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What is the good diet in pregnancy?

What is the good diet in pregnancy?

Well-balanced, fresh: There are many people in most OB offices who can provide pamphlets or list of links to recommended diets and recipes. Women should ask for these. Many of us recommend organic or locally grown food. Most suggest that women make their own food rather than buy mixes or processed products. The diet must be balanced and have the right amount of essential nutrients for pregnancy--see cdc, march of dimes. ...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 are the elements of a good exercise routine in pregnancy?

What are the elements of a good exercise routine in pregnancy?

OB specific..: This depends on a variety of factors (pregnancy stage, your age, coexisting conditions, general health, philosophy of your ob). Developing a relationship with her/him to track your progress together is advisable. This is a 3-way partnership, after all..Mother, baby, ob. Really. ...Read more

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What is the ideal vegetarian diet plan in pregnancy?

What is the ideal vegetarian diet plan in pregnancy?

Eating well: There is no ideal vegetarian diet but mindful eating. Of the 7-9servings of veggies/fruits you need, 3 should be dark greens, 1-2 cruciferous, 1 serving of onion/garlic/mushroom, and then the variety that remains. Make sure you get protein about 0.4-0.5grams/pound you weigh). That's from beans, legumes, lentils, nuts, quinoa and eat whole grains. You can also eat dairy (1-2servings) and eggs. ...Read more

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What is the best hgc diet?

What is the best hgc diet?

HCG diet: The best is 500 cal per day split between lunch and dinner with approx 80 gm of protein , a furor and the balance made up of vegetables. , but i would suggest that the best way to do this diet is under the supervision of a physician who is proficient at it. ...Read more

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What is the best way to increase the level of vitamin K in the diet of a vegetarian?

What is the best way to increase the level of vitamin K in the diet of a vegetarian?

Leafy vegetables: Kale provides the most vitamin k with 882?g (1103% dv) per 100g serving, or 547?g (684% dv) per cup chopped. It is followed by dandelion greens (535% dv per cup chopped), collards, cress, spinach, turnip greens, mustard greens, beet greens, swiss chard, broccoli raab, radicchio, and finally lettuce with 62.5?g (78% dv) per cup shredded. ...Read more

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What is the best diet for triglicerides and cholesterol in the blood?

What is the best diet for triglicerides and cholesterol in the blood?

Low saturated fat: The best diet for lowering triglycerides and cholesterol is to maintain a diet that is low in saturated fats (primarily fats from red meat, dairy, chicken skin, lard, etc.), high in fiber (whole grain, vegetables, etc.), low in simple carbohydrates (sugar, starches, "white" foods like rice, pasta, etc.), and low or moderate alcohol consumption. Follow up with your doctor to monitor your progress. ...Read more

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Its good to put salt in food of a baby with 7months? What is the best food?

Its good to put salt in food of a baby with 7months? What is the best food?

NO: I can think of no good reason to put salt on the food of a 7 month old. At that age, they are more interested in textures than flavors. However, getting a kiddo used to eating salty food so early will only cause them problems in the long run. Straight baby food is the best at this stage. ...Read more

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What is the daily diet (vegetarian) of a pregnant woman?

What is the daily diet (vegetarian) of a pregnant woman?

Good question: Idonot know you eat fish or not, other wise all lentils have protein source , start adding all nus , 5 fruits, 5 veges, 5 berries , yougurt good probiobiotic source, millet flour very good. Ear for one ...Read more

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What diet is not a fad diet, and stood the test of time?

What diet is not a fad diet, and stood the test of time?

Diet is: Variable. One needs to eat regularly and maintain a healthy lean weight. Eskimos, historically, never ate carbs and only ate fish and fat! lions do not eat salads! for the modern man, the most common problems are too many calories and too many carbs. Eating more fruits and vegetables is never wrong. Eating less processed food is always smart. ...Read more

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Is the lindora diet a healthy one, what are the drawbacks?

Yes: The lindora diet plan is a healthy well thought out medical weight loss plan. It was developed by marshall stamper, M.D. It has good principles of weight loss and balanced metabolism. The drawbacks would be cost and attending a lindora clinic. If you have this option in your area and the money to spend, its a good option, although there are many good options. ...Read more

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What is the recommended diet for a pregnant woman?

What is the recommended diet for a pregnant woman?

Too long to answer: There are many books that talk about that and someone in your doctor's office should take the time to go over that with you, call them tomorrow to discuss that. ...Read more

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What is the role of prenatal vitamins in pregnancy?

What is the role of prenatal vitamins in pregnancy?

Nutritional aid: Prenatal vitamins contain the recommended daily vitamins and minerals that you will need during the pregnancy. These vitamins and minerals could also be obtained by eating a well-balanced diet every day. Unfortunately most of us are not that good at always eating a well-balanced diet. Supplements can help. ...Read more

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Is the vegan diet the most healthy diet in the world? Or is it missing some vitamins?

Is the vegan diet the most healthy diet in the world?  Or is it missing some vitamins?

It's deadly: There is much bad information about vegetarianism / veganism and the claim that it's incredibly healthy simply isn't true. Vegetarians don't live longer than other folks when you control for other habits, and a vegan who doesn't know exactly how to supplement always becomes B12 deficient and often runs low on iodine, iron, vitamin d, and zinc. Governments even provide guidelines for vegans. ...Read more

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What is the best food for pregnant women?

What is the best food for pregnant women?

Healthy foods!: Try to make sure you are eating healthy as you would otherwise, which means focusing on a colorful plant based diet with lean proteins. Make sure your veggies/fruits are watched. Avoid nonpasteurized food unless you are preparing/making them yourself. Be careful about raw meats/seafoods, would generally avoid them - though Japanese women eat sushi regularly while pregnant. Need prenatal vits. ...Read more

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What is the perfect diet...

What is the perfect diet...

Make it personal: A perfect diet is one that promotes health and well-being. Fad diets don't work! Experiment with foods and listen to your body! Most importantly, eliminate processed foods, and limit sugar intake, especially high fructose corn syrup. The quality of your calories is as important as the quantity. Vegetables (organic), lean protein, healthy fats (no trans-), and plenty of water are foundational. ...Read more

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What is the best way to keep stomach in good condition?

What is the best way to keep stomach in good condition?

Exercise: Exercise such as walking keeps the muscles toned, improves digestion and prevents constipation. If you are talking about muscle tone pilates is an excellent way to tone. If you are talking about digestion, then natural sources of fiber. ...Read more

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62-m: what is the value of "good fat" in diet? Is is possible to overdo them? My blood chem is all within norms.

62-m: what is the value of "good fat" in diet? Is is possible to overdo them? My blood chem is all within norms.

Calories: Remember, calories from fat are all the same regardless of the type of fat. Some fats are considered to be 'healthier' than others but should still be used in moderation, especially if you are trying to lose weight. ...Read more

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What is the swank diet and why is it good for ms?

What is the swank diet and why is it good for ms?

Classical MS diet: Developed years prior to ms dmt's, and is a low fat diet, which pays attention to gluten, and other potential toxins. Two nutritional studies did suggest some reduction of relapses in many. Although out of favor these days, many of my patients follow anyway, and most of these also use a low salt approach also. The idea is to blunt inflammation, and there is some evidence to confirm. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Pack
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more