Doctor insights on:
The Oz Diet
No.: In and of itself, the water diet does nothing to increase health. Set aside the questionable weight loss. The water diet explicitly says you can still eat what you want as long as you ingest 64oz of cold water. So if you were having fast food all day before the water diet, you'd be eating just as unhealthily while on the diet. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Is 16 oz. Of electrolyte fluid, and 112 oz. Of water in a day unhealthy? Diet instructions given by medi weight loss doctor
Depends on solution: The content of the "electrolyte fluid" is the key to answering the question. Your daily requirements for fluid losses are exceeded by this volume, but quite acceptable if you have normal kidney function. The fluid should contain at least the daily requirements for sodium and potassium, and ideally would include additional additives (such as magnesium) in appropriate amounts. ...Read more
Does flavored sparkling water meet the needs of your daily water intake? Or does the aspartame and carbonation negate the water benefits?
Yes: Water is water. Flavoring and aspartame do not negate the fluid intake. Some people are concerned with aspartame for other reasons. ...Read more
Effective for what?: I'm sure its effective for staying drunk. For feeling bloated. And if you want to drive away family and friends im guessing it would work fairly well. Not healthy, lots of carbs and alcohol. Drop the guinness, replace with water, add other fruits, vegtables, lean protien sources and some whole grains. Get healthy sleep and exercise, two things guinness wont help with. ...Read more
Be wary: Most fruit juices are just sugary beverages, providing extra calories — all from refined carbohydrates — without sating appetite. And this is true whether you drink apple or orange juice or one of the fancy new juices like acai berry or pomegranate juice. The added calories can contribute to weight gain and increased risk of both diabetes and heart disease. ...Read more
Should be: All such info should be listed and counted. ...Read more
Does coffee consumption count towards the recommended 8-eight cups of water needed for basic daily hydration?
Yes but...: you must also recognize that you should limit your intake of caffeine to no more than 400 mg of caffeine / day; approx. 2 cups of brewed coffee, be mindful of other sources of caffeine. This way you can meet your hydration baseline, tap into the multiple benefits of coffee without risking the harmful effects. Cheers! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the efficient way of eating for muscle growth?Meals per day? Water intake? Essentials elements to eat?
What is the recommended daily dietary intake of protein, fats and carbohydrates in grams for an adult?
Look it in two ways: 250 grams of carbohydrates. 60 grams of protein per day. 65 fat grams per day. You have to keep in mind the body wieght those numbers could be high or low. Fat is 20 to 35 percent of daily calories protein is 10 to 35 percent of daily calories carbohydrates is 45 to 65 percent of your daily calorie intake. ...Read more
Sample feeding schedule or menu for a 7mo who eats fruits and veggies? She eats a jar of fruit in the AM & a jar of veggies PM w/25 oz of formula/day
It doesn't matter: Aside from not feeding anything at night, it doesn't matter what the feeding schedule is. At 6-9 months, a baby gets most of his nutrition from breast milk or formula (don't need to count the total ounces). Solid foods are for fun, for experience, and for the variety. 2-4 oz food at 3 times a day works fine. Using a high chair, and feeding at the dining table at meal times, helps form good habits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can't: 0 calories means no calories, so it doesn't add to caloric intake. ...Read more
Somewhere between: not much and not a bit. First, in fluid accumulation, taking both water and salt makes it much worse. High salt diets do NOT generally get people's sodium level abnormal simply because it triggers thirst and people drink and it triggers water retnetion and people swell. ...Read more
Diet pills, eating under 500 cal per day in food (nuts, fruit, fish veg etc), drinking wine bottle x 3/4pw, how will this affect my body? 138lb 5'8
Not healthy: See your pcp without delay for exam and guidance on your weight and proper eating. You may need closer to 2000 + calories / day depending on your level of activity. Be honest about any other meds/ alcohol/drug use and current stresses. Take care of your health and please get help. ...Read more
Is eating too much fruit (7-9 servings a day) along with a balanced diet of vegetables, proteins, and whole grains, considered too much?
Is it healthy to get all of one's recommended calorie intake by consuminf only fruits and vegetables?
My wife eats one meal a day that includes one bag of spinach, a bowl of fat free sugar free pudding and grapes. Is this healthy? She's not dieting.
Hi fiber & hi carbs: If her daily diet has as little variation as you describe, then no she is not eating a balanced healthy diet. While she is getting a considerable amount of fiber, she is eating little protein or fat. Please explore with her the reasons for her self-imposed dietary restriction/ choices then suggest she may benefit from nutritionist counseling to best achieve her longterm dietary requirements. ...Read more