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Q. i am diabetic :( what is the right diet for me? should i avoid sugar based products? what is the

amount of sugar in the blood that consider to be normal ?
AYou may find it all here:

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/diabeticdiet.html

Q. where is the greatest data base of Fibromyalgia over the net?

do someone know the address ? will i find all my answers there ? is it like here where you can chat with other patient ?
Ai looked for information about Fibromyalgia all around the web and the best site gathering reliable information on it is:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/fibromyalgia.html

gives you every web page about it and with a quality stamp :)


Q. Is good Nutrition is the base of a good and healthy life?

Agood nutrition will not solve all your health problems in life, you can still have infections and other health problems but it will reduce the amount of it in dramatic way.

Q. i am diabetic :( what is the right diet for me? should i avoid sugar based products? what is the right

amount of sugar in the blood that consider to be normal ?
Ait's not what you eat as much as how you eat it. you need your body ready to the amount of sugar it gonna get. so you need to plan your every meal and inject something like an hour before insulin in the right amount. here is a good tutorial about diabetic diet:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/diabetesmealplanning/htm/lesson.htm

Q. What corn based products can I eat. I have diverticular disease.

I love corn tortillas, corn bread, corn dogs.
AThe dietary recommendations for people with diverticular disease of the colon are usually to add fibers-rich foods (fruits, vegetables etc.). As far as I know corn isn't especially rich in dietary fibers, so I don't know about any recommended corn-based foods, although I don't know about any recommendations to refrain from eating corn-based foods.

If you have any questions regarding this subject, you may consult your doctor. You may also read more here:
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dietaryfiber.html

Q. Hi friends, I like to estimate my body fat based on my height and weight.

Hi friends, I like to estimate my body fat based on my height and weight. When I enquired about this I heard about BMI. Though I understood little about it I want to know more about what is BMI and why is it useful?
A1the BMI is not a very good method...it only helps if you are an average person. you can gain weight if you start training and still get in shape and loose fat. but it is our only cheap method...there are gyms that hold a way of measuring body fat- maybe try going to one of those?
A2Let me first explain what BMI is. BMI stands for ‘The body mass index’. It is a simple way for men and women to estimate body fat based on their height and weight. From the BMI, it is possible to determine your healthy weight range. For the majority of Americans, the BMI is the most up-to-date and scientifically sound method available for determining healthy weight. One of the limitations of BMI is that it can over-predict overweight or obesity in people who are lean and muscular. It is important to know that people who are classified as overweight or obese can still be healthy as long as they are fit. In one well-known study, fit people with BMIs that classified them as overweight or obese were healthier and lived longer than unfit people who were at normal weight.

Q. Having chronic headaches, start in base of neck and progresses to migraine, worse when lying on stomach. Why?

I have been having chronic headaches for the past 2 weeks. They start in the base of my neck and become migraines. They intensify when I lay on my stomach, blood rushes and they throb. Sometimes I can give myself relief by pressing firmly on my head or keeping my neck in a certain position. Just wondering if anyone knows what might be causing them.
A1Pinched nerve, bad posture is my problem anyway. I have a pinched nerve in my neck and my posture is horrible which causes me to get the worst headaches and they always start at the base of the neck and I always thought I had great posture (set up straight and all), but I was soooo wrong. Check with a Doctor and seek help from a Chiropractor if possible. They can do wonders. But for now, try lying on your back with a pillow or towel rolled up and placed under your neck only. It will support your neck and give it a nice crack too that helps a good deal too. That also helps keep the headaches away. Do you get sick to your stomach when the headaches come on?
A2i have almost the same thing and i have chronic sinusitis and the head fills heavy and the pain start at the neck too. could be that you have sinusitis too?
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