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How to substitute unhealthy foods i love with healthy foods?

How to substitute unhealthy foods i love with healthy foods?

Healthy choices.: If you check out this site - it will provide a number of blogs for this purpose. http://fitbottomedgirls.com/2012/06/the-best-healthy-food-blogs-weve-found-thus-far/. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is some ways to provide healthy food choices to middle/high school students?

What is some ways to provide healthy food choices to middle/high school students?

Fresh fruit: Fresh fruit such as apples, oranges, bananas or a fresh fruit salad is a good start, its lower in sugar than junk food alternatives and higher in vitamins and minerals than junk food. ...Read more

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In high school, what are some healthy choices to eat during at lunch?

In high school, what are some healthy choices to eat during at lunch?

Fruit: I like the idea of healthy fruit during the day and as a convenience food. Fruit is highly portable, has great antioxidant power and has few calories that stick to your waist. Some can even be quite filling and can provide you with much needed fiber. ...Read more

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Is it okay to eat junk food while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

Is it okay to eat junk food while trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle?

That is your choice.: Just remember that poor choices are additive, good choices are also additive. ...Read more

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Are there any good healthy foods or dishes I can prepare for a 10yo who only likes junk food?

Are there any good healthy foods or dishes I can prepare for a 10yo who only likes junk food?

Yes!: First, rapist that you are the parent. Then, realize that your child does not have the income to buy food on a regular basis. You control the food in the house, so make the food you want the kids to eat and stop buying the stuff you don't want them to eat. Unless the kids can get a job and buy all their own food, they will be eating whatyou ned them to eat today! ...Read more

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Whats a good healthy breakfast, lunch, & dinner to eat in order to lose weight?

Whats a good healthy breakfast, lunch, & dinner to eat in order to lose weight?

6 feedings a day: Keeps your belly down. As a rule, avoid simple carbs and simple fats, always combine carbs with protein, good fats and fiber in each feeding, and drink plenty of water. Exercise at least 20-30 mins a day. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended healthy snacks to bring to a movie?

Trail mix: A good distribution of nuts and dried fruit can be a good movie snack. Be sure it is in a quite sack so you don't disturb the other patrons. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended healthy snacks to eat while dieting?

What are reliable, doctor-recommended healthy snacks to eat while dieting?

Fresh fruit: Fresh fruit have fiber, nutrients and are about 80-100 calories per serving. They are not processed and require no preparation. You can take an apple or orange with you anywhere and they are filling for the small amount of calories they provide. ...Read more

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Apart from healthy eating,to gain more nutrition-good idea to make hot chocolate with nutritionally rich cocoa powder,vanilla extract & stevia daily?

Sounds good: So good, in fact, that if this is what you want to drink, drink it and don't even worry whether this is our idea of a perfect ideal beverage choice. If you are healthy, just staying physically fit is much more important than obsessing over food choices. I would bet you know this already. Enjoy the chocolate. ...Read more

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Any good healthy recipes for a overweight child besides exercise, i'm talking about food (don't like veggies) any way to make it fun?

Any good healthy recipes for a overweight child besides exercise, i'm talking about food (don't like veggies) any way to make it fun?

Fun food: Depending on the age of the child, you can get them interested in cooking and food preparation. Show them how to mix ingredients in a bowl. Older children can cut up vegetables and other ingredients. Gradually, involve them in the actual cooking, with close supervision. Also, you can sneak vegetable puree into various foods- ie. Pureed squash goes well in macaroni and cheese. They'll never know! ...Read more

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Want to lose weight no soda trying to eat dinner before 7 eating 2 belvita biscuits for breakfast and eating light like salad in between please help?

Want to lose weight no soda trying to eat dinner before 7 eating 2 belvita biscuits for breakfast and eating light like salad in between please help?

Losing weight: Make certain that you diet contains adequate amounts of protein or you will begin to lose muscle mass instead of fat. 18 yo needs 80-120 grams of protein daily. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables and eliminate soda and most baked goods like bread, pasta and pizza. Get 150 minutes per week of cardio and strength exercise like yoga or Pilates. Good luck. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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What are some healthy foods to eat to promote a positive lifestyle?

Aim for at least 5: Servings of vegetables and at least 4 servings of fruit per day. Make it a goal to eat fresh, organic produce of varied colors. All of these different colored foods carry varied enzymes. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended healthy snacks i can eat in place of junk food?

What are reliable, doctor-recommended healthy snacks i can eat in place of junk food?

DIFFERENT IDEA: How about quitting snaking. Drink a glass of water instead and fool your stomach (which won't be empty then). Many peoplesnack if things aren't going well. If that's the case you may want to talk with your doctor. ...Read more

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What is some good exercises and meal plans/ snacks to eat to get healthier?

What is some good exercises and meal plans/ snacks to eat to get healthier?

Walking is best exer: Walk 8, 000 to 10, 000 steps a day(use a pedometer). Avoid animal based foods as anything with saturated foods(fried foods) and sugars in not healthy. Fruits, veggies and plant based proteins(soy/tofu), nuts, low fat dairy products and fish are healthy foods to consume. ...Read more

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Is dairy essential for a healthy diet? I enjoy foods like cheese but tend to think of them as unhealthy.

Is dairy essential for a healthy diet? I enjoy foods like cheese but tend to think of them as unhealthy.

Not necessarily: There is no consensus on this and research studies show conflicting results. I believe cow's milk is the perfect food for baby cows but not for adult humans! if you do drink milk i strongly advise choosing rbgh-free milk & ideally organic milk. To see the pros & cons of this issue see http://milk.Procon.Org/view.Resource.Php?Resourceid=000656. ...Read more

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Is it safe to eat raw sweet potatoes? Were supposed to serve them to kids for lunch at school.

Is it safe to eat raw sweet potatoes?  Were supposed to serve them to kids for lunch at school.

Safe? Yes. But Raw?: Raw? That is bizarre. Excuse my frankness. What possible value would that have to a school lunch? Raw is not unhealthy, but it seems extremely unappetizing. ...Read more

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