Nutrition during pregnancy is critical in order to have a healthy pregnancy. In fact, a woman who
plans on getting pregnant should start concerning herself with her nutritional status-prior to
getting pregnant. Some nutrients are required eve
Fats: Essential Energy-Supplying Nutrients
Lipids are commonly known to us as fats and oils. Do you know which foods are high in fat?
How fats affect our health? There is a lot of confusion when it comes to fats. This is partly due to
Vitamins: Micronutrients and Macro Powers
Have you ever heard someone say "I have so much more energy now that I am taking vitamins!"
or, "These vitamins give me so much energy!"? Vitamins do not provide kilocalories so they
cannot provide en
An individual develops eating habits during the early years that provide a foundation for the
future. It is a parent's responsibility to provide a variety of nutritious foods and allow the child's
appetite to determine how much of each food h
Achieving and Maintaining a Healthful Body Weight
Are you satisfied with your weight, shape, and fitness level? If not, why not?
What lifestyle factors affect your current figure or physique and which would
you change, if any? What influences
About the time my son turned nine years old, we were driving down FM 1960 one Saturday
looking for a place to eat. His older sisters had been playing in a soccer tournament out of town
all day and it was hot. We rarely ate fast food, but this
The Human Body
Appetite vs. Hunger - Why Do We Eat?
Appetite is the psychological desire to eat certain foods. Our appetite is aroused by
environmental cues that can cause us to have strong cravings in the absence of hunger. Do you
ever get a sudden feeli