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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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I need advice with a diet and exercise plan?

I need advice with a diet and exercise plan?

See below: Diet: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/heart-healthy-diet/nu00196 exercise: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/fitness-training/hq01305 this will get you started. ...Read more

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Top diet supplement to be used in conjunction with diet and exercise?

Top diet supplement to be used in conjunction with diet and exercise?

Wouldn't : Recommend any...No good short cuts with sustained long term results. ...Read more

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Diet plan? Low in sodium? Helping my BP and my weight?

Diet plan? Low in sodium? Helping my BP and my weight?

DASH diet: Diet approaches to stop hypertension, can get it online. Easy, tasty, no gimmicks, able to stick with it long term. Emphasizes whole grains, legumes, veggies, fruits, low fat dairy, lean animal, especially fish, nuts. Low in sodium, fat, high in potassium, fiber; good supply of calcium. Shown in studies to help with bp, weight, blood sugar, cholesterol. ...Read more

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Can i eat a low fiber diet or a high fiber diet with leaky gut?

High fiber: Eat a high fiber diet. A high fiber diet contains more vitamins and antioxidants than a low residue diet. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can i reverse atherosclerotic plac changes with diet and exercise dr?

Can i reverse atherosclerotic plac changes with diet and exercise dr?

Atherosclerosis: With diet, exercise and treatment, we slow or stop progression of atherosclerosis if goals are reached. In a few folks we may reverse the process but this can't be promised. ...Read more

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Can diet and exercise reduce iron in the blood?

Can diet and exercise reduce iron in the blood?

No: Iron deficiency is usually a sign of blood loss and not a result of diet or exercise. Low iron levels should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can on follow Atkins diet with a fatty liver and high ALTs? Atkins diet involves eating high amount of fats and very low carb

Yes: Low carb diet, irrespective of fat content will help you lose weight, keep insulin levels low and help liver clear fat. Ensure you eat adequate protein - 1.5 grams/kg body weight. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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How do a health diet and a weight diet differ?

How do a health diet and a weight diet differ?

A healthy diet is a: Balanced diet containing adequate amounts of all necessary nutrients for healthy growth and activity. A weight-reduction diet is coupled with increased exercise for gradual weight loss as desired. ...Read more

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Why is a diet high in vegetables and low in fats recommended for people with diabetes?

Why is a diet high in vegetables and low in fats recommended for people with diabetes?

Prevent atherosclero: Diabetes acceleares arteriole and atherosclerosis which inturn narrows blood vessels and deceases blood blow to vital organs.Generous proportion of fruits, vegetables, and low fat diet help combat atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease development. ...Read more

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If someone is on a low cal and low fat diet, should they avoid proteins and carbs in the evening?

If someone is on a low cal and low fat diet, should they avoid proteins and carbs in the evening?

Stupid approach: Starving your self and eating high sugar (which is what low fat is) is a sure fire way to get fat. Rethink your strategy. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between a low carb diet, a low fat diet, and a low calorie diet?

Food is Energy/nutri: Our food is a source of energy in the form of calories.3 key nutrients our body needs are carbs, proteins and fat. We need to eat a balanced diet with about a third of each nutrient. Once you understand these concepts you will find answers to your questions.Healthy food should have ample proteins which come from eggs, low fat milk, tofu and fish. Add to it fruits & veggies..Yu're eating healthy! ...Read more

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I weight 68K at 5,4 what is the maximum weight i can lose in exactly 4-5 months? With low carb, fruits and proteint diet and 60min cardio a day

I weight 68K at 5,4
what is the maximum weight i can lose in exactly 4-5 months? With low carb, fruits and proteint diet and 60min cardio a day

Weight: It is recommended that weight loss occur at the rate of approximately 1 pound a week. The exact weight loss depends on the duration which in your question is inexact! ...Read more

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Constipation and severely reduced appetite? And mild weight gain? I walk/cycle for exercise and eat a whole foods vegan diet and drink tons of water.

Constipation and severely reduced appetite? And mild weight gain? I walk/cycle for exercise and eat a whole foods vegan diet and drink tons of water.

GI symptoms: Please see your doc who may refer you to a GI specialist. If all is well then see a nutritionist. Are you following the vegan diet correctly? One diet does not fit all. We respond differently. Consider experimenting to see what food plan works best for you. Probiotics may be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Can I meet all my nutritional needs on a plant based diet with a b12 supplement?

Can I meet all my nutritional needs on a plant based diet with a b12 supplement?

Also need D and...: All vegans need B12, ideally as methylcobalamin. Everyone in North America (except the deep South), vegan or not, needs Vit D in fall and winter, at least 5000 iu/day;most is from sheep wool but vegan forms available (though the sheep aren't harmed). Many need EPA/DHA; some folks can make it from hemp/flax oil but many can't; vegan sources available. I advise everyone take a multivit.-see comment: ...Read more

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How much fat should our diet have while on Accutane for best absorption? Normal diet or special diet (high-fat meal) for Accutane absorption?

Take with food: "normal" fat intake varies around the world. Typically lower in hanoi than in mississippi. Potent drug with lots of potential side effects, some are serious. Not for women who are or might get pregnant-causes serious birth defects. ...Read more

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Need suggestion for low fat diet and skin care?

Need suggestion for low fat diet and skin care?

Pangea Organics: I recommend pangea organics. They have excellent product for sensitive skin including the egyptian calendula with blood orange facial cleanser, french rosemary with sweet orange facial toner, and italian red mandarin with rose facial cream. These offer carefully selected bio available ingredients that provide superior hydration in addition to anti aging, antioxidant, smoothing ; calming benefits. ...Read more