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How To Convert Food Serving Sizes To Grams
In most cases: McDonald's food is inferior in quality in regards to micronutrient content just based on the some of the ingredients that are used that wouldn't be consider quite "healthy", like something as simple as their burger buns. Presently McDonald's doesn't offer any wholegrain options. An exact comparison is obviously difficult to make without having something specific to compare to. ...Read more
Several foods: For calcium from vegetarian sources, you can eat dark green leafy greens like spinach, kale, mustard greens adn collard greens; soy-based foods like tofu that are enriched with calcium; almonds and other nuts like brazil nuts and pistachios. A serving of almonds gives 250 mg of calcium. Many cereals like oatmeal and others are also enriched w/calcium. Dairy like milk & cheese if diet allows. ...Read more
How to adjust timings of intake if want to take juice oats fruits alongwith or beside food to lose weight.
It can't: 0 calories means no calories, so it doesn't add to caloric intake. ...Read more
If sugar causes cancer and carbohydrate convert to sugar , then what should we eat and feed our kids?alternatives to bread and cereal?
Fake information: Sugar (glucose) is the OBLIGATRY energy source used by the brain and heart. Remove it from the human body and they are dead. It does not cause cancer. Carbohydrates are a good nutritional source for anyone at any age, when used as part of balanced nutrition. Anything, including water can be toxic to humans when used in excess. The assumption you made in your post are wrong. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to figure out how many calories, grams of protein, and grams of fat does my domino's pizza have?
Check it out.: Check out domino's site: http://cache.Dominos.Com/homev8/docs/menu/dominos_nutrition_v2.21.00.Pdf.Get a more detailed answer ›
Healthier foods: often cost more.Get a more detailed answer ›
Unfortunately: In many circumstances, "healthy" foods cost more than "junk" food. Some of this revolves around what comprises "healthy" foods versus "junk" food, as governmental subsidies allow for the food stuffs that tend to make up most of "junk" food cheaper than healthy foods! Just think about how massive a meal you can get at McDonald's for under six bucks or even less ! ...Read more
Depends on diet!: On a low carb diet, you should consume less than 60 grams of carbs per day. You will eat, therefore more protein and fat, with low density vegetables that are high in vitamins and fiber! on a normal diet you need about 25% of your calorie intake to be protein, and 40-50% to be carbs, preferably complex carbs, and as little sugar as possible! ...Read more
Trying to count sugar intake. Do fruits count or is it mainly the unhealthy sugars added to foods. And how many grams is ok in a day ?
Fruits count: If you are trying to accurately account for all sugar intake, fruits can make up a significant proportion. Sugar in fruits is better because you are getting all of the micronutrients and fiber of the fruit, but it is still sugar. I generally recommend that total carbs account for less than half of your daily caloric intake. Most of these carbs should come from fruit, vegetable, and whole grain. ...Read more
Not much: The reason for baby foods at that age is to introduce a new method, not overtake the value of breast milk or formula. A tablespoonful or two is fine for starters. If the kid seems to want more, that is one of the goals, but they should not drop their other intake below 16-20 oz. By 1 yr, they should have a balance between the two. ...Read more
Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more
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