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When I diet I can eat fast food?

When I diet I can eat fast food?

Wouldn't recooment it: In general most fast food restaurants contain foods which are loaded with high concentrated calories. Even salads at fast food restaurants contain lots of calories typically from the dressing of fried toppings. The best way to lose weight is to avoid processed food and concentrate on a whole food approach. To sum it up eat lean meats, fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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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Can you tell me what number of american families are living off of a fast food diet?

Can you tell me what number of american families are living off of a fast food diet?

Why do you ask?: What I can tell you is this. People love to criticize other people's food choices. When we control for obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol and smoking, most supposed benefits of "healthy eating" and especially vegetarianism disappear. Fast food outlets offer low salt low fat options that you may prefer. Government guidance on diet largely political and keeps changing. Stay fit and eat sensibly ...Read more

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I have an addiction to fast food. Any diet plans?

I have an addiction to fast food. Any diet plans?

Dietitian: At 17 years old, this is the time to develop healthy habits, including eating. A consultation with a nutritionist would be a great start. He or she can go over you lifestyle, and recommend gradual changes that you can manage. Obesity is a true epidemic, and it only gets more difficult to manage as you age. Watch the processed carbohydrates, don't drink your calories, and eat smaller portions. ...Read more

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Is it okay to exercise regularly but not keep a healthy diet? I like my fast food.

Is it okay to exercise regularly but not keep a healthy diet? I like my fast food.

Fast food: Fast food is filled with fat and carbs...Notso good. It will make you gain weight and risk heart disease and diabetes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to include junk food/fast food in my diet without gaining weight? How?

Is it possible to include junk food/fast food in my diet without gaining weight? How?

Count calories: I do not recommend this approach but if you include junk food but limit your total calories, you can still lose weight. It's just not a healthy way to lose weight. ...Read more

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Can too much salt in diet/fast food taken for long term harm the endothelium lining and cause endothelium dysfunction?

Can too much salt in diet/fast food taken for long term harm the endothelium lining and cause endothelium dysfunction?

Salt: Probably not but change to only half the amount of salt. If this does not have an effect on your feeling - relax! That said, if the half dose of salt doesn't change how you feel you must see your primary doctor. Please keep me informed. ...Read more

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I cut out soda, milk, and fast food out of my diet. Just water and beer on weekends now. Try eating better but no time and can't cook. No results?

I cut out soda, milk, and fast food out of my diet. Just water and beer on weekends now. Try eating better but no time and can't cook. No results?

No results for what?: What is your endpoint? What is it that you are looking for results with? Can't answer question without that information. If you are not eating on the weekends, and replacing it just with water and beer, you are doing yourself no favors. You need healthy balanced meals, 5 servings (at least) of fruits and vegetables, reduce animal products and alcohol in your diet for any healthy result. ...Read more

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Could diet cause ulcerative colitis (i.E. Junk food, fast food, meat, dairy)?

Could diet cause ulcerative colitis (i.E. Junk food, fast food, meat, dairy)?

No evidence: That lousy diet causes ulcerative colitis, but if you have it, you need to watch carefully what you eat. ...Read more

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Eating junk food, fast food n like bad diet everyday cause my vagina2smell somedays? No itch, no pain during sex/urinate. Maybe it's just my normal odor.?

Eating junk food, fast food n like bad diet everyday cause my vagina2smell somedays? No itch, no pain during sex/urinate. Maybe it's just my normal odor.?

Never heard of it: Try to observe a healthy diet for a week or too and see if there is any change. I have not hear of this relationship but you may be onto something interesting... When I think not vaginal odor I think bacterial vaginosis: could this be related to diet? Never heard of it, but interesting concept. Bad odor is never normal: the entire reproductive system has evolved to be attractive to potential mates. ...Read more

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M 28.All fast food diet, ALT turned up 135, mildly fatty liver in ultrasound, had silymarin for 2 wks, alt=113, after 2 more wks, ALT 175! no hep b, c?

M 28.All fast food diet, ALT turned up 135, mildly fatty liver in ultrasound, had silymarin for 2 wks, alt=113, after 2 more wks, ALT 175! no hep b, c?

Elevated LFT's: If you continued your fast food diet but expected milk thistle to correct the effects on your liver, you now have evidence that this didn't work. There could also be problems with the preparation you used, as some have been associated with elevations in alt. Http://tinyurl. Com/krz5efy drinking alcohol heavily or large quantities of liver-affecting medications like tylenol (acetaminophen) could cause this too. ...Read more

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Baby acne on her cheeks behInd her ears & all over her head normal? Not spreadIng to body but seems worse somedays could my dIet be cause? Fast food?

Baby acne on her cheeks behInd her ears & all over her head normal? Not spreadIng to body but seems worse somedays could my dIet be cause? Fast food?

Seborrheic derm: Not baby acne, more likely seborrheic dermatitis (cradle cap). Use aquaphor to all affected areas and gently scrape out the crust. Probably not an allergic reaction. The good news is that they grow out of it. Attach a pic if you can :) ...Read more

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19 yr old male, skin tone on hands appears yellow. Highly active, professional ballet dancer. Diet could be better, fast food, etc. Heavy veggie juice?

19 yr old male, skin tone on hands appears yellow. Highly active, professional ballet dancer. Diet could be better, fast food, etc. Heavy veggie juice?

Could be: At age 19, most likely explanation would be heavy vegetable juicing. Foods such as carrots, oranges, spinach, squash and sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene and can cause skin discoloration/yellowing. To be safe, can also get blood tests with your doctor to make sure you do not have diabetes or jaundice (caused by liver dysfunction/disease). ...Read more

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Is anyone on the zone diet home delivery system and losing a lot?

Is anyone on the zone diet home delivery system and losing a lot?

Consult OB/GYN doc: I don't know anybody of using this diet, but I know the concept. I would be concerned if your are losing a lot of weight during your pregnancy. I would consult obstetrician to be sure that everything is ok with a fetus and get the ultrasound. You can use home delivery system if it's completely a normal pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: zone diet?

What is the definition or description of: zone diet?

Low carb diet: The Zone diet became popular in the mid-90s as an early low carb diet. Dr Barry Sears, a biochemist, developed the diet. It was summarized in a number of his books on it. The first was aptly entitled 'The Zone Diet'. His popular summary of how to shop for the diet: stay at the outer perimeter of the supermarket and avoid the aisles, became an oft paraphrased recommendation. ...Read more

Fast Food (Definition)

Fast food is food that is prepared quickly through a standardized method and is provided at cheap restaurants. Examples of fast food include pizza, burgers, and French fries. Fast food is often loaded with excess sodium, fat, and calories, and increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more