Category: Education

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Additional Resources – Positive Health Wellness

On Dieticle, we tend to focus our attention on achieving optimal health and fitness, as well as the obtaining aesthetically appealing physiques through strategic diet and exercise. However, health wellness as a topic encompasses a great...

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All About Insulin Resistance and Sensitivity

Like pretty much all hormones in the body, insulin is important. The lack of insulin or insulin resistance is what leads to diabetes. This is because insulin is the hormone that regulates your blood sugar...

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The Basics of Metabolism and Weight Loss

We all know the word metabolism, but what does it really mean? The average person might define metabolism as the process of breaking down food. That is partially true, but it’s actually much...

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The Cycles and Seasons of the Body

Day and night. Summer and winter. Catabolism and Anabolism. Life and Death. Yin and Yang. The natural world and life as we know it operates in cycles. These cycles can be as grand...

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The Classification of Food Groups

Food is our fuel. Food, once ingested, is broken down into smaller units and then assimilated into our bodies. It plays a necessary role in the biological functions of life. While the process of intaking food into our bodies...

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Nutrients – The Building Blocks of Life

Nutrients represent the basic units that constitute foods. Nutrients are oxidized for the production of readily available energy or reserve energy by means of biochemical transformations (metabolism). They can play a plastic/constructive role (proteins),...