What is Protein?

What is Protein? Strings or links of amino acids which break down foods within our bodies are called proteins. These are necessary in order for the body to convert the food we consume into energy. Protein also builds collagen and muscle which the body needs to function. In addition, it helps to regulate hormones and […]

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Carbohydrate Foods are Body Fuel

Carbohydrates Foods Carbohydrates aren’t bad for you and they can and should be eaten on a regular basis because they supply the fuel that your body burns as energy. They also help your body digest and utilize protein. Carbs are the dominant energy source that gets you through the day. Unfortunately, many of us eat way […]

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Dietary Fat – Your Body Needs It

Dietary Fat – Is it Good or is it Bad? Grasping the concept of fat being good for the body can be a hard task to undertake. The right kind of fat is good for your body and understanding the difference between the good and the bad can certainly be a frustrating process. I’ve been […]

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Hydration

Hydration Did you know that what you drink is almost as important as what you eat? What you put into your mouth affects your health. Nutrition isn’t just about what you eat. It includes also includes what you drink.  I know you have heard that you should drink water, but you might not know why. […]

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Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating You can’t get fit without eating healthy. Choosing the right foods is important and there is no reason to skip a meal or starve yourself just because you can’t make a decision. Healthy eating is not about starvation or deprivation. Healthy eating is about being empowered to make sensible dietary choices for yourself […]

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