Did not find any mention of the Calorad product by Essentially Yours Industries.

I looked through your Q&As and did not find any mention of the Calorad product by Essentially Yours Industries. I have a brochure which states that it has "purified water, collagen hydrolysate, aloe vera, glycerin, potassium sorbate, methylparaben as a preservative, natural flavor." It states "1 tablespoonful of Calorad at bedtime following a 3-hour...

A physician assistant at a hospital is advocating a protein sparing modified fast diet.

There's a physician assistant at a hospital near me that is advocating a "protein sparing modified fast" type of diet that includes lots of lean meats and is not more than 800 calories/day. I have always read this to be a very unhealthy way to eat, but he insists it works and says he...

Do you know about the cabbage soup diet?

What do you know about the Cabbage Soup Diet? Do you have a copy? I would like to try it for 7 days. No, I don't, but I did see it in one of the newsgroups. Sounds like the latest fad diet though. Kind of reminds me of the Beverly Hills fruit diet - the...

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...

My mother is 60 years old with heart blockage and on a quick weight loss diet. Is that diet safe?

My mother is 60 years old and is on a quick weight loss diet. She has a heart blockage and is being treated for it. Is that diet safe? She said it would be safe because it was written by a doctor. Most quick weight loss diets allow all the lean meat, poultry, fish, eggs,...

I’ve read some convincing ads about starch blockers. Do they work and can I eat all the starch I want?

I've read some pretty convincing ads about starch blockers. Do they really work and can I really eat all the starch I want? No. I had thought we had heard the last of the starch blocker issue when the FDA banned them. Starch blockers do not prevent you from absorbing starch and do not live...

Everyone who has been on a diet knows they will gain weight as soon as they go back to their old way of eating.

I have read a few or your question and answers. You asked a couple of times "What are they going to eat when they get off of the high protein diet? Well, after having talked to my own doctor (who I thought was nuts for telling me to eat protein) it's not just a...

I started taking a nutritional drink mix called Balance 40-30-30.

I am a 34-year-old female who started taking a nutritional drink mix two weeks ago called Balance 40-30-30. A week later, I noticed that the tips of my fingers are wrinkling as if I had been in the water for a long time. It varies from finger to finger and hasn't gone away. I...

I was looking for an article on carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism prevention.

I was looking for an article on carbohydrate, protein and fat metabolism prevention. I could not find it anywhere. Do you know anything about these inhibitors? How healthy or safe are they? I am not aware of any pills currently available that really do block metabolism of carbohydrate, protein, or fat. I would not recommend...

I need to lose some weight so some friends and I went on a vegetable diet.

I needed to lose some weight. So some friends and I went on a vegetable diet. I got such terrible cramps that I had to stop after 1-week. Why did I get such bad cramps? If your diet previous to the vegetable diet was low in fiber, your cramps may have been due to the...

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