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...

Could you give me ideas about which nutrition analysis software to use?

I've noticed that you refer several times (on your website) to nutrition analysis software. I was wondering if you could give me any ideas concerning this. I have one that is pretty old and outdated (very limited products). Can you suggest any specific ones or companies or anything? I'd appreciate it. Since 1989, I have...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

I heard some foods that use more calories to digest than they contain.

I am quite sure that you are flooded with a million requests a day and I would like to thank you ahead of time if you manage to find the time to attend to my request. I am a young healthy woman who is getting ready to get married and has gained a few pounds...

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