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Nutella peanut butter make yu fat?

Nutella peanut butter make yu fat?

Yes: Lots of calories per volume. It has the potential to cause weight gain. Pay attention to calories. If you balance calorie intake and expenditure, you should not gain weight. ...Read more

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Is eating dark chocolate good?

Is eating dark chocolate good?

Great question: We welcome questions about healthful eating at healthtap. Chocolate is made with cocoa which is rich in flavanols. Flavanols are antioxidants which help to decrease blood pressure & maintain vascular health. Dark chocolate contains the most flavanols of the different chocolates. Chocolate should be 65% or higher cocoa and be limited to 85 grams per day. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women eat chocolate cake?

Can pregnant women eat chocolate cake?

Good gosh...: My wife sure did! just do it in moderation. ...Read more

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2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?

2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?

Board certified MD?: Make sure the doc telling you this is doing skin testing and not blood testing, consider a trip to a board certified allergy immunologist specialist, unlikely all of these positive tests are clinically significant. ...Read more

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Why do I choke on all chocolate. It can be hot chocolate the drink, chocolate candy, chocolate tootsie rolls any chocolate? Not cakes or cup cakes

Why do I choke on all chocolate. It can be hot chocolate the drink, chocolate candy, chocolate tootsie rolls any chocolate? Not cakes or cup cakes

Likely. Allergy: Some foods may cause irritants tot the throat and esophagus which can cause a cough reflex. Chocolate sensitivity may be the cause. See an allergist to further evaluate if you have an allergy or sensitivity to chocolate. ...Read more

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Is eating avocados, bananas and peanut butter healthy?

Is eating avocados, bananas and peanut butter healthy?

Pretty good : Avocados have a very healthy fat that is great for the body and skin. Bananas are high in potassium and calm the brain with tryptophan. Peanut butter is ok, but get an organic brand with cashews instead. Do not forget to drink plenty of water and exercise. www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...Read more

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Is baked beans on toast a healthy lunch?

Is baked beans on toast a healthy lunch?

Sure, they're great!: Beans (legumes) are considered both a vegetable & a protein, & appear twice on the USDA Food Guide Pyramid. Beans have a low calorie count but pack a high fiber content. They help lower cholesterol, & are high in antioxidants, protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium, potassium, copper, zinc. When eaten regularly they can promote a healthy heart & the phytochemicals in beans may reduce some cancers. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to eat spoonfuls of peanut butter?

Is it unhealthy to eat spoonfuls of peanut butter?

Yes: While eating peanut butter in moderation is good for you eating spoonfuls is not. Three spoonfuls of peanut butter has over 300 calories and is very high in fat. ...Read more

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Is it true that you shouldn't eat sugary foods( bread, jam, chocolate spread, honey...) for breakfast?

Is it true that you shouldn't eat sugary foods( bread, jam, chocolate spread, honey...) for breakfast?

Balanced diet: Sugary foods alone for breakfast, do not give you a balanced nutrition for the rest of the day. A small amount of protien, and fruit fiber will buffer the high sugar content foods and carbohydrates. Honey is different though as it is largely fructose anad other natural sugars and much better than foods with refined white sugar. ...Read more

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Is plain chicken breast, asparagus, broccoli & cauliflower, mushrooms, and sweet potato a human healthy dinner?

Is plain chicken breast, asparagus, broccoli & cauliflower, mushrooms, and sweet potato a human healthy dinner?

Amount just as: Important. All of the foods you described are healthy but if you do not control the amount, even healthy foods will cause obesity and related problems. ...Read more

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Is 1 avacodo, handful almonds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, spinach leaves, tomatoe and onion a healthy lunch?

Is 1 avacodo, handful almonds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, spinach leaves, tomatoe and onion a healthy lunch?

Surprisingly fatty.: Sounds good on the surface, but would be rather caloric because of the amounts of healthy fats in the avocado and nuts and seeds. Would cut back on those ingredients, perhaps choosing one per day and switching them up. ...Read more

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Is nutella as healthy as peanut butter?

Is nutella as healthy as peanut butter?

Nutella vs PB: Nutella is made with hazelnuts; pb is made with peanuts. To compare, check the nutrition facts: the protein, fat and carbohydrate content, and the calories. Both of these are vegetarian, so healthier than a lot of animal products, but also look for added sugar, which raises the calories and is less healthy. Lower fat and sugar and calories and higher protein is healthier. Brands may differ. ...Read more

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Is almond butter safer than peanut butter while pregnant?

Is almond butter safer than peanut butter while pregnant?

Perhaps: It's certainly a good idea for nursing moms to stay away from peanut butter according to some allergists. Peanut allergy is severe and potentially life threatening... ...Read more

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Can we drink cold choco coffee before eating burger(with onion)?

I tried looking up: 'choco coffee' & it does not appear to be a proprietary blend. With that said- I am not aware of any contraindication to this plan. ...Read more

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Does chocolate and fried food cause acne?

Does chocolate and fried food cause acne?

No: We are all different, and react differently to foods and other things in the environment. If certain foods cause trouble for you, then your options are to either avoid them or try to reduce your sensitivity with homeopathic treatment: www.Bookonhealing.Com. ...Read more

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Peanut butter pretzel's okay during pregnancy?

Yes: As long as you tolerate peanuts that is fine. ...Read more

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Which is healthier? boiled egg or fried egg?

Which is healthier? boiled egg or fried egg?

No joking here: There is no such medical list or answer to your question. If you include the calories from the oil or other product the egg was 'fried' in they you could maybe have a conversation. But, an egg is an egg is an egg is an egg. The calories are the same. ...Read more

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Is Nutella chocolate spread healthy or unhealthy? Is it ok to give to a child for a snack?

Is Nutella chocolate spread healthy or unhealthy? Is it ok to give to a child for a snack?

Depends: Nutella has a lot of calories, fat, and sugar. Probably not the best choice for a child's snack. That being said, if your child is at an otherwise healthy weight, I don't think there's anything wrong with the occasional whole wheat toast with Nutella :) ...Read more

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Are there allergens in chocolate?

Are there allergens in chocolate?

Milk and nuts: Patients can become allergic to chocolate. Also, besides peanut, milk and tree nuts are often added to chocolate candies. ...Read more

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Is chocolate good for you?

Is chocolate good for you?

Depends: Only dark chocolate and it depends on the percentage of cacao. The higher the better, but stay at least above 70%. Also, try to avoid chocolates with more than 3-4 grams of added sugar per serving of at least one-third of the bar. Also try to avoid too much saturated fat as well as any added chemicals. Chocolate can lower LDL cholesterol. ...Read more

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Dark chocolate is it healthier?

Dark chocolate is it healthier?

Cacao: Dark chocolate has higher % of cacao , the bean from which chocolate is made. It's less sweet, doesn't have the milk of milk choc which has more fat and sugar, in general. Cacao has theobromine and phenylethylamine /pea which have CNS enhancing or stimulant effects, theobromine is like caffeine. Pea ("love chemical") probably gets deactivated in the gut. Cacao has antioxidants , too. ...Read more

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Is chocolate actually good for you?

Is chocolate actually good for you?

No: Studies are constantly done to find beneficial effects of different foods. There are some substances in chocolate that may be beneficial, but you must keep it to small amounts, because if you eat a lot the obesity far out weighs any possible or imagined benefit. Usually these studies are done with dark chocolate and not milk chocolate. ...Read more

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What are benefits of dark chocolate?

What are benefits of  dark chocolate?

New health claim: Some think chocolate can improve blood circulation. It contains flavanols which might help reduce risk for heart disease and improve blood pressure. A big chocolate manufacturer, barry callebaut, recently presented data on those positive benefits and got support from the european food safety authority http://online.Wsj.Com/article/sb10001424052702304388004577532811491380258.Html moderation is key! ...Read more

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Is ther such is there as bad chocolate?

Is ther such is there as bad chocolate?

Bad chocolate or : Bitter chocolate? Chocolate is made with cocoa which is rich in flavanols. Flavanols are antioxidants which help to decrease blood pressure & maintain vascular health. Dark chocolate contains the most flavanols of the different chocolates. Chocolate should be 65% or higher cocoa and be limited to 85 grams per day. ...Read more

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Is eating chocolate everyday bad for you ?

Is eating chocolate everyday bad for you ?

Depends: On how much you eat. Obviously, too many calories can lead to other problems. So, unless you are allergic, i see no issues with this. ...Read more

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What are the benefits from eating dark chocolate?

What are the benefits from eating dark chocolate?

Antioxidants: Eating dark chocolate which is bitter provides high concentrations of flavanols (antioxidants). It can help to reduce cholesterol levels and protect from heart disease. It may reduce feeling stressed & help to control appetite. ...Read more

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What are suggested ways to calm chocolate cravings?

What are suggested ways to calm chocolate cravings?

See below: Have a small piece -- better than eating whole bar at once. Try to go with dark chocolate. Also, you might want to keep the chocolate in a freezer -- it will definitely take you longer to eat, curbing some of the cravings. You also might want to look at what triggers your cravings -- what triggered your cravings and take things from there. Good luck! ...Read more

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A chocolate bar or a packet of crisps, what's healthier?

A chocolate bar or a packet of crisps, what's healthier?

Depends: The higher the concentration of cacao, the less sugar and saturated fat, and the less added artificial ingredients, the healthier chocolate becomes. The same can be said for the crisps. Avoid added ingredients that include chemicals. The bottom line is don't eat too much of either and always avoid added sugars and chemicals. ...Read more

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What is percent or number of semisweet chocolate? 60. 70?

What is percent or number of semisweet chocolate? 60. 70?

Could be either: Semi-sweet is not named on the basis of the chocolate liquor, which can vary, but on the fact that its sugar is 50% of its volume of cocoa. This could be 60 or 70, but it is in the spectrum of bittersweet chocolates. ...Read more

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Is chocolate addictive?

Is chocolate addictive?

Dependence: If you have cravings for chocolate it does not mean you have dependence, because you can go through the day without it. You also unlikely to have withdrawal symptoms. All good things are addictive in some sense. ...Read more

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Is chocolate bad for prostate?

Is chocolate bad for prostate?

Looking for evidence: Looking for evidence that chocolate is bad for the prostate, but only came across online sites saying that in younger men, drinking alcohol or consuming too much caffeine (especially coffee) can irritate the prostate and cause frequent urination (so, eliminating them from the diet may decrease prostatitis symptoms). Chocolate has caffeine. Other reported irritants include tobacco and spicy foods. ...Read more

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What's a hot chocolate recipe?

As much as I would: Like to help you - I am a physician, not a chef. This site is dedicated to medicine. Try a culinary site. ...Read more

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Can a diabetic eat chocolates?

Can a diabetic eat chocolates?

Diabetes: Most diabetes specialists will tell you that you can have and plan for 'celebration' days. As long as your diabetes is well controlled and you know you will have more sugar on a given day you can plan for that with your other dietary choices and exercise intensity. ...Read more

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Is chocolate milk bad for kids?

Is chocolate milk bad for kids?

Not specifically: Chocolate products have some natural caffeine, which can hype up some kids. There are also issues of allergy that may make this a problem.However, most kids can have a moderate amount of chocolate in their diet, either as candy or milk. ...Read more