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Do Nutrisystem Foods Cause Excessive Gas
Can protien cause constipation,or small amount of dairy,or ensure cause it? What foods can cause constipation?
Absence of fiber...: ...is probably the big issue here. But, to answer your question about foods that have a binding effect, you may want to minimize: chocolate (particularly if you have Irritable Bowel Syndrome), large amounts of dairy (milk, cheese), red meat, bananas (& other high pectin foods), caffeine (particularly if you're already dehydrated). ...Read more
What kinds of foods can cause indigestion? I havent eaten anything fried or "heavy" lately...Are certain preservatives known to cause upset stomachs?
Dyspepsia: You are correct in thinking that oily foods can cause indigestion by delaying stomach emptying. Other causes include raw harsh roughage like raw peppers,etc. Gassy things,lactose intolerance,gluten intolerance,drinking too much liquid with meals,sugar substitutes,gum chewing, can also cause distension and dyspepsia. Reflux from gerd or hiatal hernia cause indigestion. ...Read more
Is drinking fruit juice during eating bad like it can cause poor absorption of food n also indigestion?
Indigestion: Of course they can but this tends to be person-specific rather than a generality. There are many food types, for example, that can cause gastric reflux due to specific food properties that change the pressure of the gastric-esophageal sphincter: coffee, chocolate, pepper, cumin, and mint. The latter is why the after dinner mint is a popular condiment to allow for easier burping after a large meal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm lactose intolerant, greasy food bothers me stomach and processed foods cause me abdominal pain what kind of diet do you recommend?
See a dietician...: ...For an individualized meal plan, but you've already identified what food groups to minimize--lactose, excessive fats, ; products that are highly processed. This leaves you fresh fruits/vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, fish, etc--in other words, a healthy diet! you may also be able to tolerate lactose with use of lactase supplements. Happy shopping! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Often, protein foods are lacking in adequate fiber. Consequently, if one does not add enough fiber (e.g., fresh vegetables) and water to the diet constipation will result. Consuming protein is not typically associated with weight gain, except when taken in portions with too many calories. Consumption of carbohydrates (especially processed foods) is associated with weight gain and diseases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Uric acid diet: Yes, certain kinds: avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: Sweeteners cause an important change in brain chemistry. The bowel receives messages from the brain that causes it to function properly. However, there are many causes of constipation. A letter in the new england journal of medicine stated that aspartame caused migraines and the author was right. I believe that we are producing biochemical brain changes that may or may not cause symptoms. ...Read more
Can sugar intake ie; in form of fizzy drinks, sweet drinks increase anxiety or related symptoms? Thanks
Other ingredients: Sugar will give you increased energy, but you will usually get increased anxiety from stimulants such as caffeine or ma huang. Other ingredients like ginseng can cause similar symptoms, such as headache, elevated blood pressure and restlessness. Ginseng can cause mania in some individuals. ...Read more
Starvation?: There is no long-term substitution for a healthy, well-balanced diet. Very simplistically, weight gain is achieved if the individual takes in more calories than he/she burns; weight loss happens when calories burned exceed calorie intake. Diet modification often results in GI & non-GI manifestations, but perhaps you need some guidance. Ask your doctor at this time for a check-up & his/her advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi. Can Zantac (ranitidine) cause increased gas? Can suppressing acid make it harder to digest foods which causes gas, bloating, and constipation?
Low acid: Both low acid and high acid cause similar symptoms. Try apple cider vinegar or sauerkraut with each meal . Change diet to only foods from a plant and not made in a plant(no processed foods). Each green leafy and squashy vegetables. Avoid gluten protein containing foods like wheat, rye and barley based. Drink water with a squeeze of lemon. If you need Zantac (ranitidine) the food was not right for you. ...Read more
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