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A Bride’s Best Friend Is Her Nasal Feeding Tube

2 years agoNews : NewsFeed

Typically, we associate feeding tubes with the severely ill, patients in comas and others who have difficulty feeding themselves. But wait! According to a recent New York Times story, they’re also part of a hot new crash diet for brides anxious to lose weight before their wedding day. Jessica Schnaider, a 41-year-old Floridian bride-to-be, spent eight [...]
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Intravenous Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients Should be Delayed

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 years ago)

Patients in the intensive care unit who do not tolerate adequate nutrition from tube feeding should wait a week before receiving intravenous (IV) feeding because, compared with early IV feeding, it enhances recovery from critical il... Read Post

Tube Feeding Diet (K-E Diet) Criticized by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Health : Newswise Medical News (2 years ago)

Quick-fix diets are routinely promoted as a magic bullet for weight loss. With the recent popularity of the K-E Diet or "feeding tube" diet, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics reminds everyone that the best path to reaching and ... Read Post

With This Tube, I Thee Shed: What’s Wrong with the Latest Wedding Crash Diet?

Health : Healthland (2 years ago)

How far would you go to lose weight? Would you eat only through a feeding tube inserted in your nose? As unusual (and inconvenient) as that sounds, the feeding-tube diet, also known as the K-E diet, is the latest fad among brides wh... Read Post


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