Essential Nutrients Experts classify nutrients as “essential” because your body cannot make them, yet requires these nutrients for growth, maintenance, repair, and so much more. “Essential nutrients are compounds that the body can’t make or can’t make in sufficient quantity,” says Mandy Ferriera. “According to the World Health Organization, these nutrients must come from food,
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The Heart Beat on Heart Disease Your heart pumps blood throughout the body, providing oxygen and nutrients while removing waste. A healthy heart beats around 100,000 times every day (or about three billion beats in a lifetime), pumping about six quarts of blood throughout the body. At least that’s how it should work. Heart disease
Sedentary Behavior in Kids Today Increases Risk of Obesity Many children today sit too much and don’t move enough. They’re lured by less-than-healthy foods and technology overpowers their lives. As parents, you’re probably very aware of these problems and you’re eager to find solutions. Whether you’re attempting to start the New Year healthily or getting
The Thyroid Plays a Critical Role in Your Body Such a tiny gland, yet what a dramatic impact it has on nearly every function within your body. Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland, found at the front of the neck under your voice box, that weighs just 20 – 60 grams. This gland makes two
New Year’s Resolutions: Failed! Why are resolutions so easy to create, but difficult to even start, much less maintain? Especially when it comes to eating well and taking care of yourself, change can feel hard in the beginning. Yet you know that investing in your wellness and well-being repays dividends down the road. Sometimes you