Category: Nutrition

Prebiotics and Probiotics

Prebiotics and probiotics are very important for our health; they work together to make sure our digestive system is working properly. We must begin by understanding the role of bacteria in our bodies. We have trillions of microbes (bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viruses) that live in our gut, which make…

2021 National Nutrition Month

Did you know it is National Nutrition month?  You may ask, what is National Nutrition Month? Here is a brief synopsis from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics,“National Nutrition Month® was initiated in 1973 as National Nutrition Week, and it became a month-long observance in 1980 in response to growing…

Dietary Fats

There are a lot of misconceptions about fats. Are they healthy? Are they unhealthy? They can be both depending on the source of fat you are eating. It’s important to note that all fats aren’t the same. Let’s dive a bit deeper into the various types of fats found in our food.