Building long term healthy eating habits
There are many different perspectives on how to eat well and be healthy throughout your life. Building a healthy diet doesn’t have to be complicated.
Diet and Nutrition
While it can feel like nutrition research is constantly changing and backflipping on previous recommendations, there is one thing that remains constant - WHOLE FOODS!
Whole foods are foods that haven’t changed much between the farmer and you. They are fresh or minimally processed foods with little or no ingredients added to them and/or little or no components taken away.
Your body is a complex machine that needs an incredibly wide variety of food chemicals to keep it functioning well. In truth, only a small proportion of the chemicals in our food are well understood. By limiting food processing, many of the original food chemicals, or nutrients, are kept in the food when it enters your body. The more processing a food has undergone, the more nutrients will be removed, narrowing the variety of food chemicals you receive. Eating foods in their whole form, allows your body to access the all the nutrients that food contains, not just the ones that are well understood, but also the ones that aren’t.
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5 ways to improve fatty liver through food
Getting the diagnosis of fatty liver can be scary. It’s very common to feel worried about what it all means and uncertain about what you can do.
Fatty liver disease is caused by a build-up of fatty acids between the liver cells. This isn’t directly related to a high fat diet. It’s caused by a complex interaction between genetics, hormones and our dietary intake.
Luckily, the liver is a very clever organ and when given the right dietary factors it can regulate itself really well. So, if you’ve been given a diagnosis of fatty liver, here are some key dietary changes that may help.
vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, and legumes
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