Nutrition Ideas for Better Health (02)

5 Resources Every Holistic Nutrition Student Should Know
If you are a current or prospective holistic nutrition student or a recent graduate, it is important that you are aware of the resources available to you, so you can achieve success in your chosen path. This article by American College of Healthcare Sciences Founder, President, CEO and Principal Dorene Petersen lists five such resources which can bring you numerous benefits. These benefits include building professional relationships and growing your professional network, enjoying membership perks, and even landing an internship and a job. Of course, these resources also make up a powerhouse collection of research and science-based information that you need.

Nutritional Supplements to Build Bone and Help Prevent Osteoporosis
This article by Harvinder S. Sandhu, M.D., who is affiliated with Cornell University, gives some useful tips for maintaining healthy bones such as reducing the amount of protein in your diet, avoiding carbonated beverages, increasing calcium intake, getting more Vitamin D and exercising. Sometimes supplements are helpful if you do not eat enough calcium-rich foods. Osteoporosis affects more than 28 million people in the United States, affecting both men and women. For more information about calcium and magnesium and osteoporosis, you’ll want to read this useful article on supplements for better nutrition.

Healthy Eating Tips on HelpGuide.org
Contrary to what many people think, healthy eating is not really hard to do. It is not about depriving yourself in eating of the foods you love to eat. Instead, it’s about having more energy and stabilizing your mood. First, you need to change your mindset and start simplifying the ingredients of your food. Second, you should eat moderately and start with smaller servings. Third, it’s not what you eat but how you eat it. You should know how to listen to your body so you can enjoy your food. If you want to learn more, here is the list of the ten healthy eating tips on HelpGuide.org.

Nutrition.gov
Do you want to start eating healthy? This website, which is sponsored by the USDA, will make a very good resource for healthful eating and physical activity. It is a vast and comprehensive well of information that includes nutrients found in food, dietary supplements, shopping for food, meal planning and preparation, weight management, nutrition for various life stages from infancy to old age, nutrition and health issues, weight management, and even food assistance programs. Some of the website’s highlights include safety tips, a digital collection of historical dietary guides, USDA databases on food composition, seasonal produce guides, and food facts for consumers.

Fast Food Nutrition
Want to find out what’s in your favorite fast foods from Wendy’s, Taco Bell, Subway, McDonalds, Burger King and other national chains? You can find out here and sort it all by total calories, fat calories, percentage of calories from fat, total fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sodium, carbohydrates, fiber and protein. A good source for point-and-click nutritional advice before you think about your next fast-food stop.

For more resources, see the site: ForSmarterNutrition.com

Or see sample resources on children's health.

 

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