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How much water to drink daily

Note: this post has been updated in September 2021. Water everywhere but none to drink! Water is one of the six Essential Nutrients that are necessary for energy and materials for life building processes

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What is an Essential Nutrient

Note: this post has been updated in December 2020.Essential Nutrients In answering the question what is an essential nutrient, the dictionary definition of “nutrient” is something that provides nourishment.

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Understanding Essential Nutrients

Note: this post has been updated in December 2020. Nutrition Crisis We are in the midst of a nutrition crisis as a nation where we’re overfed, yet undernourished. Data suggests we’re falling short

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Carbohydrates Source of Energy

Note: this post has been updated in March 2021. 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

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Not all carbs are created equal

Note: this post has been updated in December 2020. What about Carbs? 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

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What are Proteins used for

Note: this post has been updated in December 2020. Proteins – Necessary for life What are proteins? We get most of our protein from foods. Protein from foods are the major source of energy after carbohydrate

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How Much Protein Do I Need

Note: this post has been updated in January 2021. 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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Where do You Get Your Protein?

Note: this post has been updated in September 2020. The Great Protein Myth Protein is one of the six Essential Nutrients that are necessary for energy and materials for life building processes in the human

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Why is Fat Important?

Note: this post has been updated in April 2020. 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

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Good Fat vs Bad Fat

Note: this post has been updated in January 2020. Fats are 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

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Essential Water for Life

Note: this post has been updated in September 2021. Essential WaterWater is one of the six Essential Nutrients that are necessary for energy and materials for life building processes in the

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What is Dietary Fiber Food

Note: this post has been updated in September 2021. Dietary fiber one of the essential nutrients Fiber is considered by many to be one of the Essential Essential Nutrients along with water, carbohydrates,

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Why Is Dietary Fiber Foods Important

Note: this post has been updated in September 2021. Fiber is one of the Essential Nutrients Dietary Fiber is considered by many to be one of the Essential Nutrients along with water, carbohydrates,

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Types of Dietary Fiber in Foods

Note: this post has been updated in September 2021.Types of dietary Fiber, and how much do you need?Fiber is one of the Essential Nutrients along with water, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, and

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Get Your Essential Vitamins

Note: this post has been updated in March 2021. Vitamins are one of the essential nutrients. The big question that we need to ask here “are you getting enough of the essential vitamins? The answer could

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Vitamin Supplements Recommendations

Note: this post has been updated in January 2021.Vitamin Supplements for adults If you want to take vitamin supplements and maybe you should, but make sure that it is a “good” supplement. The problem

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Multivitamins and Healthy Kids

Note: this post has been updated in September 2021. Do Healthy Kids Need Multivitamins? Here is another way to think about this question. Do healthy kids need vitamins? Yes. Do healthy kids need nutrients?

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Get your Essential Minerals

Note: this post has been updated in January 2021. Minerals are 1 of the 6 essential nutrients along with carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamins, water and fiber. The big question that we need to ask here

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Why are minerals important

Note: this post has been updated in January 2021. Minerals are 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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