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Make Ahead Vegan Meals
OK but...: I have looked at Naturebox snacks and they look OK but you can do better. While non-GMO, I don't see any that are organic. For example, organic almonds are far healthier than conventional almonds, which not only has pesticides but residues of the fumigant propylene oxide. Rather than more processed snacks get organic nuts and fruits from your local health food store; this will be even healthier! ...Read more
10 weeks pregnant. Grains n veggies make me nausea. Can only eat a cup rice/day.But I do eat lot fruits, snacks, milk, n taking prenatal suplements. Ok?
1st trimester nausea: The first trimester can be difficult due to nausea, vomiting and fatigue. Once the bhcg hormone levels plateau and begin to decrease, your symptoms will improve for the overwhelming majority of patients. Your tastes will change throughout your pregnancy. With adequate calories and pnv, you should be fine. ...Read more
What healthy food to eat if I suddenly hungry at night? Especially while studying, junk food make me fat.
Salads: Late at night you don't want to pack on calories, so foods that induce satiety are the trick. Peanut butter on Celery, or fruits are always good. Avoid Carbohydrates at night as if you are not going to use the energy right away your body will convert them to a storage of energy=fat. ...Read more
Not carbs for sleep: Foods that are high in tryptophan (an Amino Acid that converts to serotonin & melatonin) will help sleep. This includes bananas (which have carbs plus magnesium & potassium -- important in relaxing tense muscles), warm milk, cheese, & yogurt (which have calcium too.) almonds are good -- high in magnesium. Chamomile tea is very nice. A glass or tart cherry juice can boost melatonin naturally. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am vegetarian and eat low fat balanced diet and wonder if ok to eat peanut butter for protein or better to just eat nuts instead?
Vegetarian Diet: I commend you for being Vegetarian and eating low fat balanced diet for Good Health. Do not feel deprived of Pleasures of foods what you enjoy including peanut butter and peanuts. Have balanced diet of 1500 Cal/day. Eat small portions Be aware of impulses, frustration, boredom, loneliness, or any unpleasant feeling leading to eat which you later regret. Health is Wealth! ...Read more
❤ palpitations after eating a healthy vegan meal. Very obese, i drink veg/green smoothies for bkfst & lunch, no trouble until my full meal at dinner.
Might be normal issu: Random palpitations can be a normal issue if they happen from time to time or if you are taking in stimulants like coffee, alcohol, tobacco or over-the-counter medications such as pseudoephedrine, which is found in cold preparations and some herbal medications, including ma huang. So it might be something in the smoothies, try removing one ingredient everyday and see if it comes back. ...Read more
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Sort of.: In general, you get fat when you eat more calories than you use. Fats have more calories per ounce than proteins or carbohydrates (more than double!), but it's usually that big pile of spaghetti or rice that does you in. Portion control is often the first thing to do to lose weight. That's why bariatric surgery works -- at least at first. Fewer calories in means less weight. ...Read more
Easy: Generally avaiable either online or thru most specialty stores. ...Read more
Trying to eat healthier but don't feel full when i eat less bread. What are good healthy (fast to prepare) substitutes for the filling provided by brea?
Cookbooks: There are a number of diabetic cookbooks that have great selections. ...Read more
Want to lose weight no soda trying to eat dinner before 7 eating 2 belvita biscuits for breakfast and eating light like salad in between please help?
Losing weight: Make certain that you diet contains adequate amounts of protein or you will begin to lose muscle mass instead of fat. 18 yo needs 80-120 grams of protein daily. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables and eliminate soda and most baked goods like bread, pasta and pizza. Get 150 minutes per week of cardio and strength exercise like yoga or Pilates. Good luck. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Walking is best exer: Walk 8, 000 to 10, 000 steps a day(use a pedometer). Avoid animal based foods as anything with saturated foods(fried foods) and sugars in not healthy. Fruits, veggies and plant based proteins(soy/tofu), nuts, low fat dairy products and fish are healthy foods to consume. ...Read more
Yes.: Some vitamins break down under heat. Mineral remain, but make leak into the water used.1. Best: steam, 2.Microwave, 3.Boil sauteeing is good, broiling good. Boiling is the least preferred. Use little water, and add it to whatever you are cooking the vegetables for! ...Read more
On diet and eat less calories, end up not able to sleep bc of low blood sugar. eat balanced nutritious meals. What am I doing wrong? How can I avoid ?
Nocturnal hypoglycem: Is the biggest problem that you are unable to sleep? And you think that is because your blood sugar is low? Have you checked your blood sugar at night (when you think it's low)? What are the readings? If that is truly the problem, often we asks diabetics to eat a midnight snack (just before going to bed). Ice cream works well. It supports the blood sugar long enough to sleep soundly. Don't overdo. ...Read more
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