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How Often Should You Eat A Day
"Normal" bowels: "normal" frequency ranges (in a bell-curve distribution) from three movements daily to one every three to four days. The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation, & other factors. ...Read more
I never feel hungry enough to eat a meal more than once a day, but how many meals should I eat in a day to be healthy? And what is a good size meal?
You may be a grazer!: If you are maintaining a healthy weight, it may be that you "graze" through the day - eating small, frequent mini-meals. There's nothing wrong with that at all. In fact, it may be a healthier way to eat. Try keeping a diary for a few days of everything you actually eat. If you have any doubt at that point, talk to your doctor. She/he or a nutritionist can help you sort it out. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Do you have to brush your teeth twice a day (morning and night) if you only eat once a day. Sometimes i only eat once a day?
Is it okay to let yourself go hungry for a period of time, ie. During meal times. Or should you always eat when you are hungry?
No problem missing : There is no serious issues from eating at regular meal times and not snacking between meals. Eating frequently is a good way to become obese. ...Read more
No: No. If you stop eating only one meal a day then you may be less likely to binge. Eat regular meals throughout the day. Try to get in 5 servings of vegetable and four of fruit daily. Hydrate well with water. Binging once a day without other meals is likely to slow your metabolic rate. ...Read more
How to b healthy. What all the items should I eat in a day. How many times I should eat in a day?
Life: Wow. You are asking us for a book length answer on how to live. This is definitely impossible on this forum. We are able to answer specific questions in four hundred characters or less. You question is impossible for this forum if you want real and valid answers. ...Read more
No consensus but...: There is absolutely no consensus on this. One thing i can say is there is no need to eat any at all. Vegetarians & vegans would say none & a large body of evidence points to reduced risk of heart disease & cancer & longer life in those who are vegetarian. If you do eat beef i advise only grass-fed meat. Beef fed gmo-corn & given hormones/antibiotics is very unhealthy to eat! see my comment:. ...Read more
20-30 minutes: Physical activity is associated with a lower rates of death overall in healthy people, as well as those with diabetes, chronic disease, and the elderly. The recommendations for exercise by healthy individuals are: participating in moderate-intensity aerobic activity for at least 30 minutes on 5 days/week or vigorous-intensity aerobic activity for at least 20 minutes on 3 days/week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5-9 servings fruit/v: Experts advise eating 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables daily- I would advise at least 6 servings of veggies and 3 of fruit. Basically, the more servings of veggies the better; ideally at least half our plate should have veggies. It is wise to eat veggies of all the colors of the rainbow. See http://tinyurl.com/p9bobb6 For a great veggie-rich diet see http://tinyurl.com/ktampgg ...Read more
Eat what you want: Yes, you can manage your food plan that way. There is recent research on the benefits of intermittent fasting you might also find of interest. Please see doc or nutritionist before making changes in your diet to make sure your body is ok for those changes. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Can you say if it could it be unhealthy if i eat a meal of 4 eggs (scrambled) once or twice a week?
8 is high scrmbldX: 5-6 is good scrambled does not add nutritional value, decreases it & adds calories. ...Read more
I want to do a cheat once a week. I've been on a diet, but think it would be good to do a cheat day. How many calories should I eat ?
Cheating: The whole idea of cheating is not a good idea however if you are going to cheat and I would not exceed 1500 cal and also stay away from carbohydrates as much as possible ...Read more
What can happen if you only eat 500 cal per day (for a little more than a week) and then you have to take vaccine against cold?
Calories WrongIssue;: measured in a Calorie Meter: http://goo.gl/i20nOZ. Study: http://goo.gl/RPGWXs & (to understand why carbohydrates drive obesity) http://goo.gl/Syte0r. Study: http://goo.gl/DKvdSI, http://goo.gl/mpd4Y6, http://goo.gl/gGXn9f, http://goo.gl/cypKOp, http://nusi.org, http://goo.gl/XjgiP6, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ, http://goo.gl/LG8tKl, http://goo.gl/JH8XBX & http://goo.gl/ubDC9h for better understanding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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