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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Please answer! what salt is good for the heart and also a food dish?

Please answer! what salt is good for the heart and also a food dish?

Heart health: Sodium chloride is not good for the heart. It can raise BP and elevate blood volume. Minerals that are good for the heart include potassium and magnesium. Garlic and onion salts are excellent substitutes. Mrs DASH seasonings are excellent. Heart health can be optimized by Co Q 10 or Co Q plus. Antioxidants are excellent, too. Fruits of color and veg of color are loaded with antioxidants. A ...Read more

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What types of food is good for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol? I also want to get back to having a flat stomach, but losing the fat is hard.

What types of food is good for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol? I also want to get back to having a flat stomach, but losing the fat is hard.

Special diet: Foods for lowering BP include fruit, nuts, tomato, beans, lentils, avoiding salt, avoiding caffeine, avoiding sugary foods and drinks. Foods for lowering cholesterol are the same - plus eliminate saturated fats and high cholesterol foods. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for a professional athlete to go on for lean muscle?

What is the best diet for a professional athlete to go on for lean muscle?

Diet and muscle: The dietary key to muscle development is to make sure you are getting enough quality proteins. An athlete typically need 0.8-1.0 grams of dietary protein per day per kilogram of body weight (0.8 g/kg). The average american gets plenty of protein in their diet but you have to add it up to know for sure. Excessive calories, no matter the source, contribute to fat development and not extra muscle. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as eating right for your blood type? Am ab+ with a sensitive/weak digestive tract. What should I avoid eating?

Is there such a thing as eating right for your blood type? Am ab+ with a sensitive/weak digestive tract. What should I avoid eating?

Myth: This is a scam by a couple of people trying to sell unscientific books. It has nothing to do with evidence-based medicine. People want to be given rules, especially about diet, and want easy-to-understand stuff about health even if it isn't true. And debunking these folks is a thankless and sometimes dangerous task. I'm sorry you were inconvenienced. Your physician's your best diet guide. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why a diet high in fiber is recommended for a patient with diabetes?

Can you please explain why a diet high in fiber is recommended for a patient with diabetes?

To reduce your sugar: High fiber diets are slower to digest and do not produce large amounts of sugars which some starchy foods do(it is called glycemic load of the food). This makes it easier to avoid high spikes of sugars in your blood which are harmful and make you hungry and eat more, throwing your diabetes out of control. ...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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Hola .. Is it good to lose weight by walking ..With respect to the diet.. Is it a good sport or not.. And what about the timing..Thx all?

Hola .. Is it good to lose weight by walking ..With respect to the diet.. Is it a good sport or not.. And what about the timing..Thx all?

Walking for exercise: Walking is fine for exercise and weight loss - low-impact, burns calories, and enjoyable. In combination with a proper nutrition plan, walking can help you lose weight. I recommend walking in the morning before you eat breakfast, if possible. ...Read more

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What is a healthy and balanced diet and specifically for the elderly?

What is a healthy and balanced diet and specifically for the elderly?

Protein, f,v, starch: 1/4 plate as protein, 1/4 plate as complex carbohydrates ( whole grains for example), 1/4 plate as vegetables, and 1/4 plate as fruit. Vary the complex carbohydrates to include legumes, potatoes, yams, and vary the vegetables in color. Aim for lean proteins- 3 ounces a serving of meat, chicken, fish. Try fresh fruits and vegetables, try to avoid fried foods and processed foods. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to go on and how many calories a day for a person weighing 500 pounds currently on a waiting list to see a obese clinic doctor X?

What is the best diet to go on and how many calories a day for a person weighing 500 pounds currently on a waiting list to see a obese clinic doctor
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You need help: not ' the best diet ' managing some one 500 lbs , can not be done in this type of forum. You need one to one help to salve your personal issues ,metabolic and safe management of your health , by a team. Please seek for such help not just from one doctor from your local social service , to elected officers , if you are ready , help is available ...Read more

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What is the best daily diet for a diabetic? Will exercise help?

What is the best daily diet for a diabetic? Will exercise help?

Diet;Exercise: Best daily diet for diabetics is diet without sugars, low carbs, low saturated fats, more fruits and vegetables, legunes, tree nuts.I personally recommend all diabetics to consult a dietician and follow the diet strictly as it is important part of therapy and exercise is also very important part of the treatmemy/therapy for patieints with diabetes.But make sure you get clearance from your docor. ...Read more

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What is a good diet and exercise plan that you would recommend for someone looking to lose a lot of weight?

Healthy diet: Most important is to cut caloric intake. If you aim to eat 500 less calories per day than your body needs http://www.Freedieting.Com/tools/calorie_calculator.Htm and exercise (30-45 min per day, 5 days a week), you will lose weight. In terms of diet: plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits, chicken and fish for meet, very little bread and no sweats or soft drinks, plenty of water. ...Read more

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What is the best diet and exercise for a hypertensive patience?

What is the best diet and exercise for a hypertensive  patience?

Hypertension: You care for your health as you want to understand your diet and exercise for hypertension. Diet low in salt and fat can be helpful diet with about 1500 calories/day can also be helpful. Cardio vascular exercises will decrease LDL which can result in decrease of blood pressure. Please see your physician for lab test of lipids and chemistry, medication, and useful exercises. And a nutritionist. ...Read more

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When losing weight is it true that having a cheat meal or day is good for your metabolism? Which is better? Will the foods cause me to bloat for days?

When losing weight is it true that having a cheat meal or day is good for your metabolism? Which is better? Will the foods cause me to bloat for days?

"Best" 4 metabolism: Everyone cheats on their diet a little, but not adhering to your plan most of the time means no weight loss. Best for your metabolism are well-balanced (not a fad diet) meals calculated to keep the # of calories taken in lower than the calories you burn. Exercise, avoid alcohol (empty calories), minimize snacks but factor in "cheats" every now ; then so you don't feel deprived. Keep goal in mind! ...Read more

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What is a good multivitamin and diet for someone with high blood pressure?

What is a good multivitamin and diet for someone with high blood pressure?

Moderation: Lowering your sodium intake is good. Alcohol in moderation (<2 drinks per day) decreasing fat/carbohydrate intake to lose weight. These are all good dietary recomendations. Any good once daily multivitamin should do. You should ask your pharmacist as they are a wealth of information about medication. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Blood Type (Definition)

Refers to the proteins present or not present on the surface of red blood cells. The types are a, ...Read more