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Exclusively BF my 5mon old & I'm a pescatarian. Her Dr. Told me to go on a dairy free diet now bc of her sensitivity. Struggling to find a proper diet?

Exclusively BF my 5mon old & I'm a pescatarian. Her Dr. Told me to go on a dairy free diet now bc of her sensitivity. Struggling to find a proper diet?

Breast feeding.: The comment - you are what you eat applies twice for Breast feeding moms. Keep your diet preferences also be sure you are getting the calcium etc your baby needs. Going milk free is more for your pescatarian plan than it will benefit your baby. Milk allergy from mom to baby are very rare. If your baby is fussy (sensitive) it could be how much you feed and what else you feed your baby too ...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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I am hypothyroid from a partial thyroidectomy. I have recently adopted a pescatarian diet. Should I avoid goitrogenic fruits and veggies or are they ok to eat? Thank you. Diet and hypothyroidism

I am hypothyroid from a partial thyroidectomy. I have recently adopted a pescatarian diet. Should I avoid goitrogenic fruits and veggies or are they ok to eat? Thank you. Diet and hypothyroidism

Diet: Does not alter your thyroid level unless your the iodine in your diet is insufficient which is unlikely in developed countries where salt is fortified with iodine. Have your doctor monitor your TSH. Enjoy any healthy diet of choice and take your thyroid medications as prescribed ...Read more

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How does a pescatarian differ from a vegetarian?

How does a pescatarian differ from a vegetarian?

Fish: Pescatarians eat fish and/or seafood, whereas vegatarians don't eat any type of meat or fish or seafood. ...Read more

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What is the role of diet and exercise in controlling diabetes?

What is the role of diet and exercise in controlling diabetes?

Quite a lot: Well... not huge amounts in childhood onset type 1. Huge importance in adult onset type II. First, with weight loss a far amount of people can become non-diabetic (bariatric surgery, generally needed). WIth a reasonable amt of either/both diet and /or exercise, the diabetes improves/is easier to control.
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health ...Read more

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What is a good diet for a person with arteriosclerosis and diabetes?

What is a good diet for a person with arteriosclerosis and diabetes?

Avoid sugars and fat: Avoidind sugars, less carbohydrates, less fat, more of lean meat, more vegetables alcohol in moderation, will help diabetes and atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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Do those who have different types of diabetes need different types of diets?

Largely No: Diabetes mellitus, though involving many interacting issues, is ↑ed blood sugar. Thus intake of any/all sugar (carbohydrates, starch ; fruits) ↑es blood sugar elevations, compounding the problem/disease. This is true for both ↓ ed internal insulin+amylin production (type 1) or ↓ed response to insulin+amylin (type 2) despite all marketing claims (supposedly healthy carbs) to the contrary. Go hf/lc. ...Read more

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What kind of diet is good for an 63 year old woman who has gout and diabetes?

What kind of diet is good for an 63 year old woman who has gout and diabetes?

Gout and dm diet: ADA 1800cal /day. No sugar. No bread. No muffins. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat nonstarch veggies and hi pulp fruits. Whole grains and nuts are excellent. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more

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Could you suggest me a good diet for an 63 year old woman with gout and diabetes?

Could you suggest me a good diet for an 63 year old woman with gout and diabetes?

Gout dm diet: Optimal features - take in tart cherry juice +tart cherries, 10/day. Add Lemon extract 2 tblspns/day. Avoid alcohol, animal fats, organ meats, anchovies, sardines, tuna, salmon, and shellfish. Limit other meats to 4 oz/day. Avoid high fructose corn syrup containing drinks and foods. Add egg whites, quinoa, soy as protein. Eat only of pulpy fruit and non starch veggies. No bread. Drink 3 L /day. ...Read more

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Tell me if diabetes can be controlled by diet and exercise alone for how many years?

Tell me if diabetes can be controlled by diet and exercise alone for how many years?

Diabetes: We hope that pre-diabetes can be controlled by diet and exercise alone. Mild diabetes can often be controlled for a prolonged time wtih diet and exercise alone. We are seeing more and more early diabetes with drugs like statins and some antihypertensives. ...Read more

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How to avoid my self from being attacked by diabetes regarding diet and daily activities?

How to avoid my self from being attacked by diabetes regarding diet and daily activities?

Healthy life style: Healthy eating meaning less carbohydrates, more vegetables, fruits and regular exercise are likely to help to prevent or delay onset of diabetes type 2. Healthy life style may also minimize the health problems related to those who already have diabetes. Maintaining ideal body weight and preventing obesity is most important. ...Read more

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Diabetes diagnosed new 2 months before with 331 fasting now about 105 115 120 110 fasting is it ok I am on diet and exercise is it ok?

Diabetes diagnosed new 2 months before with 331 fasting now about 105 115 120 110 fasting is it ok I am on diet and exercise is it ok?

Diabetes: You are doing pretty well with respect to blood sugars. Need an a1c to evaluated control however. Should be seeing your doc for follow up. ...Read more

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Is there anyway to stay off diabetes drugs permanently? I've made serious changes to diet and exercise. What tests do I need now and ongoing?

Is there anyway to stay off diabetes drugs permanently? I've made serious changes to diet and exercise. What tests do I need now and ongoing?

Blood sugars: Commendable that u r actively working to improve your health. Losing 7-10% of your weight can reduce your risk. However, some people r genetically predisposed, and in general pancreas may weaken with age so u may need a me down the road if u have predm or dm now. Check fasting blood sugar once in a while to keep an eye on how u r doing. Best is fasting sugar <100. ...Read more

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Can diet sodas cause diabetes/?

Can diet sodas cause diabetes/?

No: No food per se can cause diabetes but if the food cause you to gain a lot of weight, then your risk of developing diabetes increase. ...Read more

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Should I take medicine for diabetes when I'm in diet?

Should I take medicine for diabetes when I'm in diet?

Watch out in changes: You should always discuss changes in diet with your physician before doing the changes. He is the one that can guide you through it. When you start to restrict calories on your diet try to do it eating the same food but smaller amounts. If you are doing things the right way, sticking yourself to the diabetic diet should make you lose weight. ...Read more

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What is diabetes? How can an unhealthy diet affect it?

What is diabetes? How can an unhealthy diet affect it?

Read this: What is diabetes: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/type-2-diabetes-what-is-it/

Easy Recipes: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/category/recipe/

Some basics: https://www. Kaushikmd. Com/get-started/ ...Read more

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Can you still have diabetes at a healthy weight or diet?

Can you still have diabetes at a healthy weight or diet?

Yes: There are lean people who have diabetes. Sometimes they've had type I diabetes from childhood, where the pancreas just doesn't produce insulin. Type ii diabetes happens more often in overweight adults because of Insulin resistance. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for type to diabetes or foods to eat?

What is the best diet for type to diabetes or foods to eat?

Diet for type 2 diab: Diet for diabetic should be no sugars that includes sucrose, glucose and fructose and restrictions in carbohydrates. Having said that most of yhe type 2 diabetics also have high cholesterol high blood pressure and then you have to restrict salt, and sorces of cholesterol, red meat and milk products, mor poultry, fish, vegetables and whole grains and a serving of nuts. But it is best to consult dietician. ...Read more

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What is diabetes and how could an unhealthy diet affect it?

Depends: Diabetes can be thought of as a mitochondrial disease. Mitochondria are the power plants of cells, and when they do not function well, our health suffers. Environmental poisons can hurt our mitochondria, and they require proper nutrients to function. ...Read more

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Can eating a diet high in fat increase my risk for diabetes?

Maybe: Depends on your genetics, what you consider to be a high fat diet, and your activity level. A high fat diet can cause obesity which carries an increased risk of type ii diabetes. There are, however, obese people who do not develop diabetes. Furthermore, the kinds of fats you eat may play a role. If most of your fats are from avocado, nuts, legumes, healthy oils, fish, you may be ok. ...Read more

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What type of diet and activitys can make someone get type one diabetes?

What type of diet and activitys can make someone get type one diabetes?

Diet/ exercise issue: S, relate to risk of type 2 diabetes, not risk of developing type 1 diabetes. ...Read more

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What should be included in my diet if I suspect diabetes? 28 year old female.

What should be included in my diet if I suspect diabetes? 28 year old female.

Balanced diet, wt..: I would suggest seeing doc to find out if you are a diabetic or having pre-diabetes etc... Either way, a food pyramid picture here provides a guide for you to do a well-balanced diet, and I strongly recommend striving to get ideal body weight and maintain regular exercise. Good health requires a lifetime commitment and only you can do this. So keep healthy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please explain what drinks do I need to remove out of my diet to control diabetes?

Please explain what drinks do I need to remove out of my diet to control diabetes?

Unhealthy ones: Hi. I know it's a bit of a no-brainer, but don't drink sugar sodas (even diet ones are sh*t, but at least don't add sugar). Sugar soda is one of the big evils in the typical unhealthy American lifestyle, but so is processed food and fast food. Eliminate it all, eat healthy, & exercise regularly for life. Good luck! ...Read more

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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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I don't know how to control my diet. Need another way to control diabetes, what should I do?

I don't know how to control my diet. Need another way to control diabetes, what should I do?

No medicine, or even: Insulin works to control sugar/ diabetes well unless follow a diet!

simple one that my patients have great success with at:
www. Schwartzdiabetesdoc. Com
newsletter #3. ...Read more

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When a person has diabetes to what extent is diet important? Does a person who have diabetes need to cut out on soft drinks?

When a person has diabetes to what extent is diet important? Does a person who have diabetes need to cut out on soft drinks?

Diet important in DM: Lifestyle modification (i.e. Diet and exercise) is of paramount importance in the treatment of Diabetes mellitus.
Diet assists with reduction in BMI and improved insulin resistance.
In certain instances, diet and exercise plans have been instrumental in reducing patients medication and even taking them off meds. ...Read more

Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Diabetes (Definition)

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