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What is good for healthy eating?

What is good for healthy eating?

Balance: Insure that you get in a good vegetable intake with many colored veggies. Fruit is also good -but proportionately there should be more vegetables than fruit. Do over due fruit if diabetic. Add in grains, dairy. healthy fats and proteins. Hydrate well. Avoid refined sugars and excess fats. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more


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How can I commit to healthy eating?

How can I commit to healthy eating?

Use health gaming: Leveraging your mobile phone can make behavior change easier. Three simple behaviors need to be added to your routine, water, eating vegetables and walking. Weekly weigh in's help reinforce your progress. Commit to using Personal Medicine+ behavior change platform for one month, You will find eating your veggies more fun! https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/personal-medicine+/id846379884?mt=8 ...Read more

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Need to know healthy eating habbits?

Need to know healthy eating habbits?

Probably one of the: best places to start is at health.gov where you will find the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Key points: eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, fat-free or low fat dairy, a variety of protein including seafood, lean meats and poultry, eggs, beans/peas, nuts, seeds and soy. Calories sufficient for ideal weight. "Eat (real) food, not too much, mostly plants" Michael Pollan. ...Read more

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What's the greatest book on healthy eating?

What's the greatest book on healthy eating?

Too many to count: There are too many great authors who have dedicated themselves in their research on healthy eating. In the end it is the whole food, nothing processed and sometimes performing an elimination diet, writing down any symptoms that occur after eating with which you can determine your own research. Our body does not lie. ...Read more

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How can you stick to a healthy eating style?

Lifestyle: Healthy eating is a lifestyle that assists in your staying in shape. Diets do not work long term so that one must learn to be selective and choose foods lower in fat and those not processed. There is no one style of eating but what is common to all good eating programs is moderation in food consumption and eating foods that are not fatty, fried or overly breaded. Choose well and you will be well. ...Read more

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Pls.Advice me how to have healthy eating plan?

Pls.Advice me how to have healthy  eating plan?

Individual diet: We are all biochemically unique and there is no diet that works for everyone. I would start with an elimination diet and write down if you can identify foods that does not agree with your body and eliminate them. Avoid all processed food, learn how to read food labels, do not drink calories (i.e. Drink water), try to eat mostly organic and maybe join healthy cooking class. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Can you tell me the typical healthy eating tips?

Can you tell me the typical healthy eating tips?

Messages: There is a lot of research going on in the field of nutrigenomics - how food can influence genes. Think about what kind of messages we are sending with processed food versus whole foods. Through the right nutrients you can influence the metabolic pathways in your body to obtain better health. ...Read more

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What are tips to establish healthy eating habits?

What are tips to establish healthy eating habits?

Take the first step: Limit carbs and minimize the intake of red meat, increase dietary protein, reduce the use of salt, no sodas diet or regular and get to the gym. In the gym do cardio 3x a week and strength training 3-4 times a week. It you can afford it, a personal trainer can help at least get you started with how to train. ...Read more

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Is anyone pitching the diet or healthy eating apps?

Is anyone pitching the diet or healthy eating apps?

Yes, diets: Yes there are some available be careful of price watch the advertisements. ...Read more

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What is a good healthy eating plan for a 59 year old?

What is a good healthy eating plan for a 59 year old?

Same as 44 year old: Eat fresh real food, not food from packages or mixes. Organic food, free of pesticides, is ideal. Eat brightly colored fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, use it as a seasoning, rather than the main course. Avoid fried foods and sugar (added sugar, sugared drinks, alcohol, anything with high fructose corn syrup). Shop in the perimeter of the grocery store where the fresh products are located. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how I could ease into healthy eating?

Can you tell me how I could ease into healthy eating?

Slowly: small changes that you can handle. For example, if you never ate a fresh fruit daily, start with one fresh fruit a day. You can make it part of your lunch or snack. Fresh produce is much better than processed and easy to get even at convenience stores. Then after doing this for a week, two or three.... on to your next change. Nothing drastic. ...Read more

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How can healthy eating affect a child's development?

Healthy in = growth: A proper diet of grains, greens and proteins provide the necessary building blocks for cell development - can minimize illness - neurological, obesity, diabetes, etc healthy in- means maximum growth and development and reduces certain risk factors for add, adhd and other childhood related issues...It does not garantee a perfect child- but it will provide a healthier one. ...Read more

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How can we develop healthy eating habits in schoolchildren?

How can we develop healthy eating habits in schoolchildren?

Take it easy: Children's palettes take a while to develop. Putting too much pressure on them to eat a variety of foods when they don't want to could wind up having the opposite of your intended effect. That said, set a great example. Offer lots of choices. And make it fun. Because if it's fun you're likely to enroll them. If it's a burden, you're likely to push them in the wrong direction. ...Read more

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What is a good healthy eating start for a 33 year old woman?

What is a good healthy eating start for a 33 year old woman?

Eat breakfast!: Seriously, missing breakfast is a common problem among young people and those who want to lose weight. In fact, eating a healthy breakfast (whole grains, yogart, fruit; avoid sugarly foods ; empty calories) will improve daytime performance, and actually assist in weight reduction, in part by revving up your metabolism with the breakfast meal. ...Read more

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Please tell me what are some healthy eating & exercising tips?

Please tell me what are some healthy eating & exercising tips?

Healthy Eating: commend you for wanting Good Health. Understand your hunger cues. Avoid stress eating. Do not eat on impulse. Have small portions, eat slow, chew more; do not eat while TV is on. Balanced Diet with protein, carbohydrates, less Fat, Minerals, Vitamins and Anti-oxidants. Exercise- Stretch, walk, hike, run, swim, lift weights; push and pull movements of the muscles Slowly increase pace and duration ...Read more

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Can you please discuss the importance of healthy eating habits?

Thank you: This is a very important question even if it sounds simple.Not only it prevents diseases, but it is such an essential component in the treatment of many conditions ! it is "contagious" in families and groups of friends. Fortunately, nowadays it s even considered trendy and "cool" for more and more people. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me about government guidelines for healthy eating?

MyPlate.Gov: Check it out on the usda recommended myplate.Gov.It emphasises using lots of veggies, fruits and grains and less of animal fats or red meats. ...Read more

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What are best ways to help kids develop lifelong healthy eating habits?

What are best ways to help kids develop lifelong healthy eating habits?

Show by example: Show the child what to eat by setting an example of what you eat this is a long process of many months to years. The amount of exercise will also have to be included. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'sso hard to keep to a healthy eating plan?

Motivation: Buy the movie 'supersize it.' when your motivation lags behind, watch the movie. Note, the chest pain at less then three weeks because of fast food. ...Read more

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How can I get healthy eating the right foods, but what are the right foods?

How can I get healthy eating the right foods, but what are the right foods?

See below: The right foods include fresh fruits and vegetables, meat chicken and fish, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, dairy. Healthy oils such as unsaturated fats too. Eat a variety of foods, 1/4 plate as protein, 1/4 as starch, and half a plate as fruit and vegetables is a good start. Try to minimize processed foods ...Read more