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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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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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How do the prices of healthy food compare to unhealthy food?

How do the prices of healthy food compare to unhealthy food?

Cost of food.: One of our big societal nutritional problems is that fast food (unhealthy) is generally less expensive than healthy foods. A healthy society would need inexpensive healthy options. ...Read more

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What is the cost of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods?

What is the cost of healthy foods compared to unhealthy foods?

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

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What are some facts about the bodily impacts of healthy food and unhealthy food?

What are some facts about the bodily impacts of healthy food and unhealthy food?

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

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How healthy or unhealthy is it to pan-fry food together with different types of oil?

How healthy or unhealthy is it to pan-fry food together with different types of oil?

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

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Is it unhealthy to eat junk food if I'm trying to gain weight? Will it affect my health?

Is it unhealthy to eat junk food if I'm trying to gain weight? Will it affect my health?

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

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Docs can you explain what is a food that people claimed was healthy but turned out to be unhealthy?

Docs can you explain what is a food that people claimed was healthy but turned out to be unhealthy?

Healthy??: 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

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What kinds of things (foods, activities, etc,) are healthy and unhealthy for your eyes?

What kinds of things (foods, activities, etc,) are healthy and unhealthy for your eyes?

Anti-oxidants: Certain foods, mostly fruits (bilberry, blue berry, black berry, strawberry, and pomegranates) have the highest level. Other healthy nutrients include zinc, lute in, omega 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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How can you mentally sort food as either healthy or unhealthy?

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

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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?

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?

Certainly won't hurt: To get a good 6 pack you may have to get body fat pretty low a very nutritious diet with aerobic excercize then lifting and crunches as well as back excercizes to define your pack.... Lots of hard work. ...Read more

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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? "

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

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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

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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 okay to indulge in unhealthy foods once a week? I exercise 5 days a week and eat healthy almost every day.

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

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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