Combined with physical activity, optimum nutrition can help you to reach and maintain a healthy weight and reduce your risk of developing chronic diseases (like heart disease, diabetes and cancer).
Despite the fact that nutrition is one of the essential building blocks of a healthy body well into your old age, medical students receive less than 24 hours of nutrition training on average. It’s no wonder that dietary and nutritional guidelines continue to miss the mark when it comes to advising the public on what healthy foods to enjoy and which health-damaging foods to avoid.
Is saturated fat your enemy? Do you eat low-fat or full fat? What about artificial sweeteners, are they an ideal weight loss aid? The Daily Health aims to add some common sense to all the confusion.
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