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Healthy Home Cooked Meals
Home meals healthy: Meals prepared properly at home are probably the most healthy you can regulate how much salt, fats and other ingredients go into your meals. You also choose the ways they are prepared and the proportion sides you want. So it would be best if possible to prepare your own meals at home. ...Read more
I eat mostly once a day and i don't like snacking. But i eat mostly home cooked meal. How do I add a little weight. I weigh around 80kg or is it ok?
Are ingredients such as cream and red wine ok to use on home cooked meals for a baby under 1 year old?
Doc why everytime I have a nice home cooked meal and i get pretty full i get so sleepy 10 minutes later . I weight 210 pounds im 5'7 am i obese?
Sleep medicine : This is normal. The autonomic nervous system is diverting most of the blood flow to the digestive system to work on digestion. Heavily proteinaceous meals will elevate the blood levels of certain Amino Acid like triptophan. This increases the synthesis of serotonin which will make you feel relaxed and sleepy. Reducing portions helps. ...Read more
Is the sugar from fruits healthy I have a fruit plate everyday and one cooked meal im trying to lose weight tht shld lessen my daily calories intake?
I feel like vomiting these days after every meal which I am having from restaurant ( i rarely cook at home ) and have problem with gas on stomach.
See pcp: R G.I. Work up. This is not normal ; should be attended to. ...Read more
When do you know its time for a dementia patient to go to a nursing home? Mother is 85 years old..Lives alone in apartment..Forgetful, but otherwise good health..Apartment is extremely clean and tidy, makes her own meals, walks independently. Siblings w
The : The basic reason for a person to live permanently at a nursing home is if they can not function without assistance. Can the person handle every day tasks of living such as brushing their teeth, washing themself, dressing themself? Does the person engage in unsafe behaviors such as forgetting to turn off the oven? Does the person have a medical condition that would make it unsafe to live alone such as falling often or seizures? Is the person depressed and isolating themself? I think that it is excellent that your mother continues to interact with others and that she maintains her own home and makes her own meals. Many elderly people who have difficulty with some of those activities of daily living, may still elect to live independently in their own home but might have some meals delivered or might have maid service. Sometimes relatives want their elders to be placed in nursing homes so that they will not worry about them. I think it is very important to ask the person what their desire is. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stomach Storage: The stomach is a storage organ and yours must be large enough to contain a whole day's food at one time. This is fine as long as it works for you. Warning signs would be: sleepiness or fatigue 2 hours after your meal, heartburn or reflux when you lie down, a sour, bitter taste in your mouth when you wake up (reflux) cavities in your back teeth (acid erosion) or weight gain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Garlic: It has been well established that eating garlic is healthy. Taking 1-2 cloves daily is in my opinion good. I do not think you have to have it with every meal. ...Read more
Several options: There is no perfect meal plan that suits everyone. The best meal plan in my opinion is the dash diet. It focus on balance nutrition diet and keep saturated fat and processed carbohydrates intake low. It has been shown to reduce the risks of many medical problems. I am glad that you are thinking about healthier living at such a young age. For more information, see http://dashdiet.Org/. ...Read more
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