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Dr. Arthur Heller
2,585 doctors shared insights

Diet (Overview)

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, Everything else in between.


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Mayo diet recpes?

Mayo diet recpes?

Great site: This is a great site for many of their recipes. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-recipes/recipeindex good luck on your journey to become a healthier you! ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
2,585 doctors shared insights

Diet (Overview)

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, Everything else in between.


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How to controll diet?

How to controll diet?

Moderation: Portion control, moderation, variety and balance. Portion control is important- especially eating out where portion sizes have grown. Fresh fruits, vegetables, legumes, beans, whole grains, lean cuts of meat, fowl and fish, low fat dairy products, nuts. Unhealthy-processed foods, high in animal saturated fats and processed sugars. ...Read more

Dr. Jovita Anyanwu Dr. Anyanwu
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Diet (Tip)

High glycemic index carbs should be minimized, low glycemic index carbs are part of healthy diet. ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Eating a Low-Sodium Diet (Checklist)

Speak with a clinical nutritionist
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What should my diet be?

What should my diet be?

Too broad, but: Healthy. For most people that is high fiber, rich in every vegetable, lean meat, fish or fowl, adequate calcium. Avoid as much sugar as possible, and plain flour products, ie bread and muffins. Avoid any sugared soft drinks. Drink at least two quarts of water per day! ...Read more

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Cystitist cystica diet?

Cystitist cystica diet?

No such thing: Cystitis cystica is a pathologist's curiosity of little or no implication to the person from whose bladder was biopsied. I appreciate that you're taking a proactive approach to your health. But life's difficult enough without people making up dietary advice for non-diseases. If you have something else going on, your physician can advise you. Thanks for asking. ...Read more

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Diet (Tip)

Low carb diet fad; the truth is moderation; complex carbs ok. ...See more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata Dr. Iwata
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Eating an Organic Diet (Checklist)

Read labels
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Stay away from conventionally grown food of which you don't know the source
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Research the "dirty dozen" fruits and only buy them if they are organic
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Eat grass-fed meats
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What diet shall i go for?

What diet shall i go for?

One good diet is: The plant-based diet promoted by dr. John mcdougall -- www.Drmcdougall.Com. ...Read more

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What is the healthiest diet?

What is the healthiest diet?

Balance: 1/4 plate from protein, 1/4 plate from complex carbohydrates as beans, legumes, whole grains. 1/2 plate as fruit and vegetables. Try to get 5-7 servings of fruits and veggies a day. Try to use olive oil or unsaturated fats instead of saturated fats. Do not have more than 30% of your daily calories from fat. ...Read more

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Diet (Tip)

A low carbohydrate diet is much more effective for weight loss than a low fat diet. ...See more

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Why is fibre impt to our diet?

Why is fibre impt to our diet?

3 c: Fiber in the diet helps prevent constipation, colon cancer and it may help to lower your cholesterol. It also can help to prevent diverticulr disease. Drink plenty of fluids too. ...Read more

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What are the major types of diets?

There are many!: Best way to start is to look at your blood lab panels and see if there are any problems with your hormone levels, anemia, vitamin/nutritional deficits.In other words go see a weight management medicine physician.The most popular programs are low carb (less than 50 g carbs /day), using medical meal shake suppl., low cal/low glycemic index, always incl 64 oz's water/day, 4-5 days of 30-40 min walks. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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Diet (Tip)

Low carb diets are good for lifting weight but remember it is carbs that fuel the brain. Eat healthy. ...See more

Dr. David Liu Dr. Liu
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Eating a Vegan Diet (Checklist)

Ask your doctor if the diet is appropriate for you
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See a nutritionist to ensure that you are eating a balanced diet
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See your doctor to ensure that you are getting micronutrients
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I would like to ask regarding diets?

I would like to ask regarding diets?

Too general: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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What is considered an unbalanced diet?

What is considered an unbalanced diet?

Too few calories: too few calories or restriction to a limited number of food choices is unbalanced, since we need calories and nutrients to repair tissue, make new cells and fight off infections and toxins. Try to eat from as many of the food groups as possible to have a well balanced diet with nutrients that different foods provide to optimize your health ...Read more

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Diet (Tip)

Less carbs better weight; increased protein better strength; balanced diets best. ...See more

Dr. Henry Jacobs Dr. Jacobs
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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fried foods
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Read all food labels
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Avoid foods with visible fat
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Don't eat skin on poultry
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