Nutrition Is More Than The Nutrition Facts Box

Written by Connie Roemer

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The best way to take care of yourself is to make sure that your chosen meals are nutritious, as often as you can. Try to make sure that you eat a balanced diet, consisting of several different types of food.

When looking for nutritious foods try to avoid prepackaged foods. These foods are often very high in salt and lacking inrepparttar vitamins and minerals that their fresh counterparts are rich in. They are also filled with chemical preservatives, it is always best to avoid these packaged foods and opt instead for fresh foods when at all possible.

By preparing meals from fresh food yourself you will be more aware of how much you eat and what is in your food. This will help you keep track of how much sodium is in your diet, and will help you balance your diet and eat healthily.

It is often said that you are what you eat, likewise your food is what it is made from. You need to be aware ofrepparttar 150936 ingredients going into your food and where they sit in a balanced diet. This is more important than counting calories or grams of fat or carbohydrates. The ingredients of a food arerepparttar 150937 best indicator of whether you should eat it or not.

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Weight Loss Myths Exposed!

Written by Kim Beardsmore

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Myth #4: High-protein diets cause ketosis, which reduces hunger. Ketosis occurs when fat, instead of carbohydrate, is used as an energy source during a high-protein diet. Ketone bodies are produced, which give your breath a bad “fruity” odor. Ketone bodies do not reduce appetite; but, eating sufficient protein for your body needs can help reduce hunger and support weight loss.

Myth #5: Exercise alone can help you lose weight. While exercise is an important component of a healthy weight-loss program, it is not a great way to lose weight on its own. Exercising for even an hour at a time burns only a moderate amount of calories. Combining exercise with calorie reduction and a healthy eating plan isrepparttar most effective way to lose weight and keep it off.

One ofrepparttar 150893 most healthful and helpful steps you can take to improve your health and that of your family’s is to learn about nutrition. The principles are easy to understand and armed withrepparttar 150894 correct information, it’s possible to make an improvement to your health.

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Kim Beardsmore is a weight loss consultant whose business operates across 60 countries. Learn more about losing weight, great nutrition and how to look after your health. Estimate your healthy body weight, free ezine and more at

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