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Nutrition Myths, Top Five Misconceptions About Diet, Weight Loss and Exercise Busted and Debunked By Facts


Nutrition Myths Below you will find our top five least favorite nutrition myths. Carbs Make You Fat Nutrition Myths First nutrition myth: carbs make you fat. ♥ No, neither sugar or carbohydrates make you gain body fat. Eating too many calories does. ♥ However, you should limit your intake of ...

Candida Albicans, Yeast Infections, Symptoms, Treatment, How To Get Rid of It, Complete Overview


Candida Albicans Fatigue, weight gain, joint pain, migraine, flatulence, acne, bloating, cravings, food allergies, depression, mood swings, fungus, athlete’s foot, urinary infections, joint pain, abdominal pain, and vaginal thrush. If you suffer from any of these, or some of them, then you may be experiencing an attack of Candida Albicans. ...

LDL Cholesterol, Bad and Good Cholesterol Definition, Risks and How to Lower Your LDL With HDL


LDL Cholesterol Contrary to what you might think, having some cholesterol is good for our bodies. It’s only when there is a higher level of LDL cholesterol (“bad”) as opposed to the HDL (“good”) that our bodies can become threatened by heart disease. HDL and LDL Cholesterol ♥ The “bad” ...

How Much Fiber Per Day? High-Fiber Food List and Easy How to Guide, Dietary Sources, Grams, Meals and Recommendations


How Much Fiber Per Day? Fiber is another of those nutritious elements, and it has been a general medical rallying call to us all for some time that everyone needs to be eating more fiber to maintain health and good plumbing. The American Diabetic Association recommends that everyone needs to ...

What Is Fiber? High-fiber Foods You Should Eat, Dietary Benefits for Health and Weight Loss


What Is Fiber? Dietary fiber (also known as ‘roughage’ or ‘bulk’) is important for many reasons and has been proven to be a good ally in the fight against illness and disease. ♥ Unlike fats, proteins and carbohydrates, fiber is the part in plant foods that our bodies can’t digest ...

Old Food Pyramid, Basic Information and Pictures


Old Food Pyramid Below you will find simple nutrition instructions for the former Food Pyramid Guide. Old Food Pyramid Guide Differences When choosing a healthy diet, follow the Food Pyramid guidelines developed by USDA and HHS. ♥ Simply select the suggested number of servings from the five basic food groups ...

How Many Grams of Fat Per Day? Recommended Healthy Fat Intake for Weight Loss and Saturated


How Many Grams of Fat Per Day? When regulating the amount of fats going into our bodies, being told to restrict fat intake is both problematic and arbitrary. So, how many grams of fat per day are recommended daily? How Many Grams of Fat Per Day Are Recommended? The American ...

Food Pyramid 2020

Food Pyramid 2020


Food Pyramid 2020 Below you find a simple guide and instructions for the Food Pyramid 2020, the latest developed by the USDA. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005-2020, gives science-based guidance on food nutrition and physical exercise choices for health. The Dietary Guidelines describe a healthy diet as one that: ...

What are Carbs?


Are carbohydrates the bodies preferred source of energy? By the time you finish reading this article you will understand the bodies need, function and the roles carbohydrates play in our nutrition. What Are Good and Bad Carbs? We start our discussion by comparing complex and simple carbohydrates. ♥ Complex carbohydrates, ...

Glossary

Glossary


Adipose tissue: Connective tissue in which fat is stored. Amino Acids: A class of organic compounds known as the building blocks of protein. Anabolic Androgenic Steroids: Synthetic deprivation of the male sex hormone testosterone. Anatomical Position: Standing erect, with feet and palms facing forward. Anterior: Anatomical term meaning toward the ...

Metric Conversion Chart

Metric Conversion Chart


by Volume Standard      Metric   1/4 cup   =    60 milliliters 1/2 cup   =    120 milliliters 1 cup   =    230 milliliters 1 1/4 cups   =    300 milliliters 1 1/2 cups   =    360 milliliters 2 cups   =    460 milliliters 2 1/2 cups   =    600 ...

Cooking Measurement Conversion Chart

Cooking Measurement Conversion Chart


A few grains, pinch, dash, etc. (dry) = Less than 1/8 teaspoon A dash (liquid) = A few drops 3 teaspoons = 1 tablespoon 1/2 tablespoon = 1-1/2 teaspoons 1 tablespoon = 3 teaspoons 2 tablespoons = 1 fluid ounce 4 tablespoons = 1/4 cup 5-1/3 tablespoons = 1/3 cup ...

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