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Does eating butter help my sister whose period have been stopped for 6 month because she was in a low fat diet
Why butter?: First, low fat diets are being debunked! both low carb and mediterranean diets deliver. But low fat trends toward low calorie intake, which will stop menses. A normal diet should return her periods. You did not specify whether she has lipids issues, or was trying to lose weight! ...Read more
I am vegetarian and eat low fat balanced diet and wonder if ok to eat peanut butter for protein or better to just eat nuts instead?
Vegetarian Diet: I commend you for being Vegetarian and eating low fat balanced diet for Good Health. Do not feel deprived of Pleasures of foods what you enjoy including peanut butter and peanuts. Have balanced diet of 1500 Cal/day. Eat small portions Be aware of impulses, frustration, boredom, loneliness, or any unpleasant feeling leading to eat which you later regret. Health is Wealth! ...Read more
As doctor have say low fat diet is not healthy does that mean i replace low fat milk with whole milk and eat butter and whole fat cheese?
Low Fat Diet: No i think your doctor did not mean to consume fatty foods but to eat a balanced diet, not one specifically trying to eliminate fats as some fats, like omega-3's are essential fatty acids and quite beneficial to consume. Focus on a plant based diet and learn more about the mediterranean diet as it is regarded as one of most balanced, healthy diets that limits many diseases from developing. ...Read more
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No such thing: The long term effect of a low fat diet is malnutrition. Used for a short time (4-6 weeks) a low fat diet can be employed for weight loss. However, the long lerm effects of low fat diets are miserable. A low fat - high carb diet will lead to high Insulin levels, high triglcyerides, low hdl, metabolic syndrome and finally high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. www.edibolic.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fat can enhance : Flavor. Try feeding your dog a bowl of dry dog food versus his dry dog foot with a little cooking grease mixed in - he will run to the fatty one. (by, the way this was for illustrative purposes only - don't want fido to be fat). Here's the good news! the world is filled with delicious herbs ; spices that can flavor almost any food. Learning to cook with herbs can make any meal delightful. ...Read more
Food Questions: We do not endorse products here on this app. There are probably a hundred different versions of 'low fat' cheese. I advise my patients that any product 'low fat' should be avoided since many of them use high content fructose corn syrup to thicken up the product and sugar is the enemy to health. Using the natural products in the percentage that is a healthy diet is always the best plan. ...Read more
Some latest research info I came across says that full-fat, & not low-fat dairy, is best. Can we take this as conclusive proof? TQ
Not conclusive proof: Current thinking is: the sugar and simple carbohydrates are the enemy, not the fat. It is not conclusive proof (conclusive proof is very, very hard to come by). It will take many more years to see what happens after our population gets off sugar and simple carbs, and eats a variety of fats... and then researchers will try to figure out the new results. Meanwhile, eat very little sugar. ...Read more
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