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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.

13 Clever Food Storage Hacks That Will Keep Your Food Fresh for Days and Weeks

By | 2018-05-27T20:03:57+00:00 May 27th, 2018|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

Leftover food can be a headache. Throwing it away is an unwanted option, so you'll need useful food storage hacks. Food storage may seem straightforward, and it is. That said, there are details about it that everyone forgets. Here are a few mistakes we make when storing food, and how to go about it the right way. Why it’s important to store food correctly. Poor food storage can be hazardous. It not only accelerates spoilage but also causes food poisoning. Food bacteria multiply at temperatures

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How to Get Rid of Bad Breath and 10 Possible Health Causes Behind It

By | 2018-05-26T12:30:23+00:00 May 26th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

Do people cringe when they speak with you face to face? You may want to know how to get rid of bad breath. A foul odor coming from your mouth can have several causes and could be a sign that you are under the weather. Life Advancer offers some advice on how to get rid of bad breath and related illnesses. What is bad breath? Bad breath, also known as halitosis, refers to a foul smell coming from your mouth. It can occur on occasion

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5 Homemade Bread Recipes (and 8 Reasons You Should Start Baking Your Own Bread)

By | 2018-05-24T20:26:46+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The smell of homemade loaves fills our hearts with warmth. It gets anyone frantic for homemade bread recipes. One of the best things about homemade bread is that there are so many varieties of it. We introduce you to some of them and a few homemade bread recipes. Homemade Bread Recipes: Types of Homemade Bread You may love bread or hate it, but you can never be bored with it. Here are a few homemade favorites you may find familiar. 1. Brown bread First of

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The Role of Melatonin and Serotonin in Sleep and How to Increase Them Naturally

By | 2018-05-07T00:21:06+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

Everybody has the right to happiness. Therefore, all of us have melatonin and serotonin, the happy hormones, moving around in our systems. So, what do melatonin and serotonin do? They facilitate a good mood and keep us motivated throughout the day. Besides regulating our appetites and social behavior, these hormones improve our sleep. We show you how they do so and what you can do to increase them if you have sleep problems. What Are Melatonin and Serotonin? What exactly are these happy hormones, and

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6 Seasonal Allergies Symptoms and Natural Remedies to Deal with Them

By | 2018-05-07T10:08:12+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Ugly, red rashes may appear on your skin during the summer. If you're disturbed by them, you'll need to know what seasonal allergies symptoms are. To deal with seasonal allergies symptoms, you will first need to know what they are, and what causes them. Life Advancer has some answers. What are allergies? Allergies come about because of overactive immunity. People who suffer from them have immune systems that try too hard to protect the rest of the body. Too much-trying results in the production of

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Green Tea for Weight Loss: How It Works and What You Should Know

By | 2018-05-12T17:27:25+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You probably don't need reminding that green tea benefits you. Also, you may be considering green tea for weight loss. Many think of green tea as the ultimate anti-aging beverage. Indeed, the Japanese associate it with longevity. If you want to shed a few pounds, you'll want to know more about green tea for weight loss. What is Green Tea? Green tea, like its Black and Oolong cousins, comes from the Camellia Sinensis plant. It is a small tree native to South East Asia and

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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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