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Old 03-27-05, 02:16 PM   #1
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Health and Nutrition websites

"NutritionData (ND) provides nutrition facts, Calorie counts, and nutrient data for all foods and recipes."
It's got links to the nutritional information from a bunch of fast food places, as well as a database of nutritional information for a lot of individual foods. It also has a number of interesting articles on nutrition and related topics.

This one has a whole bunch of different health calculators including:
- Blood Alcohol
- Body Fat
- Body Mass
- Calories Burned
- Daily Energy
- Frame Size
- Ideal Weight
- Lean Body Mass
- Lose One Pound
- Ovulation
- Pregnancy Due Date
- Smoking Costs
- Target Heart Rate
- Waist to Hip Ratio

Have you got any health and nutrition sites bookmarked, or ones you refer to frequently?
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Yes, koffee, at (and similar sites) you can log in everything you eat for a week or two. Their software will add and average all your nutrients per day, so you get a good idea where your actual diet is weak and strong. For example, I discovered that I wasn't getting quite enough calcium and magnesium in my diet, so I added 8 oz. of lowfat milk and one serving of leafy greens a day. It's a hassle (maybe 30 minutes/day, less when you get the hang of it) but quite useful. You can also figure out how many calories you are burning through exercize each day.
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