Questions tagged [diet]

Questions about the effects and improvement of structured eating plans. Questions should usually also be tagged [nutrition]. Questions that are not about eating plans but are instead about nutrition more generally should be tagged only [nutrition].

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Calories of McDonald's Big Mac vs. Quarter Pounder with Cheese [closed]

Friends wanted to go to McDonalds to eat. To find some healthier choices, I looked at the calorie, protein, fat, trans fat, carbohydrate, sugar, and cholesterol content of some of the items. I ...
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Cholesterol: How can you lower LDL and maintain OR raise HDL?

Everywhere I look online (e.g. Cleveland Clinic), it says about keeping LDL (Low Density Lipoproteins) to less than 100mg/dL and where possible raise HDL (High Density Lipoproteins) to 50mg/dL or ...
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Seeing a nutritionist on Wednesday. Is there anything else I should ask about?

I'm seeing a nutritionist on Wednesday, and these are the list of questions I intend to ask. Would like to get advice of anyone in my position (vegetarian, blood results okay but on the borderline - ...
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How to loose weight as a 17 year old? [closed]

I'm a 17 year old male teenager. Currently my weight is around 95 kg and my height is 175 cm. This year I need to focus most on my studies and because of this I don't get time to exercise. Also ...
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How can I increase my height? [duplicate]

I am 19 years old, around 1.62 meters tall and a weight of 55 kilograms, and I want to increase my height. Is it possible to do it at my age? If so, can I have a specific diet or use growth hormones?
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Can you take both whey protein and mass gainer at the same time? [closed]

I heard from one of my friend once that told me that when I'm consuming whey protein, I shouldn't also consume mass gainer. Can consuming these two together be harmful? If so, how long should I wait ...
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What happens when you eat carbs everyday? [closed]

I once heard that to gain weight, one has to eat a lot of carbohydrates. What I mean by a lot is, by eating carbs in the morning, afternoon and evening plus as an additional midnight snack. So, I ...
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Can we live only on chocolate?

This question is out of curiosity. I have a new colleague. I haven't seen him going out for lunch or eating anything else but chocolate. He eats only chocolate bars whole day, about 3 big bars every ...
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Is there a difference between raw-eaten and dispersed sugar? [closed]

I've always wondered this one question: If in one liter of Coca-Cola there is a 30 sugarcubes equivallent, how is it possible for the fastfoods to make it from a little of powder? So is the ...
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Diet for treament support for ankylosing spondylitis

Is there any diet based on strong research evidence for ankylosing spondylitis? There are several different diets that are "recommended" to pacients with ankylosing spondylitis, such as: ...
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Is orange juice still healthy for me, if it's been opened and hasn't been refrigerated for an entire day?

I'm trying to take in more Vitamin C lately, and I buy a quart of cold orange juice in the morning to start my day. It's usually sealed up - I'm guessing to keep it protected from oxygen. But once I ...
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How to gain weight naturally or by food around the house [closed]

I'm 24 years old, vegetarian and weigh 31Kg. Can anybody tell me how to increase weight naturally and what food to keep around the house? Also I would like to ask, in my childhood I did not take ...
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Why do the “dietary supplement” pill bottles always have this bizarre disclaimer on them?

On every bottle of "dietary supplement" pills I've ever had, it says somewhere something along the lines of: "Dietary supplement pills are not a substitute for a varied and healthy diet." Huh? Isn't ...
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How long a certain food takes for making intestinal gas?

I've some symptoms of IBS. I want to know some stuff on the basis of my symptoms that I've observed. I know Apples, Melons or milk can cause gas. For instance, before quitting milk, when I would ...

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