How do you get rid of cellulite, that dimply fat?

I need to get in shape for summer. The only place I need to trim down is my buttocks and thighs. How do you get rid of cellulite? Or whatever that dimply fat is? First of all, there is no such thing as cellulite. It was a word coined by people who advertise they could...

How many ounces of boneless chicken breasts should I buy for a recipe that calls for 3 cups of cut up chicken breast?

I have a recipe that calls for 3 cups of cut up chicken breast. How many ounces of boneless chicken breasts should I buy? I find I frequently have trouble with recipes, which call for one measure, but the grocery store sells in another measure. Could you post some equivalents? About 18 ounces or 1.125...

Are manufacturer’s nutrition facts labels for cooked or uncooked weight?

Are the manufacturer's nutrition facts labels for cooked or uncooked weight? Last night I cooked a 40-ounce Pork Tenderloin (Salsa Pork Tenderloin). My wife and I ate about 1/3 of it that night. The next day I took the rest of it to work to eat (I was going to be there a while)....

Does eating gelatin strengthen your nails?

The question is: Does eating Jell-O gelatin strengthen your nails? Is this a question you might be able to answer? Eating Jell-O (gelatin is the basic ingredient) or unflavored gelatin does not strengthen nails. Nails are composed of protein with a high sulfur content. All protein you eat is broken down and circulates in your...

Do I need to compliment milk and egg to make a complete protein?

I've read the Q and A on milk, eggs, and protein and still have a question. First is milk protein a complete protein? Do I need to compliment milk protein and egg whites to make a complete protein? Is the powdered egg white considered "raw" and therefore a problem with biotin? I can't seem to find my...

I like to snack on dry roasted peanuts. Are they fattening?

I like to snack on dry roasted peanuts. I only eat a handful at a time. Are they really fattening? I thought peanuts were a good source of protein. I've been asked your question frequently. So out of curiosity, I poured several handfuls of dry roasted peanuts. The average number of peanuts was 40 (1/4...

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...

Can you give me a list of junk foods?

I'm hearing a lot about junk food lately. No one has given a definition of what foods are junk. Can you give me a list of junk foods? Junk food is a slang word for foods with limited nutritional value. Every person has their own list of foods that they call junk foods. I would...

I’m a 14-year-old teenager and I have been struggling to lose weight. Do you have any tips for me?

I'm a 14-year-old teenager and I have been struggling to lose weight for quite some time now. I walk twice a day for 30 minutes each time and I do 30 sit-ups each week. I eat very well but on weekends I sort of let go of my good eating pattern and eat junk...

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...

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