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Doctor insights on: Recipes For Liquid Foods

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Is profile nu greens liquid a safe product to use (health food store product)?

Is profile nu greens liquid a safe product to use (health food store product)?

Nu-Greens liquid: It appears to be a concentrated blend of extracts of veggies, fruits, and sea veggies also. You can see ingredients from this page: http://nulifevitamins. Ca/nu-greens-1/liquid/profile-blueberry-burst. Html as long as the spirulina is not contaminated with heavy metals and you don't regard this as a substitute for healthy diet, and your doctor is fine with it (knowing your meds and you) okay. ...Read more

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What foods do I need to be on a liquid diet?

What foods do I need to be on a liquid diet?

Liquid ones: May not supply all the nutrients needed. Generally a supplment for the particular condition is prescribed. Also, depends a huge deal on why one is on a liquid diet. Often fiber is either really good or really bad for the underlying condition ...Read more

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Which foods do I need to be on a liquid diet?

Which foods do I need to be on a liquid diet?

Actual food.: Liquid diets in general are not a healthy way to lose weight. Speak to a registered dietitian to get a real diet plan with real food, and don't resort to drastic diet plans. ...Read more

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What diet or food/liquids are good to keep a healthy appendix?

What diet or food/liquids are good to keep a healthy appendix?

I am not: Aware of any diet that can help or hurt your appendix. Recent studies suggest that certain viral infections might increase your chances of developing acute appendicitis, but this just an association, not cause and effect. And you really can't do much to prevent all viral infections. ...Read more

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Could you give me some examples of low roughage foods and then a list of clear liquid diet foods?

Could you give me some examples of low roughage foods and then a list of clear liquid diet foods?

Ok......: You cannot stay on a clear liquid diet for enough time to have it lower weight. You CAN increase water/flavored water at the expense of less food (like rehydrating after exercise) and that is reasonable.
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy-eating/in-depth/low-fiber-diet/art-20048511 ...Read more

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Does anyone know where to buy food/liquid thickeners for dysphagia do not contain cornstarch 8oz cannot case?

Does anyone know where to buy food/liquid thickeners for dysphagia do not contain cornstarch 8oz cannot case?

Search Internet: The main ingredient in non-cornstarch thickeners is xantham gum. If you search for "xantham gum thickeners dysphagia" you will find several options. ...Read more

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I am having a colonoscopy tomorrow. / I have followed all instructions / Re clear liquids today / no food/ light jello / my question is can I have li?

I am having a colonoscopy tomorrow. / I have followed all instructions / Re clear liquids today / no food/ light jello / my question is can I have li?

Well: Did you drink you golytlie? You have to have cleaned the colon completely. So if this is not done pointless to do the colonoscopy for the doctor cannot see anything. The colon must be completely cleaned out ...Read more

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What are good foods and liquids for your heart?

What are good foods and liquids for your heart?

Fruit & veggies: A vegetarian diet is ideal. Alternatively, the mediterranean diet has also been shown to be beneficial. See: http://www. Nejm. Org/doi/full/10.1056/nejmoa1200303 (this is a free download as a pdf). ...Read more

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What structure in the airway prevents food and liquids from entering the airway?

What structure in the airway prevents food and liquids from entering the airway?

Vocal cords: Although most people are taught that it is the epiglottis that prevents aspiration, that is not completely correct. The true vocal cords are more important for this function. If the epiglottis is surgically removed, most people won't aspirate, but if one or both vocal cords don't work, most people will aspirate. ...Read more

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Can eating food affect your bladder like liquid can?

Can eating food affect your bladder like liquid can?

Yes: Urologists often put patients on restrictive food diets to see which good is causing bladder or urethral irritation. Then there are foods like high nitrite foods that are presumed to play a role in bladder cancer, certain hot dogs being among the culprits. ...Read more

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What are some delicious foods on a clear liquid diet?

What are some delicious foods on a clear liquid diet?

Chicken soup: If made right, chicken soup can be a delicious food on a clear liquid diet. You should be able to see right through the broth. Make it with parsely, dill, turnips, carrots, parsnips and fresh chicken. All the good ingredients will come out in the broth. Add salt to taste. Some people also add garlic. ...Read more

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On meds and liquid only diet for diverticulitis when should I introduce foods and metamucil?

On meds and liquid only diet for diverticulitis when should I introduce foods and metamucil?

You can you tolerate: Diverticulitis mystifies, same disease acts differently, some never know they had it, in some the first attack takes them to emergency surgery, in most it lingers in their whole life, the reason for varieties of opinion. Once the acute attack subsides try it as you can not stay on liquids for ever, speak to your doctor, persistent recurrent disease require surgery. ...Read more

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Do I need to drink liquids when I am eating food like lunch or dinner? Or can I do it after I am finish eating?

Do I need to drink liquids when I am eating food like lunch or dinner? Or can I do it after I am finish eating?

Fluid intake: Drinking fluid with the meal may decrease appetite and dilute the digestive juices. Drinking afterwards I'd okay, as is drinking fluids throughout the day to stay well hydrated, especially in hot weather and air conditioned environments. ...Read more

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It is sometimes hard for me to swallow the food I eat. And I can't swallow tablets! That is why I take liquids! Please help!?

It is sometimes hard for me to swallow the food I eat. And I can't swallow tablets! That is why I take liquids! Please help!?

Mechanical problem?: Sounds like a mechanical problem with the way food gets from the mouth to the stomach. The first stop is in the mouth where saliva moistens food - you may have xerostomia (dry mouth). Several strategies/medications can help. But, you might have a problem with the esophagus (foodpipe) - either a narrowing, or ineffective contractions moving food/pills down to the stomach. See an md for evaluation. ...Read more

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I've can keep popsicles, jello, and clear liquids down. How can I rehydrate myself, and how can I naturally work my way up to hard to digest foods?

I've can keep popsicles, jello, and clear liquids down. How can I rehydrate myself, and how can I naturally work my way up to hard to digest foods?

Start slow, increase: Start with sips of fluids (no caffeine; flat 7 up ok) to prevent irritated stomach from stretching (=vomit). Gradually increase amt. For solid foods, try brat diet: banana, rice (cooked, no milk), applesauce, toast (plain, unbuttered). Pepto-bismol may also help settle stomach. If no improvement, see fp for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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How many hours does it take for the body to digest liquids and solid foods?

How many hours does it take for the body to digest liquids and solid foods?

Digestion: It takes 48-72 hours for solid food to passthrough the intestinal tract. ...Read more

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Why am I still having pain to hot foods and liquids after having root canal and crown?

Why am I still having pain to hot foods and liquids after having root canal and crown?

Post-op pain: Have your dentist evaluate. Possibly the pain is coming from a different tooth. Possibly the bite pressure on the tooth needs adjusting. Possibly the tooth may have a micro fracture in the root or a extra canal in the tooth that needs fill. ...Read more

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M58, what food and liquid would cleanse any thing that stuck up inside intestine, such as flax seed? Thanks

M58, what food and liquid would cleanse any thing that stuck up inside intestine, such as flax seed? Thanks

Not necessary.: Things in general do not get stuck in your intestines. There were concerns many years ago that seeds, nuts and particulates could get caught in diverticuli and cause disease, but this is not true. No cleansing is necessary. Very rarely one can have a bezoar, but these are usually composed of hair. ...Read more

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Sometimes after I eat, my food comes back up and I have to reswallow it. Also do it with liquids. Is it just overeating?

Sometimes after I eat, my food comes back up and I have to reswallow it. Also do it with liquids. Is it just overeating?

Talk: To your doctor about this. It could be a dis-motility issue or an incompetent sphincter of the lower esophagus. Over time the acid can do damage. Get it checked out. ...Read more

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11month old has had ongoing diarrhoea off and on for 5months. It can be pure liquid or has bits of food in. What does this sound like?

11month old has had ongoing diarrhoea off and on for 5months. It can be pure liquid or has bits of food in. What does this sound like?

Many possibilities: There are many possibilities for cause. Infections are top of the list, rotavirus, astrovirus, enteric adenovirus, norwalk agent, for staters. Consider salmonella, shigella, giardia... Possible secondary lactose malabsorption... Deficiency as Zinc or Vitamin A also possible... How is the baby growing? This needs a thorough workup and exam with pediatrician at once! ...Read more

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Every time I swallow a liquid or food it feels like the food is going down the wrong way, sort of hurts. Its been like this for the last few days?

Every time I swallow a liquid or food it feels like the food is going down the wrong way, sort of hurts. Its been like this for the last few days?

Sore Throat: If you have sore throat you may be coming up with Viral URI. This is the Flu season so be careful. Hope you had Flu Shot.
Drink warm drinks like Ginger and camomile tea. Gargle with Warm water. Get examined to make sure you do not have Tonsillitis. If so you may need Antibiotic. ...Read more

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I accidentally chewed my Zenatane capsule while trying to take it with food. Will it still work the same? How can I make myself swallow with liquid?

I accidentally chewed my Zenatane capsule while trying to take it with food. Will it still work the same? How can I make myself swallow with liquid?

Insignificant issue: Zenatane is NOT a timed release capsule, so crushing it accidentally before swallowing it won't change its effect. The recommendation to take it with food is that, unlike many drugs, it is absorbed better with food. Try taking it with something like yogurt which doesn't have to be chewed and you may have better luck swallowing it whole. ...Read more