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My mom has type 2 diabetes, but is confused on how...

I have a question for you. My mom has diabetes type 2, but is confused on how to count sugar grams in foods and...

My test for hypoglycemia was negative yet I am tired.

I was tested for hypoglycemia (fasting and then a blood test) and I was found to be negative. But after eating high sugar foods,...

I am tired of dragging along a food scale to weigh...

I have been trying to follow the Exchange List diet, but am tired of dragging along a food scale to weigh my meat. When...

He has a broken nose, cheekbones and stitches in his upper...

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Do you know about milk substitute products such as soy milk...

I was wondering if you knew anything about such milk substitute products as soymilk and rice drink (Rice Dream). Do you know of any...

Why is heartburn in a symptom of hypochlorhydria?

Why do you say heartburn is a symptom of hypochlorhydria? Heartburn is usually associated with lower, lower esophagus sphincter pressure and increased acid reflux...

I had a daughter 3 yeas ago, gained about 60 pounds,...

I had a daughter 3 years ago. I gained about 60 pounds while pregnant. I dropped 40 of those pounds, but I just can't...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with breastfeeding women?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with breastfeeding women? The Women's Health dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes...

I’m 3 months pregnant and have gained 9 pounds in 2...

I'm 3 months pregnant and have gained 9 pounds in 2 months. I'm not sure what I should eat. Fruits, especially citrus fruits are...

Your answer included the statement that the human body can make...

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How serious is triglycerides at 545?

I'm in the process of applying for life insurance. I just received the blood test results back and there are 3 elevated items. I...

My husband is on blood thinners after angioplasty surgery. Is there...

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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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

Will conventional medicine credit alternative approaches being able to perfect a...

I am a 53-year-old nursing student at a local college. Prior to taking a nutrition course, I was an avid naturopath with an extensive...

What nutrients form our bones?

What nutrients form our bones? Your bones contain mostly calcium and phosphorus which are minerals that give bone its rigidity. Your bones have the breaking...

Please tell me how these terms relate to vitamins and minerals?

I am the exercise physiologist for Westinghouse Energy Center. I received this question via e-mail. I was wondering what your explanation would be? Please tell...

My wife broke her hip and ever since she has been...

My wife fell and broke her hip 2 years ago. Ever since then she has been underweight. She only weighs around 94 pounds. When...

I did my masters thesis on the relationship between fasting and...

I was browsing your interesting and useful (and generally, in my opinion, well balanced and informative) website on nutritional Q&A, but I was troubled...

What is anorexia? Is it the same as bulimia? Can a...

What is anorexia and is it the same as bulimia? Can a person have both? Anorexia is characterized by self-imposed starvation, a loss of 15%...