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Eat Red Meat
Depends : If this is acute (just started) u have to see a doctor and usually nothing to eat or drink until things are better. When eating, u have to b on low residue diet for 4 to 6 wks. Red meats can b hard to digest but ok to take. After 6 weeks, high fiber is the key to prevent future complications. ...Read more
Limit size and fat: Most studies indicate that red meat consumption is not good for the health, and possibly adding even just one serving a day can increase the long term risk of death. However, most nutritionists recommend focusing on sensible portion sizes and lean red meat cuts, for those who choose to eat it. Substitute fish, chicken and turkey, nuts and beans as alternative protein sources. ...Read more
Not about red meat: Is not about the red meat. Is about decreasing the portion size and getting rid of unhealthy fatty food. You should also decrease the amount of refined carbohydrates (candies, sodas, etc). ...Read more
GOOD GOAL >15 weeks: Many studies show that a reasonable rate of weight loss is 1-2 pounds per week. So @ that rate 30# loss should take approx. 15+ weeks. You may have to look closely at calorie intake and 'not just stop red meat'. Perhaps a 1300-1500 kcal/day 'meal plan' will net you the weight loss you desire. It is a great idea to 'walk 2 miles a day'. Good job! ...Read more
No: If you eat any other kind of meat, fish, chicken and or diary products you should be fine. You may not be able to absorb some nutrients. See youe doctor to ahve your levels checked. ...Read more
Your choice: Many people eat lean red meat in moderation while trying to limit overall calories. ...Read more
Hi I am 27 yr old female. My LDL is 167 and HDL is 70. I weigh 122 lb and exercise 4 days a week. I do not eat red meat at all. What are my risks?
Cholesterol : Your LDL is higher than the recommended level of 130 for the general population. This is a risk factor for heart disease. Some may consider your HDL level as a positive risk factor counterbalancing the elevated LDL but I don't subscribe to this position. Your LDL must be lower to reduce your long term risk, especially if you have other risk factors. ...Read more
I think I have anemia because I don't eat red meat. Do all non-meat-eaters need blood check for anemia?
I have high uric acid levels. I also have only one kidney. I seldom eat red meat. I don't drink. Could there be a connection? I have mild gout.
Healthy diet: Sources of iron — egg yolk, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read more
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I am a healthy teen athlete and I don't eat red meat I eat chicken but i never seem to have enough energy I am always tired. What could I do to fix?
I have recently had my spleen removed and diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called hlh, can I still eat red meat and drink?
My doctor tells me I am animic again. Have had all major tests. I am worried this will affect my heart. I eat red meat not to many veggies. Concerned.
No relation: Red meat diet and anemia are not a risk factors for heart problems. If you already have heart problems, like coronary artery disease, anemia could increase the symptoms and worse the condition by decreasing o2 transport capacity and increasing the demand of o2. Too much red meat suggested as risk factor for colon cancer. Try to eat mire fish and more veggies. Continue your doctor tx for anemia. ...Read more
Why is it necessary not to eat red meat vitamin C and chili and brocoli when taking a feces test?
Iron deficient. Not anaemic. Not feeling weak, breathless or excess tiredness. Eat red meat twice pw on av. Taking iron tabs. No pains. Causes?
Intake: When you say iron deficient, what test was used to determine this? Several tests should be used when assessing for iron deficiency. Serum iron levels vary greatly day to day and not helpful. Serum transferrin, serum ferritin and total iron binding capacity more helpful. Check with your doctor to see what tests were done. That you are not anemic is good. ...Read more
I don't eat red meat pork or milk except for occasional yogurt n butter, n egg whites 2days wkly. Rarely eat beans, I have excessive not so nice gas?
Other factors: Bacterial overgrowth sometimes is the cause; but also keep in mind that other foods (like onions) may generate excessive gas in susceptible people. Simple diet, adding one by one more varied foods will help you pinpoint the foods that cause it. Consult your dr for more personalized advice. ...Read more
How did I get gout. I weigh 42 kilos, don't drink smoke, eat red meat, shellfish etc and run/walk an hour a day. What am I doing wrong. Thank you?
Been on cont birth control year round for past year and half. I have above normal iron (iron binding capacity). Other iron levels normal. Cold it be from the pill continuous. Don't eat red meat.
Could be from pill : Estrogens can increase the proteins that bind iron and this is harmless. Iron Saturation is the number you want to look at, and is calculated by dividing (iron) by (total iron binding capacity). If your saturation is between 20 and 40 (or the normal for your lab), you are fine. ...Read more
I love full-bodied red wine. Although I found a pattern that I get stomach upsets and loose motions if I eat red meat with red wine. True? Remedy?
NOT (generally) TRUE:
Stop eating/drinking together!
My blood test showed anemia but after 6mths daily iron tablets no change. I regularly eat red meat, green veg etc & on the pill. What could cause this?
Need more info: What was your hemoglobin at the beginning and end of six months? How much iron did you take? Could it be that you are losing blood in the stomach or intestine? Could it be that your anemia is not due to iron deficiency? Could you have thalassemia trait that looks like iron deficiency? It would be prudent to discuss all of this with your doctor. ...Read more
I have been having lower leg pain (above ankles) for over 10 years. Happens when I eat Red meat, chick peas, peanuts, anything very high in proteins.?
How could i be anemic if I eat red meat, greek yogurt (plain), eggs, spinach etc..... Could my gastritis/ulcers/heavy periods be to blame?
Anemia...: Anemia (low hemoglobin) is caused by the body losing blood (heavy periods, blood in stool), red blood cell instability (hemoglobinopathies), destruction (hemolysis), the bodies inability to produce new red blood cells (for example iron deficiency), or a combination of these. I would guess you are losing a small amount of blood regularly, rather than diet. Blood tests can help figure out cause. ...Read more
I have stomach pain/cramps after I eat red meat or pork. I don't eat much red meat but I am concerned it might be gallstones as I had a wls 4 yrs ago.
Food intolerance: Most often intolerance of a specific food occurs when enzymes produced by the body to break down the proteins in the food are deficient. This is more common than a true food allergy. The fat in meat might suggest a gall bladder problem, but curiously it is fried & processed foods (donuts, pie), cheese, ice cream, butter more often. Consider GI (gastrointestinal) evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
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Every time I eat red meat I get a headache and nausea that won't go away? It's been happening for a long time now, what could it be?
Need examination: There's to enough information in your question to point you in the right direction. Stop eating red meat and call your physician who may want you to see a gastroenterologist or an allergist. ...Read more
No standard answer: There is no standard answer to my knowledge. But the recommendation is to consume chicken or fish over red meat, and prefer egg white to egg yolk. ...Read more