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Let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food – Hippocrates, 431 BC

Nutrition is not just a food science; its depth has spread beyond the scope of our modern scientists’ knowledge. For instance, have you ever stained your clothes with mango juice or turmeric paste and tried to remove it by washing with plain water? It won’t go off that quickly as you might have thought! Then, if you start thinking little more deeply; you might wonder how flavonoid polyphenolic compounds in mango pulp attributed for its unique color, flavor, taste, and many other special characters to this delicious fruit.

Most of us commonly confront commercial motive slogans. For example-"Stay away from trans-fats!", "Use only omega-3 rich oils for cooking"... However, when a cookie making company proudly advertise "zero trans fat cookies," we began to believe them without verifying the facts behind such slogans.

Here are in detail discussion topics to clear any of your concerns about nutrition facts in the food items, food-safety norms and the role of diet in disease prevention and health promotion.

Read more about the latest research updates on diet and nutrition articles:

  • What is Okinawan diet? What is the secret behind Okinawan long life expectancy?

  • What are antioxidants? How antioxidants in the fruits and vegetables help in preventing cancers and diseases?

  • What are Free Radicals? How reactive oxygen species (ROS) play a role in human diseases?

  • What is the ORAC value of the food you eat?

  • What is acrylamide? How deep frying of food affects your health?

  • What are healthy cooking oils? Our nutrition consultant recommended cooking oils.

  • What are essential fatty acids? Why are they so "essential" for the human body?

  • What are trans fats? Why is diet containing trans-fats dangerous to health?

  • What are lipoproteins? How high choesterol levels in the serum affects health?

  • How are omega-3 fatty acids beneficial to health?

  • Health benefits of β-carotene. Are β-carotene supplements good for health?

  • Nutrition facts and health benefits of fruit peel.

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List of recommended fats and oils.

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