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Doctor insights on: Foods That Speed Digestion Elimination

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What can I do to speed digestion up?

What can I do to speed digestion up?

Sure we can help...: ...but you're going to have to be more specific as to your symptoms, signs, medical conditions, drugs tried, tests performed with results in order to get a directed response. Further, what is your therapeutic goal--more rapid GI transit, the ability to eat larger quantities, faster metabolism??? ...Read more

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How does mestinon (pyridostigmine) affect the speed of digestion?

How does mestinon (pyridostigmine) affect the speed of digestion?

It dose stimulate: The muscules I the wall of the intestine and possibley increase disgestion in people how low active activity. ...Read more

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How to speed up the digestion. So I can avoid a swelled up tummy?

How to speed up the digestion. So I can avoid a swelled up tummy?

Fiber and Exercise: Fiber exercises the muscle in the walls of the large bowel and decrease the amount of time the remants of digestion are in the colon. In addition being physically active speeds up metabolism and reduces the time the remnants of digestion are in the colon. ...Read more

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Could taking an indigestion/antacid tablet speed up digestion?

Could taking an indigestion/antacid tablet speed up digestion?

Not really: Antiacids, can actually delay digestion, as acid helps to break down food and nutritents. ...Read more

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How does mestinon (pyridostigmine) affect speed of digestion or stomach emptying?

How does mestinon (pyridostigmine) affect speed of digestion or stomach emptying?

Moves things quicker: Because of how it works (enhances acetylcholine effect on gut) it can causes nausea/vomitting, increases peristalsis (moves bowel/gut/stomache quicker), salivation, urination frequency, as well as causing slow of heart rate and low blood pressure etc...Its only medical uses are for myasthenia gravis and as an antidote for some anesthetic agent. If u have much trouble, consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods speed up your metabolism?

Please suggest what foods speed up your metabolism?

Careful: You can try caffeine, but excessive doses can cause issues with heart arrhythmia. ...Read more

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I want to know what foods can help me to speed up my metabolism.

I want to know what foods can help me to speed up my metabolism.

Metabolism: More colorfully veges and fruits like berries. Actually exercise boots up the metabolism. Sugar slows it down. ...Read more

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Can you please guide me on foods you can use to speed up your metabolism?

Can you please guide me on foods you can use to speed up your metabolism?

Careful: You can try caffeine, but excessive doses can cause issues with heart arrhythmia. ...Read more

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What foods or exercises can improve your speed?

Not an easy: Answer in 400 characters or less. Nutrition wise, there is no "speed" diet but rather a healthy diet that is nutritionally sound is key for allowing optimal muscle growth. I'm also not sure what you mean by speed. If you mean explosiveness, like that in sprinting, then plyometrics, sprinting, and building an overall strong body are key - look at the physiques of the worlds top sprinters. ...Read more

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Do spicy foods speed up your metabolism?

Do spicy foods speed up your metabolism?

Minimally: They marginally increase your metabolism. But eating spicy foods is no way to lose weight. ...Read more

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What is the best food to speed up metabolism?

What is the best food to speed up metabolism?

Eat breakfast: One of the best ways to boost metabolism is to eat a healthy, well-rounded breakfast including whole grains, a hearty protein, and fruit. Choose green tea over coffee. If you don't have cholesterol issues, you could consider the economical choice of oatmeal and a boiled egg. Here is a link to healthy, protein-packed recipe from dr. Oz: ...Read more

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What foods speed up metabolism for wt loss? Celery?

What foods speed up metabolism for wt loss? Celery?

Metabolism: Celery acts as a mild fluid pill, and eating a lot fills your stomach with no calories and roughage. Exercise is the healthiest way to stimulate metabolism. Diet medications or stimulants, that some people consume as food, can also increase you metabolism a little. Foods that consume more calories to digest, proteins, least is fat and carbs. Best foods are no to low calorie vegetables - go vegan. ...Read more

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Scientists have discovered any tricks or food that speed up your metabolism?

Scientists have discovered any tricks or food that speed up your metabolism?

Coffee: Caffeine is so stimulating that many people have become ' addicted' to it. It does speed up your metabolism as would be tea. Just don't overdo it. I would not recommend anything else otherwise. Get on a regular exercise program and it will far better for your health. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat to speed up weight loss?

What are the best foods to eat to speed up weight loss?

See below: Lean proteins, good fats (nuts/seeds/salmon/ tuna/omega-3's/polyunsaturated), low glycemic carbs including fruits & veggies. Avoid sugary foods, fast foods, high fructose corn syrup & sugar substitutes (don't turn off the hungry signal so u keep eating). Control portions. 4-6 mini meals instead of 3 large ones keep blood sugar level more steady & stave off hunger. ...Read more

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Are there any foods that would help speed up weight loss?

Are there any foods that would help speed up weight loss?

No quick fix: The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www. Drnewton. Tsfl. Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program. ...Read more

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Can you please guide me on foods that will help speed up my weight loss?

Can you please guide me on foods that will help speed up my weight loss?

Less: There are no "magic" foods that speed up weight loss. Don't believe what you read on the internet or see on tv. The only way is to eat fewer calories than you burn off. It's 3500 calories to either gain or lose a pound. Talk with your dietitian. ...Read more

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Why do I feel like fainting and wanna puke after I've done my running speed workout in the gym. I had solid food 2 hours before.

Why do I feel like fainting and wanna puke after I've done my running speed workout in the gym. I had solid food 2 hours before.

See a physician: You should consult a physician. Your symptoms are serious and they should be worked up. Are you taking any supplements before your training. Your symptoms me be due to overtraining and over exertion. But this can be said only after other serious causes have been ruled out. ...Read more

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What are the best ways/foods to increase metabolism (n speed up weight loss)?

What are the best ways/foods to increase metabolism (n speed up weight loss)?

Fun activity: Diet and weight loss comes down to input calories vs output activities. No food will ever help as much as more fun aerobic activity, something you enjoy and makes you sweat. Then look for foods low on the glycemic index - vegetables in particular. ...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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Any way to speed up the excretion of vitamin a from your body? Increased physical activity? Food intake?

Any way to speed up the excretion of vitamin a from your body? Increased physical activity? Food intake?

None known: Again, juicing kale, carrots & broccoli can not cause vit a toxicity- they have no vit, a, only carotenoids you convert to a if needed. Vit a toxicity has never been shown to occur from these. But you still seem convinced you have too much vit. A so please ask your doctor to test "serum retinol." once you see your levels are normal you can focus on finding the real cause of your various symptoms! ...Read more

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I'm 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

I'm 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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How do I speed up metabolism. Low energy post lunch, struggle to drop lbs. Work out twice a week, eat lean meats, sea food. Guilty of carbs, and wine?

How do I speed up metabolism. Low energy post lunch, struggle to drop lbs. Work out twice a week, eat lean meats, sea food. Guilty of carbs, and wine?

Proper breakfast: Look into high intensity interval training, but eating right is key. Try making your first meal a combination of protein and healthy fats (bacon and eggs without the carbs). The best fats to use are medium chain triglycerides because your body uses them directly for energy and then shifts into fat burning. Also if you avoid carbs your Insulin levels stay low and that inhibits fat storage. ...Read more

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Hi Doc I fell off my bike and I had superficial abrasion on the right gluteous maximus and right elbow. What nutrition would you recommend to speed up?

Hi Doc I fell off my bike and I had superficial abrasion on the right gluteous maximus and right elbow. What nutrition would you recommend to speed up?

Local wound care: Is the most important to prevent infection. Hopefully you have washed and cleaned the Abrasions, Covered with Antibiotic ointment. Check daily for good healing. Anti inflammatory medicine like Advil/Aleve/Ibuprofen& Ice application and will help to reduce the swelling and pain for first 2 days.
Balance food/good Hydration will ensure the healing if you do not have other medical problems like DM. ...Read more

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I'm just after Achilles tendon rupture surgery. What should I do/not do to speed up the healing process? Any medicals/food complements? Thank you ;)

I'm just after Achilles tendon rupture surgery. What should I do/not do to speed up the healing process? Any medicals/food complements? Thank you ;)

A rough injury: Any orthopedic, podiatrist, or pmr specialist feel free to add detail: my pcp advice is simply rest, ice, oral and/or topical anti-inflammatories, and gentle, progressive foot stretching exercises. Follow your surgeon's plan. In addition to pt, eating a high protein diet and adding multivitamins to provide the nutrients needed to speed healing may help time is what it truly takes! Take care. ...Read more

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Food passes though my colon very slowly, strenuous to eliminate. High fiber diet, stool softeners make no difference. How can I speed it up?

Food passes though my colon very slowly, strenuous to eliminate. High fiber diet, stool softeners make no difference. How can I speed it up?

Water: Transit can be variable. The "normal" bowel movement frequency ranges from 3 a day to 3 a week. Try adding water to you regimen, up to 120 ounces each day. ...Read more

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What are the food to aid digestion?

What are the food to aid digestion?

Healthy food: Your body will process any food you eat. There are many people who have food sensitivities and everyone is an individual. Avoid foods that bother you would be the best course of action; as always healthy eating avoid processed food is best. Many people have celiac disease (1%) of the population which is a sensitively to gluten protein should also consider this during food selection. ...Read more

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How does digestion get the nutrients out of food?

How does digestion get the nutrients out of food?

Complex: Digestion is a complex process, but the simple view of it is that the upper digestive tract mostly mashes the food up, which allows the intestines to remove the nutrients mostly by the use of enzymes. As I said, it's much more complex than that, but that's the basics. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What foods are the easiest to digest if you have issues with digestion?

What foods are the easiest to digest if you have issues with digestion?

Depends: On the digestion issue, e.G gas, bloat, or cramps, or nausea, or diarrhea, or constipation, or pain (location is a factor). In general, avoid fried greasy, spicy foods, alcohol, chocolate, coffee. Some are sensitive to the carbohydrates in dairy, or grains and beans. Some have issues withe proteins in wheat and some other grains. Avoid carbonated beverages, sugarless gum (sorbitol). See a doc, rd. ...Read more

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Hey what kind of food good for strong digestion? Thanks

Hey what kind of food good for strong digestion? Thanks

Try ginger: Like perhaps ginger tea. Peppermint tea also works. Preferably without added caffeine. A balanced diet with lots of fruits and vegetables void of fast foods will also help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is chewing food more thoroughly really beneficial to your digestion?

Is chewing food more thoroughly really beneficial to your digestion?

Yes: Chewing food into smaller pieces and allowing the digestive enzymes to more effectively process the food is better for you for lots of reasons. ...Read more