Fitness Over Forty, a weekly series of video presentations targeting the increasing "over forty" population in East Texas, addresses health and fitness issues that are specific to men and women ages 25 to 54 and older... more »
Dr. David Di Paolo, radiologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and nationally certified fitness trainer, hosts the series featuring UT Health Science Center medical professionals who inform viewers about the benefits of a healthy diet and active lifestyle... more »
Frequently Asked Questions
- What is a "low fat" food and what is a "fat free" food?
- What makes a food "low calorie" and is that the same as "reduced calorie"?
- How much fat am I allowed to consume per day and what is the normal number of calories that an adult needs every day?
- What are good lean sources of protein and how many grams of protein should I have per day?
- What is a "qualified health claim" on a food label and what are some examples of FDA-approved food claims?
- What is a "Percent Daily Value" on a food label?
- Please give some pointers on reading the "Nutrition Facts" portion of the food label?
- What foods are required to list nutrition facts?
- What nutrients are listed on food labels?
- Are restaurants required to provide nutritional information about their menu choices?
- What is the typical serving size of meat? Bread? Fruit? Vegetable?