We eat for pleasure, to be social, for comfort, and sometimes just because we are hungry. We often give little thought to how the food that we put into our bodies is affecting our well-being. Many of the foods that we consume can harm us, and if we choose the right foods they can help us to look and feel better. I hope this web site can help you to learn not only the basics of eating right, but how to go beyond and use your diet to maximize your health.
Scurvy, rickets, beriberi, pellagra, protein-energy malnutrition (kwashiorkor and marasmus).
Gluten intolerance (celiac disease), lactose intolerance, and food allergies.
Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Thiamin (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pyridoxine (B6), Cobalamin (B12), Biotin, Pantothenic Acid (B5), Folic Acid, Vitamin C (ascorbic acid)
Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Iron, Zinc, Iodine, Selenium, Sodium, Manganese, Potassium, Copper, Chromium, Fluoride, Molybdenum
Carbohydrates, Protein, Fat and Cholesterol
Chemicals found in plants that can protect against or prevent certain diseases. There are about 900 or so of these - and that's just the ones that have already been discovered.