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How often should I exercise to maintain good health for me and the baby?

How often should I exercise to maintain good health for me and the baby?

Daily: For optimal cardiovascular health and to decrease the risk of gestational diabetes and high blood pressure, you should get some form of exercise every day. This can be as simple as walking after meals. Try to find activities you enjoy or walk with a friend to help you stick to it. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Which books are good for advising what to eat and how to exercise when you're breast-feeding?

Which books are good for advising what to eat and how to exercise when you're breast-feeding?

Everything you need : Everything you need to know about breast by little brown and company is available on amazon.Com or any book store there are many other books about breast feeding on amazon.Com.But in my view the everything book is the best. ...Read more

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Hi ,what are the best foods to eat in order to insure a healthy lifestyle, and prolong my health. Thank you for your time?

Hi ,what are the best foods to eat in order to insure a healthy lifestyle, and prolong my health. Thank you for your time?

Exercise Food geneti: exercising is important, getting The right amount of sleep is important, eating sensibly, avoiding high-fat foods and carbohydrates, and the most important thing is choosing the correct parents. Genetics is an important determiner. ...Read more

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How can I motivate myself to exercise and what are good ways to regularly follow that routine and not give up on it?

How can I motivate myself to exercise and what are good ways to regularly follow that routine and not give up on it?

See below: Come up with a plan that fits in your lifestyle. Doing a group activity helps. Set up weekly goals that are achievable, start slowly and gradually build up your routine. Find activities that you really enjoy. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I want to starts yoga exercise is it good for me to reduce fats and be strong? And is their any laws for eating meat?

I want to starts yoga exercise is it good for me to reduce fats and be strong? And is their any laws for eating meat?

Great: Yoga is excellent both mentally and physically. No laws against any food as long as you count it into the totality of your daily intake. ...Read more

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How do I have the self control and motivation to strive for a healthy diet and daily exercise?

How do I have the self control and motivation to strive for a healthy diet and daily exercise?

Write down your: plan for nutrition and exercise. Ask your doc about it. Then find a friend who will support you in the process. Review things once a week and adjust your plan up or down to realistic levels. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How healthy and good is to eat ginger? Pregnant 25/5 weeks. And if its good how to eat it right and with what?Please answer

How healthy and good is to eat ginger? Pregnant 25/5 weeks. And if its good how to eat it right and with what?Please answer

Healthy: Ginger is an anti-inflammatory spice. Since you are past the first trimester you can take all kinds of spices in the normal range used in food. Ginger is great for nausea of pregnancy. Fresh ginger about 1/4" can be steeped in tea. It can be added to soups. It can be grated on meats and fish. It is delicious with cinnamon and cloves in baked apples, apple sauce, squash, sweet potato, etc. ...Read more

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Wanting to go vegetarian, what are the best vitamins and health tips for me to do this correctly and safely?

Wanting to go vegetarian, what are the best vitamins and health tips for me to do this correctly and safely?

Variety: The basis of a healthy diet (vegetarian or not) should be a wide variety of vegetables, preferably organic-try vegies of all colors as colors represent key nutrients. Adequate protein is important, from beans, nuts, seeds, organic dairy ; eggs. Enjoy a moderate amount of fruit- limit tropical fruits. Moderate whole grains. Avoid fried foods ; gmo foods. Take a good multivitamin. See my comment:. ...Read more

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How much activity do I need every day in order to maintain good digestive health? What are some workouts I can do?

How much activity do I need every day in order to maintain good digestive health?  What are some workouts I can do?

Exercise: in order to maintain good health and wellness, you need to exercise (walk, dance, swim,etc) 30 minutes a day 5-6 days a week. This will help your heart health, GI health and improve insulin resistance. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how is their daily school schedule modified to help keep your child safe and healthy?

Can you tell me how is their daily school schedule modified to help keep your child safe and healthy?

Not sure: I'm not sure what you mean. Most schools have a variety of protocols to protect the children, including not allowing visitors to wander around the school without checking in at the office. Most schools have fire drills and other planning in case of emergencies. Is that what you are asking about?? ...Read more

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My age is 17 and weight is 45.My body is weak.How can I increase my weight.Suggest me diet for and also tell how to to good loocking.

My age is 17 and weight is 45.My body is weak.How can I increase my weight.Suggest me diet for and also tell how to to good loocking.

If no illness, eat..: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well balanced diet and make sure you are getting all the nutrients you need. Don't cut out exercise as it is very good for the body and mind. Weight lifting and other muscle building exercises can help increase one's body mass. Do pull-ups, push-ups, sit-ups, etc. ...Read more

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How do I improve the health of my baby on breastmilk, and is this a good health?

How do I improve the health of my baby on breastmilk, and is this a good health?

Best way to feed: Breastfeeding has it all over that ''other'' stuff.Nature made it just right, even antibodies. And i think you will like it too. ...Read more

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Does my colon need to be cleansed periodically for me to stay in good health?

Does my colon need to be cleansed periodically for me to stay in good health?

No: Colon cleansing will remove the normal bacteria in the colon and can lead to overgrowth of harmful bacteria. Stool bulking agents such as fiber, psyllium, or products such as MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) work to promote natural evacuation of the tract. Probiotics will help maintian the natural flora. A well-balanced diet also will promote normal bowel function. ...Read more

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Women, 21y. How much and which type of physical exercise should I get everyday? Should i look for a professional to get orientation?

Women, 21y. How much and which type of physical exercise should I get everyday? Should i look for a professional to get orientation?

Alternate: On alternate days, do aerobic and weight bearing exercises if you don't have enough time to do both. If you do, work different muscle groups on alternate days and try different aerobic exercises from brisk walking to dancing. Start slow, repeat for a couple of weeks and then make the work-outs progressively harder. No need or advantage to overdo. Listen your body. ...Read more

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If your in good health and take 2.5mg Bisoprolol for Sinus Tachycardia can you go Jogging and go to the gym and keep active ?

If your in good health and take 2.5mg Bisoprolol for Sinus  Tachycardia can you go Jogging and go to the gym and keep active ?

That sounds fine.: You can exercise on a beta-blocker, yes. Just realize that your heart rate will not rise as you may expect, though, for the degree of exercise. Keep yourself hydrated to prevent your blood volume from contracting too much. ...Read more

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Hello Doctor! Can you give me a time table for a healthy lifestyle to improve my health as I live day by day? Thank you so much for your your concern.

Hello Doctor!
Can you give me a time table for a healthy lifestyle to improve my health as I live day by day? Thank you so much for your your concern.

Time table?: I'm not sure what you mean by time table; some people can make changes quickly, others more slowly. You might enjoy the book 8 Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weil for a program. I would start by improving diet; eliminate junk food, avoid sugar and fried food, eat mostly fruits and veggies. Increase physical activity; consider yoga/chi gong. Practice meditation or other relaxation techniques. ...Read more

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Is sardines can good for health and how much I can eat weekly? My calcium :11

Is sardines can good for health and how much I can eat weekly? My calcium :11

See below: Sardines are considered very good for health Eating a can daily or 3-4 times a week is often recommended. Sardines contain a healthy amount of calcium, but calcium in your diet will not cause your blood calcium to rise. Adequate calcium intake is encouraged for the typical patient with elevated calcium due to Hyperparathyroidism. ...Read more

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