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Doctor insights on: What Does A Well Balanced Breakfast Consist Of

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What should the nutritional value of a healthy breakfast be?

What should the nutritional value of a healthy breakfast be?

Very important.: A good breakfast includes complex carbohydrates and fiber for sustained energy through the morning, lean protein sources and healthy fats. Fruit and fruit juices add important vitamins. ...Read more

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What type of excersize is good to lose stomach fat quick? And what type of yogurt is healthy to eat and has a lot of fiber?

What type of excersize is good to lose stomach fat quick? And what type of yogurt is healthy to eat and has a lot of fiber?

Spot fat loss does : Not occur naturally. By losing weight in general a certain amt will probably be abdominal fat. However, we don't get to chose what area of the body the fat is lost from. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed. To tighten ab's do crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge ; “bicycling” exercise on your. ...Read more

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What is an example of a healthy breakfast with protein?

What is an example of a healthy  breakfast with protein?

Eggs: A healthy breakfast consisting of protein would be four hard boiled eggs with a handful of almonds or your choice of nuts. An alternative to the nuts would be a tablespoon of peanut butter or almond butter on a piece of bread. ...Read more

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Does it matter what type of protein I eat as long as I get an adequate total amount each day?Majority of my daily protein intake is from soy protein

Does it matter what type of protein I eat as long as I get an adequate total amount each day?Majority of my daily protein intake is from soy protein

It matters: Quality of the protein is very important, meaning the proportion of essential amino acids. Soy Protein is a plant protein and as a general rule plants don`t have all the essential amino acids. Egg, milk and meats proteins are the best quality proteins. Soy also have photo estrogens that can affect the hormonal balance. ...Read more

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My breakfast will consist of a parfait with the fruit and cereal. Also i'll be having green tea, healthy breakfast, yes no?

My breakfast will consist of a parfait with the fruit and cereal. Also i'll be having green tea, healthy breakfast, yes no?

Maybe.: While that breakfast sounds good in theory, the granola contained in parfaits can sometimes be surprisingly fattening. Check the nutrition facts label on the item. If you make the parfait yourself, use low fat granola and yogurt. ...Read more

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What does a great diet plan include?

What does a great diet plan include?

Best Diet: I believe that the best diet for healthy aging and disease prevention is a low glycemic diet (that means minimal sugar and refined foods), plant based, and proteins should come from plants, then fish, poultry (the breast without the skin), and then other lean meats with whole grains such as quinoa, millet, brown rice. Eat what mother nature makes, not man. ...Read more

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Will a breakfast consisting only of bananas and green apples be good or bad for health? Is it recommended? Plus soya milk

Will a breakfast consisting only of bananas and green apples be good or bad for health? Is it recommended? Plus soya milk

It Depends: As with all things in life; it depends. Fructose with fiber is good and you also need protein to modulate your blood sugar spike which is bound to happen with a fruit only breakfast. I recommend doing a "smoothie" with a high grade medical food (pea and/or rice protein) along with your fruit. You will be satisfied and keep your blood glucose stable. To your best health! ...Read more

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What is a healthy breakfast that does not include dairy or gluten?

What is a healthy breakfast that does not include dairy or gluten?

Healthy breakfast.: With the understanding that breakfast is an important meal in your day, start generally with leaner and more energizing choices. Gluten-free cereals rich with complex carbohydrates and fiber for sustained energy, with light almond or soy milk to keep it lighter. Low fat yogurt and fresh fruit. Egg whites. Try to avoid fatty breakfast meats. Keep your proteins lean. ...Read more

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What is a good amount of calories, sugar, fiber, and carbs for granola? I like eating it as a snack for fiber.

What is a good amount of calories, sugar, fiber, and carbs for granola? I like eating it as a snack for fiber.

Watch for sugar/fats: While granola has a reputation as a health food, most types are loaded with sugar and fat! look for granolas with the least sugar you can find- no more than 10 grams per 1/4 cup. Ideally less than 100 calories & at least 3 gr. Of fiber per 1/4 cup is best. Avoid those with high fructose corn syrup or agave nectar! try making your own: http://foodtrainers.Blogspot.Com/2011/02/oh-no-no-granola.Html. ...Read more

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What foods cantain contractile proteins? What kind of a diet (what kinds of proteins) should a Parkinson's patient have?

What foods cantain contractile proteins? What kind of a diet (what kinds of proteins) should a Parkinson's patient have?

Come again?: You'd be hard pressed to find any edible animal product that does NOT contain some kind of contractile protein. Muscle IS contractile protein, so any non-organ meat and many organ meats also are LOADED with contractile proteins. I'm curious why you ask. Is there a new contractile-protein scare out there? ...Read more

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What kind of a physical activity and diet is good for healthy uterus and ovaries?

What kind of a physical activity and diet is good for healthy uterus and ovaries?

ConsistentModeration: Your metabolism is like a fire. Fuel it regularly to maximize it.Eat palm sized portion of protein and complex carb every 2-3 hr. Sprinkle 4 fruits & 4-5 veggie portions across the day.Hydrate!water intake (10 oz x 10 times a day). Do not restrict as your body parts need all types of nutrition for optimal function.Exercise in moderation 30-50min 6days a week: fast walking, swimming, biking. ...Read more

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What types of carbs should I eat in the morning for a good breakfast?

What types of carbs should I eat in the morning for a good breakfast?

Not sugar: As long as it is not sugar, there is little difference. The key to a healthy breakfast is to consume some healthy sarurated fat as found in eggs (boiled or poached, but not fried) and cheese. These healthy fats act like the "log on your metabolic fire" and keep your blood sugars stable for hours. Breat milk contains 55% saturated fats and is the perfect food for human babies. ...Read more

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What is a balanced diet and How do you create a balanced diet?

What is a balanced diet and How do you create a balanced diet?

Protein, good fats,: and carbs are called "macronutrients." Eat all three but stay lowest on carbs. Avoid bad fats in junk food, anything w/corn syrup. Good fats are olive oil and coconut oil. Avoid sugar. See doc for suggested diet. Spectracell labs in TX can test all your nutrients. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What does the body do with excess protein? If you eat a balanced diet and can get enough protein from these meals, what good are protein shakes?

What does the body do with excess protein? If you eat a balanced diet and can get enough protein from these meals, what good are protein shakes?

Metabolism: Excess protein is either metabolized to form glucose(sugar) or fat. By definition a balanced diet should have "enough" protein. If you need to supplement your protein intake with shakes, your aren't looking for a "balanced diet", but rather one slighted towards protein intake - I'm not saying that's good or bad. I would encourage you to focus on natural foods rather than shakes. ...Read more

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What kind of seeds are the healthiest as a diet supplement?

What kind of seeds are the healthiest as a diet supplement?

Many: If you're going to eat seeds, they should be organic, raw ones. Chia seeds come to mind, because they are high in omega-3 fatty acids. Most of us don't get nearly enough of these essential fatty acids in our diets. Also pumpkin, sunflower, hemp, and sesame seeds. Any of these can be eaten as food - you don't have to take a supplement capsule. ...Read more

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I eat vegetable curry daily (different types) every meal. Does this count towards my 5 a day and is this a healthy way of eating veggies ?

I eat vegetable curry daily (different types) every meal. Does this count towards my 5 a day and is this a healthy way of eating veggies ?

Depends: a serving of cooked veggies is one cup, a serving of raw veggies is 2 cups. potatoes do not count as veggies due to significant carbohydrates. Hopefully your vegetable curries don't have too many potatoes or too much sodium. by the way, a serving of fruit is half a cup. recommendation is 5 to 10 servings of fruits and veggies a day ...Read more

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What is a healthy and balanced diet and specifically for the elderly?

What is a healthy and balanced diet and specifically for the elderly?

Protein, f,v, starch: 1/4 plate as protein, 1/4 plate as complex carbohydrates ( whole grains for example), 1/4 plate as vegetables, and 1/4 plate as fruit. Vary the complex carbohydrates to include legumes, potatoes, yams, and vary the vegetables in color. Aim for lean proteins- 3 ounces a serving of meat, chicken, fish. Try fresh fruits and vegetables, try to avoid fried foods and processed foods. ...Read more

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Im currently on a diet, is a subway sandwhich that consists of oat bread and good veggies and chicken breast a good meal ?

Im currently on a diet, is a subway sandwhich that consists of oat bread and good veggies and chicken breast a good meal ?

The chicken: and vegetables sound good. If you want to loose weight, you can consider decreasing carbs, including the oat bread. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What is some thing healthy to eat during breakfast, lunch , and dinner and what is a great snack?

What is some thing healthy to eat during breakfast, lunch , and dinner     and what is a great snack?

Healthful eating: Healthful eating is a balance of lean protein, fruit vegetables, whole grains and low fat. More protein over meat helps with weight loss and level blood sugars. It also helps keep you from feeling hungry. ...Read more