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The Importance of Nutrition

The Importance of Nutrition

The Importance of Diet and Nutrition and The Types of Nutrition We’ve all heard the word nutrition, but very few truly understand what it entails and how it assists the…

superfoods varieties

What Are Superfoods

Superfoods are natural foods that are rich in nutrients. These foods include berries, seeds, grains, algae, vegetables, and fruits that can have a positive effect on the body. Superfoods have…

the alkaline diet

The Alkaline Diet

The Alkaline diet is based on a simple theory: foods can cause acid to be released by the body, which is harmful to health. Thus, by avoiding these foods and…

Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet promotes heart healthy eating. It incorporates the basics of healthy eating with other components that characterize the traditional cooking style of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. The…

vegan diet

Is A Vegan Diet Safe?

More and more people are choosing vegan diets for ethical, environmental or health reasons. When done correctly, a vegan diet helps with weight loss and blood sugar levels among other…

vegetarian diet

Is A Vegetarian Diet Safe?

The vegetarian diet has become increasingly popular over the years and it’s believed that about 18% of the world’s population are vegetarians. There are many benefits to following such a…

diabetes nutrition

Diet for Diabetes

An individual develops diabetes when their blood sugar/glucose levels are too high. Blood glucose is derived from the foods that are consumed and are the main source of energy for…

ADHD nutrition-diet

ADHD Proper Nutrition

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD as it’s commonly referred to, is a medical condition which affects a child’s ability to pay attention, sit still and have self-control. While…

Auotimmune Disease Nutrition

Autoimmune Disease Nutrition

  An Autoimmune disease is a condition where the immune system erroneously attacks the body (the same way Crohn’s Disease does). The immune system is what normally guards the body…

proper nutrition for elderly

Proper Nutrition for Elderly

  As we age, our bodies have different needs. Therefore, it’s important that we consume certain nutrients to maintain good health. Some of these include: Calcium and Vitamin D: Older…

proper nutrition for infants and children

Proper Nutrition for Children

  Children need a wide range of vitamins and minerals. However, 2 of the most important ones are Vitamin D and Iron. Vitamin D: Vitamin D is essential for the…

pregnancy nutrition

Proper Pregnancy Nutrition

The food a pregnant woman consumes, regardless of her age, is the main source of nutrition for her baby. Experts recommend that a pregnant woman consume a range of healthy…

diet for bodybuilders

Diet For Bodybuilders

Bodybuilders aim to build their muscles through lifting weights and nutrition. In order to gain maximum results from their efforts at the gym, a bodybuilder would also need to focus…

the 5 food groups of nutrition

The Basic Food Groups

The 5 Food Groups and What You Need To Be Healthy We’ve all learned in grade school about the 5 food groups, right? Well today we are going to cover…

what is a balanced diet

How To Balance Your Diet

What Is A Balanced Diet and Why Do Calories Matter? A balanced diet provides you with necessary nutrients for your body to function optimally. For this to occur, you would…

proteins

Proteins

Proteins and the Ideal Macronutrient Balance The body contains many types of proteins. A complete protein would have all of the essential amino acids. Complete proteins comprise all animal proteins…

healthy fats

The Skinny On Fats

The Low Down Dirty On Fats- Are There Any Benefits? Many people see fats as a bad thing or something confusing. One person says you need a high fat diet,…

glycemic index

What Is The Glycemic Index

What Is A Glycemic Index? To be honest, for years I didn’t know the answer to that question either. Not until I studied to become a nutritionist. So, let’s discuss…

superfoods varieties

What Are Superfoods

Superfoods are natural foods that are rich in nutrients. These foods include berries, seeds, grains, algae, vegetables, and fruits that can have a positive effect on the body. Superfoods have…

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Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean Diet

The Mediterranean diet promotes heart healthy eating. It incorporates the basics of healthy eating with other components that characterize the traditional cooking style of countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea. The…

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diabetes nutrition

Diet for Diabetes

An individual develops diabetes when their blood sugar/glucose levels are too high. Blood glucose is derived from the foods that are consumed and are the main source of energy for…

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ADHD nutrition-diet

ADHD Proper Nutrition

  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD as it’s commonly referred to, is a medical condition which affects a child’s ability to pay attention, sit still and have self-control. While…

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