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Gatorade Energy Bars
Boost / supply: Energy bars are designed to boost the buyers energy after consumption. These may have stimulants, such as caffeine, or other supportive nutrients, such as ginseng and white tea. Protein bars do not provide a quick burst, or even sustained, energy, but they do supply the protein needed by the body to maintain and build muscle. ...Read more
Read ingredients. : Avoid bars with chocolate and green tea added. ...Read more
Education and suppor: Take shape for life is probably the best program available. Go to my website www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking at things. You can send me a message from the site if you would like to discuss it more. I can be your health coach throughout the program. ...Read more
My friend is so afraid of gaining weight. She just ate oat n energy bar evyday. Going on fr about 3 months alrdy. Y is she like that?
Eating disorder: It sounds like your friend suffers from aorexia nervosa, an eating disorder where people have a distorted body image & feel overweight even if thin. No one knows the cause but this can be very serious, even life threatening. Your friend needs to see a doctor or therapist who specializes in this. Consider talking to her parents. See http://www.Umm.Edu/altmed/articles/anorexia-nervosa-000012.Htm. ...Read more
None: In point of fact, energy bars are not recommended due to the high risk of complications.Often risk of high blood pressure, rapid heart rate, and strokes exist from the caffeine and other agents in these supplements. The totally herbal products have not been tested and do not seem to work. ...Read more
One: You don't need more in a given day. ...Read more
I'm 6 weeks pregnant & i weight 63kgs atm. I'm only 5'1". Will my weight affect my baby's health in the future? Are energy bars okay during pregnancy?
Sometimes I feel very weak, distinct lack of energy, etc generally tired at work, I eat a candy bar and I feel better, is this related to diabetes or?
Unlikely: But if the habit is continued, can cause diabetes...Perhaps try to slowly cut down on candy bar towards healhier snack (ex. Mix candy with trail mix and slowly dilute out the candy, then dilute out glazed or salted nuts until you're eating plain nuts- much healthier). Be sure to eat healthy breakfast (high protein cereal like kashi go lean). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are cliff energy bars safe during pregnancy? It has no caffeine but contains soy and has 250 RE/RA of vitamin A .
I do not know how much I should weigh because I am obese...And I do not know how to exercise off belly fat. I am a short 18 yr old and obese @ 185 pounds and 5'2". I have tried energy bars, v8, protein bars, slim fast, and cutting back on meals and drinki
In : In order to lose weight, your caloric intake must be less than your energy expenditure. To calculate your energy expenditure and your basal metabolic energy needs, you can go to: http://www.Health-calc.Com/diet/energy-expenditure-advanced. Using this, you should carefully track your food intake, counting the calories on the food and drink you take in daily. You can either decrease your calorie intake, or increase your energy expenditure by increasing your activity. Clearly exercise has a major impact on how much energy you expend. A nutritionist can assist you with your diet and provide some tools to count your calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kinds of foods should I be eatting? I work 12 hour shifts, and it is a physical job. Most often i skip breakfast. Lack of hunger and time contribute to this. For lunches I have been eatting fruit, yogert, or a granola bar with gatorade. For dinner i
Breakfast : Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, especially because it jumo starts your metabolism, and because you need energy to start your day. At minimum drink a protein or breakfast shake. Otherwise try to have fruit and a protein. Your lunch needs more protein (meat, boiled egg, turkey slices etc). In addition healthy snacks throughout the day (nuts, string cheese, protein bars, fruit, etc.) dinner can be light but try not to skip it. Fast food is neve a good idea, however if you have to order grilled chicken salad or sandwich, no fries or soda. Lastly, i recommend you meet with a nutritionist to help design a healthy meal plan suited for your lifestyle. Take good care and don't forget to drink plenty of water as well. ...Read more
They work as well...: They work as well as wearing a rubber band, a friendship bracelet, a lucky charm, or any other bracelet or item that makes the person feel better, stronger, more confident, more lucky, more prepared to meet the challenges of the day, etc... So, in that manner, they do work. Or, looking at it another way, they don't work at all. It all depends on the wearer's perception. ...Read more
More energy: (1) Make sure you're getting 6-9 hours of sleep on a regular schedule. (2) Eat small frequent meals (every 3 hours or so) containing lean proteins and complex carbohydrates. (3) Supplement multi-vitamin and B complex. (4) Maintain a positive outlook towards life. (5) Get baseline blood testing done, if you have not to this point. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many reasons: Low energy can be due to diets high in sugar, too much caffeine, dehydration, not enough exercise, stress, poor sleep, and low hormones/vitamins. See your doctor for testing to make sure you are not low in vitamin b, d, ferritin, thyroid. If all that is normal you may need to speak with someone about your hormone levels which can be fluctuating at your age. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many types but...: This depends on what you mean by "energy pills." Most OTC pills that promise energy contain caffeine as the main ingredient, which may be OK now and then but not advised for daily use. I advise adaptogenic herbs like ashwagandha,rhodiola and cordyceps as well as a good-quality multivit., healthy diet, exercise and adequate sleep, but if fatigue is an issue I advise seeing a good do find the cause. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exercise Regularly!: There are plenty of reasons why you should cultivate a relationship with fitness in your fifties, and there are plenty of ways to do it, too. Here are four ways to get fit (in ways that will surprise you!). http://www.vivafifty.com/best-fitness-routines-fifties-933/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer