Recording Calories

While Calorie counting is still fresh in our minds (carbohydrates = 4 Calories per gram, protein = 4 Calories per gram, fat = 9 Calories per gram, alcohol = 7 Calories per gram) it may be a good idea to discuss how to apply it. First we need to get a little more objective and Read More …

Micronutrients Matter

Our health would be in dire straits if the foods we consumed contained only macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein, fat, fiber, and alcohol) with little or nothing else to offer (a fitting definition for “junk food”). It is true that macronutrients make up the bulk of our diet (hopefully not alcohol) and provide us with Calories and Read More …