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What a good diet?

What a good diet?

Balanced diet: Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables and fruits, and whole grains; low in saturated fats and processed foods. Limit intake of alcohol. It would be good to supplement your diet with aerobic exercise for a healthful life style. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

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


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What's a good diet?

What's a good diet?

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

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Is lighterlife a good diet?

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

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What are their any good diets that include carbs?

What are their any good diets that include carbs?

Many, many: My favorite eating plan has been Medifast or Take Shape for Life. This has been the most effective for me and my patients - especially those with diabetes. Others that will work include Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Carbohydrate Addicts Diet ...Read more

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What is a good diet?

What is a good diet?

Balanced diet: A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grains; low in saturated fats; no tobacco; no more than one drink a day, execersie at least 150 minutes/wk and eat only as much as is needed to maintain your ideal body weight. ...Read more

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What is a good diet?

What is a good diet?

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

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What can be a good diet for me?

What can be a good diet for me?

Don't diet: The science is clear. Although you can lose weight with certain diets, the weight almost never stays off. Forget dieting altogether. Read my blog on the subject at. http://mdprevent.blogspot.com/2013/11/stop-weight-loss-madness.html. ...Read more

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What are the different kind of good diet foods?

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 more

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What's a good diet, if you don't like eating vegetables?

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

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What is a good diet plan?

What is a good diet plan?

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 more

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