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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.

Homemade Potato Chips Recipes: a Healthier and Tastier Alternative

By |2019-08-12T13:51:44+03:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

You get a little slice of heaven every time you dig into a bag of tidbits. However, it's hard to avoid the fat in them. Give a warm welcome to homemade potato chips. Homemade potato chips are more troublesome to prepare but far healthier than the ones available at stores. We show you a few recipes that will keep you full, satisfied, and above all, healthy. Why Homemade Potato Chips are Better than Store-Bought Ones Potatoes have a slew of benefits, as you will see

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Gluten Allergy: Causes, Symptoms, and Everything You Need to Know

By |2019-04-22T15:32:31+03:00April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you suffer from a gluten allergy or have celiac disease, you know what an inconvenient, and painful condition it can be. The rates of gluten allergy have risen sharply and people are looking to get a better understanding. Gluten as a topic has not gone away and probably won't for a while. It's been hard to open any magazine, website, or article that hasn't touched on the gluten allergy issue. Some people had dismissed it and many others who suffer from it know that

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7 Tension Headache Symptoms and How To Relieve Them Naturally

By |2019-04-19T22:27:26+03:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Nothing stops you in your tracks more than a headache, especially a tension headache. It can derail your entire day completely overwhelming you. Fortunately, there are tension headache symptoms you can look for and some ways you can relieve them naturally. What Is A Tension Headache? Headaches like this are the most common type out there and they can come out of the blue. There are different tension headache symptoms but it is most recognizable by that pinching sensation by the forehead and temples. This type of headache

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Fungal Rash: Types, Causes, Symptoms & Science-Backed Natural Treatments

By |2019-04-15T22:53:09+03:00April 15th, 2019|Categories: Diseases and Conditions, Hair and Skin, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A fungal rash is painful, awkward and unsightly. Getting rid of it is a top priority. What causes a fungal rash? We explain why people sometimes develop red blotches on their skin, their symptoms, and introduce you to a few natural treatments for them. What Is a Fungal Rash? Fungal infections are common throughout the world, particularly in areas with humid climates. They occur when a fungus overcomes the body's immune system. Fungi thrive in air, soil, water, and plants. They are resilient and can

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5 Benefits of Fermented Foods (and 6 Must-Eat Ones)

By |2019-04-12T15:28:23+03:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Digestive System, Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

If you are not taking care of your gut health, then you are neglecting your overall health. When you have a healthy gut, it improves the overall function of your body. But what are the main benefits that come from fermented foods and which should you eat? They often say you are what you eat but the truth is you are what you absorb. When you have poor gut health, then digestion and absorption of nutrients become compromised. The benefits of fermented food include improving

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Cooking Methods: What Are the Best & the Worst Ways to Cook Your Food?

By |2019-04-09T19:15:53+03:00April 9th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , |

The old saying goes, you are what you eat. Cooking methods affect your health and, to a great extent, safety. We will discuss how to ensure food safety and health. This article also explains the best and worst cooking methods used today. Food Safety When Cooking Foods 1. Healthy Cooking Methods Preparing food the safe way is as crucial for our well-being as food storage or preparation. There is a possibility of cross-contamination from raw to prepared foods, which causes food poisoning. Most foods, in

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7 Herbs for Constipation That Will Boost Your Digestive Process

By |2019-04-08T22:50:06+03:00April 8th, 2019|Categories: Digestive System, Diseases and Conditions, Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Constipation is not only painful but also inconvenient. With ailments like this, it helps to have natural remedies to turn to. Fortunately, with constipation, there are natural herbs that can help you while also improving your digestion. Constipation will impact you at one point or another. Everyone experiences it to varying degrees, but this doesn't make it any less unpleasant or inconvenient. Luckily, there are herbs for constipation and as our knowledge has grown about natural health, it's giving us the ability to not always

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How Much Water Should You Drink a Day Depending on Your Age & Other Factors?

By |2019-04-14T02:30:11+03:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: Digestive System, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

You can be regularly active, getting good sleep, and eating a clean diet but if you are neglecting your water intake, you can set yourself up for some issues. You know that you need to drink more of it but you may wonder how much water you should drink a day. It can be confusing but this article will help narrow down why water is so important and also how much water you should drink. The Rule Of 3 There's a rough rule of three

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