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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 then 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 have recently had my spleen removed and diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called hlh, can I still eat red meat and drink?
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 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
My doctor tells me I am animic again. Have had all major tests. I am worried this will effect 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer