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The Reliable Essentials
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A common name given to vitamins and minerals is micronutrients. These micronutrients are responsible for performing various activities in the body, including bone building, muscle growth, healing... More > wounds, strengthening the immune system, supporting the nervous system, repairing cells, and supporting many other body functions. These micronutrients also play a prominent role in breaking down food into a solid energy source, which is helpful in repairing cellular damage. There are almost thirty different types of vitamins and minerals that our body requires for maintaining complete health and fitness. However, these micronutrients aren’t produced by our bodies in a sufficient amount. Hence, our bodies depend on our food intake to consume these nutrients. In order to live a healthy life, one needs to focus on nutrient-packed foods. We should eat foods that have these naturally occurring nutrients in great quantity.< Less
Food Sources of Nutrients
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A 22 page Ready Reckoner with over 2000 foods enabling busy health professionals and the general public to quickly look up the best food sources of nutrients from both fresh and packaged foods. Foods... More > listed for each nutrient are from highest (best source) to lowest (poorer source) and the amount of nutrient per typical serving of food is also included. The main physiological functions of each nutrient are also summarised. Lists are easy to use for quick use by practitioners, students or the general public. Re-published with permission from the textbook "A guide to evidence based integrative and complementary medicine" ed Kotsirilos et al, Elsevier 2011. A/Prof Kouris is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with 25 years experience and is currently an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Dept Dietetics at La Trobe University in Melbourne; she has a PhD from the Faculty of Medicine, Monash University, Degrees/Diplomas in Biochemistry, Dietetics and Botanic Medicine and has contributed to 5 university text books.< Less
Epidemiology Causes of Diseases
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What are the six main causes of disease? Briefly describe each one.
Sport and Protein, D vitamin, Iron.
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In this section of the project I briefly discuss the roles of three important nutrients and why athletes should be cognizant of them. The topical substances are protein, vitamin D and iron, very... More > important micronutrient whose properties and effects should be studied and well understood by sports specialists in order to make effective recommendations for their athletes’ intake.< Less
Vitamins and Weight Loss: How Vitamins Affect Fat Burning Exercises, Bariatric Surgery, and Obesity Related Diseases
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As obesity has become a serious health problem globally, more attention is needed about nutritional problems in the overweight and obese population, especially about vitamins and oxidative stress.... More > Scientific studies have found close relationships between vitamins and obesity. The condition of deficiencies in several vitamins is especially serious in those with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and after gastric bypass surgery. Individuals with deficiencies in some vitamins are more difficult to lose fat mass, and burn less fat during fat burning exercises. Weight loss interventions are often associated with reduced intake of micronutrients. Supplementation of vitamins may be helpful not only for weight loss, but also for the prevention of diabetes and other obesity-related diseases. Certain diets can improve vitamin status and the whole dietary quality, and help maintain fat-free mass during the weight loss time. (Journal of Personalized and Systems Medicine)< Less
Simple Fast Weight Loss: Four Hour Body
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Simple Fast Weight Loss - Four Hour Body by Best Selling Health and Wellness author Cathy Wilson, is a fantabulous introductory book showing you the how-to of healthy FAST weight loss that sticks for... More > life! With over 50 Books published so far, you've got a wealth of information to gain! STEP BY STEP Wilson educates on proven tips, tricks, and strategies, to reprogram your body and mind to find your lean and strong 4 hour body. It starts with food choice tips, that'll crush your bad eating habits! PURPOSE... *LEVEL Blood Sugars Permanently! *LOSE Fat FAST! *LONG-TERM Results! *FANTABULOUS Energy! *CONTROL Insulin Resistance *KILLS Disease! *IMPROVED Immune System Function! *SHED Toxic Buildup! *SHARPEN Memory! *REDUCE Annoying Aches and Pains Inside You'll Also Find... *Sample Menu *Macronutrients and Micronutrients Explained *Nutrition Facts *Sleep Essentials *Disease Tidbits *Nutrients Detailed Let's get started!< Less
Whole Food Diet: Healthy Eating
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Whole Food Diet: Healthy Eating by best-selling nutrition author Cathy Wilson, introduces practical tips, tricks and strategies, to implement disease fighting healthy food guide eating habits that... More > fit your preferences and tolerance perfectly! YOUR personalized eating plan toward fantabulous health! Healthy eating for life isn't a one-size-fits-all! SNEAK PEAK INSIDE THIS AMAZING INTRODUCTORY BOOK! *Whole Food Eating Defined *Macronutrients Explained *Micronutrients Uncovered *Importance of Water for Optimal System Function *Why You Should Get Off Your Butt and Interval Train *How to get healthy carbs *Solutions to Improve Your Mental Game Wilson shows you step-by-step, how to create your optimal long-term health and wellness plan, to BLAST FAT and keep it off forever! You'll learn the gynormous benefits of clean eating are only the beginning! Let's get started!< Less
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