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What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

What are healthy foods to eat while pregnant?

Specific Needs: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What healthy food to eat while pregnant & what work outs can I do?

What healthy food to eat while pregnant & what work outs can I do?

Healthy diet: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. ...Read more

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What are healthy food to eat while pregnant & what work outs can I do?

What are healthy food to eat while pregnant & what work outs can I do?

Nutrition/ activity: Get in healthy proteins like red & black beans, chickpeas, fish (low mercury), poultry (75 to 100 gm of protein/ day). Calcium (1, 000 mg per day) with tofu, almonds, dairy products or eggs. Iron (27mg/day) from whole grains & green leafy veggies. Folic acid (600 to 800 mg/day with foods like melon, spinach, tomatoes, strawberries & turnips. Remain aerobically fit (unless dr says not to). ...Read more

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How come junk foods disgust me and healthy foods attract me?

Good for you: You're fortunate to have good taste. Truth be told, the greasy / salty / sugary stuff is nasty. Who'd pass up a good orange for a sponge cake? Consider yourself fortunate to think for yourself and to have the sense not to let advertisers dictate your taste. ...Read more

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What healthy foods are good for you? And what is it good for?

What healthy foods are good for you? And what is it good for?

LOTS!!: One trick is to shop the perimeter of any grocery - avoiding the inner isles -with the pre-packaged preserved foods... Giving preference to fresh vegetables and fruits along with leaner cuts of meat and fish and seafood are the best ways to eat health - along with making sure you are avoiding too many sodas and getting 64+ ounces of good ole water in a day! ...Read more

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I am wondering what healthy foods should teens be eating?

I am wondering what healthy foods should teens be eating?

Balanced diet: A healthy diet with balanced nutrition is the best choice. Use low fat milk (skim or 1% is best), low fat meats and cheeses, lots of fresh vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. Get at least 1 hour per day at least 3-4 days per week of active exercise. ...Read more

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What are healthy foods that are filling?

What are healthy foods that are filling?

Protein snacks: is the best way to fill up just enough, and give you longer energy. For example Greek yogurt has twice the protein of regular yogurt. Ask your primary care provider for a referral to a registered dietitian or certified nutritionist. ...Read more

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What healthy foods have a high glycemic index?

What healthy foods have a high glycemic index?

Hi prot, lo sugar, : Of limited practical value. Based on intake of 100gm of isolated food-may not reflect portion size, and may not reflect intake, e.g. Most don't eat 100 gm or rice alone. Once you add meat, or fish, tofu, veggies, beans, nuts, seeds, etc you change the G.I. Aim for no refined sugars or grains, protein in every meal. ...Read more

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What healthy foods can I eat to become skinnier?

What healthy foods can I eat to become skinnier?

Selective wt loss: You can not selectively lose weight on your face. However, with generalized weight loss - subcutaneous fat on the face is often the first to go. Get in at least 8 - 8 ounce glasses of clean water per day. Eat 5 servings and veggies and 4 of fruit per day. Stay physically active. Take care. ...Read more