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Diet: To recover from binging/purging, and prevent subsequest episodes...Activate metabolism by eating a protein serving (size of your palm)+complex carbs every 2-3 hrs/day. Sprinkle 3 fruits, 4veggies, at least 3 tsp butter/olive oil and 3 servings milk (greek yogurt, etc.) include gatorade, banana or orange tfor potassium. Seek help! you can get better with help! ...Read more
Reason sweets cravin: The one i believe in is the Insulin released by the pancreas after eating meal which is usually high in carb, especially complex carbs including white bread, pasta and fruits, soda and juices.The Insulin spikes in and it causes blood sugar to drop and you crave for sweets.To prevent it cut down the carbs in your meal. The other causes are habit and programmed in brain, sice childhood. ...Read more
A wise young woman!: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_recipes_for_one_serving there are other sites too. You'll do well since you seem to want to do well. Also, don't be afraid of left-overs - they can even be better and can save work & time. You have a fine life ahead of you - enjoy it! ...Read more
Breakfast: Better to eat breakfast--that's a better habit. ...Read more
I have pcod, endometriosis, anxiety & depression. I don't comfort eat, snack between meals. Whats the best way to lose weight?
❤ palpitations after eating a healthy vegan meal. Very obese, i drink veg/green smoothies for bkfst & lunch, no trouble until my full meal at dinner.
Might be normal issu: Random palpitations can be a normal issue if they happen from time to time or if you are taking in stimulants like coffee, alcohol, tobacco or over-the-counter medications such as pseudoephedrine, which is found in cold preparations and some herbal medications, including ma huang. So it might be something in the smoothies, try removing one ingredient everyday and see if it comes back. ...Read more
If i eat a banana/peanut butter 4breakfast, cliff bar 4lunch & salad 4dinner & its helping me lose weight could that create infertility?
Both exercise and di: A lot of guys are skinny at your age. Growing taller and filling out don't necessarily happen at the same time. A balanced diet, with protein in at least two meals with a lot of fruits and vegetables will help. If you want to increase your muscle mass, you need to start on an exercise program. If you are not in sports at school, joining a gym will be a place to start. ...Read more
Because of very disrupting postprandial hypoglycemia I'm considering eating vegan protein powder (soy, pea, hemp, rice...) with every meal. Good idea?
Nutrition: Why do people, in general, think that eating sugary tasting fruit is any better than eating candy? Sugar is sugar, right?
Fruit is much better: Sugar or sucrose in candy is a combination of glucose and fructose. It is rapidly digested and absorbed resulting in increased fat storage in fat and the liver, in part promoted by Insulin stimulation. Fruits have fructose in much lower amounts, as much as 5 times lower, with slower absorption and benefits from other nutrients such as vitamin C and fiber. ...Read more
Home meals healthy: Meals prepared properly at home are probably the most healthy you can regulate how much salt, fats and other ingredients go into your meals. You also choose the ways they are prepared and the proportion sides you want. So it would be best if possible to prepare your own meals at home. ...Read more
I face enormous stress and anxiety when faced with big decisions. Is there anything to overcome this?
Stay active: Exercise is a great way to relieve stress. Your body releases endorphins during exercise, which can help you feel calm. If you exercise 30 - 60 minutes a day, your stress levels can improve. When stressed, take 5 slow, deep breaths with your eyes closed, then roll your shoulders forward 5 times, then back 5 times. This will slow your heart rate and release tension in your neck and shoulders. ...Read more
Marilyn monroe, is said to have eaten egg, milk, maybe yogert for breakfast, meat & vegetables for lunch & dinner fruit& little exercise is this good.
Low starch diet: I don't know if that is true but you are describing a low-starch diet, and that is generally healthy. These days i would make sure that the egg, milk, yogurt and meat are organic or else they will come from animals fed gmo foods and have hormones. My favorite overall diet is dr. Furhman's: http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/foodpyramid.Aspx see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/. ...Read more
Binging/purging: Even with professional help, it is a slow process of recovery. A trained professional can help you explore the dynamics behind the behaviors, instead of just treating the symptoms. ...Read more