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What is a ketogenic diet?

What is a ketogenic diet?

No carbs: A strict ketogenic diet is one in which you will release ketones which can be measured in the urine. This occurs when carbohydrates are avoided completely and only protein and fats are eaten. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What is a great ketogenic diet?

What is a great ketogenic diet?

Here's how to start.: Go for it. Best choice you will ever make for your' health. To get started read "Why We Get Fat" by Gary Taubes. This is the absolutely necessary first step. It is available in audiobook form as well. Then go to Dr. Peter Attia's site (Eatingacademy.com) and watch the videos he recommends (search on site for "videos peter likes" like Sugar: The Bitter Truth) and then read his articles. ...Read more

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What is a balanced diet?

What is a balanced diet?

Diet: We now know that there are some specific scientifically sound truths about what we should be eating. Your diet should consist of 1800 calories and be made up of the following: 60% of your calories should be from protein sources 25% of the calories should be from carbohydrates 15% of the calories should be fats. ...Read more

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What is a fodmap diet?

What is a fodmap diet?

Nonabsorbed sugars: Fodmaps pull water into the intestinal and may not be digested or absorbed well and could be fermented upon by bacteria in the intestinal tract when eaten in excess. Symptoms of gas, bloating, cramping and/or diarrhea in those sensitive to the effects of fodmaps. A low fodmap diet may help reduce symptoms, by limit foods high in fructose, lactose, fructans, galactans and polyols. ...Read more

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What is a vegan diet?

What is a vegan diet?

No animal foods.: Check these sites for vegan info, diet & recipes: http://www.provegan.info/eng/vegan/, https://www.vegansociety.com/, www.vegan.com/, www.chooseveg.com/?, www.peta.org/recipes/ ...Read more

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What is a protien diet?

What is a protien diet?

Protein: Main Diet: A protein diet is how any one who seeks to be lean and healthy should eat. The majority of your daily calories should come from protein sources. This means limiting the calories you get from carbohydrates and fats. This is new thinking in western medicine. But, it is good advice. 60% of your daily calories should be protein. ...Read more

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What is a paleo diet?

What is a paleo diet?

Primitive diet: The idea of the Paleo diet is that we should eat what primitive man ate and this should make us healthier. Many doctors are concerned that this diet is too high in red meat and does not allow vegetable oils such as olive oil, both of which may increase your heart attack risk. Additionally, no dairy products are allowed which may cause calcium deficiency. Also no grains or legumes are allowed. ...Read more

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What is a good carbohydrates diet?

What is a good carbohydrates diet?

Not a diet!: Y recxipes for favordiet of lifestyle. Lifestyle! a low carb diet focuses on debriding your food intake of high glycemic foods, which means virtually eliminating sugars and "the whites, " ie. Flour, srtches, potatoes. I always tell people vto start with either adkin's book, or the carbohydrate addict's cookbook. You can google any food recipe, by simply putting low-carb version. ...Read more

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What is a good diet menu?

What is a good diet menu?

ADA Diet: The american diabetic association has wonderful resources. They use 'food exchanges' to monitor calorie intake. In my 20+ years of practice I have found weight watchers produces the best long term outcomes for my patients using a 'points symstem'. We all struggle with this: even doctors! ...Read more

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What is a brat diet?

BRAT diet : Brat (bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast) diet has historically been prescribed for a diarrheal illness or upset stomach, often by pediatricians for children. Current recommendations from the american academy of pediatrics call for restoration of a normal diet within 24 hours of being sick, if this can be tolerated. ...Read more

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What is a good diet for hypoglycemia?

What is a good diet for hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia: There is no good diet for hypoglycemia. If you have diabetes and take insulin you need to reduce the dose. If you are not on medication for diabetes and your blood sugar is low please call your doctor and a visit to the Emergency Room would be important - and do that ASAP. ...Read more

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What is a balance diet?

What is a balance diet?

Balanced diet: I think you mean balanced diet, w/the letter d at the end. Balanced means proper proportions of things so eating protein, fats, and carbs is good and not to overdo one or the other creates balance. Many folks overdo carbs and gain weight and have blood sugar problems. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is a good diet?

What is a good diet?

Balanced diet: A diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grains; low in saturated fats; no tobacco; no more than one drink a day, execersie at least 150 minutes/wk and eat only as much as is needed to maintain your ideal body weight. ...Read more

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What is a good diet?

What is a good diet?

Mediterranean diet: A good diet really isn't a diet b/c diets are temporary. Instead, look to make a lifestyle change. With that said, recent randomized controlled trial demonstrated ability of mediterranean diet to prevent heart disease. Check out http://alvinblin.Blogspot.Com/2013/02/mediterranean-diet-prevents-heart.Html. Just remember that this needs to become a way of life. And don't forget to get/stay active. ...Read more

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What is a vegan diet? Is it healthy?

What is a vegan diet? Is it healthy?

Vegan: Check these sites for vegan info, diet & recipes: http://www.provegan.info/eng/vegan/, https://www.vegansociety.com/, www.vegan.com/, www.chooseveg.com/?, www.peta.org/recipes/. You need to be well educated on the matter to adopt a balance vegan diet. ...Read more

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What is a great diet medication?

Fruit.: Is the best diet medication. Replace your dairy, meat and starches with it and enjoy dramatic results. ...Read more

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What is a good mediterranean diet foods?

What is a good mediterranean diet foods?

Fish,olive, veggies: Olive oil, veggies, fish are the staples of the mediterranean diet and they are all packed with healthy nutrients and antioxidants. Of course the way of preparation is also important. Raw, stewed, or lightly grilled without butter or heavy sauces. My personal favorites are lentils, okra, eggplants, tomaties, peppers and wild mushrooms. Studies have shown that medi diet decreased cardiac mortality. ...Read more

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What is a suggested healthy diet?

What is a suggested healthy diet?

Balanced diet: Women need to consider what they do and need throughout the weekdays and weekends and try to balance not only caloric intake with output but also nutrient (eg, folate) need and expenditure. This requires keeping a food diary, taking it to a nutritionist and following that plan daily. Seems like a lot of effort but there will soon be great apps for that. As they come along, i will share in comments. ...Read more

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What is a vegan diet like?

What is a vegan diet like?

No animal products: Vegan diets exclude any animal or animal byproducts such as milk, eggs, fish oil, etc. It is limited to only foods that are plant based or derived from plants. ...Read more

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