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"EAT SMART LIVE SMART" Geena Joseph Zaire Johnson Chrisma Olibrice Byron Fraizer
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Recommended Daily Values Protein: Protein is the main structural component of all cells in your body. Enzymes and some hormones are also proteins. Food proteins break down into amino acids during digestion,and your body rebuilds them into whatever it needs. Your protein varies by age, sex and weight.In general, it's recommended that 10–35% of your daily calories come from protein.
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Carbohydrates & Fats Carbohydrates are sugars, starches and fiber. Your carbohydrate RDI is 45 to 65 percent of your total calories. Dietary fiber, a non- digestible plant carbohydrate, aids digestion, lowers your risk of coronary heart disease and type-2 diabetes. Fats and oils are necessary in a healthy diet. Some are called "essential" because your body can not make them, and they are required for life. A high fat intake is more than 35 percent of your calories and a low intake is less than 20 percent. Many natural fats, called mono- and polyunsaturated fats, are the most beneficial. They
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