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Science Says: The Healthiest Diet for Human Beings Is Plants

What is the Healthiest Diet for Humans? Q: Dear Sister, I've been trying to eat healthier, but don't know exactly what foods are good for health. What are the healthiest foods to eat? Sincerely, Aspiring Healthy Eater A: Dear Aspiring, Firstly, congratulations on setting good and loving intentions for yourself to eat healthier. This is great to hear and here's to your health goals! Secondly, I can sympathize with your confusion over what food are good for the health. Ask google, a health magazine, your mom, your doctor, and…

Plant-Based Sources of Essential MacroNutrients

Basic human nutrition is comprised of building blocks referred to as macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients include the nutrients the human body requires in large amounts. Micronutrients include the nutrients the human body requires in relatively small amounts. The five basic macronutrients are sugar (aka carbohydrate), fat, protein, water, and fiber. These five ingredients make up the bulk of the food we consume and are each essential in varying amounts for healthy growth and body functioning. A lack of basic…
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