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Are sausage,burger,nuggets and noodles health?

Are sausage,burger,nuggets and noodles health?

Limit these: Almost anything can be adjusted to fit within a balanced diet. The items you mention except the noodles are probably fatty and full of chemicals. In limited amounts they can be not exactly healthy but not dangerous either. Noodles can be a source of complex carbohydrates and they can be mixed in with many healthy menu choices. ...Read more

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What are some healthy snacks?

What are some healthy snacks?

Healthy snacks: Health snacks should be protein and carb together about 150-200calories. So try 10 almonds and an apple/pear; sliced turkey wraps with romaine lettuce, cucumbers, tomatoes, protein bar or shake, avocado, hummus with veggies, yogurt if you are not lactose intolerant, nut butters with fruits/veggies, nuts or seeds in small amounts. ...Read more

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Are onion rings healthy? If not, are they healthier than french fries?

Are onion rings healthy? If not, are they healthier than french fries?

Both bad.: Hate to break it to you, but they're both bad - fried messes. If you're eating fast food, replace these with a side salad for a healthier meal. ...Read more

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What are healthy staple foods?

What are healthy staple foods?

Fruits & Veggies :): Fresh green leafy vegetables and fresh fruits are the most important. Dairy, i.e. milk is healthy too. Next comes complex carbs and finally, meat proteins but not processed meat or fatty meat. In general, avoid too much sugar, salt and fat. ...Read more

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What are some healthy foods or healthy food programs?

What are some healthy foods or healthy food programs?

Start with local: Community-supported agriculture programs are spreading throughout north america. Farmers' markets are popplng up. Even traditional grocers are stocking some local produce. One can start by doing a search online, asking local chefs or contacting a nearby university with an ag or environmental studies program. Also one can ask people with healthy-looking active kids the difference is often apparent. ...Read more

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How healthy are pickles?

How healthy are pickles?

You can use them: They contain a lot of salt. You can use them if you do not have heart failure and liver or kidney disease that cause sodium retention. ...Read more

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Are South Beach Diet frozen meals healthy?

Are South Beach Diet frozen meals healthy?

South Beach Diet: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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What processed foods are healthy for my heart?

What processed foods are healthy for my heart?

None: Processed foods have little nutritional value. They are loaded with sodium and other additives which are not heart healthy. A diet rich in vegetables and fruit is the way to go. ...Read more

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Yoplait drinkable yogurt.. Are they good or bad diet food?

Yoplait drinkable yogurt.. Are they good or bad diet food?

Not really diet food: You need to check the labels carefully, because some of these are very high in sugar. This makes them not so good for "diet food." if you like yogurt, get one that has 5g or less sugar in it (could be greek yogurt, higher in protein) and put your own fresh fruit in it. Blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries are high fiber fruits that will be better. ...Read more

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Are pita chips healthy? What foods are healthy while doing minimal exercise? I walk a lot

Are pita chips healthy? What foods are healthy while doing minimal exercise? I walk a lot

Not exactly healthy: It would be a stretch to call pita chips "healthy." they are made primarily from wheat which is a high-glycemic food (raises blood sugar/insulin causing obesity/inflammation). While they're usually baked rather than fried, they're baked with oils that are not healthy to cook with such as canola oil. The healthiest foods are real foods, not processed, esp. Veggies, fruits, beans, nuts. See comment:. ...Read more

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R frozen fruits n veggies just as healthy as non frozen? Is activia yogurt healthy as they say on tv?

R frozen fruits n veggies just as healthy as non frozen? Is activia yogurt healthy as they say on tv?

The experts disagree: mostly there is a small (20-50%) decline in vitamins in frozen versus the very freshest fruits/vegetables (but fiber is unchanged and that's much higher than NOT eating fruit/vegetables). The bacteria / helpful microorganisms in probiotics are HARD to study and HARD to keep alive. The studies vary on whether the probiotics can live all the way to the colon. ...Read more

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What are some healthy meal recipes and menus?

What are some healthy meal recipes and menus?

All you need: Is to stick to natural food and use recipes accordingly. Stay away from man-made food ...Read more

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Some restaurants are serving sweet potato fries instead of regular french fries. How do their nutritional values compare?

Some restaurants are serving sweet potato fries instead of regular french fries. How do their nutritional values compare?

Processed food - meh: Doubtful if fresh cut. Processed food is all about additives and salt. Both potatoes and sweets have nutrients. Balanced diet is key. Don't make a habit of all brown meals. ...Read more

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What are some great, delicious and healthy foods to eat?

What are some great, delicious and healthy foods to eat?

Whole foods: Avoid prepackaged foods, try to go for whole foods ( usually in the periphery of the supermarket ). Hope you have a wonderful culinary experience. ...Read more

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Are fried eggs healthy or unhealthy?

Are fried eggs healthy or unhealthy?

In the middle: An egg is low in calories, but contains more than half your day's limit of cholesterol. Eggs are relatively high in fat, and it's partially saturated fat. What you fry it in can add saturated fat. The egg white in fried in a touch of olive oil is very healthy. ...Read more

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How unhealthy are sugar-free mi wadi and indomie noodles for an adolescent?

How unhealthy are sugar-free mi wadi and indomie noodles for an adolescent?

Nutrition: in general you should be eating a balanced diet i am not sure what mi wadi is but income noodles are fine except high sodium ...Read more

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Are organic maple syrup & honey fattening? Or are they healthy b/c they are natural sugars?

Are organic maple syrup & honey fattening? Or are they healthy b/c they are natural sugars?

Excess is stored: Hi. Excess sugar is stored, either as a sugar polymer (glycogen) in liver and muscle, or converted to fat (triglyceride) and stored. So excess sugar (and ALL sugar is natural) can be "fattening". Sugar is an excellent energy source , and in limited consumption, is OK. Good luck! ...Read more

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What are some healthy choices when eating out at restaurants?

What are some healthy choices when eating out at restaurants?

A protein and fiber: A protein relatively void of saturated fat such as fish or lean meat, along with a high fiber vegetable is a fairly healthy combination for a meal. The protein slows gastric emptying making you feel full longer and the fibrous vegetable pushes the nutrients to the lower small intestine releasing other hormones that fills you up and decreases the absorption of bad fats. ...Read more

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Are ham sandwiches and chips for lunch healthy?

That sounds like an: Good start. How about adding vegetables and fruits to your meal as well. You might even substitue veggies or fruit for the chips. ...Read more

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Are all gluten-free foods healthy for you?

Are all gluten-free foods healthy for you?

No: There is nothing inherently healthier about a gluten-free diet unless you are one of the people with celiac disease or gluten-intolerance. In fact, most processed gluten-free foods are high glycemic and lower in fiber than their gluten-containing counterparts. If you are relying on a gluten-free diet, choose whole unprocessed lean meats and vegetables and fruits and avoid the packaged junk. ...Read more