Eddie On Everything

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Entries Tagged ‘diet’

Here’s why backyard chicken eggs are not humane

I don’t eat meat or any animal-derived products. Eggs, cheese, milk, etc., that’s all out. That means my diet is plant-based. It could also mean my diet is vegan, depending on a few things not worth getting into here. I’ve had so many people ask if I’ll eat “humane” eggs. They’ll say, I get my [...]

Carbs In Eggs?

How many carbs are in eggs? The quick answer: Very few. As you can see from the chart below, there are very few, if any, carbohydrates in Eggs. If you are on a low carb diet, such as the Atkins diet, the incredibly low carbohydrate content of eggs makes them an excellent source of protein. [...]

What is the difference between Net Carbs and Carbohydrates?

I’ve had a table of nutrition data for many foods online for a few years now. The table lists the most popular data that people are commonly interested in – calories, grams of protein, fiber, fat, and total carbs. The table also lists something called “Net Carbs,” which has caused a little confusion. What exactly [...]

Another Green Tea benefit: Inhibits Breast Cancer Growth In Female Mice

There are many well-documented health benefits to drinking Green Tea. Green Tea reportedly helps to soothe rheumatoid arthritis, lowers high cholesterol levels, helps to prevent cariovascular disease, staves off some infections, and now, according to at least one study, it significantly inhibits breast cancer growth in female mice. The benefits of Green Tea are largely [...]

How much caffiene is in soda pop? A List of Caffiene Content of Popular Drinks

A simple list of the caffeine content of popular soft drinks. Sodas, pops, cokes, soda-pops – depending on your regional dialect. :) Coffee, tea, and cocoa are also included. If you know of any others not in the list, leave them in the comments and I will update the list. Thanks!       Soft [...]

How much caffeine is in soda pop? A List of Caffeine Content of Popular Drinks.

Here is a list of the caffeine content of different drinks. Soft drinks are at the top. The chart lists the caffeine measure in milligrams (mg) for a 12-oz portion. There is a second table at the bottom for teas & coffees. This table uses 8-oz as the serving size. If you know of any [...]

The Buzz on Valerian Tea

The immensely disappointing mid-season finale of the Sopranos let the world in on a little secret – it’s possible to catch a buzz from Valerian Tea. Or-so-they-say. In the episode Christopher’s girlfriend Julianna suggests that they brew up some tea using 10 bags of valerian, a root that she says is related to and has [...]

How many calories does activity X burn?

Activity (1 hour) 130lbs 155lbs 190lbs Aerobics, general Aerobics, high impact Aerobics, low impact Archery (non-hunting) Automobile repair Backpacking, general Badminton, competitive Badminton, social, general Basketball, game Basketball, nongame, general Basketball, officiating Basketball, shooting baskets Basketball, wheelchair Bicycling, <10mph, leisure Bicycling, >20mph, racing Bicycling, 10-11.9mph, light effort Bicycling, 12-13.9mph, moderate effort Bicycling, 14-15.9mph, vigorous effort [...]

How many calories are in a Chipotle Burrito?

New! Check out my Chipotle Nutrition Calculator! Chipotle Mexican Grill makes some of the best tasting burritos in the world – unfortunately, they’re not always the healthiest option available. With their neat-o flash website, unconventional marketing, and commitment to natural foods, Chipotle restaurant projects and ultra-hip image. For this reason, many people are surprised to [...]

How Many Carbs Are In That …

Blame it all on that crazy Atkins guy, but everyone seems to be counting carbs these days. While a carb-free diet isn’t the healthiest way to to live, many people have decided to ignore the risks and press on in the hopes of dropping a few pounds. To that end, we’ve put together the following [...]


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