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Is It Healthy To Eat Pasta Each Day
He eats burgers pizza fries mashed potatoes and pasta and that's it are there health programs to help him learn how to eat better?
See nutritionist: It sounds like a visit to a nutritionist would be a good idea. Also just a discussion with the family doctor could help with understanding the long term problems with such a diet. Please also understand that people have to be motivated to change their behaviior (or food) or all the education in the world will not help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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I am getting married in 4 months. I consider myself having a healthy diet now but eat a lot of pasta, potatoes and rice. Is this healthy?
Probably yes but...: Advocates of low-fat diets would say this is healthy while fan of low-carb diets would call it unhealthy. There is ongoing debate between these 2 camps- see http://drrandybaker.Com/ potatoes are in the "dirty dozen" foods with most pesticide residues so choose organic if possible. Dr. John mcdougall would heartily endorse your diet- see http://www.Drmcdougall.Com/video/starch_solution.Html. ...Read more
I found out that there are high levels of arsenic in brown rice. I eat brown rice on its own and in cakes, cereal and pasta every day! Should I stop?
I eat all day long and can't gain weight, why? I eat pizza, pasta, i eat out, and i sleep a lot! i eat fruits n veggies n drink water but nothing
Try adding more fat: Put olive oil or butter or coconut oil on everything you eat. Do resistance training to build muscle. ...Read more
Building muscle need 3000-3300 calories a day. Is it health if its good foods like chicken, whole meal pasta, lots of veg and fish etc?
Mediterranean diet: Normal whole food w/lots of lean protein eg chicken & fish, as well as plenty of fruits & veggies, is a great way to pack on muscle if you're exercising. Eggs & beans are 2 more sources of protein as you're looking at consuming ~1g protein per pound of body weight. Some say even more than that. Plus you have to have 3, 500 calories more to gain a pound. Plan on 500 calories/wk extra & above. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Less pasta: There are several ways to make pasta dishes healthier but the easiest one is to use less pasta and more fresh meats, fish or vegetables. Pasta is a high carbohydrate food and unless you are using whole wheat it has very little fiber. When you serve a pasta dish make sure there is some protein and serve a small portion of pasta and more sauce and other ingredients. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: The consequences could range from just being a grose experience to food poisoning depending on what bacteria / mold was growing and how large a "dose" you ate. If you develop stomach pain, diarrhea and vomiting then you likely have food poisoning. Aside from that there will be no consequences. ...Read more
Making casseroles and pizza and pasta for my teen sons. What can I do to make their diet healthier?
Use vegetables: Offering vegetables on the pizza or in the casserole can hide a lot of healthy ingredients. ...Read more
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