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What is the diet recommended for jaundice patients?

What is the diet recommended for jaundice patients?

None: There is no particular diet that will help patients with jaundice. It is important to see a doctor and get the diagnosis of the underlying cause of the jaundice, so that it can be treated appropriately. Jaundice can be caused by liver disease, bile duct disease, pancreatic disease, or diseases of the blood. It can be benign or caused by cancer. Jaundice should never by ignored. ...Read more

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Diet (Definition)

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


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Any special diet recommended for itp?

Any special diet recommended for itp?

Itp: No specific diet but avoid use of excessive soda as it can affect your blood counts. ...Read more

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Diet recommended for healing psoriasis naturally?

Diet recommended for healing psoriasis naturally?

None Proven: Natural treatments are generally backed by little if any evidence of effectiveness. I do not discourage my patients from trying, but don't keep dumping money into diets or supplements if they aren't helping. ...Read more

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Is a lower fiber diet recommended for any types of conditions?

Is a lower fiber diet recommended for any types of conditions?

Yes: In conditions associated with diarrhea such as with inflammatory bowel diseases like ulcerative colitis and chron's disease, it can sometimes be helpful to limit fiber. ...Read more

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Is the Atkins diet recommended for someone who is lactose intolerant?

Is the Atkins diet recommended for someone who is lactose intolerant?

Yes: Please read the book. It is not a prescription for all you can eat in one catagory. Dr. Adkins collected and promoted the research which helped many people stay with the diet and achieve long term success. There is no reason to fail simply because of lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Is a non-fat diet recommended for a patient with mild liver dysfunction?

Is a non-fat diet recommended for a patient with mild liver dysfunction?

No: It is important to know what is the cause of the dysfunction.
If it is related to removal of the gall bladder- do not use too much oil and fats. Fat, ie- extra verging olive oil on your salad will help the absorption of the fat soluble vitamins in it). Good in general for the liver would be fruits, honey, cottage cheese, other light, easy to digest foods and not too much meats. ...Read more

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Is a GM (general motors) vegetarian diet recommended for weight loss? Thank you in advance

Is a GM (general motors) vegetarian diet recommended for weight loss? Thank you in advance

Diets=Marketing to: Those already failing to correctly understand/implement what works; bigger issue is commitment to success. Lower nutritional value foods, especially not cooked, if not eaten in large amounts, e.g. above ground low-glycemic-index veggies (Not corn or some beans), do tend to correlate with loosing body fat, as does eating saturated high-fat medium-chain-triglyceride foods. Counting calories=bogus! ...Read more

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Thyroidectomy on 4/15/13 due to papillary cancer. Rai scan scheduled on 7/8/13. Is it possible to have a baby? I'm 32 now. Any diet recommended? Ivf?

Thyroidectomy on 4/15/13 due to papillary cancer. Rai scan scheduled on 7/8/13. Is it possible to have a baby? I'm 32 now. Any diet recommended? Ivf?

Yes: Yes, rai used in scan, emits negligible amount of radiation on ovary, will not destroy your ovary, when done with negative results with in few wks you can plan to have a baby. ...Read more

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What diet is recommended when someone is doing endurance training?

High complex carbs: For endurance training you need to store alot of glycogen in your muscles. Glycogen comes from carbohydrates in your diet. That's why you hear the term carbohydrate loading before a big race. More carbs, more glycogen, longer endurance due to breakdown of glycogen to glucose in the blood and energy for the muscles. ...Read more

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I'm a type b+ blood type, what diet is recommended for me?

I'm a type b+ blood type, what diet is recommended for me?

Mixed diet: There are no specific diets for different blood group. Have a mixed diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products and limited amounts of seafood and lean meats. Curtail intake of saturated fats, no tobacco, and no more than one drink a day. Exercise 30 minutes/day. Maintain a healthy weight. ...Read more

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Which type of diet is recommended for one who has chronic renal disease?

Diet: There are guidelines for how much fluid, salt, and protein you need to eat. Here is a comprehensive article:

http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease. Html. ...Read more

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What are health risks/benefits of having a blood type A2 Rh+ and what diet is recommended?

What are health risks/benefits of having a blood type A2 Rh+ and what diet is recommended?

None: None that I know of. You are a positive. Many people are a positive. It does not carry and additional risks or health benefits. Important if you would need blood to know your blood type.hope this was helpful. ...Read more

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What diet is recommended to follow with peritoneal dialysis?

What diet is recommended to follow with peritoneal dialysis?

High Protein diet: Patients lose large amounts of protein during peritoneal dialysis and a high protein diet is recommended. ...Read more

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What diet is recommended with chronic renal failure?

Renal diet: Typical dietary advice would include low sodium, low phosphate and high protein if on dialysis. Pre dialysis advice may ask for low protein to extend pre dialysis renal function. Every patient has differing needs. The diet should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of diet is recommended for someone with high cholesterol and gout?

What kind of diet is recommended for someone with high cholesterol and gout?

Gout cholesterol die: Lowering uric acid and cholesterol - Adjust diet. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat lots of citrus fruit and veggies. Drink 3 L /day. Exercise daily. Do not smoke. ...Read more

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What type of diet is recommended for someone with IBS with constipation?

What type of diet is recommended for someone with IBS with constipation?

Diet, activity: Try a high fiber diet, lots of fluids and regular exercise. This is the most natural way to fight constipation. ...Read more

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I thought to ask here how to lose my gut. I'm a 33/m and look pregnant. Any online diet guides recommended? Exercises?

I thought to ask here how to lose my gut. I'm a 33/m and look pregnant. Any online diet guides recommended? Exercises?

Look @it differently: A physical exam is a good 1st step. Most of us welcome patients when they want or are ready to seek care. Ideally that would be long before they get overweight so they can get fitness and health evaluation, recommendations on diet, etc. However, if someone, for any reason, cannot find care, I would want him to go to a site like cdc. Gov for nutrition and fitness information. A tracking device helps. ...Read more

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What diet is recommended with lithobid (lithium carbonate)?

What diet is recommended with lithobid (lithium carbonate)?

No particular diet: Salt will lower lithium levels. Diuretics, nonsteroidal analgesics (advil, ibuprophrn, etc) & fluid loss (diarrhea, sweating, vomiting) can raise lithium levels. No special diet required. ...Read more

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What kind is diet is recommended if one is low in iron and has high blood pressure? Taking 4mg perindopril but sometimes still quite high.

What kind is diet is recommended if one is low in iron and has high blood pressure? Taking 4mg perindopril but sometimes still quite high.

See below: High iron foods:beef & chicken liver, spinach, lentils, tuna, eggs, shrimp, brown rice. You can look up more on foods online. You are on an ACE inhibitor & an calcium channel blocker.It is best to keep an accurate record of your BP, e.g every 2 hrs. During the day till bedtime (you can use a wrist manometer for convenience when not home) & take it to your dr. For dose adjustment or med. Changes. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any recommended diets good for detoxing?

Yes: If depends a bit on what you mean by detoxing. 2 weeks of ground beef, whirte rice and green vegetables can help-an elimination diet. Heavy focus on garlic and onions can help with general detoxing. There are a number of other approaches as well. Look into bragg supplements. ...Read more

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Could you recommend diet meals to me?

No - don't know: What nutritional issues you are dealing with. Encourage you to work one on one with a nutritionist to develop a nutritional plan that is specific for you. ...Read more

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What is the recommended diet for addison's disease?

Regular diet: There should not be a certain diet to follow if you were diagnosed with ad, just sensible, well balanced diet is all what is advised. Plenty of water is also encouraged. If there is an autoimmune basis to your ad, then obtaining a celiac panel may be considered as people with celiac disease have a higher risk of developing addison’s disease, and vice versa. Talk with your endocrinologist. ...Read more

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What is the recommended diet for individuals with gout?

What is the recommended diet for individuals with gout?

Avoid....: Organ meats, red meat in general, excessive alcohol, and several other things. Cherry juice helps. However, even implementing these, in my opinion the effects are modest and result in life-style changes that can be large. Reducing etoh and not-eating organ meats are good ideas unto themselves. But the majority of people with increased urate: 1/3 under secrete: 1/3 over-produce; and 1/3 both. ...Read more

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What is the recommended diet for a person with solitary kidney (one kidney)?

What is the recommended diet for a person with solitary kidney (one kidney)?

See below: People with solitary kidney have normal kidney function. If the kidney function is normal, a usual healthy balanced diet will be fine. ...Read more

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What diet programs are recommended for someone trying to lose a lot of weight?

Liquid Replacement: Medically supervised, calorie restricted, liquid replacement meals. Followed by vegetarian meals, protien suppliments and vigorous exercise routines. ...Read more

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What would the recommended diet for a person with cll contain in terms of do's and dont's?

What would the recommended diet for a person with cll contain in terms of do's and dont's?

Enjoy life: Do the things you enjoy as long as they're good for you. Just like anyone else. Most cll isn't very aggressive. Don't give it more attention than it deserves. ...Read more

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Suffering of chron's disease. Would like to follow 13 day metbolism diet is it recommended?

Suffering of chron's disease. Would like to follow 13 day metbolism diet is it recommended?

Not if U R suffering: When your crohn's disease is inactive, there are few dietary restrictions needed. When flaring however, the location of crohn's activity determines diet modification. If in the small bowel, consider cutting back on lactose & fatty foods, & add supplements to make up for vitamin & mineral malabsorptions. If colonic crohn's, avoid gut stimulants like caffeine, minimize alcohol, maybe add probiotics. ...Read more

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