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What is the possible risk/consequence of eating nearly every hour if you only eat nutritional foods, like raw veggies - cooked squash- fruit-tofu..?
Lack of a balanced life: Given all the wonderful things to do in this world, one should not try to eat something every hour. While this kind of behavior is not dangerous, it would certainly interfere with leading a healthy balanced life of work, play, exercise, sleep and eating. I would be worried about underlying anxierty/control issues if eating every hour would become one of my patient's priorities in life, and want to investigate further into why that patient would even want to try such a thing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm a new vegan (4 months) and don't eat soy or tofu. What are the best sources of complete proteins (including combinations of foods)? Thank you.
What are some high protein vegan foods, other than tofu? Would like to know the high protein, low fat ones.
Beans, nuts, seeds: All beans, lentils and chickpeas are good sources of protein, as are nuts & seeds. Hemp seeds contain as much protein as any food and it is a "complete" protein rich in essential fats. Quinoa is the highest protein grain. Seitan from gluten is also high in protein. While nuts and seeds do have some fats, these are relatively healthy fats. See nutrition/protein. ...Read more
Looking for high protein vegan foods. What percent of tofu (regular square blocks, medium or hard type) is protein, fat, and carbohydrate?
Beans, nuts, seeds: 1 cup of tofu has 20 grams protein, 10 grams of fat & 4 grams of carbohydrates. All beans, lentils and chickpeas are good sources of protein, as are nuts & seeds. Hemp seeds contain as much protein as any food and it is a "complete" protein. Quinoa is the highest protein grain. Seitan from gluten is also high in protein. See http://www.Vrg.Org/nutrition/protein.Htm for more info. ...Read more
Is tofu really healthy? I am switching to a whole food plant based diet to combat my depression and anxiety, I am seeking help and on Zoloft (sertraline).
FDA says....: According to the fda, medical food is "a food which is formulated to be consumed or administered enterally under the supervision of a physician and which is intended for the specific dietary management of a disease or condition for which distinctive nutritional requirements, based on .. See below. ...Read more