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Your body needs energy to work normally and keep you alive.
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Many of us are eating too much, and not being active enough. That’s why nearly two thirds of the adult population in England is overweight or obese. Find out how much you should be eating, and how to cut the calories.
A healthy diet can help reduce your risk of developing coronary heart disease and stop you gaining weight - reducing your risk of diabetes and high blood pressure. It can also help lower your cholesterol levels and reduce your risk of some cancers. Even if you already have a heart condition, a healthy diet can benefit your heart.
This nutrition glossary includes definitions of both common nutritional terms and terms specific to the Nutrition Data Web site. The convenient alphabetic links allow you to quickly navigate between different sections of this glossary. Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP): ATP is a molecule that serves as the universal energy source for all plants and animals.
There are several key reasons why people develop unhealthy eating habits, most of it can be attributed to lack of planning and awareness.
Your body runs on fuel in the form of food, and if the fuel you put in your body is not high-grade, you should not expect your body to give you peak performance.