Functional Foods

Beyond basic nutrition, functional foods are foods that have a potentially positive effect on health. The term functional foods were coined in Japan in 1984 and these foods were also commonly known as Food for Specific Health Uses (FOSHU). The exponents of functional food define it as a food that enhances health and helps to Read more about Functional Foods[…]

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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 Read more about Importance of Nutraceuticals[…]

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Detox Water Recipes

Detox waters provide you with natural flavors minus the sugar dose. They prevent you from ‘Slipping up’ and eating unhealthy foods or snacks. Detoxification waters allow you to enjoy delicious treats without sacrificing. It is the healthier way to lose weight so you can fit into your favorite outfits again. 1- Lemon Ginger Detox Water Read more about Detox Water Recipes[…]

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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 Read more about Diet Diversity Among Pregnant Women[…]

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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 Read more about World Heart Day[…]

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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  246 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 Read more about Lychee – A Nutrient Rich Majestic Fruit[…]

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Punicic Acid

Punicic acid (PA) is a polyunsaturated fatty acid (18:3 n-5), which is classified as a conjugated linolenic acid. PA is also referred to as a “super CLnA” whose effect is even more potent than that of an ordinary CLnA. It is found mainly in the seeds of the pomegranate fruit (Punica granatum) and Trichoxanthes kirilowii Read more about Punicic Acid[…]

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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 Read more about Black Persimmon as Immunity Booster during COVID-19 Pandemic[…]

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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 Read more about Vegetable Peels are Treasure of Nutrients[…]

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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 Read more about Learning Behavior Towards Childhood Obesity[…]

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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 Read more about Preventive Health and Hygiene Practices During COVID-19[…]

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Incredible Benefits of Wood Apple (Bael Fruit)

Introduction Wood Apple is also known as Bael Fruit that 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 Diameter, with a Hard Exterior. Raw fruits look greenish-grey Read more about Incredible Benefits of Wood Apple (Bael Fruit)[…]

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Food Nutrition MCQs Online Quiz

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