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What are the 9 essential nutrients needed ?

What are the 9 essential nutrients needed ?

Essential amino acid: 9 essential Amino Acids which your body can’t make itself: histidine isoleucine leucine lysine methionine phenylalanine threonine tryptophan valine. ...Read more

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What is the meaning when a nutrient is considered essential?

What is the meaning when a nutrient is considered essential?

Nutrients: An essential nutrient is a nutrient that the body needs, but cannot manufacture in an adequate amount. The body has many chemical reactions that occur and often these reactions require the nutrients in some manner. Deficiencies of these nutrients can lead to serious illness. Some examples include: vitamin c (scurvy); vitamin d (rickets); thiamine (beriberi); Niacin (pellagra). ...Read more

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I want to know what are the best nuts (with more and better nutrients)...

Almost : Any nut that is raw and not roasted is good for you and full of nutrients ...Read more

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What is the best diet to make sure my baby receives all the nutrients necessary?

What is the best diet to make sure my baby receives all the nutrients necessary?

Breastfeed, formula: Infants born at term only need either breast milk or formula plus 400 iu vitamin d supplement per day for the first 4-6 months. After that you can begin to introduce foods. Most infants will enjoy a wide variety of flavors and become more picky as toddlers, when feeding becomes more difficult. The only foods to avoid are honey, textures baby will choke on, and foods they show sensitivity to. ...Read more

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Which foods are best at restoring nutrients lost during intense workouts? Also, how can you benefit from taking cold showers?

Which foods are best at restoring nutrients lost during intense workouts? Also, how can you benefit from taking cold showers?

Variety & water: Eat a meal with a variety of foods within an hour after a workout. Don't wait long. Your muscles will not rebuild as well, and you'll lose some of the benefit of your hard work, if you don't feed them soon after a workout. The variety of foods should include carbohydrates (including perhaps 35g of simple carbs/sugar to get glycogen back into muscles), protein for building muscle, fruits, vegs. ...Read more

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Realize best nutrients are from food,but if I'm not eating right, do you believe in the nutritional drinks like ensure,boost &etc? If so which is best

Realize best nutrients are from food,but if I'm not eating right, do you believe in the nutritional drinks like ensure,boost &etc? If so which is best

Supplements: I do think that such supplements are a good idea to enrich a diet that lacks adequate calories. Ask your pharmacist which supplement is best for you. Ensure does have a good track record but others may have less sugar,etc. Take a multivitamin daily as well. ...Read more

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Is the niacin considered as an essential nutrient?

Is the niacin considered as an essential nutrient?

Yes: Niacin, also known as vitamin b3, is a nutrient required by the body that cannot be produced in volumes sufficient for healthy functioning and so must be supplemented through the diet. Thus, it is considered an essential nutrient. ...Read more

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What are the best nutrients vitamins to thicken hair?

What are the best nutrients vitamins to thicken hair?

B Vits,A,C,D,E,Mg &:: Many vitamins are needed for healthy hair, including B3, B5, B6, B12, biotin & A, C, D, E & zinc. While deficiencies can cause hair loss & taking these may prevent hair loss, they are not proven to restore hair loss in most, but are important for healthy hair. The most effective are E, D & biotin. See http://bembu.com/hair-growth-vitamins ...Read more

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What's the best way to get a 20-month old picky eater to get all of her nutrients?

What's the best way to get a 20-month old picky eater to get all of her nutrients?

Encourage and Offer: Many toddlers and young children are picky eaters by our standards. Kids tend to like a few items very well and eat them daily for months. We as parents still should offer variety (not force). Shape and different colors and texture make a difference. Eat healthy your self and offer only healthy and your child will do fine. They never starve. Be patient. ...Read more