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How can you figure out how much certain food has in fiber?

How can you figure out how much certain food has in fiber?

See web site: Here is a web link that has the content of fiber in foods. http://www.wehealny.org/healthinfo/dietaryfiber/fibercontentchart.html. ...Read more

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How much fast food would you have to eat to cause a heartattack?

How much fast food would you have to eat to cause a heartattack?

It Depends: No one answer fits everyone here. It depends on the health of your cardiovascular system before during and after eating fast foods laden with saturated fats, excessive calories and sugars wh ich can contribute to pre- diabetes or diabetes and thus significanty increase your risk of heart disease and heart attack. Always ask to see the nutritional information at any fast food resturant. ...Read more

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How much fish do you have to eat to get mercury poisoning?

How much fish do you have to eat to get mercury poisoning?

Small fish good: As a rule small fish contain less mercury and larger fish contain more. Do not eat shark, king mackerel, tilefish. Eat up to 12 onces (2 average meals) a week of fish or shellfish lower in mercury. Good low mercury fish are: shrimp, canned light tuna, salmon, pollock, catfish, . Check local advisories (department of fish and wildlife) for mercury load in your area. ...Read more

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How to increase to high fiber diet - low budget?

How to increase to high fiber diet - low budget?

Vegetables and beans: Beans that you soak in water are extremely inexpensive and very high in fiber ( 6 grams per serving). The canned beans are just as high in fiber but may be a bit more expensive since they are canned. Fresh or frozen vegetables are also high in fiber ( about 3 grams per serving) ...Read more

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How do I get enuf vitamin intake from a low fiber diet?

How do I get enuf vitamin intake from a low fiber diet?

Change diet, supps: I first wonder why you are on a low fiber diet? It sounds like you are aware that foods high in fiber (fruits, vegetables, whole grains)are the best dietary sources of vitamins.Low fiber diets are sometimes advised for intestinal issues but are seldom necessary.If you really do need to be on a low fiber diet then a well-rounded multivitamin from the health food store will supply needed vitamins. ...Read more

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What is an easy to get, easy to eat, high fiber food?

What is an easy to get, easy to eat, high fiber food?

Whole grains: Anything with whole grains like whole wheat bread, other whole grain breads like rye and spelt, oatmeal and other whole grain cereals, brown rice, beans, bran muffins, popcorn. Also fruits and vegetables. Check out http://familydoctor.Org/familydoctor/en/prevention-wellness/food-nutrition/nutrients/fiber-how-to-increase-the-amount-in-your-diet.Printerview.All.Html for more ideas. ...Read more

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How can you avoid junk food and fast food and eat healthier.. Its hard?

How can you avoid junk food and fast food and eat healthier.. Its hard?

It's not hard: You need better control of yourself. Go online and read "NuVal" - that will give you some idea of what food is good, not so good, and bad! ...Read more

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What food makes people get constipated? What food can you eat and not get constipated?

What food makes people get constipated? What food can you eat and not get constipated?

Lack of fiber: Constipation is due to character of the GI tract and lack of sufficient fiber in the food. Some cases are due to side effects of medication. You may try to increase your fiber intake by eating vegetables, fruits and whole grains. If that does not work try taking a fiber laxative like metamucil. ...Read more

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How to get food with low calories and low LDL cholesterol?

How to get food with low calories and low LDL cholesterol?

These go together: The key to low LDL is maintaining normal body weight with calorie restriction and daily exercise. Fruits and vegetable are low in calories and will lower your ldl. If you have diabetes, keeping blood sugar in check will help greatly. Avoid animal fats, butter, whole milk and soft cheeses which are caloric. Use nonfat milk and yogurt, whole grains, legumes, nuts, & olive oil in small amts. ...Read more

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What types of foods can I eat to get smarter?

What types of foods can I eat to get smarter?

Alice In Wonderland!: Yes, there are foods that may alter neural function & cognition, but there is no diet for getting smarter any more than there are diets for getting taller, prettier, etc. You are smarter however if you reduce portion size, avoid excessive snacking & unneeded calories, optimize fiber, fruits/vegetables, minimize fats, salt, sugary foods & alcohol. ...Read more

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Can you suggest how to get full nutrition everyday in foods?

Can you suggest how to get full nutrition everyday in foods?

Balanced diet: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more

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What might I do to get vitamin E intake from a low fiber diet?

What might I do to get vitamin E intake from a low fiber diet?

Pick E rich food: U can pick.........Sunflower seed, almond, paprica, chilli, pine nuts, peanut, dry apricot, green olive, spinach, basil, . ...Read more

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Which foods are the best to eat for a high fiber diet?

Which foods are the best to eat for a high fiber diet?

See below: Fiber is the non digestible part of fruits, whole grains. Vegetables, beans and legumes. You get it by eating these foods. Fiber is not found in meat, dairy, fowl or fish. When fiber foods are processed ( orange juice for example, or white rice) alot of the fiber is removed in processing. Your best bet to have fiber in your diet is to eat foods in their natural state with minimal processing. ...Read more

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What are the best foods to eat for a high fiber diet & anemia?

What are the best foods to eat for a high fiber diet & anemia?

Normal diet.: Fiber is not needed to prevent anemia. Most anemias are caused by iron deficiency, especially in young women. Iron rich foods are red meat, dark green leafy vegetables, raisins and liver. The other nturients needed are B12 (mainly animal products) and Folic Acid (vegetables, fruits, nuts, fortified cereals and grains). ...Read more

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Can you get enough nutrients from a vegan diet? I'm vegetarian, but cannot imagine how to get protein if i were to take out dairy

Can you get enough nutrients from a vegan diet? I'm vegetarian, but cannot imagine how to get protein if i were to take out dairy

Vegan Diet: I commend you for having Vegan Diet for Good Health. Sources of Protein in Vegan Diet : • Whole grains • Bran Cereal • Oatmeal • Beans • Legumes • Soy Foods • Nuts • Seeds Health is Wealth! ...Read more

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How to get dietary fiber other than from vegetables?

How to get dietary fiber other than from vegetables?

Whole grains.: Whole grain breads and breakfast cereals can help. Fruits like blueberries, apples and cranberries. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods can I eat if i'm trying to stick to low carbs, low fat in order to lose weight?

Please suggest what foods can I eat if i'm trying to stick to low carbs, low fat in order to lose weight?

Several.: Lean meat, fish, poultry. Virtually most vegetables, which are calorically non-dense! berries. All non-sugar beverages- fruit juices need be avoided! avoid baked goods! low carb, high fiber tortillas (ole, mission, other brands). ...Read more

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How much gluten food does a patient need to eat before taking a celiac panel blood test? How far in advance does she need to eat gluten food? Thanks!

How much gluten food does a patient need to eat before taking a celiac panel blood test?  How far in advance does she need to eat gluten food? Thanks!

Sometimes none: A celiac "panel" should look for several things and some of those will be positive in people with celiac disease without any exposure to gluten at or before the time of the test. Certain antibodies will only be positive if you have been exposed to gluten a day or so before the study, but they do not define celiac disease. ...Read more

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on a low salt and low carb die what is the best food to ear thanks can you eat peanutbutter?

 on a low salt and  low carb die what is the best food to ear thanks can  you eat peanutbutter?

Low salt: Recommend the DASH Diet for Hypertension. Excellent. Yes you can eat peanut butter but in moderation. Usual goal for low salt is <1,500 mg a day of Na. Recommend you get Fitness Pal app to track your carb and salt. Also get this book and follow it. ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 Kindle Book-13: 978-1-43914-059-8 You will be at goal in 3 days if you do chapter 9 exactly. ...Read more

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