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Dr. SG Erman Dr. Erman
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Is the eatting right for your blood type diet good for you ?

Dr. SG Erman Dr. Erman
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Is the eatting right for your blood type diet good for you ?

Probably Not: No conclusive medical studies to show that the blood type diet makes any difference. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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What vitamins, minerals, or pills would be helpful to a type 1 diabetic for lower blood sugar and/or overall health?

What vitamins, minerals, or pills would be helpful to a type 1 diabetic for lower blood sugar and/or overall health?

Insulin: Type 1 diabetes is a destruction of the Insulin producing B-cells. Other than that, you are like any other 19 yo woman, and you need a healthy diet, exercise, and a happy life. Unless there is a specific deficiency, you don't need vitamins/etc. But you need Insulin (multiple shots), and the help of a diabetes professional to keep your glu reasonable without too much hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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What are you supposed to eat on a diet for high cholesterol and diabetes?

What are you supposed to eat on a diet for high cholesterol and diabetes?

Dietitian: That's much too complex to answer on the internet. See a good registered dietitian. Generally, a well-balanced diet, restricting calories and saturated fat. Avoid snack food, junk food. Eat 3 meals/d, no snacks, avoid extra salty items. Fresh food is best. Lots of fiber. See the dietitian. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat for a high fiber diet & anemia?

What are the best foods to eat for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Normal diet.: Fiber is not needed to prevent anemia. Most anemias are caused by iron deficiency, especially in young women. Iron rich foods are red meat, dark green leafy vegetables, raisins and liver. The other nturients needed are B12 (mainly animal products) and Folic Acid (vegetables, fruits, nuts, fortified cereals and grains). ...Read more

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I have type 2 diabetes and i am going to start a high fiber diet. What fibers are best for me? How will this diet affect my diabetes? Are there risks?

I have type 2 diabetes and i am going to start a high fiber diet. What fibers are best for me? How will this diet affect my diabetes? Are there risks?

Diabetes and diet: Please go online and you will see many articles related to diabetes and food. I would look at a few of them. My favorite is "NuVal" which is easy to find and understand. ...Read more

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I'm still looking for probiotic supplements high in bifidus factor as for blood type a written in "eat right for your type" by dr. Peter. Help thanks.

I'm still looking for probiotic supplements high in bifidus factor as for blood type a written in "eat right for your type" by dr. Peter. Help thanks.

Question the need: I used to be open-minded about d'adamo's blood-type diet but no longer put much stock in it- see http://www.Earthsave.Org/health/bloodtyp.Htm for a well-written critique. I think probiotics may help most people but don't know if you really need high biidus vs. Other strains, but jarrow bifidus balance ; source naturals bifidyn powder are good sources. ...Read more

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Does eating fruits increase blood sugar level in diabetece patients. What fruits can be eaten regularly for a diabetece patient to substitute rice?

Does eating fruits increase blood sugar level in diabetece patients. What fruits can be eaten regularly for a diabetece patient to substitute rice?

Fruits have sugar: All fruits contain sugar, but fresh fruits also have fiber and other nutrients. Processing reduces the amount of fiber & nutrients. This is especially true for juices. Check out glycemic indexes here: http://www.Lowglycemicdiet.Com/fruitsgi.Html. For rice, you might try brown rice or quinoa. ...Read more

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What are some snacks and foods that you would recommend for a type 1 diabetic to eat and routinely consume to help maintain lower blood sugar?

What are some snacks and foods that you would recommend for a type 1 diabetic to eat and routinely consume to help maintain lower blood sugar?

Good snack choices: Proteins will satisfy hunger but not elevate the blood sugar in between meals. Some protein choices include nuts, cheese, plain yogurt (minus the fruit & sugar). Other options include high fiber carb choice like fresh fruit, whole grain foods, and starchy vegetables like carrots. These will raise the blood sugar, so watch portion sizes! ...Read more

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What are the food to eat for a low blood pressure person?

What are the food to eat for a low blood pressure person?

A few things to...: Keeping ideal body weight, eat healthy/no added salt, aerobic exercise regularly 4-5x/wk, reduce daily stresses, sleep well, and don't smoke etc..These are so called modifiable risk factor-you can't change genetic. Look up the dash-diet regimen (google it). Treat medical condition (chol, diabetes etc) well. If these fail to adequately lower your BP to less than 140/90, consult your doc..Good luck. ...Read more

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Should COPD patients eat low/ high protein, carbs, fat diets? And why for each ? Also, what nutrients are beneficial to them? Thanks dr.!

Should COPD patients eat low/ high protein, carbs, fat diets? And why for each ?  Also, what nutrients are beneficial to them? Thanks dr.!

Studies have shown..: A high fat, moderate protein, low carbohydrate diet may improve lung function. Fruits and whole grains may also help. As for nutrients, vitamin c, vitamin e, ?-carotene, and selenium intake may be beneficial due to being antioxidants. ...Read more

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I have type 1 diabetes and no health care or insurance, I have managed to keep my blood sugar down through diet and exercise, do I need to take insulin?

I have type 1 diabetes and no health care or insurance, I have managed to keep my blood sugar down through diet and exercise, do I need to take insulin?

Likely: Type i diabetes is also referred to as juvenile, or Insulin dependent diabetes, and your body is actually deficient in insulin. Your blood sugar control as well as your prognosis will be better if you take insulin. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What other foods will help me gain my iron levels /HG part fro Red meat or Liver ? Also what are the best Fruits to eat and avoid for minting blood ?

What other foods will help me gain my iron levels /HG part fro Red meat or Liver ? Also what are the best Fruits to eat and avoid for minting blood ?

Iron rich foods: Foods such a leafy green vegetables (kale), lean red meats, beans, shellfish, nuts and fortified cereals are high in iron. The iron will be absorbed more readily if eaten with foods that contain Vitamin C such as bell peppers, parsley, broccolli, orange juice, kiwi, cooked tomatoes and strawberries. ...Read more

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What should be the diet plan for person having a diabetes and high blood pressure ?

What should be the diet plan for person having a diabetes and high blood pressure ?

1. lose weight to: Achieve ideal body weight 2. Avoid simple carbohydrates see mydiet sheet www. Schwartzdiabetesdoc.Com newsletter 3 3. Avoid heavily salted processed foods. ...Read more

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What causes low blood pressure? What measures should be taken to regulate and what kinds of diet to take or avoid for betterment.

What causes low blood pressure? What measures should be taken to regulate and what kinds of diet to take or avoid for betterment.

Pop diagnosis: You list yourself as having high blood pressure and this is serious; your physician can help you restrict salt and choose proper medicine. Although physicians in some nations disagree, I do not believe "low blood pressure" is a health problem. Your BP need be no higher than is required to perfuse your body, much as lincoln said your legs need be no longer than to reach the ground. ...Read more

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How long does it take to lower your cholesterol when you radically change your eating habits. For two weeks I have given up all processed sugar and starched products. Am eating a large variety of veggies and a smaller amount of fruit. Also gave up all m

How long does it take to lower your cholesterol when you radically change your eating habits. For two weeks I have given up all processed sugar and starched products.  Am eating a large variety of veggies and a smaller amount of fruit.  Also gave up all m

This : This is a great question. Typically, with cholesterol lowering medications, it takes at least 6 weeks to see the maximum effects. It takes quite a bit longer with changes in lifestyle, such as diet. At our lipid clinic, we wait at least 3-6 months to assess the cholesterol changes due to diet. ...Read more

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My blood sugar level is 455 what medication should I take and for how long pl suggest diet chart also for me?

My blood sugar level is 455 what medication should I take and for how long pl suggest diet chart also for me?

See your doctor!: You need to see your doctor immediately and get an individualized regimen of education, diet, exercise, medication and prevention. Your blood sugar is much too high. There is no way to tell you what medication and/or diet you need without seeing you in person. ...Read more

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What's the best supplement to add protein in my diet for body building?I don't want steroids or any product that has side effects associated.Iam a veg

What's the best supplement to add protein in my diet for body building?I don't want steroids or any product that has side effects associated.Iam a veg

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Im would like a wellness diet menu to lower my potassium levels. What foods should I stay away from?

Im would like a wellness diet menu to lower my potassium levels. What foods should I stay away from?

See below: Bananas, milk/dairy, avocados, carrots, baked potatoes, orange juice, tomatoes, salmon, raisins. These are only a few. Why exactly are you trying to lower your potassium levels? Do you have kidney disease or any other reason to be cautious of your potassium level? ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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Blood Type (Definition)

Refers to the proteins present or not present on the surface of red blood cells. The types are a, ...Read more