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Nutrition In A Plantain
Yes if you like it.: A good "diet" should consist of a variety of foods. There are no foods to exclude, just eat them in proper proportion. Total caloric intake is far more important than the ratio of fat to protein to carbohydrate. Diet implies temporary and "diets" are generally discouraged as they do not maintain weight loss. Wt loss and maintenance is not solved by a diet but by lifestyle change. ...Read more
If they had been: fresh - it can kill enzymes.Get a more detailed answer ›
I regularly eat a brand of low carb wrap with 26 grams of fiber. Is fiber in a processed product like this as beneficial as naturally occurring fiber?
Considering south beach diet for weight loss and a boost in energy. Is this really a healthy, doctor designed diet?
I like it: but at the end of the day, there are no magic tricks. Rat less than a 1000 calories a day and you will lose ...Read more
You can't: The long term effect of a low fat, vegan 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. Soy is terrible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
High in fiber,: Which is excellent.Get a more detailed answer ›
Healthy eating: Make half your meal vegetables and fruits. Go for variety. And keep in mind that potatoes and french fries dont count. choose whole grains & limit refined grains. pick the healthiest sources of protein. Drink lots of water. Stay active. check out http://www.Sparkpeople.Com or http://www.Myfitnesspal.Com. They offers nutrition, health, and fitness tools, support, and resources that are 100% free. ...Read more
I add a chopped banana to oatmeal & cook. Cooking dissolves it in oatmeal.Will nutrition of the dissolved banana be the same as in raw banana or less?
Is a half banana, a salmon and avacodo/tomatoe/onion/spinach leave/parsley/pepper sandwich on whole wheat with water to drink a human healthy lunch?
Sounds ok: The sandwich sounds ok, especially if it has no sauce/spread, or just a small amount. Healthiness of a sandwich can also depend on how big a sandwich it is, and on how safe the ingredients are (cooked foods are safer because cooking decreases food bacteria). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Healthy diet: It's best to eat a balanced, healthy diet. Balance your plate as follows: 1/2 green (vegetables, salads, etc), 1/4 protein (fish, chicken, eggs, tofu, cheese, occasional red meat) and 1/2 complex carbohydrates (brown rice, quinoa, baked potato, sweet potato, whole wheat breads/pasta). Don't get too caught up in eating or avoiding one particular food. Keep it balanced. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Follow diet exactly: One type of vegetable only to be chosen from the following: spinach, chard, chicory, beet-greens, green salad, tomatoes, celery, fennel, onions, red radishes, cucumbers, asparagus, cabbage. ...Read more
If eating healthy shouldn't you still adhere to portions? Is eating a whole cantaloupe and a whole honeydew melon in one sitting for a meal excessive?
Med. melon 186 cal: If you adhere to a 2000 cal per day plan, one medium melon as a meal is not excessive. Be mindful, your body may like the water and sweetness of the melon and want more at your next meal. Consider the melon as your early morning option then plan a large midday meal followed by a short walk and engaging afternoon tasks. Finish with salad, soup and fruit shared with family/friends at evening. ...Read more