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Food That Helps Your Metabolism
You have little cont: We have little control over our metabolism. So eat healthy, keeping in mind a balanced meal which is nutritious and well balanced in terms of proteins, cartbs and low on saturated fats. In general plant based foods(grains, veggies and fruits) are the most healthful foods we should consume. But proteins are essential too. For a good dose of protiens, eat, fish, eggs, nuts and drink low fat milk/yo. ...Read more
No: No, it does not.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ornish + Healthy Fat: I would suggest a modified ornish plan. Dean ornish is a well proven way to stay healthy. Most people now suggest adding 20-30 g per day of "healthy fats" in the form of olive oil, nuts, fish, avocado, etc., in addition to the ornish menu. Also very important is to remember that ornish is not just a menu: the plan includes daily exercise and keeping your life 'manageable.' go for it! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've heard that your metabolism starts to diminish over time. What types of food should I eat and and exercises to maintain a strong metabolism?
High Quality: Avoid processed, packaged, and restaurant food most of the time. Lots of veggies, very light on fatty foods and especially red meat. As for exercise; some exercise is slightly better for you in terms of weight loss, injury, etc. But my advice is do the exercise you enjoy, because doing it often if the key! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: There are no special foods to clean your system of thc, whether pregnant or not. Your body processes this as best it can, on its own. However, thc is stored in fat tissues and may last a long time in your body. Please don't smoke or use marijuana when pregnant. It's not safe for your baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you improve your digestive process by taking the quantum supplements HCl and digestive enzymes?
No: No they do not.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: But it helps get them down your throat. ...Read more
Easy to digest: Rice toast or saltine crackers bananas chicken green leafy vegetables gelatin fresh fruit including cantaloupe, squash or apricots scrambled eggs mashed potatoes fermented foods including yogurt and sauerkraut. ...Read more
Does it mean to eliminate the toxins that are stored in your body from the fatty and processed foods you eat?
No one knows: "toxins" is a word that is overused. Pesticides, mercury, lead, antibiotics, etc can all be taken in in the diet and are difficult to remove. Best to not take them in. Then there are the imaginary toxins that companies scare you with so you will buy their expensive detox product -- these are fake. Dont buy it! eat healthy, stay hydrated. Avoid constipation and your body will do the rest. ...Read more
Skinny guy - gaining weight. What's the best regular food item to eat? Any supplements that can slow down the metabolism?
Complex carbohydrate: Complex carbohydrates such as sweet potatoes, whole grains, beans and legumes - provide starch, stored as glycogen which is available to you for your workouts and for your muscles- so when you do resistance training to build up muscle mass- you will have the energy to do so. Building muscle is probably the best way to gain healthy weight. GOOD LUCK ...Read more
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