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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.

6 Remarkable Ways Your Gut Health Affects Your Life and How To Restore It

By | 2017-10-19T21:01:13+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We take pains to take care of our hearts, lungs, skin, and weight, but we often forget our gut health. Consequently, we don't pay enough attention to what put in our bodies. But our gut health impacts our well-being in profound ways. A healthy gut keeps our brains and psyche in tip-top shape. .It also helps us look our best. 6 Remarkable Ways Your Gut Health Affects Your Well-Being 1. Your Gut Health And The Brain The cliche 'butterflies in the stomach' came about for

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How to Perform Chakra Cleansing with These Natural Methods

By | 2017-10-11T20:10:49+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you feel ill-at-ease spiritually, you probably need a dose of chakra cleansing. Spring clean your soul, just as you would your home. Chakra cleansing helps with the former. We introduce you to the different chakras and how to clear them the natural, life-giving way. What is Chakra? A chakra is the body's energy center. You may see it as a freeway through which your cosmic energy travels. 'Chakra' comes from the Sanskrit word for 'wheel.' Chakra practitioners refer to it as our life force

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Sinus Infection: Symptoms and effective Natural Remedies

By | 2017-10-02T16:59:41+00:00 October 1st, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

If you've had a sinus infection before, you'll know how troubling it is. A sinus infection leaves you with a stuffed nose and makes breathing difficult. Consequently, you'd wonder if you can get rid of it without going through the painful hassle of surgery. Those who suffer from Sinusitis should cheer because there are ways to relieve it naturally. What is Sinusitis? Sinusitis occurs when the lining of the sinuses becomes inflamed. These are small, air-filled spaces behind your cheekbones. The mucus produced by the

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10 Herbs for Energy to Supercharge Your Brain and Body

By | 2017-09-27T05:46:48+00:00 September 26th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

People have been taking herbs for energy for centuries. With our busy lifestyles, we need the extra push. So how do herbs grant us that? We answer this and introduce a few helpful herbs for energy. How herbs boost your energy Herbs are a natural way of boosting your brainpower and energy. Experts call them 'natural fatigue fighters.' Many recommend the use of Adaptogenic herbs (they increase resistance to illness) that boost your physiology. They work over a period to ensure a balance of nutrients

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This Disturbing Fact about Baby Carrots Will Make You Want to Never Eat Them Again

By | 2017-08-22T14:25:52+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , |

Baby carrots are aesthetically appealing, they are cute, small, a good colour and the perfect size for a snack. They have become a regular in children’s lunchboxes and for adults for a great substitute to snacking on biscuits and chocolate. There are however some rumours surrounding these cute little snacks. One being that the carrots are soaked in chlorine and the white foam you may notice around them is the chlorine coming out. So how are these baby carrots grown and what is the white

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Asian Men Rarely Get Prostate Cancer and Here’s Why

By | 2017-08-22T11:55:03+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Prostate cancer is a challenge for men, just as breast cancer is for women. A search for a cure for these maladies has been going on for years. Interestingly, research has pointed out that the rates of prostate cancer are lower among Asian men than other races. Why do they vary? And is there a way for men, regardless of race, to nip this disease in the bud? Research reveals lower rates of Prostate Cancer in Asia Experts from various organizations share that prostate cancer rates vary

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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 it naturally. What is Acid Reflux? What is this uncomfortable malady? As you may guess,

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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, however, is taking a look at how vitamin deficiencies play a role in your diagnosis.

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