Fruits contain essential vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fibers needed for the body. It reduces the risk of developing cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. It helps maintain the body's overall health and reduces the risk of developing diseases.
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What are the health benefits of Mediterranean diet?
Query: Hello doctor, In a few sentences, what is the Mediterranean diet? What food categories are typically eaten on the Mediterranean diet? In a few sentences, what health benefits come from the Mediterranean diet? And anything else you would like to add. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is way back to our ancient times we are in diet emphasis on eating a primarily plant-based diet like fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains, and nuts replacing butter with Olive oil using herbs and spices instead of salt. A vegetarian-based, fish and poultry food die... Read Full »
Can I have smoothies instead of the fruit as a whole to help my constipation?
Query: Hello docor, I have been having constipation issues for some time. I know that fruits and vegetables can help this issue, but I do not like to have them as a whole. So, will consuming fruit and vegetable smoothies solve this problem? Also, suggest some medicines for the same? Kindly help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. Fruits and vegetable consumption will help to solve the constipation problem. However, it is best when consumed as a whole rather than smoothies. But, if it is impossible for you, you can have smoothies but cannot say about t... Read Full »
Kindly suggest a vegetarian paleo diet chart.
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 40 year old female, and I weigh 88 kg and my height is 160 cm. I am a vegetarian but I eat eggs. I am planning to start paleo diet to reduce my weight and before starting the diet, I got a blood test done. I am attaching my reports. Please suggest a vegetarian diet chart. What ty... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and according to it, you can go on a paleo diet. Which is good for your weight maintenance. But remember a vegetarian diet lacks some essential protein, which can only be supplied by non-veg... Read Full »
How to handle hemorrhoids that affect my mood badly?
Query: Hi doctor, I had an eating disorder before 16 years. It stressed my health very severely for around 5 years. Now, I am 35 years old. Also, I suffer from hemorrhoids, which affect my mood very severely. I have social impairments as my emotions are no longer clean. This is really an important issue f... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. For hemorrhoids, Tronolane (Pramoxine) is the best, if are external already. But, if are internal hemorrhoids, then need to follow another way of treatment. Losing weight is normal in your case, because you are losing red blood cells by the hemorrhoids. To my best knowled... Read Full »
Which is the best time to eat fruits?
Query: Hello doctor, I want to add raw onions, raw garlic, banana, pomegranate, dates, raisins with water, turmeric powder with water, lemon with peel etc., to my diet. Please suggest me the best time of the day to eat these. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Many studies conducted on the properties of garlic show that eating it on an empty stomach makes it a powerful natural antibiotic. The best practice for onions consists of chopping or crushing them five to 15 minutes prior to eating them. The best time to eat fruits i... Read Full »
I have high cholesterol and a fatty liver. Please suggest a diet chart.
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 38 year old male, who has high cholesterol and a fatty liver. In our home, we use groundnut oil for cooking, and I use up to six teaspoons of ghee every day. I consume alcohol twice a day. But now, I have decided to stop alcohol and follow a strict diet. Tell me a diet that I sh... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and following is the diet chart for you. Early morning 7 AM - green tea with a biscuit or half plate sprouts. Breakfast 8.30 AM - a bowl of oatmeal or two pieces of brown bread and eg... Read Full »
What diet can be followed to help lower cholesterol?
Query: Hello doctor, I am having a high borderline cholesterol. Can you suggest me a diet chart? I have attached reports herewith. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the attachments (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your weight is on the higher side that is one of the reasons for high cholesterol. Here are a few nutritional tips: Stop consuming packed and processed foods like bakery and co... Read Full »