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Can Salad Make You Constipated
Salad is a a fiber: And fiber helps constipation, provided your are drinking enough fluids and minimizing caffeine and alcohol which dehydrate and worsen constipation. If you are severely constipated I would stay on a liquid diet only until the constipation is resolved using mild laxatives such as milk of magnesia (magnesium hydroxide). ...Read more
Dangerous diet: Eating only salads or any diet that fails to provide adequate required nutrients for a prolonged time will result in constipation, loss of muscle mass, hypovitaminosis and rebound rapid weight gain once that diet is stopped. See a Bariatrician for healthy weight loss with fun. ...Read more
I am 53 yo male I have constipation often, I eat well fiber, salads, greens etc could allopurinol or lisinopril be causing this?
Possibly: All medications can affect bowel movements. If your constipation only started after the medications it is even more likely. You can try some over the counter stool softer or added fiber eg Metamucil. If it remains please see your gastroenterologist as constipation is often a complex and multi factorial problem. Best of luck to you! ...Read more
I am wondering if I am an IBS sufferer as I suffer from consistent bouts of constipation, bloating, and just overall intestinal discomfort more often then I feel comfortable. I exercise 4-5 times a week, drink 70-90 oz of water a day, eat salads daily, tr
Cn salad cause gas bloating and loose stools? Or norovirus, so had noro 2 days ago, no contact except hug? Also have chronic constipation.
It can be: Depending on which dressing you select.Get a more detailed answer ›
But of course.: Salads are made from foods that contain calories. And you'd be surprised how many calories a seemingly salad can add to the diet - creamy dressing, bacon bits, chicken, beans, avocado. Salads are generally healthy, but can add a significant amount of calories to your day. ...Read more
Before: The volume and bulk of a salad will give you the sense that you are full, while not giving you the calories. Lettuce, celery, cucumber, etc are all very low in calories -- but: no salad dressing! ...Read more
Weight loss: There is no one plan fits all. In general eat less and exercise more. Many structured plans can work ie weight watchers, 17 day diet, low carb. All have been successful for many. In addition to diet changes adding daily exercise, like walking, will aid in natural wieght loss. ...Read more
Yes: Personally I agree. An egg contains all the nutrients required to make a chicken, the biology of life. ...Read more
To Lose Weight:
I understand your desire to lose weight.
The Master Cleanse has organic lemon juice, cayenne pepper, and maple syrup mixture that is rich in vitamins nutrients
It is ok to eat Salads and fruits, healthy meals.
Accept your weight at this time and set small goals at a time to lose weight.
Feel good about your ongoing accomplishments.
See a Nutritionist for caloric intake and Therapist for stress ...Read more
That may not be: Balanced ; your metabolic rate may actually slow. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. Check: http://www. Prohealth. Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more
Only if few calories: Helpful weight loss diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Some soups are good, others have lots of calories. A calorie is a calorie, but surely avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more
Concern, yes: Your epiglottis should protect your airway when swallowing, so that food does not get into your trachea or bronchi (leading to lungs). If a piece of food accidentally does do that, your system is built to respond by intense coughing to get it out. If you think something like this happened and got stuck in your airway, you do need to see a doctor asap. If lodged there, it won't leave on its own. ...Read more
Enjoy it: You are okGet a more detailed answer ›
Fast weight loss: Probably lose 2-3 pounds that would be mostly water weight, but it is not fat weight loss and it is not sustainable. ...Read more
Vinegar: Vinegar is acetic acid, it naturally has a tart and acidic tast. Mixing well with oil and spices is the most common way to modify the tartness. ...Read more