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Can there be a list of free foods for weight watchers?

Can there be a list of free foods for weight watchers?

Here is one : This site will give you lists: http://www.Exercise4weightloss.Com/zero-point-foods.Html. ...Read more

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Hypothyroidism (Definition)

A condition in which the thyroid gland can't make enough thyroid hormone to keep ...Read more


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What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

Iodine good.: foods from the sea have iodine good. ones that bind up iodine bad (these are all the healthy broccoli family foods like broccoli, kale, cabbage). Just have more good than bad and don't do silly amounts of either ...Read more

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Please list symptoms of hypothyroidism?

Please list symptoms of hypothyroidism?

Slow metabolism: All of the symptoms of hypothyroidism are related to the slowing of the metabolism in this condition: fatigue, weight gain, constipation, feeling cold, dry skin, slow heart rate, and hair loss. ...Read more

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My long list of symptoms indicates malnourishment, despite protein/complex carbohydrate-rich diet and supplements. Specialists are stumped. Help!

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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What are the types of beans to eat for a low calorie diet?

What are the types of beans to eat for a low calorie diet?

Any kind: Beans in general are excellent food. They are very high in fiber, have a high quality protein, and are low in fat. They are an excellent part of a balanced diet. My personal favorite is black beans! ...Read more

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Is banana good for thyroid? What other foods are good for thyroid function?

Is banana good for thyroid? What other foods are good for thyroid function?

Fruits and Health: There are no specific benefits for the thyroid from any specific fruit. ...Read more

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Need a list of foods with vitamin a?

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Need a list of foods with vitamin a?

Foods with Vit. A: Please refer to my response above. Thank you. ...Read more

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Why are dietary suppliments not a subsitute for eating a variety of healthy foods?

Why are dietary suppliments not a subsitute for eating a variety of healthy foods?

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

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Please give me a list of gluten free foods?

Please give me a list of gluten free foods?

Google: A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes foods containing gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat (including kamut and spelt), barley, rye, malts and triticale. It is used as a food additive in the form of a flavoring, stabilizing or thickening agent, often as. ...Read more

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Hi doc is there a comprehensive list of fish purine levels?? And what type of mushrooms are doable?? Is lobster bad.

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

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Can low dose of amitriptyline take away symptoms of celiac disease? Specifically, chronic diarrhea and lack of appetite?

Can low dose of amitriptyline take away symptoms of celiac disease? Specifically, chronic diarrhea and lack of appetite?

Combating symptoms: Amitriptylene has anticholinergic and antihistaminic side effects that can slow the bowel and increase appetite. In this way it can counteract some of the symptoms you're having (the chronic diarrhea and poor appetite). You'll need to work with your doctor to arrive at a dose that works well for you, balancing out these processes in a positive way. You'll still need to avoid gluten. ...Read more

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Are pickles on the Atkins diet list of unlimited foods to eat?

Are pickles on the Atkins diet list of unlimited foods to eat?

Check web-site: I don't have info on the atkins diet, since i don't find it of any use. Check w/a registered dietitian and get support from weight watchers or other quality programs. Eat less and exercise more. It's the only way. ...Read more

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List of hypoallergenic foods?

List of hypoallergenic foods?

Essentially none.: All foods are capable of becoming an allergen. However, the most common foods to cause allergy are peanut, tree nuts, shellfish, wheat, egg, milk, and soy. But, avoiding them will not necessarily be any more effective than eating them regularly at preventing the development of allergy. However, you must avoid any food that you have adverse reactions to. ...Read more

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Are there herbal supplements that increase thyroid levels for those of us w hypothyroid and suffering frm symptoms still on synthroid (thyroxine)?2 use carefully!

Are there herbal supplements that increase thyroid levels for those of us w hypothyroid and suffering frm symptoms still on synthroid (thyroxine)?2 use carefully!

Not recommended: Without a consult with your endocrinologist, you really should not add anything, especially an herbal remedy. This is because the strengh of these supplements is unclear, as is how they may interact with your current meds. If you are still suffering from symptoms, don't give up. Work with your doc to find some balance that works for you. ...Read more

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Sugar can be listed in the ingredients list by different names. What is two other names for sugar?

Sugar can be listed in the ingredients list by different names. What is two other names for sugar?

Many: Aside from anything that ends in "sugar" like (cane sugar, brown sugar...), other names for sugar are: glucose, fructose, galactose, maltose, sorbitol, honey, molasses, the malts (barley, diastatic), the syrups (golden, refiners, maple, barley)... ...Read more

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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.

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.

What fun awaits!: Lots of info - enjoy, but be careful. A start: -veggies, fruits -spirulina, 60-70% protein -quinoa, amaranth -bee pollen, 25% protein -beans, lentils -hemp http://www.Ordinaryvegan.Net/veganguide/ libraries will have books galore. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there rly a 'spectrum' of gluten intolerance 4 folks without celiac's? What r the scientifically proven effects of eating gluten for average prsn?

Is there rly a 'spectrum' of gluten intolerance 4 folks without celiac's? What r the scientifically proven effects of eating gluten for average prsn?

Genetics: Possessing certain genetic mix is associated with a high risk for gluten intolerance. There is no proof that genetically altered wheat is any different in term of the gluten issue. There is no scientific proof that eating gluten adversely affects one's health unless one has the intolerance issue. ...Read more

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Food to be taken for hypothyroid?

Food to be taken for hypothyroid?

Diet's not the key: Being hypothyroid is difficult enough without subscientific / pop diet recommendations. You can basically eat what you please (healthy choices, of course, and limit your calories as you may tend to overeat / get fat.) but you must take your thyroid replacement medicine or your life will be ruined. ...Read more

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I am a hypothyroid person. what are the foods to avoid hypothyroid person?

I am a hypothyroid person. what are the foods to avoid hypothyroid person?

None: Hypothyroidism is not caused or affected (for better or worse) by any specific food. It is treated with specific medicine. ...Read more

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Please list symptoms of hypothyroidism?

Slow metabolism: All of the symptoms of hypothyroidism are related to the slowing of the metabolism in this condition: fatigue, weight gain, constipation, feeling cold, dry skin, slow heart rate, and hair loss. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat for hypothyroidism?

What foods can I eat for hypothyroidism?

Eat right ...: Avoid goiterogenic foods and eat food rich in B-complex and Selenium. I specialize in this and help people transition from synthetic to natural and use nutrition to help. Adaptogen herbs are helpful too. A good book to read is "Stop the Thyroid Madness, II" of which I authored Chapter 3. There are chapters on proper diet. Also check out www.GetMyThyroidFixed.com JP ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid with hypothyroidism?

What foods should I avoid with hypothyroidism?

Foods high in iodine: Iodine supplements or kelp or seaweed which are high in iodine can have an adverse effect on the thyroid in someone with hypothyroidism but a general diet is typically fine. ...Read more

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What foods are good for you if you have hypothyroidism?

Healthy food : If you replacing your thyroid hormone and the hypothyroidism is unrelated to low iodine, goiterogenic foods like cabbage, then diet modification is not indicated. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should you avoid when you have hypothyroidism?

Please suggest what foods should you avoid when you have hypothyroidism?

Hypo-foods: In general there are no foods that need to be avoided for hypothyroidism, however in some people who have hashimotos autoimmune thyroiditis associated with their hypothyroidism it's best to avoid gluten containing products. ...Read more

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What types of foods should I eat or not eat knowing I have hypothyroidism?

HEALTHY DIET: Beyond eating a healthy diet, there are no specific dietary recommendations for persons with hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism people eat chocolates? will there be any food that hypothyroidism people should avoid?

Dark chocolate is OK: As per the nutritional GURU, Dr.Alan Gaby, MD consumption of a high fiber diet has been reported to increase levothyroxine requirements in hypothyroid patients.This increase appeared to be due to dose dependent absorption of levothyroxine to fiber.Reduction of fiber intake was followed by a decrease in thyroid requirement.No deleterious effect on hypothyroidism ...Read more

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What is the food can I eat for my hypothyroidism ?And what is the food i can't eat for hypothyroidism? Please help me!

There are no special: Foods to eat or to avoid for your hypothyroidism. The treatment is simple, see your doctor and have him/her prescribe brand name T4 replacement and have your levels rechecked every 6 weeks until they are normal. After that, it's just a once/year blood test to make sure the levels are normal. Don't take "natural" or "armour" thyroid. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet. ...Read more

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What diet should someone with hypothyroid follow ? Avoid what foods?

Iodine good.: foods from the sea have iodine good. ones that bind up iodine bad (these are all the healthy broccoli family foods like broccoli, kale, cabbage). Just have more good than bad and don't do silly amounts of either ...Read more

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Could not taking a medication for hypothyroidism cause foods to taste/smell bad?

Could not taking a medication for hypothyroidism cause foods to taste/smell bad?

Anything is: Possible, although unlikely. If you have hypothyroidism and don't take your replacement, nothing in your body will function properly. It's so simple to take the medication and be healthy; why not do it properly? ...Read more

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Could you tell me how much goitrogenic food can someone with hypothyroidism eat daily?

Could you tell me how much goitrogenic food can someone with hypothyroidism eat daily?

It depends: Do they already have a goiter(enlarged thyroid gland)? Are they having compressive symptoms like trouble swallowing, intolerance to collars/ties that press on the neck, or trouble finding a sleeping position that doesn't affect their breathing? Is the thyroid already destroyed by inflammation & unlikely to grow? Most hypothyroid people really do not need to restrict these otherwise healthy foods. ...Read more

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What to if I am taking levothroxine medicine.What are the best foods to cure hypothyroidism?

Stay on medication: Hypothyroidism is due to underproduction of thyroid hormone by the thryoid gland. The most common reason the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone (in the us) is due to autoimmune destruction of the gland. In this case levothyroxine is the medication of choice. Thyroid hormone does have a significant impact upon metabolism so it is very important to stay on a well balanced diet. ...Read more

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What should be the diet for a person suffering from hypothyroid? What foods to eat and what not to? Weight gain is happening...

What should be the diet for a person suffering from hypothyroid? What foods to eat and what not to? Weight gain is happening...

Diet and hypothyroid: Hypothyroid patients should be on no special diet. Speak to your endocrinologist (e) and make sure you TSH is normal. If it is not, you may need more levothyroxine. If it is, ask your e for an assessment of your problem. You could also be gaining weight due to edema formation, and that could be independent of your thyroid function. Get help from your e. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods should be avoided with hypothyroidism treatment?

Please suggest what foods should be avoided with hypothyroidism treatment?

Hypo-foods: In general there are no foods that need to be avoided for hypothyroidism, however in some people who have hashimotos autoimmune thyroiditis associated with their hypothyroidism it's best to avoid gluten containing products. ...Read more

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I've recently begun treatment for hypothyroidism. I was wondering if there were any foods or exercises or exercises, etc I could do as well? Thank you

No specifics : There are no specific diet or exercise necessary for ppl with hypothyroidism, but if you were hypothyroid for a long time before your diagnosis and treatment, perhaps you have gained some weight and maybe cholesterol is higher than optimal? If so, eat balanced diet to maintain bmi 20-25, reduce bad fats, choose good oils, minimize alcohol, and if overweight, consider screening for diabetes. ...Read more

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How can I fix my dangerous low Ir and hypothyroidism Had to stick to a strict Ir diet+supp+meds for yrs to keep norm but can't eat spec food for hypot?

Hypothyroidism must: b treated and normalized with Rx ,usually levothyroxine.Easy to accomplish with a few lab tests over a few weeks.I don't know what Ir is.Iron?A little thyroid medicine daily and your hypothyroid condition is corrected and any hypothyroid symptoms go away...as long as u take the Rx regularly and check labs a few times a year.u will require no dietary restrictions. ...Read more