Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



A Bride’s Best Friend Is Her Nasal Feeding Tube

3 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 [...]
read more

share

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

Health : Newswise Medical News (3 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

Intravenous Nutrition in Critically Ill Patients Should be Delayed

Health : Newswise Medical News (4 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

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

Health : Healthland (3 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


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC