is, adopting & maintaining a mediterranean diet enriched with polyunsaturated oils (olive), emphasis on plant-based foods, fruits, legumes, nuts, & use of meat, if any, as a condiment rather than the main course, will modestly reduce cholesterol, assuming your weight is stable. Weight loss will spuriously lower the cholesterol more, until weight stabilizes. ...Read more
Largely No: Ancel keys is considered the father of the mediterranean diet. Study him on google, including the photo of him when elderly. Also study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, big fat fiasco, how the government makes you fat, dietdoctor, taubes, attia, nusi. Org, lustig, eric westman, & many answers I have offered on healthtap. ...Read more
Yes, provided:: Subject keeps salt itake low ; water intake high, same as for anyone who is prone to kidney stones. Basically, olive oil, used in mediterranian cooking, is healthier than animal fat anyway. ...Read more
Walking five miles a day, eating five a day, following Mediterranean diet, no smoking/drinking/drugs/caffeine, 8 hours sleep. Healthy lifestyle?
Hello. How can I get rid of celulite? I have it on my thighs and a little on my knees. Currently I am working out and having a mediterranean diet.
Difficult but can do: Hello AnaV: This is a difficult thing to do but many of the treatments are not going to help when using creams and topical treatments. The best is to do specific exercises that isolate and tone the muscles that are involved in the areas of the cellulite. This can be achieved in looking for the specific articles that will show you the appropriate treatments. Womenslife. Today look for cellulite. ...Read more
How are elevated triglycerides lowered in the presence of an otherwise normal lipid panel? Not overweight, Mediterranean diet with daily exercise.
Thinking about starting the mediterranean diet. Anything in addition you all would suggest? I want to be healthy, but still stay lean and fit...
Good diet!: Recent study on over 7500 people followed in spain compared the mediterranean diet (nuts, olive oil, fish, vegetables, wine -glass per day), vs low fat diet. Fewer heart attacks and strokes! Good diet! Low fat diets are archaic! Low carb also beats low fat! Good nutritional support can't recommend low fat! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more
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