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Low Fat Nonperishable Portable Snacks
Protein rich treats: string cheese or laughing cow low fat cheese products, or nuts such as almonds or pistachios in small quantities are good examples. ...Read more
Fruits &vegetables: Fruit and.Or vegetables.Get a more detailed answer ›
Am taking Niaspan. The insert says to take with a low fat snack before bed. I normally eat 1.5 cups of nuts before bed, this is fats. Is it problem?
May not be an issue: the recent data on niaspan was not great,. The drug did not significantly reduce mortality or morbidity. I suggest if your not taking the niacin for some other reason , stopping the medication and discontinue the eating before bed. of course check with your doctor before starting or stopping any of your medications. ...Read more
I am taking Niaspan. The insert says to take with a low fat snack at night. Why low-fat snack? and does it have to be at night? I am so tired i forget
Niacin: A common side effect is less likely if a snack is taken,if you have no side effects then not snacking makes no difference ...Read more
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
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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fat can enhance : Flavor. Try feeding your dog a bowl of dry dog food versus his dry dog foot with a little cooking grease mixed in - he will run to the fatty one. (by, the way this was for illustrative purposes only - don't want fido to be fat). Here's the good news! the world is filled with delicious herbs ; spices that can flavor almost any food. Learning to cook with herbs can make any meal delightful. ...Read more
Food Questions: We do not endorse products here on this app. There are probably a hundred different versions of 'low fat' cheese. I advise my patients that any product 'low fat' should be avoided since many of them use high content fructose corn syrup to thicken up the product and sugar is the enemy to health. Using the natural products in the percentage that is a healthy diet is always the best plan. ...Read more
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