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Doctor insights on: Low Fat Chocolate Zucchini Cake

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Must one eat low-fat foods to be healthy?

Must one eat low-fat foods to be healthy?

No such thing: The long term effect of a low fat diet is malnutrition. Used for a short time (4-6 weeks) a low fat diet can be employed for weight loss. However, the long lerm effects of low fat diets are miserable. A low fat - high carb diet will lead to high Insulin levels, high triglcyerides, low hdl, metabolic syndrome and finally high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. www.edibolic.com. ...Read more

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Low fat milk not good , is that true ?

Low fat milk not good , is that true ?

No, it's good: Although it depends what you mean by "good", low fat milk is a healthier option than vitamin d milk (or whole milk). And it tastes good (in my opinion) as well. ...Read more

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Can I give low-fat milk to a one-year old?

Can I give low-fat milk to a one-year old?

I never would: The first 2 years are critical in brain formation and fat and cholesterol are necessary building blocks for brain formation. Failure to have enough access to these in the diet can cause impaired brain development. I never recommend a low fat diet or milk product until after age 2. ...Read more

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When can my child switch from whole milk to low fat milk?

When can my child switch from whole milk to low fat milk?

No sooner than 2: The rapidly growing infant brain uses fat in it's diet to provide the building blocks of that process. Look up brains in a diet book & you will cee the high fat/cholesterol content.The body uses fat & cholesterol to provide the insulation around the nerves. I kid never needs to go low fat.If they get heavy it's because of all the juices & other processed sugars,Low fat to early=developmental delay ...Read more

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Any good low fat meals for a family of 3, including a 2yo?

Any good low fat meals for a family of 3, including a 2yo?

Yes: Fat is necessary for our bodies so understanding fats makes it easier. A 2 year old may not necessarily need a low fat meal...Avoid fried foods. Stir fry, baked, boiled are good. Use more healthy fats like avocados and olives. Olive oil, safflower oil to cook in. Use coconut oil as well to cook. Nuts are rich in healthy fats as well. ...Read more

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Please help me with the differences we read on various low fat milks?

Please help me with the differences we read on various low fat milks?

Calories: Non fat milk = 91 calories per cup. Low fat mild = 102 calories per cup. Whole milk = 146 calories per cup. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good low-fat foods that contain high protein?

Could you tell me what are good low-fat foods that contain high protein?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i wana lose 10 lbs what is better low carb or low fat?

Can you tell me if i wana lose 10 lbs what is better low carb or low fat?

Conflicting data: There are people who would give you advice for each tactic. My best advice is to use a diet that is balanced and avoids processed food, with a lower total calorie intake than what you typically take in while at the same time, increase your energy utilization. Exercise more, park in the farthest corner of the parking lot, use the stairs. And eat less fat and fewer carbohydrates. ...Read more

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How many grams of fat per meal is considered low fat for gallbladder diet?

How many grams of fat per meal is considered low fat for gallbladder diet?

About 30-40: It is recommended that our fat intake be 20-35% of our daily calorie intake--that translates into 45-75 grams of fat daily, depending on your total csalorie intake. So to follow a low fat diet you may consider about 30-40 grams of fat daily. To avoid gallbladder flare-ups I recommend avoiding cholesterol and fried foods ...Read more