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Doctor insights on: Lacto Ovo Vegetarian Meal Plan

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What should a good daily meal plan for a diabetic vegetarian be?

What should a good daily meal plan for a diabetic vegetarian be?

Diabetes and Protein: The meal plan for a vegetarian with diabetes must include some form of protein which can be found in beans and nuts. If you eat dairy, low fat cheese and milk is also okay. ...Read more

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What's a good vegetarian bulking meal plan?

What's a good vegetarian bulking meal plan?

Don't be a vegan!: Those who choose to be vegetarian can easily get enough protein to "bulk" if they are lacto-ovo vegetarians and can supplement with whey protein and egg albumin! both are no fat and 100% protein! ...Read more

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Please describe a good, healthy meal plan for one day for a petite 15 year old that's vegetarian?

She'll decide: I'm going to assume you're a parent, possibly a concerned one. Vegetarian / vegan diets are popular among teenaged girls and may be well-informed or based on disinformation (teens have good hearts & are easily deceived). She's going to plan her eating, and you can only be sure she takes supplements (or she'll ruin her health) and isn't masking anorexia nervosa. The family physician can help. ...Read more

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Am vegetarian and have back problem. Cannot do exercise. Want to increase physical strength an stamina. Suggest meal an other ways if any.

Am vegetarian and have back problem. Cannot do exercise. Want to increase physical strength an stamina. Suggest meal an other ways if any.

Exercise is key to : Controlling back pain. First, get a blood test to make sure you are not anemic based on your diet habits and if not time to build up your stamina by starting to exercise with gradual progression to increase your endurance and strength . You just have to start somewhere even if it is only if short duration as daily exercise routine will increase you capacity and decrease your back pain. ...Read more

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What is a good vegetarian vegan meal?

What is a good vegetarian vegan meal?

Vegetarian vegan mea: I admire you for your concern for Health. Good vegetarian vegan meal needs to be Balanced with Protein, Fat, Carbohydrates, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants. Healthy vegetarian vegan meal can include Quinoa, Whole grain bread, Beans, Lentils, Soy Bean preparations like Tofu, Edemame, Soy milk, Almond milk and Rice milk, Nuts, Vegetables, Fruits and Berries. Be creative with these and Enjoy! ...Read more

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I've been vegetarian for 7 months. If i suddenly ate lean poultry at one meal, would my GI system suffer/hard time digesting it?

I've been  vegetarian for 7 months. If i suddenly ate lean poultry at one meal, would my GI system suffer/hard time digesting it?

Vegetarian: Our bodies are designed to eat all types of foods. There are certain foods that may bother you after having changed your diet for so long but they are usually going to be things very high in fat. That would possibly give your system a bit of a shock. Not likely to be a problem with lean chicken or fish. Remember, strict vegetarians should supplement with vit B12 that only comes in meat. ...Read more

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I recently started changed my diet to a more vegetarian based one, but find I am now getting heartburn quite often after meals. Help?

I recently started changed my diet to a more vegetarian based one, but find I am now getting heartburn quite often after meals. Help?

GERD: Gerd, or acid reflux, can be triggered by many different things. A healthy change in your diet would likely not cause this to occur, although it is possible. If you have frequent heartburn, namely more than once per week, i would seek an evaluation by a gastroenterologist to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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Can you tell me any meal ideas for a vegetarian, histamine free and gluten free diet?

Can you tell me any meal ideas for a vegetarian, histamine free and gluten free diet?

May be impossible: You have adopted three different diet fads, none of them supported by strong evidence for the vast majority of people. Together, you'll discover this is extremely restrictive, and will make it very difficult for you to enjoy a reasonably varied diet or to be a good guest. Eat what you find helps you feel well, and please consider discussing your limitations with an evidence-based dietician. ...Read more

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My mother [48,5-1,125] eats the same 3 vegetarian meals each day, otherwise gets sick. How can she fix this or maintain better health while doing so?

My mother [48,5-1,125] eats the same 3 vegetarian meals each day, otherwise gets sick. How can she fix this or maintain better health while doing so?

Mother-Son conflict: I understand your feelings about your mother eating the same 3 vegetarian meals each day She can have Balanced Diet with Veggies like sweet potatoes, celery, asparagus, parsley, cucumber, and whole grains such as brown rice and quinoa, can add fruits and berries- That will be Healthy Her weight is 125 lbs. that is good health Focus on Mother-Son relationship for caring and to resolve conflicts ...Read more

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I'm constantly hungry, within 30-40 minutes after a good meal I get hunger type pain. I am vegetarian and exercise regularly. If I don't eat I get weak and light headed.?

I'm constantly hungry, within 30-40 minutes after a good meal I get hunger type pain. I am vegetarian and exercise regularly. If  I don't eat I get weak and light headed.?

Inadequate Diet ?: John, it sounds as if your diet may be inadequate in terms of protein which is often a problem area for many vegetarians. Also you may benefit from more fat and complex carbs in your diet as well. Your symptoms could also be hypoglycemia as well. If you are a true vegan it is difficult to get enough protein especially. Lacto-ovo is much easier to get appropriate protein intake. ...Read more

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My grandson weighed 6lb-8oz and 19 1/4 long at birth. T his 4 mo checkup he only weighed 9lb 10oz. He had actually lost two oz since his visit the week before. I'm concerned because she's vegetarian, limits calories and often skips meals. Her dr. Tells h

My grandson weighed 6lb-8oz and 19 1/4 long at birth. T his 4 mo checkup he only weighed 9lb 10oz. He had actually lost two oz  since his visit the week before. I'm concerned because she's vegetarian, limits calories and often skips meals. Her dr. Tells h

Breast or bottle: I have concern when a vegan breast feeds a child because the breast milk may be quite deficient is those vegans that do not have balanced nutrition. Two of the most anemic kids I have consulted on came from such settings. The dr should closely monitor for anemia & encourage formula if mom's diet is marginal.Soy formulas allow baby to stay vegan if mom desires. ...Read more

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How to tell if my headaches are from being a lacto-ovo vegetarian?

How to tell if my headaches are from being a lacto-ovo vegetarian?

Lacto-ovo vegetarian: I commend you for being Lacto-Ovo-Vegetarian This Vegetarian diet is healthy as it includes fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts, seeds, dairy, and egg products. Headache can be due to too much salt in the diet. Medical condition, Caffine withdrawal and stressors of relationships, marriage, separation, divorce, parenting, work and finances can cause anxiety and headache See a Physician ...Read more

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I have been a lacto-ovo vegetarian for 2 years.i want to start eating meat again. should I start with fish?

I have been a lacto-ovo vegetarian for 2 years.i want to start eating meat again. should I start with fish?

Lacto-ovo vegetarian: It is good to Reflect while making major decision of your Lacto-ovo vegetarian Diet t after 2 years: Health Benefits Limitations Concerns Reflect about benefits and harm of Fish in the Diet. Salmon, Mackerel, Sardines and Bluefish have Omega-3 fatty acids. Some fish can be harmful due to high content of mercury- King Mackerel, Swordfish and canned Tuna. Then make decision for your Health. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which has been proven to be the healthiest: a low-carb, hi protein diet or a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet?

Expert opinions? Which has been proven to be the healthiest: a low-carb, hi protein diet or a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet?

Ideas vary: Different folks here will make different recommendations. Things seem to be shaking out recently in favor of the mediterranean diet, which is none-of-the-above. Especially, don't think that diet is so magic that it will make it unnecessary to exercise, otherwise live a healthy lifestyle, or ignore your personal physician's advice about your special health needs. Glad you're proactive. ...Read more

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What do you think is the best time for a diet meal plan?

What do you think is the best time for a diet meal plan?

Evening: Your breakfast is the important meal, eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a queen and dinner like a pauper. Most people arent active after dinner and dont need the large calorie meals they eat. It ends up being stored as fat especially when not active. That would be a good time for a low calorie meal plan. ...Read more

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Can you please suggest a meal plan to stay healthy and fit.

Can you please suggest a meal plan to stay healthy and fit.

Several options: There is no perfect meal plan that suits everyone. The best meal plan in my opinion is the dash diet. It focus on balance nutrition diet and keep saturated fat and processed carbohydrates intake low. It has been shown to reduce the risks of many medical problems. I am glad that you are thinking about healthier living at such a young age. For more information, see http://dashdiet.Org/. ...Read more

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Is eating balanced meal once a day an ok meal plan for a diet or too much?

No problem: It's all about how many calories you consume. Depending on your diet plan, this should be anywhere from 1200-2000 calories a day. It's perfectly okay to get them all at the same time, or to spread them out. Some people say that several small meals help you lose weight faster, but if it works for you it's fine. ...Read more

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Exactly how much should I excersize weekly and what is a heathly meal plan for the week?

Exactly how much should I excersize weekly and what is a heathly meal plan for the week?

Discuss: You have a couple of options of professionals to consult. A dietician/nutritionist or personal trainers are able to provide this information. Hope this helps best of luck! ...Read more