What is your opinion of the Zone diet promoted by Dr. Barry Sears?

What is your opinion of the Zone Diet promoted by Dr. Barry Sears? Although it does restrict carbohydrates, it prescribes them at 1.33 times the grams of protein so I don't think it is in the same category as the low carbohydrate diets. In other words, it is not at all ketogenic. In addition,...

I’m am looking for software that I can enter a recipe.

I'm am looking for software that will allow me to enter in a recipe with weights, ingredients and serving size then calculate the nutritional breakdown (protein, fat, carbs, salt, and sugar along with calories. Is there such software? There are several nutrition websites that provide nutrient analysis of recipes. I would recommend Food Processor by...

I tried the powders and need to take in more calories and fat, but I am not sure of the foods I can consume.

Hi. I am 30 years old, 6 feet 2 inches and weigh a mere 135 to 140 pounds. I really would like to gain 10 to 15 pounds and maintain it. I would say that I do eat 3 regular meals a day and some in-between as well. A few years ago, (maybe 5)...

I filled out your calculator and with the nutritional results it provided, how do I split them up?

I went and filled out the Healthy Body Calculator® that you created. The information it provided was very helpful, but I do have another question. Given the nutritional results it provided for me, how do I split them up throughout the day? Do I measure what I should have for each meal that will provide...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with bulimia?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with bulimia? The Behavioral Health Nutrition dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with patients who have eating disorders. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state and the type of...

I can prevent weight gain by eating better. Do you have simple tips?

I know that I can prevent weight gain by eating better. Do you have some simple tips that will help me? What to eat - No magic food causes weight loss and no food is inherently fattening. Eat a variety of foods from meat, legumes, dairy, grains, fruits, vegetables and a 1 tp 2...

I am a recovering bulimic and am in fear of how my diet affects my life.

I was surfing the net trying to find all the info I could find on hypoglycemia. I am a recovering bulimic. Both my parents are alcoholics. My father is a "rageaholic". I think this stems from a sugar disorder. I am also in recovery for money issues. I am debt free, but I still use...

Is there any commercial carrier of human growth hormone inducers?

Is there any commercial carrier of human growth hormone inducers that deliver outside the U.S.? Are there any harmful effects? None that I know of. HGH (human growth hormone) is only available by doctor's prescription only. Injected HGH stimulates growth, increases metabolism and has other side effects. I would recommend its use only under a...

I have asthma and need an effective method to lose weight instead of binging / purging.

I have a very complicated tale to tell. Firstly, I'm a 19-year-old male. I have always been a finicky eater and food has always ruled my life. My mother and my younger sister both lost weight very fast by not eating. I did the same. I didn't eat anything for nearly 5 months and when...

Please list the best brands for a bathroom scale.

Please list the best brands for a bathroom scale. I can only afford a small, non-digital one. Thank you. Dietitians favor beam balance scales commonly called doctor's scale that is used in your doctor's office. You stand on a pad at the bottom of the scale and it has several weights that the nurse or...

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