Good question! Avoiding carbs (officially called “carbohydrates”) all together isn’t a great idea. Carbs provide our body with energy and they are the only fuel used by the brain. However, … read more
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Determining a healthy weight can vary greatly from person to person. The body mass index (BMI) is a tool that is helpful to better understand what might be a healthy … read more
El “Novato 15” es un mito que dice que los estudiantes de primer año en la universidad subirán 15 libras durante el primer año de estudios. Algunos estudiantes subirán de … read more
Avoiding carbs (carbohydrates) all together, (even for just a month), isn’t a great idea because carbs provide your body with energy. Some people believe that eating carbs will cause weight … read more
La cafeína se encuentra naturalmente en las hojas, los granos, las semillas y las frutas de muchas plantas. También se agrega a algunos alimentos y bebidas, y a algunos analgésicos … read more
Good nutrition will help you have energy all day long and will give your body the major nutrients, vitamins, and minerals it needs. It will also help you stay strong for sports or other activities. Take our quiz to see if you have good nutrition habits!
It is important to get enough iron to build red blood cells, muscle proteins, and healthy bones. Most importantly, it helps your blood cells carry the oxygen it needs for energy. Take our quiz to see if you are getting enough iron!
Just as a car runs best with a full tank of gas, your body needs the right kind of “nutritional fuel”. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of nutrition for sports!
You need protein every day to help build muscles and enzymes that help your body function. Take our quiz to see if you are eating the right amount of protein
Vitamins, minerals, and fiber are needed for healthy eyes, skin, hair, blood, and digestion. They also keep your immune system strong, which helps you fight colds, the flu, and other diseases. Take our quiz to see if you get enough vitamins, minerals, and fiber!