Category Archives: Nutrition

10 Guidelines on Correct Healthy Eating

The nutritional suggestions that follow are not meant to replace any other diet information you may be pursuing. In fact, if you’re interested in cleaning up your eating habits, I encourage you to speak with a well-trained nutritionist or health care professional. Another … Continue reading

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How Omega 3 Helps Douse Inflammation

What do arthritis, heart attacks, cancer, asthma, and depression have in common? Inflammation! Yes, the same process that occurs when you stub your toe — swelling, pain, redness, and heat — is at the root of many of today’s chronic health problems. Inflammation … Continue reading

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How Metabolism Of Food Occurs Inside Our Bodies

Turning Food Into Nutrients Vitamins and minerals are critical to body metabolism—the chemical reactions that involve building up or breaking down substances in the body. Metabolism is the process by which the body’s cells modify nutrient molecules and use them to create energy, or … Continue reading

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Some Facts About Obesity And Your BMI

Overweight and obesity are defined medically as the accumulation of excess fat in the body. The percentage of excess fat  compared to the estimated ideal body weight determines whether a person is overweight or obese. This amount is estimated using the body mass index … Continue reading

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Why You Need Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fats

The Basic Facts About Omega 3 Unless you live in an isolated bubble or a cave in the Himalayas, you have likely seen the innumerable headline-grabbing studies on omega-3 fats, with their far-reaching benefits from preventing cancer and heart attacks to treating … Continue reading

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The Basic Facts About Vitamins And Minerals

The individual cells in our bodies operate much like factories. The essential building blocks of enzymes, as well as essential co-factors and energy availability, are required for cells to operate properly and ensure survival of the human body. As we now know, vitamins … Continue reading

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The Basic Facts About Nutrients, Macronutrients And Micronutrients

In the complex, elegant system called the human body, the nutrients that are ingested and absorbed are essential for the growth, maintenance, repair, and replacement of the trillions of cells of the organs and tissues that do the body’s work. These nutrients are the … Continue reading

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