There's a lot of writing on the internet about French eating habits and how refined (and superior) they are, but I'm curious how these habits play out in less refined circumstances. [more inside]
I was researching sequential eating and would like some advice, here are my thoughts and questions: It seems that it takes (on average) 2-4 hours for foods or beverages to leave the stomach. I was wanting to eat/drink something specific every two hours. I have 8 hours to sleep every night, and I like to eat right before sleep as well. This leaves me with 16 hours in a wakened state. Or, 9 segments of eating/drinking. (I drink water right when I wake up) On the basis of sequential eating, what are some useful tips/advice I could keep in consideration while putting together snacks of 1-3 things? It's looking like 4 meals a day, 5 drinks a day, alternating every two hours. OR, what I would rather prefer, is eating 9 meals a day (fruit in the morning with my water), and drinking 6oz of water every hour on the dot. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
I have a bunch of peanut butter that I need to use up, but I'm running out of ideas. I would particularly appreciate recipe ideas that I can use in meals, though all I can ever really think of is perhaps Thai-style chicken/noodles, or PB&J sandwiches, or fruit with peanut butter dip. I know there's also stuff like peanut butter cookies and other baking goodies, but I'm trying to avoid sugar-bombing my diet too badly. Please help me with ideas!
I feel awful. Please share your resources for reasonable, safe and sane information about nutrition. [more inside]
Do multigrain hot cereal mixes have a nutritional advantage over single whole grains (i.e. oatmeal)? [more inside]
Easiest ways to add vitamins and minerals to your diet? [more inside]
A friend of mine is looking for someone (ideally a professional someone) to help deal with her 6-year-old son's eating issues. What sorts of professionals are best suited to addressing this sort of thing? Is she likely to find what she is looking for locally (she lives in central California)? [more inside]
Are restaurants breaking the law by not providing nutritional information, and what can I do about it? [more inside]
My wife and I have decided we'd like to make some fairly big changes to our eating habits. We eat relatively healthy as it is, but we'd like to set a goal of eating at least 51% "raw foods". We're a bit overwhelmed and would love some recommendations for recipe books, meal planning, grocery shopping, etc. [more inside]
Help me reduce my anxiety about eating too little (when I'm eating enough) and getting my pre/post-workout nutrition EXACTLY right... [more inside]
I've been vegetarian for 10 years, but I think it's time to make the switch to pescetarian. I need some help with the details. [more inside]
Why do I always get so hungry late at night? [more inside]
I have the opportunity to exercise in the morning, at lunch and in the evening. Does it matter if I do certain exercises in order? [more inside]
Help me grade myself on my new lifestyle. [more inside]
I need to slim up a little for a Halloween costume. How to reasonably get there? [more inside]
How do I main a healthy lifestyle while traveling for work? [more inside]
I get very moody if I don't eat in the morning. If I don't eat until 3-4pm I get headaches, drowsiness and feel nauseous.. I think I've always had this. Since I usually eat enough it doesn't really bother me. I'm 21, male, and a vegetarian. What do I have?
Help me learn more about nutrition and eating for wellness and energy. I'm looking for recommendations for resources -- books especially - I can make use of along the path to healthy eatin'. [more inside]
I keep hearing that while you're trying to lose weight, you should be careful not to UNDEReat. True? [more inside]