Protein Rich Diet

A diet that is high in protein content is called a protein-rich diet. Foods that contain high protein are chicken, eggs, pork, soy, almonds, tuna, lentils, etc. The recommended daily intake (RDI) for women is 46 grams and for men is 56 grams.

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Please suggest some dietary options for a 6-month-old baby.

Query: Hi doctor, Our baby is six months old. We have been only breastfeeding her and giving finger millet as a paste. What more should we give? We are confused and want to stay with natural food as much as possible. Kindly advise about the food that can be given. In the case of rice, should we boil and g...  Read Full »


Dr. Payas Joshi

Child Health Specialist, General Practitioner, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. As your baby has completed six months, you should start complementary feeds. Complementary feeds should be a balanced diet means it should have all the essential nutrients that are, carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals. Feeds ...  Read Full »

How to increase my daughter's height?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter is 4 years 5 months old. Her height is 100 cm tall, and weight is 15 kg. I want to know whether the height and weight are normal for that age. My height is 5 feet 7 inches and her mother is 5 feet tall. I am worried about her height. I want her to be at least 5 feet 4 inches. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Payas Joshi

Child Health Specialist, General Practitioner, Paediatrician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for providing all the details. I would like to congratulate you that your child is growing quite well right now. The final height depends on many factors. Parent's height determines the genetic potential of the child by which we can have an idea of chi...  Read Full »

After a mastectomy, I have tightness in my armpits again. Why?

Query: Hi doctor,Before seven months, I had a mastectomy. During which, I had my lymph nodes taken out of my armpit. I had exercises to do, which helped ease the tightness in my arm. Only in the last two weeks or so, I have noticed a tightness in my hand on the same side of the operation. It feels a bit ...  Read Full »


Dr. Payas Joshi

Child Health Specialist, General Practitioner, Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is most probably lymphedema. It occurs as your lymph nodes are taken out, which helps in the drainage of lymph. Are you doing your exercises regularly? This can be prevented by proper exercises that your doctor must have told you. Keep your arm at a height above he...  Read Full »

Does a change in diet helps to treat depression and anxiety?

Query: Hi doctor, How does diet help in mental health conditions such as depression and anxiety? I would like to discuss the success of incorporating diet in mental health treatment.  Read Full »


Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi

Psychiatrist, Sexologist, Psychotherapist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Some research studies prove the role of diet in mental disorder mainly mood disorders like depression and anxiety disorders. In general, diets rich in proteins especially aromatic amino acid proteins, complex carbohydrates and low fats help to improve serotonergic neurot...  Read Full »

Why did I get a large white ulcer under my tongue after the front tooth extraction?

Query: Hi doctor,I had a minor accident when I was around 11 and that led part of the crown of the front tooth chipped off. The abscess started forming under the tooth in my 20s. But, it was occasional and did not hurt. I would just put some pressure on my gums and it will come out. I had undergone root ca...  Read Full »


Dr. Nivedita Dalmia

Dentist

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.It looks like an ulcer (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It will take 10 to14 days to heal.My advice is to avoid spicy food, alcohol, aerated beverages and smoking.Have a bland diet, increase protein in your diet and have Vitamin B12 complex tablet once dai...  Read Full »

Why am I unable to achieve erection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am facing a hard time with my erection. Even after watching porn or having erotic thoughts, I do not get an erection, but instead, there is a huge release of precum with these thoughts. I usually have a habit of masturbation by lying upside down and pressing my penis against the bed. W...  Read Full »


Dr. Sugreev Singh

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Premature ejaculation is associated with stress and thinking of sex all the time. So what you have to do is use the control method. It means when you watch porn, do not think about ejaculation. When you feel like you are about to erect, then stop watching and then co...  Read Full »

Is it healthy to lose five kilograms within two weeks?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 17 years old with a weight of 117 kilograms. I have reduced 3000 to 3500 calories in my weight. I do intense workouts for five days for two hours every day. I have lost four and a half kilograms in the last two and a half weeks. Is this healthy?   Read Full »


Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Nutritionist, Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Reducing excess calories slows down your metabolism and immunity. It is important to take care of your health. Fitness with proper food intake needs to be followed. I need some more details for a proper medical intervention so that I can help to provide you a customized...  Read Full »

What kind of dietary changes should I make if I have Crohn's disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I have Crohn’s disease. I would like to know how long it takes for the affected area of the small bowel to end up causing scarring (scar tissue). Do you feel if I have a lower number CRP on regular blood tests, that it should not lead to scarring, thickening or narrowing of the bowel? I...  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif M

General Surgeon, Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Azathioprine helps in controlling the disease and hence should be continued. We cannot say how long it will take for scarring. CRP (C-reactive protein) helps in determining disease activity. It may not correlate with scarring. Not all inflammation results in scarring. ...  Read Full »

Why do I fart so much and have changes in bowel movement?

Query: Hi doctor, I feel very gassy every day and fart so much. I sometimes feel bloated, but I have noticed that I always have either diarrhea or feel constipated. I tend to eat a fair bit of food as I am trying to gain muscle and weight at the gym. My usual day would consist of around 7 Weet-Bix mixed ...  Read Full »


Dr. Asad Ijaz Malik

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It looks like your bowel moments changed due to your enriched protein diet and other food. Therefore, it is causing bloating and change in bowel movements. It would help if you made your diet balanced. Use protein and other stuff in a balanced way and avoid excessiv...  Read Full »

Is it possible to gain weight if I take 3000 calories per day?

Query: Hi doctor,I have a weight of 53 kilograms and a height of five feet eleven inches. I have gained a weight of eight kilograms in the last two months after taking 2500 to 3000 calories in my diet. But this month, I could not gain weight even after eating 3000 calories.   Read Full »


Dr. Subharanjini Ramesh

Dietician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are still young. You will gradually see an increase in your weight as you are eating around 3000 calories per day. Do not worry too much about it. It can have a negative impact on your body. Till 25 years of age, people will tend to look thin. You still have time. Y...  Read Full »

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