nutrition

Nutrition is the science that interprets the interaction of nutrients and other substances in food in relation to maintenance, growth, reproduction, health and disease of an organism. It includes food intake, absorption, assimilation, biosynthesis, catabolism and excretion.

The diet of an organism is what it eats, which is largely determined by the availability, the processing and palatability of foods. A healthy diet includes preparation of food and storage methods that preserve nutrients from oxidation, heat or leaching, and that reduce risk of foodborne illness.

This Indigenous Tribe in Bolivia Holds the Secret to a Healthy Heart

By | 2017-04-25T19:56:50+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Want to have a healthy heart? Then you may want to learn from these indigenous people in Bolivia, who are thought to have the world’s healthiest hearts. Life has completely changed for those of us who live in the West. We can suddenly decide we want Thai food for dinner, go to the supermarket and buy coconuts from Malaysia, Green curry paste from Thailand and rice from India. We have

How to Boost Your Physical and Emotional Well-Being with These 5 Tips

By | 2017-02-18T16:55:05+00:00 February 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The key to having the highest quality of life will rest in feeling as well as possible. This means taking care of your both your physical and emotional well-being. There are certain things you can do on a daily basis that will allow you to have a more positive outlook and be healthier, as well as happier when you put these to work. Knowing specific tips that can help you

You Think You Don’t Kill Animals Because You Don’t Eat Meat? Wrong, Says Argentinian Naturalist

By | 2017-01-30T16:08:52+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Among vegans and vegetarians, there are those who choose to do so simply because they prefer it - they do not like to eat meat. And that's perfectly fine. However, a lot more people who will say that they are on such a diet decided to stop eating meat for the love of animals, compassion, and in order to stop the killing. This second group might be wrong and their

How French Women Manage to Stay Slim and Attractive (Without Even Trying)

By | 2016-11-26T18:30:41+00:00 November 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

French people are not known for being reserved when it comes to eating. After all, theirs is the land of buttery croissants, escargots, and boeuf bourguignon (beef stewed in red wine). Despite the richness of their country's cuisine, French women manage to remain stunningly slender and pique interest with their attractiveness. Just how do they do it? Observations from the City of Lights A stroll around Paris serves as an

How to Differentiate GMO Tomatoes from Organic Ones in These Two Simple Steps

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:29+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

The next time you will buy tomatoes from your grocery store, you should know the differences between GMO tomatoes and organic ones. Vegetables are important to your health and should be incorporated into every meal that you take. Well, there is nothing better than eating fresh vegetables, not just fresh but organic vegetables. Sadly, the market has various brands of vegetables i.e. organic and GMO tomatoes. The latter is a

How to Lose Arm Fat by Simply Changing Your Lifestyle

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:35+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do you want to lose arm fat and find it quite difficult? This article will guide you on how to have great results. Big arms covered with fat really can destroy your image. It’s something that can influence your general self-confidence. But even this common problem can be fixed if you really decide to change your lifestyle and workout a bit more in order to tone and shape your arms.

Women in China Rarely Get Breast Cancer and Here Is Why

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:40+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The thought of breast cancer is scary and troubles women worldwide. What may cause you to raise your eyebrows is that women in Asian countries such as China have lower incidences of the illness. Dietary preferences may explain this phenomenon. What is breast cancer? Simply put,  mammary cancer happens when cells in the breast turn rogue. They grow fast, forming tumors which a doctor can usually detect via a mammogram

Food Allergies: Your Grandparents Never Had Them, Then Why Do You?

By | 2016-10-15T20:17:56+00:00 July 18th, 2016|Tags: , , |

It’s a shocking fact that nowadays, much more people have food allergies than 50 years ago. It’s also interesting that your parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents didn’t have food allergies, but you do. If you don’t know why this is happening, it might be the prime time you look at your habits and the habits of the people around you. Food allergies don’t simply appear out of nowhere, and if no

Benefits of Juicing and Blending: Which Is the Best for Your Beverage?

By | 2016-10-15T20:18:23+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

What are the benefits of juicing and blending and which suits your needs better? There’s a new wave sweeping over food fans everywhere, and it’s got less to do with carbs and sugars than it does with shapes and forms. Juicing and blending is the hot new thing for many people looking to boost nutrition and health, and for good reason. Both give you an opportunity to increase your intake of

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