Why is nutrition so important?

WHY IS NUTRITION SO IMPORTANT? In order for our bodies to function properly and stay healthy, it is important that we follow a good nutritious diet. Foods are made up of 6 classes of nutrients. These nutrients are macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates, fats), micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) and water. If you neglect to have the right…

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Healthy Recipe – Zucchini Noodle Lasagna

Zucchini Noodle Lasagna Preparation Time-45 minutes Cooking difficulty-Level 2 Ingredients: 10 ounce-95% Lean Ground Beef or Ground Turkey  1 unit-Onion  2 clove-Garlic  2 unit-Zucchini  1 box-Crushed Tomatoes  2 ounce-Mozzarella Cheese 1 teaspoon-Dried Oregano 1 teaspoon-chili Flakes 8 ounce-Ricotta 1 tablespoon-Olive Oil Nutrition Values/ per serving Energy (kJ)2506 kJ Calories-599 kcal Fat-31 g Carbohydrate-40 g Dietary…

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Beverage Basics

Beverage Basics Most caloric drinks – like sodas and juices – are loaded with sugar and send your insulin levels skyrocketing. Plus, they don’t have fiber to help you feel full, so you’ve just drunk 100 plus calories of liquid sugar, plus you are still going to feel hungry. Juice too has a ton of…

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Get Cooking

Get Cooking Break the rules So don’t always follow a recipe-modify it to meet your needs. You can cut out the extra, and it will still taste good, I promise. Try these approaches to make your dishes way healthier while still retaining their flavor: Cut out a third of the fat Cut the salt in…

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