Nutrition
Nutrition, the Short Verison - Duane
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Friday, 03 April 2009 15:17

The article "Why Hikers Get Fat," published by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy in 2004, and a perennial online favorite found here, contains extensive details about how your blood cholesterol test reveals a great deal about what you've been eating. At the request of friends, here is a simpler version of that article.

The typical supermarket and restaurant supply of prepared foods includes an overabundance of super-refined ingredients. The same truth applies to commonly available snack foods.  The skinny on fiber can be found: on these two pages.

When you strip roughage from natures products to last longer on the shelf and so that you can digest your food more easily, you pay an unseen price. You get plenty of calories, but your nutrition suffers, leaving you "hungry" for your basic needs.

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