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....

What is an accurate way I can determine the amount of nutrients I am eating?

For years I have been trying to eat a healthy diet. I have read several books about nutrition and have made attempts to follow many of their guidelines. I think I have a pretty good idea of how to eat properly so that I receive a sufficient amount of nutrients, but I'm not sure...

Can food be justified and rationalized to only what you need to sustain life?

Can food be justified and rationalized to only what you need to sustain life? There is an expression - do you eat to live or live to eat?  That defines your dilemma. Yes, food can be just enough to sustain life as long as a person ate enough calories to sustain a healthy weight and ate...

What are the nutritional qualities of jicima?

I found your address on the dietitian's web page. I recently discovered jicima and absolutely love it chopped up raw as a snack during the day. I'm trying to find out what its nutritional qualities are and am coming up short. Could you tell me any resources where I can find what vitamins and minerals...

I’m looking for information on fruit’s chemical content.

I'm putting together a report on apples, cherries, plums, pomegranates, raspberries, and watermelons. I am looking for information on their chemical content, their nutritional value and their uses in preventative medicine and healing. Any information you could give me would be greatly appreciated. The nutritional value of fruit varies but usually contains significant sources of...

How long should frozen berries be boiled?

How long should frozen fruit be boiled? Only until it thaws or up to ten minutes? This refers to raspberries, strawberries, and blueberries. You do not need to boil frozen fruit. Frozen fruit is best when thawed slightly. The thawed fruit can be eaten as is or added to other recipes, cooked or uncooked. Strawberries,...

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...

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...

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 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...

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