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What are the nutritional needs for adults every day?

What are the nutritional needs for adults every day?

Varies!: There is too great a difference between the sexes, pregnancy, the young and old, and those with certain illnesses, and for those even on certain drugs. Their is a new field called nutrogenomics, which has identified vast differences between vitamin needs in humans. The most common needs: 8 glasses of water; 1g of protein per 2 lbs of body weight; and 20-24 grams of fiber for adults. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult?

Does using a nutritional cleanse have any health value for an adult?

Yes: We live in a toxic world. Every person has many toxins, such as heavy metals, pesticides, pcb's, dioxins, pthalates, pbb's etc. Detoxification programs can lower our body burdens of these chemicals & research shows people generally feel better after such programs & this may be the best way to prevent disease! I advise everyone to do an annual cleanse. There are many ways to cleanse- see comment:. ...Read more

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What are common nutritional benefits in honey?

What are common nutritional benefits in honey?

Nutrition Honey: There are many nutritional & health benefits to honey. Honey is packed with b vitamins and minerals. The health benefits include boosting immunity, soothing GI effects, antioxidant, throat soother, and anti-microbial. ...Read more

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How can scientists determine the nutritional conpounds of foods?

Some pretty fancy: Analysis. This is way outside of my wheelhouse. See: https://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Nutrition_analysis ...Read more

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What are the nutritional benefits of the paleo diet for teenagers?

What are the nutritional benefits of the paleo diet for teenagers?

Paleo diet: The diet is rich in protein but is laking in cabohydrates, namely grains. Ifyou are involved in sports you will need an overload in carbs which this diet does not offer. ...Read more

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What ar ethe specific nutritional needs of dementia patients?

What ar ethe specific nutritional needs of dementia patients?

Careful monitoring: A balanced diet with plenty of protein, dark leafy vegetables, and variety the loved one prefers.
Keep in mind the signalling center of the brain may also be effected by the same pathology thus reducing the hunger/thirst drive. It's often subtle.
More stimulating food smells (fresh baked bread?) and tastier foods are often better.
Watch for choking. This may represent a need for a swallowing study. ...Read more

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Can you please list an average person's basic nutritional requirements?

Can you please list an average person's basic nutritional requirements?

Nutritional needs: This one is really too big for 400 characters. But everyone needs the 3 basic nutritional fuels: proteins, carbohydrates, and healthy fats in sufficient supply for body maintenance. Also plenty of water daily. For more involved information than can be supplied in this small space, please see: http://www. Cdc. Gov/nutrition/everyone/basics/. ...Read more

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How does the nutritional content of frozen and canned vegetables differ?

How does the nutritional content of frozen and canned vegetables differ?

Read labels.: Fresh frozen vegetables usually retain more nutrients, but it depends on the form. The package labels will tell you. All canned vegetables are not alike either. Even salsa can end up with no nutrients at all from over-processing. Read labels, if it has no vitamins, fiber, or protein, it is basically junk. Some canned fruits and some juices have no vitamins at all and are just overpriced candy! ...Read more

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Websites or Companies/other that are big time in Nutritional Research/Testing?

There are many. ..: Genova Diagnostics and Spectracell Labs are two of the biggest nutritional testing wise. Is there a particular test you are interested in?
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