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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.

How Long Does It Take to Digest Food? 6 Stages of Digestion

By |2018-08-22T20:16:02+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Digestive System, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Your meal takes time to break down in your body. Do you know how long it takes to digest food? Food digests at different times, depending on what you eat. Apart from explaining the digestion process, we discuss the implications it has for your diet and health. How Long Does It Take to Digest Food: The 6 Stages of Digestion Why should you know how long it takes to digest food? Before you can answer this question, you must know about the stages of digestion.

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What to Do If Someone Has a Heart Attack: 14 Actions That Can Save Lives

By |2018-08-17T21:18:10+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: Cardiovascular System, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Watching a loved one being taken surprise by a heart attack is no laughing matter. You must know what to do if someone has a heart attack. Heart attacks are sudden, painful, and potentially fatal. Managing them could be the difference between life and death. Here's what to do if someone has a heart attack, and how you can prevent it. What to do if someone has a heart attack: Heart Attack Statistics A heart attack can overwhelm you. The statistics are alarming. According to

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7 Vitamin E Benefits You Didn’t Know About (And 7 Vitamin E Rich Foods)

By |2018-08-10T12:05:55+00:00August 10th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , |

We often forget about the vitamin E benefits. Unfortunately, when we have a deficiency in this area, we understand its importance. To reap the vitamin E benefits, you should ingest around 1,000 mg per day. You can find this vitamin in plant-based foods, such as vegetables, fruits, and grains. It can also be found in nuts and some oils as well. With such a variety of foods to consider, it should be easy to get your daily requirements. Even so, sometimes we need a reminder

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10 Omega 3 Foods to Include in Your Diet (and How They Will Benefit You)

By |2018-08-09T18:27:58+00:00August 9th, 2018|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

You must have gotten positive feedback about Omega 3 acids and Omega 3 foods. There's much hype about this health-giving compound. It isn't just buzz, however - Omega 3 foods do wonders for health. This post discusses their benefits and introduces you to a few of them. What is Omega 3? Omega 3 Fatty Acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids. They have two ends - the alpha, or the beginning of the chain, and the Omega, or its tail. Fatty acids have double bonds, and how

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35 Smart Life Hacks for Home Improvement, Cleaning and Cooking

By |2018-08-08T10:38:16+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Home Improvement & DIY, Life Hacks|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Cooking, cleaning and building a sanctuary take effort and time. Everyone needs useful life hacks for home improvement. Your kitchen may not be as hygienic as you think it is. The bathroom looks clean but may be full of germs. Life Advancer provides a few life hacks for home. Life Hacks for Home Improvement The little details turn houses into homes. Here are a few of our favourite home improvement tips. 1. Disguise Your Thermostat Controls First of all, hang paintings by hinges on your

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How to Save Water and Help the Planet with These 20 Simple Actions

By |2018-08-03T20:25:47+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: Environment & Planet, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

With world climate shifts, constant tropical storms, and destructive hurricanes, we need to know how to save water. Climate change has an enormous impact on water resources. We discuss this, and how to save water. The impact of climate change on water 1. How to save water: The Statistics Why all the fuss about water? It governs how the world adapts to climate change. A holistic look at how water integrates with the environment and biosphere will allow countries to develop systems that slow it

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Chaga Mushroom and How to Benefit from Its Remarkable Healing Properties

By |2018-07-31T20:42:25+00:00July 31st, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A common fungus that grows on trees in the northern hemisphere, the Chaga Mushroom is the star of many homemade dishes. The Chaga Mushroom has a distinguishing feature- orange tissue in its center. It has astounding health benefits that will leave you wondering why you haven't tried it already. We introduce you to its beneficial properties and show you how it can boost your health. What are Chaga Mushrooms? The Chaga Mushroom, or the Inonotus Obliquus, is a fungus that grows in remote areas in

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What Is Japanese Water Therapy and How It Can Keep You Healthy and Slim

By |2018-07-27T22:28:11+00:00July 27th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We need water to keep our bodies functioning. Suffice to say, Japanese water therapy is a useful slimming method. The Japanese take water seriously. They believe that Japanese water therapy improves overall wellness. Practicing it will help you overcome health problems. We explain how it aids weight loss. What is Japanese water therapy? The premise of Japanese water therapy is that most illnesses begin because of poor digestive health. This treatment clears the gut and gives it a boost. The Japanese believe that drinking water

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