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What is the best diet for a woman who has osteoarthritis and has to loose weight?

What is the best diet for a woman who has osteoarthritis and has to loose weight?

Anti-inflammatory: The anti- inflammatory diet is rich in vegetables, low in grains, avoids refined and processed foods, including sugar and alcohol. Includes fatty fish and flax. Spices like turmeric, ginger, rosemary, and frankincense are strongly anti- inflammatory. ...Read more

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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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What is the diet for a woman who has osteoarthritis and wants to lose weight?

What is the diet for a woman who has osteoarthritis and wants to lose weight?

Lots of vegetables: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour products. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and 3-4 oz protein with each meal 5 hours apart. Consider gluten and dairy free. Google nightshade sensitivity and read about it. ...Read more

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35 year bad osteoarthritis in both my knees they say i'm to young for surgery trying to loose weight pain is unbearable what else could i do?

35 year bad osteoarthritis in both my knees they say i'm to young for surgery trying to loose weight pain is unbearable what else could i do?

See below: Oral anti-inflammatory agents are still the beat pain reliever for osteoarthritis, with moderation on activity. Streching exercises can help, physical therapy is a good adjuct to meds. Theu can do us treatment, sometimes tens , intraarticular injection can be done by your dr if conservative management is not enough. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 54 and female. I have rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. What kind of exercises can I do to lose weight without hurting myself knees areWhat exercises?

I'm 54 and female. I have rheumatoid and osteoarthritis. What kind of exercises can I do to lose weight without hurting myself knees areWhat exercises?

Wrong forum: You need to discuss this with your own rheumatologist first. The answer depends on the joints involved and the severity of the involvement. As one cannot examine you over the internet one cannot give you a soecific answer. ...Read more

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I suffer from advanced knee osteoarthritis. What exercise can I do to lose weight given that even walking is very painful?

I suffer from advanced knee osteoarthritis. What exercise can I do to lose weight given that even walking is very painful?

Avoid weightbearing: Unfortunately it's not great that at 50 you have severe knee osteoarthritis. But you really don't want to do a knee replacement at your age until you try everything else. If you can lose weight with non weight bearing activities such as cycling elliptical and swimming along with diet you may have less knee pain. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to loose weight fast?

No answer: It is not a good idea to aim for losing weight fast. A balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables, and fruits and whole grains, low in fats and alcohol would help. Increasing physical activity will facilitate weight loss. The speed of weight loss depends on the degree of caloric restriction. Aim for losing about a pound a week. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for a breast feeding mum to loose weight?

What is the best diet for a breast feeding mum to loose weight?

Less in, more out...: To lose weight, you need to take in fewer calories than you are using each day. If your baby is only drinking breast milk, you're burning about 500 calories a day making milk. In one study, nursing moms taking in about 1700 calories a day lost weight without affecting their babies' health. A healthy diet with lots of whole grains, protein and unsaturated fat will help too. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to loose weight ?

What is the best diet to loose weight ?

Balanced low calorie: The best diet to lose wt. Is low calories low carbohydrates and low fat diet , see dietation , to learn life style dieting and start. ...Read more

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What is the best diet plan you recommend to loose weight >10 lbs in short period (~30 days) of time?

What is the best diet plan you recommend to loose weight >10 lbs in short period (~30 days) of time?

Balanced diet and: Exercise, expect a 1-2 lb weight loss per week. @1400 cal a day diet. Make sure you eat 3 meals a day. You have to burn off 3500 more calories than you take in to loose 1 lb. Loosing more than 10 lbs in 4 weeks is not reasonable. ...Read more

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


Dr. Qamar Khan
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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

Common degenerative problem of cartilage and joints. Simply stated it is wear and tear to a point that the joint no longer can keep up with depositing fresh cartilage and the joint space thins, bone becomes exposed and pailful, bone spurs and deformity may ensue. And ...Read more