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Similarities And Differences On New And Old Food Pyramid
Similarities: Focus around that both of crude visual representations of how much and what you should be eating. But they are rather different at this point. Myplate is much more of a relatable(plate) representation vs food pyramid being more abstract suggestion of the desired relative composition of your diet. Myplate has more of a balance of grains/veggies than the pyramid. Myplate now doesn't address fats ...Read more
Also known as the diet pyramid, the food pyramid is a pyramid-shaped plan which represents the number of servings to be eaten daily from each food group (vegetables, fruits, grains, oils, dairy, and meat). In 2011, the food pyramid was replaced by MyPlate, which is a more accurate depiction ...Read more
Is there a separate food pyramid for kids, teenagers and adults? Or do we all just follow the reg food pyramid?
No Pyramid: There is no such thing any more. The pyramid was absolutely and dangerously wrong. The recommended diet for all ages is now called a diamond. At the top is fats at 15% of calories. In the very big middle are proteins which should make up 60% of a calories. And at the bottom are carbohydrates, 25% of calories. ...Read more
School assignment?: See: http://www.livestrong.com/article/481795-the-statistics-of-vegetarians-vs-meat-eaters/Get a more detailed answer ›
Less than 2 g: low salt is less than 2 grams of salt a day. Ingredients are listed in order of the amount the food contains. Avoid foods that list salt near the top of the list of ingredients. A product with less than 100 mg of salt per serving is good. You can aim for 1500 mg or less of salt daily and still provide the amount of salt your body needs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dear doc, i got different answers from different people and doctors about the link between intake of certain foods and acne.Which one is authentic?
CONTROVERSAL SUBJECT: It is a controversial subject and there is difference of opinion, even among the dermatologists some dermatologists feel certain foods can aggravate acne for some patients.May be excessive dairy products, sugar containing soft drinks and other food with excessive sugars, nuts and oily food may aggravate acne in some.But diet does not cause acne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vegetarians: need to be more careful than meat eaters to take in fats, protein, and carbs daily. If a vegetarian does dairy, eggs and cheese are good sources of protein, as are nuts and seeds. They can become low in vitamin B 12 easily so MAY need to supplement w/B 12 sublingual tablets. Vegans have many more cautions and need expert guidance. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Carni/ Veg Diet: As per Harvard Health Publications, Becoming a Vegetarian- Vegetarians have a lower risk for cardiac events (such as a Heart attack) and death from Cardiac cause. (EPIC-Oxford), researchers found a 19% lower risk of death from Heart disease among Vegetarians. In studies of Seventh-day Adventists, Vegetarians’ risk of developing Diabetes was half that of non- vegetarians. Health is Wealth! ...Read more
My daughter is taking fcats today. What various types of food will help with brain power for the test?
None: A good, balanced breakfast and plenty of rest would do more. ...Read more
Hi.I switched to a healthier plant based whole food diet and no meat/animal products. All is great apart from my joints seem to pop a lot more now? W
Is there a difference between new xray machines and echocardiogram machines and the ones from like 10 years ago?
I'm 16 yrs and 1 month old and want to lift weight of 5kgs on each hands..Tell the advantages and disadvantages? Will it affect growth in any manner?
What is the difference in todays diet soft drinks and the first ones that came out with all the warnings?
What's the difference between the diets of people with lactose intolerant and those dairy allergies differ?
What's the difference between sweet potatos and yams in terms of nutrition? Do they have the same health benefits?
Results: What is your goal? What is the fitness plan? Does it meet your needs? Is t affordable? Evaluate the trainer. Don't push too hard. The body changes/heals in 90 day cycles so see what results you have obtained in that time...Assuming you have been compliant. Anything that raises a red flag to you...Pay attention. ...Read more
Have an 18M old daughter. She's eating more and more grown up food. What is the optimal balance of vitamins and minerals for her age. Planning meals:)?
Healthy eating: It is best to focus on types of foods rather than specific vitamins and minerals. Most vitamins and minerals can be found in a wide variety of foods. If your child is eating plenty of fruits, vegetables, complex carbohydrates, and good protein sources, she is going to have no problem getting sufficient vitamins and minerals. If she only eats chicken nuggets, she would need a multivitamin. ...Read more
What is name of the illness where person needs to have blood transfusion? And they only eat little food and look slim and can't gain weight?
?Puzzle? Medi-check: Your Puzzle can not be guessed by any doctor. Doctors give blood transfusion when a person is Anemic(low blood amount). This can be caused by blood loss, increased blood destruction inside the body or lack of blood formation in the bone marrow. The list of causes is very long. So I would recommend a medical examination following a detailed history and blood tests to find the condition of the blood ...Read more
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