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Elements Of Human Nutrition

Elements Of Human Nutrition
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6 videos in this collection

Protein
The word 'protein' comes from a Greek word that means 'of prime importance'. Proteins help us see, contract our muscles, and clot blood. Our organs and immune system are made…
Carbs
What are carbohydrates, and why do we need them? Learn how our bodies use carbs, how many we should eat each day, and which foods are healthier choices for carbs…
Fats
We often think of fat as harmful, but it is actually very important to the body. It is equally important to learn the effects of fats on the body in…
Minerals
Minerals are more than squares on the periodic table; they're crucial to our health. Learn the names and functions of minerals, and which foods are the best sourdfes to ensure…
Vitamins
Do you hear the word 'vitamins' and envision pills? In fact, our main source of vitamins is the food that we eat. This video teaches the basics about these essentials…
Water
Learn what water does for the body, from cell structure and joint lubrication to body temperature regulation and vitamin dissolution. Understand potential problems, such as what dehydration is and can…

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