For Smarter Nutrition (01)

Nutraceuticals World Online
Nutraceuticals World is for the health conscious and the fitness enthusiasts for whom such a compendium of articles, tips, suggestions, and information about how to stay fit and remain healthy would be very valuable. It is easy to navigate and has specific information about the latest fads and trends in personal health. The site has specific sections on each aspect of healthy living and hosts events that promote wellness. It promotes holistic living that comprises everything from tips on exercise to the suggestions about food choices and practical advice about everyday habits with the aim of promoting healthy living.

Facts About Calcium: Everything You Need to Know About this Important Mineral
Have a burning question about calcium-rich foods, calcium intake, calcium supplements or calcium deficiency? Do you want to know how much calcium you need a day? This page on Live Science has it all, including some very interesting news items, e.g., how parrots use tools to scrape shells for calcium, calcium pills are linked to artery buildup, calcium is not as great for bones as once thought, and the drinking habit calcifies man's pancreas. Risk factors for osteoporosis are also noted: low calcium intake, improper diet, lack of exercise, smoking, excessive use of alcohol, being thin or having a small frame, advanced age and family history of the disease.

Should You Consider Organic Food?
Is organic food right for you? First get the basics, such as what organic food is, why it tastes better, how to cook with organic foods, where to find organic foods and news about the latest advancements in the organic food industry. The site features tips for healthy organic eating, health and beauty secrets, and even a fashion and lifestyle section. Book reviews and even links to organic shops are included to help organic lifestyle-livers. The site is based in the United Kingdom.

Why We Need Holistic Nutrition
Are you wondering why you still are not as healthy as you wish to be despite choosing whole foods, counting calories and reading labels? While feeding the body with healthy foods is good, it is not enough to ensure health, well-being, and happiness. To do so, you must nourish your holistic self by satisfying at least seven aspects of your life: love, spirituality, nature, learning and growth, movement, self-expression, and pleasure. Holistic nutrition also involves understanding how these aspects affect your relationship with food. By learning more about the psychology of eating, you can set out on your own path toward a more positive relationship with the food you eat and the holistic self that you aim to nourish.

The Importance of Calcium and Vitamin D in Daily Nutrition
You’ve probably been encouraged to get enough calcium; as a child mostly by drinking milk. And as an adult, more calcium is needed to ensure that your bones stay healthy and strong. This article on the Palo Alto Medical Foundation website explains food sources of calcium, daily Vitamin D requirements and how much calcium humans need from birth to their senior years. It also discusses the importance of exercise and bone health, and covers calcium supplements. There are many ways to get enough calcium and vitamin D in your diet. Foods such as milk, cheese and yogurt, and vegetables like kale, broccoli and Chinese cabbage have plenty of calcium. And good food sources for vitamin D include salmon, tuna and mackerel, and in lesser amounts, in cheese, egg yolks and beef liver.

 

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