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Does eating processed food lead to weight gain?

Does eating processed food lead to weight gain?

Food is food is food: "processed" food gets a bad name; yet it is food nonetheless. This is now somewhat a "weighted" or "political" term. American cheese is probably considered to be "processed", but certain completely unprocessed foods might not be that safe. Pasteurization helps eliminate spoilage and bacteria. Consider what happens after you eat food, certainly it gets "processed", anyway. Think calories. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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I am constantly thinking about food, i'm scared of weight gain and eating makes me feel guilty and depressed, i used to self harm, what's wrong with me?

I am constantly thinking about food, i'm scared of weight gain and eating makes me feel guilty and depressed, i used to self harm, what's wrong with me?

Anxiety: Sounds like you are stressed for sure. At 16yo there is a lot going on in your life. You need to see your dr. And discuss all these issues as therapy and psychiatric treatment would be very beneficial for you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can eating too many mung bean sprouts lead to weight gain ?

Can eating too many mung bean sprouts lead to weight gain ?

Yes: Eating too much of anything will lead to weight gain. Just because it's healthy or low fat doesn't mean you can eat an enormous amount. Everything you can eat has calories, except water. ...Read more

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Is it true that eating carbs in the evening is more likely to lead to weight gain?

Is it true that eating carbs in the evening is more likely to lead to weight gain?

Yes and no: This is likely not all correct. However if you eat alot of carbs and go straight to be without walking or burning it off, then yes it could significantly contribute to weight gain. http://www.laheartspecialists.com/shop/weight-loss. ...Read more

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Please tell me the best foods and ingredients to eat at morning, during the day and night for mass and weight gain. ?

Please tell me the best foods and ingredients to eat at morning, during the day and night for mass and weight gain. ?

Weight gain: To gain weight increase your protein intake which helps increase lean muscle mass. It is easier to add protein shakes based on vegetarian choices such as chia, maca, pea protein. These are easier on the kidneys, do not affect blood pressure or cholesterol. Engage in weight training moderately and drink lots of water. ...Read more

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If I use farmers market food most of the time and for dinner have stir fry or like a medium bowl of chow mein..Would that cause any weight gain?

Depends: Weight gain is a function of the balance between caloric intake and calories burned. Even a healthy diet will cause weight gain if caloric intake exceeds calories spent. It would be good to make regular aerobic exercise is a part of your daily routine. ...Read more

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What foods cause weight gain in breasts?

What foods cause weight gain in breasts?

All Foods: The same foods that cause weight gain in the rest of the body. Most of the breast is just fatty tissue. ...Read more

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What are some weight gain foods?

What are some weight gain foods?

Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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What are the best foods for weight gain?

What are the best foods for weight gain?

Eat, eat, eat.: You can gain calories by just eating more food. People tend to gain weight with meat because it's more calorie-dense than other foods, but you'd gain more weight by just eating more of less calorie-dense foods. Just keep it healthy - there's a difference between gaining muscle weight and just getting fat. ...Read more

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What foods do you recommend for weight gain when you have these allergies?

What foods do you recommend for weight gain when you have these allergies?

Nutritionist: Most people with food allergies only have 1-3 foods that they must avoid. This being the case, most times it is easy to maintain a good diet that can allow a person to either lose or gain weight whichever is necessary. Certainly food high in fat and calories can increase weight. A nutritionist may assist. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more