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Dr. Pam Yoder
1,079 doctors shared insights

Healthy Diet (Overview)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, infection, and poor healing.


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What should I be eating if I want to maintain a healthy diet?

What should I be eating if I want to maintain a healthy diet?

A balanced diet: You should adjust your diet to maintain a healthy weight and make sure it is well balanced in carbohydrates, proteins (from fish, nuts, no-fat yogurt) and have limited amount of fats in it. I would advise more of plant based foods with ample veggies, grains and fruits (very important part of diet, in my view). Avoid meat heavy diets they are outright unhealthy due to excess saturated fats in them. ...Read more

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Dr. Pam Yoder
1,079 doctors shared insights

Healthy Diet (Overview)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, infection, and poor healing.


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What's a healthy diet?

What's a healthy diet?

Veg, fruits, nuts: A healthy diet consists of mostly plant based including green leafy vegetables and all different colors of fruits and vegetables. The majority of these should be raw as in a salad or lightly steamed. Meat should consist of lean chicken, turkey, fish, and occasionally very lean beef or pork. Snacks should be fruits, tree nuts, and whole grains. Go light on the carbs and only whole grains. No sugar. ...Read more

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Eating a Healthy Diet (Tip)

Eating a Healthy Diet

In trying to eat healthy, eat before hungry; and then it is easier to eat healthy. ...See more

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Eating a Healthy Diet (Checklist)

Avoid fast food
Daily
Don't drink soda
Daily
Eat small portions
Daily
Minimize starches and sugars
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How to get a healthy diet?

How to get a healthy diet?

Variety: Portion control, moderation, variety and balance. Portion control is important- especially eating out where portion sizes have grown. Fresh fruits, vegetables, should be half of your plate. Legumes, beans, whole grains, a 1/4 plate and lean cuts of meat, fowl and fish, low fat dairy products 1/4 plate. Processed foods, high in animal saturated fats and processed sugars should be avoided. ...Read more

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How to go on healthy diet?

How to go on healthy diet?

For a healthy diet,: check out www.Drmcdougall.com or www.Nutritionfacts.org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health, including weight loss. ...Read more

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Eating a Healthy Diet (Tip)

Eating a Healthy Diet

The primary focus of a healthy diet is to eat as many vegetables as possible. ...See more

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Being a Healthy Man (Checklist)

Exercise daily
30 min, daily, forever
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Is isagenix a healthy diet?

Is isagenix a healthy diet?

Not particularly: There's often little objective science available to answer such questions but i found this interesting article: http://www.Sciencebasedmedicine.Org/index.Php/isagenix-study-is-not-convincing/ in general, i don't advise diet programs based on gimmicks like meal substitutes.A long-term healthy diet is the best strategy- my favorite is http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx. ...Read more

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How can I eat a healthy diet?

How can I eat a healthy diet?

Variety: eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes. Eat lean meats chicken and fish and low fat dairy products. Try to eat from a variety of foods at each meal, and try to decrease intake of high sugar and processed foods. ...Read more

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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more