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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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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 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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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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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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