I found your website by looking up that cabbage soup diet to fit into this wedding dress.

Ironically enough, I found your website by looking up that silly Cabbage Soup Diet. After reading what many doctors and health workers had to say about it, I've found that there is no such thing as a "Sacred Heart Memorial Hospital" (the hospital that supposedly prescribes this hideous starvation-torture diet) and furthermore, there never...

Does aspartame cause headaches?

Does aspartame cause headaches? I think I get migraines from aspartame. I was on vacation in Jamaica over Spring break and I didn't have any migraine headaches. The only thing different that I noticed was the pop had saccharin in it instead. I do drink several cans of diet pop a day. Try eliminating all...

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 low carbohydrate diets?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with low carbohydrate diets? The Weight Management dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics specializes in working with weight control. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or city/state and the type of service you...

How long should it take me to lose 30 pounds?

I'm a 42-year-old male and am fighting a weight battle. The only diet that has worked for me is meat and vegetables. I cut out all bread, potatoes, and macaroni. How long should it take me to lose 30 pounds? Your weight loss depends on how many calories you have been eating per day, how...

I have been suffering of anorexia for as long as I can remember.

I have been suffering from anorexia for as long as I can remember. I spent 9 weeks in Renfrew and about 2 years going to a Registered Dietitian. I fear to put food in my mouth for I am afraid that it will turn to fat. I also see two therapists each week and...

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...

What is obesity?

What is obesity? Obesity is a medical diagnosis that describes a condition where you weigh 20% more than the maximum you should for your age and gender. Obesity is a risk for getting diabetes, heart disease, and some cancers. Obese kids are more likely to be obese adults. For instance, if you are 10-year old girl...

Women I work with pester me about a hi protein, low carbohydrate diet.

Just wanted to let you know how happy I am to have found this website. I work with several women who are on the high protein / low carbohydrate diet. They continually pester me, saying that the way I am aiming for weight loss (exercise and well-balanced meals) is no good. I am part of the...

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...

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