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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. Adam Lewis
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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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What is the best diet for a 20yr old female who has always had trouble looseinh weight?

What is the best diet for a 20yr old female who has always had trouble looseinh weight?

Personalize: A healthful diet based in fresh vegetables, whole grains, and minimal animal fats or processed foods is best. Please use a bmi calculator to see if you need to lose weight (google nih bmi) at all; if so, the nih / nhlbi has a healthy eating guide that is very useful linked at their bmi calculator site. ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss diet for someone who is 185lbs and 5'4"?

What is a good weight loss diet for someone who is 185lbs and 5'4"?

Formula is: You'll lose ~ 1 lb/ month by eating 100 cal/day less that your usual intake so get rid of 3 pieces of bread a day, or its equivalent in other foods, and you'll loss 3 lbs / month. ...Read more

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What exactly is the easiest diet for someone who needs to lose 100 pounds, and has trouble with diets?

What exactly is the easiest diet for someone who needs to lose 100 pounds, and has trouble with diets?

Eat healthy: 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

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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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How is the best way for my wife to lose weight if she has to have heart surgery?

How is the best way for my wife to lose weight if she has to have heart surgery?

Www.caloriecount.com: Go to this website and open a free account and follow their excellent advice. Alternative: join weight watchers or tops. Be realistic - she's not going to lose weight quickly and it's not safe or advisable to try. Avoid fad diets. Avoid any diet that forbids whole categories of food. Eat a vegetable based well balanced diet in reasonable portions without snacking or binging. Continue after surgery. ...Read more

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What is a good way for someone who has diabetes to lose weight?

What is a good way for someone who has diabetes to lose weight?

The same: as anyone else -- eating less and exercising more. You have to burn off 3,500 calories to lose a pound. Try cutting out 250 calories a day to lost a pound every two weeks. It's not how fast your lose, but you need to learn to eat properly to not only lose the weight but keep it off the rest of your life. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best way for someone who has Type one diabetes to lose weight?

What is the best way for someone who has Type one diabetes to lose weight?

It's the same: as for anyone else, eat less and exercise more to burn up more calories than you take in. Insulin administration will make this more difficult, and you might want to discuss with your doctor a gradual reduction in insulin dose as weight loss proceeds, but make sure glucose control remains appropriate. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for someone who is overweight and inactive?

What is the best exercise for someone who is overweight and inactive?

Exercise: Begin with a daily walk of at least a half an hour. Gradually increase to 3 miles a day, and then gradually get the time for the 3 miles down to an hour or less, you can start doing light weight work 3 days a week also. It is important not to push too fast on progression. An increase every 2 weeks is plenty. Be sure to keep your caloric intake to 1500cal/day or less if you want weight loss. ...Read more

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What would be the best treatment for rheumatoid arthritis in a 52 year old female. She has hypertension and hypothyroidism and is on medication 4 both?

What would be the best treatment for rheumatoid arthritis in a 52 year old female. She has hypertension and hypothyroidism and is on medication 4 both?

"BEST" treatment : Means really what is the optimal treatent. What is the balance that is needed between drugs, therapy, exercise and surgery for each specific area that may be affected by the ra. Overall lab work is often used to follow the effects of certain disease modifynh drugs or dmards but these are clicial paths that have many twists and turns. This is why the field of rheumatology and when needed orthopedic. ...Read more

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Elderly mother has a small fracture in her back. How is that treated? What is the best treatment for osteoporosis?

Elderly mother has a small fracture in her back. How is that treated? What is the best treatment for osteoporosis?

Multiple possibiliti: There are now multiple ways and effective treatments for osteoporosis and it depends upon your mother's individual situation. She needs a good evaluation from a quality physician. ...Read more

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

Breast feeding/diet: If you breast feed you will lose wight naturally! you need to make sure you eat foods that will make ur breast milk nutritious for ur baby and include lot of dairy in ur diet so u do nto lose the calicium from your bonesnad teeth. Dont eaat lot of fat containg foods, eat more leafy vegetables and protein rich foods. ...Read more

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What is the best exercise for someone who has rheumatoid arthritis?

What is the best exercise for someone who has rheumatoid arthritis?

Atraumatic!: Atraumatic, non-concussive exercise is best. Activities might include swimming, aqua-aerobics, bicycling, yoga, light dumbells, walking, etc. Activities to be avoided: running, tennis, basketball, etc. ...Read more

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Hi My Daughter Is 20lbs Overweight And She Needs To Lose The Weight By September.Do You Have A Specific Diet Plan For Her To Follow?(Exercises Alot)

Hi My Daughter Is 20lbs  Overweight And She Needs To Lose The Weight By September.Do You Have A Specific Diet Plan For Her To Follow?(Exercises Alot)

Diet : I would really like the information that led you to believe that she is 20lbs overweight. Rule of thumb: 100lb/5' and 5lb/inch above. 10% below, and 20% above, still healthy. Since she is active; just cutting out sugar beverages, junk food, and cut back on carbs. Putting a deadline on weight loss, is a lot of pressure on a child. 2-3lbs a week is a better goal. ...Read more

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What is the perfect weight for a man 57yrs and 5"6?

What is the perfect weight for a man 57yrs and 5"6?

See below: 106 ( for five feet) then add 6 pounds for each inch above five feet. So, 106 plus 36 = 142 now take into account frame size- 142 is for a small frame 156 for a medium frame 170 for a large frame. ...Read more

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My father is a diabetic patient.I want to know about the diet that will be good for him;whose age is 62?

My father is a diabetic patient.I want to know about the diet that will be good for him;whose age is 62?

Whole foods: Simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product. The fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...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


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Osteoarthritis (Definition)

This common degenerative condition impacts the joints, where normal wear and tear on them gets to a point where they can no longer keep up with the pace of generating fresh cartilage. As a result, the joint space thins, the bone becomes exposed and painful, and bone spurs ...Read more