Did you know that 57% of the human body is made of bacteria???
There are 69 trillion cells in the human body. 30 trillion of these cells are human cells forming everything from the blood, all the organs, tissues, bones, and skin. The remaining 39 trillion cells are microbial cells.
Learning how to read a nutritional label is an essential step when aiming for a healthy lifestyle. It will help you to choose between different products while grocery shopping and also to achieve your personal goals, whether they are to lose or gain weight or just generally to become healthier.
Micronutrients are all Vitamins and Minerals, required by the body in small quantities. As opposed to macronutrients, micronutrients generally don’t provide any energy in terms of calories, however, they often aid the macronutrient utilization and conversion into energy and they ensure the overall health of the brain, heart, bones and
Fats are one of three essential macronutrients for the body, needed for energy, absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E, K), hormonal function, tissue repair and internal organ protection.
Although they are highly beneficial for the body it is important to be mindful of the fact that fats are
Protein is another one of three essential macronutrient groups. Apart from providing energy in the form of 4 calories per gram, proteins are mostly used as building blocks and are the major structural component of all body cells. Because of these properties, they are crucial for growth, development, and maintenance
Carbohydrates are one of three essential macronutrients. Although all three, Fats, Carbohydrates and Proteins are essential for survival, Carbs are the primary source of energy for the body as conversion into glucose only consists of a single step.
Once carbohydrates get broken down and converted into glucose, it quickly enters
‘Eat healthy and you will be healthy!’ We hear from everywhere. Definitely easier said than done!
As human beings, we are stubborn. It is very hard for us to change our behavior when the effect of our current behavior is not immediate. Even more so, when that specific behavior provides
That’s right, today, June 16th is the first day of the National Picnic Week in the UK. So gather up your family, grab a blanket, bunch of snacks, some board games, sunscreen and get out to the nearest park for a fun picnic!
If you are a parent, you know
The whole business of taking supplements to improve your heart and overall health can be truly bewildering. Which vitamins should I be taking? Are they really having an effect? Are they doing more harm than good? These are all questions that most of us have pondered, and the media has