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Home remedies for sore throat. It hurts everytime a swallow. I've tried salt water, lister one, ect. But never helps.
Home remedies: You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amt of lemon juice helps. For significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see physician ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Antibiotics are imperative for strep throat. ...Read more
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
No: It is always best to use fresh food, or frozen. Canned foods are ok for emergencies, but should not be regularly used. Many cans contain bpa in the liner, and are not good for you. ...Read more
What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys? Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet
Oxalate: Although many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are believed to increase importantly in the urine and then promote kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Drinking 3 to 4 liters per day of fluid is essential. ...Read more
Diet and exercise: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries don't count. Choose whole grains & limit refined grains. Pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. Check out http://www. Sparkpeople. Com or http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more
I want to start a low GI diet, but checking the level of every food is daunting. How do I start following one easily?
See below: Any fresh fruit, any fresh vegetable, any legume or bean, any whole grain that isn't processed. Lean cuts of meat, chicken and turkey without the skin. Eggs and low fat dairy products. Healthy fish include salmon, fresh tuna, mackerel, and sardines. Nuts (unsalted) are also healthy. ...Read more
If one is type 2 diabetic. Does this mean that he cannot eat everything? How can he control his diet? . Concerning type of food?
Can eat everything,: But not all at the same time. The diet must be reduced in calories to allow for weight loss with exercise. Should be three meals/day, no snacks, well balanced, avoid fatty and junk/fast food. Caloric restriction is essential as most people with t2 dm are overweight. Good nutritional information is available from a registered dietitian. ...Read more
Forget diet: Forget the concept of diet foods. You will be setting yourself up. As a bariatric surgeon who looks at people that are successful at losing weight and more importantly keeping it off, concentrate on changing your eating habits. Reduce the sweets but don't fully eliminate. Increase vegetables and less fast food. Don't forget to include exercise regimen, any kind including walking. ...Read more
Google carbohydrates: Carbohydrates are good sources of energy, but they are easy to overdo! Healthy carbohydrates include whole grain bread and cereals like oatmeal. Less healthy carbs include cakes, cookies, candy - you get the point: sugar is a carbohydrate! alcohol is a carbohydrate. You may want to limit your carbs to the healthier ones and try to reduce your intake of sugary junk food. Good luck. ...Read more
Check web-site: I don't have info on the atkins diet, since I don't find it of any use. Check w/a registered dietitian and get support from weight watchers or other quality programs. Eat less and exercise more. It's the only way. ...Read more
My vit D was 18, bad diet/eating issues. In one year, it raised to 24 with good diet. Possible to raise it more with food/sun? (Now that it is spring)
That is strong: Weight loss for one month. I would recommend that don't lose any faster than 1 kg per week - otherwise you may find yourself losing too much muscle too quickly. Take care. ...Read more
Could you give me some examples of low roughage foods and then a list of clear liquid diet foods?
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
Can food elimination diets take longer than 3 weeks to uncover the problem? On one now with minimal improvements.
Depends on Condition: Depends on the condition you are attempting to treat. For diseases like eosinophilic esophagitis a typical elimination diet is followed for 6-8 weeks. For celiac disease when instituting a gluten-free diet most patients notice clinical improvement within 2 weeks, however we usually evaluate progress after 4-6 weeks. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Hello sir, my mom was highly suffering from fever 1 week ago but its normal, but there is one problem that she was not able to take diet (food) prop?
Question?: Not sure what it being asked. Please clarify the question and re-ask. Thanks. ...Read more
How long should one stay on the BRAT diet after food poisoning? When can one return to a normal diet?
I am 23 years old after one year gym exercise my period stopped I have also been following healthy food diet?
How does one start an elimination diet for food allergies...I was considering rice fruit and vegetables for 1 week?
Best to get checked: New development of food allergies at age 64 is unusual, so your desire to restrict diet, while based on good science, may be an incorrect approach for you. Effective diet exclusions pick one food group to drop (like lactose, gluten), assess response, then move on to another food group. I suggest first you discuss your symptoms & concerns with your doctor & pursue appropriate evaluation instead. ...Read more
Is it normal to feel run down and fatigued after having a high junk food (simple carb) diet then switching to a low carb healthy one? If yes, how long?
Healthy living: No. Actually. Are you eating enough total calories? Getting a majority of your calories from proteins? Checked your thyroid and vitamin d levels? ...Read more
I may have lpr I on protonix (pantoprazole) 40 mg for 3 months and Doctor didn't mention my diet. Is one burger a week ok bec too much bland food give me nightmares?
LPR on protonix (pantoprazole): Wit hreflux avoid soda, caffeine, chocholate, alcohol smoking energy drinks, spicy/ fatty food. But 1 burger a week should be ok not too spicy. Also elevating head of bed with pillow under mattress may helps as it is hard to reflux going against gravity (mouth higher up then stomach) F/U w/ doc ...Read more
What is a recommended diet including supplements for managing scoliosis, and the pain? Would love a list of foods to eat to help in grocery shopping
Multivitamins: While there is no specific diet for scoliosis, a multivitamin would provide the appropriate supplement to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables & calcium sources. Your doctor should check that calcium, manganese, vitamin D and vitamin C and E levels are normal. Hence a multivitamin recommendation. Next weight bearing exercise such as walking up to 10000 steps, light jogging, aerobic ex or a class are wise ...Read more
See below: I would suggest you to go to our website, www. Weighstation. Net. For a list of recipes and other helps when it comes to low-carb dieting. Low-fat diet works because you lower your caloric intake. That's about it. However, low-carb dieting has been shown to lower the inflammatory response of carbohydrates and fat. Much of this information can be gotten from dr. Eric westman textbook on obesity. ...Read more