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hi.i am irfana. i trying to conceive.i have thyroid. the doctor said it is perfectly normal.but i dont get get my periods. help me sum 1

By Anonymous December 17, 2010 - 8:49am
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thank u alison, i pretty much understood abt the hibernation diet. i read it completely actually, but i know u recommend not to take honey at all. i really appreciate ur advice coz i was in the dilemna whether or not to take. i eat 2 meals per daly, the brunch and dinner and i take egg 1ce in 4 days, is it gud actually. i am not seeing any nutrionist or health care provider.the thing is why do i get loose stools only one the day of eating honey, is it doin sumthin with my body, for a matter of fact i wud like u 2 know that am a psoriasis patient 2, i am at present controlling it with no medication, coz i tried a lot medications, 2 many but nothing responded so i am following this rite now wich is absolutely workin.i really need help.
thanks 4 ur support till yet.

December 21, 2010 - 4:22pm
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once again, thank u for u suggestions and ur advice. i wud like tell u that, i take a spoon of honey, in lukewarm water every mornin, wich makes me have a loose stool, my mom suggested this method for me for losin weight. is it a gud method, am really concerned, bcoz, i dont wanna increase my weight on the contrary by doin this. i do yoga. i have cut down my snacks, and reduced a litttle bit of my food, i thought that if i cut down more at the same time, maybe it will affect my health. i have 173 units in total cholestrol and 14.2 units in haemoglobin, is it k. the gynac said it was absolutely perfect. i am really tryin harder to put down my weight hope i suceed in it.

December 21, 2010 - 10:23am
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Hi irfana,
Your mom is most likely referring to the "Hibernation Diet" in which you take a spoonful of honey before bedtime. It is not with the purpose of causing loose stools (having a loose stool does nothing for weight loss, as your food and calories are already absorbed by your body), but to help with blood-sugar levels at night. You can read more about it here: http://www.livestrong.com/article/338481-tablespoon-of-honey-diet/, but there is no scientific evidence to back up this claim. It has not been proven to reduce weight.

What has been proven to reduce weight: reducing calories that you eat, and increasing calories that you "burn" (exercise).

A spoonful of honey contains 64-100 calories and about 17 grams of carbohydrates. Instead of using your calories on honey, you could be eating (and filling up on) an entire apple, banana, bowlful (not just spoonful!) of berries (blueberries, strawberries), two mangoes...there are so many options for 100 calorie fruit and vegetables!

Do you have access to a Nutritionist or other health care provider who specializes in nutrition, food or weight loss?

December 21, 2010 - 12:17pm
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