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Cooking Healthy Recipes
Epicurious: Epicurious has many recipes. You can make recipes heathier by eliminating fats [and butters]. Learning to adjust recipes to be healthier is fun. You can also use that site to search by ingredient. ...Read more
Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Talk to your caregiver about how to round out your diet and address any nutritional shortcomings -- particularly if you're a vegetarian, are lactose intolerant, or follow a special diet for any other reason. Vegetarians, in particular, need to make a special effort to get all of the essential amino acids their babies need in ...Read more
Man boobs: If you have them, you need to find out what the cause is. If you're doing drugs, stop the drugs. If you're overweight, lose weight. If you have testicular masses, you need to see your doctor. And if there is no reason and your weigh is fine, then surgery is required if you want to rid yourself of your 'moobs'. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any good healthy recipes for a overweight child besides exercise, i'm talking about food (don't like veggies) any way to make it fun?
Fun food: Depending on the age of the child, you can get them interested in cooking and food preparation. Show them how to mix ingredients in a bowl. Older children can cut up vegetables and other ingredients. Gradually, involve them in the actual cooking, with close supervision. Also, you can sneak vegetable puree into various foods- ie. Pureed squash goes well in macaroni and cheese. They'll never know! ...Read more
Recipe...: This is my first health tap recipe.. Cut the sweet potatoes the size of french fries. (the thinned you cut them, . The faster they cook.) put them in a plastic bag with some olive oil and shake to coat them. (you can use a bowl if you wish.) bake in a 400 degree oven until done. Season to taste and enjoy. ...Read more
Check ingredients: I see no reason why not. You might want to adjust recipes for more optimal healthful eating, such as reducing and substituting fats, and reducing sugars. If the recipes overly rely on a taste for meats and carbohydrate- and fat-heavy foods, it might be better to preserve as a keepsake than to cook from. ...Read more
Are sweet potato fries a healthy substitute for french fries? What's a good, healthy recipe for them?
Not really: The issue with fries is the fact that whether regular potato or sweet potato, they are generally prepared by deep frying which infuses a lot of fat into the fry. A better way to prepare them is to use raw potatoes so you know what you are starting with (prepackaged sometimes have salty and fatty additives). Then bake the fries instead of frying them. Good taste and healthier. ...Read more
I use this (healthy) pancake recipe and because i love oats, i want to add oats to it. Would this be okay since it's stove top?
What to do if I have just started eating healthy :d please judge my smoothie recipe and am i overeating in the morning?
Congratulations on: Taking steps for better health. It is wise to start the day with a good breakfast, have a moderate lunch, and a modest dinner, with healthy food choices. The following shows recommended calories per day: http://www.Cnpp.Usda.Gov/publications/usdafoodpatterns/estimatedcalorieneedsperdaytable.Pdf. Design your eating for balance over the day based on activity and mood. Best regards for healthy life. ...Read more
For the gullible: This is a mix of tea, lemonade, maple syrup and pepper, with no sold food. You'll lose weight mostly because it's nasty and you'll take in fewer calories. I hope you are not so foolish as to believe it "removes poisons from the body" -- your body actually cleans itself. Long-term users have ended up very sick from it. Short-term it's safe enough if you're reasonably healthy. ...Read more
The secret to life.: The secret to long life and a youthful appearance is good good genes, good sense and good blood vessels. You can't beat good genes, but you can't change them either. Good sense means avoiding activities known to cause health problems. Smoking is always bad, and too much sun increases wrinkles and skin cancer. Good blood vessels help repair the day-to-day damage. Eating right and exercising help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Age spots: Best to avoid getting them---avoid prolonged sun exposure and to use sunscreen frequently. Home remedies for age spots include: lemon juice--citric acid-- fades the spots,apple cider vinegar--horseradish to name a few. According to the AA of Dermatology ,age spots are formed due to prolonged exposure to the sun . sun rays tend to cause deposition of melanin at a localized area,which leads age spot ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more
A healthy smile is one in which the teeth, supporting gum/bone tissues, and facial drape, are free from infection or damage, are stable, functional, and esthetic. If your smile does not meet these criteria please see a competent General Dentist for treatment and/or referral to the appropriate dental specialists. Seek quality ...Read more