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Here are the R.D.A's and some maximum levels for calories, key nutrients, water, sodium, calcium, vitamins, B-vitamins and minerals. Included are some of the foods they can be found in and the amounts they contain.
With the difference between winning and losing sometimes being a fraction of a second, nutrition could be the deciding factor. Here we show you the extra nutrients needed for sports nutrition.
Widely known in sports circles creatine has built up a big reputation for itself. It's now one of the biggest selling supplements today. Here we give you the lowdown on the creatine supplement and how to use it.
Calcium makes up 3% of the earth and is the fifth most abundant metal. As with most elements the earth contains we as humans need some of it too. Here we have some questions and answers on this essential nutrient.
Probably the most important nutrient for the human body, certainly needed in the largest quantity. Carbohydrate is essential as it's our primary energy source. Here we give you the lowdown on carbohydrate, the forms it comes in and how much you should have.
Protein is vital for growth and repair of human tissue. As such we need it in large quantities throughout our lives. Here we give you the lowdown on protein.
Seafood is consumed in large quantities in Japan and other parts of Asia. Consequently they suffer far less of certain cancers and diseases and the link with seafood is confirmed. Here we tell you those benefits and why you should involve seafood into your diet.
Which foods should you eat if you have high cholesterol? Did you know that eating some foods can actually reduce your cholesterol? Here we give you the answers to those questions and more in the beginners guide to cholesterol.
The benefits of flax seeds are numerous and include constipation relief, clearing up acne, smooth skin, they assist in building muscle and burning fat, they're good for heart health and they might even help with depression and arthritis.
Why do we need to eat foods which are found to be naturally high in antioxidants? What are antioxidants? Which foods do we need to eat, in order to naturally fight free radicals? In this article, we will address these questions and more.
There are enormous health benefits in eating oats on a regular basis; the Irish have known this for centuries. Here we explain those benefits of oats and give you the beginners guide to oats.
The easiest place to affect our health is through our eating habits; in fact it’s the most effective solution to better health, sharing the spotlight with exercise. What about our food intake? What choices do we have to make eating a healthier occurrence? Here is the beginners guide to vegetables.
There are many vitamins that make up a part of a healthy daily diet, but perhaps none have been as widely studied as vitamin C - also know as Ascorbic Acid. Here is the beginners guide to vitamin C.