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Importance of Nutraceuticals

Nutraceutical is a term obtained from “nutrition” and “pharmaceutics.” The term applied to items that are derived from natural items, dietary enhancements (supplements), food regimens, and handled food varieties like cereals, soups, and drinks that other than sustenance are likewise utilized as medication. The name was originated in 1989 by Stephen DeFelice. Creator and director …

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Diet Diversity Among Pregnant Women

The concept of dietary diversity has been considered very important because this concept has gained worldwide attention regarding adequacy in different nutrients. Nutrient adequacy among the population is the most valuable tool to access and recover all micronutrient deficiencies. In order to fulfill nutrient adequacy, variety in the diet must be included in our daily …

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World Heart Day

World heart day is celebrated every year on the 29 of September to create awareness in people by reducing risk factors like physical inactivity, smoking, and poor diet, thereby 80 percent of premature mortalities from heart diseases and stroke could be gone away. Cardiovascular diseases and Stroke/Cerebrovascular accidents (CVA) are the world’s number one killers …

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USDA Food Data Central (Nutritional Values)

Note: NA* = Not Available Nutritional Values =  Per 100 grams Source = https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/  Keywords USDA Food Data Central (Nutrition Values), Nutritional Values of All Foods and Food Products, Nutritional Values of Lentils, Pulses, Beans, Cereal Grains, Nuts, Dry Fruits, Fruits, Vegetables, Meat, Mutton, Beef, Fish  695 Total Views

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Lychee – A Nutrient Rich Majestic Fruit

Lychee, which has the scientific name Litchi chinensis. Lychee is a majestic fruit with many health benefits. According to history, the lychee was introduced from the Fujian province of china into Taiwan by immigrants nearly 300 years ago. Lychee, a tall evergreen tree, bears tiny, fleshy fruits. The outside is pink-red, inedible roughly textured protecting …

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Black Persimmon as Immunity Booster during COVID-19 Pandemic

The prevention and control measures of COVID-19 reflect these practices such as sports, psychology, medication and diet. There is a massive emphasis on the utilization of those fruits and vegetables, providing greater immunity power as coronavirus attacks people with low, poor, weak or damaged immune systems; especially people under and overages it becomes an open …

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Vegetable Peels are Treasure of Nutrients

Vegetables are widely produced and consumed worldwide as raw, cooked, pickled and processed. Vegetables being cheaper are in easy access to the public than fruits especially in developing countries. Extensive utilization and industrial processing of these vegetables (especially carrot, cauliflower, beetroot, potato, onion and pea) produce an abundance of wastes including peels, pomace, stem, leaves …

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Learning Behavior Towards Childhood Obesity

Overweight and obesity among children is a major problem now a day, so it is a crucial need to control it by using key “EAT WELL AND KEEP MOVING” Overweight and obesity are not friendly healthy conditions for children. Poor health conditions resulting from overweight and obesity act as a barrier to development for a …

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Preventive Health and Hygiene Practices During COVID-19

The outbreak of COVID-19 as a pandemic has serious consequences for human life, health systems and economy worldwide. Various countries are in major lockdowns to prevent and contain the pandemic but all these efforts not that fruitful. The Health systems of many countries are on the verge of collapsing. No authentic cure has yet been …

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Immune Boosting Foods and Control of Coronavirus

Abstract The ability of organisms to fight against unknown microorganisms and harmful substances is known as immunity. Blood plays a vital role in improving immunity due to the appearance of white blood cells or tissues that fight against infectious diseases. Sometimes they are unable to recognize these organisms. Due to this reason, we need to …

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Incredible Benefits of Wood Apple (Bael Fruit)

Introduction Wood Apple is also known as Bael Fruit which belongs to the family of Rutaceae and the genus of Aegle. The Scientific name of this astonishing fruit is known as Aegle marmelos. Sweet, aromatic, and astringent in nature. Bael fruits are Spherical Shape 7-10 cm in Diameter, with a Hard Exterior. Raw fruits look …

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Food Nutrition MCQs Online Quiz

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