Doctor insights on:
Exchange List For An 1800 Calorie Diabetic Diet
Your choice: Both will require supplementing with nutrients, the vegan diet much more so. Both will cause you to lose weight because you're making food choices that aren't greasy / sugary / extremely tasty so you won't overeat. An even better option is to get with your physician and examine your diet and exercise habits -- fitness activities make friends for you & lifestyle change keeps you lean long-term. ...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
Can you please suggest a liquid diet, high calorie menu or recipe for a mouth cancer patient who is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation?
High protein: There are many high protein, high energy commercially available drinks such as Boost and Ensure. Also try chicken or beef broth, Egg Drop Soup, pudding, yoghurt, ice cream, milk shakes, eggs, etc. consult with a Nutritionist who will have lots of great ideas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As a result of graves' disease, i'm gaining weight, would going on a 800 a day calorie diet be safe?
Most people: With graves' disease, unless it is over treated and becomes hypothyroidism, will gain weight -- but some find their appetite stimulated to the point where they gain weight. 800 c/d is more restriction than most people need, unless you are very, very short and totally inactive. Check with a good registered dietitian. It is hard to get adequate nutrition into 800 cal. ...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
Is there an android (methyltestosterone) application that recommends meals/recipes based on daily intake for a diabetic?
What is more important for diabetics, strict adherence to total calories intake or avoiding prohibited food?
IT HAS TO BE A GOOD: Balance of both, no question about it. ...Read more
I'm a 34 years male 100kg 170 cm.I discovered to be diabetic.I stopped carbs.Eat 30%proteins and 70% fat and vegetables with total 1200kcal.Is that ok?
I'm on a calorie restricted diet of 1300 calories? What are some healthy lunch ideas for losing weight to take to school?
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
57 year old Asian woman with osteoporosis. Any studies that show that diet & exercise alone can maintain health, i.e., drugs aren't necessary?
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
If cancer is a metabolic disease, why are we feeding children w/ DIPG lots of carbs & sugars...limited glucose should be helpful preventing growth?
Be discerning: Cancer is not a "metabolic disease" as represented on websites like the one you have been reading. It's the result of accumulated genetic mutations. You're not going to "limit glucose" in any case -- anything you eat gets turned into this, as it's the key fuel in your body. I trust you'll have the common sense to recognize when a website is offering complete disinformation -- many cancer sites do. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a very high protein diet (35-50% total calories) dangerous for a weightlifter eating an unprocessed, produce dense diet?
Are there downsides to a ketogenic diet for a normal, healthy individual with an active lifestyle?
Nutritionist - is there a food plan/diet for those with graves disease who need to lose weight because of meds?
Can the experts please talk about the most nutrient rich foods which are perfect for a calorie controlled diet?
See below: A healthy dose of proteins is good but many times proteins also have a companion fat load which you should avoid. So go for lean proteins which can be obtained from fish, nuts, egg whites and soy products like tofu low fat dairy is another good source. Avoid refined sugars and saturated fats which are often found in animal products like meats and in regular dairy products(milk and ice creams). ...Read more
24 y.Bmi of 19 with healthy diet & healthy, nonsmoker, nonalcoholic, presenting for asymptomatic elevation of ALT 170 for 6 mos. Nafld? What to counsel?
Table sugar: Sucrose, simple table sugar derived from sugar beets or sugar cane, is digested to glucose and fructose. Sucrose contains no galactose. Fructose is the simple sugar found in most fruits. Lactose, the sugar found in dairy products, is digested to glucose & galactose. You will need to avoid all dairy products. ...Read more
A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more
Healthy diabetic eating includes limiting foods that are high in sugar eating smaller portions, spread out over the day being careful about when and how many carbohydrates you eat eating a variety of whole-grain foods, fruits and vegetables every day eating less fat limiting your use of ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Exchange list for 1500 calorie diet plans
- Diabetic food exchange list
- 1800 calorie diet plan
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Diabetic pregnancy meal exchange list
- A food exchange list for vegetarians and diabetics
- 1800 calorie low carb diet
- 1800 calories a day diet plan
- Talk to a endocrinologist online for free