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Are there any downsides to eating 100 gr of chocolate every day?

Are there any downsides to eating 100 gr of chocolate every day?

Extra calories: There is no downside except extra calories to your daily diet as a matter of fact it may be beneficial to your blood vessels and heart. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of eating 6 times a day if I have gastroparesis?

What are the benefits of eating 6 times a day if I have gastroparesis?

Improves symptoms: Some emptying does occur. Symptoms are worse when your stomach is full. Smaller meals helps to minimize symptoms though it does not treat the disease. ...Read more

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What is the amount of calories a day should I be eating?

Depends: How tall are you? How much physical activity are you engaged in? Do you wish to lose weight, maintain weight, or gain weight? ...Read more

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Are there any side effecta of eating chia seeds everyday? Atleast2 table spoons a day?

Are there any side effecta of eating chia seeds everyday? Atleast2 table spoons a day?

There may be: Possible side effects from chia include ^ gas (flatus), bloating ; constipation (w inadequate hydration). Because of omega 3 fatty acids, use of Aspirin / blood thinners could be problematic. People w bleeding disorders or who may be undergoing surgery should d/w their providers. 1 study showed diastolic blood pressure can drop w chia. People w mustard seed allergies are also likely to be allergic. ...Read more

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What are healthy carbohydrates we should be eating a day?

What are healthy carbohydrates we should be eating a day?

Healthy carbs: Vegetables, leafy greens, and fruits are all healthy carbohydrates. You want to avoid too much sugar in one day, though --which means limiting very sweet fruits (papaya, bananas, pineapple, etc) to infrequent desserts only. Replace simple carbs like white breads, potatoes, & rice with more complex carbs like whole wheat (if you eat wheat) bread, brown rice, quinoa, sweet potatoes, etc. ...Read more

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Is eating less than 400 calories a day considered anorexic?

Is eating less than 400 calories a day considered anorexic?

Starving Ur Body: Can only formally diagnose this in person. But eating 400 cal/day = very dangerous. This will lead to malnutrition producing heart damage, other organ damage, infertility, hair/tooth/body hair/bone loss, etc. Call natl assn of anorexia nervosa & related disorders: http://bit.Ly/14wd5ib. Anorexia nervosa = fatal mental disorder: about 10% die from suicide/starvation/metabolic failure/other. ...Read more

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Eating garlic five times a day is alright?

Eating garlic five times a day is alright?

Will not hurt: Other than worrying about your breath, it is not "unhealthy" to eat garlic daily as you are. Several studies show a correlation to heart health with garlic. (and you will keep vampires away too). Best wishes. ...Read more

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