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Vitamins in What we Eat?

What are vitamins? Vitamins are compounds of organic nature that cannot be synthesized by the body. They are vital for growth and help to keep a body strong and able to fight off infections. Many people take multi vitamins to help fight off harmful diseases and to help increase their body functions. There are some vitamins we take in every day and don't even know we are doing it. Take vitamin D for instance. Did you know every time you walk outside your body is taking in Vitamin D? Vitamin D ...

The Healthy Sports Diet

A sports diet can be very different than a weight loss diet. The sports or athletic diet does not have any food group that is off the table. The food groups for many athletic diets include breads, fruits and veggies, dairy, meat or alternatives, and fatty or sugary foods. Every once in a while athletes may partake in fatty or sugary foods, but on a daily basis athletes should partake in the other food groups listed. The fatty and sugary foods are not completely off of the table because athletes ...

The Healthy Eating Pyramid

A healthy diet comprises of foods which help us to stay fit. It should provide required nutrients such as fluids, proteins, carbohydrates, fatty acids and minerals to the body. A typical healthy diet is often represented in the form of a pyramid, which is further divided into several components. Several agencies and international organizations have had their own versions of the diet pyramid. Most of these versions of food pyramid were based on obsolete science and did not actually show people ho ...