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Can A Raw Vegan Lifestyle Help With Ms
Keep offering: Don't get discouraged, though i know it isn't easy. Keep offering the food. You may want to call it something else, like, "super vision eye food" for carrots as an example. You could also try to disguise it ; cut fun shapes out of it, decorate a plate to make a face or something else. Have the child help to prepare the food. Keep trying! ...Read more
No: Gastroenteritis means an inflammation of the stomach and/or intestines. There are many causes. Self-limited viruses are the most common cause. Other causes include lactose (dairy) intolerance, celiac disease (wheat gluten sensitivity), inflammatory bowel disease (crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis) and others. If it is recurring, it should be further investigated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What's the best diet to follow with Sjogrens possible MS and lupus and IBS.I know fruit,veg,meat,no junk or processed.Is cow milk ok?pasta? Bread?
Anti inflammatory : An anti inflammatory diet can help improve the symptoms of Sjogrens, lupus and other conditions. Inflammatory effects of different foods can be found on the following website http://nutritiondata.self.com. Also Dr Joel Furhman's book Super Immunity has good information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Celiac maintenance: Managing your celiac takes priority. Isolating gerd symptoms is difficult if celiac is poorly managed (ie, not on a strict gluten-free diet). If you're biopsy-confirmed to have celiac, stay gluten free. After several months, with the help of your md, gerd treatment options may include: optimize acid blocking meds, weight management, dietary modifications, and lastly surgical alternatives. ...Read more
With people who have cancer, is there any natural ways that could potentially help to fight it? Such as eating healthy, vitamin C and antioxidants?
Vegetables are OK: Phenylketonuria is treated with a low phenylalanine diet, which means most proteins are verbotten. But people with pku need expert guidance from a metabolic dietician and biochemical geneticist to do it right. Too much protein restriction can be just as bad. You need to have your phenylalanine blood levels checked regularly. If you are a woman of childbearing age, you have to be even more careful. ...Read more
Lead by example. : First step is to bring in healthier foods into the household. Next step is definitely lead by example, you eat healthier and they will follow. Consider less trips for fast food (i know not easy in today's society, I have kids i understand). Also introduce some exercise into the family routine, go for a walk as a family or if in a park, you start jogging and the kids will follow. ...Read more
Eat beans: Most vegetarians are really carboterians so eat more plant based protein: beans, nuts/seeds, tofu/tempeh, legumes, avocados, quinoa. Aim for 7-9 servings of veggies/fruits and use only whole grains such as quinoa, brown rice and steel cut oats. You can use plant based protein powders such as pea powder, maca powder and or chia since they are gluten free as well. There are vegan protein bars too. ...Read more
Does a high protein diet help with torn Achilles recovery? What should I increase in a well balanced diet? Vitamins etc. You might suggest?
Want to know about good diet for a patient with thalassemia . Like foods from which i can gain weight , from which i can get vita-d and calcium?
Interesting question: To my awareness there is no specific thalassemia diet. Regarding weight gain and vitamin d and calcium, i recommend a well rounded diet of meats, fruits, vegetables and grains, and dairy products. Most physicians are checking vitamin d levels and prescribing vitamin d and calcium according to test results. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have Crohn's and have a hard time eating healthy (ie: fruits and veggies). I take a prenatal vitamin to help balance this out, any other suggestions?
Treat the inflammati: There is no specific diet for crohns disease although many healthy options have been suggested. Most patients will have issues with raw foods particularly if they have active inflammation. The inflammatory process must be controlled so that tolerence of any diet possible. Once controlled, then a person can see what they do and do not tolerate, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: The vegan diet offers a moral high ground and possibly some health benefits, though they are elusive when we control for the fact that vegetarians tend to have other healthy lifestyle habits. If you do not supplement with vitamins -- famously B12 -- and some minerals such as iron and calcium, your health is in serious danger from it. Find a vegan-friendly physicain in your community. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a recommended diet including supplements for managing scoliosis, and the pain? Would love a list of foods to eat to help in grocery shopping
Multivitamins : While there is no specific diet for scoliosis, a multivitamin would provide the appropriate supplement to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables & calcium sources.Your doctor should check that calcium,manganese,vitamin D and vitamin C and E levels are normal. Hence a multivitamin recommendation.Next weight bearing exercise such as walking up to 10000 steps, light jogging, aerobic ex or a class are wise ...Read more
I'm a severely overweight person (150kg/6ft). Trying to change this with diet and exercise. What are some good snacks that i can eat that are healthy?
Nutritionist: Fruits and vegetables including carrots, celery, berries, and even some nuts are healthy alternatives. You may want to discuss options with a nutritionist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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