Food And Health

10 Food Documentaries on Netflix

Below are some very interesting Food Documentaries to watch on Netflix. These are thought-provoking movies that compel you to rethink your food habits and question the lifestyle you are accustomed to. These documentaries can have a profound impact on what you buy and consume.  Cowspiracy (2014) Fed Up (2014) Hungry For Change (2012) Forks Over …

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Nutrients are necessary for a healthy body

There are six main groups of essential micronutrients and macronutrients. These six nutrients are further classified according to size and energy. Protein Carbohydrates Fats Vitamins Minerals Water Essential nutrients are compounds that the body can’t make or can’t make in sufficient quantity. According to the World Health Organization, these nutrients must come from food, and they’re vital …

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Sugar and Weight Gain

Are you consuming too much sugar? Research makes it clear — excess sugar consumption and weight gain go hand in hand. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that no more than 10 percent of your calorie intake each day should be calories from sugar. In addition to the health risks associated with eating …

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