Nutrients are the constituents of food necessary for maintaining optimum body metabolic functions. Knowledge of right nutrition helps understand our daily requirements of calories, minerals, vitamins and phyto-nutrients.
For instance, overweight or obesity puts you at risk of developing many diseases, especially coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, diabetes and cancer. Majority of these conditions can be avoided OR at least put off by adopting healthy eating habits.
The main objective of this blog is to guide viewers aware of the nutrition facts about the food they eat. The blog provides in-depth profile of each food item available around you.
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Avocados are rich in health benefiting mono-unsaturated fatty acids. In addition, its creamy flesh contains very good levels of minerals, vitamins, and anti-oxidant tannin, carotenes...Read on.
Are ginkgo nuts healthy? Find out the nutriton facts of these nuts from long lived ginkgo biloba tree...Read on.
Cauliflower contains health benefiting phyto-nutrients such as sulforaphane, indole-3-carbinol and di-inolyl methane (DIM) that have anti-cancer, anti-infective properties...Read on.
Globe artichoke (Cynara scolymus) is one of the popular thistle vegetables of Mediterranean origin. Besides known since antiquity for its aphrodisiac and medicinal properties, certain antioxidant compounds...Read on.
Endive, popularly known as escarole, is a very low calorie green leafy vegetable. Nevertheless, it contains very healthy nutrition profile, including soluble dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants...Read on.
Walnuts are delicious nuts recognized since ancient times as the symbol of intellectuality. The nuts are rich source of health benefiting omega-3 fatty acids, polyphenol antioxidants, vitamin E...Read on.
Pumpkin seeds, also popular as Pepita, are an excellent snack to add to your diet. In fact, the seeds are packed with anti-oxidants, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals and many health-promoting amino acids such as tryptophan and glutamic acid...Read on.
Allspice contains health benefiting phyto-nutrients, essential oils such as eugenol, which is known to have anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, carminative, and anti-flatulent properties...Read on.
Elderberry fruits and flowers carry health-benefiting nutrients, anti-oxidants, and vitamins. Anthocyanin anti-oxidants in the berries have proven benefits against flu-infections, rheumatism,...Read on.
Lemongrass herb (Cymbopogon citratus) is the storehouse for numerous health benefiting essential oils, phytochemicals, minerals and vitamins that have proven anti-oxidant and disease preventing properties...Read on.
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