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Adults Eating Healthy
Can I lose weight effectively by eating healthy and minimal exercise or do I need to exercise regularly?
Yes & No; Depends on: what & how much eaten. We continuously tear down the vehicle (body) we are driving, thus body mass always decreases if not eating enough to replace what is lost. Exercise & muscle building ?es turnover, again depending on quantity/type/frequency (optimally part of daily routine). Dietary fats least, protein moreso, carbs most stored as body fat. Weigh, to 0.1 lb, 1st thing after up & toilet daily. ...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
I'd like help accomplishing my health goals in 2015: Losing Weight, Asthma, Asthma in adults, Eating a Healthy Diet?
Are there any side effects to taking vitafusion multivites (gummies for adults)..? I'm also eating healthy&drinking plenty of water+exercising more
No need: If you are eating a healthy balanced diet, there is no need for extra vitamins. Most of these extra vitamins get excreted in your stool and urine. As far as side effects, the most common would be upset stomach. Overall, these vitamins are not going to hurt you, but you also don't need to take them. ...Read more
Can the inflammation, and aging of a bad diet in childhood be corrected when eating healthy as an adult? Is damage by free radicals already done?
Gradually: May be the best way. Eliminating processed foods, sweets and calorie-rich drinks from your home can provide incentives by focusing attention on the "things" to avoid. Logging success in avoiding them often provides wonderful added motivation to sustain your new healthy behaviors. "baby steps, " though, as they say. Slow and steady wins the race! and it will over time. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be selective: Holidays are for renewal of the spirit and to be with friends and family. The food is not always the healthiest. Be selective. Eat bits and sample rather that piling it on the plate. Do not go to parties on an empty stomach. Eat a bit of food before. Alcohol is high in calories, too. So, be aware. Enjoy the season and be healthy. www.artofplasticsurgery.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Most who eat the standard american diet (sad) develop cravings for sweets, salty and fried foods. Most who eat a "healthy diet" will have reduced cravings for such foods while appreciating the more subtle flavors of healthful foods. After some time the foods they formerly craved may become much less appealing. This is a good thing! ...Read more
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