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How Nutrition Can Help You Meet Your Goals. By Nathaniel & Justin. Benefits of Good Nutrition. The effect of nutrition on disease and health has been noted since 1900 Healthy habits are rewarding: Have more energy Feel better daily Look healthier

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How nutrition can help you meet your goals

How Nutrition Can

Help You Meet

Your Goals

By Nathaniel & Justin


Benefits of good nutrition
Benefits of Good Nutrition

  • The effect of nutrition on disease and health has been noted since 1900

  • Healthy habits are rewarding:

    • Have more energy

    • Feel better daily

    • Look healthier

  • Right food choices decrease risk of dangerous diseases

  • Performance in recreation


Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates

- Carbohydrates are the energy source for your bodies functions

Best types are those with low glycemic indexes:

-These are carbs that release energy slowly

-Provide lengthened energy

-Gives a ‘full’ feeling for longer

-Has been shown to fight obesity

-LGI foods include things like fruits, whole grains, vegetables, nuts ect.


Proteins
Proteins

- Proteins are the building blocks of your body

- With increased protein intake you build muscle

- Increased muscle mass leads to a higher metabolism or being able to

burn calories at an increased rate

- Building muscle is useful twice over because it helps to fight obesity

and it improves performance


Supplements
Supplements

- Caffeine:

- Most commonly used performance enhancer

- Effective at keeping you less tired

- 1.36 to 2.72 milligrams per pound is most effective for performance

- More fruits and vegetables

- low calories, filling, can reduce need for other snacks


Foods for different situations
Foods for Different situations

- Feeling Sad:

- Alpha-linolenic acid foods which include many nuts

- Feeling Stress:

- Stick to a well planned meal instead of comfort food

- Feeling Sluggish:

- Drink water or watery foods to prevent even minor dehydration


Bibliography
Bibliography

-"The Stimulating Truth." Bicycling Dec. 2013: 020. Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection. Web. 10 Feb. 2014.

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-Girdwain, Jessica. "The good-mood diet." Spirituality & Health Magazine Mar.-Apr. 2014: 36+. General OneFile. Web. 26 Feb. 2014.

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