Nutrition & Diet

 

 

 

 

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Carbs, Proteins, and Fats

Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats are macronutrients; nutrients we consume in the largest quantity and provide the bulk of our energy. We all need these substances for our bodies to function properly, but overconsumption can lead to health issues. Also, under consumption of these substances can also cause you problems. Let’s break it down: Carbohydrates These […]

 

 

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On Protein Drinks

Protein shakes and other protein-enriched drinks have become fairly popular over the past few years. Body builders and earnest, dedicated athletes have used them to build muscle mass. However, normal people are drinking them, relying on them for protein when they’re on the go, miss a meal, or want assistance in losing weight. While protein […]

 

 

 

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Vitamin Supplements – Yay or Nay?

Over the past few decades, the vitamin supplement industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar marketplace. Claims abound that vitamin supplements can help you fight cancer, put the kibosh on heart disease, and even stop aging. Other studies have shown that there is little evidence that vitamin supplements do anything at all for already-healthy people. […]

 

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They Come in Colors

A more recent development in the health field, phytochemicals are a hot topic when it comes to health and disease prevention. While much must be studied in regards to how and why phytochemicals benefit us, there can be no question that they do a body good. Let’s explore why that is. What are Phytochemicals? Phytochemicals […]