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Does regular consumption of extra animal protein by a healthy vegetarian teenager change his adult height?

Does regular consumption of extra animal protein by a healthy vegetarian teenager change his adult height?

No: If a teenager is normal and healthy, eating a balanced vegetarian diet with a variety of protein, fat, and carbohydrate sources, he will achieve his predestined adult height. He should be sure to get enough calcium and vitamin d. Eating additional protein from animals, fish, eggs, plants, or the vitamin store, will not affect his adult height. ...Read more

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Diet (Definition)

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


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Please suggest a vegetarian diet?

Please suggest a vegetarian diet?

Eliminate meat: How strict do you want. For instance a vegan diet eliminates all products derived from animals such as eggs, cheese, milk, etc. Ordinary vegetarian eliminates only meat and direct meat products. There are many cookbooks in any bookstore on good recipes, and you can google "vegetarian diet" on the internet for helpful suggestions. ...Read more

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Is a vegetarian diet bad for a person?

Is a vegetarian diet bad for a person?

No: Billions of people live healthily on vegetarian diets. ...Read more

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Could vegetarian diet affect your mood?

Could vegetarian diet affect your mood?

Mood in Vegetarians: An Article in Nutrition Journal of 2010- Vegetarian diets are associated with healthy mood states: a cross-sectional study in Seventh Day Adventist adults-
The vegetarians in our survey reported significantly less negative emotion than the omnivores as measured by mood scales.
Higher intake of total polyunsaturated fat and high circulating concentrations of antioxidants may explain mood profile ...Read more

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How to stay healthy on a vegetarian diet?

How to stay healthy on a vegetarian diet?

Supplement: You will need to supplement. Get guidance on obtaining sufficient b12, iodine, vitamin d, iron, and the others from an informed, sympathetic physician. You'll also need to get plenty of protein and to remember that the nutritional value of something isn't guaranteed just because it's "for vegetarians." maintain a healthy lifestyle and compliance with evidence-based guidance by your physician. ...Read more

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Can anyone put a vegetarian diet chart for me?

Can anyone put a vegetarian diet chart for me?

Diet: Goggle the "china study", listen to the various lectures and purchase the book of the same name. Very informative and well researched, addressing the benefits of a plant based diet. Best. ...Read more

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Who can I contact to plan out a vegetarian diet?

Who can I contact to plan out a vegetarian diet?

Registered Dietitian: Look for local registered dietitians that can help you put together the healthiest meal plan. Please bare in mind that a vegetarian diet excludes vitamin B12 so you will need to get that from other sources. I recommend you consume wild fish like salmon if you are not completely opposed to fish. Otherwise, you will need to take a B12 supplement. ...Read more

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Balanced vegetarian diet chart for an adult male?

Balanced vegetarian diet chart for an adult male?

VEGETARIAN DIET: Balance veggie diet consist of eating all legumes or leafy vegs. Beans, squash and other yellow veggies, carrots, etc. ...Read more

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What can I do to begin a correct vegetarian diet?

What can I do to begin a correct vegetarian diet?

Many: Whole grains are a great source of protein, but the one with the highest protein content is quinoa. All beans, lentils, & peas, tofu & soy products, edamame, tvp and tempeh. Nuts, including peanuts, cashews, almonds and walnuts all contain protein, as do seeds like sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Store-bought meat substitute products & seitan are rich in protein, as are protein shakes. ...Read more

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What can a poor vegetarian diet do to your health?

What can a poor vegetarian diet do to your health?

Ca, Fe, B12, Zinc: Strict vegetarians can be low in calcium, iron, vitamin b12 and zinc. If you have these problems - you can become anemic- fatigued. Low Zinc can cause brittle weak hair and intestinal problems. Low calcium can lead to poor bone development.
You should see your doctor or nutritionist to assure a proper intake. ...Read more

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What should I do to gain weight with a vegetarian diet?

What should I do to gain weight with a vegetarian diet?

Eat more: There are plenty of overweight vegans. Bread and potatoes included. Discuss with a nutritionist what foods are highest in calories that you like to eat. ...Read more

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What would be a way to get stronger on a vegetarian diet?

What would be a way to get stronger on a vegetarian diet?

Protein/exercise/cal: Adequate protein in diet, a structured exercise program 4 strength, & adequate caloric in take. Join a health club, c an at-c who can tailor a program 4 ur needs & abilities. Do 1 on 1 4 a while until u feel confident u can do on ur own. A partner or going 2 semi private groups of 5-6 is very helpful. U make friends and keeps u going as scheduled like 3 days/wk. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vegetarian diet?

No meat diet: It is a diet where the person does not eat meat (red meat, poultry, fish, etc.). It may also include abstention from by-products of animal slaughter, such as animal-derived rennet and gelatin. ...Read more

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Is vegetarian diet better when preparing for half marathon?

Is vegetarian diet better when preparing for half marathon?

It is not better: A good vegi diet is better then a bad meat diet and a good meat diet is better then a bad vegi diet. You have to work harder with a vegi diet to get balenced protein and some vitamins. ...Read more

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Is the lemonade diet a good start to becoming a vegetarian?

No: Depending on how much meat you are used to eating would depend on how fast to eliminate it from your diet. If you eat meat with every meal, try having only 1 meal a day contain meat, then you can stretch it to just meat on weekends until you are meat free. Try some meat substitutes (like smart bacon or chik'n patties) and find some new vegetarian favorites, like veggie lasagna, or salads or quinoa. ...Read more

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What is balanced indian vegetarian diet for reducing weight?

What is balanced indian vegetarian diet for reducing weight?

Indian Veg. Diet: From what I have learned, it consists of;
28% vegetables.
28% cereals.
28% dairy products in form of clarified butter (ghee).
9% fruits.
6% pulses.
2% sugar.
2% fat. ...Read more

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How to lose 20kg weight in 1 month with vegetarian diet only?

Don't do it.: 20kg (44 pounds) of weight is way too much to lose in one month. Healthy weight loss is generally achieved at a rate of one to two pounds weekly, which would equal up to eight pounds monthly (less than 4kg monthly). Be patient and be successful and healthy. ...Read more

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Is a vegetarian diet ok for someone who has a weight problem?

Is a vegetarian diet ok for someone who has a weight problem?

Yes: Being a vegetarian will not guarantee weight loss (too much sugar will ruin a vegetarian diet). Overall, vegetarian diets tend to have less calories which helps with weight loss. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages and advantages to a vegetarian diet?

What are the disadvantages and advantages to a vegetarian diet?

A vegetarian diet: Is healthy. For more information, check out drmcdougall. Com and nutritionfacts. Org. Both cite lots of research on the benefits of a plant-based diet. Nutritionfacts. Org includes information on the effects of diet on numerous health issues. I don't know of any disadvantages to a vegetarian diet other than having to ignore food commercials on tv and look harder for suitable restaurants. ...Read more

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Vegetarian diet: how to get the best nutrition out of your food?

Vegetarian diet: how to get the best nutrition out of your food?

Variety: Trying to a eat a variety of foods grown from a variety of crops. Try eating all the colors. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is okay to put children on a vegetarian diet?

Please tell me if it is okay to put children on a vegetarian diet?

Don't recommend: I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet for people of all ages. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. Www. Mdprevent. Blogspot. Com. ...Read more

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How can I know if I'm doing something wrong with my vegetarian diet?

How can I know if I'm doing something wrong with my vegetarian diet?

Research: You need to be knowledgeable to be successful as a vegetarian. So - do your homework and get the basics down. Good luck ...Read more

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What are some advantages and disadvantages of a semi-vegetarian diet?

What are some advantages and disadvantages of a semi-vegetarian diet?

Less meat means: Less risk of ingesting hormones and antibiotics found in meat, also less risk of mercury found in fish. Disadvantages--may feel weak or your B12 may get low. Sounds like the Paleo Diet. Please do a search to learn more. Sounds good overall. ...Read more

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Purely vegetarian diet to improve eyesight or any other effective thing?

Purely vegetarian diet to improve eyesight or any other effective thing?

Mostly preventative: Vitamins can keep the eye healthy, but does not change the prescription of glasses needed to see. ...Read more

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Which is best for a long, healthy life: a strict vegetarian or mixed diet?

Which is best for a long, healthy life: a strict vegetarian or mixed diet?

Mixed: You can have a healthy mixed diet, to focus on only one group of food is not enough to meet all the requirements for our body. One needs proteins, veggies, carbs, good fats and fruits to work better. ...Read more

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How long will it take before you start to see effects of a vegetarian diet?

How long will it take before you start to see effects of a vegetarian diet?

Vegetarinism: You MAY not see changes externally but your blood work can change. Be sure to keep an eye on your Vitamin B 12 level because vegetarians can easily get low on that. If your type of vegetarianism includes dairy, remember that whole eggs are good, as is cheese as sources of protein. If you don't eat nutritiously you will start grabbing for junk food and defeat the purpose. Peace & health. ...Read more

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Is it okay to put children on a vegetarian diet once they are off the bottle?

Is it okay to put children on a vegetarian diet once they are off the bottle?

Yes: Dr. Lonsdale has given you good advice. Strict vegans need to supplement and those who eat eggs / milk may need to as well. Get plenty of good protein. In the us, adventist children thrive on a mostly-vegetable diet, supplementing wisely. If junior finds being a vegetarian difficult as he/she grows up in a culture of meat-eating peers, it would seem reasonable to respect his/her wishes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cure erectile disfunction through a vegetarian plant based diet?

Is it possible to cure erectile disfunction through a vegetarian plant based diet?

Improvement yes: Vegetarian, plant based diets are in general very good for your health, especially improve your hormonal function as well as result in fat loss in the abdominal area which plays a major role in reducing testosterone levels and causing low sex drive. So following a healthy, vegetarian based diet, and drinking plenty of water and avoiding processed starch and sugar, ed symptoms will improve a lot. ...Read more