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Diet and Nutrition

General Nutrition and Diet Facts


General nutrition facts and diet related infoemation


Dietary Sodium
Your body needs some sodium to work properly. It helps with the function of nerves and muscles. It a.. read full article »

Nutrition and Diets for treating diabetes
Integrate and synchronise meals (that is, the metabolic load) with the time(s) of action of the insu.. read full article »

Nutrition Diet and blood pressure
Essential hypertension is a multifactorial disease. It is common in older people not only in urban .. read full article »

The Alcohol Debate: Should You or Shouldn't You?
Scientists have long touted the heart benefits of drinking small amounts of alcohol read full article »

The legacy of legumes
Legumes are the rich sources of proteins and complex carbohydrates. They are edible seeds that are f.. read full article »

Grains and seeds
Grains and seeds are too good to be used. Seeds are fashioned into at least three forms: grains, bea.. read full article »

Physical Activity Calorie Use Chart
The chart below shows the approximate calories spent per hour by a 100-, 150- and 200- pound person .. read full article »

Pediatric Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders
Proper nutrition is central in promoting normal growth and development of children read full article »

Green Tea and Health benefits
The importance of research on tea and health has been well recognized worldwide since around 1990, a.. read full article »

Calcium intake can enhance weight loss
Calcium intake can enhance weight loss read full article »

Caffeine Pros and Cons
Caffeine Pros and Cons read full article »

Beta-Carotene
Sweet potatoes, squash, pumpkin, carrots - beta-carotene is easily identified in the rich oranges of.. read full article »

Dried Beans: Nutrient Profile
Dried beans or legumes are an inexpensive and healthy way to include into our diet read full article »

Artificial Sweeteners
Artificial Sweeteners read full article »

Antioxidants in Green and Black Tea
Antioxidants in Green and Black Tea read full article »

How Antioxidants Works
How Antioxidants Works read full article »

Nutrition for some chronic diseases
Dental caries affects people predominantly in the first 25 years of life. Dental enamel is the harde.. read full article »

Interactions of food, nutrition, and drugs
Particular drugs can affect the nutritional state, changing the results of biochemical tests or even.. read full article »

Overweight and obesity
Although the external influences and internal processes are both very complex the ultimate causes of.. read full article »

Dietary Fats
Fat is a major source of energy and aids your body in absorbing vitamins. It is important for proper.. read full article »

Chromium
Chromium is a mineral that humans require in trace amounts, although its mechanisms of action in the.. read full article »

Eating Late and Weight Gain
It is possible to gain weight by eating later in the day, but not for the reason that most people th.. read full article »

Alcohol and diet
Alcohol comes from fermenting starches and sugars. When consumed, alcohol depresses your nervous sys.. read full article »

High Blood Pressure and Nutrition
Blood pressure is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. The heart pumps blood into .. read full article »

Dietary Proteins
Protein is in every living cell in the body. Our bodies need protein from the foods we eat to build .. read full article »

Vitamin D
Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin that is found in food and can also be made in your body after exp.. read full article »

Vitamin B12
Vitamin B12 helps maintain healthy nerve cells and red blood cells. It is also needed to help make D.. read full article »

Vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin that exists in three major chemical forms: pyridoxine, pyridox.. read full article »

Vitamin A and carotenoids
Vitamin A is a group of compounds that play an important role in vision, bone growth, reproduction, .. read full article »

Metabolism
The metabolism is the rate at which your body burns calories. The faster you burn calories the more .. read full article »

Vegetable Juices
Eating and drinking vegetables is necessary for good health and for keeping your skin free from acne read full article »

Fruit juices
Drinking fruit juices help to bring vitamins and minerals quickly into your blood where they can sup.. read full article »

Advantages of Eating Fish Foods
It is suggested that we should eat more fish. This is because fish is low in fat, high in protein an.. read full article »

Vitamin A deficiency and xerophthalmia
David Livingstone first suggested that eye lesions were caused by nutritional deficiency. The antixe.. read full article »

Antioxidant - Fruits
Berries are the crown jewels of summer. Best of all, berries deliver super-healthy antioxidants that.. read full article »

Healthful Eating
Eating is one of greatest pleasures in everyone's life.To continue good food and Flavourable dishes,.. read full article »

Importance of Dietary Fibre
Fiber is the indigestible carbohydrate and it helps us to be health. It prevents constipation, it ca.. read full article »

Food Choice
Human food choice is multidetermined and are determined by experience, since it is not possible to i.. read full article »

Food Allergy
We often use the word 'food allergy' to describe the adverse physical reactions to foods.Food allerg.. read full article »

Fluorine Benefits
Fluorine is the element that prevents diseases from decaying the body. It is a germicide, and acts a.. read full article »

Copper Benefits
There are approximately 75 to 150 mg. of copper in the adult human body. Newborn infants have higher.. read full article »

Cobalt Benefits
Cobalt is a component of vitamin B12 which is a nutritional factor necessary for the formation of re.. read full article »

Chlorine Benefits
In the human body, chlorine is liberated by the interaction of common salt when taken along with foo.. read full article »

Carbohydrates Benefits
Carbohydrates is of two forms: Complex and Simple. read full article »

Calcium Benefits
A good food source of calcium contains a substantial amount of calcium in relation to its calorie co.. read full article »

Counting the fat
The amount of fat you can eat will depend on the number of calories you consume. The number of calor.. read full article »

Vitamin A & C
It is good to consume foods rich in vitamins A and C on a daily basis read full article »

Snacking
There is nothing wrong with snacking from a nutritional point of view. This is because low fat, high.. read full article »

Role of Diet
The most important environmental risk factors in the development of human cancer is that of poor die.. read full article »

More Fiber
Most of us are having a typical diet which is low in fiber. Approximately, we are taking about 20 gr.. read full article »

Balancing Diet
According to the nutrient values of the food , they are divided in to many groups. A single type of .. read full article »

Iodine Benefits
The chief store-house of iodine in the body is the thyroid gland. The essential thyroxine, which is .. read full article »

Iron Benefits
Iron is an important component of haemoglobin and myoglobin. Haemoglobin is the iron-containing prot.. read full article »

Magnesium Benefits
All human tissues contain small amounts of magnesium. The Adult human body contains about 25 gms. of.. read full article »

Zinc Benefits
There are about two grams of zinc in the body where it is highly concentrated in the hair, skin, eye.. read full article »

Vitamins and Their Importance in Nutrition
The word " Vitamine " meaning a vital amine was proposed by a Polish Researcher, Dr. Cacimir Funk, i.. read full article »

Vitamin E Benefits
Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin that exists in eight different forms. Each form has its own biolo.. read full article »

Vitamin B Benefits
All B vitamins occur together in foods. A food may contain more of one of the B vitamins and less of.. read full article »

Vitamin A Benefits
Vitamin A is a family of fat-soluble compounds that play an important role in vision, bone growth, r.. read full article »

Sulphur Benefits
All living matter contains some sulphur ; this element is therefore essential for life. The greater .. read full article »

Sodium Benefits
Sodium Chloride , the chemical name for common salt, contains 39 per cent of sodium, an element whic.. read full article »

Silicon Benefits
This is known as the " beauty mineral " as it is essential for the growth of skin, hair shafts, nail.. read full article »

Selenium Benefits
Selenium and vitamin E are synergistic and the two together are stronger than the sum of the equal p.. read full article »

Potassium Benefits
Potassium is essential to the life of every cell of a living being and is among the most generously .. read full article »

Phosphorus Benefits
It combines with calcium to create the calcium-phorphorus balance necessary for the growth of bones .. read full article »

Nutritional Value
Nutritional Values of Foods read full article »

Nutrition Chart
Nutrition Chart read full article »

Minerals and Their Importance in Nutrition
The term "mineals" refers to elements in their simple inorganic form. In nutrition they are commonly.. read full article »

Manganese Benefits
The human body contains 30 to 35 mg. of manganese, widely distributed throughout the tissues. It is .. read full article »

Baking and Cooking
Here are some points for preparing food so that it has the most nutritional value and the least amou.. read full article »

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