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Food nutrition facts
Finding food nutrition facts and dietary nutrition used to be almost impossible because of the mountains of facts scattered all about in libraries and books. Lets face it most of us aren't going to cuddle up to a book on vitamins and minerals. Fortunately with the growth and popularity of the internet and the computer the fact finding process has been much simplified. Finding good food nutrition facts can now be done with the click of the mouse.
Learning about our foods and diets can be very enlightening. Things we were taught as children may in fact of reality be much different than what we were taught. Doing what we were taught years ago may today be very much out of synch with what we really should be doing.
It's sort of like the ole 'wives tales" theory. Complicating our lives further we have the great American fast food era that has practically crippled any sensibility to proper food intake.
Why should we learn more, it's pretty simple to just drive thru pick up those goodies and off we go. Most of us are exhausted at the end of the day looking for relief not more work. With perhaps a little awareness of our food situation today, perhaps not as much effort needs to be mustered up to make an impact on ourselves and family today.
And, what's wrong in getting the crew involved with some self education as a family type project. After all it's the family that presses it demands on you - so why not let them help and take a little responsibility?
Finding the facts about fast food restaurant nutrition is pretty easy as well. Along with specific foods like Chinese, Japanese, Mexican, Indian and other types of foods is readily available. We've even seen charts of nothing but fish food nutrition. Gather up this information print it out and let others study the issue and provide a family report at dinner.
Let everyone get involved and then work together making changes that all have come to learn about and now better understand why. Have someone do a report on food label nutrition facts as well. There's a saying I remember that goes along these lines. A man convinced against his will is of the same opinion still. With some education, patience (what's new) and the gathering of food nutrition facts we start on our new journey for optimum health.
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