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What a good diet?

What a good diet?

Balanced diet: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits, and whole grains; low in saturated fats and processed foods. Limit intake of alcohol. It would be good to supplement your diet with aerobic exercise for a healthful life style. ...Read more

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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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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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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Tip)

Eating a Low-Fat Diet

Myth: a lowfat diet is always healthy. ...See more

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What the best diet?

What the best diet?

Whole foods: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and 3-4 oz protein with each meal 5 hours apart. ...Read more

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What's a good diet?

What's a good diet?

Avoid processed food: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product.. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more

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Eating a Low-Fat Diet (Tip)

Eating a Low-Fat Diet

Low fat diets are healthy as long as balanced nutritionally. ...See more

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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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How is the abc diet?

How is the abc diet?

Dangerous: The ABC Diet or Ana Boot Camp Diet lasts for 50 days with calories ranging from 0 to 500 per day except one day at 800 calories. It is essentially a starvation diet. It is predictable that a high percentage of muscle mass will be lost. This is a dangerous “diet” – Must recommend against it. ...Read more

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Whats the best diet?

Whats the best diet?

Diet?: There is no best diet. No restrictive plan ever works long term. A "diet" usually means that the patient is going to go off of the "diet" when they have lost the weight. Guess what happens then? You go back to the foods you gave up...And you gain the weight back. Most patients then feel like failures, and it's not their fault! reducing food portions, exercise, support for change will help. ...Read more