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Macronutrients Crucial Body Power

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Macronutrients are crucial nutrients for your body to absorb. They are used for the storage of fats, energy for your muscles, helps children to develop properly, balances out your fluids, immune system, hormones, and used to form RNA, DNA, and ATP. 3 Essential Macronutrients Your body utilizes three essential macronutrients in large amounts - fat, proteins, and carbohydrates - for your body to function properly by using their amino acids, and fatty acids, and to provide the body with energy (Streit).  Fat Fats store fat soluble vitamins and nutrients inside the liver and fatty tissues and contain essential fatty acids such as cholesterol, and triglycerides, to help keep your body warm and protect organs (Dutchen). Triglycerides are packaged into chylomicrons for transport through the bloodstream, activating lipoprotein lipase once they reach fat and muscle tissues, which means they break them down to be absorbed by muscles for energy and fat for storage (Biointeractive). The heart,

Super Healthy Food Artichoke

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Artichokes are A Super Healthy Addition to Your Diet Artichokes are super healthy for the body. They are packed with unique ingredients, along with common ones, which contribute to your overall health. Improves your gut health, heart, skin, anti-aging, lowers cholesterol, great for weight loss and even prevents and treats cancer.  Packed With Vitamins and Minerals Artichokes are one of the best foods for antioxidants, low in calories, high in fiber, good amount of protein, and many nutrients and minerals like vitamin K, folate, potassium, iron, magnesium, and vitamin c (Brown).  Artichokes are Great for Weight Loss Definitely a great healthy addition to your diet. A great way to help you lose weight because it is low in fat and calories. High in fiber means it will help you feel full. Artichoke includes a bunch of other ingredients to help you lose weight such as vitamin C and potassium. It helps people to build muscle by being good in protein, which also helps people burn more calorie

Raw Food Diet Disadvantages

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The Disadvantages of The Raw Food Diet Raw food diets have disadvantages along with advantages. Whether one outweighs the other is debatable. It is very hard to debate facts and that is my intent with this post focused mostly on the negative effects of the diet.  A raw food diet has nutritional deficiencies like lack of B-12, low HDL cholesterol numbers, not enough nutrients like calcium or vitamin D to support good bone health, and low body weight due to lack of calories inside the diet ( Livestrong) . Iron and iodine are two nutrients lacking with this plan as well (Cleveland Clinic).  The diet weakens muscles due to lack of protein, almost 100% of the people experienced tooth erosion in one study, and another study found it to increase infertility in women with about 70% experiencing disruption with their menstrual cycle and a third developing amenorrhea (Petre).  The diet is restrictive, time consuming and puts people at a higher risk for food poisoning because of the raw uncooked