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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


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I am trying to lose weight but I do not eat vegetables and fruits. How can I lose weight?

I am trying to lose weight but I do not eat vegetables and fruits. How can I lose weight?

Exercise: Try a no carb breakfast and low fat lunch and dinner plus exercise such as seen here:this is the workout i used to lose weight, plus about 3-4 miles of jogging per week. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=al65x5mt4ge&feature=youtube_gdata_player. ...Read more

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No matter what I do I can't put on weight. I am underweight but I always eat a balanced diet. I eat like a horse but can't gain weight. please help.

No matter what I do I can't put on weight. I am underweight but I always eat a balanced diet. I eat like a horse but can't gain weight. please help.

Gaining weight: 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, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, Smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), Greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey. ...Read more

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I know its not healthy but how do I lose 10 pounds a week?

I know its not healthy but how do I lose 10 pounds a week?

Good point: You acknowledge that it is not healthy. That is very correct. You should not try to lose that much weight that quickly. The other half of the equations is that when you lose weight that fast, you invariably gain it back. ...Read more

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How do I know what type of food is right for me , I have tried and still continue to eat healthy but not losing weight.

How do I know what type of food is right for me , I have tried and still continue to eat healthy but not losing weight.

↓ Amounts & ↓↓Carbs: No one retains wt. If food intake ?ed enough. Weigh & track daily to 0.1 lb, 1st thing in am, after commode with nothing on & review previous day foods while still remember. Unhealthy hi-carb, low-fat foods long promoted (started by ancel keys: cherry picked data to promote his theory) study: "how the government makes you fat", "stossel debunking food myths", nusi.Org, fatchance.Html, lustig, etc. ...Read more

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If I am really overweight and i want to lose weight quickly but healthily, how many calories should I eat?

If I am really overweight and i want to lose weight quickly but healthily, how many calories should I eat?

Be patient and go sl: Weight loss takes a lot of discipline and practice it for the long hall. Eat less, slowly cutting on daily calories gradually.. Stay under 1500 caloris a day. Also eat healthy food with ample vegetables, fruits and grains supplemented with proteins. Avoid fats and oily foods. Proteins are best found in eggs, tofu, fish and nuts and in. Low fat dairy and yogurt. Avoid sugars and too many sweets. ...Read more

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I am trying to lose weight I watch what I eat and drink. I stay away from fast food I work out but it doesn't seem to be working out I am not losing?

Cut out carbs: You may be eating too many carbohydrates. You only need about 150 grams per day. When you eat more than you need for fuel it goes to fat stores. Don't count fat or protein calories, just carbs. ...Read more

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My weight is 54 kg and I want lose 4kg to be 50kg I eat a healthy food but I didn't lose any weight so what can I do and what diet I should follow?

My weight is 54 kg and I want lose 4kg to be 50kg I eat a healthy food but  I didn't lose any weight so what can I do and what diet I should follow?

Weight control: I understand your concern. “It is NOT what you eat It IS what is eating you!” At age 20 stressors of relationships, work, and unresolved conflicts can cause Anxiety and depression affecting motivation for exercise Accept yourself. Improve your self-esteem Exercise on a regular basis See a Therapist for coping with stressors, and to improve self image. ...Read more

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Please I weigh about 80 and I eat less but I seem not to loose weight. What can I do? Pls.

Please clarify: When you say you weigh 80, what units are you using? Do you weigh 80 pounds or 80 kilograms? Also, how tall are you? Need more information in order to provide you a clinically appropriate and helpful response. Thanks. ...Read more

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How to lose weight. I eat well and am decently active. However I just can't seem to lose weight. Any ideas?

How to lose weight.  I eat well and am decently active.  However I just can't seem to lose weight. Any ideas?

Appetite Suppresants: First know your appropriate weight. You may be at your appropriate weight. For overweight patients who have having trouble losing weight, it may be due to an imbalance between calories ingested and calories expended in exercise. Keep a diet and activity log, this can help determine if this is the cause. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I have trouble losing weight, even though i eat healthy and exercise regularly. How do I know if I have a thyroid problem?

I have trouble losing weight, even though i eat healthy and exercise regularly. How do I know if I have a thyroid problem?

Start with tests but: It is possible that you're hypothyroid, esp. If you also have fatigue, dry skin, constipation, feel cold or have other common symptoms. Ask for thorough testing- most docs screen with a TSH only but many who need thyroid have a normal tsh! ask for a free T3 (liothyronine) & free T4 & thyroid antibodies. It is possible to be hypothyroid with "normal" blood tests if you have type 2 hypothyroidism. See comment:. ...Read more

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I eat like a normal person but im still skinny.. I want to gain some weight.. I also hav astama problem so i can't eat heavy food.. What should I do?

I eat like a normal person but im still skinny.. I want to gain some weight.. I also hav astama problem so i can't eat heavy food.. What should I do?

Workup: Your physician may think it's worthwhile to check you for malabsorption / maldigestion (celiac disease, mild cystic fibrosis -- the latter's a thought with your asthma symptoms) if you truly can't gain weight eating. Or you may be light-framed but still able to muscle up -- here's brad pitt at your age, slim, fit and no body fat. Let your physician guide you, and good luck. ...Read more

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How do I gain weight and still eat healthy and be healthy. I know muscle weight helps, but is there anything else?

How do I gain weight and still eat healthy and be healthy. I know muscle weight helps, but is there anything else?

Exercise, AvoidSugar: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, .... ...Read more

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What can I eat for breakfast if I don't want to gain weight, but I still want to feel energetic?

What can I eat for breakfast if I don't want to gain weight, but I still want to feel energetic?

Diet: I recommend
DASH eating plan.
DASH Diet for Hypertension ISBN 9780743410076

Excerpt From: Thomas J. Moore & Mark Jenkins. “The DASH Diet for Hypertension.” iBooks. https://itun.es/us/CcRDA.l

Get it.
Read it.
Use it. ...Read more

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I eat healthy and do a lot of exercise but still can't lose weight? How do you know if you have thyroid problems?

I eat healthy and do a lot of exercise but still can't lose weight? How do you know if you have thyroid problems?

Blood tests: Simple blood tests can quickly determine thyroid function. Most weight gain problems are not thyroid related. Please discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Want to lose weight but i hate healthy food. What else can I do?

Want to lose weight but i hate healthy food. What else can I do?

Emotional beliefs: Might want to consider dealing with the emotional reasons for your beliefs. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more