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Peanut Butter (Definition)

Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more


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I am vegan, and trying to lose weight esspecially in my lower belly. I'm very confused on how much peanut butter I should be eating...Any suggestions?

I am vegan, and trying to lose weight esspecially in my lower belly. I'm very confused on how much peanut butter I should be eating...Any suggestions?

Limit peanut butter: Nuts are a healthy part any diet, but peanuts are not strictly a nut. An eight year harvard study showed that the women who ate the most nuts gained the least weight. It turns out that one does not absorb all the fat in raw nuts because it is tied up in the fiber. However when turned into a butter, you absorb more fat. So eat nuts, but focus on raw almonds & walnuts, not peanuts and peanut butter. ...Read more

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I am a vegan trying to lose weight, is it bad that I eat peanut butter everyday?

I am a vegan trying to lose weight, is it bad that I eat peanut butter everyday?

No: Peanut butter is a good source of protein. You have to pay attention to how much of it you eat. It is very calorically dense-- a small amount is high in calories. Eat lots of vegetables. They will fill you up. ...Read more

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Is brown bread and peanut butter a good option for breakfast. Especially if my goal is to lose weight and shape my body? How many servings in general?

Is brown bread and peanut butter a good option for breakfast. Especially if my goal is to lose weight and shape my body? How many servings in general?

Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done (weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/ (depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I eat four tbsp of peanut butter a day and nothing else will I lose weight?

Can you tell me if I eat four tbsp of peanut butter a day and nothing else will I lose weight?

This plan is: Likely to backfire on you. The caloric intake is way too low. Your body will go into starvation mode and your metabolic rate will drop. Additionally, this is not a balanced diet. 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. ...Read more

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Do eating foods such as celery that burn more calories while eating than there are in the actual food help you lose weight faster?

Do eating foods such as celery that burn more calories while eating than there are in the actual food help you lose weight faster?

Yes: Eating low calorie foods, instead of higher calorie foods, will help lose weight. Eating low calorie foods, in between high calorie meals or high calorie snacks, won't help with weight loss because the low calorie foods still have some calories. ...Read more

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Trying to lose weight ; I had strawberries half a banana in Special K cereal then supper I had a celery, tuna in a can, strawberries, grapes is thatok?

Trying to lose weight ; I had strawberries half a banana in Special K cereal then supper I had a celery, tuna in a can, strawberries, grapes is thatok?

Carbs most readily: Stored as fat; e.g. the cereal & fruits are high carb; most readily converted by liver into triglycerides & stored as fat. To ↓ body fat, you need to burn it, i.e. go into ketosis, a state of burning fat, not storing fat. Google & study HFLC, http://goo. Gl/JH8XBX, http://goo. Gl/RPGWXs, http://goo. Gl/EPBeYt, http://goo. Gl/DKvdSI, http://goo. Gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo. Gl/gGXn9f, http://goo. Gl/e2lDwm, etc ...Read more

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Are peanuts a type of good snack if you are trying to lose weight?

Not particularly: They are an excellent snack but you can't eat many when trying to lose weight due to the calories. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories & 14 grams of fat. ...Read more

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What kind of specialist should I get for soy, peanut & histamine diet so I won't get an allergic reaction and lose weight.

What kind of specialist should I get for soy, peanut & histamine diet so I won't get an allergic reaction and lose weight.

A dietitian, not a: Physician, most likely. Histamine= a hormone made internally (not in food) & induces itching/capillary-dilatation/redness/edema; i.e. allergic response. Plus what people have "allergic responses" to in skin vs. Mouth vs. Pharynx vs. Blood, etc, vary quite widely with no clear correlations with one another. Yet many assume that skin tests are a "Gold Standard" & offer clear guidance. Humm.... ...Read more

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Eating celery alone as a homeschool mom of 3 is not motivating to loose weight. I need to loose 25 lbs. Is medifast a good short term diet? What is?

Eating celery alone as a homeschool mom of 3 is not motivating to loose weight. I need to loose 25 lbs. Is medifast a good short term diet? What is?

Up to you: You are right about celery. When do you want to lose 25lbs. Go to amazon. Com and purchase my book : eat to be free: check my site: www. Drernie. Co.Cc. ...Read more

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My resting heart was 61 but went up to 73bpm1 thing I started doing was eating a lot if peanut butter for weight a healthy fat is it possible for this

My resting heart was 61 but went up to 73bpm1 thing I started doing was eating a lot if peanut butter for weight a healthy fat is it possible for this

Not worrisome: There is a network of nerves through the body that regulates heart rate and blood pressure. Also, adrenaline is released into the bloodstream to speed up the heart rate and raise blood pressure with certain activities. Because your stomach and intestines need more blood flow after eating, it is possible for the heart rate to rise after eating. If you have symptoms, you should talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does drinking butter milk help you lose weight?

No: In fact, it may contribute to weight gain depending on what else you are eating. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter acceptable for weight loss?

Is peanut butter acceptable for weight loss?

Peanuts!: Yes! peanut butter is an excellent source of mono unsaturated fatty acids (mufa) and good source of protein.Very little sugar, an ideal food! Put it in a morning shake composed of almond milk, berries, whey protein and peanut butter! ...Read more

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How healthy is peanut butter for you? Is it okay to have some for a snack with some fruit for maintaining weight?

How healthy is peanut butter for you? Is it okay to have some for a snack with some fruit for maintaining weight?

Peanut butter: It's a healthy snack. The fat/ cholesterol content in it - is not if much concern as latest research shows its healthy fat. Salt content is a concern but half to one tea spoon/day with fruits is good. Do not exceed more than two tea spoons/ day. ...Read more

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Can I use one teaspoon of butter when trying to lose weight?

If you desire: Although butter is high in calories you can eat what you elect to eat (in moderation). ...Read more

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How can a skinny girl like me gain weight? Should I eat more meat, or peanut butter?

How can a skinny girl like me gain weight? Should I eat more meat, or peanut butter?

Really underweight?: If your appetite is normal and you have had a general check up and tests including thyroid etc, you may have your normal weight. An appreciable number of people have disturbance of body image feeling that they should be thinner or fatter than they are! ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more