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Food Facts And Trivia
Actually variable: In the short run, often caloric intake independent of food "quality" dominates. As many short term unhealthy diets(google 30 day twinkie diet), if calorically restricted can improve health metrics like blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. But in the long run unhealthy food can lead to inflammation, poor cholesterol panels, micronutrient deficiencies and many other life threatening issues ...Read more
Effect of healthy food and junk foods,and what are those nutritious food,?. And impact of junk food, thank u
Junk vs good food: Junk food is called junk food because it is rich in calories without supplying nutrition. Nutrition=protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Examples of junk: cookies & candy. Examples of good food: fruit, vegetables, lean meat, nuts, eggs. Impact of junk food: weight gain. Impact of good food: maintenance of normal weight, avoidance of diabetes, improved energy and fitness. Be well! ...Read more
Alkaline foods: Learn about epigenomes you can turn them on by eating foods that supply methyl groups - here is to learn more - http://learn.Genetics.Utah.Edu/content/epigenetics/. ...Read more
Food: Hi. The names say it ALL. Junk food has all the wrong stuff and none of the right stuff (i.e., "junk"), and healthy food has good stuff and little or no bad stuff (i.e., "healthy"). See how easy that was?! ...Read more
Celeb chefs and food scientists are creating funky foods. What vitamins can replace fresh fruits and vegetables?
What are some credible methods, (books, tests, websites) for discovering food sensitivities and allergies?
Immunocap : This is a blood test that is objective, usually offered in panels that cover common food or respiratory allergens. ...Read more
Probably REALLY BAD : The reason i hedge a bit is that there have been absolutely no studies done showing gmo foods are safe (or harmful) for humans. However, many animal studies have found disturbing evidence of significant harm to health & there is no reason to think humans would not suffer the same adverse consequences!see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ for a detailed discussion & useful links. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your choice: You can make the switch to a healthy diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products any time you wish to. Curtail intake of saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. Exercise 30 minutes/day. It may help to join a support group for reinforcement. ...Read more
School assignment?: See: http://www.livestrong.com/article/481795-the-statistics-of-vegetarians-vs-meat-eaters/Get a more detailed answer ›
Started reading why we get fat by gary taubes. Seems unhealthy to eat so much protein. And knowledge about the books content or recommendations of another book about a healthy diet?
No one best diet: There is no one best diet for everyone but i share your concern about the excessive protein that low-carb advocates advise. I've written an essay on the pros & cons of various diets including low-carb vs. Low-fat diets at http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/01/20/diet-and-health/ my favorite diet book is eat to live by joel fuhrman md. Also see http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/are-you-a-nutritarian.Aspx. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is a vegan diet really the healthiest route? So many "experts" with conflicting view points... And my family dr. Believes no one should eat wheat.
Investigate for you: I think that it is 'one' of the healthiest routes . It is the best for me, maybe not for you. Many people cannot eat wheat, but most can . Experts will always disagree. You have to investigate to see which 'expert' you agree with. Give whatever approach you take time to work . It may take several months ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do you think meat and dairy cause cancer and advertisements are a lie about milk n meat being healthy. Is veganism the idle diet for humans?
It's complicated: There is strong evidence that meat and dairy can increase cancer risk but not all meat and dairy is created equal. Grass-fed beef without hormones or antibiotics can be healthy in moderation, as is organic chicken,wild salmon,raw cheese from grass-fed cows, organic pastured eggs etc. A vegan diet will have nutrient deficiencies without supplements.See http://tinyurl.com/nq4sx63 for much more info. ...Read more
Paleolithic humans ate animals' brains and interior organs, so it's healthy for us modern day humans to eat them too, right?
Approach w common: Sense . A diet rich in fats in cholesterol takes it's toll. The basic tenant of the paleolithic diet is that it reflects the life of paleolithic (stone age) forager- hunters. The assertion is that man's body has not acclimatized to diets that are heavily impacted by industrialization ; crop cultivation. Diet incorporates meats, fish, fruits, nuts ; vegetables w attempts to avoid processed ; junk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Complex question: Some plastics contain bisphenol-a, an industrial chemical found to be an endocrine disruptor. This substance is often used to coat food cans, including infant formula. It may also be found in bottle caps and water lines. Your best bet is to seek out bpa-free containers, which may still be plastic -- and not use plastic to heat food in microwaves. http://tinyurl.com/nybzkmd. ...Read more
Baked whole fish: Baked whole fish is very healthful and can go a long way. You can search whole baked fish recipes on the web. ...Read more