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Breakfast- apple lunch- bowl of all bran golden crunch cereal with milk dinner- grilled chicken and salad wrap would this be good a good diet?

Breakfast- apple lunch- bowl of all bran golden crunch cereal with milk dinner- grilled chicken and salad wrap would this be good a good diet?

No: It is not balanced throughout the day. Not enough protein in the morning. A source of carbohydrates would also help. Lunch is mostly complex carbohydrates. Again you need a source of protein, try a yogurt. Dinner is reasonable. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

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How can a lacto-vegetarian on restricted diet (no salt, sugar, oil, vinegar, gluten) eat healthy?

How can a lacto-vegetarian on restricted diet (no salt, sugar, oil, vinegar, gluten) eat healthy?

Balance the diet: A lacto-vegan has many choices for foods. A good nutrition book or a visit to a dietician can help form a balanced diet. Eating a big variety of foods helps prevent nutrient deficiencies. Also, one can take a daily multivitamin+mineral tablet. Lowfat or nonfat dairy products have plenty of protein. One can buy natural, gluten-free foods and cook them without adding salt, sugar, oil, nor vinegar. ...Read more

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Is frozen vegetarian food healthy?

Is frozen vegetarian food healthy?

Yes: Frozen vegetables often maintain nutrients better than vegetables shipped long distances. Make sure the food is not heavy in salt and saturated fats. Read the label carefully. ...Read more

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Any tips for preparing tasty, healthy sandwiches?

Any tips for preparing tasty, healthy sandwiches?

Variety is best: Start with a whole grain moist bread or roll, use low fat cold cuts or lean cooked and chilled meats, add veggies. Besides lettuce and tomato, use sliced radishes or sliced peppers. Cucumber with dill dressing is interesting, Add celery, onion, and pickle relish to tuna with low fat salad dressing or plain yogurt, and add curry, raisins and grapes to diced chicken. Mustard is better than mayo. ...Read more

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What is more healthy: fat eating healthy food or skinny eating junk food?

What is more healthy: fat eating healthy food or skinny eating junk food?

STRANGE QUESTION: There are other possibilities. How about fat eating less and skinny eating well? If self control and self image are problems, consider a therapist. If this is the top of the iceberg in a problem filled life, consider a therapist and get help in taking control and sorting them out. ...Read more

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Could diet cause ulcerative colitis (i.E. Junk food, fast food, meat, dairy)?

Could diet cause ulcerative colitis (i.E. Junk food, fast food, meat, dairy)?

No evidence: That lousy diet causes ulcerative colitis, but if you have it, you need to watch carefully what you eat. ...Read more

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Is eating organic jam as eating fresh fruits?

Is eating organic jam as eating fresh fruits?

No: Fresh is fresh. Organic may be the source , but jam is proceesed. Need to look at the label to check on additives and sugar content. ...Read more

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Apart from healthy eating,to gain more nutrition-good idea to make hot chocolate with nutritionally rich cocoa powder,vanilla extract & stevia daily?

Apart from healthy eating,to gain more nutrition-good idea to make hot chocolate with nutritionally rich cocoa powder,vanilla extract & stevia daily?

Sounds good: So good, in fact, that if this is what you want to drink, drink it and don't even worry whether this is our idea of a perfect ideal beverage choice. If you are healthy, just staying physically fit is much more important than obsessing over food choices. I would bet you know this already. Enjoy the chocolate. ...Read more

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What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

What's a healthy french fry substitute recipe for baked sweet potatoes fries?

Recipe...: This is my first health tap recipe.. Cut the sweet potatoes the size of french fries. (the thinned you cut them, . The faster they cook.) put them in a plastic bag with some olive oil and shake to coat them. (you can use a bowl if you wish.) bake in a 400 degree oven until done. Season to taste and enjoy. ...Read more

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Is eating potato chips everyday unhealthy?

Is eating potato chips everyday unhealthy?

Moderation: While daily potato chips daily won't poison you, they are not the healthiest snack choice, as they are high in fat, sodium and calories. Why not moderate your intake of potato chips with fruit and nuts as snack choices? ...Read more

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I don't take any kind of processed food,white bread,pastas anddon't take ant refined sugar.My only diet is fruits,homemade chappati,veggie. my diet ok?

I don't take any kind of processed food,white bread,pastas anddon't take ant refined sugar.My only diet is fruits,homemade chappati,veggie. my diet ok?

Diet: Your diet may be lacking in protein and certain vitamins. Do consider adding additional protein sources such as tofu, lentils and beans along with a B vitamin supplement, specifically one with B-12. ...Read more

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I eat daily lot good healthy food: raw almond, seed, Walnut, Pecan Pistachio, Brazil nut, & olive oil.This adds up to 15+grams sat fat. Any Concerns?

I eat daily lot good healthy food: raw almond, seed, Walnut, Pecan Pistachio, Brazil nut, & olive oil.This adds up to 15+grams sat fat.  Any Concerns?

NO unless...: While it's long been recommended that people minimize saturated fat, recent research suggests there's no benefit to limiting saturated fat (especially when it comes from the healthy foods you are eating) unless you have Familial Hypercholesterolemia or ApoE4. See http://authoritynutrition.com/saturated-fat-good-or-bad/ for a very well-written discussion of saturated fat and the current science. ...Read more

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Can I lose weight eating chocolate-flavored animal crackers.?

Can I lose weight eating chocolate-flavored animal crackers.?

Of course: Not the ideal diet, mind you. If you limit the total caloric intake and use these crackers as a sort of reward for a balanced diet elsewhere, then they can be helpful in your weight loss program. ...Read more

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Iam gluten free gaining weight why if i avoid all bread items i eat chicken beans beef along side salad no dressing rice or corn cereal fruits?

Iam gluten free gaining weight why if i avoid all bread items i eat chicken beans beef along side salad no dressing rice or corn cereal fruits?

Gaining weight: That's great that you are not consuming a lot of carbs and are watching your diet. You also need to look at the overall quantity (and calories) of what you are eating as well. Are you exercising too? Without physical activity (cardio), it is hard to lose weight. You have to burn more calories than you are consuming. You might be doing this already and have another reason for weight gain. ...Read more

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Is it healthy to eat soaked, uncooked steel cut oats? I'm getting mixed messages about the health benefits and difficulties of digesting whole grains.

Is it healthy to eat soaked, uncooked steel cut oats? I'm getting mixed messages about the health benefits and difficulties of digesting whole grains.

It's ok: Uncooked soaked oats, like in muesli, are ok. Cooking breaks down cell walls, turns it into porridge, released mucilages and soluble fiber; makes it easier re: digestion, but not likely an issue with normal GI tract. Arguably some of the undigested carbs might increase gas (fermented by bowel bacteria). ...Read more

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Elderly dementia male excessive sleeping, no breakfast or lunch, losing weight. Drank 32 oz milkshake, 1/2 sandwich, little soup, water. Enuf food?

Elderly dementia male excessive sleeping,  no breakfast or lunch, losing weight.  Drank 32 oz milkshake, 1/2 sandwich, little soup, water.  Enuf food?

Poor nutrition in: the diet you mention, not the amount that is the real issue. Please see a nutritionist who can help you create a good food plan. Every meal needs to contain protein, fats, and carbs. Lots of good fats helpful to the brain. These are things like olive oil, coconut oil. Check w/doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I'm dieting, watching what i eat. Is chipotle ok to eat? I usually get chicken bowl with easy cheese and their hot sauce with an unsweetened tea.

I'm dieting, watching what i eat. Is chipotle ok to eat? I usually get chicken bowl with easy cheese and their hot sauce with an unsweetened tea.

Chipotle: As far as fast food restaurants, chipotle is relatively healthy. You can use their nutritional calculator to add up the ingredients in your meals, and come to an estimate of caloric and nutritional intake: http://tinyurl.Com/lu2nbrz be careful of the amount of salt -- it's quite high, though. ...Read more

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I eat healthy all the time i eat fruits , veggies healthy meals but i eat small amount of sweets like chocolate , cake is thats ok?

I eat healthy all the time i eat fruits , veggies healthy meals  but i eat small amount of sweets like chocolate , cake is thats ok?

Living Life: No physician would want to make you feel in any way that you need our permission to eat foods. All humans get to choose their diets. And, all humans make choices of foods that are not in and of themselves 'healthy'. But, this is life. We get to eat something we love once in awhile whether it is healthy or not. ...Read more