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Why Have I Been Craving Peanut Butter So Much Am I Low On Protein
Food cravings: Food cravings may or may not mean what you think. Pica is a condition in which people crave dirt and eat dirt, often because they are iron deficient. I'm not aware of a condition related to peanut cravings, but it never hurts to consult a dietician to go over your eating habits and see what could be done to improve them. Try to eat a balanced diet with lot of vegetables, including peanuts. ...Read more
Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more
I am vegetarian and eat low fat balanced diet and wonder if ok to eat peanut butter for protein or better to just eat nuts instead?
Vegetarian Diet: I commend you for being Vegetarian and eating low fat balanced diet for Good Health. Do not feel deprived of Pleasures of foods what you enjoy including peanut butter and peanuts. Have balanced diet of 1500 Cal/day. Eat small portions Be aware of impulses, frustration, boredom, loneliness, or any unpleasant feeling leading to eat which you later regret. Health is Wealth! ...Read more
Other than eggs, nuts and peanut butter. Are there any other food high in protein that can help you bulk up?
Protein with IBS: Yogurt, cottage cheese, milk, meat, fish, poultry, beans, soy, tofu. Whey protein is also excellent. You can purchase natural whey. Be careful about additives. Quinoa also is excellent protein. If you eat Quinoa, start with small amounts and gradually increase. Egg whites are BEST ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I know about eggs, nuts and peanut butter. Are there any other food high in protein that can help you bulk up?
High protein: For sure, lean meat, poultry, fish, quinoa, cottage cheese, yogurt, beans, soy, milk ...Read more
Is a vanilla protein shake with milk frozen banana and all natural peanut butter healthy for you after weight training?
Protein and sugar: After a hard work out your body needs protein and some sugar (glucose). You should try not to eat fat and /or a huge amount of sugar. Try to find a protein shake that provides this balance. Non fat milk and a banana both provide some glucose without the fat content. I worry that your frozen shake has too much sugar and fat, which would would counter the affect of your workout. ...Read more
Wanting to gain muscle, i get my protein from greek yogurt, Special K meal bars w/peanut butter, chicken, turkey. Is that enough? I'm very picky
Im a vegetarian and everytime i drink protein shakes, eat peanut butter or fruit i get shaky and light headed. What causes that?
Blood sugar/allergy: This is unusual. If these symptoms occur a couple hours after eating fruit it could be due to hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) but that would be unlikely after protein/fats.You may be allergic/sensitive to these foods (or at least one of the ingredients in the shake).If you are allergic to these foods it may be related to imbalances of intestinal flora. I advise seeing a holistic doctor.See comment:. ...Read more
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