I am working on a Valentine’s Day article on eating heart. I am curious about how healthy or unhealthy this is.

I am working on Valentine's Day feature article on eating hearts (animal hearts, of course). I am curious about how healthy or unhealthy this is. I would be very grateful if you could supply me with any knowledge that you have on the subject. How should it be prepared? What animals' hearts are edible? What...

What about cooked cereal? Isn’t it better than cold cereal?

I know that whole wheat bread is better than white bread. What about cooked cereal? Isn't it better than cold cereal? It depends on which cold and which cooked cereal you are comparing. I recommend any cereal that is not sugarcoated but is enriched with iron, thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin. These nutrients are usually lost...

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...

Is there a book that I could buy telling the nutritional values of foods?

I meant to mention that if there is a book that I could buy telling the nutritional values of various foods, I would be willing to buy it. If there were one that you recommend, I would appreciate your advice. Why don't you look at Edmund's Food Ratings For Dieters that I wrote? Basically, it...

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.

A friend constantly craves sugar even after she has eaten. Is she lacking something? What is cellulite?

I have a friend who constantly craves sugar even after she has eaten her regular meals. She craves ice cream and cookies (anything with sugar in it throughout the day). Is she lacking something in her diet? If so what is it? This person has a high metabolism. She works out a couple of hours...

If I go to GNC, they have vitamins that are supposed to increase metabolism. Are they effective?

Thanks a lot. I was just wondering because if I go to like GNC and they have vitamins and stuff that are supposed to increase metabolism. So I was just curious is as to whether or not they are at all effective. Forget supplements unless you eat less than 1200 calories a day, then take...

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,...

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...

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...

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