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Is Grassfed Beef Really Better For You
Yes: Just as "you are what you eat" cows are what they eat.Their natural diet is grass. Corn is an unnatural food for them & these days most cows are fed toxic pesticide-laden gmo corn.Corn-fed beef has many unhealthy fats & pesticide residues. Grassfed beef is lower in fat & has a much higher amount of healthy fats like omega 3 fats & cla.I consider grassfed beef to be healthy ®ular beef unhealthy! ...Read more
Need some advice. Is buffalo meat truly healthier to eat, or is it the same but just leaner than beef?
Might be: Buffalo meat is much less likely 2 come from an animal that has been raised on grain feed laced with antibiotics and hormones, both of which r routinely used in U.S. Commercial meat industry because producers get more meat per pound of feed when they add these substances. If u r of the opinion that ingesting gratuitous antibiotics and hormones may be unhealthy..... Then buffalo is the way 2 go! ...Read more
Can you please explain why almond butter is better than peanut butter, and why is it meant to be very healthy?
Almonds vs peanuts: Raw almonds contain monosaturated fat which can help positively impact cholesterol levels. It is a good source of calcium , potassium, magnesium, phosphorus & fiber. The american heart association encourages eating 4 servings of nuts / week. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories & almonds have 169 calories. Peanuts have 6.7 g of protein & almonds have 5.9 g per serving. Peanuts contain. ...Read more
I'm planning on having a meatloaf for dinner made with extra lean beef. Is that good for you? And does it have any fat? If so is it good fats?
See below: Just like the name says, extra lean means less fat, not no fat. Beef does not have any good fat - it's all unhealthy fat but extra lean decreases this fat. ...Read more
So if whole-grain whole-wheat bread is good for you but can I have on it that's decent for you. Butter is out of the question right. Peanut butter is high in fat. So what is good?
Good food: Brown rice has 150 cal per cooked cup with no fat and 1 gram of fiber. White rice has 240 cal per cooked cup with 0.1 g of fat and 0.6 g of fiber. Brown rice is a good food to mix with cooked vegetables, is filling, and is eaten world-wide (how many obese asians do you see?). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is kosher food popular, and is it better for you? And are you only to prepare it on stanless counter
Faith-based: Kosher food is selected, prepared and eaten in accordance with the hebrew scriptures as interpreted by a long line of commentators over centuries. It is about being part of, or emulating, a faith / identity group and the health benefits would be limited to being part of a health-conscious community. ...Read more
Yes and yes: Just as "you are what you eat" cows are what they eat.Their natural diet is grass. Corn is an unnatural food for them & these days most cows are fed toxic pesticide-laden gmo corn.Corn-fed beef has many unhealthy fats & pesticide residues. Grassfed beef is lower in fat & has a much higher amount of healthy fats like omega 3 fats & cla.I consider grassfed beef to be healthy ®ular beef unhealthy! ...Read more
Yes: but this platform is (last time I checked) not a cooking club...is there a medical question here?? Dr Z ...Read more
I usually stock up with chobani for breakfast. I figure it is still having some sugar which is not good. Any healthier options please?
Is canned tuna good for you or it usually is full of conservants, sodium, mercury, heavy metals and so forth? Is it safe to eat everyday?
Mercury toxic; NO!!!: There are good things in tuna but it tends to be high in mercury. Experts advise eating canned albacore no more than 3 times a month, though it is ok to have "light" or skipjack tuna twice a week (but not both!). See http://www.Nrdc.Org/health/effects/mercury/tuna.Asp. ...Read more
Raw verses cooked.: Washed raw fruit and vegetables contain more nutrients than those cooked. Certain types of foods must be cooked for safety however. ...Read more
Calorie intake: There is some nutritional benefit to the types of fat in nuts including macadamia and cashews. However, those fats are highly caloric and if you have a weight issue, you should adjust other caloric intake if you cannot resist these admittedly delicious nuts. ...Read more
Can I make my own organic chicken or organic pork sausages to get around commercial processed meats? if so how bad is that? I eat very little meat.
May not matter: The less meat you eat, probably the less important whether processed or not, organic or not, and so on. With "very little" meat eaten, it sounds like too much hassle to consider processing your own meats and not likely to affect your health in any way. Especially at your age (and mine)! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's a death oil: Hi. No, coconut oil is terrible for you. It IS a death oil! It's a fad right now, but butter is better for you than coconut oil (and butter isn't good for you). When we want to give animals atherosclerosis in the lab (I did my PhD in lipoprotein metabolism, so am into this stuff), we feed them coconut oil, not cholesterol. It's a fad that pisses me off, because it will cause many premature deaths ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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