Do I count calories or calories from fat?

Do I count calories or calories from fat? Depends on why you are counting. Counting total calories is helpful to maintain body weight. Counting fat is helpful to reduce your risk of heart disease and cancer. It might be easier to keep track of the grams of fat you eat each day. To determine how many grams...

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...

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...

Can you refer me to a website which contains a complete table of calorie content for foods?

Can you refer me to a website which contains a rather complete table of calorie content for a large list of foods, preferably in units of the more rational calories/grams, but alternatively in the more common units of calories per ounce or serving size? The USDA has a great lookup tool for individual foods at...

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...

Would you provide me with the name of nutrition software?

You mentioned that there is nutrition analysis software available. Would you provide me with the name of this software so that I can take a look at it and see if it is something I may want to purchase? Thank you, There are websites that will analyze your food intake/recipes and there are software programs...

Would you tell me the calorie and fat count in 1 ounce of fresh buffalo mozzarella?

I would appreciate it if you would tell me the calorie and fat count in 1 ounce of fresh buffalo mozzarella? The nutrition analysis should be on the food label. However since cheese is regulated by the USDA not the FDA, nutrition content may not be posted by the food manufacturer. I did find fresh...

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...

Could you please tell me how many calories are in one teaspoon of sugar?

Could you please tell me how many calories are in one teaspoon of sugar? Many thanks. In one level teaspoon of sugar has 16 calories and 4 grams of carbohydrate. One rounded teaspoon has 1 1/2 teaspoons and 24 calories with 6 grams of carbohydrate. Depends on how you measure one teaspoon i.e. measuring spoon...

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...