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Dukan Diet Official Site
Must supplement: I admire vegans who undertake this for moral reasons, and some of them claim to feel much healthier. A gluten-free diet indisputably relieves celiac sprue and dermatitis herpetiformis and there is a minority belief that people not affected with these illnesses may improve their health by going gluten-free. Discuss this with your physician / dietician and don't force it on your children. ...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
Sweden has reviewed 16000 peer reviewed articles and concluded a low carb diet is safe and good for health. Do american doctors agree?
Recipes: They have some good ones but most recipe sites have nutritional information in them. Get great tasting food you will eat. ...Read more
Best diet: The dr. Ornish diet is a very good one. Another, somewhat similar and equally excellent diet, is a mediterranean diet. But a good diet does not need to be that complicated. The simple rule of eating 5 servings of fruits and vegetables daily, limiting servings of meat to 4 oz at a time, and eating lots of grain will do just as well. ...Read more
Yes: Try googling it to see what other folks are saying who tried it. ...Read more
I see an emphasis on low carb eating, even from bariatric docs here. Are fruit, yogurt, high fiber cereal not recommended for weight loss?
Determine Yourself: Most marketing, advice&products, is only marketing to sell stuff, Not Reality. I disagree with other answers. To figure out what works for you, weigh daily, to 0.01 lbs accuracy, after up & commode, & record. Mentally do a detailed review of specific foods & quantities you ate previous day & Start Seeing What Works vs. What Does Not. LCHF really helps. Study my answers, DietDoctor.com & NuSI.org. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: The mayo clinic website is one of the places that i turn to for medical information. www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/homepage. ...Read more
Find a good guide: If you're going to be a vegetarian and remain healthy, you have gained the moral high ground and may feel better, but you will need to supplement. For this, you'll need a relationship with a sympathetic dietician, physician, or other guide who knows you as an individual. Best wishes, and if you choose to undertake this, be discerning. ...Read more
Am type1diabetic, hv tried to find app that shows diff. Restaurants w/nutrition info since count carbs (religiously!); help w/ spec.App=restaur.=crbs?
I'm not sure if you: Are wanting a vegetarian or vegan diet? Some resources i like are 'engine 2 diet', forks over knives, book 'eat to run' by scott jurek. 'fat chance' by robert lustig md isn't vegetarian per se, but a lot of good thoughts. Whole foods (the grocery store) has a wonderful app w great recipes. ...Read more
Reduce red meat: Reduce your red meat intake with white meat as much as possible. Moderate or eliminate alcohol consumption. Avoid excessive red bean consumption as well. Bing cherries have been known as a folk remedy for gout for years. Consider adding them (or pure cherry juice) to your diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I need to go on a low carbohydrate diet does anyone have a good site or know where I can get information on it?
Dukan diet: The dukan diet was designed by dr. Pierre dukan, a french medical doctor and nutritionist who has been working with obesity for over 30 years. It alternates days of pure protein (chicken, fish etc.) with protein and vegetable days. It is a low fat, low carb, low glycemic diet that works, and some people find it easier to comply with the dukan diet than with others. It's healthy and safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am currently on the dukan diet and I am eating two hard boiled eggs every day.Is it bad for my health?
Too much: Although no one, including me, can tell you with absolute certainty that two eggs a day will cause harm, it is generally considered a risk factor for heart disease and diabetes. If you want a healthy complete protein (all 9 amino acids) eat quinoa instead. It's gluten free. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some tips...: I don't know the specifics of the dukan diet, but most constipation will be relieved by an increase in fluids and fiber. You can get fiber through vegetables and fruit, but also through products like metamucil and benefiber. Don't forget to exercise; that helps, too. Lgromkomd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid: This is just another money making diet program without any real benefit. It may help your wallet lose weight, but that's all. If you're hypothyroid you need to be on the correct dose of brand name T4 replacement. After that's done, it just eating less than you burn off in order to lose weight -- just as if you never had a thyroid problem. ...Read more
Is it better to use a veggie and healthy diet to lose weight or to use the dukan diet which is pure protein i need to lose weight?
Advise Nutritarian : As a doctor who specializes in nutrition i advise dr. Joel furhman's nutritarian diet as a balanced long-term approach to weight loss. While a pure protein diet may help temporarily, it is unsustainable in providing sound nutrition. See http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx however, because of your ibs your diet may need to be modified to be low in fodmaps- see comment:. ...Read more
My kid is 2,5 years old with a condition of the brain called Pachygyria-Liss that cause also seizures....im doing Dukan diet does the diet effect her?
Dukan vs Ketogenic: The Dukan diet is a low carbohydrate diet that is meant for weight loss. The Ketogenic diet is a special high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet that helps to control seizures in some patients with seizure disorders. More about Ketogenic diet https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/treating-seizures-and-epilepsy/dietary-therapies/ketogenic-diet ...Read more
I have experienced enlarged lymph nodes (big one left groin) after exercising a lot and i'm doing the dukan diet. Could this have something to do?
See below: The term "low-carbohydrate diet" is generally applied to diets that restrict carbohydrates to less than 20% of caloric intake, but can also refer to diets that simply restrict or limit carbohydrates to less than recommended proportions (generally less than 45% of total energy coming from carbohydrates) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
<20%: All foods are made up of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Current recommendations for adults are diets composed of 45-65% carb, 10-35% protein, and 20-35% fat. Low carb is usually understood to mean <20% carb but can just mean a restriction in carb content. For the skinny on good nutrition, surf over to: http://www.Cnpp.Usda.Gov/publications/dietaryguidelines/2010/policydoc/policydoc.Pdf. ...Read more
See details: Veggies and more veggies, fresh fish, poultry, occasional fresh fruit, unsalted nuts. ...Read more
Vegetables: Fruits and vegetables are complex carbohydrates that you can eat especially spinach, brocolli and asparagus loaded with proteins. ...Read more
Lower amounts of: Bread, pasta, potatoes, white rice.Get a more detailed answer ›