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Three Day Juice Fast
Yes, a little: Clear liquids (water; fruit juices WITHOUT pulp -- apple, white grape; fruit flavored beverages -- fruit punch, lemonade; carbonated drinks; Jello; and tea/coffee without milk/cream) are recommended. So grapefruit juice is not technically a clear liquid. So have a glass if you must, but really better to go with the list above. Good wishes:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The problem with 5 hour energy drinks is the amount of vitamins they contain (8333% recommended daily intake of b12). This is an essential, water soluble vitamin that is excreted by your kidney. However, taking this much every day could lead to kidney failure or other effects from an excess of vitamin b12. Anything is toxic to your body in extreme amounts, even water and oxygen! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I normally eat irregular. 3, 000 cals. A day and strt only one meal a day that's 1500 cals and same time each day will I lose weight?
Weight loss: Yes. Weight gain is totally due to the number of calories you eat. Calorie intake can be reduced either by cutting down the total number of calories consumed or by exercising to work off the calories. If you cut your total calories in half you will lose a lot of weight (but one large meal a day diets are difficult to stay with); if you exercise, you will lose even more. ...Read more
Hello dr,consume the following food every day for one week:6 cups of parsley tea daily,3 sweet potatoes, one at every meal ,can lose arm fat?
Ttc do I take my prenatals once a day or three times a day ??? Daily means with every meal right ???
Once a day: To help women stick with their prenatal vitamins, a prenatal vitamin tablet should provide all the vitamins needed in a quantity that taking one tablet only per day provides sufficient supply of vitamins. Typically, this is the case. If not, it will say in the instructions on the bottle. Prenatal vitamins can be taken any time of the day - again, when a woman can fit it easily into her schedule. ...Read more
Is consuming whey protein daily harmful for my health? I workout 5 days a week and drink one or two shakes per day
There is a debate: There are two camps when it comes to whey protein derived from cheese. The vegan camp believes a link exists between dairy and cancer and autoimmune diseases. The other camp believes it helpful against inflammation and helps build muscle. My take is that the science is inconclusive either way, no one needs too much protein, and that nuts and grains like quinoa are a better source of protein. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I drink 212oz of water days that I run, 192oz on off days. 48oz each at breakfast & dinner 32oz at lunch & after snacks. Always has been. Too much?
I exercise one to two hours a day per week. Should I take more than one rest day per week to recover?
Exercise: depends on how you feel. if one day is enough to recover and not be fatigues then do just one ...Read more
I am vegetarian and drink about 1 litre of water per day, I drink smoothies for breakfast and lunch sometimes, my urine smells of Apple juice.
M58, pre diabetic, started 1900 calories per day diet plan to reduce half pound per wk. Within a day feeling extreme weakness. Why so?
Most likely ...: Not drinking enough liquids as you cut back food intake. ...Read more
No particular limit: Vitamin C being a water soluble vitamin doesn't have a specific cut off for its upper limit of use on a daily basis. You can take as much as you want and you will not overdose as the excess will be eliminated easily. It may irritate your stomach, though, being an acid based vitamin. ...Read more