According to World Health Organisation (WHO) hypertension which is also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure. Blood […]

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO) hypertension which is also known as high or raised blood pressure, is a condition in which the blood vessels have persistently raised pressure. […]

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In a healthy body resides a healthy mind. We all know that health is wealth. Food we consume contributes significantly towards our health.               […]

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The number of people who are overweight and obese has been increasing at an alarming rate globally in the past few decades. A person is categorized under the class of […]

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Breastfeeding the most normal method of feeing young infants. Breast milk has all the nutrients the infants need for growth and development. Almost all mothers can breastfeed their babies provided […]

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Scientists found evidence that there are several factors involved in energy metabolism. These factors are essential for proper energy metabolism in the cells. These elements were collectively called B complex […]

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The role of the immune system is to prevent or limit infection caused by a pathogen. The immune system defends the body from foreign, invading organisms, promoting protective immunity while […]

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Fats and oils together are called lipids. Lipids are macronutrients which supply energy and they are more energy dense than carbohydrates and proteins. Apart from being fuel for the body, […]

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Most of us have experienced gas issues at some time or the other. It is a physically uncomfortable and socially embarrassing situation. When one is having a gas problem, they […]

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Whole grains have a beneficial effect on several chronic diseases. Evidence from research work shows that including dietary whole grains help in the prevention of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, […]

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Type 2 diabetes mellitus is one of the most common diseases in the world. The reason why a person becomes afflicted with Type 2 Diabetes is complex and is associated […]

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Quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa Willd) was believed to be a sacred grain. It is a pseudocereal and has been around for about 5000 years. It has been used as food grain and also […]

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Vegetables are a good source of micronutrients, dietary fibre and phytochemicals. Micronutrients, vitamins and minerals are needed for using macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein and fat) efficiently in the body. Dietary fibre […]

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Iron is one of the most important minerals found in the body. Though there is less than 5 grams which is as much as a teaspoon of iron in the […]

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Carbohydrates are organic compounds made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. They contain two atoms of hydrogen for each atom of oxygen in the same ratio as water. Carbohydrate means […]

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Food additives are substances added to foods to enhance certain properties or to perform particular functions. Substances known as food additives are added to food to maintain or improve specific […]

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Fenugreek (Trigonellafeonum-graecum L.) is an annual dicotyledon leguminous crop. It is used both as spice and herb. Fenugreek’s origin is from Eastern Europe and parts of Asia and now it […]

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Chia seeds are ancient grains which have suddenly become very popular in recent times. We see chia seeds being added to smoothies, juices, yogurt, oats and so on. Why have […]

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Breastfeeding is the most normal method of feeding young infants. Breast milk has all the nutrients infants need for growth and development. Almost all mothers can breastfeed their babies provided […]

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Atherosclerosis is a condition in which there is a build-up of plaque in the arteries. It is a process of the build-up of plaque and clogs the arteries that are […]

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