Are you trying to learn the basics of healthy eating? Congrats, you’ve come to the right place!
Here’s the syllabus (we’re working on adding more…hold tight…) :
1. All food is made up of 3 Macronutrients
Protein – is way over-hyped – read the Protein Marketing Myth
Carbohydrates – you need carbs, even if you have diabetes. Read the Truth about Carbohydrates
Fats – are not evil; read Fast Facts about Fats and Oils
2. Food also contains many Micro-nutrients
Vitamins – info coming soon
Minerals – info coming soon
3. Nutrition Buzzwords and what they mean
Antioxidants – Here’s why they are important for your brain
Omega 3 – A beneficial fatty acid. Here’s the lowdown with an enlightening chart
Fiber – don’t settle for farting fiber
Cholesterol – clearing up the confusion about cholesterol (and eggs)
4. FAST FACTS
Sugars – added to many foods to increase flavor – do you know all the synonyms for sugar?
MSG – what is it and what to look for on labels
Caffeine – How much in various foods / beverages ?
5. How to read nutrition labels
Coming soon. In the meantime – use our free apps
What else do would you like to know?
Comment below and we’ll be sure to add more information with time.