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Are Egg Whites Cooked In A Frying Pan Without Butter Or Anything Else Healthy
Eggs are good: Yes, and don't feel like you need to skip the yolk, these are nutritious, too. Eggs got a bad RAP in the 1970s and 80s regarding their cholesterol content, but we now understand more about what was oversimplification of the total cholesterol content. Not all cholesterol is 'bad'! ...Read more
How many calories in a fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil wrap? Is it better than eating a beef or pork wrap?
Varies: Number of calories would depend on the size of the wrap, and quantity and quality of the ingredients. Likely would have lower fat and less calories than the meat alternatives, but this also depends on quantity and quality of the meat. ...Read more
Can you get liver/pancreas pain/inflammation from eating fried chicken AND 1/2 bag of potato chips every day?...and not eating fruits/vegetables...?
As seen: in the popular movie "Super Size" me - you can inflame your liver, gain tremendous weight by eating a high fat - high calorie diet for extended periods of time. In addition to gaining weight and feeling horribly, a "fatty liver" can occur which can sometimes a precursor to liver failure and liver cirrhosis. Your example - potato chip- fried chicken diet without fruits/vegetables is a bad recipe. ...Read more
I'm allergic to chicken fish turkey and egg (as in scrambled or hard boiled egg). So can I still eat dark meats and be healthy?
Yes: None of these foods is essential since there are many other alternatives. However since fish and fowls are so immunologically different, just make sure that the diagnosed is based solely on a skin test or blood test. For some reasons, many so -called holistic doctors often order igg instead of ige to foods to diagnose allergy. When in fact, igg may well be the antibody which counters allergy. ...Read more
Is it hard for the body to digest raw food such as salads in comparison to steamed or boiled veggies ? What you suggest?
Both are fine: Our bodies were designed to be able to get nutrition from food even before we learned to cook. Life's already difficult enough without people making problems for folks who've discovered how much fun it is to eat their vegetables raw. Truth be told, i'm glad you're neither living entirely on vegetables, or ignoring their goodness like so many folks do today. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many calories is in a 6inch chicken cheesesteak ? No onions or peppers just the chicken and cheese.
Sprouts: or other vegetation is best raw because cooking kills some of the helpful enzymes in the vegetables and fruits. Raw is harder to digest however. So, light cooking/frying works out well. Just don't overdo. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Like to eat vegetables by sauteing them in 2-3 tbsp of oil and some spices.Is it healthy to have vegies like this everyday?2-3 tbsp oil is not frying?
Which oil? That is: most important to know before answering this question.If it's GMO canola, peanut, or vegetable oil, STOP! If you are using virgin, cold pressed olive oil and sauteing at low temp, that is okay! Raw, virgin coconut oil is better to put on after cooking.If the veges are browning, then that is almost frying, as you are forming acrylamides (browning) on your food and should be careful.Hope this helps. ...Read more
I often will vomit after eating meats that are cooked in their own juices, can't eat gravy or anything high in grease, garlic or fat. Why?
May be stomach or : Gallbladder. If stomach is inflamed/ulcerated, fats can stimulate more acid causing more irritation. Fats can also exacerbate reflux. More likely is gallbladder problem: gb stores bile & secretes it to help digest fats; fats cause it to contract. May have gallstones or reduced gb function or gb inflammation. See pcp for evaluation, tests, options for treatment. In meantime, avoid fatty triggers. ...Read more
I've heard its best to take Accutane with a food with fat. What kind of fat does that mean? Avocado? Peanut butter? French fries? Fried chicken?
Any will do: Anything that leaves a grease spot. This is good advice. It makes it easier to absorb the stuff. ...Read more
Do vegetable juices that contain spinach still count as a source of vitamin k? I can't always eat it raw
How many calories are in Thai spicy basil fried rice with chicken? Does it sound like a healthy meal?
What are the benefits of eating a beet everyday? Is eating a raw beet healthier as compared to boiled in plain unsalted water?
It depends,,: Beets have unrefined, natural sugar, which may be healthier than artificial sweeteners and refined sugar in sweets. As to if it's better boiled vs. Raw, it depends on if the raw one has come into contact with anything that could contaminate it like bacteria and cause you sickness. Generally it's better to wash vegetables before they're eaten. ...Read more
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
I'm not sure but is greek yoghurt and pineapple fingers with 40g of cassheu nuts a healthy lunch choice?
Is eating 2 slices of garlic bread, just plain bread with garlic butter good or bad for you if good what's the benefits ?
Garlic: Don't overdo it but enjoy what you are taking now. ...Read more
Is a veggie smoothie with the pulp more nutritious to consume vs eating it (let's say both processes use raw veggies)?
Smoothies: Smoothies are often not very healthy since most, like yours, are concentrated sugar calories. If you are overweight or at risk of diabetes the carbohydrates and sugar are the enemy. There is no health difference to the smoothie you asked about. Both sound like 100% carb calories. ...Read more
Is steamed white rice fattening? Can it replace wheat bread in a meal? What are good edible sources of calcium besides milk and suppliments?
Yes: White rice has a high glycemic index, which means it causes a rapid rise in your blood sugar. Part of the Insulin response to that rapid increase in blood sugar makes you fat. A tiny amount won't hurt, but it makes it difficult to lose weight. Replace the bread with vegetables. Not rice. Starch is not a required part of a meal. You can get calcium from yogurt, cheese, sardines, greens. ...Read more
What foods are usually fatty/unhealthy but will not have that problem when cooked with little or no oil in philips air dryer? Looking for tasty snacks
Still unhealthy: If a person takes some "usually fatty/unhealthy" foods and cooks them with little or no oil, he will end up with "cooked fatty/unhealthy" foods. Cooking unhealthy foods without adding more oil, does not make those unhealthy foods any healthier. The real goal is to take HEALTHY foods and cook them in a healthy manner, so not to turn healthy foods into unhealthy ones. ...Read more