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...

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...

My husband works a swing shift. Does the digestive system work on the same internal clock that the body has?

My husband works a swing shift and has dinner/lunch at 7:00 P.M. and is home at 11:30 P.M. So his schedule is not the normal time. Family and friends say that he should not eat late at night because the body stops digesting food at 7:00 P.M. Does the digestive system work on the...

I was that African Americans are prone to pimples when they eat chocolate. Is this true?

I have a question that I hope you can answer. I was told by an associate at work that African-Americans are prone to pimples when they eat chocolate. I was informed that eating chocolate and the development of pimples had no correlation and told the person as much. Their reply was that African-Americans have...

Can provide me with nutritional information on Schlotzksy’s sandwiches?

I hope that you can provide me with nutritional information on Schlotzsky's sandwiches, the original in particular. I have asked at the restaurant here, but they don't have the information available. I appreciate anything you can give me. I would like to know the following at the least. How many calories? How many grams...

I dislike most vegetables and most calorie cutting menus suggest lots of vegetables.

I have a quick question and I am hoping that you may have a suggestion. I am 5 pounds over the "healthy weight" calculated by another website. However, based on how my body looks it is more like 10 to 15 pounds. I will cut to the chase. I dislike most vegetables. I like corn,...

Are there shampoos that help grow more and stronger hair?

Are there shampoos that really work that help grow hair more and stronger? As to shampoo, I would suggest you ask your barber or hairdresser for suggestions as some shampoos are harsh. Hair is made of protein but is susceptible to elevated testosterone levels. Male pattern baldness or male hair loss is more common in...

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...

Where can I find a dietitian who could go through my kitchen cabinets and help me change my bad eating habits?

Where can I find a dietitian who could go through my kitchen cabinets and help me change my bad eating habits? Click on the "Find a registered dietitian" link at the Find a registered dietitian on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics on any page. Include your zip code or city/state, the type of service...

I have vertical lines or ridges on all of my fingernails.

I have vertical lines or "ridges" on all of my fingernails and have been told by various people that it is a calcium deficiency, an iron deficiency, a vitamin A deficiency, etc. I'd like to find out once and for all what kind of deficiency it is if any. My nails rarely chip or...

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