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How to stay healthy on a vegetarian diet?

How to stay healthy on a vegetarian diet?

Supplement: You will need to supplement. Get guidance on obtaining sufficient b12, iodine, vitamin d, iron, and the others from an informed, sympathetic physician. You'll also need to get plenty of protein and to remember that the nutritional value of something isn't guaranteed just because it's "for vegetarians." maintain a healthy lifestyle and compliance with evidence-based guidance by your physician. ...Read more

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Best balanced diet for healthy baby?

Best balanced diet for healthy baby?

How old is baby: A baby less then 4-6 months of age should be receiving appropriate nutrition if being provided right amount of formula or breast milk. In an infant between 6-12 months of age, a mixture of milk/formula and solid foods provide good nutrition. Please avoid any processed (junk) foods - provide vegetables, protein and grains. ...Read more

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Is vegetarian diet better when preparing for half marathon?

Is vegetarian diet better when preparing for half marathon?

It is not better: A good vegi diet is better then a bad meat diet and a good meat diet is better then a bad vegi diet. You have to work harder with a vegi diet to get balenced protein and some vitamins. ...Read more

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Healthy breakfasts great to lose weight?

Healthy breakfasts great to lose weight?

Losing weight: A good breakfast is important and the best way to keep weight (w) off is by behavior modification (b). People who lose w without b have more than a 90% chance of gaining back their lost w in 1 year. Find out what causes you to overeat and see if you can engage in activities to avoid doing so. If you can if you can do this you can not only lose w, you will be successful in keeping it off long term. ...Read more

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I'm 23 year old I need a healthy food programs to avoid fat and stay fitted and healthy !

I'm 23 year old I need a healthy food programs to avoid fat and stay fitted and healthy !

Mediterranean & DASH: Excellent question & attitude! Mediterranean & DASH diets are two excellent ways of eating that have been shown to lower risk for chronic diseases. Vegetarian/vegan is another approach w/proven benefit. Good news is that you don't have to pay anything (beyond buying groceries) for any of these diets. Just do a quick search online. ...Read more

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How to stay motivated about eating healthy for better children?

How to stay motivated about eating healthy for better children?

The role model: Live and eat the way you want your children to be. You are their role model. Say no to snacks until they have had their five fruits and veggies for the day. They can't buy junk food unless you buy it. Yes, being a parent is hard but when you have sick kids, your work only becomes harder. So eat well, live well, and get the family involved in a healthier life. ...Read more

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Any good way to stay motivated to eat healthy and lose weight?

Any good way to stay motivated to eat healthy and lose weight?

I enjoy juicing: If you have a blender- and fresh fruit/greens- you can make your own smoothy- with the summer ending and fresh veggies coming in and out of season- a good blender- such as a ninja some ice and your veggies can be the meal between meals- providing you good nutrtional substitution and decreasing your needs for salts and sugars. Also- get into a healthier sleep cycle. ...Read more

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Is eating corn flakes and yogurt good for healthy diet at breakfast ?

Is eating corn flakes and yogurt good for healthy diet at breakfast ?

Not corn flakes!: I don't consider corn flakes a healthy diet choice, esp. If not organic as they are genetically modified and contain bt toxin . Corn flakes are a great example of a high-carb food with low nutrient density that increases risk of obesity & diabetes. Yogurt is fine but should also be organic. Organic eggs are a good choice, but fruits, veggies, nuts & beans are good choices too. See my comment:. ...Read more

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Healthy to have diet-protein shake as breakfast and dinner replacement?

Healthy to have diet-protein shake as breakfast and dinner replacement?

Healthy diet: A healthy diet consists of the proper balance of protein, carbohydrates, fats and vitamins. Having just protein for breakfast and dinner will offset that balance and may lead to nutrient deficiencies and weight loss instead of weight gain or muscular mass.. ...Read more

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What are healthy nutritious lo cal foods to eat while breastfeeding?

What are healthy nutritious lo cal foods to eat while breastfeeding?

Fruit and Veggies: Almost any fresh fruit or vegetable should meet your criteria. ...Read more

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What are reliable, doctor-recommended healthy snacks to eat while dieting?

Fresh fruit: Fresh fruit have fiber, nutrients and are about 80-100 calories per serving. They are not processed and require no preparation. You can take an apple or orange with you anywhere and they are filling for the small amount of calories they provide. ...Read more

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Whats a good healthy breakfast, lunch, & dinner to eat in order to lose weight?

Whats a good healthy breakfast, lunch, & dinner to eat in order to lose weight?

6 feedings a day: Keeps your belly down. As a rule, avoid simple carbs and simple fats, always combine carbs with protein, good fats and fiber in each feeding, and drink plenty of water. Exercise at least 20-30 mins a day. ...Read more

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Are steamed baby carrots healthy to eat for young children?

Are steamed baby carrots healthy to eat for young children?

Yes!: Yes! the only danger is if the pieces are so small a child could inhale them accidentally. Usually by age five it isn't so much a concern but if you are worried, just mash them. ...Read more

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18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?

18 y/o girl. Poor diet as a child, lots of cookies and chocolate from parents but with healthy dinners. Been eating healthy for 3 yrs, done damage?

Reversible: Congratulations on eating healthy- it's not easy! having a poor diet may have created some extra fat cells and metabolic imbalances, but our bodies have great capacity to heal and any damage that might have been done should be reversible over time. For more advice on diet see http://drrandybaker.Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ & http://www.Drfuhrman.Com/library/what-is-a-nutritarian-diet.Aspx. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a program of sensible eating and exercise habits that keep weight at a healthy level?

Docs, what's a program of sensible eating and exercise habits that keep weight at a healthy level?

In reality: Focus on a diet rich in colorful veggies and fruits. If you are interested in a "commercial" diet, people fairly well on Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers. Exercise wise, remember, squeeze it in whenever you can and whatever gets your heart rate up ... try to get in at least 150 mins/week. ...Read more

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In high school, what are some healthy choices to eat during at lunch?

In high school, what are some healthy choices to eat during at lunch?

Fruit: I like the idea of healthy fruit during the day and as a convenience food. Fruit is highly portable, has great antioxidant power and has few calories that stick to your waist. Some can even be quite filling and can provide you with much needed fiber. ...Read more

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Are sports a healthy alternative to all those passive hours kids spend watching tv?

Are sports a healthy alternative to all those passive hours kids spend watching tv?

Absolutely: More then 2 hours of screen time computer games, text, tv, etc during school year is detrimental. Sports are the best way to go for healthy mind and body, gets kids to build cardiovascular and muscle tone at crucial ages. If not into sports walk, run, bottom line is move ur body. ...Read more