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Doctor insights on: Peanut Candy

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Healthwise, chocolate candy or hard candy?

Healthwise, chocolate candy or hard candy?

Chocolate: Hard candy is simply sugar entirely with no nutrients at all. Chocolate candy will contain some anti-oxidants and mild solids which have a slight additive advantage. So calorie per calorie, chocolate is better. In no way is candy of any kind considered a portion of a "healthy" diet. ...Read more

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Nutella peanut butter make yu fat?

Nutella peanut butter make yu fat?

Yes: Lots of calories per volume. It has the potential to cause weight gain. Pay attention to calories. If you balance calorie intake and expenditure, you should not gain weight. ...Read more

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2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?

2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! help?

Board certified MD?: Make sure the doc telling you this is doing skin testing and not blood testing, consider a trip to a board certified allergy immunologist specialist, unlikely all of these positive tests are clinically significant. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter gluten free?

Is peanut butter gluten free?

Likely gluten-free: Peanut butter is usually gluten-free, but one should check the brand's label or website. Peter pan peanut butter is gluten free, according to its 2011 website. It is possible that some peanut butters may have additives that come from wheat, barley, or rye (gluten-containing grains). ...Read more

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Is eating avocados, bananas and peanut butter healthy?

Is eating avocados, bananas and peanut butter healthy?

Pretty good : Avocados have a very healthy fat that is great for the body and skin. Bananas are high in potassium and calm the brain with tryptophan. Peanut butter is ok, but get an organic brand with cashews instead. Do not forget to drink plenty of water and exercise. www.artofplasticsurgery.com ...Read more

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Can eating crunchy peanut butter in a pb&j sandwich make you constipated?

Can eating crunchy peanut butter in a pb&j sandwich make you constipated?

Perhaps, if dry...: There are many reasons for relative constipation. Have your md review your current medications for constipation as side effect. Fiber (with enough water) very helpful, and you need to titrate up to full doses or you will get gassy. A healthy, fiber filled diet always good, and don't forget to drink more water. Regular exercise also excellent for getting those bowels moving. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to eat spoonfuls of peanut butter?

Is it unhealthy to eat spoonfuls of peanut butter?

Yes: While eating peanut butter in moderation is good for you eating spoonfuls is not. Three spoonfuls of peanut butter has over 300 calories and is very high in fat. ...Read more

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7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

7mo has eaten puree mango, pears, banana, carrots, sweet potatoes, squash, green beans, avocado, sweet peas. Never cereal. Does she need to? Meat?

Introducing foods: At 7 months, you can definitely introduced pureed meats. You should always introduce foods one a time to make sure a child is not allergic to a food. ...Read more

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Is aldi peanut butter heathy?

Similar to others: The aldi peanut butter is similar to other branded products. The majority of its calorie content comes from fat, as it does for other peanut butters.It can be part of a balanced nutrition when augmented by other foods. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter healthy?

Yes: Numerous studies have shown that people who regularly include nuts or peanut butter in their diets are less likely to develop heart disease or type 2 diabetes than those who rarely eat nuts. Although it is possible that nut eaters are somehow different from, and healthier than, non-nut eaters, it is more likely that nuts themselves have a lot to do with these benefits. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter healthy?

It is nutritious but: Is fattening, so don't be excessive. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories, 6.7 g of protein & contain: 12% magnesium, 10% phosphorus & 29% of manganese (daily requirements). Peanuts have 14 grams of fat but only 1.9 grams of saturated fat as well as 4, 393 mg of omega 6 fatty acids but only 0.8mg of omega – 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Can a child with peanut allergies eat white chocolate?

Can a child with peanut allergies eat white chocolate?

Yes: Baker's semi-sweet by kraft is peanut-free. I have patients tell me that trader joe's sells one as well. To make sure, i would call the manufacturer to verify and of course, always read the labels. ...Read more

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Is sugar free candy healthy to eat?

Is sugar free candy healthy to eat?

Probably not: Sugar free candy is a way to get some of the joy and satisfaction that you might get from sugared candy, without the sugar and calories. It is a substtute for this and not a source of nutrition. So it is not "healthy' to eat but can satisfy the craving without the calories. ...Read more

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Is eating potato chips everyday unhealthy?

Is eating potato chips everyday unhealthy?

Moderation: While daily potato chips daily won't poison you, they are not the healthiest snack choice, as they are high in fat, sodium and calories. Why not moderate your intake of potato chips with fruit and nuts as snack choices? ...Read more

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Can i eat peanut butter sandwich night before chloresterol test?

Yes: Nothing to eat or drink for 12 hrs before test. Do not indulge in sweet desserts before having your blood drawn if you don't normally eat sweets. Your body converts excess calories into triglycerides and stores them in fat cells until the body needs energy. Avoid over-eating in the days before having your blood tested to get an accurate triglyceride measurement. ...Read more

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Can peanut allergics eat honey ?

Can peanut allergics eat honey ?

Yes: Patients with peanut allergy need to be very cautious about cross contamination. Also about 50% of peanut allergic patients may develop a nut allergy. However, there is no need to avoid honey. ...Read more