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Food And Nutrition Preschool Activities
Do frozen veggies have same nutrition as raw veggies? And can microwaving food damage the food's nutritional components or does it maintain them?
Can the types of foods and nutritional ingredients influence the sex of the baby, if you're trying for a baby?
Some pretty fancy: analysis. This is way outside of my wheelhouse. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nutrition_analysis ...Read more
No: This is a colloquialism that refers to the fast food genre, candy, etc. ...Read more
USDA: There are many resources but looking for the usda nutrient tables is a very broad base and those sites will be a start. There are other sites that maintain nutrient values for different foods. You will find some differences, depending on the source. ...Read more
Rarely improves!: You don't destroy mineral, but if you cook with water you will lose them. Feat (prolonged) will destroy some vitamin content, and you will also lose some in water. Best to steam o microwave foods. Grilling is fine to a point as is baking! ...Read more
Do your research: There are many internet sites which show nutritional value of food. One example is http://www.Whfoods.Com/foodstoc.Php some fast food restaurants also list the values of their dishes online so you can see before you order. Center for science in the public interest http://www.Cspinet.Org/ is another resource -- informative newsletter ; web site. Read labels of boxed or processed foods! ...Read more
In most cases: McDonald's food is inferior in quality in regards to micronutrient content just based on the some of the ingredients that are used that wouldn't be consider quite "healthy", like something as simple as their burger buns. Presently McDonald's doesn't offer any wholegrain options. An exact comparison is obviously difficult to make without having something specific to compare to. ...Read more
I don't like onion and garlic ..Can this affect my health ? Is there other food that can give me the same nutritional value ?
If you have a good nutritional diet does it make your skin look healthier and generally nicer, and what is a good balance of food types to eat?
Good balance: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more
What is the possible risk/consequence of eating nearly every hour if you only eat nutritional foods, like raw veggies - cooked squash- fruit-tofu..?
Lack of a balanced life: Given all the wonderful things to do in this world, one should not try to eat something every hour. While this kind of behavior is not dangerous, it would certainly interfere with leading a healthy balanced life of work, play, exercise, sleep and eating. I would be worried about underlying anxierty/control issues if eating every hour would become one of my patient's priorities in life, and want to investigate further into why that patient would even want to try such a thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Realize best nutrients are from food,but if I'm not eating right, do you believe in the nutritional drinks like ensure,boost &etc? If so which is best
1. Do you find it easy or difficult to determine the nutritional value of food? What are some methods to help you more easily determine the nutritional values of food?
Most man made foods: I always have the same answer for this question. Eat God made food and leave the man made food alone ...Read more
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