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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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Whats the best natural things you can buy at a health food store ect to cleanse the intestinal system of paracites or other things that may be in ther?
What are the best things to eat/drink for adequate nutrition if one is not able to eat solid food?
Depends on Reason: It really depends on the reason you are unable to eat solid foods. If from a stomach bug, you want to consume what you can tolerate and what is appealing with an emphasis on hydration (alternating water and gatorade). If it is because of, say, a broken jaw, protein shakes are a good bet. You can also puree fruits, vegetables, and protein so that you have relatively normal nutrition. Good luck! ...Read more
What is the best way to introduce shellfish/peanuts, or other possible allergy "risky" foods to a one year old?
Now : Recent studies suggest that introducing table foods to infant between age 4 and 6 months reduce the development of food allergy. This is opposite of what we had recommended just a couple of years earlier. For a child with eczema or a family history of peanut allergy, you should consult your allergist before going ahead since the issue is more complicated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Refrigerator: Celery tastes good to many and is a crunchy addition to many prepared foods like potato salad and tuna salad. Celery is usually kept in the refrigerator drawer to preserve its character. Celery however, has little nutritional value. Jokingly it is said that eating a stalk of celery is minus 3 calories due to the energy consumed in chewing it. It has no vitamins, minerals or other nutrients. ...Read more
Calculate protein: According to “Today’s Dietitian,” young athletes may require 1.0 to 1.5 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight per day, or about 0.45 to 0.68 grams of protein per pound of body weight per day. For example, a 125-pound, 15-year-old male athlete may require 56 to 85 grams of protein per day, depending on the duration and intensity of his physical activity. Increase overall caloric intake also ...Read more
Healthy foods: Hi. DO's: whole grains, beans, nuts, fruits & veggies, healthy oils (olive, canola), nonfat dairy, lean meats DON'T's: fast food, processed food, high fructose corn syrup, high in simple sugar, high in saturated fat, hydrogenated oils Read ingredient labels. Eat healthily and exercise regularly! Good luck! ...Read more
I eat large amounts of food at one time, and don't want to. Would like to purge but advised to not. What are effects of either bad habit?
Eating habits: Both of these do risk your health, so i'm glad you're thinking about this. Overeating can risk weight gain, which can lead to other problems like diabetes, inflammation, joint problems, hypertension, and heart disease. Besides being unpleasant, purging by vomiting risks electrolyte imbalance, damaged teeth, esophageal injury, etc. Best to see someone for your eating disorder & save yourself! ...Read more
Hi.Iam 29 years old female, my weight is 64kg and my length is 167cm.Iam sedentary and i like food too much.Whats my ideal weight and best diet for me?
Lifestyle change: Don't focus on a number. Even the "body mass index" has floundered with the 2013 jama article with "overweight" people healthier and living longer than "ideal weight" folks. The right weight is what looks & feels right to you while you are able to compete successful in fitness sports. Rather than "a number" think about finding an aerobic activity you really enjoy & friends you can share with. ...Read more
Legumes: Examples include beans and peas, both of which are often either classified under vegetable and/or proteins. Realize that depending on who you talk to many semantics can be evoked. As peas are botanically actually a fruit! It's not worth getting too caught up in this stuff. ...Read more
Protein and carbs: After strenuous work outs you need to replenish glycogen stores in the muscles and liver so eat a carb source (without high fructose corn syrup) with about 30 grams. Then make sure you have a good protein source: a whole food is better but whey or bcaas are good too) about 20-30 grams. Then have a regular meal a few hours after. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's the best thing to eat when you have a burned food gulit that won't hurt when it goes down?
What's the best things to eat when you have a burned food gulit that won't hurt when it goes down?
What is the best way to gain weight quickly, safely abd inexpensively? Also, what foods should I eat?
Why?: Why do you want to gain weigh? Even if you are underweight, increasing your weight rapidly is not a good idea. Eat a well balance diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and low in saturated fats. You may wish to add fish and chicken in moderation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No such thing: I'm afraid no diet program promotes rapid or good weight loss. The best weapons to use in losing weight are healthy, balanced meals and regular exercise. There are several commercials on tv that promote success stories with weight loss, but to be honest, no program is successful unless you change your eating habits for the rest of your life, vs. Just a short term diet. ...Read more
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