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What Is A Vegetarian That Doesn T Eat Red Meat Called
I have recently had my spleen removed and diagnosed with a rare blood disorder called hlh, can I still eat red meat and drink?
Healthy diet: 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 more
GOOD GOAL >15 weeks: Many studies show that a reasonable rate of weight loss is 1-2 pounds per week. So @ that rate 30# loss should take approx. 15+ weeks. You may have to look closely at calorie intake and 'not just stop red meat'. Perhaps a 1300-1500 kcal/day 'meal plan' will net you the weight loss you desire. It is a great idea to 'walk 2 miles a day'. Good job! ...Read more
Potentially yes: Iron and B12 are in red meat as well as many other nutrients. If you have symptoms of anemia, it's best to see your doctor to have a simple blood test to rule it out. If you are in-deed anemic, then getting your iron, b12, folic acids, etc. Would be a good follow-up blood test. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I have anemia because I don't eat red meat. Do all non-meat-eaters need blood check for anemia?
I am a healthy teen athlete and i don't eat red meat i eat chicken but i never seem to have enough energy I am always tired. What could I do to fix?
I don't eat red meat pork or milk except for occasional yogurt n butter, n egg whites 2days wkly. Rarely eat beans, I have excessive not so nice gas?
Other factors: Bacterial overgrowth sometimes is the cause; but also keep in mind that other foods (like onions) may generate excessive gas in susceptible people. Simple diet, adding one by one more varied foods will help you pinpoint the foods that cause it. Consult your dr for more personalized advice. ...Read more
Been on cont birth control year round for past year and half. I have above normal iron (iron binding capacity). Other iron levels normal. Cold it be from the pill continuous. Don't eat red meat.
Could be from pill : Estrogens can increase the proteins that bind iron and this is harmless. Iron Saturation is the number you want to look at, and is calculated by dividing (iron) by (total iron binding capacity). If your saturation is between 20 and 40 (or the normal for your lab), you are fine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer