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What types of foods should I eat or not eat knowing I have hypothyroidism?

What types of foods should I eat or not eat knowing I have hypothyroidism?

HEALTHY DIET: Beyond eating a healthy diet, there are no specific dietary recommendations for persons with hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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I have polycythemia vera. What food should I eat or avoid,?

I have polycythemia vera. What food should I eat or avoid,?

There are those: Who would encourage you to go forth with a strict organic raw food diet, like something along the lines of the Gerson diet(which also includes coffee enemas!) But I don't think there is any strong data to suggests a "curative" diet. But I will help to eat as healthy as you can, it may help limit further stress on your body. ...Read more

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What are the foods I should not eat since I have had several severe bouts of diverticulitis, and what bread should I be eating?

What are the foods I should not eat since I have had several severe bouts of diverticulitis, and what bread should I be eating?

Do eat high fiber: High fiber diet, fruits & vegetables are best. Avoid junk foods, rice, pasta, white bread, but can have in smaller amounts. High fiber whole wheat bread ok. Add metamucil or similar for fiber. Drink plenty of water. ...Read more

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Which types of food should I eat or avoid eating if i only have half of a thyroid?

Which types of food should I eat or avoid eating if i only have half of a thyroid?

Not a problem: A half-thyroid should be fine, assuming the remaining 1/2 thyroid is normal. That 1/2 thyroid will enlarge a bit, but if it is making enough thyroid hormone (as assessed by a blood test) then you should be fine. Diet will really not affect it much. There is plenty of iodine in a normal american diet. ...Read more

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What kinds of foods should I avoid if I have high cholesterol?

What kinds of foods should I avoid if I have high cholesterol?

High-carb foods: Avoid grains, lentils, milk protein. Eat healthy fats such as coconut oil, olive oil, avocados, butter, flesh foods, vegetables. For more information and recipe ideas, go to: https://kaushikmd.com/2016/11/03/get-started/ https://kaushikmd.com/2016/12/02/eat-fat-to-stay-healthy/ ...Read more

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What food should I avoid and eat more if I have acne?

What food should I avoid and eat more if I have acne?

Diet is not the key: Some dermatologists recommend limiting dairy, but this isn't going to clear you. You've already got scarring and at your age, acne is serious business -- not just a personal liability, but a professional one. If topical benzyol peroxide has tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician for a trial of prescription-strength treatment that's right for you. ...Read more

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Why do I get diarrhea after eating pizza? I have no food allergy that I'm aware of and I eat bread and other dairy products all the time with no probs

Why do I get diarrhea after eating pizza? I have no food allergy that I'm aware of and I eat bread and other dairy products all the time with no probs

Lactose Intolerance: While you note you can eat other dairy products without a problem pizza cheeses like mozzarella are fresher cheeses with more lactose present. Try taking some OTC Lactase the next time you eat pizza. If this solves your problem, you have your answer it's lactose intolerance...if not see an allergist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I think I could have a gluten intolerance but the only foods ive linked to my symptoms are burgers, pasta, and sandwiches. Do these have gluten?

I think I could have a gluten intolerance but the only foods ive linked to my symptoms are burgers, pasta, and sandwiches. Do these have gluten?

Wheat, rye, barley: Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Pasta is made from wheat. There are gluten-free breads available made with different grains, and even gluten-free pasta is available. ...Read more

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I am lactose intolerant. Along with this i feel severe pain eating almost any fruit, especially apples. What should I do to get rid of both probs.?

I am lactose intolerant. Along with this i feel severe pain eating almost any fruit, especially  apples. What should I do to get rid of both probs.?

Low FODMAP diet: Certain foods contain sugars and carbohydrates that are relatively difficult for humans to digest, but easy for bacteria in the gut to digest. When the bacteria digest these sugars, they ferment them, and one of the byproducts is gas. The excess gas expands the intestine and results in pain. Some people are more sensitive than others to the gas. Try this diet: http://bit.Ly/12kezpx. ...Read more

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What kind of food should I eat if I already have osteoporosis?

What kind of food should I eat if I already have osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis foods: Eat foods low in salt and high in whole grains, fruits and vegetables. The main idea is to consume plenty of calcium and vitamin d. Limit caffeine, carbonated drinks and alcohol. Some examples: low fat dairy products, yogurts, fish (sardines, salmom, tuna), dark, leafy green vegetables, calcium fortified foods, eggs... ...Read more

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I have urolithiasis..What are the food and drugs that I should avoid?

I have urolithiasis..What are the food and drugs that I should avoid?

Depends on kind: The stone kind makes a difference. However, as a rule of thumb you need more fluid intake especially lemonade/ limeade. Avoid calcium supplements and heavy dairy products and heavy animal protein. ...Read more

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Whenever I eat dinner I am bloated with excessive air - I eat quickly and often don't chew thoroughly, but I wonder if I am intolerant to some types of foods? This really doesn't occur with breakfast or lunch, oddly, but I only have oatmeal or cereal

Whenever I eat dinner I am bloated with excessive air - I eat quickly and often don't chew thoroughly, but I wonder if I am intolerant to some types of foods? This really doesn't occur with breakfast or lunch, oddly, but I only have oatmeal or cereal

Bloating: when you eat fast you do not chew properly and you also swallow a lot of air. I would first try to eat slowly and chew your food. See if that changes things. Also avoid gassy foods like cauliflower, beans, chic peas etc.. ...Read more

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What foods should I avoid if I have depression? Breads?

What foods should I avoid if I have depression? Breads?

Depression: Stick to a plant based diet, stay away from simple sugars and saturated fats, exercise daily and both will help you avoid depression. If your depression persists or has already been present for more than a few days ask your doctor for a referral to a mental health specialist. Best. ...Read more

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If I have a shellfish allergy what types of seafood can I eat?

If I have a shellfish allergy what types of seafood can I eat?

Shell less fish: Examples of fish or seafood that you could eat: tuna, salmon, herring, all other types of fish with scales. Avoid seafood that has shells or hard cases: oyster, clam, lobster, shrimp. ...Read more

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Should I be worried about the kinds of fruits and vegetables I eat because I have hay fever, oral allergy syndrome, and cholinergic urticaria?

Should I be worried about the kinds of fruits and vegetables I eat because I have hay fever, oral allergy syndrome, and cholinergic urticaria?

Easy does it: Hay fever And cholinergic urticaria aren't about food. Your oral allergy syndrome is a minor nuisance. If a particular food sets it off, avoid it but unnecessary restrictions will complicate your life and make it hard to be a good guest. ...Read more

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I have toxic goiter what food should I eat and avoid?

I have toxic goiter what food should I eat and avoid?

Get treated: Diet matters little or noting. You have graves disease or less likely one or more hot nodules. This will first make your life totally miserable and then kill you unless you accept definitive treatment (surgery, radioactive iodine) and until then the medication that will control it. Despite what you may read on the internet, diet and supplements aren't the key in managing life-threatening disease. ...Read more

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I have had a blood test to identify food intolerances and am avoiding those foods and eating only safe foods. How long should the hives persist?

I have had a blood test to identify food intolerances and am avoiding those foods and eating only safe foods.  How long should the hives persist?

Up to 1.5 weeks.: Hives should last about 1-2 weeks regardless of the cause. You would be wise to avoid the foods you cannot tolerate until testing is finished to see how severe your reactions are. ...Read more

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I have a diffuse toxic goiter or also known as grave's disease. Currently, I am under medication. What food should I eat and avoid? Thank you!

I have a diffuse toxic goiter or also known as grave's disease. Currently, I am under medication. What food should I eat and avoid? Thank you!

Avoid excess iodine: The only dietary restriction with Graves disease is to avoid excess iodine in your diet, such as kelp, seaweed. Also try to avoid having a radiologic study that requires IV contrast that contains iodine. ...Read more

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I have anaemia.What kinds of food should I eat to prevent it from worsening.What else should I do?

I have anaemia.What kinds of food should I eat to prevent it from worsening.What else should I do?

Anemia: It all depends on the underlying cause of the anemia. Iron deficiency is the most common and is usually resolved with iron rich foods or supplements unless there is a chronic bleeding disorder. Find out the root cause from your physician. ...Read more

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If I have rosacea, should I avoid certain foods?

If I have rosacea, should I avoid certain foods?

Yes: Although food triggers for rosacea can vary from people to people, but the common exacerbating foods include caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate), hot spicy foods, alcohol (especially beer and red wines), etc... ...Read more

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