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Are you sure you: "have" to skinny dip or do you have a choice? If you aren't comfortable doing this - wouldn't do it. Take care. ...Read more
What s more good to eat cooked veggies or boiled veggies? . Generally I use to boil veggies blend it and drink. I do not like to eat cooked veggies.
Boling vegetables may destroy essential nutrients like water soluble vitamins.
However it is puported in some studies that cooking vegetable like tomatoes and carrots make antioxidants more available for absorption. Steaming or microwaving or roasting the vegetable is better than boiling them to mush.
Perhaps you needs to try some new recipies. ...Read more
Dr.'s are telling me to be vegetarian. I'm having a hard time adjusting. Is a baked/steamed potato w/veggies etc a day bad? It helps keep me full. Ty!
Potatoes OK, also...: Vegetarian diets are associated with reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes etc. But a strict vegetarian diet is not for everyone. While it's wise for all of us to eat mostly vegetables, occ. Wild salmon, organic chicken or grass-fed meat may be ok for you. No problem with baked/steamed potatoes- avoid fries! I highly advise dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet-see http://bit. Ly/1dhw9ht. ...Read more
Don't think good idea: Fruits and vegetables alone- doesn't sound like a well balanced diet. Where are you getting your complete protein from. You would need at least beans and legumes for a complete protein. I think you run the risk of running into a vitamin or mineral deficiency and don't recommend it. ...Read more
Vegetarian Weight: Gain. This is not limited to fruits and veggies. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil & Smoothies (w added silken tofu). ...Read more
Picky eater: Keep trying different kinds. Children should at least take one bite. You can hide vegetables. Like blend up a zucchini and put in your spaghetti sauce. Fruit in their cereal, etc. Try cutting veggies and letting them dip into a salad dressing. Don't substitute junk food, if they don't eat them. With enough choices, you will find a few. Just keep trying! ...Read more
Pectus excavatum: A depression of the sternum is a congential condition, does run in families, and is associated with hypermobility syndrome, which can lead to wear and tear arthritis, and a higher incidence of scoliosis. The latin term that describes this is "pectus excavatum."it can either be present at birth or not develop until puberty. ...Read more
Eat less & exercise: I do not recommend eating only fruits & veggies (at least not for more than a week or so) as this may not provide adequate protein & won't provide essential oils. But by adding nuts & seeds this can be a very healthy way to lose weight. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://www. Drfuhrman. Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet. Aspx. ...Read more
It can be: First - please talk to your doctor before engaging in any detoxification program. This needs to be researched beforehand to approach in a healthy manner. Foods should be fresh and organic. It is optimum to use juicing (whole food or extraction). The porportion of vegetables is always higher than fruits. Cleanse all foods before cutting. Hydrate well with water & use appropriate supplements. ...Read more
Use purees: Vegetables are SO important in the maintenance of your child's health - bravo! We suggest 5 servings of fruits and veggies everyday. Toddlers can get picky. Use jarred baby food or make vegetable purees (cook the veggies and put them in your blender) and add them to mac and cheese, pizza sauce, pancake mix (instead of oil). Also, make blended smoothies with spinach, bananas, and pineapple juice. ...Read more
Veggies: part of it.:
My top 5 are
1. Anything cruciferous: Broccoli, brussels sprouts, arugula for their detox effects
2. Tomatoes for their lycopene and vitamin C
3. Any green herb: Mint, basil, parsley for their phytonutrients
4. Any winter squash: Butternut, acorn, Hubbard for their fiber and vitamin A/beta carotene
5. Any chili pepper: Poblano, bell for their capsaicin ...Read more
That depends on: Calories in ; out. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burned for > 100 activities:. ...Read more
Eat goitrogenic foods that inhibit thyroid function, esp. Raw cruciferous veggies like broccoli, cabbage and kale. Others include millet and flax seeds. Certain foods are best avoided including gluten and aspartame. See http://tinyurl. Com/paxzsd7
Because hyperthyroidism is often related to autoimmune disease you may benefit from an "autoimmune diet" like http://tinyurl. Com/azf5p2k
Have Dr. Monitor. ...Read more
A natural reaction: Because humans are carnivors by nature.Get a more detailed answer ›
Veggies Are Good: Eating foods rich in beta carotene such as carrots, green leafy vegetables, spinach, pumpkins, and sweet potatoes will not harm you. However the danger of overdose occurs with overuse of beta carotene supplements. The most prominent symptom of overdose is a yellowish skin discoloration of the face, palms of the hands and soles of the feet. Check with your doctor before adding these supplements. ...Read more
No idea: If depends on the total caloric intake and calories expended. ...Read more
Loss vs production: We need to test further. It is usually a matter of loss (menses, ulcer, bowel or even a cancer) vs a problem with your bone marrow production. Tests that would be helpful include iron levels, ferritin, tibc, b-12, folate, (folic acid) platelets, stool for occult blood, and a good history in re your menses and diet.The size and shape of your rbc's are clues to causes of anemia. ...Read more