Nutrition & Health

It seems that hardly a week passes without another food scare story or the publication of a new food nutrition study (usually contradicting the findings a previous one). An athlete prepares and practices for such activities by eating nutrients which gives peak energy levels at desired moment. The foods that an infant eats within the first few months have far reaching implications. The best advice is to start young and to lead by example: Toddlers have no preconceptions of food when they start eating – it is all learnt from us. Soon the idea of a fruit snack instead of sweets will be as natural as falling of a log.\n\nThe general consensus nowadays is that eating up to three whole eggs a day is perfectly fine, and although there’s no proof that eating more is bad for you, it’s something that hasn’t been researched enough yet. When you reduce the amount of meat protein you consume you are also automatically cutting down on the unhealthy fats that accompany them.\n\nUndernutrition is of the greatest nutritional problem that stricken mostly people in the rural areas and some of those who went to the city in search of greener pasture. Why is it that people today are so interested in losing weight, yet they have no interest in learning the proper and healthy way of doing it. Have we gotten so lazy that we only want a quick temporary fix, ie Fad diet?\n\nRoad running is great for toning as the uneven surfaces really work every muscle in the body, but it is more difficult than running on the treadmill so persevere with road running. Undernutrition is characterized by inadequate intake of macro-nutrients (namely: calories and protein).\n\nā€¢ Go for the whole foods instead of scouring the market shelves for vitamin-enriched. Under times of stress supplementation with enzymes, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and herbal supplements is needed. Whether you choose fulfilling foods or not will have a major difference on energy balance over the long term because a calorie from a boiled potato is not the same as a calorie from a doughnut,ā€ Lambert says.