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Can You Eat Meat When Constipated
Depends : If this is acute (just started) u have to see a doctor and usually nothing to eat or drink until things are better. When eating, u have to b on low residue diet for 4 to 6 wks. Red meats can b hard to digest but ok to take. After 6 weeks, high fiber is the key to prevent future complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet and gout: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will aggravate gout. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline your diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, using egg white for protein, then your uric acid levels will come down. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lack of fiber: Constipation is due to character of the GI tract and lack of sufficient fiber in the food. Some cases are due to side effects of medication. You may try to increase your fiber intake by eating vegetables, fruits and whole grains. If that does not work try taking a fiber laxative like metamucil. ...Read more
Yes: You just need to make sure it is properly handled and cooked. While i wouldn't make it the mainstay of your pregnancy diet, some shellfish is fine. Raw and incompletely cooked shellfish may be an issue. Limiting your intake of lake fish is also recommended as is some salt water fish known to have more pollutants like swordfish. ...Read more
Yes: It is a common misconception that you should avoid seeds or nuts with diverticulitis. There is excellent scientific evidence that seeds or nuts do not cause diverticulitis. In fact, these are forms of fiber that are beneficial in preventing diverticulosis and diverticulitis. I tell all my patients with a history of diverticulitis to eat nuts and seeds and not worry. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why do some people have to eat pureed food, what is pureed food, and when can a person be able to eat regular food?
Prune Juice - H20: Lots of clean, clear water - at least 64 ounces per day. Try prune juice - recommended by grandmother's world wide. ...Read more
CNS: Chicken Noodle Soup is the traditional food we eat when we're sick - it only has 7 g of carb per serving: that's only 2% of your daily recommended allowance. ...Read more
Gastritis: For one, stop the alcohol completely -- your info indicates drinking 8-14 alcoholic drinks a week. This "fruit of the vine" will irritate your stomach lining. You can eat foods containing flavonoids, like apples, celery, cranberries (including cranberry juice), onions, garlic, and tea. This may help stop the growth of any h. Pylori present. Also avoid high fat foods (like avocados). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Probably: just the opposite if it is bad due to bacterial /parasite contamination it will give you severe diarrhea and you may rapidly dehydrate. If you don't diagnose the infection and treat it as well as hydrate it you may subsequently develop constipation after the infection has passed. ...Read more
FruitsNo, VeggiesYes: Most fruits=high sugar, thus avoid or you won't stay in ketosis to improve health & keep stored body fat ?. A few ?GI fruits & most veggies with very ?simple starch (i.e. avoid below ground veggies & corn), thus ?glycemic index & load (index x quantity), all OK/good. The big key is HFLC foods, of natural origin, non- or very-minimally processed. Study: http://goo.gl/02iz6i & http://goo.gl/JH8XBX ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: When you have diarrhea your body loses potassium, magnesium and other minerals and fruits and vegetables are the best way to restore these nutrients. They are also a good source of fiber which can help reduce diarrhea. Avoid prunes, cherries and other fruits that act as laxatives. Cooked vegetables may be easier to digest than raw veggies when you have diarrhea but avoid fried foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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