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What time of food could I eat in my pregnacy so I could stay healthy?

What time of food could I eat in my pregnacy so I could stay healthy?

Protein, Fruit, Veg: In pregnancy (and in general) a healthy diet is very important. Focus on eating a balanced diet with lean protein like chicken and plenty of fresh vegetables with every meal. Whole grain breads and cereals are good additions as well. Make sure you are taking a prenatal vitamin with Folic Acid (folate) every day. ...Read more

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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


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I have low iron in my level what food that I have to eat at the same time I am making diet and i want food that not causing fat

I have low  iron  in my level    what food that I have to eat at the same time I am making diet and  i want food that  not causing fat

Iron foods: Iron rich foods include liver, beef ( even low fat beef) chicken and turkey ( the dark meat without the skin) it helps if you take vitamin c like orange juice to help absorb the iron. ...Read more

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Im 18, quite skinny, and im eating all the time, i love chocolate & anything sweet, i always get pains in my chest could this be because of how i eat?

Im 18, quite skinny, and im eating all the time, i love chocolate & anything sweet, i always get pains in my chest could this be because of how i eat?

Chest pains : Your pain could be due to what you eatbut more probable your pulsating heart may be bouncing off your skinny chest wall and giving you discomfort. Another possibility is that sudafed is giving you palpatations and in turn, chest pain. ...Read more

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When i feel hungry i am only able to take small quantity of food.So that iam always feeling weak. How can i increase my food quantity to be healthy?

When i feel hungry i am only able to take small quantity of food.So that iam always feeling weak. How can i increase my  food quantity to be healthy?

Shakes: You may want to try a shake like ensure. It will help you get better nutrition. However, please look into why you are not hungry. You are young and need all the nutrients you can get. Healthy ones however! ...Read more

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I have been eating a healthy diet and I drink 80 to 120 ounces of water a day. I try not to eat past 6pm and in the mornings my hands are so swollen that I can not put my rings on. My hands are not red and they do not hurt. What could be the cause of this

I have been eating a healthy diet and I drink 80 to 120 ounces of water a day. I try not to eat past 6pm and in the mornings my hands are so swollen that I can not put my rings on. My hands are not red and they do not hurt. What could be the cause of this

Salt/thyroid: Try cutting down on salt in your diet. This means not just not adding salt to food but also avoid fast food, prepared foods and canned foods. Also see your doctor for thyroid, glucose and kidney function tests to make sure there is no other cause for your swelling. ...Read more

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I work out 3 days a week, eat healthy but no matter what I eat I have bad gas and bloating everyday all day. Why? What can I do to get rid of it?

I work out 3 days a week, eat healthy but no matter what I eat I have bad gas and bloating everyday all day. Why? What can I do to get rid of it?

Gas & Bloating: A gastro MD can examine you and tell you more. Consider getting a Food Sensitivity lab test from Great Plains Lab in KS. It's easy and can be done at home. Measures SENSITIVITY, not simply and yes or no to foods. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What can I do if my body right, and i just want to know what's a healthy amount of calories to eat a day?

What can I do if my body right, and i just want to know what's a healthy amount of calories to eat a day?

Depends on wt&ht and: Total calories to eat daily depends on your weight, height, daily activities.Based on that your daily calorie requirement to maintain your present weight can be calculated, if your weight is right. ...Read more

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I've been on a diet and eating a lot of salads and healthy foods, but i always get hungry now i know i need fats too, but what can do to stay full ?

I've been on a diet and eating a lot of salads and healthy foods, but i always get hungry now i know i need fats too, but what can do to stay full ?

Snack on almonds: A recent study showed that those on a weight-loss diet who included 3 ounces of almonds a day lost 62% more weight! some ate raw ; some had roasted; both helped, so whatever you prefer is ok, but the best way to benefit from almonds is to soak before eating- then you can have them raw or roast them. See http://bit.Ly/14tn89e ; http://bit.Ly/14todxs ; http://www.Md-health.Com/soaked-almonds.Html. ...Read more

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Im trying to stay in shape but what should I eat?

Im trying to stay in shape but what should I eat?

Eat fewer calories: Healthy diets have protein foods, and natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no salad dressing). When shopping for fruits, buy small ones no bigger than a tennis ball, because fruits have sugar. Drinks without calories include water and green tea. Some healthy fats are ok. Avoid sugar & simple starch calories. ...Read more

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I get constipated a lot and eat healthy food but nothing happens. An now you can smell it on my breath! what can I do?

I get constipated a lot and eat healthy food but nothing happens. An now you can smell it on my breath! what can I do?

See your doctor: You don't mention whether you drink much water, but this is necessary for good bowel function also. If you have been eating a healthy diet plus drinking at least 8 glasses of water/day & still have constipation, please see your doctor. You could be having side effects from medications or other conditions that need treatment. Good luck and be well. ...Read more

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I always have gases in my stomach and i always feel bloated, is it related to the kind of food i eat or to what?

I always have gases in my stomach and i always feel bloated, is it related to the kind of food i eat or to what?

Food intolerance: You may be intolerant to some foods. Try an elimination diet, avoiding those foods for at least one week and see if the symptoms subside. If you reintroduce the foods and symptoms return you have your answer. Gi flora can be helped with probiotics. Some foods tend to produce gas (broccoli, beans, raw foods, certain carbs, etc). See a holistic doc if doesnt resolve to rule out more serious cause. ...Read more

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Since Ramadan start i dont know why my eating habits got worst i only eat soup and thats is iget nausea could it be a problem in my stomach ?

Since Ramadan start i dont know why my eating habits got worst i only eat soup and thats is iget nausea could it be a problem in my stomach ?

Anxiet?: Does Ramadan make you feel especially anxious? If so, the physical symptoms you describe could be explained by anxiety. ...Read more

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Are you supposed to eat back the calories you have burned off? (e.G) : if i eat around 1000-1300 a day and burn 700 am i supposed to eat some back? I have been wondering this because of the so called "starvation mode" i just want to make sure im not har

Are you supposed to eat back the calories you have burned off? (e.G) : if i eat around 1000-1300 a day and burn 700 am i supposed to eat some back?

I have been wondering this because of the so called "starvation mode"

i just want to make sure im not har

The : The answer depends on your goal. If you are trying to lose weight then you should eat about 1500 calories a day and do your normal exercise routine (do not add an extra 700 calories). Ithis can also vary depending on your current weight. If you are trying to maintain your weight then you can eat about 2000 cal per day and continue your work out routine. However if after your work out you feel hungry or lightheaded then you should go ahead and eat something. A piece of fruit or high protein snack is a good idea. If you need more guidance consult a nutritionist for a detailed plan. Best of luck and happy holidays. ...Read more

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What could be the reason that I am always sick even though i eat healthy, perfect weight and take vitamins?

What could be the reason that I am always sick even though i eat healthy, perfect weight and take vitamins?

Integrative Medicine: Your situation is not uncommon -- but the answer is not more vitamins. In some cases you may even be taking too many supplements and these could be causing problems for you also. Feeling "always sick" is not normal, of course. Work with an integrative medicine physician who can partner with you to improve your overall health. You can find such a physician through: http://www.Abihm.Org/. ...Read more

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I have been bloated for weeks. I try to eat healthy and drink lots of water, I don't have a lot of salt. Is this normal, and how do I make it go away?

I have been bloated for weeks. I try to eat healthy and drink lots of water, I don't have a lot of salt. Is this normal, and how do I make it go away?

Bloating: Make sure you are avoiding raw foods including vegetables, eat cook food regularly. Drinking ginger tea help with digestion and helping with bloating. Eat at regular times and sipping hot water throughout the day. ...Read more

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I want to know what food should I eat so that my result of my prothrombin test get in normal range?

I want to know what food should I eat so that my result of my prothrombin test get in normal range?

Why is it abnormal?: What is your pt? If prolonged, how much, and why? Pt may be prolonged due to vitamin k deficiency, which is rare, and you can make up for that by eating green leafy vegetables or taking a supplement. However, prolonged pt is may be due to liver disease or some medication you may be taking. Discuss the matter with your doctor. ...Read more

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What time of food could I eat in my pregnacy so I could stay healthy?

Protein, Fruit, Veg: In pregnancy (and in general) a healthy diet is very important. Focus on eating a balanced diet with lean protein like chicken and plenty of fresh vegetables with every meal. Whole grain breads and cereals are good additions as well. Make sure you are taking a prenatal vitamin with Folic Acid (folate) every day. ...Read more

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What healthy food could I eat during my pregnancy so I won't gain much weight? Could I work out even though I am one month?

What healthy food could I eat during my pregnancy so I won't gain much weight? Could I work out even though I am one month?

Many options: Be sure to eat a well balanced, nutritious diet containing lean protein, fruits, and vegetables. Avoid raw or undercooked food, as well as soft cheeses as they could contain bacteria that might harm the fetus. You can also take prenatal vitamins to supplement. Light, non-strenuous exercise is okay too, as long as you used to exercise before you became pregnant. ...Read more

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How to explain you eat healthy during pregnancy without offending people? People get mad if I say no to food that I don't think will help my baby.

How to explain you eat healthy during pregnancy without offending people? People get mad if I say no to food that I don't think will help my baby.

Healthy diet: I would suggest that you tell people that you have been told by your OB that it is healthy to gain about 30 lbs in pregnancy and that it is recommended that you exercise and watch your diet to meet that goal. Excess calories are good for no one, including your baby. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if the symptoms of my pregnancy is normal? I've been dealing with nausea, vomiting which i know is normal, but i've also been feeling like i can't eat, i can't even think of food without feeling like i'm going to vomit. Most of the time i

Can you tell me if the symptoms of my pregnancy is normal? I've been dealing with nausea, vomiting which i know is normal, but i've also been feeling like i can't eat, i can't even think of food without feeling like i'm going to vomit. Most of the time i

Some : Some women experience terrible nausea and vomiting during their first trimester. Keep your doctor aprised of your condition because you will need to work with him/her to ensure you get the right amount of nourishment. No, it is not normal to feel excessive morning sickness, but it happens. The condition is called hyperemesis. Ask your doctor about recommended meal replacements that may be easier on your stomach such as nutritional shakes and bland foods. If the nausea and vomiting persists, it may ne necessary to recieve intravenous injections of fluids and electrolytes. Some women with hyperemesis will visit an infusion center (under the direction of their doctor) to recieve these infusions weekly or monthly. ...Read more

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I have hit my period 3 times this month, I eat normal and I am a healthy weight for my size. Pregnancy tests show negative. What is the cause for this?

I have hit my period 3 times this month, I eat normal and I am a healthy weight for my size. Pregnancy tests show negative. What is the cause for this?

Intermenstrual bleed: Bleeding between the menstrual cycles is a sign of either hormonal disturbance or something more serious like a tumor. You need to have a GYN exam to determine the cause ...Read more

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What foods to eat while pregnant for healthy children?

What foods to eat while pregnant for healthy children?

Well balanced diet: Eat a well balanced diet, including lots of fruits and vegetables, plenty of fluids, a source of protein and iron, and calcium. Limit caffeine and drink no alcohol. ...Read more

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What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

Specific Needs: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

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What type of foods do I gotta eat to stay healthy and get pregnant easier?

What type of foods do I gotta eat to stay healthy and get pregnant easier?

Food: Hi, to stay healthy eating a well balanced meal containing protein, carb, fat, fiber and greens and vitamins and other essentials is necessary . Although the amount of calorie depends on how much activity you have, your age and metabolism. ...Read more

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What food a five month pregnant woman could eat for her health and the health of her unborn baby?

What food a five month pregnant woman could eat for her health and the health of her unborn baby?

Being Pregnant: You are asking a question that would require a book to respond to adequately. Every good OB i know recommends to the pregnant patient having at least one guide book to pregnancy where all these normal things are discussed in length. We only have four hundred characters here to respond to specific questions. There are good books and book-like options on the internet for you. ...Read more

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What healthy food to eat while pregnant & what work outs can I do?

What healthy food to eat while pregnant & what work outs can I do?

Healthy diet: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

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What are healthy food to eat while pregnant & what work outs can I do?

What are healthy food to eat while pregnant & what work outs can I do?

Nutrition/ activity: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. Remain aerobically fit (unless dr says not to). ...Read more

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I'm pregnant, 2 months, after each food i feel very bad(acidity). Is there any way, how to avoid acidity. I eat very healthy, soups, mild boiled food.

I'm pregnant, 2 months, after each food i feel very bad(acidity). Is there any way, how to avoid acidity. I eat very healthy, soups, mild boiled food.

Smaller meals +: You can start with smaller lighter meal fare eaten more frequently, slowly and not lying down thereafter. Don't forget to drink plenty of water to neutralize the stomach acid. ...Read more

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I know i'm suppose to eat healthy if i want to get pregnant but what kinda foods do i eat if i'm trying to get pregnant ?

I know i'm suppose to eat healthy if i want to get pregnant but what kinda foods do i eat if  i'm trying to get pregnant ?

Balanced & healthy: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1,000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. Avoid alcohol and reduce caffeine. ...Read more

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Im 37weeks pregnant with twins I have bright yellow diarreah since friday seems to happen everytime i eat food, beeen sick few times too what's wrong?

Im 37weeks pregnant with twins I have bright yellow diarreah since friday seems to happen everytime i eat food, beeen sick few times too what's wrong?

Call your Doctor: Any unexplained change in your regular bowel movements should be evaluated by your doctor. Make an appointment for a check up tomorrow. There are multiple possible causes. It is important to address as you are pregnant and so close to delivery. ...Read more

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For 1 1/2'weeks every time i eat I am nauseated. Doesn't matter the kind of food. Not pregnant no vomiting or diarrhea why? Suggestions for treatment

For 1 1/2'weeks every time i eat I am nauseated. Doesn't matter the kind of food. Not pregnant no vomiting or diarrhea why? Suggestions for treatment

Indigestion: It appears that the nausea is a form of indigestion in your case. Pepto-bismol tablets or ginger are helpful in combating nausea. Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) tablets also help but may cause drowsiness. However, if symptoms persist or worsen, you should be examined by your physician to check for gastritis, liver problems, etc. ...Read more

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Period due approx 1wk. Confirmed not pregnant. Having nausea at the sight/smell of food at times. Other times I can eat. Dizziness. Hormones?

Period due approx 1wk. Confirmed not pregnant. Having nausea at the sight/smell of food at times. Other times I can eat. Dizziness. Hormones?

Gastroenterologist: Consider seeing a Gastroenterologist or scheduling a virtual visit with a Healthtap today to go over these symptoms in detail and evaluate chronic nausea. There are a lot of causes of nausea and a specialist can help you work this out ...Read more

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My period came left a couple hours later i can't be pregnant cause i haven't had sex i did started to workout 4 times a week and eat healthy in 1/2014?

My period came left a couple hours later
i can't be pregnant cause i haven't had sex i did started to workout 4 times a week and eat healthy in 1/2014?

On birth control?: Are you on birth control pills? These can decrease or even stop your menstrual periods. Healthy eating and exercise will not usually cause menstrual problems, but severe caloric restriction and sudden weight loss can. If you're concerned about your menstrual periods, your doctor should be glad to assist you. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more