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Does NutraSweet stimulate my food wants?

I am an insulin dependent diabetic on 40 units of Lente per day. This last year, I have been using NutraSweet (Equal) for a...

I was just diagnosed as pre-diabetic. What food can I cut...

I was just diagnosed as pre-diabetic. I already watch what I eat and workout lifting weights. What kind of foods can I cut from...

Which diet is right for hypoglycemia?

Thank you so much for answering my question about which diet is right for hypoglycemia! I worried a lot about it and was pretty...

Is there an amount of fat that triggers a gallbladder attack?

My wife had her gallbladder removed last June as she had several gallstones. Soon after the operation, she would once in a while (2...

Could you please send information for a woman who has recently...

Could you please send nutritional information for a woman in her 70's who has recently had stomach surgery and has been placed on a...

I am wondering about what kinds of food can I substitute...

Hello, I'm 32 and have been diagnosed with many allergies, some I knew about others I didn't. One I am concerned about is gluten,...

I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Disease (PCOS), told to lose...

Although I certainly agree with you that testimonials are no way to practice science or choose a diet, I'd like to share with you...

What is the fat content of human milk?

What is the fat content of human milk? Would you have a reference for this? Human milk has 1.3 gms of fat per fluid ounce...

My wife has poor egg quality and her fertility doctors say...

My wife & I have been told that her "egg quality" isn't good. We were told this recently after a "high tech" procedure was...

The only time my HDL has been measured it was 43....

My total cholesterol has been measured a large number of times (as a benefit of being a regular blood donor). It varies from a...

I do notice the swelling when my hands are down at...

Thank you for responding so quickly. The answers to some of your questions: I do notice the swelling when my hands are down at my...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

My twin girls are always sick. Are there foods to boost their immune systems?

I have twin girls who are 5 years old. Since they have started school it seems as if they are always kind of sick....

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...

Is it okay to have more of a certain nutrient?

How important is it to have a balanced nutrient intake in your diet? Is it okay to have more of a certain nutrient? The goal...

I have been on Coumadin for 11 years and supplements I...

I would really appreciate your advice on the use of coumadin and vitamin K supplements. I have a genetic condition called Protein C Deficiency....

We agree carrots contain a large amount of vitamin A, but...

I have a general question for you. There is a dispute right now in my house about carrots having vitamin D. We all agree...

Please list the best brands for a bathroom scale.

Please list the best brands for a bathroom scale. I can only afford a small, non-digital one. Thank you. Dietitians favor beam balance scales commonly...

Can stress cause a person to gain weight?

Can stress cause a person to gain weight? I have maintained a 50-pound weight loss for 20 years, but it's a continual battle. I...

Why does metabolism slow down as we age?

Why does metabolism slow down as we age? After growth has stopped at the end of adolescence, we produce less growth hormone which supported a...