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Can The Mediterranean Diet Hurt Diverticulosis
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
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
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
Stops arterioscleros: It reduces the likelihood of having a heart attack and dying of heart disease. ...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
Weight loss: The mediterranean diet is an excellent diet but you will have to exercise regularly to lose weigh and keep it off. Best. ...Read more
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
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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
Olive oil: Simple answer olive oil is good for frying but not at super high temperatures. ...Read more
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 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
Y wud I hav NASH or nafld if I am a 24 y male non alcoholic BMI 19.5. Exellent lipid profile. Good mediterranean diet. Negative u/s & workup 4 high alt?
NAH: I'm not sure one abnormal liver function test would qualify as adequate to label one with a diagnosis of hepatic disease. Have you discussed with your dr.? Have you seen a gastroenterologist? ...Read more
How are elevated triglycerides lowered in the presence of an otherwise normal lipid panel? Not overweight, Mediterranean diet with daily exercise.
Diverticulis - what sort of diet would effectively prevent diverticulosis? (assuming that diverticuli are present in the colon)
I have severe chronic diverticulosis. Diet and laxatives not helping with constipation and pain. What are my options?
See a doctor: Diverticulosis is not surgically treated. Diverticulosis does not cause constipation. You need to see a doctor for treatment of your chronic constipation. Repeated episodes of true infection requiring antibiotics due to recurrent diverticulitis may benefit from surgery, but this surgery will not be expected to correct chronic constipation either. ...Read more
I am having my colon removed due to pan diverticulosis. What can I expect after the surgery regards to diet and normal activities? I won't have a bag.
Diverticular dz: Extensive diverticulosis is one of the indications for total colectomy there did you get repeated infections, were you symptomatic with pain, fever, bleeding in stools etc. Removing the colon will still allows you to lead a normal life though initially you will need low residue diet, that means avoiding bulk forming food so that you, initially you have some loose stools but slowly will be adjusted ...Read more
I've eaten a high fiber diet my whole life and now have Diverticulosis. I question the etiology of this disease. Does high fiber cause Diverticulosis?
Anecdotal study based on African tribes who had a high fiber diet and were w/o diverticular disease. There have been no scientific double blind long term studies.
Since you now have diverticular disease suggest a low residue diet. Consult a gastroenterologist for help in management ...Read more
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