You need fats in your body for many reasons. Fat protects our internal organs, and provide energy, nerve conduction, warmth, cell integrity, a place for hormones and neurotransmitters to hang out, and padding to keep us comfortable. We find fascinating the function of fat as a key component of the cell membrane. Think of that […]
What Makes a Nutrient Valuable?
A nutrient is a chemical substance found in food that keeps our bodies humming along. As such, nutrients are really invaluable. Nutritional science groups them into 6 classes, based on function: 1. Carbohydrates 2. Fats 3. Proteins 4. Minerals 5. Vitamins 6. Water That’s it, no more, no less! Just get each of these in the […]