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Foods That Speed Digestion Elimination
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
Not really: Antiacids, can actually delay digestion, as acid helps to break down food and nutritents. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
No: Physical exercise will speed up metabolism.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does eating frozen foods speed up the healing process? Since you put ice and cold things on an injury to help it heal?
Not likely: Placing ice would be a LOCAL treatment. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
No: No they do not.Get a more detailed answer ›
I was wondering what vitamins or foods I can take or eat to help with sex drive and make my mentalism speed up?
You can try dhea
if you want more detail, go here:. ...Read more
Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?
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
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
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
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
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
My BMI is 18.5 recovering frm anorexia. R there any foods out there I cld eat mre to speed up recovery n regain my period? I need it to cme bck fast.
Supplements...: Boost/Ensure type of neutrional supplement will help along with regular food. ...Read more
Food passes though my colon very slowly, strenuous to eliminate. High fiber diet, stool softeners make no difference. How can I speed it up?
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
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
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
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