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What to do if I do not eat unhealthy (i.e I hate soda and never eat fast food). I do eat some not so great foods, what foods should I avoid?

What to do if I do not eat unhealthy (i.e I hate soda and never eat fast food). I do eat some not so great foods, what foods should I avoid?

At least you care: Hi. I congratulate you for caring about your diet. The average American diet sucks. My simple "avoid" list: fast food, processed food, saturated fat, high fat, white flour, white rice, sugar. The "do eat" list: whole grains, legumes, nuts, fruits & veggies, lean meats, healthy oils (canola & olive), nonfat dairy. And of course exercise regularly and don't smoke. To your good health! ...Read more

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Why do I get zits if I don't eat any junk food?

Why do I get zits if I don't eat any junk food?

Not diet-related: The claim that eating fast food causes acne is politically correct but actually false. You need to manage your acne until it self-cures which can happen at any age. I was able to stop using medication when I was around 50. If toipcal benzoyl peroxide and/or retinoic acid has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your physician. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of belly fat, what foods should I eat?

What do I do to get rid of belly fat, what foods should I eat?

High Protein, lo Cal: When we eat fewer calories than needed, our body breaks down fat to make up for that. Where it chooses to take it from is usually (1) inside belly, (2) breasts, (3) face, (4) buttocks, (5) arms, (6) legs. So, to answer your question: a 1500 calorie-a-day low fat, high fiber, high protein 60g, zero calorie liquids eating plan is a sensible way to lose weight; you've no choice where it's taken... ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i eat fruit shakes, eat oatmeal, eat veggies, but i get bloated, my stomach hurts, can anyone help tell me why?

What do you suggest if i eat fruit shakes, eat oatmeal, eat veggies, but i get bloated, my stomach hurts, can anyone help tell me why?

Bloating and pain: Your diet sounds ok. Important to have chicken/turkey breast and fin fish; salmon, tilapia, tuna for examples. I would suggest removing from your diet one item for a week at a time to attempt to isolate a problematic food. If your bloating is lower abdominal you may have irritable bowel syndrome which can be easily managed by your physician. Other etiology of bloating may require an exam and lab. ...Read more

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What do you eat when you have food poisoning?

What do you eat when you have food poisoning?

Bland, fluids: Assuming it is true "food poisoning" (gastroenteritis), not active inflammatory disease, etc., brat diet, bananas, rice(white), applesauce, tea, toast; fluids, not just h2o. Go easy on fruit juices (sorbitol content can cause cramps, diarrhea); miso soup, broths. Add boiled, broiled chicken, fish; baked/boiled potato. Fever, bleed, pain, xs vomit, diarrhea, prolonged course, complex pmh, see md. ...Read more

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I cant eat allergic foods like cattle meat, brinjol like foods, what I want to do?

I cant eat allergic foods like cattle meat, brinjol like foods, what I want to do?

Clarification: If you know you are allergic to certain foods, really the only way to prevent symptoms is to completely avoid those foods all the time. Unfortunately, there aren't really any medications that will prevent your symptoms after eating those foods. ...Read more

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Do i need to eat every morning? What kind of food should I eat?

Do i need to eat every morning? What kind of food should I eat?

For good health, yes: Eating breakfast gives a healthy start to the day. What do you like to eat? Best to have something with protein and healthy fat in it, and not just cereal or carbs like donuts or bagels. The protein and fat will help nourish and satisfy you through lunchtime. Some like protein shakes, eggs, yogurt, etc. Pick something you can enjoy! ...Read more

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What to do if I was bit by red ants! (fire ants) what do I do!?

What to do if I was bit by red ants! (fire ants) what do I do!?

Fire ants don't: Actually bite. Pinchers grip skin while stinging injects solenopsin - an alkaloid venom. Apply a 1 to 1 mix of baking soda & water to decrease pain & reaction. Or try paste of water & meat tenderizer or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for itching. Do not squeeze or disrupt the lesions that develop. About 15% of people are allergic to fire ant stings. For anaphylactic rxn call 911 for immediate treatment. ...Read more

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Why do I lyk to eat soil and chalk?

Why do I lyk to eat soil and chalk?

Pica.: You have a condition called pica. This means that you eat things that are not considered a nutrient. Some pica patients have iron deficiency. You need to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to raw fruits and veggies but i need to eat healthier, what do I do?

I'm allergic to raw fruits and veggies but i need to eat healthier, what do I do?

Nutritionist: Ask your physician to refer you to a qualified nutritionist who can design a healthful selection for you. ...Read more

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I keep eating junk food, what to do?

I keep eating junk food, what to do?

Willpower: Hi. I sympathize, but you have to start living a healthy lifestyle if you don't want your unhealthy lifestyle to start catching up with you. It takes commitment, but but many of us have made the choice to live a healthy lifestyle, and love it. Eat healthy foods and exercise regularly FOR LIFE. Don't smoke. It's worth it. Good luck! ...Read more

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I don't know how do do diet little idea about diet calories plz tell me which food I eat n how much oil I use in foods how many calories in roti ?

I don't know how do do diet little idea about diet calories plz tell me which food I eat n how much oil I use in foods how many calories in roti ?

Best start: I'm glad you're interested in healthy eating. Truth is, Brian, that nobody loses weight by focusing on counting calories. It's a lifestyle change. Avoid very greasy, very sugary, and very salty food. Try to eat smaller portions, and get enough lean protein. Especially, hang out with people for whom exercise is an important life focus, eat and exercise them; work hard and they'll accept you. ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what should you eat when eating healthy?

How do I know exactly what should you eat when eating healthy?

No prepackaged food: Go with whole foods, fresh, preferably organic and lots of it. Do not drink your calories (i.e. Water preferable). ...Read more

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I don't eat vegtables just corn and patatoes what should I do ?

I don't eat vegtables just corn and patatoes what should I  do ?

Learn to love: Technically, potato is not a vegetable, its a tuber. And corn has far less nutritional value than other vegetables. There are so many terrific vegetables out there, try them all. Go to ethnic super markets that carry more unique vegetables. Find ways to prepare them to your liking. Ultimately, if you can convince yourself its for better health, mind will conquer taste buds! ...Read more

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I eat unhealthy food and i know that harms my body .what should i do ? i cant resist it.

I eat unhealthy food and i know that harms my body .what should i do ? i cant resist it.

Plenty of water: check drhoffman.com Omit one at a time.Decrease carbohydrates-baked goods,fried food. Try one day at a time.You are only 21 & you can do it. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of mosquito bites fast?

What do I do to get rid of mosquito bites fast?

Soothes them: Hello. Here are some ideas. Store aloe vera gel in the refrigerator and apply to affected area. Rub a basil leaf on the bite. It repels mosquitoes & has anti-inflammatory properties effect. ...Read more

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What do pinworms eat?

What do pinworms eat?

Mucous debris: The pinworm is quite happy to live up the mucous debris left in the colon after most nutrients are extracted by the small intestines. ...Read more

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What should I do to eat healthy when you really really enjoy eating?

What should I do to eat healthy when you really really enjoy eating?

Eating healthy all: All the time is not a problem. I actually encourage you to eat every two hours. You can do yourself a favor by purchasing healthy food, after you have eaten. Don't go shopping while hungry. And bring those healthy foods with you. If you want to eat more, exercise more. ...Read more

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What to do about food I shouldn't eat when pregnant?

What to do about food I shouldn't eat when pregnant?

Avoid them: But if you are asking about which foods to avoid they are things like: uncooked/undercook meat/fish, unpasteurized dairy/juices, lunch meats, raw sprouts, alcohol, and limit caffeine intake. ...Read more

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What should I do to eat healthier?

What should I do to eat healthier?

Healthy foods!: Eat fresh real food, not food from packages or mixes. Organic food, free of pesticides, is ideal. Eat brightly colored fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, use it as a seasoning, rather than the main course. Avoid fried foods and sugar (added sugar, sugared drinks, alcohol, anything with high fructose corn syrup). Shop in the perimeter of the grocery store where the fresh products are located. ...Read more

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