Nutrition Facts

11 articles

Posts that focus on the science behind nutrition (chemistry), explaining what nutrients are and how they affect the body (bio-chemistry), Includes: sources and roles of macronutrients and micronutrients, how vitamins and minerals act in the body, nutrients in certain foods, reading and understanding food labels, different names for toxic ingredients & why they’re bad, as well as the chemistry behind healthy food preparation techniques. Tags: macronutrients, micronutrients, vitamins and minerals, protein sources, carbohydrates, fats, fiber, sugar, food labels, calorie counting, portion sizzes, nutrient density, antioxidants, hydration and electrolytes, processed foods, organic vs non-organic