Sassy Water Benefits

Water is necessary for adequate body hydration. It improves the function of body systems. Eight glasses of water (two liters) daily is enough for your body as a part of a healthy diet. However, intake of water needs, vary according to activity level and body weight.

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Food Pyramid

Food pyramid is a guide for healthy diet, divides into levels. Every level shows recommended intake for each food group.

Food pyramid shows types of foods and how much we should eat every day. Food is divided on six basic groups and four levels. Health condition of our body depends on kind of the food we eat and how is it rich in vitamins and minerals.

Higher floors in food pyramid has less area in the pyramid and the food that is displayed in them, should be taken in small quantities.  Continue reading “Food Pyramid”

Basic Food Groups

The food culture is based on a century-old experience of selecting plants and animals with nutrition qualities. The term food, means everything that is used as food and drink in processed or unprocessed form, as well as spices, dyes and other substances that are added in the food for preservation that improves their appearance, smell or taste. Human choose food depending of food properties – appearance, taste, smell.

Food is classified in food groups. It is a source of vitaminsmineralsproteinsfats and carbohydrates. Commonly are known six basic food groups.

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Fats

These high value foods are good for health if we use them in small quantities but, they become dangerous for health when are taken in increased quantities.

By intake variety of foods, without additions of oils and fats, we get a sufficient amount of fats which is necessary for normal toxins changes.

Continuous intake of more calories than we need, leads to overweight (obesity). This condition can cause cardiovascular and other diseases.

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