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What are some foods for eating disorder recovery?

What are some foods for eating disorder recovery?

Eating Disorder: Try to stick to a plant based diet similar to the mediterranean diet, this diet is very healthy and excellent for maintaining proper weight. Best. ...Read more

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I was wondering is flax seed a good recovery food for after a workout?

I was wondering is flax seed a good recovery food for after a workout?

No magic: Have yourself around 20 grams of lean protein instead. Ignore all you hear about 'superfoods'. Very glad you're working out. It's a wonderful gift to yourself that gives benefits that can't be bought for any amount of money. ...Read more

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What foods would be ideal to eat prior to having surgery done for a faster recovery?

What foods would be ideal to eat prior to having surgery done for a faster recovery?

Stay hydrated: In addition to being hydrated, eat healthy, avoid foods that may upset your stomach, and exercise. Best of luck with your surgery! ...Read more

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Recovery food from C-section ?

Recovery food from C-section ?

The same as food: After any surgery. Start with fluids then advance as tolerated to soft foods then a regular diet. No other special dietary instructions need. ...Read more

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What are the best post-surgery foods to aid recovery?

What are the best post-surgery foods to aid recovery?

balanced diet: It is important to consume a balanced diet following any surgery. Smoking should be avoided at all costs. Diabetes should be closely controlled if present. Patients should rest. And if there is any significant swelling and bruising, i generally recommend patients take an oral supplement called arnica. This supplement is a natural remedy which rapidly improves bruising and swelling. ...Read more

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How to recover after miscarriage (7 weeks 3 days)? Any special food for quick recovery?

How to recover after miscarriage (7 weeks 3 days)? Any special food for quick recovery?

Don't rush it: Recovery after a miscarriage is not just physical; there is an emotional loss also. The woman needs care and time to grieve. In general she needs a healthy diet, with proteins, veggies, and fruits -- and lots of love and support. Depending on her state, professional counseling may be needed also. By the way -- heavy smoking or exposure to 2nd hand smoke is not healthy for either of you. Be well. ...Read more

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I have got stiches on my toe and my toe is defodeformed. .plwase suggest food for early recovery. ..and get less stiches scars?

I have got stiches on my toe and my toe is defodeformed. .plwase suggest food for early recovery. ..and get less stiches scars?

Eat Healthy: Scar will ultimately depend on severity and nature of laceration. Eating a healthy, well balanced diet can help you heal, since your body will have the nutrients it needs to do its job. Vitamin E supplementation may decrease scar formation. If your wound starts to itch, resist the urge to scratch it. Don't pick at it when it scabs over, you could open it back up again can cause worse scarring. ...Read more

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My husband is taking antibuse for alcohol recovery. Can he ingest food that has been cooked with a beer over time without getting sick.?

My husband is taking antibuse for alcohol recovery. Can he ingest food that has been cooked with a beer over time without getting sick.?

Yes: Usually when alcohol used to cook, if prepared correctly the alcohol evaporates in a cooking process, so it should be safe for him if food was cooked for prolong time. ...Read more

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How long after fiberotomy until i can eat normally? What is the recovery period like after a fiberotomy and when can I eat solid food? .

Few days-week: After any oral surgery, it usually takes a few days before things are not so sensitive. Best to go on a liquid diet (protein shakes, smoothies, etc) until you feel capable of handling some soft chewable foods, usually iw2ithi a week. Start warm salt water rinses after 24 hours to expedite healing. ...Read more

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Does people with anoerxia recovery eat healthy food or give them junk food?

Does people with anoerxia recovery eat healthy food or give them junk food?

There is no: one in the world who benefits from ingestion of junk food, except the stockholders of the company that sells it. ...Read more

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Sir i had got injury of fibula @ medial mellous can u tel me this injury take how much time to recovery and doctor put screw and plate into my food?

Sir i had got  injury of fibula @ medial mellous can u tel me this injury take how much time to recovery and doctor put screw and plate into my food?

4-6 months: It sounds as if you had what we call a bimalleolar ankle fracture. Sprains of the surrounding ligaments almost always accompanies these injuries as well. I'm guessing you will be limited in your ability to bear weight for 4-8 weeks and immobilized for 6-12 weeks. You then should plan on some form of rehab for another 1-3 months. Thus, your full recovery will likely be in the 4-6 month range. ...Read more

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Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?

Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?

No specific food: There are not specific foods that need to be eaten after surgery. In the first few hours you will likely be instructed not to eat and then slowly advance your diet back to your usual routine ...Read more

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Im 5weeks pregnant. Diagnosed ulcers, am on meds. D most escrutiating pain eva. Is der any foods to speed up recovery? Hope my baby will b fine #sad

Im 5weeks pregnant. Diagnosed ulcers, am on meds. D most escrutiating pain eva. Is der any foods to speed up recovery? Hope my baby will b fine #sad

Meds most important: Alcohol can cause Gastritis and should be avoided. Coffee, even decaf, increases stomach acid production and should be avoided. Spices, such as chile powder, black and red pepper, increase stomach acid production and should be avoided. Also void late night snacks, smoking, chewing tobacco and over the counter pain meds other than Tylenol (acetaminophen). (Aspirin, Aleve, Ibuprofen, Motrin, Midol, etc.) ...Read more

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Simplest way to gain muscle? (food, workouts, recovery time, ) also, do you recommend supplements? Such as whey protein powders. Do they harm the body?

Simplest way to gain muscle? (food, workouts, recovery time, ) also, do you recommend supplements? Such as whey protein powders. Do they harm the body?

Interval training: To build functional muscle (not just big ones) look into high intensity interval training. For nutrition it's best to use the paleo approach. Whey is good but watch out for highly proceeded products or ones with artificial sweeteners. ...Read more

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