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What To Eat When Preparing For A Colonoscopy
It is : Possible but not recommended. A clear liquid is anything you can see through and most yogurts I have seen are not clear! ...Read more
For colonoscopy prep kit what is the difference between propel body that says fiber and what can I eat before an endoscopy and a colonoscopy?
Discuss: Your prep with your endoscopist. Each doctor has his/her favorite preps and specific instructions regarding prep and fasting. ...Read more
To prepare myself to go for a workout, what should I eat b4 working out? Which is better , to eat b4 or after a workout n the right portion. Thanks
Workout food energy: Opinions vary, but i recommend a light-to-moderate meal with protein and complex carbs 30-60 minutes before an intense workout, & always make sure you're drinking plenty of fluids, especially if you're outdoors in the summer heat. If you eat a diverse diet in general, plain water is usually sufficient for hydration, but if you do anything long-distance/endurance in the heat, need cals & 'lytes too. ...Read more
Yes: As long as the candy is being consumed during the prep time, that should be fine. ...Read more
What to do if I have to give a questionnaire (suvey) to a nutritionist, about healthy eating. What should I include in the survey?
Very simple: Merely include god made food and leave the artificial man made food alone. ...Read more
I usually eat heavy lunch and dinner . After the meal I eat fruits directly . Is this a healthy habbit to eat fruits this way . Also what what is the ideal time to eat fruits ?
Breakfast?: Timing doesn't matter. Better to eat breakfast as well; then you may have a less heavy lunch and dinner. Keeps metabolism from sagging in the A.M.Also gut can handle fruits and protein foods at same time. Quantity is always an issue, especially if trying to maintain or lose weight. ...Read more
What are the good food to an eight months baby?...I need to know during a day what would b enough for her to eat to keep her healthy?
My father is about to do a colonoscopy and doctor ask to eat fiberless meals. So what are the vegetables and fruites he can eat?
Lots of time: when we advise low fiber for prepping for a colonscopy we suggest normally inadvisable white grains: white bread without nuts and seeds, white rice, plain white pasta, soda crackers. In the fruit and vegetable category it is equally unappealing: skinless sweet or white potatoes, ripe bananas, applesauce and small quantities of cantaloupe and honeydew are good choices...just 2-3 days! ...Read more
What easy to store ingredients can I add to oatmeal for a healthy breakfast? I don't have time for cutting up fruit in the AM. Thanks!
Yes: Drink it all to be sure the prep is good. The worst would be to do "most" of the prep (which is absolutely no fun) but then get to the colonoscopy and it be inconclusive because it wasn't clear enough to see. Then you're back at square one, starting over! Good luck! No one likes the stuff. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You will get instruc: you will get instructions. You need to be on medications that do not cause bleeding like aspirin, anti-inflammatory medications, fish oil to name a few. Your gastroenterologist and the staff well advise you but make sure you tell them all the medications you are on ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You : Should discuss preparation and any question you have with your GI doctor, who will give you specific instructions of his preferences. Each endoscopist has their favorite set of instructions and preps the prefer to use. ...Read more
Good, natural foods: Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, tofu, .... Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, cashews, .... Dairy: nonfat milk, low-fat low-sugar yogurt, low-fat cheese. Avoid sugars and simple carbs (whole grains are preferred). If eating cereals, choose ones with little added sugar, and contain whole grains. ...Read more
Yes, you may..: If not eating properly the acid balance of your stomach might not be the best especially if the little you eat is irritant to it and cause acid reflux. Make sure you eat your three balanced meals and avoid fatty foods, fried foods, sauces, citric fruits and juices, caffeine, smoking, among others. If symptoms are persistent or severe make sure you see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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