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Doctor insights on: Effects Of Unhealthy Eating Habits

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What is the meaning of unhealthy eating habits?

What is the meaning of unhealthy eating habits?

Very, very general: ? Not eating regularly? Eating too much or too little? Too much fat? Too many junk carbs? Lack of balance in diet, ETC. ...Read more

Dr. Nathan Zasler
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Habits (Definition)

A recurrent, often unconscious pattern of behavior that is acquired ...Read more


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What is an "unhealthy eating habits" definition?

What is an "unhealthy eating habits" definition?

Eating habits: unhealthy eating habits = unhealthy behaviors associated with eating. Such as poor choices in amounts eaten and food that is eaten. ...Read more

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What is the definition of unhealthy eating habits?

Eating habits.: unhealthy eating habits = unhealthy behaviors associated with eating. Such as poor choices in amounts eaten and food that is eaten. ...Read more

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What is the definition for unhealthy eating habits?

What is the definition for unhealthy eating habits?

99%OfTheYankeeDiet: The nature of your question impels me to say"everything you currently eat."But that aside,keep it simple:anything that does not include fresh raw greens & other vegetables,lean meats & whole grains.My reductio ad absurdum is"protein & roughage."But it can get more complicated,like vegetarian,vegan,no red meats at all,etc etc.(for fun,Google "Breatharian").Try "Nutrition for Dummies"(Amazon $17.95) ...Read more

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Why teen girls have unhealthy eating habits?

Why teen  girls  have unhealthy eating habits?

Role models: The most common reason is that public models and figures in the entertainment and fashion industry have an obsession with thin-ness. This model for young girls is a powerful attraction and may contribute by imitation to unhealthy eating habits. A few of course do the opposite, eating badly and thoroughly and gain too much weight. ...Read more

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Why do some young girls usually have unhealthy eating habits?

Why do some young girls usually have unhealthy eating habits?

Role models: The most common reason is that public models and figures in the entertainment and fashion industry have an obsession with thin-ness. This model for young girls is a powerful attraction and may contribute by imitation to unhealthy eating habits. A few of course do the opposite, eating badly and thoroughly and gain too much weight. ...Read more

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How can I change my unhealthy eating habits?

How can I change my unhealthy eating habits?

Starts with desire!: See your primary care doctor first to get a check-up. Then, follow the mediterranean diet, daily physical activity 300 minutes per week for life. Reduce alcohol intake to 1 glass of wine 3-4 times per week. Avoid unsaturated fats, eat lots of good fats, eat and drink well in moderation. Eat protein at all meals and do not skip meals! ...Read more

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How to break my unhealthy food habbits like overeating and eating to mutch sugar?

How to break my unhealthy food habbits like overeating and eating to mutch sugar?

Talk to Someone: It would be helpful for you to talk to a counselor, therapist, or nutritionist. Whenever you're trying to change a lifestyle, it is usually necessary to put people in your life to give expertise, support, and structure. Hope it goes well for you! ...Read more

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Looking for helpful and useful tips of breaking a life long habit of unhealthy eating any suggestions?

Looking for helpful and useful tips of breaking a life long habit of unhealthy eating any suggestions?

Unhealthy eating: Your best bet is to talk to your doctor and have him refer you to a nutrionist for proper diets and hints on how to eat smart. ...Read more

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Do I have unhealthy eating habits due to stress on the job?

Do I have unhealthy eating habits due to stress on the job?

Possibly.: It is very likely that job stress dictates eating habits. Job stress is hectic and fast paced with running around, etc. That can lead bad eating choices and cause ulcers. But some foods can help. Ginger can help digestive stress. Garlic can help in sickness, another stress. Water, fruits, and vegetables are important in diet and well being. In fact, a balanced diet is likely best for stress. ...Read more

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I've been getting into the habit of drinking honey and lemon water. Is that unhealthy? Will there be side-effects that negatively impact my health?

I've been getting into the habit of drinking honey and lemon water. Is that unhealthy? Will there be side-effects that negatively impact my health?

Dental standpoint: From a dental standpoint, depending upon the length of time your teeth are exposed to the honey and lemon water (both substances that promote tooth decay and enamel erosion) you could be harming your teeth. When was your last dental examination? ...Read more

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How can I break my unhealthy habits?

How can I break my unhealthy habits?

Change Is Possible: If one's habits are unhealthy, replace the "unhealthy" habit with a "healthy" habit. Closely watch your behavior and reward yourself when you successfully demonstrate the healthy behavior. If you make a mistake and see the unhealthy behavior, ignore it and move on. Do not reward the unhealthy behavior by making a big deal over it. Good luck - change is possible. ...Read more

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Is this an unhealthy sleeping habit? Sleep with cat who comes and goes all night.

Is this an unhealthy sleeping habit? Sleep with cat who comes and goes all night.

Not great: Probably not the best idea particularly if your cat is waking you up frequently at night. It is very important for our health to get a good nights sleep. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is sleeping on your stomach an unhealthy habit?

Please help docs! is sleeping on your stomach an unhealthy habit?

No: As long as the position does not cause any pain or discomfort, stomach sleeping in a non-infant is fine. A baby should never sleep on their stomach. ...Read more

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Is childhood obesity due to unhealthy habits or food?

Is childhood obesity due to unhealthy habits or food?

Both: Childhood obesity is predominantly due to excessive calories and decreased physical activity. Kids need to exercise daily. Also, they have no reason to drink soda's, juice, or any other form of caloric beverage if they are overweight or obese. Here is some background on childhood obesity: http://1.Usa.Gov/lbwdrt. ...Read more

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Is oversleeping unhealthy? I am not tired if i sleep 7 hours a day, but it's become a habit to sleep 10 hours a day depending on my schedule!

I think so: Oversleeping has been linked to a host of medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, and increased risk of death. Researchers are careful to note, however, that two other factors -- depression and low socioeconomic status -- are strongly associated with oversleeping. ...Read more

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Graduated with a bachelors in it(may 2012).Job is quite stressful, I am in the overweight category(5'3", 165 pounds)and have some unhealthy habits-no breakfast, little exercise, ice chewing-advice, help?

Graduated with a bachelors in it(may 2012).Job is quite stressful, I am in the overweight category(5'3", 165 pounds)and have some unhealthy habits-no breakfast, little exercise, ice chewing-advice, help?

Basics: It is very important to find your balance. We all need to sleep eat work and have fun. Look at your schedule allow time for each one. As to exercise a good walk daily can fill the bill and is a great opportunity to relieve stress and think about your life and establish goals. Good luck we all go though these changes with our professional lives. But if you have the expectation of being a martyr. ...Read more

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Have a habit of eating raw rice and is that it effects me in future?

Have a habit of eating raw rice and is that it effects me in future?

Check for anemia: Raw rice is harder to digest than cooked rice. If one chews and chews to grind the raw rice into a flour slurry, it should digest better. If one has no gurgly tummy symptoms, then the raw rice is not likely causing any problems. One might end up with TMJ pain due to all that chewing. One should also be checked for anemia, which can cause cravings to chew on things. There exist some raw rice myths. ...Read more

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