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Dr. Tracy Berg
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Healthy Cooking (Definition)

Healthy cooking is cooking that is focused on making healthy food, including food that is low in saturated fat, ...Read more


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I love baked goods. Any tips for healthy baking?

Whole wheat flour: whole wheat flour compared to white flour will make a big difference health wise ...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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What are tips for preparing healthy meals?

What are tips for preparing healthy meals?

Big Subject!!: Extra virgin olive oil use is a preventive for stroke and coronary artery disease. Poach eggs instead of frying to reduce unnecessary calories and fat. Healthy Oils for salad dressings? Think cold-pressed like flaxseed, sesame, safflower or sunflower. To prevent Olive Oil from becoming rancid, store at a temperature of 64 °F to 68 °F. ...Read more

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What are healthy cooking oils besides olive oil?

What are healthy cooking oils besides olive oil?

Healthy cooking oils: Olive oil, canola oil, peanut oil, sunflower oil, soybean oil, flaxseed oil, corn oil, avacado oil almond oil, hazelnut oil, grapeseed oil, sesame oil and walnut oil avoid these oils coconut oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, saflower oil. ...Read more

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Can you offer good tips on avoiding junk food and eating healthier?

Can you offer good tips on avoiding junk food and eating healthier?

Your choice: You can make the switch to a healthy diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils, low fat milk products any time you wish to. Curtail intake of saturated fats; no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. Exercise 30 minutes/day. It may help to join a support group for reinforcement. ...Read more

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Healthy eating tips for improving weight loss?

Healthy eating tips for improving weight loss?

Eat less ; exercise: The key to losing weight is not a temporary diet but permanent changes. Sugars ; simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! it's also best to choose organic foods:http://bit.Ly/19x. ...Read more

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Does cooking vegetables make them lose their nutrients?

Does cooking vegetables make them lose their nutrients?

Yes.: Some vitamins break down under heat. Mineral remain, but make leak into the water used.1. Best: steam, 2.Microwave, 3.Boil sauteeing is good, broiling good. Boiling is the least preferred. Use little water, and add it to whatever you are cooking the vegetables for! ...Read more

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Any tips for going raw vegan and staying healthy while doing it?

Any tips for going raw vegan and staying healthy while doing it?

Going Raw Vegan: I admire you for interest in your Health Staying Healthy should include: Physical Health Intellectual Health Emotional Health Social health and Spiritual Health For your interest going raw vegan can include: Oatmeal, Plant Protein smoothie. Collard greens, watercress, kale, arugula, Avocados, peanut butter. Watermelon, Plums, red grapes. Beans and lentils. Nuts, seeds, unsweetened dried fruit ...Read more

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How to have nice healthy skin? Any diet tips?

How to have nice healthy skin? Any diet tips?

Skin cream: Diet is very important. But there is no magic diet for nice skin. Protect from excessive sun. Don't smoke. There are many nice skin creams. ...Read more

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What are tips to establish healthy eating habits?

Take the first step: Limit carbs and minimize the intake of red meat, increase dietary protein, reduce the use of salt, no sodas diet or regular and get to the gym. In the gym do cardio 3x a week and strength training 3-4 times a week. It you can afford it, a personal trainer can help at least get you started with how to train. ...Read more

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How can a lacto-vegetarian on restricted diet (no salt, sugar, oil, vinegar, gluten) eat healthy?

How can a lacto-vegetarian on restricted diet (no salt, sugar, oil, vinegar, gluten) eat healthy?

Balance the diet: A lacto-vegan has many choices for foods. A good nutrition book or a visit to a dietician can help form a balanced diet. Eating a big variety of foods helps prevent nutrient deficiencies. Also, one can take a daily multivitamin+mineral tablet. Lowfat or nonfat dairy products have plenty of protein. One can buy natural, gluten-free foods and cook them without adding salt, sugar, oil, nor vinegar. ...Read more

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What is more healthy: fat eating healthy food or skinny eating junk food?

What is more healthy: fat eating healthy food or skinny eating junk food?

STRANGE QUESTION: There are other possibilities. How about fat eating less and skinny eating well? If self control and self image are problems, consider a therapist. If this is the top of the iceberg in a problem filled life, consider a therapist and get help in taking control and sorting them out. ...Read more

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Any tips on losing weight/staying healthy?

Any tips on losing weight/staying healthy?

Healthy: Multiple small meals, lose the carbs, starchy foods, and soda pops. Add 45 min of exercise that causes perspiration 3-4 days a week--vary muscle groups. ...Read more

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Diet tips for fussy eaters--salads, shakes, what?

Diet tips for fussy eaters--salads, shakes, what?

Picky eaters: Portion control is a better way to think of reducing intake. When you think of it only as making nutritious choices, then anything goes as long as it is not empty calories. A hard boiled egg, a hand full of nuts (like almonds), and a whole grain slice of bread with a variety of vegetables will keep you full longer than a diet shake and salad. ...Read more

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What are some great, delicious and healthy foods to eat?

What are some great, delicious and healthy foods to eat?

Whole foods: Avoid prepackaged foods, try to go for whole foods ( usually in the periphery of the supermarket ). Hope you have a wonderful culinary experience. ...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?

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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Is frozen vegetarian food healthy?

Is frozen vegetarian food healthy?

Yes: Frozen vegetables often maintain nutrients better than vegetables shipped long distances. Make sure the food is not heavy in salt and saturated fats. Read the label carefully. ...Read more