Category: Diet and Nutrition

Lose weight Tips for reducing fat intake

Lose weight tips: More about the foods you eat by reading nutrition labels. Look for “No Fat””Low Fat”, “Fat” and “Reduced fat claims” on food packages. Focus on total fat, rather than the individual elements. When selecting food, balance of people with a higher fat against those with less fat to stay within your total […]

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Low fat diets

Why is it important to reduce fat intake? The high fat contributes to excess weight, since a gram of fat has almost twice as many calories per gram than carbohydrates and proteins. Whether you are trying to lose weight, lower blood cholesterol levels or simply eat healthier, you need to limit your intake of total […]

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Diet for lose Weight fast

A large serving of meat, poultry and dairy products contain foreign estrogens our country that are used by farmers for the benefit and to the detriment of our health. In addition, pesticide residues and many other petrochemical compounds with estrogenic properties are consumed in the food these animals is given and then concentrated in milk […]

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Healthy Diet & Exercise for Diabetes Patients

Healthy Diet for Diabetes Patients: Patients do not need a separate diet from the rest of the family or expensive ‘diabetes’ food products. A diabetic diet is a healthy diet. • Aim for ≥50% of calorie intake from fiber-rich carbohydrate, with minimum fat (especially saturated), refined carbohydrate, and alcohol • Adjust total calorie intake according […]

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Deficiency of vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is needed, available only in animal foods (meat and dairy products) or yeast extracts (such as brewer’s yeast) to produce an adequate amount of healthy bone marrow red blood cells. Vitamin B12 deficiency can develop for the following reasons: • Dietary deficiency – Vegans (strict vegetarians who do not eat any meat. Your […]

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Vitamins

Vitamins are nutrients required in small amounts to maintain life. Vitamins are known as important because they cannot be made by the human body. They must be obtained from foods or vitamin supplements. Types of Vitamins – Vitamins are divided into two groups: Fat-soluble and Water-soluble. Fat-soluble Vitamins – The fat soluble vitamins, A, D, […]

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Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are compounds made up of sugars. They come from the starchy part of plant foods. They easily convert to sugar in the body. Types of Carbohydrates – In General, we can think of Carbohydrates as either simple or complex. Simple carbohydrates refers to a single sugar molecule or two sugars linked together. Complex carbohydrates […]

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Complex carbohydrates

Complex carbohydrates are the Foundation of a healthy balanced diet. Some good sources of complex carbohydrates is:● Barley, corn, rice and wheat● Foods made from cereals, bread, cereal and pasta● Legumes, dried peas and beans● Vegetables, potatoes, peas and corn Guide the food pyramid recommends six to 11 servings of complex carbohydrates every day. To […]

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Dietary Fat

Dietary Fat is the fat that is found in food. Fat is one of the three substances in foods that provide calories. The other two are Carbohydrates, Protein. Types of Fat –There are three types of natural fats found in foods. These are Monounsaturated, Polyunsaturated, and Saturated Fats. Most foods contain all three fats in […]

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Function of Fats

The body uses fat as an energy source. Any extra fat is converted to body fat and stored in fat cells. The human body has an unlimited capacity to store fat. The body can use these fat stores energy for later. Fat is necessary for the transport and absorption of fat soluble vitamins. These vitamins […]

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