What is the difference in nutritional value between white and yellow cheese?

What is the difference in nutritional value between white and yellow cheese? The color is one difference in cheese. Most people recognize cheddar, Colby or American as yellow and brick or Swiss as white. Nutritionally, hard cheeses such as Parmesan, cheddar, Colby, Swiss, brick and American are good sources of calcium that are equivalent to milk....

I have been looking for the nutritional information of cactus.

I have been looking for nutritional information regarding cactus (nopales/nopalitos). In particular, I am looking for fat and protein breakdown of this food and whether this is a healthy addition to a vegetarian diet. I checked my nutrition analysis software which contains 4 cacti including nopal. One cup of cactus contains 61 calories, 1-gram protein,...

I purchased your book “Edmumd’s Food Ratings for Dieters”. Could you please tell me what king of rating various waters have?

I purchased your book "Edmund's Food Ratings for Dieters" from the UCLA bookstore on a recent visit. Could you please tell me what kind of rating various waters would have? I really enjoy your book and find it very readable and well researched. How can I find out about other foods that are not covered...

What is an explanation of My Plate?

I have been searching the net for an explanation of the new food guide My Plate, but cannot find a thing about it. I was familiar with the 4 basic food groups and want to understand this NEW way of looking at nutrition. Can you help out? The food guide My Plate is a tool...

How does proper nutrition and exercise can improve your health?

My question is how proper nutrition and exercise can improve your health? You are what you eat. If you eat junk, it will be reflected in your health. If you don't exercise, you will lose muscle mass and calcium density in your bones. The top 10 causes of illness and death in the US have a...

I have lost 90 pounds over the last year and now have lots of excess skin.

I have lost 90 lb. over the last year through strenuous exercise and low fat/ fat-free foods. I am now faced with LOTS OF SKIN! The excess skin is predominately in my abdomen and buttocks area (my legs did not suffer, especially since my form of exercise was an hour on the stair climber every...

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...

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 long you could store catsup and can it be frozen?

I was referred to your site by an NFSD Coordinator. I was wondering about how long you could store catsup and if it could be frozen. She did not have a definitive answer for me but thought that catsup could be stored for at least six months in the refrigerator. She also said that...

Who coined this phrase: “Eat to live not live to eat”?

I am a graduate student at Eastern Kentucky University. I am working towards my master's in Community Nutrition. I am looking for the answer for who coined this phrase: "Eat to live not live to eat". Please help me if you can. Thank you. Socrates (469 to 399 BC) said: "Thou shouldst eat to live;...

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