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I Heard That Japanese Diet Is The Healthiest Is This True
I recently heard that eating a lot of protein in your diet can later increase your chances of getting gout. I was wondering if this is true.
I've heard that if you mix red bull with vinegar then add diet coke it makes you thinner is this true?
Concoction: No, this is not true.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've heard that cutting bread out of ones diet is a good way to cut down on belly fat; is this true? Are some breads better for you than others?
The last two of my fingers have been tingly and every now and again i'll also feel it in the corner of my lip. I heard that this could mean you are lacking something. Is this true? I started a diet in thurs eating 1260 calories a day?
Not sure: Not sure but if you are on a diet that is very restricted and not getting essential vitamins, Amino Acids ( full complement of proteins), fats, and carbohydrate you could have neurological issues. Suggest you review your diet with your pcp or a nutritionist before continuing even though its been only a short time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mis-informed: "floating poop" is an exception, not the norm. Stool floats in part when it contains a lot of air or gas. You are correct in that diet plays a considerable role in stool composition, but additional roles here are played by your bacterial flora, the effectiveness of food digestion and absorption, GI transit time, more. ...Read more
Is the hCG diet safe? I bought drops but am scared of side effects. I have ovarian cysts and heard hCG can turn them cancerous? Is this true?
It's silly stuff: The 'hcg diet' is an 800-calorie severely restrictive diet and this is why you lose weight. The overpriced placebo that is tacked on will probably do nothing. Further, HCG does not turn ovarian cysts cancerous. Why not take the money and join a fitness club, make friends, and embark on a far happier and less fear-darkened life? Cheers. ...Read more
I’ve heard that adding vitamins a and d to diet during pregnancy may help control skin itchiness and rashes. Is this true? How much should I take?
BP is 120/86. cant seem to lower the 86 with exercise and diet. I was told that a small difference (34) between the two is bad. Is this true?
Yes: Your blood pressures are not bad. I'm glad that you are exercising! As far as diet is concerned, I am not sure what diet you are doing to lower your blood pressure. I recommend the "DASH" diet for my hypertensive patients. There is a lot of info on the DASH plan, and it has been shown to be very effective in clinical trials! see dashdiet.org for full details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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