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What are some foods that will allow me to have more energy?

What are some foods that will allow me to have more energy?

Lethargic? Best Food: Hi i think the bigger answer to this question is what kind of foods will help and what will hinder you feeling better. Too many carbohydrates and sugars and your energy will diminish. Eating mostly proteins with a small amount of fats and sugars is scientifically proven to help with good health and better energy. But, don't forget other possibilities: thyroid, pre-daibetes, hormone imbalances. ...Read more

Organisms (Definition)

1. An individual form of life, such as a plant, animal, bacterium, protist, or fungus; a body made up of organs, organelles, or other parts that work together to carry on the various processes of life. 2. A system regarded as analogous in its structure or functions to a living ...Read more


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I am 32 yrs old male i find myself very lazy and short of energy at end of my day which is not allowing me to spend good time with my wife and my kids?

I am 32 yrs old male i find myself very lazy and short of energy at end of my day which is not allowing me to spend good time with my wife and my kids?

Time for a Checkup: The symptoms you describe could by medically based or emotionally based. To be sure, visit with your physician to describe your symptoms further. Be prepared for bloodwork to check for hormonal deficiencies. ...Read more

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I got myself bedridden 1yr with no diagnosis. Justgradually lost energy. Now I'm afraid I've dug my grave by allowing myself to be bedridden.Panicking?

I got myself bedridden 1yr with no diagnosis. Justgradually lost energy. Now I'm afraid I've dug my grave by allowing myself to be bedridden.Panicking?

Bedridden @ 29 male: Need more Hx. and labs. Could be a number of things that will kill you. Addison''s, hyper or hypo thyroidism, cancer, low blood K, depression, ALS, MS. Need to see your team and get tested to see what is going on before you panic as most of these can be taken care of. Happy to do second opinion. ...Read more

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Wat types of food should I stay away from. Recovering for c diff. & just had appendix removed. Has some bad experiences. Want to gain energy& strength?

Wat types of food should I stay away from. Recovering for c diff. & just had appendix removed. Has some bad experiences. Want to gain energy& strength?

No processed foods: Eat natural foods without preservatives and also with low sugar content. It could also be helpful to take a probiotic supplement to restore your gut bacteria. ...Read more

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Fluoride cryolite is a rat killer and used on foods 2/3 of all eggs get powered and used for processing food at allow 900ppm what is the goal blood level limits to help prevent tooth decay for fluoride where can I find the fda approval for safety and effe

Fluoride cryolite is a rat killer and used on foods 2/3 of all eggs get powered and used for processing food at allow 900ppm what is the goal blood level limits to help prevent tooth decay for fluoride
where can I find the fda approval for safety and effe

Dr. : Dr. Edderai has given you a good source to answer you question. The use of fluroride in our daily lives have become a very controversial and emotionally charged issue with some activists going to great lengths to search for and highlight possible adverse effects of the mineral. Most of their claims are not backed up by valid peer reviewed research. Also understand that if you eliminated every food, drug and environmental product that has harmful side effects you would be left with little in the way of effective treatments for the diseases known to man and there would be significantly less in the way of food for the world to eat. The bottom line is that life expectancy is rising across the world, due in part to the advances made in health care products. I have included two additional links to help you. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat that can make me have energy?

What are good foods to eat that can make me have energy?

Depends: For short bursts of energy you want simple sugars or stimulants like caffeine. For long term energy low carb high protein diets are best. ...Read more

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What kinds of food would halp with redouse fat help with energy?

What kinds of food would halp with redouse fat help with energy?

Low-calorie foods: Helpful weight loss diets include natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (without salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits contain natural sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. A calorie is a calorie, regardless of where it comes from. ...Read more

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In what way can I keep my energy levels steady without much food?

In what way can I keep my energy levels steady without much food?

Need food: to keep your body functioning. If you don't eat enough your body goes into starvation and this is dangerous and you can die. ...Read more

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Which would be the best natural and healthy foods for energy?

Which would be the best natural and healthy foods for energy?

Complex carbs.: For sustained energy through the morning, focus on complex carbohydrates and fiber. Foods like high fiber breakfast cereals, multi grain bread for toast and berries,will keep you going. A B complex vitamin will help your body use the carbohydrates efficiently. ...Read more

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Tried the drinks now want to know what is the best food for energy?

Tried the drinks now want to know what is the best food for energy?

Balanced diet: Energy drinks are a bad idea, good you are not using those. A diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains; low in saturated fats; no tobacco; no more than one drink a day; and regular exercise. Not an easy task but cheaper and safer than energy drinks. ...Read more

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After heating any food item, energy contained in it diminishes or remains same?

Heat food: Although heat is an excellent way to reduce the risks of food borne infection, it directly alters many proteins, vitamins, elements and their availability to present themselves for absorption. The quick answer is found within the laws of thermodynamics, your food energy is transformed under heated conditions. ...Read more

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What food to eat for energy pre workout?

What food to eat for energy pre workout?

Nothing special: The energy for your workouts will come from glycogen stored in your muscles and liver. So the most important thing to do is eat well on a regular basis to keep those glycogen levels up. If you have a workout that lasts more than about 30 minutes then its a good idea to eat small amounts of food with glucose to keep energy levels up after the glycogen is depleted. ...Read more

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Do eating fast food cause you to have no energy?

Do eating fast food cause you to have no energy?

Yes and: No.,. If the "fast food" is carbohydrate (especially sugar) a "rebound" may occur and the low blood sugar resulting may make you feel weak (Ie: "no energy") Hope this helps! BTW Try PROTEIN containing "fast foods" Dr Z ...Read more

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What should diabetics know about the energy content of food?

Food: Everything! Go online to "NuVal" and begin to get some idea of what food is good, not so good, or bad for you. Don't forget to exercise regularly. ...Read more

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I want to increase my energy expenditure and decrease food intake but how?

I want to increase my energy expenditure and decrease food intake but how?

Motivation: Start regular aerobic exercise daily and cut back on snacks, starch, soda pops, alcohol, etc. Cut back on calorie intake and increase vegetable in your diet ...Read more

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Is eating low glycemic index foods as important for kids as it is for adults? Kids are growing and they have so much energy after all.

Is eating low glycemic index foods as important for kids as it is for adults?  Kids are growing and they have so much energy after all.

YES YES YES: Hi, Thank you for your question. Teaching them to enjoy these foods now will do wonders for them in the future. Any sudden spike in sugar = bad. Hope that helps..contact me if you have any other questions :-) Dr. M ...Read more

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I feel full of energy even if i slept only 2 hours last night . I ate a little food at lunch , because i wasn't hungry. What can I do to sleep tonite?

I feel full of energy even if i slept only 2 hours last night . I ate a little food at lunch , because i wasn't hungry. What can I do to sleep tonite?

It you have : High energy level, rapid thoughts, rapid speech, numerous ideas at one time ; still have little to no need for sleep - then please seek medical evaluation to ensure that is not part of a mood disorder. If this is a one time thing- might consider use of low dose melatonin. ...Read more

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I've been masturbating for 6 years and it affect my life and my energy to do works, so is their and kind of food that I have to eat i order to recover?

I've been masturbating for 6 years and it affect my life and my energy to do works, so is their and kind of food that I have to eat i order to recover?

Normal mixed diet: Masturbating is not likely to be the cause of your problems. You may have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, low fat dairy products, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats and overeating. Do not use tobacco or alcohol. Exercise for 30 minutes/day on at least 5 days/week. ...Read more

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What kind of vitamins or foods can help increase my energy levels?

What kind of vitamins or foods can help increase my energy levels?

Probably few or None: Energy comes from within. Lots of products are marketed as magical, like caffeine & sugar in energy drinks. But, as always, keep in mind that this is marketing, does not require any carefully designed & controlled scientific trials to verify claims. Buyer beware always applies. Regular exercise, preferably in ways you both enjoy & make connections with others are the most successful. See: nusi.Org. ...Read more

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I have no appetite and food makes me nauseous. I amloosing weight but I have energy. What could be the reason?

I have no appetite and food makes me nauseous. I amloosing weight but I have energy. What could be the reason?

See a doctor soon: In females, one must always consider pregnancy. A variety of gastrointestinal conditions can cause your symptoms. I recommend seeing a doctor soon. ...Read more

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