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refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Avoid processed food: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product.. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more
Probably works...: Per lighterlife website: "you'll follow a diet plan using foodpacks (shakes, meals, bars etc.) ; healthy recipes. We give you support through small weekly groups with a counselor...Foodpacks are priced from £1.80 ; group counselling sessions at £15." looks like u may incur considerable expense, ; maintenance of weight loss may be an issue. No substitute for diet moderation ; exercise--u can do it! ...Read more
Mediterranean diet: A good diet really isn't a diet b/c diets are temporary. Instead, look to make a lifestyle change. With that said, recent randomized controlled trial demonstrated ability of mediterranean diet to prevent heart disease. Check out http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/mediterranean-diet-prevents-heart.Html. Just remember that this needs to become a way of life. And don't forget to get/stay active. ...Read more
It Depends: What is considered a "good diet food" will vary based on the goals of dietary adjustments. However, in general fresh fruits and vegetables, lean meats, fish, low-fat dairy and whole grains are typically considered healthy foods. It's also very important to maintain good hydration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vegetables: You shouldn't label yourself as someone who doesn't like eating vegetables. Sounds like you are over generalizing. Would recommend trying different varieties until you find your favorites. ...Read more
Fresh foods: A good diet plan includes one-ingredient foods. For example, vegetables, fruits, chicken, turkey, beef, fish, nuts. Stay away from pre-packaged and heavily processed foods. Drink water instead of soda and juice. Also, listen to your body and try to eat only when you're hungry, and then eat until you are satisfied, not stuffed. Eat slowly and wait 15 minutes before going for seconds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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