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Easy And Simple Homemade Low Fat Cream Cheese Fruit Dip
Chicken salad, low carb veggies. Will having an ice coffee w/cream and sweet and low be ok if i'm trying to lose weight?
Sure: That's ok -- i appreciate your efforts to be healthy. ...Read more
Is baked turkey breast, with a small mix of black beans, bell pepper, onion, tomatoe, low sodium hot sauce a healthy dinner? Trying 2 lose weight
Sounds good!: Sounds like a healthy meal. Just remember to limit portion sizes, because too much of even a healthy dish is too much. ...Read more
Is a vanilla protein shake with milk frozen banana and all natural peanut butter healthy for you after weight training?
Protein and sugar: After a hard work out your body needs protein and some sugar (glucose). You should try not to eat fat and /or a huge amount of sugar. Try to find a protein shake that provides this balance. Non fat milk and a banana both provide some glucose without the fat content. I worry that your frozen shake has too much sugar and fat, which would would counter the affect of your workout. ...Read more
Can someone with no gall bladder eat lots of peanut butter and ice cream and cake pops without gaining weight?
No: Removing a gall bladder is not a form of weight control. ...Read more
Is gluten free pasta ( maize starch, soy flour, potato starch and rice starch)with about 40 gm carbohydrates good for cholesterol ?
Does not matter: Since 90% of the cholesterol is produced by the body regardless of your diet, the above would not noticeably affect your cholesterol level. Do note that too much carb may not be good for your health. I don't believe extreme diet does anyone any good. Just eat anything in moderation and exercise at least 3 hrs a week will likely keep you in better shape. ...Read more
Today ate large egg salad sandwich cocoa out drink energy drink sugar free double cheese burger and non sweet tea. Is this too much carbs?
Is milk products bad for diverticulitis every night like sugar free ice cream and less fat in vanilla.
Is steamed white rice fattening? Can it replace wheat bread in a meal? What are good edible sources of calcium besides milk and suppliments?
Yes: White rice has a high glycemic index, which means it causes a rapid rise in your blood sugar. Part of the Insulin response to that rapid increase in blood sugar makes you fat. A tiny amount won't hurt, but it makes it difficult to lose weight. Replace the bread with vegetables. Not rice. Starch is not a required part of a meal. You can get calcium from yogurt, cheese, sardines, greens. ...Read more
Is milk products bad for diverticulitis every night like sugar free, less fat ice cream in vanilla.
Really bloated after pizza and tortillas. Rarely after whole grain bread baked at healthfood store. Is cause gmo or white flour?
I'm not sure, but should people trying to eat a low carb/low sugar diet eat white instead of whole wheat?
No: No bread of any kind is preferable but whole grain is much better than refined flour white bread. ...Read more
No: Unsalted carbohydrates are still carbohydrates, unfortunately.Get a more detailed answer ›
Diabetes Food choice: All type of foods increase after eating blood sugars. Simple carbohydrates like sugar and starches cause a rapid rise and fall. A mix of complex carbohydrate like whole grain bread, lower fat cheese and fats from grilling with low transfat oil provides a smoother rise and fall of blood sugar than would eating a high simple carbohydrate snack like processed cereal, chips, or crackers. ...Read more
I like eating dietary products that are high in protein (such as protein cookies)i also eat veggies, meat, fruit...Is it ok to eat those cookies?
Yes: As long as you use with moderation. ...Read more
200 ml toned milk, 2 egg whites and a medium sized banana. Healthy breakfast or not? Anything I should add or remove?Cornflakes healthy or fattening?
Breakfast: Please eat the entire egg, not just the whites. You are missing the most nutritious part. Bananas are ok but high in carbs so eat them sparingly. Cornflakes and almost any pre-packaged breakfast cereal has little or no nutrition. Use coconut oil or natural nut butter on sprouted grain bread. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What is the best fruit to eat on a low carb diet can you eat crackers with unsalted top on a low carb low colostrol diet ?
Crackers are: carbs and its best to avoid them. Ezekiel bread is made from sprouted grains and is a good substitute for carbs. It's in the frozen food section at the market and comes in a variety of types. A bit expensive but dense so it goes a longer way than regular bread. Best fruit is what is low on the glycemic index. Search for a chart on the net. Berries are best. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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