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The Role of Proteins, Fats and Carbohydrates in Our Diet and Health

Our diet consists of three major building blocks, the so-called macronutrients – the proteins, fats and carbohydrates. They are all essential for our existence and good health. We cannot do without any of these three critical components. If you managed to eliminate any of them from your diet, you would surely die. Proteins form the structure of every cell in our bodies. Carbohydrates, including sugars and starches, are the body’s chief source of fuel. And […]

Could Carbohydrate Rich Diet Be Promoting Cancer?

The mainstream dietetic guidelines of the past decades have been all about carbohydrates. Listen to any of the respected modern-day health authorities and they all keep repeating the same dietary rules of the high-carbohydrate, low-fat diet. Carbs are the right choice and the message is clear: If you want to be healthy, you should be favoring starchy foods such as potatoes, rice, bread, pasta and cereals. But what if that whole concept was completely wrong? […]