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Shall we play a game?

Go team!

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How would you describe you eating habits?

I am on the end of the spectrum where gaining and maintaining weight is difficult. I have commented prior to this that my method to gain weight was to add more fat to my diet. I depended upon peanut butter and ensure. I also started selecting the cottage …

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Nutrition: Do you know if these are myths or facts?

Great information. I fail miserably on the water intake :( I often wondered about the 10X extra calories to breathe. What is the normal calories usage to breathe?

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Has anyone ever taken micellar casein protein powder in shakes for added nutrition

casein protien

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Do you have a question on the ketogenic diet?

Hi everyone. Next week I'm recording a podcast with a world leader in ketosis and the Ketogenic diet. This diet is made up of high (good quality) fats, medium to low protein and very low carbohydrates. John Hopkins is using the diet to help manage …

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Cured meats and COPD?

A PRAXIS colleague turned my attention to several articles on COPD & nutrition and I wanted to share these with you. Has anyone come across information on the relationship between cured meat intake and COPD symptoms and exacerbations? This was new to me: …

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Multi Vitamin

I love most of the health apps available, I take a 50+ men's multi everyday and try to eat 2 cups of vegetables a day, however when you eat to much vitamin A or sodium or calcium etc... your nutrition value goes down, very upsetting. I Googled it but get …

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Nutrition advice for COPD patients when first diagnosed?

Hi Russell, I was diagnosed in 2001, and do not remember getting any nutritional information at all at that time. I vaguely remember the RT's in pulmonary rehab talking a little bit about nutrition but that was probably in 2006. Hope all is going well …

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Nutrition

I do most of my meal prep for the week on the weekend - mostly because of time constraints during the week. But my favorite easy trick at the moment is that I make a crustless 'quiche' in a 8x8 glass dish, and when cool, cut into strips. I take this …

Author: Anonymous
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Slightly obsessed

Sometimes it feels as if I'm overly obsessed with my diet, I keep a mental diary of foods and things that seem to bother or aggravate my COPD or Barretts. I try and let loose, but somehow my expressions don't let me stay loose and just enjoy the food. I …

Author: Anonymous
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Am I eating right?

I keep reading to eat good fats and proteins, however my cholesterol is not in control. I try eating an egg a day and love all vegetables and fruits and lean meat. Trying to balance quick and easy, I found that pea soup with lots of carrots and lean ham …

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Honoring Hilde Hanson-What are your favorite recipes and tips for cooking with COPD?

Hilde was a true COPD champion, an advocate for the COPD Foundation in Florida and an important member of the EFFORTS community.  She was passionate about cooking and using nutrition as a way to fight the impacts of COPD.  Let's keep Hilde's …

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