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Healthy Finger Foods For Parties
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
Variety is best: Start with a whole grain moist bread or roll, use low fat cold cuts or lean cooked and chilled meats, add veggies. Besides lettuce and tomato, use sliced radishes or sliced peppers. Cucumber with dill dressing is interesting, Add celery, onion, and pickle relish to tuna with low fat salad dressing or plain yogurt, and add curry, raisins and grapes to diced chicken. Mustard is better than mayo. ...Read more
Is it safe to eat 1500 calories during pregnancy since I'm overweight and my new diet is healthy (lean meats, veggies, fruits, whole-grains)?
Depends: It depends on your current weight and the level of obesity. You should talk to your Ob about it. As long as you take in the essential vitamins and have a good mix of diet choices, you should be fine. I applaud you in taking the initiative to maintain your weight during this critical time of your life. Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more
Obese. What is healthy approach to take toward temptations-cheese, cheesecake, fried eggplant parmesan? I struggle with portions/"just having a bit."
Weight: Don't buy the foods you mention and do not keep them in your home. Try to stick to a plant based diet similar to the mediterranean diet and begin an exercise program slowly. Consult with an exercise physiologist who can help you devise both a nutrition and exercise plan and who will help monitoring your progress. Best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm trying to eat healthy .Is otemeal prosessed food? Cereal? Cheese? I need a list of non processed foods i can have .
Hard to answer...: ...In 400 characters, so I am going to give you a link that i think answers this nicely: http://www.Eatright.Org/public/content.Aspx?Id=6442471055 but let me also summarize and say that, for the most part, if you shop the periphery of a grocery store, i.e., down the produce aisle, and then down the meet counter, you're mostly getting real food. Have to be careful with everything else. ...Read more
Not corn flakes!: I don't consider corn flakes a healthy diet choice, esp. If not organic as they are genetically modified and contain bt toxin . Corn flakes are a great example of a high-carb food with low nutrient density that increases risk of obesity & diabetes. Yogurt is fine but should also be organic. Organic eggs are a good choice, but fruits, veggies, nuts & beans are good choices too. See my comment:. ...Read more
Banana, apple, orange, dates, all healthy fruits but got sugar. What is the max daily allowance to consume of these for healthy and diabetic person.
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
I'm following a healthy diet but becoming weak.Going 3times for potty daily. What ever i'm eating digesting easily.I always eat fresh fruits & veggies?
Yes!: First, rapist that you are the parent. Then, realize that your child does not have the income to buy food on a regular basis. You control the food in the house, so make the food you want the kids to eat and stop buying the stuff you don't want them to eat. Unless the kids can get a job and buy all their own food, they will be eating whatyou ned them to eat today! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Meditteranean Diet: Let us not forget that if you eat a modified meditteranean diet, rich in fruits, vegetables and lean meat, these are all naturally gluten free. If you are talking about snacks, well then the operative word is snack and is most probably high in fat producing carbs. Quinoa is a gluten free grain found in gluten free breads and pastas that is rich in protein. ...Read more
I don't take any kind of processed food,white bread,pastas anddon't take ant refined sugar.My only diet is fruits,homemade chappati,veggie. my diet ok?
I'm not sure but is greek yoghurt and pineapple fingers with 40g of cassheu nuts a healthy lunch choice?
18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?
Reversible: Congratulations on eating healthy- it's not easy! having a poor diet may have created some extra fat cells and metabolic imbalances, but our bodies have great capacity to heal and any damage that might have been done should be reversible over time. For more advice on diet see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ & http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx. ...Read more
Is it healthy to calorie count? I enjoy healthy foods but don't want to cut out milk and potatoes to "transform" or "bodybuild" as gym encourages.
Ballance: Look at the food pyramid for guidance. ...Read more
Is there a great health benefit to becoming a vegan/vegetarian? My proteins are mostly fish & turkey lunchmeat during weekdays. Don't care for beef.
Just do it!: If you are the predominant food preparer, find some fun cookbooks that incorporate fiber sources with meat products; buy leaner cuts of meat, and start introducing fruits, vegetables, and whole grains in forms your husband will consider eating. You can't force him to eat healthy, but you can certainly stop buying junk foods, cutting his portion sizes, and encourage him to make better choices. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer