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How come all the sunflower seed products not list vitamin E on the nutritional label?

How come all the sunflower seed products not list vitamin E on the nutritional label?

It is not....: It is not an fda requirement to label vitamin e content. If it is listed, it is the manufacturer's choice! ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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On a nutritional food label what does the cholesterol amount mean? Is that total, LDL or hdl?

On a nutritional food label what does the cholesterol amount mean? Is that total, LDL or hdl?

HDL or good: Cholesterol is metabolized into LDL or bad cholesterol eventually, thus the label cholesterol is neither at first. Most of our cholesterol is made by our own liver. Dietary intake accounts for 15-20 % of your lab values. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are the most important parts of a nutrition label?

What are the most important parts of a nutrition label?

See below.: calories, protein, sugar and fat. You should know how much of each are in a serving as well as milligrams of sodium and cholesterol. This can help guide you to making better decisions about the food you eat. ...Read more

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Could your body absorb all the nutrients from the nutrition fact label?

Could your body absorb all the nutrients from the nutrition fact label?

Nutrition : That is a great question. Many people do have issues with their nutrient absorption due to the health of their gut (gastrointestinal tract). You certainly cannot count on being able to absorb exactly what it says on the label. ...Read more

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How to calculate calories from a nutrition label?

How to calculate calories from a nutrition label?

4,4,9: its four calories per gram of protein plus 4 calories per gram of carbs and add 9 calories per gram of fat for the total number of calories ...Read more

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Are the calorie estimates from a nutrition label accurate?

Are the calorie estimates from a nutrition label accurate?

Yes: they are accurate but pay attention to portion size. It may say 150 calories for chocolate milk, but tell you that there are two portions in the bottle. ...Read more

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What are the parts of a nutrition label?

What are the parts of a nutrition label?

Several: Because of space limitations, i can't do this question justice here -- but i can direct you to an fda web site titled: how to understand and use the nutrition facts label. You can find it here: http://tinyurl.Com/k8krn28. ...Read more

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How do I know whether the serving size on a nutrition label refers to cooked or uncooked food?

State of food: What is the state of food in the package? If it's uncooked the label refers to uncooked, if it's cooked, the label refers to cooked. ...Read more

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How can I calculate the number of calories from a nutrition label?

How can I calculate the number of calories from a nutrition label?

See below: every gram of protein is 4 calories per gram every gram of carbohydrate or sugars is 4 calories per gram every gram of fat is 9 calories per gram add up all the calories from protein, carbs and fat and you have the total ...Read more

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Does it sound like I need reading glasses if I have trouble with the nutrition label on a kit kat?

Does it sound like I need reading glasses if I have trouble with the nutrition label on a kit kat?

Possibly: You can go to walmart or the dollar store and try on those cheap reading glasses and see if they help in seeing the label. ...Read more

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Would taking applied nutrition's greentea fat burner for several months be harmful? Their label warns of birth defects and reproductive harm.

Would taking applied nutrition's greentea fat burner for several months be harmful? Their label warns of birth defects and reproductive harm.

May be harmful in : More ways than one. In addition to the listed risks , it may have other harmful side effects. Equally importantly, it will not do you any good other than lightening your wallet. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take nutritional powders on a daily basis? Could it have chemical poisoning or anything like that?

Is it safe to take nutritional powders on a daily basis?

Could it have chemical poisoning or anything like that?

Depends on dose: It is fine if you follow the directions. If you take an excess of some nutritional supplements you can get into trouble with toxicity. The best idea is to take the supplement you wish to take to your doctor and ask them if it is okay for you to take regularly. ...Read more

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I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit ? I'm

I started taking flax seeds powder should I take chia seeds too or do they have the same nutritional benefit ? I'm

Take both: Chia seeds have more fiber. This is good but can also cause more bloating and gas which could be bad. Chia seeds are higher in omega 3s. I would alternate the two for the sake of variety ! ...Read more

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I am having moringa powder this days heard about the nutritional profits of this.Is it safe or any side affects of this.And which area does this affet?

I am having moringa powder this days heard about the nutritional profits of this.Is it safe or any side affects of this.And which area does this affet?

Moringa: This plant's leaves are rich in protein, calcium and vitamin a and c. It is mainly use as fodder to increase weight and milk production in cattle. It's use in human is still unclear. ...Read more

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Is wheat grass safe to drink in a powdered form? And is it less nutritional?

Is wheat grass safe to drink in a powdered form? And is it less nutritional?

Cows like it!: But they prefer the natural form. I don't think wheat grass has any "special" nutritional value in any form. It helps the seller much more than the buyer/user. Honest. There are many claims of healthy benefits ranging from heavy metal detoxification to preventing cancer. I think this is just a relatively (bad tasting) harmless form of modern snake oil. Sorry. ...Read more

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While buying a protein supplement for muscle/body building what things should be checked on label. What should be ideal constituents in protein powder?

While buying a protein supplement for muscle/body building what things should be checked on label. What should be ideal constituents in protein powder?

High protein low sug: Read the label, usually will state" no banned additives", then u r fairly safe. Do not overload on the protein, taylor it to ur daily needs, ; b sure 2 consider ur intake from all source. Substitute water for milk ; add ice, tastes a lot better. ...Read more