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Foods that help with weight loss?

Foods that help with weight loss?

Less of them: At the end of the day you have to eat less, and balancing calories through the course of the day will help. Journal what you eat. Most people eat 33% more cal than they think they do. ...Read more

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What are some foods that help with constipation?

What are some foods that help with constipation?

Change your diet and: Fluids. Eat a high fiber diet between 20-25 grams per day, regular meal times and drink 80-100 oz of caffeine free alcohol free fluids daily. If you exercise and should add 20 oz per 30 minutes of strenuous exercise. Some meds contribute to constipation so take the meds with full glass of fluid instead of a sip in addition to the above recommended fluids. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that can help someone with ADHD?

Are there any foods that can help someone with ADHD?

ADHD: There have been some studies that indicate omega-3 supplementation and daily aerobic exercise can help manage ADHD. Best ...Read more

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What are some good tips for exercising with asthma and also foods to help with asthma?

What are some good tips for exercising with asthma and also foods to help with asthma?

Athletic asthma: There's no magic food. You already have an inhaler for the acute episodes; if your pulmonologist offers you low-level daily maintenance inhaled glucocortoicoids, by all means go for it. Stay very well hydrated and think about standing on the sidelines if it's really cold. I'm very glad you're pursuing fitness activities. Good luck. ...Read more

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Foods to help with fertility?

Foods to help with fertility?

Diverse foods: Complex carbohydrates, omega-3 fats and dha, and avoiding non-fat dairy are important dietary aids to fertility. Prenatal vitamins are a good idea. ...Read more

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Are there any good herbs or natural supplements that can help a child with adhd?

Are there any good herbs or natural supplements that can help a child with adhd?

Nothing Proven: Although there is ongoing research, so far nothing has been proven to help this problem do not believe unsubstatiated claims or advertising. If these things were so successful, don't you think all trained pediatricians would recommend them. Also , very few of these herbal products have any safety trials. Buyer beware! ...Read more

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Anyone take fish oils to help with low mood, and found it actually helped?

Anyone take fish oils to help with low mood, and found it actually helped?

Yes: There is research data linking low levels of epa and dha (in fish oil) to depression, violent behavior, suicide, and some learning disabilities. To make a difference with depression, you need to take enough fish oil consistently -- at least 1-2 grams per day of the epa part -- total fish oil would be at least 2-4 grams/day. http://www.drweil.com/drw/u/qaa400988/fish-oil-for-depression.html. ...Read more

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Is there evidence that diet changes (minimize sugar/carbs, gluten free etc...) can help a child with adhd?

Is there evidence that diet changes (minimize sugar/carbs, gluten free etc...) can help a child with adhd?

Unless a child has: Gluten enteropathy (celiac disease) documented by specific laboratory tests, there's no medical reason to use a gluten-free diet. Likewise, removing milk/milk products is necessary only for a milk protein allergy. There's no scientific evidence of efficacy of dietary manipulation in treatment of core symptoms of adhd., except in a very few who are sensitive to food additives. ...Read more

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What foods help with depression?

What foods help with depression?

Depression: Some research indicates that the omega-3 supplements in addition to a plant based diet can be helpful. Diet is likely a small contributor to resolving depression, psychotherapy is definitely the first line of defense. Best. ...Read more

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I want to add some weight and strength. Will a protein rich diet help me?

I want to add some weight and strength. Will a protein rich diet help me?

Exercise with weight: You need strength training to challenge your muscles, that will give you more muscles and increased strength. Your protein needs is probably about 1 gram of protein for every kilogram of weight. Too much protein and or calories as protein doesnt enhance muscle growth, it can end up as fat just as well. It can also put a strain on your kidneys who have to deal with the extra protein. ...Read more

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Please suggest me foods which are non-allergenic as well as low glycemic(both qualities together, e.G. Chicken) for a whole day diet plan.Please help.

Please suggest me foods which are non-allergenic as well as low glycemic(both qualities together, e.G. Chicken) for a whole day diet plan.Please help.

Individual needs: The most common foods causing sensitivities are wheat, corn, soy, eggs, dairy, peanuts, and tree nuts -- but you as an individual might react to any or none of these. A holistic or integrative physician can help you with a food elimination diet ; lab testing to learn your sensitivities. After this, a nutritionist will be able to help you develop a personalized food plan that works. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some good foods that help with weight loss?

What are some good foods that help with weight loss?

Stop Bad Foods/Drink: Here is a simple way to lose, without a diet, the list shows the reasons people gain wt. In order of most important & easiest to change, simply go down list, find your top 2 reasons, and then make a few changes, such as: diet soda for soda, subway for burgers, 100 cal packs: 1. Any drink with sugar 2. Fast foods 3. Fried foods 4. Skipping meals 5. Bad breakfasts 6 bad snacks 7. Large portions. ...Read more

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Can there be a vitamin or natural product that can help add in children?

Can there be a vitamin or natural product that can help add in children?

None with data: There are a variety of herbal products touted for their benefits to add kids.None are either pre-tested by the fda & they are not required to provide data on success rates. ...Read more

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What are some fruits/veggies that you can use to make smoothies that help gain weight?

What are some fruits/veggies that you can use to make smoothies that help gain weight?

Weight gain: Fruits and veggies have lots of carbs st about 4 cal/gm. They don't have much fat except for avocado. Fats have caloric content of about 9 cal/gm (2x as much). You should try to eat a balanced diet and exercise though not too vigorously and you'll gain. ...Read more

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Can a GFCF diet help with SPD and autism?

Can a GFCF diet help with SPD and autism?

Not unless the child: has Celiac Disease or is allergic to casein. See http://www.autismspeaks.org/what-autism/treatment/treatment-associated-medical-conditions/gi-disorders. Please seek referral to a Pediatric Gastroenterologist & nutritionist, as calorie & protein restriction can impact growth & health. Standards for GI evaluation in ASD:http://m.pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/125/Supplement_1/S19.full.pdf. ...Read more

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Can gingko help with symptoms of add and alzheimers?

Can gingko help with symptoms of add and alzheimers?

Still to be proven: A lot of herbs have said to help and various cultures have used various products for centuries stating these help but we scientist need hard core data to prove double blind ad is a complicated illness with genetic markers and plaque formation and apoe4 and the understanding we have now than before is making quantum leap but. Not there yet visit nia national institute of aging. ...Read more

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Please suggest that lukewarm water with honey and lime together take it with empty stomach cause to reduce some weight or it just a myth....Or works?

Please suggest that lukewarm water with honey and lime together take it with empty stomach cause to reduce some weight or it just a myth....Or works?

Diet and exercise: The healthiest way to lose weight is a healthy well balanced diet and regular exercise. Cut out all sodas and drink water instead. For snacks dont eat sugar filled cookies and such, instead opt for healthy snacks such as fruits, vegetables or even different kind of nuts which can also give you some energy. Get 7-8 hours of sleep at night which is important. Dont eat upto 2 hours before bedtime. ...Read more

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Could changing the way i eat like avoiding certain foods help with eczema?

Could changing the way i eat like avoiding certain foods help with eczema?

Eczema and Food: The most common foods that are related to allergies and eczema are wheat, eggs, soy, milk, peanuts and fish. ...Read more

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What are some good foods that help with thyroid disorders?

What are some good foods that help with thyroid disorders?

Balanced diet: Overall, the thyroid needs iodine to make thyroid hormone. However, excessive amount of iodine can affect thyroid function. Eating a balanced diet with iodized salt and considering a multivitamin with 150 mcg potassium iodide is a sensible approach. ...Read more