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    How To Get Children Involved In A Healthy Nutrition

    I am the mother of a very active 4-year-old, who eats a whole, plant-based diet. In other words, she consumes 95% of her daily calories from whole plant foods – vegetables, fruits, seeds, nuts, tubers, legumes, and grains. For us, giving her healthy foods means to keeping her diet as natural, unprocessed, balanced and as whole as possible, in order to provide her body with sufficient energy, a healthy immune system, the proper absorption of nutrients, and  in order to be able to prevent diseases right now, and much later in life. The foods she eats are rich in complex carbohydrates, fats, and protein with other health-promoting nutrients such as…

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    Vegetables – preferably steamed and raw

    The term vegetable is not an officially defined technical term. It is commonly based on usage in the culinary environment and on cultural traditions, rather than on morphology. The botanical classification on the other hand is based on the variability among plants with regard to flower type, morphology, and sexual compatibility. For us to make the distinction among them, they are sub-divided into: algae and fungi; mosses and liverworts; ferns; and seed plants. Through usage, we add fungi and seed plants under the same term “vegetables” and it is on these latter two groups that our daily consumption within a plant-based diet is based. A plant has two main components:…

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    Essential benefits of chewing properly

    I like to be an avid observer and analyst of the information that is published regarding nutrition and any other information relating to the topic. Quality, quantity, and sources of cultivation and the production of foods are the main subjects. Whether we buy organic or not, whether the organic label went through the entire evaluation and examination phase of the certification process are two commonly discussed topics. Whether we should eat this or that depending on our personal needs, and whether we should count calories and measure the number of grams we eat or not are also commonly discussed ones. Most of the information is based around what we eat,…