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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.

10 Foods to Avoid When Breastfeeding: What Every New Mother Should Know

By | 2018-04-20T21:03:55+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Family & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

All new moms fret over their babies' well-being. Proper nutrition is essential, and there are foods to avoid when breastfeeding. A breastfeeding mom passes on the nutrients she absorbs to her baby, so eating right is critical. Here are some of the foods to avoid when breastfeeding. Why nutrition is critical for breastfeeding moms The right nutrients, at the appropriate levels, are essential for a breastfeeding mom and her baby. Breast milk is ideal for your little one because it provides him with all his

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Stomach Cramps After Eating: What Causes Them and How to Relieve Them

By | 2018-04-15T13:42:08+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Do you find yourself bending over in pain because of stomach cramps after eating? They can be unbearable. If you are prone to stomach cramps after eating, you will want to know what they are and what causes them. Of course, you will need ways to prevent them. What are stomach cramps? A stomach cramp refers to a dull ache in the abdominal area. It doesn't last long most of the time and isn't severe. If it is, there is some cause for concern. Sudden

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Allergy and Asthma: Tips and Natural Remedies To Use In Spring

By | 2018-04-01T19:27:04+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

Allergy and asthma are nuisances, especially if they happen in spring. A warmer climate and dander from flowers trigger these conditions. If you’re an Asthmatic, you’d want to know how to manage them. We introduce a few remedies to keep allergy and asthma at bay. Knowing About Allergy And Asthma 1. Allergy Those who suffer from allergies have immune systems that have good intentions, but they work a little too hard. They typically release chemicals like histamines that remove allergens, which is all well and

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What Causes Plaque On Teeth And How To Get Rid Of It Naturally

By | 2018-04-02T16:55:21+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Plaque on teeth will form, no matter how regularly a person brushes. Plaque on teeth is a headache to remove. The task is easier if you know how it forms. There are natural ways to do this, so you won’t have to make painful trips to the dentist. What is Plaque On Teeth Plaque is bacteria that develop on surfaces within the mouth. It's sticky when it first starts to form but turns pale yellow when it becomes tartar. You'll find it between, behind, or in

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Drinking Water After Eating And During Your Meal Is Bad And Here’s Why

By | 2018-04-11T17:01:51+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

No one needs to tell you that water is good for you. But drinking water after eating might pose some problems. There's no question that water's beneficial, but it's when you drink it that counts. Most of us do so after meals because the seasoning in our food makes us thirsty. However, drinking water after eating or while we have our food can be bad for us. Here's why. The Benefits of Water We're not saying that water is dangerous because it isn't. In fact,

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What Causes Constipation And What Foods And Activities To Avoid

By | 2018-02-22T20:58:03+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you have that bloated feeling or can't move your bowels, you'll want to know what causes constipation. Not being able to visit the bathroom can leave you miserable. You lose your appetite and have a perpetual heaviness in your stomach. Here's some insight into what causes constipation and what you can do to avoid it. What is constipation? Constipation refers to the lack of or infrequent bowel movements. Your stool is hard and dry. Furthermore, you may experience anal fissure (the tearing of the

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Brain Foods That Will Enhance Your Memory and Mental Power

By | 2018-02-18T21:11:54+00:00 February 18th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The brain is the organ that enables others to function and is the body part with the most responsibilities. Consequently, we need brain foods to keep it going. The brain stores your memory and consciousness. It also guides your concentration, so it's imperative that you keep it healthy. As you can see, it deals with intense pressure, which brain foods help to relieve. They give this incredible organ a boost. Why A Healthy Brain Matters Your brain becomes less elastic as you age. It can’t

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How To Use Lemon Water For Weight Loss: Tips And Recipes

By | 2018-01-25T21:04:50+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you've never heard of lemon water for weight loss, this article will surprise you. Everyone wants to stay in shape. Any natural remedy, including lemon water for weight loss, is always well-received. Furthermore, lemon water has other benefits. Life Advancer introduces you to a few tips and refreshing lemon water recipes. The benefits of lemon water The mild lemon works wonders in many ways. It works well for weight loss and related bodily functions, especially when drunk in the morning. 1. Lemon Water For

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