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AVOID Hi animal fat: Remember when the center for science in the public interest (nutrition watchdogs) called fettuccine alfredo a “heart attack on a plate” after they first looked at italian food in us restaurants in 1994 . If you want to enjoy the health benefits of the mediterranean diet, you’d eat mostly fish, fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains. Avoid the huge portions of meat, cheese, pasta, and cream sauce. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5'1 130 lbs 20yrs old . Health food nut server and regular runner . I have not been able to lose a single lb . What gives ?
Get more intense: Food choices aren't the key, though I'm glad you're running and are interested in healthy eating. You'll want to go to the time-honored method of counting and restricting calories. Try a 1200 calorie per day diet, keep exercising, and see if you're not losing after a few weeks. ...Read more
Many things: This question does not have a simple single answer as everyone is different. Some people gain weight eating healthy foods because it is the wrong thing for their body. However, msg in so many foods does contribute to obesity. So does high fructose corn syrup. Too many calories in cheeses and meats...Some may have thyorid issues as well. Read labels. Avoid msg and hi fructose corn syrup! ...Read more
What would be a good brand to buy for homocystein factor if i were buying it online or at health food store, for reasonable price?
Pricey mix: This is a mixture targeting people who may have heard they have elevated homocysteine. It's generally a mix of b12, folate, b6 and a couple of other nutrients. One or another may be low & thus raising the homocysteine level; you want to know what's really going on. This should be safe but could be pricey, and won't help if you can't absorb vitamin b12. Your personal physician is a better guide. ...Read more
Unclear question: Are you asking about artificial coloring in food or naturally colored foods. In short, artificial color is not generally harmful, but should be avoided. Eating foods of multiple natural colors, e.g., blueberries, strawberries, green leafy vegetables, mangoes and such are good for you. ...Read more
Artificial Colors: Artificial Food dies may be potentially hazardous to your health. There are concerns about the following dye colors: Blue Die #1 (Brilliant Blue), Blue Die #2- Indigo Carmine, Citrus Red #2, Green #3 (Fast Green), Red #40 (Allura Red), Red #3 (Erythrosine), Yellow #5 (Tartrazine), Yellow #6 (Sunset Yellow), ...Read more
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