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Doctor insights on: Rectangle Cake Serving Sizes

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What are the serving sizes for most foods?

Varies: A serving of meat or fish is the size of a deck of cards. Fresh vegetables- about 1 cup; cooked vegetables about 1/2 cup; pasta and rice 1/2 cup; fruit-the size of a small apple. ...Read more

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I don't know how much food my 9mo baby should eat during the day in terms of serving sizes. I think I'm feeding her less.

I don't know how much food my 9mo baby should eat during the day in terms of serving sizes. I think I'm feeding her less.

Food introduction: The general recommendation for food introduction in infants is rice cereal at 4 -6 months, vegetables at 5 -6 months, fruits and fruit juices at 6 months, finger foods & meats at 9 months. A three meal two snack schedule is the usual goal, but adapting this schedule to your family's normal routine should be fine as long as your baby is comfortable and gaining weight appropriately. ...Read more

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Is microwave choclate cake dangerous?

Is microwave choclate cake dangerous?

All cakes are: Cake is oil + sugar + flour, with little or no fiber, and very little protein. That means cake is dangerous (basically, it's junk food). However, good cakes are delicious, so eating a little every now and then is fine to do. How a cake is made (steamed, baked, microwaved, etc...) doesn't add any danger to the cake, but frying it (as in donuts or fried twinkies) adds even more oil to the cake! ...Read more

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Is rice cake is good to loose weights?

Is rice cake is good to loose weights?

Probably not: Rice cakes, though somewhat low in calories (35-50), have quite a high glycemic index. This means that it can bring your blood sugar up more than other foods. This is not good for weight loss. ...Read more

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Are there any diabetic friendly cakes?

Are there any diabetic friendly cakes?

Diabetic friendly: What you should really mean to say is how can I control my diabetes while still enjoying cakes. It is possible by working on diet and exercise. I would start with a consult with a dietitian. ...Read more

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Can i get sick from caked on rotten milk in a cup?

Rotten milk any one?: Yes, u can get sick form it as the caking is caused by bacteria, if u get stomach cramps or vomting or diarrhea u shoudl see ur doc right away. ...Read more

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Could it be alright that i've lost 12 lbs in a month from cutting out snack cakes?

Could it be alright that i've lost 12 lbs in a month from cutting out snack cakes?

Weight loss: That is marvelous! way to go. I hope that you are fitting in physical activity with this. ...Read more

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Any advice? I have stopped eating bread, cakes, sweets etc. Should i avoid eating chips too?

Any advice? I have stopped eating bread, cakes, sweets etc. Should i avoid eating chips too?

Purpose?: Please repost your question with an explanation of why you have eliminated those foods from your diet and what you hope to achieve by dumping them and also chips. ...Read more

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My child is the typical picky 9 year old eater. But she loves cakes and cookies. What's an easy fix?

My child is the typical picky 9 year old eater. But she loves cakes and cookies.  What's an easy fix?

Healthy choices: Keep cakes and cookies for a special treat for holidays and birthdays. Give your child a variety of healthy choices, including healthy snacks. Let your child help prepare meals- some kids will eat foods they helped cook. Let your child go to the grocery with you and pick out a healthy treat. ...Read more

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I regularly exercise, i even have around 10% body fat. I eat good, however, i will sometimes eat a lot of sweets (cookies, cake, etc). Can it harm me?

I regularly exercise, i even have around 10% body fat. I eat good, however, i will sometimes eat a lot of sweets (cookies, cake, etc). Can it harm me?

Depends on how much: Sugar is considered a poison by many but a famous saying is "the poison is in the dose." if you eat healthy most of the time ; exercise, occasional sweets in moderation may not be terrible, but "a lot of sweets" isn't healthy (but again, not too bad if only on rare occasions). Sweets cause more harm on an empty stomach, less harm when in small amounts after a good meal. See http://nyti.Ms/15xi2o8. ...Read more

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One piece of chocolate & i crash in15-20 mins., eat a piece of cake I am up for hours. I am 5'6&140#. Not diabetic. Must eat often thru day or feel ill?

One piece of chocolate & i crash in15-20 mins., eat a piece of cake I am up for hours. I am 5'6&140#. Not diabetic. Must eat often thru day or feel ill?

May be Hypoglycemia: You may be having hypglycemic eoisodes, probably reactive hypoglycemia.You need to consult your doctor and mey need to get 4 hour glucose tolerance test and if positive for reactive hypoglycemia you may be referred to a dietician for hypoglycemic diet. ...Read more

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How do I stop bingeing on cakes, chocolates and donuts?

How do I stop bingeing on cakes, chocolates and donuts?

Avoid: Avoid buying these foods or keeping them readily available. Keep your stomach full of healthy things like fruits and vegetables. Drink water. ...Read more

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I am having a salty taste after eating cakes or biscuits?

I am having a salty taste after eating cakes or biscuits?

Unclear: Any other symptoms? It would be best if you spoke to your doctor for a full history and physical exam to figure this out. ...Read more

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What can be done to stop comfort eating on sugary cakes?

What can be done to stop comfort eating on sugary cakes?

Discipline: No one can provide you with discipline. Substitute something else. If you don't have high sugar items available, you cannot eat them. Don't buy any and don't let anyone else living with you buy them either. ...Read more

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Are there any ways to make healthy (or healthier) cookies and cakes?

Are there any ways to make healthy (or healthier) cookies and cakes?

Sweet as: Easy as, cut down the sugar, whole wheat flour, use oats. Butter will be better the margarine. Add raisins and nuts. ...Read more

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