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What are the serving sizes for most foods?

What are the serving sizes for most foods?

Read label.: This will vary depending on the food, of course. Serving sizes are listed on the nutrition facts label of the food. Read more

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I don't know how much food my 9mo baby should eat during the day in terms of serving sizes. I think I'm feeding her less.

I don't know how much food my 9mo baby should eat during the day in terms of serving sizes. I think I'm feeding her less.

Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 -6 months, vegetables at 5 -6 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, finger foods & meats at 9 months. A three meal two snack schedule is the usual goal, but adapting this schedule to your family's normal routine should be fine as long as your baby is comfortable and gaining weight appropriately. Read more

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How do I know whether the serving size on a nutrition label refers to cooked or uncooked food?

How do I know whether the serving size on a nutrition label refers to cooked or uncooked food?

State of food: What is the state of food in the package? If it's uncooked the label refers to uncooked, if it's cooked, the label refers to cooked. Read more

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What type of food may increase the size of pro state?

What type of food may increase the size of pro state?

None of them: Your prostate gland's size won't vary with your diet. There's a "pop" claim that milk is a risk factor for prostate cancer but the results of studies are wildly inconsistent and i'd ignore them -- the claim was popularized by some militants. Read more

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How much is a portion size for food? What does it look like?

How much is a portion size for food? What does it look like?

4 oz meat: Four ounces of meat looks like a deck of cards or the palm of a hand. Eat twice that amount of vegetables- not potatoes or corn. Read more

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3 gram sodium diet could I please have foods to and not to eat?

3 gram sodium diet could I please have foods to and not to eat?

Low salt diet: Never use the salt shaker. Stay away from caned foods, fast foods, junk foods and try to eat fresh foods. A 3gram low salt diet is not hard to do. Get you a book that lists high sodium foods. They are easy to find and use. Read more

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My weight is 83 kg, height 182? how much gram of food shall I eat per dinner?

My weight is 83 kg, height 182? how much gram of food shall I eat per dinner?

Body mass index: It depends whether you are muscular and active, or "soft" and sedentary. But for a 21 yo male of average activity, you would need approximately 3000 calories (130 grams carbohydrate and 66 grams protein) each day, spread among 3 or more meals. If you eat 3 meals, each the same, that would be 45 g carb and 22 g protein for a 1000 cal dinner. Stay active! Eat healthy! Read more

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When looking at sugar content in different foods, how many grams is considered high?

When looking at sugar content in different foods, how many grams is considered high?

Sugar intake: According to the American Heart Association (AHA), the maximum amount of added sugars you should eat in a day are (7): Men: 150 calories per day (37.5 grams or 9 teaspoons) Read more

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What are the foods to be taken to control the size of hydrocele till next months?? please any possible way???

What are the foods to be taken to control the size of hydrocele till next months?? please any possible way???

No, but. ..: There has been no known foods to help control hydrocele. Besides, almost all hydroceles are slow, chronic process posing no medical emergency. However, for whatever the reasons may make you feel mental / physical uneasy, seek urgent professional evaluation & counseling. Read more

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If I want to bulk up in body size which food is necessary because as far as I can tell nothing is working for me. No matter what I eat I always thin?

If I want to bulk up in body size which food is necessary because as far as I can tell nothing is working for me. No matter what I eat I always thin?

Sounds like you need: To take stock of how many calories you are consistently consuming and how many you are burning. You need to be consuming more than your are burning to gain weight. First you may want to see your doc to make sure there isn't a malabsorption or hormonal reason for your weight gain issues. Otherwise, you will need to focus on consuming calorically dense foods like nuts, beans, avocados, oily fish. Read more

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Ingested a recalled product. Not recalled the night before. Possible 3-6 mm sized glass in food. Could I unknowingly ingested that? Symptoms? 2 days ag

Ingested a recalled product. Not recalled the night before. Possible 3-6 mm sized glass in food. Could I unknowingly ingested that? Symptoms? 2 days ag

Glass: Tiny glass particles may not do any damage if you don't experience abdominal distress or black or bloody stools. In other words just observation is indicated at this time. If you still have concerns, see your physician for evaluation and advice.. Read more

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Can the amount of sugar (in grams) of a food determine a food's glucose level?

Can the amount of sugar (in grams) of a food determine a food's glucose level?

Absolutely: Carbs are the predominant food component that influences glucose levels in the blood. Of course during food abstinence/starvation you have the liver as the main source of glucose, but during eating, it's the amount of carbs (excluding fiber) that dictates how high your blood sugar will be. Read more

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How long can a fat, obese person live without food compared to a regular size person?

How long can a fat, obese person live without food compared to a regular size person?

The same: Being obese is not a protection against prolonged fasting. Is just another form of malnutrition. Read more

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I am 22 years old, 170 cm, only 48kg weight. MY chest size is 31". I am a pure vegetarian. Kindly suggest me appropriate indian food to gain weight.

I am 22 years old, 170 cm, only 48kg weight. MY chest size is 31". I am a pure vegetarian. Kindly suggest me appropriate indian food to gain weight.

Diet: What you need to do is just increase your calorie count. If you add like 500 calories a day over 7 days that will be 3500 calories. This will make you gain about a pound a week, assuming your not working out at the gym, or doing a lot of physical work like construction. Read more

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Suggedst some natural foods or pills to increase the size of penis?

Suggedst some natural foods or pills to increase the size of penis?

Sorry, none: Some swear by yohimbie (aka yohimbine) for some increase in girth, but not well documented. Consider seeing a urolgist to discuss options (vacuum/implant/meds). Read more

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I ate 3/4 of a 175g bag of pretzels n some oth salty foods. Most days eat 3-4 grams of salt. Damage to organs? Didn't drink until 5hrs later hot too

I ate 3/4 of a 175g bag of pretzels n some oth salty foods. Most days eat 3-4 grams of salt. Damage to organs? Didn't drink until 5hrs later hot too

Healthy eating: This one time consumption probably not going to cause any serious adverse effects, but try to avoid that in the future Read more

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