Category Archives for Essential Nutrients

What is an Essential Nutrient

Essential Nutrients The dictionary definition of “nutrient” is something that provides nourishment. In the field of nutrition and diet, nutrients are more specific. There are six specific categories

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Understanding Essential Nutrients

Note: this post has been updated in December 2018. We are in the midst of a nutrition crisis as a nation where we’re overfed, yet undernourished. Data suggests we’re falling short of the recommended

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Necessary Nutrients For Vegans And Vegetarians

Note: this post has been updated in December 2018. Vegans: Don’t   Miss These Necessary Nutrients! Are you a new vegan or plant-strong person looking to make sure you get enough of the essential nutrients

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Carbohydrates Source of Energy

Carbohydrates are sources of energy and one of the six Essential Nutrients that are necessary for energy and materials for life building processes in the human body. Thus the term essential nutrients. Carbohydrates Carbohydrates

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Not all carbs are created equal

Note: this post has been updated in December 2018. One of the key things about carbs that I like to remember and remind individuals is that all carbs are not created equal. There is such a thing as good

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What are Proteins

Protein Proteins are the major source of energy after carbohydrate and fat. Protein is necessary for bodybuilding, growth, defense mechanism (as antibodies), nutrient digestion, metabolism and renewal

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Talking About Protein

Note: this post has been updated in January 2019. Protein is one of the six essential nutrients that are necessary for energy and materials for life building processes in the human body. Thus the term

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How do You Get Your Protein?

Note: this post has been updated in December 2018. Protein is one of the six Essential Nutrients that are necessary for energy and materials for life building processes in the human body. Thus the term

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Why is Fat Important?

What are Fats Fats provide the highest amount of energy other than protein and carbohydrate and will act as an alternative source of energy in absence of carbohydrates. Fat plays a vital role in brain

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