Oct
17
2012

Dairy, and IBS

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I am lactose intolerant and also can not have yogurt. What food groups should i eat from instead of the dairy.Also i have irratable bowel syndrom and have to go very easy on veggies and fruit, and also high fiber foods. do you have any suggestions for that. Thank you very much. Read the entire post…

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Sep
27
2012

Cooking with Less Fat and Calories

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When lowering your fat intake, be sure and adjust your cooking methods and foods gradually, so that your palate isn’t shocked into rebellion. Read the entire post…

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Jul
10
2012

How are Teen Agers with Juvenile Diabetes Treated?

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If he has not already seen one, your son should be followed by a pediatric endocrinologist or diabetic specialist (in addition to seeing his regular pediatrician), or be seen in a diabetes program associated with a children’s hospital or medical center, if one is available in your area. Read the entire post…

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Jun
05
2012

April’s Journal: Week Three. Part 2

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Hi April,
I find that, when a person loses a large amount of weight one week, the next week they lose less. You dropped 4 pounds last week and none this week. You are still losing at a rate of 2 pounds per week. Read the entire post…

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Jun
05
2012

April’s Journal: Week Three. Part 1

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This week went OK far as eating goes. I maintained my weight this week and stayed under 30 grams of fat on all but two days. On those two days I know I went over but I feel like I’m starting to make some better choices. Read the entire post…

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Feb
23
2012

Although adults are cautioned to consume a relatively low-fat, low-cholesterol diet to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, health authorities have been reluctant to recommend such diets for infants and young children. The American Academy of Pediatrics, for example, advises against the use of skim or low-fat milk for feeding infants and children until they have reached 2 years of age. Read the entire post…

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Sep
28
2011

Healthy Options for that Leftover Turkey

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No matter how great your intentions were, the odds are that if you’re like the rest of us, you overeat on Thanksgiving. Holidays are great for breaking down our willpower, aren’t they? In any case, now you probably have a huge Tupperware container of leftover turkey in the refrigerator, and are wondering how you’ll get through the next week without eating all of that leftover stuffing and pie! Read the entire post…

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Aug
02
2011

However, some research has been done, replicated and generally accepted with relation to specific disorders. Diarrhea as a result of rotavirus infection and as a side effect of taking antibiotics has been allayed by probiotics. Also, research is currently underway with regard to probiotics as prophylactics for chronic sufferers of urinary infections. However, the head researcher for this study cautions, “It is not for prevention of infection in healthy adults.” Nevertheless, conclusions by unqualified individuals are being drawn from this kind of research and used to make claims like the one in my nutrition store’s “newsletter.” Read the entire post…

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Jul
26
2011

It has become a common problem in the health industry to take a poorly researched concept and blow out of proportion its potential in the interest of capitalism. Probiotics are no exception. The actual research into probiotics has been limited and in some cases poorly designed, and the results have been misinterpreted, over-generalized and misrepresented by the supplement industry. So is there a use for probiotics or not? Read the entire post…

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Jul
19
2011

Salmonellosis Common Food Poisoning

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Salmonellosis is garden-variety food poisoning. Not very exciting by itself, but do you know what actually causes it? How about what things could have it and make you sick? Before you take a sip of that eggnog, nibble that cookie dough, or pick up your pet lizard, think again … and read this! Read the entire post…

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