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List Of Foods Bad For Thyroid
Hi doc is there a comprehensive list of fish purine levels?? And what type of mushrooms are doable?? Is lobster bad.
WHY ASK???: Do you have GOUT?? Diets for gout are of limited use. Much more important is to understand meds, such as thiazides and aspirin, which elevate uric acid. And to understand about different meds to lower uric acid, as well as meds useful to relieve acute symptoms. Best see a rheumatologist [gout specialist]. Diets don't help much. Avoid ALCOHOL: the more your drink the worse your gout. ...Read more
Fruits and Health: There are no specific benefits for the thyroid from any specific fruit. ...Read more
Looking for more clarity:Apart from contributing lot of calories & bad effects of saturated fat,what are other reasons a high fat food is discouraged?
I'm a new vegan (4 months) and don't eat soy or tofu. What are the best sources of complete proteins (including combinations of foods)? Thank you.
Found cause of ocular migraine-turkey sandwich. I can eat all other deli meats. WHAT is in turkey that causes this? Thnx to all previous doc answers.
Unknown: It might be turkey or seasonings or preservatives. You could try only eating one type of deli meat at a time for a few days and record results. ...Read more
I have a lot of abdominal fat, what foods are good for getting rid of the deepest of fat? In a list name some food please :)
Foods for fat loss: Replace fried & processed foods, sweets, and soft drinks with fruits, veggies, lean proteins, legumes, and whole grains. Eat healthy fats like avocados, olive oil, omega-3's like wild salmon. Drink at least 8, 8oz glasses of water per day. Abdominal fat = possible Insulin resistance. Dr. Mark hyman's "the blood sugar solution cookbook" gives great ideas & recipes: http://tinyurl.Com/l72lsru. ...Read more
Take a look: http://www.glycemicindex.ca/glycemicindexfoods.pdfGet a more detailed answer ›
Gluten free: Anything containing gluten (wheat , barley, non gluten-free oat) is bad, others such as meat, corn, rice, fruits, vegetable, eggs, dairy are all good unless contaminated. However unless you are gluten intolerant the only benefit you may get is weight loss from having to avoid so many of your favorite foods. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes of weight loss despite eating like pig (fast food, mini muffins, sugared bevs)? Normal CBC. Low-end salivary cortisol. Other Sx are fatigue, sleep issues, and excessive urination. More likely adrenal failure or cancer, and what kind?
Rule out diabetes: And not diabetic? Doubt cancer. And why would you have adrenal failure out of the blue? Not a chronic steroid user, are you? Or had recent infection? Sounds like you need to see an endocrine if your PCP can‘t figure it out. Could be an autoimmune thing, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will eating chicken for lunch and fish for dinner cause a skin disease that is caused due to the different combinations of food?
Skin diseases due to: It is only a myth. There is no proof that chicken and fish or even drinking milk with fish can cause any problems unless one is allergic to fish. Some people are allergic to some foods ingridients but in general it is not along the normal dietary precautions to avoid fish for dinner after having chicken for lunch. ...Read more
All: You do not need a list. All edible vegetables are good, often eaten raw. Do not overcook them. Mother nature has packed in all sorts of health factors, maybe some that we have not isolated. ...Read more
Probs are high bp/cholesterol/allergies and back/hip problems. Family rec the paleo diet which could have 5-6 eggs. Is this ok with these conditions?
Can try a form of it: There are many different ways to do the paleo diet. Some people eat large amounts of meat ; eggs, but one could be vegan on a paleo diet. Whether you do a paleo diet or not, i advise eating mostly organic fruits ; vegetables. 1 egg a day does not increase heart risk but 5-6 does. Organic grass-raised meats, chicken ; wild salmon are fine to eat. See http://happyherbivore.Com/2010/12/vegan-paleo/. ...Read more
Just eat right: The liver is a marvelous organ, capable of doing many jobs at once and capable of enormous healing, even to the point of regrowing to replace removed portions. The same diet that's good for you is good for your liver: low fat, no grease, vitamin rich. Special pills etc are not needed if your healthy. A daily vitamin can't hurt but avoid herbals unless you know what you are taking. ...Read more
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. You may not feel any different but your immunity and overall health can improve. Soil in depleted and toxins abound. Good local organic is best. ...Read more
Calcium rich foods!: From highest to very high in order! cheese-milk-sesame seeds-tofu-almonds-flax seeds-greens-brocholli. Shoot for 1000mg/day! ...Read more
What effect would eating fast food during testing, like McDonalds for example, have on urine tests, such as those for stones provided by Litholink?
None: Fast food, while loaded with salt, grease, and calories, isn't going to affect your routine lab work. Since you're working on weight loss and are clever enough to have found HeathTap, why not get with a real dietician and / trainer who can help you? You're young and can look forward to many happy years if you get toned up now. Best wishes. ...Read more
My long list of symptoms indicates malnourishment, despite protein/complex carbohydrate-rich diet and supplements. Specialists are stumped. Help!
Keep a journal: I would like to see a food journal of what you are eating, portion, and amounts of food eaten. I would have a dietician do an analysisof the amounts eaten first, if it seems that your intake is adequate, the next step is to look for evidence of malabsorption or processing problems. ...Read more
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