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.

Acid Reflux: Its Symptoms and How to Treat It Naturally

By | 2017-08-13T21:16:03+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many patients share that acid reflux is frustrating and painful. Moreover, not being able to digest food is quite unbearable. A relative of mine who has acid reflux relates that he has to forgo many of his favorite dishes, such as fried chicken because he would throw them up. What is this condition, and how does it affect people who have it? Here's more about this ailment and how to treat

10 Startling Mineral and Vitamin Deficiencies that Cause Depression

By | 2017-08-02T20:31:12+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health|Tags: , , , |

There are many things that cause depression. Believe it or not, mineral and vitamin deficiencies are one of those factors! If you suffer from depression, most likely you've already been properly diagnosed and matched with a regimen of antidepressants. This is the common case when it comes to most people who suffer from mental disorders of various kinds. Counseling is also common, followed by group therapy. What is not common,

7 Natural Depression Remedies That Work Better Than Antidepressants

By | 2017-07-18T21:48:56+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , |

Your doctor may medicate your depression, but that’s not the best solution. What you need are natural depression remedies to lift your mood. This topic hits close to home for me, obviously because I have depression myself. I have tried all sorts of doctor prescribed medications only to feel like I was living in a haze. It was not until I started to experiment with natural depression remedies that I

10 Ancient Chinese Herbs That Work Wonders for Different Ailments

By | 2017-07-19T20:37:02+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) practitioners have used Chinese herbs to heal patients for centuries. There's a reason they are still widely used today, and there's no sign that their popularity is waning. Doctors who practice western medicine use them to treat some illnesses. Physicians in some hospitals use acupuncture, which involves burning Chinese herbs on top of inserted needles, to cure arthritis. Chinese herbs have brought me some relief. While

Is Chocolate Good for You? Here Is What Science Has to Say

By | 2017-07-09T21:22:18+00:00 July 9th, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There are so many delicious ways to consume chocolate, from ice cream to cake, to the classic chocolate bar. But is chocolate good for you? If you’re a true chocoholic, you know that other flavors like vanilla or cookie dough just won’t do! Whether we’re talking candy or pudding, chocolate is the only acceptable flavor. Well, for you chocolate lovers out there, here is some great news. When you ask,

To Build Immune System, We Need Microbes, Not Antibiotics, Study Finds

By | 2017-07-03T11:57:14+00:00 July 3rd, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Good hygiene is the backbone of life and it's how we build immune system. To live, we need to keep clean. But have we been taking cleanliness too far? Can slackening a little build immune system? A study shows that we may have tried too hard to clean up. The researchers involved have found that we need microbes to stay at the top of our game. Here's more about what

10 Toxic Substances Found in Foods You Probably Eat Every Day

By | 2017-06-28T21:33:56+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

The fast pace of modern society has caused people to take in unhealthy food and toxic substances. Without you realizing it, toxic substances have damaged your health and environment. The good news is that the awareness about them is rising. To boost it further, here's a list of toxic substances that you don't want in your food. 10 Toxic Substances Found in Foods You Probably Eat Every Day There are

Cannot Lose Weight? Here Is How Your Brain Could Be Sabotaging Your Weight-Loss Efforts

By | 2017-06-19T21:47:18+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

Are you having headaches because you cannot lose weight? You might want to hold your brain responsible for your difficulties. But why is your brain to blame if you cannot lose weight? Can you trick it into helping you with your efforts? Why Your Brain Might Stop You From Losing Weight So why is it that you cannot lose weight? Experts like obesity psychologist Jim Keller offer some valuable insights. Mr.

Here Is What Happens If You Eat Too Much Sugar

By | 2017-06-18T17:24:21+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do you know what happens if you eat too much sugar? You probably know that it isn't good for you, but do you realize what it does to your body?What happens if you eat too much sugar? A study will explain what happens to you after you've satisfied your sugar rush. If you're watching your weight, you'll appreciate the signs that you've taken in too much of it. Of course,

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