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Nutrition & Dieting: Complex Carbs, dill pickles, brussels sprouts
dill pickles, brussels sprouts, complex carbs: Hello Marcia! Thank you for your nutrition question. The glycemic index measures how fast a food is likely to raise your blood sugar* and can be helpful for managing blood sugars. For example, if your blood sugar is low and continuing to drop during...

Nutrition & Dieting: Complex Carbs, low glycemic index, complex carbs
low glycemic index, complex carbs, wheat products: The glycemic index tells you how fast carbohydrates convert to blood sugar. The healthiest carbs are the ones with a low glycemic index. These will also tend to be high fiber and low in starches such as greens and many veggies http://www.glycemicindex.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: Complex Carbs, whole grain cereal, whole wheat pasta
whole grain cereal, whole wheat pasta, complex carbs: Marcia, That is NOT a healthy way to go when foods such as fruits and dairy products contain simple sugars or simple carbs!! CARBS are NOT the enemy here!! You need to just think about moderating your carb intake and choosing the right ones. Carbs from...

Nutrition & Dieting: Complex Carbs, complex carbs, blood sugar levels
complex carbs, blood sugar levels, low glycemic index: Hello Marcia, Great question. Someone asked about the Glycemic Index the other day, I ll just copy and paste my answer for you. As far as the low-glycemic index people are often confused about the realities of it. The index was created for those with...

Nutrition & Dieting: Compulsive Eating, volunteer match, compulsive eating
volunteer match, compulsive eating, lunch dinner: Well, if you ve figured anything out, it s that bulimia doesn t really work for weight control. I ve been bulimic for over 30 years, recovering for more than the last 5 and no matter how much weight I DIDN T lose with various forms of bulimia, I kept trying....

Nutrition & Dieting: Confused, binge, donuts
binge, donuts, weight management: Hi R, A few splurges should not be a problem. If you are good 80% of the time the other 20% won t be an issue within reason. It s all a matter of calories in vs calories out. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to determine your requirements. Any calories over...

Nutrition & Dieting: Confused, well balanced diet, eating a healthy diet
well balanced diet, eating a healthy diet, naughty foods: The key is eating healthy most of the time and eating foods that are high calorie, high fat, etc... only on occassion plus watching HOW MUCH you eat of them! Ask yourself how often you binge eat! You may be better off breaking that habit and not binging...

Nutrition & Dieting: Confused??, vitamin mineral supplement, vitamin and mineral supplements
vitamin mineral supplement, vitamin and mineral supplements, arnold schwarzenegger: Steroids, not prescribed by a physician are bad for you, especially if you are female. Taking steroids (testosterone based) may cause development of male characteristics such as increased muscle bulk, increased hair on parts of the body not normally seen in...

Nutrition & Dieting: Confused, mypyramid gov, high fiber foods
mypyramid gov, high fiber foods, healthy eating plan: Hello Jeanea! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you have a great exercise plan however, I would not recommend eating less then 1,200 calories because it actually may slow down your metabolism(rate which you burn calories) and hinder...

Nutrition & Dieting: Confused and needs help., calories per day, fad diet
calories per day, fad diet, blood circulation: Hi Melissa I m going to give you information that you can use for the rest of your life. No matter what fad diet is IN this is the truth. Forget about the way you look for a minute we will get back to that. Your body has 1 goal; SURVIVAL. It s jobs...

Nutrition & Dieting: Confused about Olive Oil......, curb cravings, nutrition question
curb cravings, nutrition question, style diet: Hello Mirinda, Thank you for your nutrition question. Yes, olive oil does contain fat but when used in moderation it can also help with weight loss. In fact, one study from Brigham and Women s Hospital in Boston found that a Mediterranean-style diet...

Nutrition & Dieting: Confused, binge, donut
binge, donut, donuts: Weight loss and gain is a simple balance. Over time, if you eat more calories than you burn, you ll gain weight. Simple as that. Depending on your age, your metabolism changes such that as you get older you will be less likely to binge and NOT have it...

Nutrition & Dieting: Conjugated Linoleic acid and Weight Loss, soya lecithin, l carnitine
soya lecithin, l carnitine, water soluble fiber: There s plenty of scientific evidence that Conjugated Linoleic acid (CLA) positively influences lipolysis (fat burning) but since there s no dosage indicated in your question, I cant judge its effectiveness. The fact it s listed on 8th place on the list might...

Nutrition & Dieting: Constant craving, ezekiel bread, control cravings
ezekiel bread, control cravings, starvation mode: Hello George! Thank you for your nutrition question. The best way to battle food cravings is eating small frequent meals throughout your day. This way your body does not have a chance to go into starvation mode. Make sure to eat healthy snacks between...

Nutrition & Dieting: Constipation due to SSRI, excessive dry mouth, unfortunate side effect
excessive dry mouth, unfortunate side effect, lifestyle adjustments: AG, I m sorry. But these issues are best handled in one on one relationships with a professional. I would be doing you a dis-service to try and address this via a couple of email interactions. That said, you should talk with your psychiatrist or clinical...

Nutrition & Dieting: Constipation due to SSRI, whole grain cereal, fish oil omega 3
whole grain cereal, fish oil omega 3, excessive dry mouth: This IS a regular problem and usually, increasing fruits and whole grains (oatmeal or other whole grain cereal every single day) along with water, often helps. You might want to add some fish oil/omega 3 oil capsules too (inexpensive - brand doesn t...

Nutrition & Dieting: Convalescence, drink juices, natural juices
drink juices, natural juices, fresh juices: Natural juices are always recommended and it doesn t matter which kinds. Just be careful that you don t just drink juices because they can be high in sugar and acid. Sometimes people who drink too much juice develop a sore mouth. Add tea to your daily fluid...

Nutrition & Dieting: Cooking oil, frying with olive oil, frying fish
frying with olive oil, frying fish, cooking oil: Wojtek, I remember answering this question for you before. Olive oil is possibly the healthiest oil, but it tastes bad if it is heated too much - the high heat breaks it down. Therefore, deep frying with olive oil is not a good idea. Also, frying...

Nutrition & Dieting: Cooking question, canned beets, grain muffins
canned beets, grain muffins, healthy dishes: Hello Gill! Thank you for your nutrition question. Using the microwave you can actually reduce fat in dishes anywhere from 50% to 100% more then stovetop method. You can also preserve valuable nutrients that might be lost by some other cooking methods....

Nutrition & Dieting: Cooking veggies, cooking vegetables, nutrient loss
cooking vegetables, nutrient loss, nutrient content: Hi Andrew, Cooking vegetables does result in *some* loss of vitamins. The vitamins most significantly reduced by cooking are vitamin C, pantothenic acid, thiamin, and folate. Mineral losses are usually very low. Overall vitamin losses due to cooking...

Nutrition & Dieting: Corn nutritional benefits after cookig, thiamin vitamin b1, country corn
thiamin vitamin b1, country corn, grain corn: One cup of whole-grain corn provides 18.4 of the daily recommendation of fiber and powdered form of it has all the fiber intact and even more bio_available. However, corn, which is is moderately rich in vitamins, loses the most important of them during...

Nutrition & Dieting: Corn, thiamin vitamin b1, blood sugar levels
thiamin vitamin b1, blood sugar levels, corn fiber: Hello Xavier! Corn is High in Nutrients One of the benefits of corn is that it is high in nutrients. A few of these important nutrients are: Thiamin (vitamin B1) which is used in the metabolism of carbohydrates. Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) which...

Nutrition & Dieting: Cortisill, quack products, food cravings
quack products, food cravings, nutrition question: Hello Donna! Thank you for your nutrition question. As you will learn in Weight Watchers, weight loss is really about lifestyle changes. Cortisol pills do nothing to help with weight loss. To get rid of stored fat you have to exercise the extra fuel...

Nutrition & Dieting: Cortislim, stress hormone cortisol, laura kraemer
stress hormone cortisol, laura kraemer, work and motivation: Dear Trish, The January 05 Good Housekeeping actually tested some diet aids that just don t work, Cortislim being one of them. Cortislim suggests that weight gain is caused by an increase in the stress hormone cortisol and that by taking the vitamin supplement...

Nutrition & Dieting: Cortisol, high cortisol levels, fresh fruit and vegetables
high cortisol levels, fresh fruit and vegetables, complex carbohydrate: In a word, no. You are wise to question all expert advice, including my own. Abdominal fat is the last to lose in most individuals. If you are stressed a lot, you may have a very slight increase in your cortisol, but not enough to affect your fat...

Nutrition & Dieting: Cramps after eating sugars, tonic water quinine, essential nutrients
tonic water quinine, essential nutrients, refined sugar: Hi Gerald - this is a tough question to answer. The cramps could really be connected to any number of things going on in the body. Do the cramps occur on the nights after a workout? Applying heat is a good option, and it seems to work for you. In terms...

Nutrition & Dieting: Crash Dieting, crash dieting, nutrition question
crash dieting, nutrition question, conserving energy: Hello Casey! Thank you for your nutrition question. Crash dieting is actually starvation dieting. When we starve ourselves, the body becomes much more efficient at laying down fat as a defense mechanism. It thinks that it will need to save more because...

Nutrition & Dieting: Crash Dieting, weight management services, crash dieting
weight management services, crash dieting, essential nutrients: Casey, Crash dieting can be dangerous in many ways! First of all it is unhealthy because you are depriving the body of essential nutrients and energy to fuel itself! Second you are starving the body, which means you will slow your metabolism down or your...

Nutrition & Dieting: Crash Dieting, crash diet, crash dieting
crash diet, crash dieting, starvation mode: Hi Casey, Going on a crash diet where you severely restrict your calories is harmful because your body goes into a starvation mode metabolically. This causes a number of negative side effects. One of these is that your body will break down proteins...

Nutrition & Dieting: Craving fried foods, knock knock jokes, hunger pangs
knock knock jokes, hunger pangs, wheat crackers: Hello Erica! Thank you for your nutrition question. Eating meals regularly will ensure that your blood sugar stays at a fairly constant level, and ensures that your body doesn t become starved for fried foods. Regular meals high in complex carbohydrates...

Nutrition & Dieting: Creatine, creatine supplements, ceratine
creatine supplements, ceratine, lifting weights: IF there is any change in your weight it will probably return to normal soon after you stop taking the creatine. It will not increase your body fat percentage. Again, there may be minimal changes in body fat percentage, but body fat percentage can change on...

Nutrition & Dieting: Creatine Monohydrate & Protein Powder., lean protein, protein powder
lean protein, protein powder, dry ingredient: I see no problem with mixing the two together. Just make sure that you keep the liquid/dry ingredient ration the same. Some powders require a certain amount of liquid to activate their ingredients. Taking these 1 hour prior to a workour sounds like a reasonable...

Nutrition & Dieting: Creatine, underlying medical cause, lifting weights
underlying medical cause, lifting weights, muscle weight: If this is working for your friend, it s because your friend BELIEVES it will work. Medically, there is no basis or proof of the claims made by people SELLING this supplement. For more muscle - weight resistent exercises are necessary. Lifting weights,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Curd, Buttermilk and Honey, asthma allergies, mix honey
asthma allergies, mix honey, respiratory ailments: Hi Yash, Although I have never researched buttermilk/curd specificially, I can tell you that nighttime consumption of dairy products in general (which would include the buttermilk/curd) are not harmful to the average person in good health, and in fact will...

Nutrition & Dieting: Cysts vs nutrition, or vice versa, fresh fruits and vegetables, groin area
fresh fruits and vegetables, groin area, pilonidal dimple: Hello, Cysts develop as a result of infection, clogging of sebaceous glands, or around foreign bodies. They can also result from developmental abnormalities such as a pilonidal cyst (pilonidal dimple). The development of cysts can be attributed...

Nutrition & Dieting: Can caffeine can be the reason for puffy face?, weight loss plateau, facial gymnastics
weight loss plateau, facial gymnastics, caffine pills: I don t think caffeine can be the reason for puffy face. Caffeine is a potent diuretic making your body get rid of water is it s retained in the tissues. You might notice that your finger ring gets looser after a cup of tea or coffee. You ve mentioned...

Nutrition & Dieting: caffine, mark shields, adrenal glands
mark shields, adrenal glands, health mark: Hello Lynne, Great question. If you really like coffee, I wouldn t tell you to avoid it. There are downsides, however, to caffeine addiction. Caffeine tends to result in the leaching of calcium from bone which over time can lead to decreased bone density....

Nutrition & Dieting: calcium, kimberly a tessmer, adequate intake
kimberly a tessmer, adequate intake, happy holidays: For a child that is 1-3 years old the adequate intake is 500 mg of calcium daily so if she is getting 450 mg daily than she is fine. In fact for infants aged 7-12 months the adequte intake is only 270 mg of calcium daily. You would be suprised at how...

Nutrition & Dieting: calcium suppliments, rda for calcium, calcium supplementation
rda for calcium, calcium supplementation, natural antacid: Since you already eat dairy products that will definitely add to your calcium intake daily but you are right in that you should be taking a calcium supplement of some type. Women begin losing calcium from their bones as young as age 30. You can take something...

Nutrition & Dieting: calcium suppliments, rda for calcium, acid neutralizer
rda for calcium, acid neutralizer, natural antacid: Hello Erica! Thank you for your nutrition question. Calcium carbonate, is an excellent acid neutralizer that also serves as an easily absorbed form of calcium. The calcium you ll get from TUMS tablets is as well absorbed by your body as the calcium...

Nutrition & Dieting: calcium suppliments, rda for calcium, calcium works
rda for calcium, calcium works, natural antacid: Hi Erica, There is still debate over the issue of what form of calcium is best. The calcium in tums is the same as in a lot of supplements. If you take a lot of tums you will run the risk of making your blood more alkaline which your body will counter...

Nutrition & Dieting: calcium suppliments, calcium oxalate, rda for calcium
calcium oxalate, rda for calcium, natural antacid: You can get a calcium supplement, or you can invest in a new daily multi-vitamin that has 50-150% of the daily value for vitamin C. Taking TUMS everyday is not a good idea, especially for long term. They can sometimes be related to kidney stones which are...

Nutrition & Dieting: calcium suppliments, rda for calcium, natural antacid
rda for calcium, natural antacid, supplemental calcium: Chances are if you are active in weight bearing exercises and eat 1500 mg of calcium a day (the equivalent of 4-5 dairy servings) you are probably fine. However, extra calcium is not harmful, and if you think you may be lacking it is quite reasonable to take...

Nutrition & Dieting: calcium, optimal amounts, tessmer
optimal amounts, tessmer, body doesn: A women s body doesn t stop absorbing calcium! It may slow down a bit as a woman gets older but it won t stop unless there are other underlying health problems. What does happen is that as young as in their 30 s women begin to lose calcium from their bones....

Nutrition & Dieting: How to calculate metabolic rate by also taking body composition into account?, exercise physiologist, body composition
exercise physiologist, body composition, height sex: In my limited research on your question, I was unable to find a specific formula to incorporate any variables pertaining to percentage of muscle or fat by bodyweight. I would recommend asking an exercise physiologist about that aspect of monitoring a more...

Nutrition & Dieting: caloric intake after drinking alcohol, pint of beer, drinking alcohol
pint of beer, drinking alcohol, caloric intake: The amount of time that it takes you to urinate is not going to be relavant to the time it takes you to metabolize those calories. Your urinary frequency has more to do with the overall amount of fluid you intake for the day. Hope that helps www.Results4Sure.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie count, calories intake, daily calorie intake
calories intake, daily calorie intake, nutrition question: Hello Crystal! Thank you for your nutrition question. Yes you would subtract the calories you burn on the treadmill from your daily calorie intake. This will tell you how many calories you took in for that day. Remember you must subtract 500 calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie counting, empty food, calorie counting
empty food, calorie counting, diete: Hi Alan, Bad plan, when you eat too little, you LOWER your metabolism. Calorie counting is a waste of time. When you get what you need, you don t overeat. When you eat empty food, you stay hungry, no matter how MUCH you eat. details at http://www.premiumfuel.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie counting, cause weight gain, calories per day
cause weight gain, calories per day, counting calories: Great question! I wish more people would ask this rather than guess. On the labels, the total calories is the total calories, which includes the fats (so no, you don t have to add anything to the total calories). When it comes to the fats, just try to...

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie/fiber question, south beach diet foods, south beach diet
south beach diet foods, south beach diet, math factoring: Hi Kristy, The calorie content stated on the label is correct. The total carbohydrate figure (26 g)includes starch, sugars, and fibre. To get the available carbohydrate (the amount of carbohydrate digested by the body), the fibre content does need to...

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie/fiber question, south beach diet foods, south beach diet
south beach diet foods, south beach diet, math factoring: Hello Kristy! Thank you for your nutrition question. The amount of calories on the back of the box are correct. It would be 160 calories for one wrap. Food labels are watched very closely by the FDA to make sure that all the information is accurate....

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie intake, starvation mode, calories per day
starvation mode, calories per day, nutrition question: Hello Wanda! Thank you for your nutrition question. In order to lose a pound a week you should be eating around 1,200 calories according to the information you have given me. To lose one pound a week, a person must burn 3,500 calories more than are...

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie intake, starvation mode, unsaturated fats
starvation mode, unsaturated fats, raw vegetables: The recommended daily intake for a woman is roughly 2000 Kcal for a healthy weight maintenance. However if a person wants to lose weight I would recommend reducing your calorie intake by roughly 500Kcal per day to 1500-1600 Kcal. Try to have at least...

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie intake suggestion, high protein diet, low carb high protein diet
high protein diet, low carb high protein diet, insulin resistance: Kimlynn, With light to moderate exercise eating about 1700 calories a day you could lose 15 pounds in 6 months. This is a very subjective scenario; if you start a good exercise program (4 or 5 days weekly, 1/2 to an hour daily) with resistance training the...

Nutrition & Dieting: calorie intake, mypyramid gov, gradual weight loss
mypyramid gov, gradual weight loss, calorie level: Hello Diane! Thanks for your question. I would recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov and enter your age, gender, and activity level. It will give you a complete eating plan specifically to your calorie level for weight loss. Losing 30lbs in...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, calorie intakes, fruits vegetables
calorie intakes, fruits vegetables, whole grains: Jamie, You should NOT worry about exact calorie intakes at your age. Just concentrate on eating from ALL of the food groups each day: lean meats, fruits, vegetables, low fat or fat free dairy products and whole grains. Cut down on high sugary foods such...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, laura kraemer, recommended dietary allowance rda
laura kraemer, recommended dietary allowance rda, recommended dietary allowance: Dear Matt, it is difficult to determine the exact caloric needs of a teenager because of a teenagers growth needs (you are still growing), activity levels, muscle mass, and other factors. There are only averages set out by the Government in the form of the...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, laura kraemer, carbohydrate intake
laura kraemer, carbohydrate intake, label states: Matt, all foods bought in the US must have a dietary label. The dietary label states calories from fat, protein, carbohydrates, fiber, sugars and some major vitamins. Some people have to limit their fat intake as some people have to limit their carbohydrate...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, diet myths, whole grains
diet myths, whole grains, first signs: Hi Kimberly, Pay attention to the first signs of hunger, and the quality of what you put in - the quantity will take care of itself. Real Food - fresh produce and whole grains - instead of Flavored Packing Material. Salt content can alter weight in 3...

Nutrition & Dieting: about calories, counting calories, real food
counting calories, real food, moods: Hi Crystal, Don t bother, it is a lot of hooey. Your metabolism, the rate at which you burn calories, changes with your moods, stresses, how much AND WHAT you eat, etc. The problem with stuff like slim fast is 98% of those who do manage to lose weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, eating healthy food, tessmer
eating healthy food, tessmer, calorie needs: Hello Sue, If you are losing inches and losing body fat than you probably are not losing weight via the scale because you are gaining some muscle from the exercise! Losing body fat is what you want to happen so that is a good thing!! You can t always depend...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, patience and tolerance, counting calories
patience and tolerance, counting calories, resistance training: Hi Lori, I have 2 news flashes for you. 1. optimum resistance training is ONCE A WEEK, for 30 minutes of non-stop slow motion, 5 minutes per 6 muscle groups. Think of doing 5 one minute situps. It is way more effective than 500 a day. Muscle is formed...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, calorie calculator, nutrition question
calorie calculator, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Lori! Thank you for your nutrition question. After inputing your numbers in the calorie calculator at www.wvda.org website I would recommend eating 1,500 calories daily for weight loss. Eating this many calories should allow you to lose 1-2lbs...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, laura kraemer, excess calories
laura kraemer, excess calories, calories per day: Dear Lori, There is no set exact amount, it all depends on your metabolism. Bodybuilders consume 3-4 thousand calories and don t gain a pound. The average person would gain weight eating that amount. Your 1500 calories per day is a good place to start, that...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, lean body mass, harris benedict equation
lean body mass, harris benedict equation, harris benedict formula: Hello Faz! Thank you for your nutrition question. It may have been the Harris Benedict Equation. Does this look familiar? The Harris Benedict equation is a calorie formula using the variables of height, weight, age, and gender to calculate basal...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, storage tank, unit of energy
storage tank, unit of energy, energy bars: Calories are a unit of energy. Nothing more, nothing less. Those energy bars on the market? Saying they provide energy ? They provide calories. It s like calling gasoline by any other name - it s still the same thing and does the same thing. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories in alcohol, asian grocery stores, calories in alcohol
asian grocery stores, calories in alcohol, low carb sweetener: Hello Carolina, My own approach to weight loss is to never limit the calories, but to limit carbs daily to under 30 carbs, and to choose natural carbs over unnatural ones. None of the drinks you listed is lowcarb. I am also concerned because: a) I...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories burned, maintaining weight loss, weight training for dummies
maintaining weight loss, weight training for dummies, dietary calcium: Hi Patricia, I don t actually recommend calorie counting as a weight loss strategy - it s been shown that over the long term it s not very effective at promoting and maintaining weight loss (some of my suggestions for promoting weight loss are listed further...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories or calories from fat, calorie diet, amount of calories
calorie diet, amount of calories, serving size: Ronna, Use the Calories . This is the total amount of calories per serving and should be more than the Calories from Fat . Make sure you calculate the number of servings correctly. For example; if the serving size is 3/4 cup and there are 100 calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: How many calories should i consume?, starvation mode, biological organism
starvation mode, biological organism, calorie count: by keeping the calorie count too low, you re pretty much guarenteeing that you keep your metabolism sluggish (slow)? With the amount of exercise you re doing, AND being male, you should never go below 1,600 per day, otherwise your body is likely burning muscle...

Nutrition & Dieting: how many calories per day, eating healthy food, calories per day
eating healthy food, calories per day, whole grains: You re burning a lot MORE than 400-500 calories with your workouts. At the gym you may see those numbers on the little calculators, but you continue to burn calories at a higher rate for some time afterward; possibly on an ongoing basis. Since you ve noticed...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories per day, calories per day, diary index
calories per day, diary index, food diary: Vonda, I cannot say what you are doing wrong without working with you one-on-one. I would need to know exactly what you are eating to know your calorie intake and to know what you are taking in as far as carbs, fat, protein, etc... In general I would say...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories per day, albacore tuna, flax seeds
albacore tuna, flax seeds, calories per day: Hi Beverly, You should be make sure you stay over 1500 calories everyday. How old are you? Do you follow an exercise program/stay active? Depending on your age and exercise levels you can possibly eat more (of the right foods of course!). 1000-1400 calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: How many calories a day to lose weight?, daily caloric intake, how many calories a day to lose weight
daily caloric intake, how many calories a day to lose weight, nutrition question: Dear Rl, It would be alright to burn off the 400 calories since the general rule of thumb for weight loss is to create a 300- to 500-calorie deficit each day. This means, consume 300 to 500 fewer calories than you expend. So if your calculations...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories/day?, laura kraemer, strange question
laura kraemer, strange question, overeating: Dear Andrea, When you overeat during the day, the body has to deal with those extra calories at that time. The body will store those extra calories as fat. Later in the week when you eat less than you should, the body will burn off the stored fat for energy....

Nutrition & Dieting: Same calories -- different eating habit?, slow metabolism, eating habit
slow metabolism, eating habit, counting calories: Hi Barry, You are right! Habits or different ways of eating lead to different metabolic types. For instance, if you control carbohydrates, your metabolism switches to the fat-based metabolic mode and in this mode, eating breakfast to speed up your metabolism...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories & fat grams, coffee liqueur, grams per ounce
coffee liqueur, grams per ounce, calories and fat grams: Hello Bill! Thank you for your nutrition question. Here is a complete nutrition analysis for each one. 80 proof tequila Calories 64 Total Fat 0 g 0% Saturated Fat 0 g 0% Cholesterol 0 mg 0% Sodium 0 mg 0% Total Carbohydrates 0 g...

Nutrition & Dieting: About how many calories do i need?, caloric needs calculator, healthy balanced diet
caloric needs calculator, healthy balanced diet, sports nutrition guidebook: Hi again Marissa, The estimated calorie requirements for 14 year old females are 45-55 calories per kilogram of body weight. 95 lbs is 43.2 kg so your calorie requirements are estimated to be somewhere in the range of 1944-2376 calories per day. Since you...

Nutrition & Dieting: How many calories do i need?, laura kraemer, daily basis
laura kraemer, daily basis, overweight kids: Marissa, You are very underweight for your height. In my opinion you should see a doctor and a dietician for a complete physical and analysis of what you eat on a daily basis. This is an important time in your life when your body is growing and building bone...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories in popcorn, food label claims, macro nutrients
food label claims, macro nutrients, healthy snack: Hi Tracy There can be a slight difference based on the brand sometimes. What you do to be sure is add up all the macro nutrients. The protein carbs and fat.Their are 4 calories in each gram of protein and carbohydrate and 9 in each gram of fat. Add up what...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories per pound, calories per pound, nutrition questions
calories per pound, nutrition questions, authorhouse: Hello Patricia! The amount of calories needed to gain one pound is 3,500. In order to gain one pound in one week try adding 500 calories to your diet daily(500 x 7=3,500) It is also vice versa for weight loss. Just subtract 500 calories daily in order...

Nutrition & Dieting: How calories are used by the body., heart rate elevation, low calorie diet
heart rate elevation, low calorie diet, burning calories: Hello, Great question. Perhaps this will shed some light for you. Metabolism . . . calories . . . energy . . . they all really amount to one thing. HEAT! Metabolism is simply your internal fire with calories providing the fuel for the flame . . . and...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories for weightloss, nutrition question, time exercise
nutrition question, time exercise, nutritionist: Hello Mike! Thank you for your nutrition question. In order to lose 1-2lbs per week you should be eating about 2,448 calories a a day. You want to lose the weight gradually because permanent weight loss is a much healthier option. Quick weight loss...

Nutrition & Dieting: calories, coffee intake, medium sizes
coffee intake, medium sizes, high protein: Oh why did you do this? You won t like this answer, but I promise you, I have nothing to gain from telling the truth and of course, nothing to lose except you liking me . Most important to me, however, is making sure no one suffers a lifetime of weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: canned food nutrician, water soluble vitamins, vitamin c in orange juice
water soluble vitamins, vitamin c in orange juice, beta carotene: Over the long term, the answer is yes because canned foods lose some of their nutritional value during the canning process and during storage. Sorry that the answer was confusing, Ralph. I just wanted to show you that all processing takes away from the...

Nutrition & Dieting: cant seem to lose any more weight, fiber one cereal, whole grains
fiber one cereal, whole grains, diet plan: I cannot give you personal recommendations unless I am actually working with you as a client. It is impossible for me to know why someone isn t losing weight unless I am working with them exclusively! I can tell you by what you wrote down that you are not...

Nutrition & Dieting: carb cravings, high protein diet, laura kraemer
high protein diet, laura kraemer, fruits and vegetables: Dear Fifi, I wish I had the solution to your problem, but I don t. Most overweight people and people who limit their carb intake, crave carbs. Fruits and vegetables are carb foods, they just contain higher fiber then your regular breads, bagels and sugars....

Nutrition & Dieting: carb cravings, whole grain pasta, laura kraemer
whole grain pasta, laura kraemer, fish salads: Dear Barry, a lot of people and kids crave carbs. Carbohydrates are turned into sugar in the body so you get that quick high feeling from sugar. The sweeter the food, the quicker and the higher the sugar surge is.The problem is that it doesn t last long and...

Nutrition & Dieting: carb fighting supplements, essential amino acids, framingham study
essential amino acids, framingham study, complex carbs: I don t consider this a diet . It is a lifestyle change. This is a lifestyle shown in studies to reverse heart disease. Not stop its progression, but actually reverse it! The good thing about this lifestyle is that you don t starve yourself. You...

Nutrition & Dieting: carbohydrates and other carbohydrates, sugar chains, nutrition question
sugar chains, nutrition question, types of breads: Hello Marilyn! Thank you for your nutrition question. There are actually 2 different types of carbohydrates. They are called simple and complex. First we will start with the complex. These types of carbohydrates consist of your whole grains,...

Nutrition & Dieting: how many carbs?, atkins diet, bagles
atkins diet, bagles, granola bars: In my opinion low carb works well because it eliminates a lot of the junk foods, but high carb, low fat can be just as effective. ANY diet that limits junkfood and calories will work well. Frankly, the diet I would recommend is on that is high in fresh fruit...

Nutrition & Dieting: carbs and weight loss, good carbs, empty food
good carbs, empty food, how many carbs should i eat a day: Hi Kay, There are good carbs and bad carbs. Focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity will take care of itself. Eat something smart as soon as you feel hungry. When you eat too little, like what happens when the mast majority go on a diet,...

Nutrition & Dieting: carbs, whole wheat pasta, low carb diets
whole wheat pasta, low carb diets, bleached flour: The verdict is still out on the low carb diets. Here is my opinion on the whole situation: Carbohydrates, whether simple of complex, are all going to be broken down into glucose at some point in time. Glucose is your body s main source of energy, especially...

Nutrition & Dieting: about carrot juice, carrot juice, tessmer
carrot juice, tessmer, longisland: Jimmy, Not sure if I understand your question or if there is anything else going on but you can eat or drink whenever you want. If you want carrot juice with meals that is fine and if want it in between meals that is fine. Kim Tessmer, RD LD www.Nutrifocus.ne...

Nutrition & Dieting: carrots, fresh fruits and vegetables, raw carrots
fresh fruits and vegetables, raw carrots, nutrition question: Hello Robbi! Thank you for your nutrition question. Carrots contain beta-cartene which help reduce risks of developing cataracts and macular degeneration so eating them will only benefit your health. If you get tired of carrots try snacking on broccoli...

Nutrition & Dieting: cauliflower, green leafy vegetables, fruits and vegetables
green leafy vegetables, fruits and vegetables, nutrition question: Hello Augusto! Thank you for your nutrition question. Diets high vegetables such as cauliflower are associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to most studies. In a large preliminary study, cruciferous and green leafy vegetables, conferred...

Nutrition & Dieting: cauliflower, tessmer, cauliflower
tessmer, cauliflower, ld: I am not sure how much eating lots is but cauliflower is a vegetable, which makes it healthy! However, getting a variety of vegetables every day is a much better way to increase your nutritional intake! Eating too much cauliflower each day will most likely...

Nutrition & Dieting: cauliflower, brussels sprouts, cruciferous vegetables
brussels sprouts, cruciferous vegetables, beneficial nutrients: Hi Augusto, Cauliflower belongs to a group of vegetables know as the cruciferous vegetables; this group also includes bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cabbage, collard greens, rutabaga and turnips. This group of vegetables contains many beneficial...

Nutrition & Dieting: celluite, thyroid hormones, genetic predisposition
thyroid hormones, genetic predisposition, lower extremities: First, I d like to congratulate you on your pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. Regarding the cellulite in your arms, it is not typically found in the arms but in the lower extremities. In addition, cellulite is not related to being overweight; average and...

Nutrition & Dieting: celluite, well balanced diet, celluite
well balanced diet, celluite, medical reason: Hi Anne, Unfortunately, there is no quick fix for cellulite. To get rid of cellulite (or any body fat), you need to do two things: 1) Eat a healthy, well balanced diet, and 2) Be as physically active as possible. To fine tune your diet, go to www.dietitians.ca,...

Nutrition & Dieting: cellulite, eating a healthy diet, nutrition question
eating a healthy diet, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Hello Lisa, Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are younger the cellulite has a good chance of going away because your skin cells are still able to repair themselves. In addition the best thing I would recommend for cellulite is a supplement...

Nutrition & Dieting: cellulite, mypyramid gov, overweight problems
mypyramid gov, overweight problems, thin woman: Isabelle, Many times cellulite is hereditary so my guess is your Mom and/or grandmother had the same problem. It is where you store fat on your body. The best way to try to get rid of cellulite is exercise and a healthy diet! Even though you don t need...

Nutrition & Dieting: cellulite, stacy stacy, mini workouts
stacy stacy, mini workouts, exercise regimen: Stacy, I COMPLETELY understand your feelings, your depression. You seem like me, an all-or-nothing kind of person. NO! The cellulite is NOT there to stay; please do not listen to your coworkers! Any type of exercise or movement will help you get back...

Nutrition & Dieting: challenge, whole grain cereals, school breakfast program
whole grain cereals, school breakfast program, better health foundation: Hi Veronica, I believe the biggest challenge we face today is overeating, or eating the wrong foods, causing a large percentage of our population to be overweight or obese. The prevalence of obesity is directly responsible for the increase of diabetes and...

Nutrition & Dieting: change of diet, life long journey, high protein vegetables
life long journey, high protein vegetables, glycemic index of foods: Tara, Great questions. First, you have to understand that everyone is genetically programmed to have a different healthy weight . While it sounds like you could lose some weight I encourage you not to compare yourself to others when determining what is...

Nutrition & Dieting: change of nutritional value during preparation, baked potatoes, nutritional components
baked potatoes, nutritional components, nutritional value: Rasmus, Baked potatoes will maintain more nutritional value than boiled - so keep doing that. As far as veggies go, raw is best. If you want to cook them you should steam them briefly and not overcook. Boiling them will destroy and/or remove many of...

Nutrition & Dieting: The cheap, healthy, tasty diet, honey roasted nuts, plain nuts
honey roasted nuts, plain nuts, macadamia nuts: Luke, I wrote an answer to this question already. I wonder if the system did not deliver it...? Try to choose nuts that are relatively high in unsaturated fats (walnuts), not relatively high in saturated fats (macadamia nuts). Avoid nuts that are overly...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest Fats, excess fats, diet system
excess fats, diet system, cardio exercise: Hi You can t target specific points of your body to lose weight on. That s not how our body works, it s just not the way the cookie crumbles. To lose weight there, and everywhere, try going running or some other Cardio exercise like that 3-4 times a...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest Fats, excess fats, nutrition question
excess fats, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Hello Ayman! Thank you for your nutrition question. The best way to lose weight in these areas is by doing aerobic activity such as swimming, bikeriding, jogging, walking, and aerobics. Try to perform activities such as these 3 times day for at least...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest Fats, well balanced diet, excess fats
well balanced diet, excess fats, diet system: Hello, The best exercise for burning stored fat is aerobic exercise. You cannot target certain areas of the body when it comes to losing fat. You lose it all over. Weight training can build and tone muscle in certain areas of the body. My suggestion is...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest Fats, excess fats, mark shields
excess fats, mark shields, diet system: Hello Ayman, This is Mark. A while back on allexperts.com you asked me a question. I m just doing a follow up to see how you are? I also wanted to inform you that I just started an email newsletter related to nutrition and exercise. It will keep you up to...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest fat, nutrition question, jump ropes
nutrition question, jump ropes, fruits and vegetables: Hello Mike! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are young you should have no problem lowing the fat in the area you want. However, try to remember that the region of the body which first experiences a noticeable decrease in body fat will...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest fats, heart disease and diabetes, excess fats
heart disease and diabetes, excess fats, central obesity: It is good that you want to lose that fat. Central obesity (excess weight around the belly area) can put you at risk for diseases such as heart disease and diabetes. A combination of cardio workout (running, biking, elliptical machine, etc) along with weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest fats, excess fats, diet system
excess fats, diet system, excess weight: Hi Ayman, You can t spot reduce so you need to lose fat all over your body and those two areas will be the last you re happy with. You need to be ~500 calories lower than you take in each day. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to figure your requirements and...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest fats, excess fats, eliptical machines
excess fats, eliptical machines, diet system: Hi Ayman, I recommend that you engage in aerobic activity to help accelerate your weight/fat loss. Run on the treadmill, take aerobic classes, use eliptical machines, or try the rowing machine. Participate in some or varies aerobic activities for about...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest fats, flat abdomen, ripple effect
flat abdomen, ripple effect, worlds population: With all the health clubs and exercise equipment promotions come airbrushed photos of models that make up a limited portion of the world’s population. The ads claim that with enough work and of course money paid to them to help you, you can have this very...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest fats, excess fats, diet system
excess fats, diet system, genetic makeup: Hello Ayman! Just to let you know, I m not a Mr. I m female. :) Weight training is good for helping to spot tone those areas you re having problems with. One suggestion I have diet wise is to DUMP sugar if you re using it at all. Sometimes upper body...

Nutrition & Dieting: chest, whole food nutrition, fresh fruits and vegetables
whole food nutrition, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables: Hi Brad! Thank you for your question. The following tips can help you lose the fat located in the chest area. Eat 5-6 mini meals a day Make 3 of those meals meal replacement shakes Cut 150-250 calories a day Eliminate all processed food(ie....

Nutrition & Dieting: chewing food, food allergens, food particles
food allergens, food particles, chewing food: Hi Ideally your food should be well chewed before swallowing. There is no optimum amount of times it should be chewed, but the better chewed your food is the easier it is for it to be digested. The smaller food particles are when they enter the digestive...

Nutrition & Dieting: chicken meat per month, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, nutrition question: Hello Larry! Thank you for your nutrition question. How much you should be eating is dependant on your age, gender, and activity level. I would recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan tailored to your...

Nutrition & Dieting: child refusing to eat, nutrition question, food meal
nutrition question, food meal, reward system: Hello John! Thank you for your nutrition question. I know how upsetting it can be to watch your child refuse their meals. When a child refuses food meal after meal and day after day, it gets to the stage that you are convinced they are the worse for it....

Nutrition & Dieting: child wont eat, laura kraemer, chewy foods
laura kraemer, chewy foods, dear kelly: Dear Kelly, I would first make sure physically she is OK with a trip to the doctor. She might have a sore throat, or some other physical reason for not chewing. Second, I would let her eat what she wants off the plate, and try not to force her to eat the chewy...

Nutrition & Dieting: children and chips, whole grain cereal, healthy snack ideas
whole grain cereal, healthy snack ideas, shredded lettuce: Hello Amy! Thank you for your nutrition question. I don t really recommend olestra for children because it may cause abdominal cramping and loose stools. Olestra also inhibits the absorption of some vitamins and other nutrients. Children need all...

Nutrition & Dieting: children, afternoon snack, size portions
afternoon snack, size portions, playdate: Dear Michelle, you have a lot of valid and good questions. There are a lack of studies on kids and eating behavior, so you will only get opinions as to what to do. What I can tell you is yes, your daughter has a 75% chance of being overweight because you...

Nutrition & Dieting: childrens weight, health care crisis, weight loss surgery
health care crisis, weight loss surgery, lap band procedure: Hi Bethann, You are experiencing what will become the health care crisis in this country. Overweight children are proliferating at an alarming rate. We as a society need to address this issue head on or we will be paying dearly in the decades to come. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: chocolate milk, artificial sweeteners, cocoa powder
artificial sweeteners, cocoa powder, sources of calcium: Dear Jeff, Yes, plain cocoa does contain flavonoids which can be beneficial to your health. I would recommend adding one or two tablespoons to low fat milk or to a fruit smoothie. Here is why: Here is another study done with cocoal powder that you might...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesrol, american heart association, saturated fatty acids
american heart association, saturated fatty acids, egg yolks: Aqeel Khan, The American Heart Association recommends that the average healthy person eat no more than 300 mg a day of cholesterol, and that persons with cardiovascular disease, and those at high risk of cardiovascular disease, eat less than 200 mg a day....

Nutrition & Dieting: Too much cholesterol?, clinical exercise physiologist, weight lifter
clinical exercise physiologist, weight lifter, dietary cholesterol: Jonathan, The recommended amount of dietary cholesterol is less than 300 mg a day. It looks like you would be getting too much cholesterol in your diet. However, you are probably at a greater health risk from the very high amount of protein you are...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol, cholesterol problem, bad cholesterol
cholesterol problem, bad cholesterol, free weights: Hi Jo, Supposedly all cholesterol comes from animal products. Milk, meat, etc. Nuts contain fat, but they have so many goodies in RAW ones, they are worth eating. Do not obsess with fat in general, fat free or low fat stuff is not food, just flavored...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol, dr dean ornish, good cholesterol levels
dr dean ornish, good cholesterol levels, heart protection study: Dave, Yours is the $64,000 question! To my knowledge, there have been three studies that showed actually regression (removal of cholesterol and other bad stuff that make up arterial plaque) in coronary arteries. The first was done by Dr. Dean Ornish...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol, negative calorie foods, negative calories
negative calorie foods, negative calories, good fats: Good questions! I hope I can help clear it up for you. Yes, a lot of fat burns off with grilling, broiling, even frying if the meat is patted dry afterward - but the inherant fat and cholesterol raising properties of meat is in the structure of the meat, virtually...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol, bad cholesterol, trans fats
bad cholesterol, trans fats, open flame: Randy, Excellent that the bad cholesterol is coming down- and I m glad your doctor has differentiated between good and bad cholesterol. The steak/red meats inheritently have higher levels of cholesterol. It has nothing to do with burning off the visible...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol and brain, transient ischemic attacks, lipid clinic
transient ischemic attacks, lipid clinic, mini strokes: Yudi, High cholesterol is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, which includes heart attacks and strokes and TIA s (transient ischemic attacks or mini-strokes ). A stroke or TIA could effect your brain function. Also, it is theorized that high cholesterol...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol and lipids, red yeast rice, kimberly a tessmer
red yeast rice, kimberly a tessmer, diet exercise: Red yeast rice is basically a statin and works the same way that prescription statin meds do. Because of that and because it is not regulated at all by the FDA many of these products have been pulled from the market. I do not recommend it. There are too...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol and lipids, red yeast rice, mevacor lovastatin
red yeast rice, mevacor lovastatin, pravastatin pravachol: Elizabeth, Red yeast rice may contain the ingredient “lovastatin” which is also the active ingredient in the prescription drug Mevacor. Lovastatin is what lowers cholesterol levels. It is illegal to sell lovastatin in the United States without a prescription....

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol in shell fish, shell fish, lobsters
shell fish, lobsters, adnan: The BEST thing to do is share the information with your doctor and discuss it. Or just ask him to look it over and tell you what to do - or not do. If you don t want to make an appointment, print out the page and fax it to him with the info circled;...

Nutrition & Dieting: On cholesterol and triglycerides, fish oil supplements, fibric acid derivatives
fish oil supplements, fibric acid derivatives, heart healthy diet: Yoges, Our total cholesterol and LDL levels are primarily determined by genetics (85-95%) and less determined by our diet (5-15%). Here are some basics to a heart healthy diet that can help lower total cholesterol and LDL (bad cholesterol): * Eat a...

Nutrition & Dieting: cholesterol, lipid clinic, trans fatty acids
lipid clinic, trans fatty acids, high fiber foods: jamie, Improvements in diet, on average, decrease total cholesterol by 5-15% and decrease LDL by 1-8%. The best foods to eat are fruits, vegetables, high fiber foods (whole grains), nuts and unsaturated fats (plant/vegetable oils). These are the healthiest...

Nutrition & Dieting: cla-1000, cla 1000, omega 6
cla 1000, omega 6, omega 3: For what purpose? I don t really recommend CLA because it is an omega-6 fat. Most people get too much omega-6 in their diet already and too much is associated with inflammation and heart disease. This is actually what I study in my own lab at the University...

Nutrition & Dieting: cla-1000, low calorie diet, low calorie diet plan
low calorie diet, low calorie diet plan, cla 1000: Did you know that NO food is fattening? And that ALL food is fattening. You can eat chocolate every day and not gain weight; or eat carrots every day and become overweight. A calorie is a calorie. If you take in 3,500 calories more than your body uses,...

Nutrition & Dieting: cla and omega 3 everyday, milk and dairy products, ruminant animals
milk and dairy products, ruminant animals, omega 3: The Omega 3 should be limited to one as a supplement to getting the real thing, which the body processes much better (and uses more efficiently). The CLA ? Well, you may as well be having a few jellybeans. The body DOES need conjugated linoleic acids and...

Nutrition & Dieting: In class assignment, e mail address, whole grains
e mail address, whole grains, belief system: Hi Angie, In brief, humans are built to eat and thrive on food that grows on this planet. You have a built in program, your appetite and thirst that tell you what you need and when you have had enough for a while. 10,000 years ago we hunted and gathered....

Nutrition & Dieting: cleansing, aloe vera juice, fresh carrot juice
aloe vera juice, fresh carrot juice, barley grass: Eric, You do not need to purchase expensive cleansing kits. You will need to buy some herbs however to get the most effective cleanse. Natures Sunshine offers a few simple combinations which are fairly inexpensive; just do a search and on their site you...

Nutrition & Dieting: coconut and coconut oil, coconut oil, saturated fats
coconut oil, saturated fats, heart conditions: Hi Geetha, Although coconut oil contains saturated fats, the latest research suggests that it is actually a beneficial oil. In areas of the world where there is a high usage of coconut oil, the incidence of heart disease is very low. I would not be concerned...

Nutrition & Dieting: coconut oil, virgin coconut oil, dietary variety
virgin coconut oil, dietary variety, nutritional benefit: Sallie, I tried to look into the data for coconut oil since I didn t really know that much about it specifically. I found a lot of research but not much directly addressing nutritional value or health benefits. There are a lot of articles on the internet...

Nutrition & Dieting: coconut oil, virgin coconut oil, chemical carcinogenesis
virgin coconut oil, chemical carcinogenesis, nutrition question: Hello Sallie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Coconut oil has a unique role in the diet as an important physiologically functional food. The health and nutritional benefits that can be derived from consuming coconut oil have been recognized in many...

Nutrition & Dieting: coconut oil, virgin coconut oil, international fitness association
virgin coconut oil, international fitness association, glucose levels: Coconut oil has some advantages in that it is natural without any additives or synthetic suppliments. That means you are less likely to incur medical side affects other than allergies or glucose levels. Coconut oil is also a good for your skin and your glucose...

Nutrition & Dieting: coconut oil, virgin coconut oil, health benefits of coconut oil
virgin coconut oil, health benefits of coconut oil, benefits of coconut oil: Hi Sallie, At this point, I m not concerned with any nutritional or health benefits of coconut oil, because whatever they are, they will be obscured by the negative effects that they have on the body. In other words, the negative side effects of consuming...

Nutrition & Dieting: coconut, coconut oil, saturated fats
coconut oil, saturated fats, unhealthy diet: Coconut and coconut oil ARE high in saturated fat although recent research has said that the type of saturated fat in coconut is actually healthy. Since this is not yet proven I would say it is OK to use but in moderation. NO ONE food will lead to heart...

Nutrition & Dieting: coffee/tea caffeine bitter melon, low glycemic foods, insulin diabetes
low glycemic foods, insulin diabetes, tea drinker: Hello Bud, Yes, there is a connection between coffee/caffeine and insulin levels. Excessive caffeine consumption can raise insulin levels, and as it sounds you already know, when insulin is raised for prolonged periods over time it can increase your risk...

Nutrition & Dieting: coffee, coffee drinker, nutrition question
coffee drinker, nutrition question, severe headaches: Hello David! Thank you for your nutrition question. I believe the following tips will help your goal a little easier. Try posting them in your kitchen. 1. Motivate yourself to give up coffee. Keep in mind that coffee drinkers tend to be...

Nutrition & Dieting: who coined this phrase??, krebs cycle, metabolic pathway
krebs cycle, metabolic pathway, nutrition question: Hello Nick! Thank you for your nutrition question. This saying is attributed to Sir Hans Adolf Krebs (1900-1981) who proposed the Krebs cycle. This cycle is a metabolic pathway that forms part of the break down of carbohydrates, fats and proteins into...

Nutrition & Dieting: About colesterol, lipid clinic, fowel
lipid clinic, fowel, cholesterol levels: Donald, Our bodies (liver) produce all the cholesterol they need. If you did not produce enough, you would not have survived past infancy. No matter how much cholesterol you EAT, your body still produces over 95% of all the cholesterol in you blood....

Nutrition & Dieting: college student weight loss, 1300 calories, freshman 15
1300 calories, freshman 15, balanced meals: Ash, It is hard to say why you are gaining without knowing exactly what you are eating, calories, etc... By what you have told me I could guess that you are not eating enough! That can definitely slow your metabolism. If your body doesn t get what it needs,...

Nutrition & Dieting: combining diet supplements/herbs, heart palpitations, diet supplements
heart palpitations, diet supplements, green tea: I would not recommend combining the two supplements. Guarana has as much caffeine as 5 cups of coffee and it s effects could be enhanced by the green tea. There is a risk of increased blood pressure, heart palpitations, and other conditions associated...

Nutrition & Dieting: when it comes to servings..., cooked carrots, food pyramid
cooked carrots, food pyramid, fruits and vegetables: Hi Jeff, A single serving of fruit or vegetables according to the food pyramid is 1/2 cup, or 1 medium fruit or vegetable. It doesn t matter at all how you space it out throughout the day. For example if you had 1 cup of cooked carrots, 1/2 cup of cooked...

Nutrition & Dieting: competitive eating, american journal of gastroenterology, peanut butter sandwiches
american journal of gastroenterology, peanut butter sandwiches, medical research team: Hello Amy! Thank you for your interesting food question. Eating food too quickly may cause a special type of indigestion called gastrooesophageal reflux disease (GORD), says a new study published in the latest issue of the American Journal of Gastroenterology....

Nutrition & Dieting: complete protein, lean body mass, fitness goals
lean body mass, fitness goals, caloric intake: Hey Eli, You need just about 1 gram per pound of lean body mass, or 25-30% of your total caloric intake. All of the number are also very subjective to your activity level and your goals. The quantities will vary from person to person, depending on there...

Nutrition & Dieting: complete protein, palm hand, amino acids
palm hand, amino acids, rice and beans: Hi Eli, Figure the equivalent to one piece of meat, the size of your palm (hand without fingers) per day. Decades ago, it was thought that you needed the whole spectrum of amino acids present at the same time to form your proteins, but that is no longer...

Nutrition & Dieting: Should I be concerned (Sorry Long), turkey sandwiches, high functioning autism
turkey sandwiches, high functioning autism, black olives: Hi GV, First, just to reassure you, many perfectly healthy children don t seem to eat much, at least not as much as their parents think they should . Because your son has a history of failure to thrive, you are naturally going to be more sensitive/concerned...

Nutrition & Dieting: confused!, compulsive eater, maintenance routine
compulsive eater, maintenance routine, freak out: Ohhhhh Nooooo ! No scales! No scales are allowed for recovering anorexics (and exercise bulimics). NO NO NO! Next time you want to weigh yourself, take one of your 5 lb weights and put it on the scale. Write down how much it weighs. Seriously. Then...

Nutrition & Dieting: confused, packing material, real food
packing material, real food, muscle mass: HI Val, Focus on the quality of what you eat, the quantity takes care of itself. Eat when you first feel hungry! Your body can tell you what it wants and how much, if you go for real food, not flavored packing material. Muscle mass ups your metabolism,...

Nutrition & Dieting: confused, energy and vitality, work outs
energy and vitality, work outs, energy loss: Hi Val, Knowing some cheerleaders, I know the amount of energy you girls use up- so I am sure it is not weight you need to lose...it is the excess fat. Concentrating on weight will lead to energy loss and decreased health- you ll probably end up not being...

Nutrition & Dieting: confused, pot belly, holding your breath
pot belly, holding your breath, old pictures: You are not even close to being overweight. Yes, your body WILL change as you go through the next few years, right up to about 16 or 17...maybe even into your early 20 s. You will find a redistribution of muscle and fat, based a lot on what your family...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to control weight, non starchy vegetables, refined flour
non starchy vegetables, refined flour, resistance training: Dear Nazi, If you eat the 5 servings of raw fruit and 4 servings of raw or slightly cooked non-starchy vegetables a day, like you are supposed to, you would not be constipated nor overweight. Get rid of the refined flour and refined sugar. Lots of plain...

Nutrition & Dieting: what to cook and how much exercise?, healthy meal recipes, quick healthy recipes
healthy meal recipes, quick healthy recipes, brenda j ponichtera: These are two great cookbooks for someone with your needs. You can purchase them directly on www.amazon.com. Quick & Healthy Recipes and Ideas : For People Who Say They Don t Have Time to Cook Healthy Meals by Brenda J. Ponichtera Quick & Healthy:...

Nutrition & Dieting: if I cook first oil and onion..., meat and potatoes, lean meats
meat and potatoes, lean meats, tessmer: Not sure what you are asking but if you use a healthy vegetable oil such as olive oil and lean meats than yes, that can be a healthy meal. Another vegetable added to the meal would make it a bit more balanced. Kim Tessmer, RD LD www.Nutrifocus.net ...

Nutrition & Dieting: if I cook first oil and onion..., nutrition question, meat and potatoes
nutrition question, meat and potatoes, ground sirloin: Hello, Thank you for your nutrition question. Make sure to use olive oil, or peanut oil which are the healthiest types of oil and that you do not cook the onions at a very high temperature. Also make sure that you use a lean meat such as ground sirloin,...

Nutrition & Dieting: if I cook first oil and onion..., meat and potatoes, safflower
meat and potatoes, safflower, seasonings: if you are talking about using oil to cook these items in a skillet, it is healthy, but I wouldn t eat it everyday. Oil is a very high fat food item. Use oils such as corn, safflower, and olive oil. Throw in some other veggies too! You can make vegetable stir...

Nutrition & Dieting: if I cook first oil and onion..., meat and potatoes, healthiness
meat and potatoes, healthiness, best of luck: Hi m, I did attempt to answer this question soon after it was posed. As I previously responded, I have no information about how the order you use in putting ingredients in the pot affects the healthiness of the end product. None of the ingredients you name...

Nutrition & Dieting: cooked vs raw, fruits vegetables, marketamerica
fruits vegetables, marketamerica, grape tomatoes: Tom, You can eat cooked vegetables, and you should. Some nutrients will be more available in raw food, some more in cooked food. Also cooked vegetables are easier to digest. Of course you still need raw or at least lightly cooked vegetables as well. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: cooking effects on food, whole grain products, structure of fats
whole grain products, structure of fats, canola oils: Brian, You may only be getting part of the story. Cooking may destroy some vitamins, but certainly not all. Cooked tomatoes will actually give you MORE lycopene than raw tomatoes. Cooking some oils at high temperatures is not wise. Olive oil should...

Nutrition & Dieting: cooking fish, fish roll, cooking fish
fish roll, cooking fish, susan lee: Hi Karen, I haven t had a microwave in 15 years, do not like them, doubt their safety. Here is a page on cooking fish, roll to the bottom to cooking in parchment or foil. http://busycooks.about.com/od/howtocook/a/howtocookfish_2.htm Be Well, susan...

Nutrition & Dieting: cooking fish, grilled salmon steaks, tsp dijon mustard
grilled salmon steaks, tsp dijon mustard, george forman grill: Hello Karen! Thank you for your nutrition question. The best method to cook salmon in order to preserve the nutrients would be grilling. Using a George Foreman is a great idea for this! Microwaving is also a good way to preserve the nutrients however,...

Nutrition & Dieting: cooking oils, saturated fatty acids, lipid clinic
saturated fatty acids, lipid clinic, saturated fat vs unsaturated fat: Jg, Canola oil is the best to cook with at higher temperatures (frying). Olive oil is great for cooking at lower temperatures (sautéing). Olive oil will burn at high temperatures. Taste is the only difference between extra virgin and regular olive oil....

Nutrition & Dieting: cooking oils, nutrition question, extra virgin olive oil
nutrition question, extra virgin olive oil, oil corn: Hello John, Thanks for the follow up. You are correct in that since grapseed oil has a higher flashpoint it may release less cancer causing substances. Scientists believe a link may exist between cancer and foods cooked at particularly high temperatures...

Nutrition & Dieting: cooking oils, grape seed oil, taste karen
grape seed oil, taste karen, extra virgin olive oil: Hi John, Olive oil and canola oil are considered the healthiest oils to cook with, due to their high monounsaturated fat content. There is no difference, nutrition-wise, between extra virgin or regular olive oil; the difference is in the taste (extra virgin...

Nutrition & Dieting: cooking with olive oil, nutrition question, monounsaturated fats
nutrition question, monounsaturated fats, good cholesterol: Hello Phil! Thank you for your nutrition question. Today s scientific research on nutrition has recognized that olive oil, rich in monounsaturated fats, is largely responsible for this excellent bill of health. Simply put, olive oil reduces the risk...

Nutrition & Dieting: Are cooking sprays fattenin?, weight loss diet, juan carlos cruz
weight loss diet, juan carlos cruz, zero calories: Hi Juan Carlos Well what I have to tell you first is the legality of food labeling. You see a company can claim a product is Fat Free as along as it has less than .5 grams of Fat per serving. But Cooking spray is OIL, so how is it Fat Free? Read the label,...

Nutrition & Dieting: So: Do you think i should limit the amount of cooking-spray i use?, juan carlos cruz, weight loss diet
juan carlos cruz, weight loss diet, weight loss meals: It is a good idea to limit how much cooking spray you use since they do contain calories. Try using the cooking sprays made from Olive oil for a healthier choice. You can also use non stick cooking pans which do not require any oil. Hope this helps! -Georg...

Nutrition & Dieting: Are cooking sprays fattening?, weight loss diet, juan carlos cruz
weight loss diet, juan carlos cruz, zero calories: I use extra virgin olive oil and real butter when called for. Steam potatoes, don t boil them! Focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity takes care of itself. Real food, not phoney chemicals like Pam. More at http://www.premiumfuel.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: Are cooking sprays fattening?, low carb diets, weight loss diet
low carb diets, weight loss diet, juan carlos cruz: Dear Juan, The problem is, manufacturing companies are allowed by law to claim that there s zero calorie in a serving if the number of calories is very small. This is very deceiving since the serving size is unrealistic. For example, can you _really_...

Nutrition & Dieting: cooking, virgin olive oils, virgin olive oil
virgin olive oils, virgin olive oil, extra virgin olive oil: Hi Kathy, Extra virgin olive oil is obtained from the first pressing of the olives, and is considered the highest quality in terms of flavour, aroma, etc. Virgin olive oil is obtained from the next pressing. While virgin and extra virgin olive oils are...

Nutrition & Dieting: corn digesting, primitive ancestors, digesting corn
primitive ancestors, digesting corn, system doesn: Corn digests as well as any other food. The digestive system doesn t break down whole kernels as well as in our primitive ancestors days so it is vitally important to chew the corn completely for full digestion. Thank you for your question, Rodney. I...

Nutrition & Dieting: cornmeal vs white rice, yellow cornmeal, dry weight basis
yellow cornmeal, dry weight basis, nutrient profiles: Hi Gerry, Enriched yellow cornmeal and white rice have very similar nutrient profiles, with the exception of fibre. Cornmeal has about 4 times as much dietary fibre as white rice(when comparing the cornmeal and rice on a dry weight basis). Hope that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Which is correct on calories & how the body uses them., low calorie diet, burning calories
low calorie diet, burning calories, starvation mode: The first statement is more true. You body does have to burn some calories but if you don t eat enough and your body goes into a starvation mode you will slow down the metabolism to enbable the body to store some calories as fat for later use. Yes, if...

Nutrition & Dieting: counting calories, how to count calories, stuffed salmon
how to count calories, stuffed salmon, counting calories: Dear Joe, In order to count calories on your own I would recommend a good calorie counter book such as The Calorie King . It also contains protein, fat and carbs per meal. There is one available at www.calorieking.com or at your local bookstore....

Nutrition & Dieting: I have a couple questions., stamina endurance, decent speed
stamina endurance, decent speed, couple questions: Hi Matt, I can t understand why your weight would go down if you are not doing anything specific. It must be down to what you are eating or there is something wrong with your digestive system- that would mean that you are feeling hungry. Is that the way you...

Nutrition & Dieting: a couple questions, high protein food, laura kraemer
high protein food, laura kraemer, healthy low calorie snacks: Dear Lise, Some healthy low calorie snacks are: vegetables with low fat dip, pickles, low sugar yogurt, low sugar jello, whole fruit, low fat cheese, and any high protein food like deviled eggs and tuna fish. Hope that helps, Laura Kraemer, Slimkids.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: cravings, food addictions, refined flour
food addictions, refined flour, true thanks: Hi Lynne, Realize the difference between a HEALTHY appetite, one that tells you what you need and when to quit and food addictions, which is a confusion with Flavored Packing Material, addictive as nicotine and cocaine, that keeps you hungry and eating....

Nutrition & Dieting: cravings, low carb chocolate, green tea
low carb chocolate, green tea, grocery stores: Joanne, Look into the low Carb Chocolate, My brother owns a low carb store and he gave me some the other day..... it s not bad I ve heard about green tea but don t know much about it.. A lot of the grocery stores carry some limited low carb stuff...

Nutrition & Dieting: creatine, excessive weight gain, l glutamine
excessive weight gain, l glutamine, nutrition question: Hello Richard! Thank you for your nutrition question. I don t recommend creatine because it has many side effects one of which is excessive weight gain. It is better to build muscle the natural way. In order to build muscle you must do 2 things. They...

Nutrition & Dieting: creatine, laura kraemer, american college of sports medicine
laura kraemer, american college of sports medicine, college of sports medicine: Hi Eric, You do not mention your age. If you are over 18, then creatine can help you achieve bigger muscles when you lift weights and follow a healthy diet which includes plenty of fluids. If you are under 18, the American College of Sports Medicine does...

Nutrition & Dieting: creatine, waste of money, creatine
waste of money, creatine, bodybuilding: Hi Eric, Creatine is only really useful if you are into serious bodybuilding. In all other aspects it is a waste of money. If you say that your aches go when you use it but reappear when you don t then that points to a nutritional deficiency in your...

Nutrition & Dieting: creatine and running, whole wheat bread, lean muscle mass
whole wheat bread, lean muscle mass, nutrition question: Hello George! Thank you for your nutrition question. There have been no known reports of harmful, long lasting negative side effects for creatine. You will experience weight gain due to the muscle saturation. You more than likely will achieve additional...

Nutrition & Dieting: creatine, l glutamine, protein meal
l glutamine, protein meal, high protein: Don t know that it does any harm, nor any good, if using it for body building. In my opinion, if you re hesitant about taking it, then why do so? In my opinion, you ll get the same benefit from eating a high protein meal, and the appropriate mix of nutrients...

Nutrition & Dieting: cucumbers, beta carotene, iu vitamin
beta carotene, iu vitamin, cucumber slices: Hello Al It is better to leave the peel on because important antioxidants are in the skin. Cucumbers add a crisp snap to salads and sandwiches, however they are not a very good source of nutrients. The most abundant nutrient in cucumbers is water. A small...

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily Calculating---I MADE A TYPO ERROR!, typo error, daily meals
typo error, daily meals, nutritional value: Hi James, I just wanted to clarify the alcohol calories again. I made a typo and wanted to correct it....I previously stated that alcohol had 7 calories per oz, but I meant to say gram. This is a very important thing to point out, because it has a big...

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily Calorie intake, daily calorie intake, recommended dietary allowances
daily calorie intake, recommended dietary allowances, calorie requirements: The Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDAs) indicate Calorie requirements for slightly to moderately active people between 19 to 50 years of age as 2,200 and 2,900 Cal. a day. Calorie intake should be at a rate of 37 to 41 Cal per kg body weight per day....

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily Calories Intake to Lose Weight, low calorie intake, calories intake
low calorie intake, calories intake, first year anniversary: Hi Dolly! That s great that you have been successful in losing all that weight, and keeping it off over the past 2 yrs!!!! What you have in front of you is child s play so to speak. The hard part is behind you, so you just need to trim up and lose...

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily Calories?, daily caloric needs, calories in a day
daily caloric needs, calories in a day, calories per day: Hi Haylee It can get very confusing. I simply followed a formula for weight loss using math. I am sending you the information and if you have trouble determining how many calories you need--just let me know. The following formula is tried and true....

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily calorie intake, low glycemic foods, daily calorie intake
low glycemic foods, daily calorie intake, healthful advice: Kristina, Although calories are associated with weight gain and loss, I would not focus too strongly on them. 1500 calories a day is a low number and it s no wonder you feel hungry all the time. Instead of focusing so much on calories try sticking to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily calories, mypyramid gov, daily calorie intake
mypyramid gov, daily calorie intake, food tracker: Hello Natalie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Based on the information you have given me, your daily intake to maintain your current weight is 2,125 calories. However, in order to lose 1 pound per week you need to subtract 500 calories from...

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily calories?, calories in a day, calories per day
calories in a day, calories per day, calorie needs: Hello Haylee, For a weight loss of about 2 pounds per week, which is a healthy weight loss you should subtract 1,000 calories a day from the total calorie amounts you are getting. A VERY general suggestion for someone like you would be about 1700-1900 calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily nutritional requirements, daily caloric intake, nutrition calculator
daily caloric intake, nutrition calculator, calorie diet: The newest recommendations are 45 to 65% carb, 20 to 35% fat and 10 to 35% protein. The ranges allow for more flexibility in dietary planning. http://www.iom.edu/report.asp?id=4340 To figure out what that means in grams you need to first know your calorie...

Nutrition & Dieting: Daily water consumption, daily water consumption, room temp
daily water consumption, room temp, baked potato: HI Gabriel. Unless you sweat it out, water should leave that way. I never found it to be a discipline. Esp. first thing in the morning, I just guzzle it. Some like it cold, I prefer it room temp. Most folks plagued with heartburn find it decreased with...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dairy Foods and Weight Loss, michael zemel, nutrition action healthletter
michael zemel, nutrition action healthletter, calcium supplements: Dear Susan, I really don t have any personal experience regarding dairy foods and weight loss. Studies are inconclusive and the dairy ad people have pulled their weight loss ads due to the debate. Everybody needs calcium in their diet and drinking three cups...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dairy and Weight Loss, nutrition action healthletter, michael zemel
nutrition action healthletter, michael zemel, effect dairy: Hello Susan! Thank you for your nutrition questions. I had a chance to look at the Center of Public Interest and it looks very interesting. Most of the dairy diet studies have been funded by the dairy industry. And researchers disagree on just how...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dark chocolate: benefits and calories, chocolate cake recipe, low carbohydrate diets
chocolate cake recipe, low carbohydrate diets, low carb chocolate: One good thing about dark chocolate is that it s effective in very small amounts. As an antioxidant, it s 7 times stronger than the next best antioxidant - blueberries! Another good thing is, remove the added sugar - and you ll have even stronger power...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dates, sodium 0mg, cholesterol 0mg
sodium 0mg, cholesterol 0mg, free cholesterol: Hello S.H! Thank you for your nutrition information. Dates are a very healthy food. They are fat free, cholesterol free, and are a good source of fiber. They can help to reduce your risk of heart disease. Below are the complete nurtition facts. Hope...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dates, kimberly a tessmer, nutritional content of foods
kimberly a tessmer, nutritional content of foods, benefitial: Dates are a dried fruit. They contain NO fat, are a good source of fiber and contain B vitamins. They are high in sugar, which most dried fruits are, but the sugar is a natural sugar as opposed to added sugar . About 3 dates make up one serving of fruit....

Nutrition & Dieting: Dates, simple sugars, vitamins and minerals
simple sugars, vitamins and minerals, benefitial: Hi, Dates contain a variety of vitamins and minerals, however, most of these are present in fairly small amounts. Dates are high in potassium, a good source of fibre, and a fair source of iron. They are very high in carbohydrates (mostly simple sugars)...

Nutrition & Dieting: One-A-Day Weight Smart, stomach problems, ecgc
stomach problems, ecgc, green tea: The vitamin people have come up with a weight loss product that may or may not work. It contains high levels of caffeine in the form of ECGC or green tea extract. I ve heard many reports of nausea from this product. If you re having stomach problems with...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dear George;I am swimmer,I..., benefits of whey protein, nutrition weight management
benefits of whey protein, nutrition weight management, protein components: Hello Amir! Thank you for your nutrition question. Whey protein is an excellent protein choice for individuals of all ages. It provides a number of benefits in areas including sports nutrition, weight management, immune support, bone health, and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dear George,I work late getting..., nutrition question, slow cook
nutrition question, slow cook, energy levels: Hello Patrick! Thank you for your nutrition question. Juicing your vegetables for dinner is a great healthy idea. It is a very quick way to get the nutrients your body needs daily. There is a health juice on my website www.dietitian.mymagicwand.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dear Kim, Currently I..., calories to lose weight, starvation mode
calories to lose weight, starvation mode, freshman 15: First of all starving yourself is the WORST thing you can do for weight loss. All that does is slow your metabolism down and put your body into a starvation mode. Not to mention it is detrimental to your health!! What you need to do is look at what...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dear sir/madam;I am swimmer,I..., mypyramid gov, kimberly a tessmer
mypyramid gov, kimberly a tessmer, well balanced diet: Amir, In my opinion, you don t need protein powder. A good healthy and well-balanced diet should provide all of the protein that you need. Including plenty of foods such as lean meats, fish, beans, nuts, and low-fat or fat-free dairy products will ensure...

Nutrition & Dieting: How to Decrease Stomach Size, protruding stomach, abdominal crunch
protruding stomach, abdominal crunch, chest muscles: Hello Salman! It is nice to hear from you again. The following are different exercises that might be easier. Please remember that deciding to get healthy is a lifetime commitment. When you stop working certain muscles they turn to flab eventually....

Nutrition & Dieting: Degree in Nutrition, national registration examination, average annual incomes
national registration examination, average annual incomes, american dietetic association: Dear Mike, It is always very nice to hear from you. I would suggest visiting your local college and ask about requirements for a nutrition major. A guidance counselor can point you in the right direction and many courses are now offered online. Usually...

Nutrition & Dieting: Degree in Nutrition, average annual incomes, state licensing board
average annual incomes, state licensing board, accredited college degree: Dear Mike, I think you need to start by contacting your state licensing board. In my state of NY, they have specific criteria to meet before obtaining a Nutritionist/Dietician license. It takes years and most programs make you do a clinical in a hospital or...

Nutrition & Dieting: Degree in Nutrition, average annual incomes, accredited college degree
average annual incomes, accredited college degree, licensed acupuncturist: Hi Mike, Thats a great cross promotional idea. You cross promte your own services. As far as degree s, bachelor’s degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition. How ever the law changes state to state. Of the 46 States and jurisdictions with laws governing dietetics,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Degree in Nutrition, bircham international university, rosalind franklin university
bircham international university, rosalind franklin university, average annual incomes: Hi Mike, The titles Licensed Nutritionist, Certified Nutrition Specialist, and Certified Clinical Nutritionist require college degrees and depending on degree, industry, experience, and employer, provide different salaries - from $20K to $60K, roughly....

Nutrition & Dieting: Degree in Nutrition, average annual incomes, accredited college degree
average annual incomes, accredited college degree, american dietetic association: Hi Mike, The most respected professional degree in the nutrition field is that of a Registered Dietitian (RD). To become an RD, you need a minimum of a bachelor s degree in nutrition, plus a one-year internship. Many RDs also have a Masters level degree,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dehydration and lack of Fiber, golden gloves boxer, chaotic situation
golden gloves boxer, chaotic situation, weight class: Hi Darren, I suspect that you ought to see a doctor over the situation. At least, since you know it was a bad thing to lose weight when you had only 8% body fat, you should also know that will also throw your metabolism into a chaotic situation. Being aware...

Nutrition & Dieting: Deiting, snack foods, motovation
snack foods, motovation, loose weight: Well, again, you re talking about numbers. You could STAY at 220 and be two or more sizes SMALLER because you ve replaced the fat with muscle (which takes up LESS space even though it weighs more). Remember, 5 lbs of nails on a scale right? That s a little...

Nutrition & Dieting: Denatured protein, enzymes, and amino acids, protein enzymes, protein molecule
protein enzymes, protein molecule, proteolytic enzymes: Brent, To your first question - YES. Boiling means heating and as I answered, heating does it. To your second question - hard to tell not knowing exact boiling parameters. Even an altitude could matted or pressure cooking, or how fat your chicken is,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Detox, refined flour, detox program
refined flour, detox program, refined sugar: Hi JL, Detox is a crock, so much stress is created you body creates more poisons than it can lose. Just start eating quality food and your body can clean up its act just fine. Out with refined sugar and refined flour! Out goes the acne. Susan O...

Nutrition & Dieting: Detox, applied kinesiology, food allergies
applied kinesiology, food allergies, detox program: Hi Jessica, Thank you for your well-written and thorough question. Should you detox? Well, I am not sure. I have detoxed in my past with various programs. It was fine, but I cannot report any significant gains in feeling more healthy or having more energy....

Nutrition & Dieting: Detox, change job, detox program
change job, detox program, harsh reality: Hi Jessica, I would not recommend a detox unless you are willing to change your circumstances. The detox will merely clean you out for a short time before all the challenges of your lifestyle take over again. You will then end up in a cycle of detox and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Detox dieting, negative health effects, detox diets
negative health effects, detox diets, detoxing: Hi Lindsay, I know it took a while to answer I left your question for last. I have a lot of different thoughts on detoxing and fasting.Fasting is never good, a full fast. Detoxing is great, you should do a detox or cleansing of the body 2 x per year. Colon,kidneys,liver...

Nutrition & Dieting: Detox, fruit and vegetable juices, detox diets
fruit and vegetable juices, detox diets, overnight change: One of the best detox diets that I have found is a juice fast. It s important to prepare yourself physically so that you don t feel ill from the toxins being released. You start out slowly by removing meat from your diet for a day, then eating just raw...

Nutrition & Dieting: DIET- Gaining body strength in 2006, fruits and vegetables, playing basketball
fruits and vegetables, playing basketball, great shape: Hi Jimmy, I recommend you check out the book _Scrawny to Brawny_ by John Berardi. It s a complete diet and exercise program for men who have difficulty putting on muscle. You can also register for a f.r.e.e 5 day online course at the scrawnytobrawny.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: DIET, whole wheat bread, midafternoon snack
whole wheat bread, midafternoon snack, wheat bun: Hello Adam! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would be happy to help. Breakfast Oatmeal topped with strawberries, apples and raisins Cup of green tea Midmorning snack Protein smoothie Lunch Vegetable soup (carrots, celery, onion...

Nutrition & Dieting: DIETING - COHEN LIFESTYLE?, knee pain arthritis, low glycemic diet
knee pain arthritis, low glycemic diet, red bell peppers: Hi Monica, I am not familiar with the Cohen Lifestyle. I did try to research on-line but could not find enough info, also it is not available in the U.S. Have you asked your doctor how to lose the weight? What types of diets have you tried, for what...

Nutrition & Dieting: DIETING, raw nuts, packing material
raw nuts, packing material, strwberry: Hi Silvia, Every Body should do something that envolves breathing hard for a total of 30 minutes a day, 6 days a week. Walking fast, climbing stairs, chase your dog, kayak, whatever, can be 3 times 10 minutes, 6 times 5 minutes, it is all good. Once...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diabetes, next way, refined sugar
next way, refined sugar, long long time: Okay, 1500+ B.C. does beat 552 B.C. and that is the earliest record I can find right this second, but I will work on that. It may have been around before. Thanks for the input. The links between refined sugar and a list of disease is huge. It causes in...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diabetes & Late Dinners, blood glucose levels, nutrition question
blood glucose levels, nutrition question, health care team: Hello Suzi! Thank you for your nutrition question. Alcohol can have a big effect on blood glucose levels. I would recommend that he cut back to 1 glass of red wine a day instead. However, nuts have a good effect on blood glucose levels because they...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diabetic diet, holistic health practitioner, high glycemic foods
holistic health practitioner, high glycemic foods, blood sugar levels: Hello Krista, Thanks for your question. That s great that you are familiarizing yourself with the glycemic index - it is definitely something to consider when cooking/designing meals for your grandparents. The first thing I would like to point out...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diabetic Nutrition Question, insulin ratio, life with diabetes
insulin ratio, life with diabetes, nutrition question: Privet Nicole, There are two ways for your father to do this. One is to listen to his doctor or dietitian, another is to educate himself on the basics and/or follow a reputable plan. Here are a few ideas of getting started. Anti-insulin to Pro-insulin...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diabetic Nutrition Question, soluble fiber foods, american dietetic association
soluble fiber foods, american dietetic association, garbanzo beans: The doctor should have given your father some guidelines on what to eat or perhaps set him up with a nutrition counselor. However, it looks like that didn t happen. Avoiding sugar is the key thing. That means not only candy, ice cream, cookies, and cakes...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables
nutrition question, fruits and vegetables, whole grains: Hello John! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are a diabetic you should be eating small frequent meals throughout your day in order to keep your blood glucose at normal levels. This means eating small meals which consist of a variety...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss
fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss, diet solution: Luke, This is an impossible question..... Any thing cheap is not going to do what you want or need, there are a lot of hoakie products out there so be careful what you get talked into. Sorry I couldn t help you.. I wish I could have Stev...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss
fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss, college lifestyle: Hello Luke! There is not really a magical solution to eating healthy. It really just takes a little planning. Here are a list of ways nutrition tips to fit into your college lifestyle. 1 Eat a good breakfast. Studies show that skipping breakfast...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, kimberly a tessmer, raisin bran
kimberly a tessmer, raisin bran, foods that are high in fiber: Hello Amy, First of all, where in Ohio do you live? I am in Cleveland, OH! The best way to eat for losing weight is 6 small meals a day spaced evenly apart. That way you don t get to the point where you are starving ! Foods that are high in fiber help...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, whole wheat bread, framingham study
whole wheat bread, framingham study, complex carbs: Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit and complex carbs. If you look at our tooth structure and the length of our intestines, they were designed for vegetables/fruit/complex carbohydrates much more than they were designed for meat....

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, whole wheat bread, atkins diet
whole wheat bread, atkins diet, diet recommendations: I m glad you are here and hopefully you ll love hearing this STOP DIETING! STOP WEIGHING YOURSELF! STOP BUYING INTO THE MARKETING! Take a deep breath and tomorrow morning start your new life finally free of the burden of what can I eat? . Instead,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, high protien diets, weight loss diet
high protien diets, weight loss diet, atkins diet: Hi Folks, Check out http://www.premiumfuel.com - some things your can eat all you want, whenever you want. Ideally you have meat once a day, to avoid the damage to kidneys, etc. that high protien diets have done. Eating often is right on, eat when you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, lean protein foods, whole grain bread
lean protein foods, whole grain bread, laura kraemer: Dear Maddie, the average woman can lose weight eating 1500-1800 calories per day. More weight will be lost if you do daily exercise for at least 30 minutes. Eat a healthy diet of vegetables, lean meats, chicken, fish, eggs, low fat dairy, whole fruits, healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, rosie o donnell, anorexic models
rosie o donnell, anorexic models, model shots: Those people aren t being honest with you. In fact, they re probably trying to sabotage you. The thinnest, most disgusting looking models at 5 8 are not even close to 100 lbs. Possibly lowest working weight for someone 5 8 is 130. Beyond that, there s...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, resting metabolism, metabolism rate
resting metabolism, metabolism rate, resting metabolic rate: Hello Smitty! Thank you for your nutrition question. Yes, eating small frequent meals is an excellent way to increase your metabolism(rate which you burn calories). Metabolism is somewhat a function of genetics, but you can also increase basal metabolism...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, tsp poppy seeds, lemon pepper seasoning
tsp poppy seeds, lemon pepper seasoning, skinless chicken breasts: Hello Sly! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend that you try one of the 13 Mrs. Dash Salt Free Seasoning Blends.They are perfect for a person with hypertension because they do not contain salt. They can be purchased at your local...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss
fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss, mark shields: Hello Luke, This is Mark. A while back on allexperts.com you asked me a question. I m just doing a follow up to see how you are? I also wanted to inform you that I just started an email newsletter related to nutrition and exercise. It will keep you up to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, whole grain bread, breakfast lunch dinner
whole grain bread, breakfast lunch dinner, laura kraemer: Dear Ammar, sounds like you already know what not to eat. Stick with the basics, Vegetables, fruits, low fat dairy, lean meats, fish, chicken, whole grain bread or cereal, and healthy fats like those found in salad oil. Eat these types of foods, measure their...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, crash diet, caloric intake
crash diet, caloric intake, derrick: Hi Derrick, Congrats! on the weight loss. As far as it bing to low on the calories, well that is subjective. I don t think I would have recommended going that low on 1st portion of your new supportive eating plan. I think you have a little room to play...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, body fat removal, free cheese
body fat removal, free cheese, protein shake: Well a bowel movement is your bodies way of eliminating excess. Your not eating enough to eliminate anything, your calories are to low. I m in a giving mood today! go to one of my sites www.Results4Sure.com go to the contact us page fill in the info...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, nutrition question, nutrition questions
nutrition question, nutrition questions, selection trials: Hello Salman! Thank you for your nutrition question. My advice would be for you to order my book, Ask the Nutritionists: Answers to your Nutrition Questions. It will help you find the answers that you are looking for in order to reach your goal of...

Nutrition & Dieting: My Diet, deer meat, slowing down metabolism
deer meat, slowing down metabolism, protein powder: Hi Tracy, Sorry to hear about your frustration, but luckily I ll be able to help. Yes, I would say that you only eating once per day is contributing to your belly problem. What is happening is that your body is learning to survive off less food, so it...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, green lettuce
fresh fruits and vegetables, green lettuce, head lettuce: Wow, this brings back memories! I lived on tuna (packed in water), turkey sausages/hot dogs, lots of pasta, beans and the old Ramen noodles. What s important is getting the proper nutrition without the ridiculous salt/sodium and fat content that s typical...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss
fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss, diet solution: Luke, About the only thing I can suggest is that you continue to eat what you are eating, continue the exercise routine, and to include dried beans in your diet as a protein source. I would suggest that you take a daily multivitamin. Good luck Terence...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss
fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss, canned soups: Luke, I too am a college student, and know that a budget for groceries does not equal very much success for weight loss. Canned soups are very inexpensive. Also, pasta. you can usually buy boxes of store-brand pastas for a dollar or too which can feed you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, mustard greens, fresh fruits and vegetables
mustard greens, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss: Hi Luke, If you stay on what you are eating, you will probably catch every cold, flu etc. around. Not much nutrition in celery either. Brown rice has a lot of goodies, including the amino acids that compose protein, but it takes 45 minutes of simmering...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss
fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss, ravoli: HI Luke There is no magical diet but there are ways to lose weight and stay on your budget. You can eat the canned ravoli and also the ramen but watch the amounts that you eat. You can get ample protein by eating a variety of vegetarian foods such...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss
fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss, protein milk: Dear Luke, Ramen noodles and ravioli are purely carbohydrate and are not exactly known for their body building capabilities. You need protein! Try canned tuna, eggs, canned soup and canned beans all very cheap. A dozen eggs go for under $1.50 as does tuna....

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss
fresh fruits and vegetables, drastic weight loss, calories per day: Hi Luke, Total calories are the most critical for your weight loss. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to determine your requirements and subtract 500 calories per day from this number to lose. Eggs are the least expensive quality protein in know. Shakes would...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Accompanied by exercise, gaining muscle mass, gain muscle mass
gaining muscle mass, gain muscle mass, exercise question: Hi David, Thanks for providing me with your current routine. As for the calories, foods, and weight training, here is what I would suggest: First, train your abdomen as you would any other muscle group. Train it hard and then give it rest so that it...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Advice and Detox, whole grain breads, low cholesterol foods
whole grain breads, low cholesterol foods, lean muscle mass: Exercise is going to be the key because it will both get rid of body fat and lower your cholesterol level. I suggest that you start to do some weight lifting to build your lean muscle mass. Muscle tissue burns more calories than fat even while you re sitting...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet advice needed!!!, calorie dense foods, healthy weight gain
calorie dense foods, healthy weight gain, diet soda: HI Tim Don t despair. It is possible for most people to gain weight. We re looking for a healthy weight gain, not just adding body fat. That means, instead of loading up on junk foods and high-fat nutritional nightmares like cookies and candies, treating...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and binges, least three times, binges
least three times, binges, loosing weight: Haven t you gotten tired of all these numbers yet? Of the constant trying and little accomplishment? If, 6 months ago, you were not counting, or calculating - just eating, enjoying and not giving yourself any reason to binge - you could very well be 35...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Coke, artificial sweetener, diet coke
artificial sweetener, diet coke, brain tumors: Dear Lanette, Thank you for your follow up question. Carbonated soft drink consumption may have adverse effects on bone mass density. In addition colas contain caffeine and phosphoric acid (H3PO4), which may adversely affect bone. They are especially...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and cabohydrates, whole food nutrition, low blood sugar
whole food nutrition, low blood sugar, fresh fruit and vegetables: Hello Cheryle! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you have a great exercise and eating plan going. The following website will calculate how many carbohydrates you should be eating daily, just enter your information: http://www.healthcalculators.org/calculators/carbohydrate.asp...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet out of my country, guest meals, chewing gum
guest meals, chewing gum, living in america: Hi Morgan, Think of exercise as an opportunity to move, anytime you can. Esp. for fun. Every 5 miutes of breathing hard counts in your favor. Cut the dessert in half, just state your case, your great cooking has given me and extra 15 pounds, I can...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Energy, high protein diet, thyroid problem
high protein diet, thyroid problem, energy drinks: Hi Richard, Your energy, or lack of it, may be a thyroid problem and it is worth getting that checked. However, that is quite uncommon, especially as you seem to be treating your body well. I would need to know what you eat and drink during the day as I...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Energy, whole grain breads, high protein diet
whole grain breads, high protein diet, low carb diet: I would imagine that your diet is the issue. While the protein helps with muscle-building, it looks like you re feeling the effects of a low-carb diet. Try adding in some fruits as snacks. They re low in calories and high in vitamins. Add some complex...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Energy, high protein diet, mypyramid gov
high protein diet, mypyramid gov, energy drinks: My guess is that you have probably cut too many carbs out of your diet and those are the foods that help with energy! Instead of high protein I recommend a more well-rounded diet that includes protein and carbs. Try to eat 6 small meals a day to help keep...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Energy, high protein diet, fruits and vegetables
high protein diet, fruits and vegetables, nutrition question: Hello Richard! Thank you for your nutrition question. You may need more fruits and vegetables in your diet which are rich in carbohydrates. Fruits and vegetables are the perfect fuel that a body builder needs for more long lasting energy. I would...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet & Excercise, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, heel spurs: Hello Patti! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend that your husband check out www.mypyramid.gov where he can create a healthy eating plan tailored to his calorie needs. He must simply enter his age, gender, and activity level and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Exercise, nutrition action newsletter, ulterior motives
nutrition action newsletter, ulterior motives, basal metabolism: It s funny, but in this month s Nutrition Action Newsletter it addressed the same subject. If a person eats too few calories, the body WILL burn muscle, organ and bone tissue as a reaction to what it perceives as starvation. It also points out in this...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Exercise Problem, fresh fruits and vegetables, metabolism rate
fresh fruits and vegetables, metabolism rate, light weights: Hello Michael! Thank you for your nutrition question. When it comes to losing weight do not be discouraged because it is a very gradual process. In fact, you should only lose about 1-2lbs per week because the slow weight loss usually stays off....

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Exercise, pound weight loss, 1300 calories
pound weight loss, 1300 calories, starvation mode: Vanyel, You may have lowered your calories too much! Eating only 1000 calories for a male of your size is way too low, whether you are working out or not! Lowering your calories too much can actually slow your metabolism because your body goes into starvation...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet for fitness, whole grain cereals, whole wheat pasta
whole grain cereals, whole wheat pasta, weight training program: Hello Mike! Thank you for your nutrition questions. The best types of foods to fuel your workout are complex carbohydrates because they provide your muscles with a steady flow of energy. Examples of these types of foods are oatmeal, brown rice, whole...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Help Needed, free calorie counter, laura kraemer
free calorie counter, laura kraemer, calories per day: Dear Rebecca, Everybody has a different body type, so you can t say that x amount of pounds will give you x amount of inches lost around the waist. Continue what you are doing with your exercise, the more the better. What I would add is calorie counting. You...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet to keep weight, healthy eating plan, nutrition question
healthy eating plan, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Robin! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend visting www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan that can maintain your current weight. When you get to the site just enter your age, gender, and activity level...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet for kidney stone prevention, apple cider vinegar, kidney stone prevention
apple cider vinegar, kidney stone prevention, serum calcium: Hi Joe, Nice meeting you, too :) Generally speaking, yes, you should drink a lot of water and make it sure you recycle it fast. For the recycling part, limit your sodium consumption and have diuresis-promoting (the production of urine by the kidney)...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Metabolism, laura kraemer, low calorie diet
laura kraemer, low calorie diet, calories to maintain weight: Kate you basically have to stick with your weight control diet and add healthy calories to maintain weight. Say you were eating 1500 calories per day and losing one pound per week, to maintain weight you would add 300-500 calories daily. You can t go back...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Metabolism, low calorie diets, low calorie diet
low calorie diets, low calorie diet, cup almonds: Hi Kate, You are correct that people who lose weight quickly don t usually keep it off. That is one reason why I recommend that people do *not* follow extremely low calorie diets, or any type of restrictive diets for that matter. To successfully lose weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Metabolism, low calorie diets, low calorie diet
low calorie diets, low calorie diet, mypyramid gov: Kate, Yes, if you eat a very low calorie diet you will lose weight but when you go back to eating a regular diet you are eating more calories and have done nothing to change your metabolism so you will probably gain it back. That is why short term diets...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Metabolism, low calorie diet, dorm life
low calorie diet, dorm life, freshman fifteen: Never diet. No diet. None. Ever. : ) Seriously, if you go on something you will eventually go off , you can be sure, pretty much 100% positive that ALL weight lost will return, PLUS 20% more. This is why most overweight people are overweight, year after...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet and Metabolism, whole wheat pasta, non starchy vegetables
whole wheat pasta, non starchy vegetables, low calorie diet: Hi Kate, First, relax, it will raise your metabolism. Just part of a sense of well being - key to your Inner Manager feeling free to clean out some storage. What happens with a fast 15 is that it is water, and when you eat too little, you go into Famine...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Patch, quick way to lose weight, diet patch
quick way to lose weight, diet patch, google: Debbie, I have not heard anything about My Diet Patch good or bad You can go to google search on your computer and type in my diet patch and I m sure you ll get all sorts of opinions good and bad. My opinion, without even knowing anything about it...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Pills, low calorie diet, better business bureau
low calorie diet, better business bureau, weight loss pills: Hi Lauren, thanks for giving me this opportunity to hopefully save you a lot of time and money. The diet/weight loss industry in the U.S. alone rakes in more than $40 BILLION every year. At the same time, the U.S. population s weight problem grows significantly...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Pills, diet pills, exercise habits
diet pills, exercise habits, television commercials: I do not believe in or recommend any type of diet pills on the market. First of all many are NOT FDA approved! Also, if a person is taking prescription medications, many of these pills can interact with what they are taking. Also important is that ...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Plan, muscle building diet, lean protein
muscle building diet, lean protein, fruits and vegetables: The most important part of a muscle-building diet is protein. It repairs and replenishes the muscle tissue that is stressed during a workout. It is lean protein that is needed and you ll need to avoid fatty meats and dairy products. Eat fish, chicken,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Plan, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, tuna fish: HI Hasnain I can give you the pointers that helped me lose weight. I have lost about 80 pounds and its really all about changing your eating habits and portion sizes. With some changes in your eating habits and exercising habits you may be surprised...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Plateau, low calorie diets, weight loss diet
low calorie diets, weight loss diet, biological reason: Robin, the problem with all diets is that, as you re learning, they don t work. Low calorie is fine if one is going from eating 3,000 calories or so a day down to something more reasonable; however, most low calorie diets are impossible to maintain in the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet - preventative strategy, lipid clinic, trans fatty acids
lipid clinic, trans fatty acids, animal fats: Paul, Unfortunately, antioxidant supplements have shown to be a bust when it comes to heart health. There are now over a dozen clinical studies that show antioxidant supplements have no benefit to cardiovascular health, and even a couple of studies that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Questions, snickers candy bars, laura kraemer
snickers candy bars, laura kraemer, atkins diet: Dear Roni, yes the body will burn off the stored extra calories the next day if needed for energy. The trick is to make the body burn stored calories. Some people are very good at storing and holding on to stored calories (fat). Where a calorie comes from...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet Questions, snickers candy bars, healthy fruits
snickers candy bars, healthy fruits, diet questions: GREAT questions! 1. When you hit 3,500 calories more than your body uses, you gain ONE pound of fat. When you use 3,500 calories more than you consume, you will lose ONE pound of fat. 100 extra calories on Monday won t make much of a difference overall,...

Nutrition & Dieting: What Diet is Right, fitness site, female fitness
fitness site, female fitness, health and fitness: Hi Alejandra! If the diets you have tried haven t worked, then they are not good diets, or you have a problem with motivation (staying on the diet). Go to www.oygenmag.com, which is a female fitness site---they will give you all the info you need for teen...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet for Stomach Problems, sensitive stomachs, relaxation exercises
sensitive stomachs, relaxation exercises, sensitive stomach: Hello Todd! Thank you for your nutrition question. There is a supplement called Juice Plus which I recommend to my patients who have an extra sensitive stomach. It comes in capsule or chewable form and is contains all the necessary nutrients needed...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet for Weight Gain, lean muscle mass, healthy eating plan
lean muscle mass, healthy eating plan, nutrition question: Stay healthy. :) Hello Adam! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you have a good handle on nutrition from what I have read. In order to lose body fat and gain lean muscle mass you would need a healthy eating plan and a daily...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet for Weight Gain, calories per day, exericise
calories per day, exericise, lean weight: Hi Adam, It is possible to gain lean and lose fat. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to determine your caloric requirements. Subtract 300 calories per day to lose fat and focus on heavier weight and lower reps with the resistance to gain lean. Let me know any...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diet, whole grain cereals, whole wheat bread
whole grain cereals, whole wheat bread, bodybuilding competition: Hello Rob! Thank you for your nutrition questions. You are correct in instructing your client to keep eating fruits and not cutting them completely out of her diet. Fructose is actually the natural sugar found in fruits. Even though fruits contain...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary Fiber, mark shields, dietary fiber
mark shields, dietary fiber, weight watchers: Hello Becky, Not sure I quite follow what your question is. Are you asking what dietary fiber is, or how much is in certain foods? -Mark Shields PS-just for more info about weight watchers, Here s a good article http://philkaplan.com/thefitnesstruth/weight_watchers.ht...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary Fibre, blood cholesterol levels, whole grain products
blood cholesterol levels, whole grain products, kimberly a tessmer: Hello Eddie, Insoluble fiber includes the fiber in fruits, vegetables, dried beans, wheat bran, seeds, popcorn, brown rice, and whole grain products such as breads, cereals, and pasta. Soluble Fiber includes the fiber in fruits such as apples, oranges, pears,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary Fibre, oat bran, insoluble fibers
oat bran, insoluble fibers, insoluble fibre: Hello Eddie! Thank you for your nutrition question. There are two main types of fiber: soluble and insoluble. Soluble fibers dissolve in water. Soluble fibers include: pectin, guar, carrageenan, gums, mucilage, and oat bran. Insoluble fibers...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary Fibre, whole grain products, bran buds
whole grain products, bran buds, health food stores: Eddie, Soluble fiber can lower cholesterol levels. Eating at least 5-10 grams per day of soluble fiber is recommended and can decrease LDL cholesterol (bad lipid) by about 5%. Foods high in soluble (viscous) fiber are oats, barley, beans, soy products,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary fiber: how much?, human digestive enzymes, gall bladder disease
human digestive enzymes, gall bladder disease, plant cell walls: Plant material that cannot be digested by the human digestive enzymes, consisting largely of cellulose (a carbohydrate found in plant cell walls) is fiber. Fiber adds bulk to the gut (stomach) contents, assisting the muscular contractions that force food...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary fiber: how much?, whole grains, real food
whole grains, real food, packing material: HI Alexis. Ick. Stop playing games, humans are designed to thrive on this planet eating real food, not just packaged products and flavored packing material. Heck with calorie counting, focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity will take care...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary fiber: how much?, dietary fiber, carbs
dietary fiber, carbs, calories: Well there is nothing wrong with it if you like it. If 1/2 a cup has 25 grams of carbs how many 1/2 cups are in 1/2 a box. I don t know if it would be to much because I don t know what else you are eating during the day (hope it s not just that). Fiber in...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary fiber: how much?, dietary fiber intake, nutrition facts labels
dietary fiber intake, nutrition facts labels, stomach cramps: Hi Susie, What would be the purpose of eating this box of fiber? Depending on box size, it can contain several dozens of daily dozes. If you read the instruction, you ll see that each doze should be taken with at least a 8-oz glass of water. Can you drink...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary starvation mode, starvation mode, survival instinct
starvation mode, survival instinct, diets to lose weight: It s not so much a mode like you hit play or record . It s an involuntary, biological survival instinct that nothing you take or do will change. You see, as much as we humans are smart, our bodies remain little more than any other animal on this planet....

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietary starvation mode, healthy food choices, making healthy food choices
healthy food choices, making healthy food choices, starvation mode: Hi Kim, First, I am glad to hear you have found a therapist with a background in eating disorders - it sounds like this will be critical to helping you get back to a healhier way of eating. I generally recommend 1500 calories as being the lowest caloric...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietetics/nutrition career, eatright org, owning your own business
eatright org, owning your own business, nutrition focus: Haley, Owning your own business take a lot of work and planning. You need to create a marketing and business plan before you even get started! It took a lot of work before hand. The hardest part is staying busy on a regular basis. That is all up to me....

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietetics, nutrition question, food choices
nutrition question, food choices, french fries: Hello Haley! Thank you for your nutrition question. I think you are going to love the Dietetics field. Why not try doing a high fat/low fat cooking presentation and have the students rate what food choices they liked best. You could do baked...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, caloriesperhour, susan lee
caloriesperhour, susan lee, packing material: Hi, Here s a site to play with, but I consider calorie counting a waste of time. If you focus on eating Real Food, quality takes care of quantity. when you get what you need, you don t overeat. When you eat flavored packing material, you stay hungry. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, exersise, 10 000 steps
exersise, 10 000 steps, waist level: No matter what you might hear, usually in a pitch or promotion by someone selling something, there is no way to target fat loss areas. If, however, you tend to collect fat in a specific area, then when you reduce your overall weight, this should be the area...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, low calorie diet, diet sodas
low calorie diet, diet sodas, artificial sweeteners: Hi Mark, First, she is not a failure at dieting, the inaccurate and incomplete info has failed her. Everyone is embarassed, take it all personal, and I am here to tell ya it ain t you. I read the same 8 stories thousands of times. When you get what you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, fatty acids omega, wheat barley
fatty acids omega, wheat barley, wheat flour: Hi Alex, You are on the right track, but some further adjustments to your diet would be beneficial. Firstly, it is important to remember that our bodies do need some fats to function properly. You are getting some fat in the fish and chicken, but you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, wheat flour, fad diet
wheat flour, fad diet, bad fats: Alex, It doesn t sound like you are on the “wrong track”, but I cannot say that you are on the “right track” with such little information. This is too complex an issue to sort out on AllExperts. I can tell you that losing weight comes down to calories....

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, gallbladder problems, reccomend
gallbladder problems, reccomend, gallbladder: I commend you on your determination and understand how concerned you are. I m a bit concerned too. The weight loss was too much, too fast. You could cause gallbladder problems once you start eating normally again (terribly painful!). No matter what, weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, nutrition question, nutrition questions
nutrition question, nutrition questions, whole milk: Hello Rachel! Thank you for your nutrition question. As long as you are drinking 2% or skim milk it would not be too fattening. Avoid whole milk because of the saturated fat content. For more answers to your nutrition questions check out Ask the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, counting calories, intelligent selection
counting calories, intelligent selection, empty food: HI Debby, Forget counting calories, focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity takes care of itself. The notion that calories in, calories out, 3500=1 pound is baloney, on white bread! We have spent decades proving this. ESP. for women, your...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, flour products, vitamins and minerals
flour products, vitamins and minerals, quality protein: Hi Rosemarie, I m with you on the confusion with regard to the numerous diets. That s why I have such a successful track record-we keep it simple! The basic principal is make sure you have a daily intake of quality protein/fats/carbs/minerals/vitamins and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, green leafy vegetables, mustard greens
green leafy vegetables, mustard greens, dark green leafy vegetables: Optimal health requires more than just eating right. Proper sleep and exercise are also important. Each of these things is necessary to support proper body functions. I recommend eating five or six small meals per day rather than the traditional three...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, daily caloric needs, calories per day
daily caloric needs, calories per day, personal diet: HI Josh The Atkins Plan is very hard to follow and really not the best diet out there. I tried it for a couple of days but found it very limited. Your weight is very close to what it should be. Losing 10 to 15 pounds would make a big difference in...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, daily caloric needs, calories per day
daily caloric needs, calories per day, food combining diet: HI Josh You can follow the steps I listed or you might want to try a food combining diet which seems to work well and is very easy to follow. Your weight is very close to what it should be. Losing 10 to 15 pounds would make a big difference in the way...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, whole wheat bread, fruits vegetables
whole wheat bread, fruits vegetables, whole grains: Josh, I recommend eating healthy most of the time, which means eating from all the food groups each day: lean meats, fruits, vegetables, whole grains (such as whole wheat bread), and low fat or fat free dairy products. Watch your portion sizes and eat foods...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, fruits vegetables, nutrition question
fruits vegetables, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Hello Josh! Thanks for your nutrition question. Since you are a teenager and are still growing, it is not a good idea to go on a strict diet because you will miss out on important nutrients. As you grow the weight should eventually come off as long...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, calories per day, body composition test
calories per day, body composition test, overweight: Hi Josh, I wouldn t say it s overweight. The best thing to do is get a body composition test. If it s under 15% you re ok and if it s not then you could lose some fat. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to determine your calorice requirements and subtract 500...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, peanut butter chocolate, breakfast cereal
peanut butter chocolate, breakfast cereal, ulterior motives: I m glad you asked this before making the mistake so many others make. There isn t even ONE diet out there, not current, not historically, that actually works (that means the weight loss LASTS after the diet is stopped). In fact, the statistics are like...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, speed metabolism, slow metabolism
speed metabolism, slow metabolism, female bodybuilder: Hello Sherryl, That s a great question and I m glad you ve found. Reason I say this is because you say everything you try backfires on you. I d be more than willing to bet that this is because somewhere along the line someone has given you false information...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, jenny craig, failure rate
jenny craig, failure rate, lifestyle change: I m THRILLED you want to help your mom and even more thrilled that you re looking for real, honest information to learn how to help. The first thing I d do is purge the house of that liquid fast. Try to get (her) money back, but if you can t, chalk it up to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting for blood pressure, mypyramid gov, daily sodium intake
mypyramid gov, daily sodium intake, eating a healthy diet: Doris, What you really need is to see a dietitian for personal instruction. I cannot tell you exactly what is happening without knowing exactly what and how much you are eating. You could be eating too little, too much, unbalanced, etc... Eating too little...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting and Chinese, sweet sour pork, chinese greetings
sweet sour pork, chinese greetings, nutrition question: Hello Teen! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are eating at a healthy caloric level I don t see why eating a plate of chinese food occasionally would be an unhealthy choice. As long as you don t go overboard all foods can fit in a healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting and Excercise, home gym sets, lean body mass
home gym sets, lean body mass, mass muscle: Hi Mauricio, First, I want to reassure you that you don t need any expensive equipment in order to exercise effectively. Doing strength training is very important for weight loss and maintenance. You want to build your lean body mass (muscle mass) up because...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting and Exercising, pear shaped body, body proportions
pear shaped body, body proportions, wide hips: Your body proportions are part genetic. The other part that is under your control is the ability to lose weight and exercise. Focusing your exercises on your thighs will not necessarily make you lose weight in that area, but will tone the muscles in that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, exercising, but gaining weight, starvation mode, high intensity
starvation mode, high intensity, 60min: Dear Gina, You might be: * eating too little and getting into the starvation mode * eating wrong foods (cutting out sweets is not always enough) * not exercising enough: latest guidelines say to exercise at least 60 min at moderate to high intensity...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting and ideas, healthy meal ideas, unhealthy eating habits
healthy meal ideas, unhealthy eating habits, shape clay: Thank you for your nutrition question. For healthy recipes I would suggest checking out www.foodfit.com They have some awesome recipes there. I also put together for you some suggestions and alternatives to try next time you reach for food when stressed...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting without losing breast size, herbal breast enhancements, breast size
herbal breast enhancements, breast size, diet to lose weight: You are right, diet and exercise can cause a decrease in breast size. Your breasts are made up largely of fat tissue, so weight lose (losing fat) is going to cause a decrease in size. I would advise against taking any herbal supplements to prevent this......

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting but not losing, dance dance revolution, psychological origins
dance dance revolution, psychological origins, eating habit: Hello Catherine, Thank you for your question. I was wondering how long it has been since you changed your eating habits, and how many times a week are you currently bingeing? If you have not given your body enough time to adapt to the change then that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting Questions, atkins diet, animal fats
atkins diet, animal fats, low fat diets: 1. ANY time is just as good as any other time. Some studies show very, very slight, insigificant differences if the right circumstances exist, but they are usually inconsistent studies. Exercise is important - doesn t matter when. 2. It s best to do some...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting questions, fad diets, lisa hansen
fad diets, lisa hansen, atkins diet: Lisa, I am a firm believer in moderation and exercise, and not in fad diets. I get many questions about supplements, but most of my questions are about failed weight loss or plateaued weight loss. I would direct you to a page on my website that has...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting and sweat smell, low carb diet, fitness regime
low carb diet, fitness regime, new fitness: Low carb right? Whether it s that or just extremely low calorie, the odor is a byproduct of your body breaking down muscle and organ tissue, including bone (it doesn t matter how much you re exercising). What people don t understand is that the low carb...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting For Teens, bathroom scale, barbell
bathroom scale, barbell, height weight: I find it refreshing when a teen knows enough to do real research about health issues when it s so easy to just fall for something for sale. Good for you! It s also good that you can avoid ever dieting (which only increases chances for weight problems...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting and Weight loss, cardio exercises, low fat diet
cardio exercises, low fat diet, d cup: unfortunately there is no way to spot reduce. The only thing you can do is follow a low fat diet and exercise, with particular attention to those areas. Running, biking, and other cardio exercises are a good way to lose fat. Obviosuly crunches for your stomach....

Nutrition & Dieting: Dieting, low carb diets, fresh fruit and vegetables
low carb diets, fresh fruit and vegetables, atkins diet: Honestly, in my opinion because people want an easy, quick way to lose weight. In my opinion, the Atkins diet is too high in saturated fat. That is not to say I am agains low carb diets, but in my opinion, the low fat rule should apply to all diets. It...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietitian, bachelor degree from, recipe analysis
bachelor degree from, recipe analysis, registration exam: What does the average dietitian make a year? Dietitian salaries vary greatly so there is no average . It depends on the area/State/city you are in, on the type of position you hold, experience, education, etc... What kind of things do you do on a normal...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dietry Cholesterol, mypyramid gov, egg yolks
mypyramid gov, egg yolks, egg yolk: Amit, Since one egg yolk has about 30-50% of the daily recommended amount of dietary cholesterol, it is suggested that we not eat more than one egg a day. This includes egg found in other foods we eat (any prepared food that contains egg – cake, casserole,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diets for abdominal weight loss, south beach diet, stomach area
south beach diet, stomach area, body parts: Good news! Although there s no such thing as spot reducing -- losing fat from special body parts -- abdominal fat is a lucky exclusion. When the South Beach Diet started its promotion online, their slogan was: belly fat goes first! And does it go first! ...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diets for different sports, strength training routines, exercise physiologist
strength training routines, exercise physiologist, sports nutritionist: Enzo, Yes, I can. However, the difference in dietary requirements for a range of different sport and exercise activities would be very small. For example, virtually all cardiovascular exercises will have the same dietary requirements. Strength training...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diets for different sports, low carbohydrate diet, endurance exercises
low carbohydrate diet, endurance exercises, strength exercises: Dear Enzo, This is a very serious question and requires the most detailed answer. You ll see a list of further reading below but here s the principle: You cannot perform well in strength requiring sports if you are on a low carbohydrate diet. If you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diets / NutraSweet, artificial sweetener, artificial sweeteners
artificial sweetener, artificial sweeteners, soft drinks: Scott, Have never heard about artificial sweeteners causing an increase in cholesterol. However, just swapping sugar drinks for non-sugar drinks does NOT change habits! It will cut quite a few calories but you are not changing your habit because you are...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diets / NutraSweet, control cravings, calorie drinks
control cravings, calorie drinks, artifical sweetners: The so called side effects are just more media hype on slow news days. However, it s found that artifical sweetners don t cause the same reaction in our systems as real sugar, and so, could just encourage more cravings for sweets. I suggest that people...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diets / NutraSweet, life science journals, cancer hair loss
life science journals, cancer hair loss, national library of medicine: Scott, I have never heard of any relationship between NutraSweet (aspartame) and an increase in cholesterol. I did a literature search on PubMed (a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from life science...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diets / NutraSweet, world health organisation, diet sodas
world health organisation, diet sodas, artificial sweetener: Hello Scott! Thank you for your nutrition question. The best answer is use Nutrasweet in moderation because the side effects have been reported such as mood disturbances, sleep disturbances, headaches, dizziness, short-term memory loss, fuzzy thinking...

Nutrition & Dieting: Diets, fresh fruit and vegetables, fruit and vegetables
fresh fruit and vegetables, fruit and vegetables, walking program: Lisa, here s my simple and practical advice: Start a walking program at lunch, and do it every day. Try some other daily exercise or activity to help burn calories. Coupled with a diet of fresh fruit and vegetables, lean protein, and modest carbohydrates,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Difference between oat and wheat, loose motions, rolled oats
loose motions, rolled oats, whole grains: Hi Yash, Yes, you are right that most milk here in the US is Pasteurized, or processed. There is a movement here toward raw milk that is not processed. Probably much like what you have in India, and much healthier too! Our milk processing in the US is...

Nutrition & Dieting: Digestion and Nutrients, lean body weight, protein shakes
lean body weight, protein shakes, high metabolism: Hi Jamie, well, you must certainly be frustrated with your efforts, since the great majority of literature does concentrate on losing weight! There really is no supplement or vitamin to lower your metabolism. Actually, you don t want to mess with your...

Nutrition & Dieting: Distinguish the real honey, country of origin, clover
country of origin, clover, honey: Hi again Angela, If you check the label to see that the honey is marked 100% pure honey (it will usually say the grade and country of origin as well, e.g. 100% pure Canadian Grade A honey) this will ensure you are getting a pure product. Kare...

Nutrition & Dieting: Double chin when smiling, target areas, long term health
target areas, long term health, double chin: Sam, You are not going to like my answer - but research indicates there are no good ways to specifically lose fat from target areas. I am also a fit person but have a little extra baggage under my chin when I smile. I think the healthiest thing to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Doubt, bodyache, food items
bodyache, food items, dear mr: Dear Mr. Sendhil Kumar: You provided very little information about your current diet and your current physical condition for me to have any idea if the problems you are having are even diet related. I suggest that you consult a physician, as soon as possible....

Nutrition & Dieting: Doubt, mark shields, success mark
mark shields, success mark, immune systems: Hello Sendhil, This is Mark. A while back on allexperts.com you asked me a question. I m just doing a follow up to see how you are? I also wanted to inform you that I just started an email newsletter related to nutrition and exercise. It will keep you up...

Nutrition & Dieting: The Dreaded Atkins Diet!!!, atkins diet, bikini season
atkins diet, bikini season, nutrition question: Hello Brittany! Thank you for your nutrition question. I am glad that you are no longer on the Atkins diet because it can be very dangerous to your health. I would recommend that you visit www.mypyramid.gov where you can create an eating plan tailored...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dried Fruits, apricot halves, dried apricot
apricot halves, dried apricot, vegetable supplement: Hello Bill! Like fresh fruit, dried fruit provides fiber, vitamin A and potassium. It also contains vitamin C and folate — although in smaller amounts than fresh fruit does. Perhaps the main drawback to dried fruits are that they contain more calories per...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dried figs - are they fattening, dried figs, pumpkin seeds
dried figs, pumpkin seeds, unsalted peanuts: Hello Sonja! Thank you for your nutrition question. Your muesli mix sounds very healthy and an excellent source of healthy fats. You may be consuming too many figs which could cause some weight gain. Try sticking with no more then 5-7 figs daily....

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinking milk, nutrition question, nutrition questions
nutrition question, nutrition questions, milk components: Hello Natalie! Thank you for your nutrition question. When milk is boiled some of the nutrients are broken down so it would not be as good for you as cold milk. Boiling milk at 100°C for undetermined time will cause very significant changes to both...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinking milk, whey protein supplement, glass of milk
whey protein supplement, glass of milk, lactose: It souns like it might be to much lactose after your workout session. You can get more protien and higher quality from a Whey Protein Supplement powder try designer wher or any of the other brands. here is a gift http://www.results4sure.com/12DaysofFitness.htm...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinking milk, exercise program, glass of milk
exercise program, glass of milk, 23 years: Hi, That will depend on your overall nutritional program as well as your exercise program. I don t see a big concern with drinking milk right before bed, but if possible try to go with skim milk to have the reduced calories as well as fat. -Mark www.fitnessxpressu.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinking milk, nutrition question, cold milk
nutrition question, cold milk, free milk: Hello Ahmed! Thank you for your nutrition question. There really is not much difference whether you drink hot or cold milk. Skim milk or 2 percent milk are probably the best for you because they are lower in fat. The benefits of drinking milk are...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinking water, artificial sweeteners, zero calories
artificial sweeteners, zero calories, fruit extracts: Hi D, I recommend plain old water as the best choice :) Choosing other beverages like those fruit-flavoured waters is okay once in a while. I generally discourage the frequent use of any foods containing artificial sweeteners. There is some evidence...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinking water with Lemon juice, daily water intake, tooth enamel
daily water intake, tooth enamel, concentrated lemon juice: Erica, There is no limit to lemon juice but basically you just want to add enough to get the taste. Add as little as you can for it to still taste good to you. The only risk there is, is the acid that the lemon juice carries and the possible risk to the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinking water, signs of diabetes, liquid intake
signs of diabetes, liquid intake, healthy diet: Hi Heather, It *is* possible to drink too much water (if you drink a very large amount in a short period of time it can actually be life threatening). I am not surprised that you are in the bathroom a lot, drinking over a gallon a day. This amount is not...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinks, sodium content, sodium salt
sodium content, sodium salt, kidney stones: Many, many years ago I heard of a case of an old lady who died from complications due to dehydration even though she drank tea daily. I don t believe for a minute that this was anything more than an urban legend of the era circulating in pre-med circles....

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinks, carbonation, leigh anne
carbonation, leigh anne, dehydration: Caffeine can dehydrate you to some degree... meaning you don t get as much hydration out of it as you would water or some other fluid. However, it does not dehydrate you as much as people think it does. Man can not live on fluid alone.... there is not enough...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinks, alcoholic drinks, hi adam
alcoholic drinks, hi adam, coffee tea: Hi Adam The most common dehydrating beverages are coffee, tea, carbonated soda with caffeine, beer, wine and other alcoholic drinks. They are diuretics, meaning they foster fluid output, first in the form of increased urine production. Of course, if dehydration...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinks, carbonation, dehydration
carbonation, dehydration, coke: Hi Adam, I would say all of these items are more dehydrating than hydrating. With Coke or beer it will supply some calories so you could live off of them for a while, I m not sure about a year. You wouldn t be healthy and you d probably be sick a lot....

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinks, nutrition question, vitamins and minerals
nutrition question, vitamins and minerals, soft drinks: Hello Adam! Thank you for your nutrition question. You could not live off of soft drinks, tea, or beer for a year because you they are void of nutrition. They don t contain enough vitamins and minerals to sustain life. You need different vitamins and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinks after meals: warm, cold, or none?, low calorie diet, health theories
low calorie diet, health theories, chinese tradition: It depend on what standpoint you are asking from. For example, Chinese tradition suggests that you drink hot tea with and after greasy foods. On the other hand, considering that any drink, hot or cold, goes down your intestines well before the meal bulk...

Nutrition & Dieting: Drinks, mild diuretic, hydration status
mild diuretic, hydration status, best guess: Adam, Carbination should have no effect on your hydration status. Caffine is a mild diuretic but it will not dehydrate you. A healthy body will always conserve enough water to keep going. Could you live off of Coke or tea or beer for a year or more?...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dry vs Cooked, composition of foods, calorie content
composition of foods, calorie content, dry beans: Cooking does change the composition of foods. You can check out this database to find out calories of foods: http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/. I am not sure what the exact calories of the product you are using would be once it is cooked but...

Nutrition & Dieting: Dry vs cooked, zero calories, international fitness
zero calories, international fitness, csfi: Kristy, The conversion is based upon calories per serving of dried food. For the most part, there are zero calories in water. So if you add a quater cup of water, you would in fact be intaking 60 calories. I hope this helps. Good Luck! Zachory Lee...

Nutrition & Dieting: During training, sports nutrition guidebook, nancy clark
sports nutrition guidebook, nancy clark, fruits vegetables: Hi Abbas, There are no magic foods that will help you get that six pack! A low fat diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, and smaller amounts of dairy (or other high calcium foods) and lean meats and/or protein-rich plant foods...

Nutrition & Dieting: A daily meal plan to satisfy hunger, green leafy vegetables, negative calorie diet
green leafy vegetables, negative calorie diet, low carb diet: A daily meal plan to satisfy hunger Dear Matt, There are two approaches to satisfy hunger on fewer calories. 1. Eat foods with low calorie density. It means that ounce for once, these foods have more fiber, water, or both, while being packed with...

Nutrition & Dieting: daily nutritional requirements and weight loss, leafy green vegetables, swiss chard
leafy green vegetables, swiss chard, healthy sources of protein: Hi Fifi - first of all congratulations on quitting smoking and adopting a healthier lifestyle. Sounds like you re on you way to building wellness. 1200kcal/day is pretty low - especially if you re burning lots of calories through 60 mins. exercise everyday....

Nutrition & Dieting: dairy products nutrients, low fat cheese, milk and cheese
low fat cheese, milk and cheese, exercise schedule: No, you don t need to totally cut them out of your diet. If you switch to fat-free or skim milk you can drink quite a bit. As far as cheese, if you are going to stick to the regular cheese you need to really, really cut back. Have it as a treat instead...

Nutrition & Dieting: are dates harmful for people with high colestrol, simple sugars, dried fruit
simple sugars, dried fruit, moderation: Hi, Dates are very low in fat, so they are a good choice for people who are trying to reduce fat in their diet. They are, however, high in simple sugars. Too many simple sugars in the diet can cause elevated triglyceride levels (another type of fat in the...

Nutrition & Dieting: daughter and eating distress, self distruction, water diet
self distruction, water diet, death issue: Hi Kerry, I agree with your notion of anorexia - SEEK PROFESSIONAL HELP, this is a life and death issue and from this little email, she is on a path of self distruction. She needs other things to put her energy into, and help with what real food vs...

Nutrition & Dieting: My daughter's inquiry to you, birth control pills, bio chem
birth control pills, bio chem, 13th birthday: Mindy, At allexperts we do not receive actual e-mail addresses of the people that contact us... everything is through the website, but I do remember your daughters question to me. You said you have discussed eating disorders with her, but that doesn...

Nutrition & Dieting: my daughter, morbid obesity, lifestyle habits
morbid obesity, lifestyle habits, tessmer: Hello Michelle, You definitely want to act on this now! You don t want to wait until she actually has a weight problem. My first suggestion is to visit your daughters pediatrician to ensure there are no underlying problems for her appetite. Secondly I...

Nutrition & Dieting: my daughters weight, laura kraemer, hips thighs
laura kraemer, hips thighs, recommended dietary allowance: Dear Richard, My suggestion would be to figure out on average what amount of calories are being consumed on a daily basis. If she can cut out about 250 calories per day, and try to burn 100 extra calories with a 30 minute walk, she should lose 1-2 pounds every...

Nutrition & Dieting: dear Kimberly,I am 19 years..., mypyramid gov, whole grains
mypyramid gov, whole grains, healthy snacks: First of all BOTH changing your diet and doing some type of exercise is going to be the most effective route! You need to do both together!! As far as your diet, don t think of it as a diet but as making healthy lifestyle changes! You don t need to starve...

Nutrition & Dieting: How to decrease Stomach size, stomach muscles, intense workout
stomach muscles, intense workout, nutrition question: Hello Harsh! Thank you for your nutrition question. You would not get belly fat from drinking once or twice a week. However, you would get it if you take in more calories then you are burning. The following exercises combined with a lower calorie diet...

Nutrition & Dieting: deficiency of salt, sodium deficiency, respiratory difficulty
sodium deficiency, respiratory difficulty, stomac: Martin, This is a better question for your doctor. If you are having some faintness you should contact your doctor immediately! I am not sure if a sodium deficiency can cause the symptoms you are explaining but it can be dangerous to cut salt completely...

Nutrition & Dieting: degree, food science courses, degree in dietetics
food science courses, degree in dietetics, becoming a nutritionist: Hello Sylvia! Thank you for your nutrition question. I am glad that you are interested in a career in nutrition. Ask your college advisor if a degree in Nutrition Food Science is offered. Many of the food science courses are very similar to the...

Nutrition & Dieting: dehydrated vegetables, food dehydration, nutrition question
food dehydration, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Pamela! Thank you for your nutrition question. Dehydrated vegetables only lose water during the process and do retain their nutritional value. Food dehydration, like body dehydration, depends on two conditions. But, unlike body dehydration...

Nutrition & Dieting: dehydration, proper hydration, proper digestion
proper hydration, proper digestion, sore muscles: Hi Mick... thanks for your great question! Yes, I ve heard (and experienced) that yellower urine is a sign your body is lacking sufficient water intake. And yes, a good rule of thumb to follow is to drink about half your body weight (lbs) in clear water...

Nutrition & Dieting: dehydration, nutrition question, terry schiavo
nutrition question, terry schiavo, dehydration: Hello Charlie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Terry was was not give food and water however, she was still receiving pure oxygen. Doctors made sure she had oxygen because her levels were too low to sustain her life for very long in her medical...

Nutrition & Dieting: dehydration, marketamerica, extreme heat
marketamerica, extreme heat, dehydration: Meg, This is not normal unless you are severely dehydrated! You should be drinking at least half your weight in ounces, clean water. Severe dehydration can occur after not drinking for a couple of days, doing extreme physical labor or exercise in extreme...

Nutrition & Dieting: dehydration, college of sports medicine, american college of sports medicine
college of sports medicine, american college of sports medicine, best web page: mick, The formula to drink 1/2 oz of water per pound of body weight is supported by some, these proponents do not make allowances for cool/warm environments and sedentary/active days. I m not sure I could advocate that a person with 50 extra pounds of...

Nutrition & Dieting: depleted dopamine, dopamine levels, satiety
dopamine levels, satiety, lost cause: Hi Cynthia, I was in almost exactly the same situation in 89 - back making it painful to move so I exercised less, blood sugar dropping to pass out point every couple of hours so I ate more, which put on more weight which aggrevated back pain - and a...

Nutrition & Dieting: depression, sleep and nutrition, refined flour, ripe bananas
refined flour, ripe bananas, packing material: HI Marley, Best thing for depression is a body in motion. Esp. if it is something not boring - I prefer the term Play to Exercise. Walk. Outdoors. Just sneak a few minutes here and there can make a difference. Now, food. Real food, not flavored packing...

Nutrition & Dieting: desperate to shed pounds for an event, believing in fairies, human liver
believing in fairies, human liver, ulterior motives: Diets, Fasts and most other plans do not work. If you reduce calorie intake to just 900/day, you re likely to GAIN weight. The latest diet or cleansing fast, some popular plan sweeping the media and hawked by a movie star - have one thing in common: ...

Nutrition & Dieting: desperately need to lose weight, weight loss diets, daily caloric needs
weight loss diets, daily caloric needs, quick weight loss diets: HI Laura I am sending you two different rapid weight loss diets along with a list of negative calorie foods. This gives you a choice of how you want to lose weight. I didn t list the Scarsdale Diet but it works very well and I have used it several times...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, snack attacks, fruits and veggies
snack attacks, fruits and veggies, sugar addict: Hello Colleen, Thank you for your nutrition question. There are a number of things you can do to curb your appetite for sugar. One of them is to eat small frequent meals throughout your day to help with feeling light headed and curb the snack attacks....

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, food nutrition guide, american dietetic association
food nutrition guide, american dietetic association, eatright org: Makenzie, Negative calorie fruits and vegetables? Do you live on a different planet than the rest of us? There are some fruits and vegetables that have, ounce for ounce, relatively few calories, but there is no evidence that there are negative calorie...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, whole grain breads, skinless chicken breast
whole grain breads, skinless chicken breast, calorie fruits: Hi Makenzie, First of all, despite what you may have heard, there is no such thing as a negative calorie food. Unfortunately, there are not any foods that use more calories being digested than the foods themselves contain. However, eating lots of fruits...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, weight management services, negative calorie foods
weight management services, negative calorie foods, well balanced diet: First of all there are NO negative calorie foods!! Fruits and vegetables DO have calories. Every food group is important in a well-balanced diet and should be included daily! It is important to eat a variety of foods from each food group to ensure you are...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, calorie fruits, fruits and veggies
calorie fruits, fruits and veggies, nutrition question: Hello Makenzie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Grains would be the food with the least amount of fat. This would include foods such as bread, cereal, rice, and barley. Dairy and meats can be low in fat if you choose the right ones. Try eating...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, diet fitness: HI Yasmin You can lose between 10 to 15 pounds each month and still maintain your health. I lost 80 pounds very rapidly with no adverse health problems. One of the first things I would suggest is a good multi-vitamin along with a calcium and magnesium...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, whole grain cereal, dark greens
whole grain cereal, dark greens, cause weight gain: By not eating consistently, regularly and balanced - you are probably triggering your metabolism to slow down. This is a biologically instinctive response to what the body perceives as famine. It s what kept us alive throughout thousands and thousands of years...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, hot cereal, tomato basil
hot cereal, tomato basil, fruit smoothie: Hello Jeannie! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like your mom is making some healthy foods for you such as pea soup and hot cereal. It is always nice however, to add some variety. Why not ask your mom to purchase more fruits and vegetables...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, well balanced diet, diet aid
well balanced diet, diet aid, diet pills: I do not advocate over-the-counter diet pills. Many can be dangerous and are NOT the answer to healthy and long-lasting weight loss. Weight loss takes both a healthy, well-balanced diet and regular exercise. You need to really look at what and how much...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, essential amino acids, framingham study
essential amino acids, framingham study, complex carbs: Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit and complex carbs. If you look at our tooth structure and the length of our intestines, they were designed for vegetables/fruit/complex carbohydrates much more than they were designed for meat....

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, mypyramid gov, fresh fruits and vegetables
mypyramid gov, fresh fruits and vegetables, oatmeal bars: Hello Jon! Thank you for your great nutrition questions. The following website http://www.mypyramid.gov will help you create a meal plan specifically for you along with portion sizes. The types of snacks I would recommend are fresh fruits, vegetable...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, laura kraemer, two eggs
laura kraemer, two eggs, doctor didn: Dear Brian, I m surprised your doctor didn t give you an eating to follow after suggesting that you lose weight. I suggest in stead of really dieting just eat normal portions. Like one sandwich at lunch, one hamburger at supper,one bowl of cereal at breakfast...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, non starchy vegetables, refined flour
non starchy vegetables, refined flour, raw nuts: Hi Jon, Don t feel bad, many folks of all ages try to lose and just need to keep on trying. You want to lose a pound A WEEK, not a day - you can t lose fat that quick, only water, and that is unhealthy. Find something fun to do for a total of 30...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, non starchy vegetables, diet sodas
non starchy vegetables, diet sodas, food cravings: Flavored Packing Material - refined flour, refined sugar, cooked fruit, processed food, preserved food, canned food, frozen food, fast food and the obvious junk food is so devoid of nutritional value it will keep you hungry no matter how much you eat. Mixing...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, eatright org, fad diets
eatright org, fad diets, healthy eating habits: The most important thing is to do it the smart way and that means changing your lifestyle. It is important to not change things just to lose weight. If you don t make permanent changes you won t keep the weight off. It is important to lose weight in a healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, roasted nuts, whole grains
roasted nuts, whole grains, infinite possibilities: Hi Jon, Eat when you first feel hungry, while the brain can help make a choice, don t wait until you are starving and ready to swallow the first thing chewable. No Body is fat from eating too much raw fruit or raw/slightly cooked non-starchy veg. Eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, orange juice drink, high calorie foods
orange juice drink, high calorie foods, calcium fortified orange juice: Hi MAtt I am sending you the links to 2 websites that will give you the calories in most foods. www.shapefit.com/fastfood.html www.caloriesperhour.com Remember that fruits and veggies are very low in fat and most are low in calories. The...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, whole grains fruits and vegetables, laura kraemer
whole grains fruits and vegetables, laura kraemer, basic food groups: Dear Matt, The basics of weight control are healthy eating, daily exercise, and change in behavior. Healthy eating is eating foods from all the food groups. Protein, dairy, fats, whole grains, fruits and vegetables are the basic food groups. Try to eat foods...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, raw spinach, salad dressings
raw spinach, salad dressings, blue cheese: Hi Rachel, You didn t say, but make sure the fruit is raw, no cooked, and that includes pasteurized. And please be more specific about vegetables you hate - there is a world of them, and so far, people who think they hate them have had a few, probably cooked...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, couple cups, ingredient label
couple cups, ingredient label, candy bar: Jessica, that s a reasonable goal and you seem to want to approach this in a healthy, permanent way - so GOOD FOR YOU! Your exercise routine seems just fine. What s important is that we do something we LIKE to do, not something that s a chore we d rather...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, american heart association, body mass index
american heart association, body mass index, body mass index bmi: John, You didn t give your height, so I can t tell you what a healthy weight would be. You can go to the following website to help you determine a reasonable weight for your height: Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, body mass index, body mass index bmi
body mass index, body mass index bmi, calcium fortified orange juice: Hi John, A healthy weight for you is determined by using the Body Mass Index (BMI), which is your weight in kilograms divided by your height in metres squared. A healthy BMI is considered to be between 18.5 and 25. Your BMI is currently 24.2, so you re...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, fresh fruits and vegetables, celery sticks
fresh fruits and vegetables, celery sticks, nutrition question: Hello Brian! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are a teenager and still developing it s important to eat a variety of foods in your diet. For lunch you should pack foods such as turkey or chicken(baked)sandwiches, fresh fruit, nuts(ie.almonds,...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, chocolate fruits, health info
chocolate fruits, health info, calories: When a body collects 3,500 calories more than it can use, no matter what the souce (chocolate, fruits or protein) it stores the extra calories as fat. When the body uses 3,500 calories more than it needs, it eliminates 1 lb of fat. Does this help?...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, mypyramid gov, hard boiled egg
mypyramid gov, hard boiled egg, healthy eating plan: Hello Jimmy! It is true that eating right can increase your height however, another factor is your genes and what you inherit from your parents. I would recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan that...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, nutrition question: Hello Sriram! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend going to www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan tailored to your calorie needs. Just enter your age, gender, and activity level and it will give you a complete...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, phys ed teacher, laura kraemer
phys ed teacher, laura kraemer, eating a healthy diet: Mary Clare, it might be really hard for you to lose that weight because you don t have that extra weight to lose. Chances are you will lose muscle if you don t have 8 pounds of pure fat. Lifting weights while eating a healthy diet is the fastest way to shed...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet make-up, weight loss diets, laura kraemer
weight loss diets, laura kraemer, salad oils: Dear Rachel, I think you need more protein, not carbohydrate. Most weight loss diets and fitness eating programs contain more protein to rebuild the muscles you breakdown with exercise. Try 43% carbs, 23% protein, and about 34% fat. Your body needs fat and...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet make-up, effective weight management, calories per day
effective weight management, calories per day, dietary calcium: Hi Rachel, I m not sure how you arrived at your numbers, but your calculations are not correct. The diet you have listed (15 g protein, 100 g carbs, 70 g fat) contains a total of 1090 calories; 5% of the calories are from protein, 33% are from carbs,...

Nutrition & Dieting: my diet, energy snack, raw nuts
energy snack, raw nuts, whole grains: Hi Doug, Welcome to the light. No Body eats too much raw fruit. You can t eat too much non-starchy fresh vegetables, raw or slightly cooked, either. Whole grains yes, refined sugar no. Look at labels. You don t even have to take the time to READ...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, nutrition question: Hello Sophie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Check out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan to help with weight loss. Simply enter your age and gender and it will give you a complete healthy eating plan. For more answers...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, mypyramid gov, eatright org
mypyramid gov, eatright org, eating a healthy diet: Dean, You have a lot of questions and it sounds like you need quite a bit of help so my suggestion would be to see a sports nutritionist in your area for one-on-one help. I can answer general questions but I can t tell you exactly what, when, how much to...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, nutrition questions, units of energy
nutrition questions, units of energy, metabolic rate: Hello Mitzi! One thing about exercise is that it raises your metabolic rate not only while you re huffing and puffing on the treadmill. Your metabolism takes a while to return to its normal pace. It continues to function at a higher level; your body...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, whole grains, dieting tips
whole grains, dieting tips, lean meats: Brian, I wouldn t think about it as dieting but more about making some lifestyle changes in the way you eat and exercise. Just think about eating from all of the food groups each day: lean meats, vegetables, fruits, low fat or fat free dairy products and...

Nutrition & Dieting: My diet, orange carrots, deer meat
orange carrots, deer meat, flat stomach: It makes perfect sense and you ve got good insight in that this way of eating may be lending to the very problem you re trying to solve. You don t have very much going on in the way of fiber, antioxidant rich dark green or colored vegetables (orange carrots/squash,...

Nutrition & Dieting: My diet, stair stepper, deer meat
stair stepper, deer meat, yoga pilates: HI Tracy, If there is any refined sugar in your life, out with it. Many people who have tried everything, then try the sugar elemination and yeahaa! Yoga, Pilates, lots of plain water. Eat when you are hungry. Focus on the quality and the quantity...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, body mass index, vin diesel
body mass index, vin diesel, tone muscle: I hope your doctor noticed whether or not you really had fat to lose or just weighed more because you have more than usual muscle tone. Muscle weighs more than fat, while taking up less space/volume. Very well built men like Bruce Willis, Vin Diesel, Stallone,...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, resistance training, basic laws of physics
resistance training, basic laws of physics, laws of physics: Hi Brian, I m impressed with your getting some exercise - much better than average. I realize that what is around you to eat is not exactly under you total control, but here s some basic laws of physics you can get into using. http://www.premiumfuel.com/real_food.html...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, healthy diet, packing material
healthy diet, packing material, real food: Hi Jan, Your body is designed to tell you what you need and when to quit. You should eat when you first feel hungry. The problem is what your eat - when you get what you need, you don t overeat, when you don t get what you need, you stay hungry and keep...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, cabbage soup diet, negative calorie foods
cabbage soup diet, negative calorie foods, calorie fruits: The negative calorie foods are just a huge urban scam, right up there with the cabbage soup diet, Atkins, Low Fat, shakes, pills, powders...you name it...ALL of them result in weight gain, which is why weight problems are more than ever in history! Actually,...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet, calorie fruits, fruits and veggies
calorie fruits, fruits and veggies, negative calories: All fruits and veggies are good for you. Negative calories doesn t mean that it doesn t have calories, but that it takes more calories for your body to burn it than are actually contained in the food. However, this can differ depending on your metabolism and...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet aid, diet aids, diet aid
diet aids, diet aid, waist area: Dexatrim is still available - but not with ephedrine in it. Ephedrine (MaHuang) is not legal for sale under any conditions anywhere I know of. It would be like using hemlock for weight control. These days, the secret ingredient in Dexatrim is green tea....

Nutrition & Dieting: My diet assessment, apple banana, diet assessment
apple banana, diet assessment, self perception: Being unhappy with how your body looks is self-perception. I don t care if you re 200 lbs or 120 lbs, it s important to know that you are more than a size or a number. No one will remember you in years to come for the size you wear, but the differences you...

Nutrition & Dieting: My diet assessment, laura kraemer, pound weight loss
laura kraemer, pound weight loss, diet assessment: Dear Aishee, Some of those foods I am not familiar with, so I cannot comment on their calorie amounts. You will have to read all the labels and keep a running total of the calorie amounts per day. To lose weight on average, 1500-1800 calories per day will...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet/cardio, empty stomach, burning zone
empty stomach, burning zone, tessmer: Jessica, I would make sure you have something light in your stomach. You will not be able to workout at your best or get the most out of your workout if your body is not fueled properly. Don t eat something and than workout right away but eat something...

Nutrition & Dieting: A diet to control appetite and cravings, sweat suits, mother suffering
sweat suits, mother suffering, counting calories: Dear Shannon, Did you know that there s a successful diet that helped many people in your situation? I m talking about completely free online Banta diet that can be found at: http://bantadiet.comYou ll find that this diet doesn t require counting calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: Is there a diet that doesn't require will power?, low carb dieters, low carb diets
low carb dieters, low carb diets, calorie intake: Low carb diets, though less popular recently, still do wonders for people without willpower. Research showed that even if low carb dieters ate all they wanted, they ate less than low fat dieters. Plus, when they were forced to eat even 300 Cal. a day...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet with my exercise., lean muscle mass, increase vitality
lean muscle mass, increase vitality, routine exercise: Hi Brittany, Thanks for your question. First I would like to deal with the most important aspect- attitude! Focusing on trying to lose weight very quickly will lead you to a diet that decreases your health and immune system and then means you cannot...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet and exercise, exercise question, getting in shape
exercise question, getting in shape, vital signs: Hi again Chuck, Your nutrition looks pretty decent. I might consider including the eggs with your oatmeal to help control your blood sugar better thus helping with fat loss. Or you could include a protein shake with the oatmeal separately. The lunch seems...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet/exercise at work, fellow coworkers, top of the stairs
fellow coworkers, top of the stairs, arm exercises: Dear David, I am glad you found the information helpful. There is also a great product called Juice Plus which can be very beneficial for weight loss in the diabetic. It contains the nutrients of fresh fruits and vegetables which can aide in weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet and exercise, chloesterol, calorie restriction
chloesterol, calorie restriction, uncommon problem: Sandra, This is not an uncommon problem. The first issue may be that you are indeed losing fat and gaining muscle. Muscle is denser (smaller but heavier) than fat, and so the scale may not change much. You should see the difference in the way your clothes...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet foods, whole grains fruits and vegetables, high protein diet
whole grains fruits and vegetables, high protein diet, mild dehydration: Hi Doug, There is not really a specific list of foods that will increase your energy or metabolism - simply a collection of strategies and habits that will have that affect. To increase your energy levels: 1. Eat every 4-6 hours (this includes making...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet foods, lean protein, diet foods
lean protein, diet foods, carbohydrate: Well in simple terms, it takes 3-3.5 hours to digest a meal, so thats how often you should eat. As far as what simple: a starchy carbohydrate, a lean protein and a fiborous carbohydrate, all in equal amounts at each meal www.MyNUtritionHouseCall.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet foods, fruits and vegtables, boosting metabolism
fruits and vegtables, boosting metabolism, muscle burns calories: Hello Doug! Thank you for your nutrition question. When it comes to jump-starting metabolism, rumors abound. The main 2 ways to increase your metabolsim are building muscle and eating small frequent meals througout your day. Here are my tips: Build...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet information, snack crackers, high fiber foods
snack crackers, high fiber foods, lipid clinic: Shane, There is no structured “Program”, that I know of, to lower triglycerides, because the answer is pretty straight forward. A low simple-carbohydrate diet is best to lower triglycerides. Simple Carbohydrates are foods from processed grains and are...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet for losing weight, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, diet for losing weight: Hello ! I would recommend you check out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan according to your calorie level. Just enter your age, gender, and activity level when you get to the website. For more answers to your nutrition...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet and medication, whole grain foods, low carb diets
whole grain foods, low carb diets, brain fitness: Judy, first of all there is no such thing as a no carb diet and low carb diets are short - sighted. Carbohydrates are our main source of energy. If you don t eat them you don t get any energy. The best approach to losing weight naturally is to eat slow...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet or metabolism?, digesting red meat, foot numbness
digesting red meat, foot numbness, signs of diabetes: Ruth, First and foremost, you should go see your physician about your foot numbness and coldness as this can sometimes be signs of diabetes. Second, diet and metabolism are so intertwined that it s difficult to separate one from the other. Are you taking...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet and metabolism, mark shields, success mark
mark shields, success mark, couple questions: Hello Jessica, Great question. I m going to provide you with a few articles to read over that will be of great help. If you have further questions, just ask. http://philkaplan.com/thefitnesstruth/metabolism.htm http://philkaplan.com/thefitnesstruth/sugar.htm...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet and nutrition, body mass index, healthy eating plan
body mass index, healthy eating plan, protein shakes: Hello Renee! Thank you for your nutrition question. Skipping breakfast can lead to weight gain as many studies have shown. People that eat breakfast tend to be thinner and have a lower body mass index. Having a protein shake in the morning would...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet pills, diet pills, interested check
diet pills, interested check, herbal supplements: I am not an advocate of diet pills. Some can be dangerous especially if you are on any type of medications, herbal supplements, or have any type of health problems. These types of supplements are NOT regulated by the FDA. Most have false claims and can...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet pills, whole grain cereals, diet method
whole grain cereals, diet method, legal loopholes: In all of my years (more than 30) in the diet/health field, specifically researching what does and does not work for weight loss, I m honestly sad to say that diet pills are among the very LEAST effective. If, by any chance, they work to begin with, the results...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet pills, stages of menopause, registered dietitian
stages of menopause, registered dietitian, diet pills: I do not recommend ANY diet pills and cannot say if they are safe or not. Your Mom would be much better off spending her money to see a registered dietitian and losing weight the safe and healthier way. Diet pills are only a temporary solution to a permanent...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet pills, appetite control, voices in my head
appetite control, voices in my head, diet pills: Hi Paula, NO! Humans are designed to eat food on this planet, and when you mess with this, within 2 years, you gain it all back and 25% more. Fact. Next question. I know how to eat the way I should - no, you do not, obviously. You have some notions...

Nutrition & Dieting: Are diet pills FDA approved?, health food store, diet pills
health food store, diet pills, ephedra ma huang: Jan, I did not say that diet pills are dangerous. For some people they may be dangerous, but Ephedrine, also known as Ephedra or Ma Huang, was determined to pose an unreasonable risk. http://www.fda.gov/oc/initiatives/ephedra/february2004/ Many diet...

Nutrition & Dieting: Is the diet pills NV safe, increasing metabolism, nv diet pills
increasing metabolism, nv diet pills, increase metabolism: Hi Lakenya, By eating healthier what do you mean? How often are you eating and of what types of food? As far as losing weight, don t worry about it right now since if you re working out hopefully you re weight lifting to help increase metabolism, which...

Nutrition & Dieting: How diet pills work, lab mice, hot pepper
lab mice, hot pepper, diet pills: To be perfectly honest - these products don t even work in theory . There s a big move on to make them stop putting those claims out there and bilking the public to the tune of more than $40 BILLION dollars a year (not million, BILLION). A couple examples...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet pills, diet pills, fluid water
diet pills, fluid water, gain weight: My suggestion for most of my patients is 3-5 pounds a month. That s about a pound a week. Usually anything more is not fat, but fluid/water, and can be misleading. Safety is a relative issue. You can safely fast for several days and lose both muscle...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet plan, king saud university, fruits and vegetables
king saud university, fruits and vegetables, soda pop: A diet high in fruits and vegetables promotes an alkaline state. In particular, your wife should avoid red meats and soda pop beverages. You re both doing well by abstaining from alcohol. Regarding increasing sperm, scientific evidence supports only one...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet plan, local health food store, health food store
local health food store, health food store, point of food: Hello again, I am glad you found some of the information of value. Whey protein is a form of protein which you should be able to find readily at a health food store, if not, try on-line through Life Extension. Life Extension is a company that makes pharmaceutical...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet plateau, body measurements, food diary
body measurements, food diary, wieghts: Nancy, Sometimes there is not much you can do about plateaus. They are a natural part of weight loss. And yes, you are right in that it is not always about the scale! Since you are building muscle, you are probably losing fat and inches but gaining some...

Nutrition & Dieting: the last diet question, john berardi, professional bodybuilder
john berardi, professional bodybuilder, muscular physique: All I can repeat, from the mountaintops and til the end of time is that the diet/weight loss industry makes MORE than $40 BILLION dollars per year (with Americans alone!) and yet, the average weight of individuals continue to grow; obesity is epidemic now...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet regime, cause dehydration, diet regime
cause dehydration, diet regime, packing material: Plain water is VITAL, almost everything else has so much diuretics (coffee, sodas, tea, many juices) that they pull water, not add. The #1 enemy to sticking to exercise is not boredom, but dehydration, as in chronic - it makes moving feel like it is a bad...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet regime, cause dehydration, diet regime
cause dehydration, diet regime, turkey sandwich: Water is extremely important before, during and after exercise to keep you properly hydrated. Yes, in extreme conditions exercise can cause dehydration but it is usually with athletes that run marathons, etc... The average exerciser wouldn t get dehydrated...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to diet the right way, candy cakes, excess fats
candy cakes, excess fats, fruits and vegetables: Hi Amanda, If you would like to keep the weight off permanently I recommend that you do a lifestyle change instead of a diet. A diet will likely keep the weight off for a short period of time. If you are not active start engaging in some physical activity...

Nutrition & Dieting: Is this diet safe?, cloth tape measure, skinfold calipers
cloth tape measure, skinfold calipers, turkey eggs: Hi Jimmy, I drink a gallon of water everyday. That is not a concern. This protein garbage is. Here is a link about what happens to your kidneys with high protein diets http://www.atkinsdietalert.org/ Think you need to eat meat to make muscle? Eat like...

Nutrition & Dieting: Is this diet safe?, cloth tape measure, skinfold calipers
cloth tape measure, skinfold calipers, turkey eggs: Sorry, this is more than I would have time for! IF you have a quick general question I can help with that. If you would like to pay my email session fee we could discuss this further. Otherwise I recommend seeing a dietitian one-on-one and using a professional...

Nutrition & Dieting: Is this diet safe?, cloth tape measure, skinfold calipers
cloth tape measure, skinfold calipers, turkey eggs: Sounds like a sensible plan to me. However, I don t feel that the creatine and glutamine are necessary. The amount of water is fine. There is such thing as water toxicity, but this is rare and I would only caution youabout this if youhad some sort of kidney...

Nutrition & Dieting: Is this diet safe?, cloth tape measure, skinfold calipers
cloth tape measure, skinfold calipers, turkey eggs: Hello Jimmy, Great question. While there isn t much I can pick out wrong or unsafe there, I do have some points to add. One, that much water is safe for you. Maybe not that much is necessary, for your weight 80oz a day is minimal you should aim for. But,...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet soda, fruits veggies, diet soda
fruits veggies, diet soda, diet coke: Hi Kathy, It is hard to tell exactly what your lull in energy is from, BUT it is not uncommon! It could be from the caffeine giving you a temporary burst of energy and then wearing off! You could try doing without the soft drink! Water would be much healthier...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet suplements, dietary suplements, types of drugs
dietary suplements, types of drugs, b vitamins: I don t much believe in these types of drugs (yes they are drugs) for weight loss or supplements. A multivitamin, perhaps stress B vitamins and vitamin C are about all I would advocate. I think the hype about many supplements is not based in reality or...

Nutrition & Dieting: diet supplements, diet supplements, diet pills
diet supplements, diet pills, leigh anne: i DON T recommend use of ANY diet pills sold over the counter. Although they may seem to show results initially, they are only a short-term fix for a long-term problem that can only truly be corrected by diet and exercise. They are also associated with a wide...

Nutrition & Dieting: Will this diet work?, weight watches, gradual weight loss
weight watches, gradual weight loss, starvation mode: Hello Nikki! Thank you for your nutrition questions. Weight loss is a very gradual process so don t be alarmed that you have not lost any weight yet. Studies show that gradual weight loss leads to permanent weight loss while people that lose weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: What diet?, low carb diet, curves for women
low carb diet, curves for women, five foot two: Hello Mari, You definitely need to make some changes and I will tell you straight out you have to be READY!! Losing weight takes work and you have to really be committed to making some changes and willing to do what it takes! You don t need to do things...

Nutrition & Dieting: dietary fibre, psyllium husk, fibre intake
psyllium husk, fibre intake, dietary fibre: To the best of my knowledge, there is no real limit to the amount of fiber taken daily as it relates to long-term fiber intake. I believe that you are doing well with your two-step program. Thank you for your question, Apostolos. I hope that my answer...

Nutrition & Dieting: dietary supplement, ephedra products, boosting your energy
ephedra products, boosting your energy, stomach problems: Unfortunately, I cannot recommend this supplement. The ephedra is dangerous when used over a long period or if the dosage level is too high. People have died from ephedra products so that is a really good reason to avoid them. The supplement also contains...

Nutrition & Dieting: dietary supplement, type competitions, lean protein
type competitions, lean protein, diet supplements: Jackie, I don t know anything specific about the supplement but I don t recommend ANY diet supplements. Healthy eating, exercise and quality multi-vitamins are what you need. You are right to be leery of ephedrine. It may be working in your friends but...

Nutrition & Dieting: dietary supplements, dietary supplements, gnc
dietary supplements, gnc, cla: While it is not a problem mixing some supplements, it can be dangerous with others. CLA is a good product and has a track record of aiding in fat metabolism. Hydroxycut, on the other hand, is not a supplement that I would recommend. The side effects are...

Nutrition & Dieting: dietary supplements, dangerous side effects, mega t green tea dietary supplement
dangerous side effects, mega t green tea dietary supplement, green tea dietary supplement: The ingredients in this supplement are not safe. Guarana is like taking speed (amphetamines) and can have dangerous side effects. So I would advise against taking these. Try drinking a glass or two of green tea a day instead (can be hot or cold). Diet and...

Nutrition & Dieting: dietician, dietitian services, registered dietician
dietitian services, registered dietician, eatright: Hi Michelle, Fees for dietitian services vary quite a bit, depending on what area of the country you live in. For example, I am based out of Hamilton, ON (a mid-sized city) and charge $75.00 CDN for a one hour consultation, while in Toronto (a very large...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, whole grain cereal, whole grain life
whole grain cereal, whole grain life, pizza cheese: No dieting! Give up brownies? Never! Seriously, dieting, no matter which plan (yes, that includes Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, you name it) do NOT work (as in last ) once the diet is stopped. Most people not only regain ALL the weight they ve lost,...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, laura kraemer, stay at home mom
laura kraemer, stay at home mom, starvation mode: Karla, Really try to keep a food journal for the duration of your diet. Hiiden calories always sneak up. Also, when you do diet always try to eat more than 1000 calories per day, any less might put your body into starvation mode. Starvation mode really slows...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, laura kraemer, insulin production
laura kraemer, insulin production, carbohydrate foods: Dear Nikki, if you are diabetic you really should not be eating too many foods high in carbohydrate. Carbohydrate foods (like fruit and fruit juices) stimulate the body to produce more insulin, if you are diabetic you have problems with insulin production....

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, minor losses, junk science
minor losses, junk science, heredity: I tell everyone - Diets do NOT work . The science indicates that almost 100% of all diets will fail once they are gone off . Within one to two years or less, all the weight returns with 20% more. So, over time, dieters just get heavier and heavier. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, mypyramid gov, magic pills
mypyramid gov, magic pills, stomach area: This is pretty common as women reach menopause. The changes in hormones make it much easier to gain weight. There are no magic pills or foods that will melt fat away. You need to take a good look at your diet and make sure you are eating healthy and well-balanced....

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, calories, metabolism
calories, metabolism: Not likely a gain of real weight. Just fluids maybe. To gain one pound you need to eat 3,500 calories MORE than your body uses to maintain metabolism. To lose one pound, you need to burn 3,500 calories more than you need. It s really that...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, artifical sweeteners, low carbing
artifical sweeteners, low carbing, insulin resistance: Hi Bud, Greetings and thank you for your question. Typically, belly fat is an indication of insulin resistance, which I encourage you to research on the internet. My suggestion for weight loss and the insulin resistance is to begin a low-carb eating...