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How Does Unhealthy Eating Habits Affect Our Health
I've been getting into the habit of drinking honey and lemon water. Is that unhealthy? Will there be side-effects that negatively impact my health?
Depression: Enjoying our food activates the pleasure-sensing portions of our brains. Also, good nutrition plays a prominent role in our mental health. A more specific example of the relationship between eating and mental health involves depression. In typical depression, folks will start eating less; in atypical depression, folks will tend to overeat and snack often. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Is eating sweets like chocolate, cakes , chips and unhealthy foods everyday bad for health even if i workout everyday?
Obesity generally.: that affects 1 in 3 adults in the US with consequent increased risk of diabetes and heart disease. Changeable, by methods to change behavior. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ outlines some habits/compulsions/triggers/patterns of eating that cause obesity and ways to deal with it. ...Read more
After eating i cough up phelgm ..what might cause this. This has been happening for a few years. No ill health except for sarcoidosis which has gone.
Could be reflux: this can assume Jim is coming with reflux. You would be wise to discuss this with your physician. You may be advised to see a gastroenterologist to help confirm this diagnosis. You should have s chest x-ray or other imaging to see if there are any chronic lung problems from reflux. The sarcoidosis may not be an issue anymore but that still needs clarification in view of your persistent symptoms ...Read more
Looking for helpful and useful tips of breaking a life long habit of unhealthy eating any suggestions?
99%OfTheYankeeDiet: The nature of your question impels me to say"everything you currently eat."But that aside,keep it simple:anything that does not include fresh raw greens & other vegetables,lean meats & whole grains.My reductio ad absurdum is"protein & roughage."But it can get more complicated,like vegetarian,vegan,no red meats at all,etc etc.(for fun,Google "Breatharian").Try "Nutrition for Dummies"(Amazon $17.95) ...Read more
Starts with desire!: See your primary care doctor first to get a check-up. Then, follow the mediterranean diet, daily physical activity 300 minutes per week for life. Reduce alcohol intake to 1 glass of wine 3-4 times per week. Avoid unsaturated fats, eat lots of good fats, eat and drink well in moderation. Eat protein at all meals and do not skip meals! ...Read more
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