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Doctor insights on: Healthy Foods For The Brain

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

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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Cerebrum essentially refers to the majority of the brain. Embryologically, it develops from the telencephalon, and together with the diencephalon, ...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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Which otherwise healthy foods should be avoided if you are constipated?

Which otherwise healthy foods should be avoided if you are constipated?

Hard to say: It may all depend. In general for constipation, a diet high in fiber including fruits and vegetables with skins on them as well as whole grains. However people who are quite constipated may have increased gas and bloating with these foods and therefore may not be tolerated. In this case medications may help. ...Read more

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How nuts can be heart-healthy foods since they are high in fat?

How nuts can be heart-healthy foods since they are high in fat?

Not all fat is: Created equal...Walnuts & almonds can be beneficial is reasonable amounts. ...Read more

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How long will food cravings last after I begin to eat healthy foods?

How long will food cravings last after I begin to eat healthy foods?

Depends: Typically people feel overall more alive and energetic when eliminating processed foods and simple carbohydrates. Focusing on how good you feel, coupled with being sure that you are receiving enough protein and complex carbs (steel cut oats, vegetables) and water will reduce the cravings for candy/cake/cookies/ice cream/chips/soda, etc. Within 2-3 weeks. Still ups/downs though. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good healthy foods that help you burn fat?

Could you tell me what are good healthy foods that help you burn fat?

Weight loss food: Food will not stimulate fat burning, but exercsie will. Try lot fat foods like fruits and veggies. ...Read more

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How do you eat healthy foods without pesticides and chemicals when you are broke?

How do you eat healthy foods without pesticides and chemicals when you are broke?

Wash them: All foods should be washed- never assume that the person handling the produce section keeps his/her hands cleaner than you do. ...Read more

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Hey docs, what healthy foods have similarity effects of methamphetamine i could eat?

There aren't any: Foods that i know of that have stimulant effects, nor do you really want that. Stimulants are, in general, not good for us. This includes caffeine, which in low doses is pretty innocuous, but in high doses can have significant negative effects as well. They raise pulse and blood pressure, increase the chance of paranoia and aggression. If you have depression, work on getting therapy/meds. ...Read more