Wednesday, November 30, 2011

About Nutrition: You Calorie Need Changes With Age

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From Shereen Jegtvig, your Guide to Nutrition

You Calorie Need Changes With Age
Does it seem like it was easier to manage your weight when you were younger? It probably was. Changes in your body and your metabolism usually means you need fewer calories per day, especially after the age of 40. Learn more about why your calorie need decreases with age and how you can prevent unwanted weight gain: Read more
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Functional Foods
Functional foods may do more for you than simply provide vitamins, minerals and energy; they may be able to improve your health. Functional foods may occur naturally (like most fruits and vegetables) or they can be fortified or enriched (like milk with vitamin D added). The American Dietetic Association defines the different types of functional foods: Read more

Fats and Oils: Questions and Answers
The topic of dietary fat can be a confusing one. We need fats for energy but too much fat adds too many calories to the diet, and some types of fat are good and some types are bad. I get a lot of questions about fats and oils, so I've created a Q&A to answer a few: Read more

Weight Loss
Weight loss is both easy and difficult. The concept is the easy part, you need to reduce your calorie intake or increase the amount of calories you burn. Or both. The difficult part is actually doing it. It's tough to give up those high calorie foods and eating patterns that caused you to gain weight in the first place. Read more


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