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Nutrition & Dieting: ketosis, weight loss surgery, blood circulation
weight loss surgery, blood circulation, sleep time: Typically 60% of our diet is made up of carbohydrates. So when you cut them out you are cutting out a significant amount of calories so there is a dramatic loss in weight.But then it stops. The you start eat carbs again and put on what you lost plus 10lbs....

Nutrition & Dieting: ketosis symptoms, signs of ketosis, ketosis symptoms
signs of ketosis, ketosis symptoms, low carb diets: Christine, Typically, you would use a urine test to tell if you are burning ketones. Otherwise: Ketones give the breath a sickly, fruity odour like nail-varnish remover or pear-drops. Ketoacidosis (high levels of ketones with acidity) causes nausea,...

Nutrition & Dieting: kidney stones, calcium oxalate, treatment of kidney stones
calcium oxalate, treatment of kidney stones, calcium diet: Hi Rose, The following is from the gastromd.com website: Most kidney stones are made up of calcium and oxalate. Information about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney stones can be found at The Kidney Stone Web Site, Kidney Stones, and other...

Nutrition & Dieting: kidney stones, high oxalate foods, wheat bran
high oxalate foods, wheat bran, calcium concentrations: Hi Lisa, Making dietary changes can dramatically reduce the risk of forming more kidney stones. Many urologists recommend that kidney stone patients perform a 24 hour urine collection to measure urinary minerals. Sometimes important metabolic abnormalities...

Nutrition & Dieting: kids nutrition, junk food junkie, laura kraemer
junk food junkie, laura kraemer, food triangle: Dear Tammy, If you have the genetics for obesity in the family, then you should limit the sweets and other junk food. If both sides of the family are thin, then your kids should eat till they feel full. Most kids with thin genetics, know when to stop eating....

Nutrition & Dieting: What kind of diet do I need., whole grains, stomach problems
whole grains, stomach problems, alkalis: HI Kris, All the protein you can use is one serving a day, say a piece of meat the size of your fist. Have lots of quality carbs, like whole grains, fresh produce. What to do differently: do not eat protein and carbs at the same time, put 3 hours between...

Nutrition & Dieting: what kind of diet should i use?, complex carbs, empty calories
complex carbs, empty calories, lean protein: I would simply cut back on the amount of fat and empty calories that you are eating. Empty calories are those without nutritional value, such as junk food, desserts, soda, etc. You need a fair amount of calories at your age, but if you eat predominantly...

Nutrition & Dieting: how do i know when to stop?, body composition, weight tables
body composition, weight tables, lean tissue: Jen, My suggestion is to stick to the BMI tables. They give you a range of weights for your height. They give you a healthy weight as opposed to an ideal weight , which is more realistic. These charts however DO NOT give you body fat! You need to be...

Nutrition & Dieting: How do I know if I am over weight?, laura kraemer, caliper test
laura kraemer, caliper test, bone muscle: Pauline I know of no studies that state a body has to be fully developed before eating healthy and losing excess fat. Weight loss when done sensibly is healthy. Your question about how do you know if you are overweight? The best way to tell is that if you...

Nutrition & Dieting: L-Lysine, a physiologically active amino acid, l lysine, optical isomers
l lysine, optical isomers, chemical substance: Bryan, The letter L in front of a chemical substance s name refers to its belonging to so called optical isomers. It means that molecules geometry can take one of the two mirror forms: L or D. This kind of isomers are called enantiomers. I know of no enantiomers...

Nutrition & Dieting: L Tyrosine, l tyrosine, grass clippings
l tyrosine, grass clippings, sluggish thyroid: There is absolutely no benefit to anyone, except the sellers, with regard to otc (over the counter) supplements such as these. They are now, always have been and probably always will be scams. Since they are not drugs or food, they are not regulated. You...

Nutrition & Dieting: L Tyrosine, dr dean ornish, eating whole grains
dr dean ornish, eating whole grains, sluggish thyroid: I would say that thyroid tests are very reliable. Perhaps you have a slow metabolism, or maybe you are just eating the wrong foods. I suggest lots of fruits and veggies, eating whole grains and whole wheats (breads, pastas), buts and seeds, limiting your meat...

Nutrition & Dieting: L Tyrosine, private research firm, l tyrosine
private research firm, l tyrosine, cold hands and feet: Barry, I had the same problem with my feet being cold all the time but after I got on the Infinity2 enzyme products that all went away and I feel great... If you want to look into it you can become a distributor for $9.95 and buy products at wholesale...

Nutrition & Dieting: Labels, dietary reference intake, wheat flour
dietary reference intake, wheat flour, macronutrient: It means that each ingredient is less than 2% of the total. Keep in mind that if your worry is a food allergy or food intolerance, less than 2% means that ingredient is still there. It may be a small amount but the product still contains it. Kim Tessmer,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Labels, mark shields, food labels
mark shields, food labels, dective: Hello Jo, Great question. As far as the contains less than . I would assume (this could be product dependent as there are loopholes in labeling laws) that it means for example if it says it contains less than 2% of sugar and salt that the total weight or...

Nutrition & Dieting: Late evening eating, cheese and crackers, pre workout
cheese and crackers, pre workout, yogurt cheese: Hi Sean, First, I would recommend that you have a snack 30-60 minutes before you head to the gym if at all possible. Your body needs fuel for your workout and you will likely have a much better workout if you have a snack beforehand. A good pre-workout...

Nutrition & Dieting: Late evening post workout meals, whole grain bread, endurance athlete
whole grain bread, endurance athlete, cup brown rice: Hello Charles Whether you re a bodybuilder or an endurance athlete, the period immediately following a workout is the best time for your body to burn fat and absorb the nutritional components of foods. As such, you need to replenish yourself with a meal...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lately I've heard from a few..., digestion system, absorption of calcium
digestion system, absorption of calcium, tessmer: Have not heard this and have seen no scientific studies done to prove this! As far as I know milk is still a great source of calcium for the body. In addition milk contains vitamin D, which aids in the absorption of calcium. I would ask the people that...

Nutrition & Dieting: LDL, lipid clinic, peripheral vascular disease
lipid clinic, peripheral vascular disease, atpiii: Michelle, The answer depends on your husbands risk for cardiovascular disease. If he is at “moderate” risk, then an LDL of 115 is fine. If he is at “high” risk, then his LDL should be below 100. A person is at “high” risk of cardiovascular disease...

Nutrition & Dieting: Leafy greeny yummy, nutritional potency, raw spinach
nutritional potency, raw spinach, baby spinach: Hello Amber! Thank you for your nutrition question. Spinach, especially young, tender baby spinach makes a wonderful salad green. Raw spinach is a healthy addition to salads, but to get the full benefit from this leafy green, eat it cooked at least...

Nutrition & Dieting: Learning to Eat, low carb snack, artifical sweeteners
low carb snack, artifical sweeteners, butter vegetables: Hi Erica, Thank you greatly for your question. I lost about 100 lbs. eating a low-carb eating program. I do not count calories, and I eat as much as I want of: eggs, meat, poultry, olive oil, ghee, butter, vegetables except potatoes, nuts, fish. I eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: Learning to eat right again!, food profile, doctors office
food profile, doctors office, amazon: Sabrina, Living with whey allergies is definitely tough. I have some good friends with the same issues. I don t really know what to tell you other than to just be very careful because it is well worth it. You will feel so much better when you cut these...

Nutrition & Dieting: Legs, miracle food, resistance exercise
miracle food, resistance exercise, awesome info: Hi Ava, If it were this easy, I would be the first one stocking up on this miracle food!!!!! To answer your question, that would be no! There are no foods that make your legs thinner. However, eating LESS food, and less calories would definitely help...

Nutrition & Dieting: Linseeds, omega 3 fats, salmon omega
omega 3 fats, salmon omega, health food store: Hi Katie, Yes, linseeds (also known as flax seeds) are a very healthy food. They contain omega-3 fats, which are found in only a few foods (other foods high in omega-3 s include walnuts, canola oil, and fatty fish like salmon). Omega-3 s are important for...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lipids in urine (not cholesterol test), l carnatine, lipid metabolism
l carnatine, lipid metabolism, male menopause: Jerry, I ve never heard of a urine test for lipids (fats). There is no reason, that I can think of, why your body would elimate fat through your urine. This would be a big waste of energy . People who are diabetic will eliminate sugar through their...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lipomas, excessive alcohol consumption, familial multiple lipomatosis
excessive alcohol consumption, familial multiple lipomatosis, genetic components: Hi Ben! Thanks for writing. There are many different classifications of lipomas, and although you may fall into more than 1 category, your history is strongly suggestive of Familial Multiple Lipomatosis. The lipomas are categorized according to their pattern...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lipovarin, metabromine, high fiber cereal
metabromine, high fiber cereal, daily basis: If you are doing your workout in the morning I woud recommend eating a light meal. Morning is the best time to burn fat calories because you have t put anything in your body yet (no glucose, so instead of your body using glucose you have recently eaten for...

Nutrition & Dieting: Long Term Eating Habits, personal coaching, eating habits
personal coaching, eating habits, cravings: Moderation is the key instead of depriving yourself and then bingeing on the forbidden food . It would be better for you to eat small snacks every three hours or so. This method keeps your metabolism going constantly and you ll feel full. The snacks obviously...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loose Skin, loose skin, fat person
loose skin, fat person, body fat percentage: Hi Justin, Nice job! What a tremendous weight loss. I am a huge fan of cardio work and you must have done a load of cardio to have that weight loss. Since you are very young, you might find that your skin does tighten up some with time. In the meantime,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loose Skin after Weight Loos, weight loos, stomach area
weight loos, stomach area, nutrition and dieting: Tanning won t help. Toning may, but most of the time you will need surgery to remove the excess skin. You ve got nothing to lose by trying to tone your stomach and obliques. The analogy is similar to an elastic waistband that has been over-stretched....

Nutrition & Dieting: Loose Skin after Weight Loos, laura kraemer, weight loos
laura kraemer, weight loos, nutrition and dieting: Dear Tim, first congratulations on your accomplishment, I m very impressed by your motivation. Second, unfortunately once you grow a fat cell you own it forever. Those cells are just deflated ready to swell up if needed say you start gaining weight again....

Nutrition & Dieting: Loose Skin after Weight Loos, weight loos, nutrition and dieting
weight loos, nutrition and dieting, loose skin: Hi Tim, Thanks for writing and congrats on your tremendous achievement!! Unfortunately, I am unaware of anything that will tighten up your skin short of surgery. I would suggest you visit with a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss your options....

Nutrition & Dieting: Loose Skin, low rider jeans, weight fluctuations
low rider jeans, weight fluctuations, lower abdomen: I can just give you my personal experience with the same thing. I not only gained a HUGE amount of weight for my pregnancies, but after losing it, re-gained even more. I spent a lifetime of yo-yo weight fluctuations. By my mid-30 s, I had a horrible problem,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loose skin, skin firming lotions, laura kraemer
skin firming lotions, laura kraemer, inner thighs: Dear Naty, Keep up the great work with your weight loss. Loose skin contains the fat cells that used to be plump, now they are flat and just lying around waiting for you to overeat so they can plump back up. You can never lose the fat cells unless you have...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loose weight, full body workout, examples of resistance training
full body workout, examples of resistance training, month old baby: Resistace training Try a full body workout. 1-2 exercises per muscle group. 1. Seated Leg extension 2. Seated Leg Curl 3. Seates Shoulder Press 4. Straight Bar Tricep Pushdown ( on a cable Machine) 5. Bicel Curl with a straight bar ( on a cable machine)...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loosing weight, laura kraemer, check labels
laura kraemer, check labels, calories per day: Accept that to lose weight you will have to give up the donuts and pasta. Stick with 1500-1800 calories per day (check labels and add the totals of the food you eat) and try to walk everyday for at least 30 minutes. You should lose 1-2 pounds per week. Christmas...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loosing weight put on after surgery, everyday workout, muscle burns calories
everyday workout, muscle burns calories, bone graft: Hi Clarissa! Thank you for your nutrition question. Hope you are feeling better. I know mash diets can be difficult but hang in there. The following website will help you to calculate your proper calorie intake. Just enter your information and it...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loosing weight, laura kraemer, fruits and vegetables
laura kraemer, fruits and vegetables, morning tea: Dear India, you are not overweight for your height, so don t try to lose weight. For your diet, choose healthier foods like fruits and vegetables, lean meats, chicken, fish, low fat dairy, and whole grain breads. Everybody should eat a healthy diet, even if...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lose Fat, waist measurement, bodyfat
waist measurement, bodyfat, healthy diet: Hi Tanya, Before you go getting a doctor s advice on something that may not be required let s try the following... On the surface it looks as though you are getting the right quantity of protein and carbs etc. The question is, what quality are you getting?...

Nutrition & Dieting: How Do I Lose Weight?, mypyramid gov, muscle burns calories
mypyramid gov, muscle burns calories, rareity: Angie, It is about impossible for me to tell you why you are not losing weight. I need to be able to work with you and get a lot more info before I could help you out in that way. All I can say is to watch portion sizes! You have made some great changes...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lose weight before school starts, high calorie foods, healthy snacks
high calorie foods, healthy snacks, soft drinks: Elizabeth, At your age the only way to lose weight in a HEALTHY manner is to NOT think about dieting. You need to watch what you eat by eating healthier, watching portion sizes and drinking lots of water. However, do not skimp on calories! You need to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lose weight/tone up, calories in foods, exercise suggestions
calories in foods, exercise suggestions, college stress: Hello Lauren, The stress of college can wreak havoc on even the fittest body. And I am not telling you anything you don t already know - but the shorter you are the faster the pounds show. However, I also know that when someone of your height does lose...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lose weight, burning calories, fashion models
burning calories, fashion models, skipping meals: It s rather difficult to tell you exactly what to do because I have no idea of your height, weight, and overall diet. However, I can tell you that skipping meals will cause your body to add weight because it will be fooled into thinking that you are starving....

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing 20 pounds the healthy way, virtual gym, body fat percent
virtual gym, body fat percent, body composition: Hello Jo, I think that you might want to figure out first your ideal body weight and body fat percent. If you don t have excess body fat, there s no way you can lose 20 pounds in a safe and healthy way -- however, you can learn how to eat healthier. Cutting...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing 20 pounds, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, food choices: Hi Jeff These are very simple steps and this is the way I lost my weight. You have to change your way of eating but you don t want to diet because diets just don t work. I can give you the pointers that helped me lose weight. I have lost about 80...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing while binging., dried fruits, personal basis
dried fruits, personal basis, personal issue: I really cannot tell you what is going on without working with you one-on-one. I have no idea what you have been doing to diet so cannot even comment on that. If you are really depriving yourself to diet or lose weight, that could be a possible reason....

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing fat, calorie reduction diet, laura kraemer
calorie reduction diet, laura kraemer, step aerobics: Dear Cherei, If it s been a few years since you had your children, then I don t think there is a chance to shed your saggy skin. Saggy skin has to shrink, and as one ages, the shrinking ability is reduced. If it s fat, then yes a calorie reduction diet will...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing twenty pounds, mypyramid gov, eatright org
mypyramid gov, eatright org, wheat foods: Tara, The best way to lose weight is to change your lifestyle, which includes both your eating and exercise! The walking is great but make sure you do it consistently! If weights and sit-ups make you sore than you are most likely NOT doing them correctly....

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing twenty pounds, mypyramid gov, good exercise routine
mypyramid gov, good exercise routine, metabolism rate: Hello Tara! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a weight loss menu plan tailored to your needs. When you visit the site just enter your information such as age and gender...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing twenty pounds, wheat foods, neck shoulders
wheat foods, neck shoulders, sensitive teeth: The worst thing that happens this time of year is everyone charging head on into a new life and wanting to erase the errors of years and years, in two weeks or a month. So, when I tell them it s not going to happen, they don t like it and they go buy some...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Weight, south beach diet, special k diet
south beach diet, special k diet, fad diets: Justina, Yes, sounds like you are on the right track. Just include ALL the food groups daily: lean meats, fruits, vegetables, whole grains and low fat or fat free dairy products. Watch your portion sizes too! You will be OK with ONE bowl of cereal and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Too Much Weight?, fruits and veggies, thyroid problem
fruits and veggies, thyroid problem, healthy snacks: Psoriasis is not caused by highblood pressure or diabetes. It has a hereditary component but can also be an auto-immune response. The jury is still out on what actually is the cause. Yeast infections can be caused by a host of things.... too much antibiotic...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Weight, whole grain cereal, wheat life
whole grain cereal, wheat life, life cereal: Thank you for sharing your new eating plan with me and giving me this opportunity to help. There isn t much wrong with this plan, however, measuring chicken or baked potatoes by the cup is a bit unreasonable. Also, eating the potato skin is GOOD for you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Weight, high blodd pressure, mypyramid gov
high blodd pressure, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan: Hello Chris! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan tailored for weight loss. You should eat around 1,800 calories daily in order to lose 1lb daily....

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing More Weight, caloric output, reducing sugar
caloric output, reducing sugar, caloric intake: Hi Jordan, Wow, 30 pounds in 3 months! That is great. And you did it the right way - by reducing caloric intake by limiting sugar and fat while increasing caloric output with exercise. And even more impressively you have maintained the weight loss. Did...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Weight, fructose corn syrup, low glycemic foods
fructose corn syrup, low glycemic foods, brussels sprouts: Hello Tya, Number one, eat low-glycemic foods. These are foods which keep your blood-sugar stable. When blood-sugar raises insulin raises as well to store excess sugar. This results in fat gain, especially around your abdomen. Foods that contribute to weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Weight Around Mid Section, switch legs, nutrition question
switch legs, nutrition question, centre of gravity: Hello Chris! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you have a great eating plan going so far. It will take a litle patience to see results in the midsection your body might be taking off the inches in other areas first. However, here...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Weight After Having a Baby, losing weight after having a baby, pre pregnancy
losing weight after having a baby, pre pregnancy, whole grains: Tamara, keep reminding yourself that it took you 9 months to gain this weight - and it can take at least that to lose it. Not everyone has personal trainers and watchdogs to measure meals and serving sizes like the stars do. It s not common for women to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Weight and getting toned, lean muscle mass, cardio workouts
lean muscle mass, cardio workouts, drink lots of water: You could lose twenty pounds with no problem at all. Do cardio workouts followed by weight training. This method burns up your carbohydrates and then fat gets burned quicker. You ll also gain lean muscle mass which keeps your metabolism burning fat all...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing Weight, mark shields, success mark
mark shields, success mark, random question: Hello Craig, 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: Losing weight, pineapple oranges, low calorie foods
pineapple oranges, low calorie foods, sweet pickles: Sure, try freezing some grapes (they take longer to eat and are even more enjoyable); slice some melons, pineapple, oranges, etc and have them available in a plastic bag or container in your frige, all ready to eat and reach for them instead of chips or...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight, low calorie diet, refined flour
low calorie diet, refined flour, refined sugar: Hi Mia, Yes, your metabolism can go into famine mood, and a lot of frustrated dieters think that if they eat less and work out more they will lose weight, but it doesn t work like that. Your appetite can tell you what you need to eat and when you have...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight, coca cola products, whole grains
coca cola products, whole grains, skinny person: Hi Davor, Looks like you have a grip on that you have a challenge and why. The night shift is a big deal, and while the drop of exercise for many would cause them to gain. Perhaps your inner manager figured less action, less fuel intake. Exercise, also...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight, whole grain bread, laura kraemer
whole grain bread, laura kraemer, olivia fox: Dear Olivia, You can lose weight on your own by walking and eating a 1500 calorie diet. Read labels and write down what you eat. If you stay within that 1500 calorie number, you can lose 2 pounds per week provided you exercise for at least 30 minutes per day....

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, food journal: You can lose approx 1 pound every 10 days by just walking on the treadmill. If you lower your calories to 1500-1800 per day and walk 40 minutes on the treadmill you can lose 2 pounds every 7 days, maybe more. It doesn t sound like a lot, but it really is....

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight, 1700 calories, whey products
1700 calories, whey products, calories per day: Anna, First, 500 calories per day is not enough. If you starve yourself too much then your body thinks that there are not enough nutrients in your environment and it starts storing fat very efficiently. You should focus on low-sugar, high fiber sources...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight, yoga position, time focus
yoga position, time focus, going on holiday: Hi Anna, When you eat too little, you lower your metabolism. Less than 1500 a day is a bad idea. Try to substitute an activity, climb stairs, dance around for a minute, try a yoga position, meditate, visualize, something positive instead of sitting...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight and dietary considerations, dietary considerations, medical doctors
dietary considerations, medical doctors, lifestyle changes: Risa, First of all as we get older our bodies change and we cannot eat as much as we did when we were younger and our metabolism was quicker. If you REALLY want to lose weight and be a healthier person that you HAVE to make lifestyle changes and that includes...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight in face/neck, best exercise for losing weight, fresh fruits and vegetables
best exercise for losing weight, fresh fruits and vegetables, nutrition question: Hello Emma! Thank you for your nutrition question. The best exercise for losing weight in the face/neck would be aerobic activity such as walking daily, jogging, swimming, bikeriding, and tae bo. Spot reducing activities really don t work according...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight and keeping it off, volunteer match, 10 000 steps
volunteer match, 10 000 steps, calorie intake: GOOD FOR YOU in cutting the junk! The way you re going about your weight loss sounds like it could very well be permanent! Why? Because you re living a lifestyle rather than following a diet that you ll eventually go off. As long as you maintain a regular...

Nutrition & Dieting: Losing weight, healthy food choices, laura kraemer
healthy food choices, laura kraemer, food journal: Samantha, you sound like a smart girl and you know what it takes to lose weight. Walk daily or increase your activity by at least 30 minutes per day. Try to eat 1500-1800 calories in a day, everyday. Keep a food journal and write down everything you eat, then...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loss of Appetite, healthy eating habits, fad diet
healthy eating habits, fad diet, nutrition question: Hello Elizabeth! Thank you for your nutrition question. Congratulations on your new healthy eating habits! It sounds like you are on the right track. Healthy weight loss is about 1-2lbs per week. This might sound like a low number however, people...

Nutrition & Dieting: Loss of B-12 in skim milk and yogurt, red star nutritional yeast, meat analogues
red star nutritional yeast, meat analogues, dietary reference intake: Hi Gina, B12 is a water soluble vitamin, not a fat soluble one, so fat-free dairy products are still a source of B12. I would suggest trying to include other sources of B12 in your diet, such as Red Star nutritional yeast, B12-fortified meat analogues (e.g....

Nutrition & Dieting: Lossing weight, nutrition question, lifestyle changes
nutrition question, lifestyle changes, calorie intake: Hello Frans! Thank you for your nutrition question. There is an easy way to measure your calorie intake. Just visit http://www.fitday.com When you get there it is free to register and it has an online computer program to keep track of how many calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lost 20 lbs--slowly gaining it back! HELP!!, grilled cheese sandwich, chocolate chip cookies
grilled cheese sandwich, chocolate chip cookies, kidney stone: Please stop trying so hard. Everything you re doing is making it worse. First, any weight loss from illness and/or dieting will come back on, nearly 100% of the time. Same for weight loss from stress. Second, those cereal replacement challenges are...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Calorie Diet, low calorie diet, calories needed for weight loss
low calorie diet, calories needed for weight loss, calories per pound: HI Jasmine I am sending you a formula to figure out your daily calorie needs according to how active you are. I have found this to be the best way to figure out calories needed for weight loss. Determining your calorie needs On average, women need...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Calorie Diet, low calorie diet, mark shields
low calorie diet, mark shields, success mark: Hello Jasmine, That s a great question, as there is a lot of conflicting info out there. It s not a short answer, but I can clear up that confusion. So save myself from writing a book (which I ve just completed one on this very subject) here are a few articles...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Calorie Diet, low calorie diet, starvation mode
low calorie diet, starvation mode, nutrition question: Hello Jasmine! Thank you for your nutrition question. In order to lose weight you should not go below 1,500 calories because it will send your body into starvation mode. The amount of calories you should be consuming depends on your age, height, weight,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low-Carb Low-Glycemic Vegan Diet, low glycemic foods, flax seed oil
low glycemic foods, flax seed oil, cup oatmeal: Dear Enzo! Thank you for your nutrition question. Your calorie intake in order to lose weight should be around 1600 calories according to your weight and height. In additionI believe your vegetarian eating plan sounds excellent. You probably need to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low-Carbs, low carb diets, low carb diet
low carb diets, low carb diet, candy fruit: While I don t promote the low-carb lifestyle, I can offer some suggestions of foods that are generally low in carbohydrates... Meat (if you are going to load up on these then you might try to find the lean cuts and ground beef, etc instead of the fatty...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low calorie diets & anorexia, low calorie diets, low calorie diet
low calorie diets, low calorie diet, obsessive compulsive disorders: Anorexia is a mental illness; not a diet. Seriously, it s not about the calories or about weight or size. The people who TRY to develop this mental illness still end up with as serious a psychological condition as those who don t try . Sometimes anorexia...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low calorie, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, strict regimen: Hi Barry Congrats on losing the 5 pounds. The reason you lost the weight is that you were taking in less calories than your body was burning off. Your body burns calories even if you are just sitting or even sleeping. A diet that is only 1,000 calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low carb diet, hard boiled eggs, low carb diet
hard boiled eggs, low carb diet, nutrition question: Hello Dan! Thank you for your nutrition question. Cooking low carb means that you should cook more protein foods and avoid junk food such as sodas and other high sugar foods. As long as you are eating more foods such as nuts(almonds, peanuts, and cashews),...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Fat Diet to shift the pounds!, calorie intake to lose weight, healthy eating plan
calorie intake to lose weight, healthy eating plan, calories per day: Congratulations on your wedding! Your husband-to-be loves you JUST THE WAY YOU ARE, so losing weight for a single day isn t what you need to do. It only adds to the stress and confusion that leads up to that day. Eating healthy and keeping a healthy eating...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Fat Diet, cold water fish, dandelion greens
cold water fish, dandelion greens, key hole surgery: Hello Jilly! Thank you for your nutrition question. The following foods are helpful for your gallbladder and low in fat. beets Cucumbers Green beans Okra Sweet potatoes Avocados - a good way to get needed fats directly from food Vinegars all...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Fat diet, fish oil capsules, garlic pills
fish oil capsules, garlic pills, refined flour: Hi Kate, In order of importance: exercise, get a total of 30 minutes of breathing hard every day, can be 3 x 10 minutes, 10 times 3 minutes, however you can sneak it in. Climb stairs, dance around, walk briskly, and you are required to enjoy it. out...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Fat Lifestyle, steatosis hepatis, low carb diet
steatosis hepatis, low carb diet, fatty liver: Hi Barry, The term fatty liver is also known as steatorrhoeic hepatosis or steatosis hepatis. It is a reversible disease. Yes, your doc is right that it could have been caused by the alcohol intake. it can also occur in individuals who do not drink but...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Fat Lifestyle, whole grain foods, healthy balanced diet
whole grain foods, healthy balanced diet, low carb diet: Hi It s hard to be specific without knowing your full details, I would recommend you see your doctor first for dietary advice. The basics of eating a healthy balanced diet, is to base your diet on grains and vegetables. Approximately 50% of your diet should...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low Fiber, non dairy creamer, crohn s disease
non dairy creamer, crohn s disease, low fiber diet: Hello Torrey, Thank you for your question. The fiber will still be there unless you strain the juice out of the vegetables and fruits. Fiber is the undigestable part of the plant. Here is a sample low fiber plan that can be of help to you. Sample...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low fat Mayonnaise, kraft miracle whip, fructose corn syrup
kraft miracle whip, fructose corn syrup, potassium sorbate: Miracle Whip comparing with real Mayo has additional carbohydrates: high fructose corn syrup, starches, and table sugar. The bad thing about it is that it has no essential nutrients at all: no vitamins, no calcium but lots of bad saturated fats (just one tablespoonful...

Nutrition & Dieting: Very Low Metabolism, laura kraemer, cheese pizza
laura kraemer, cheese pizza, excess bread: Dear Jordan, being as active as you sound, I don t think you have a very low metabolism. Instead, I think you eat too many and too much of the wrong foods. Some foods are easily turned into sugar, which are then easily stored as fat. Carbohydrates are such...

Nutrition & Dieting: Low RMR and weight loss--I'm not losing., low glycemic foods, daily calorie expenditure
low glycemic foods, daily calorie expenditure, fad diets: Jennifer, I know you are looking for a calorie target and many dieticians, etc. like to think in these numbers. However, most estimates are not very reliable. How did you get you RMR tested. There is recent evidence that simple fidgeting can account...

Nutrition & Dieting: Lycopen and gout, blue berries, lycopen
blue berries, lycopen, plasma levels: Do you mean to increase or to decrease plasma levels of uric acid? Keep it in your mind that the most active nutrients (other than diuretics) in watermelon is lycopen. Foods rich in lycopen such as tomatoes and red/blue berries are foods recommended for gout...

Nutrition & Dieting: lactose, lactose free milk, pasteurised
lactose free milk, pasteurised, dairy products: Jon, Lactose is just one component of pasteurised (or as I prefer to call it-poisoned)milk. There are proteins and whey and fat all contain sugars. I strongly recommend staying away from dairy products as they do more harm than good in our bodies. I use...

Nutrition & Dieting: lactose intolerant, lactose free milk, nutrition question
lactose free milk, nutrition question, coffee cream: Hello Angelica! Thank you for your nutrition question. There are several products your guest can use to subsitute for coffee cream. You can try using special milk products such as Lactaid or Lacteeze or other Lactose-free milk in which the lactose...

Nutrition & Dieting: lactose, drink liquids, pint of milk
drink liquids, pint of milk, loose stools: Hello abdul! Thank you for your nutrition question. There are 22grams of milk sugar(Lactose) in a pint. Lactose (LAK-tose) is the sugar that is in milk. A lactose-free or low-lactose diet is for people who do not digest (di-JEST) lactose well. Digestion...

Nutrition & Dieting: late night eating, eating late at night, weight loss efforts
eating late at night, weight loss efforts, whole grains: Mika, I can t say that eating late at night is really bad for you but you should minimize it. If you regularly stay up until 11 or 12 I would suggest eating dinner between 8 and 9pm, instead of 7. That will minimize your need to snack at night. You can...

Nutrition & Dieting: late-night eating, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits vegetables
fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits vegetables, nutrition question: Hello John! Thank you for your nutrition question. The best types of food to eat before going to bed which would nourish your body and keep burning muscle would be whole grains, fruits, vegetables, beans ,rice ,hummus ,lentils, hazelnuts ,and almonds....

Nutrition & Dieting: lazy stomach?, evening workout, morning workout
evening workout, morning workout, metabolic demand: Hi Barry, Thank you for your question. The term lazy stomach is most of ten used in terms of digestion. The stomach is the place where food begins the digestive process. If it were lazy as your friend says, then it would not be digesting food adequately,...

Nutrition & Dieting: lazy, laura kraemer, healthy eating plan
laura kraemer, healthy eating plan, crash diet: Dear Lee, Your question of how many pounds before you are not lazy anymore, is not one I can answer. You and only you are responsible for making a plan and sticking with it. Just like you get up for school or work, get up to walk, exercise, and follow a healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: light cream, coffee creamer, coffee mate
coffee creamer, coffee mate, creamy texture: Hi Randy, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you but had to do a little asking before I could answer your question. Since many of the substitutions I would recommend are ones you have already tried and were not happy with I went out and asked a few other...

Nutrition & Dieting: light cream, coffee creamer, daily food intake
coffee creamer, daily food intake, coffee mate: I sympathize with you, I am a coffee lover. Lets look at other areas where you can make ajustmants. Sometimes doctors are quick to take out instead of evaluating the big picture. Give me an idea of what your daily food intake looks like www.MyNutritionHouseCall.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: limiting my intake by 500 calories a day, peanut butter sandwich, nutrition question
peanut butter sandwich, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Shawnta! Thank you for your nutrition question. A 500 calorie meal would consist of a peanut butter sandwich, a apple, a glass of ice tea, and a handful of almonds. For more answers to your nutrition questions check out Ask the Nutritionists...

Nutrition & Dieting: lipids (not cholesterol) test, l carnatine, lipid metabolism
l carnatine, lipid metabolism, nutrition and dietetics: Hello Jerry! Thanks for your nutrition question. Typically lipids are tested in the blood versus the in the urine. Since you are heading slowly into male menopause, you are a perfect candidate for a supplement called Juice Plus. It contains 17 fruits...

Nutrition & Dieting: lipids testing (not cholesterols), l carnatine, lipid metabolism
l carnatine, lipid metabolism, nutrition and dietetics: Jerry, I can give you some sites to take a look at: www.americanheart.org www.webmd.com www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/highbloodpressure.html www.ash-us.org/ www.nih.gov/news/pr/may2003/nhlbi-14.htm http://nirc.cas.psu.edu/geninfo.cfm Hopefully some of...

Nutrition & Dieting: lipids, nutrition class, lipids
nutrition class, lipids, google: Rebecca, I really don t like trying to explain such a potentially broad topic to someone taking a class. Your teacher may be looking for a certain understanding or definition and I may take you in a different direction. You said, I know that lipids...

Nutrition & Dieting: liquid dinner, slow cook, frozen dinners
slow cook, frozen dinners, vegetable juice: Hi Patrick, I apologize for taking so long to respond to your question. There has been a death in my family and I have not been able to keep up with my email. I don t think that juicing is going to provide a very satisfying meal for you. While vegetable...

Nutrition & Dieting: liquids, stomach cramps, liquid diets
stomach cramps, liquid diets, vitamins and minerals: This is a question you NEED to ask your doctor. I cannot give you that type of recommendation. Liquid diets can be VERY dangerous for anyone but especially someone with health issues unless they are strictly monitored by an MD. If you are having that many...

Nutrition & Dieting: liquids, elimination diet, white fish
elimination diet, white fish, softdrinks: Hi Niki, I would not suggest a liquid diet for more than several days, and even then only under supervision of a qualified health practioner, definitely not a few months! Qualified could be your doctor a nutritionist or even an alternative practioner such...

Nutrition & Dieting: listening to the body, prescription drug phentermine, slim man
prescription drug phentermine, slim man, home exercise: Hi Jannae, Bag this 6:30 nonsense, eat when you are hungry, just eat smart. When you get what you need, you don t over eat. When you eat Flavored Packing Material, (hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza) you stay hungry, no matter how much you eat. Start getting...

Nutrition & Dieting: a little advice..., life cereal, shredded wheat
life cereal, shredded wheat, whole grains: Eating at night isn t as bad as you think it is. The truth is that a calorie is a calorie whether it s at 8 a.m. or midnight. Your metabolism will process it the same way as well. If you eat 3,500 more calories than you need to sustain normal bodily...

Nutrition & Dieting: Last little bit, exercise sit ups, natural peanut butter
exercise sit ups, natural peanut butter, tea spoon: Sounds like you are doing all the right things. You are at a healthy weight! Unfortunately for some of us we carry stored fat in specific areas. Sometimes there is not much you can do. The only thing that gets rid of stored fat is aerobic exercise. Sit-ups,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Can there be too little body fat?, excess body weight, fruits veggies
excess body weight, fruits veggies, epidemiological studies: Dear Julie, Clinical and epidemiological studies have revealed that not only excess body weight but also too low body weight may increase risks for diseases. There is a U-shape curve describing how body weight influences health including hormonal health...

Nutrition & Dieting: a little confused, pound weight loss, mypyramid gov
pound weight loss, mypyramid gov, calories per day: You need to find out what your calorie needs are and then subtract 500-1000 calories per day for a 1-2 pound weight loss per week. However, you should never go below 1200 calories! So if your maintenance calories come out to 2000 calories you need to eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: A little extra chub, laura kraemer, apple shape
laura kraemer, apple shape, walking exercise: Hi Adriana, Congratulations on your weight loss. If you find that you still have a little belly you might just have a little more weight to lose or it s the residual fat cells still there. When you lose weight, you don t get rid of those fat cells, they just...

Nutrition & Dieting: A little help please.., granola bars, cereal milk
granola bars, cereal milk, cheese pizza: Hi Matt, Well, if you re unemployed the gym may not be your best option. You could invest in a set of adjustable dumbbells (about $40), and a stability ball ($20) and this could provide you with numerous exercises. As for nutrition. I would begin by adjusting...

Nutrition & Dieting: A little overweight, healthy dieting tips, laura kraemer
healthy dieting tips, laura kraemer, daily caloric intake: Miryam, first you will have to figure out what your average daily caloric intake is. When you have read labels and kept track of what you have eaten, then you can figure out a plan to lose some pounds. Reduce your daily calories by 500 for two weeks. Say you...

Nutrition & Dieting: just a little weight loss needed ..., whole grain cereals, whole wheat bread
whole grain cereals, whole wheat bread, grain sources: Glenn, The best advice is to just really watch what and how much you are eating! Exercise is the second part and you seem to have a handle on that. You need to make sure you are eating from ALL of the food groups and balancing your diet. You do NOT need...

Nutrition & Dieting: What to look for in a vitamins/suppliments, dietary supplement health, dietary supplement health and education act
dietary supplement health, dietary supplement health and education act, dietary suppliment: There is no difference. A multi-vitamin is a dietary supplement. You can read the definition from the FDA below: The DSHEA (Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994) established a formal definition of dietary supplement using several criteria....

Nutrition & Dieting: looking for a healthier diet, nutrition question, fruits vegetables
nutrition question, fruits vegetables, nutrition questions: Hello Justin! Thank you for your nutrition question. I am glad that you want to lead a healthy lifestyle. In order to lead a healthier lifestyle we need eat a more plant based diet which includes at least 5 fruits and vegetables daily such as oranges,...

Nutrition & Dieting: How to loose 25lbs a month, la fittness, healthy eating plan
la fittness, healthy eating plan, nutrition question: Hello Cher! Thank you for your nutrition question. Congratulations on joining La fittness. That is a step in the right direction for leading a healthier lifestyle. I would recommend that you visit www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating...

Nutrition & Dieting: loose skin?, body tone, loose skin
body tone, loose skin, brisk walking: Good for you! It sounds like you lost this relatively quickly and your skin just hasn t had a chance to catch up, but it will. Depending on your age, it could be pretty fast, or it could take a while. Even years. Sometimes, surgery is necessary to remove...

Nutrition & Dieting: loose skin, excess flab, nutrition question
excess flab, nutrition question, toning exercises: Hello Ruthie! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend back toning exercises to help with excess flab. Well-toned back muscles not only look stunning in a low-back dress, they make you look slimmer without losing an ounce. These moves...

Nutrition & Dieting: loose skin/fat, essential fatty acids, loose skin
essential fatty acids, loose skin, plastic surgery: Hi Barry, Stay well hydrated and keep the skin well moisturized. Make sure your getting essential fatty acids and give it about a year. If it is still loose then surgery. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc for other guidelines and let me know any further questions....

Nutrition & Dieting: loose skin after weight loss, loose skin after weight loss, skin elasticity
loose skin after weight loss, skin elasticity, psychological challenges: Unfortunately, lotions promising skin firming aren t worth the price of the plastic they come in. They work using an antihistamine and caffeine type of topical treatment that may cause temporary tautness of skin and give the appearance of firming. The...

Nutrition & Dieting: loose skin, low calorie diet, slim fast diet
low calorie diet, slim fast diet, stomach muscles: First of all congratulations on losing the 50 pounds! That is wonderful!! It is hard for me to say that you will definitely lose your tummy and excess skin. But I can guess that since you are so young that chances are you will! The younger you are the more...

Nutrition & Dieting: How to loose weight, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, local grocery store: HI David 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 at the amount of weight that you can lose in a months time...

Nutrition & Dieting: cannot loose weight, whole grain bread, whole grain pasta
whole grain bread, whole grain pasta, laura kraemer: Dear Joyce, You have to get down to basics. Your body will burn fat when there is a calorie deficit, period. If you eat less calories or burn them off with exercise then your body requires, your body will burn stored fat. Insulin production is fueled by carbohydrate...

Nutrition & Dieting: How can i loose more weight?, laura kraemer, resting metabolism
laura kraemer, resting metabolism, weight reduction: Dear Miriam, To lose weight with exercise alone you have to do a lot of cardio. Cardio is exercise that raises the heart rate for a sustained amount of time. Weight lifting is not cardio exercise but is aso a good choice to help raise your resting metabolism....

Nutrition & Dieting: How to loose weight when your a kid?, laura kraemer, dear liz
laura kraemer, dear liz, small changes: Dear Liz, A ten year old must always seek the help of a doctor and a parent to find out what the actual average weight should really be. Small changes in eating habits and increasing daily exercise can really help to shed some pounds. The exercise is the most...

Nutrition & Dieting: loose weight, sudha, loose weight
sudha, loose weight, mealtime: HI Here is the url to a website that tells you exactly how many calories you are burning off with each exercise. www.msnbc.com/modules/quizzes/caloriecalc.asp It is best never to exercise right after any meal. You should exercise prior to your mealtime....

Nutrition & Dieting: loosing weight, jenny craig, drink soda
jenny craig, drink soda, richard simmons: jaime, Obviously you should start by not drinking sugary soda and not eat when you are not hungry. If you need extra iron, talk with your doctor about an iron supplement. It may be just that easy. Keep it simple. If you drink a lot of extra calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: not loosing weight, fresh fruits and vegetables, machine weights
fresh fruits and vegetables, machine weights, low carbs diet: Hello Sam! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you you have a good exercise plan and diet plan going. The weight gain of one pound is probably muscle. A tape measure would be a more effective way to measure the change in your body....

Nutrition & Dieting: Not loosing weight, gaining weight, famine
gaining weight, famine, promotions: It took you how long to gain the weight and you want results in weeks ? How reasonable does that sound now that you ve read it? You don t need formal exercise and you re not eating ENOUGH, which could very well lend to you GAINING weight! Your body...

Nutrition & Dieting: loosing weight, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, nutrition question: Hello Polya! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan by just entering your age, gender, and activity level. It will give you a healthy eating plan to...

Nutrition & Dieting: loosing weight in college, freshman 15, free time
freshman 15, free time, metabolism: Try not to wait till the big meals to eat. Eat small things inbetween classes. That will speed up your metabolism. What your activity level like? What everywhere if it is low. If you can get to the gym once per week than thats it, but get there it better...

Nutrition & Dieting: loosing weight with hypothyroidism, whole grain pasta, fresh fruit and vegetables
whole grain pasta, fresh fruit and vegetables, thyroid medication: Unfortunately, most people with hypothyroidism find it difficult to lose weight. In my opinion, this may be in part due to the way the thyroid hormone is supplemented. Here are my suggestions: Diet -- plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables (1/2 plate),...

Nutrition & Dieting: loosing weight, fastest way to loose weight, what is the fastest way to loose weight
fastest way to loose weight, what is the fastest way to loose weight, best ways to lose weight: Don t know that that is a fair question. Exercise and moderation in diet are the best ways to lose weight for the long term. I d never use the issue of quick or fast in any type of weight loss plan. Most don t gain weight fast . The expectation...

Nutrition & Dieting: Would like to lose 10 pounds... please help, life disruption, fresh fruit and vegetables
life disruption, fresh fruit and vegetables, fad diets: Hello Tara, my name is Susan, Your metabolims/appetite needs to recover from so much abuse. Eating breakfast is a big deal, glad you started doing that. Forget the calories, but focus on the quality of what you eat. Right on with the fresh produce, no body...

Nutrition & Dieting: Would like to lose 10 pounds... please help, life disruption, fresh fruit and vegetables
life disruption, fresh fruit and vegetables, fad diets: Dear Tara, Start counting calories, stick to 1500-1800 per day, everyday. Walk or do some other exercise for at least 30 minutes per day every day. That s it, you will lose the weight by Halloween if you do that. How to stop your cravings is a hard one, that...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to lose 2- 5lbs in a week, healthy eating plan, psoas muscles
healthy eating plan, psoas muscles, how to flatten my stomach: Dear Tynesha, The best way to flatten your tummy and develop the butt area would be doing certain exercises. Sit ups We do not recommend sit ups for ab training because they are not as effective as many other exercises and because they can slowly...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to lose 2 lbs a week, fresh fruits and vegetables, muscle burns calories
fresh fruits and vegetables, muscle burns calories, nutrition question: Hello Demika! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would be happy to help with your weight loss goals. In order to maintain your current weight your daily calorie needs are at 3,000 calories. Since you are trying to lose 2lbs a week, you need to...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose 20 pounds in a month, whole grain bread, laura kraemer
whole grain bread, laura kraemer, patato chips: Dear Adrian, The foods you are choosing to eat are too high in sugar and carbohydrates. Carbohydrate foods are turned into sugar in the bloodstream. You are living off sugar which makes you hungry and makes you crave more sugar. It s a terrible cycle that...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose 20 pounds ..., diet myths, stressful job
diet myths, stressful job, portion control: Hi Glenn, Eat when you are hungry, forget the clock. Mess with a truly healthy appetite (sweet tooth tends to be an addiction, knowing the difference is vital) and it will mess up your metabolism. More protein sounds like a bad thing, you can only use...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose 4 inches around the waist., laura kraemer, excess calories
laura kraemer, excess calories, abdominal muscles: Dear Louise, There are no specific foods to make your waist thin, just regular dieting to lose that last 5 pounds. For exercises, daily walking and daily crunches will help tone those abdominal muscles and burn excess calories. Start with 50 crunches per...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose 4yr college beer gut, gain back old muscle, quality protein, basic principle
quality protein, basic principle, school wrestler: Hi Cliff, The basic principle behind gaining muscle in a healthy manner is to include a higher amount of quality protein every day. This can be in the form of lean chicken/fish and soya. In your case, you require about 160grams a day. Concidering that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Would like to lose some of my belly, granola bars, cereal milk
granola bars, cereal milk, cheese pizza: Hi Matt, Your likes and dislikes ARE the reasons for your belly problem. I suggest that you try working out a different approach to food and I recommend that you try my diet for only one week -- without thinking about its basics, etc. Just do it. I guarantee...

Nutrition & Dieting: how do i lose fat from the face?, refined flour, diet drink
refined flour, diet drink, beauty face: Hi Andrea, There are some yoga moves for the face, and here s some other http://www.fashionindia.net/beauty/skin/beauty_face_exercise.htm Get all the refined sugar and refined flour out of your diet, drink 1 oz of water for every 2 pounds of you everyday....

Nutrition & Dieting: lose inches around waist, dr oz, resistance training
dr oz, resistance training, goal weight: Pilates is the best body sculpting technique I know of. Resistance training is best done once a week - wear out each of 6 muscle groups, 5 mnutes per group, done. Muscle is formed between works, and it takes more than 48 hours. Relax a little, visualise...

Nutrition & Dieting: How do I lose weight, calories per day, caloric requirements
calories per day, caloric requirements, diet foods: Hi Errolynn, It s going to come down to calories in vs. calories out so the more you burn the more you can eat. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to determine your caloric requirements and subtract 500 calories per day to lose fat. Also, aim for burning 500 calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to lose weight, whole grain bread, laura kraemer
whole grain bread, laura kraemer, calories per day: Dear Samira, I would start with a daily walk of at least 30 minutes-everyday. This will help you burn calories to lose those extra kilos. Next try to stay on a 1500-1800 calorie eating plan. Count the calories of the food you eat and keep a running total....

Nutrition & Dieting: i have to lose weight, laura kraemer, legs and thighs
laura kraemer, legs and thighs, stretching exercises: Dear Donia, I think at your age, your skin should shrink right back to the way it was, the marks are probably stretch marks and will take years to fade. Walking is a great exercise to tone your legs and thighs, start with 30 minutes everyday. There are many...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to lose weight, lean body mass, hand weights
lean body mass, hand weights, light snacks: Thanks for the question. Always tough to give this kind of advice to loved ones, since it can be a sore subject or a source of disagreement. My thoughts are that if she is unable to exercise much, then a 2000 kcal target may be too high to generate a calorie...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose weight, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, diets: Estee, to lose weight you must try to increase your daily activity. Strive for 30 minutes of walking everyday. Next, eat three to five small meals for a total of 1500-1800 calories per day. You can lose about 2 pounds per week, a little more the first week...

Nutrition & Dieting: Should I lose weight?, food tips, yogurts
food tips, yogurts, health nutrition: Well, you asked for my professional opinion (and I am not just educated with regard to health/nutrition, but I m formerly obese, a lifelong victim of various eating disorders, etc), so here it is: 1. At your height, if you re large framed (big bones as they...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose weight, 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: will i lose weight?, calcium fortified orange juice, calcium rich foods
calcium fortified orange juice, calcium rich foods, vegetables and fruits: Hi Jillian, Yes, you would lose weight if you only ate fruits and vegetables, however I wouldn t recommend it as a weight loss strategy. Although fruits and vegetables are extremely healthy, they don t provide all the nutrients your body needs for good...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to lose weight, aerobic and anaerobic exercises, low carb diets
aerobic and anaerobic exercises, low carb diets, high protein low carb diets: Dear Leo, If you lost weight once you can do it again. The Atkins diet (high protein,low carb) is good for you because you crave foods. High protein, low carb diets are great diets for people who crave foods because it helps curb the cravings and you don t...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose weight, fad diets, diet soda
fad diets, diet soda, candy pop: Hi Lucy, It s good that you have done some research. The what I am going to say will make sense. Forget about the way you look for a minute we will get back to that. Your body has 1 goal; SURVIVAL. It s jobs is to protect the brain to continue thought,...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose weight, latley, poor health
latley, poor health, muscle mass: Amanda, Don t equate your weight with your health. Being overweight is not an indicator of poor health for everyone. That said, I doesn t sound like you are overweight. With the level of physical activity you get you probably have a high level of muscle...

Nutrition & Dieting: lose weight, healthy eating habits, exercise regime
healthy eating habits, exercise regime, eating habit: Hi Meenakshi, I can t comment on how you lost your weight as I don t know what you consider as healthy, apart from salads, and if that is the case then someone should have told you that this would happen. While salad has vitamins and minerals it has practically...

Nutrition & Dieting: Would i lose weight faster by exercising twice a day?, mypyramid gov, low calorie diet
mypyramid gov, low calorie diet, bikeriding: Twice a day is fine if you can reasonably fit it in your day and you are not forcing yourself to do it. It doesn t mean you will lose weight faster though! Your goal should be no more than 2 pounds per week for a healthy weight loss! Keep in mind that whatever...

Nutrition & Dieting: Would i lose weight faster by exercising twice a day?, maximum heart rate, weight training for dummies
maximum heart rate, weight training for dummies, low calorie diet: Hi, How many times a day you exercise is not as important as the total length of time per day you are exercising and how hard you are working during exercise (exercise intensity). However, you may be able to work at an overall harder intensity with two...

Nutrition & Dieting: How do I lose weight, increasing your metabolism, necessary thanks
increasing your metabolism, necessary thanks, portion size: Plain and simple: start your exercise plan. You ll be even farther ahead of the game if you cut back on your portion size. I m not one for eliminating any types of food, but you should cut back on the total AMOUNT you eat. It is a very simple but effective...

Nutrition & Dieting: Should I lose more?, yeast infection, refined sugars
yeast infection, refined sugars, food tips: Wow... all that yogurt!!! You ll never have a yeast infection that s for sure! You are right, a female s weight can fluctuate greatly depending on fluid intake, menses, salt intake, etc. I have a long diet explanation that I am going to attach to this, but...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing 20 lbs, laura kraemer, achievable goal
laura kraemer, achievable goal, start today: Dear Ronisha, I would start with a more achievable goal of ten pounds in 6 weeks. To do this, you will have to keep track of all your calories and exercise everyday-start today. Thirty minutes of walking everyday combined with a diet containing only 1500 calories,...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing baby fat, month old baby, abdominal exercises
month old baby, abdominal exercises, calories per day: Hi Cristina, I commend you on breastfeeding. I believe it is the best source of nutrition your newborns and babies. If you continue to breastfeed, be aware that you may drop overall weight slightly faster than a mom who is not breastfeeding. This is partially...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing eight pounds by February, 1300 calories, fad diet
1300 calories, fad diet, blood circulation: 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 is to protect...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing fat, body fat percentage calculator, mypyramid gov
body fat percentage calculator, mypyramid gov, well balanced diet: Mike, When you lose fat you lose from all over. You cannot spot reduce when it comes to stored fat. When you burn fat through exercise you lose fat from all over and when you lose fat through diet you lose from all over. You can tone specific muscles however,...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing permenant weight, fish egg, oily fish
fish egg, oily fish, balanced meals: Stivi, Any diet that cuts out a food group or cuts down your food intake will be short lived and unhealthy. Your body will always try to be the best it possibly can be if you maintain a balanced intake of veg/grains/oily fish/egg/chicken/fruit, and also plenty...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing pounds not inches, height weight chart, bmi charts
height weight chart, bmi charts, sly stallone: Sounds like you re on an eating lifestyle change then - and that s excellent!!!! Don t put much stock in those charts. Depending on the source, they can be as out dated as the 1950 s! Most are insurance chart weights which are typically higher than usual...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing rapidly, omega 3s, fish oil capsules
omega 3s, fish oil capsules, depression and weight gain: Winii, I appreciate your candor. However, because of the medical nature of your situation, I really suggest that you talk to your doctor about the weight loss problem. If you don t get the level of interaction that you want then seek another medical opinion....

Nutrition & Dieting: losing twenty pounds a month, metabolic rate, binge
metabolic rate, binge, bet: Hey Yee, Well if you gained that much that quick, it must have been an accessive amout of food. So it might take a few weeks2-3 to get your metabolic rate back on track. I lot of it might be water, so it s hard to say how much you can take off in a month...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight, green leafy vegetables, vegetables and fruits
green leafy vegetables, vegetables and fruits, creatnine: Hello David, I would highly recommend that you see a dietitian to have a diet designed for you due to your medical conditions. I can safely tell you to concentrate on vegetables and fruits. A diet high in vegetables will help you to maintain your cholesterol...

Nutrition & Dieting: not losing weight, fresh bing cherries, calorie yogurt
fresh bing cherries, calorie yogurt, why am i not losing weight: Hi Lynn, Let me first say that your situation is very common and the methods you are trying, although commendable, are flawed in principal. Firstly, weights in exercise is absolutely necessary to lose the fat- and I am NOT talking about bodybuilding. I...

Nutrition & Dieting: not losing weight, insulin levels, pudge
insulin levels, pudge, gaining weight: Hi Marie, If fat loss is the goal then weight training needs to be done first. Reason being: cardio = fat and/or carbs being burned weights = carbs If you do intense cardio and deplete your carb stores, then do weights, your body s only source for...

Nutrition & Dieting: Not losing weight at 1500-1800 calories a day, composition works, carbohydrate intake
composition works, carbohydrate intake, count calories: Dear Nikki, Reasons for not losing weight at 1500-1800 calories a day are many with the most common two being: 1. You miscalculated your calorie intake. Research studies showed that up to 50% of dieters involuntary cheat on calorie count into the lowering...

Nutrition & Dieting: about losing weight, whole wheat bread, high fructose corn syrup
whole wheat bread, high fructose corn syrup, glycemic index: Sugar is not the only thing that is sugar . Sugar can be hidden in the ingredients: high fructose corn syrup, etc. Carbohydrates are broken down by the body into sugars too. So, in order to lose some excess weight, stay away from foods that contain white...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight, lean cuisene, body type diet
lean cuisene, body type diet, whole grains: April, The smart way to lose weight is to eat a healthy diet (eat from all of the food groups daily), watch your portion sizes, don t skip meals, drink lots of water and exercise regularly. Choose lean meats, fruits, veggies, whole grains and low fat or...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight, life cereal, apple orange
life cereal, apple orange, orange cup: Honestly, it s not that difficult. You need to trash the scale, dump EVERY diet pill, powder, book, plan/program or drink and device. EVERY last one of them. I mean, if you re asking this question, how well have they worked? Exercise? If you liked to exercise,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Why am I not losing weight, raisin bran cereal, baked chicken breast
raisin bran cereal, baked chicken breast, laura kraemer: Dear Alana, Keep accurate records on the exact amount of food you are eating and try to keep your calories between 1500-1800 per day. You will have to read labels and measure portions. Raisin bran has a lot of carbohydrates compared to Special K. If you are...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight, healthy eating plan, nutrition question
healthy eating plan, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Alex, Thank you for your nutrition question. I would not recommend dietary supplements because they are only a temporary fix. However I do recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan tailored to...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight, fruits and vegetables, fattening food
fruits and vegetables, fattening food, losing weight: I think you re trying too hard! Eating too few of the right things and not understanding what fattening is. Did you know you can gain weight eating just apples? Or even carrots? You don t need formal exercise either. It s just not as hard as...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight, raw fruit, calorie count
raw fruit, calorie count, refined sugar: Hi Shirly, Better to focus on the quality of what you eat rather than calorie count. Eat smart as soon as you start to feel hungry. When you get what you need, you don t overeat. 2 things have been happening You lowered your metabolism. The inner...

Nutrition & Dieting: Not losing weight!!!!!!, studying for the lsat, interval training
studying for the lsat, interval training, calorie deficit: It certainly looks like you re doing all the right things. Three things that may be affecting your weight loss that I would consider are the amount of water that you re drinking, the amount of sleep that you re getting, and the amount of stress that you re...

Nutrition & Dieting: Not losing weight despite diet and exercise, artifical sweetners, calories in food
artifical sweetners, calories in food, cereal bar: First, I want to congratulate you on such diligent efforts toward health. You certainly appear to be doing a great job. I believe that the 6 pounds in question is a combination of some muscle mass gain and some actual fat storage. Let me explain why. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight with exercise alone, exercise suggestions, diet tips
exercise suggestions, diet tips, favourite foods: Hello, thank you for your question. Firstly I think that losing weight by exercise alone is the first step to failure, whilst exercise is a must when trying to lose weight it also helps you keep the weight off once you lose it. Instead I would suggest that...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight fast?, kick balls, food diets
kick balls, food diets, ill rate: You ask for advice, but not the truth? The truth is that you ARE underweight. The solution to your dilemma isn t a diet , it s a matter of toning after both having a child AND C section. Much more simple than dieting. Although if you aren t eating the...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight while gaining muscle, late night food, diet pizza
late night food, diet pizza, waxy maize: Hi Michael, Man, you are doing a lot of things just right! You have no doubt done your research and have been applying fundamentals to your nutrition and exercise regimen. Let first address that late night hunger. You are right that the BCAA s can make...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight properly..., dr appt, exercise motivation
dr appt, exercise motivation, high cholesterol: Hi Mike, I hope you enjoyed a happy and healthy Thanksgiving! I just got back from Thanksgiving dinner with family, so I apologize for the delay in answering your question. Nowhere in your letter do you mention exercise! You mention that you are on meds,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Why am I not losing weight? The reason can be metabolic resistance., target heart rate, south beach diet
target heart rate, south beach diet, bod pod: Dear Jodi, I think your problem can be your metabolic resistance. For this condition, as recent research showed, you might want a different eating and exercising approach. For one thing, the South Beach diet is too low in fat to shift your metabolic mode...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight and weight lifting, personal circumstances, bodyfat
personal circumstances, bodyfat, weight training: David, Losing weight and bulking up are counterproductive. Muscle weighs 4 times as much as fat. If you put on muscle mass (bulk ) then your weight will go up. Weight should never be the focus (as you ve now realised). Instead, concentrate on measurements...

Nutrition & Dieting: losing weight, lean muscle tissue, conservation mechanism
lean muscle tissue, conservation mechanism, low fat diets: Hello Sue. Reaching a plateau with weight loss on a low-fat diet is a very common phenomenon. After a certain point of cutting out fat grams and calories, the body simply will not lose any more weight as part of its conservation mechanism. As we age, our...

Nutrition & Dieting: not losing wieght, calories to lose weight, thyroid problem
calories to lose weight, thyroid problem, whole grains: Kristina, I can only take a few guesses as to what the problem might be. I really cannot give you specifics unless I am working with you one-on-one and know specifically what you are doing, eating, etc... First it could be that you are gaining muscle and...

Nutrition & Dieting: loss weight, vitamin mineral supplement, foods high in protein
vitamin mineral supplement, foods high in protein, tone muscles: A daily multi-vitamin/mineral supplement is the only thing that you really need to take. Eat foods high in protein to promote muscle repair/building. For more tone muscles (instead of bigger muscles) do more reps at a lower weight rather than trying to...

Nutrition & Dieting: lossing wieght, exercise moves, plain nuts
exercise moves, plain nuts, good fats: Hi Shaylia. Your own genetic make up will ultimately determine how fast you can HEALTHILY lose the excess fat. The fastest and most proven way to do this is by balancing your meals to include lean proein (fish and chicken, or soy) complex carbohydrates (vegetables...

Nutrition & Dieting: lots of questions about nutrition and dieting, living a healthy lifestyle, nutrition and dieting
living a healthy lifestyle, nutrition and dieting, nutrition and wellness: Hello Tosha! I would be happy to help with your project. Here are the answers to your questions! How many meals should be eaten in a day? 3 small meals and 2 snacks Is breakfast really the most important and why? Yes, because it provides you...

Nutrition & Dieting: i love chocolate,how can i..., sugar free chocolate, long periods of time
sugar free chocolate, long periods of time, atkins diet: Atkins does not allow sugar so that makes it difficult. I need to first start out by saying that I do NOT advocate following the Atkins diet. It can be dangerous if followed for too long of a period. You are much better off with a healthy, well-balanced,...

Nutrition & Dieting: love handles, water jugs, resistance exercise
water jugs, resistance exercise, lower abdomen: Hi Nazia! First of all, congratulations on your baby! And congrats that you want to achieve self-improvement.....that is healthy for yourself and your baby, because that will make you a better mom if you feel better about yourself. Now as far as your weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: low calorie alcoholic drinks, low calorie alcoholic drinks, diet soda
low calorie alcoholic drinks, diet soda, drink soda: Hi Aseem, 1 pint of regular beer contains 195 calories. 1 pint of light beer contains 132 calories. 1 1/2 oz of whiskey or rum contains 105 calories. If you add diet soda, no additional calories. If you add regular soda, 155 calories per 12 oz can. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: low calorie/carbs, sluggish metabolism, balanced diet
sluggish metabolism, balanced diet, meat eater: Hi Joseph My wife had a similar problem. Her favorites are rice , pasta and potatoes. She always said I can t eat that much meat The key to getting her into a more balanced diet was including the meat in dishes that were previously more starches....

Nutrition & Dieting: low calories/metabolism, starvation mode, couch potato
starvation mode, couch potato, calorie intake: Barry, One way to counter a low metabolism is to exercise regularly. This increases the amount of calories you use during the day, as well as raises your basal metabolic calorie need. If you are already exercising, consider changing the type of exercise...

Nutrition & Dieting: low carb, flax seed oil, whole grain bread
flax seed oil, whole grain bread, low carb diet: Dear Darcie, Eat whole grain bread daily. Make your own fruit smootie, much tastier than ice cream. (Blend a cup of fresh orange juice, 4 ice cubes, a dash of stevia, a banana or a peach or strawberries, or a mango....) Junky carbs make you fat, keep...

Nutrition & Dieting: low carb, flax seed oil, low carb diet
flax seed oil, low carb diet, mark shields: Hello Darcie, 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: low carb, low carb pasta, whole wheat pasta
low carb pasta, whole wheat pasta, low carb diets: Dear Danielle, The average calorie intake varies from person to person however, for the average person the recommnded amount is at about 2000 calories daily. The best way to manage weight and stay toned is to burn more calories then you take in...

Nutrition & Dieting: low-carb diet, low calorie diet, low carb diet
low calorie diet, low carb diet, exercise regimen: Hello Pam! Thank you for your nutrition question. Eating only 600 calories per day is not safe because it can lead your body into starvation mode. This means instead of burning calories your body will eventually learn to hold on to them. Most of the...

Nutrition & Dieting: low carb diet, low carb diets, high carb diet
low carb diets, high carb diet, low carb diet: In my opinion, there is no benefit to low carb diets. When people start a low carb diet, they are paying attention to what they are eating. That is why they ultimately lose weight. The only diet I feel strongly about is that it should be low in saturated...

Nutrition & Dieting: low carb dieting while pregnant, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, low carb diet: Hello Amy! Thank you for your nutrition question. Dieting while pregnant is not healthy because the baby misses out on important nutrients. However, I do recommend going to www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan designed for your...

Nutrition & Dieting: low carb diets, low carb diets, high carb diet
low carb diets, high carb diet, atkins diet: Hi Chris! Thank you for your nutrition question. I am not a big fan of the Atkins diet because there is not enough research about the long term effects of eating this way. Permanent weight loss is a very gradual process and it involves making lifestyle...

Nutrition & Dieting: low-carb diets, whole wheat bread, low carb diets
whole wheat bread, low carb diets, high carb diet: Congrats on losing 80 pounds! That is wonderful!! I don t see any benefits of the Atkins or low carb diets and I do NOT recommend them to my clients. The diet is NOT realistic so most people that start on it can t stay on it very long. Even if they lose...

Nutrition & Dieting: low carb/high protein and minimizing muscle loss during weight loss, lean body mass, body mass index
lean body mass, body mass index, weight training program: Thanks for your well thought out question. At your height and weight, your body mass index calculates to around 22, which is within the normal range of 18-25. So you may find it hard to lose a lot of pounds. I would say that, yes, this is a very reasonable...

Nutrition & Dieting: low carb/low cal diet, basal metabolic rate, muscle loss
basal metabolic rate, muscle loss, high protein: I think you ll undoubtedly lose muscle mass because of the low calories yoo re eating. 400 cal a day is not enough to sustain your basal metabolic rate, and your body will take what it needs from muscle. I would suggest a more reasonable calorie intake...

Nutrition & Dieting: low-carb, low-salt diet, birth control pills, low salt diet
birth control pills, low salt diet, mercury fillings: Hello Linda, I applaud your doctor for pointing you toward low carb eating. This has been my own route to weight loss, to more energy, and a greater feeling of being healthy. I suggest a carb limit of 16 to 30 carbs a day. There have been several studies...

Nutrition & Dieting: low carb, flax seed oil, whole food nutrition
flax seed oil, whole food nutrition, low carb diet: Hello Darcie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are on a low carb diet, you are missing alot of the important nutrients found in fruits which is why I would recommend you try a supplement called Juice Plus. It contains the nutrients...

Nutrition & Dieting: low cholesterol diet help, low cholesterol diet, low cholesterol cookbook
low cholesterol diet, low cholesterol cookbook, mypyramid gov: Robert, You cannot realistically think that I (or anyone) can enlighten you THAT much in a few paragraphs. Learning about proper nutrition is a long-term task. You need to devote time and energy in learning for yourself what healthy eating is all about....

Nutrition & Dieting: low cholesterol help, low cholesterol diet, dry milk powder
low cholesterol diet, dry milk powder, mypyramid gov: Hello Robert! Thank you for your nutrition question. Eating healthy does nt have to be unpleasant. Just visit the following website www.mypyramid.gov and it will help you create a diet plan that is healthy and tailored to your tastes. Just enter your...

Nutrition & Dieting: low cost weight supplements, apple cider vinegar, weight loss supplements
apple cider vinegar, weight loss supplements, green tea extract pill: Chromium picolinate is the supplement that I think you are talking about, which can be found in GNC stores, or as a part of other weight loss supplements combined with guarana and other supposed weight loss aids. I don t know the price of these because I don...

Nutrition & Dieting: Does a low fat diet make you less smarter?, whole wheat pasta, unsaturated fats
whole wheat pasta, unsaturated fats, salad dressings: No, a low fat diet does NOT make you less smart!! You do need some fat in your diet for other reasons. But most people eat too much fat and the wrong or unhealthy types of fat (saturated fat). You want to stick with unsaturated fats as much as possible...

Nutrition & Dieting: Does a low fat diet make you less smarter?, different fats, fatty fish
different fats, fatty fish, low fat diet: To answer your question, no - a low fat diet won t make you less smart. This is a rumor that began when some isolated studies in mice and other lab animals found that significantly low fat (often no fat ) may have decreased their problem solving/memory,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Does a low fat diet make you less smarter?, profile activity, intelligent answer
profile activity, intelligent answer, rice dinner: Well calorie wise, 12-15 calories per pound (15 if you are more active) Always, Always make sure you have a lean protein, a starchy carbohydrate, and a fibrous carbohydrate all together. Eat until you are not hungry not until you are full. www.MyNutritionHouseCall.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: low fat weight loss, kimberly a tessmer, hips thighs
kimberly a tessmer, hips thighs, fruits vegetables: How many grams of fat you do depends on how many calories you are taking in. You can t just look at fat grams because what really matters is your overall caloric intake daily. If you have lowered the fat in your diet you have probably also lowered the calories....

Nutrition & Dieting: low haemoglobin count, low haemoglobin count, dark green leafy vegetables
low haemoglobin count, dark green leafy vegetables, green leafy vegetables: Hello Mehul! Thank you for your nutrition question. Regularly including foods with a good source of iron in your diet will help to increase hemoglobin in the blook. Iron supplements may be prescribed, along with a diet high in iron, to correct the problem....

Nutrition & Dieting: Why low salt?, kimberly a tessmer, normal blood pressure
kimberly a tessmer, normal blood pressure, high sodium foods: Sodium can be a problem if you have high blood pressure and/or are sodium sensitive (sodium sensitivity can lead to high blood pressure). Since most of us do not know if we are sodium sensitive or not, even if you have normal blood pressure, it is advised...

Nutrition & Dieting: low (zero) fats diet, starvation mode, grain sources
starvation mode, grain sources, fruits and vegetables: No. You need to get enough fat into your diet. Your brain is about 60at and it is also required for heart and liver function. You just need to get the right kinds of carbs and fats. Get your carbs from high fiber, whole grain sources and from fruits and...

Nutrition & Dieting: low (zero) fats diet, calorie intake, white rice
calorie intake, white rice, white bread: Eating just carb-rich foods with no fat doesn t guarantee weight loss. It s always a matter of burning more calories than you consume, regardless of the type of food eaten. Carbohydrates only have 4 calories per gram as opposed to fats at 9 calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: low (zero) fats diet, laura kraemer, high carb food
laura kraemer, high carb food, high carb foods: Dear weight losser, If you stay under a certain amount of calories, you will lose weight regardless if it is carbs, fat, or protein. If you eat say 3000 calories of high carb foods every day, you will not lose weight. If you eat 1500 calories of high carb...

Nutrition & Dieting: lower blood pressure, raisin bran, christian school teacher
raisin bran, christian school teacher, life cereal: Good for you! Some of the most enjoyable aspects of getting healthy may surprise you - like eating! Regularly. Whole grains aren t as awful as people think, especially when you consider that flavored oatmeal a health food. Or Life cereal? Toasted oat flakes!...

Nutrition & Dieting: lower stomach, refined sugar intake, well balanced diet
refined sugar intake, well balanced diet, toning muscles: Max, There are no specific foods that make you gain weight or accumulate fat in one area. Weight gain comes from consuming too many total calories (whether it is from fat, protein and/or carbs) and not burning them off. If your body is getting more calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: lower stomach, laura kraemer, crunches
laura kraemer, crunches, weight lifting: Max, where fat accumulates has a lot to do with your genetics. You can t change genetics, but you can tone the area with crunches and weight lifting and lose fat with dieting. No specific food or drink is the cause, just overeating in general causes the accumulation...

Nutrition & Dieting: lower stomach, stomach toning, metabolism booster
stomach toning, metabolism booster, stomach area: Hello Max! Thank you for your nutrition question. The types of foods that cause the acumulation of fat in the stomach would mostly be deep fried foods and high sugar foods such as sodas, doughnuts, and ice cream. Another factor would be lack of...

Nutrition & Dieting: lowering cholesterol by diet, lowering cholesterol by diet, snack crackers
lowering cholesterol by diet, snack crackers, trans fatty acids: Jill, It is recommended that the average American eat no more than 300 mg of cholesterol a day (less than 200 mg a day for people with heart disease or at high risk for heart disease). There really isn t a list of foods that people should eat to lower...

Nutrition & Dieting: lsoing 20 pounds ..., hard boiled egg, fresh fruits and vegetables
hard boiled egg, fresh fruits and vegetables, metabolism rate: Hello Glen, Thank you for your nutrition question. Losing weight can be difficult because it involves making permanent lifestyle changes such increasing physical activity. One of the best weight loss tips I can give you is to make sure to eat a well...

Nutrition & Dieting: After lunch sleepiness, calorie snack, apple banana
calorie snack, apple banana, sugar rush: It s a little difficult to give you a complete answer because I don t exactly know what foods you re eating or what you re drinking. However, I can give you some general information. If you re eating a large lunch or one that s heavy in protein and fat,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Maintaining Weight in Old Age..., american medical association, journal of the american medical association
american medical association, journal of the american medical association, magazine journalism: Hello Katie! Thank you for your nutrition question I would be happy to help with your assignment. The best ways for a senior citizen to lose or maintain a healthy weight are staying active as possible and eating the right foods. Many of today...

Nutrition & Dieting: Making time for exercise, essential amino acids, life style change
essential amino acids, life style change, hips thighs: Dietary supplements will do absolutely nothing to help your diet efforts. I would recommend the following diet changes in an effort to reduce your weight and change your eating lifestyle: Our bodies were essentially designed to eat vegetables and fruit...

Nutrition & Dieting: Malnutrition...concerned, exercise routine, smart girl
exercise routine, smart girl, tums: Robyn if I had the power in an e-mail to make you motivate yourself, eat properly, and exercise daily, I d be a pretty powerful person. Anyway, you sound like a smart girl who is really negative about herself. My suggestion is write down your goals. Next write...

Nutrition & Dieting: Malnutriton?, calcium oxalate, protein shakes
calcium oxalate, protein shakes, small intestine: Depending on the type of procedure, it is possible to be lacking in certain vitamins. In my opinion, it would not be harmful for you to take some type of supplemental multivitamin. It is certainly possible to be malnourished, but that would show up on...

Nutrition & Dieting: Managing Current Weight: Carb to Protein to Fat Ratios, whole grain bread, breakfast lunch dinner
whole grain bread, breakfast lunch dinner, bad carbs: Hello Steve, First, you might want to make it sure for yourself that you have a desired body composition. You can calculate your body fat % (instead of just weighing yourself) by using only a measuring tape and our calculator (it s free to download) - see...

Nutrition & Dieting: Managing Current Weight, whole grain bread, breakfast lunch dinner
whole grain bread, breakfast lunch dinner, bad carbs: Hi Steve, First, CONGRATULATIONS!!! Double that for realizing it can be another challenge to stay in control. Your metabolism can/does change according to mood, stresses, what you eat, etc. Eat when you start to get hungry, get a good relationship...

Nutrition & Dieting: Marathon diet, double biceps, gym triceps
double biceps, gym triceps, virtual gym: Chloe, You might want to figure out what s going on with your body composition at http://dietandbody.com/plan/measuring.html As to exercise, I cant even start imagining what could be possible a good additional exercise to a marathon runner. Maybe upper...

Nutrition & Dieting: Margarine?, saturated fatty acids, unsaturated fats
saturated fatty acids, unsaturated fats, coconut oil: Hi Margarine is high in saturated fatty acids which will contribute to excess body fat and increase risk of heart disease. For your potatoes a better alternative would be to dress them with a blend of oils high in cold pressed unsaturated fats, such as olive,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Max RDA of Sugars, food guide pyramid, rda for sugar
food guide pyramid, rda for sugar, nutrition board: There is no current RDA for sugar. However, in describing the Food Guide Pyramid, the USDA suggests intakes ranging from 6% to 10% of total daily calories (a range of 6 to 18 teaspoons depending on the total energy intake) from added sugars. Based on a 2,000...

Nutrition & Dieting: MEDICINE, correct exercise, exercise routines
correct exercise, exercise routines, phentramin: Hi Lynette, I was originally going to say that I couldn t answer this question, though you still may want to seek further advice. The Phentramin-d is something that I would definitely discuss with your doctor before taking. But in my opinion, it s not...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal frequincy: new trends, calorie restriction, restrictive diet
calorie restriction, restrictive diet, warrior diet: Dear Fran, There s very little scientific evidence supporting the 6 small meals idea. Yes, it does work -- but not for everyone and in no ways is it natural for human beings. First, it works mostly for those on carbohydrate-based diets because these diets...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal Plan, whole wheat pasta, complex carbs
whole wheat pasta, complex carbs, little bit of water: Hi Mike, very sorry for the delay, but I had a little bit of water in my computer, and had to get it fixed, so I without internet for a a few days. Okay, about your question--you want to gain muscle weight! Well, your friend was accurate in telling you that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal plan for peptic ulcer?, philadelphia cheesecake, avocado cream
philadelphia cheesecake, avocado cream, ulcer patients: Specific diet for peptic ulcer used to be the so called bland diet, which was based on milk and only small amounts of hard food. Now, things changed and the advice includes: • Choose foods that are rich in fiber and vitamin A-containing foods. Cooking...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal planning and starvation mode, low carb dieters, starvation mode
low carb dieters, starvation mode, hardwire: Hi Brad, In human body, starvation mode, speaking biochemically, doesn t occur sooner than 72 hours of a complete water fast. However, the doctor can be right though for a different reason. The matter is, when using carbohydrates for fuel, one is getting...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal Supplement, meal replacements, limited review
meal replacements, limited review, myoplex: The answer really depends on whether you want to lose weight or gain weight. The top two supplements in my limited review seem to be Myoplex and Isopure. Eating meal supplements is perfectly okay because they are required to have certain amounts of protein,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal spacing to lose weight on different diets, spacing html, meal frequency
spacing html, meal frequency, advice support: There s no consensus about meal frequency that d be best for weight loss. Some experts think the more frequent the better, some doubt. From my own knowledge and experience, it depends on the type of diet you are on. This theme is important enough to be worth...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal supplement, kidney stones, pills
kidney stones, pills, bones: I don t know of any meal supplement pills but there are many meal supplement bars and meal supplement drinks. Too much milk won t make your bones too big. However, it can result in kidney stones. Thank you for your question, Henry. I hope that my answer...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal timing and exercise, insufficient blood supply, digestive organs
insufficient blood supply, digestive organs, time gap: Hello Anil, Generally, it s recommended that you don t exercise until 2 hours after a meal, any meal. The matter is, any meal increases the need for blood supply to the digestive organs so there can be insufficient blood supply to the muscle. However,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meal timing, serious strength training, calorie density
serious strength training, calorie density, strength training program: Hello, I would like to have all the information you want but there seem to be no exact answers known to health and medical sciences. However, let me tell you about general principles of meal timing and what they depend on. 1. Firs of all it depends...

Nutrition & Dieting: Meat, sleepy after lunch, meat dinner
sleepy after lunch, meat dinner, proein: Hi Emma, Meat is dense and complicated. I say the healthy way is to eat when you first feel hungry, at any hour. Answer soon, and you can answer more intelligently, with real food, and your body will tell you when you ve had enough. Eliminating quality...

Nutrition & Dieting: Medicines working right together, poor absorption, lifestyle diet
poor absorption, lifestyle diet, vitamins and minerals: Dapakene (valproic acid) is more associated with hair loss. Neither Keppra, Ativan, or Lamictal by themselves have a reported side effect of hair loss. You may want to look more towards how those medications may have altered your lifestyle (diet, exercise)....

Nutrition & Dieting: Memory, nutrition questions, fruits and vegetables
nutrition questions, fruits and vegetables, b vitamin: Hello Rosemarie! Thank you for your nutrition questions. In order to aid with improving ones memory I would recommend a whole food supplement called JUICE PLUS available at www.juiceblend.com JUICE PLUS is made from fruits and vegetables and is...

Nutrition & Dieting: Mentorship, rio rancho high school, body mass index
rio rancho high school, body mass index, nicole steele: Hi Nicole, Yes, I could mentor you for this project, as long as you don t need extremely quick feedback (I generally respond to emails within 1-2 days). Looking forward to hearing more about your project. You can contact me at karenmcl@iaw.on.ca....

Nutrition & Dieting: Messed up Metabolism?, whole grains, exercise program
whole grains, exercise program, refined sugar: Hi Kylee, Messed, but healable. Relax, eat Real Food as soon as you start to feel hungry. Fresh produce, whole grains, no refined sugar or flour, not much meat, and no going around hungry. Please see http://www.premiumfuel.com for more info. Susa...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolic profile assessment, campus health center, protein turnover rate
campus health center, protein turnover rate, resting energy expenditure: Hi Alexandra, From what you ve told me, it sounds like you had an indirect calorimetry test. This measures 2 things: 1. A measure of energy expenditure as reflected by the resting energy expenditure (REE) 2. A measure of substrate (e.g protein) utilization...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, hard boiled egg, low calorie diet
hard boiled egg, low calorie diet, wheat toast: Dear Tracy, Any type of physical activity will help to boost your metabolism. You must try to perform it for at least 30 minutes a day in order for it to do any good. Follow the steps in my prior email and your metabolism will get revved up. -Georg...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, anorexia and bulimia, calories in a day
anorexia and bulimia, calories in a day, fellow survivor: What are you doing on a scale? GASP!!! No scale! Very few anorexics (I m a fellow survivor, anorexia and all the bulimias) can ever use a scale again. I question any counselor that might have left this out of the therapy :( Also, you re counting calories?...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, low calorie diet, starting an exercise program
low calorie diet, starting an exercise program, healthy foods: Kay, A more reasonable lower-calorie diet should work for you (instead of a very low calorie diet). Try to eat healthy foods (that s important for everyone s diet) but eat a little less than you normally would. Also, getting regular exercise will help...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, low calorie diet, lb weight
low calorie diet, lb weight, kidneys: OK, the GOOD news is that you ve figured out what you did wrong! Once you know this, chances are you won t do it again and that s a HUGE thing! The 4 lb weight gain was likely WATER and you could have corrected it by just getting MORE water into your system...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, low calorie diet, laura kraemer
low calorie diet, laura kraemer, weight obsession: Dear Kay, It sounds like you are struggling with weight obsession. Women gain and lose up to 10 pounds per month due to fluid alone, so 4 pounds was not really a big deal. For you to go on a very low calorie diet for only four pounds when you are already...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, low calorie diet, mypyramid gov
low calorie diet, mypyramid gov, calorie restriction: Kay, Of course when you lower your calories too much, lose the weight and then go back to eating more calories your body is going to gain weight. You have not permanently slowed your metabolism but you should NOT take that approach for weight loss. It is...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, mypyramid gov, low calorie diet
mypyramid gov, low calorie diet, muscle burns calories: Hello Kay! Thank you for your nutrition question. In order to lose weight and give your metoblism a boost I recommend eating small frequent meals and exercise. Firstly, start by eating 3 mini meals daily along with 1 snack in between meals such...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, crash diet, metabolism
crash diet, metabolism, brain: 1. stop beating yourself up 2. eating, as soon as you start to feel hungry, while your brain can help make a selection, before you start to first thing chewable. Focus on the quality and the quantity will take care of itself. When you get what you eat,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, how to increase metabolism, hunger pangs
how to increase metabolism, hunger pangs, starvation diet: Hello Lisa! Thank you for your excellent nutrition question. Proper diet will increase and speed up your metabolism. It is important to never skip a meal or go on any type of starvation diet. You should always eat healthy snacks between meals. The...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism during Starvation, starvation mode, atkins diet
starvation mode, atkins diet, cause obesity: Hello Francis! Thank you for your nutrition question. The topics of fat metabolism, starvation mode and the Atkins diet are very controversial so I can understand why my answer might seem puzzling. Many nutrition experts disagree with the basic...

Nutrition & Dieting: Metabolism, sly stallone, correct nutrition
sly stallone, correct nutrition, whole grains: Well, did you know that the more muscle you have, the FASTER your metabolism is? Yup. In fact, for the most part, our degree of muscle is what determines our metabolism (which is actually the rate and efficiency of our bodies converting food to energy)....

Nutrition & Dieting: Frying starchy foods, world health organization, food and drug administration fda
world health organization, food and drug administration fda, food and drug administration: Dear Andrew, The chemical you are referring to is called acrylamide. It is a chemical produced when carbohydrate-rich foods like french fries or potato chips are heated to very high temperatures, was discovered in 2002 by Swedish researchers to cause...

Nutrition & Dieting: Microwave & pressure cooking, raw broccoli, eating fruits and vegetables
raw broccoli, eating fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables: Studies suggest that many people may be eating fruits and vegetables that are seriously lacking in vitamins and antioxidants. A test done at one of Spain s major research centers measured the levels of flavonoids (a kind of antioxidant) that remained in fresh...

Nutrition & Dieting: Microwave steaming nutrition, microwave steamers, sodium soy sauce
microwave steamers, sodium soy sauce, nutrition question: Hi Carrie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Steaming veggies in the microwave can best preserve their nutrients, as well as their natural flavor, color and texture. Plus, steaming requires no added fat and is easy to do - once you get the knack...

Nutrition & Dieting: Midnight snacking and meal planning, usda food pyramid, pyramid recommendations
usda food pyramid, pyramid recommendations, midnight snack: Hi Lisa Good question! Until recently, the answer has been a firm YES. Now, new findings appeared that it all depends on what kind of diet you are on. If you follow USDA food pyramid recommendations and get most of your calories from carbohydrates, it...

Nutrition & Dieting: "Got Milk?", insulin resistance syndrome, insulin resistance
insulin resistance syndrome, insulin resistance, milk consumption: I don t think milk can harm a person unless he or she is lactose-intolerant. On the other hand, any food can bring in too many calories. The half gallon a day your friend consumes can be the only daily food or can add to overeating. Nonfat or low-fat dairy...

Nutrition & Dieting: Milk, multivitamin supplement, proper nutrients
multivitamin supplement, proper nutrients, poor diets: While milk is a good source of protein, calcium, and fats, too much of anything can be harmful over a long period of time. Too much milk can result in developing kidney stones. You might try reducing your consumption to 3 glasses a day. The same is true...

Nutrition & Dieting: Milk is bad?, new food pyramid, dark green leafy vegetables
new food pyramid, dark green leafy vegetables, green leafy vegetables: Hello Ahmed! Thank you for your nutritoin question. This question is a big controversy. While milk is a good source of calcium it is actually not the best. Calcium is abundant in dark green leafy vegetables, broccoli, cooked dried beans, soy products,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Milk and bread -- good or bad? Who is right?, whole grain bread, food pyramids
whole grain bread, food pyramids, initial induction: Dear Tom, I know it can be confusing and there s no completely certain answer. I ll try to make a bigger picture so you ll be able to decide by yourself. First, there s no food that s bad (or good) for everyone. Take milk -- it s bad for those with lactose...

Nutrition & Dieting: Milk Product?, nutrition question, malt powder
nutrition question, malt powder, milk product: Hello Mari! Thank you for your nutrition question. I have good news for you. Malt powder is not a milk product but a powdered malted grain, usually barley, but wheat, and rice may also be malted. Malt is also made from sprouted grain. Hope this...

Nutrition & Dieting: Milk and tallness, growth spurt, parents and grandparents
growth spurt, parents and grandparents, adult height: Hi Alan, The biggest thing that affects your adult height is your genes. So, your parents and grandparents heights are a good indication of what your adult height is likely to be. The milk itself didn t likely play a big factor in your recent growth,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Milk, calcium requirements, calcium fortified orange juice
calcium requirements, calcium fortified orange juice, milk calcium: Hi Derrick, No, you don t need milk to meet your nutrient requirements. Even a vegan diet (which excludes all animal products, including meat, dairy and eggs) is considered to be nutritionally adequate if properly balanced. What you do need to ensure...

Nutrition & Dieting: Minerals: phosphorus, poultry eggs, acid base balance
poultry eggs, acid base balance, animal tissues: Phosphorus chief function in the body is the mineralization of bones and teeth, they are a part of every cell, it s important in genetic material, it s part of phospholipis (help keep cells structure), it s used in energy transfer and in buffer systems that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Minimal Caloric Intake, signs of an eating disorder, eatright org
signs of an eating disorder, eatright org, daily caloric intake: Eating that few calories can be VERY dangerous. And at 5 8 and 120 pounds she is already considered underweight. I wouldn t worry about the starvation mode and not getting results and much as I would worry about her health. That is not enough calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: Minimum Caloric Intake, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, daily caloric intake: Hello Kyle! Thank you for your nutrition question. Many models are under alot of stress to maintain a certain body image however, at severe costs. Your girlfriend does not need to lose weight. In fact, she is 6lbs below her ideal body weight. If...

Nutrition & Dieting: Minimum caloric Intake, daily caloric intake, body mass index bmi
daily caloric intake, body mass index bmi, body mass index: Hi Kyle, I definitely think 600 calories is *not* adequate to meet an adult s nutritional needs! Most people s basal metabolic rate alone (the amount of calories the body burns at rest) is significantly more than this. The average calorie needs of a moderately...

Nutrition & Dieting: Model figure, workout supplements, feminine muscle
workout supplements, feminine muscle, fitness questions: Hi Katheryn! Congratulations on your desire & strong motivation to improve yourself, and follow your goals & dreams! You are definitely on the right track to achieving your dreams, since you have identified specifically what you want (to be a model), and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Monopause, illness, and weight loss, thyroid eye disease, radio iodine
thyroid eye disease, radio iodine, refined flour: Hi Cindy, You have a lot of stuff to deal with! All of which can lower metabolism. I hope your idea of healthy food means NO refined sugar, no refined flour. see more on Real Food at http://www.premiumfuel.com Exercise: a TOTAL 30 minutes a day of...

Nutrition & Dieting: Morning Suppliment/meal replacement, nutrition question, quality protein
nutrition question, quality protein, protein shake: Hello Greg! Thank you for your nutrition question. There is a product called Juice Plus+ Complete which contains protein, fiber, along with other vitamins needed by the body to stay healthy. It can be purchased at the following link: https://www.juiceplus.com/nsa/ecommerce/ModifyCart.soa...

Nutrition & Dieting: Muscle cramps, Gatorade?, night cramps, muscle cramps
night cramps, muscle cramps, leg cramps: Hello Cindy! Thank you for your nutrition question. Most cases of simple cramps require no treatment other than patience and stretching. Gently and gradually stretching and massaging the affected muscle may ease the pain and hasten recovery. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: Muscle Gain, muscle proteins, nutrition question
muscle proteins, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Colleen, Thank you for your nutrition question. The statement Fats are burned first before muscles are built is not true because the body first uses carbohydrates for energy to build muscle. The energy for contraction comes from the mechanical...

Nutrition & Dieting: Muscle gain calories, calories per day, fat cells
calories per day, fat cells, energy storage: Dave, You and I are the same height and weight, but my BMI is about 21. I know that you need about 2800 calories per day to maintain that weight. So you are correct, you probably aren t eating enough to gain muscle mass. You can increase your weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: Muscle gain calories, calories per day, gaining muscle
calories per day, gaining muscle, right under your nose: Your BMI is good but it could be better. The important component to gaining muscle while training is to eat protein. But keep it lean. Eat lean meats like fish and chicken. Watching the fats will help a lot. Avoid cheese and high-fat dairy products...

Nutrition & Dieting: Muscle gain programs?, virtual gym, mark thanks
virtual gym, mark thanks, proper nutrition: Ralphy, The best advice I can give you is: educate yourself in strength training and proper nutrition. A couple of very very reputable sources: Burn The Fat, Feed The Muscle http://tinyurl.com/2uw3js The Truth About Fitness http://tinyurl.com/2593uy...

Nutrition & Dieting: Must Lose Weight, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, atkins diet: HI Camille You can lose the weight if you take your time and just think of it as a lifestyle change and not a diet. That is what worked for me and I had the same problems that you do. It is overwhelming to say the least. You can lose between 10 to...

Nutrition & Dieting: I'm 14 years old and I'm 5'4",..., fresh fruits vegetables, low calorie diets
fresh fruits vegetables, low calorie diets, fruits and vegetables: Just thought you might like to purchase my new book entitled Ask the Nutritionists at http://www.authorhouse.com/BookStore/ItemDetail~bookid~26397.aspx -George Rapitis, Nutritionist Hello Rebecca! Thank you for your nutrition questions....

Nutrition & Dieting: I'm 35 and tired of being fat, walking program, good habits
walking program, good habits, ed teacher: Hi Becky - Well, congratulations on both your education and on getting started with a good walking program !! Let s start with the walking - The first step here would be to start to increase the time (vs. worrying about distance) - Your ultimate first...

Nutrition & Dieting: I'm getting bigger, eatright org, lifestyle changes
eatright org, lifestyle changes, tessmer: Yes, you should most certainly take your weight gain seriously. Being overweight is very dangerous to your health and it sounds like an ongoing problem for you. You really do need to take care of it now while you are young before you start to develop the...

Nutrition & Dieting: I'm dieting and walking/exercising daily, yet my weight is increasing, mypyramid gov, fresh fruits and vegetables
mypyramid gov, fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy eating plan: Hello Catherine! Thank you for your nutrition question. It is very common when trying to lose weight to gain. Your body may be holding on to the calories because you are cutting back sending you into starvation mode. In order to reverse this...

Nutrition & Dieting: I'm FREEZING from the weight loss, workout routine, check answer
workout routine, check answer, steady pace: Hi again Beki. If you are absolutely sure that your coldness is from the 30 lb weight loss, I m not sure why you wrote me a letter questioning why you are cold! That s great that you do 25 min cardio before your weights--I m assuming that you do this...

Nutrition & Dieting: I'm quite short, supine position, taller in the morning
supine position, taller in the morning, body posture: Nothing will help you grow taller except time and having the heredity that indicates you ll be taller. Masturbation has nothing to do with height. We are all taller in the morning because our spines stretch out while in a supine position (laying down)...

Nutrition & Dieting: I'm quite short, immediate family members, taller in the morning
immediate family members, taller in the morning, height restriction: Hormonal injections are reserved for use with persons who suffer genetic height restriction - and any other use is highly controversial, as well as questionable (may not work). The cost is in the thousands and thousands of dollars. Things you can buy through...

Nutrition & Dieting: I'm Starving..., empty food, hump
empty food, hump, fresh fruit: Eat already. Why are you working against your own body telling you what it needs? Are you eating empty phoney food? Not enough? No body ever got fat on too much fresh fruit. Etc. It is empty food that keeps you hungry and eating and overweight. Susan...

Nutrition & Dieting: macaroni, whole grain pasta, nutrition question
whole grain pasta, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Sahar! Thank you for your nutrition question. Eating a cup of macaroni dailyl would not cause weight gain. Remember to choose whole grain pasta instead of the enriched brand. Also make sure to include physical activity into your daily routine...

Nutrition & Dieting: macronutrient metabolism, high carbohydrate diets, low carbohydrate diets
high carbohydrate diets, low carbohydrate diets, low carbohydrate diet: Hi Terri, First of all, I m going to say that I do not recommend low carbohydrate diets for weight loss. Here is a bit of information about low carb diets from Beyond the Low Carb Hype on the Dietitians of Canada website: Studies have shown that in...

Nutrition & Dieting: magnesium question, chelated magnesium, upset stomach
chelated magnesium, upset stomach, magnesium supplement: Hi Shea, Mag carbonate is not that soluble, so I wouldn t waste my $$ on that (dolomite). Mag oxide is better than carbonate, but still not the highest quality. I would recommend a chelated magnesium supplement, which would be Mag aspartate or citrate (sulfate...

Nutrition & Dieting: magnesium supplement, green leafy vegetables, dark green leafy vegetables
green leafy vegetables, dark green leafy vegetables, brazil nuts: Hi Holly, I would suggest that you stop taking your supplement and see how your body reacts, if your elimination becomes normal again. This should be visible in a very short time. If you return to normal then you can decide how to proceed. If you are...

Nutrition & Dieting: How to maintain a healthy diet, bran cereal, nutrition question
bran cereal, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Seasons Greetings Andrea! Thank you for your nutrition question. There is a great product on my website called Juice Plus(http://www.juiceblend.com) which I recommend to my athlete patients. It contains the nutrients from 17 fruits and vegetables and...

Nutrition & Dieting: maintaing weight, 1300 calories, spice of life
1300 calories, spice of life, constant reminder: Hi Nikki, Congrats on your weight loss! That is a super accomplishment. You should be very proud of yourself. First, find a photo of you at your higher weight. Post it somewhere that you can see it every day. It will serve as a constant reminder...

Nutrition & Dieting: maintaining my weight?, laura kraemer, eating healthy foods
laura kraemer, eating healthy foods, calories per day: Andrea, Congratulations on reaching your goal weight. To maintain, I would continue the exercise and add, on average 250 calories per day. If you are still losing weight with the additional 250 calories, the add another 250 per day. It should level out and...

Nutrition & Dieting: just making sure, drastic weight loss, lifestyle change
drastic weight loss, lifestyle change, processed foods: Hi Tasha, This is a tough one I ll be honest, but I ll try my best. If the illness occurred almost one year ago, then I would say your body should be adjusted to the frequency of your meals by now. One thing to consider is, are you unhappy with the looks...

Nutrition & Dieting: malnutrition, essential foods, food charts
essential foods, food charts, recommended daily allowances: Hi Bianca, There are standardized food charts with recommended daily allowances of essential foods. I also advise taking a multivitamin, as well. As to determining if you are malnourished, I used body fat percentage as an indicator. People in optimal...

Nutrition & Dieting: maltodextrin, barley malt, corn starch
barley malt, corn starch, nutrition questions: Hello Avremel Maltodextrin is a moderately sweet polysaccharide used as a food additive, unrelated to barley malt. It is produced from corn starch and is usually found as a creamy white hygroscopic powder. Maltodextrin is easily digestible, being absorbed...

Nutrition & Dieting: margarine, local health food store, health food store
local health food store, health food store, fruits and veggies: Hello Barry! Thank you for your nutrition question. By adding more fruits and vegetables to your diet it sounds like you are on the right track to achieving your weight loss goals. As long as you are using a non-hydrogenated margarine it would be...

Nutrition & Dieting: margarine, low glycemic foods, grain toast
low glycemic foods, grain toast, coconut oil: Barry, its likely that the toast and potatoes are more of a problem than the margarine. Unless you are eating whole grain toast sparingly, and red potatoes, also sparingly. You want to avoid simple carbohydrates and switch to low-glycemic complex carbs...

Nutrition & Dieting: margarine, creaky bones, margarine
creaky bones, margarine, allergic reaction: It s interesting you d think allergy. It sounds like you ve done some good research on this already. Of course it s possible that this is the entire issue, but I m more inclined to think that you didn t just make that change in your lifestyle even though you...

Nutrition & Dieting: margarine, artificial sweeteners, stiff joints
artificial sweeteners, stiff joints, frankenfood: Hi Barry, Yes, it is possible to be allergic to margarine. The allergy is not of the typical nature when talking about fat loss. Margarine is a chemically processed food that has the ability to impede fat utilization at the cellular level. While it does...

Nutrition & Dieting: margarine, additives and preservatives, polyunsaturated oil
additives and preservatives, polyunsaturated oil, margarine: Hi Barry - I always suggest eating butter rather than margarine. Even if it claims to be polyunsaturated, it has still undergone some chemical/heating process to turn a liquid (polyunsaturated oil) into a solid...and sometimes margarines have additives and...

Nutrition & Dieting: margarine/butter, excess flab, daily food intake
excess flab, daily food intake, canola oil: Hi Barry, Reducing the amount of butter will definitely help although I am sure there are other very important factors that will need to be addressed. Using butter instead of margarine is much healthier as it is more natural, however, use it sparingly....

Nutrition & Dieting: margarine, light dessert, sugar in my coffee
light dessert, sugar in my coffee, extra virgin olive oil: Hi Barry, Stevia is the only sweetener that is not (yet) linked to major diseases. Margarine is supposed to be not digestable in a human. I use a little of real butter and cook in extra virgin olive oil. More info at http://www.premiumfuel.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: getting married soon!, whole grain bread, turbo jam workout
whole grain bread, turbo jam workout, medium celery: Hello Andrea! Thank you for your nutrition question. Congratulations on getting married in February. I have put together a healthy eating plan for you to follow while helping you lose weight. It is 1600 calories which can help most people lose 1 pound...

Nutrition & Dieting: getting married!!, fructose corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup
fructose corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, turbo jam workout: Hi Andrea, Congratulations on your upcoming wedding. Exercise is great, make sure you include some type of weight exercise as well, even light weights are good. Build lean mass (muscle), light weight for high reps means toned muscle, not huge. As...

Nutrition & Dieting: meal plan, aspirin products, sore mouth
aspirin products, sore mouth, mouth sore: A diet of low acid and non-spicy foods is generally recommended. No alcohol or caffeine (no soft drinks either) and avoiding taking aspirin products/NSAIDS. If you had a canker sore/mouth sore - you d treat it gently, trying antacids, yogurts, soothing...

Nutrition & Dieting: meal planning menus, diet menu, calorie diet
diet menu, calorie diet, menu plan: Hi Peg, There are so many foods you can eat on a 1500 calorie menu plan. Below are a few web sites that provide examples of a 1500 calorie diet. www.cellinteractive.com/ucla/weight/1500cal.html www.hcf-nutrition.org/lifestyle/1500wk1.html www.hcf-nutrition.org/../../lifestyle/1500wk2.html...

Nutrition & Dieting: How many meals a day?, bill phillips eating for life, blood sugar level
bill phillips eating for life, blood sugar level, meal composition: Maggie, There s no agreement among experts regarding the best meal number and timing, no matter what for -- wight gain or weight loss. Meal composition seems to be more important: how much of each macronutrient (carbohydrates to fats to protein) you have....

Nutrition & Dieting: measure, bethe 1, susan lee
bethe 1, susan lee, forearms: Hi Bethe 1. Bust: Don t squish yourself -- measure all the way around your bust and back right at your nipple line, and make sure the tape measure is not lower. 2. Chest: Measure under your breasts but as high up as you can go, keeping the tape measure...

Nutrition & Dieting: measure, hip bones, shoulder blades
hip bones, shoulder blades, biceps: Hello Bethe! Thank you for your questions. To measure and evaluate your your waist, do the following: While standing, measure around your waist, just above your hip bones. For women in general not greater then 35 inches is ideal. For chest,...

Nutrition & Dieting: meat/gas, enzyme papain, beer consumption
enzyme papain, beer consumption, meat consumption: Hi An increased meat consumption could cause bloating if you are deficient in digestive enzymes (which may be something you are born with). Try eating papaya after a meaty meal. Papaya is rich in enzymes that can aid digestion, in particular it contains the...

Nutrition & Dieting: meat/gas, irritable bowel symptoms, colorectal polyps
irritable bowel symptoms, colorectal polyps, screening colonoscopy: Thanks for your question, Barry. I don t think there is an exact answer to your question without knowing more, but I will offer a few ideas. You could consider re-submitting this interesting question to others or to the question pool, to see if others have...

Nutrition & Dieting: meat substitues, ground turkey breast, ground chicken breast
ground turkey breast, ground chicken breast, health screener: Hello Leighton! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend either ground turkey breast or ground chicken breast instead of ground beef. You could use either of these in spaghettie sauce. Both contain less fat and less cholesterol. Here...

Nutrition & Dieting: medication and diet restrictions, acne medicine, diet restrictions
acne medicine, diet restrictions, slice of cheese: Dear Julian, Thank you for the follow up question. In order to help cure acne you need the phytochemicals and antioxidants that are mostly found in fruits and vegetables. Fruits & vegetables are beneficial to curing acne because they also contain cleansing...

Nutrition & Dieting: menopauseal and diet, double whammy, whole grains
double whammy, whole grains, waist area: Hi Susan, Try getting rid of dairy - it only REMOVES calcium, not add it - countries that use the most dairy products have the most osteoporosis, and vice versa. Also, you can t use the protein in milk without the presence of fat, so low fat dairy is a...

Nutrition & Dieting: menstruation, laura kraemer, water weight
laura kraemer, water weight, time right: Dear Adriana, Your period or the time right before your period, has nothing to do with how you burn calories. Your period or PMS might cause some water weight gain, but as the week progresses so does the water weight. Starving is never a good thing to do....

Nutrition & Dieting: mental food issues, fish fajitas, food tacos
fish fajitas, food tacos, chopped veggies: How about using low fat (or no fat) milk, 1 cup in a blender with about 5 ice cubes and then toss in the banana, a dash of vanilla flavoring (if you like), a sprinkle of nutmeg OR cinnamon OR allspice - maybe a scoop of vanilla (or strawberry or even chocolate)...

Nutrition & Dieting: menu, fannie farmer cookbook, drain excess water
fannie farmer cookbook, drain excess water, hard boiled eggs: Hi Andrea, Greetings and thanks for your question. As you may have in my biography, I eat a low carb menu. For me, there are lots of ways to come up with a healthy meal in only a few minutes. My tips for doing this are below. Breakfast: a) eggs fried...

Nutrition & Dieting: I messed up my metabolism, weight loss plateau, weight loss plateaus
weight loss plateau, weight loss plateaus, metabolism rate: Hello Verna! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you might be experiencing a weight loss plateau. This is very common because the body begins to hold on to calories after significant weight loss. There are different reason for this...

Nutrition & Dieting: metabolic resistance, calcium fortified orange juice, cup almonds
calcium fortified orange juice, cup almonds, metabolic resistance: Hi Victoria, First of all, I am going to give you some of my top diet tips to help promote weight loss: 1. Think “healthy food”, not calories! Counting calories is not an effective long term strategy for promoting weight loss or maintaining a healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: metabolism, first job, computer screen
first job, computer screen, calories: You need to balance calories in with calories out. The number of meals doesn t matter as much as the total number of calories throughout the day. My suggestion would be to cut back on the total calories you eat or increase your activity outside the job...

Nutrition & Dieting: metabolism, whole grain cereals, whole wheat bread
whole grain cereals, whole wheat bread, frozen vegetables: That is not a question of exact science. That really cannot be answered. Everyone is different with different functioning metabolisms. And it depends on what you do to get your metabolism back to normal. It takes eating right, NOT skipping meals, not ...

Nutrition & Dieting: metabolism, low calorie diets, metabolic slowdown
low calorie diets, metabolic slowdown, calories per day: Hi Amanda, Yes 5 0 is smaller than the average woman, so it does seem to make sense that you should be able to eat less than what is recommended for the average woman (1,200 calories). What I do in my practice is measure the individual s actual metabolism,...

Nutrition & Dieting: metabolism, brain fitness, physical exertion
brain fitness, physical exertion, good fats: Amanda, Even though many nutritionists promote the notion, there is no one size fits all formula. Your own genetics, the source of calories, your level of physical exertion and history all play roles. The bottom line answer is that I would not go below...

Nutrition & Dieting: metabolism, calories per day, magic pills
calories per day, magic pills, diet industry: It would be an individual thing, but one day is not likely to change things. It s the loss of muscle that would change your metabolism. The muscle loss occurs when the body perceives a famine and starts burning that (muscle) rather than fat - which helps...

Nutrition & Dieting: metabolism, apple cider vinegar diet, apple cider vinegar
apple cider vinegar diet, apple cider vinegar, cider vinegar diet: While there is some controversy regarding BMR in extremely low weight individuals, my brief research shows that the standard Harris-Benedict formula was shown to be within a 2% accuracy after 3 weeks on an eating program. According to my research, the...

Nutrition & Dieting: My metabolism is... broken?, tip the scales, disordered eating
tip the scales, disordered eating, starving to death: Whitney, Number one is that you need to get professional help again if you have slipped back into old eating habits. Eating so few calories is extremely dangerous to your health as I am sure you have learned!! Your metabolism is NOT ruined for life. You...

Nutrition & Dieting: metabolism, resting metabolism, shane
resting metabolism, shane, calories: shane, The only way to increase your metabolism is to exercise. Your body will burn more calories while you exercise. Your resting metabolism can be increase by building more muscle. There are no foods that can increase metabolism. Best wishes....

Nutrition & Dieting: metallic taste, metallic taste in my mouth, fresh fruits and vegetables
metallic taste in my mouth, fresh fruits and vegetables, sinus infection: Hello Lynda! The multi-vitamin may be causing the metallic taste in your mouth. I would recommend that switch to a different supplement such as Juice Plus which is made from fresh fruits and vegetables. The website to purchase it is www.juiceblend.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: microwave cooking, globe and mail, raw broccoli
globe and mail, raw broccoli, coronary heart disease: Hello Fred! Thank you for your nutrition question. Microwaving does zap important nutrients in food more than other forms of cooking. For example, microwaving raw broccoli drastically all but eliminates some natural health-promoting chemicals, a study...

Nutrition & Dieting: mid section, uc santa barbara, low saturated fat diet
uc santa barbara, low saturated fat diet, freshman 15: Rickey, Congratulations on such a successful program already. There is really nothing different I would add, except to continue a low saturated fat diet (as much as it is possible) and continue your regular exercise program. Adding a bit more cardio type...

Nutrition & Dieting: middle, whole grain breads, laura kraemer
whole grain breads, laura kraemer, salad vegetables: Scot, if you are a wrestler then you have to eat clean foods like chicken, tuna, lean beef, fish, salad, vegetables, whole fruit, low fat dairy, whole grain breads, and healthy fats like those found in salad oils. Space them out to 5 small meals and keep working...

Nutrition & Dieting: milk, calcium absorption, protein milk
calcium absorption, protein milk, milk and dairy products: Hello Jesse, Consuming 1-3 liters of milk should not have a negative effect on you. Howerver, make sure that it is skim or 2%milk. Milk is a controversial subject because there are some pros and cons so read on. Here are some of the health pros and cons:...

Nutrition & Dieting: milk, frig, tessmer
frig, tessmer, room temperature: No difference to how you drink milk! It still has all the great nutrients. I wouldn t leave it out to get at room temperature though! That could lead to foodborne illness! Either drink it cold from the frig or warm it up right out of the frig. Kim Tessmer,RD...

Nutrition & Dieting: milk, cold milk, cold beverage
cold milk, cold beverage, human body: Hi again- just another myth about drinking something colder to burn more calories. While it does take a little more energy to warm up a cold beverage in the human body, we re talking a barely noticeable and quickly over expenditure. Given that it takes...

Nutrition & Dieting: milk consumption, good sources of calcium, sources of calcium
good sources of calcium, sources of calcium, milk consumption: Ted, Dairy is a hot topic of debate. If you believe the commercials you would think everyone should drink milk. But dairy is only necessary as a source of calcium, which we all should get. There are other good sources of calcium, like soy, some nuts and...

Nutrition & Dieting: milk, health food stores, non homogenized milk
health food stores, non homogenized milk, nutrition question: Hello Mary! Thank you for your nutrition question. There are many arguements regarding the healthiness of milk because of certain farm practices. This is why I recommend whole, pasteurized, non-homogenized milk from cows raised on organic feed. This...

Nutrition & Dieting: mind problem, nutrition question, vitamins and minerals
nutrition question, vitamins and minerals, fruits and vegetables: Hello Amir! Thank you for your nutrition question. Yes there is a product that may be able to help your conditionl. There is a product called Juice Plus which contains the nutrients from different fruits and vegetables that I believe you can benefit...

Nutrition & Dieting: miracle whip, miracle whip, nutrition question
miracle whip, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Val! Thank you for your nutrition question. We should be very moderate in use of mayonnaise. There are 100 calories in 1 tablespoon. It is very high in calories because it contains a large amount of eggs and oil. It is made by combining lemon juice...

Nutrition & Dieting: misc Qs, natural flavorings, electrolyte imbalances
natural flavorings, electrolyte imbalances, water toxicity: 1. teas and coffee often contain caffeine, and natural flavorings. Caffeine is a stimulant and may cause insomnia, palpitations (feeling of your heart beating, or beating too fast) and other increased activity of bodily functions if used in excess. 2. Dry...

Nutrition & Dieting: monitoring calories, high calorie foods, healthy high calorie foods
high calorie foods, healthy high calorie foods, nutrition question: Hello Dave! Thank you for your nutrition question. I have provided you with some great tips on how to increase your calorie intake to 2,500 calories. 1. Eat consistently. Every day, have three hearty meals plus one to three additional snacks. Do NOT...

Nutrition & Dieting: No motivation, exercise diary, exercise habits
exercise diary, exercise habits, finding a friend: Elisa, First of all there is nothing wrong with you!! Getting motivated to make changes can be difficult for anyone. Your motivation has to come from within! Really try to sit down and think about what YOUR motivation is to eat healthy and exercise and...

Nutrition & Dieting: No motivation, complex carbs, nutrition question
complex carbs, nutrition question, blood drop: Hello Elisa! Thank you for your nutrition question. A little indulgence here and there is OK, most health experts agree, but the average American diet is brimming with sugar. How do we keep our intake in check, and how can we better handle an intense...

Nutrition & Dieting: No motivation, mr abbott, volunteer group
mr abbott, volunteer group, needing attention: What do you feel passionate about? When you were 11 years old, what did you want to be? Have you become it? Why not? Or, is it enough? Re-evaluate who you ve become and what you really want to be. Then, just BE the best person you are. Do you care about...

Nutrition & Dieting: No motivation, laura kraemer, weather issues
laura kraemer, weather issues, break ups: Dear Elisa, sounds like you got yourself into a weight gain cycle. As your life changes, so will your daily habits. School, break-ups, job issues, weather issues, world crisis, can all change your outlook and ultimately change what you do on a daily basis....

Nutrition & Dieting: ms and diet, secondary progressive ms, registered dietitian
secondary progressive ms, registered dietitian, peripheral neuropathy: Terri, Because of your medical problems and medications I highly recommend you see a registered dietitian in your area that can sit down and work with you one-on-one. There is nutritional help for MS as well as your weight loss. A dietitian can help put...

Nutrition & Dieting: multivitamins, spectrum multivitamin, well balanced diet
spectrum multivitamin, well balanced diet, centrum forte: Hi SK, There is some debate as to whether a multivitamin is necessary. If you are eating a healthy, well-balanced diet (lots of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and legumes)and are healthy, it s likely you are meeting all your nutrient needs. That being...

Nutrition & Dieting: multivitamins, whole food vitamins, organic whole food vitamins
whole food vitamins, organic whole food vitamins, whole food supplements: Hi Jill, You are correct, your body can t absorb everything in those pills, tablets, or capsules. There are companies that make pharmaceutical grade supplements that are better absorbed than others however they will cost considerably more. Your body...

Nutrition & Dieting: multivitamins, best multivitamin, fresh fruits and vegetables
best multivitamin, fresh fruits and vegetables, nutrition question: Hello Sk! Thank you for your nutrition question. The best multivitamin on the market is a product called Juice Plus because it is made from fresh fruits and vegetables. It also better absorbed by your body then other multivitamins. I have it available...

Nutrition & Dieting: muscle.., whole grain breads, low calorie meal plan
whole grain breads, low calorie meal plan, laura kraemer: Dear Shannon, I can t imagine your stomach being that big at 104 pounds. When you exercise to tone muscle, you have to eat foods that will help to tone those muscles. That food is protein. Tuna, eggs, lean meats, low fat dairy, chicken and fish are all good...

Nutrition & Dieting: muscle buildings, calories per day, fruits and vegetables
calories per day, fruits and vegetables, quality protein: Hi Cameron, There is not one best thing. Whey is the highest quality protein but the key for muscle gain is more a total calorie issue. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to figure your requirements and add 150 calories per day to the number for weight gain. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: muscle for a diabetes, fruits and vegetables, muscle builder
fruits and vegetables, muscle builder, muscles in the body: Hello Michael! Since the muscles in the body needs carbohydrates for energy, I would recommend Juice Plus which is made from 17 different fruits and vegetables. It can help you have more energy for your workout as well. Juice Plus is available at www.juiceblend.com....

Nutrition & Dieting: muscle gain, cup tofu, calories per day
cup tofu, calories per day, fruits vegetables: Hi Evan, I apologize for taking so long to respond to your question - I ve been down and out with a nasty stomach bug. Firstly, one big reason why you may not have enough energy is that you aren t eating enough calories! As a young male, even one who...

Nutrition & Dieting: muscle loss, eating a balanced diet, protien intake
eating a balanced diet, protien intake, strenuous exercise: Hi Linda, If your arms are muscular, it is because you use them in work or play in some way or another. The only way to tone them down is to cease using them in strenuous exercise. I personally sense that you have nothing about which to worry yourself....

Nutrition & Dieting: muscle & soy bean, ml milk, lifting weights
ml milk, lifting weights, losing muscle: Hi Karen, Muscle mass starts to decrease significantly after age 30. Strength training (e.g. lifting weights) can help to slow down or prevent loss of muscle mass. 110 grams of lean ground beef contains approximately 21 grams of protein. 500 mL of milk...

Nutrition & Dieting: muscle, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables
nutrition question, fruits and vegetables, basketball training: Hello Stephen! Thank you for your nutrition question. There is an excellent supplement called Juice Plus which is available on my website http://wwww.juiceblend.com that would be perfect for you. It contains the nutrients of 17 fruits and vegetables...

Nutrition & Dieting: muscular arms, registered dietician, mark shields
registered dietician, mark shields, protien intake: Hello Linda, That s a tricky question, especially because you re only 16 and not being able to see you in person. With that said there are some nutritional changes you could make to help lose muscle, though I can t say I m a fan of doing so. Simply, because...

Nutrition & Dieting: myweight, negative calorie diet, potatochips
negative calorie diet, potatochips, extended family: Hi Mac, Less than 1200- 1500 calories a day and you just lower your metabolism and make yourself sick. You need to get over fat/calorie/weight small picture and focus on getting HEALTHY. This notion that all that matters is calories and that the number...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nagative calorie balance: eat 500 less, burn 500 more?, low carb diets, good fats
low carb diets, good fats, calorie balance: Dear Bud, It can work unless you are in the metabolically resistance state. But even if you are not, what the 1000 Calories will come from matters a lot! For instance, simply cutting down on carbs and adding the same calories coming with good fats allows...

Nutrition & Dieting: Natural Appetite Suppressant, natural appetite suppresants, appetite suppressant
natural appetite suppresants, appetite suppressant, quality supplements: Hi Jennifer, Natural appetite suppresants are predominantly protein based. Protein is found in lean meat/fish/chicken, eggs and soya products. Fibre supplements of the right type and quantity can also help but should never be used on it s own- as that...

Nutrition & Dieting: i NEED to gain weight, whole grains, kids section
whole grains, kids section, medical intervention: Since you ve already tried everything, I d be talking to a doctor for a thyroid panel, set to sensitive (you may have to insist on this). In the meantime, try eating frequently throughout the day, adding things like peanut butter, more whole grains,...

Nutrition & Dieting: NEED HELP ASAP, recurrent bladder infections, enjoyable physical activity
recurrent bladder infections, enjoyable physical activity, yeast connection: Hi Healther, There is no commparison of refined sugar with the stuff in fresh produce. Raw is the only way to eat fruit, and whenever you want - one exception: cranberry juice. It is cooked fruit, but there is something in it that helps with bladder infections...

Nutrition & Dieting: NEED HELP IN EXERCISE WITH PLANED DIET!!, simple sugars, aerobic exercises
simple sugars, aerobic exercises, volunteer service: Wakim, I believe in moderation in all aspects. I think one of the best snacks before exercise is a banana. It has fiber, simple sugars for energy, and is very low in fat. Your butter and milk drink has a great deal of fat, which may make it more difficult...

Nutrition & Dieting: NESTUM 3 in 1, quaker oats, body composition
quaker oats, body composition, nutrient intake: Shamema, There s no single food that can greatly influence one s nutritional status. It all depends on many many more things like your total energy and nutrient intake, body composition, life style, physical activity and fitness level, etc. Please feel...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nearing my diet goals...but too much food!, weight gainer, muscular male
weight gainer, muscular male, exact weight: HI Tyler Congrats on a wonderful job of losing weight. The best way to maintain the exact weight you desire is just to simply add a few higher calorie foods to your menu daily. If this is still too much then try one of the great weight gainer shakes but...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need Advice, mypyramid gov, fresh fruits and vegetables
mypyramid gov, fresh fruits and vegetables, metabolism rate: Hello Donna! Thank you for your nutrition question. In order to help with weight loss, I am going to direct you to a couple of great websites that can help. Firstly, I would recommend visiting www.mypyramid.gov where you can create an eating plan...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need Advice, health risks of obesity, paleo diet
health risks of obesity, paleo diet, fad diets: Hi Elizabeth I will answer your last question first. No it won t be hard to lose weight at your age. You just need to make some changes. Exercise would help tremendously. One of the things I get for my patients is a pedal exerciser http://adiet4health.com/...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need adive please!, adive, computer access
adive, computer access, trimspa: Hello, I must apologize for not replying sooner. I was away for the summer with no computer access and I was just reinstated to this site. If you still have a question, about this one in particular or others I would be more than happy to help. Again...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need advice, calories per day, strengthening exercises
calories per day, strengthening exercises, push ups: Hello Ramya! Theoretically, you have to eat 500 to 1,000 calories per day to gain one to two pounds per week. Without question some people do gain weight more easily than others. Controlled weight gain studies have shown 20 lbs differences in subjects...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need a diet program soon!!, laura kraemer, lose 10 kg
laura kraemer, lose 10 kg, caloires: Meirna, To lose weight you have to eat less caloires than your body needs. On average a daily calorie count to lose weight should be 1500-1800 per day. So you can still eat chocolate as long as it falls into those calories. To make weight loss quicker, you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need Help Severely!, weight watchers smart ones, special k cereal
weight watchers smart ones, special k cereal, high calorie foods: Hi Samantha It sounds like you are doing every thing right and by this time should have seen some weight loss. The only thing I can do is give you some tips that worked for me and if you still have a problem with losing the weight I would suggest going...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need Help!, fad diet, sleep time
fad diet, sleep time, proper nutrition: Hey Jordan 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...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need help, public health nutrition, commision on dietetic registration
public health nutrition, commision on dietetic registration, baccalaureate degree: Hello Sonia! The name of my book is Ask the Nutritionists: Answers to your Nutrition questions It is available at any bookstore...if they are out they can order it for you. George :) Thank you for your nutrition career question. On average,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need help, bad habbit, hershey kisses
bad habbit, hershey kisses, ok cuz: Why is chocolate wrong? Dark chocolate has properties that are good for your heart function. All chocolate has properties that help elevate our mood and feelings. As long as you limit yourself to just a piece (3 or 4 Hershey Kisses for example, half of a...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need To Lose Weight, daily caloric intake, food calories
daily caloric intake, food calories, calories per day: Ok it seem like everyone is getting there information in the same place. Let s start at the begining, what I m going to tell you will change your life so take advantage that your young. You can use this forever! Your 15 year old 160 pound body has 1...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need to lose 30+ lbs ASAP, living nightmare, diet pills
living nightmare, diet pills, medical rights: 5 4 and 130 isn t very overweight, although, to be ideal, if you re a medium frame you should aim for 120. 64 lbs is soooooo NOT due to diet and exercise. I ve been anorexic and it takes one to know one. I know you. I also know it (the body that owned...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need to lose weight, mid 20s, gaining weight
mid 20s, gaining weight, bathing suit: Hi Melody, Eat as soon as you start to feel hungry, when your brain has a say in your choices. DO NOT Go around hungry (like everyboey does dieting ), it lowers your metabolism. Focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity will take care of itself....

Nutrition & Dieting: Need to lose weight, counting calories, exercise bike
counting calories, exercise bike, time focus: Hi Eve, You are hungry because you are HUNGRY for Real Food. You are eating a lot of Flavored Packing Material. Counting calories is not the best use of your time, focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity takes care of itself. Please check...

Nutrition & Dieting: Need a new way of life, torn acl, constructive surgery
torn acl, constructive surgery, weight loss pills: Shannon, My suggestion is to forget about the quick fixes ! Water pills will NOT help you to lose the weight you need! Weight Watchers may help for awhile but really does not have the one-on-one support you need and does not teach permanent lifestyle change!...

Nutrition & Dieting: Net Calories are a mystery to me., daily calorie intake, nutrition question
daily calorie intake, nutrition question, calorie diet: Hello Adrian! Thank you for your nutrition question. Yes, you are right that after burning 800 calories on a 1,200 calorie diet you would be at a very low level of 400. This would also be a very dangerous to your health. Since you are 186 lbs your...

Nutrition & Dieting: New Diet Plan, wheat crackers, healthy balanced diet
wheat crackers, healthy balanced diet, mini stepper: Hi It s almost impossible to lose weight from specific places, if you are overweight, you will lose weight from where excess fat is stored - which tends to be abdomen and/or hips. Lowering your calorific intake to 1000 calories a day is likely to result...

Nutrition & Dieting: New job - Insurance body, whole grains, selling insurance
whole grains, selling insurance, raw fruit: HI Katie, Plain water, whole grains, raw fruit, a little protein...pay attention to the quality, quantity will take care of itself. 30 minutes a day of breathing hard, walk briskly, climb stairs, dance to fav music, anything. 3 minutes x 10, 10 minutes...

Nutrition & Dieting: Night eating, low calorie snack, laura kraemer
low calorie snack, laura kraemer, low calorie snacks: Dear Jackie, I have the same problem. What I now do is count the evening snack as a small meal. If you eat smaller meals during the day, that nigh time snack is just your last meal. If you eat a lot during the day, then really eat a big snack at night, you...

Nutrition & Dieting: NON-carbonated diet drink, diet cokes, fruit flavors
diet cokes, fruit flavors, diet drink: Hi Steve, The only thing I can suggest is flavored waters. They come in a variety of different fruit flavors and are usually very low in calories (but not necessarily calorie free). The exact calories would vary from one brand to another, so check the labels....

Nutrition & Dieting: Nobody benefits from refined carbohydrates!, refined carbohydrates, fruits vegetables
refined carbohydrates, fruits vegetables, whole grains: Dear Shadow, You don t NEED to eat any sugar. Sugar is a refined carbohydrate that doesn t bring in any nutrients but pure calories. Your better choices are fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. To read more about nutritional requirements, following the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Non-alcoholic red wine, non alcoholic red wine, heart disease deaths
non alcoholic red wine, heart disease deaths, heart disease rates: Hello Carey! Thank you for your nutrition question. Non-alcoholic red wine is just as healthy as red wine in moderation. There are many health benefits for drinking non-alcoholic wines: Heart Disease: In the past decade there have been scores of...

Nutrition & Dieting: Non-carbonated diet drink, tea flavors, diet cokes
tea flavors, diet cokes, nutrition question: Hello Steve! Thank you for your nutrition question. Crystal Light beverages are real refreshment. Non carbonated. No gimmicks. Just pure, light, delicious satisfaction, with only 5 calories per 8 fl. oz. serving. They come in 14 great flavors - all of...

Nutrition & Dieting: Non-Whey-based BCAA supplements, branched chain amino acids, nutrition store
branched chain amino acids, nutrition store, whey: Hi Mark, Usually people who have problems with dairy are ok with whey but if you have a problem with it you should be able to by just a BCAA amino acid formula in capsule form at a nutrition store. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc for other guidelines and let...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nothing Is Working, nutrition question, fruit vegetables
nutrition question, fruit vegetables, healthier eating: Hello Angie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Congratulations on beginning a healthier eating lifestyle. The best foods for weight loss are those which are higher in fiber. They include oatmeal, beans, fruit, vegetables, nuts, fish, chicken,and...

Nutrition & Dieting: NUTRITION, apple seeds, apple core
apple seeds, apple core, burning sensation: It s just not physically easy to eat an apple core. Even the monkeys in the trees would leave it behind. Cows, horses and bovines might eat it because they have the ability to masticate (chew and demolish) it. Also, there s a chemical in the apple seeds...

Nutrition & Dieting: NUTRITION FOR BODY BUILDING!!!, mega mass 2000, sales pitches
mega mass 2000, sales pitches, balanced diet: Despite claims of many sales pitches for muscle building products, the ONLY way to increase muscle size is by working out with weight resistent exercises (body building) which appears to be what you re doing already (good!). In order to give your body...

Nutrition & Dieting: NUTRITION FOR BODY BUILDING!!!, mega mass 2000, sources of protein
mega mass 2000, sources of protein, leigh anne: Eating more protein in your diet should help promote muscle growth. You don t need to eliminate fat from your diet. Your body needs some fat to live off of! Protein is the building blocks of muscle, so consider maybe eating chicken an extra night a week, or...

Nutrition & Dieting: NUTRITION FOR BODY BUILDING!!!, mega mass 2000, resistance training
mega mass 2000, resistance training, real food: Hi Eddie, Throw out the Mega Mass, get into real food, which naturally contains some fat, and get into slow motion, no mometum resistance training that takes half an hour a week. The time between workouts is as important to forming muscles as the working...

Nutrition & Dieting: NUTRITION FOR BODY BUILDING!!!, whole grain foods, laura kraemer
whole grain foods, laura kraemer, mega mass 2000: Eddie, to gain weight and grow your muscles, you need calories from protein, carbohydrates and fat. At your weight, you need at least 130 grams of protein in a day, some journals say more. Your muscles are made of protein, so you have to have that available...

Nutrition & Dieting: NUTRITION FOR BODY BUILDING!!!, whole grain cereals, building muscle mass
whole grain cereals, building muscle mass, mega mass 2000: Hello Eddie! Thank you for your nutrition question. The keys to building muscle mass are eating the right foods such as complex carbohydrates and working those muscles. Eating the right foods will help you to fuel your muscles when you are...

Nutrition & Dieting: NUTRITION FOR BODY BUILDING!!!, mega mass 2000, exercise program
mega mass 2000, exercise program, daily basis: Hi Eddie, You sound like you are doing fine in your current plan. Muscle growth requires protein, but I aqm sure the Mega Mass is full of such. Check the label. Eat more meat. Do not fret too much about some intake of fat, as fat itself does not necessarily...

Nutrition & Dieting: NUTRITION, nutrition question, skinny self
nutrition question, skinny self, fruits and vegetables: Hello Joe! Thank you for your nutrition question. There is a product called Juice Plus which I recommend to my athlete patients who are trying to build muscle and gain weight. It contains the nutrients from 17 fruits and vegetables and can help you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nuitrition and Running, macro nutrients, half marathons
macro nutrients, half marathons, micro nutrients: Hi Paul, First, I would like to apologize for the delay in my response time. With prior obligations to clients, I have been unable to access my computer. Next, I am sure there is some information that could help you. I have done a little calculating...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrient loss in wax or plastic containers, johnny blackburn, nutrient additions
johnny blackburn, nutrient additions, vitamin c in orange juice: This quote looks so familiar that I feel that I might need to thank you for taking the time to read my dissertation. I believe that I made a similar comment. The information is from the following: DeRitter E;Bauernfeind JC;. Foods considered for nutrient...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrients in potato skin, vitamin b 6, cholesterol 0mg
vitamin b 6, cholesterol 0mg, potato skin: Hi Kris, Here we go! BTW, read more about all kinds of nutrients: http://tinyurl.com/yux65x 1 average potato skin contains: Calories 114.84 Total Fat 0.058g Saturated Fat 0.0151g 0 Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0249g Monounsaturated...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrisystem, hip replacment, inner thighs
hip replacment, inner thighs, whole grains: Hi Aimee, Yes to yoga ball, and whatever else yoga intrigues you. Pilates is effective, but not if it hurts. No to nutrisystem and any diet . Dump the notion of something that you go on than go off, just start focusing on the quality of what you eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrisystem, jenny craig, diet weight loss
jenny craig, diet weight loss, conline: Hello Kelli, Unfortunately I do not know the specifics of each of these weight loss programs enough to actually compare them. However, here are a few articles that may help you to choose a weight loss program that is right for you: http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/choosing.htm...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, essential nutrients, protein content
essential nutrients, protein content, amino acids: Legumes, or beans, contain many amino acids and have a high protein content, as well as a high fiber content, which are both essential to your diet. Many foods can conteract the contents of other foods and that is why you need to get your essential nutrients...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, exercise regimens, weight challenges
exercise regimens, weight challenges, bmi index: Hello Steve! Thank you for your nutrition question. I have just recently completed a book called Ask the Nutritionists: Answers to your Nutrition Questions. It contains basic information on nutrition such as weight loss, eating plans for various...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, seattle sutton, bad cholesterol
seattle sutton, bad cholesterol, information and guidance: H Gary, You cannot afford not to figure out how to eat real food. I don t reallly have time doesn t wash. The notion that bad cholesterol only comes from animal products is not quite true. Some have tried everything, then get rid of refined sugar and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, cold and flu symptoms, sinus headaches
cold and flu symptoms, sinus headaches, cold and flu: sorry for taking so long to respond... you could try some zinc and/or echinacea. Your sleeping schedule may have your body kind of out of tune though, putting your immune system at a bit of a disadvantage. This time of year is tough on the body as well...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, mypyramid gov, low carb diets
mypyramid gov, low carb diets, grain wheat: I can t say if your diet is healthy or not or whether you should make changes without knowing exactly what you are eating. Most people that have a lot of weight to lose will lose faster towards the beginning. Keep in mind the weight might not fall of that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, body converts, nutrition question
body converts, nutrition question, fruits vegetables: Hello Katie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Carbohydrates often get a bad rap: they make us fat, they cause diabetes, and they stimulate our appetites. When people think of carbs, they often conjure up images of cake, bread, or pasta. The truth...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, kilogram calorie, gram calorie
kilogram calorie, gram calorie, nutrition labels: I am based in the United States so I don t see the kcal on foods but I would guess that 1 kcal would not mean 1000 calories since there are few packaged foods that have that many calories. Thanks again for the questions, Kate. I hope this finally clears...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, high intensity workouts, omega 3 fatty acids
high intensity workouts, omega 3 fatty acids, gaining muscle mass: Hello Alberto! Thank you for your nutrition question. First I would recommend that you check out my book Ask the Nutritionists: Answers to your Nutrition Questions because it contains helpful information related to muscle building. It is available at...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, eating a balanced diet, well balanced diet
eating a balanced diet, well balanced diet, 1300 calories: Hi Jennifer, First of all great job on losing 30 pounds!! I would most definitely suggest working with a nutritionist/dietitian to lose the rest of your weight. Using the WW program is not always well balanced because you can virtually use your points on...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, center for science in the public interest, worst foods
center for science in the public interest, worst foods, feature link: One of the best lists comes from the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Their website is www.cspinet.org. Click on the special feature link - 10 Best / 10 Worst Foods. It s a great list and I use it as a handout at many of my lectures. Thank...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, beri beri, diabetes and cardiovascular disease
beri beri, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, vitamin c deficiency: Cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease are all related to diet in some fashion. In fact, most diseases are caused by diet in some way or another. Scurvy is a vitamin C deficiency. Beri-beri and pellegra are two other deficiency diseases. Eating...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, artificial sweetener aspartame, diet drinks
artificial sweetener aspartame, diet drinks, diet soda: Hello Rita! I do not really recommend aspartame or diet drinks because they may sabatoge people efforts to lose weight. In addition a new study on the effects of low daily doses of the artificial sweetener aspartame shows a statistically significant increase...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, personal health records, protein drinks
personal health records, protein drinks, protein supplement: Mary, I recommend you ask your doctor and/or a dietitian specializing in gastric bypass. This is a very specialized area and I do not have any experience with it. In addition to recommend something like a supplement it would need to be someone who had access...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, diet fads, body fat composition
diet fads, body fat composition, nutrition book: What you should be eating is not something one can answer in a paragraph. You have to learn about nutrition, label reading, etc... You need to not only learn about good nutrition but apply it to your life and make lifestyle changes. You can t exercise without...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, zen bakery, how to lead a healthy lifestyle
zen bakery, how to lead a healthy lifestyle, grain muffins: Hi Aaron, For a simple outline of what to eat and how to get in the habit of moving, please see http://www.premiumfuel.com Real Food page and Play Not Pain. You don t need the book, it has a lot of recipes. Keep a stash of raw nuts and dried, unsulphured,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, hard boiled eggs
peanut butter and jelly sandwich, hard boiled eggs, raisin bran: Here are some ideas that might help out Amy. Some may be hot meal ideas, not sure if that is possible or not. yogurt milk fruit juice fresh fruit fresh vegetables small boxes of dry high fiber cereals (such as cheerios, raisin bran, etc...) breads,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, resistance training program, spicey foods
resistance training program, spicey foods, frame weight: Hello Angela, You re most likely experiencing what happens as we age. Typically as even early as 20 years old we begin to lose muscle. Even though our weight can stay the same, we lose muscle and more fat accumulates. REason being, is because fat is burned...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, laura kraemer, meatless meatballs
laura kraemer, meatless meatballs, go lean cereal: Nikki at one hundred pounds, you must be close to 5 foot or less. If you are taller, then you are probably underweight and you are not eating enough calories or enough protein. You can t build muscle without adequate calories and protein. You actually need...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, nutrition question: Hello Brad! Thank you for your nutrition question. All the information that you need to develop a healthy eating plan is available at the following link: http://www.mypyramid.gov I believe you will find this website very helpful and point you in the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and body building, mypyramid gov, nutrition question
mypyramid gov, nutrition question, nutrition plan: Hello Richard! Thank you for your nutrition question. The following website http://www.mypyramid.gov will help you create a nutrition plan specifically for you. Just enter your information and it will tell you how many servings from each food group...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition for Cancer, essense of life, hello bill
essense of life, hello bill, alkaline foods: Hello Bill, To be honest I have heard of this BUT I have not read any specific studies or evidence that supports it. In addition the field of oncology is not my specialty. To find more information you may want to check out these web sites: http://www.cancer.org...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition/Diet, fad diets, mark shields
fad diets, mark shields, nutrition diet: Hello Jennifer, 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...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition for Female Weight Gain, maintainence, buns
maintainence, buns, abdomen: Oh eeek, no, fat doesn t (necessarily) make fat; protein doesn t necessarily make muscle and carbs are the first things burned for fuel. Take a look here for reliable info and an eating plan that will work for healthy weight maintainence, whether you need...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition for Female Weight Gain, calories per day, nutrition question
calories per day, nutrition question, same time period: Hello Julie! Thank you for your nutrition question. The parts of your body that you put the weight on depends primarily on genetics. Theoretically, you have to eat 500 to 1,000 calories per day to gain one to two pounds per week. Without question...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and Food Allergies/Sensitivities, tomato basil soup, mypyramid gov
tomato basil soup, mypyramid gov, oranges lemons: Hello Cherelyn! Thank you for your nutrition question. Making a list of foods which you are sensitive is a great idea. I would recommend visiting www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a meal plan that only includes foods which you have not sensitivity...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition-Food Side Effects, egg yolks, world health organization
egg yolks, world health organization, egg replacers: Hi Willy, Excess protein can over-work your kidneys and upset your pH balance (acid/alkaline). In general you should aim for around 55-65 grams of protein- more is not necessary for the majority of people. This is by U.S. standards, the World Health Organization...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and fat loss, lettuce tomato, whole wheat bread
lettuce tomato, whole wheat bread, congratulations on your new baby: Hi Amy, Congratulations on your new baby! Lets fist start by saying that my recommendations are assuming that you are not currently breastfeeding. If you are breastfeeding disregard what I am about to say and let me know so that I can guide you for that....

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition for a freshman, banta diet, easy recipes
banta diet, easy recipes, navigation button: Chris, On our Banta diet, we have quite a few college students that ve been successfully using our free to eat food lists and even some of our easy recipes, e.g., salads. Why wouldn t you take a look (it s free and online) at: http://bantadiet.com...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and Growth, fruits and vegetables, t effect
fruits and vegetables, t effect, dietary intake: Jeff, It is impossible for me to know if your eating habits are or will effect your stature or height for certain. Without knowing more information about you, your exact dietary intake and how your height has progressed through the years that would be impossible....

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and Growth, fruits and vegetables, t effect
fruits and vegetables, t effect, meal replacement: I m glad you asked your doctor and his general opinion was of no worry; however, I understand that most doctors these days are stressed and overworked, often dismissing things that aren t full-blown problems yet . First, you ARE fine with height. Impairment...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition for Healthy Gain, omega 3 fats, lean muscle mass
omega 3 fats, lean muscle mass, good fats: First of all, I congratulate you on your decision to overcome the anorexia. You will discover a much better life within you as a result. I have watched a family member return from the devastation and I ll gladly help anyone regain his or her life from that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition for Healthy Gain, recovering from anorexia, flax seeds
recovering from anorexia, flax seeds, good fats: Hi Julie, Thank you for your question, I hope I am able to give you some useful information. According to the personal info you gave your BMI is 16.8 which is underweight, and you need at least 2010 calories to maintain this weight. I suggest that you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition Help, whole wheat bread, simple sugars
whole wheat bread, simple sugars, lean protein: Hello Sean, Great question. First off, I know where you re coming from about having to go to the bathroom frequently, as I drink water all day long. You mention you have very low energy levels. We get energy from food which provide us with calories thus...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition label, pillsbury waffles, waffle batter
pillsbury waffles, waffle batter, mark shields: Hello Gerry, 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: Nutrition and learning, school lunch, proper health
school lunch, proper health, tessmer: Missing meals is not healthy for anyone whether it be children or adults! Missing meals means you are probably NOT getting the amount of nutrients you need daily for proper health and not getting all your required servings from each food group daily. Missing...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition - Olives, health benefits of olives, triple whammy
health benefits of olives, triple whammy, olive recipes: Hello Charlie! Here is the nutrition breakdown on olive: 100g of olives contain : * Calories 103 * Fibre 2.9g * Vitamin E 2mg If you take a look at your local supermarket, you ll see olives in a rainbow of colors, from green to brown...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition Plan for Weight Loss, recommended weight loss, 150 bpm
recommended weight loss, 150 bpm, protein drinks: Hi Nicole, First I apologize for the unusual delay in my response! With the approaching holidays things are hectic. If you exercise moderately, 4 times a week, doing cardio (bike, treadmill, aerobics...) for 30 minutes and follow a weight/resistance...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition Plan, callories, nutrition plan
callories, nutrition plan, empty food: Please dump the discipline talk. Sounds like you are working against yourself. Focus on the quality of what you eat and the quantity takes care of itself. For a long time I have been saying that refined sugar is as addictive as cocaine. A pack of rats...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and physical fitness, mypyramid gov, personal nutritionist
mypyramid gov, personal nutritionist, flabby stomach: Hello Paul! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend that you check out www.mypyramid.gov and enter your age, gender, and activity level. It will create a healthy eating plan designed specifically for your calorie needs. It will give...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition Question, building muscle mass, fruit juicer
building muscle mass, fruit juicer, brain fitness: Justin, First, the juice question. It depends on how much and what type of fruits and what you mean by adequate. Getting all your fruits and veggies servings from juicers is not a good idea. Although, these are certainly healthy, you are removing much...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition Question, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruit juicer
fresh fruits and vegetables, fruit juicer, nutrition question: Hello Justin! Thank you for your nutrition questions. Juicing machines often do not give you enough fruits and vegetables because many vitamins are often lost during processing. I don t really recommend Creatine Monohydrate because it does not...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition Question, fruit juicer, steroid compounds
fruit juicer, steroid compounds, nutrition question: I don t typically recommend any particular brand although higher speed models work best. They are usually $75-100 dollars but will last for a long time. My juicer is a model made by Krups and has lasted over 4 years so far. They all a bit difficult to clean...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition Question, iu iu, ramen noodles
iu iu, ramen noodles, nutrition question: Hello Ken! Thank you for your nutrition question. 1 container Ramen Noodles, individual block contains: Energy kcal 296 Protein g 5.57 Total lipid (fat) g 14.08 Ash g 3.78 Carbohydrate, by difference g 36.80 Minerals Iron,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and rice cooking methods, nutrition question, healthier choice
nutrition question, healthier choice, cooking methods: Hello Alexis! Thank you for your nutrition question. Draining the rice would lead to some vitamin loss because of the boiling process. This also happens when we boil vegetables such as broccoli for too long. The vitamins end up in the water. Letting...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition - Water Intake, water and electrolytes, shock absorption
water and electrolytes, shock absorption, nutrition question: Hello Kate! Thank you for your nutrition question. It does not really matter if the water you drink is warm or cold unless you are an athlete trying to stay hydrated where you would drink cold water. We need at least eight cups of water a day....

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and weight loss, mypyramid gov, nutritional decisions
mypyramid gov, nutritional decisions, nutrition question: Hello Tom! Thank you for your nutrition question. The newly revised Food Pyramid website entitled http://www.mypyramid.gov allows you to create a menu plan tailored to your needs. When you get to the site you just have to enter your information such...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition and weight loss, whole grain cereals, fresh fruits and vegetables
whole grain cereals, fresh fruits and vegetables, healthy eating plan: Hello Colter! Thank you for your nutrition question. Congratulations for deciding to set up a healthy eating plan. Here are some tips to help you achieve that goal. Remember, to maintain weight, you must balance calories with the energy you burn...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition for young athletes-high school runners, school runners, endurance races
school runners, endurance races, complex carbohydrates: Hello Jared! Thank you for your nutrition question. The recommendations for a healthy diet suggest 15 to 20 percent proteins, 30 percent fat and 50 to 55 percent carbohydrates. But all carbohydrates aren t created alike. There are simple and complex...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutrition, fresh fruits vegetables, nutrition question
fresh fruits vegetables, nutrition question, whole grains: Hello Dee! Thanks for the nutrition question. In general experts agree that the most nutritious foods are fresh fruits, vegetables, and whole grains . Nutrition experts believe that fruits(ie. apples, oranges, and berries) and vegetables(ie. broccoli,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional Facts subjects, human digestive system, fibar
human digestive system, fibar, nutrition questions: Hello Clay! Fiber and dietary fibar are the same thing. Fiber is a virtually indigestible substance that is found mainly in the outer layers of plants. Fiber is a special type of carbohydrate that passes through the human digestive system virtually...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional Information, diet fad, calories per day
diet fad, calories per day, balanced meals: Hi Jennifer, You should be on more calories. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc to determine your maintenance requirements. Since you are used to much less add 100 calories per day per week until you gain weight and the maintain that level until you start to go...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional Supplement while Dieting, calcium pills, fruit vegetables
calcium pills, fruit vegetables, lean meat: Hello Melissa, NO, because just somebody put the right stuff in a product does not mean it is still in when you open it, and it sure doesn t mean it is in a form your body can utilize. Milk contains calcium, but in a form that removes it from your body,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional Supplement, healthy balanced diet, plant chemicals
healthy balanced diet, plant chemicals, nutrition question: Dear Mike, Thank you for your nutrition question. Most studies have shown that taking separate supplements is fruitless in terms of disease prevention. The majority of the research has found that foods, which contain many more phytonutrients than...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional supplements, muscular contraction, mark shields
muscular contraction, mark shields, necessary vitamins: Hello Fred, Great question. However, more important than any supplement is the answer to the following questions. 1. how much sleep do you get per night? 2. how much water do you drink a day? 3. do you allow for periods of active recovery ie. a week...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional value of black olives, vitamin b 6, black olives
vitamin b 6, black olives, cholesterol 0mg: Here we go. Black olives, 1 cup Calories 141.48 Calories from Fat 115.87 Total Fat 12.87g Saturated Fat 1.71g Polyunsaturated Fat 1.1g Monounsaturated Fat 9.51g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 1187.7mg Potassium 11.21mg ...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional values of preboiled and parboiled brown rice, vitamins and minerals, natural vitamins
vitamins and minerals, natural vitamins, parboiling: In recipes, to preboil rice means to partially cook it before going to the next step of preparing the dish, so nutritionally it only means that the food is halfway from being raw to being completely cooked. On the other hand, there s parboiling -- a parboiled...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional values, nutrition question, vitamins minerals
nutrition question, vitamins minerals, nutrition questions: Hello Kara! Thank you for your great nutrition question. Fresh is the better choice because nothing can beat the taste and quality. However, frozen can be just as nutritious because the phytonutrients preserve well in the freezer. In fact, a new study...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nutritional Weight Loss, american council on exercise, nutrition questions
american council on exercise, nutrition questions, rectus abdominis: Hello Josh, It sounds like you have a good eating plan going. You may need to perform some exercises to help return to your prior form. Try the following: The Bicycle exercise is the best move to target the rectus abdominis (i.e., the six pack )...

Nutrition & Dieting: Nuts and nutrients, low iron levels, iron absorbtion
low iron levels, iron absorbtion, iron rich food: Hi Helene, That s a new one on me! The only thing I can think of is that to get the maximum iron absorbtion from nuts (or any iron rich food), you should combine it with a good source of vitamin C (such as orange juice, tomato sauce or sweet peppers)....

Nutrition & Dieting: natural sugars, natural sugars, frozen strawberries
natural sugars, frozen strawberries, simple sugars: Hello Joanne! Thank you for your nutrition question. There are no nutritional differences among sugars. The body uses all types in the same way even natural sugar from fruits known as fructose. During digestion, sugars such as fructose and other...

Nutrition & Dieting: what do i need?, laura kraemer, diet coke
laura kraemer, diet coke, fruits and vegetables: Robyn I m glad you asked. Let s start with easy things that you can follow with even just a little motivation. First is a daily walk for 30 minutes. This is above what you do already. This can even be broken up 15 minutes in the am, 15 minutes in the evening....

Nutrition & Dieting: what do i need?, fresh fruits and vegetables, nutrition question
fresh fruits and vegetables, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Hello Robyn! Thank you for your nutrition question. My best advice would be to eat more plant foods such as fresh fruits and vegetables and grains. Also eat less fried foods. There is a great vitamin on my website http://www.juiceblend.com which...

Nutrition & Dieting: what do i need?, basic food groups, fruits vegetables
basic food groups, fruits vegetables, snacker: Robyn, Eating healthy and getting a healthy start early in life is so important. The best way to start is with the basic food groups. You can find some help with that at: http://www.mypyramid.gov/. Snacking can be a part of a healthy diet IF you snack...

Nutrition & Dieting: need some advice, laura kraemer, calories per day
laura kraemer, calories per day, treadmill: Dear Shane, Your body will lose weight all over, not just in the top or bottom. To lose 100 pounds you are looking at least a year of commitment. Watch what you eat and exercise everyday. Try a mile and 1/2 on the treadmill, or just get out and walk for at...

Nutrition & Dieting: need some advice, lift weights, right under your nose
lift weights, right under your nose, drink lots of water: You are right that just one mile on the treadmill isn t enough but congratulations on starting the process. You ll need to change your diet, eat smaller portions more often to boost your metabolism, drink lots of water, lift weights to build muscle because...

Nutrition & Dieting: Do I need to eat more?, light drinks, pound goal
light drinks, pound goal, extreme dieting: Here s the statistics that you re learning first hand: More than 90% of ALL diets will result in the re-gaining of ALL the weight within 1-2 years of going off it; PLUS 20% more weight. So, someone at 150 lbs who loses 30 lbs, can expect to weigh 156 lbs...

Nutrition & Dieting: need expert quote on online dieting for article, kimberly a tessmer, diet fitness
kimberly a tessmer, diet fitness, registered dietician: Hi Tiffany, To maxamize the benefits of online weight loss plans people need to stay self-motivated and committed to their goals. They need to be true to themselves and to the online program they are attempting. It can be very convenient for people to participate...

Nutrition & Dieting: need to gain weight, diet features, protiens
diet features, protiens, tessmer: Phil, I cannot give you a calorie amount with having more specific information about you. If you go back to some of my past questions I have answered ones on weight gain that may help you out. Depending on the route you want to take you can use some supplemental...

Nutrition & Dieting: need to gain weight!!, laura kraemer, toast bagels
laura kraemer, toast bagels, hip bones: Dear Elly, You are underweight, you should weigh about 105 pounds to 107 pounds at 5ft 1 inch. To gain weight try foods that are high in carbs mixed with fat like ice cream, cheesecake, macaroni and cheese, spaghetti with meatballs, omelets with toast, bagels...

Nutrition & Dieting: I need to gain weight ASAP, laura kraemer, ways to gain weight
laura kraemer, ways to gain weight, heavy weights: Dear Steve, My speciality is helping overweight kids lose weight, not helping adults gain weight, but I do have some opinions on the matter. There are two ways to gain weight. The first and hardest way is by lifting heavy weights to breakdown your existing...

Nutrition & Dieting: need to gain weight, lifting weights, protiens
lifting weights, protiens, leigh anne: Taking in an extra 500-750 calorie a day would suffice. I would suggest that some of those calories come from protein shakes. They are calorie dense, yet don t make you feel so full that you can t eat a regular meal. Lifting weights is an excellent way to...

Nutrition & Dieting: I need help, essential amino acids, framingham study
essential amino acids, framingham study, complex carbs: If you feel weak while you are dieting you are probably going to far with your diet efforts. The following is what I recommend to all the people that ask me about a way to lose weight without feeling like you are depriving yourself. I don t know how people...

Nutrition & Dieting: need help, gastro bypass surgery, congestive heart failure
gastro bypass surgery, congestive heart failure, exercise tapes: Hi Jannae, 1. Calm down, it will RAISE your metabolism. 2. Put the vaccuum cleaner to one ear and suck out all the negative tapes playing in your head, what is wrong with you, that you are lazy, past attempts, past failure. You didn t fail, the crappy...

Nutrition & Dieting: I need help, gastro bypass surgery, congestive heart failure
gastro bypass surgery, congestive heart failure, exercise tapes: 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: need help, inner thighs, excersie
inner thighs, excersie, granola bars: HI Maureen, You need to breathe hard 30 minutes a day, everyday. Not necessarily all at the same time - 10 minutes x 3 is fine. Forget the calorie counting, when you get what you need, you don t over eat. You were eating flavored packing material instead...

Nutrition & Dieting: i need your help, ab workouts, birth control pill
ab workouts, birth control pill, tennis shorts: Ali, I am getting the impression from the way you write, that all of this may have a lot to do with the way you view yourself and comparisons to other (unhealthy) people. To have skinny calves is not a good sign. To have definition in all areas is a sign...

Nutrition & Dieting: I need some help big time, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, food choices: Hi Shenyka The first thing I want to say is to take the dieting only one day at a time and don t think of it as a diet. Think of it as a lifestyle change. I used to be a yo-yo dieter and it can stress you out and make you depressed also. I can give...

Nutrition & Dieting: need help with child, refined flour, raw nuts
refined flour, raw nuts, morbid obesity: Hi Michelle, Get ALL the refined sugar and refined flour out of your lives. This is work, it is in ALMOST all packaged food, not as much for flavor as because it is as addictive as nicotine and cocaine. Besides fat and tooth decay, this stuff causes a gyroscopic...

Nutrition & Dieting: i need help creating an excercise routine, major muscles of the body, starting an exercise program
major muscles of the body, starting an exercise program, cardiovascular exercises: Hello AIDA! Thank you for your nutrition question. I have put together a list of different exercises that you can help you lose the weight. Try these for starters then incorporate a little resistance training such as light weightlifting. Cardiovascular...

Nutrition & Dieting: need help, lean body mass, internal organs
lean body mass, internal organs, body frame: Hello Rachel! I understand you are 12 years old and about 5 feet tall? Your ideal weight can be anywhere from 80 pounds to 125 pounds depending upon your body frame and heredity. Your body is growing and changing, and trust me, your weight will reproportion...

Nutrition & Dieting: I need to lose weight!!!, healthy eating plan, many different ways
healthy eating plan, many different ways, nutrition question: Hello Erica! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would recommend checking out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating plan tailored to your calorie needs for weight loss. When you get to the site just enter your age, gender, and...

Nutrition & Dieting: I need to lose weight, health food stores, fad diet
health food stores, fad diet, latest fad: Erica, Weight loss is NOT about starving yourself or doing the latest fad diet! It IS about just living a healthier lifestyle and doing it consistently. Just concentrate on eating healthy. You don t need to do it by shopping at health food stores. Just...

Nutrition & Dieting: I need to lose weight, laura kraemer, old fashion way
laura kraemer, old fashion way, many different ways: Dear Erica, to lose weight you must have a deficit in calories. This deficit will then make your body burn stored fat for energy. Ways to get that deficit are: diet and exercise or just healthy eating and exercise. Exercise at least 30 minutes per day, walking...