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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How To Get Rid Of Bloated Stomach? [closed]

I am a 27 year old male(75 kg 1.78 tall) and I do weight training for 7 years already. I do always have problem about eating. The main problem is bloating and sometimes I even feel that I have an ...
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Do carrots cure cancer?

**Do carrots cure cancer? ** There’s a lot of unsubstantiated information online about carrots and cancer. There are even a few books. What does science actually say about how carrots affect cancer ...
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Choice of foods and proportions for vegans

Relating to the average patient's meal, which foods and how would the portion size be modified in order to meet Dietary Guidelines. EDIT: In other words, what to think about when designing vegan ...
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In comparing the healthiness of shredded wheat and bran flakes, what are some pro/con considerations for each?

LiveStrong says that bran flakes are nutritionally comparable in health to shredded wheat. However, bran flakes contain sugar, while shredded wheat does not. I don't work in the area of life ...
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Which type of bread is good for health?

There are many types of breads that are available in market like milk bread, brown bread etc. Which bread I should eat that can be more good for my health.
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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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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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Why would the following nutritional scenario lead to hunger etc?

Basically if someone had enough calories(but from mostly from carbohydrates and saturated fat only, with a little protein), why would they still feel hungry? I know lacking adequate protein and fats ...
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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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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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Good sources of protein for vegetarians? [closed]

I am a 15-year-old vegetarian (and I don't eat eggs). Can anyone suggest good sources of vegetarian food with high protein content to improve my health?
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Cholesterol: What is the upper limit for VLDL and how do you lower the levels?

Linked to Cholesterol: How can you lower LDL and maintain OR raise HDL? Everywhere I look online (e.g. Cleveland Clinic), it says about keeping LDL (Low Density Lipoproteins) to less than 100 mg/dL ...
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Does a high-carbohydrate and sugar diet induce or worsen myopia in kids?

I have found this article: https://www.bmj.com/rapid-response/2011/10/29/myopia-possible-link-increased-refined-carbohydrate-intake-and-hyperinsuli which by no means is a hard evidence by itself but ...
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What is the relationship between cancer and sugar? [closed]

I was watching "The Magic Pill" documentary series on Netflix. And, a woman indicated that she completely cured a fairly aggressive breast cancer by eliminating just about all sugars and most ...
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Is it really unhealthy to eat meat and drink milk mainly? [closed]

Some Westerners used to eat meat and drink milk mainly. But experts warn us about the importance of vegetables in our diet. I've learned on the Internet that milk and meat are staples in Mongolian ...
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Is it ok to drink green tea when having mononucleosis? [closed]

The coffee and alcohol are not recommended for people who have mononucleosis. But what about tea. More concretely, how about green tea? Are there any recommendations about that?
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What would a map of all possible diets look like?

As I understand it, a diet can be broadly described in term of macronutrient ratios—i.e., the proportions of energy received from carbohydrate, protein and fat sources. In that case, presumably the ...
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Do Job's tears help with Crohn Disease?

While my diagnosis is not yet finished and I'll have my final examination at the end of the month, Crohn's Disease looks like the most likely explanation to my condition at the moment, so I decided ...
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Are raw eggs dangerous?

I have two raw eggs every morning with / for breakfast. I have chickens and only eat raw eggs from our chickens, never store-bought. I have been told that raw eggs can be dangerous, including the ...
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Honey. Is it really alkaline forming?

Honey may be acidic, but, like lemons, it is alkaline-forming in the body. Once in the stomach, it can actually alkalinize your system. In general, your diet should be made up of about 70 percent ...
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Are there any good studies on daily kcal intake?

It's a well known "fact" that an average men should consume about 2500kcal per day but having checked my intake this sounds ridiculously high (by about a factor of 2.25 in my case). Some studies with ...
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Total Amount vs. Percentage of Nutrients

Does ingesting (for example) 30 grams of sugar with one litre of water a day has the same effect on the dietary intake as ingesting 60 grams of sugar with two litres of water? How does the absorption ...
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Improving skin color and shining through diet

From the research on web I found that drinking carrot and beetroot juice is very good for skin health (i.e. improving skin colour, shining etc.) However, both juices are used to loose weight, while I ...
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Why do I get bloated stomach when in office but not at home? [closed]

I work in a software company. When in office, I tend to eat moderately. I make sure I have a short stroll every hour in office. At the end of the day, I end up getting bloated stomach. But when I'm ...
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What is the effect of diet on sleep allowances?

This website http://www.theminimalists.com/diet/ claims that "...because of diet and exercise, I need less sleep than I used to. Most mornings I wake around 3:30 a.m., after five or six hours of sleep"...
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Amaranth + Yogurt advisable in ayurveda?

According to ayurveda, is it a right combination to have amaranth and yogurt together? Also with maybe some fruit thrown in? EDIT: i.e. does the combination have any negative/harmful effect on the ...
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Is it unhealthy to eat the oil in the food?

I likes to eat the oil which is in the food. But, I have listened we should not eat that oil. I want to ask that is this oil unhealthy and creates problem in the body ?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it true that carbonic acid should be avoided when one is histamin intolerant?

I've read a few contradictionos things about carbonic acid. Some statements say its a histamin liberator (thus produces histamin), while others say the exact opposite. Now I would like to know if ...
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soylent, ensure, boost and FODMAP

Sometimes I eat soylent, ensure or boost, but now I decided follows the low FODMAP diet. Do above products belong to low or high FODMAP? According to this discussion soylent is okay, but I'm not ...
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Does pain lower resistance to addiction?

For a little background, I'm known by everyone in my circle of family/friends for being the most healthy. I eat far less than most people do and it's usually fresh vegetables and things like chicken ...
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Does vision really improve by wearing spectacles?

I had a discussion with friends that. One of them who had an eye power of -0.75 has improved and now has an eye power of -0.50 . This happens because he is always wearing spectacles and has a good ...
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Effects from changing up the type of carbohydrates consumed

What change, if any, would the types of carbohydrate being consumed have on body composition and mental state? For example, I have a 3100 calorie per day diet. Those 3100 calories are equally spread ...
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Is it risky to eat at most 12 ounces of canned sardines weekly for about two months?

According to this page https://www.livestrong.com/article/550938-health-risks-of-eating-sardines/ In the 'Concern About Sardines' Mercury Content' section The FDA recommends a weekly intake of two to ...
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Is it mandatory to for a blood pressure patient to take medicines throughout the life span? [closed]

I have blood pressure and I want to get rid of medicines.I developed High BP about 4 years ago. Can I prefer to cure it from natural diet that includes natural diet from Spinach, Apple, Carrot and ...
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List of foods for a low carb diet [closed]

Hi I am currently on a low carb diet as I don't get much exercise and gained about 100 pounds since graduating high school due to side effects of a medication. I've lost about 35 so far without any ...
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Is it possible to gain weight from only glucose?

Assuming a diet of only glucose, is it possible to gain weight? I know that fructose can be converted by the liver to triglycerides and be stored as fat. However, my understanding is that glucose can ...
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A healthy gluten- and lactose-free diets for a teenager [closed]

Can you provide me some examples of healthy gluten and lactose-free diet for a teenager?
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Foods that inhibit BACE1 protein

It is said that BACE1 causes mental illness such as alzheimers. What foods or drugs will inhibit the production of BACE1?
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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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Diet/guidelines for fatty liver condition

I'm looking for anything that has some reasoning/science behind it.
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Are precooked frozen chicken wings bad for health?

I am a student with limited time available to cook. I try to stay healthy, though, with eating rice pilaf (rice cooked with various vegetables), milk, nuts and fruits. I am immensely fond of chicken ...
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Suffering from Gout problem need help? [closed]

I am 17 years old teenager, recently my joint at ankles got swollen, I thought its normal but next day I was unable to walk due pain in joint. So we wentt to Doctor using mine blood reports and in ...
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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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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 ...