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what is the difference between a balanced diet an unbalanced diet

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Balanced Diet: Balanced Diet includes, Protein, Fat, Carbohydrate, Vitamins, Minerals and Anti-oxidants. Balanced Diet includes Grains, Lentils, Beans, Vegetables, ... Read More

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Diet: We now know that there are some specific scientifically sound truths about what we should be eating. Your diet should consist of 1800 calories and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
How old is baby: A baby less then 4-6 months of age should be receiving appropriate nutrition if being provided right amount of formula or breast milk. In an infant be ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Depends: Different schools of thought as to what is considered balance. The best diet is probably the mediterranean diet which consists primarily of vegetables ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A variety of foods: Healthy diets have natural foods that take time to chew but contain few calories. Examples include carrots, celery, and iceberg lettuce (little/no sal ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Good luck trying: The balanced diet is an adult idea, & a good one to practice for your lifetime.However it is a bit impractical when you deal with kids. Breast milk is ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stewart
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com or www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Balanced: A balanced diet simply means that you eat many different types of foods in moderation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Deficiency: Micronutrient deficiencies will tend to happen. These can adversely impact your short and long term health.
A male asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
24 years experience Family Medicine
Moderation is the key: A low carb diet, lots of non-starchy fruits and vegetables, lean protein and healthy oils (olive and coconut). Avoid sweets and processed foods as muc ... Read More

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