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What's a healthy meal plan for elderly with limited mobility?

What's a healthy meal plan for elderly with limited mobility?

Needs more info: Assuming this person is healthy, low glycemic index diet will allow to maintain the weight. If the person able to exercise, then additional calories are needed. If this person has medical issues, perhaps a dietian consult is needed to ensure proper nutrition. ...Read more

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Difficulty Swallowing (Definition)

Difficulty swallowing is complex. One could have decreased saliva which will make the food thick and viscous and harder to swallow. Food or liquids may be difficult to swallow and feel like they are getting "stuck" in the throat. One may also "choke" on liquids or foods during the swallow, before , or after the swallow depending on the problem ...Read more


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What are some healthy dinner ideas for a diet?

What are some healthy dinner ideas for a diet?

Many sites: Check foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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What are some recipes for a healthy breakfast and lunch?

What are some recipes for a healthy breakfast and lunch?

Ask a dietitian.: The best person to consult in this regard would be a Registered Dietitian. RDs have years of education about food,nutrition, food science and such. An RD can help you well with food choices and meal planning for optimal health and wellness. They can also take into account medical issues. ...Read more

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What are healthy high calorie foods for a child with cystic fibrosis?

CF Nutrition: High calorie foods have more calories per ounce. For example, a tablespoon of olive oil, an ounce of cheese has more calories than same amount of rice. Adding cheese, olive oil, nuts, dressing to the meal will help boost calories. In addition, supplements are available specifically for CF patients. The cff.Org and prmg respiratory practice (fax 858 259 9689) can provide further information. ...Read more

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24 y.Bmi of 19 with healthy diet & healthy, nonsmoker, nonalcoholic, presenting for asymptomatic elevation of ALT 170 for 6 mos. Nafld? What to counsel?

24 y.Bmi of 19 with healthy diet & healthy, nonsmoker, nonalcoholic, presenting for asymptomatic elevation of ALT 170 for 6 mos. Nafld? What to counsel?

Work up: Chronic elevations in alt suggests liver issues. Ggtp? Ast? Alk phos? Hepatitis screen? Lipid panel? Etc. Lots of things to look into. Please see you doctor for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm on a calorie restricted diet of 1300 calories? What are some healthy lunch ideas for losing weight to take to school?

I'm on a calorie restricted diet of 1300 calories? What are some healthy lunch ideas for losing weight to take to school?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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What are some recommendations for food allowed on water restriction diets for CHF patients?

What are some recommendations for food allowed on water restriction diets for CHF patients?

Salt restriction: Salt restriction is more important than fluid restriction in most patients. Fluid restriction might be appropriate in a patient with low sodium. Salt restriction is important in all patients with congestive heart failure. A typical recommendation would be 2000 milligrams of sodium daily. ...Read more

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A healthy diet chart for post pregnant lady of 23years and 81kg?

A healthy diet chart for post pregnant lady of 23years and 81kg?

Healthy natural diet: "dieting" is not needed, as long as a breastfeeding woman eats only as many calories as needed to maintain her normal (pre-pregnant) weight. For example, if she was 140 pounds before pregnancy and is now 170 pounds, she should eat just enough for a 140 pound woman. Her 30 lb excess will be gradually used up in the production of breastmilk (25 ounces of breastmilk contains about 500 calories). ...Read more

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Is granola okay for those on a b.R.A.T. Diet?

Is granola okay for those on a b.R.A.T. Diet?

Hmm..: Raw granola may just be a little too harsh on an upset digestive system, and is not technically part of the brat diet.. ...Read more

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What are healthy breakfast and lunch options for a teen?

What are healthy breakfast and lunch options for a teen?

Breakfast : A healthy breakfast before school will have some protein to help the brain think. 1/2 a bagel with lowfat cream cheese and a glass of milk. Cereal with milk and some fresh orange juice. Lowfat pancakes with a glass of milk. An egg or two egg whites, slice of whole grain toast with fresh, 100% juice (4-8oz depending on the age of the child). Greek yogurt is a great choice too! ...Read more

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18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?

18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?

Reversible: Congratulations on eating healthy- it's not easy! having a poor diet may have created some extra fat cells and metabolic imbalances, but our bodies have great capacity to heal and any damage that might have been done should be reversible over time. For more advice on diet see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ & http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx. ...Read more

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List of vegetable food that should be good for 13 yrs child?

List of vegetable food that should be good for 13 yrs child?

All: You do not need a list. All edible vegetables are good, often eaten raw. Do not overcook them. Mother nature has packed in all sorts of health factors, maybe some that we have not isolated. ...Read more

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What are some healthy protein meals for someone with allergies?

What are some healthy protein meals for someone with allergies?

More info: I would have to know what exact allergy you are concerned about to give you specific options. There are lots of foods that are high in protein including Greek yogurt, eggs, cottage cheese, chicken, turkey, meat, seafood, lentils, beans, peanut butter/nuts, and tofu. Depending on your allergy I'm sure you could find a food on this list that you can tolerate. ...Read more

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What types of food constitutes a healthy dinner for someone on a diet?

What types of food constitutes a healthy dinner for someone on a diet?

Think fiber: Most diets fail due to limited nutritional value and social value. Increasing fiber through more vegetables, more foods with vibrant colors and texture, can fill the plate and the need for a longer meal experience. Focus on taste and slow pleasures. Fatty and meat based portions of any meal will sabatoge the process. Use lean meats and fish to accentuate one quarter of the plate. ...Read more

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Can a celiac eat gluten on purpose for weight loss?

Can a celiac eat gluten on purpose for weight loss?

Nope. : You risk not absorbing nutrients and even developing certain cancers. This is definitely not a good strategy! Changing your behavior is HARD! Here is a health game that will help! Commit to tracking your nutrition and weighing in weekly. Losing just 10 pounds can reverse diabetic state. https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?m ...Read more

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What are some healthy lunch choices for adults?

What are some healthy lunch choices for adults?

Ask a dietitian.: The best person to consult in this regard would be a Registered Dietitian. RDs have years of education about food,nutrition, food science and such. An RD can help you well with food choices and meal planning for optimal health and wellness. They can also take into account medical issues. www.eatright.org. ...Read more

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Does eating oats as dinner regularly causes sex problems ? My age is 30 m . I eat oats for diet and weight loss for a short period of 1.5 month .

Does eating oats as dinner regularly causes sex problems ? My age is 30 m . I eat oats for diet and weight loss for a short period of 1.5 month .

All in moderation...: As the saying goes, everything in moderation. Eating oats as a typical part of a balance diet should not cause any sexual problems. If a person thinks he gets problems from eating oats, he can write down his symptoms on a calendar, recording when the symptoms occur, what he does each day, what he eats each day, what makes symptoms better or worse... and then take the calendar to the doctor visit. ...Read more

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What are easy meal suggestions for a heart-healthy diet?

What are easy meal suggestions for a heart-healthy diet?

Loads of ideas: 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