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How Much Fat In Fish And Chips
Food label: I would recommend reading food labels on a regular basis. They will tell you how much fat, including saturated fat, is in the foods you are eating. Pay attention to serving size though so you are not fooled into believing your food is lower in fat than it really is. Searching the web for common foods you eat can help give you a general guideline as well. ...Read more
How much protein in 8oz of chicken meat not breast grilled is protein shakes are good to use plz tell n how much protein in chicken grilled meat thanx?
Chicken protein: You can easily get this information on the internet. Google it. ...Read more
No more than 30%: A person need not take more than 30% of the calories in the form of fat. ...Read more
Heard youre supposed to eat good foods like avocado, olive oil, etc. but those are high in calories? is it better to watch cal intake or eat healthfat
Healthy fats in mod.: Avocado is an extremely healthy food- see http://tinyurl.com/3afn8ap Olive oil is healthier than most other oils but its benefits are exaggerated- see http://tinyurl.com/kj8rim One should not avoid a healthy food just because it is a good source of healthy fats. The question of a low-fat vs. low carb diet is complex but one should choose healthy fats & healthy carbs. See http://tinyurl.com/nq4sx63 ...Read more
Do mono & polyunsat fat really lower ldl? Or is it if you use them in place of equal amounts of saturated fat LDL will go down from not eating bad fat
Stick with monos!: Saturated and poly-unsaturated fats are to be avoided if you can substitute everything with monos. Of course, this is impossible, but i've got a better one for you. The latest info is LDL particle number is the only true independent risk factor for predicting vascular events. If you know this much now, go have your fasting NMR test done. That will direct you to aggressive diet or medical therapy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I was wondering is eating too much cholesterol in food the same thing as eating too much saturated fat?
Diet: You should moderate intake of all kinds of fats and cholesterol. Read this: http://www.Hsph.Harvard.Edu/nutritionsource/what-should-you-eat/fats-and-cholesterol/. ...Read more
How to get enough nutrients and everything but not more eating. to avoid processed foods, sugar, gluten. limit meat. go plant based with fish and eggs?
Nutritious Diet: I commend you for avoiding processed foods and limiting meat! For Good Nutritious Diet, eat: Brown Rice, quinoa, millet, barley, or buckwheat, Oatmeal. Vegetables- kale, Swiss chard, beet greens, collards, mustard turnip greens, and spinach. Beans and lentils, soy foods Walnuts, flax, pumpkin, sunflower, seeds Salmon trout or herring twice a week Drink eight 8-ounce glasses of fluid a day ...Read more
100 cal each: For fried chicken wings, about 100 cal each. For ten, about 1000 cal. Too much. For grilled wing, about 60 cal each. Better choice. ...Read more
Are nuts considered a fat to watch out while on Accutane or just sugar and saturated fats? I eat 2tbsps +- p day of nuts + some saturated fat not much
Nuts are healthy: Nuts are a healthy part of your diet but only if you avoid the typical highly salted peanuts common to the states. Recent study of mediterranean diet found benefit from those who ate lots of nuts, say 30g/d: 15g/d of walnuts, 7.5g/d of almonds & 7.5g/d of hazelnuts. Some other studies found benefit from cashews & pistachios, too. But remember, everything in moderation. Chat w/ur nutrititionist. ...Read more
How much sodium is in no-salt-added diet if it includes purchased baked goods and processed foods?
1500 mg: 1500 mg is your daily budget. Your food can still taste great. Crank up the flavor by adding more spice to your dish. Example: if you're cooking with garlic, add more garlic than the recipe calls for. You can find more information here: www.Nhlbi.Nih.Gov/health/public/heart/hbp/dash/new_dash.Pdf congrats on making great changes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Balanced food: Balanced meals and food is one of the fundamentals of healthy living, excessive calories means more trouble, unless you are consuming more calories under medical or a specialist supervision. Discuss with your doctor and may be you will benefit from a consultation with a nutritionist. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more
I buy cooked, hot veggies from store + blot off as much fat as i can before eating. Do the veggies still have a lot of calories from the cooking fat?
Limit- high mercury!: Unfortunately our oceans (oxymetazoline) are polluted. Tuna is among the fish higher in Mercury, which is very toxic to developing babies. The US EPA says pregnant women can eat 8-12 ounces of light canned tuna/week but should avoid albacore. However, other experts feel it's wise to avoid all tuna in pregnancy- see http://tinyurl.com/pkuxagy Wild salmon, low in mercury but high in Omega 3's is the safest to eat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As body sex hormone made from cholesterol and cholesterol made from saturated fat how is that healthy when you cut out saturated fat?
Medicine Myths: I am not sure what you are really asking given the question, but our bodies do not recognize 'cholesterol' in the diet. Foods are broken into fats, sugars and proteins in the stomach and small intestines and then presented to the liver as storage or building blocks for the variety of processes the liver manages. Your liver knows what to do with the fats to make what it needs. ...Read more
I want to loose weight by cutting out red meats and only consume minimal carbs, eating more fruit/veg and more water. Would that help?
Patience also needed: 23 year old male wants to loose weight by cutting out red meats and only consume minimal carbs, eating more fruit/veg and more water. Would that help? Sure but other protein sources fish/chicken/legumes are needed for good health, as is exercise, aerobics/ swimming. Patience also needed. Weight gained over many months/ years need time to melt away. Stay encouraged. ...Read more
Do hight fat foods like hummus and nuts really lower ldl? Or is it replacing a stick of butter w same amount hummus lowers chol? Bad but not as bad?
Fried food not wise!: Fried food is one of the least healthy things we can eat & is certainly not a good strategy for losing weight! eating "no carbs" is extreme. Not all carbs are bad- avoiding starches- sugar, grains, potatoes & sweeter fruits will help you lose weight, but do not avoid most vegetables. You need more than a week to lose much.See www.Nytimes.Com/2012/07/01/opinion/sunday/what-really-makes-us-fat.Html. ...Read more
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