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Radish Healthy Heart
Heart health is important, especially as we age. To prevent multiple heart conditions including but not limited to high blood pressure, heart attacks, arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure, small changes in daily habits are necessary. These changes can include eating healthy, exercising, managing stress levels, limiting alcohol and tobacco intake, ...Read more
Not the key: Food choices are seldom critical to health, especially vascular health. Eat your sardines if you like them. It is far more important that you exercise, stay fit and trim, manage any cholestetol, blood pressure and/or blood sugar issues with meds if required, and not smoke. That is enough of a challenge and if you do thAt, eat what you please within the limits of good sense. ...Read more
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Seeds: Moderation always best!Get a more detailed answer ›
I eat daily lot good healthy food: raw almond, seed, Walnut, Pecan Pistachio, Brazil nut, & olive oil.This adds up to 15+grams sat fat. Any Concerns?
NO unless...: While it's long been recommended that people minimize saturated fat, recent research suggests there's no benefit to limiting saturated fat (especially when it comes from the healthy foods you are eating) unless you have Familial Hypercholesterolemia or ApoE4. See http://authoritynutrition.com/saturated-fat-good-or-bad/ for a very well-written discussion of saturated fat and the current science. ...Read more
Honestly, is 4strawberries, 1handful blueberys, 8almonds, 1 egg cooked with veggies (peppers, tomato, mushrom, onion) plain ok for weight loss? I'm 18 m
Honestly - this: Sounds very healthy. I am just concerned about whether you are getting in enough calories for breakfast for an active, 18 year old male. ...Read more
Is plain chicken breast, asparagus, broccoli & cauliflower, mushrooms, and sweet potato a human healthy dinner?
Hi there. I'm slightly prehypertensive, and for general heart health, apart from exercise, etc., I take moderate amounts of several vasodilators, such as fish oil, garlic, hawthorn, celery seed, olive leaf, arginine, CoQ10, and reishi mushroom (as well a
Need a big picture: Hi, Shaun, Make sure you had a stress test to see if blood pressure is overly elevated with exercise. This is an important marker of how your blood vessels react. Echocardiogram (which you had) and functional medicine testing may help to idenitify root cause of blood pressure elevation. You need blood work, heavy metal screen, and vascular reactivity assesment, maybe meds, and supplement tune up! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is one can sodium-free tuna, 1 boiled egg, 1strawberry, 4blackberries, 13 blueberries, and handful almonds a healthy breakfast helping weight loss?
I'm 21. Healthy diet-1/4 cup of white rice, 1/2 steamed white potato, 2 cups of green veg, fish/chicken cucumber, sour yogurt, nuts per day.Any other advic?
You do not need: A "catalogue". We were designed to eat natural food to satiety. How artificial can we be? ...Read more
Is eating 100g parsnip, carrots, sweetcorn, asparagus, broccoli, banana, multi-vitamin and fish oil supplement a day enough to live a healthy life?
Many components to: health. Eat healthfully w at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day (organic is best). Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Watch portion sizes. No tobacco, illicit drugs & low to no alcohol use. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs sleep /night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Maintain good hygiene. Daily ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i eat healthy organic food i feel great 50-60 heart rate and 100/120 over 50/80 blood pressure but right now ate cookies 95/56 heart rate 143 odd?
What in cookies?: Sugar?Caffeine? White flour? Hard to say if you are having a reaction to some ingredient you don't usually eat or it's an emotional reaction to eating something you don't feel good about eating. Numbers should return to normal by tomorrow. If not, something unrelated to cookies may be going on. ...Read more