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I am a vegetarian I do not eat any refined carbs or pasta rice or bread or sugar. I workout 7 days . What is blocking weight loss?

I am a vegetarian  I do not eat any refined carbs or pasta rice or bread or sugar. I workout 7 days . What is blocking weight loss?

It's also how much: It doesn't matter if you'e vegetarian or carnivore - you need to burn off less than you take in to lose weight. You may also need to be checked for thyroid, pcos, etc which can make it hard to lose weight. See a good registered dietitian about your caloric allotment and expenditure. ...Read more

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Runny stools all the time, had a colonoscapy, no abnomalities.Eating healthy ie rice pasta chicken salad brown breads and fruit...At a loss?

Runny stools all the time, had a colonoscapy, no abnomalities.Eating healthy ie rice pasta chicken salad brown breads and fruit...At a loss?

Infection?: If you had a colonoscopy it still doesnt' rule out an intestinal infection. You could have bacteria, yeast, or parasites causing runny stools and not know it. You would need a special test to figure that out. ...Read more

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If a probiotic is listed as vegetarian, does it mean it's dairy free?

If a probiotic is listed as vegetarian, does it mean it's dairy free?

No: Vegan would represent dairy free but vegetarian can include dairy read the ingredients to see goodbelly is 1 vegan probiotic. Many vegan yogurts are available at wholefoods and other stores which contain probiotics and are dairy free. ...Read more

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I have vit b12 on high end- 820. Last year was 900. I'm vegetarian, but eat lots of beans, dairy. Other blood tests normal. Ok that it's that high?

I have vit b12 on high end- 820. Last year was 900. I'm vegetarian, but eat lots of beans, dairy. Other blood tests normal. Ok that it's that high?

High but normal: You B12 levels are at the high end of normal, but these results are not abnormal and are not a cause for concern. For more info you may consult this stie: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003705.htm ...Read more

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On 3 separate occasions my 7 months old has been violently sick after eating pasta which was the only ingredient in common haven't given dairy yet..?

On 3 separate occasions my 7 months old has been violently sick after eating pasta which was the only ingredient in common haven't given dairy yet..?

Food Allergy: Wheat and gluten in general are potent allergens. Wait until after at least 1 year old to introduce allergenic foods: dairy, nut butters, seafood, soy, chocolate, egg, tomato, berries, cherries, tropical fruit (including avocado), citrus, wheat, barley, corn, & seeds (sesame, etc.). After a severe reaction, it is safer to test for food allergy (& celiac) first before trying the food again at home. ...Read more

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I am a vegetarian and i don't drink milk or have dairy products, so should I take a B12 supplement?

I am a vegetarian and i don't drink milk or have dairy products, so should I take a B12 supplement?

Absolutely: Vegetarianism is a moral choice, not one that actually promotes health. It is also extremely dangerous if you do not supplement. Get with a vegetarian-friendly physician or dietician who can guide you through the science and the disinformation. Vegetarians tend to become deficient in iron, calcium, vitamin D, and a few others. It's your health that's on the line. ...Read more

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Can you get enough nutrients from a vegan diet? I'm vegetarian, but cannot imagine how to get protein if i were to take out dairy

Can you get enough nutrients from a vegan diet? I'm vegetarian, but cannot imagine how to get protein if i were to take out dairy

Vegan Diet: I commend you for having Vegan Diet for Good Health. Sources of Protein in Vegan Diet : • Whole grains • Bran Cereal • Oatmeal • Beans • Legumes • Soy Foods • Nuts • Seeds Health is Wealth! ...Read more