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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

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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Diets (Tip)

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

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Eating a Low-Sodium Diet (Checklist)

Speak with a clinical nutritionist
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What the best diet?

What the best diet?

Depends: It's a numbers game and a genetics thing. Overall the ornish or zone diet. But you need to know how many calories you burn everyday and how many u consume. You want to burn more than you eat. However, some people won't lose wt bec of hormone imbalances or lack of muscles. Diet alone will not work you must exercise and wt train. ...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

Dr. Marsha Davis Dr. Davis
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Diets (Tip)

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

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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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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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What's the best diet?

What's 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

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Diets (Tip)

There is no healthy substitute if you need to be on a low fat diet. ...See more

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Eating a Vegan Diet (Checklist)

Ask your doctor if a vegan 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 enough micronutrients
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What is a good diet?

What is a good diet?

Balanced diet: A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grains; low in saturated fats; no tobacco; no more than one drink a day, execersie at least 150 minutes/wk and eat only as much as is needed to maintain your ideal body weight. ...Read more

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What is a good diet?

What is a good diet?

Mediterranean diet: A good diet really isn't a diet b/c diets are temporary. Instead, look to make a lifestyle change. With that said, recent randomized controlled trial demonstrated ability of mediterranean diet to prevent heart disease. Check out http://alvinblin. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/mediterranean-diet-prevents-heart. Html. Just remember that this needs to become a way of life. And don't forget to get/stay active. ...Read more

Dr. Su Fairchild Dr. Fairchild
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Diets (Tip)

Low-fat diets can be high calorie diets due to more sugar in low-fat foods. ...See more

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What is the abc diet?

Ana Boot Camp Diet: The ABC Diet or Ana Boot Camp Diet lasts for 50 days w calories ranging from 0 to 500 per day except 1 day at 800 calories. It is essentially a starvation diet which rotates the # of calories eaten each day. It is predictable that high % of muscle mass will be lost. This is a dangerous “diet” – Must recommend against it. ...Read more

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Can kids go on diets?

Can kids go on diets?

Depends on age: If you have an obese infant, it is still important to provide a minimum amount of calories and breastmilk or formula mixed to the right concentration to avoid electrolyte abnormalities. Older children can be placed on diets, but it is important to have this catered to the age of the child so that he or she is still getting in enough of the right calories + nutrition for adequate growth. ...Read more

Dr. Zahid Niazi Dr. Niazi
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Diets (Tip)

Salads with extra virgin oil dressings are a good low fat diet. ...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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Do not eat the skin when eating poultry
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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

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What is the best diet?

Balanced diet: A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low in saturated fats is generally a good choice. You will need to limit calories to avoid gaining weight. Do not use tobacco and avoid alcohol. Diet needs to be tailored to an individual and you may wish to consult a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Diets (Tip)

It is a myth that low-fat diets are necessarily better for your health. ...See more

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Eating a Healthy Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fast food
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Don't drink soda
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Eat small portions
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Minimize starches and sugars
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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Give me tips for diet?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
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Give me tips for diet?

Mediterranean diet: Mediterranean diet is only one that has solid research demonstrating benefit. Plus there's no commercial benefit or conflict of interest. Lots of variations given number of cultures & ethnicities surrounding that body of water. Basically eat lots of non-starchy vegetables, chicken & fish, nuts, olive oil, wine in moderation. Rarely eat red meat or processed foods. Check out http://goo. Gl/phfhr. ...Read more

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Why do diets not work?

Why do diets not work?

All diets can work: All diets have a basic underpinning: ingest fewer calories than your body b urns so that you lose weight. The novelty of new diet types usually causes a burst of weight loss. The problem is that few can sustain the diet and they regress into their previous food intake and exercise pattern which causes the weight to return. ...Read more

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Diets (Tip)

Fatty diets don't make us fat. High carbohydrate diets make us fat. ...See more

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Eating a Vegetarian Diet (Checklist)

Eat a variety of foods to get proper nutrition.
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If you don't eat milk or eggs, take vitamin B12 supplements
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What is pristine diet?

What is pristine diet?

Pristine diet: Pristine diet is a diet that consists of food in the food pyramid scheme. These are foods that are considered most healthy for you. ...Read more

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Diets (Tip)

A low fat diet may not be as helpful as a diet low in refined sugars. ...See more

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Eating a Low-Carb Diet (Checklist)

Read labels. Fiber, while a carb, is not digested
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Eat your vegetables!
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Try some of the many low-carb recipes online
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Substitute a low-carb, high-fiber tortilla wrap for sandwiches
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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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13 day diet dangerous?

Yes: I think it is a horrible diet. A breakfast of sugared coffee only is not a good idea. Best to adopt a lifestyle of sensible eating.
I would put this diet in the same category as the "hot chick" diet: pepsi and cigarette for each meal.
Avoid it.
It is not what or how you eat once in a while that affects things, rather how you eat usually. ...Read more

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Diets (Tip)

Low fat diet leads to a lower risk of stroke and heart attacks. May also help your memory. ...See more

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Eating a High Protein Diet (Checklist)

Balance diet with lots of greens, vegetables, & hydrate adequately
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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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Could diet yoghurt work?

Could diet yoghurt work?

To lose weight?: Relying on yogurt to lose weight is not practical. I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. Www. Mdprevent. Blogspot. Com. ...Read more

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Diets (Tip)

Low fat does not always mean healthy. A low fat diet can be high in sugar and other refined carbs. ...See more

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How to control our diet?

How to control our diet?

No junk food: Avoid eating junk food and prepares food that has flavor enhancers in them. These include msg, soy protein isolate, protein isolate, carragenan all there to make you eat more.

Avoid fructose and high fructose corn syrup. Eat more protein and vegetables preferably organic and aviod bread and dairy products and you will lose weight. ...Read more

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