Nutrition & Dietary Basics the Food Pyramid

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For older children, teen girls, active women, most men (around 2,200 calories) – 2 or 3 servings Milk Group, 2 servings for a total of 6 ounces of Meat and Beans Group

Teen boys, active men (around 2,800 calories) - 2 or 3 servings Milk Group, 3 servings for a total of 7 ounces of Meat and Beans Group

A serving of both groups would basically reflectrepparttar following. Forrepparttar 149530 Milk Group, choose from 1 cup of yogurt or milk, 1.5 ounces of natural cheese or 2 ounces of processed cheese. And forrepparttar 149531 Meat and Beans Group, 2-3 ounces of cooked lean meat, fish or poultry; 1/2 cup of cooked dry beans; 1/2 cup of tofu; 2 .5 -ounce soyburger; 1 egg ; 2 tablespoons of peanut butter; or 1/3 cup of nuts. Atrepparttar 149532 top ofrepparttar 149533 pyramid isrepparttar 149534 group of fats, oils and sweets. And all should be “used sparingly.”

Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid

The Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid doesn’t differ too much fromrepparttar 149535 USDA Pyramid. It is based upon scientific research and patient healthcare as reported by medical practitioners and dietitians ofrepparttar 149536 Mayo Clinic, and by weight-loss experts at Pennsylvania State University, andrepparttar 149537 University of Alabama at Birmingham. The Pyramid was crafted threefold; to encourage weight loss, weight maintenance and long-term health.

Let’s take a brief look atrepparttar 149538 Pyramid differences. The bottom two levels orrepparttar 149539 Bread Group – now referred to as Carbohydrates, andrepparttar 149540 Fruits and Vegetables Group, are reversed, resulting inrepparttar 149541 Fruits and Vegetables Group now being atrepparttar 149542 bottom level. Also servings for Fruits and Vegetables are unlimited here. And calories are counted throughout. In a nutshell, to planrepparttar 149543 perfect Mayo Clinic diet, a person would follow these 5 steps, as approved by his or her healthcare practitioner: 1.Calories – Establish a calorie level that’s right for you based upon your physician’s advice. 2.Servings - Determinerepparttar 149544 number of recommended servings for each food group. 3.Serving Size – learnrepparttar 149545 preferred portions for #2 above. 4.Record – log & monitor your progress. 5.Variety – Main success ingredient! Vary sensual appeal and tastes. For more details on this Pyramid, contact: The Section of Scientific Publications Mayo Foundation Rochester, MN 55905 (507) 284-3335 Fax: (507) 284-2107

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Laser Hair Removal

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Laser hair removal is expensive due torepparttar multiple treatments required. The reasons is that hair grows in a cycle that ranges from approximately 6 to 12 weeks and this isrepparttar 149491 amount of time that it takes hair to grow fromrepparttar 149492 base ofrepparttar 149493 follicle torepparttar 149494 surface ofrepparttar 149495 skin. As hair grows during these cycles, only a portion ofrepparttar 149496 hair is being treated during this growth period with each laser treatment. Therefore multiple treatments (approximately four to eight depending upon your colour of your hair and skin) are required during this growth period. This is so that each treatment allows total coverage on all hairs duringrepparttar 149497 various growth cycle. This can range from approximately a four to eight week interval. As discussed above, darked hair patients with fair skin require less treatment.

The average cost per treatment ranges from $500 and about four sessions are required. Again, this number will differ depending uponrepparttar 149498 size ofrepparttar 149499 area treated andrepparttar 149500 colour of your skin and hair. To get an exact cost, a consultation on pricing is an individual process and it is best to discuss this withrepparttar 149501 laser center.

Once you have decided to undertake this treatment, make sure it is performed by an experienced laser treatment centre. Due to different state regulations, there has been varying level of compliance with laser hair removal centres and this has resulted in improper treatment by unskilled clinics. Some states require a doctor to performrepparttar 149502 treatment, whilst for others; anyone including “unskilled” personnel can performrepparttar 149503 treatment. Readrepparttar 149504 latest news on laser hair removal for more information. These improper unskilled clinic may result in burns (similar to sunburn), lesions, skin discolouration that can last several months, or patchy/patterned regrowth. One rule to remember is that cheaper is not alwaysrepparttar 149505 best, so findrepparttar 149506 best laser hair removal centre around.

For more information on laser hair removal please visit Laser Hair News. This article is free to use, distribute and copy as long as the link remains in place.

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