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Nutrition Terms: Fats: Triglycerides that remain solid at room temperature. They are a ground of chemical compounds that contain fatty acids. Some fatty acids are need for body processes, and the body stores fat deposits throughout the body, including a layer just below the skin, so it has energy set aside. Dietary Fiber: A genetic term for a nondigested carbohydrates found in plants. Its important health benefits in childhood, especially promoting bowel movements. Oil: Triglycerides that remain liquid at room temperature. The body requires some fat for body processes, and it stores it in deposits, including a layer below the skin. Protein: A molecule composed of amino acids, eight of which are considered essential to the processes of cells in adults. Poly Saturated Fatty Acid: A type of fatty acid where a double bond exist between two of the carbon atoms and therefore is lacking a pair of hydrogen atoms found in saturated fats. Saturated Fatty Acids: This molecule has the maximum possible number of hydrogen atoms attached to every carbon atom, so it is said to be saturated with hydrogen atoms. These contain only single bonds between the carbon atoms. Trans Fatty Acid: A type of fatty acid not found in nature but created via food processing, where missing hydrogen atoms are put back into polyunsaturated fats. As a result. vegetable oils can be made solid at room temperature. Malnutrition: An imbalance of proper nutrients Exercise/Health Terms: Exercise:activity requiring physical effort, carried out especially to sustain or improve health and fitness. Health: An integrated method of functioning that is oriented toward maximizing an individuals potential across spiritual, social, physical, environmental, and intellectual aspects of life. Fitness: The ability to preform daily tasks vigorously and alertly, with energy left over for enjoying leisure-time activities and meeting energy demands. Basal Metabolism: The minimum amount of energy required by the body to maintain essential body functions when at rest. Social Wellness: The ability to interact successfully and ones personal environment. Intimacy, respect, and tolerance for those with different opinions or beliefs are all aspects of social wellness. Wellness: Components of wellness are spiritual, social, physical, environmental, emotional, and intellectual.

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  • 21 Jan 2019 – Pure, White and Deadly (talk · edit · hist) was nominated for DYK by Velella (t · c); see discussion: DYK that John Yudkin in his 1972 book Pure, White and Deadly identified sugar as the culprit causing obesity and heart disease, but it was thirty years before this became widely accepted because of lobbying by the sugar industry?

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  1. Reza (talk)
  2. Pete (talk) 17:44, 7 August 2008 (UTC)
  3. Sticky Parkin 19:02, 9 November 2008 (UTC)
  4. Thedarxide (talk) 13:49, 12 December 2009 (UTC)
  5. Sean (talk || contribs) 20:09, 26 December 2009 (UTC)
  6. mheart (talk) 04:07, 9 January 2010 (UTC)
  7. MBB7713 (talk) 00:02, 2 February 2010 (UTC)
  8. Whoosit (talk) 10:56, 4 August 2010 (UTC)
  9. Infamouse (talk) 16:45, 17 March 2011 (UTC)
  10. TeamZissou Current interest areas include exercise physiology, ergogenic aids, and periodization, among others.TeamZissou (talk) 01:38, 18 July 2011 (UTC)
  11. Zzyxzaa26 (talk) 00:32, 1 August 2011 (UTC)
  12. GranolaB (talk) 00:53, 6 October 2011 (UTC)
  13. Allens (talk) 16:32, 4 November 2011 (UTC)
  14. Lbockhorn (talk) 11:47, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
  15. Karl.brown (talk) 17:16, 27 March 2012 (UTC)
  16. NehemiahAnkoor (talk) (I am interested in how global nutrition transition is affecting the health and fitness of peoples the world over.)NehemiahAnkoor (talk) 02:11, 19 November 2012 (UTC)
  17. Khimaris (talk) 20:33, 25 February 2013 (UTC)
  18. Overdispersedpoisson (talk) 22:01, 23 May 2013 (UTC)
  19. Cristell24 (talk)16:52, 8 October 2013 (UTC)
  20. PRIOXY4106 (talk)18:15, 31 November 2013 (UTC)
  21. Reefswaggie ([User talk: Reefswaggie |talk]).4 February 2014
  22. Tsundoku (talk). 17 March 2014
  23. raysujoy8 (talk). 18 October 2014
  24. User:MaynardClark MaynardClark (talk) 17:12, 7 January 2015 (UTC)
  25. Acarbe92 (talk) 14:32, 18 July 2018 (UTC)
  26. CFCF 🍌email) 14:56, 1 April 2015 (UTC)
  27. Yash!


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