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This is a discussion on Some of my diet mnemonics. ;) in NCLEX Discussion Forum, part of Nursing Student ... Hey guys! Just wanna share my own-devised Diet Mnemonics, came from various sources, verified as I...by purplechicxiii Mar 14, '12Hey guys! Just wanna share my own-devised Diet Mnemonics, came from various sources, verified as I use them to answer questions. Disclaimer: May not be 100% accurate. Hope this helps! :spin:
CARBOHYDRATES (My Favorite Game is Volleyball)
Milk, Fruits, Grains, Veggies
CHOLESTEROL (A Sedentary Lifestyle Ends)
animal products, shellfish, liver and organ meat, egg yolks
SATURATED FATS (LasVegas Bars Beats Hollywood)
luncheon meats, beef, butter, hard yellow cheeses
POLYUNSATURATED FATS - plant oils (corn, safflower, sunflower)
PROTEINS (Proteins BuilD Fearless Men)
poultry, bread and cereals, dairy products, fish, meats (w/c has complete proteins/contains all essential amino acids)
FOLIC ACID (FOOL) fish, organ meats, oranges, leafy green veggies
NIACIN, THIAMINE (B1), RIBOFLAVIN (B2) - (Gain Money & Lives Forever)
grains, meats (pork), legumes, fish
PYRIDOXINE (B6) - (YMCP) * remember, isoniazid(INH) increase B6 intake; levodopa decrease B6 intake
yeast, meat (fish), corn, poultry
COBALAMIN (B12) - (ML)
meat, liver + citrus fruits, dried beans, brewer's yeast
VITAMIN C - (CCTB) citrus fruits (strawberries, oranges, kiwi), cabbage, tomato, broccoli
VITAMIN A - (Eye Must Feel Very Lively)
egg yolk, milk (whole), fruits, veggies (lively - green, orange, yellow), liver
VITAMIN D- (Cute MilkFish Oil)
cereals, milk (fortified), fish, oils
VITAMIN E - antioxidants (ANTOV)
apple, avocado, apricot
veggies, green and leafy
VITAMIN K (greens) green leafy veggies, cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, spinach, brussels
POTASSIUM (K+) *Remember Vitamin K-clotting factor; K/Potassium-electrolyte!!
think of rainbow colors
Red - strawberry, tomato (but not apple!!)
Orange - oranges, cantaloupe, carrots, apricot
Yellow - banana, potato
Green - avocado, kiwi
Blue from blue sea - fish
I/V Indigo/Violet - raisins
+ salt substitutes
SODIUM (Na) Think of: Fast foods/processed, saltwater fish, canned foods
CALCIUM (Ca) Think of: Dairy and Creamy (cheese, collar greens, milk, rhubarb, tofu, yogurt, etc
MAGNESIUM (Mg) - (MAGNET)
greens (spinach, broccoli)
etc. (raisins, yogurt)
tuna, canned & white
PHOSPHOROUS (PO4) - (FONG)
organ meats - pork, beef, chicken
IRON (Fe) think of: Iron is found in the blood, you inject meds w/ a syringe, and a syringe has a BEVELed needle
Breads & cereals
Veggies (dark green)
*Orange juice increases Fe absorption via PO
TYRAMINE-RICH FOODS - (TYRACS) *CI to MAOi's
ROH - chemical symbols for alcohol or if you like Rum
Cheese, swiss; caffeine
Soy sauce, sausages, sour cream
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- Mar 14, '12 by diana2520cool it is often helpful when we make our own ..easier to remember, thanks for sharing
- Mar 14, '12 by purplechicxiiiQuote from diana2520Yes must agree to that.cool it is often helpful when we make our own ..easier to remember, thanks for sharing
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- Mar 14, '12 by blinkyAny for specific conditions/diseases? Renal etc
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- Mar 14, '12 by purplechicxiiiQuote from blinkySee here: http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussio...ex-679434.htmlAny for specific conditions/diseases? Renal etc
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