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Doctor insights on: Natural Cold Processed Food Supplements

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I know all processed food is not great for you. But how can you tell by looking at label which is OK or natural, salt or good sugar or carbs?

I know all processed food is not great for you. But how can you tell by looking at label which is OK or natural, salt or good sugar or carbs?

Healthy Diet!: Google 'food pyramid' and 'DASH' to learn about healthy diets. Generally, try to eat more proteins and less carbohydrates & fats while maintaining portion 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

Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Are vitamin supplements really worth take or do u obtain enough natural vitamins from food? I get the cold a lot and would vitamin tabs prevent it?

Are vitamin supplements really worth take or do u obtain enough natural vitamins from food? I get the cold a lot and would vitamin tabs prevent it?

Food and vitamins: To get sufficient vitamins from diet, a person needs balance and variety: meats, eggs, dairy, fruits, veggies, whole grains, nuts, juices. And processed refined foods are not vitamin rich. And, many foods are showing less vitamin content because soils are deficient. So, yes, the best carefully selected regular wide variety diet can provide all vitamins, but is a challenge. Add a high quality VIT. ...Read more

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Does eating processed food lead to weight gain?

Does eating processed food lead to weight gain?

Food is food is food: "processed" food gets a bad name; yet it is food nonetheless. This is now somewhat a "weighted" or "political" term. American cheese is probably considered to be "processed", but certain completely unprocessed foods might not be that safe. Pasteurization helps eliminate spoilage and bacteria. Consider what happens after you eat food, certainly it gets "processed", anyway. Think calories. ...Read more

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What are the advantages when taking a B12 supplement? What foods do I get B12 from naturally?

What are the advantages when taking a B12 supplement? What foods do I get B12 from naturally?

B12: B12 can be energizing for some people and is only in animal products. Vegetarians should consider supplementation. ...Read more

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Please tell me the purpose of supplements if i can get all the nutrients i need from natural foods?

Please tell me the purpose of supplements if i can get all the nutrients i need from natural foods?

Some nutrients are: only in small quantities in food and therefore the full benefits could only be obtained by eating very large quantities of food. For example, L-carnitine as normally dosed in supplement form would require eating several pounds of meat for an equivalent dose. ...Read more

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How bad is processed food anyway?

How bad is processed food anyway?

It all depends: Fresh fruits and vegetables and unprocessed foods will always provide better nutrients for you than processed foods. ...Read more

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What about processed food is so bad for you?

What about processed food is so bad for you?

Chemicals: They often have a high salt content and often contain a number of chemicals that are not optimum for the best health. ...Read more

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Why does processed food cost less than health food?

Why does processed food cost less than health food?

Lower cost of: Storage, transport, less wastage of food in processed foods as compared to fresh vegetables and fruits. ...Read more

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Are organic eaters more healthy than people who eat processed food?

Are organic eaters more healthy than people who eat processed food?

Probably not: There is a huge promotion for "organic" foods that are produced without fertilizers or insecticides and therefore cost much more. Despite the emotionally-based and politically-correct rhetoric, nobody has been able to convince most of the scientific community of the physical (in contrast to emotional) benefits, especially since organic-eaters tend to have healthy lifestyles generally. ...Read more

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Are there any natural herbs, foods or supplements that would help one to concentrate better?

Doubt it: Adequate rest, regular exercise, having hobbies and staying busy will help.There is no easy answer to help concentration. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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