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...

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.

What does a diet mean?

What does a diet mean? Is a diet important for a person? A person's diet is the food and beverages that you eat. It does not necessarily mean weight loss.

What are the nutritional benefits of beef?

I am doing a project about the benefits of beef and required some information. What are the nutritional benefits of beef? Thank you very much. Have you tried looking at the National Beef Council site? Beef is a good source of protein, vitamin B12, zinc, niacin vitamin B3, selenium, phosphorus, vitamin B6, iron, riboflavin, and...

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....

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...

Is there a meal supplement containing all of the vitamins, calories, fiber, and minerals that one’s mind and body would need?

I am currently researching meal supplements. I am attempting to locate information regarding current studies on a total meal supplement. Not that I am an advocate to meal supplements, I am concerned with the world's population increase and the continuous degradation of soils used for supplying our foods. Are you aware of any research...

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...

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