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 you give me some advice on what amount of fish, pork, chicken, and beef I should consume in a week?

Fish, pork, chicken, and beef - can you give me some advice on what amount (quantity) I should consume of these in a week. Also, I've had some people tell me to stay away from pork, but I thought that pork had less fat than beef did? General recommendations are to eat lean red (beef or...

Do you have software available for use in a preventive and internal medicine clinic?

Do you have software available for use in a preventive and internal medicine clinic? No, I don't sell nutrition software. The best professional nutrition analysis software is developed for dietitians. When you purchase nutrition software, make sure a dietitian was involved in development as many programs I have reviewed don't use algorithms used in nutrition...

Can you suggest a way I can get my husband to lose 20 pounds?

I can't get my husband to lose weight. He's 6' and 220 pounds. His doctor has told him to lose some weight, but he just keeps stuffing his face. I've tried many approaches from nagging to being supportive and none have worked. Can you suggest a way I can get him to lose 20...

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...

Which is the best bread to buy? Is dark bread better?

Which is the best bread to buy? Is dark bread better? The best bread depends on your personal taste. Whole wheat bread and enriched white bread have similar nutritional analyses. Bread is a good source of thiamin, riboflavin, and niacin. However, whole wheat bread does provide significantly more fiber and iron. Read the bread label. I...

What is the best way to prepare a two pound round steak to preserve the flavor and nutrients?

What is the best way to prepare a two pound round steak to preserve the flavor and nutrients? Round steak is a lean, less tender cut of meat and is usually cooked until well done. It is often braised in a pan on the top of the stove and cooked with a liquid like broth...

I have been avoiding animal products for the last two years with not much energy.

I've been avoiding animal products for the last two years? I think I eat a pretty healthy diet. Lately, I haven't had much energy. What are some energy foods? When you say you avoid animal products, I think of no meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk, cheese or butter. Also, I would think that you are...

I have written several books on the subject of vegetarians.

I've read your statements on protein and vegetarians. Without trying to offend you, you should know the scientific literature doesn't support your position. I have written several books on the subject. If you were not already familiar with them, I would suggest you read The McDougall Plan (New Win)--found in most bookstores and libraries....

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...