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What are some healthy diets that are low in protein?

What are some healthy diets that are low in protein?

Low protein is NG: The long term effect of a low fat, low protien diet is malnutrition. Used for a short time (4-6 weeks) a low fat diet can be employed for weight loss. However, the long lerm effects of low fat diets are miserable. A low fat - high carb diet will lead to high Insulin levels, high triglcyerides, low hdl, metabolic syndrome and finally high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. ...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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What are healthy foods that are filling?

What are healthy foods that are filling?

Protein snacks: is the best way to fill up just enough, and give you longer energy. For example Greek yogurt has twice the protein of regular yogurt. Ask your primary care provider for a referral to a registered dietitian or certified nutritionist. ...Read more

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What are some healthy high calorie food that are gastroparesis friendly

Ice cream: Patients with gastroparesis should be on a low residue diet. Ice cream is a high calorie food (not the light or low fat type) that is gastroparesis friendly. Just remember that too much fat in your diet will slow gastric emptying and may make the symptoms of gastroparesis worse. ...Read more

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Are there snacks that are healthy for diabetics?

Are there snacks that are healthy for diabetics?

Light with fiber.: The key to creating a healthy diabetic snack is to keep the calories and fat content low, and keep the fiber and protein content high. Shoot for 5-10 grams of fiber in a light, low fat, high protein snack. Fruit and yogurt would work. Brown rice with beans. Or some handfuls of vegetables with hummus. ...Read more

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What are some healthy foods or healthy food programs?

What are some healthy foods or healthy food programs?

Start with local: Community-supported agriculture programs are spreading throughout north america. Farmers' markets are popplng up. Even traditional grocers are stocking some local produce. One can start by doing a search online, asking local chefs or contacting a nearby university with an ag or environmental studies program. Also one can ask people with healthy-looking active kids the difference is often apparent. ...Read more

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What are their any good diets that include carbs?

What are their any good diets that include carbs?

Many, many: My favorite eating plan has been Medifast or Take Shape for Life. This has been the most effective for me and my patients - especially those with diabetes. Others that will work include Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Carbohydrate Addicts Diet ...Read more

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The Atkins diet is definitely unhealthy, are there any other fad diets that actually work?

The Atkins diet is definitely unhealthy, are there any other fad diets that actually work?

Diets: Fad diets are marketing ploys to promote a concept that has more to do with making money than with a well-balanced diet that promotes long-term compliance conducive with a healthy lifestyle. Many of these diets are also low calorie diets. A low calorie diet is a diet that provides extremely low calories in order to produce significant weight loss. They can be unbalanced and cause problems. ...Read more

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What are some good healthy diet foods to buy?

What are some good healthy diet foods to buy?

For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.com or www.Nutritionfacts.org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. Nutritionfacts.org has information on the effect of foods on many health issues. ...Read more

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What are some healthy snacks?

What are some healthy snacks?

Healthy snacks: Health snacks should be protein and carb together about 150-200calories. So try 10 almonds and an apple/pear; sliced turkey wraps with romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, protein bar or shake, avocado, hummus with veggies, yogurt if you are not lactose intolerant, nut butters with fruits/veggies, nuts or seeds in small amounts. ...Read more

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What are gluten free foods that are healthy for you?

Many in grain fam: Wheat , rye, barley, and oat family many drinks havegluten like gatoraid. ...Read more

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Are vegetables really that important in your diet?

Are vegetables really that important in your diet?

Yes: Vegetables provide mineral, vitamins, fiber, folic acid. The fiber in vegetables is important to prevent constipation, and improve bowel movements. Good bowel movements, enables the body to get rid of toxins and cancer causing substances and maintains good colon health as well. It is good to have a balanced diet and include vegetables as part of the diet. ...Read more

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What are some low calorie foods that are filling?

What are some low calorie foods that are filling?

Greens: Green leafy vegetables. However its not about calories it is about macronutrients: fat, protein, carbohydrates. Each macronutrient has sub groups. It is about eating the right macronutrients in proper amounts and not counting calories. ...Read more

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Why are some diets unhealthy?

Why are some diets unhealthy?

Diets: Fad diets are marketing ploys to promote a concept that has more to do with making money than with a well-balanced diet that promotes long-term compliance conducive with a healthy lifestyle. Many of these diets are also low calorie diets. A low calorie diet is a diet that provides extremely low calories in order to produce significant weight loss. They can be unbalanced and cause problems. ...Read more

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Which type of foods are healthy that provide vitamins and nutrients but low in calories?

Which type of foods are healthy that provide vitamins and nutrients but low in calories?

Vegetables: Fresh or frozen vegetables are the lowest in calories and vitamin and nutrient dense. They are the best bang for your buck for vitamins and nutrients that are low in calories. ...Read more

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What are some vegetarian foods that will keep me healthy but aid in weight loss?

What are some vegetarian foods that will keep me healthy but aid in weight loss?

Hi fiber, fluid, pro: Fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes all do it (vegan). Add low/no fat dairy, eggs (whole or no yolks) expands the intake (ovo-lacto veg.), add fish (ovo-lacto-pesce veg.) adds more variety. No fried, greasy foods; watch snacks. Fried zucchini sticks, and potato chips are vegan junk food. Avoid juice, eat the fruit or veg (get the fiber). Limit alcohol; oh yeah, move more. ...Read more

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What are some good healthy diet suppliments?

What are some good healthy diet suppliments?

U R What U eat: Good, wholesome food --no need for supplements unless something's wrong with your digestive system or your genetic endowment. ...Read more

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What vitamins remain in foods that are microwaved?

What vitamins remain in foods that are microwaved?

Microwave: Microwaving food destroys enzymes more than vitamins. Enzymes produce transforming actions in the body which helps us convert food into energy. Please never microwave anything w/saran wrap covering. It can put toxins into food. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are healthy carbs?

What are healthy carbs?

Foods with fiber: Foods with lots of fiber have healthy carbs because the carbs are slowly digested so that they turn into sugars slowly, thus avoiding a sudden surge of sugar into one's bloodstream after eating. Choosing natural foods that are like vegetable and whole grains is helpful. Fruits have a lot of sugar. Whole grains that are overly processed (made soft and smooth) have lost some of their fiber benefit. ...Read more

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