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Is cereal healthy or whole grain bread?

Is cereal healthy or whole grain bread?

Eat 2 Beat CA, Pt.12: WHOLE GRAINS: For years, we've been urging our patients to eat three to five servings of whole grains a day. There's good reason: they are linked to a lower risk of colorectal cancer, as a 2013 Danish study of 108,000 people has found. What's more, whole grains offer protection against other chronic conditions, including heart disease & type 2 diabetes. (Ref: AARP, 5/2014) ...Read more

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Iam gluten free gaining weight why if i avoid all bread items i eat chicken beans beef along side salad no dressing rice or corn cereal fruits?

Iam gluten free gaining weight why if i avoid all bread items i eat chicken beans beef along side salad no dressing rice or corn cereal fruits?

Gaining weight: That's great that you are not consuming a lot of carbs and are watching your diet. You also need to look at the overall quantity (and calories) of what you are eating as well. Are you exercising too? Without physical activity (cardio), it is hard to lose weight. You have to burn more calories than you are consuming. You might be doing this already and have another reason for weight gain. ...Read more

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Is almond milk healthier than cows milk?

Is almond milk healthier than cows milk?

It depends: If you tolerate cow's milk, then enjoy it. Some folks are allergic and some folks are lactose intolerant. The anti-cow's milk militants tend to be militant vegetarians or animal-rights people, and there's little or no real science to support ordinary folks avoiding it. ...Read more

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Is baked beans on toast a healthy lunch?

Is baked beans on toast a healthy lunch?

Sure, they're great!: Beans (legumes) are considered both a vegetable & a protein, & appear twice on the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. Beans have a low calorie count but pack a high fiber content. They help lower cholesterol, & are high in antioxidants, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper, zinc. When eaten regularly they can promote a healthy heart & the phytochemicals in beans may reduce some cancers. ...Read more

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Are peanut butter and jelly sandwiches healthy or worse than fruit and nuts?

Are peanut butter and jelly sandwiches healthy or worse than fruit and nuts?

PBY: All are healthy. I may have a pb&y after a work out or as snack in between meals. I like to snack with nuts and fruits in between meal. Much better than artificial sugar, candies, sodas. ...Read more

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Hwo can you follow a diet ?That is free of wheat, milk, egg, potato, soy, tree nuts and peanut?

Hwo can you follow a diet ?That is free of wheat, milk, egg, potato, soy, tree nuts and peanut?

Diet for allergic : Consulting a nutritionist should help you choose alternatives. Instead of wheat, you can have rice, oatmeal, barley, corn. Instead of milk, you can have goat's milk, for protein, you can have beans, edamame instead of tree nuts and peanuts. This is just a short list. Good luck. ...Read more

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Breakfast- apple lunch- bowl of all bran golden crunch cereal with milk dinner- grilled chicken and salad wrap would this be good a good diet?

Breakfast- apple lunch- bowl of all bran golden crunch cereal with milk dinner- grilled chicken and salad wrap would this be good a good diet?

No: It is not balanced throughout the day. Not enough protein in the morning. A source of carbohydrates would also help. Lunch is mostly complex carbohydrates. Again you need a source of protein, try a yogurt. Dinner is reasonable. ...Read more

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Is this a healthy dinner if meat, milk, grain and salad or fruit?

Is this a healthy dinner if meat, milk, grain and salad or fruit?

Depends: Depends on the proportion of each of the ingredients that you mention. If the list mentioned is in order of smallest portions to largest then the answer is yes. If the proportions are reversed, then, no. ...Read more

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I normally get pasta, mac n cheese, rice, potatoes, chicken, veggies, cereal, eggs, milk and pancakes. What should I stop or start buying?

I normally get pasta, mac n cheese, rice, potatoes, chicken, veggies, cereal, eggs, milk and pancakes. What should I stop or start buying?

Gym membership: This or some other intensive way of staying aerobically conditioned will do you much more good than fretting over food choices. What you are doing now is basically sound. Build your cardiovascular and muscular systems by exercise, and limit calories as needed to achieve lean athleticism. Food choices, despite all the hoopla, are less critical for ordinary folks. ...Read more

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Why is whole wheat bread healthier than regular white bread?

Why is whole wheat bread healthier than regular white bread?

No one knows: The "received wisdom" is that whole-grain bread is healthier than the very processed stuff. It's tastier and more fun to eat. It does change the composition of stool in the intestine and thus the bacterial products. If you believed every obscure-journal claim, you'd be reading uncritically -- and hard-and-clear results -- especially animal studies -- are conspicuously absent. ...Read more

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After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.

After eating fried chips fried small sized cod and small sized chicken sausages fried in oil. Theses big red itchy bumps just popped up on my skin.

Allergic reaction: You are probably allergic to something in the food you ate. Check to see which of the foods you ate for the first time or that you have reacted to in the past. Delete this from your diet. If the reaction gets worse of you notice any other symptoms ,seek immediate medical care. ...Read more

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Is almond or soy milk more healthy than regular milk?

Is almond or soy milk more healthy than regular milk?

Lactose: It is all about sugar. Regular milk has too much sugar for most adults who are overweight. Unsweetened almond milks is the best for least amounts of sugars. ...Read more

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Is bran and an apple or banana chopped up with semi - skimmed milk a healthy breakfast?

Is bran and an apple or banana chopped up with semi - skimmed milk a healthy breakfast?

Sounds complete.: There's fruit for healthy carbohydrates and vitamins, bran for fiber, milk o for lean protein. Sounds good. ...Read more

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Is oatmeal/fruit-breakfast, chickenbreast sandwich/veggies on whole wheat-lunch, and salmon/chicken and veggies sweet potatoe-dinner a good plan?

Is oatmeal/fruit-breakfast, chickenbreast sandwich/veggies on whole wheat-lunch, and salmon/chicken and veggies sweet potatoe-dinner a good plan?

Reasonable but...: Sounds good overall but advise more protein at breakfast- add walnuts/pecans to oatmeal or have organic eggs sometimes. Advise organic chicken- if not, it's fed gmo feed which may prove hazardous-see http://www.Psrast.Org/ advise wild salmon as farmed has more toxins. Have veggies of all colors & include salads. See http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/foodpyramid.Aspx#.Uoobbrymbr2 and see comment:. ...Read more

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Would pasta, vermicilli or mung bean noodle (clear noodle) be healthier?

Would pasta, vermicilli or mung bean noodle (clear noodle) be healthier?

Pasta noodle carbs: Balanced diet first of all. See "pyramid of food". Any excess of any kind of food to avoid. In general emphasis on high fiber carbs = grains, beans.. ...Read more

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200 ml toned milk, 2 egg whites and a medium sized banana. Healthy breakfast or not? Anything I should add or remove?Cornflakes healthy or fattening?

200 ml toned milk, 2 egg whites and a medium sized banana. Healthy breakfast or not? Anything I should add or remove?Cornflakes healthy or fattening?

Breakfast: Please eat the entire egg, not just the whites. You are missing the most nutritious part. Bananas are ok but high in carbs so eat them sparingly. Cornflakes and almost any pre-packaged breakfast cereal has little or no nutrition. Use coconut oil or natural nut butter on sprouted grain bread. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Which is healthier, a jar of baby food or a little cup of strawberry yogurt?

Which is healthier, a jar of baby food or a little cup of strawberry yogurt?

See below: Baby food is processed. It is better to make your own food if you can. The yogurt would be healthier. And there is no specific reason to avoid berries in kids. Dr greene's book feeding your baby green is a great resource. ...Read more

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Is a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on white bread better than a double cheeburger from mcdonalds?

Is a peanut butter and jelly sandwich on white bread better than a double cheeburger from mcdonalds?

Depends on Veiwpoint: As food there is nothing wrong with either one of them; certainly there are better choices than both; but both can be included in a healthy diet. They also become unhealthy if either is eaten too much or too frequently. ...Read more