Ever wonder how much protein, carbs, and fat you need on a daily basis? Also known as macronutrients, these compounds provide calories or energy to the body. They play a key role in cardiovascular function, metabolism, immunity, muscle-building and other biological processes. Unlike vitamins and minerals, these nutrients are needed in large amounts. Each has unique properties and contributes to the proper functioning of your body.
Micronutrients are the class of nutrients comprised of substances that are needed by the body in trace amounts but are, nevertheless, essential for proper functioning of the body. They include certain vitamins, trace elements and some other organic compounds.
A great and informative infograph about Zinc Deficiency that gives you a brief about signs, symptoms and where to get it from.
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All soft drinks over 16 ounces will be banned in restaurants and stores that fall under the jurisdiction of New York City and they may face $200 FINE for selling super-size sodas
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Health is a very important requisite for a happy life. You are what you eat is a truism that is borne out in life. Children who eat fatty and salt rich food grow up to be obese and unhealthy adults.
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The word diet is a very painful one for those who realise that to be healthy they need to curb the amount of food they consume. The world has witnessed ever changing fads for diets in the past century. This is as a direct result of the awareness of how crucial food is to health.
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When it comes to cholesterol, you may only be hearing half-truths. In fact, a lot of medical experts believe that the misconceptions of cholesterol come from the advertising strategies of pharmaceutical companies. To make ensure that they earn from their products, they have to prove something as bad. In truth, cholesterol is not all bad. It’s what you do that can really make it deadly.
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Once a you get older, you would usually start thinking about retirement. probably you would be busy looking for a real estate property in a quiet community nearby a lake or start believing that there’s not much you can do once you have grey hair growing and some signs of wrinkled skin.
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Beauty has been redefined down the ages and both men and women have now begun to equate health to beauty. All of us want to achieve a lifestyle that allows us to be healthy and trim. People who believe that maintaining a fit body is their duty invest in expensive exercise machines, sessions with dieticians and even enrol in spas.
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Know where you stand
When you’re ready to make some changes to your body fat it’s important that you understand where you are starting from and what you can expect before diving. People often tend to forget that diet planning and its success depends mainly on your body’s given conditions.
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