What is in peanut butter that equals one fat exchange?

I am a diabetic. I love peanut butter. What is in peanut butter that you have to give up one fat exchange? The usual ingredients...

As a diabetic, is it safe for me to eat honey...

I am a diabetic. Is it safe for me to eat honey graham crackers? Yes, people with diabetes can eat honey graham crackers. The amount...

Is there a similar set up for a diabetic that’s on...

I am familiar with Weight Watchers and I like the way they have little boxes to check off. I know this sounds simplistic, but...

Is there an amount of fat that triggers a gallbladder attack?

My wife had her gallbladder removed last June as she had several gallstones. Soon after the operation, she would once in a while (2...

Why is heartburn in a symptom of hypochlorhydria?

Why do you say heartburn is a symptom of hypochlorhydria? Heartburn is usually associated with lower, lower esophagus sphincter pressure and increased acid reflux...

I am having a gallbladder attack.

I am up at this insane hour because I am in the process of having a gallbladder attack. I read the Q&A about if...

I have found nothing on Medline on calorie needs during multiple...

I am a dietitian working in a women's hospital. I noticed in one of your FQAs that you stated that you do not know...

I had a daughter 3 yeas ago, gained about 60 pounds,...

I had a daughter 3 years ago. I gained about 60 pounds while pregnant. I dropped 40 of those pounds, but I just can't...

I’ve heard about milk banks. Do you have some information?

I've heard about the milk bank. Do you have some information? There is a shortage of donated breast milk nationwide and the human milk banks...

My mother is losing weight because of emphysema. Who can give...

Can you just try to help me or put me in touch with someone who can advise me to give me a meal plan...

Which should I follow to eat right – high blood pressure,...

I have high blood pressure, diabetics, 1st signs of kidney disease, also have had RNY I am wondering which is the best one to...

You mention that linoleic acid is the only truly essential fatty...

On the nature of EFA's, you mention that linoleic acid is the only truly essential fatty acid (EFA). While this may be so, it...

What foods can I eat when I have the flu?

What foods can I eat when I have the flu? FLU, FEVER, VOMITING, DIARRHEA: If your symptoms include fever and/or vomiting, contact your doctor. The...

My twin girls are always sick. Are there foods to boost their immune systems?

I have twin girls who are 5 years old. Since they have started school it seems as if they are always kind of sick....

I am undergoing Intron-A treatment for hepatitis C. The nurse in charge of the...

I am undergoing INTRON-A treatment for Hepatitis C. One of the possible side effects of the treatment is suppression of the bone marrow"s ability...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with hepatitis or autoimmune disorders?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with hepatitis or autoimmune disorders? The HIV / AIDS dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association...

What foods can I eat when I have a cold?

What foods can I eat when I have a cold? COLDS, UPPER RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS: Drink plenty of hot liquids. Water, tea, fruit juice, fruit drinks,...

Which foods are high in vitamin K?

Which foods are high in vitamin K? Leafy green vegetables (kale, collards, spinach, turnip greens, beet greens, mustard greens, dandelion greens green leaf lettuce), Brussels...

What nutrients form our bones?

What nutrients form our bones? Your bones contain mostly calcium and phosphorus which are minerals that give bone its rigidity. Your bones have the breaking...

Is there any nutritional significance to the habit of chewing ice?

I couldn't find this issue addressed on your webpage. I hope this isn't a duplicate question. Is there any nutritional significance to the habit...

I am a recovering bulimic and am in fear of how...

I was surfing the net trying to find all the info I could find on hypoglycemia. I am a recovering bulimic. Both my parents are...

Is sugar in the US Dietary Guidelines for added sugars or...

You have been so kind to take the time to answer my questions. Thank you so very much. Please permit me a couple of...

When I’m trying to lose weight, I couldn’t have more than...

I found your website from "3 fat chicks on a diet". Ask the Dietitian® website is so informational I didn't know anything like this...