Did you know? Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the united states

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Key nutrients + fiber is dedicated to promoting healthy eating habits and providing information about making healthy food choices and living a healthy lifestyle.

A well-balanced diet combined with physical activity is the foundation of good health.

Key Nutrients + Fiber series will encourage children of all ages to eat a healthy and well-balanced diet. Education is the key to healthy youth, so why not make learning nutrition fun. By utilizing, our professional nutritionist knowledge, we`ve created Nutrient-Toons who will make children eager to learn more about eating healthy and living a healthy life style.

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Healthy eating means eating high-quality carbohydrates, proteins, heart-healthy fats, vitamins, minerals, water, and oxygen rich foods while eliminating processed foods and saturated fats.

It is a well-known fact that eating too much fat can lead to excess weight gain which in turn increases your chances of developing health problems, including obesity, heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, cancer and other related diseases.

Healthy eating promotes optimal body weight and assists in disease prevention. For example, protein rebuilds injured tissue and promotes a healthy immune system,

while both carbohydrates and fats fuel your body, vitamins, and minerals are essential for support of your body`s processes,

water helps lubricate and cushion joints, and oxygen is required to produce energy that is necessary for every bodily function and process.

These are just a few main characters, and there are plenty more! Education is the key to good health. Nutrient-Toons make learning about nutrition fun!

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A well-balanced diet should include all nutrients necessary for healthy living. But how to figure out how much fat, protein, carbohydrates, oxygen, water, vitamins, and minerals, you need daily.

Fortunately, there is the key nutrients+fiber series to provide us a foundation for making healthy food choices. Childhood obesity is sometimes associated with the head of household education and income levels for some children, lack of knowledge and poor eating habits for other children.

Our unhealthy food and sugary drink choices impact the health and well-being of the next generation of kids and adults.

All kids and adults should know how the key nutrient+fiber functions in the human body.

What is a nutrient?

A nutrient is a chemical that an organism needs to live and grow or a substance used in an organism`s metabolism which must be taken in from its environment.
There are two types of nutrients micronutrients and macronutrients. Both types of nutrients can be acquired from the environment.
Micronutrients are used to build and repair tissues and regulate body processes while macronutrients are converted to be used for energy.
Organic nutrients consist of carbohydrates, fats, proteins and vitamins.
Organic chemical compounds such as dietary minerals, water, and oxygen are also important nutrients.