Tag Archives: carbohydrates

The Calories That Your Child Burns

The Calories That Your Child Burns

  GROWING KIDS – Food is energy released during digestion. The energy—measured as calories—enables the cells to perform their tasks to maintain the body’s health and wellness. The energy can ...

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Too Much Carbo-Loading Can Be Fatal: Experts

Too Much Carbo-Loading Can Be Fatal: Experts

  MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Food may be the fuel that keeps people going, but a carbohydrate overload is a lit fuse that could stop them dead on their tracks. Because ...

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Instant Noodles Carry Health Risks for Women: Study

Instant Noodles Carry Health Risks for Women: Study

  WASHINGTON, August 21, 2014 (AFP) – Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood ...

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Nourishing the Child in Your Womb

Nourishing the Child in Your Womb

  Good nutrition is needed to ensure good maternal and child health. What you eat affects both your well-being and the well-being of your body. Food high in the B ...

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Factfile: Importance of Carbohydrates

Factfile: Importance of Carbohydrates

  Known as energy foods, carbohydrates are basically sugar. They are the body’s main fuel, which is broken down to glucose and transported via blood circulation to different parts of ...

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Tips from Other Cultures: Nutrition for Expectant Moms

Tips from Other Cultures: Nutrition for Expectant Moms

  Just because you have to pay careful attention to what you’re eating doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy variety in your diet. Here are a few ideas from around the world. American ...

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Nutrients Essential for your Baby’s Development

Nutrients Essential for your Baby’s Development

  A well-balanced diet is important for your child’s development. Giving him a diet with adequate sources of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, and minerals will ensure his proper physical and ...

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