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Full Body Workouts Versus Partial Body Workouts – Which is Best?

Knowing what you want to get out of a workout routine can greatly help you choose whether you want to go for full or partial body workouts. Perhaps you want to lose some fat and be more in shape, or you are a woman who wants to drop some inches and tone up so you can get into the slinky sexy dress. Maybe you are a man who wants to bulk up or you might be looking to carve up a six pack.

Here are the break downs of both the benefits of a full and partial workout for your body so you can get a better understanding and choose accordingly.

Benefits Of A Full Body Workout

Full body workouts work your whole body in one session. That is you are working different muscle groups from your upper body to your lower body. This workout is typically done three times a week.

If you want to lose fat, while building lean muscle tissue, want total body toning, or increase fitness level, then this is the workout you should be doing. Working out the total body shift your body’s metabolism into fat burning mode. So it helps you burn a great amount of calories during and even after the workout.

Full body workouts can last up to an hour but shouldn’t be longer. The sessions can be anywhere from 30 minutes up to an hour. The workouts can range from light to very intense depending on fitness level. You are not required to do this routine every day. Most full body workouts are scheduled for three sessions each week. This is a great choice for anyone who has less time to spare but wants to work their full body.

Benefits Of A Partial Body Workout

Partial body workouts are when you work each body parts with weights on different days of the week. Typically you concentrate on only working one to two body parts each time you work out. When working with a partial routine, each body part has at least a day’s rest before you work that body part again.

Since only one or two body parts are worked at one time with a workout for partial body, each body part is being worked intensely. So bear in mind that with this type of training regimen you have to work out at least 5 days a week, in order to effectively train every body part.

The Best workout For Your Goal

When choosing a workout program, it is wise to choose the one that best suits your schedule and your fitness goals. Some fitness experts say that total workout of the body are the best way to work out while others recommend partial workout programs. The best body workouts are the ones that better suit your fitness needs, time allowance, and one you can consistently stick with.

Besides with the endless possibilities of body workouts regimens you can always switch it up according to your needs and to keep your workouts interesting and fresh.

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The Differences Between Fasting and a Low-Calorie Diet

Many people go for a low-calorie diet to lose weight.

You can’t blame them. After all, after years of abuse, their bodies may have become loaded with toxins, which contribute to not only ill health, but also overweight. The United States is a nation with obesity problem. In a futile attempt to address the obesity problem, many individuals go on fad diets – some even starve themselves – to lose weight. Starving oneself is perhaps too drastic an attempt to lose weight.

Maybe the less extreme measure to lose weight is to choose one of the meal-plan diet systems, all touted to give you convenience and guaranteed weight loss within weeks. As a matter of fact, one of my friends joined one of those programs, catered for those who wish to lose weight without too much fuss, and touted to make participants lose weight – at least 20 to 30 pounds within weeks. According to my friend, the food was healthy and appetizing. However, the portions were miserably small, so small that she had to eat two – and sometimes even three – portions for one meal in order to satisfy her hunger. Maybe you don’t want to know the rest of the story. Eventually, she gave up on the program and ended up with more weight gain than before.

Isn’t that typical of a low-calorie diet? You eat less, and you feel hungry, so you eat more, and end up gaining more.

The moral lesson here is: Starving yourself does not help you lose weight. Eating a little “less” may help with your weight loss, but eating “not enough” may have the opposite result, which is ultimate weight gain.

Is fasting any different from a low-calorie diet?

First of all, fasting and starvation are not the same. Fasting is a natural way of abstaining from food and drink, except water, for an extended period. Fasting can last between a day to several weeks, depending on the constitution of an individual. Fasting is internal cleansing at its best. It involves dislodging your body toxins and waste products from your cells and joints, and transporting them from your body for ultimate removal. Fasting makes you younger and healthier for longer by giving you clear and clean skin. Fasting makes you healthier for longer through disease prevention. Above all, it enhances your body metabolism rate, thereby instrumental in controlling and managing your weight. However, it must be pointed out that fasting does not contribute to weight loss (just as starvation cannot make you lose weight), because the extra pounds you lose during a fast or starvation, for that matter, may well be gained back once you resume eating. The initial weight loss in any diet or program is due to the loss of water, not fat.

Having said that, fasting is still ideal in controlling and managing weight because it is different from starvation in that fasting changes the chemistry in your body and improves your metabolism rate, while starvation damages it. Your metabolism rate plays a pivotal role in long-term weight control. This is the essential difference between fasting and starvation.

People who go on a regular fast usually eat naturally and normally. They get all the nutrients from their everyday diet. Occasionally, they fast just to get their bodies cleansed and detoxified.

A low-calorie diet, on the other hand, is more or less starvation. You need some 2,000 calories a day to keep you young and healthy. Anything short of that may lead to nutrient deficiency and even eating disorders. As with many fad diets, a too-low calorie diet plays havoc with your metabolism rate, causing it to malfunction, such that even when you eat less, you still gain more.

Eat normally and naturally. Your ancestors never went on a diet, so why should you? Starvation is not the answer to obesity problem.

Copyright (c) 2009 Stephen Lau

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Dave’s Killer Bread OR Ezekiel Bread, Which Is Better for You?

Has this happened to you? You got connected with a health and fitness guru and have been following their prescriptions to a better life. They have sold you on the idea of eating only carbohydrates from a good source. One of those good sources came highly recommended and you have been eating Ezekiel Bread for a while now.

You’re at the gym one day, having a great workout and making a new friend. As you chat about your eating habits, this new friend swears by Dave’s Killer Bread. Now you are wondering if perhaps you could make a better choice for your carbohydrate sources by switching to Dave’s Killer Bread. As you ponder this new thought, you hear the voice of your current health and fitness guru in your head speaking to you about how Ezekiel Bread is the only way. What do you do? Well, that is where I am able to help you. I’ve wondered the same thing myself and went about looking into the similarities and differences. I’ve made my choice and you can make yours.

Let’s take a look at what the breads have in common. They both use “all organic whole grain” sources for their ingredients and that is a great thing. They both use sea salt in the bread making process. They both offer several varieties of bread for you to chose from. You know what folks say, “variety” is the spice of life. So both breads bring that spice to you. Both brands make a multi grain bread, a whole wheat bread, and a multi seed bread. Both breads are carried in only certain stores making their availability limited. Many big chain food stores will carry either one or the other brand.

Now let’s take a look at the differences. All breads from Food For Life (manufacturers of Ezekiel Bread) use only sprouted ingredients and no flour of any kind in any bread. Dave’s Killer Breads use either cracked, crushed, cultured or rolled whole grains for their breads. So, which is better? That is debatable. It is believed that sprouted grains are more readily digested by the body. If you do have trouble digesting grains, this may be a slightly better choice for you. Beyond digestion the differences are negligible.

Food For Life offers five varieties of bread: 7 Sprouted Grain, 3 varieties of Ezekiel Sprouted Whole Grain (Flax, Low Sodium, & Sesame), and Sprouted Whole Grain&Seed. Dave’s Killer Bread offers eight varieties of bread: 21 Whole Grain, Good Seed, Power Seed, Blues Bread, Cracked Wheat, Sprouted Wheat, Good Seed Spelt, and Rockin Rye.

All of the five varieties of bread from Food For Life do not use any sugar of any kind. All of the 7 varieties of Dave’s Killer Bread use either organic dried cane syrup or organic cultured wheat (or both) as a natural preservative. For any of Dave’s breads the amount of sugar added averages 4 grams per slice. For those of you cutting carbs to get that ripped body ready for the stage, you may want to choose bread’s from Food For Life exclusively in that 12 week pre show prep time.

All of the five varieties of bread from Food For Life do not use any oil, while three varieties (Cracked Wheat, Blues, & Rockin Rye) of Dave’s Killer Bread do use a small amount of organic expeller-pressed canola oil. This small amount of oil in those two breads add a negligible amount of fat to the bread.

The final difference between the breads is the serving size. All breads from Food For Life have a standard serving size of 1 slice equal to 34 grams. All breads from Dave’s Killer Breads have a standard serving size of 1 slice and the grams vary from 42 grams to 50 grams, with the typical being 45 grams.

With all of that great information at hand which bread are you going to choose? There is one more factor to take a look at and that is the cost to purchase a loaf of bread. On average most stores that carry either of these breads will charge you just under $6.00 for a loaf of bread. That is on the high side as far as breads go.

For me, this is the major factor in my choice. Both bread companies make a comparable good carb source bread. My local Costco store carries a few varieties of Dave’s Killer Bread and because they can make a large bulk purchase they also offer the least expensive pricing for a loaf of bread. On average I pay about $3.75 for a loaf of Dave’s Killer Bread. So for now, I’m a Dave’s Killer Bread fan.

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The "Dunkin’ Donuts" Diet – Can You Really Lose Weight Eating Donuts?

It may seem completely unbelievable; but the truth is: Food does not make you fat. Of course we’ve all been told that eating fat makes you fat, or eating sugar makes you fat; but this simply isn’t true – and, at some level, you already know this to be the case. I’ve actually proposed a book called, “The Dunkin’ Donuts Diet,” in which I outline many of the points I’ve been talking about for a number of years – including the fact that I lost 55-pounds without giving up one of my favorite treats: Dunkin’ Donuts. But I’ll give you the secrets right now – in condensed form.

For starters, everything you eat is made of molecules; and molecules are made of atoms. All your body needs in order to manufacture fat is Hydrogen, Carbon, Oxygen, and a reason to make fat. Fats are Hydrocarbons; and the materials for these are readily available in practically any diet. Your body breaks down the foods you eat and then uses the materials it needs (or thinks it needs) in the way it thinks it needs to. A fit person eats a box of donuts and has one outcome; while an unfit person eats the same donuts and gains weight, for example. We’ve all seen this happen. But why does it happen?

Stress is the main reason people get fat; in fact, it’s really the only reason. For those of you, who think you need to consume fat in order to be fat, consider ice cream, butter, and steaks marbled with fat. You believe that you must eat things like this in order to get fat; but the fat in the steak, as well as the milk-fat in the butter and ice cream, were manufactured by a cow that lived on a diet of grass and water – not steak and ice cream. The same is true of the largest mammals on the planet. While some gorillas are meat eaters, they primarily eat a vegetarian diet; and gorillas are very big and very strong. There’s much more to the story of fat than just the food we eat.

What you believe about your body, and about the food you eat, has much more to do with the way your body processes and stores that food. If you see yourself as fat, or if you see food as a threatening thing that could make you fat, then there’s a good chance you’ll be fat no matter what you eat. How’s this work? Well, Cortisol – which is a stress hormone – is the chemical that helps your body convert undigested food into fat for storage. Whenever you are stressed, your body slows or stops digestion and produces chemicals – like Cortisol – to deal with the undigested food, and to store it in a form that will be usable later in case you need it.

The production of fat serves several other purposes, as well. Stress implies a potential threat; and the production of fat provides a layer of protection between you and your enemies – making you look bigger, or less attractive to them. Fat also insulates you from the elements and protects you from falls and other impacts. When your body is threatened – even if the threat is only in your mind – stress is the natural response. And producing fat provides a solution to several threats all at once – as well as dealing with the undigested food that you are carrying in your digestive system.

If you think food makes you fat, it probably will. There is a biblical saying, “As a man thinketh, so it is done unto him,” that speaks to this phenomenon; and industrialist Henry Ford echoed the same sentiment when he said, “If you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right either way.” What you think about will happen – in one way or another – so don’t make an enemy out of food. Visualize yourself as healthy and fit; and come to terms with food – it is an experience to be enjoyed, not feared or overindulged. There’s nothing wrong with eating a donut, in other words, unless you think there is.

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Top 8 Digestive Enzymes That Aid in Muscle Building

1. The Digestive Enzyme PROTEASE

Protease is an elementary enzyme. It can help you in eliminating toxins in your body, and make your blood system as clean as ever. As a result, we will get a sort of instant energy, console, and self satisfaction. Besides, protease can also be helpful and productive for you in battle with colds, flu, cough, cancer, etc. One the major benefit of taking protease is that it makes your immune system as strong as ever.

2. The Digestive Enzyme AMYLASE

The second most influential enzyme is ‘Amylase’. It is mainly responsible in improving your digestive system quite instantly. You will burn quick carbohydrates and calories as you use amylase. It is considered as the naturally oriented antihistamine. Amylase is the best mineral against many diseases, obesity, such as blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, asthma, allergies, depression (such as bipolar, obsessive compulsive disorder, hypo manic, panic disorder, etc.). Amylase successfully works in muscle building and improving immune system in order to burn the calories and fight against those chronic diseases.

3. The Digestive Enzyme LIPASE

It is a tonic for your digesting system. Lipase gets its modes towards blood stream. It helps you in quick muscle building. Lipase is very beneficial against many diseases, such as heart disease, blood pressure, diabetes, blood clotting, depression, anxiety, and abdomen pain, etc.

4. The Digestive Enzyme CELLULASE

It is also an outstanding antioxidant as it binds to profound metals and other contaminants, and it discharges them from your body. Usually, we use a blend of soluble and inexplicable fiber. Soluble fiber is successful in binding to excess cholesterol, noxious substance and eliminating them from body for a proper muscle building.

5. The Digestive Enzyme MALTASE

This is mainly responsible for taking the multifarious sugar found in malt and granule products and shifting it into glucose.

6. The Digestive Enzyme LACTASE

Such kind of enzyme (Lactase) is highly productive for absorbing the milk sugar found in dairy products, and it increases your muscle mass.

7. The Digestive Enzyme PHYTASE

The Phytase enzyme is extremely beneficial for you in muscle-building and enhancing immune system. Phytase is particularly useful in producing vital nutrients, such as B-Complex.

8. The Digestive Enzyme SUCRASE

Surrase is mainly helpful for muscle mass, immune system and combat against chronic diseases. This enzyme is often found in many nutritional foods.

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Build Muscle Mass – 3 Key Ingredients to Building Lean Muscle Mass Quickly

If you’re anything like I was a short while ago, “a skinny guy trying to build muscle mass”, then I have some important tips that could help you start seeing results instantly.

There are 3 key ingredients that you MUST HAVE in order to build muscle mass and quickly at that. And here they are:

Muscle Mass Ingredient #1 – More Protein

If you want to build muscle mass quickly then this is a “must”. Just remember, the only thing that can build muscle in your body is Protein. So if you’re not consuming enough protein it’s IMPOSSIBLE to build lean muscle mass and stack on the pounds.

In order to maintain your weight, you should be consuming 1 gram of protein for each pound of body weight. So if you’re a 150 lb. guy then in order to maintain your muscle mass at that weight you need to consume 150 grams of protein each day. And if you want to build muscle mass, you’re going to have to consume “more” protein, to not only maintain the muscles you have now but to build more.

So if you want to build muscle mass quickly and safely a general rule of thumb is to consume 1 – 2 grams of protein for each pound of body weight. So if you’re a 150lb. guy you’d want to consume at least 150 grams of protein upward to 300 grams of protein a day.

Muscle Mass Ingredient #2 – More Carbs

Despite what Dr. Atkins said, for all us skinny guys “Carbs are GOOD”. We need carbs as a source of energy. But you don’t want to consume just any ‘ol carbs. You want to consume a lot of complex carbs rather than simple carbs.

In other words, you still want to stay away from the sweets and simple sugars that are found in a lot of our junk food, and you want to consume more complex carbs like those found in whole wheat bread, brown rice, sweet potatoes, whole grain cereals, yams, spinach etc.

Why complex carbs? Because unlike simple carbs (sugars) it’s virtually impossible to turn complex carbs into fat – which means more energy to burn (work out with) and less fat to deal with in the end.

If you want to build muscle mass fast, ideally you’d want to consume 2 – 3 grams of carbs for each pound of bodyweight a day.

Muscle Mass Ingredient #3 – Heavy Weight Training

You cannot build muscle mass without “Heavy weight training”. Let’s just put it this way “the more stress (heavy weight) you put on your muscles, the more it will grow”. And it’s simply because when you put extreme stress on your muscle by lifting heavy weights, your body responds (builds more muscle) so that next time it won’t be as hard or strenuous on your body to lift the same weight.

Ideally, if you want to build muscle mass – lean muscle mass to be more specific, you’d want to lift weights that allow you to do 6-8 reps and no more.

Of course there’s a whole lot more to building muscle mass, but if you follow these 3 key ingredients you’ll be on the road to building lean muscle mass quickly and a whole lot easier than you ever thought possible. Good luck and grow “Massive”.

Copyright 2006 Richard Knight

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Isometrics Exercises – 3 Critical Factors to Get Ripped Fast

If you are seeking to gain optimal results from the Isometrics Exercises that you are doing or thinking about doing, then you will want to check out this brief write-up. And discover the 3 top-rated tips for quick strength growth!

Almost everyone is not getting what you could consider great results from their isometrics exercises. If they were to make a few small changes to their work out, they would increase the results by at least 300%.

Within this short write up, I will give you the 3 top strategies that helped me get incredible results from my Iso workouts.

One of the key strategies is to train or workout using Isometrics exercises and Isotonics. Isometric exercises alone will help you build incredible muscle strength. One of the advantages of ISOs is that it will assist you in building greater strength than just about any other exercise or training protocol.

Furthermore, this type of training does a better job at building tendon strength than free weights, or bodyweight exercises. Bear in mind that the amount of weight or resistance that you can use has much more to do with your tendon strength than actual muscular strength. To prove my point, if you were to watch a power lifter working out you would see that he or she incorporates many different partial repetitions or static holds in their workout program.

But, one of the drawbacks of isometrics exercises is that while they help you to develop a great deal of tendon and muscular strength unfortunately, because of the lack of repetition they do not do much in shaping and building muscular size.

That is why one of the best ways to set up your strength training program is to utilize both isotonic and iso exercises into your routine. That way you get the best of both worlds, you will get greater strength gains and muscular size.

Nevertheless, you cannot follow some of the outdated training protocols that are currently being recommended for use in your isometric exercise program. Essentially, what they recommend is that you perform isometrics everyday.

Unfortunately, this type of advice is still being promoted and does not take into consideration the one critical factor that does build muscle size. And that factor is “Rest.”

1. In order to grow muscle mass you must continually strive to use more resistance

2. You must eat healthy and nourishing foods,

3. And you must get at least eight hours of sleep each night. While you are sleeping your body releases growth hormone to help, your body recuperate and build new muscle tissue.

If you work out every day is too much the strain on your body system and as a result, you will suffer a plateau.

One way to increase the results from your iso workouts is to utilize isometric exercise equipment or an iso exerciser. These types of devices will allow you to perform more exercises than you could normally do with just free hand Iso’s.

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Why Popular Acne Treatments Don’t Work, And Why Diet Does

What is the best way to get rid of acne?

No, it’s not Accutane, it’s not Proactiv, it’s not Retin-A. It’s not Cetaphil, either.

These treatments only attack the symptoms of acne, and completely ignore the true causes of acne.

The result?

1) Your acne might go away temporarily, but it will likely come back if you stop using the treatment

2) You’ll get side effects… dry, itchy, irritated skin, headaches, fatigue, and worse…

We need a new approach. The magic answer? Diet.

Quite simply, we create our skin health by what we put in our mouths. If we eat crap, our skin will look like crap, unless we’ve got perfect genes, which most of us (including your author) don’t.

In fact, I have to be extremely careful about what I eat, or I break out.

The problem is, we can’t just hope to “eat healthy” (whatever that means) and expect to get rid of our acne. It’s more complicated than that.

That’s because the “popular wisdom” about what constitutes a healthy diet is almost completely wrong.

Think about this: if popular wisdom about diet was correct, why do 60 million adult Americans have acne? Why are acne rates steadily rising, when they should be falling as our knowledge of health and diet grows over time?

Again, it’s because the popular wisdom about diet is wrong.

For example, take saturated fat. Saturated fat is NOT bad for you, and it does NOT cause heart disease, contrary to what almost everyone, including most doctors and the American Heart Association, will tell you. To prove this, I went to http://www.pubmed.gov, the federal government’s national science research database, and searched “saturated fat cardiovascular disease meta-analysis”. What I found stunned me:

“CONCLUSIONS: A meta-analysis of prospective epidemiologic studies showed that there is no significant evidence for concluding that dietary saturated fat is associated with an increased risk of CHD or CVD.”

That’s amazing! This paper reviewed 21 studies, following 347,747 people in total. And what did they find? “Intake of saturated fat was not associated with an increased risk of CHD, stroke, or CVD.”

D’oh!

Now, this article is not about saturated fat, and it’s not about heart disease. It’s about acne.

More than that, though, it’s about why you should be EXTREMELY skeptical of popular wisdom about diet.

The popular wisdom about diet and acne is that, well, either diet has little to no effect on acne, or that simply by avoiding “greasy foods,” your skin will remain clear. I know from personal experimentation and reading many studies that this is patently false.

For instance: dairy. Eating dairy is almost guaranteed to give you acne, if you’re acne-prone like I am. Ultra-pasteurized, homogenized, feedlot-produced dairy is the worst kind. Why is dairy so bad for acne? Well, quite simply, it spikes your levels of the hormone insulin, which makes acne worse by:

1) preventing your dead skin cells from sloughing off properly, so they bunch up inside your pores and clog them

2) making your skin cells divide too fast, compounding the problem and clogging your pores

3) making your skin produce too much sebum, again clogging your pores

Furthermore, dairy is a highly inflammatory food, meaning that it kicks your immune system into high gear for no good reason. That means clogged pores will become large, red, painful, swollen, inflamed bumps. And that, as I’m sure you know, is the worst kind of acne to have.

There are other common “health” foods that can make acne worse too — whole grains, legumes, vegetable oil (e.g. canola oil), and fruit juice come to mind — and only by learning about all these foods can you finally get rid of your acne for good.

That’s my mission. Helping you get rid of your acne for good. No, it’s not easy. Yes, it takes work. No, it will not happen overnight. Yes, it will be difficult.

But as has often been said, everything worth having is worth working hard for.

I have a real sense of accomplishment now that I’ve cured my acne. It took a lot of hard work, learning, and effort, but it paid off in spades. I’m now looking the best I ever have.

It’s time for you to do the same!

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Tower 200 Reviews – Does Randy Couture’s Workout Machine Make the Grade?

The innovative Tower 200 is built by Body by Jake. It’s a resistance tube exercising that was made to be set onto any standard door. It provides resistance of 200 pounds and has 200 various kinds of workout routines. Its metal frames effortlessly links to the door and comes to you pre-assembled.

The resistant bands exercise the whole body, such as the arms, abs, shoulders, chest, legs plus much more. You’ll find three bands which are color coded on either side; each featuring its very own weight level. Red: Forty pounds, black: 35 pounds, gray: 25. Both hand grabs bundled can be linked to any cord or several cords for additional resistance. These kinds of grips can be linked at the top of the system for pull down workouts or connected at the base for push moves. In addition, it is sold with a set of ankle straps which can be attached the identical way as the grips. A DVD in addition to exercise charts is included to present you with exercise plans and tips.

The key characteristic the Tower 200 has is the multitude of work outs which can be carried out with it. Upon having done presses, pulls down or 21s, you’ll instantly feel it working and appreciate its superior quality. The key selling factor may be the efficiency and simpleness of the Tower 200. This is due to all the work outs that you might want to do can all be performed on a single home gym.

Within just a couple of seconds, the Tower 200 can be lifted and positioned straight into any door of a home, office or dorm. Unlike some other products for the door, this provides padding therefore it doesn’t do damage to the door. It hooks up to the door by hooking its top component to the top of the door and hooking its bottom piece under the door. It is so easy to set up that any individual can do it. Putting your unit together just isn’t required simply because everything arrives already together.

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What Are the BRAT and CRAM Gastrointestinal Upset Diets?

The BRAT and CRAM gastrointestinal diets are often recommended by physicians for gastroenteritis and/or severe diarrhea.

The BRAT Acronym stands for Bananas, Rice, Applesauce and Toast.

The CRAM Acronym stands for Cereals, Rice and Milk.

When a person is suffering from severe dehydration caused by diarrhea and/or vomiting, it is essential to replace the loss of body fluids. Years ago, doctor’s recommended the BRAT diet for several days until the gastroenteritis subsided, but now that diet has been replaced with the CRAM diet because it contains more protein and fat content than the BRAT diet.

Symptoms of dehydration include but are not limited to: dry mouth, lack of urination, dark urine, headache, rapid heart rate, dry skin, skin flushing, fatigue, fever, chills, extreme thirst and muscle spasms.

It is also important to start oral re-hydration therapy as soon as vomiting subsides and the patient can tolerate the intake of fluids. It is highly recommended that the patient start with caffeine-free soft drinks, low acidic juices and soup broths to help replace the fluid loss. These beverages are usually recommended for 24-48 hours.

Here is a suggested list of food and beverages to try:

plain oatmeal

rice cereals

toast

cream of wheat

pudding

gelatins (jello)

chicken or beef broth

gingerale

caffeine-free cola

water

Italian ice’s

popsicles (fruit juice or rootbeer flavors)

bananas

plain rice

applesauce

yogurts

If your symptoms persist for more than 24 hours or if they are accompanied by abdominal pain, blood in your emesis, blood in your stools or a fever over 101 degrees, it is time for you to call your Physician or visit your local hospital or health clinic.

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