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I’m a diabetic who eats 4 – 5 servings of nuts...

I'm a type I diabetic who eats an excess of nuts, 4 - 5 servings per day, (typical 2 tablespoons - 1/4 cup). I'm...

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...

A dieter asked my impressions of the Richard Simmon’s Deal-A-Meal program.

I love your website and think you're doing a great service for the dietetics profession. I am also a registered dietitian with a Masters...

Since my daughter was born she has had a problem with...

This is a rather "delicate" subject with my daughter. Ever since she was born, she has had a problem with not going to the...

I have been eating a cinnamon Danish for breakfast and before...

I have been eating a pre-packaged cinnamon Danish for breakfast. I have also snacked on the Danish before going to bed. This has resulted...

What type of diet would you recommend for someone who has...

What type of diet would you recommend for someone who has an ulcer? Thank you for your input. First, you should ask your doctor about what...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with infertility?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with infertility? The Women's Health dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association specializes in working with...

I gained 30 pounds during pregnancy and lost none of it...

My first baby was born last September 24. I gained about 30 pounds during pregnancy and have lost none of it even though he...

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...

Does caffeine affect the absorption of certain vitamins or minerals like...

In your section on caffeine, you recommend that to reduce intake to limit a cup of coffee to one a meal. Does caffeine affect...

Which diet pop has the least amount of salt in it?

Which diet pop has the least amount of salt in it? I've been drinking four to five cans of diet pop a day. I've...

Which brand of margarine is best?

Which brand of margarine is best? I cannot recommend a specific brand to you. However, look for a margarine with a liquid oil as the...

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...

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...

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....

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,...

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...

Does cooking destroy vitamin C?

Does cooking destroy vitamin C? Vitamin C is the most easily destroyed vitamin there is. It is destroyed by oxygen, heat (above 70 degrees) and...

Where can I find a dietitian who is smart about herbal...

Where can I find a dietitian who is smart about herbal supplements? The Nutrition in Complementary Care dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association...

How would I get daily iron requirement if I eat a...

How would a person get their daily iron requirement if that person eats a balanced diet, but eats no meat? The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA)...

If I can begin eating at a calorie level close to...

Thanks, Joanne for a quick and helpful answer. I did check again without estimating activity levels. This seems to be what other answers have...

Would you serve your children KoolAid with sugar or NutraSweet?

Would you serve your children Kool-Aid with sugar or NutraSweet? My children never drank Kool-Aid as I didn't 't buy it. I also didn't buy...

Are there specific foods that I can improve to get my...

I was wondering if you had any nutrition tips as far as what a good balance of food choices would be. I am a 41-year-old...