Dietary Fat: What Is It?

Despite what people may say, fat is a necessary nutrient for the body’s health and well-being.  Doctors recommend people eat the right amount and type of dietary fat to maintain good health. On the ketogenic diet, it’s required to have a specific amount of fat in your daily diet.  This article will break down what… Continue reading Dietary Fat: What Is It?

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What Is Protein?

Protein is made up of assorted amino acids. Nine of these amino acids can’t be produced by your body, so you need to find these essential amino acids in the food you eat. Commonly known as “complete” protein, animal protein has the 9 essential amino acids our bodies cannot produce.  Plant protein is seen as… Continue reading What Is Protein?

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Macronutrients: Understanding Macro Breakdowns

If you’re trying to diet down and lose weight, there’s a good chance that you’ve heard of “macronutrients” mentioned and how important they are for tracking purposes. Macros have such an integral role in healthy weight loss because it’s used to keep people accountable when on a diet.  Let’s get into the details of macronutrients,… Continue reading Macronutrients: Understanding Macro Breakdowns

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