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Top 5 Sources of Good Fats

Fat is one of the macronutrients providing the body with energy and essential nutrients. Fat is the most energy dense of the macronutrients providing nine calories per gram versus four calories per gram found in carbohydrates and proteins. Fat has many essential functions including nutrient absorption and hormone production....

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Snacks for Gaining Weight

Gaining weight (on the nutrition side) is mainly about eating more calories than you burn. Unfortunately it's sometimes hard to get all those calories into your daily meals. Eating the right kinds of snacks will make it easier for you to reach your daily calorie goal. Calories All foods, including snacks,...

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