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What should a patient going though dialysis with food restrictions eat?

What should a patient going though dialysis with food restrictions eat?

Renal diet: Patients on dialysis need to watch their fluid, calcium, protein and potassium intake. The patient you are referring to must have a renal dietician at his dialysis center. You should speak to the dietician about your questions and she should be able to answer them and speak to you about a renal diet and its restrictions. ...Read more

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Dialysis (Definition)

Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more


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What guidelines for potassium and sodium should I follow when cooking a dinner for someone on dialysis?

Keep it low: For a person on dialysis, they need to have a low potassium and low salt diet. Dialysis patients can not regulate potassium and salt very well, so they need to minimize these minerals in their diets. If they have too much dietary salt and potassium, cardic issues and and an elevated bood pressure can occur. ...Read more

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What food should a person eat after angioplasty?

What food should a person eat after angioplasty?

Most anything: After angioplasty, assuming there are no complications, i generally let tell my patients to eat a regular diet. Of course, i encourage all of my patients to eat as healthy as possible and to drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and keep alcohol and caffeine consumption limited for 24 hours afterwards. Check with your doctor to be sure, as there is no rule that applies to every situation. ...Read more

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Is rambutan fruit bad for a patient on dialysis?

Possible: Tropical fruits have been shown to inhibit enzymes in the liver that help break down drugs. While this has not been critically tested in patients, test tube results are concerning. I would review with your doctor your medications and the available patient data on the interaction of tropical fruits with you meds. ...Read more

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What should I eat to maintain a healthy diet for cirrhosis?

What should I eat to maintain a healthy diet for cirrhosis?

See a dietician : Generally speaking balanced diet with low sodium, high lean protein with fresh foods and vegetables is recommended but again it depends upon cause of cirrhosis. If it is due to nash, dietician may recommend low calories etc. ...Read more

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What should a good daily meal plan for a diabetic vegetarian be?

What should a good daily meal plan for a diabetic vegetarian be?

Diabetes and Protein: The meal plan for a vegetarian with diabetes must include some form of protein which can be found in beans and nuts. If you eat dairy, low fat cheese and milk is also okay. ...Read more

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Pls sugest a diet for diabetic tuberculosis patient with uric acid 6.8. what food should she avoid as she is having drastic weightloss.And what should she eat to cure it

Pls sugest a diet for diabetic tuberculosis patient with uric acid 6.8. what food should she avoid as she is having drastic weightloss.And what should she eat to cure it

Uric acid diet: Tart cherry juice is effective; avoid organ meats; fatty meats and alcohol will elevate uric acid. Avoid these. Also, drink at least 3 liters fluid per day - this may enhance uric acid excretion - and if you incline diet successfully to mostly whole grain, fruit, and veggies, and nuts, using white fish and egg white for protein, then uric acid levels will come down. ...Read more

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What type of fruits should a diabetic tuberculosis patient should eat?

What type of fruits should a diabetic tuberculosis patient should eat?

Low&IntermediateGlyc: Avoid the following with high glycemic index should be avoided Dried Dates,Canned Fruit Cocktail. Fruits with intermediate glycemic index should limit quantity but can eat are Banana,Cantaloup,Mango,Papaya,Pineapple,grapes, Fruits with low glycemic index are Apple,Cherries,Score,Grapefruit,average size orange,Pear and Plums ...Read more

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What kind of diet should a patient stick to after a heart cath surgery?

What kind of diet should a patient stick to after a heart cath surgery?

Dean Ornish: The ornish diet is very focused on heart healh. He has been working on food as a complimentary treatment to traditional medicine. ...Read more

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What should we eat for breakfast?

What should we eat for breakfast?

Balanced meals: A good breakfast, like other meals, should be balanced, with about 55% calories from complex carbs ( fruits, vegetables, whole grains), 15% from lean protein( eggs)and 30% from good fats ( ex: olive oil). A healthy plate with be half filled with fruits and vegetables 1/4 meat ,eggs or fish and 1/4 with grains. ...Read more

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What foods should be eaten by a patient after a dialysis treatment?

What foods should be eaten by a patient after a dialysis treatment?

Food: Can really eat any food after a HD treatment just watch the high K foods and stick to your prescribed diet ...Read more

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What should I look for in a good meal replacement shake?

What should I look for in a good meal replacement shake?

Sugar: You shoul look to see that most of the calories dont come from sugar otherwise you will gain unhealthy weight in the form of fat. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain what is a daily meal plan with 2500 calories for a high schooler?

Docs can you explain what is a daily meal plan with 2500 calories for a high schooler?

Your Choice my sugge: Brekfast 70o cals lunch 750 to850 cals average 800 cals healthy snack 200 cals dinner 800 cals you can rearrange the way you desire based on whether you want a full breakfast, or bigger lunch and snacks etc and total adds up to 2500 cals it is not a good idea to skip breakfast or another meal unless unavoidable circumstances. ...Read more

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Is it good to have a protein shake for breakfast for weight loss?

Is it good to have a protein shake for breakfast for weight loss?

Protein shakes can-: -have lots of sugar, & is not 4 wt loss, but 2 increase Ur daily protein intake. Mainly should B ingested after a work out. Best way 2 loose wt is am workouts, day of rest or cardio, & use protein supplements only if Ur daily intake is insufficient. Maintenance is 50gms/day if U do not get this then a supplement may B needed. Always read the labels for caloric & sugar content. ...Read more

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Friend is vegetarian but wants to eat low-carb(under 120ish per day). What are some healthy food options for her? Thank you very much for your time!

Friend is vegetarian but wants to eat low-carb(under 120ish per day). What are some healthy food options for her? Thank you very much for your time!

Atkins Diet maybe: A low-carb diet limits grains, starchy vegetables and fruit — and emphasizes foods high in protein and fat. Many types of low-carb diets exist. Each diet has varying restrictions on the types and amounts of carbohydrates you can eat. Not all low carb diets are healthy nor equal in value. ...Read more

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What food should I eat for a healthy erection?

What food should I eat for a healthy erection?

Not the answer: Most often, the key is in the relationship. If you are getting strong erections from your favorite pictures / thoughts, then work with your partner on finding things you enjoy doing together that are turn-ons for you both. If you're relatively young and not getting good ones at any time, get a workup. Checking for hemochromatosis and prolactinoma is worthwhile. ...Read more

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What to eat a diaditic patient?

What to eat a diaditic patient?

Diabetic Diet ?: I guess you mean diabetic diet. I f so, you have to minimise all kinds of sweets, starches( bread, pasta, potato, juices etc..) that means less calorie intake. Depending on your bmi and level of diabetes control, your diet should be modified. It will help a lot to consult a "diabetic educator".Your diet should be more a balance of mostly proteins, with some carbohydrates. ...Read more

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What should a 13 year old girl eat to have a balanced diet? This includes breakfast, lunch snacks and supper.

What should a 13 year old girl eat to have a balanced diet? This includes breakfast, lunch snacks and supper.

Nutritarian Diet: Dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet would be a good foundation. It emphasizes plant foods- fruits, veggies, beans, nuts ; seeds but it is ok to include dairy, eggs and meats. It is healthy for people of all ages- see http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht for details. I also advise avoiding gmo foods as much as possible- see my blog post to learn why: http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/. ...Read more

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I'am a weight trainer what food should I eat is protein shake bade for me ? Should i take creatine is it healthy to use ?

I'am a weight trainer what food should I eat is protein shake bade for me ? Should i take creatine is it healthy to use ?

just eat healthy: You don't need a lot of supplements or special diets. Just good healthy food to support your growth and sleep. See these 3 stories about vegans who have power/strength: http://getsane.Org/2013/09/11/vegan-power/ http://getsane.Org/2012/11/19/vegan-mma/ http://getsane.Org/2013/09/26/fly-like-an-eagle-the-nfl-way/. ...Read more

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