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Fast Food (Definition)

Fast food is food that is prepared quickly through a standardized method and is provided at cheap restaurants. Examples of fast food include pizza, burgers, and French fries. Fast food is often loaded with excess sodium, fat, and calories, and increases the risk of obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. ...Read more


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India for a business trip, how to avoid food poisoning? my colleagues got sick from chain hotels and famous restaurants. what to eat?cooked veggie?

India for a business trip, how to avoid food poisoning? my colleagues got sick from chain hotels and famous restaurants. what to eat?cooked veggie?

Food poisoning: OK..first..make sure your hepatitis A vaccine has taken and you have antibodies. Second, wash your hands religiously. If possible drink bottled water. With drinks....no ice..because they are usually from tap water. Lastly...stay away from public waterways, rivers and lakes. Just have a good time and be cautious, you'll be fine! ...Read more

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Do any fast food chains sell gluten-free food?

Do any fast food chains sell gluten-free food?

Yes, there is: Even if fast food chains do not offer it specifically, there is plenty that you can find. Non-breaded meat; salads (no croutons); french fries; milk shakes, to mention a few. ...Read more

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How can I eat gluten free in college/any no cook recipes?

How can I eat gluten free in college/any no cook recipes?

You may have a right: If you have objective evidence from a physician that you have gluten enteropathy and/or dermatitis herpetiformis, the school has a duty to provide a reasonable opportunity for you to follow your restrictive diet. If you're just following a "pop" recommendation from the internet, you're on your own and you'll make your life more difficult -- but you may be right. Best wishes. ...Read more

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South beach diet question--are the bars healthy?

South beach diet question--are the bars healthy?

South Beach: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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How do I overcome a phobia of anaphylaxis (foods)? Afraid to eat everything & losing lots of weight. What % of adults develop new food allergies?

How do I overcome a phobia of anaphylaxis (foods)? Afraid to eat everything & losing lots of weight. What % of adults develop new food allergies?

Counselor helpful: It is prudent for a person to be concerned about experiencing a life-threatening anaphylactic reaction. Being prepared with an action plan, self-injectable epinephrine, wearing a medical bracelet, and knowing early warning signs can be reassuring. However, once the concern has progressed to phobia with weight loss, it would be helpful to see a counselor or psychologist to deal with the feelings. ...Read more

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What makes mcdonalds food so unhealthy? What's the difference between their burgers, and the average burger you cook at home, or other restaurants?

What makes mcdonalds food so unhealthy? What's the difference between their burgers, and the average burger you cook at home, or other restaurants?

Fat and salt: Fast foods, mcdonalds and others are often high in saturated fats and salt, both of which are not healthy. The same may be true of burgers cooked at home and in restaurants, depending on the quality of meat and cooking process. ...Read more

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How does the cost of fast food compare to healthy food?

How does the cost of fast food compare to healthy food?

Cost of food.: One of our big societal nutritional problems is that fast food (unhealthy) is generally less expensive than healthy foods. A healthy society would need inexpensive healthy options. ...Read more

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Does people with anoerxia recovery eat healthy food or give them junk food?

Does people with anoerxia recovery eat healthy food or give them junk food?

There is no: one in the world who benefits from ingestion of junk food, except the stockholders of the company that sells it. ...Read more

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What country has healthiest food?

What country has healthiest food?

Japan probably: I would guess japan due to their fresh veggies, high seafood and sea weed diet. They have great longevity and significantly less chronic disease and obesity compared to us. ...Read more

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How do the prices of healthy food compare to unhealthy food?

How do the prices of healthy food compare to unhealthy food?

Cost of food.: One of our big societal nutritional problems is that fast food (unhealthy) is generally less expensive than healthy foods. A healthy society would need inexpensive healthy options. ...Read more

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How do the prices of fast food and healthy food compare?

In this country: quality health food can be significantly more costly than fast foods. ...Read more

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Are frozen foods, veggies n instant noodles also unhealthy n include in fast foods?

Are frozen foods, veggies n instant noodles also unhealthy n include in fast foods?

Not always: There are many healthy frozen foods or frozen veggies. It all depends on the ingredients and additives in the food (one must read the labels). It is hard to find healthy instant noodles, but some are better than others (look for low fat / low sodium / no msg). ...Read more

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Please suggest what food brands (name of company of food) should I eat to lose belly fat?

Please suggest what food brands (name of company of food) should I eat to lose belly fat?

Less food: You cannot target one anatomic area for fat loss. To lose weight and fat you need to reduce your caloric intake and increase caloric use by increasing exercise. Easier said than done! ...Read more

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What are healthy single serving recipes (dessert, lunch, supper, snacks) ? Any links?

A wise young woman!: http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_recipes_for_one_serving there are other sites too. You'll do well since you seem to want to do well. Also, don't be afraid of left-overs - they can even be better and can save work & time. You have a fine life ahead of you - enjoy it! ...Read more

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I live in hostel. My diet is like pizza burgers and fast foods.

I live in hostel. My diet is like pizza burgers and fast foods.

Unhealthy Diet: Hello and welcome to HealthTap, these foods are not healthy, you need greens and fruits in your diet, please try to limit your carb and fat intake and add salads and fruits. Take care :) ...Read more

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I'm wondering how to beat junk food cravings?

I'm wondering how to beat junk food cravings?

Eat healthy : Alternatives. Try snacking on carrots, celery, pickles, cherry tomatoes, fruits. Even pretzels can help since it's hard to eat too many pretzels! if you fill yourself on healthier snacks it will be easier to fight the junk food cravings. Exercise since it may reduce your appetite and make u more resolved to eat well. ...Read more

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How can I eat healthy at italian restaurants ?

How can I eat healthy at italian restaurants ?

Healthy choices: by choosing wisely. If portions are large, split a meal with a friend- or take the rest home. Baked is better than fried. Don't have a sugar drink, drink water. Don't go hungry- have a fresh fruit before going out- and try to skip the processed bread roll with the butter on it. Its all about making healthy choices and eating in moderation. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more