High Fat/Low-Carb (HFLC) diet, or Ketogenic diet, has become so popular in the last 5 years especially since 2015 when the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee reported that dietary cholesterol was no longer a “nutrient of concern”. People dive into bacon, fried eggs, steaks, butter, cheese, heavy cream, pork fat and other fatty foods. Many … Continue reading Too Much Fat?
Micronutrients, as opposed to macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates and fat), are comprised of vitamins and minerals which are required in small quantities to ensure normal metabolism, growth and physical wellbeing. VITAMINS are essential organic nutrients, most of which are not made in the body, or only in insufficient amounts, and usually must be obtained through food. When … Continue reading Do you pay attention to this important trace mineral?
When I was in my freshman year of high school, there was a physical yearly checkup at the school and a doctor told me that I may have Grave’s disease. In follow up, I went to see the doctor at a hospital but my diagnosis of Grave’s disease was not confirmed. However, my mother, who … Continue reading Thyroid disease for moms and babies