Top 10 Nutrition Basics
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Friday, April 17, 2015 12:00 AM
1. Eat three meals and two snacks every day: The Truestar Meal Plansemphasize optimal weight and health by offering three delicious meals and two tasty snacks daily. Studies show that individuals who eat four or more times a day are 45% less likely to be obese than those who eat three times a day or less.


2. Always eat breakfast: Research clearly shows that individuals who skip breakfast have the greatest tendency to gain weight! Click here to learn more.


3. Eat the proper amounts of protein, carbohydrates and fat at each and every meal and snack.


4. Take your time when eating: Try to make your meals last for a minimum of 20 minutes. It takes the stomach receptors a minimum of 20 minutes to register a "full" signal in the brain.

5. Avoid using harmful fats, such as trans fatty acids which are found in margarine and products labeled "partially hydrogenated": Include "good fats" in your diet, such as omega-3 eggs, cold-water fish, nuts, seeds, olive oil and avocados. r Vitamin Section to design a vitamin plan just for you!