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What is Intermittent Fasting, and Does It Really Work?

By Hannah Meier

You may have heard of caloric restriction and the myriad benefits it supposedly brings to the metabolic table. New research suggests that intermittent fasting could be a safe way for people to improve their health, but before you adopt this eating pattern, read up on six common mistakes to avoid. 1,130 more words

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Beauty, Not Bones - An Ode to Imperfection

Like all good stories, this one started in a bathroom. The Safeway one up next to Nevada Beach to be specific.

I was the ripe old age of 10, pondering the meaning of life and quantum physics while waiting in line to use the potty. 1,413 more words

My Personal Nutrition Plan

Nutrition and Disease
Natasha Tovar
HCS308 Intro to Nutritional Concepts
Instructor Christine McMahon
June 13, 2016

Consistent Strengths

Presently, after taking this course in Nutrition, I realize that my strengths are in keeping healthy foods in the house, avoiding added sugars, as well as eating healthy snacks.  

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A Life of Nutrition

Nutrition and Disease
Natasha Tovar
HCS308 Intro to Nutritional Concepts
Instructor Christine McMahon
June 12, 2016

Nutritious Pregnancy

During Pregnancy nutrition generally means supplementation due to the fact that it would be impractical to eat the amount of food that is necessary to fuel the body and support the growing baby as well.  

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Power to the Macros

Nutrition and Disease
Natasha Tovar
HCS308 Intro to Nutritional Concepts
Instructor Christine McMahon
June 11, 2016

How Macronutrients Assist Digestion

The role of macronutrients in our digestion is pretty clear and is found in the entire body as the digestion starts at the mouth and ends in the colon.  

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Impact of Macros and Micros

Nutrition and Disease
Natasha Tovar
HCS308 Intro to Nutritional Concepts
Instructor Christine McMahon
June 10, 2016

What do they do?

Macros and Micros are all the hype right now.  

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Culture and Nutrition

Nutrition and Disease
Natasha Tovar
HCS308 Intro to Nutritional Concepts
Instructor Christine McMahon
June 09, 2016

What Nutrition Means to Culture

Nutrition has become deeply rooted in our culture.  

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