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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Tangerines (mandarin oranges) have more anti-oxidants than oranges. They are very high in vitamin-A, and flavonoid anti-oxidants such as carotenes, lutein, zea-xanthin...Read on.
Mother of all the grains (chisaya mama), quinoa indeed is a seed obtained from the goosefoot family plant. It composes all the essential amino acids, fats, starch, fiber, minerals, and vitamins in very good proportions...Read on.
Cilantro or coriander herb contains an impressive list of nutrients, essential oils, anti-oxidants that are required for optimal health and wellness...Read on.
Flax seed or linseed contains notable health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. Add at least a teaspoon full of flax daily in your diet to get...Read on.
Chestnuts are unique, starchy, sweet, flavorful nuts rich in energy. Additionally, they contain innumerable health-benefiting nutrients, minerals, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health… Read on.
Tomatillo is a small green berry of tomato family vegetables. The fruit contains new class of withanolides group of phyto-nutrients that are known to have promising anti-cancer properties...Read on.
Blueberries are native to North American continent, rich in many health-benefiting nutrients, anti-oxidants, and vitamins. Anthocyanin anti-oxidants in the berries have proven benefits against infections, aging, cancer...Read on.
Winged bean is one of its own kind tropical legume wherein almost all parts of it including immature pods, mature seeds, tender leaves and shoots, flowers and tubers are used in the oriental cuisine...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.
Mangosteen (Garcinia mangostana) is one of the popular, exotic tropical fruits. Its juicy, snow-white, sweet, and delicious arils are savored all over the Malayan peninsula...Read on.
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