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Info On Carbohydrates
Broad topic: This is a broad topic that requires intensive patient education. Here are some basic principles. 1: less is better 2: spread whatever carbs you eat throughout the day. Your body may be able to handle small loads of carbs without making your sugars too high hope this helps you get started. ...Read more
See the answer : Brachioplasty is a great procedure for patients whose upper arms are flapping as in someone who had bariatric surgery or just lost a lot of weight. In most cases the incision runs on the inner arm from the armpit to near the elbow. Good luck from nyc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the glycemic index and glycemic load for plantain chips? It is not on glycemicindex.Com or on health.Harvard.Edu so please don't link sites.
Search Internet: Glycemic index of plaintains depends upon whether it's raw, green or ripe & whether boiled or fried (i suppose there are other ways to cook/eat them, too): http://www.Ehow.Com/facts_5765402_glycemic-index-plantains_.Html. Glycemic load is dependent upon serving size, eg 1 ounce vs 100g: http://nutritiondata.Self.Com/facts/snacks/10650/2. I use links so you'll know i didn't just pull numbers from. ...Read more
Accurate: They are accurate but you have to know what the government allows. For example, gluten free, means it has less gluten in parts that the government decides is gluten free. It isnt 100% gluten free or devoid of gluten. The salt content, protein, carb and fat contents are accurate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Coffee: Coffee has been studied for years. It seems like every few months I see info on it. Latest info I saw was it decreases the incidence of gallstones. Some instant coffee's contain partially-hydrogenated oils. These oils are not healthy at all. Coffee stains your teeth but can be bleached out ;-) http://www.bantransfats.com/abouttransfat.html ...Read more
Balanced food: Balanced meals and food is one of the fundamentals of healthy living, excessive calories means more trouble, unless you are consuming more calories under medical or a specialist supervision. Discuss with your doctor and may be you will benefit from a consultation with a nutritionist. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
Low cal diet causes: Relative dehydration d/t low intake of salt that makes people not thirsty so they don't drink, also the body does not hang on to its fluids. See how much you drink when you eat the salty pizza! some sensitive people even swell in legs after that! so, if your diet does not have salt at all you may benefit from a cup of broth daily or a piece of pickle and 8 cups of fluid intake. Avoid that if chf. ...Read more
Looking for dietitian advice does protein cereal really curb hunger on diet? Given the ingredients such high protein, fiber and whole grains.
Total sodium per day: Total sodium per day should remain less than 3000 mg for most persons. So, you have to do some arithmetic to figure that out. Download AAKP Nutrition Counter - from AAKP.org. This document informs of sodium content of most foods we can eat or drink. Total per day is what matters most. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should be: All such info should be listed and counted. ...Read more
Phentermine: Phentermine is a stimulant appetite suppressant that has an increasing amount of data regarding its use and effectiveness. Initially approved decades ago, it has an indication for short term appetite suppression and weight loss. With a low calorie diet, it can be helpful but does not burn calories, it only suppresses appetite. Side effects are very similar to caffeine:+ heart rate, bp, insomnia. ...Read more