Newport Beach, CA (PressExposure) February 03, 2009 -- There are nutrition secrets that will help you and your loved ones become healthier and lower their risk factors for disease. Don't you want to enjoy a long happy retirement with all the money that you invest ed wisely over the next few decades? Can you imagine leading a life of leisure where you are only concerned with your grandchildren's activities, your golf score and your civic groups?
Picture every single step that you need to take to begin to lose weight, lower your risk factors for chronic diseases, like heart disease. Once you begin making changes you begin to change your aging clock. For example, learn how to navigate the grocery aisles and decipher the nutrition labels to achieve better health and optimize every bite that you eat. Once you being to eat well, you make never go back!
Navigating The Nutrition Label Begin by looking at a nutritonal label of a food that you want to buy. You will notice that serving sizes of food are shown on the nutrition label as common household measures, like cups, ounces, and grams of a food or beverage. The standardized amount of foods lets you compare similar foods.
Next, you should look at the number of calories and the other nutritional information on the nutrition label to make better choices. Most people will want to manage their weight. On the nutrition label, you will notice that the total calories for the serving size of a food are listed on the left side. The right side shows how many calories in one serving come from fat.
In general, should keep your intake low of saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, and sodium. These nutrients a have been shown in research studies to increase your risk of certain chronic diseases, such as heart disease, some cancers, and high blood pressure.
Several nutrients that are often low in the American diet so they are identified on the nutrition label. Eating enough of these nutrients, which are dietary fiber, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and iron, may improve your health and help reduce the risk of some diseases and conditions. These nutrients are shown on the nutrition label as Percent Daily Value (% DV). Your goal should be to aim for a higher percentage of a nutrient. In general, when you are looking at a single serving, 20 percent DV is considered "high" for a specific nutrient, while 5 percent DV or less is "low."
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