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Help please! is eating 1000 calories per meal good for gaining wieght?

Help please! is eating 1000 calories per meal good for gaining wieght?

Depends on weight: It depends on your weight and how much weight you want to gain over how long period. You can calculate based on your basal metabolic rate plus activity colories.That is total calories you need to maintain your weight as it is.You need to consume 3500 cals extra over and above your daily requirement to gain 1lb in weight. Bnr 4.35xwt/lbs+4.7xht/inch -4.7xage/yrs little/no exer BMR x1.2 mod bmrx1.5. ...Read more

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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


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Help please! is eating eggs for supper a healthy choice?

Help please! is eating eggs for supper a healthy choice?

No: Eating raw eggs is never a healthy choice. Doing so can cause a significant GI infection with major diarrhea. ...Read more

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Does eating a healthy breakfast help control weight?

Does eating a healthy breakfast help control weight?

Research suggests that regularly eating a healthy breakfast may help you lose excess weight and maintain your weight loss in the following ways: Reduced hunger: , Healthy choices. , More energy. . So, if you skip breakfast — whether you're trying to save time or cut calories — you may want to reconsider, especially if you're trying to eat a healthy diet and manage your weight. ...Read more

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What's healthy eating plan for weight loss?

What's healthy eating plan for weight loss?

See details: Limit carbs, salt and red meat. Increase veggies, fresh fruit and fish. No sodas of any kind. Alcohol in moderation. Exercise on a regular basis, both cardio and strength training. ...Read more

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Is eating 8 eggs a day harmful or good for health?

May be O.K: Until recently it was thought to increase blood cholesterol but the cholesterol story has changed. Since eggs contain everything to make a chicken I have always accepted them as good food. Please remember that too much is as bad as too little for everything. ...Read more

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What's a balanced diet and a healthy eating routine?

What's a balanced diet and a healthy eating routine?

See my blog: I've written a good summary of the elements of a healthy diet. You can cut and paste this link to read my summary. www.mdprevent.blogspot.com. ...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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Healthy breakfast choices for weight loss?

Healthy breakfast choices for weight loss?

Things you like: Eat what you like and what's healthy. Eat a smaller portion at each meal and exercise more frequently to lose weight. All foods contain calories; eat a smaller amount than you burn off and eat them intelligently. ...Read more

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Help please! is eating a fruit only diet healthy?

Help please! is eating a fruit only diet healthy?

NO: You need protein, and fruit is not a complete source of protein. You also need at least 50-100 calories a day of fat to absorb vitamins a, d, e, k. Without some fat in your diet, you wont absorb these vitamins and could be come deficient in them. A well balanced diet, needs, protein, fruits, vegetables, and beans, legumes, nuts etc. They each offer things that the others may not have. ...Read more

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Please describe a good daily meal and diet plan for weight loss?

Please describe a good daily meal and diet plan for weight loss?

Weight watchers: If you really do not want to do weight watchers, you can calculate your bmi (basal metabolic index) and eat 200 calories a day less. Bmi calculator may be found on web md. ...Read more

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Is eating eggs daily bad for health?

Is eating eggs daily bad for health?

Depends on…: What else you're eating & what type of work/exercise you're doing. Egg yolks contain a fair amount of cholesterol, partly offset by lecithin in whites. A healthy diet of colorful fruits, veggies, whole grains, lean meat, dairy coupled with vigorous exercise &/or heavy physical labor may counter artery-clogging effects. Be sure to drink plenty of fluids to flush kidneys due to high protein. ...Read more

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What's a healthy diet for adolescence?

Same as for all ages: Adolescents should receive the same nutrition as adults and younger children. The goal is daily fruits/veggies, lean protein, and calcium containing products. Adolescent females often need more calcium intake then adults (aim for about 1000mg daily). ...Read more

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What is a good healthy eating schedule/diet?

What is a good healthy eating schedule/diet?

Small frequent meals: A good rule of thumb would be 3 meals and 2 snacks. Focus on some protein in each meal balanced with a complex carb. Avoid processed foods and focus on fresh whole food. That's food that can spoil. Avoid high calorie fluids like sweet tea, juice and soft drinks. Eliminating a diet that's high in liquid calories can shed almost 25 lbs in a year. ...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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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 there a "eating healthy" weekly or monthly plan recommended by doctors?

Is there a "eating healthy" weekly or monthly plan recommended by doctors?

MANY- NO consensus: There are a great many dietary programs advised by various doctors- the mediterranean diet, dash diet, paleo ; other low-carb diets, raw food vegan diets, etc. The problem is there is no consensus among doctors. My favorite it dr. Fuhrman's nutritarian diet (but i don't agree with all his advice- for example, i recommend coconut oil). For more see http://bit.Ly/gagviu ; http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more

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Healthy breakfast options for vegetarians?

Healthy breakfast options for vegetarians?

Many options: There are a lot of options for healthy breakfasts that don't involve meat or eggs: -Oatmeal topped with fruit and/or nuts -Smoothies made with non-dairy milk, protein powder or peanut butter, and fruit. -Meatless breakfast burrito (can make yourself or buy frozen option--sometimes they use tofu as replacement for eggs) -Tofu scramble with vegetables (treat tofu as though it's eggs) ...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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Best diet for a healthy fitness?

Best diet  for a healthy fitness?

No single best but:: There is no consensus, even among "experts"; no single diet is best for everyone as we have different needs based on genetics. I advise emphasizing organic vegetables, fruits and nuts & seeds; eat whole foods; avoid fried foods, sugars and artificial chemicals. Organic dairy, eggs, wild fish and organically-raised meats in moderation. See http://tinyurl.com/nq4sx63 and http://tinyurl.com/lcjahnx ...Read more

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

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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