I once had a friend task me, “What does it matter if I eat healthy or not? In this day and age we’re all going to get some form of cancer.” Honestly, I couldn’t completely disagree with his thought process.
It sounds gross, but looking in the toilet before you flush can actually tell you a lot about your health. What you see can be a harmless reminder of what you ate, or it can be a sign of a serious health problem.
March is National Nutrition Month®, and for 2017 the theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” We’ve posted a prior
National Nutrition Month® is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Every year, the campaign focuses on raising awareness about good nutrition and educating people on changes they can make to eat healthier and be more active. AND is the largest group of food and nutrition professionals in the world. AND strives to provide timely, scientifically-based nutrition and information to help people make healthier food choices.
Protein is one of the three macronutrients along with carbohydrates and fats that we need for proper growth and function of the human body. It plays an important role in building tissue, hormones, and maintenance of muscles. Protein is made up of 20 amino acids.