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What foods are dietary sources of fiber?

What foods are dietary sources of fiber?

See below: whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans, legumes, nuts and seeds are all sources of fiber. There is very little fiber in processed grains, filtered juices ( like apple or orange juice). Meat diary, fish and fowl have no fiber in them ...Read more

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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Potassium (Definition)

Potassium is an essential electrolyte, important in the functioning of many organs including the heart, kidneys, muscles, nerves, and digestive system. Deficiency can be caused by diseases such as kidney failure, vomiting, and diarrhea, or by ...Read more


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What are some examples of food sources of dietary fiber?

What are some examples of food sources of dietary fiber?

Complex question: In general, plant foods contain fiber (so vegetables, legumes, whole fruits, grains). There are different types of fiber, and loads of charts on the internet that review the types of fibers in different food sources. ...Read more

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What are dietary sources of magnesium?

What are dietary sources of magnesium?

Leafy veggies: Most dietary magnesium comes from vegetables, such as dark green, leafy vegetables. Other foods that are good sources of magnesium: Fruits or vegetables (such as bananas, dried apricots, and avocados) Nuts (such as almonds and cashews) Peas and beans (legumes), seeds Soy products (such as soy flour and tofu) Whole grains (such as brown rice and millet) ...Read more

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What are the best dietary food sources of ascorbic acid?

What are the best dietary food sources of ascorbic acid?

Citrus fruits,kiwi: Best source is citrus fruits one orange provides70mgm of ascorbic acid.While a grapefruit provides 170 mgm of ascorbic acid.Kiwi fruit is the best source, smal fruit has 60 mgm of ascorbic acid. ...Read more

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What are the food sources of antioxidants?

What are the food sources of antioxidants?

Anti-oxidants: Major anti-oxidants are found in densely colored fruits, berries and vegetables eating mainly in the raw state. Also found in whole grains and nuts. ...Read more

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What vegetables are rich sources of calcium?

What vegetables are rich sources of calcium?

See below: Kale, turnip greens, arugula, collards, okra, spinach and broccoli are a few of the vegetables that are rich sources of calcium ...Read more

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What foods are the main source of dietary sugars?

What foods are the main source of dietary sugars?

Sweets, soda, fruit: Sugars are added to lots of processed foods. Sodas are a major source. Fruit generally gets a pass (except in diabetics)because of the associated fiber content; fruit juice doesn't. Baked goods (desserts/snacks, goodies) are another obvious source. Simple sugars that we drink (or low fiber foods) tend to add weight more easilty, because we don't compensate as well by eating less at the next meal. ...Read more

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What foods are our main source of dietary sugar?

What foods are our main source of dietary sugar?

Sweets, soda, fruit: Sugars are added to lots of processed foods. Sodas are a major source. Fruit generally gets a pass (except in diabetics)because of the associated fiber content; fruit juice doesn't. Baked goods (desserts/snacks, goodies) are another obvious source. Simple sugars that we drink (or low fiber foods) tend to add weight more easilty, because we don't compensate as well by eating less at the next meal. ...Read more

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Witch type of food are source of carbohydrate?

Witch type of food are source of carbohydrate?

Sugars: Carbohydrates are molecules composed of carbon and water (hydrate). These are readily found in most plant based foods such as starches (grains, breads, cereals, potatoes). They are also available in sweets such as candies and processed foods. Most soda pop that is not labeled "diet" contain lots of sugar. I would suggest using more natural and less refined sources of this. ...Read more

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What are some sources of dietary fiber?

What are some sources of dietary fiber?

See below: fruits, vegetables. beans, legumes, nuts and seeds and whole grains are sources of dietary fiber. Milk dairy, cheese, meat, fish and poultry have no dietary fiber. ...Read more

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Aside from drinking milk and takin calcium supplements, what other foods are rich in calcium?

Aside from drinking milk and takin calcium supplements, what other foods are rich in calcium?

MANY: Of course any dairy product will contain the most calcium. Other choices are both fortified orange juice and rice. Sardines, beans, soybeans, collard greens, figs and tofu to name a few. ...Read more

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What food sources of vitamin B12 actually work?

What food sources of vitamin B12 actually work?

B12: B12 principally derives from animal sources and eggs. Dairy has little. Select soy can provide some. More vegan foods are being supplemented with B12, as B12 defici,ency is common among vegans. See www.vegetarian.org.uk/factsheets/b12factsheet.html ...Read more

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What foods are good sources of digestive enzymes?

What foods are good sources of digestive enzymes?

Unless packaged...: ...to resist stomach acid, any ingested digestive enzyme in your food will be substantially inactivated by the acid of your stomach to be of any real value to you. Sorry, but a great question! ...Read more

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What are good fortified food sources of vitamin b12 for vegans?

What are good fortified food sources of vitamin b12 for vegans?

Best to supplement: Trace amounts of the cyanocobalamin form of B12 can be found added to cereals, non-dairy milks, meat substitutes and one type of Red Star Yeast. But it may not be enough and our bodies have to convert it to methylcobalamin, which some people do poorly. Why not take 1000 mcg of methylcobalamin. Even doing that a 2 or 3 times a week should insure you get adequate B12. ...Read more

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Which foods are good source of fiber for fructose intolerant people?

Which foods are good source of fiber for fructose intolerant people?

Fructose intolerance: Is often mistaken for sugar intolerance. I have had patients that could eat fresh fruit with impunity after being diagnosed with fructose intolerance. Fresh fruit is our normal source of sugar and the fiber is the clue. Fructose syrup, used in many "foods" is a quite different story and is probably why its intolerance has become so popular. ...Read more

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What kinds of food are good sources of folic acid, b12, & iron?

What kinds of food are good sources of folic acid, b12, & iron?

Meat and leafy vegs: B12 is found in red meat, and liver folic acid is best found in leafy vegetables. Iron is best found in red meat- if you want the iron that is best absorbed. Non heme iron which is not as well absorbed is also found in leafy vegetables like spinach. ...Read more

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What kind of food that rich in cacium?

What kind of food that rich in cacium?

Many: Many foods are rich in calcium. These include cheese; milk; yogurt; sardines; leafy greens (like spinach, kale, turnips, and collard greens, etc); fortified cereals; fortified orange juice; soybeans; enriched bread, grains, ; waffles, etc. ...Read more

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What are the foods source of vitamin d?

What are the foods source of vitamin d?

Fish, mostly.: Cold water fish like salmon and herring are fair sources of vitamin d. Whale blubber is an excellent source, which is why eskimos that eat it are rarely vitamin d deficient. ...Read more

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What are the 5 best food sources of protein?

What are the 5 best food sources of protein?

MANY: What you prefer depends on the type of diet you're eating. Some people are vegan, for instance, and avoid all animal products. Meats like fish, chicken, grass-fed beef, dairy products, & eggs are prime sources. If vegan you'll want beans, lentils, non-dairy milks (coconut, almond, etc), nut butters, and tofu. All can get protein from leafy veggies like spinach, and grains like quinoa. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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