Cruciferous vegetables and Cancer Prevention

Cruciferous vegetables are one of the dominant food crops in the world. These are healthy foods and contain vitamin C and soluble fiber. There is evidence that it is helpful […]

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Commonly used Nutrition Terminology

Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA): Average daily level of intake sufficient to meet the nutrient requirements of nearly all (97%-98%) healthy people. Recommended intakes of nutrients vary by age and gender […]

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Get Acquainted With Your Nutrients – Chromium

The name of the element chromium is derived from the Greek word “Chrôma“, meaning colour because many of its compounds are intensely coloured. Chromium has received a lot of attention […]

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Childhood Obesity Prevention is better than cure. Catch then young!

Childhood obesity is a growing problem and can lead to several medical issues that may continue throughout adult life. Obesity/overweight is at present the fifth leading risk factor for mortality […]

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Celiac Disease and Gluten Free Food

Many people experience adverse reaction on consuming gluten which is the principal protein in many cereals. Celiac Disease is also known as Celiac Sprue which is a chronic inflammatory disorder […]

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Carbohydrate Metabolic Disorders

Carbohydrates are the main source of energy for human beings. There are four disorders which occur due to aberrations in carbohydrate metabolism. These include: Lactose intolerance Sucrose intolerance Galactosemia Diabetes […]

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Get Acquainted With Your Nutrients – Calcium

Calcium is a mineral which plays a vital role in many body functions. It is present in the highest amount among different minerals in the body. Calcium is important for […]

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Nature’s Gift – Black Gram

Black gram is called as Vigna mungo and commonly known as, urad or black lentil. Black gram (urad) is one of the most widely used pulse in India and it […]

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Get acquainted with your nutrients – Biotin

Biotin, an essential micronutrient for all mammals and is a water-soluble B-complex vitamin. It is also called vitamin B7. It was formerly known vitamin H and coenzyme R too. Biotin […]

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