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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.

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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Nutrition During Pregnancy: What Foods to Eat and What to Avoid

By |2019-04-04T16:52:49+03:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , |

Every pregnant mom understands how vital proper nutrition during pregnancy is to the health of the little child growing inside her. Below, we discuss everything you need to know about nutrition during pregnancy, including what foods you can or can't eat. Because a pregnant mom looks after two lives, she needs a list of the right foods to eat and how much. She’ll need to know which will harm her growing child as well. What Foods to Eat During Pregnancy Eating the right foods is

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13 Natural Sources of Collagen to Help You Get Enough of This Protein

By |2019-03-30T18:58:42+03:00March 30th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Natural Health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Everyone is aware they require protein but there are many sources to consider. One that should be at the top of your list is collagen. You always want to find the cleanest versions of food whenever possible. Just like there are top choices of protein, carbs, and fats there are many great sources of collagen. This article will look at what collagen is, why it's important and the best natural sources. Why Is Protein So Important? I'm sure you're aware that you need protein in your

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5 Lessons Ancient Chinese Medicine Can Teach Us about Treating Our Body

By |2019-03-26T21:15:46+03:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Medical practitioners from all cultures teach us that we must treat ourselves as well to stay healthy. Those who use Ancient Chinese medicine believe this. As its name suggests, ancient Chinese medicine has timeless traditions. People practice it in various ways, and we can learn much from it. The history and philosophy of TCM Traditional Chinese medicine is a set of medical practices that its practitioners developed over 2500 years. They include acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage (tui na), and exercise (qigong). Used primarily by the

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Olive Leaf: The Little-Known Health Benefits and Ways to Consume Them

By |2019-03-18T21:01:31+03:00March 18th, 2019|Categories: Food and Nutrition, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

You're probably aware of the health benefits that come from olive oil and that it's the superior choice over refined vegetable oils. Olive leaf, however, is a more unknown substance you'll want to learn more about to improve your health. Olive leaf comes from the olive tree but should you not disregard them in place of the olives. The leaf contains oleuropein which is where most of the health benefits come from. As great as olive oil is you may not always want to consume

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