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Last answer by Ashley Monroe 60 months ago -1 votes:
Because of the cooling effect of the ice. more
Asked by Bob Semk in Nutrition2 answers
Last answer by Christy Birmingham 60 months ago +0 votes:
No, Healthy Directions does not ship internationally. The website only accepts orders from within the continental United States. Healthy Directions does ship to APO and FPO addresses.  There are two shipping options, which are Standard Delivery and Expedited Delivery. Standard Delivery takes up to eight business days for online orders, while Expedited Delivery takes three business days for d... more
Last answer by Katja Olsen 61 months ago +0 votes:
Eating apples regularly will indeed make you a healthier person. Just bear in mind that one fruit a day isn't enough. Aim for 600 grams of vegetables and fruit a day and your body will thank you! more
Last answer by magiclife world 63 months ago +1 votes:
I like tea and for that I can tell you that I read a lot about it to find out if it hurts the health or no. In a few words tea is just like every thing in the world if you drink it a lot it will hurt you because it does not allow your body to take the iron from the foods and in some cases that leads to anemia. Lately scientests found that there are many antioxidants in the tea that can boost your ... more
Last answer by Arri London 64 months ago +0 votes:
I'm a bit confused here. Halal refers to a method of slaughtering the chicken (or other animal) and draining out the blood; just as kosher does. While a halal/kosher chicken may be organic, it doesn't need to be. Factory farming is certainly frowned upon by suppliers of halal/kosher chickens but humane rearing doesn't need to be organic as such. more
Last answer by Jael Gardiner 66 months ago +1 votes:
Caffeine is an appetite surpressant and stimulant. If by "boost", you mean making making the disorder worse, then that might be possible. It will likely make a person less hungry, and it is tough on the stomach. more
Last answer by Sam Montana 66 months ago +0 votes:
Beets are very healthy and high in antioxidants. Beets are also a good source of fiber with 3.8 grams of fiber per 136 grams (1 cup) of raw fresh beets. It is recommended that steaming beets for 15 minutes is the best way to maintain all of the nutrients. If you buy canned or pickled beets, the container should give the amount of fiber per serving. The following web site has much more information ... more
Last answer by Jessie Agudo 66 months ago +0 votes:
According to nutritionist the key to low fat foods is not only whether they are cooked in fat, but also how much fat is used as part of the ingredients.  Furthermore, baked chips and crackers may be low in fat, but don't count on it added the nutritionist.  They revealed that if a product catches your eye, quickly check the fat content listed on the Nutrition Facts panel.  And as yo... more
Last answer by Gerard 66 months ago +1 votes:
In addition to what Elizabeth Flynn, most bottled water manufacturers actually obtain their water through Tap Waters, they just undergo a bottling process which makes them fit for retail, there is no difference in its nutritional values. If this is the case. more
Asked by Geek Girl in Nutrition3 answers
Last answer by Ron Siojo 70 months ago +0 votes:
According to and plain carob serving of-1 oz. gives you 153 calories (640kj) carob chips (unsweetened) serving of .05 oz. gives you 70 calories (293kj) according to Unsweetened Carob Chips Calories: One serving (5 ounces) or 2 tablespoons of unsweetened carob chips yields 70 calories. Out of these, 30 calories are contributed by total fats. Sweetened ... more
Last answer by Amy Nelson 78 months ago +0 votes:
The thing about organic food is they do not contain hormones.  I have been doing a lot of reading about hormone additives in foods.  They use hormones and prophylactic antibiotics when raising animals, as well as in the growth of fruits and vegetables to increase yeilds and decrease growing times.  This can have negative effects on us as we consume these products.  For example,... more
Asked by L. Myers in Nutrition3 answers
Last answer by siva kumar 81 months ago +0 votes:
1 pound of fresh asparagus equals 16 to 20 spears, 3 cups trimmed, or 2 1/2 cups of cooked asparagus. Do not overcook asparagus. Overcooking will deplete its flavor. If you need to store asparagus for more than 3 days, store them loose so that air can circulate through the spears, discouraging mould from developing. Limp asparagus can be refreshed by trimming off the ends of the stalks and placing... more
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Last answer by Molly Buckle 100 months ago +0 votes:
Below is a list of foods containing Oxalic Acid: Parsley (1.7 g) Chives (1.48 g) Purslane (1.31 g) Cassava (1.26 g) Amaranth (1.09 g) Spinach (0.97 g) Beet leaves (0.61 g) Carrot (0.5 g) Radish (0.48 g) Collards (0.45 g) Beans, snap (0.36 g) Brussels sprouts (0.36 g) Garlic (0.36 g) Lettuce (0.33 g) Watercress (0.31 g) Sweet potato (0.24 g) Chicory (0.21 g) Turnip (0.21 g) Broccoli (0.19 g) Celery... more