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Are Red Potatoes Healthier Than White Potatoes
Natural ,no processi: Brown rice is not processed and bleached.. Preserves the nutrients. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
2 0z brown bread 130: 2oz white bread is 135. The question is really any bread at all! ...Read more
Good up to a point: Fruits are natural foods and are good, up to a point. Beyond that point, the sugars and starches in fruits will cause undesirably high blood sugars. One can study the websites on diabetic diets and make a list of all the foods he likes. He has to rank them according to how much or how likely they are to raise his blood sugar. It's ok to eat more of the foods that have less effect on blood sugar. ...Read more
Yes: Very starchy indeed. So starchy you could probably mash a few up and spray 'em on your shirt collars. Well, maybe not quite but YES, starchy & definitely a vegetable. Unlike tomatoes which are FRUITS..used AS vegetables. Think about it...tomatoes in vegetable salads NOT in FRUIT salads! Hmmm and BTW, is the plural of potato, potatos or potatoes? Is the plural of tomato, tomatos, or tomatoes? ...Read more
Some restaurants are serving sweet potato fries instead of regular french fries. How do their nutritional values compare?
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
If i eat only white foods such as chicken apples cauliflower whitr cheese could that make your stool peanut butter color?
Yes: It is certainly possible to have lighter stools with lighter foods such as the ones mentioned also the opposite is true with eating red meat and heavy dark foods like wine or chocolate for example. ...Read more
Cauliflower: An easy and great recipe to substitute for mashed potatotes: 1-2 heads of cauliflower, 1 clove garlic, 1/8 cup chives, 1 tbsp olive oil or low fat buttery spread, 1/4 cup milk (or almond milk). Steam cauliflower, then add above ingredients & blend to a whipped texture. If needed add more milk. Add salt/pepper to taste and enjoy. This is one of my favorite "mock mashed potato" recipes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are 100% whole grain cereals and peanuts good for us? If they are, why do they have more calories than than non whole grain cereal and chips?
THEY ARE GOOD BUT: It is not true that whole grain cereals are more in calories than non whole grain cereals.Actually for oz for oz whole grain have less calories than refined grains as it contains fibers which do not have any calories peanuts on the other hand are good for you as all tree nuts are but these are high in calories and better be limited in quantity but as snacks they are better than chips. ...Read more
I'm 21. Healthy diet-1/4 cup of white rice, 1/2 steamed white potato, 2 cups of green veg, fish/chicken cucumber, sour yogurt, nuts per day.Any other advic?
You do not need: A "catalogue". We were designed to eat natural food to satiety. How artificial can we be? ...Read more
Are apples, cherry tomatoes, peaches, light yogurts, avocados, carrots, and watermelon good for diabetics?
Diabetes and Food: I think the simple answer is no. But, when you look at these specific items in your list there are things that are lower in carbohydrates like the yogurt and the avocado. But, in each person with diabetes, the answer may vary based upon how well controlled their blood sugars are. The goal is to eat more protein and less carbohydrates. That means less sugars, less fruits and less carbs overall. ...Read more
I am wanting to know if eating pizza and spaghetti with canned pasta sauce is healthier than curried hamburger with rice and yellow peppers,onions etc?
Yes, yes &: Not nearly as healthy as you would think. There are other grains that are healthier, like rye for example , and others that are a lot better than whole wheat. If your choices were whole wheat or white i'd pick the whole wheat, but just about only then. ...Read more
Sodium free beans (kidney, black, garbanzo, pinto) vs sweet potatoes which is healthier for wright loss? I've been eatin beans and avoiding potatoes
Neither: Both types of foods contain high glycemic index sugars, the sweet potatoes being somewhat worse. A balanced, lower fat diet and exercise will suffice for weight loss of 10 lbs. Or so. A larger weight loss might require a specific diet. Of those available you should look at the dukan diet. It is a low-fat, high protein, low glycemic index-food diet and is safe for most people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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