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How Vegetarian Eating Reverse Osteoporosis
Healthy starches: The best way to lose weight is to avoid starchy carbs, so the best way to gain is to eat lots of starches, but choose relatively healthy ones like whole grains and organic potatoes. Foods high in fat pack calories too, so nuts are also a good choice for gaining weight. Also, eating later in the day tends to cause weight gain. ...Read more
Avoid toxins,sugar &: Alcohol, many drugs (both prescribed & recreational) & environmental toxins like pesticides, pcb's & dioxins harm our livers, so it's best to avoid these. Also avoid deep-fried & genetically modified foods & excess sugar; being overweight leads to a fatty liver. Eat organic fruits & veggies. See http://www.Globalhealingcenter.Com/natural-health/top-9-herbs-for-liver-cleansing/ for info on herbs. ...Read more
Vegetarian: Possibly, but you don't want to lose muscle at all. Muscle is more metabolically active than fat, and allows you to move. To lose fat, you need to focus on healthy veggies, fruits, and proteins like beans, lentils, whole grains like quinoa, soy, etc. Healthy fats too. Many people lose weight as vegetarians becuase they're also avoiding processed foods. http://tinyurl.com/lhu2enn. ...Read more
It can be fast: You may enjoy it, and this will cause you to lose weight because you're making food choices that aren't greasy / sugary / extremely tasty so you won't overeat. You must supplement or you'll damage your nervous system. An even better option is to get with your physician and examine your diet and exercise habits -- fitness activities make friends for you & lifestyle change keeps you lean long-term. ...Read more
Better options: Despite a great deal written about the supposed health (as opposed to moral) benefits of the vegetarian / vegan diets, the most recent very large study in england showed no difference from meat-eaters in longevity or any category of disease. To reverse / control atherosclerosis, manage risk factors, eat sensibly as you like best, and especially get into serious physical fitness. ...Read more
Vegetarians can: Be drawn to empty calories, e.g., carbs. Try to graze, eat small amounts throughout the day. Include protein such as nuts, eggs, and a little cheese. (hard boiled eggs are convenient to take w/you.) peace and good health from a fellow vegetarian. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fluid and fiber: When u avoid carbs u do not get the type of carb known as "fiber" that is so important 4 soft bowel movements. Fiber holds the water in ur colon and keeps the stool soft. U can increase the fiber in ur diet without increasing carbs by supplementing with psyllium husk or other bulk laxative and then drinking lots of fluid . Take high fiber nuts, broccoli etc for your allowd carbs each day. ...Read more
? Can hyperinsulinemia type 2 diabetes be reversed with diet exercise? Im suffering low blood sugar and obesity exercise but don't lose weigh.
Insulinoma: Hight Insulin level is related to possible mass or tumor named insulinoma , in the pancreas. If you have low blood sugar and gain weight, normally i check the Insulin fasting and podtprandial, plus others test like thyroid profile, Insulin like factor, glucagon, alcat test , others. Patients can reverse eating better + some holistic treat .But chek all first ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vegetarian foods: To help with healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, smoothies (with added silken tofu), pasta/ bagels ; use of juice rather than soda. ...Read more
Cholesterol is now high so added daily workout, walking, eating mostly vegan. After 2wk, gained weight! can I find balanced lo-chol diet online?
Your choice: Both will require supplementing with nutrients, the vegan diet much more so. Both will cause you to lose weight because you're making food choices that aren't greasy / sugary / extremely tasty so you won't overeat. An even better option is to get with your physician and examine your diet and exercise habits -- fitness activities make friends for you & lifestyle change keeps you lean long-term. ...Read more
How to heal autoimmune disorder? Vegan diet? Juicing? Just eat greens? What's best way? Against antibiotics-
2.4 mcg: Assuming you are not otherwise B12 deficient, you need at least 2.4 mcg per day (more if pregnant). You can get this from pretty much any supplement containing b12. You should, however, get your blood tested to make sure you're not already deficient. If so, you can "catch up" before going on maintenance supplementation. Good job on going vegan. Now just make sure you take a B12 supplement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nuts, seeds: Nuts and seeds are high in nutrients and energy in a small size. Eating nuts and seeds as part of a well balanced diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, chicken, fish and dairy can help you gain weight when you eat more calories than you need. Figure out your calorie needs and increase them by 500 calories a day to gain a pound a week in weight. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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