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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: How do lightly cooked vegetables sound to you? ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
62-m: what is the value of "good fat" in diet? Is is possible to overdo them? My blood chem is all within norms.
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
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
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