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What is the best kind food to eat when u are on a diet . And what is the wores kind food eat?

What is the best kind  food to eat when u are on a diet . And what is the wores kind food eat?

Healthy diet: Eat whole, colored fruit and veggies. Seven servings / day. Protein: Egg whites, quinoa, white fish, lean poultry breast, lean sirloin, no animal fats, no saturated fats. Plant fats are good. No bread, sugar, pasta, pizza, corn, soft drinks, sugared juices, fast cereals. Oat meal and bran and grapenuts are excellent. Yogurt excellent. Cottage cheese good. Balance. Set calorie goal. Count calories. ...Read more

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Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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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 is name of the illness where person needs to have blood transfusion? And they only eat little food and look slim and can't gain weight?

What is name of the illness where person needs to have blood transfusion? And they only eat little food and look slim and can't gain weight?

?Puzzle? Medi-check: Your Puzzle can not be guessed by any doctor. Doctors give blood transfusion when a person is Anemic(low blood amount). This can be caused by blood loss, increased blood destruction inside the body or lack of blood formation in the bone marrow. The list of causes is very long. So I would recommend a medical examination following a detailed history and blood tests to find the condition of the blood ...Read more

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What foods are best to eat when a person is on chemotherapy?

What foods are best to eat when a person is on chemotherapy?

Normal diet: Unless there is expected to be prolonged neutropenia, the diet can be anything you feel like eating. Many times chemotherapy well decrease the appetite and in that case one should consider calorie dense foods. In cases where neutropenia is prolonged, you may want to avoid items that may be contaminated with bacteria such as unwashed salads. ...Read more

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Since breakfast is rough on the go , what type of meal replacement could be used for someone trying to lose weight and fatty liver and glucose intoler?

Since breakfast is rough on the go , what type of meal replacement could be used for someone trying to lose weight and fatty liver and glucose intoler?

Consider protein: shakes in the morning, e.g., Dream Protein by Doctors for Nutrition. Also, consider Greens First, powdered fruits and vegetables by the same company. Other companies make such products. Just be sure the protein powder is from free range cows, not ones fed w/hormones and antibiotics. Peace and good health ...Read more

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What kind of illness would require an individual to eat lots of food? (Especially sugar-laden ones) I came across someone like this...

What kind of illness would require an individual to eat lots of food? (Especially sugar-laden ones) I came across someone like this...

That's silly stuff: A high-sugar diet isn't part of the management of any disease. There's all kinds of stupid stuff on the internet. I suspect you already knew this. ...Read more

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WHAT KIND OF FOOD CAN YOU EAT WHILE ON PROPRANOLOL FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

WHAT KIND OF FOOD CAN YOU EAT WHILE ON PROPRANOLOL FOR HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE?

Any: You should be eating a cardiovascularly sound diet but the propranolol doesn't have much to do with it. ...Read more

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What are the food i can eat if there is high of blood sugar?

What are the food i can eat if there is high of blood sugar?

Avoid Carbs: Avoid carbohydrates in excess. Especially avoid carbohydrates without a fiber source. Non-omega 3 fats can also be a problem as triglycerides can effect Insulin production and use. ...Read more

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What type of food heal the kidneys, and still are part of a diabetic diet?

What type of food heal the kidneys, and still are part of a diabetic diet?

No: There are no certain foods that "heal" the kidneys, generally speaking. As a diabetic, it would be wise to maintain a diabetic diet, control your blood sugars with appropriate medications, maintain a healthy weight (through diet and exercise), control your blood pressure, and also take an ace/arb medication (if recommended by your physician). ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the healthiest foods to eat when on a diet?

Doctors, what are the healthiest foods to eat when on a diet?

For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com or www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. It's not really a matter of being on a "diet." It's a matter of maintaining healthy nutrition, exercise and emotional well-being. ...Read more

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What type of food can someone eat if they have kidney disease and liver failure?

What type of food can someone eat if they have kidney disease and liver failure?

Diet: That is a great question and depends on the degree of kidney disease. For example those with less than 30% function should restrict salt, fluid, potassium and phosphorous. Others have different requirements. I would visit the National Kidney Foundation website www.kidney.org. Its a great resource. ProRenal multivitamins are also great for patients with kidney disease. ...Read more

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Are there specific things that i can eat and drink while on a diet?

Are there specific things that i can eat and drink while on a diet?

Healthy foods are fi: Eat healthy which means eating lots of vegetables and fruits but do not indulge in sweets and or fat rcih foods. Limit your daily caloric intake to less than 1500...Preferably closer to 1, 000 to 1, 200 per day. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me exactly wht the thyroid does and how it works and wht the symptoms 2 it being very low are including seizures drinking lot of h2o?

Can someone tell me exactly wht the thyroid does and how it works and wht the symptoms 2 it being very low are including seizures drinking lot of h2o?

Thyroid gland: Makes thyroid hormone which helps regulate metabolism. Patients with low thyroid hormones tend to feel cold, gain weight, are tired, may be constipated, hoarse or weak. However, the presence of seizures and drinking a lot of water raises the possibility of a problem in or around the pituitary gland at the base of the skull. Bloodwork measuring TSH as well as thyroid hormone could help. See M.D. ...Read more

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How long can a person survive on only nutritional drink like ensure in lieu of food if you can't eat solid food?

How long can a person survive on only nutritional drink like ensure in lieu of food if you can't eat solid food?

Liquid Diet: Ensure is a complete human diet and can sustain life indefinitely if adequate amounts are consumed, retained and digested. Some patients may need additional water or variations that supply more protein or fiber. In a bedridden patient, as little as 1200 calories per day may be needed. Each patient's needs should be assessed by a dietitian or physician. ...Read more

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Can you tell me the typical healthy food and drinks I should eat on a diet?

Can you tell me the typical healthy food and drinks I should eat on a diet?

Caloric restriction: The primary issue in losing weight is reducing caloric intake by reducing intake of food and increasing calorie expenditure by exercise. Eating a mixed diet of fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, beans, nuts in moderation and low in saturated fats. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what number of american families are living off of a fast food diet?

Can you tell me what number of american families are living off of a fast food diet?

Why do you ask?: What I can tell you is this. People love to criticize other people's food choices. When we control for obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol and smoking, most supposed benefits of "healthy eating" and especially vegetarianism disappear. Fast food outlets offer low salt low fat options that you may prefer. Government guidance on diet largely political and keeps changing. Stay fit and eat sensibly ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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