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Dr. Pam Yoder
1,113 doctors shared insights

Healthy Diet (Overview)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, infection, and poor healing.


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What should I be eating if I want to maintain a healthy diet?

What should I be eating if I want to maintain a healthy diet?

A balanced diet: You should adjust your diet to maintain a healthy weight and make sure it is well balanced in carbohydrates, proteins (from fish, nuts, no-fat yogurt) and have limited amount of fats in it. I would advise more of plant based foods with ample veggies, grains and fruits (very important part of diet, in my view). Avoid meat heavy diets they are outright unhealthy due to excess saturated fats in them. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
1,113 doctors shared insights

Healthy Diet (Overview)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, infection, and poor healing.


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What's a healthy diet?

What's a healthy diet?

Veg, fruits, nuts: A healthy diet consists of mostly plant based including green leafy vegetables and all different colors of fruits and vegetables. The majority of these should be raw as in a salad or lightly steamed. Meat should consist of lean chicken, turkey, fish, and occasionally very lean beef or pork. Snacks should be fruits, tree nuts, and whole grains. Go light on the carbs and only whole grains. No sugar. ...Read more

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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim Dr. Ibrahim
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Healthy diet (Tip)

In trying to eat healthy, eat before hungry; and then it is easier to eat healthy. ...See more

Dr. David Brouwer Dr. Brouwer
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Eating a Healthy Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fast food
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Don't drink soda
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Eat small portions
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Minimize starches and sugars
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How to get a healthy diet?

How to get a healthy diet?

Variety: Portion control, moderation, variety and balance. Portion control is important- especially eating out where portion sizes have grown. Fresh fruits, vegetables, should be half of your plate. Legumes, beans, whole grains, a 1/4 plate and lean cuts of meat, fowl and fish, low fat dairy products 1/4 plate. Processed foods, high in animal saturated fats and processed sugars should be avoided. ...Read more

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How to go on healthy diet?

How to go on healthy diet?

For a healthy diet,: check out www.Drmcdougall.com or www.Nutritionfacts.org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health, including weight loss. ...Read more

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Healthy diet (Tip)

The primary focus of a healthy diet is to eat as many vegetables as possible. ...See more

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Is isagenix a healthy diet?

Is isagenix a healthy diet?

Not particularly: There's often little objective science available to answer such questions but i found this interesting article: http://www.Sciencebasedmedicine.Org/index.Php/isagenix-study-is-not-convincing/ in general, i don't advise diet programs based on gimmicks like meal substitutes.A long-term healthy diet is the best strategy- my favorite is http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx. ...Read more

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How can I eat a healthy diet?

How can I eat a healthy diet?

Variety: eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes. Eat lean meats chicken and fish and low fat dairy products. Try to eat from a variety of foods at each meal, and try to decrease intake of high sugar and processed foods. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Bowman Dr. Bowman
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Healthy diet (Tip)

Include exercise as part of any healthy diet. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Pregnancy (Checklist)

Don't smoke
daily
Take a walk: walking promotes easier labor
daily
Take prenatal vitamins with folate to reduce birth defects
daily
Eat a healthy diet, including lots of fruit and dairy products
daily
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How should be a healthy diet?

How should be a healthy diet?

Very good question: 1)eat what will rot and do it before it does-eat fresh meats fruits veges grains greens and beans. 2)avoid SAD diet= STANDARD AMERICAN diet full of additives preservatives and coloring dyes and preservatives. 3)add essential fatty acids like flax seed or fish oil. If you did this you will be over 90% right ...Read more

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How to manage a healthy diet?

How to manage a healthy diet?

Learn about it - do: it. Check www.choosemyplate.gov, foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for food info & healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Wright Dr. Wright
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Healthy diet (Tip)

Eat your bright green and bright yellow vegetables for a healthy diet. ...See more

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Staying Healthy while Traveling (Checklist)

If flying, reset sleeping time to destination when boarding plane
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Keep up exercise
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How can i get healthy diet?

How can i get healthy  diet?

Excellent question : space is limited so I can't give a detailed ans. here are the guidelines: eat what will rot & do it before it does means fresh meats fruits veges greens beans etc. avoid SAD DIET that is standard AMERICAN diet full of additives preservatives coloring dyes etc. for a more detailed ans please visit us at www.ehacstl.com and send us an email thru our website and request healthy diet and i will send u ...Read more

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How can I start a healthy diet?

How can I start a healthy diet?

Education first: Check www.choosemyplate.gov, foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for food info & healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

Dr. Mohammed Parvez Dr. Parvez
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Healthy diet (Tip)

Eat healthy and exercise daily. Avoid binge eating. ...See more

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Having a Healthy Third Trimester (Checklist)

Preregister for the delivery at your hospital
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Understand your employers maternity leave and short-term disability policy
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Buy an infant car seat and install it in your car
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Schedule Group B strep testing at 35 weeks
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Dr. Arthur Heller
2,585 doctors shared insights

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