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Lupus And Red Meat
Elevated cholesterol: Red Meat is not necessarily bad for you. You can avoid other sources of fat to control your cholesterol.. You should avoid fried foods such as fried fish or deep fried breaded chicken. . It is okay to have Red meat twice a week providing it is lean in the form of fillet or London Broil . You should always boil or broil your meets. Avoid sweets which are high in sugar and fats. . ...Read more
Yes: A few years ago we learned that one form of red meat allergy was caused by the formation of antibodies to galactose-alpha-1, 3-galactose, which occurs in all non-primate mammalian meats. It differs from other food allergies in that it often results in reactions hours after ingestion. ...Read more
Unlikely: Gout is related to having too high a level of uric acid in the blood. This leads to the formation and precipitation of sodium urate crystals. These are the gout crystals that precipitate in the joints and cause gout attacks. Meat and alcohol can be big contributers but the basic problem in gout is that the body is unable to remove the normal level of uric acid the the uric acid builds up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Each person differs: Although alcohol can increase the risk of gout in some, and decreasing alcohol can help prevent gout and in some depending on the amount ingested stop gout. Dietary restriction of red meat is unlikely to stop gout. People with gout more often have metabolic changes and/or renal (kidney) changes that leads to elevated uric acid, that leads to the production of urate crystals that cause gout. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is red meat , fast food really that bad for you? Is it food that kills or how much you eat? What do most doctors eat ?
Food and Exercise: What you eat can be good or bad for you. You could see a dietitian for advice but I recommend that you also go on-line to see "NuVal". NuVal has a long list of foods that are either very good, not so good, and quite bad for your health and your weight. You should also take time at least once a week to exercise. Not easy in the cold and snow but there are many not very expensive training centers ...Read more
Some people say that red meat is very good for sex life is it true ? because i dont like it at all what's the alternative for that ?
What could have caused my gout? 47 years old..never had gout..don't drink..low red meat..excellent health..work out hard 4 times a week.
I heard oysters are a good source of iron. Are the mg's of iron in oysters well-absorbed into our bodies, like the iron from red meat is?
I've read too much red meat is unhealthy, but that it's also the best source of absorbable iron. How much can/should I eat a week for sufficient iron?
Iron pill: Rather than relying on red meat, you may take oral iron supplement available over the counter. If constipation tends to be an issue, take the pill with meals and you may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Overall, do studies show vegans outlive meateaters? I hardly know any vegans at age 70, and most at that age i know ate red meat, eggs and real butter
Health: People who eat a plant based diet similiar to the meterranean diet tend to live longer with fewer medical issues. Goggle the china study for more information regarding this way of eating and the results. The book of the same title will provide more information. Free video's on the net. Best wishes. ...Read more
You're not alone but: We consume 71 pounds of red meat per capita each year. However, given the ongoing controversy regarding overindulgence in meat given its associated diseases and heightened cancer risk, Americans have learned to cut back. We ate 96.3 pounds of red meat per capita in 1970--with poultry picking up much of the slack. You may want to learn to love chicken too! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NONE: A 7 month old baby does not "need" any meat at all. The best food for a 7 month old baby is breast milk. If that is not available then formula is next best. It is ok to give some mashed veggies like yams and squash and fruit like avocado and applesauce. Perhaps some rice cereal. I would not advise meat of any sort (including chicken or fish) the first year of life. ...Read more