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Doctor insights on: What To Eat To Stay Healthy While Being A Vegetarian

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Is it okay to eat junk food while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Is it okay to eat junk food while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

That is your choice.: Just remember that poor choices are additive, good choices are also additive. ...Read more

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What to eat while dieting for vegetarians?

What to eat while dieting for vegetarians?

Vegetarians can: Be drawn to empty calories, e.g., carbs. Try to graze, eat small amounts throughout the day. Include protein such as nuts, eggs, and a little cheese. (hard boiled eggs are convenient to take w/you.) peace and good health from a fellow vegetarian. ...Read more

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In what way can a pure vegetarian teen maintain a healthy diet. Meaning, what should he eat and not eat etc.?

In what way can a pure vegetarian teen maintain a healthy diet. Meaning, what should he eat and not eat etc.?

Your choice?: If this is a lifestyle being forced on you by your parents, you are well within your rights to refuse. The health benefits have resisted scientific demonstration, but the moral statement is powerful. Focus on fruits, grains and vegetables, avoid empty calories / junk, get plenty of protein (soy's good), and you must supplement (iron, b12, vitamin d, iodine, others). ...Read more

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If you are trying to eat healthy is turkey sausage ok to eat?

If you are trying to eat healthy is turkey sausage ok to eat?

Yes: This is a famous "healthy choice" over the beef and pork options that are more loaded with saturated fat. Whether "eating healthy" and/or pursuing fitness goal will affect tumor progression / survival isn't clear, but it's likely to affect your life for the better in other ways. ...Read more

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What are good foods to eat for a teenager wanting to lose weight?

What are good foods to eat for a teenager wanting to lose weight?

Teen weight loss: To lose weight whether you are a teen or not you need to have a negative calorie balance. With this is mind you still need to eat a well balanced diet icluding all food types. Decrease portion size&eat lots of raw/steamed vegetables. Decrease the starchy, fatty foods. Eat some mono unsturated fat foods like avacdos, brasil nuts, just do not overdo this. U should take 3 serv. Of nonfat dairy. ...Read more

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Trying to maintain a healthy vegetarian diet. How can I get more protein?

Trying to maintain a healthy vegetarian diet. How can I get more  protein?

Dairy,eggs,nuts,seed: Many vegetarian food are excellent sources of protein. Soybeans & hemp seeds have more protein content than meat. Eggs are a superb source of protein. Dairy has protein, as do nuts, seeds and beans. It is especially wise to seek organic sources of soy to avoid gmo soy, and organic dairy and eggs, or else it will be from animals fed gmo corn & soy, which are quite possibly hazardous to health! ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to keep on exercising and eat healthy everyday?

Is it possible for me to keep on exercising and eat healthy everyday?

It takes...: Discipline and character. The rewards are many: self pride; confidence; health; a better looking you! ...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's a healthy vegetarian diet that I can stick to if overweight and trying to lose?

What's a healthy vegetarian diet that I can stick to if overweight and trying to lose?

Balanced, low carb: Research shows that vegetarians tend to have a lower body weight than meat eaters. A balanced diet rich in fruits & vegies (ideally organic) with protein from nuts, beans, eggs & dairy should help. Limiting simple carbs helps lose weight so minimize white flour, white rice, potatoes & corn & eat whole grains in moderation. Avoid excess cheese/fried foods.Exercise is also often key to losing weight. ...Read more

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How to stay healthy on a vegetarian diet?

How to stay healthy on a vegetarian diet?

Supplement: You will need to supplement. Get guidance on obtaining sufficient b12, iodine, vitamin d, iron, and the others from an informed, sympathetic physician. You'll also need to get plenty of protein and to remember that the nutritional value of something isn't guaranteed just because it's "for vegetarians." maintain a healthy lifestyle and compliance with evidence-based guidance by your physician. ...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 to eat and not to eat while pregnant at home?

What to eat and not to eat while pregnant at home?

Well balanced diet: A well balanced diet is recommended in pregnancy with all food groups represented. Typical weight gain in pregnancy for a average weight woman is 20-30 lbs for the pregnancy. There are many websites which have further guidance on specifics of well balanced diet in pregnancy. ...Read more

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What is the best way to stay healthy if you are a picky eater?

What is the best way to stay healthy if you are a picky eater?

Pick well: Try to include healthy foods in your limited menu. Add condiments or sauces that you like to foods you may not like. Try to taste one new food each week. Vitamins are only part of a healthy diet, so supplements may be partially helpful. Nutritional supplements such as ensure may also be used. Check with your doctor for help, & possible referral to a nutrionist. ...Read more

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How to make yourself keep a healthy diet?

How to make yourself keep a healthy diet?

Small changes: small changes over time that are easy to follow. A fruit a day is a good starting point. Make sure every day to have at least one fruit. Also at least a serving of fresh vegetables. Make it a goal, document it, keep a log, see the results and feel good and increase your diet of healthy foods over time. Keep logging and reward yourself for a job well done. ...Read more

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I try to eat healthy to lose weight. Is this a healthy dinner?

I try to eat healthy to lose weight. Is this a healthy dinner?

Unable to answer: You need to provide some information for us to be able to tell you if it is a healthy dinner. ...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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How can I maintain a healthy vegetarian diet if breastfeeding?

Diversity: Make sure to have a good supply of diverse vegtables, fruits and protein in the form of some type of bean. Eggs are a good source if you normally eat those also. Making sure you have an adequate supply of vegtables, fruits, fiber and adequate hydration should help a lot. ...Read more

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On a liquid diet, what vitamins/minerals are key to not deprive my body from what it needs to be healthy and able to excercise?

On a liquid diet, what vitamins/minerals are key to not deprive my body from what it needs to be healthy and able to excercise?

All of them!: By definition all vitamins are necessary for good health, as well as all essential minerals, essential Amino Acids ; essential fatty acids. Without details it's impossible to know what nutrients your liquid diet is providing. Consider a good-quality multivitamin (see http://bit.Ly/1b36cq0 ) or a protein powder with vitamins ; minerals (such as k*pax protein blend or thorne mediclear. See comment:. ...Read more

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What is healthy to eat when you are close to having diabetes?

What is healthy to eat when you are close to having diabetes?

Prediabetic diet.: The diet for prediabetes includes fiber (35 grams daily for females, 50 grams for men). Smaller more frequent meals is the rule as well. Eat five or six times daily, dividing the fiber amongst the meals evenly. Low fat, low cholesterol, rich in fruits and vegetables and lean protein sources. Supplementing cinnamon and chromium could help control the bloody sugars, too. ...Read more

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What foods should you eat to maintain a healthy diet, and what is the exact amount of food should you eat daily?

What foods should you eat to maintain a healthy diet, and what is the exact amount of food should you eat daily?

Protein & vegetables: A rough guide to determining the amount of calories the average adult should consume daily is about 10x your weight. But using calories alone to gauge intake is not enough. Essentially I have found that small meals of mostly protein and above-ground vegetables maintains ideal body weight, chemistry and hormone levels. Individual genetics, activity, and medical conditions influence this greatly. ...Read more

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