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How much sugar is too much for a toddler?

How much sugar is too much for a toddler? [more inside]
posted by beccaj on Apr 23, 2007 - 20 answers

Low-Fat Protein Bar recipes

Protein bars: Best low-fat high-protein recipes? I'm trying to cut out spending money on Luna, Balance, and Clif Builder bars, but all the recipes I can find have about as much fat as protein, and certainly don't make the minimum 30-30-40 grade. Yes, even the Alton Brown one. Alternatively, recommend pescotarian, easily portable high-protein food sources (cottage cheese isn't portable enough). [more inside]
posted by schroedinger on Apr 16, 2007 - 8 answers

How can I bulk up with a fast metabolism?

I have a fast metabolism and I want to give myself enough fuel to put on muscle with weight training. What should I eat from a nutrition standpoint? There's too much diet fad noise out there... [more inside]
posted by baking soda on Apr 12, 2007 - 14 answers

How can I continue to bulk up when my supplement gives me flatulence from hell?

How can I continue to bulk up when my supplement gives me flatulence from hell? [more inside]
posted by fugitivefromchaingang on Apr 9, 2007 - 17 answers

Dietary Restrictions: No Carbs, No Cholestorol

I have a friend/roommate with some interesting dietary restrictions. Any help? [more inside]
posted by rossination on Apr 7, 2007 - 20 answers

Fat Free Half-and-half questions

Is fat free half-and-half acutally half-and-half? Will it kill me? [more inside]
posted by Jenny is Crafty on Mar 24, 2007 - 14 answers

What to eat before a half marathon?

I am running my first half marathon in April and I don't know what to eat. What should I eat the night/morning of? [more inside]
posted by bigcheesegump on Mar 14, 2007 - 14 answers

Low carb, low cholesterol, low time. What to eat?

One person has high cholesterol. The other has type 2 diabetes. Both have no more than 30 minutes to cook and eat together. What do you recommend for breakfast, lunch, or dinner? [more inside]
posted by gnomeloaf on Mar 13, 2007 - 20 answers

Do any animals eat pistachios in the wild?

Do any animals eat pistachios in the wild? [more inside]
posted by BigBrownBear on Mar 8, 2007 - 11 answers

Baldness or malnutrition?

Is my hair thin because I am a vegetarian or because I am a 36 year old male? [more inside]
posted by 4ster on Feb 11, 2007 - 18 answers

Can a nutritionist stage an intervention?

I’d like to find an Austin-area nutritionist who makes house calls, if such a person exists. I’m talking about someone who will come in and go through the fridge and the cupboards and the pantries, throwing out the over-processed, obesity-fostering crapola, and then provide—even dictate—a shopping list and a weekly menu. If that’s not possible, what’s the nearest approximation? [more inside]
posted by vetiver on Feb 11, 2007 - 5 answers

No-nonsense, serious weight loss community via mailing list?

I am looking for an e-mail mailing list in which weight loss is discussed. However, I'm looking for one with a very specific sort of attitude. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Feb 7, 2007 - 8 answers

help me live forever

What things should I be doing now, in my early 20s, to be sure I live the longest, healthiest life possible?
posted by logic vs love on Jan 29, 2007 - 39 answers

How should a weight-lifting, running, vegetarian woman eat to have energy and life forever?

The more I work out, the more I realize that nutrition has a huge impact on my energy. When is the best time to eat various foods during the day so I have the most energy when I get to the gym at 5:30 p.m.? And how can I meet my nutritional needs, given that I'm a vegetarian who likes less-processed foods but doesn't have a lot of time for cooking (and can't handle eating beans every day)? I feel like I need a lot more protein all of a sudden. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Jan 22, 2007 - 25 answers

FREE FOOD!

two part question: Can I ingest cellulace by eating assloads of termites or would my digestive system break it down into its base parts before it hits my blood stream? Second part - If i can get it into my body in a usable form, about how many would I have to eat before I could derive nutritional benefit from eating grass/paper/wood?
posted by Tryptophan-5ht on Jan 21, 2007 - 13 answers

How much fat can you eliminate from ramen by rinsing it after cooking?

How much fat can you eliminate from ramen by rinsing it after cooking? [more inside]
posted by concrete on Jan 7, 2007 - 10 answers

How useful is fat _really_?

Fat: Insulation, padding, and storage. But are there any drawbacks to having low bodyfat that I might encounter? I'm lowering bodyfat - currently in the realm of fitness but perhaps going to touch on the realm of vanity. There seem to be no drawbacks currently, any exceptions? How much would the benefit be and how much fat involved? Are there optimum amounts (such as a point beyond which increased fat doesn't increase how long you could survive without food)? To what extent (any?) could fat from previous rich eating help nutritionally balance an unbalanced diet later on? To what extent could it not? [more inside]
posted by -harlequin- on Jan 6, 2007 - 24 answers

how much fitness in how little time?

I am so screwed. I committed to run a 5k race Dec 10 and have not adequately trained for it. How should I proceed? [more inside]
posted by luser on Nov 25, 2006 - 26 answers

ISO noodles

Anyone in the D.C./northern Virginia area had luck finding stores selling the House Foods tofu shirataki noodles that blogs like Hungry Girl won't shut up about? I really don't want to resort to ordering them from Amazon.
posted by hazelshade on Nov 21, 2006 - 8 answers

What the heck are "artificial flavors?"

What the heck are "artificial flavors"? [more inside]
posted by lucidreamstate on Nov 2, 2006 - 11 answers

A human version of Science Diet?

Is there a human equivalent to premium cat food? That is to say, a single form of synthetic food that will serve all hunger and nutritional needs? If not, why not? [more inside]
posted by ontic on Oct 13, 2006 - 40 answers

Lots of undercooked pork alert!

PorkFilter: Is there anything medically wrong with eating large amounts of pork, sometimes irregularly prepared? [more inside]
posted by nasreddin on Sep 27, 2006 - 46 answers

Sports Nutrition: New protein and meal-replacement powders?

SportsNutritionFilter: Help me find a good protein and a good meal-replacement powder. [more inside]
posted by Loto on Sep 23, 2006 - 5 answers

Yummy yummy yummy I want vegies in my tummy

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]
posted by t0astie on Sep 21, 2006 - 15 answers

the top of the soup bowl

At buffet type resaurants, why does the top of soup become slightly harder and usually a darker color? Is it good for you or bad for you?
posted by mrkohrea on Aug 27, 2006 - 7 answers

Weight loss for active cyclist

Mother of all nutrition questions: Trying to do the smaller-meals-more-frequently thing but I'm stuck in a cube and I also need to EAT for 3+ hour bike rides. [more inside]
posted by neilkod on Aug 11, 2006 - 8 answers

protein bar with many demands

(protein bar filter) looking for advice on a protein bar with some strict guidelines. [more inside]
posted by annoyance on Aug 8, 2006 - 15 answers

What should I eat to obtain a flat stomach?

This is a tangent on the various posts asking about how getting a six-pack stomach. I'm 5'10' and 155 lbs and once and for all, I want to get rid of my slight beer gut and get a flat stomach (any pack would be a welcome bonus). I know that it's all about dieting/nutrition and exercising. I have the exercising thing down, but I have no clue about nutrition. Without giving me intake percentages or confusing me with omega fructose 3 fatty acid stuff, what should I eat to make my stomach flat? [more inside]
posted by Juggermatt on Jul 27, 2006 - 28 answers

Do people in Asia drink soy milk?

Did/do people in Asia drink soy milk? [more inside]
posted by davar on Jul 25, 2006 - 32 answers

How did I lose weight by eating MORE and exercising LESS?

How did I lose weight by eating MORE and exercising LESS? [more inside]
posted by Chorus on Jul 24, 2006 - 25 answers

How can I learn how to plan meals?

I have a hard time preparing and eating three healthy meals a day. I 'm a great cook and I've taken college-level nutrition courses, but there's a big difference between knowing how to make one particular dish and being able to shop for, prepare and eat three meals a day, five or six days a week. I've tried many times to have a healthier diet. It's not that I crave fast-food or junk - I prefer foods that are good for me. But I just can't get to a point where I consistently eat good food on any sort of schedule. [mi] [more inside]
posted by freshwater_pr0n on Jul 9, 2006 - 27 answers

cooking fresh, frozen, canned vegetables

I've decided to eat more vegetables, and I have a few questions about the necessity of cooking them, the nutritional content of frozen vegetables, and how cooking affects the nutritional content. [more inside]
posted by mrkohrea on Jul 1, 2006 - 17 answers

recommend the best food bar for the buck

NutritionFilter: Can you recommend the best bar for the buck? [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Jun 5, 2006 - 23 answers

hungry!

What should I eat? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on May 26, 2006 - 25 answers

Are you really what you eat?

What have been your experiences with the effect of changes in diet and nutrition on depression? [more inside]
posted by echo0720 on May 24, 2006 - 31 answers

Milk and... pretzels?

SnackFilter: Milk with pretzels and orange juice with cookies. Why? [more inside]
posted by grapefruitmoon on May 21, 2006 - 18 answers

"Sorry honey, I don't feel well right now"

My girlfriend is often slightly nauseous -- enough that it is affecting her quality of life. She doesn't want to go to the doctor. How can I help? [more inside]
posted by Jonasio on May 1, 2006 - 30 answers

What should a 2-year-old be eating?

Should I be worried that my height-weight proportional 2-year-old daughter isn't eating her vegetables, doesn't eat a lot of meat, and strongly prefers fruit? [more inside]
posted by dw on Apr 12, 2006 - 19 answers

Tasty Weight-Gain Supplements

I have a relative undergoing Chemotherapy, who is losing weight excessively and needs to gain some back. Question inside: [more inside]
posted by BigLankyBastard on Apr 12, 2006 - 25 answers

Quality of Generic Dog Food?

Is there a difference between store and name brand dog food? [more inside]
posted by BigPicnic on Mar 19, 2006 - 24 answers

Why does exercise make me feel bad the next day?

How do I avoid exercise hangovers? [more inside]
posted by jessamyn on Mar 18, 2006 - 27 answers

Mysterious hunger bouts

In relation to this fpp about food and mental health, I have recently been getting drastic bouts of hunger, confusion and depression when I eat late (even an hour later than usual), or don't eat enough at a meal. These bouts last about 3 hours, and once they start even stuffing myself won't help. Has anyone had this, know what it could be, or know how I could try to solve it? [more inside]
posted by purple_frogs on Mar 16, 2006 - 15 answers

Why is Blackstrap Molasses so high in minerals?

Why is Blackstrap Molasses so high in minerals? Extended research (both internet and olde-fashioned) have failed to answer this question - I even emailed a molasses producer but didn't get a reply. One theory is that it has something to do with the equipment it's processed on, another that it has to do with how concentrated it is, but so far no hard facts.
posted by dorcas on Mar 14, 2006 - 9 answers

But what was more like a drug was the food.

Do my food cravings mean anything? Or, rather, how can I satisfy that feeling without reaching for the junk food? (Way too much more inside). [more inside]
posted by synecdoche on Mar 2, 2006 - 19 answers

difference between wheat and whole wheat

Lots of time when you read labels some of them say "whole wheat" or "wheat" or "white whole wheat." I read about it in a book about stone ground and steel ground, but was still confused. Can anyone explain the difference and also the difference in nutritional value?
posted by Andrea2880 on Feb 9, 2006 - 7 answers

My multivitamin makes me feel sick

Help me find a multi-vitamin that doesn't make me sick. [more inside]
posted by fearless_yakov on Feb 8, 2006 - 35 answers

Brilliant "dinner hacks" anyone?

Nutrition filter: I am looking for unique ideas for making quick, easy, heathy, inexpensive dinners (in my case, for two) every night... or at least most nights. "Dinner Hacks" you might say. I feel like I've tried all the standard "solutions" already (for example, cooking a few big meals on the weekend and eating leftovers the rest of the week). There must be something else I can try. [more inside]
posted by zharptitsa on Jan 22, 2006 - 51 answers

Budget banquet

What do you think is the cheapest, healthiest, tastiest, easiest meal to prepare? [more inside]
posted by grrarrgh00 on Jan 2, 2006 - 35 answers

Those migrating geese look pretty tasty...

Purely for the sake of argument: exactly why, in terms of legality, practicality, and health, should I not kill and eat animals I find in the city? [more inside]
posted by squidlarkin on Oct 25, 2005 - 25 answers

How to feed a cat without really trying.

What do I feed my new kitten? [more inside]
posted by asnowballschance on Oct 17, 2005 - 9 answers

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