20 Sep Nutrition I
Updated September, 2018.
Harrison is right. Proper nutrition is really important to feel great and have lasting energy. But before we get to what to eat, what exactly do we mean by Nutrition? What’s the big deal with eating well anyway?
Nutrition means “the act of nourishing.” (Don’t you hate that, when people define a word using pretty much the same word? Hang on! We won’t leave you with that!) To nourish means:
So, when you learn about nutrition you are learning about the foods you need for LIFE, GROWTH and HEALTH. Dang, that’s pretty big! And that’s why this section of the site contains a lot of information.
So why is maintaining proper nutrition essential to your health? Without proper nutrition you are more likely to get sick (because your immune system can’t work as well), have skin break outs, have poor concentration, have bad breath, feel sluggish, feel moody, lack coordination, lack motivation… should we go on? Food is the fuel that you give your body to work and grow. Without proper nutrition, your body can not function at its best, and that is one of the main points of this site: helping you to be the best you can be. So let’s just get into it…. here are the topics you will cover in this post Nutrition 1: