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There are many misunderstandings with nutrition, especially when referring to macronutrient needs, micronutrient needs, calories, and additives. You are being asked to publish a 2-3 page article for a local magazine where you address the following topics and unveil the truth behind them:
What is a calorie and why do people fear them?
Are all carbs equal and should we be limiting carbs?
Why are fats so feared? What is the truth?
Do we need supplements – how else would we get all these nutrients?
Preservatives are used to ensure our food doesn’t go bad – what are the drawbacks to preservatives and other additives? What is it about what we eat and how we eat that has negatively impacted the health of so many Americans?
Please provide citations for sources used.