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High Meat Intake And Elevated Creatinine
Lt ankle/foot always swollen slight-large amt, 2yrs. Bun/creatinine levels run high. High protein intake. No salt-restricted diet. Causes of swelling?
Renal & venous probs: An elevated BUN & creatinine for 2 yrs. Means that you have chronic renal disease. You are on the worst possible diet for this, which should be low protein and low sodium. The swelling may be due to this + chronic venous insufficiency, which is more likely--for anatomic reasons--to occur in left leg. An internist specializing in kidney disease (nephrologist) is whose care you should be under. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it a good idea to eat animal organs if I want to reduce meat intake? Are organs counted as meat too?
NOt good idea: Animal organs are even higher in cholesterol than the meat. I do not suggested animal organs to reduce meat intake. Instead, I would suggest more fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains, nuts and seeds. ...Read more
Vegetarian "meat": If you eat a variety of vegetables, legumes, and whole grains, you will get all the protein you need. Meat analogues certainly have lots of protein, but one drawback is that they are highly processed. They also tend to be high in sodium. Use them sparingly if you do use them to wean off flesh-based food. ...Read more
If I'm considering a vegetarian diet, what are some of the best non-meat, non-soy sources of protein and iron to ensure my intake is adequate?
I have a healthy diet: plenty of fruits, vegetables and meats; i drink a lot of water; my grain and diary intake is low; and I am active. I am consistently constipated. What can I do?
Lightheaded weak and tired i don't feel that i get the right amount of iron intake daily i don't eat meat..Could i be anemic awful headaches aswell?
Weak/Iron: Yes, you could be anemic but your doc will tell you for sure. If that is the case it can be taken care of even if you don't eat meat. A nutritionist can give you guidance. You are especially at risk as a young woman. ...Read more
Creatinine level around 114-116 micromol/L (50-120 normal) for a few times after pause for 2 months of not using creatine.Eating alot meat and train?
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