How much food does the average American eat a day?

How much food does the average American eat a day? Depends on whether the person is a man, woman or child, and their age. It also depends on how you count "food eaten". Food eaten can be measured in pounds of food delivered to grocery stores which are then purchased or thrown out (by grocers...

How many calories are there in calcium?

I am preparing the food chart for my father-in-law for which I have protein, carbohydrates, fats, and calcium. I have got that 1 gram produces 9 calories of fat, 4 calories of carbohydrate, 4 calories of protein but I could not find anywhere how many calories are there in 1 milligram of calcium which...

How many calories does the average alcoholic beverage have?

I have a question regarding alcohol, calories and weight gain. How many calories does the average alcoholic beverage have? And, is it typical for drinkers (depending on amount) to gain or lose weight? Thanks so much. Alcohol has been found to stimulate the appetite and 1 drink before meals have been prescribed for adults with...

Which has more calories, a slice of regular bread or toast?

Which has more calories, a slice of regular bread or toast? The calorie and nutrient content of bread is about the same whether it is toasted or not. Also, it does not differ significantly between white, rye or whole wheat bread or toasts. There are approximately 66 to 83 calories per slice of bread. There...

Where can I find a dietitian who can calculate how many calories I eat?

Where can I find a dietitian who can calculate how many calories I eat? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs practice groups of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics can calculate your calorie intake from your food records and make recommendations for healthy eating changes. Dietitians often have their own private practice nutrition counseling services...

Would weight loss be equal on 1200 calorie/day high protein, low carb vs. 1200 calorie/day high carb?

Given everything else identical, would weight loss be equal on 1200 calorie/day high protein, low carb vs. 1200 calorie/day high carb? Thanks for your reply. While a calorie is a calorie, it shouldn't make any difference. However in high protein, low carbohydrate weight loss diets, people lose weight faster due to loss of body water rather...

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...

Would your 1200 calorie high protein, low carb vs high carb answer apply to a type II diabetic on pills?

THANK YOU! I love your reply on high protein low carbohydrate diets and have linked to it in several places on Facebook! Would your same answer apply to a 66-year old Type II diabetic using drugs to control (no insulin)? As far as weight loss, yes. As to best nutrition therapy for a person with Type...

Is there software that prepares menus with the recipes, nutrition analysis, and grocery list?

I gave a talk tonight and some inquired about a list of software that prepares menus with the recipes, nutritional analysis, and grocery list. I was sure there is software out there like that as patients have mentioned it to me. Do you or could you get me a list of nutrition software that...

Are there websites that will calculate my total calorie intake?

Where can I get a nutrition analysis software program? How expensive are they? Are there any websites with a program that will calculate my total calorie intake? The problem is to find valid nutrition analysis software for either your computer or online. The key issues are algorithms that run the software and how is the...

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