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Dr. Pam Yoder
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Healthy Diet (Definition)

Pregnant women should eat a balanced, nutritional diet and increase their calorie intake to meet the needs of the developing fetus and their changing bodies. Eating a range of wholesome and nutritious foods during pregnancy is one of the most important things that women can do to ensure the normal development and growth of the fetus, and it can help to prevent prematurity and low birth weight. For the mother, good nutrition helps to prevent anemia, ...Read more


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What's a way to encourage my obese son & grandson to lose weight and eat healthy?

What's a way to encourage my obese son & grandson to lose weight and eat healthy?

Obesity in kids: To encourage them to eat right you need to set an example and do not give any foods that you do not approve of. Any weight loss even if miniscule , you should give them kudos for and encourage more family outdoor activities. If they watch a lot of tv or are on the computer a lot take away those things and plan outdoor events and weekly activities in advance and they have to adhere to the plan. ...Read more

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What are good ways to drop pounds and eat healthy tips?

What are good ways to drop pounds and eat healthy tips?

Knowledge of food: Know the food, eat unprocessed as much as possible, lots of fruit and vegetable associated with exercise, . ...Read more

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What shall I eat everyday for a healthy diet?

What shall I eat everyday for a healthy diet?

Diets can be complex: Lots of fruits and vegetables can only be a good thing. Try for 5 servings of these a day. Vary the colors and you will have done a great service to your health present and future. Get some dark or light, red or green. Vary types. These foods can do amazing things. Some lower cancer risks. Good luck. This would be a good start for you. ...Read more

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How can I eat healthy?

How can I eat healthy?

Low Glycemic Index!: A low glycemic index diet is a healthy one. Ask your doctor for a good nutritionist or some guidelines that fit your situation. If you need to lose weight weight watchers is healthy and can be very effective. Good luck! ...Read more

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How do I eat healthy ?

How do I eat healthy ?

Variety: Eat pleanty of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Try to have fresh fish at least twice a week. Avoid large amounts of cholesterol, saturated fats and trans fats. Choose lean cuts of meat and skinless chicken and look for non animal sources of protein. Drink water instead of cola or fruit drinks. For specifics, talk to a doctor or nutritionist. Check out myplate.Gov. ...Read more

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Why is it important to eat healthy?

Why is it important to eat healthy?

Fuel: What goes into our bodies fuels us. It can enhance our quality of life or cause it to deteriorate. ...Read more

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What can I eat healthy with a budget?

It is a problem: God made food in the U.S. Is expensive but we were designed that way. ...Read more

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How should I get a kid to eat healthy?

How should I get a kid to eat healthy?

Don't buy junk food: Kids will get hungry. Don't buy junk food and sugar drinks like juice and sodas. You'll be amazed at what they start eating when they don't have the sugary alternative. ...Read more

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How can I eat healthy at a steakhouse?

How can I eat healthy at a steakhouse?

Several.: Eat a lean steak, and avoid bread and the ubiguitous "stuffed potato. Have a salad and green or colored vegetables. Skip dessert and beer. Have a glass of dru red wine. ...Read more

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I wanna eat healthy, what I should eat?

Eating healthy: 1/3 fat 1/3 protein 1/3 carbohydrates no high fructose corn syrup and go easy on simple carbohydrates and a multivitamin daily. ...Read more

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How can one eat healthy in this economy?

How can one eat healthy in this economy?

Funny you should ask: I just came back from the supermarket. Bought $20 dollars worth of bread and fresh vegetables, about enough for 4 person-days. Add $10 for milk, cheese, meat and condiments already in the house - sounds plenty healthy to me! ...Read more

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How to eat healthy when you live at home?

How to eat healthy when you live at home?

Eating Healthy: I commend you for caring for your Health! Do not be victim of foods rich in fat and sugar. or get carried away by convenience foods. Avoid processed foods. Become Captain over your impulses to eat fast foods. Do not overeat due to boredom, frustration or loneliness. It is NOT what you eat, It is WHAT is eating you. Have Balanced Diet including protein, fat, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins. ...Read more

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How to eat healthy, even if you are poor!?

How to eat healthy, even if you are poor!?

Make good choices.: Check www.choosemyplate.gov, foodnetwork.com, WWW.health.com, allrecipes.com, www.bhg.com, www.eating well.com, www.cookinglight.com, www.foodnetwork.com and others for food info & healthy meal and recipes ideas. ...Read more

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What should I eat if I want to eat healthy?

What should I eat if I want to eat healthy?

If you can, eat: Organic, local fruits ; vegetables when they are in season. Eat at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 of fruit per day. Eat many different colors of fruit ; vegetables. Avoid processed foods. Try to stay from junk carbohydrates - go for whole grain instead. Limit red meat. Don't add extra salt. Limit or avoid alcohol. Enjoy your food - take time to savor it. ...Read more

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How can I eat healthy in an unhealthy house?

Diet control: I commend you for wanting to eat healthy Respect yourself for good health and set discipline to maintain good health. Eating healthy -Balanced diet, right daily caloric intake, eating slow Unhealthy house members are responsible for their unhealthy eating habits Do not feel the need to have their acceptance Do not be very concerned or nervous if you do not join them for meals See a Therapist. ...Read more

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Im really struggling to eat healthy any tips?

Im really struggling to eat healthy any tips?

Eat good food: You will need to recalibrate your tastebuds. A fresh orange is better than orange soda. Grilled chicken tastes more of chicken than breaded and fried. There is a lot of good healthy food, so you shouldn't feel you're denying yourself. Simply-prepared fresh food helped me drop 50 lbs over about a year. Furthermore, i rarely longer crave addictive foods like tater tots and simple carbs. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Healthy Eating (Definition)

Healthy eating is focused on healthy foods that are low in saturated fat, sodium, sugar, and cholesterol. A healthy diet is centered around fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and ...Read more