Variety Is the Spice of Life: Getting Your Essential Nutrients
- NUTRITION FOR EXERCISE AND HEALTH: A BRIEF REVIEW. Polikandrioti, M.; Tsami, A. // Health Science Journal;2007, Issue 1, p1
Carbohydrates are the preferred fuel for physical activities of high intensity and brief duration. The importance of fat as an exercise energy source depends principally on the availability of carbohydrates. Fats are primarily used when the body performs low intensity muscular work, thus,...
- Food at Work. // Click;Mar2008, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p10
The article discusses the nutrients that are vital to the human body. Nutrients found in food are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water. The body stores extra carbohydrate as fat. But the body needs only a small amount of fat. Minerals keep the body work smoothly. Calcium...
- About Chromium. // Diabetes Health;May2006, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p25
Reports that chromium is an essential mineral that is needed for insulin activity in the metabolism of carbohydrate, fat and protein and in August 2005, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) allowed a qualified health claim for chromium picolinate and confirmed its safety. Basis of the FDA...
- At What Age to Supplement, and with Which Nutrients. // Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter;Apr2002, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p5
Recommends vitamins and minerals that should be taken depending on age, such as folic acid and vitamin D.
- CUTTING EDGE. Zuckerbrot, Tanya // Men's Fitness;Dec2007/Jan2008, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p32
The article answers a question on what time of the day should one take his vitamins. It states that multivitamins should be taken at mealtime. It advises readers to get at least a bit of fat in their meal, since fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E, and K require it for absorption. It also...
- GOOD EATS: Read All About It. Moss, Marcy O'Koon // Arthritis Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4
The article discusses the report "Vitamin & Mineral Guide" report published in this issue.
- Eat, 'Supp' and Be Healthy. Welland, Diane // Arthritis Today;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p58
Presents a guide on vitamins and minerals. Terms and abbreviations; Sources of water soluble vitamins; Details on fat soluble vitamins; Overview on minerals.
- CHAPTER 10: Adding to the Diet. Henderson, Joe // Best Runs;1999, p85
Chapter 10 of the book "Best Runs" is presented. The author offers tips for runners on healthy eating. He learned from a doctor that for every sweetened or caffeinated drink taken, two glasses of water are needed to make up for the loss fluid as the caffeine and sugar act as diuretics. He notes...
- How to Pop Properly. Tobin, Erica // Women's Health;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p64
The article offers tips on taking tablets, such as taking vitamins and minerals early in the day to support energy production, drinking water with the medicine, and eating food with some fat when taking fat-soluble vitamins, such as vitamin D.