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What is the one best food to splurge on at a store like whole foods?

What is the one best food to splurge on at a store like whole foods?

A matter of taste: My wife would say dark chocolate. I would say organic beer. Asking this question is akin to asking a waiter what's good on the menu. It's a matter of taste and desire. ...Read more

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What is the best recommendation for probiotics? I've been to the health food store & there's so many different ones!

What is the best recommendation for probiotics? I've been to the health food store & there's so many different ones!

Few Clinical Trials: No good answers; trial ; error ; no well designed large clinical trials for specific benefits vs harm in adults to guide selection, such as with prescription agents. Plus the dshea act of 1994 applies. Ok places to start: http://nccam.Nih.Gov/health/probiotics/introduction.Htm; http://cid.Oxfordjournals.Org/content/46/supplement_2/s101.Full ; search for "human probiotics research trials". ...Read more

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Best salt to be used in food ? Most healthy one .

Best salt to be used in food ? Most healthy one .

Salt: Sea salt is reasonable. There are numerous alternatives to salt: all the Mrs Dash products are decent alternatives and healthy. ...Read more

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Which one is the best body building food?

Which one is the best body building food?

Healthy diet: Good healthy diet containing all required carbohydrates , fats , more proteins than normal requirement , vitamins & minerals ...Read more

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I would like to know what is the best natural food (easy ones) to substitute chocolate .And how to make them ( if they are hard to make)?

I would like to know what is the best natural food (easy ones) to substitute chocolate .And how to make them ( if they are hard to make)?

Carob: Carob is usually used as a chocolate substitute. See this link: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/132920-healthy-chocolate-substitutes but small amounts of dark chocolate (small amounts!) are good for you! see this link: http://www.Webmd.Com/diet/news/20030827/dark-chocolate-is-healthy-chocolate. ...Read more

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What's the best kind of food one needs to eat for correcting their body clock?

What's the best kind of food one needs to eat for correcting their body clock?

When more important: Good question! when you eat is more important than what you eat- eating late in the day is not healthy for our body clocks. See http://yaledailynews.Com/blog/2013/03/05/eating-times-affect-circadian-rhythm-study-finds/ a low-fat diet may also be helpful. See http://phys.Org/news149769761.Html. ...Read more

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What will be the best food i will take after i workout.? Please give me at least one best example. Thanks a lot

What will be the best food i will take after i workout.? Please give me at least one best example. Thanks a lot

Protein: This is a great time to mix up some of the cheap whey powder that bodybuilders use into some beverage or other -- see what the other folks are doing. Or sink your fangs into some lean chicken, fish, cottage cheese or tofu. ...Read more

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How is vega one and athletes food, which one is best ?

How is vega one and athletes food, which one is best ?

Realize for most: Supplements, there is no "best". Neither utilize a third party/independent certifier/certification, like NSF which can better attest to the reported nutrient content. It is nice to know with Vega One products that they don't contain GMO's; while it's not clear that GMO's cause any harm, it seem prudent to avoid foods that are genetically modified when possible. ...Read more

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What's the best foods for a family if one person is trying to lose weight, while another is too skinny and wants to get fat?

What's the best foods for a family if one person is trying to lose weight, while another is too skinny and wants to get fat?

Count calories: There is no substitution for a healthy diet, regardless if the goal is weight gain or loss.Weight gain is achieved if the individual takes in more calories than he/she burns; weight loss happens when calories burned exceed calorie intake. Calculate calorie needs for each family member from the nih website then eat the same food. Dieter needs to exercise; supplement calories for the too skinny one. ...Read more