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What are some good foods to eat if I am pregnant with multiples?

What are some good foods to eat if I am pregnant with multiples?

Unprocessed: Eat fish. It is the best way to get dha. Eat unprocessed foods. Fresh fruit and vegetables, skim milk and whole grains. Make all your food yourself. ...Read more

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What fruits are best for a pregnant woman?

What fruits are best for a pregnant woman?

Fresh!: All fresh fruits are good during pregnancy, unless you have allergies that limit your choices. Make sure they are washed well if you are eating their skins - or remove the skin to be sure (and still wash them with plenty of fresh, running water). ...Read more

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I'm pregnant. What are some foods/snacks that are good to eat for me and the baby?

I'm pregnant. What are some foods/snacks that are good to eat for me and the baby?

Healthy snacks!: Nuts, veggies, some fruits (preferably berries). Good quality proteins, dairy products like cheeses ; milk. Eggs are terrific. Some whole grains, but in general it's best to avoid too many refined carbohydrates and processed foods. ...Read more

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What are some good fitness tips for pregnancy?

What are some good fitness tips for pregnancy?

Aerobic exercises: Aerobic exercises are great for pregnancy -- walking, stair-machine, recumbent or upright bicycle, swimming, low-impact aerobics. Clinical studies have also shown women who exercise have fewer problems with excessive weight gain during their pregnancies and also easier labors! ...Read more

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What are some good meal ideas for gestational diabetes?

What are some good meal ideas for gestational diabetes?

Lo carb, no sugar: Gestational diabetes is the result of excessive sugar and carbohydrate intake which causes high blood sugar levels, which then make your Insulin levels rise. Plus the hormone changes in preg make prob worse. . Over time the chronically high Insulin levels lead to Insulin resistance and you will need to make higher and higher levels of insulin. A lo carb, no sugar diet is effective for many women. ...Read more

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What vitamins are good for you but bad for baby?

What vitamins are good for you but bad for baby?

Vitamin A: Vitamin a is the most significant. Most prenatal vitamins have lower amounts of vitamin a, as high doses of vitamin a can cause birth defects. Also be aware of anti-aging creams, as most of those have retinoic acid or isotretinoin. If you want to see what high levels of vitamin a can do to a developing fetus, search Accutane and birth defects. Vit a is required in pregnancy, consult your obgyn. ...Read more

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I want to start eating healthy but have no idea what to eat for breakfast/lunch what are some healthy ideas?

I want to start eating healthy but have no idea what to eat for breakfast/lunch what are some healthy ideas?

The simplest: Formula i can give you is eat only "god made" food for that is the "fuel" for which we were designed----not easy in this day and age and good food is expensive but you might be surprised at the money that millions are putting into "junk" on the grounds of expense. ...Read more

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What are some good ideas for good '50 calorie or less' snacks?

What are some good ideas for good '50 calorie or less' snacks?

Fruit.: Fruit is low in calories, high in nutritive value and often contains some fiber. The down side of your strategy is that there's no room to include some protein, which is important. Perhaps a little bit of yogurt with your fruit? I'd rather see you invest some more calories and include protein with your carbohydrates. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good healthy diet plans for men?

Don't diet: Eat healthy, natural foods like vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts, seeds, whole gains and wild fish like salmon and sardines and avoid processed foods like pasta, bread, crackers, pretzels, chips, etc., fried foods, sweetened foods and drinks, and limit dairy and meat. ...Read more

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Friend is vegetarian but wants to eat low-carb(under 120ish per day). What are some healthy food options for her? Thank you very much for your time!

Friend is vegetarian but wants to eat low-carb(under 120ish per day). What are some healthy food options for her? Thank you very much for your time!

Atkins Diet maybe: A low-carb diet limits grains, starchy vegetables and fruit — and emphasizes foods high in protein and fat. Many types of low-carb diets exist. Each diet has varying restrictions on the types and amounts of carbohydrates you can eat. Not all low carb diets are healthy nor equal in value. ...Read more

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What are some healthy dinner ideas for a diet?

What are some healthy dinner ideas for a diet?

Many sites: Check foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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What are some good home tricep workouts for women?

What are some good home tricep workouts for women?

Alternating motions: Always work biceps and triceps on the same day alternating. I would recommend including the shoulder since this links to the arms. Do triceps extensions and dumbbell curls. Make sure to do a thorough warm up so you don't hurt your rotator cuff or other joints. ...Read more

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What are some tips for diabetic eating during pregnancy?

What are some  tips for  diabetic eating during pregnancy?

Yes: Red raspberry leaf tea is a traditional tea used during pregnancy and should not affect diabetes. Some authorities think it should only be used during the 2nd and 3rd trimesters. For more information go to americanpregnancy.Org. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good lunch foods for a hypoglycemic?

Could you tell me what are good lunch foods for a hypoglycemic?

No: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more

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What vitamins are good for menopause?

What vitamins are  good for menopause?

If you: Eat a healthy diet, vitamins won't help you with menopause. Make sure, however, that you get in sufficient calcium and vitamin d and that your d level isn't low, as that can lead to further bone loss. Check w/your doctor. ...Read more

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I have oral allergy syndrome, so what are some healthy alternatives for snacks?

I have oral allergy syndrome, so what are some healthy alternatives for snacks?

Cook the food: Oral allergy syndrome can be caused by a large variety of foods, so the answer to your question depends on the foods that bother you. Most foods that cause oral allergy syndrome are due to proteins that are destroyed by heat, so cooking the food may solve the problem. ...Read more

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What foods are good for a diabetic women who is planning for pregnancy. Can i eat kiwi fruit. I am currently using folic acid for past one month.

What foods are good for a diabetic women who is planning for pregnancy. Can i eat kiwi fruit. I am currently using folic acid for past one month.

Foods for diabetic: Yes kiwi is ok. Try to keep carbs on low side see book the glucose solution, green leafty vegetables. Eat protein e.g. Wild caught salmon, poultry, lean beef, nuts, eggs. Some fats are ok, organic virgin olive oil, a little organic butter. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are some easy meals for a heart healthy diet?

Could you tell me what are some easy meals for a heart healthy diet?

Low fat simple carb: You should consult a dietitian. Low saturated fat, simple carbs like broccoli, lettuce, tomatoes, green beans etc, whole wheat bread, grains like beans oat meal, baked fish and chicken, avoid fry food and sodas, high potassium, high calcium and vit d3. Personally, i will reduced red meat. ...Read more