By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs Posted on April 12, 2016
New food products are being developed daily, and some definitely find their way to supermarket shelves. Over the last decade, plant-based milks have become increasingly popular as a substitution for cow’s milk.
By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs Posted on March 22, 2016
Water in, water out — it’s the most basic illustration of the body’s attempt to maintain water homeostasis, or the ideal balance of fluid in the body. Virtually everything the body needs is subject to a balancing act of taking in enough to balance unavoidable losses.
By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs Posted on February 9, 2016
Unlike a car, which just needs one type of fuel, the human body requires three energy sources from food: protein, fat and carbohydrate. Over the past few decades, conflicting and confusing recommendations have come from a wide variety of sources about how these three calorie sources should be balanced in the adult diet.
By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs Posted on January 26, 2016 • Updated on January 26, 2016 at 1:33 am
Our Jan. 12 article stressed the critical importance to health of providing the body with an adequate supply of all essential nutrients. To do this requires the intestine to absorb an adequate supply of these essential nutrients.
By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs Posted on January 12, 2016 • Updated on January 16, 2016 at 5:48 pm
Staying healthy or getting healthy requires good nutrition. Although you can find many self-appointed experts expounding on the perfect diet for all, no matter what, the way you eat must meet three key principles.
By Alan Titchenal and Joannie Dobbs Posted on December 8, 2015
Water is important for good health, but good hydration is much more than drinking plenty of water. The goal is not just to drink lots of water, but rather to maintain a balancedamount of water in the body and maintain a normal state of hydration. It is important to understand that water is an essential nutrient and comes from both food and water sources.