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What Are The Benefits Of Having Healthy Habits And A Good Diet
Longevity: So far we can not change our genes. The only thing we can do is to have good eating habits ( low bad cholesterol, low sodium, plenty of fruits and vegetabes or increased fiber, plenty of antioxidants) and do regular exercise, and avoid things that are dangerouse like smoking, drugs or excessive drinking, or risky sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the health benefits of chlorophyll? I heard's it's good for a healthy diet (green veggies) and improving metabolism, but I'm not sure about the latter.
Product of greens: Chlorophyll is what gives plants the green pigment. As for health benefits I don't see any harm in taking it up as green leafy vegetables are high in minerals and nutrients. As for helping metabolism - it helps maintain plant metabolism as it is essential for phtosynthesis. Not sure it has much effects on humans,. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many things: I personally have given up artificial sweeteners, and all artificial foods. I have also made some simple changes in terms of food approach. Instead of taking foods away, i focus on adding at least 5 servings of veggies a day with some fruit. I also make myself do some exercise daily. If i don't feel like doing it, i make myself do at least 10 minutes because i always have 10 minutes. ...Read more
Is there any good diet to get a fuller face. I am 24 fit but my cheeks are just not right i want healthy face which goes well wid my body.I workout?
An exam is what you: need. Nobody can answer this question without knowing your height and weight and health history, and your family history. Maybe your are naturally more slender, does your face resemble other members of your family? It is good that you work out, but maybe you are just the way you should be, but only you think your body appearance should be different. ...Read more
No single best but:: No single diet is best for everyone but most folks should eat mostly vegetables, fruit, nuts & seeds with moderate use of dairy & eggs.If you desire meat use in moderation. Minimize sweets, starches & fried foods. Avoid sodas & artificial sweeteners. Avoid excess alcohol. Don't smoke. Stay physically & mentally active. Get enough sleep. Relax/meditate. Be kind, live by the Golden Rule.Be here now. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you have a good nutritional diet does it make your skin look healthier and generally nicer, and what is a good balance of food types to eat?
Good balance: 5-7 servings of fruits and vegetables a day. 3-5 ounces of lean meat, chicken or fish as protein, or eggs, or 1 cup of milk. Complex carbohydrates in the form of whole grains, should make up 1/4 of your plate servings. 1/2 your plate should be fresh fruits and or vegetables. And 1/4 of your plate should be protein. Beans and legumes are also healthy carbohydrates. Avoid too much fat, fried foods. ...Read more
Healthy diet: Eat fresh real food, not food from packages or mixes. Organic food, free of pesticides, is ideal. Eat brightly colored fruits and vegetables. If you eat meat, use it as a seasoning, rather than the main course. Avoid fried foods and sugar (added sugar, sugared drinks, alcohol, anything with high fructose corn syrup). Shop in the perimeter of the grocery store where the fresh products are located. ...Read more
Instead of using skin cream for healthier skin, I want to use food. What is a good diet for this goal?
Skin health: Diet matters. Eat balanced, mostly unrefined, unprocessed foods. For protein, egg whites, quinoa, soy, white fish, very lean poultry breast or sirloin. Eat no more than 4 oz of any meat /day. NO animal=NO saturated fats. Only polyunsaturated fats, plant oils. NO refined, processed carbs. Only whole fruits, veggies, whole grains -- mostly oatmeal and brans. Load w antioxidants=fruit-veg. Eat nuts. ...Read more
Is there a good diet to lose weight ( basically don't want to look anorexic just healthy ) and some exercises ?
Running probably: An aerobic exercise program that works on cardiovascular conditioning [ key to metabolic changes from exercise] and expends a great deal of calories will be effective with weight loss. Swimming / biking will also work well. Maintaining muscle mass is also helpful with calisthenics or weights. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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