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Is macaroni salad non dairy?

Depends: The macaroni is non-dairy and can even be made with rice noodles which are gluten free. However the sauce is the critical element. Some are made with dairy elements, cream and milk and sour cream, for instance. You need to make it yourself if non-dairy is the goal. ...Read more

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What flowers are safe to eat like on salads?

What flowers are safe to eat like on salads?

Flowers: Your question reminded me of my mother who often added flowers to our meals. Certain parts of these flowers from these plants are edible. - Angelic, Anise, Arugula, Basil, Bee Balm, marigold, carnation, Chrysanthemum, Clover, Dandelion, Fuchsia, Gladiolus, Hibiscus, Lavender, Lemon berbena, Lilac, Mint, Nasturtium, Pansy, Rose, Sunflower & violets. ...Read more

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What oil is healthiest for salades?

What oil is healthiest for salades?

Olive: Olive oil will generally make the tastiest healthy salad dressing. It is a monounsaturated oil, a crucial portion of a healthy "mediterranean style diet". ...Read more

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If I have stomachache, can I eat salad?

If I have stomachache, can I eat salad?

Stomache: Question is why do you have stomaches. Your diet would depend on what is the cause of the stomache, and there are many causes. See your doctor concerning an examination for the stomach pain and then get proper treatment and diet. ...Read more

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Could it be bad to be addicted to salad?

Could it be bad to be addicted to salad?

Only if : It prevents you from eating a balanced diet, with all the other vitamins, minerals and protein levels that you need to be healthy. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could salad help me lose weight?

Thoughts? Could salad help me lose weight?

Could, but be wise..: Depending on how you fix your salad, it could contain a few hundred to even a few thousand calories. Salads are tricky. Mixed greens with vegetables and light dressing would be best, perhaps with some tuna or salmon added for protein. Avoid creamy dressings, ham, cheese, bacon bits. ...Read more

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Is old balsamic vinegar healthy to have in salads?

Generally yes: I know that when i go shopping for balsamic vinegar the ones that have been aged for 5 years cost more, and the ones aged for 10 years even more, suggesting that, like a fine wine, the flavor gets better with age. So as long as it has not gone rancid (which you should be able to tell by its tasting bad), old balsamic vinegar is perfectly fine to have. ...Read more

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Which is the best green vegetable/ salad to eat everyday?

Spinach is really : Good for you but i would not wear it out.There are enough healthy green vegetables that you can rotate...Greens, kale, brussels sprouts, etc... Have fun. ...Read more

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Can i eat salads if I have diverticulitis or diverticulosos?

Depends: Acute new onset of infected diverticulitis is treated with antibiotics and small light diet of liquids or soft foods. Diverticulosis is a chronic condition that is generally treated with high fiber foods. Fruits, vegetables & salads are good for diverticulosis. ...Read more

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Are baby spinach salad leaves the same nutritionally as regular spinach?

Are baby spinach salad leaves the same nutritionally as regular spinach?

Water: Baby spinach has more water so is more tender. Nutritionally they are both great for nutrition due to their iron, high anti oxidant and alkalanizing ability. ...Read more

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Is it bad to go on a fruit diet just because i like fruit more than salads?

Is it bad to go on a fruit diet just because i like fruit more than salads?

Fruit is overated : Fruit is chock full of a sugar called fructose. Fructose cannot be directly used to create atp, it first must be biotransformed and stored in your liver as triglycerides (fat). The fructose will raise your blood sugar, increase Insulin resistance. Your high Insulin will impair your thyroid function. Eat low starch veggies. Fruit=sugar=ng. Continue to eat plenty of vegetables. ...Read more

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I just ate a salad and there was chicory in it and I didnt know... will I be ok?

Sure: why not? It's a salad green, it's good. There are different kinds. Also called curly endive. Raddichio is also known as chicory. If you aren't allergic, and I've never heard of anyone allergic, you are fine. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Suggestions about how i can lose weight? What if i only eat salad for a whole year?

Suggestions about how i can lose weight? What if i only eat salad for a whole year?

Weight loss: Eat a plant diet like the mediterranean diet and exercise 40 to 50 minutes 4 to 5 times a week in your target zone, being a little breathy. Best. ...Read more

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Is it fine to eat the hotdog kid's meal at dq twice a week if you also eat a lot of salad at home?

Is it fine to eat the hotdog kid's meal at dq twice a week if you also eat a lot of salad at home?

Maybe, Very Unknown: Issue of nitrates has become more confused recently, not less. About that salad--some vegetables have large amounts of nitrates though they may be negated by the vitamin c also in there too. Arugula, butter-head lettuce, radishes, beets, celery, spinach & basil all have high values. Best idea: look for non nitrite meat when you can, take vitamin c to neutralize, no nitrate fertilizer in your yard. ...Read more

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