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As a vegetarian what food should i eat to guarantee my health?

As a vegetarian what food should i eat to guarantee my health?

Total Health: I commend you for being Vegetarian for Good Health. Let the Wise Person within you Guide you for Total Health: •Physical- Balanced Diet with protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants; and Exercise •Intellectual-Perspective, Logical Reasoning •Emotional- Taking care of stress, feelings, needs and expectations •Social –Relationships and work •Spiritual Health ...Read more

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How can I start eatingm eat after 2 years of being a vegetarian?

How can I start eatingm eat after 2 years of being a vegetarian?

Sorry it didn't work: Quite a few students entering medical school state that they are vegetarians. About half of them give it up when they become better-informed about the facts of health and illness. It's your choice. Grab some healthy lean meat and enjoy. If people ask, you can tell them, "I discovered I was iron-deficient on a vegetarian diet -- it's simply not right for me" -- or any other face-saver. ...Read more

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What should I eat ( vegetarian ) to concentrate on studies during exams ?

What should I eat ( vegetarian ) to concentrate on studies during exams ?

Tea contains: Theanine. This helps with both focus and relaxation. Good fat, e.g., olive oil, is good fro the brain. Good luck w/exams. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I am a vegetarian, eat 5 portions of veg, i exercise but I am starting to get fat?

I am a vegetarian, eat 5 portions of veg, i exercise but I am starting to get fat?

Eat less: If you are gaining weight than cut back on the number of portions you eat or the quantity or exersise more.You dont say how much you exersise but 30 min. Of aerobic exersise 5 days a week is a very good start.Best of luck! ...Read more

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I am a vegetarian, eat once to twice a day and i feel like my weight is escalating. What can I do?

Find out cause: Weight gain and dry eyes can come from sandomigran. Paralysis on one side of face is bell's palsy can be caused by herpes zoster or epstein barr or lyme disease. All can cause sensitive hearing. Eat fresh vegetables, fruits, unprocessed foods, high quality vegetarian protein, and good essential oils 6 times a day to keep blood sugar stable and lose weight the healthy way. Lower stress. ...Read more

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Hi i'm 6.2ft tall but my weight is very less and i want to gain weight. Im vegetarian what shall i eat to gain weight?

Hi i'm 6.2ft tall but my weight is very less and i want to gain weight. Im vegetarian what shall i eat to gain weight?

Healthy diet: More fruits and vegetables. Be careful trying to gain weight. It can give you a lifelong battle with obesity. Check in with a medical provider for an examination and an opinion. Healthy diet and exercise is always smarter than carbohydrate gorging in the long run. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight. The problem is that i eat 3 times a day and am a vegetarian. Please suggest some things i shall include in my diet.

I want to gain weight. The problem is that i eat 3 times a day and am a vegetarian. Please suggest some things i shall include in my diet.

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, nonfat milk, tofu, ... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, cashews, .... ...Read more

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I am a vegetarian. What steps should I take to make sure I eat enough iron?

I am a vegetarian. What steps should I take to make sure I eat enough iron?

Varied diet: Sources of iron - egg yolks, molasses, raisin bran, raisins, prunes, dried apricots, figs, kidney beans, pinto beans, navy beans, lentils, split green peas, enriched cereals, enriched macaroni, spinach, greens, broccoli, lima beans, avocado. Cook in a cast iron pan. The following foods can help your body absorb iron better: orange, cantaloupe, strawberries, grapefruit, broccoli, brussels sprouts. ...Read more

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Please tell what can I eat as a vegetarian to make up for my daily iron requirement?

Please tell what can I eat as a vegetarian to make up for my daily iron requirement?

Greens: Green leafy vegetables such as spin inch and broccoli and Kale are rich in iron and also low in calorie Raisins are rich in iron , but high in carb . Starches can bind your iron , so try to avoid them if possible . Be sure to eat beans as a source of protein . Take a good food supplement to help get iron . Notice I did not say Vitamin . Go to the health food store for that . Good luck . ...Read more

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Can you please explain the healthiest food to eat as a vegetarian in tough economic times?

Can you please explain the healthiest food to eat as a vegetarian in tough economic times?

Mixed diet: There is no single super food. Try to have a mixed diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, low fat milk products; avoid foods with saturated fats; no tobacco; no more than one drink a day and exercise 30 minutes/day. ...Read more

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I am starting an insanity workout with Shaun T. I am 17, and a vegetarian, and I need help with what to eat everyday. ?

I am starting an insanity workout with Shaun T. I am 17, and a vegetarian, and I need help with what to eat everyday. ?

Lots of choices.: While you may be tempted to focus on a high protein diet, the well balanced diet of vegetables (dark green,) colorful fruits and vegetables (yellow, red and purple) and protein (nuts and legumes) are all great for the work out lifestyle. If you find yourself losing weight (checking weekly,) then add more nuts and perhaps avocado. They have healthy energy fats. ...Read more

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How can I eat a healthy vegetarian diet?

How can I eat a healthy vegetarian diet?

Info: Check out these sites for vegetarian info, meals and recipes: http://www.realsimple.com, http://tryveg.com, http://allrecipes.com, www.foodnetwork.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.chooseveg.com, ohmyveggies.com & emeals.com ...Read more

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Trying to eat vegetarian and having a really hard time sleeping. Is this common?

Trying to eat vegetarian and having a really hard time sleeping. Is this common?

Vegetarian: You may be kept awake by your vegetarian diet because your diet is probably high in fiber which can produce gas and bloat your stomach. ...Read more

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What would be the right food to eat if I am working out, needing protein but I am a vegetarian?

What would be the right food to eat if I am working out, needing protein but I am a vegetarian?

Protein.: There are many non-meat sources of protein including soy protein, beans, greek yogurt, etc. There are many different vegetarian choices in the supermarket and many are made with soy protein. ...Read more

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I want to gain weight since I am very thin. What should I eat to get proteins? I am vegetarian. Thanks in advance!

I want to gain weight since I am very thin. What should I eat to get proteins? I am vegetarian. Thanks in advance!

Nuts, eggs, cheese..: The best protein sources for vegetarians are nuts & seeds, eggs & cheese. Beans are good too but you'll gain weight easier with the others due to their fats. I advise the eggs & cheese be organic to avoid their being from animals fed gmo corn & soy. Avocados are also a good food for weight gain and potatoes may help too. ...Read more

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I am a pure vegetarian and wanted to know which fruits and vegetables i can eat to increase hemoglobin content in my body?

I am a pure vegetarian and wanted to know which fruits and vegetables i can eat to increase hemoglobin content in my body?

It depends...: This depends on whether you are deficient in iron, B12 or folate (folic acid); if so, then increasing your levels will increase hemoglobin; if not then it won't make a difference. There are no good vegetable sources of b12- you need to supplement with it. For good sources of iron see http://www.Vrg.Org/nutrition/iron.Php for folate (folic acid) sources see http://www.Whfoods.Com/genpage.Php?Tname=nutrient&dbid=63. ...Read more

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I am vegetarian and my iron and zinc are borderline low. What are best foods i can eat regularly to increase and keep these levels up?

I am vegetarian and my iron and zinc are borderline low. What are best foods i can eat regularly to increase and keep these levels up?

Beans, nuts, seeds &: For iron eat beans, soybeans, brown rice, quinoa, cashews, almonds, sunflower seeds, chard, collards, tomato sauce, dark chocolate etc. See http://tinyurl.com/kklhgbv Conveniently. many of these same foods are rich in zinc. See http://tinyurl.com/pfgdjf2 However, phytates in plant foods may impair zinc absorption. Thus, consider supplementing with a multivitamin. See http://tinyurl.com/mzrkbx8 ...Read more