Medical Diets

DASH Diet

DASH Diet

The DASH Diet is an acronym for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. This diet has become quite popular over the years and has been developed specifically to help individuals control hypertension. Hypertension is a major disease in the United States and around the world and one of the primary causes of heart disease. The DASH […]

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Candida Diet

Candida Diet

Candida is found in practically all humans.  It is a yeast like micro organism.  It is usually not harmful for the majority of the population; however for about 20% of the population it can be problematic sometimes causing a variety of different infections.  Candida can be found in the mouth, throat, genital/urinary tract and intestines.  […]

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BRAT Diet

BRAT Diet

The BRAT Diet may sound like a fad diet straight from Hollywood, but it was actually developed to help patients with various types of gastrointestinal problems such as diarrhea, gastroenteritis and dyspepsia.  The BRAT Diet Acronym The word BRAT is actually an acronym that stands for the types of foods that one should eat in order […]

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Ketogenic Diet

Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic Diet was developed to help reduce hard to treat epilepsy in children.  At first glance it looks the opposite of many diets available; however, it was not developed for weight loss.  The Ketogenic Diet emphasizes consuming high fat, moderate to high protein and a low amount of carbohydrates. The Ketogenic Diet works similar […]

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Low Glycemic Index

Low Glycemic Index

The Low Glycemic Diet is based upon the glycemic index (GI).  The glycemic index is a tool that was developed to help people with diabetes better control their sugar level.  The glycemic index measures how a 50 gram serving of a specific food (carbohydrate) raises an individual’s blood sugar level.  This index is measured against […]

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Macrobiotic Diet

Macrobiotic Diet

The Macrobiotic Diet has been growing in popularity over the last couple of decades in the United States.  The word Macrobiotic comes from Greek meaning long life.  For many that practice the Macrobiotic Diet, it is not only about eating healthy, but this diet also meshes with spirituality and planetary health.  The Macrobiotic Diet was […]

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