Questions tagged [diet]

Questions about the effects and improvement of structured eating plans. Questions should usually also be tagged [nutrition]. Questions that are not about eating plans but are instead about nutrition more generally should be tagged only [nutrition].

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What will be the missing elements in this diet

I recently adopted following diet. Green juice (Kale + Swiss Chard + Spinach + Blue Berry + Banana + Ginger) -Daily Green juice (Bok choy + Collard green + Arugula + Cabbage + Broccoli + Garlic + ...
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How much of what Dr. Rhonda Patrick's advice is accepted science vs speculation about potential goodness?

Dr. Rhonda Patrick is a PhD who has conducted research into how to slow down ageing using nutrition - i came across her on a JRE podcast : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uxM_CLsvieE&t=6580s She ...
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Diet/guidelines for fatty liver condition

I'm looking for anything that has some reasoning/science behind it.
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Omega-3 from farmed sardines

I found the following post on a food-related forum (here): Farmed fish do have omega 3 in them. They have a chunk of omega 6 too so while they do have omega 3, they're not ideal for normalizing ...
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Juices that dialysis patients can drink

What type of juice a patient, who is undergoing hemodialysis, is permitted to drink?
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Dietary management for diarrhea

I have seen general practitioners / physicians recommending to diarrhea patients: no dietary restriction at all avoid "irritating food" such as spicy stuff avoid diary products Why the different ...
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4-Hour Body caloric intake

I'm about to start the 4-hour body diet (slow carb diet) to lose about 14 pounds. I'm excited and curious to see how well it works. It's the first I'm trying a real diet! Here is one thing I'm ...
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90 Day Diets for weight loss (Meal Planning) & Workouts

I am a complete newbie to dieting and working out. I am: 5 foot 8 inches Male 173 pounds Goals is to get to 150 pounds by mid April. So where do I start ?
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Does this diet make any sense? [closed]

This is my first question on Health, but I've used Stackoverflow for many years. Thanks for reading! I am not a nutritionist, I don't study the field. I am just wondering about a diet I recently ...
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Is liquorice low FODMAP?

Is pure liquorice juice extracted from the root, solidified, with nothing added, usually sold in sticks or small pieces, non chewable, a low FODMAP ingredient ?
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Is kimchi low FODMAP?

I would like to know whether kimchi, the fermented Korean side dish made of vegetables with a variety of seasonings, also known as kimchee or gimchi, can generally be considered low FODMAP. This ...
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Is kombucha low FODMAP?

I would like to know whether the kombucha drink (500 ml) is low FODMAP, and if not, why it isn't.
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Does the time of day of sugar consumption matter?

If a person consumed 4-5 pieces of fruit each morning before working out in the afternoon, would they see different results (weight gain or anything else) than eating those same 4-5 pieces of fruit in ...
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What is the food with highest calorie per unit price that you can buy and eat regularly?

What is the food with the highest calorie per unit price that you can buy and eat regularly? The food cannot give you any undesirable health effect due to the sole reason that you eat it regularly.
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A nutritionally complete diet that respects W.H.O. standards?

I'm looking for a way to build a diet that accounts for every substance intake need of an healthy adult male human, according to World Health Organization technical reports like this one, and tables ...
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Can the cysteine from onions assimilated by the body?

I read somewhere that cysteine is present in onions. But my teacher told me that the cysteine in onions is denatured by the harsh stomach acids. Is this true? If not , are onions viable source of ...
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Does “Hot soup on a hot day keep you cool”?

I don't know if I should ask this question on skeptics.se first, but I guess I'll try here first: When I was a kid in summer camp, they served hot soup every day during lunch, even during a heat wave,...
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Am I overweight? Bad self image…?

Alright, I'm a fourteen-year-old male freshmen in high-school. I weigh 120 pounds, and I am around 5'5 - 5'6. Am I overweight? I am on the cross-country team, so I run thirty-five miles a week (...
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Digesting liquid food vs solid food equivalent

I am curious to find out what happens during the digestion of solid food or liquid food compared with each other. For example, what takes longer to digest and what takes longer before feeling hungry ...
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Which one has lower fats? Skim milk Vs. Cottage cheese

I've MS and I would like to ask about which is better to eat Skim milk or cottage cheese? I especially ask about cottage cheese that is made for generations by our grandmothers at the back of the ...
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Where is the correct list of FODMAP products?

Reading about FODMAP, I found some contradictions. For example according to this article you should avoid grapefruits, but here it's written you can eat them. What is the truth?
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Is eating all natural food and avoiding any kind of proccess food / fertilized (fruit/veg) helps cure cancer?

Good day, my mother was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer last year and have her right breast removed ( 1 month after discovery ), after the operation the doctor suggest her to undergo a ...
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How to celebrate christmas with MS?

One week ago, I knew I have multiple sclerosis. My right eye is affected and I can not see well. This question is about what should I eat to overcome MS. I googled about beans and found controversy. ...
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Vegetable smoothies: are they good for you?

I have been recently making vegetable smoothies using carrots and spinach. But is this healthy for me as I know having fruit smoothies contain broken down sugars and are bad for you. So is it good for ...
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Does a sugar-free diet really lead to more healthy state?

I have a friend who is trying to get rid of everything with a high sugar content. He doesn't add sugar to tea, coffee, milk. Things like Coke (and all similar drinks), cakes, candies (sweets), cookies,...
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Why omega-3/6 ratio is important?

I'm 27 years old model and being under 8% body fat matters for me. I heard consumption of the right omega-3/6 ratio is important for this. I'm wondering whats the ideal ratio for my goal and why it is ...
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What are the benefits of a fad diet?

I have researched and found that fad diets are harmful and are only short-term but it cant just 100% negative. I mean what if I am 200 kg and cant enter an event because of the weight limit of 100kg....
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Do adult humans need to drink milk

To the best of my knowledge, most mammals cease to drink milk past infancy. Humans, on the other hand often substitute their mothers breast milk with that from other sources like cattle (or soy, ...
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Is eating dirt good?

A while back, I my parents knew a family who had a son. His parents believed in some weird thing that if you eat dirt, your immunity will increase and you will be less prone to sickness. However in my ...
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Does excercise increase body mass?

I am a somewhat skinny 16 year old. I am 48KG and 167cm tall. I try and eat as much as I can to gain body mass and not have stick man arms etc. I still am not getting much body mass. If I go to the ...
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Are water only fasts healthy? Can they cause headaches or other medical problems?

I have been using the below fasting protocol that I'd like to use for intermittent fasting - Fast duration - Sunday night (10-11pm) to Tuesday morning (4:30am) Consumed during fast - Only water (2-...
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How to lose water weight? Or prevent water retention?

Lately, I have been feeling very bloated and it appears that my body is retaining water extensively. Although I know water weight is only a couple of pounds -- I find that it is very noticeable. Is ...
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What does sodium content on food items indicate?

Generally I find that packed food items that would probably be laced with heavy doses of preservatives contain high amount of sodium (as high as 45% DV, I saw this on one item in Walmart). Is higher ...
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Pop: How much is too much?

I'm 37, badly overweight, and have been for a long time. One of my weaknesses has been pop - normally Pepsi or 7Up - and I'm trying to seriously cut back. So how much is too much? For most of my life ...
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Does Higher Eating Frequency Increase Metabolism?

Note: I asked this question on the Skeptics exchange and was redirected here. Also note, I was informed that it may have been a duplicate on the Skeptics forum, but I was subsequently linked to a post ...
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Does excessive sugar intake cause diabetes? [duplicate]

Assuming no weight gain, does a large amount of refined sugar intake increase the risk of diabetes? To put it another way: In theory, if you took two identical subjects, and they each consumed the ...
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Potato and rice diet to prevent allergic reactions to calm down atopic eczema

I've heard of a diet consisting only of boiled potatoes, rice (with salt) and cooked apples which shall help against skin problems possibly caused by allergies. The diet is supposed to be followed for ...
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How long a certain food takes for making intestinal gas?

I've some symptoms of IBS. I want to know some stuff on the basis of my symptoms that I've observed. I know Apples, Melons or milk can cause gas. For instance, before quitting milk, when I would ...
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Will I lose weight following this diet?

I am 24 years old female. Height 5.3" and Weight 58kg. I want to reduce my weight especially belly and thigh fats. I have just changed my routine to make it possible but I am not sure this will work ...
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What diet/foods decrease IGF-1 and increase IGFBP-1?

And also, what happens to these markers when non-fibrous carbohydrates are substantially reduced? Thanks a lot for any comments.
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Is all protein the same?

I've been experimenting with different sources of protein for the past few weeks. I've tried lentils, almonds, split peas, tuna, chicken, ground beef, and eggs. I carefully portion things out so that ...
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Can a temporary change in carbohydrate intake change weight?

I've been on a low carb diet for months now, and I have noticed various weight differences from day to day when I wake up. However, the last couple of times I decided to eat a lot of carbs, I gained ...
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Is animal fat good to eat or avoid?

Animal fat, you know, the white spots. Is it healthy to eat with the rest of the meat or should it be avoided?
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Honey- Replacement of White Sugar?

Recently i have decided to switch from white sugar to Honey and i was wondering if there is any scenario in which using honey can be harmful? Like in baking or mixing with some other eatable thing?
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Should I choose low fat milk or full fat milk?

I am a healthy man with normal weight so I'm not concerned with weight loss. For me milk is an important part of my diet. I've read recent studies saying that low fat products are not always good. I ...
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Could refugees live off of oil and multivitamins (and maybe some protein)?

Thinking about refugees and the incredible problem of how to feed them, it occurred to me that vegetable oils are extremely calorie-dense, inexpensive and while relatively unpalatable, theoretically ...
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Will eating a high-calory diet (high carbs intake) for a long time (2-8 years) increase the risk of diabetes?

If someone is following a high slow-release carbohydrates diet for a long time (rice, oat, cereals, nuts, etc), will it increase the chance of developing diabetes in the future? Are there studies ...
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Effectiveness of Plant Based Diet to losing weight

Movies such as "Sick Fat Nearly Dead" and "Forks over Knives" and "Engine 2" tout the "Plant Based Diet". Are these plant based diets beneficial/required for losing weight? If so what resources exist ...
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How much tuna can I eat a week without running into mercury issues?

Tuna salad and raw tuna are two of my favorite foods. Canned tuna is really cheap and I am currently on a tight budget. I want to understand what would be a non threatening way I can spend majority of ...
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Are there any studies revealing if the typical American diet is deficient in vitamins and minerals?

Have there been any studies revealing if the typical American diet is deficient in vitamins and minerals? In other words, if you primarily... Eat fruits, vegetables, and grains from pesticide-laden ...