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Doctor insights on: Banana Muffins Chocolate Chip Low Fat

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How come bananas make you gain weight,yet when i eat like 8 bananas,since I have low potassium,i lose my belly fat,while i usually gain weight easily?

How come bananas make you gain weight,yet when i eat like 8 bananas,since I have low potassium,i lose my belly fat,while i usually gain weight easily?

100 calories: Each banana, depending on size, is roughly 100 calories. If you eat 8, you're eating 800 calories. For a 19 year old, that's only a fraction of your daily requirement. Gaining weight (fat, not fluid) is all about how much you eat vs how much you burn up. ...Read more

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Low fat milk not good , is that true ?

Low fat milk not good , is that true ?

No, it's good: Although it depends what you mean by "good", low fat milk is a healthier option than vitamin d milk (or whole milk). And it tastes good (in my opinion) as well. ...Read more

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Is low fat cheese is healthy or not ?

Is low fat cheese is healthy or not
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Food Questions: We do not endorse products here on this app. There are probably a hundred different versions of 'low fat' cheese. I advise my patients that any product 'low fat' should be avoided since many of them use high content fructose corn syrup to thicken up the product and sugar is the enemy to health. Using the natural products in the percentage that is a healthy diet is always the best plan. ...Read more

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What are the differences of low fat milks?

What are the differences of low fat milks?

Calories: Non fat milk = 91 calories per cup. Low fat mild = 102 calories per cup. Whole milk = 146 calories per cup. ...Read more

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Some latest research info I came across says that full-fat, & not low-fat dairy, is best. Can we take this as conclusive proof? TQ

Some latest research info I came across says that full-fat, & not low-fat dairy, is best. Can we take this as conclusive proof? TQ

Not conclusive proof: Current thinking is: the sugar and simple carbohydrates are the enemy, not the fat. It is not conclusive proof (conclusive proof is very, very hard to come by). It will take many more years to see what happens after our population gets off sugar and simple carbs, and eats a variety of fats... and then researchers will try to figure out the new results. Meanwhile, eat very little sugar. ...Read more

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Other than low fat, what are the other causes that can lead one to feeling cold easily in an air-con room, compared to others who feel warm instead?

Other than low fat, what are the other causes that can lead one to feeling cold easily in an air-con room, compared to others who feel warm instead?

Metabolic issues: Other possible causes for feeling cold easily include an underactive thyroid gland (Hypothyroidism), and a low blood count (Anemia). Hypersensitivity of your central nervous system is a more vague potential cause. Depression/anxiety can also make people more acutely sensitive to their surroundings. If this is a big problem for you, a brief doctor's visit and some labs can give you peace of mind. ...Read more

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Low fat alcoholic drink?

Low fat alcoholic drink?

Moderation is the : Key. Alcohol can affect liver function and fatty foods can elevate cholesterol and triglycerides. Alcohol may cause stomach irritation. Have a regular check up with your dr to be sure that your body functions are ok and stable ...Read more

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Must one eat low-fat foods to be healthy?

Must one eat low-fat foods to be healthy?

No such thing: The long term effect of a low fat diet is malnutrition. Used for a short time (4-6 weeks) a low fat diet can be employed for weight loss. However, the long lerm effects of low fat diets are miserable. A low fat - high carb diet will lead to high Insulin levels, high triglcyerides, low hdl, metabolic syndrome and finally high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. www.edibolic.com. ...Read more

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