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Do You Recommend An Ayurvedic Diet For Improving Overall Health
YES: Yes but incorporate other ayurvedic recommendations into your lifestyle too for a healthy mind and body. ...Read more
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
Calorie restriction: My dieticians and I do not typically set calorie restrictions for patients. Instead, we educate them on which foods are healthy and which foods to avoid. Then we work on modifying their eating habits. Realistically, if you eliminate a lot of carbs and sugars from your diet, you can lose a lot of weight. Of course volume is also a factor and we work on portion control as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coffee ememas. Good for you? Bad for you? Trying natural remedies for overall health and this sounds like a good way to cleanse your colon. Thoughts?
Coffee enema: Like drinking coffee, coffee enemas can be neurologically stimulating and result in caffeine dependence. Complications may include perforation of the wall of the intestines, proctocolitiis electrolyte imbalance, septicemia, heart failure and death. There is little to no solid, peer-reviewed, medical literature that finds benefit in the coffee enema. ...Read more
What do you recommend for diet and lifestyle to stay in good health? (Without over obsessing into perfect diet and fitness)
Inc HSL ; use Shakes: A suppl that stim the release of hormone sensitive lipase (hsl) is the best like hsl-accelerator, more info from me for you at ashworthmed@hotmail.Com. Best diet is one that uses meal repl shakes, like robard nutritions nutrimed shakes, soups, ; bars. These allow low cal rapid wt loss w/ no burning of muscle which spares your metabolism allowing you to maintain the wt loss. ...Read more
Can you recommend any good health psychology or CBT books for weight loss or night-eating or emotional eating? Will take all suggestions! Morbid obese
Obesity: I would start with a visit to your doctor who will take your medical history and order some laboratory data. I would also recommend that you ask your doctor to refer you to a dietitian. One important item - don't try and burn off the weight in a hurry. Follow the instructions from your doctor and the dietitian. ...Read more
Hello. I want to improve my health with a heathy diet and an activ lifestyle. What kind of diet and activities do you suggest?
Congratulations: On choosing a healthier lifestyle. Most successful people in this group start with one or two small changes and continue adding. They may start walking or running a bit more each day. They may substitute a salad for a full meal or fruit for a snack. These changes add up and aren't as difficult to track or manage everyday. Mine is less red meat and substituting chicken or fish. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
My general goal is to maintain a healthy body weight and maximize your overall health. What would you suggest?
Looking for a weight training program to get stronger with better endurance. Could you suggest any please?
Balance!: Weight training with more repititions will give your both a resistance and cardio workout at the same time, particualrly if you lift for at least thirty minutes. You will also burn more calories, but you will gain less strength for the time put in. This is called circuit weight training. Having a heart rate monitor is good, so you can make sure you are in your "target heart rate.". ...Read more
Many possibilities: It would help to know more about your injury. Homeopathic arnica is legendary for treating these types of injuries, both internally (12c or 30c potency) ; topically (see http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/arnica). Vitamin c ; zinc help injuries to heal. Acupuncture may help; microcurrent therapy ; cold lasers often help injuries to heal. Meriva (form of curumin) is a good anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
Good if good quality: There are many different vitamins ; supplements. There is strong evidence that good-quality vitamins and appropriate supplements can be beneficial for both preventing and treating a wide variety of health problems, but many are poor quality, have toxic additives or are not appropriate for everyone. Thus, like all therapeutic agents they are best used wisely. See http://bit.Ly/18xyule. ...Read more
Incentive programs: I think that incentive programs like "biggest loser" weight loss challenges or a point system for the numbers of healthy activities you participate in can be great for encouraging wellness. We tend to be competitive so we can use this to help people set and achieve healthy goals in the workplace. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ayurveda programs follow the ancient Hindu science of medicine, and offer a holistic approach to health with the goal to help people live long, healthy, and well-balanced lives. The programs focus on the three basic energy types (doshas) found in every person, and work ...Read more
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