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Most of us eat what we have been taught by our families but is this the ideal diet for a healthy life? This article reviews the components of a healthy diet.
The Food Groups
The crucial part of healthy eating is a balanced diet. A balanced diet - or a good diet - means consuming from all the different groups in the right quantities. This article will discuss the recommended amounts of these groups needed to have a nutritious diet.
Micronutrients, Fiber and Water
Fats, carbohydrates and proteins are the macronutrients that fuel our body. They however require micronutrients, fiber and water to support the body’s function. This article will review these nutrients.
Fat is one of the macronutrients and is one of the 3 major sources of fuel for our body. It comes from a variety of sources including plants and animals. The article will review how the body uses fat for energy.
Carbohydrate is one of the macronutrients and is one of the 3 major sources of fuel for our body. It is the most plentiful source of fuel for the body and the one that is used most efficiently. This article will review how the body uses carbohydrates for energy.
Protein is one of the macronutrients and is one of the 3 major sources of fuel for our body. This article will review the way the body uses protein to function.
How the Body Uses Nutrients
The main fuel for the body is carbohydrates, fat and protein. These nutrients are provided through a variety of food sources. This article will discuss how the body uses these nutrients for energy.
It seems everyone is trying to lose weight loss and trying one type of diet or another. The number of calories consumed and burned seemed to be one area of obsession; but what is a calorie? This article will explain.
The crucial part of healthy eating is a balanced diet. A balanced diet - or a good diet - means consuming from the different food groups in the right quantities. This article will discuss the essential nutrients necessary for a healthy body.
Common Causes of Female Genital Infections
Genital discharge, odor and irritation are the “bane of the female existence”. Read this article to understand the common causes.
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