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Is Swai Fish Healthy To Eat
No: Meats have some transfats, but most are manmade. Transfats are made by hydrogenating oils, which turns them into solids (shortening). Transfats are used in processed foods b/c they last longer on shelf that way -- cookies/pie crusts/chips/popcorn/donuts/creamer/margarine. They raise LDL (bad) and lower HDL (good) cholesterol, which leads to heart disease. Saturated fats are just as bad! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sushi & pregnancy.: Sushi should be avoided during pregnancy for two reasons. (1) risk of bacterial infection complicating the pregnancy. (2) risk of exposure to mercury complicating the pregnancy. Certainly not worth the risk during pregnancy. Cooked sushi or vegetable-only sushi should be fine, but then we'd worry about the person making the sushi having washed his hands after handling raw fish. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not wise: These meats contain a great deal of salt and fat which is not healthy . They can potentially lead to some complications with the pregnacy. ...Read more
Of course: There is no food that is forbidden in any good eating program. Denial of a certain food is a sure way to disappointing result in yourweight loss endeavor. Any food is admissable in your eating regime. It is the quantity and your energy expenditure that truly matters. Remember: no denial. Seek out a weight specialist--bariatrician- to help you. Asbp they will understand where you are coming from. ...Read more
It can be: Almost anything in moderation and balanced with exercise and water can be used to loose weight. There are no magic buttons. Consider that 3500 calories added to your dirt will add one pound of weight. In other words, if you cut out drinking two cans of soda a day at 250 calories each, that would be 500 cal/day or 3500cal/wk. You would loose a pound each week, without doing anything else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nutrition: Not if you have it is part of varied & nutritious meal plan. Work to insure that you eat 5 servings of vegetables & 4 servings of fruit per day. ...Read more
Mostly not: Most food gets stale from drying and fat oxidation. Some get stale from outright spoilage growing mold and bacterial contamination. The dry, fat oxdidated food might taste unpleasant but is not harmful. But the spoiled food should be discarded as it might contain toxins or bacterial that could be harmful. ...Read more
Small fish are good: Yes, sardines daily are great. High in protein and in omega-3 fats, sardines are also delicious. They do not accumulate mercury or toxins like large fish do: they do not get big enough. I recommend sardines, salmon and herring in this Wall Street Journal piece on longevity and omega-3s: http://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424052748703837004575013393566949312 ...Read more
Is it ok to eat canned tuna while pregnant? How much seafood is ok during pregnancy i dont eat beef or pork?
"Seafood" diet: Thankfully, you are on a seafood food and not "see any food" diet. Fish is an excellent source of protein during pregnancy including tuna, with one major exception. Fresh fish caught in mercury poisoned and infested lakes is off limits to pregnant mothers and generally the rest of the population as well. ...Read more
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