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What Foods Are Best For People With Ms
Suggest you consider: Historically, the low fat swank diet seemed to improve the relapse rate, and two older nutritional studies confirmed a modest effect. A few doctors thought some foods to be harmful and looked at "pulse counting", but this has never been proven. Not a food, but vitamin d supplements seem quite important, as low levels result in worse outcomes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fiber!: A high fiber diet with fruits and veggies can help a lot. Start slowly, though, to get used to it. Simethicone and Beeno can help. Avoid sucralose (Splenda) and sorbitol, as well as jelly/gummy type candies, the sugars used in them can cause some people to have all the symptoms of IBS! Keep a food diary so you know what helps and what doesn't. High protein and high fat dies won't help either. ...Read more
Plant based foods: Healthy foods include ample amounts of plant based foods like grains, veggies and fruits. Low fat dairy is useful as a source of proteins. Avoid animal fats and use red meat sparingly if at all. eggs and nuts are a good source of proteins, so have a handful of them(almonds and wallnuts) daily. keep your weight under control and exercise daily to help you maintain a healthy weight. ...Read more
Better to know bad!: Foods with high glycemic indices are the worst!: those are foods rapidly converted to sugar. Baked potatoes (the white) have an index of 100, equal to straight sugar. Avoid unecessary grain, potatoes.Eat plenty of low caloric density: most vegetable, and sources of protein should be high: meat, fish, poultry, eggs, dairy products. Plenty of fiber always slows the absorption of starch. Also fills! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Correct foods: most hypertension and diabetes are curable: A quite limited salt very high fiber and whole foods (limited calorie if you are overweight) diet 19 of 21 meals focused on cooked vegetables with unprocessed grains and beans is likely the ideal. Anemia needs another answer to "why" are you anemic. Diet is usually not helpful for anemia: ?iron deficient, ? B12 deficiency, or from kidney issues ...Read more
R/O IBS With GERD: GERD symptoms with IBS nausea/reflux/abdominal pain /bloating. You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/hpylori . Empiric trial of Zantac vs nexium (esomeprazole) , if symptoms persist baseline EGD.. While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free high fiber diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach. ...Read more
Any: No fruits will increase or decrease thyroid dysfunction. ...Read more
Foods & depression: Antioxidants are generally helpful, so are essential fatty acids. Eat lots of fruits & vegetables & seafood. ...Read more
Low FOD-MAP diet: The low fod-map diet identifies foods that may contribute to gassiness and bloating. Perhaps your future reduction of fod-map ingestants can be part of your greater effort toward healthier eating & drinking. Gassiness may be symptomatic of a bigger problem, however--see other HealthTap answers on the subject. ...Read more
Multivitamin: This depends on whether you mean joint swelling, skin, nerve, abdominal swelling it other areas. The specific autoimmune disease can also make a difference. As a general rule stay away from anything advertised to boost your immune system. If it works it will make an autoimmune disease worse. Most of the time multivitamins are safe. Other supplements depend on the individual disease. ...Read more
The same foods: that are good for people without BP disorder. Try the basics: vegetables, organic products (if you can afford them), a good mix of proteins, carbos and fats (depending upon which diet philosophy you like), low cholesterol foods, gluten-free products if you are allergic, and stay away from preservatives, sugar, artificial food colorings and any other unnatural additives. ...Read more
Healthy diet: Most cirrhotics do well on the same diet as everyone else. If there is hepatic encephalopathy, there may be a protein restriction. Nowadays, the term "cirrhosis" is going out of fashion as we discover more and more of these people can be at least partially reversed when treated. ...Read more
Low-Fat Diet: The presence of gallstones does not warrant any specific rx unless they are responsible for symptoms; if so, the most effective way to treat them is to remove the "gallstone factory", the gallbladder. A low-fat diet may help reduce the probability of an attack, although this is not foolproof. While there are medications to dissolve gallstones, they will return soon after the medication is d/c'd. ...Read more
More info: I would have to know what exact allergy you are concerned about to give you specific options. There are lots of foods that are high in protein including Greek yogurt, eggs, cottage cheese, chicken, turkey, meat, seafood, lentils, beans, peanut butter/nuts, and tofu. Depending on your allergy I'm sure you could find a food on this list that you can tolerate. ...Read more
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