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What Kind Of Sushi Can You Eat On The South Beach Diet
Healthy diet: Eat whole, colored fruit and veggies. Seven servings / day. Protein: Egg whites, quinoa, white fish, lean poultry breast, lean sirloin, no animal fats, no saturated fats. Plant fats are good. No bread, sugar, pasta, pizza, corn, soft drinks, sugared juices, fast cereals. Oat meal and bran and grapenuts are excellent. Yogurt excellent. Cottage cheese good. Balance. Set calorie goal. Count calories. ...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
For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com or www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. It's not really a matter of being on a "diet." It's a matter of maintaining healthy nutrition, exercise and emotional well-being. ...Read more
Lindora Clinics: I don't know where you live, but if you're involved in the lindora lean for life program you know that there's an online site where you can ask specific questions like that: http://www.Lindora.Com/program_online.Aspx there are also clinics in california, and you can find these at: http://www.Lindora.Com/program_clinics.Aspx you would need to become a patient or member for its 1-on-1 advice. ...Read more
What are the healthiest u.S./local vegetables that I can find in farmers' markets in the late summer and fall? What should I eat to prepare for wntr?
There are many: Local produce is the healthiest because it is freshest. Ayurveda suggests you eat the available seasonal produce to prepare yourself for the next season. We are designed to consume foods in rhythm with the planetary seasonal cycles where we live. Check out the dirty dozen and the clean fifteen on the website of environmental working group (ewg.Org) this will guide you to smart organic choices. ...Read more
What?: I don't know of any health risks. ...Read more
What foods to eat that will lower my cholesterol? What kind of meal plans.. What foods to stay away from?
Protein and fat: Any protein and fat is allowed on the atkins diet. You avoid fruits and vegetables which have some form of sugars. Protein and fat can be meat, chicken, fish, eggs, turkey, ham, pork, etc. So for example- breakfast might be eggs and sausage. Lunch might be chicken and ribs, dinner might be lamb chops. You wouldn't have beans or legumes, no potatos, no rice, and no fruits. ...Read more
What kind of illness would require an individual to eat lots of food? (Especially sugar-laden ones) I came across someone like this...
Phase 1 south beach: Precooked deviled or hard-boiled eggs (hard-boiled eggs will stay fresh in the fridge for up to a week) celery sticks with natural peanut butter or almond butter (make the night before and wrap) single-serving nonfat or 1% cottage-cheese cups individual reduced-fat cheese slices or cheese sticks sliced turkey or other reduced-fat meats. ...Read more
It helps.: I believe raw, organic vegetables and fruit is very healthy and help with longevity but by itself is inadequate. We need to make sure that we get the necessary vitamins that plants cannot supply such as Vit. B12 which is only available in red meat and when we are vegetarian need to be taken either as a sublingual supplement or by injection. A healthy spiritual and mental health completes the key ...Read more
I love to eat fruits, but i know some of them have a lot of calories... What would be the right amount of fruits i can eat in a day to keep fit?
Healthy fruits: Fruits can be an important part of a healthy diet. Many do contain sugars, but also fiber and important phytonutrients and vitamins. Lower-sugar fruits like blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries are fine. Apples, kiwis, etc too. Since i don't know how active you are, here are some guidelines and you can select: http://tinyurl.Com/kkpye7t best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can be a: Challenge. One app i found makes it easier- netdiary. I think fitness pal may be another. Otherwise it's the rather tedious job of looking up calories of each food (& beverage) & adding them up. A dietician or certified nutritionist can help. Good work asking the questions! first step. ...Read more
Anything nutritious: Fat distribution is not actually controllable, but eating too much sugar or refined starches can lead to a big tummy and also to pre-diabetes. Healthy meals have nutritious protein, a mild amount of healthier fats, some veggies, and some complex whole grain carbohydrates. Working the thigh muscles at the gym will lead to stronger, better thighs. ...Read more
Food choices: Love eating? Pick food that are very low caloric density, ie fruits veggies and salads, and lots of water. ...Read more
How is the best way to get the most nutrition out of eating tomatoes? Do you get any nutrition from eating raw tomatoes?
Tomatoes: Sure, you can get good nutrition out of eating tomatoes. How you eat them depends on what nutrients you're most seeking. If you want more lycopene, cooked is better than raw. Lycopene is an antioxidant linked with lower risk of cancer and heart attacks. For more vitamin c, raw is better than cooked. http://tinyurl.com/nxvdn3 if you're going to cook tomatoes, i suggest not frying them. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What is the best way to lower LDL of 151? I already limited/eliminated all rice, pasta, and cakes. Try to eat lots of veggies daily. Thank you!
Exercise and Meds: Reduce your intake of saturated fats, replace it with unsaturated oils like olive oil. Start exercising, gently first and gradually increase the intensity. Based on your family history and other risk factors it may be prudent to consult your doctor about taking statins. Wish you good health! ...Read more
General Principles: The general principles of the atkins diet include : -emphasis on high protein -emphasis on wholesome foods. -stresses the importance of healthy fats. -nutrition from fresh vegetables, lean protein, fruits, and whole grains -more emphasis on portion and calorie control. -special attention given to those who are diabetic as well as vegetarians. -being active and exercise. ...Read more
I have high pressure type ll diabetes nerve damage in my feet and fingers in order to lose weight I read the 28 egg diet will this help me or the african mango diet I worry about the hidden sugar in the fruit the question is what diet will be good for me
Avoid fad diets: All of these fad diets are just that.. Fads. If you want to lose weight and keep it off and do it in a healthy way, talk to your pcp, or a dietician/nutritionist for diet tips and start an exercise routine of some sort. Even if it is just walking. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is it safe to eat sushi (raw type) when I have large canker sores at the back of my throat. No way to avoid the food touching the sores and one did a minor bleed but for a very short time.
Tough to say: Going on the assumption you know you are not allergic to scaled fish, the problem with sushi is that it is made in the same place as sushi containing shellfish. It would be easy for there to be some "cross-contamination" of your "plain" sushi..And end up with shellfish in it..Eventhough you think it doesn't have any. Talk to your dr but it probably is best to avoid all sushi. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, if it is: prepared properly. There can be worms in fish, but if the fish is frozen enough before processing and the food preparation is hygienic, there is not risk. The other issue to keep in mind is that some fish have more mercury than others and you need to check into the source of fish flesh and the type of fish. See this site for info on mercury. http://www.epa.gov/hg/advisories.htm ...Read more
Sushi is fine.: The main concern with sushi is obviously the chance of bacterial infection in the context of eating raw fish. Those who make sushi for us to eat undergo rigorous and lengthy training in order to prepare the raw fish in a way that minimizes the chance of infection while allowing us to eat such an awesome delicacy, So, yes, sushi is safe if the correct people are making it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: In the hands of a reputable chef this is quite a delicacy. The Japanese have thrived on it as one of many native foods for hundreds of generations. I would be cautious around those who purport to know how to prepare it if they are not trained in the practice. I also avoid boxed sushi in any box store, regardless of their past reputation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Consumption of undercooked seafood carries the risk of several diseases including hepatitis A. If you have chronic liver disease from hep b, then contracting hep A could be very dangerous. I would therefore recommend that you be vaccinated against hepatitis A to reduce your risk. It is a simple and effective series of 2 shots given 6 months apart. ...Read more
There are several: Hopefully any restaurant would adequately prepare your food before serving it to you but you are right to think that raw meat, in this case fish is riskier than cooked food. There are several parasites possible in raw fish. One example is diphyllobothrium, a tapeworm that while treatable can cause nausea, weakness, diarrhea and others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sushi & pregnanc: Sushi should be avoided during pregnancy for two reasons. (1) risk of bacterial infection complicating the pregnancy. (2) risk of exposure to mercury complicating the pregnancy. Certainly not worth the risk during pregnancy. Cooked sushi or vegetable-only sushi should be fine, but then we'd worry about the person making the sushi having washed his hands after handling raw fish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As another: As another doctor, dr gregory mosolf, put it: "just be careful not to eat too much because fish such as tuna can contain mercury. Don't exceed 1 serving of tuna per week while nursing. Other fish which may have mercury include swordfish and salmon.". ...Read more
Was just wondering if sushi is healthy to eat..my mom said u shouldn't eat raw fish, and is fish eggs ok to eat. Thanks?
If prepared right OK: If the sushi is prepared right by a trained chef it is Ok. But like any food it has to be prepared and stored correctly. You should be cautious who and where you get raw meats, that the chefs are reputable, and know how to prepare the sushi. ...Read more
Ischemic colitis: At your age is extremely rare, unless you have severe arterial disease or thromboembolic condition. It is not a good idea to eat raw or undercooked foods until any GI condition is completely resolved, because these foods can contain bacteria that can cause problems in your digestive tract. Ask your doctor what you should be eating, not what you should avoid. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dental surgery: You can eat a soft diet so choose a sushi that does not require a lot of chewing. In my opinion sushi is a healthy thing to eat because of the omega 3 fatty acids so I do not see any reason not to eat it after having the wisdom teeth removed. I would not recommend the rice in the rolls because the little pieces of rice could go into your extraction sites. ...Read more
Can i eat fish and sushi while nursing? Is there any i can't have or that could affect my supply? I'm 7-1/2weeks postpartum
Eat in moderation: Eating sushi while you are breastfeeding is safer than when you are pregnant, but you should still limit the amount of fish that you eat with high levels of mercury including mackerel and tuna. Ahi tuna has higher levels of mercury than albacore or yellowfin. Shrimp, scallops, salmon and squid have lower levels of mercury. ...Read more
What to avoid: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland foods like bananas, rice, applesauce, toast, gelatin, or chicken. Avoid alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, dairy ; high fat foods. Avoid salads initially too. Rest. ...Read more
Sushi: Sure you can eat sushi. Just stick to the pieces with cooked fish. ...Read more
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