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Facts About Fats

Thanks for reading! This week, we're going to talk about dietary fats, which are actually critical nutrients that provide the human body with energy and support cell function. They contain 9 calories per gram and there are four different types found in foods: saturated fats, transfats, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats. The function of these fats is to keep the body warm and protect organs. They also help the body absorb nutrients, produce important hormones, [...]

2022-03-24T10:13:29-04:00

The Complexity of Carbohydrates

Welcome back to our Nutrition Bites blog! This week, we want to talk about carbohydrates, which often get a bad reputation even though certain types are really helpful to the body, providing it with the energy it needs to function properly. Did you know that carbohydrates contain 4 calories per gram and are used in the human body as its preferred source of energy? They also come in the forms of simple and complex. Complex [...]

2022-03-19T17:52:42-04:00

The Scoop On Protein

For our first blog installment, we want to talk about protein. Now, what do you think of when you hear protein? Maybe, cheese, eggs, chicken, fish? These are all great sources of protein. When I hear protein, I think about how critical it is to the repair and regeneration of muscle tissue and how proteins provide much-needed amino acids to the body’s muscle tissue. This helps to ensure optimal recovery following a tough workout, or [...]

2022-03-19T17:52:18-04:00

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