A balanced diet

What nutrients do you need? Carbohydrates, fats and proteins are the three essentials our bodies need every day to function well. Highly processed foods, such as white bread, sodas and french fries, may contain a lot of carbohydrates, but they’re mostly in the form of sugars and offer little

What is the best way to lose weight fast?

Ask: Im on a mission to lose between 10 and 15 pounds. Ive been exercising a ton but it seems difficult to drop real weight. Ive made changes in my diet as well. What is the best balance of proteins fruits and veggies as well as other foods? Tips

What foods do you avoid when you have diabetes?

Ask: How do you maintain a balanced diet with diabetes? exercise suggestions? I have to hand in a biology assignment when I get back to school on diabetes Answers: Answer 1: I’m a type 1 diabetic & avoid baklava and cheesecake. Those 2 deserts really raise my blood sugar.

Energy Balance and Weight Control

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Energy balance is the difference between calorie intake (from food & drinks) and calories out – through our metabolism & energy expended during daily activities. Any change in body weight is the result of an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure. People gain weight gradually because most days they’re

Does someone know of an exercise video that I can purchase to keep fit even though I have a bad knee?

Ask: I am 67, 155 lbs, and would like to purchase an exercise video to keep fit. I have a bad knee, so it would have to be one that would be kind to the knees. I am finding that I cannot button up shorts that I never had

What is the best diet plan to burn fat and build muscle?

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Ask: I’m currently about to go into Phase 2 of P90X, I’ve seen some increases in muscle mass, but not enough definition because of my body fat percentage. What is the proper diet plan for burning that fat and yet keeping my muscles growing? I’m looking for something like

Vegans and Vegetarians…why do you claim that Vegan and Vegetarian diets are the only way to eat healthy?

Ask: So maybe there is proof that red meat and milk may be slightly ‘bad’ for you, but there is also proof that both have many benefits, insofar as human health, as well. Why is it that you can only find the proof that meat/milk are bad, but not

Japanese diet is often considered healthiest diet. What cuisine is next healthiest?

Ask: Japenese people have a very long lifespan of 83.9 years (combined male/female) and most attribute this longevity to the Japanese diet. I would therefore like to have two parts to this question. 1) What makes Japanese cuisine/diet so healthy? Is it fish oils, something with seaweed, soup, noodles,

7 Healthy Snacks to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth on a Diet

One of the things that people often miss the most when trying to lose weight is dessert. When you’re trying to save calories, sweets are often the first to go. Fortunately, you don’t have to forgo all sweets. There are many delicious sweet treats that you can enjoy without

What Is WELL Balanced Vegan Diet For A 13 Year Old Girl?

Ask: I turned to into a vegan because i don’t think its right to kill animals for our own need but anyways i would like to know what is a well balanced diet for a 13 year old girl. I hope to get good information thanks in advance. I