I have a food allergy, overweight, kidney disease, and spine issues. Is there any help for me?

I've had help in the past from a dietitian before the thyroid doctor decided that she didn't need one anymore. However, in the interest of being concise, I have a food allergy list (kills me dead), nightshades (all of them) -tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, eggplant) banana, cantaloupes, watermelon, kiwi, and mango. I'm about 90 pounds overweight...

Does lowering heart rate speed metabolism?

Does lowering heart rate speed metabolism? Not exactly. Your heart is a muscle that when it works less (lower heart rate or beats per minute), it needs less fuel (blood sugar as glucose). Since the heart is not a big muscle, you are not talking about much glucose. However, your heart rate contributes only a...

Would your 1200 calorie high protein, low carb vs high carb answer apply to a type II diabetic on pills?

THANK YOU! I love your reply on high protein low carbohydrate diets and have linked to it in several places on Facebook! Would your same answer apply to a 66-year old Type II diabetic using drugs to control (no insulin)? As far as weight loss, yes. As to best nutrition therapy for a person with Type...

Would weight loss be equal on 1200 calorie/day high protein, low carb vs. 1200 calorie/day high carb?

Given everything else identical, would weight loss be equal on 1200 calorie/day high protein, low carb vs. 1200 calorie/day high carb? Thanks for your reply. While a calorie is a calorie, it shouldn't make any difference. However in high protein, low carbohydrate weight loss diets, people lose weight faster due to loss of body water rather...

I want to lose weight on a low calorie diet.

I really appreciate the time and effort you will take to answer my questions. However, I did look through your website and other websites, yet I couldn’t find an answer to my question. I believe my inquiry is a bit of a complex but I will try to explain it as well as I can,...

What is your opinion on vegan, dairy-free and 5:2 diets?

I'm a year 9 student from St Patrick's College in Tasmania, Australia. I am researching diets for one of my classes as my final assignment. I would like your opinion on the following diets, vegan, dairy-free and the 5:2 diet. I would like to know how effective and sustainable you think they are, whether...

what is best diet food?

What is the best type of diet food wise? Thank you. Don't waste your money buying diet foods other than sugar-free carbonated beverages IF you drink them or have diabetes. Diet foods are not as satisfying as regular foods and you will eat more of them anyway. Eating a variety of lean meats, whole grains, fat-free...

Are supplement drinks and protein shakes good for diabetics?

I am curious as to whether Zeal Supplement drinks and protein shakes are good for diabetics? Why or why not? What is the healthiest diet for a type one diabetic? is a keto diet OK for a Type one diabetic? Thank you in advance for your knowledge. I looked at the nutrition analysis of Zeal on their...

What are best foods to gain weight?

What are some of the best foods to eat if you are trying to gain weight? Eat larger portions of every food group - meats, dairy, whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats.  Also eat more often by eating 3 meals and 3 snacks. Plan to eat something every 2 to 3 hours during waking...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who want to lose weight?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who want to lose weight? The Weight Management practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with people who want to lose weight and keep it off. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your...

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