CARBOHYDRATE NUTRITION

Summary: The interesting information on carbohydrate nutrition. Have you been scanning food labels longer than usual to compare which ones offer the lowest amount of carbohydrates? Are you one of those who have rejoiced in the much publicized low-carb products? Carbohydrates are not the evil that people think them to be. They actually perform crucial roles in the body. The three types of which are: starches, sugars, and fiber. Carbohydrate nutrition is a totally misunderstood thing. Truth is, there is no dietary requirement for carbohydrate. It is used mainly as a source of energy and supplies around half of the calories in a person’s diet. Carbohydrates even provide more fuel for physical activity than protein or fat. They are stored …

CANCER NUTRITION

Summary: The interestingly bizarre issues on cancer nutrition. Have you ever experienced doing something you thought was proper only to be told afterwards that it was not? Like the contradicting issues on the evolution of man, cancer nutrition has its own share of arguments. One would wonder why. Is cancer nutrition not self-explanatory as it is? That is my exact sentiments. The National Cancer Institute says that about 35% of all cancers are associated with nutrition. The kind of lifestyle that a person has can contribute to his risk of getting cancer. Smoking, inactivity, and unhealthy eating patterns are said to greatly increase one’s chances of acquiring cancer. Cancer nutrition simply likes to convey the message that what we eat …

Cancer Nutrition

Cancer nutrition. Diet is an essential element in treating cancer. The individual who has cancer must eat right kinds of food before and after treatment. To guarantee that one is eating proper cancer nutrition, one must eat adequate amounts of food and drinks that contain main nutrients (like the right kind of vitamins, minerals, proteins, fat, water and carbohydrates). On the other hand, some patients find it hard to eat well due to the side effects of the treatment. The most common symptoms of this are: anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, constipation and vomiting. Mouth sores, pain and trouble swallowing are also included. Loss of appetite, smell, taste and ability to eat enough food are also affected. As a result of all …

Delicious Do-it-Yourself Snacks For Kids

Word Count: 307 Summary: Nearly seven million American children come home from school to an empty house, clamoring for a quick, appetizing snack only to settle for junk food. But instead of reaching for the sweets during those cool after-school days or hot summer nights, kids can put on the chef’s hat and prepare their own easy, tasty snacks that are just as satisfying. Keywords: Delicious Do-it-Yourself Snacks For Kids Article Body: Nearly seven million American children come home from school to an empty house, clamoring for a quick, appetizing snack only to settle for junk food. But instead of reaching for the sweets during those cool after-school days or hot summer nights, kids can put on the chef’s hat …

Dairy: Diet Boost or Boomerang?

Word Count: 483 Summary: Adequate calcium intake has long been recommended for stronger bones. But lately, calcium has been scoring headlines for its possible link with weight loss. While I hope this news will be a boon to dieters, I’m afraid it could also boomerang. Keywords: Dairy: Diet Boost or Boomerang? Article Body: Adequate calcium intake has long been recommended for stronger bones. But lately, calcium has been scoring headlines for its possible link with weight loss. While I hope this news will be a boon to dieters, I’m afraid it could also boomerang. Why? It panders to the fantasy that eating certain foods will make you lose weight. Wrong. Eating fewer calories than you burn will make you lose …