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Are egg whites healthy?

June 19, 2012, 11:54 pm

In a matter of speaking, yes. However, it is best to note that eggs in general are healthy for you; the USDA currently recommends no more than 7 eggs per week. Although this recommendation changes (usually when the dietary recommendations change every 5 years), the general rule of thumb is that eggs arent as bad for you as was once specul...

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Question: If your talking about portion control does that still mean you can eat as much fruit and veggies that you want or do you limit them as well?

June 1, 2012, 4:00 am

In a word: yes.I consider fruits and veggies “unlimited foods”. I would say to watch the amount of sugar in fruits, but generally there is no harm in having an abundant mixture of both. Remember potatoes and corn are starchy so limit those (because they are not true vegetables, and are no different than eating a plate full of...

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Question: is frozen yogurt a bad meal?

May 25, 2012, 4:19 am

Answer: While yogurt itself has probiotics which has been seen to benefit gut function, frozen yogurt is basically ice cream. Yogurt in its standard form (think Chobani or Dannon brands) is a dairy product using milk (skim, 2%, or whole) that is cultured using “healthy” bacteria, usually acidophilus and bifidus, just to name a...

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Should I take CoQ10 supplements?

May 24, 2012, 5:28 pm

The short answer to this is: most likely not. The reason industry is marketing this product is because of its use in the basic functioning of cells and ability to deliver energy from folate and niacin (some of the vitamins you need) to form usable energy called ATP. However, your body uses and recycles CoQ10 automatically, so taking a s...

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I have Type V Glycogen Storage Disorder. Also known as McArdles Disease. What fruits or vegetables have the right sugars I need to maintain a normal rate of energy for exercising?

February 11, 2012, 10:06 pm

Type V Glycogen Storage Disorder (T5GSD) is one of the trickiest ones because it has very little confirmed treatments, especially nutritionally. Following a strict dietary regiment may reduce liver size and prevent hypoglycemia - this means eating more often throughout the day (in the form of small frequent meals) and eating similar amo...

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