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Better To Eat Pasta For Lunch Or Dinner
My 2.5 yr old has 4oz of pasta, 2oz of veggies, 4oz of fruits and a cup of yogurt for lunch and same for dinner. +6oz of bfast cereal. Is that enough?
Yes: Sounds great to me! And the most important thing is that he is happy, healthy and thriving! Enjoy him, time passes fast! ...Read more
Do i need to take food with seroquel (quetiapine) to sleep? it doesnt work if i dont eat eggs or a specific microwave pasta dinner with it.
I've recently started drinking plenty of water (8 - 12 glasses of water daily), 1- 2 oatmeals daily, a sandwich or pasta for dinner. Is that healthy?
Eat a balanced diet: The amount of water you drink is dictated by thirst. You do not need to drink more than 4-5 glasseswater/day...Anything over will only make you run to urinals.As for food get a good balance between starches(carbohydertes), proteins and fat.. The goal is to have a healthy weight and get adequate amount of proteins, besides starches and pasta. The sources of proteins are eggs/ nuts/, soy/tofu/fish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My one year old ate pasta sauce with dinner last night and this morning half of her poop is an orange/red color. Is this from the sauce or is it blood?
Red dye: probably the red dye from tomato sauce if persists more than 3 days.have stool tested for blood and wait to reintroduce tomato if positive ...Read more
Depends: The consequences could range from just being a grose experience to food poisoning depending on what bacteria / mold was growing and how large a "dose" you ate. If you develop stomach pain, diarrhea and vomiting then you likely have food poisoning. Aside from that there will be no consequences. ...Read more
I like to eat pasta, rice and other plain food without sauce or stew. Is it wrong or does it have any effect?
Caution: Eating too much processed starch including white pasta and white rice is unhealthy and leads to obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome. A better choice would be whole wheat pasta and brown rice. These are made from whole grains that contain healthy fiber, iron and b-vitamins. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Foods to eat: Eggs , meat and poultry dishes should be helpful. ...Read more
Smoothies: A lot of kids will not eat many fruits and vegetables, but will consume a smoothie made with fruits and veggies. A very palatable recipe involves non-fat frozen yogurt, strawberries, and spinach. Kids love this stuff, and don't realize they're getting variety in their diet with the different smoothies you're blending. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Once I eat pasta or chocolate or something that is don with a lot of oil, I suddenly feel tiered and sleepy !? What should I do ?
Check your glucose: Type I Diabetic needs careful monitoring of all foods, drinks and physical activity. Schedule an appointment with your Doctor as well as diabetic educator and or nutritionist. Bring in a detailed Blood Glucose Log with everything you are ingesting .You may need to do some adjusting of your diet and Insulin and physical activity. ...Read more
He eats burgers pizza fries mashed potatoes and pasta and that's it are there health programs to help him learn how to eat better?
See nutritionist: It sounds like a visit to a nutritionist would be a good idea. Also just a discussion with the family doctor could help with understanding the long term problems with such a diet. Please also understand that people have to be motivated to change their behaviior (or food) or all the education in the world will not help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best way to lower LDL of 151? I already limited/eliminated all rice, pasta, and cakes. Try to eat lots of veggies daily. Thank you!
Exercise and Meds: Reduce your intake of saturated fats, replace it with unsaturated oils like olive oil. Start exercising, gently first and gradually increase the intensity. Based on your family history and other risk factors it may be prudent to consult your doctor about taking statins. Wish you good health! ...Read more
Consider: foods made from whole grains.Get a more detailed answer ›
I bloat whenever i eat bread, but not pasta. It only seems to happen when i eat bread. Could I have an intolerance to wheat or gluten?
My mom has high b.P n diabetes.She's having gas trouble too what kind of fruits and veggies can she have can she eat meat n pasta.
Non-starchy veggies: Ask her doctor for referral to diabetic educator and/or nutritionist. She should have a glucometer to measure her body's response to different foods which will tell her exactly how high her sugars get after eating specific amount of specific food. Try to avoid starchy vegetables like regular potatoes. Sweet potatoes & yams should be fine. Brightly or darkly colored veggies are great. Fruit w/skin. ...Read more
Adolescent males: Eat a lot. A growing male can need as much as 5000-6000 calories a day if he is active, doing sports. It is important to be sure you eat carbs, fats and proteins. The pasta and rice amounts are not quite as important as long as it is not just noodles and rice without veggies, fruits, proteins. An overweight person may need to cut back on the carbs..... ...Read more
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