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Can you suggest healthy, filling foods? Have been using soup, tea... so many of my snacks just don't satisfy. Was trying low calorie, low fat snacks.

Can you suggest healthy, filling foods? Have been using soup, tea... so many of my snacks just don't satisfy. Was trying low calorie, low fat snacks.

Diet: I strongly suggest that you go on-line to "NuVal" where you will find the good, not so good, and bad for you foods. You should have no trouble finding food that are best for you. Some of the scores will surprise you but pay attention to what you read on the list of foods. ...Read more

Calorie (Definition)

A calorie is the amount of heat energy needed to increase a mililiter of water 1 degree centigrade, the calorie we talk about in foods is really a kilocalorie, that is the amount of energy needed to increase a liter of water 1 degree centigrade... So if you eat a food that is 500 calories that food if burned completely has enough energy to heat a liter of ...Read more


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Can you tell me in the gym. but I'm just curious what a low-fat, low-calorie, high protein diet will do to my body. will I gain weight?

Can you tell me in the gym. but I'm just curious what a low-fat, low-calorie, high protein diet will do to my body. will I gain weight?

Depends.: on total calories in versus out. WIth exercise, the weight loss WON'T be all from muscle loss; without it, that is likely to occur. 10xweight = calories used daily 100-500 additional / hr from exercise; 4000 calories is a pound. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ has additional info on the psychology of weight loss. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you eat low calorie, low fat, yet high in sugar?

Could you tell me what happens if you eat low calorie, low fat, yet high in sugar?

No so healthy: Regardless of what you are eating, excess calories leads to weight gain. If you eat low calorie but largely junk sugar diet, you may not be gaining weight but you are also not giving your body optimum nutrition. ...Read more

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What are the best low calorie and low fat protein sources?

What are the best low calorie and low fat protein sources?

Beans and lentils : Various lentils and beans meet the nutritional criteria. ...Read more

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Why do people go on low carbs and low fat diets as compared to low calorie diets to shed the weight off?

Why do people go on low carbs and low fat diets as compared to low calorie diets to shed the weight off?

Because........: Low fat diets are by definition low calorie, since fat as 9 kcal per gram, compared with 4 for protein and carbs. Low carb diets benefits people who put weight on the middle by improving weight, controlling lipids, etc. Apples-low carb! pears-low fat! ...Read more

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What are the differences between a low fat diet and a low calorie diet?

What are the differences between a low fat diet and a low calorie diet?

Many: Low calorie diets are usually between 1000 and 1200 calories females, allow for some fats (mostly the "good" fats). They should be balanced with complex carbs (not refined) and good quality protein. The "low fat diets" only work if you don't substitute sugar and simple carb calories for the fat you don't eat. Low fat diets did not work in the 1980's because sugar/carbs were consumed instead of fat. ...Read more

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Which is best diet for permanent fat loss? Aikins high fat type diet or high carb low fat or low calorie diet. Confused.

Which is best diet for permanent fat loss? Aikins high fat type diet or high carb low fat or low calorie diet. Confused.

Diet: It's tough to change your diet at age 71. Go online and look at the several options for good diet control. My preference is "NuVal" but the others are good. Don't forget to exercise regularly but start slowly and increase as you feel stronger. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the difference between a low carb diet, a low fat diet, and a low calorie diet?

Need advice on what is the the difference between a low carb diet, a low fat diet, and a low calorie diet?

Food is Energy/nutri: Our food is a source of energy in the form of calories.3 key nutrients our body needs are carbs, proteins and fat. We need to eat a balanced diet with about a third of each nutrient. Once you understand these concepts you will find answers to your questions.Healthy food should have ample proteins which come from eggs, low fat milk, tofu and fish. Add to it fruits & veggies..Yu're eating healthy! ...Read more

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Is there any place I can buy low calorie non-fat baby food?

Is there any place I can buy low calorie non-fat baby food?

Why ???????: Babies are a work in progress & fat is a necessary part of their diet. The rapidly growing brain uses cholesterol to form the insulating layer surrounding nerve attachments as they form & as the basic molecule from which various hormones are built. Failure to receive appropriate sources of dietary fat in the rapid growth period of infancy can result in permanent developmental impairment. ...Read more

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Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?

Should i continue consuming around 3000 calories of clean low fat high protein foods for the muscle gain?

Not that Simple: Endurance, slow twitch, red muscles (eg. Cardiac muscle) primarily burn fat. Higher strength, quick twitch, more white/less red (lower capillary density/blood flow) muscle burns more sugar. No scientific evidence that sat. Fats, of natural origin, less healthy than carbs/protein, indeed opposite true. Study: big fat lies, mcgovern's report, science for smart people, dietdoctor, nusi.Org, lustig. ...Read more

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Have been losing approx 1lb per day. Yesterday ate 530 calories less than daily amount plus burned 240 calories but gained .6lbs. What am i doing wrong? Ate no junk food, low fat, cals, carbs.

Have been losing approx 1lb per day. Yesterday ate 530 calories less than daily amount plus burned 240 calories but gained .6lbs. What am i doing wrong? Ate no junk food, low fat, cals, carbs.

Not a daily effect: Keep a dietary journal and graph your weight on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Add cross training: high and low impact aerobics and remember that diet= what you eat, what you do and who you are. Exercise with a picture of yourself at a thinner weight ( who you are ) and also have a picture of yourself ( or someone you want to look like) placed on your dressing mirror. High protein, 1500 cal diet. ...Read more

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Age 24f,can i eat low calorie food like biscuits tea with skim milk and cereal when i am constipated will that increase my weight and face fat?

Age 24f,can i eat low calorie food like biscuits tea with skim milk and cereal when i am constipated will that increase my weight and face fat?

Eat a balanced diet!: Google 'food pyramid' to learn about a healthy diet. Generally, try to eat more proteins and less carbohydrates & fats while maintaining pportion control and remaining physically active. Salad dressings can convert a healthy food into an item loaded with fat & salt, so always ask for the dressing on the side and dip your fork in it, rather than drowning the salad with it. ...Read more

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Which type of low calorie foods fill you up?

Fiber: Eat a diet rich in fiber such as leafy green vegetables, whole grains, beans, almonds. Avoid simple sugars found in sugary soft drinks, white bread, potatoes. ...Read more

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What are some low calorie foods that will satisfy me?

What are some low calorie foods that will satisfy me?

Don't know you, but: If you have a sweet tooth, the following suggestions won't well suit you. However, fruits, vegetables, and whole grain products as well as lean proteins have 4 calories/gram whereas fats (predominantly in junk food, fried and fast foods) have 9 calories/gram. You can eat more than twice the amount of low calorie foods as described, feel full, and still achieve calorie reduction. Exercise too. ...Read more

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What are some low glycemic and low calorie foods?

What are some low glycemic and low calorie foods?

Low Glycemic Index: Dr. Ann de wees allen is the world's leading authority on glycemic index (the type and/or quality of carbohydrates in a particular type of food & how a specific food reacts metabolically as it is directed. For very detailed and accurate information on this topic please check out the glycemic research institute at www.Glycemicresearchlaboratories.Com. One low glycemic beverage is bskinny coffee. ...Read more

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What are some low calorie foods that I can use as appetite suppressants?

What are some low calorie foods that I can use as appetite suppressants?

High fiber foods: High fiber foods can make you feel full for longer; these include fruits like apples and oranges (not the juice), and whole grains. Also soups are good. If you drink a glass of water before your meal, you will likely eat less. ...Read more

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Anyone know what is a low calorie food that fills you up?

Anyone know what is a low calorie food that fills you up?

Greens: Lettuce, leafy vegetables, bok choy, cabbage, cauliflower, brocolli, brussel sprouts, . ...Read more

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What are some low calorie foods that are filling?

What are some low calorie foods that are filling?

Greens: Green leafy vegetables. However its not about calories it is about macronutrients: fat, protein, carbohydrates. Each macronutrient has sub groups. It is about eating the right macronutrients in proper amounts and not counting calories. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a low calorie diet healthy if the foods are healthy but low calorie?

Please answer me. Is a low calorie diet healthy if the foods are healthy but low calorie?

See below: Depends on what you mean as low calorie..and what you consider healthy I might no so give me more of what you are asking! ...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