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Can a vegan diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Can a vegan diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Unlikely: There is no reason a vegan diet would specifically help recurrent gastroenteritis. You should see your provider to find out a possible cause. ...Read more

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Can a vegan/vegetarian diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Can a vegan/vegetarian diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Yes it can: Depending on what you are eating. Light healthy vegetarian diet is good for GI health. Rice and lentils are good source of carb and protein during diarrhea, make sure eat plenty of yogurt and probiotics for good bacteria. ...Read more

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How can I encourage a picky eater to try new foods without affecting the health benefits?

How can I encourage a picky eater to try new foods without affecting the health benefits?

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

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Will a vegan/vegetarian diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

Will a vegan/vegetarian diet help with recurring gastroenteritis?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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What could help to live a healthy and good life with Crohn's disease?

What could help to live a healthy and good life with Crohn's disease?

Possible: Work closely with your primary care physician and your specialists. There are good treatment for crohn's disease. ...Read more

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Need tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle with celiac disease and gerd?

Need tips on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle with celiac disease and gerd?

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

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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?

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?

Yes: Good nutrition and good hydration is very important but even more important is a good positive mental attitude a well-balanced healthy diet with light exercise will help you have a positive frame of mind to help combat the stress of cancer. ...Read more

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What would be a great food & vitamins to help with concentration?

What would be a great food & vitamins to help with concentration?

A mixed diet &: Exercise. Please take a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, low fat milk products; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day and exercise about 30 minutes each day. Keep a healthy weight. ...Read more

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What are some good foods for someone with a restricted diet due to pku?

What are some good foods for someone with a restricted diet due to pku?

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

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What are some ways to manage a healthy diet with a family?

What are some ways to manage a healthy diet with a family?

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

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Need help with a low carbohydrate diet as a vegetarian?

Need help with a low carbohydrate diet as a vegetarian?

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

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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?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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Can a regular vegan stay healthier with vitamin supplements?

Can a regular vegan stay healthier with vitamin supplements?

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 more

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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

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

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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?

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

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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.

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 more

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