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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, menstral period, body composition
menstral period, body composition, refined foods: Hi Amber, It depends on how you look at this. Strict dieting is kind of a relative term. To me, it means staying on a healthy clean diet, perfectly proportioned amts of carbs, proteins & fat, and providing all the required nutrition to my body, without...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, susan lee, packing material
susan lee, packing material, little girls: Hi David, What and why to eat is at http://www.premiumfuel.com It s about Real Food vs. flavored packing material, eating when you get hungry. When you get what you need, you don t over eat. Back problems are made worse by every extra pound and weight...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, laura kraemer, high fiber cereals
laura kraemer, high fiber cereals, simple sugars: David, most overweight 7 year olds overeat the foods that don t fill them up like bread, pasta, mac and cheese, fruit juices, cookies, crackers, etc. Some kids crave these foods and then when they eat them, they are quickly digested into simple sugars. If...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, kimberly a tessmer, healthy eating plan
kimberly a tessmer, healthy eating plan, good eating habits: David, Weight loss programs should be realistic and something you learn from. They should include permanent lifestyle changes! I recommend a program with a registered dietitian either in your area or online. I DO offer online weight loss services that...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, complex carbs, fresh veggies
complex carbs, fresh veggies, good luck with everything: It s hard to put any child on a diet ... this is the time in their life when they should be carefree from all those issues that are surely soon to come. The most important thing you could do is set some what of an eating schedule. Eat meals together as a...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, fruit roll ups, juice plus gummies
fruit roll ups, juice plus gummies, baked chicken nuggets: Hello David! Thank you for your nutrition question. I personally recommend the Mediteranean diet because it is rich in whole grains(ie. oatmeal, barley, granola), fruits, vegetables, lean meats(ie. fish) ,healthy fats such as olive oil, and a small...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, weight lifters, balanced meal
weight lifters, balanced meal, protein shakes: Titus, Protein shakes were thought (many still think) to help build muscle while weight training. This would lead to weight gain. The reality is that weight lifters do not need significantly more protein than the rest of us. So, protein shakes will help...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, diet meal replacements, low calorie diet
diet meal replacements, low calorie diet, diet industry: One thing for sure is that those diet shakes will cause weight gain even if they advertise weight LOSS. In fact, none of those diet supplements, meal replacements, pills, powders, plans or even memberships actually LAST. Nearly 100% of all dieters will...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, diet myths, chronic dehydration
diet myths, chronic dehydration, raw nuts: Hi Titus, There is a dangerous notion that you need a load of protein to build muscles. you can only use a small amount of protein, the excess does not leave quietly, it does wear, tear and damage to kidneys, from stones to chronic dehydration. Eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting and cleansing, raw food diet, south beach diet
raw food diet, south beach diet, dr ritter: Alex, I am not familiar with the colon cleansing supplement by Dr. Ritter. However, I have another alternative to doing both at the same time if you would want to consider it. Go on a raw food diet. This basically consists of fresh fruits, veggies, nuts,...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting concerns, glasses of water per day, amino acids
glasses of water per day, amino acids, fruit juice: Milk is made up primarily of water anyway so there should be little to no problem with her drinking milk rather than water. Although it would be recommended to have at least a couple glasses of water per day and not stick exclusively to milk alone. However...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting,fasting, weight loss healthy foods, exercise equitment, diet mentality
exercise equitment, diet mentality, high calcium foods: Hi, The most effective approach to weight loss is to avoid the diet mentality and to focus instead on making healthy lifestyle choices - this has been proven much more successful for long-term weight loss. I would not recommend fasting as an approach...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting for muscle gain, lean muscle mass, wheat pasta
lean muscle mass, wheat pasta, protein shakes: Well, first off I don t think that 11% body fat is too high! For males in your age range body fat percentage should be between 8-19%, so you are in a healthy range. And I m sure as your body building progresses some of your fat will be replaced with more muscle,...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting for muscles, lean muscle mass, snack 3
lean muscle mass, snack 3, snack 2: Hello Jamison! Thank you for your nutrition question. It sounds like you have a good meal plan going. However, you should include more fruit in your diet because it contains carbohydrates which fuel your muscle with energy. You can also benefit from...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting for muscles, high protein diets, high protein diet
high protein diets, high protein diet, lean muscle mass: To answer this question I would need to do some type of nutritional analysis for you and that is a service I charge a fee for. Just as a general review I don t see any fruit or dairy in your daily plan. I would go with brown rice instead of white rice, which...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting with pills, weight gain energy, dangerous side effects
weight gain energy, dangerous side effects, fatty tissues: Zach, I would NEVER recommend diet pills to anyone!! That is NOT the way to go and can even be dangerous to a degree!! Hydroxycut contains an herbal called ma huang or ephedrine, which can be dangerous with dangerous side effects for some. They are NOT...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting/swimming, stomach cramps, registered dietitian
stomach cramps, registered dietitian, proper nutrients: I cannot tell you what is wrong. But I can suggest that you see your doctor as step number one. As step number 2 I suggest that you see a registered dietitian to get proper instruction for a vegetarian diet and to make sure you are getting all of your proper...

Nutrition & Dieting: dieting, starvation mode, aerobics class
starvation mode, aerobics class, light exercise: Hi Beth Congrats on the weight you have already lost. Cutting calories below 1200 calories daily is not good at all. This can throw your body into what is called Starvation Mode and this is when your body just stays at the same weight because your calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: diets., history exercise, exercise regimen
history exercise, exercise regimen, registered dietitian: Since I am not the one working with this person and know nothing about her medical history, diet history, exercise regimen, medications, etc.... I cannot make suggestions or even begin to guess what is going on with her!! I cannot comment on meds because...

Nutrition & Dieting: difference between anorexia and bulimia, anorexia and bulimia, stomach acids
anorexia and bulimia, stomach acids, self starvation: Simply put, anorexia is self-starvation. It s the number one most fatal of ALL psychological disorders in the world. Anorexics may be compelled to measure their servings, eat only one type of food or eat only at a certain time, only certain colors, etc. -...

Nutrition & Dieting: The difference between oat and wheat, wheat product, allergic to wheat
wheat product, allergic to wheat, best bet: Oat is not wheat, however, due to different manufactures and the way they manufacture products sometime oat can be contaminated with wheat. So most of the time oat is not recommended because of this. Your best bet is to have yourself and your daughter...

Nutrition & Dieting: what is the difference between..., bone deterioration, liver damage
bone deterioration, liver damage, bone damage: Bulimics are usually not anorexic; however, anorexics are frequently some type of bulimic. There are several kinds/forms of bulimia, only one of which involves purging by vomiting, but this seems to be the most well known type. Bulimics are usually of...

Nutrition & Dieting: difficulty in looding weight, barbuda west indies, post operative hernia
barbuda west indies, post operative hernia, feast and famine: Hi John, You are definately a puzzlement. The diet your physician had you on was very dangerous. He most likely increased your caloric intake to prevent doing permanent damage to your body and experiencing deficiencies and malnutrition. The diet you...

Nutrition & Dieting: difficulty in loosing weight, barbuda west indies, post operative hernia
barbuda west indies, post operative hernia, feast and famine: Hello John, My first recommendation, if you haven t already, is to get a complete medical check-up including thyroid to make sure there are no underlying problems. Your appendix or scarring should have nothing to do with weight loss. I would in no way...

Nutrition & Dieting: difficulty with weight loss, aquatots, doctor states
aquatots, doctor states, emotional reasons: Hey Sarah, Listen to your intuitions, try what makes sense to you, and I fully acknowledge that outside your own kitchen it can be quite a challenge, but feeling good is addictive. Good for you for following the money regarding Health Headlines. The...

Nutrition & Dieting: digestion, small intestine, protein digestion
small intestine, protein digestion, covalent bonds: Hello Jan! During digestion, protein is broken down into amino acids, which are your body’s building blocks. Proteins are digested and degraded by enzymes in the stomach and further digestion occurs in the small intestine. This process takes the...

Nutrition & Dieting: digestion problems, boiled chicken breast, raw carrot
boiled chicken breast, raw carrot, fruits and vegetables: Dear Claudia, I am not doctor but obviously, if certain foods cause you problems, don t eat them. Because I am not a doctor, these statements are only my opinion. Stay away from sugar, stay away from processed foods. Food allergies especially gluten and...

Nutrition & Dieting: digestion time?, digestive fluids, drink fluids
digestive fluids, drink fluids, cold drinks: Hi Jason - are you noticing that you have difficult digestion when you drink 1/2 hour after eating? If so, try to wait an hour before you consume any liquids and see if that makes a difference. Try sipping liquids that are room temperature as cold drinks...

Nutrition & Dieting: digestion time?, digestive juices, mr ryan
digestive juices, mr ryan, peristalsis: The stomach tends to release some foods into the intestines every twenty to thirty minutes as a part of the peristalsis (the process of contractions which moves food through the digestive system.) I think that you re fine with your current half-hour waiting...

Nutrition & Dieting: digestion, large intestine, small intestine
large intestine, small intestine, types of food: To my knowledge there is really no limit. I m sure there is a point that overwhelms the system, but I think that over normal or even binge eating that threshold is not reached. The body is pretty efficient at digesting all foods that you eat. I think...

Nutrition & Dieting: digestive enzymes, digestive enzymes, nutrition question
digestive enzymes, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Hello Leighton! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since most of the foods we eat are cooked or processed in some way and since the raw foods we do eat contain only enough enzymes to process that partic­ular food, our bodies must pro­duce the majority...

Nutrition & Dieting: A dipressed girl :-(, laura kraemer, eating a healthy diet
laura kraemer, eating a healthy diet, fruits vegetables: Juliana, to lose weight you have to eat less food than your body needs. Cut out excess snacks and sugar drinks, and fast foods. Try to stay under 1800 calories per day eating a healthy diet that contains a variety of foods like fruits, vegetables, lean meats,...

Nutrition & Dieting: direction, five feet four, stress fracture
five feet four, stress fracture, stress fractures: Hello Rebecca! Thank you for your nutrition question. Your current calorie intake with a sedentary lifestyle should be 1693 calories daily. Since you have had a stress fracture you should be eating foods which are rich in calcium such as milk, yogurt,...

Nutrition & Dieting: diuretic, excess sodium, nutrisystem diet
excess sodium, nutrisystem diet, retaining water: This seems like a question for your physician. He/She will know your body and your needs better than me. I don t like to recommend drug use unnecessarily. If you are drinking plenty of water throughout the day the excess sodium should not be a huge problem....

Nutrition & Dieting: I don't eat fruit and vegs, plz help, making homemade salsa, pumpkin cakes
making homemade salsa, pumpkin cakes, cottage pies: Yes, you need to work on getting more fruits and veggies in your diet. A daily vitamin pill will NOT substitute for ANY food group!! Things like potato chips and pumpkin cakes do NOT count as a fruit or vegetable!! Try hiding vegetables in casseroles, soups,...

Nutrition & Dieting: I don't eat fruits and vegs, pumpkin cakes, cottage pies
pumpkin cakes, cottage pies, coke pepsi: Hello Christo! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you don t like to eat fruits and vegetables I would recommend a product on my website called Juice Plus. It contains the nutrients from 17 different fruits and vegetables which your body...

Nutrition & Dieting: I dont know the first thing..., well balanced diet, exercise program
well balanced diet, exercise program, tessmer: The best thing to do is eat a healthy well-balanced diet and exercise. If you want to gain muscle you need to ensure you are eating plenty of healthy calories and exercising regularly (including both aerobic and weight training). If you need help with a...

Nutrition & Dieting: I dont know the first thing..., building muscle mass, fresh fruits and vegetables
building muscle mass, fresh fruits and vegetables, fruits vegetables: Hello Michael! Thank you for your nutrition question. Building muscle mass depends on 2 things. Working your muscles and eating foods rich in complex carbohydrates. The best types of exercises to build muscle are weightlifting, swimming, bikeriding,...

Nutrition & Dieting: dried vegetables, dried vegetables, nutrition question
dried vegetables, nutrition question, nutrition benefits: Hi Lindsey! Thank you for your nutrition question. You are still receiving nutrition benefits from dried vegetables however, they have good and bad points. While drying vegetables can increase the proportion of vitamins and minerals, the drying process...

Nutrition & Dieting: what to drink??, healthy eating habits, beverage choice
healthy eating habits, beverage choice, lemon lime: Water is a good choice. You can try adding flavor to it by adding a little juice from a lemon, lime, or orange to make it tastier. Low fat or fat-free milk is a good beverage choice as is fortified juices (in moderation). Green tea can also be a good choice...

Nutrition & Dieting: drinking green tea, black tea, cholestorol
black tea, cholestorol, mental awareness: Hi Margie, Thank you for choosing all experts. I would first like to apologize for the delay in responding to this question. I myself just recently volunteered. First, regular tea or black tea has caffeine and has adverse affects on your metabolic rate....

Nutrition & Dieting: drinking milk, fruit juice and eating times, laura kraemer, main meals
laura kraemer, main meals, fruit juice: Dear K. To keep your metabolism at peak, eat 5-6 smaller meals throughout the day and exercise at least 30 minutes per day. A drink of milk can be one of those small meals. I m not a fan of juice because it contains double the calories and double carbs then...

Nutrition & Dieting: drinking and obesity, dehydration reaction, cause obesity
dehydration reaction, cause obesity, couple drinks: Yes, alcohol often contributes to excess weight. It really doesn t matter which kind or form it comes in, although obviously mixed drinks are likely to have additional sugar content, depending on what it is. Alcohol often causes bloating/water retention in...

Nutrition & Dieting: drinking water, reverse osmosis system, reverse osmosis water system
reverse osmosis system, reverse osmosis water system, fresh fruits and vegetables: Hello Jean! Thank you for your nutrition question. A reverse osmosis water system can give you purer water however, you may sacrifice valuable minerals such as flouride. Fluoride is an important agent for the prevention of tooth decay in both children...

Nutrition & Dieting: drinking, whole food nutrition, fresh fruits and vegetables
whole food nutrition, fresh fruits and vegetables, non alcoholic drinks: Hello Andrea! Thank you for your nutrition question. Alcohol is almost as high in calories as fat. Pure alcohol has 7 calories per gram (fat has 9 calories per gram). Alcohol suppresses the bodies ability to burn fat, so if you are trying to lose fat,...

Nutrition & Dieting: drinks that help with weight loss, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables
nutrition question, fruits and vegetables, decaf coffee: Hi Julie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Drinking 6-8 glasses of water a day can help with weight loss since it makes you feel more full. There is an excellent supplement called Juice Plus which many of my patients have had alot of success...

Nutrition & Dieting: drinks, diet sodas, nutritious beverages
diet sodas, nutritious beverages, chocolate mocha: Hi Amy, Brace yourself. Milk removes more calcium than it brings; countries that use more dairy products have the most osteoporosis and vice versa. Orange juice: unless it is fresh , that is NOT pasteurized, it is like refined sugar. Not good at...

Nutrition & Dieting: dropping my gut!!!, college athlete, lean protein
college athlete, lean protein, tea coffee: Hi Jermaine, I ll be frank and honest up front with you. I have had no experience of any diets or eating plans that have helped people with severe medical conditions, apart from Herbalife. That is why I now distribute their products and help people around...

Nutrition & Dieting: dry vs cooked, nutrition questions, calorie content
nutrition questions, calorie content, dry beans: Hi Kristy! The calorie content would still be the same since water contains no calories. Beans double in size when cooked which is why 1/4 equals 1/2 cup. For more answers to your nutrition questions check out Ask the Nutritionists: Answers to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Easter, what now?, low glycemic foods, insulin resistance
low glycemic foods, insulin resistance, moderate exercise: Joana, I don t recommend diet medications unless you have a real clinical problem, especially at your young age. This is something you should talk with you physician about but I would avoid the diet drugs if possible. They are short term solutions - not...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eat more - burn more - lose more?, john berardi, time melissa
john berardi, time melissa, tom venuto: Melissa, There s the latest trend in fitness called G-flux theory. I suggest that you read details to get the idea. Eat More, Burn More http://bestofweightloss.com/did-you-know/2007/03/eat-more-burn-more.html Eat More, Burn More: The G-Flux Interview......

Nutrition & Dieting: Eat when?, endurance activities, empty stomach
endurance activities, empty stomach, best bet: It really depends on what type of exercise you are doing. For some they need to eat before or after because they are participating in endurance activities. Eating right before and right after though, is not going to burn more calories. Your best bet is...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating, calories per day, leigh anne
calories per day, leigh anne, bodily functions: Not really. Some people have no appetite because of chronic disease/illness. In this case the person would gradually lose weight because they are obviously not taking in enough calories and nutrients. Your body needs a certain amount of calories every day...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating too much..., peanut butter cup, cheese and crackers
peanut butter cup, cheese and crackers, cafeteria food: Amy, That doesn t seem to be a lot of food to account for the weight gain especially since you re active. In fact that seems like a decent day, minus the popcorn and reeses cup. I would replace that meal with something a little healthier like your breakfast...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating too much, definitive answer, yoghurt
definitive answer, yoghurt, junk food: Hi Salim, I am not sure what is the answer to your question. Usually, I find, if something works, that s the answer. So much of what we do we learned from our mothers which was passed down from a long time ago. Some is the product of our own experimentation....

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating too much, laura kraemer, food groups
laura kraemer, food groups, yoghurt: Salim, you can t rinse out the food you ate the night before. You might be able to rinse out the by-products of digestion, but that s about it. The excess salt, fat, and carbohydrates have all been digested and any excess stored away for the future. Rice and...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating too much, high fiber foods, nutrition question
high fiber foods, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Hello Salim! Thank you for your nutrition question. The best way to avoid bloating is to avoid eating too much greasy/fatty junk food. The best way to cleanse your body would be to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables or high fiber foods such as oatmeal,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating, laura kraemer, starvation mode
laura kraemer, starvation mode, cause weight gain: Dear Kerry, These are all excellent questions you should ask your daughter s doctor, especially if she has an eating disorder with panic or anxiety attacks. There are no answers to your questions, your daughter needs a complete exam by a doctor. Laura Kraemer,Slimkids.co...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating, exercises without weights, washboard abs
exercises without weights, washboard abs, english muffin: By weighted ab excercises you can do many things with stretch bands or a 3-5kg ball. 1. Lying on your back, hold the ball between your knees and bring your legs up or knees towards chest. 2. In the same position rotate your lower half from left to right....

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating too much?, fruits and veggies, candy bars
fruits and veggies, candy bars, catering department: While eating frequently through the day in small portions is a good way to lose weight and to maintain the weight loss by keeping your metabolism at an elevated level, doing it with candy isn t the best way. Being young and active helps burn those extra...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating before bed., burning calories, gaining weight
burning calories, gaining weight, time of the day: To my knowledge, there is really no truth to the issue of gaining weight because someone eats before they go to bed. However, my suggestion would be to eat a light meal before going to bed, and put your larger meals at a different time of the day. ...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating better!, mypyramid gov, balanced diet
mypyramid gov, balanced diet, tessmer: The best suggestion is to eat a well-balanced diet and exercise regularly. A good site to get ideas on more foods to eat is www.mypyramid.gov. It will give you an idea of what and how much you should be eating daily. If you are looking for individualized...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating Disorders, health headlines, heart problems
health headlines, heart problems, hot flash: Many men have eating disorders. Men also have a lot of plastic surgery as well. Looks obsession has been unrealistically seen as a women s issue, while heart problems have been seen as a men s issue. Men quietly suffer to death, and women who have reported...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating all day...., disease diabetes, catering business
disease diabetes, catering business, simple answer: Andres, The simple answer to your questions is yes, some people are protected against weight gain due to their genetics but this usually catches up to you as you age. So if you continue eat a lot you will probably gain weight eventually. Also, realize...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating all day, whole grain breads, lean meats
whole grain breads, lean meats, catering business: Snacking all day is not necessarily bad. In fact, eating every few hours keeps your metabolism going at a constant level. But of course, you can t eat brownies, cheeseburgers, and fondue all day either. Eating the right kinds of foods - vegetables, fruits,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating all day..., fruits veggies, eating healthy foods
fruits veggies, eating healthy foods, whole grains: Yes, some people can definitely eat more than others. Some people have faster metabolisms and burn calories more efficiently. However, just because you are thin does not mean you can eat whatever you want! If you eat unhealthy, that WILL catch up with you,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating all day, catering department, metabolisms
catering department, metabolisms, daily basis: Andrew, Yes, there are some metabolism types that can eat a lot and not gain weight, but that does not mean that you are not damaging your body in other ways. I suggest an article I wrote several months ago that discusses this. You can access the article...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating and Exercising, complex carbs, mark shields
complex carbs, mark shields, simple sugars: Hello Victor, Great question. Unfortunately, a simple answer does not work here. There are multiple factors that one has to take into account. First, we re all different, so the way that I would react to a meal 2 hrs before activity would vary from the way...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating and Exercising, raw nuts, protein bars
raw nuts, protein bars, sweepings: Hi Victor, You can go on a full blown run after eating a full meal IF you take 15 minutes to gradually work up from complete stop to full steam. Take at least 10 minutes to gear down at the end. My vision of protein bars are of floor sweepings glued...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating too Fast, laura kraemer, food cravings
laura kraemer, food cravings, thanks for your help: Felipe, some people who eat too fast will overeat. The reason is that there is a sensor in the stomach that tells the brain that the stomach is becoming full. If you eat too fast, you don t allow that sensor to work properly and you will overeat. Two ways...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating too few calories, ab crunches, calories per day
ab crunches, calories per day, slow metabolism: Hi Ana, the only way to prevent weight gain if you resume eating more calories, is to exercise, and eat the right kind of calories. Your exercise should consist of cardiovascular (running, stepper, etc), as well as resistance training (weights, sports that...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating healthier made more simple, whole grains, food and nutrition
whole grains, food and nutrition, building muscle: Hi Katy, Scrap the notion about calories eaten/calories burned, it is not that simple about how it works. You may be in Famine Mode - metabolism lowered from eating too little, working out a lot, or building muscle, that are heavy. Or getting worked up...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating healthy, nutrition question, sandwich maker
nutrition question, sandwich maker, fruits and vegetables: Hello Mark! Thank you for your nutrition question. Since you are having a hard time getting more healthy food into your diet, I would recommend taking a whole food supplement called JUICE PLUS. It is made from 17 different fruits and vegetables and comes...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating healthy, lean cuisine, meat poultry
lean cuisine, meat poultry, protein powder: I think you need a combination of things. I dont want to recommend going all protein and neglect carbs, because it sounds like you could use a little bit of everything. I think that the bulk of your intake should come from protein though, especially if you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating After Late Shifts, broadcast journalist, vegetable meal
broadcast journalist, vegetable meal, marketamerica: Hi Gemma, I do not recommend eating after 630-700 P.M. I also understand your dilemma, I used to worked many late night and overnight shifts in the past. You would be better served to bring along a pre-cooked meal to eat during a break in the early...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating late, diligent exercise, nutrition question
diligent exercise, nutrition question, fruits and vegetables: Hello Augusto, Thank you for your nutrition question. It is possible to reduce being overweight in the belly area by eating right and exercise. It also takes small lifestyle changes such as eating smaller portion sizes. First of all you should...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating lot of fruit, colored fruits, anti oxidants
colored fruits, anti oxidants, fruit juices: Mace, It depends on how you define lots . Fruit is high in sugar but it is high in a kind of sugar that burns relatively slowly. More importantly fruit is full of fiber and lots of phytochemicals and anti-oxidants that keep you healthy. You should get...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating right, carbohydrate cravings, rda of protein
carbohydrate cravings, rda of protein, principle advantages: Hello Karen! Thank you for your nutrition question. As you mentioned in your email, eating should be an enjoyable process which you should not worry or have guilty feelings about food. Here are a few simple tips to help you eat and lose weight at the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating right, burning calories, fruits vegetables
burning calories, fruits vegetables, whole grains: At your current height and weight, you are in good physical shape and are not considered overweight. Losing weight at the rate that you are is safe and advisable. After all, you probably gained the weight a pound or two in a month. If you want to increase...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating right, american heart association, lipid clinic
american heart association, lipid clinic, trans fatty acids: Gary, There are some basics of healthy eating: * Eat a diet low in saturated fats (animal fats) and trans-fatty acids (margarine or shortening). * Eat a variety of fruits and vegetables. * Eat a variety of grain products, especially whole grains (complex...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating seeds, charissa, peaches
charissa, peaches, seeds: Hi Charissa, I ve never heard of this before and can t think of any reason why it would be beneficial. Although I don t know for sure, I would also be concerned that these types of seeds might contain substances that could be potentially harmful, as there...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating Times, food addictions, high carbohydrate
food addictions, high carbohydrate, healthy appetite: Hi Christian, #1 If he is healthy, leave him alone. #2 If you want to be helpful, be helpful, not critical and naggy. Since you are asking questions, you do seem genuinely interested, not just nosey. #3. Get rid of your unhealthy, incomplete info...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating the same thing, green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits and vegetables
green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits and vegetables, crazy notion: Hello Adam! I would have gotten back to you sooner however, the allexperts website service has been down. It is very nice of you to care whether your friend is getting proper nutrition. After I analyzed his diet I have concluded that he is lacking...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating all the time, refined flour, whole grains
refined flour, whole grains, food rules: Hi Samuel, Play, also known as exercise, can be anything that gets you breathing hard for a few minutes. Dance to music you like, climb stairs, walk briskly, anything. Get a total of 30 minutes a day, can be 5 minutes x 6, 3 x 10, it all adds up. Food...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating and weight loss, starvation mode, going to extremes
starvation mode, going to extremes, mypyramid gov: Yes it is possible to gain weight because by not eating enough you are slowing your metabolism! You are putting your body into what is called starvation mode and it is beginning to hold on to fat and calories because it is afraid it won t have enough to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eating WHEN?, long haul, peanut butter
long haul, peanut butter, best time: Frankly, I don t think it matters much when you eat. You may feel better eating a small meal after working out with a snack (banana and peanut butter, for instance) prior to working out. The body balances everything out over time. As long as your total...

Nutrition & Dieting: Edamame and muscle gain, protein consumption, protein solution
protein consumption, protein solution, edamame: Shai, Many people in Asian countries eat 20-50 times as much soy as Americans. Asians tend to have much lower rates of heart disease and cancers. Most experts feel that you cannot get too much soy from the foods you eat. However, if you take a soy...

Nutrition & Dieting: Edamame and muscle gain, protein consumption, protein solution
protein consumption, protein solution, lean protein: Edamame is just another name for soybeans. Soy is definitely a good source of lean protein but you need variety in your diet and can t rely on just a few sources to provide all of your protein. Good lean protein sources include: soy foods fish lean meats...

Nutrition & Dieting: Effect of diet fiber on meal calories, essential amino acids, decrease calories
essential amino acids, decrease calories, brenda watson: Kevin, The microbes in question are your friends! They are do so much more good than bad. Their extra added calories are meager anyway, in the limits of calorie count imperfection. The insoluble fibers versus soluble fibers: they bring in different kinds...

Nutrition & Dieting: Effects of eating junk food, organic fruits and vegetables, bodybuilding magazines
organic fruits and vegetables, bodybuilding magazines, eating junk food: Hello John! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would need your height in order to determine whether you are at your ideal body weight. I don t believe you have ruined your metabolism. This ususally happens only when you gain and lose large...

Nutrition & Dieting: Effects of Vegetarian diet, canada food guide, egg yolk
canada food guide, egg yolk, iron capsules: Hi Leia, First of all, I m going to say right off the bat that I really thing you need to work very closely with both your doctor and a local dietitian to help improve your nutritional and health status. I m concerned that you state you have no appetite...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eggs, egg white omelet recipe, teaspoon cumin
egg white omelet recipe, teaspoon cumin, omelet pan: Dear Jona, Sorry that you found my answer unclear. What I meant to say is that instead of eating French Toast for breakfast to try the egg white omelet recipe. I don t recommend eating french toast more than once a week. Sorry I was not more clear with...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eggs, international journal of cardiology, journal of cardiology
international journal of cardiology, journal of cardiology, nutrition question: Hello Jeannie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Eating 4-6 eggs daily is a little high however, if ate 2 eggs daily he should be fine. The most recent study I ve come across and probably the most accurate was published in March, 2005 in the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eggs & Cholesterol, american heart association, lipid clinic
american heart association, lipid clinic, jumbo eggs: Jona, For most people who have their cholesterol levels under control, an egg a day or every other day should be fine. The American Heart Association has some guidelines on eggs. You can find them here: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=4547...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eggs' Expiration, omega 3 eggs, nutrition question
omega 3 eggs, nutrition question, mymagicwand: Hello Jona! Thank you for your nutrition question. All eggs, as well as the vegetarian fed Omega-3 eggs, have a freshness period. As they age, the whites become thinner and the yolks become flatter. I strongly suggest that you not use any eggs after...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eggs' Expiration, omega 3 eggs, poultry science
omega 3 eggs, poultry science, shape magazine: Hi Jona, Yes, eggs are okay to eat past the expiration date. I m not sure if there would be any difference between the regular eggs and the omega-3 s (although I do recommend eating the omega-3 eggs for the health benefits!). Consumer Reports says this:...

Nutrition & Dieting: Eggs, low cholesterol diet, salmon oil pills
low cholesterol diet, salmon oil pills, american heart association: Jona, If your lipid levels get worse and your medicines have stayed the same, it is a good indication that you need to make changes in your diet (and exercise if your triglycerides have gone up and/or you HDL have gone down). Or, you may need to consider...

Nutrition & Dieting: ELECTRIC FOOD JUICERS, upscale markets, support bob
upscale markets, support bob, fresh fruits: Bob, The simple answer is the closer you get to the farm, the better . That means, if you are going to juice fresh fruits and veggies yourself it is almost guaranteed to be of higher nutritional value - unless the juices are fortified with extra nutrients....

Nutrition & Dieting: Elementary School Health, elementary school health, fat cells
elementary school health, fat cells, fatty acids: Hi Joe, Fat metabolism is one of the most complex things in the whole field of human nutrition! A very basic answer: Fat (from stored body fat) supplies 60 percent of the body s energy needs during rest. During exercise or periods of prolonged food...

Nutrition & Dieting: Emergen-C, well balanced diet, how to eat a healthy diet
well balanced diet, how to eat a healthy diet, vitamin c supplement: If you feel unhealthy then you need more then just a vitamin C supplement. You need to learn how to eat a healthy and well-balanced diet, exercise regularly and drink sufficient amounts of water. Vitamin C alone is NOT the answer to being healthy!! Vitamin...

Nutrition & Dieting: Emotional eating/binge eating, free support groups, cream cakes
free support groups, cream cakes, diet industry: Nearly 100% of all dieters will not only regain ALL the weight they ve lost, but 20% more. The diet industry makes more than $40 BILLON per year, with growing profits while the population just gets larger. When will we learn? You re very insightful in...

Nutrition & Dieting: Emotional eating, healthy eating plan, good anger
healthy eating plan, good anger, sweet cravings: Good for you in doing it without diets or gimmicks, but with healthy eating! I know emotional eating. I still fight this every day! Soft, sweet foods for when we need comfort, reassurance, soothing. Hard, crunchy, salty, sour foods for when we re frustrated,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Energy Drinks, mountain dew amp, cardiac contractility
mountain dew amp, cardiac contractility, dietetic student: Hello Laura! Thank you for your nutrition question. It is nice to hear from a dietetic student. Many people are trying to “perk up� by reaching for canned drinks with names like Red Bull or Adrenaline Rush, or 180. But these so called “energy...

Nutrition & Dieting: Energy Drinks, vitamin mineral supplement, mountain dew amp
vitamin mineral supplement, mountain dew amp, dietetic student: Laura, To be honest I have never done any research into energy drinks so do not know much about them. As a dietitian I would tell my clients to get their energy from eating healthy, staying hydrated, getting proper amounts of sleep, taking a daily vitamin/mineral...

Nutrition & Dieting: Energy and Stamina for Traveling, healthy food choices, eveready bunny
healthy food choices, eveready bunny, protein source: Hi Jean, While it is a common notion that supplements give you energy , this is not true. Food gives you energy! (More specifically, the carbohydrates, fats, and, to a lesser extent, protein in food). It is true that if you develop a nutrient deficiency...

Nutrition & Dieting: Energy for Travel, eveready bunny, infinity2 products
eveready bunny, infinity2 products, ray machine: Jean, You mentioned you take a Standard multi-vitamin now I don t like to talk down any product but I have read studies that say a big percentage of the vitamins we buy off the shelve are only 20% utilized by the body...... If you want energy I would...

Nutrition & Dieting: Enough Fat?, fruits veggies, body fat percentages
fruits veggies, body fat percentages, whole grains: A loss in your Menstrual cycle is typical in Female athletes. A lot of reasons contribute to it, lower body fat percentages, decrease in estrogen in the body. There is no real need to panic, however if you want to feel 100% get a check up with your ob/gyn....

Nutrition & Dieting: Enough Fat?, fruits veggies, flaxseed oil
fruits veggies, flaxseed oil, body fat levels: Hello Julie! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would not suggest stopping the exercise just adding healthy fats to your diet such as avacados and olives. In order to menstruate you need to have enough body fat for healthy hormone and signaling...

Nutrition & Dieting: Enough Fat?, fruits veggies, whole grains
fruits veggies, whole grains, menstration: Though you are underweight for your height, your activity level and superior nutritional intake makes this a reasonable weight. It shouldn t be enough for the cessation of menses. I d like to see you follow up with an OB/GYN and if you don t get answers...

Nutrition & Dieting: Estrogen in Soy Products, plant estrogen, phytoestrogens
plant estrogen, phytoestrogens, phytoestrogen: Soybeans contain isoflavones, which are a phytoestrogen or plant estrogen. They are very weak estrogens that occur naturally in many foods and herbs. The chemical structure of phytoestrogens is similar but not identical to the estrogens produced by the body....

Nutrition & Dieting: Excercise Motivation, joyce verdal, fitness goals
joyce verdal, fitness goals, behavioral changes: Hi Debby, Thank you for your question. Joyce Verdal has a very inspired following. I think you have made a good decision to add her workouts to your aerobics. I too am convinced it is the right thing to do. You are not alone in saying that when you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Excercise and Weightloss, fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils
fructose corn syrup, hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup: Hi Brandon, I apologize for the extended time it took for me to respond. You should focus on low-starch/high-water veggies such as summer squash, broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, lettuces, cucumbers, celery, tomatoes, asparagus, and such foods. Strive...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise, famine period, long term health
famine period, long term health, far edges: Hello again Kim, I appreciate your forwarding the additional information. As I got involved in this site so as to assist anorexics in knowing how their actions were jeopardizing their long term health. The diet/exercise plan that you propose is a fast...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise, laura kraemer, desk job
laura kraemer, desk job, gym trainer: Emily, The three times a week sounds great. I would add some light weight lifting while you are at it. You are young now, but your muscles start to age as you age. Weight lifting is the best way to keep up the metabolism and keep all the muscles toned. I...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise, waist hips, best exercise
waist hips, best exercise, sales promotions: Tan, take a look at your family members. Mother, father, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, cousins...do THEY have extra weight in the thigh and calves area? I ll bet they do! These are common areas for some families to carry weight. Other areas are abdomen/waist,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise, laura kraemer, weight reduction
laura kraemer, weight reduction, calves: Dear Tan, genetics plays a role in how your thighs and calves look. You can try to thin them with weight reduction and tone them with exercise. Kicking sounds like a good exercise for toning the thighs. Daily walking for 30 minutes will also help to thin the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise, laura kraemer, doing sit ups
laura kraemer, doing sit ups, basketball goal: Garrett, You have already started the process by thinking about what you can do and where you can exercise. Now just write down the time you have to spend exercising and plan out your time. Your goal could be to start with one hour of active play per day....

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise and dieting with metabolic resistance on a low carb diet, metabolic resistance, intensity exercise
metabolic resistance, intensity exercise, low carb diet: Dear Patricia, My short answer is: With metabolic resistance, you might want to reduce the amount of protein, increase the amount of good fat (fish, oils, nuts, avocados, etc.) and add high intensity intervals to your steps. To read more about all...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise/Eating Weight Control, laura kraemer, freshman 15
laura kraemer, freshman 15, protein foods: Dear Derrick, your lack of energy level can also be related to the fact that you are a freshman in college-very stressful. Food choices can also cause you to feel tired. If you are choosing foods like bagels, pancakes, donuts, subs, sugar drinks, even beer,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise & Food Intake: what's the balance?, aqua aerobics, caloric intake for weight loss
aqua aerobics, caloric intake for weight loss, quality workout: Hi, I think we all wish we had more time in the day. Since you have limited time for exercise at this stage in your life strive for 3 - 4 days a week in the gym. I think you should continue to engage in cardiovascular and resistance training. Because...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise and Weight Gain Relationship, non starchy vegetables, refined flour
non starchy vegetables, refined flour, raw nuts: Hi Derrick, Congrats! Feeling at home in your own skin is what health is really about. Yowser, exercise generate energy. Aim for a total of 30 minutes a day of breathing hard, doesn t have to be all at once, 3 x 1o minutes, 2 x 15, 6 x 5, anything. Just...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise & Weight Loss, well balanced diet, going to greece
well balanced diet, going to greece, fruits vegetables: Georgina, Not sure how much you eat but may want to watch your portions. Write down what you are eating. Sometimes we are eating a bit more than we think. Also not sure what you are eating but make sure you are eating from ALL of the food groups and not...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise and weight loss, olympic skiiers, pear shape
olympic skiiers, pear shape, inner thighs: Saggy skin is often indicative of losing too much weight too fast without benefit of muscle toning (exercise). The most ideal exercise that s really fun too is swimming. You can do anything you want - walking in the water, treading water, anything...it counts...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercise, steak burgers, saturated fats
steak burgers, saturated fats, turkey breast: Hello Justin, Great question, a nice break from the usual I want to lose weight . 1. I would opt for lean proteins, such as chicken breast, turkey breast, salmon, ( or most fish/seafood for that matter). Eventhough there is some fat in salmon, it s the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Exercising/not losing weight, excess calories, drink soda
excess calories, drink soda, catabolic state: Hello Steph, I am sorry to hear that your efforts have produced results. I can understand how that could be discouraging. Maybe I can help by offering my insights. The first rule of body weight change is that you can t increase weight without having...

Nutrition & Dieting: e-coli, sycologist, vitamins minerals
sycologist, vitamins minerals, bacterial diseases: Angela. All I know is that E. coli is part of your body s normal body flora (meaning that it is normally found in your body, esp. the gastroentestinal tract, but can cuase illness with overgrowth or spreading to other areas). Here is a site with a plethora...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to eat, proper vitamins, whole grains
proper vitamins, whole grains, chemical content: Hi Zack, You are thinking too hard, it is lowering your appetite and raising your metabolism. Your appetite can tell you what you need without your brain calculating the chemical content. Aim for quality of input and quantity takes care of itself. Real...

Nutrition & Dieting: how to eat, proper vitamins, mark shields
proper vitamins, mark shields, simple sugars: Hello frustrated :) , I share in your frustration as everyone has different opintions on things. Some say you need this much of this and that much of that. While others say you have to count and measure food. KISS- keep it simple stupid I teach clients...

Nutrition & Dieting: what can I eat?, trans fatty acids, lipid clinic
trans fatty acids, lipid clinic, cholesterol lowering medicine: danny, Neither red wine or grapefruit will lower LDL (bad cholesterol). When it comes to lowering LDL, it is more important to AVOID or REDUCE the foods that increase LDL. To lower LDL try decreasing saturated fats (animal fats) and trans-fatty acids...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating, starvation mode, fuel stores
starvation mode, fuel stores, tessmer: Anorexics are past that point. At the point they are at their body is just eating their muscle away to survive and has used up all fuel stores. Your body will go into starvation mode and slow down if you starve yourself but if it continues to be starved...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, calories to lose weight, gaining weight
calories to lose weight, gaining weight, 5am: Hi Natasha, How much weight you can lose depends on how disciplined you are to your diet and exercise regiment. I will say that 1-2 pounds is the healthiest you can lose per week. Anymore and it will be unhealthy. There is no saying that you should eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: Will eating 1000 calories stop me from growing?, 1300 calories, calories per day
1300 calories, calories per day, growth spurt: I hope it helps you feel better to know that your bout of poor nutrition has not contributed to any problem with your growth. For something like this to happen, it would have to occur at a younger age and for a much longer period of time. You re due...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, lean protein, defence mechanisms
lean protein, defence mechanisms, lifestyle habits: Natasha, Please read what I have put in my previous answer- you cannot safely lose the fat by dieting. The only safe and permenant way is to feed your body regularly with quality food that fills you up and gives you energy. If you are exercising 6 times...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, laura kraemer, low calorie diet
laura kraemer, low calorie diet, calories per day: Eight hundred calories per day is considered a very low calorie diet and is not recommended unless you are under the care of a doctor. The problem when you eat too little calories is that you lose muscle mass along with the fat. Losing muscle mass weakens...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating, spontaneous fractures, starvation mode
spontaneous fractures, starvation mode, sluggish metabolism: By trying to eat less while the body is reacting to perceived starvation/famine, you re just prolonging the sluggish metabolism. Anorexics lose muscle, organ and bone tissue. We usually end up with heart, liver and kidney problems that last a lifetime...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating too much, calories per day, ulterior motives
calories per day, ulterior motives, eating contest: 5,000 calories in one day won t hurt you if you eat reasonably overall. It s not a good idea to stop eating to make up for it, but maybe cutting back for a couple days would help you feel better. Remember, it takes consumption of 3,500 calories more than...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, calorie counting, gaining weight
calorie counting, gaining weight, 5am: hey Nic, Calorie counting is overated, your metabolism is ratcheted down. Figure 10 pounds of FAT a month, more is water. Focus on the quality of what you put in your bod and the quantity will take care of itself. Exercise is motion - not necessarily...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, rapid weight loss, brain fitness
rapid weight loss, brain fitness, biological rhythm: I can not advise you to take that approach - even if you reach your goal you would gain it back with that rapid weight loss approach. Why not just lose the weight slowly and permanently? It is impossible to calculate a specific formula for a specific...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, low calorie intake, starting an exercise program
low calorie intake, starting an exercise program, cardio workout: It s practically impossible to get all the nutrients that you need on such a low calorie intake. I think that there is a better way. You can try a diet of 1200 calories but it needs to be broken down into small mini-meals throughout the whole day. The method...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, mypyramid gov, whole grains
mypyramid gov, whole grains, healthy snacks: I can t give you the type of information you are looking for without working with you one on one. I know nothing about you so I have no idea how many pounds you can lose by a certain date. I can tell you that 1-2 pounds per week is a SAFE weight loss. I...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, body temperature regulation, slow metabolism
body temperature regulation, slow metabolism, digestion of food: Hey Nicole, I can say that maybe you could lose 40 pounds by June 27th if you only ate 750 to 800 calories a day and worked out 6 days a week - BUT - I guarantee that you would feel horrible, would have totally shut your metabolism down, and then would begin...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating less, biological organism, body burns
biological organism, body burns, magic beans: Activity levels matter a great deal too, along with calorie intake. IF you actually have some weight to lose, you can lose up to 2 lbs a week (reasonably and in reality). Also, by barely eating , you could be triggering a starvation response in...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating all day.., massive chunks, fruits vegetables
massive chunks, fruits vegetables, jumping rope: First question, yes , there are some people (generally males) who can seemingly eat all they want of whatever they want and never have a weight problem. This doesn t mean they won t die from heart disease or other complications due to high cholesterol...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating disorder, eating fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables
eating fruits and vegetables, fruits and vegetables, fattening foods: Hi, While I wish I had a simple answer for you, I don t. I would suggest going to see someone who deals with these types of issues (a psychiatrist) who can help. This is a very serious health issue, and the toughest part is realizing that there is a problem....

Nutrition & Dieting: eating disorder??, chocolate biscuits, fish meat
chocolate biscuits, fish meat, fussy eater: Hello Ashley, Thank you for your feed back. I think you read in a hostile tone that was not intended. I found your note quite thought provoking, and did try to give you some ideas to get into actions, to get past feeling trapped and stuck - which is the...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating disorder, food problem, health nut
food problem, health nut, bingeing: Hi Hope, thank you for writing to me about this sensitive issue. I receieved a similar question last week, and I am going to copy & paste my answer below, since I would answer exactly the same in this case. Please read my previous response and see what...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating disorder/weight gain, laura kraemer, protein shakes
laura kraemer, protein shakes, recovering from anorexia: Dear Caity, Boost and other protein shakes are good supplements to a healthy eating plan. The key word is supplement. You should still be eating a well rounded diet which includes foods from all the food groups. Don t worry, your body will use the protein...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating disorder, self medicate, sweet pickles
self medicate, sweet pickles, sleeping pills: Sounds like an awfully simple question doesn t it? Obviously it isn t. At night, alone with your thoughts and memories, whether conscious or subconscious, you are prone to the emotional pain and need these memories and feelings cause. Not knowing how...

Nutrition & Dieting: can not eating enough really be detrimental to a diet?, starvation mode, whole grains
starvation mode, whole grains, egg whites: I get it. I ve been right there where you are and I can offer you some suggestions, but if you re not ready to hear them, you won t like them. First - ditch the diet. It s not going to work, they never do and in the long run you could end up gaining...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and excersice, whole grains, gaining weight
whole grains, gaining weight, muscle tone: It really doesn t matter when you exercise - do it when you want to, when is convenient and when is comfortable. ALL that matters is that you exercise. It also doesn t matter when you eat. What matters is that you don t eat more calories than you need...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercise, biological organism, eliptical machines
biological organism, eliptical machines, automatic response: It s not that complicated and you re not alone! By getting off your routine, you lost muscle mass/tone and this did slow your metabolism. The higher the muscle mass/tone, the more efficiently you burn calories and the more calories you can intake without...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercising, laura kraemer, sport drinks
laura kraemer, sport drinks, fitness experts: Ronin, seek the help of your fitness experts in the gym. I have heard that it s not a good idea to eat then workout. The body sends a big blood flow to the intestines to digest the food you just ate, so it s not a good idea to work out hard at this time. Try...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercising, full bore, susan lee
full bore, susan lee, doing the right thing: Try it. Exercise after eating is fine, if you ease into it. Take 15 minutes to work up from a standstill to a full bore workout. Eat when you start to feel hungry. Something good for you and maybe not a lot of it, but eat. I think you are doing the right...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercising, cheese and crackers, vigorous exercise
cheese and crackers, vigorous exercise, midafternoon: Hi Ronin, What I would suggest is that you try to have a small snack in the midafternoon (around 2 p.m. or so) - something with some protein and carbohydrates, like trail mix, cheese and crackers, or 1/2 a bagel with peanut butter. Then, have another small...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercising, pre workout, nutrition question
pre workout, nutrition question, excercise: Hello Ronin! Thank you for your nutrition question. I don t recommend eating dinner before you go to the gym because it can slow down your workout. I would recommend a pre-workout snack such as a piece of fruit or a bowl of instant oatmeal. After...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercising, absorption of food, empty stomach
absorption of food, empty stomach, adequate supply: If exercising so soon after eating doesn t make you feel ill then there would be nothing wrong with it. In fact, exercising on an empty stomach helps you burn more calories from fat, so I would actually recommend that you try to hold off on eating dinner until...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercising, strenuous exercise, personal preference
strenuous exercise, personal preference, digesting food: Ronin, There is no real answer to this issue. There is no rule that says when you should eat versus exercise. There is one general rule of thumb. That is; it may be difficult or uncomfortable to do strenuous exercise after a large meal. Digesting food...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercising, nutritionalist, excercise
nutritionalist, excercise, best of luck: Hi Ronin, Regrettably, I think you need to divulge a bit more information to get an accurate anwswer to your questions. I also think the questions should be directed to a nutritionalist, in person. The very best of luck to you, Terence A. Russel...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and exercising, tessmer, good solution
tessmer, good solution, excercise: If you are going to exercise 45 minutes after eating you want to eat a light meal so maybe splitting your dinner in two and eating half before and half afterward is a good solution. Or you may want to try eating earlier than 6:30 pm since you finish work...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating fruits & vegs, eating fruits, fruits and vegetables
eating fruits, fruits and vegetables, whole grains: It s EXCELLENT to eat mainly fruits and vegetables with lean meats and fish. Good job! Don t forget to include whole grains (oatmeal for example) and legumes (nuts, beans). For more about your options: www.GetTheReal.info Keep up the good work...

Nutrition & Dieting: I have been eating ground..., ground flaxseed, eating the seed
ground flaxseed, eating the seed, nutrients: Hi Susan, To derive the most nutritional benefits, ground flaxseed is generally recommended over whole seeds. The whole seeds are difficult for the body to break down and often pass through the body undigested, thus taking most of the nutrients with them!...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating habits, vegetables and salads, raw vegetables
vegetables and salads, raw vegetables, main menus: I would think that cooked vegetables are a reasonable substitute. It may very well be worth a visit with a dietician to explore other types of foods that would substitute. No diet will work if you absolutely hate the food. Finding other options and adapting...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating habits, nutrient consumption, slimy food
nutrient consumption, slimy food, fussy eater: Hello Jo, What you are experiencing is not uncommon, many people find the texture of food a qualification in liking or disliking it. Slimy food is probably at the top of the list for dislikes. This is one reason why many people don t eat vegetables, cooked...

Nutrition & Dieting: Your eating habits, orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice
orange juice drink, calcium fortified orange juice, atkins diet: Hi Leia It would be great to keep up the running but don t overload your body with the running exercises. Include other types of exercises which I will explain at the end of the email. Here are some tips that worked for me. You may want to switch off...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating healthily for weight loss, non starchy vegetables, flabby stomach
non starchy vegetables, flabby stomach, raw nuts: Hi Chebionne, When you feel hungry, eat, and the sooner you respond, the better a choice you can make. I wonder if you went too long without eating before a meal? No Body can eat too much raw fruit, or raw/slightly cooked non-starchy vegetables. Raw nuts...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating healthy..., trans fatty acids, exercise regimen
trans fatty acids, exercise regimen, saturated fats: Mike, Let s look at the basics to make sure you have that correct. A healthy diet low in saturated fats and calories and high in fruits, vegetables, fiber, nuts and fish can reduce your cholesterol by as much as 5-15%. The basic principles of these...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating junk, bodybuilding magazines, vitamins minerals
bodybuilding magazines, vitamins minerals, lifting weights: Hi John, 20% is at the high end. I would recommend 15%. The junk food is providing the protein and carbs but what you are missing is vitamins, minerals, fiber, etc. So it s not the same. I believe what you are encountering is a calorie issue. You re...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating late, laura kraemer, carbs in beer
laura kraemer, carbs in beer, diligent exercise: Augusto, as far as I m concerned nothing is irreversible. The body stores extra calories as fat, period. Carbohydrate foods like sugar drinks, pasta, rice, potato, and white bread, are easily turned to fat by the body. Fat and protein foods are harder to turn...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating late, diligent exercise, night snacks
diligent exercise, night snacks, healthy snacks: What matters more than WHEN you eat is how much you eat in a day. Late night snacks are not as bad as they make them sound and as long as they are healthy snacks are fine! What makes late night snacking dangerous for some people is the type of foods they...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating late, diligent exercise, health magazines
diligent exercise, health magazines, go ape: I think there is no hope for health magazines. They print what pushed your buttons to buy, couldn t care less about your physical or mental health. Eat smart when you start to feel hungry, you body can tell you what it needs, when and how much if you give...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating late, diligent exercise, health magazines
diligent exercise, health magazines, excess energy: Well, here s the thing... whether you eat the calories in the morning or night, you re still eating them. There is still some controversy on whether time of day matters or not. I say yes. Your metabolism tends to slow down at night and during the sleeping...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and losing weight, starvation mode, core exercises
starvation mode, core exercises, nutrition question: Dear Jen, The reason you gained weight even though you ate nothing was because your metabolism(rate which you burn calories) slowed down. In order to keep losing weight you must eat small frequent meals to keep your metablism burning calories throughout...

Nutrition & Dieting: Not eating lunch, blood sugar levels, sluggish metabolism
blood sugar levels, sluggish metabolism, cause weight gain: What happens is you end up eating between meals and what is easy to snack on is usually significantly higher in calories (and FAT) than most meals! Even if you don t snack, you will typically eat more calories at dinner and likely binge into the nighttime...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating my meals all day, peanut butter crackers, desk job
peanut butter crackers, desk job, roller coaster: Robert, Great question. You are doing things right. Not only is it OK to graze on your foods the way you do, it is much healthier than eating 3 big meals a day without snacking. Your eating style is helping to keep your insulin and other blood...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating plan, healthy eating plan, healthy eating tips
healthy eating plan, healthy eating tips, nutrition question: Hello Joe! Thank you for your nutrition question. I am glad that you are taking it upon yourself to eat healthy. Lead the way and others will follow! First, I would recommend checking out www.mypyramid.gov where you can create a healthy eating...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating plan, good carbs, vitamins minerals
good carbs, vitamins minerals, low fat cheese: My recommendation is for roughly 60% from good carbs like fruits, veggies, and 100% whole grain products, 30% protein from low-fat meats and dairy products, and 10% good fats from avocados, salmon, nuts, etc. Thank you for your question, Joe. I hope that...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating question, red delicious apple, eating apples
red delicious apple, eating apples, lunch salad: Hi JT, I m really not sure why the apple would have that effect on you. Apples do have a lot of fibre, which helps keep you feeling full, but they are not bulky enough to keep you full all day long! Perhaps your system happened to have an off day the...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating right, fruits vegetables, whole grains
fruits vegetables, whole grains, ulterior motives: Kristina, you ve noticed slight differences in (your) body - which means that what you re doing IS working! The problem isn t you - it s the scale! Go (really, go do this) get a pillow or two and pile them on the scale until it reads 5 lbs. Then...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating right, starvation mode, fruits vegetables
starvation mode, fruits vegetables, whole grains: HI Kristina, I d bet that you are in Starvation Mode already - your metabolism is cranked down from not eating enough. Forget the calories, eat when you start to feel hungry, pay attention to the quality of what you eat and the quantity will take care of...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating right, fruits vegetables, whole grains
fruits vegetables, whole grains, meat and fish: Drinking a protein shake after a work out is typically used to build bulk and gain muscle mass (and weight). If you goal is to tone you should just stick to the diet you described above and lose the shake. This may actually be a big reason that you have...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating right, low carb diets, laura kraemer
low carb diets, laura kraemer, calories per day: Kristina, If you are sure you are not gaining muscle, then you are eating too many calories to produce the calorie deficits needed to burn fat. Your body will work with what you feed it. If you feed it a lot of calories, it will be forced to store some as...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating right, mypyramid gov, healthy calorie intake
mypyramid gov, healthy calorie intake, nutrition question: Hello Michael! Thank you for your nutrition question. The following website http://www.mypyramid.gov will help you create an eating plan specifically for your taste buds. Just enter your information such as height and weight and it will help you determine...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating schedule, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, nutrition question: Hello Cory! 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 to your specific needs. Simply enter your age, gender, and activity level and it will give you...

Nutrition & Dieting: Will eating this smoothie twice a day add weight?, laura kraemer, workout times
laura kraemer, workout times, calories per day: Dear Benesha, The smoothie probably has about 200-250 calories per shake. Your body will have to burn off those calories just like any other food you eat. If the smoothie is in addition to what you are eating now, then it s an additional 500 calories per day...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating times, main meals, metabolic rate
main meals, metabolic rate, fruit juice: HI K The truth is there are no specific times. You want to eat as soon as you wake up. Then it takes 3-4 hours to digest a meal so that is how often you want to eat, until you go back to sleep. That will speed up your metabolic rate. Eat until you are not...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating times, unpasteurized fruit, main meals
unpasteurized fruit, main meals, refined sugar: Hi K, The best time to eat is when you first start to feel hungry. Your appetite is not your enemy. When you focus on the quality of what you put in, the quantity takes care of itself. Now, about that stuff you are putting. Is that fresh, UNpasteurized...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating times, cheese and crackers, whole grains
cheese and crackers, whole grains, steady burn: I m glad to have this chance to dispel some myths that re-circulate at this time of year every year as people try to get into shape. The science has repeatedly shown that it simply doesn t matter when you have your calorie intake during the day when it...

Nutrition & Dieting: eating and weight loss, weight loss efforts, atkins diet
weight loss efforts, atkins diet, food choices: Hi Sami Dieting, calories and eating less fat all play an important part in losing weight. The damage done by overeating one day would be minimal for that day but it would make it harder to stay on the diet. Once you start losing weight you have to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Over eating?, mark shields, sugary foods
mark shields, sugary foods, splurge: Hello R, First thing you need to do is realize that you shouldn t feel guilty about enjoying some not so healthy food from time to time. Usually when people binge, it s from a few reasons one could be you try to totally avoid bad foods and then just splurge...

Nutrition & Dieting: can ectomorph gain mass, mypyramid gov, tessmer
mypyramid gov, tessmer, healthy diet: Yes, you can gain weight. I cannot tell you what to eat specifically without working with you as a client but you can check out www.mypyramid.gov to find out how many calories you should be eating and what that might consist of. To gain weight you need exercise,...

Nutrition & Dieting: effect on metabolism, weight statistics, aerobics instructor
weight statistics, aerobics instructor, calories per day: Hello Jess, Thank you for your question. It is questions like this that are tempting me to write a book called the Instinct Diet. If people would just follow their instincts and not let big business marketing control their decision making we as a country...

Nutrition & Dieting: effect of too much water on the bladder, technical answer, tessmer
technical answer, tessmer, water intake: Kate, I don t know the technical answer to this question but I do know that when I first start working with my clients I get them drinking more water and they do have to urinate more frequently. However, it seems as their body gets used to the increased...

Nutrition & Dieting: effective weight loss, late night food, diet pizza
late night food, diet pizza, waxy maize: Hi I ve been trained to evaluate nutritional information scientifically and to advise people in a way that will improve their health and longevity. I think my nutritional understanding may not have been what you were after and apologize for not just saying...

Nutrition & Dieting: effective weight loss, insulin works, inner thighs
insulin works, inner thighs, free snacks: Hi R, Greetings and thank you for your question. I apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I was at a seminar and I forgot to put this notice on Allexperts. There is a principle in physics (named after the one who discovered it, but I do not remember),...

Nutrition & Dieting: the effects of soy, protein for vegetarians, great sources of protein
protein for vegetarians, great sources of protein, sources of protein: Joey, I eat a lot of soy myself - there is some emerging literature questioning some negative long term effects of soy, however, there is much much more literature showing positive health effects. It is difficulty to call anything good or bad . Everything...

Nutrition & Dieting: eggs, cholesterol mg, fatty acids
cholesterol mg, fatty acids, nutrition information: Dear Danielle, Nice to hear from you. The following is the nutrition information for one whole egg scrambled. Hope this helps. Calories (kcal) 75 Protein (g) 6.25 Total fat(g) 5.01 0 Total carbohydrate (g) 0.6 Fatty acids (g) 4.33 Saturated...

Nutrition & Dieting: eggs, nutritional content of foods, cholesterol content
nutritional content of foods, cholesterol content, mg cholesterol: Danielle, One large whole fresh egg= 73 calories 5 grams fat 211 mg cholesterol 6 grams protein Hope that helps. If you ever have other questions on nutritional content of foods this is a great web site: http://www.nutritiondata.com/ Happy Holidays!!...

Nutrition & Dieting: eggs, plasma cholesterol levels, harvard school of public health
plasma cholesterol levels, harvard school of public health, american heart association: Dear Danielle, The study I mentioned used both types of coffee however, regular coffee was the one people drank the most so it might be a little more beneficial to your health. In order to get the recommended servings of fruits and vegetables,...

Nutrition & Dieting: eggs, good protein sources, egg yolk
good protein sources, egg yolk, omega 3s: Patrick, Eating an egg every morning will use up a lot of your daily recommended amount of dietary cholesterol. One egg yolk has about 213 mg of cholesterol. Egg whites don t contain cholesterol and are good protein sources, so they re fine. It is recommended...

Nutrition & Dieting: eggs & cholesterol, wheat breads, american heart association
wheat breads, american heart association, lipid clinic: Danielle, These days the goal is to keep your daily cholesterol intake to less than 300mg a day (less than 200mg if you have heart disease or diabetes). It is felt that if you keep your total under 300, then an egg can fit in with your diet. One large...

Nutrition & Dieting: eggs, fish oil omega 3, egg yoke
fish oil omega 3, egg yoke, omega 3 oils: jii, The high amount of cholesterol in egg yolks can only increase your cholesterol levels. Omega-3 can decrease triglycerides, which is different than your total cholesterol level. The extra omega-3 will not counteract the extra cholesterol you are eating....

Nutrition & Dieting: How do emotions influence the digestion?, nobel prize winner, ivan pavlov
nobel prize winner, ivan pavlov, russian physiologist: Jim, I think 2 hours is commonly accepted estimation of average recovery time. However, during these 2 hours a lot of things change gradually, including food preference, appetite, hunger, etc. For one thing, endurance training seems to be associated with...

Nutrition & Dieting: energized feeling, laura kraemer, carbohydrate foods
laura kraemer, carbohydrate foods, perfect food: Sounds like you need the protein to help you along in the morning. Carbohydrate foods like cereal, donuts, bagels, and pancakes make some people tired because they contain sugar. I think any breakfast, void of sugar, is a good one. Eggs in my opinion, are...

Nutrition & Dieting: energy bar chart, kimberly a tessmer, nutritional breakdown
kimberly a tessmer, nutritional breakdown, health bars: Here are a couple that I found. Not sure if they will be helpful or not. http://www.cyberdiet.com/reg/focus/energy_bar_chart.html http://64.233.161.104/search?q=cache:hKV-r15CoqsJ:www.ci.mesa.az.us/fire/humanmed/Wellness/Office/NutritionBarComparisonChart.xls+energy+bar+comparison&hl=en&start=7...

Nutrition & Dieting: energy bar chart, roasted peanuts, raw nuts
roasted peanuts, raw nuts, nutritional breakdown: Hi Paul, I give them all a resounding ZERO. If the content listed is true, it doesn t mean it is in a form that is at all useful to a human body. Get some raw nuts, some dried, unsweetened, unsulphured fruit if you can t pack fresh fruit. Peanuts are a...

Nutrition & Dieting: energy bar chart, quack products, nutritional breakdown
quack products, nutritional breakdown, health bars: Nutrition Action is a consumer reports of foods. They accept no advertising, no promotions, etc. and are among the very, very few honest and reliable sources I frequently cite. I do believe they did a full study and comparison on these bars (most of them...

Nutrition & Dieting: energy bar chart, nutrition question, diet energy
nutrition question, diet energy, nutritional breakdown: Hello Paul! Thank you for your nutrition question. The following website contains a list of the more popular energy bars on the market.(http://www.freediettips.com/diet_energy_bar_review.htm) I believe you will find it helpful. Just cut and paste it...

Nutrition & Dieting: energy drinks, fresh fruits and vegetables, rapid heartbeat
fresh fruits and vegetables, rapid heartbeat, poison center: Dear April, The best foods that can give you long lasting energy are complex carbohydrates wuch as whole grains cereals, oatmeal, brown rice, whole wheat raisin bagel, granola bars, oranges, apples, and yogurt with granola. Since you are in training...

Nutrition & Dieting: energy for excersice, stomach discomfort, protein bar
stomach discomfort, protein bar, exercise session: Some people can eat immediately before exercising and others need at least an hour after a meal because of the stomach discomfort of eating and than jogging or exercising. For this reason it is best to have something light and still leave a little time between...

Nutrition & Dieting: energy AND food, diet sodas, natural sugars
diet sodas, natural sugars, excess calories: calories translate into energy. How about fruit. Healthy, yet it has natural sugars that can give you energy. Diet sodas still have the caffeine to give extra energy. Granola bars, trail mix, graham crackers. There are lots of healthy choices. Gte reduced...

Nutrition & Dieting: what to get enough of?, whole grain cereals, vegetarian resource group
whole grain cereals, vegetarian resource group, protein rich food: Hi Nada, To maintain optimal brain power and physical energy, it is important to get a good mix of protein and carbohydrates throughout the day. You should be eating something at least every 4-6 hours throughout the day. Make sure to include a complex...

Nutrition & Dieting: what to make sure to get enough of?, fresh fruits and vegetables, garden veggies
fresh fruits and vegetables, garden veggies, essential vitamins and minerals: I m sorry for the delay in answering. I know I wrote you a response yesterday, but your message still shows up on my unanswered questions list, so it must not have gone through. Anyway, I applaud your efforts at being a vegetarian. i wish more people would...

Nutrition & Dieting: what to make sure to get enough of?, omega 3 essential fatty acids, omega 3 fatty acids
omega 3 essential fatty acids, omega 3 fatty acids, omega 3s: Hello Nada! Thank you for your nutrition question. Foods containing Omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to help improve brain power. These foods include walnuts and flaxseeds. Walnuts are an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids, a...

Nutrition & Dieting: what to make sure to get enough of?, countless recipes, egg product
countless recipes, egg product, whole grains: What a great start to a new life s pattern of eating (I hope!). Many so-called vegetarians (I was one of them) think that because they eat mostly pasta, rice, breads and some fruit and vegetables, it s healthy . When I found out that REAL vegetarians eat...

Nutrition & Dieting: Be sure of enough nutrients?, food guide pyramid, vitamin mineral supplement
food guide pyramid, vitamin mineral supplement, well balanced diet: Chow, First of all you should be following a guide such as the Food Guide Pyramid to ensure you are eating the appropriate servings from each and every food group each day!! Secondly, you should inquire to your doctor about an over-the-counter multi-vitamin/mineral...

Nutrition & Dieting: Am I getting enough nutrition with this allergy-free diet?, post nasal drip, alka seltzer
post nasal drip, alka seltzer, chronic hives: I don t believe that the sensitivity will change even after following a strict diet. It appears from my research that this condition is pretty much determined at the genetic level. I may be wrong but it certainly seems that way. The best way to judge is...

Nutrition & Dieting: is this enough, metabolisms, vegies
metabolisms, vegies, tea time: Hi Helen, I am unsure what your question is. I do not know how long you have been eating in such way. We all have different metabolisms and from the information you have provided, you must be seeing a doctor on a regular occasion, so I have to conclude...

Nutrition & Dieting: Is ephedra free Hydroxycut safe?, fatal consequences, great health
fatal consequences, great health, quality support: Hi Karan, In my opinion, I would not bother with anything synthetic as there is so much natural and herbal based nutrition available. I wouldn t touch any forced hunger/carb/fat control systems as they mess up the body and can possibly lead to fatal...

Nutrition & Dieting: essential amino acids, 8 essential amino acids, essential amino acids
8 essential amino acids, essential amino acids, essential amino acid: Dear Eli, You know your numbers so well that I cannot get your question or, rather, what you expect me to answer. You do know the requirements and you do know your intakes - so why wouldn t you put two and two together? Let me put it this way. How do...

Nutrition & Dieting: ex- drinker wants to be an ex- chocolate eater, mypyramid gov, whole grains
mypyramid gov, whole grains, lifestyle change: Darryl, Good for you for making such a great lifestyle change! I think that if you balance out your diet more you may be able to curb the cravings! Make sure you are including ALL of the food groups! It is GREAT that you are eating fruit but sounds like...

Nutrition & Dieting: ex smoker beta carotene, vitamin a toxicity, beta carotene
vitamin a toxicity, beta carotene, best multivitamin: Hello Uta! Thank you for your nutrition question. You are right to be concerned about vitamin A toxicity. But first, please note that vitamin A comes in many forms. It is the animal form that is toxic, not plant-derived beta-carotene, which is the...

Nutrition & Dieting: excercising with anemia and B12 deficiency, low iron levels, registered dietician
low iron levels, registered dietician, vitamin b12 deficiency: Hi Heather, I d consult a registered dietician to confirm. It does have an effect but I would recommend keeping your activity but going very light with it. Just don t push it. Visit www.toolsforlife.cc for other guidelines and let me know any further...

Nutrition & Dieting: excersice and diet, wheat pasta, healthy salads
wheat pasta, healthy salads, spinal stenosis: Dear Cindy, my speciality is overweight kids, but in my opinion you need a good internist or allergist to check you out completely. My friend had some of your same symptoms and was found to have a wheat allergy. There are certain foods that when eaten can...

Nutrition & Dieting: excersising, chronic dehydration, raw nuts
chronic dehydration, raw nuts, water tap: Hi Cleopathra, Eat as soon as you feel hungry - the sooner the smarter a choice you can make. Put some raw nuts in a little plastic bag and put them in your purse/pocket. Eat protein, eat QUALITY carbs, just don t eat them at the same time, that drains...

Nutrition & Dieting: excess calories, and scared!, international fitness association, binge eating
international fitness association, binge eating, excess calories: Hello Shannon, This is Zachory Cook, with all experts. I was writing to follow up with the status of your fitness/nutrition program and to see if the information has been beneficial and useful for you. Feel free to reply with any additional questions...

Nutrition & Dieting: excess calories, and scared!, inner motivation, binge eating
inner motivation, binge eating, excess calories: Hi Shannon, I have to be honest with you. You are looking at the wrong area. Nothing will happen nutritionally until you sort out your emotional side. No amount of nutritionists (including me) can tell you what to eat if you really have no inner motivation...

Nutrition & Dieting: excess calories, and scared!, binge eating, excess calories
binge eating, excess calories, intuitive eating: Hi Shannon. Thank you for reaching out and talking about your fears regarding food & your body. First of all, it makes me very happy that you have accepted your diagnosis of eating disorder, and are getting help from qualified professionals (nutritionist),...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise, light weights, marketamerica
light weights, marketamerica, tredmill: Hi Julie, It sounds like you are in good shape! You should be eating about 1830 calories a day with moderate exercise. With just the treadmill alone you could be considered a moderate exerciser but you may want to add a little more. Try to stay consistently...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and breathing, hi bob, silly question
hi bob, silly question, loss weight: That is cheating, and might make you pass out. The deal is you MOVE enough to get yourself breathing harder. Try the talk test: if you run into someone you know, you should be able to say Hi Bob without much effort, but not a whole lot more without being...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and breathing, laura kraemer, calorie calculators
laura kraemer, calorie calculators, hyperventilating: Dear fat man, Walk for 30 minutes or more everyday. The more walking you do the more calories you will burn. Everyone burns calories at a different rate. Search and check out one of those free calorie calculators found on some websites. You will have to...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and breathing, oldie but goodie, muscle metabolism
oldie but goodie, muscle metabolism, cold baths: No, but it s a popular gimmick that s made to sound like it would work (it sells books, plans and even supplements associated with it). Another oldie, but goodie is sleeping in a cold room; also, drinking ice water, taking cold baths or showers. Activity...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and breathing, resting metabolic rate, exericse
resting metabolic rate, exericse, physical exercise: Fat Man, Losing weight happens when a person burns more calories than they consume (eat and drink). The number of calories you burn is determined by your resting metabolic rate (the calories needed to maintain bodily functions – digestion, breathing, etc.)...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise concern, push ups sit ups, laura kraemer
push ups sit ups, laura kraemer, breast tissue: Dear Molly, Breast tissue contains a lot of fat in most women. So, if you are dieting to lose fat, you will lose size in that area. You could tone the muscles below the breasts to make them appear bigger, but they won t increase in size, just the muscles below...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and diet, professional atheletes, benefical
professional atheletes, benefical, building muscle: No one is really addicted to sugar. Or carbs. Or any food (alcohol, gambling, drugs, are not foods and can be addicted to). You probably took a questionnaire or talked to someone promoting a plan or program that involved no sugar (something like the...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and dieting, winsor pilates, pilates exercise
winsor pilates, pilates exercise, exercise regimen: No contest, it is better to lose weight through regular exercise and calorie consciousness . Without changing your diet or activity level, the diet pills may not work, and even if they do, at what point do you stop them? If you do stop them, and haven t...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and energy, fresh fruits and vegetables, glandular fever
fresh fruits and vegetables, glandular fever, health care provider: Hello Paul, Thank you for your nutrition question. The best way to determine if you are getting what your body needs is a simple blood test from your health care provider. Sometimes if we are low in iron we tend to feel a lack of energy or fatigue....

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise/lifestyle, miriam nelson, history of hypertension
miriam nelson, history of hypertension, exercise patterns: Michelle, You said, I am just looking for an easy plan or meal substitution that can jump start my efforts! Well, you and 50 million other Americans would like to know the answer to that question. The answer is that there are as many different answers...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and overeating, laura kraemer, one of those days
laura kraemer, one of those days, overeating: Andrea, a calorie is a calorie. I actually think it is good to stimulate your body with a little more calories every once in awhile. If you were to overeat, you just might not lose as much weight that week. I think it really depends on your metabolism. Laura...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and weight loss, whole grain breads, best exercise to lose weight
whole grain breads, best exercise to lose weight, laura kraemer: Dear Jenna, When you starve yourself and don t eat, you don t eat enough protein. When you don t eat enough protein, your body gets flabby because your muscles get broken down for energy. To lose those inches and tone up, you have to eat adequate calories...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise and weight loss, whole wheat bread, kimberly a tessmer
whole wheat bread, kimberly a tessmer, metrokc gov: Sounds like you are doing a good job by losing weight sensibly and slowly! Not sure what type of store you shop at but if they don t sell fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean meats, etc... than you may want to shop at a larger chain. Look for sales, clip...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise for wieght loss, exercise to loose weight, exercise regimens
exercise to loose weight, exercise regimens, exercise regimen: Those are challenging problems Joyce. You are not alone in struggling with ways to begin exercise regimens while battling other physical hindrances such as your husband s. I would say that the most important thing, by far, is to begin. That is the first...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercise, light weights, resistance training
light weights, resistance training, muscle groups: Hi Crystal, Do a total of 30 minutes a day, 6 days a week, of walking fast enough to be breathing hard(er). If you aren t into a heart rate gizmo, try the talk test: breathin hard means you can say Hi Bob easily but Hi Bob, how are you blah blah would...

Nutrition & Dieting: exercising, nutrition question, nutrition questions
nutrition question, nutrition questions, healthy snack: Hello Pattie! Thank you for your nutrition question. I would not recommend recommend having breakfast before exercise however, I do recommend a healthy snack such as a piece of fruit like an apple or orange. The reasoning behind not eating breakfast...

Nutrition & Dieting: extra belly, whole grain bread, laura kraemer
whole grain bread, laura kraemer, fish eggs: Dear Pedro, Most men gain the extra weight in the belly area, that s something you can t change. I think you should continue working out the gym and get serious with your diet. Try to eat about 1800 calories per day. Those calories should come from healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: extra belly, muscle structure, genetic trait
muscle structure, genetic trait, health www: Given all you ve done, it s probably a genetic trait, like the color of your hair, shape of your nose, height and all the other things about you that won t be changed without surgery, contact lenses, hair dye - you get the idea. If you notice that other...

Nutrition & Dieting: extra calories from junk food..., healthy food choices, well balanced diet
healthy food choices, well balanced diet, eating junk food: Hi Jeff, You re right that weight gain/increasing body fat is one of the major problems with junk food. Even if you are meeting all your nutrient needs through healthier food choices, and burning off lots of calories through exercise, there are a couple...

Nutrition & Dieting: extra calories from junk food..., eating junk food, heart disease cancer
eating junk food, heart disease cancer, food fats: You got it! Extra calories turn into fat. 3,500 calories more than you need to maintain your body, equals one pound of fat. Junk food is empty calories (they do nothing but add calories to our body). Depending on the type of junk food (fats,...

Nutrition & Dieting: extra calories from junk food..., trans fatty acids, eating junk food
trans fatty acids, eating junk food, cause weight gain: Hello Jeff! Thank you for your nutrition question. Junk food can be very bad if eaten too often. Not only does junk food cause weight gain but it can also lead to heart disease, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Many junk foods such as candy...

Nutrition & Dieting: extra calories from junk food..., eating junk food, necessary nutrients
eating junk food, necessary nutrients, yeast infections: Dear Jeff, For one, refined sugar has many aliases, is added to almost all packaged food, for sweetness, but mostly because it has been clinically proven to be as addictive as nicotine and cocaine, nevermind it is linked to bone loss, brain loss, ..etc...athletes...

Nutrition & Dieting: ezekiel 4:9 bread, whole wheat bread, whole wheat flour
whole wheat bread, whole wheat flour, flourless bread: I believe it is made from the actual grains and NOT flour so it is not made like bread is. I do not have any nutritionals for the product so cannot compare it to whole wheat bread nutritionally but it sounds like it would be nutritious because it is made...

Nutrition & Dieting: i HAVE FAT AROUND MY WAIST, fad diet, calories per day
fad diet, calories per day, blood circulation: Hi Lovey Well I hope you can grasp this. When and If your body decides to use fat as energy and it burns it. Fat is released into your blood strean not to the area you want to focus on. So if you lose 1 pound it s from everywhere not just your abs. I m...

Nutrition & Dieting: FAT FLUSH PLAN, lifestyle change, tessmer
lifestyle change, tessmer, food groups: Virginia, I have not had experience with the Fat Flush Plan so I can not give you any specific views on it. BUT I can tell you that when it comes to weight loss keep in mind that WHATEVER plan you use it should be realistic and something you can stick with...

Nutrition & Dieting: FAT LOSS, stimulant medication, appetite suppression
stimulant medication, appetite suppression, safety standpoint: To be honest, I don t know of any supplements that work that I would be comfortable from a safety standpoint. Usually the issue is appetite suppression, and just about any stimulant medication (even pseudophedrine) can do this. However, another trick might...

Nutrition & Dieting: FAT, body mass index bmi, bmi calculator
body mass index bmi, bmi calculator, body mass index: Jason, There are a few ways to asses body fat percentage. There is skinfold measurement, hydrostatic weighing (under-water weighing) and bioelectrical impedance analysis (low-voltage electrical current is run through the body). Bioelectrical impedance...

Nutrition & Dieting: Face fat, laura kraemer, cheek bones
laura kraemer, cheek bones, chubby face: Jake you won t be fully matured till you are in your early twenties. Look at your mom and dad and see if they have a fat face . Your fat face might just be just prominant cheek bones, and that you can t change. Learn to live with your face, I have a full...

Nutrition & Dieting: Face fat, jake cruise, chubby face
jake cruise, chubby face, perfect shape: HI Jake, Cruise the web for attractive people who have a face sorta like yours, try google.com images to get over your mental negative clutter. Thoughts are as powerful as genes, negative ones work against you. Distinguish positve thinking from wishful...

Nutrition & Dieting: Facts about honey and more, heinen, sugar content
heinen, sugar content, blood stream: Hi Frans Honey is fructose. Which is a type of sugar. Its harder to break down than other sugars so it goes into the blood stream slower which makes it healthier...but you can gain weight from eating too much Honey won t spoil if kept in a sealed container....

Nutrition & Dieting: Fad diet?, cabbage soup diet, fad diet
cabbage soup diet, fad diet, nutrition question: Hello Susan! Thank you for nutrition question. Congratulations on your friend s recent weight loss. I usually don t recommend diets because they usually don t result in permanent weight loss. When the dieter stops being on a diet she tends to put...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fake butter ingestion, big swigs, nutrition question
big swigs, nutrition question, wondering what type: Hello Melanie! Thank you for your nutrition question. Eating big portions of artificial butter can have several health affects such as increasing his bad cholesterol. When cholesterol attaches to your artery walls it makes it harder for your heart...

Nutrition & Dieting: Falling..., bad eating habits, wrong woman
bad eating habits, wrong woman, wonderful girl: Robbie, First, I must say you have more guts and confidence in being able to put your feelings onto an open forum, than most people. So I congratulate you on taking this step..I believe you may have found your best opportunity to date. Your circumstances...

Nutrition & Dieting: Family Weight loss, diet mentality, calcium fortified orange juice
diet mentality, calcium fortified orange juice, cup almonds: Hi Jenna, A combination of a healthy diet plus regular (ideally daily) physical activity is the most effective combination for losing weight. Unfortunately abdominal fat is the most stubborn type (usually it s the last place you will see fat/weight loss)...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fast weight loss and how to avoid loose skin, weight losses, toning exercises
weight losses, toning exercises, loose skin: Dear Ericka, 1. Try this program, it s online and costs you nothing: http://bantadiet.com 2. Women your age have loose skin problems only when they lose weight too fast and don t do toning exercises. To do it right, read this: 12 things about loose...

Nutrition & Dieting: Faster hair growth?, faster hair growth, essential fatty acids
faster hair growth, essential fatty acids, necessary ingredients: Hello Leasel, There are at least two sides to your question. First, what s known about vitamin and nutrient deficiency that have negative effects on hair growth and what (if anything) can increase the rate of hair growth if you don t have any deficiencies....

Nutrition & Dieting: Fasting for a day, fasts, dieters
fasts, dieters, single day: Fasting may be considered by some to be cleansing and others spiritual. I think that it depends on your culture whether fasting is important. From a physiological standpoint, a single day of fasting should not tax the system too much, in my opinion. It...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fasting/dieting/weight loss, exercise equitment, home exercise
exercise equitment, home exercise, ceral: Dear Tara, Thanks for the follow-up. Visit the following website http://www.mypyramid.gov and it will help you plan a menu exactly to your taste and calories. You should be eating 500 calories less then your daily requirement(1942cal)in order to...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fasting/weight loss, quick way to lose weight, losing muscle
quick way to lose weight, losing muscle, absolute truth: Fasting safe? Maybe for a day or two. Otherwise, no. Yes, fasting as part of religious events is undertaken, but they rarely last more than a day or up to three and they are modified. Some are called fasts when they actually allow certain foods or just...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fasting ,does it work?, raw foods diet, fruits and veggies
raw foods diet, fruits and veggies, spiritual reasons: Donna~ Fasting just to lose weight is not a good idea. Some people, however, do fast for spiritual reasons. I know how you feel though. I too have suffered from bulimia and recently recovered... now having gained 15 lbs. I know it s frustrating, but you can...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fasting ,does it work?, mass muscle, ridiculous claims
mass muscle, ridiculous claims, foolish thing: I know the nightmare, having been both bulimic AND anorexic at different times. Most of the time, however, just being a compulsive over-eater and overweight since I started my first diet at age 12. I can tell you exactly how to beat the weight thing, but...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fasting, ulterior motives, diet product
ulterior motives, diet product: A fast only eliminates water. Not actual weight. Any loss that shows on the scale will return within a week, or less. Find out more about this stuff AND every other diet or diet product out there by checking here www.GetTheReal.info No products,...

Nutrition & Dieting: How to Get Fat !, weight gain products, dear sirs
weight gain products, dear sirs, marketamerica: Hi Alex, Have you asked your doctor yet? Get a physical and ask him about your problem. As you know we are all different and some of us are skinny. After you talk with your doctor you might try a visit to your local health club and talk with a personal...

Nutrition & Dieting: How to Get Fat !, whole wheat bread, whole wheat pasta
whole wheat bread, whole wheat pasta, beef nuts: Hi Alex, I can see your frustration. What are you currently eating on a daily basis right now? I would aim to eat every 2 hrs of something with some protein (eggs, chicken, fish, yogurt, milk, cheese, beef,nuts etc) with some carbs (whole wheat bread, whole...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat around stomach region, mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan
mypyramid gov, healthy eating plan, fresh fruits and vegetables: Hello Sam! Thank you for your nutrition question. In order to help you avoid gaining weight I would recommend trying out a whole food supplement called Juice Plus which is made from fresh fruits and vegetables. It can help you crave healthier foods...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat Burners, 7 keto, diet industry
7 keto, diet industry, ulterior motives: Rip-offs. The most obvious answer is a question: If these things really worked, why are there still overweight people? The diet industry is a more than $40-BILLION dollar per year (every year) industry. According to the ads, all of the products are for...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat Burning Etc., ab excersises, muscle burns calories
ab excersises, muscle burns calories, workout routine: It sounds like you re doing just great but that you may have hit a plateau. Try changing your workout routine by adding some weight training. The muscle burns calories at a higher rate and it burns them constantly - even while you re asleep. Eat smaller...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat Burning Food, magic food, aerobic exercise
magic food, aerobic exercise, good fat burners: Foods do NOT burn fat!! The only thing that burns stored fat is aerobic exercise. One should concentrate on eating healthy (www.mypyramid.gov), watching portion sizes, drinking plenty of water and exercising regularly to lose weight and/or maintain a healthy...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat, carb, and protein calories, high carb diet, energy calories
high carb diet, energy calories, carb diets: It depends on the diet. All diets suggesting above 100 carb grams a day are at least _not_ lo-carb. Diets with 50% energty from carbohydrates are definitely high-carb. There s no such thing as carbohydrate requirement since your body can happily run on...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat content in food, reading food labels, trans fatty acids
reading food labels, trans fatty acids, fat content in food: Kristie, Fats fall into these categories: Saturated fat Unsaturated fat (polyunsaturated or monounsaturated fat) Trans-fatty acids So, if the total fat is 8 grams and there are 2 grams of saturated fat and 0 grams of trans fat, then there are 6 grams...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat as "emergency" storage, starvation mode, protein muscle
starvation mode, protein muscle, weakened immune system: Hello Dbrj! Thank you for your nutrition question. As you said, when the body burns less calories then it takes in it is stored as fat. However, when the body goes into starvation mode the body s metabolism flips into a condition known as ketosis where...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat as "emergency" storage, starvation diets, what happens during starvation
starvation diets, what happens during starvation, starvation diet: DBRJ, The idea that people will lose lean muscle, initally, when on a starvation diet cannot be considered accurate. The loss of lean muscle vs. fat seems to be pre-determined by body compsition (% body fat) when starvation starts. People with a lower...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat as "emergency" storage, lean body mass, emergency storage
lean body mass, emergency storage, loose muscle: Not sure if I understand your question but when people starve they lose muscle or lean tissue first because the body is conserving the fat for energy later on. It cannot use lean body mass for energy but it CAN use stored fat. Hope that helps, Kim Tessmer,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat gain despite exercise, strange thing, calories
strange thing, calories, fast food: It s hard to really say what s going on because I have no idea of when you eat, how often you eat, how much you eat, and what you eat. All those factors contribute to whether you burn fat or store it. Just adding cardio exercise doesn t necessarily trim...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat Intake, cold water fish, sources of fats
cold water fish, sources of fats, soluble nutrients: Kelly, I think you are talking about absorbing Vitamin A, which require some fat to be extracted from carrots or red bell pepper. Yes, they have to be eaten together, for example, sour cream and carrots. On the other hand, fats can decrease absorption...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat intake, kelly well, eating habits
kelly well, eating habits, nutrients: Hi Kelly, Well that is all going to depend on your lifestyle and activity level. Give or take it s going to be 15-20% of you calories for the day. Remember a lot of nutrients are delivered through fat, so don t stay away entirely. Now how active are...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat and Nutrient Absorption, fat soluble vitamins, vitamins minerals
fat soluble vitamins, vitamins minerals, body chemicals: Jasmin, There are many health problems that can go along with having too little or too much body fat. As far as the way vitamins and minerals are absorped it depends on what type they are. There are two types of vitamins: fat soluble and water soluble....

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat in some places, hips thighs, heels shoes
hips thighs, heels shoes, low self esteem: You are absolutely correct. Genes. If you evaluate the other males in your immediate family, I m positive you ll see the same build in them that you find with yourself. It s just what makes us different and unique and often is associated with where in the...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat Thighs,, fad diets, short legs
fad diets, short legs, body shape: GOOD FOR YOU ! The wisest and healthiest thing you can do is quit the fad stuff and adopt a lifestyle that is healthy. There are two things that work most efficiently at getting a body to where it should be in muscle tone and weight 1. Walking. Just plain...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat Vs. Sugar, blood sugar levels, nutrition question
blood sugar levels, nutrition question, nutrition questions: Hello Malia! Thank you for your nutrition question. Fat free does not always mean calorie free as you have noticed on certain food labels. It is better to choose a food that contains some fat rather then a food high in sugar. This is because fats...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fat won't go away, weight loss recipes, ab exercises
weight loss recipes, ab exercises, bikeriding: Hello Genna! Running is one of the best ways to lose abdomoninal fat. However, it leaves very gradually so it will take some time. You may also want to try combining other aerobic activities into your routine such as swimming, bikeriding, and the eliptical...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fatigue, etc., whole grain cereals, late pregnancy
whole grain cereals, late pregnancy, excercise bike: Hi Melinda, You are entitled to feel physical and emotion exhaustion! Lose the Spenda, find some stevia. Yes, exercise is the best anti-depressent, and it generates energy, not drain it. Go for a total of 30 minutes of beathing hard 6 days a week...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fatness!, boosting metabolism, muscle burns calories
boosting metabolism, muscle burns calories, nutrition question: Hello Kate! Thank you for your nutrition question. Here are some tips to help you boost your metabolism and reach your weight loss goals. 1.Build muscle. You do have certain genetic limitations when it comes to boosting metabolism, but muscle helps....

Nutrition & Dieting: Fats, fat soluble vitamins, essential fatty acids
fat soluble vitamins, essential fatty acids, free diet: Michelle, There are two BIG reasons why we cannot eat a fat-free diet. First, the body cannot produce two essential fatty acids; linoleic and linolenic acid. These fatty acids are readily available in fats we eat. Also, vitamins A, D, E and K are called...

Nutrition & Dieting: Feels better,weighs more!, energy calories, whole grains
energy calories, whole grains, bench press: Well, yes, muscle weighs considerably more than fat and your workout seems intense. Still, you re right, you probably should not be seeing an increase. The most promising part is that your clothes are looser, which happens with fat loss (and muscle tone)....

Nutrition & Dieting: Fennel seeds, insulin and glucagon, fennel seeds
insulin and glucagon, fennel seeds, insulin production: Hello Lynne, Good question. To be honest I ve never heard of fennel seeds, but I think it s safe to say that there are no magic properties to them that will melt fat. Just reminds me of all those diets out there that say eat grapefruit and lose weight,...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber, whole wheat bread, wheat crackers
whole wheat bread, wheat crackers, serum glucose: Hello! Thank you for your nutrition question. Fiber supposedly removes the fat from food eaten. It does this by absorbing a partial amount of dietary fat that usually goes into the bloodstream. It furthermore prevents serum glucose from changing into...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber?, whole grain products, nutrition questions
whole grain products, nutrition questions, refined food: he USDA recommends about about 14 grams of fiber per 1000 calories you consume. Fiber can help as it is very unlikely to be stored as fat, keeps your body feeling full , slows down digestion of other foods and is highly effective in the prevention of some...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber, whole grain breads, raw leafy vegetables
whole grain breads, raw leafy vegetables, herbal laxatives: Chemo can do some nasty things to the body. It s not surprising to see it have an effect on the bowels. You re certainly drinking enough water. 30 gm of fiber is the normal amount suggested for women but you may need to raise that to about 40 to compensate...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber, psyllium seed husks, psyllium seed husk
psyllium seed husks, psyllium seed husk, psyllium husk: Hello Debra! Thank you for your nutrition question. Psyllium husks in the Benefiber would be a better choice. Psyllium husks comes from the crushed seeds of the Plantago ovata plant, an herb native to parts of Asia, the Mediterranean and North Africa....

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber Pills, psyllium husks, vitamins minerals
psyllium husks, vitamins minerals, fish oils: Doubtful. I d be surprised if this affected absorption to any great degree. Similar effect would occur if you took your supplements with a meal, but if you are concerned take your supplements on an empty stomach an hour before you eat and/or take your fiber...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber pills, white kidney bean, low glycemic fruits
white kidney bean, low glycemic fruits, fruits veggies: It may help but a lot of times (like PMS) it is more of an emotional hunger than a physical hunger! At those times continue to eat healthy, drink lots of water, and exercise!! You can try a few of these links: http://diabetes.about.com/library/mendosagi/nmendosagi.htm...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber pills, american dietetic association, oat bran
american dietetic association, oat bran, wheat bran: Hello Susan, Nice to hear from you. Because fiber absorbs water, it takes up a considerable amount of room in the stomach, creating a feeling of fullness just as you said in your email. The American Dietetic Association recommends 20-35 grams of fiber...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber Supplement Plus Calcium, Chewable Tablets, artificial flavors, guar gum
artificial flavors, guar gum, aluminum lake: Hi Chris, I m confused for at least two reasons: 1. The term partially hydrogenated describes an _oil_ which has been lightly to moderately hydrogenated to shift the melting point to a higher temperature range and increase the stability of the oil....

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber Supplements, whole grains fruits and vegetables, fiber supplements
whole grains fruits and vegetables, fiber supplements, fruits and vegetables: I am not sure which is the best but something like Benefiber that includes psyllium is usually a good choice. There are probably many that are equal in amount of fiber, type of fiber, etc... You may want to ask your doctor to suggest a certain brand since...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fiber, fibre intake, gastrointestinal symptoms
fibre intake, gastrointestinal symptoms, fiber intake: Hi Susan, The latest Dietary Reference Intakes set an Adequate Intake for fibre at 25 g per day for women (38 g per day for men). This means that you should get *at least* 25 g per day of fibre. So 35-40 g is fine, as long as you re not experiencing any...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fibre Calories, kimberly a tessmer, food labels
kimberly a tessmer, food labels, carbohydrate: Fiber is considered a carbohydrate and carbs are 4 calories per gram. Since fiber is not completely digested in the body it is less than 4 calories per gram. As an estimate it is 1-2 calories per gram. The labeling rule is: If a food has 5 grams of fiber...

Nutrition & Dieting: Fibromyalgia/CFS/Depression, eatright org, natural thyroid
eatright org, natural thyroid, nourishing traditions: Hello Kristine, This really is not my area of expertise! What I suggest doing is finding a dietitian that DOES have experience with your particular problems. You can find dietitians in your area at www.eatright.org. You can also check out this web site:...