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Will eating high GI foods regularly increase the chance of getting diabetes in future (even if that high GI food is considered healthy food) ?

Will eating high GI foods regularly increase the chance of getting diabetes in future (even if that high GI food is considered healthy food) ?

High Glycemic Index: foods increase the production of insulin more than lower GI foods. Thus, they can promote type II diabetes more easily. Peace and good health. Berries are low GI and good for you. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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What food diet should be followed to improve chances of success in an IVF cycle?

What food diet should be followed to improve chances of success in an IVF cycle?

Healthy ones: No specific diet is better than any other, so long as both are nutritionally sound. There are no fertility diets or ivf diets. A reasonable number of calories from healthy foods, avoid junk , limit caffeine and alcohol, avoiding tobacco contribute to overall health. Women who are Insulin resistant may benefit from a low-glycemic-index diet, but this is for health and weight, not fertility. ...Read more

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What are some of the statistics of eating fast food compared to healthy food?

What are some of the statistics of eating fast food compared to healthy food?

Too High: About 1 in 4 people eat fast food every day (https://www.dosomething.org/us/facts/11-facts-about-american-eating-habits). American children now get about one quarter of their total vegetable servings in the form of potato chips and French fries. http://www.cbsnews.com/news/americans-are-obsessed-with-fast-food-the-dark-side-of-the-all-american-meal/ ...Read more

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What is the cost of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods?

What is the cost of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods?

Cost of foods: You die earlier with unhealthy foods. And you spend more of your life suffering from cardiovascular disease before you die. The choice is up to you. ...Read more

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No carb diets, are they unhealthy if so why ? And what's the lowest amount of carbohydrates a person can eat per day for optimal weight loss ?

No carb diets, are they unhealthy if so why ? And what's the lowest amount of carbohydrates a person can eat per day for optimal weight loss ?

ConsistentModeration: Your metabolism is like a fire. Fuel it regularly to maximize it.Eat palm sized portion of protein and complex carb every 2-3 hr. Sprinkle 4 fruits ; 4-5 veggie portions across the day.Hydrate!water intake (10 oz x 10 times a day). Do not restrict as your body parts need all types of nutrition for optimal function.Exercise in moderation 30-50min 6days a week: fast walking, swimming, biking. ...Read more

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For the experts - might waking up in middle of night to eat small healthy snack increase weight loss?

For the experts - might waking up in middle of night to eat small healthy snack increase weight loss?

Exact opposite: It will do exactly the opposite and lead to more weight gain, not loss. Extra calories at any time of day (or nite) just make it more difficult to lose weight. Exercise before bedtime may make you sleep better and burn up extra calories as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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What benefit would you get eating low and high glycemic food at the same time and in equal amounts? None?

What benefit would you get eating low and high glycemic food at the same time and in equal amounts?  None?

Probably none: You do not change the gycemic index of the high glycemic index food by mixing it with low ones. So the less you eat of high glycemic food the better it is. ...Read more

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How does the cost of healthy food compare to that of junk food?

How does the cost of healthy food compare to that of junk food?

Unfortunately: In many circumstances, "healthy" foods cost more than "junk" food. Some of this revolves around what comprises "healthy" foods versus "junk" food, as governmental subsidies allow for the food stuffs that tend to make up most of "junk" food cheaper than healthy foods! Just think about how massive a meal you can get at McDonald's for under six bucks or even less ! ...Read more

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Ejection fraction of gb very low. Diet stripped down to lean meats, fruits, vegs. Reflux in throat that is constant yet varies in intensity. Related?

Ejection fraction of gb very low. Diet stripped down to lean meats, fruits, vegs. Reflux in throat that is constant yet varies in intensity. Related?

Maybe...: Healthtap is full of answers regarding gerd's causes, variations, and approaches for prevention. There is a phenomenon known as "biliary dyspepsia." if no relief from prevacid, (lansoprazole) please consider your doctor's advice regarding management of your sick gallbladder. ...Read more

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With publicity on the mediterranean diet, are doctors getting average americans to eat 2-3 tbsp of olive oil daily, and into what foods is it added?

With publicity on the mediterranean diet, are doctors getting average americans to eat 2-3 tbsp of olive oil daily, and into what foods is it added?

Depends: Cannot speak for other doctors, but i routinely tell my patients to add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to their food, to pour it over after cooking. ...Read more

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What is the difference in the nutritional content of fast food compared to healthy food?

What is the difference in the nutritional content of fast food compared to healthy food?

Fast food: too many calories, too much fat, too much salt, not enough potassium to mention a few. You can go to say McDonald's web site and see all the details on what is in everything they serve. ...Read more

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3rd ivf, but consistently producing less than stellar egg quality. I end up extracting high quantity of eggs 15-21. What can improve egg quality, ?

3rd ivf, but consistently producing less than stellar egg quality. I end up extracting high quantity of eggs 15-21.  What can improve egg quality, ?

3 cycles??: Most of my ivf patients are successful on their first cycle. Do you have pcos? Young and good responder? Are you seeing a board certified re? Check www.Pregnitude.Com to see something i researched and found to help eggs. ...Read more

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Help please! is eating 2000 calories of junkfood same as 2000 calories of healthy food for the body?

NO: Numbers do not determine usefulness - as an example: is 5 gallons of gasoline the same as 5 gallons of water to swallow in your body over the next week or so. Of course not - be realistic in the qualtiy of the product and not the numbers attached. ...Read more

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How many percentage of chances is there in chocolate cyst to shrink within itself only by avoiding food that boost up estrogen in our body ?

How many percentage of chances is there in chocolate cyst to shrink within itself only by avoiding food that boost up estrogen in our body ?

No Chances of Shrink: Chocolate cysts are endometriosis cysts on the ovary. There are no drugs or diet changes that will make those go away. Based on the way they form, they can't really decrease in size - only increase over time. Surgery is the only way to make the cyst disappear and even with surgery, there is a 15-20% chance the cyst will re-form. ...Read more

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Banana, apple, orange, dates, all healthy fruits but got sugar. What is the max daily allowance to consume of these for healthy and diabetic person. ?

Banana, apple, orange, dates, all healthy fruits but got sugar. What is the max daily allowance to consume of these for healthy and diabetic person.
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2 and 4 cups: I usually recommend 2 cups of fruits (berries and melons have less sugar than the ones you mentioned) for diabetics and 4 cups for non diabetics daily. Fruits are healthy source of vitamins but can cause weight gain if consumed a lot. ...Read more

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What are some small healthy meals to eat throughout the day to boost your metabolism?

What are some small healthy meals to eat throughout the day to boost your metabolism?

Protein plus: 1 ounce of peanut butter, and a fruit like an apple or banana will give you protein, fiber and 200 calorie healthy unsaturated fat snack. If you want less calories, have 10z of peanut butter on celery or carrots. You can alternate the peanut butter with a 1/2 to an ounce of walnuts or almonds and increase your omega three healthy fats. ...Read more

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Skinny guy - gaining weight. What's the best regular food item to eat? Any supplements that can slow down the metabolism?

Skinny guy - gaining weight. What's the best regular food item to eat? Any supplements that can slow down the metabolism?

Complex carbohydrate: Complex carbohydrates such as sweet potatoes, whole grains, beans and legumes - provide starch, stored as glycogen which is available to you for your workouts and for your muscles- so when you do resistance training to build up muscle mass- you will have the energy to do so. Building muscle is probably the best way to gain healthy weight. GOOD LUCK ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more