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Can athletes eat fast food without consequences?

Can athletes eat fast food without consequences?

Poor nutrition : The food one eats is the fuel your body needs to perform. As an athlete who wants to perform at a high level, it behooves you to put the best fuel possible in your body. Fast food is one of the worst fuels possible. Consider less processed foods and more natural whole foods. ...Read more

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Fast Food (Definition)

Fast food is food that is prepared quickly through a standardized method and is provided at cheap restaurants. Examples of fast food include pizza, burgers, and French fries. Fast food is often loaded with excess sodium, fat, and calories, and increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. ...Read more


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I eat a lot of unhealthy food (not fast food) but I always exercise every day and I play sports is there any foods you would recommend for an athlete?

I eat a lot of unhealthy food (not fast food) but I always exercise every day and I play sports is there any foods you would recommend for an athlete?

Foods: I strongly recommend that you go to the internet and look for "NuVal". This will take you through the good, not so good, and bad eating habits. Your athleticism will improve as your eating habits improve. ...Read more

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When i diet i can eat fast food?

When i diet i can eat fast food?

Wouldnt recooment it: In general most fast food restaurants contain foods which are loaded with high concentrated calories. Even salads at fast food restaurants contain lots of calories typically from the dressing of fried toppings. The best way to lose weight is to avoid processed food and concentrate on a whole food approach. to sum it up eat lean meats, fruits and vegetables. ...Read more

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Is normal I eat fast food once every week?

Is normal I eat  fast food once every week?

Maybe: Eating fast food may be "normal," in that a lot of people do it. Still, it's not healthy for any of us to eat it. Too many trans fats and processed foods, even for a 16 year old. You can develop healthier eating, activity, and sleep patterns that will keep you well for the rest of your life! Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is it ok to eat fast food even if your exercising.

Is it ok to eat fast food even if your exercising.

No relationship: Exercising and eating healthy are two separate activities related to maintaining good health. One does not have an effect on the other except that the lack of either can contribute to the development of chronic diseases. It is a common misconception that one healthy activity can neutralize the ill effects of another unhealthy activity, eg. Eating well will not compensate for inadequate sleep. ...Read more

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Can you be healthy and still eat fast food occasionally?

Can you be healthy and still eat fast food occasionally?

Yes, with moderation: Moderation in all things including "fast food diets" makes us "healthy, wealthy, and wise". ...Read more

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What is the fast food you can eat on lindora plateau days?

What is the fast food you can eat on lindora plateau days?

Lindora Clinics: I don't know where you live, but if you're involved in the lindora lean for life program you know that there's an online site where you can ask specific questions like that: http://www.Lindora.Com/program_online.Aspx there are also clinics in california, and you can find these at: http://www.Lindora.Com/program_clinics.Aspx you would need to become a patient or member for its 1-on-1 advice. ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the general healthiest fast food place to eat at?

Can you please discuss the general healthiest fast food place to eat at?

None: All of the major fast food chains are basically unhealthy unless you stick with salads or grilled chicken. ...Read more

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I am a 31 year olds male who weighed 160 pounds is eating fast food healthy to eat ?

Depends upon: The "fast food" you eat. Fruits and Vegetables can be fast foods!!!! Eating healthy is possible with "fast food" Avoid fatty/over sweetened items! Even Mc Donalds carries some healthy "fast" foods! ...Read more

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How much weight would I gain approximately if I were to eat nothing but fast food for a week like in that movie?

How much weight would I gain approximately if I were to eat nothing but fast food for a week like in that movie?

Fast Food obesity!!: This is a very good question and one that you may already know the answer to. But, you would most likely gain some weight and also would clog up your arteries with excess fats and sugars that can add to your risk of heart disease. But, i wold hesitate to guess the amount of weight you would gain. And, i would highly not advise you to do this experiment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me some foods which are beneficial for long lasting time? And i eat a lot of junk fast food so please tell me the way to balance it.

Eat healthy fats: Fats take longer to digest than carbohydrates. If you eat foods with nuts in it, you will feel fuller longer. Plus they have more protein which is good for you as well. ...Read more

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I am 22, 5 ft, 121 lbs. I do exercise and don't eat fast food. My BP 110/90. What do you say about it? Need some suggestions and advices. Thank you!

I am 22, 5 ft, 121 lbs. I do exercise and don't eat fast food. My BP 110/90. What do you say about it? Need some suggestions and advices. Thank  you!

Rest assured that it: could be quite normal. Have it checked a few times by your Doctor and see what the readings are. Your Doc should then investigate to see if there is any cause for your high BP and if so, then that cause would need treatment first. Anxiety can result in high BP readings. Good Luck. ...Read more

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I gain weight easily.If i eat a lot of (fast food) for a week, i would see a huge difference in my weight.I have friends who eat so much but they r ok?

I gain weight easily.If i eat a lot of (fast food) for a week, i would see a huge difference in my weight.I have friends who eat so much but they r ok?

Body composition: Body composition ( muscle and fat) differs from person to person as does the amount of calories a person burns. Fast food is very high in calories and fat and im not suprised you would gain weight. Dont compare yourself to others, eat healthy and listen to your own body. If you dont want fast weight gain, dont eat fast foods. Choose healthier alternatives, prepare your own foods. ...Read more

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How come i always feel cold and shaky after i eat fast food?

Low blood sugar: The processed food and high calories may be causing low blood sugar after eating. This should be checked out by a physician. You may need to be making better food choices such as eating less processed carbohydrates. ...Read more

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Is subway a better place to eat then a fast food burger place?

Is subway a better place to eat then a fast food burger place?

See below: Yes but don't get the mayonnaise or extra meat or cheese. Choose a turkey sandwich with lots of veggies or better yet, a veggie delite. Still, I don't recommend eating at Subway often because of the excess salt and preservatives but it's definitely better than McDonalds, Carls Jr, Burger King, Wendy's, Taco Bell, or Jack in the Box. ...Read more

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How much fast food would you have to eat to cause a heartattack?

How much fast food would you have to eat to cause a heartattack?

It Depends: No one answer fits everyone here. It depends on the health of your cardiovascular system before during and after eating fast foods laden with saturated fats, excessive calories and sugars wh ich can contribute to pre- diabetes or diabetes and thus significanty increase your risk of heart disease and heart attack. Always ask to see the nutritional information at any fast food resturant. ...Read more

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Athlete (Definition)

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Nutrition (Definition)

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