Articles about protein, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, fats and water.

All you should know about Vitamin A

Vitamin A is an important vitamin and I present to you evrything you should know about the essential constituent of the diet. Vitamin A is a complete group of unsaturated hydrocarbons comprising of retinol, retinoic acid, retinal and many...

Genetically Modified Foods

Since thousands of years humans have bred and domesticated animals and plants to enhance a particular trait. This had led to lineages of organisms that are genetically modified from the original species. With the advent of modern techniques, the...

Nutrition Therapy For Cardiovascular Diseases

Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of deaths all over the world. Millions of people live with one or more cardiovascular diseases. These diseases include hypertension, high cholesterol levels, ischemic heart disease and heart...

Nutrient Needs During Pregnancy

Dietary and lifestyle changes are necessary during pregnancy. Even father needs to eat well before the conception. The male's lifestyle may affect his fertility. Alcohol, smoking and drug abuse are associated with decreased production and function...

Nutrient Needs of Older Adults

Older adults of 60+ age of both sexes require special considered nutrition. Diet, level of physical activity, gender and general health status can influence an older adults nutrient needs. These older adults need certain nutrition to maintain their...

Everyone is busy with their daily activities and merely concentrate on nutrient-rich food that are easy to prepare or can be consumed directly. But is the ready-to-eat food really nutritious? No. Thus, it is time to make a leap and catch some...

How To Eat Fruits?

Nowadays the habit of eating fruits and vegetables with variation is becoming very popular. It is essential that before eating fruits in different forms, one should have primary knowledge but how to handle the fruits so that they can be cooked and...

The Heart Friendly Diet

A healthy heart is one of the main aims as far as our health is concerned. In so far as our heart is concerned, that is definitely the situation any individual should aspire to have. In spite of this, carrying out the things that are necessary to...

Recipes to make breakfast interesting

Something new is always interesting All the ladies and house wives at home would have heard their children yell at them saying that the same breakfast is served for the entire. “Always idli , dosa , upma. You do not have any other breakfast to...

Banana tips and recipes

The fruit with all nutrients: Banana is a wonder fruit with all nutrients. All people will like banana as a fruit, as a snack also as refreshment. Some of the key points which make bananas healthy and favorite are as follows: Banana is loaded...

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating means consuming food adequate in essential nutrients, energy, dietary fibers and all other nutrients that body needs and helps to prevent disease. If our diet lacks certain nutrients it can cause undernutrition. For instance, if an...

Healthy breakfast ideas

Breakfast: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. All of you would have heard people this sentence again and again in your life. It might be your mom or grandma or some elder people of the family. But how many of you have realized...

Garlic as a herbal medicine

 Garlic:  In this article I speak about the amazing benefits of garlic which is a medicinal food that is easily available. I have personally seen many people especially children who hate the smell and taste of garlic. Then even do not...

Fenugreek as a natural medicine

Natural medicines to enhance health: In ancient days there were no doctors or medicines. All the ailments were treated at home by natural and herbal medicines. There was o chemical intervention at all. The elder people at home only used to suggest...

What are Organic Foods?

We commonly read or hear the words like organic food and hybrid food. What does they mean? Organic food involves growing of crops without the use of synthetic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers and bioengineering methods. For instance, antibiotic...

Children are fond of snacks more than food. They love to eat their evening snacks at  lunch. But some times snacks like biscuits and noodles make them feel filled in the evening so that they skip the meal. But this is not a healthy...

Healthy halwas to be prepared at home

Vegetables are the most healthy foods for people of all ages. These provide all nutritions ike vitamins. Vitamin A and C are very important and necessary for our daily survival. These must be consumed in required quantities on a daily basis to...

Some Information On Protein

Proteins are defined as complex molecules that consist of linked amino acids. It is the most important macro nutrient that is required to build and maintain the entire body structure. it has been surveyed that to function properly, a body needs a...

Some Information On Calcium

  First time calcium was discovered in the year of 1808. Scientist Sir Humphrey Davy discovered the calcium element for the first time. calcium word originated from Latin language. In Latin the word is 'calcis', this is the basic word....

Some Information On Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy steroid component of fat. The substance is organic chemical by nature and portrays a key role in establishing structural stability of cell membranes. The term ‘cholesterol’ is a derivative of three Greek words: chole (Eng....

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