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Doctor insights on: Healthy Dinner Menu

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What constitutes a "healthy dinner"?

What constitutes a "healthy dinner"?

Healthy dinner.: Generally speaking, lean source of protein (chicken, fish, turkey, pork), complex carbohydrates including both grains and vegetables, and water to drink. For vegetarians, combine beans and grains to create a complete protein. Don't make dessert a regular part of dinner - only an occasional treat. ...Read more

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How to know if I have a healthy dinner?

How to know if I have a healthy dinner?

Healthy dinner.: Generally speaking, lean source of protein (chicken, fish, turkey, pork), complex carbohydrates including both grains and vegetables, and water to drink. For vegetarians, combine beans and grains to create a complete protein. Don't make dessert a regular part of dinner - only an occasional treat. ...Read more

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How much weight can I lose if I eat a healthy dinner?

How much weight can I lose if I eat a healthy dinner?

1-2 lbs/week.: We generally like people to lose one to two pounds per week through eating a healthy dinner. And lunch. And breakfast. And snacks. And exercising. ...Read more

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What are some healthy dinner ideas for a diet?

What are some healthy dinner ideas for a diet?

Many sites: Check foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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Would a really big bowl of roasted carrots a healthy dinner?

Would a really big bowl of roasted carrots a healthy dinner?

It's a start.: It is a good start to help meet vegetable recommendations. However, it is best to have a meal that is balanced with foods from varying food groups. ...Read more

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Can two breakfast sandwiches be considered a healthy dinner?

Can two breakfast sandwiches be considered a healthy dinner?

Not really.: One breakfast sandwich alone is likely not to be considered a healthy breakfast, even. Sausage or bacon? Egg yolks? Cheese? Fried stuff? Bad bad bad. Skimping on your meals means skimping on your health. ...Read more

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What types of food constitutes a healthy dinner for someone on a diet?

What types of food constitutes a healthy dinner for someone on a diet?

Think fiber: Most diets fail due to limited nutritional value and social value. Increasing fiber through more vegetables, more foods with vibrant colors and texture, can fill the plate and the need for a longer meal experience. Focus on taste and slow pleasures. Fatty and meat based portions of any meal will sabatoge the process. Use lean meats and fish to accentuate one quarter of the plate. ...Read more

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Is an apple and carrot a healthy dinner?

Is an apple and carrot a healthy dinner?

No: The caloric intake is too low and this is not a balanced meal. ...Read more

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Can you consider scrambled eggs and a salad a healthy dinner?

Can you consider scrambled eggs and a salad a healthy dinner?

Yes: Personally i agree. An egg contains all the nutrients required to make a chicken, the biology of life. ...Read more