Proper exercise and intake of healthy food can help alleviate common types of body pain such as neck, joint and back to name a few; as confirmed by the Arizona pain management experts at the Arizona Pain Network

I’ve been trying to eat fewer animal sources of protein, but...

I have IDDM (Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus) and am a 37-year-old female, 5 feet 2 inch, 58 kilograms (128 pounds), 57-gram protein/day meal plan,...

Here are updated diabetic exchanges

Visitors note: Updated 2008 diabetic exchanges The following answers are based on "Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes" published in 2008 by the American...

What is in peanut butter that equals one fat exchange?

I am a diabetic. I love peanut butter. What is in peanut butter that you have to give up one fat exchange? The usual ingredients...

My sister needs to have her gallbladder removed. Her doctor put...

My sister just found out she needs to have her gallbladder removed (the surgery date will be set later this week). Her doctor put...

Have there been any studies done on digestion after gallbladder removal?

Have there ever been any studies done on problems with digestion after gallbladder removal? If so, could you direct me to this information? No studies...

Can a gallbladder burst like an appendix?

Hello, I have a brother, 24 years old who lives in Southern California. My other brother and I are trying to help him out....

My midwife informed me to avoid dairy products, sweets and fruits...

Recently my midwife, (I currently have a sinus infection and am 32 weeks pregnant), informed me to avoid dairy products, avoid sweets and fruits...

I am pregnant and was told I am low in iron....

Hi, great page, thanks for the info, especially on iron! I am currently pregnant and was told that I am low in iron 11.9-12.2...

I’ve heard about milk banks. Do you have some information?

I've heard about the milk bank. Do you have some information? There is a shortage of donated breast milk nationwide and the human milk banks...

Is potato sausage high in sodium or calories for a person...

Is potato sausage high in sodium or calories? Should a person on high blood pressure medication eat potato sausage? Sausage is high-fat meat and contains...

I work shift work and my doctor told me to cut...

I work shift work and my doctor told me to cut down on coffee. I bring a thermos of coffee to work, so I...

What makes the triglycerides high in the blood? I don’t eat...

I recently had a cholesterol blood test performed and I wanted to ask a few questions. First of all, my results: Total cholesterol 187mg/dl,...

What foods can I eat when I have the flu?

What foods can I eat when I have the flu? FLU, FEVER, VOMITING, DIARRHEA: If your symptoms include fever and/or vomiting, contact your doctor. The...

What foods can I eat when I have a cold?

What foods can I eat when I have a cold? COLDS, UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS: Drink plenty of hot liquids. Water, tea, fruit juice, fruit drinks,...

I am undergoing Intron-A treatment for hepatitis C. The nurse in charge of the...

I am undergoing INTRON-A treatment for Hepatitis C. One of the possible side effects of the treatment is suppression of the bone marrow"s ability...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with hepatitis or autoimmune disorders?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with hepatitis or autoimmune disorders? The HIV / AIDS dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association...

Where can I find a dietitian who is smart about herbal...

Where can I find a dietitian who is smart about herbal supplements? The Nutrition in Complementary Care dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who have anemia? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice groups of the Academy...

I’ve seen Chromium Picolinate advertised recently as a “metabolism boosting” diet...

I've seen Chromium Picolinate advertised recently as a "metabolism boosting" diet supplement. Is there any merit to this claim? No. Initially there was some speculation...

I would like to know if swimming is a good exercise...

Hello, I am 5 feet 2 inches and weigh 130 pounds. I have lost 10 pounds this year. I workout 3 times a week...

I have an employee who exercises at lunch and after work.

I have an office manager who started working for me less than 3 months ago. Right off the bat, she started taking 1 1/2...

Would you tell me the calorie and fat count in 1...

I would appreciate it if you would tell me the calorie and fat count in 1 ounce of fresh buffalo mozzarella? The nutrition analysis should...