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Functions and The Food Sources of Most Important Vitamins

Vitamins are not just for energy building but they are significant for keeping us healthy too. If we do not get enough of the most important vitamins, through our diet, we start developing deficiencies, which can lead to very serious consequences. To ensure that you get a regular dose of vitamins, first you need to [...]

Understanding Our Body’s Metabolism

We often hear about metabolism and the role it plays in our daily living and especially in terms of weight loss. To understand every thing related to our body's metabolism, we first need to understand what metabolism is. What is meant by metabolism? Metabolism is all about a number of biochemical reactions that take place [...]

Carbohydrates and Our Body

One of the 6 essential nutrients needed by our body for its healthy functioning is carbohydrates. Our body uses these carbohydrates from monosaccharide glucose. Glucose is usually in blood and other extracellular fluids and can also be made from glycogen. This glycogen is normally stored in the muscles, our liver and other organs and the [...]

Why Diet Is An Important Part of Fitness

Today’s general population is very much health conscious, they strive not only to get a shaped body but also seek to stay fit. Fitness depends on numerous factors. But the most important and deciding factor for ensuring good levels of fitness is having the right kind of diet. Diet consists of Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats [...]

Exercise: Three Health Benefits You May Not Know About

It seems clear that two primary reasons people exercise are to become physically fit or lose weight. Although these are both venerable goals, exercise can have other health benefits that make engaging in physical activity even more advantageous than one previously thought. Here are three: […]

Just the Facts: Exercise for Life

Article by LifeOptions Why is exercise important to me? No matter how old you are, exercise can make you stronger, more flexible—and keep your heart healthy. If you stay fit, you will be more able to do things, like go food shopping or visit friends. Exercise gives you energy. Think of your body as a [...]