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Doctor insights on: Diet Soda Heart

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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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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Can aspertaim in diet pop cause heart flutters, chest pains or any other issues ?

Can aspertaim in diet pop cause heart flutters,  chest pains or any other issues ?

Aspartame sideeffect: There are reports in the literature that patients have reported chest pain and palpitations with aspartame ingestion. Like with any food or drug, patients can experience a variety of side effect symptoms. Try and avoid aspartame containing products and see if your symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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Can the sacred heart diet really work?

Can the sacred heart diet really work?

Diet: I can't find any legitimate medical information to support this diet. As far as i know the only diets with data are the mediterranean and the dash diets. ...Read more

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If I change my diet, would I be able to avoid heart failure?

Emily Lu Dr. Lu
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If I change my diet, would I be able to avoid heart failure?

Yes: Many studies have shown that individuals that consume fewer calories, more fruits and vegetables and less saturated fats tend to have lower risks for cardiovascular disease. Low-salt diets have also been recommended for people at risk for heart failure. Exercise, quitting smoking and limiting alcohol intake also helps reduce cardiovascular risk. ...Read more

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What kind of diet should one be on after they've found out they have a cholesterol build up in their heart?

What kind of diet should one be on after they've found out they have a cholesterol build up in their heart?

Cholesterol diet: Cholesterol build up in the heart is a sign of elevated cholesterol, poor genetics, and a marker for an elevated risk of heart disease. The diet should be one high in anti-oxidants, low in saturated fats, low in cholesterol, and this should be combined with a regular exercise plan. Increasing intake of fish, red wine, and lowering intake of complex carbohydrates would also be appropriate. ...Read more

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Does a unhealthy diet in childhood cause further heart problems later on? I am 17 now and am in good health.

Does a unhealthy diet in childhood cause further heart problems later on? I am 17 now and am in good health.

Certainly Possible: Dietary habits tend to persist. Changes that lead to atherosclerotic heart disease begin to occur in adolescence, so your diet now can affect your risks later on. These risks are modifiable though, so changing your habits can potentially reverse those changes. ...Read more

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