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Doctors say these nutrients are essential to healthy eating

(WKBN) – Food is an important part of many people’s lives, but not all food is the same. Some people even have food insecurity, which goes beyond just feeling hungry. Lots of foods have carbohydrates and proteins. But those aren’t the only nutrients people need to live a healthy life. The human body has different processes that are constantly occurring and certain nutrients are vital to making those processes function properly. When our bodies lack nutrients, those processes won’t work as they should which could potentially lead to some health problems. “Often times, you know, people will consume foods that…
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The Worst Eating Habits Americans Need To Avoid Now, Say Dietitians

Some say it takes 60 days to break a habit, and we all know exactly which ones come to mind when we think of the habits we'd like to break. Whether it's a habit that has to do with your fitness routine, how much time you spend on your phone, or perhaps some pesky eating habits, we all have the power to break them if that's what we truly wish. When it comes to eating habits, how do you know which ones are best to break? We talked with Laura Burak, MS, RD, author of Slimdown with Smoothies, and founder…
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One Major Side Effect of Only Eating Egg Whites, Says Science

Remember when everyone went through that phase of being hesitant to eat foods with naturally occurring fat? Eating egg whites and ditching egg yolks was just one component of food that was shamed into oblivion. Full-fat yogurt and cow's milk also got pushed to the sidelines in favor of low-fat and fat-free options. Thankfully, society has grown since that moment, with many health experts now encouraging people to consume foods that are rich in healthy fats, as that usually also means they're rich in various nutrients. These foods include salmon, nuts, avocado, and yes, even egg yolk. All of these…
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Why is Eating Healthy Food Crucial at This Point of Time? Read on

After getting infected with coronavirus, the body needs more protein-rich and nutritious food. People who are infected with the covid-19 virus need to work on building stronger immunity. This is possible only if they have a healthy diet followed by other health choices. What we eat right now is linked with preventing, fighting and recovering from Covid-19 infection.Also Read - 7 Most Important Nutrients to Eat During Pregnancy There is no guarantee as to what food will prevent getting affected by Covid-19. However, the inclusion of these food groups is important to support and build immunity. Also Read - Postpartum…
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Eating Habits to Avoid if You Want to Lose Weight, Say Dietitians

If you're trying to lose weight, it's not just your diet that needs to adjust—your eating habits can also play a major role in helping (or sabotaging) your weight loss goals. "A lot of people know what they should be eating, but tend to struggle when implementing healthy habits around eating," says Roxana Ehsani, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN, registered dietitian nutritionist and spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. "For example, I've seen a number of patients that are frustrated because they are eating well and exercising routinely but are not seeing desired weight loss results and don't know…
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Study finds potential link between eating saturated fat from meat and heart disease risk

A study in more than 100,000 individuals has found a potential link between eating saturated fat from meat and developing heart disease. The preliminary research is presented at ESC Congress 2021. The association seen between saturated fat and cardiovascular disease risk in observational studies has previously been unclear; our findings are important because they provide a possible explanation -; that the relationship may vary depending on the food source. We found that saturated fat from meat may be associated with a higher risk than other food sources – in part because those consuming large amounts of meat also had…
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Helping kids cultivate healthy eating habits; Santa Cruz County nonprofits making a difference

Making healthy food choices is an important life skill that too many kids just never get the chance to learn. But what if kids were given the opportunity to help grow or cook their own food? Would they adopt healthier eating habits that last a lifetime, and even contribute to the health and wellbeing of others in their community? FoodWhat?! students, Spring 2021(FoodWhat?!) Those working with educational nonprofits in Santa Cruz County believe that answer is yes. Life Lab, Farm Discovery at Live Earth, Teen Kitchen Project, and FoodWhat?! are four local organizations that all share the common goal of…
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