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Requirements For Nutrition And Ingredients Labeling For Homemade Candy
Nu-Greens liquid: It appears to be a concentrated blend of extracts of veggies, fruits, and sea veggies also. You can see ingredients from this page: http://nulifevitamins.Ca/nu-greens-1/liquid/profile-blueberry-burst.Html as long as the spirulina is not contaminated with heavy metals and you don't regard this as a substitute for healthy diet, and your doctor is fine with it (knowing your meds and you) okay. ...Read more
No: It is not necessary to buy all organic food. There are certain fruits and vegetables that have a high pesticide content (go to www.Ewg.Org to see list). These should be bought organic. Meats should be clean (free range, grass fed, hormone free). Eggs should be free range and fertile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vitamins: A good multivitamin is a good idea. It's like an insurance policy for when we don't eat right, don't sleep well, or are especially stressed. Go to a good store or get some guidance because the popular brands are typically very week and not helpful. You may not feel any different but your immunity and overall health can improve. Soil in depleted and toxins abound. Good local organic is best. ...Read more
Looking for dietitian advice does protein cereal really curb hunger on diet? Given the ingredients such high protein, fiber and whole grains.
Nutritional facts on food show recommend daily allowance for all expect sugars and protein. How many grams the daily safe limit do you recommend.?
Protein: Take your weight in pounds and divide by 2.2 (that gives you your weight in kilograms. The average adult needs about 0.8 to 1gram of protein per kilogram of weight. As for sugar.... Wheither simple sugar or complex carbohydrates- for a typical diet, about 15- 20% of the calories from protein, 60-65% of the calories from carbohydrates, whole grains and fiber rich products instead of simple sugars. ...Read more
Is drinking milk a health n fitness option?These days I see many substitutes, including soy and rice milk.
Protein & Carbs: Milk can provide protein and carbs after exercise & training, but remember in the usa cow's milk likely contains rbgh(bovine growth hormone-associated with increased risk of breast, colon & prostate cancers-banned in europe & canada) unless organic and labeled "no rbgh." soy milk should also be organic as >90% is genetically modified to withstand roundup and may be contaminated with the pesticide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Salt restriction: Salt restriction is more important than fluid restriction in most patients. Fluid restriction might be appropriate in a patient with low sodium. Salt restriction is important in all patients with congestive heart failure. A typical recommendation would be 2000 milligrams of sodium daily. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Less is more: If we are talking about simple sugars, the less in the food, the better. If you shop the perimeter of the store you will find fresh foods that contain no added simple sugars. Packaged foods in the aisles can be loaded with simple sugars. ...Read more
Complex question: Some plastics contain bisphenol-a, an industrial chemical found to be an endocrine disruptor. This substance is often used to coat food cans, including infant formula. It may also be found in bottle caps and water lines. Your best bet is to seek out bpa-free containers, which may still be plastic -- and not use plastic to heat food in microwaves. http://tinyurl.com/nybzkmd. ...Read more
Jest eat normal food: Normal healthy food is the best. This should include low fat foods of Plant origin. Animal meats are harmful. Fruits, veggies and grains are healthy for human consumption. Plant nuts are also good for your health. ...Read more
Not really: Good nutrition comes from nutrients in whole foods. With that said, many fruits, vegetables and foods don't necessarily supply the body with all the nutrients that it needs. For example, once a fruit or vegetable is cut from its own nutritious source, the vine or tree, etc, it begins to slowly lose some of its nutrients. This is why taking vitamins and even supplements may not be a bad idea. ...Read more
What is a recommended diet including supplements for managing scoliosis, and the pain? Would love a list of foods to eat to help in grocery shopping
Multivitamins : While there is no specific diet for scoliosis, a multivitamin would provide the appropriate supplement to a diet rich in fruits, vegetables & calcium sources.Your doctor should check that calcium,manganese,vitamin D and vitamin C and E levels are normal. Hence a multivitamin recommendation.Next weight bearing exercise such as walking up to 10000 steps, light jogging, aerobic ex or a class are wise ...Read more
I'd use none: Specific antioxidants have a few narrow uses, but overall, the utter failure of administering antioxidants to slow aging, improve any measure of health, or successfully treat any common illness is one of the greatest disappointments of medical science in recent years. ...Read more
Is it safe for a hypertensive to drink liquid supplements (combination of herbs, fruits, vegies, grains)? Examples are brands like "Zeal" & "Intra".
I don't take any kind of processed food,white bread,pastas anddon't take ant refined sugar.My only diet is fruits,homemade chappati,veggie. my diet ok?
Banana, apple, orange, dates, all healthy fruits but got sugar. What is the max daily allowance to consume of these for healthy and diabetic person.
What are probiotics and used for? What lowest amt taken daily recommended? Any brand rec at rx? Allergic to dairy egg peanut soy, gluten sensitivity.
Probiotics: probiotics are not yet studied well enough to recommend routine usage. Except for particular circumstances, such as infection with C. Difficile, the studies that have been done have not shown any benefit in healthy individuals. I would not recommend them yet unless you have been advised by your physician that you should give them a try. Good luck. ...Read more
Are there any side effects to taking vitafusion multivites (gummies for adults)..? I'm also eating healthy&drinking plenty of water+exercising more
No need: If you are eating a healthy balanced diet, there is no need for extra vitamins. Most of these extra vitamins get excreted in your stool and urine. As far as side effects, the most common would be upset stomach. Overall, these vitamins are not going to hurt you, but you also don't need to take them. ...Read more
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