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Healthy And Unhealthy Food Essay
Sadly: Many healthier foods are more expensive than junk foods. ...Read more
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
Cost of foods: You die earlier with unhealthy foods. And you spend more of your life suffering from cardiovascular disease before you die. The choice is up to you. ...Read more
Unfortunately: Sometimes fresh, organic foods can be a lot more expensive. ...Read more
Actually variable: In the short run, often caloric intake independent of food "quality" dominates. As many short term unhealthy diets (google 30 day twinkie diet), if calorically restricted can improve health metrics like blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar. But in the long run unhealthy food can lead to inflammation, poor cholesterol panels, micronutrient deficiencies and many other life threatening issues ...Read more
Panfrying ur health!: Pan frying is not much better than deep frying. All oils when heated for frying are bad for ur hralth. Try steaming ur vegetables and then saute in minimal oil. ...Read more
Yes & Yes.: Yes. The reason is that many of these foods are high in calories, high in simple sugars & high in saturated fat. Processed foods also tend to have a high salt content. Junk food usually has lower nutritional value than healthy foods. You know the old adage: junk in - junk out. The junk is the outcome for your body. ...Read more
Docs can you explain what is a food that people claimed was healthy but turned out to be unhealthy?
Unique question but the history of vilifying saturated fats in the 80's and subsequent replacement of hydrogenated fats as a "healthy alternative" to me seems to come to mind. Removal of real fat for altered fats in our diet have drastically effected our health. Check out the link
http://www. Heart. Org/heartorg/gettinghealthy/fatsandoils/fats101/a-history-of-trans-fat_ucm_301463_article. Jsp. ...Read more
Is eating sweets like chocolate, cakes, chips and unhealthy foods everyday bad for health even if I workout everyday?
Can be complicated: But in general things that are colorful without artificial coloring, like fruits and vegetables, are considered healthy. When choosing grains, look for "whole" grain options that are also high in fiber. Things that you prepare fresh are in general better than things that come out of boxes (particularly preprepared.) ...Read more
How healthy do I have to eat, is it recommended that I should completely cut off from moderate to unhealthy foods to get a six pack?
Can orthorexia have serious long-term effects on me if I continue to only eat foods I deem healthy and refuse to eat anything "unhealthy? "
Orthorexia is a: Problem, thus it has a diagnostic name. An obsession w/healthy food can develop into full blown Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. When your food choices cause difficulty in functioning or comfort level that is a red flag that you have crossed over into something unhealthy, the very thing you were trying to avoid. A nutritionist can be a good person to see, someone to be accountable to. Peace&health ...Read more
How can I avoid craving for unhealthy foods? I want to eat right, but I work a lot and don't have time to fix healthy foods. Everything is fast food.
Healthy fats/protein: If you start your day with the food that your body needs you are less likely to have cravings. The worst thing to do is to start with sugar and caffeine. Those send your body on a roller coaster - you feel energetic right afterwards but then your energy drops and you start looking for more sugar to boost your energy. If you start with protein and fats your blood sugar won't spike. ...Read more
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
Is it okay to indulge in unhealthy foods once a week? I exercise 5 days a week and eat healthy almost every day.
Yes: First of all you should not have forbidden foods as that will lead to resentment and can backfire. However, you can undermine your healthy choices with serious backsliding. So if you are careful you can indulge in a few unhealthy foods like a donut or ice cream or chips once in awhile and be fine. Following moderation is best. ...Read more
What are the reasons the powers that be print health warnings on tobacco and on alcohol but not on unhealthy food?
Schizophrenic: The present system of rational control and balance and public education is schizoprenic. ...Read more
After eating fatty unhealthy food, how can I cleanse my body of all the unhealthy food and start all over fresh to put healthy food in my body?
Does'n work that way: Our body is an amazing biochemical machine but it does not work the same way as in your car engine. Therefore, we cannot just flush out the toxins or bad things in one shot like car mechanics do on car engine. Despite a lot of claims by several OTC medications, those cleansing methods are myths and not scientifically found. Try to eat healthy and live healthy consistently is the best way. ...Read more
I would like 2 lose 20-30 lbs I love unhealthy food most of the time unfortunately, I'm not a fan of healthy food is there a natural supplement 2 try?
Mainly fatty foods: Recent studies have shown that. Animal based foods are the ones implicated in heart disease. That is why many people became vegan. I would suggest moderation in eating meat. Dairy. More exercise. Avoid. Alcohol and smoking. Sleeping. Good.. Those all things help and maintain good health. ...Read more
If I take a multi-vitamin every day, will I be getting enough vitamins/nutrients to stay fairly healthy? I also eat unhealthy food.
Maybe: It depends if the vitamins are being absorbed by your body. Check that the product you are using is nsf certified. Key issues: if what they say it's on the label is on the bottle and if it is bioavailable. This means that your body is able to absorb it and use it. I use juice plus which is more than a multivitamin as it contains vitamins, antioxidants and phytonutrients. Www. Drbarretojuiceplus. Com. ...Read more
What are some ways/things that can help a malnourished person establish a healthy food routine; parents were unhealthy, seems stressful figuring out.
Seek a professional: I think that rather than figuring it out yourself, it may be best to seek help with a good nutritionist. See if friends or anyone you know has a good referral. You might also see if there's any professional organizations for nutritionists where you can get a name of someone in your area. ...Read more
I'm 18 and been eating very healthier to get fitter and for high liver enzymes and hbp but I just now binged on a ton of unhealthy food. What to do?
Eat healthy: Don't get disheartened, go back to your schedule and promise to be better next time. ...Read more
Gonna sound crazy but when I eat unhealthy my. Muscles burn all over my legs and arms? Could food possibly cause this? If I eat healthy it subsides.
Yes: As the saying goes, you are what you eat, so if you eat unhealthy you will be unhealthy. Unhealthy foods like sugars and fried foods increase inflammation which likely causes the burning. In a way you are lucky that your body gives you this feedback, as eating unhealthy is bad for everyone but most people don't discover this until they develop a serious illness. Listen to your body's feedback. ...Read more
Yes: Any food is healthy in moderation. Rather than looking for a "label"; eat fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains; low in saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. It would help to exercise regularly to maintain good health. ...Read more
At many if not most: Many/most schools have a lot of options - salad bars, fresher foods, less fats along with higher fat foods - pizza, fried foods etc. So while not all options are healthier there are at least healthier options available. ...Read more