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Do I Need To Limit My Diet After Bcir
Do I need to limit natural carbs like sweet potatoes on a plant based diet??? Or can I eat as much as I want?
Limit simple carbs: A plant-based diet is very healthy but I would limit processed simple carbs like white flour and white rice, as they tend to raise blood sugar. White potatoes and high-glycemic fruits like dates should also be limited but all of these are OK in moderation. Sweet potatoes actually raise blood sugar less than white potatoes! See http://www.mendosa.com/gilists.htm ...Read more
My brother has a problem vomiting immed. After starting to eat. Is trying to limit his diet by eliminating greasy, spicy foods, but doesn't work alway?
I need a diet that limits risk of cancer and stroke (my parents had them) and helps me lose weight at 60.?
See your doctor.: See your doctor to be sure of a diet that lowers risk of cancer and stroke. Stroke is mainly due to a history of hypertension, and atherosclerosis, so a low cholesterol, low salt diet would be best. A diet high in fiber can reduce risk for colon cancer, and fruits and vegetables contain antioxidants. Stop smoking and lower drinking to further reduce risk. Again see your doctor to be sure. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is a reason that patients may need to limit potassium intake, and what is a reason they may need to have a high potassium diet?
Nephrologist: One limits potassium intake when there is deficient handling of the potassium by the kidneys as in kidney failure.One increases potassium intake when the losses exceeds intake as in diuretic use, diarrhea etc.It is best to discuss with nephrologist about the potassium problems. ...Read more
In my diet today i added it up and realized i had 50 mg of iron which is above upper limit. Is this bad?
My grandson is 40lb overwieght he wakes up thinkng food, hides food n room . Is it bad to put limits when he eats? I took to dr. Said get diet pop!
Got lpr tried the bland diet couldn't hack it.will it go away with rest of changes I know what that they not room to type it all only 150 word limit ?
Marginal benefit.: Realize that medications don't stop the damaging refluxate, but merely make it so that you can't feel the burning of an acidic refluxate. Lifestyle measures, including the dietary recommendations, will reduce the amount of the refluxate, which is better in the long term. ...Read more
I am a 37 y/o M, 6-2, 220#. Workout regularly since age 14. I Have a good diet. I also enjoy red wine. How many glasses a week should be my limit?
Rule of thumb : For males, up to two 5 ounce glasses of wine daily is permissible provided ok with both physical and mental health. This is a guideline only. Abstinence is still a good thing, and moderation is the policy if you do drink. Guidelines: Beer: 12 fluid ounces (355 milliliters) Wine: 5 fluid ounces (148 milliliters) Distilled spirits (80 proof): 1.5 fluid ounces (44 milliliters) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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