Top
20
Doctor insights on: Food Healthy

Share
1

1
How can I make grilled foods healthier?

How can I make grilled foods healthier?

Lean meats: Lean meats are healthier, so one should trim away excess fat before grilling. Also, steaks are safer than ground beef, because ground beef is more prone to bacterial contamination (unless the burgers are cooked well-done). Of course, be sure to have plenty of vegetables with each meal. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Heidi Fowler
3,613 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Is Asian food healthy?

Is Asian food healthy?

Yes: Any food is healthy in moderation. Rather than looking for a "label"; eat fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. It would help to exercise regularly to maintain good health. ...Read more

3

3
Is rushing too eat your food healthy?

Is rushing too eat your food healthy?

Many reasons: But some come to mind: not chewing well will not allow your digestive juices to work well, you will probably eat too much as you continue to be hungry as you eat and your pancreas might produce too much Insulin when presented a large bolus. So, eat slowly and enjoy it. ...Read more

5

5
Is frozen vegetarian food healthy?

Is frozen vegetarian food healthy?

Yes: Frozen vegetables often maintain nutrients better than vegetables shipped long distances. Make sure the food is not heavy in salt and saturated fats. Read the label carefully. ...Read more

6

6
Help please! is frozen food healthy?

Help please! is frozen food healthy?

Compared to ?: Compared to non frozen equivalent, it is less healthy, however more practical in some people's view. ...Read more

7

7
Aren't foods healthier microwaved instead of fried?

Aren't foods healthier microwaved instead of fried?

For the most part: If you fry foods at too low a temperature or put too much food in the pan it will lengthen the time it takes to cook and will cause the food to absorb more fat from the oils. Some oils are less healthy than others. Studies support the notion that fried foods increase the risk of cancer and cardiovascular disease. Frying in a canola oil for very brief time at high temp may be less harmful. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Is spicy food healthy? What are the benefits and disvantages of it?

Is spicy food healthy? What are the benefits and disvantages of it?

It depends: It depends on what spices you're talking about. Some, especially turmeric, garlic, and such, have good antioxidant properties to fight damage from free radicals in your body. Peppers containing capsaicin may help with pain & other things. http://www.naturalnews.com/037520_capsaicin_health_weight_control.html using these depends on your taste and the tolerance of your digestive system. ...Read more

9

9
I am a 31 year olds male who weighed 160 pounds is eating fast food healthy to eat ?

I am a 31 year olds male who weighed 160 pounds is eating fast food healthy to eat ?

Depends upon: The "fast food" you eat. Fruits and Vegetables can be fast foods!!!! Eating healthy is possible with "fast food" Avoid fatty/over sweetened items! Even Mc Donalds carries some healthy "fast" foods! ...Read more

10

10
Are gluten free foods healthier?

Are gluten free foods healthier?

Not necessarily : Of course by avoiding gluten many bad foods are excluded but being gluten free does not make it neccessarily more healthy then another product. ...Read more

11

11
Are all gluten-free foods healthy for you?

No: There is nothing inherently healthier about a gluten-free diet unless you are one of the people with celiac disease or gluten-intolerance. In fact, most processed gluten-free foods are high glycemic and lower in fiber than their gluten-containing counterparts. If you are relying on a gluten-free diet, choose whole unprocessed lean meats and vegetables and fruits and avoid the packaged junk. ...Read more

12

12
Is prepackage food healthy or restaurant or home meals ?

Home meals healthy: Meals prepared properly at home are probably the most healthy you can regulate how much salt, fats and other ingredients go into your meals. You also choose the ways they are prepared and the proportion sides you want. So it would be best if possible to prepare your own meals at home. ...Read more

13

13
Please suggest what foods (healthy) should a teenage male eat to gain muscle?

Please suggest what foods (healthy) should a teenage male eat to gain muscle?

Lean protein: When building muscle, try for about one gram of protein / day / pound you weigh. Try to avoid greasy, fatty and salty stuff. Most bodybuilders favor chicken, fish, whey / soy powder and there are some tofu fans also. Otherwise eat to satisfy hunger, do plenty of aerobic exercise for health and definition. I'm glad you're undertaking this adventure and hope it will be a lifelong habit. ...Read more

14

14
Is spicy food healthy and is it true it is heavy on the liver? Why is that?

Is spicy food healthy and is it true it is heavy on the liver?  Why is that?

Yes and no.: Spicy foods are healthy. Lots of people around the world enjoy them and they are not heavy(whatever that means) on the liver. ...Read more

15

15
I am a 31year old male Who has diarrhea what cause it I eat chicken nuggets french fries from McDonald's is fast food healthy too eat?

I am a 31year old male Who has diarrhea what cause it I eat chicken nuggets french fries from McDonald's is fast food healthy too eat?

NO!: Fast food is never healthy to eat. McDonalds and other fast food establishments thrive on cheap, inexpensive, unhealthy food that is full of saturated fats, salts, etc. If you want to be healthy, have regular bowel movements, and not gain weight, avoid these restaurants. Instead cook a meal at home using fresh ingredients and you will notice how much better you feel. ...Read more

17

17
Please tell me if it is okay to stress-eat or binge-eat if eating healthy food (healthy as in organic and vegan)?

Please tell me if it is okay to stress-eat or binge-eat if eating healthy food (healthy as in organic and vegan)?

Although that might: Be better than bingeing on crap food- the body really doesn't like ingesting huge amounts of food to the point of discomfort. If you have an uncomfortable relationship with food - have you considered overeater's anonymous? ...Read more

18

18
What types of food is healthy?

What types of food is healthy?

Follow the following: To be healthy, eat fruits and vegetables liberally, limit saturated fats, increase fish and fish oil intake, have fiber with each meal, keep your weight in check. A female needs 35 grams of fiber daily. No fried foods. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer