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Nutrition For A Russet Vs Yukon Gold Potato
Food Questions: I do not know what you mean by nutritious. They are both carbohydrate calories (100%). The sweet potato is a complex carbohydrate, meaning this is better for overall diet and correct calories. The regular baked potato is just simple carbs. It is just simply sugar when it is digested. ...Read more
Some restaurants are serving sweet potato fries instead of regular french fries. How do their nutritional values compare?
What's the difference between sweet potatos and yams in terms of nutrition? Do they have the same health benefits?
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what is labelled "yam"in the U.S. (usually orange and high in beta-carotene) is actually a variety of the sweet potato, not the more starchy and dry "yam" originating in africa. ...Read more
Can't be good just to eat mash potatoes and a few chips for a whole days nutrition would dis effect her?
For 1 day only?: Of course this isn't a nutritionally healthy food plan for long term, as it isn't sustainable. It provides mostly starch -- and little protein, minerals, or vitamins. Eating this for one day only, though, isn't likely to harm a basically healthy person. If the person is diabetic, blood sugars could be affected. ...Read more
Whey protein: Whey protein is good for you but please do not rely on it as a way of replacing a good diet. The shakes can supplement the other protein, fat, and carbs you eat. Please check out the product to see if the whey comes from grass fed/free range cattle or penned up cattle w/antibiotics. Avoid the latter. Peace and good health. I am not familiar w/the particular brand you mention. ...Read more
Is optimum nutrition's gold standard whey protein free of side effects for a weight lifter? I'm18 years and 59kg. Want to stimulate muscle growth
I suffer from bad indigestion with some protein, This claims have little lactose so will optimum nutrition 100 whey gold be easier to digest?
white potatoes in general are high in readily digestible starch and will raise blood sugar more than lower and less rapidly digestible starchy foods. In fact you are right :
The numbers range from 58 (low-medium glycemic index) for a boiled Nicola potato to 111 (extremely high) for a baked Russet Burbank potato.
The main thing is "small potatoes" or alternative vegetables - eg sweet potato ...Read more
Eating potatoes: Can increase over all weight if calories in exceeded calories burned a certain amount of that (how much can't be predicted) will go toward your butt. Thus, if you at eat enough potatoes you will gai nweight. ...Read more
Eating more of anything can help you gain weight. Better to eat more calories but maintain a balanced diet with added fats and proteinsm as well as carbs. Also, important to exercise (especially muscle-building) so as not to just increase percent body fat alone.
Look for high calorie, high nutrient foods like nuts, potatoes, fish, etc. ...Read more
Why are potatoes getting a bad reputation? Isn't it the fatty chips that are bad? What about mashed?
Carbs galore: Potatoes are not vegetables and don't have all the nutritional goodies that veggies do. Potatoes are just complex carbs. Carb heavy diets are generally speaking not good for long term health. In moderation, like most things is probably ok. Although the term " moderation" means different things to different people.:). ...Read more
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Pepper, parsley, chive:
There are a multiple of herbs you can add.
The easiest is to get a mixture of herbs without salt in the spice rack. I love to add rosemary and chives from my garden as well as parsley.
Mint also tastes great. ...Read more
Maybe, but take care:
Need to reduce the potassium! cut potatoes into very small pieces (grated) to expose the potato surfaces to lots of water.
Studies show the amount & temp of the water and time soaked or boiled makes a difference. Link: http://www. Davita. Com/kidney-disease/diet-and-nutrition/diet-basics/lowering-potassium-in-potatoes/e/5323. ...Read more
Yes, but uncommon: Sweet potato has been identified as a trigger of food induced colitis in infants. This is an unusual disorder. Theoretically, any food can potentially trigger an allergic disorder. Sweet potato would be an uncommon cause. An allergist can test specifically for sweet potato to help sort this out. ...Read more
118.5: According to http://www. Myfitnesspal. Com/nutrition-facts-calories - a half cup of red skinned mashed potatoes made with fat free milk is about 118.5 calories. This is without added gravy or butter. ...Read more
You can't: That would be like trying to remove the water from the ocean. They are starches. Eat sensibly, exercise, and make friends with athletes who will guide your lifestyle ...Read more
Not sure: It would be unusual for one to be allergic to sweet potatoes but possible. Not sure what is meant by can a sweet potatoe trigger an allergy. ...Read more
Post-op instructions: There is no specific number of days to wait. It depends upon so many factors. If you must, eat on the other side. The longer you wait, the less chance of problems. When your doctor sees you for a post-op visit, he\she can give you more specific information. ...Read more
Possible: The most common food allergies are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanuts, trre nuts, shellfish and fish. Potato allergy would be unusual but anything is possible. ...Read more
Yes: Potatoes are a plant which does not make gluten. So they are gluten-free. Gluten free of course is only an issue if you have the inherited inability to digest gluten (about 8% of people). Otherwise this is being used inappropriately for healthy or natural and that is a meaningless connection. If you can digest gluten (92% of people) there is nothing to fear. ...Read more
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I tried to search for the potato method to break a wrist but I could not find anything really accurate on line just a bunch of gibberish and link to other sttes. So ill ask you. Give me a link that shows or explains it and ill try to figure it out.
Prepare to meet mr angry eyes! Argh argh! ...Read more
Get evaluated: Some thing is going on & your symptoms atypical. Talk to your physician. ...Read more
Rice cakes: You might try rice cakes which have much less saturated fat and a satisfying crunch. They are lower in sodium as well. Or try a crunchy whole grain cereal with some nut milk[almond milk is good]. Drink plenty of water and be aware that your craving is just a craving, not a need. ...Read more
All vegetables: You can give your child any type of vegetable you would like! The aap recommends exclusive breastfeeding until 6 months old but after that any food can be given. Each new food should be given separately (at least a few days in between each) so you can identify potential food reactions. Most foods at this age should be pureed (choking risk). You can also give hard crackers/cookies that they suck on. ...Read more
Bad for you and baby: Eating salty foods rich in carbohydrates is not good at any stage and is worse during pregnancy. Increase in blood pressure and gestational diabetes are two risks of pregnancy that you are exposing yourself to by your diet. Both of these conditions are also not good for your baby. ...Read more