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What Diet Helps To Increase Metabolism Also Control The Level Of Cholesterol
Ornish + Healthy Fat: I would suggest a modified ornish plan. Dean ornish is a well proven way to stay healthy. Most people now suggest adding 20-30 g per day of "healthy fats" in the form of olive oil, nuts, fish, avocado, etc., in addition to the ornish menu. Also very important is to remember that ornish is not just a menu: the plan includes daily exercise and keeping your life 'manageable.' go for it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Depends: Depends on the kind of oil. Animal oils are the worst. Vegetable oils (like crisco) are less bad. Polyunsaturated oils are better. Monounsaturated oils such as olive oil and canola oil are the best. But too much of a good thing is still bad! (a little water saves lives; too much results in drowning!). ...Read more
Several Options: Several things to consider. Eliminate things that lower HDL cholesterol (hdl-c) like smoking. Maintain regular exercise. Modest alcohol intake can increase hdl-c, so long as it does not raise triglyceride levels. Treat elevated blood sugar if present. Finally, talk with your doctor about certain medications that may decrease hdl-c levels. ...Read more
Hyperparathyroid: If your PTH and calcium are high, you may have an overactive parathyroid gland, and diet/exercise (although good for you in general) will not reverse this. If you are vit d deficient, that will raise your pth, but usually ca is normal. There are other conditions to be checked. See your endocrinologist. ...Read more
About to start take 2.5mg of zyprexa (olanzapine). What kinds of food to eat to avoid increased weight, glucose and lipid levels? Planning strict diet and exercise
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REDUCE CARBS/OMEGA 3: Reduce crbs especially simple carbs like sucrose, fructose and glucose, alcohol and consume oily fish like salmon high in omega 3 to bring HDL up fish high in omega three like salmon, sardines, herring, tuna, oatmealfoods containing Niacin like chicken, nuts and dairy products.And alcohol in moderation will increase yourhdl. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet, exercise &cholesterol is important in reducing cad. What measures can I take to reduce oxidative damage and plaque formation---vitamins, suppl?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gaba & Serotonin: If you have low GABA, you will have food cravings together with poor impulse control. To balance levels of GABA, you must eat meat especially beef liver, fish, brown rice, lentils, beans, oats, whole wheat, cantaloupe, oranges and mushrooms. Tryptophan is the chemical precursor of serotonin. Foods in the brain where it synthesizes serotonin. Foods with complex carbohydrates are pineappet tryptop ...Read more
Quite a lot: well... not huge amounts in childhood onset type 1. Huge importance in adult onset type II. First, with weight loss a far amount of people can become non-diabetic (bariatric surgery, generally needed). WIth a reasonable amt of either/both diet and /or exercise, the diabetes improves/is easier to control. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can prolonged high ac1 levels predict heart disease? And what is the best way to control my levels metformin not working, neither is portioned diet.
Metformin/Smoking: In addition please note that though metformin is first line of treatment, it is not a substitute for insulin.It simply helps by activating muscles to "take up" more glucose or " asking liver to produce less glucose.The fact that metformin is not working( which is not uncommon) indicates that time for second agent . Also ; obesity= Insulin resistance. Diabetic smoker=increase diabetic complications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise: There are several ways of raising your hdl. First is exercise, which can raise your HDL by 5% or more. Modest amount of alcohol can also raise your HDL slightly. Niacin in therapeutic doses can also raise your hdl. But Niacin in high doses can cause flushing, which can be uncomfortable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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