- Q What are the key components of the macrobiotic diet?
Dr. Michael T Murray, Naturopathic MedicineThe following are the key components of the macrobiotic diet and lifestyle: Eat only organic food. Eat two or three meals a day. Avoid cooking with electricity or microwave; use a gas or wood stove; and use only cast-iron, stainless-steel, and clay... Full Answer
- Q How does a low salt diet affect sense of taste?
Dr. Joel Fuhrman, Family MedicineWhen you get rid of the salt habit, your food may taste bland for a few weeks, but you will find that your taste buds, which were deadened by the overuse of salt, gradually regain their sensitivity. You will discover tastes that you never knew existed in... Full Answer
- Q Will I feel deprived if I have to change my diet?
Dr. Dean Ornish, Internal MedicineEven in the realm of diet, the choices become clearer. If you choose to eat a low-fat vegetarian diet instead of a cheeseburger, you may do so to avoid pain: not having chest pain is more satisfying than eating meat. Likewise, you may choose a low-fat... Full Answer
- Q Should I follow a food combining diet?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyThere's no reason to follow a food combining diet to lose weight. In fact, there are good reasons not to. Food combining diets advise that you eat only certain foods together. For example, you may be told to eat protein-rich foods at one meal and... Full Answer