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Doctor insights on: Will I Have Less Gas If I Remove Red Meats From My Diet

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What physical side effects of removing red meats from your diet are there?

What physical side effects of removing red meats from your diet are there?

See below: Red meat is composed primarily of complete proteins and fat, as well as nutrients such as iron. If you ingest protein from other sources (chicken, fish, complete vegetable protein combinations, cheese, etc) you would not be deficient. In addition, if you ate protein that was lower in fat, you would probably loose some weight. Iron can be ingested in many other animal and plant foods. ...Read more

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Is it true that vegetarian diet is healthier than a diet consisting of red meats chicken and fish that also includes fruit and vegetables?

Is it true that vegetarian diet is healthier than a diet consisting of red meats chicken and fish that also includes fruit and vegetables?

Moderation is key: As with most things, too much of a good thing may not be good. Too much red meat can cause problems with weight management and cardiovascular health. Fish is a good source of healthy, cholesterol reducing omega's. Balance is key and a strict vegetarian diet will sometimes require people to increase their need for other supplements. There are good organic sources for meat, fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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Why does red meat give u gas?

Why does red meat give u gas?

Everything gives gas: Everything gives us gas, and these small amounts of gas are normal. It may be a myth that red meat causes more gas than other foods do. Gas is more common with carbohydrates, fiber, and sugars. Eating red meat means eating protein, which has sulfur, so gas after eating red meat may smell worse and be more noticeable. One can compare lean and fatty meat to see if the fat is what's causing more gas. ...Read more

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What are healthy protein sources instead of red meats?

What are healthy protein sources instead of red  meats?

Many choices: Beans, such as lima, pinto, blacked beans to name a few, are high in protein. Nuts also have protein, but you need to watch their fat levels, which make them higher in calories. Milk and dairy products have protein, go for low fat varieties. Egg whites are pure protein. Some grains like quinoa have some protein in them also. There's always tofu or tempeh which are man made protein substitutes. ...Read more

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I can't eat red meats due to ibs. Am i missing out on a lot of neutrients?

I can't eat red meats due to ibs. Am i missing out on a lot of neutrients?

Check out this link.: Best wishes ! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/a-to-z-guides/features/finding-right-diet-ibs.

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I have ibs. I can eat dairy no problem. Only triggers is red meats. Fatty stuff. Greasy. Thought dairy was a trigger food also?

I have ibs. I can eat dairy no problem. Only triggers is red meats. Fatty stuff. Greasy. Thought dairy was a trigger food also?

Everyone's Different: Each person has different triggers for their symptoms. It's important to listen to your body. Avoid fatty meats. Choose a healthy diet rich in fiber: vegetables, fruits, legumes ; whole grains. Limit sweet drinks and alcohol. ...Read more

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My son is allmost 17 an everytime he eats red meats he feels bad sick he is tall like 6 foot an has lost 40 pounds in 2 months he been checked fine no?

My son is allmost 17 an everytime he eats red meats he feels bad sick he is tall like 6 foot an has lost 40 pounds in 2 months he been checked fine no?

More investigation: If it is only red meat that causes the symptoms then focus on other sources of protein like chicken, pork , turkey and fish. That much weight loss without change in diet suggests some type of problem. Some medications like stimulants can suppress appetite and conditions like anxiety can also decrease appetite. Keep track of daily calories to see if consuming what is needed for height and weight. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more