Please tell me what to eat to follow the Planetary Health Diet.

I was reading about the new Planetary Health Diet in today's news, but I don't know what to eat. Can you help me? The diet lists grams of different foods, but I need menus or at least a list of foods I should eat. I am not a vegetarian so it will be a...

Is vegetarianism safe and healthy for growing kids?

My question is being a vegetarian safe and healthy for growing kids? Can this cause any harm? Thank you for responding! For example, Asian Indian culture has been vegetarian for generations. However, in recent generations, parents will often feed their children eggs and milk. What has been observed in recent generations of Asian Indian children, those...

Do dairy products reduce absorption of antioxidants?

Is your body's ability to absorb the antioxidants in berries reduced when they're eaten in combination with dairy products like yogurt or milk? There seems to be a lot of confusion about this on the internet. Can you clear this up? I'd like to start eating more berries for cancer prevention properties & want...

Can stress cause a person to gain weight?

Can stress cause a person to gain weight? I have maintained a 50-pound weight loss for 20 years, but it's a continual battle. I have hypoglycemia--am a vegetarian (for 26 years) and exercise regularly. I am 43 years old, recently changed job to one that is very stressful. I eat about 750 to 1000...

Is a gram about 1/4 teaspoon?

I would like to know the quantifiable size of a gram. Is it about 1/4 teaspoon? I am trying to visualize this concept. Thanks There are 5 grams in a teaspoon and 15 grams in a tablespoon. So 1 gram is less than 1/4 tsp, but more than 1/8.

How bad are avocados?

I want to ask you about avocados. How bad are they? Aren't vegetables in general good for you? Avocados are a great food and one of my favorites! One-half an avocado contains about 15 grams of fat (10 grams monounsaturated, 1.8 poly and 2.2 saturated fat). This size serving contains more than 10% vitamin A,...

I need a chart for each food group with the carbohydrates, sugar and protein.

I have searched and I am now asking for help. I need a chart for each food group and it needs to have carbohydrates, sugar, and protein. Other info is great, but my request is a must. If you could offer direction it would sure make my husband's job as the head cook so...

How do I prepare prison menus for sodium restricted diets and people who have high cholesterol?

I work in a prison kitchen and would like your assistance in how to prepare menus for sodium restricted diets and for people who have high cholesterol. Thank you. I would highly recommend your prison hire a dietitian to plan balanced menus for both sodium and cholesterol-restricted. If funds are short, start out with a...

How many calories are in male ejaculate?

I know this is a weird question, but how many calories are in male ejaculate? I heard somewhere like 10, but I have also heard 200, which sounds a bit high. I was just wondering. Thank you for your time. Don't know the calories in semen. If I knew the composition of semen (protein, carbohydrate...

What causes urine to smell after eating asparagus?

Hi. My question is: What is it that causes one's urine to smell after eating asparagus? What's asparagus noted for nutritionally? Thanks! Asparagus contains methyl mercaptan a sulfur compound derived from an amino acid called methionine which is an essential amino acid. Asparagus is a good source of folacin, vitamin A, and vitamin K.

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