ElliotB wrote:Maybems, after reviewing the various diets, I chose to follow a mainly Paleo diet. Rice is not considered Paleo. Additionally, it has very little nutrition.
As far as chicken goes, it was a food that I ate a lot of prior to becoming ill. After being diagnosed, I decided to eliminate just about all foods that I had consumed prior to becoming ill. I used to eat very, very little red meat and consumed a lot of poultry products. The research I did confirmed for me that the choice was a wise one. Read up on chicken and you may come to the same conclusion. I read many articles such as ones like this:
http://truth-out.org/news/item/19517-se ... en-you-eat
Chicken breast, always considered healthy by most, while low in fat is surprisingly high in cholesterol, 65 mg in each 4 ounce serving. I am not suggesting anyone eliminate it from their diet, I just chose to eliminate it from mine.
More than 70 percent of US antibiotics go to livestock (http://www.louise.house.gov/index.php?o ... &Itemid=55—) – more than 29 million pounds (http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2010/ ... -per-year/) of antibiotics a year
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Vitamin B12 supplements should be avoided in people sensitive or allergic to vitamin B12, cobalt, or any other product ingredient.
Side Effects and Warnings
Vitamin B12 is likely safe when taken according to the recommended dietary amounts (RDA) or less.
Use cautiously in people with heart concerns, due to an increase in rates of restenosis (reoccurrence of narrowing of a blood vessel) after stent placement and vitamin B12 supplementation.
Use cautiously in people with high blood pressure, as high blood pressure following intravenous (IV) administration of hydrocobalamin has been reported.
Use cautiously in people with a history of cancer.
Use cautiously in people with skin disorders, as rash, itching, and burning have been reported. Pink or red skin discoloration and facial flushing have also been reported.
Use cautiously in people with genitourinary concerns, as urine discoloration has been reported.
Use cautiously in people with gastrointestinal concerns, as nausea, difficulty swallowing, and diarrhea have been reported.
Use cautiously in people with blood disorders, as it has been reported that treatment of vitamin B12 deficiency may lead to an increase in blood volume and the number of red blood cells.
Use cautiously in people with low serum levels of potassium, as the correction of megaloblastic anemia with vitamin B12 may result in fatally low potassium levels.
Use cautiously in people with a history of gout, or elevated uric acid levels, as the correction of megaloblastic anemia with vitamin B12 may start a gout attack.
Use cautiously in people taking the following agents, as they have been associated with reduced absorption or reduced serum levels of vitamin B12: ACE inhibitors, acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin), alcohol, antibiotics, anti-seizure agents, bile acid sequestrants, chloramphenicol, colchicine, H2 blockers, metformin, neomycin, nicotine, nitrous oxide, oral contraceptives, para-aminosalicylic acid, potassium chloride, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), tobacco, vitamin C, and zidovudine (AZT, Combivir®, Retrovir®).
Avoid in people sensitive or allergic to vitamin B12, cobalt, or any other product ingredient.
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