Project Body Smart | NUTRITION


All About Healthy Fats

By Ryan Andrews Fats are organic molecules made up of carbon and hydrogen elements joined together in long chains called hydrocarbons. These molecules can be constructed in different ways, which creates different types of fat and their unique properties. The molecular configuration also determines whether…

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All About Plant Oils

What are plant oils? by RYAN ANDREWS Plant oils are fats taken from plants — usually from plants’ seeds. Like most food fats, plant oils help improve the palatability of foods and serve as a medium for cooking. The variety of plant oils has expanded in…

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Is Your Food as Nutritious as You Think?

EMILY ALANIZ Source Paper MAY 6, 2013 AT 7:55 AM You already know it’s important to eat your fruits and veggies. You may not always get five servings every day like you should, but you make an effort to have a banana for a snack,…

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