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What Foods To Eat While On Percocet
Carbs: Start reading labels. Generally speaking, when dieting, you want to burn more calories (weight) than you take in, and the math will work in your favor for weight loss. Carbohydrates in excess will cause weight gain. Atkins diet (no carbs) hard to do, a modified atkins or "south beach diet" is more attainable, and if coordinated with a good exercise regimen should show some eventaul results. Good. ...Read more
Healthy choices: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more
No change: If you are traveling in the us your diet can be the same as if you are at home. While you are traveling abroad, i would recommend maintaining a well balanced diet but would be smart about where you get your food. Reputable resturants are likely fine where as street vendors in foreign counties may be less certain. As in all pregnancies, avoidance of intake or raw risk and meats is ill advised. ...Read more
What foods to eat that will lower my cholesterol? What kind of meal plans.. What foods to stay away from?
Healthy foods: One should always strive to eat in a health manner, especially when undergoing stressful times (physically and mentally.) this would include a variety of complex carbohydrates (vegetables, whole grains, etc), lean proteins (skinless chicken, seafood, lean red meat), drink plenty of water, and avoid as much processed foods as possible. Read labels and avoid anything with more than 4 ingredients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It Depends!: A variety of foods can produce bacteria that produce gas when eaten by an individual who is allergic to that particular food. Start with omitting certain food groups for a week. If your symptoms resolve then you have your answer. For example, there are many people who are lactose intolerant, so when they drink milk or eat ice cream, they pass gas, or get diarrhea. ...Read more
What foods should I eat while taking radiation for vaginal cancer, also what are the best drinks to drink ?
Depends on symptoms: Treatment with radiation towards the pelvis may have effects on the bowel. If diarrhea develops we suggest a low fiber diet. If a patient becomes fatigued we try decreasing carbohydrates and increasing protein. For most a balanced nutritious diet with variety works fine. All of this is tempered to not change a diet for a diabetic or other specialized diets when needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 issues to consider: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with gastritis then treatment is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. Regarding diet, pls re-ask. ...Read more
Good balance: Eating healthy, well balanced meals is the best diet for breastfeeding (and for everyone for that matter!) be sure to eat a wide variety of foods; your baby is exposed to the different flavors thru the breastmilk so make sure you eat lots of veggies. Stay hydrated by drinking at least 64oz a day. Avoid highly refined and processed foods. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
Suggestions:: 1) low fat dairy products are great for bone-strengthening calcium, vitamin D & other nutrients but avoid high fat versions; 2) trim meat consumption (try 1 or 2 meatless days a week to start, unless ready to go vegetarian); 3) optimize intake of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains (as tolerated). Enjoy-- ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Watch portion size : Lean proteins and vegetables are good but don't over eat even on them. It's over simplified but the ruling of thumb is don't eat foods that are white. Avoid fried foods and sweets. Hope this helps. ...Read more
You can be human: I assume you are on a weight loss or restricted diet. One of the important things to plan to be successful is to make sure the experience is not so miserable that you cannot maintain it. That's what cheat days are for. If you give yourself a break every once in a while, it makes it more agreeable to continue the plan. Cheating means eating what is normally not allowed, so anything goes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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