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Why Cant You Eat Nuts Before A Colonoscopy
I always have 1 egg for breakfast & nothing more. Im full. I know ur supppsised to eat breakfast. Am i eating enough or should I eat some toast too?
Important Meal: Breakfast is important meal of the day. Usually we do not hungry in the morning , and we are in a rush. But it's essential to have a good healthy and nutritious breakfast. You may have an egg, a fruit, a small yoghurt, a toast, or high fiber cereal . Avoid juices since they are mostly sugar. Avoid sugars in general. Sometimes you may have cottage cheese, for scrambled eggs use eggwhites ...Read more
I get stomach pain when i eat fast food, drink coffe or eat a big meal. If eat right before going to sleep, i start to have stomach problems to.
When is the best time to eat fruit?
Should i eat it alone?
Should i eat it 30min before breakfast?
Can i eat it 2hrs after lunch?
Can i eat it w/ nuts
Big Questions: These are big questions but any answer would just be a guess or a bias. There is no science or medical condition or treatment referenced in your question. So, as a doctor my curiosity is to ask why these questions? Fruit is eaten in nearly every place in the world at any and every time of day and with or without other foods. ...Read more
What are healthy and easy-to-grab snacks? I'm so hungry when i first get home from work and need to eat something before i get dinner prepared.
Nuts: Try nuts, they are filling and nutritious. ...Read more
What should I eat or not eat the day before colonscopy prep begins? Can I binge since I will get cleaned out?
Prep. for colonoscop: Fasting for at least 12 hours & using what the doctor gave you to cleanse your bowels before the procedure, not binging. ...Read more
Don't have urge to poop! I did not eat a lot last couple days. Do I need to eat lgr quantity of food to have urge to go?
Healthy to have veg for breakfast?
I find that cereal is too sugary, I have sandwiches for lunch (@work) so i don't want toast & fruit doesn't fill me
Do i need to have a fatty dinner before a Hidascan? and how many hours before the examvan i eat dinner?
HIDA: The scan does not require a specific meal. You do need to not eat 4 hours prior to the test. ...Read more
What should I eat 30 minutes before bed that's not so fat, i always get hungry before bed and if i don't eat ill get hungry between sleep and what up?
"Midnight" snack: Try munching on graham crackers before you go to bed. ...Read more
I don't east breakfast or lunch because i don't have time, and when i get home to eat dinner i eat half a serving and become full but extremely guilty?
Eating disorder?: It sounds like eating is a big issue for you, and that you're controlling how much you eat/don't eat. The "extremely guilty" when you do eat is worrisome to me, because food is there to nourish us rather than torment us. Please see a psychiatrist or therapist skilled in eating disorders, so you can get help before this goes further. ...Read more
I am trying to make a gluten free food replacement shake for myself for1-2 meals a day. I am not sure if I should add raw quinoa and rice flour.
Gluten-free: Both quinoa and rice flour are both gluten-free products. ...Read more
I am constantly hungry, eat very healthy/vegetarian. I get that full feeling, then have to eat again an hour later. I have tried proteins, locarb, etc?
Allergy to all : Fruit? Experiment with different vegetables to see which ones you like. Learn to like salad. You can see an allergist. Sometimes this can be helpful to find out what you are and aren't allergic to. ...Read more
Why do I crave certain foods a week before my period? I am craving mustard and feel desire to eat it every meal. Also meats (I usually don't eat meat)
Yes: Ingest semisolids up to 12 hrs before colonoscopy. Then use GoLytly and take a Fleets emema the night before surgery. Problems are encountered when one consumes salads 24hrs before which are not digested well and then wind up in the colon plugging the colonoscope. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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