Doctor insights on:
Warrior Diet Rules
Chronic bowel pain cramps and recurrent D. Comes in phases, max a month symptom free. No food triggers done elimination diet to rule out. Ibs or ibd?
IBS/IBS: 20 yo female has abdominal cramps & diarrhea. These symptoms can be seen in both IBS & IBD. The standard answer is that IBS is a functional disorder absent tissue pathology changes & IBD has inflammatory characteristics seen upon endoscopy & biopsy. The causes of both IBS & IBD are unknown. In my opinion they are both on a continuous spectrum; autonomic nervous system dysfunction is etiologic. ...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
I'm tall 1, 84 and my weight is 70 kg, im thinking to test the warrior diet and I just want to know if its possible the effect that this will do on me?
What's the problem?: You've got the body of an olympic pole-vaulter. "ideal weight" is subscience / entertainment. You're male, almost grown-up, smart (you found healthtap), brave and wild enough to "warrior-diet" (starve during the day, eat only at night). You want lean muscle. Why not do like the successful fitness guys in your community, exercise intensively (make friends) and eat sensibly? ...Read more
What are the best diet preparations to start a family, for the woman (mid 30's) and the man (late 30's) to produce a healthy baby?
Avoid toxins: Eat a balanced diet rich in vegetables. A good prenatal vitamin containing Folic Acid is a good idea even prior to becoming pregnant. Don't smoke. Don't drink. Avoid toxins, there are some who believe that excess fish consumption can be a problem due to possible mercury contamination. Exercise and have a positive attitude. ...Read more
Depends: It's a numbers game and a genetics thing. Overall the ornish or zone diet. But you need to know how many calories you burn everyday and how many u consume. You want to burn more than you eat. However, some people won't lose wt bec of hormone imbalances or lack of muscles. Diet alone will not work you must exercise and wt train. ...Read more
Avoid processed food: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more
Dangerous: The ABC Diet or Ana Boot Camp Diet lasts for 50 days with calories ranging from 0 to 500 per day except one day at 800 calories. It is essentially a starvation diet. It is predictable that a high percentage of muscle mass will be lost. This is a dangerous “diet” – Must recommend against it. ...Read more
There is no best diet. No restrictive plan ever works long term. A "diet" usually means that the patient is going to go off of the "diet" when they have lost the weight. Guess what happens then? You go back to the foods you gave up...And you gain the weight back.
Most patients then feel like failures, and it's not their fault! Reducing
food portions, exercise, support for change will help. ...Read more
Depends on age: If you have an obese infant, it is still important to provide a minimum amount of calories and breastmilk or formula mixed to the right concentration to avoid electrolyte abnormalities. Older children can be placed on diets, but it is important to have this catered to the age of the child so that he or she is still getting in enough of the right calories + nutrition for adequate growth. ...Read more
Ana Boot Camp Diet: The ABC Diet or Ana Boot Camp Diet lasts for 50 days w calories ranging from 0 to 500 per day except 1 day at 800 calories. It is essentially a starvation diet which rotates the # of calories eaten each day. It is predictable that high % of muscle mass will be lost. This is a dangerous “diet” – Must recommend against it. ...Read more
Balanced diet: A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low in saturated fats is generally a good choice. You will need to limit calories to avoid gaining weight. Do not use tobacco and avoid alcohol. Diet needs to be tailored to an individual and you may wish to consult a nutritionist. ...Read more
All diets can work: All diets have a basic underpinning: ingest fewer calories than your body b urns so that you lose weight. The novelty of new diet types usually causes a burst of weight loss. The problem is that few can sustain the diet and they regress into their previous food intake and exercise pattern which causes the weight to return. ...Read more
No junk food:
Avoid eating junk food and prepares food that has flavor enhancers in them. These include msg, soy protein isolate, protein isolate, carragenan all there to make you eat more.
Avoid fructose and high fructose corn syrup. Eat more protein and vegetables preferably organic and aviod bread and dairy products and you will lose weight. ...Read more
Dietician: If you have concerns about your weight and diet or if you have medical issues requiring a special diet, your best bet is to make a one time appointment with a dietician at your local hospital. He/she will review your eating habits, determine your ideal weight and appropriate amount of daily calories you need considering your general health and level of physical activity. ...Read more
Healthy one!: People sweat but don't all smell bad. Key is likely in your diet. Junk food, processed foods, pungent food make for foul smells. Instead, lots of fruit and veges, lean meats, regular bathing, clean clothes. Baking powder under your pits dampens smell. Great product out of israel, a cream deodorant called lavalin. Apply once, gets a week or so without bo! ...Read more
Every 4 days: The rotation diet refers to eating the same food only once every 4 days to prevent sensitivity reactions. The theory behind it is that food usually takes 4 days to travel through the intestinal tract so by the time you eat the food again, the body does not recognize it as a sensitivity. ...Read more
Make it personal: A perfect diet is one that promotes health and well-being. Fad diets don't work! Experiment with foods and listen to your body! Most importantly, eliminate processed foods, and limit sugar intake, especially high fructose corn syrup. The quality of your calories is as important as the quantity. Vegetables (organic), lean protein, healthy fats (no trans-), and plenty of water are foundational. ...Read more
Low carb & cal plan: The grapefruit diet is a low carb, 800-1000 calorie plan that claims chemicals in the grapefruits together with protein will cause an increase in fat burning. It promises a 10# weight loss in 12 days. Although grapefruit has no magical fat burning properties, it is high in fiber decreasing appetite and low in calories. Speak to dr. Before starting due to medication interaction with grapefruit. ...Read more
Diets: Fad diets are marketing ploys to promote a concept that has more to do with making money than with a well-balanced diet that promotes long-term compliance conducive with a healthy lifestyle. Many of these diets are also low calorie diets. A low calorie diet is a diet that provides extremely low calories in order to produce significant weight loss. They can be unbalanced and cause problems. ...Read more
Balanced Combination: Rather than going on a diet, make a lifestyle change! This will help you manage your weight in the long run & will be less likely to gain it back like most on diets do. Eat 3-6 small meals/snacks--balanced combo of fruits, colorful veggies, lean protein (fish/chicken), grains (wheat, rice). Try to avoid processed/boxed/sugary foods. You don't have to cut them out completely, save them for a treat. ...Read more
Yes: To get to and maintain a healthy weight, one must have a nutritious diet that supplies the correct number of calories, and the proper amount of carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, and minerals. To stay on a diet long term, a person must enjoy eating the foods, or quickly learn to like them. Otherwise, one might quit the diet too easily. It is good to cater a diet to one's individual tastes. ...Read more