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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.

9 Types of Herbal Tea with Medicinal Properties

By |2019-12-03T21:27:23+03:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Digestive System, Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Modern science has given us many amazing health benefits, but maybe some tried-and-true substances from our past could be better? Sometimes you need to take a look at the remedies that people have used for thousands of years to improve health. This includes many types of herbal tea. Herbal teas aren't just great on a cold day, they are a good go-to for a variety of illnesses and conditions. They are natural, easy to make, and should be included in your everyday diet. Tea is

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Macrobiotic Diet: Main Ideas, Practices, Food Types and Safety

By |2019-11-19T21:58:43+03:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: |

A macrobiotic diet (or macrobiotics) is a pescetarian diet (sometimes vegetarian or vegan) fixed on ideas about types of food drawn from Zen Buddhism. The diet attempts to balance the supposed yin and yang elements of food and cookware. Major principles of macrobiotic diets are to reduce animal products, eat locally grown foods that are in season, and consume meals in moderation. There is no high-quality clinical evidence that a macrobiotic diet is helpful for people with cancer or other diseases, and it may be harmful. Neither the American Cancer Society nor Cancer Research

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What Would Happen If Bees Went Extinct? They Are More Important Than You Think

By |2019-11-13T22:21:28+03:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: Animals, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

The thought of a bee might make you nervous about getting stung and your instinct is to swat it. But would bee extinction stop the earth in its tracts? You may never have thought about what would happen if bees went extinct as we mostly associate them with honey and stinging. Bees, however, are critical to the environment and we would be in some pretty big trouble without them. This article will look at why bees are more important than you realize and if they

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8 Immune System Booster Foods to Eat During Cold Season

By |2019-11-08T11:24:23+03:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The winter and cold weather is harsh, but you can nip any illness in the bud if you're eating the right things. Nothing can stop it. The cold weather is slowly rolling in, and with that comes the potential to get sick quite easily. Immune system booster foods will be your secret weapon in keeping you as healthy as possible once the cold season hits. Why We Need Immune System Booster Foods During Cold Season The big issue during the winter is that we are

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6 Healthy Coffee Creamer Alternatives You Should Start Using

By |2019-11-01T17:05:56+03:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |

The creamer you add to your coffee can really transform your drink, but is it damaging your health? Replacing your coffee creamer with healthy alternatives is something you'll want to look into if coffee is a big part of your life. Unless you're a straight black coffee drinker, there's no doubt you love to spruce up your coffee. You can do this by adding sugar, milk, syrups, or coffee creamer. But the next time you use your coffee creamer, look at the ingredients. The odds

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Why Is Everyone Suddenly Drinking Pickle Juice? The Unexpected Health Benefits

By |2019-10-27T23:01:22+03:00October 27th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The idea of drinking pickle juice may sound unpleasant, but the health benefits may surprise you. People have tried a lot of interesting concoctions over the years in pursuit of better health. There have been the old-school bodybuilders - and Rocky - who would drink raw eggs, along with people eating insects as a good source of protein. Drinking pickle juice is one of those healthy options that have caught many off guard, and you may have seen more and more people using it. But

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A Guide to Vegan Bodybuilding Diet: Everything You Need to Know

By |2019-09-24T20:02:23+03:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We often think the words vegan and bodybuilding diet do not go together, but they actually work quite well. With more and more people switching to plant-based diets, many are finding fitness results with a vegan bodybuilding diet. But you may wonder how this is possible without meat and animal products. For strength trainers and bodybuilders, nutrition makes up a large majority of the success. If you are to adopt a vegan lifestyle but are still into bodybuilding, what do you need to know to get

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5 Effective & Simple Belly Fat Exercises to Get a Flat Stomach

By |2019-08-14T13:47:37+03:00August 10th, 2019|Categories: Fitness & Beauty, Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

When people start to work out, they will have goals to go along with it. Usually at the top of the list will be to lose belly fat and to get a flatter stomach. This is a great goal for not only improved appearance but for improved health and it is achievable. If you're new to working out or have been working out for a while, learning some of the best exercises to lose belly fat will help get you on your way. There are

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