- Q How can I add extra protein to the foods in my diet?
Tanya Zuckerbrot, Nutrition & DieteticsThere are many ways to add extra protein to your diet. Protein is a great addition because with only 7 calories per gram it fills you up without filling you out. Although protein on has 7 calories per gram many sources are high in saturated fats such as... Full Answer
- Q What grains contain gluten?
Margaret Floyd, Nutrition & DieteticsGrains that contain gluten include: Barley: Barley is best known as a malt base for beer or as an ingredient in soups and stews. Bulgur: Bulgur is wheat that has been parboiled, dried and ground. Couscous: Couscous has a healthy feel to it, but... Full Answer
- Q What is gluten sensitivity?
Dr. Mark Hyman, Integrative MedicineA gluten sensitivity is actually an autoimmune disease that creates inflammation throughout the body, with wide-ranging effects across all organ systems including your brain, heart, joints, digestive tract, and more. It can be the single cause... Full Answer
- Q What are good sources of protein?
Dr. Bill Salt, GastroenterologyRegarding protein intake, we recommend that you: eat more vegetable protein: soy foods, other legumes (beans, lentils), whole grains, seeds, and nuts eat less meat, poultry, and other foods of animal origin if you eat fish, select varieties... Full Answer
- Q How do I add more protein to my diet?
Laura Russell, Nutrition & DieteticsThe typical person is usually over eating protein. If you are having 3oz of meat, poultry, fish (deck of cards size) for two meals of the day plus a serving of low fat dairy or cheese and including vegetables and whole grains you are probably already... Full Answer
- Q How much protein does food contain?
Dr. Andrea Pennington, Integrative MedicineHere is a guide to common protein-rich foods: Cottage cheese (nonfat): 1 cup has 28 grams Milk (nonfat): 1 cup has 10 grams Mozzarella cheese (nonfat): 1-ounce stick has 8 grams Yogurt (nonfat, sugar-free): 6-ounce carton has 5 grams Beef (lean):... Full Answer