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What Foods Are Good To Eat When Your Low In Iron
Many healthy foods: Sources of iron - egg yolk, 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
CNS: Chicken Noodle Soup is the traditional food we eat when we're sick - it only has 7 g of carb per serving: that's only 2% of your daily recommended allowance. ...Read more
All foods except..: All foods that fresh, from meat, poultry, fish, and all vegetables are high in potassium. Cheese is higher in potassium, but has sodium in higher concentrations. All processed foods , for the most part, are much higher in sodium and have less potassium than their natural counteparts! a general rule: fresh; frozen; canned. Higher to lower. And processed: too much sodium! ...Read more
Many!: French fries, white bread, cake, cookies, all sweets, baked potato, buns, beer (not light), sweet wine, skim milk, etc. The number of foods makes it a nightmare! ...Read more
Vegetable based fat: You can eat things like avocados, walnuts, pistachios, most other nuts - these have all healthy fats and won't raise your cholesterol.. Also, fish has fats that are good for you (especially salmon and sardines) - just make sure the fish is not fried! ...Read more
Iron: Your green leafy vegetables. The best green leafy veggie to eat is raw spinach, kale or chard. Many people think a supplement is the only way to go. ...Read more
Does not need to be: Your definition of "healthy" may need re-examination. Healthy diet is generally rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products; no tobacco; no more than one drink a day. None of these are high in sugar, with the possible exception of fruits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
IF BY LOW MEAN ANEMI: Wuthout knowing the cause of low hemoglobin, you should consume foods rich in iron and vit b12, following foods organ meats likeliver&kidney chicken, turkey&lean beef source of iron oysrer, clams, tuna, halibut&crab meat beans likekidney, soy, garbanzo&lima beans pumokin&sesame seeds dark green leafy vegetables, raisins, watermelons, seaweed these foods will suplement iron&b12. You need to find cause&treat. ...Read more
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
What are foods to eat that fill you up, but have low fat in them? So i can eat healthier and loose weight!
Fat is Good!: This is the myth that low fat foods will help you lose weight.The foods to avoid in fact are those high in carbs. Eat foods which have a low glycemic index, preferably less than 40.Foods with these qualities that fill you up are typically vegetables .Some vegetables however, like potato , are not healthy as the glycemic index is higher. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No 1 right answer: Anemia can be caused by many things. As mentioned above, iron deficiency can cause anemia; the best diet to correct that is one with lots of meat. Folate (folic acid) or vitamin B12 deficiency cause anemia; lots of green leafy vegetables can correct folate (folic acid) deficiency. Some people have problems absorbing b12; in that case just eating more won't help. Some other tests will help your doctor answer the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Normal diet.: Fiber is not needed to prevent anemia. Most anemias are caused by iron deficiency, especially in young women. Iron rich foods are red meat, dark green leafy vegetables, raisins and liver. The other nturients needed are B12 (mainly animal products) and Folic Acid (vegetables, fruits, nuts, fortified cereals and grains). ...Read more
Apples seem to be: a relatively low acid fruit and should be fine to eat if you have reflux. Higher acid fruits include fruits from the citrus family: oranges, lemons, grapefruit. Also cranberries. Fruits, like apples and bananas, which are high in fiber are also typically well-tolerated in those with reflux. Stay well:) ...Read more
Low sugar: Low glycemic index means foods that are low in simple sugars. Meats chicken, fish and nuts have no sugar at all- they are protein and fat. They have the lowest glycemic index. Then include most vegetables, and to a less degree fruits. Fruits are low in processed sugar. High in glycemic index are processed foods such as white flour, and grains striped of their fiber. Candy- pure sugar is high. ...Read more
Low salt: Recommend the DASH Diet for Hypertension. Excellent. Yes you can eat peanut butter but in moderation. Usual goal for low salt is <1,500 mg a day of Na. Recommend you get Fitness Pal app to track your carb and salt. Also get this book and follow it. ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 You will be at goal in 3 days if you do chapter 9 exactly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nephrologist: Potassium balance is tightly regulated by the kidneys, so any potassium disorder implies some derangement in potassium handling. If you have high potassium problems, you must consult nephrologist. Please see this website for info on low potassium diet. http://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/potassium.cfm. ...Read more
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