Doctor insights on:
List Of Foods To Eat Before A Colonoscopy
No: It is probably too late by now! ...Read more
~1hr before...: ...A light snack and prehydrate with about 1/2-1 liter of your preferred beverage. Shouldn't donate w/full stomach w/heavy meal, as may get nausea just as likely as if on empty stomach. Few days before, iron-rich foods (red meat if so inclined), dark greens, good nutritious food so body has what it will need to start to replace lost unit. Continue after for 1-2 days while replenishing loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Forget diet: Forget the concept of diet foods. You will be setting yourself up. As a bariatric surgeon who looks at people that are successful at losing weight and more importantly keeping it off, concentrate on changing your eating habits. Reduce the sweets but don't fully eliminate. Increase vegetables and less fast food. Don't forget to include exercise regimen, any kind including walking. ...Read more
Not exactly: Fruits are very healthy and contain multiple vitamins and minerals. They are also a good source of dietary fiber. A diet high in fiber (usda recommends 25 grams a day for women and 38 grams a day for men) may reduce the risk of colon cancer, but this has not been proven in any population studies. Fruits and fiber do decrease risk of diverticular disease, hemorrhoids and heart disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What sorts of foods should a person eat or avoid following an operation to take out a colon tumor?
I'm trying to eat healthy .Is otemeal prosessed food? Cereal? Cheese? I need a list of non processed foods i can have .
Hard to answer...: ...In 400 characters, so I am going to give you a link that i think answers this nicely: http://www.Eatright.Org/public/content.Aspx?Id=6442471055 but let me also summarize and say that, for the most part, if you shop the periphery of a grocery store, i.e., down the produce aisle, and then down the meet counter, you're mostly getting real food. Have to be careful with everything else. ...Read more
See below: Any fresh fruit, any fresh vegetable, any legume or bean, any whole grain that isnt processed. Lean cuts of meat, chicken and turkey without the skin. Eggs and low fat dairy products. Healthy fish include salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, and sardines. Nuts ( unsalted) are also healthy. ...Read more
I have to eat in town daily for lunch. What foods should I look for to find a good amount of protein without a lot of fat, calories, sodium, etc..?
Intollerance to vegetables and fiber.Pain & bloating severe. Drink plenty of water. Dairy doesn't appear to be a problem. Tests are good. What to eat?
What is a recommended diet including supplements for managing scoliosis, and the pain? Would love a list of foods to eat to help in grocery shopping
Multivitamins : While there is no specific diet for scoliosis, a multivitamin would provide the appropriate supplement to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables & calcium sources.Your doctor should check that calcium,manganese,vitamin D and vitamin C and E levels are normal. Hence a multivitamin recommendation.Next weight bearing exercise such as walking up to 10000 steps, light jogging, aerobic ex or a class are wise ...Read more
Some Rx labels say "take with food" to avoid stomach upset. Always wondered how much food do they mean? A piece of fruit? A few crackers?
Quite variable: This depends on both the medicine and the person taking it. Some folks can take almost any medicine with an empty stomach and have no problem while others have very sensitive stomachs. Almost any med can cause nausea but some cause it much more frequently than others. For some people and meds a piece of fruit or a few crackers may be enough, for others it may be best after a full meal. Experiment! ...Read more
If eating healthy shouldn't you still adhere to portions? Is eating a whole cantaloupe and a whole honeydew melon in one sitting for a meal excessive?
Med. melon 186 cal: If you adhere to a 2000 cal per day plan, one medium melon as a meal is not excessive. Be mindful, your body may like the water and sweetness of the melon and want more at your next meal. Consider the melon as your early morning option then plan a large midday meal followed by a short walk and engaging afternoon tasks. Finish with salad, soup and fruit shared with family/friends at evening. ...Read more
Could you give me some examples of low roughage foods and then a list of clear liquid diet foods ?
Ok......: you cannot stay on a clear liquid diet for enough time to have it lower weight. you CAN increase water/flavored water at the expense of less food (like rehydrating after exercise) and that is reasonable. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/low-fiber-diet/art-20048511 ...Read more
I usually eat heavy lunch and dinner . After the meal I eat fruits directly . Is this a healthy habbit to eat fruits this way . Also what what is the ideal time to eat fruits ?
Breakfast?: Timing doesn't matter. Better to eat breakfast as well; then you may have a less heavy lunch and dinner. Keeps metabolism from sagging in the A.M.Also gut can handle fruits and protein foods at same time. Quantity is always an issue, especially if trying to maintain or lose weight. ...Read more
Normal diet.: Fiber is not needed to prevent anemia. Most anemias are caused by iron deficiency, especially in young women. Iron rich foods are red meat, dark green leafy vegetables, raisins and liver. The other nturients needed are B12 (mainly animal products) and Folic Acid (vegetables, fruits, nuts, fortified cereals and grains). ...Read more
Will not eat regular food. Relys on cups of milk to keep full. And when he does eat regular food it comes out in diarrhea with undigested food (whole)?
Good problems: The first thing to do is to see how your child has been growing. There are standard growth charts to check his growth over time. Does he have a regular doc that you bring him to. Is he concerned? The reasons for a kid to "fail to thrive" are myriad and if he is falling off his growth curves it demands a thorough work up. By the way, milk is a great food. Take him to Phoenix which has a great Chil ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Clear soup broth to eat before colonoscopy
- Eating noodles before colonoscopy
- Is yogurt allowed before colonoscopy?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Sorbet before colonoscopy
- Best food to eat after colonoscopy
- When to stop eating before colonoscopy
- Foods allowed before colonoscopy
- Talk to a gastroenterologist online