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Doctor insights on: Can You Eat Sushi If You Re A Vegetarian

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Is a vegetarian sushi roll ok for an iodine allergy?

Is a vegetarian sushi roll ok for an iodine allergy?

Sushi roll: I am not sure what you mean by an iodine allergy. Is that being treated by your doctor? Why not wait till everything is OK before you start taking sushi roles - you have many years ahead of you. ...Read more

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How can I eat a healthy vegetarian diet?

How can I eat a healthy vegetarian diet?

Info: Check out these sites for vegetarian info, meals and recipes: http://www.realsimple.com, http://tryveg.com, http://allrecipes.com, www.foodnetwork.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.chooseveg.com, ohmyveggies.com & emeals.com ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat sushi or shashmi from a reputable sushi bar?

Is it safe to eat sushi or shashmi from a reputable sushi bar?

Sushi is fine.: The main concern with sushi is obviously the chance of bacterial infection in the context of eating raw fish. Those who make sushi for us to eat undergo rigorous and lengthy training in order to prepare the raw fish in a way that minimizes the chance of infection while allowing us to eat such an awesome delicacy, So, yes, sushi is safe if the correct people are making it. ...Read more

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Trying to eat vegetarian and having a really hard time sleeping. Is this common?

Trying to eat vegetarian and having a really hard time sleeping. Is this common?

Vegetarian: You may be kept awake by your vegetarian diet because your diet is probably high in fiber which can produce gas and bloat your stomach. ...Read more

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What would be the right food to eat if I am working out, needing protein but I am a vegetarian?

What would be the right food to eat if I am working out, needing protein but I am a vegetarian?

Protein.: There are many non-meat sources of protein including soy protein, beans, greek yogurt, etc. There are many different vegetarian choices in the supermarket and many are made with soy protein. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight since I am very thin. What should I eat to get proteins? I am vegetarian. Thanks in advance!

I want to gain weight since I am very thin. What should I eat to get proteins? I am vegetarian. Thanks in advance!

Nuts, eggs, cheese..: The best protein sources for vegetarians are nuts & seeds, eggs & cheese. Beans are good too but you'll gain weight easier with the others due to their fats. I advise the eggs & cheese be organic to avoid their being from animals fed gmo corn & soy. Avocados are also a good food for weight gain and potatoes may help too. ...Read more

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I am a pure vegetarian and wanted to know which fruits and vegetables i can eat to increase hemoglobin content in my body?

I am a pure vegetarian and wanted to know which fruits and vegetables i can eat to increase hemoglobin content in my body?

It depends...: This depends on whether you are deficient in iron, B12 or folate (folic acid); if so, then increasing your levels will increase hemoglobin; if not then it won't make a difference. There are no good vegetable sources of b12- you need to supplement with it. For good sources of iron see http://www.Vrg.Org/nutrition/iron.Php for folate (folic acid) sources see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=nutrient&dbid=63. ...Read more

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I am vegetarian and my iron and zinc are borderline low. What are best foods i can eat regularly to increase and keep these levels up?

I am vegetarian and my iron and zinc are borderline low. What are best foods i can eat regularly to increase and keep these levels up?

Beans, nuts, seeds &: For iron eat beans, soybeans, brown rice, quinoa, cashews, almonds, sunflower seeds, chard, collards, tomato sauce, dark chocolate etc. See http://tinyurl.com/kklhgbv Conveniently. many of these same foods are rich in zinc. See http://tinyurl.com/pfgdjf2 However, phytates in plant foods may impair zinc absorption. Thus, consider supplementing with a multivitamin. See http://tinyurl.com/mzrkbx8 ...Read more

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I want to use dexorange syrup for iron but I am concern about - whether it is veg syrup or non-veg syrup? I am pure vegetarian. I don't eat egg also.

I want to use dexorange syrup for iron but I am concern about - whether it is veg syrup or non-veg syrup? I am pure vegetarian. I don't eat egg also.

Dexorange syrup: Dexorange is made from vegetarian sources, not animal ones: http://tinyurl.Com/lq9vafc still, most men don't need extra iron if eating good diets -- including plenty of leafy greens as a vegetarian. Please have your doctor check your iron studies, and be sure you need supplementation before doing this. If you have low iron from bleeding, this needs to be investigated also. ...Read more

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