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Tiffanys Pizza Nutrition
Frozen pizza is high in calories. Not usually thought of as a healthy food but certainly not carcinogenic either. If it has vegtable toppings it would be a healthier pizza.
If it has processed meats Pepperoni, ham would be not as healthy. XS salt may bother some peoples health.
Eat in moderation and enjoy Pizza. ...Read more
Foods and Health: Pizza like any other food can be incorporated into a healthy diet. Generally the food itself is not bad but what it provides for you and potential harms are most important. Depending on what kinds of pizza you enjoy there are nutritional benefits in vegetables, meats, tomato sauce and cheese. Healthy eating is more about kinds of food and quantity eating and the nutritional value of the food. ...Read more
Organic cheese/vegie: I would use organic tomato sauce from a glass jar (cans have BPA) and a relatively small amount of organic cheese. I would use lots of organic veggies. Onions and mushrooms are esp. Healthy. Adding pesto can also be good. If ambitious you can make a home-made whole-grain crust, but I like to use Amy's Roasted Vegetable frozen pizza & add organic cheese, extra veggies and pesto- quick & delicious! ...Read more
Yes: Yes food safety food needs to be refrigerated to stay safe when in doubt throw it out. Even if you're really hungry ...Read more
Leaner pizza.: Just about any food can be made a bit leaner. As far as pizza, try with light or even no cheese. Try vegetable toppings rather than sausage or pepperoni. Thin crust rather than deep dish or Sicilian. And don't eat the whole thing - maybe two slices only. This would cut the calories a lot and sodium a bit. Once weekly for lunch would be fine. ...Read more
Ur name suggests: You are into these kinds of questions? Just guessing. The answer to your question has so many variables, you do need a statistician, or someone with time to spare. ...Read more
That depends on: The contents of the pizza. Meats that aren't properly cooked would probably be of most concern. ...Read more
Leaner pizza.: Just about any food can be made a bit leaner. As far as pizza, try with light or even no cheese. Try vegetable toppings rather than sausage or pepperoni. Thin crust rather than deep dish or Sicilian. And don't eat the whole thing - maybe two slices only. This would cut the calories a lot and sodium a bit. ...Read more
If I'm eating three slices of pizza, is it better to eat them all at once or spread them throughout the day?
It's best: To eat them when you are truly hungry and stop eating them when you are not. Otherwise, it doesn't matter. ...Read more
My female friend cut the pizza with fork and spoon which were used by her to eat and served me the slice. Can I contract any illness from eating that?
UNLIKELY,,,,, since this would involve THREE "transfers"
(One from mouth to knife...knife to pizza and pizza to your mouth) NONETHELESS if you are worried about "catching something" DON'T EAT THE SLICE!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
Look out below!: If too much bacteria or mold has had time to grow, stomach cramps & diarrhea may be coming. (might want to have a bucket handy, too, as it may head “north.“) many cases of “stomach bugs“ or “stomach flu“ are actually mild cases of such food poisoning from poorly kept leftovers. ...Read more
It's not clear: I would need to know more about you. Are you overweight? Are you having trouble losing weight? Do your friends think you are overweight or just you? You may have an eating disorder, but it's hard to tell given so little information. Speak with a therapist who specializes in eating disorders to figure this out. ...Read more
Old Pizza: Unlikely botulism. More likely food poisoning due to staph. ...Read more
No: Life is difficult enough without misguided people giving you subscientific advice based on their own impressions. Pizza is loaded with grease & salt which is why it tastes so good & people overeat it. Enjoy in moderation. ...Read more
Pizza Attack: It depends on what kind of sick you are? Its unfair for pregnant ladies to get sick. If you are having heartburn you can always take mylanta or maalox. If you are vomiting you will need to call your OB or the doctor on call and ask for help as well as for diarrhea. I know meds I will give my patients but it is best to ask your OB. ...Read more
You look / feel. ..?: This is convenient and has a fair amount of protein, though lots of fat and salt which is more likely to be a factor now that you're older. There's plenty of calories as well. If you're fat, try to stop. If you exercise heavily and are still slim, try to reacquire a taste for more variety, with some fruits, vegetables and lean meat. Ask your physician about a vitamin-and-mineral tablet. ...Read more
Making casseroles and pizza and pasta for my teen sons. What can I do to make their diet healthier?
Use vegetables: Offering vegetables on the pizza or in the casserole can hide a lot of healthy ingredients. ...Read more