Fasting is a deliberate absenteeism from eating food. Many people all around the world fast for one reason or the other. Some people may fast because of religious beliefs, while some people may attempt therapeutic fasting for better health. Fasting …

A healthy diet is composed of many nutritional items, nuts and seeds being one of them. They are categorized as super healthy food as they are natural source of vitamins, minerals, healthy fat, protein, fiber and antioxidants. Every individual must …

Yo yo dieting is a term used for cyclical weight loss followed by weight gain. Kelly Brownwell of yale university was the person to coin this term in resemblance up and down motion of yo yo. In other words it …

We all know that the key to remain energetic is to eat healthy food, besides regular exercise, good night sleep and stress free life. Eating healthy food has so many health advantages. However, some people feel tired even after eating …

Food is the basic need of human body or for that matter for any living being. Normally the food that we eat must be governed by three main principles. It should nourish our body, safeguard our health and whenever necessary …

V8 is a known brand of vegetable juice that is sold in almost all parts of world. This vegetable juice is prepared from 8 different types of vegetable namely beet, celery, carrot, tomato, lettuce, parsley, spinach and watercress. The blend …

Calorie is the unit used for measurement of energy released when the consumed food is broken down during digestion. Calorie is a unit referred in pounds or grams. The food that we consume is made up of principal nutrients such …

The world health organization suggests that everyone should try and eat at least few portions of different types of fruits every day. In fact one of the reasons why people vaunt Mediterranean diet is because it includes lot of fruits, …

According to researchers, dieticians and medical fraternity, fruits are important source of food for an overall health and well being of a person. Eating fruits provide vitamins, minerals and many other vital nutrients. Almost all fruits have some amount of …

Marasmus is severe form of protein energy malnutrition. The disease is characterized by wasting of muscle and loss of fat as well as tissue mass of the body. Malnutrition occurs when the body is not able get enough amount of …

A balanced diet is essential for maintaining well being and health of a person. It provides the required amount of vitamins, minerals and macro-nutrients that are vital for growth and maintenance of healthy cells and tissues. Eating a balanced diet …

Since early civilization, mankind used to eat meat as their staple diet. Red meat is the meat which comes from cows, buffaloes, lamb, swine, deer etc. Red meat also includes meat that is derived from large birds which do not …

All plant based foods contain some amount of fiber. Fibers help the plants to maintain its structure and shape as it is made up of cellulose, pectin and gum. Nowadays, researchers and medical practitioners recommend people to include more fiber …

Grains are small seeds that are dry and hard with or without attachment of hull. Cereals and legumes are types of grains that are harvested for human consumption. There are different types of food products prepared from grains such as …

In our daily life salt is an essential ingredient added in the nutritious food that we eat. It makes the food more palatable and tasty. Salt is also considered to be a natural preservative because it reduces growth of micro-organisms; …

With growing knowledge about coronary artery disease, most people have rough idea about good and bad fats present in the diet. Trans fat is produced in industry so to say it is man made fat where liquid vegetable oils is …

Summer is the hottest season of the year. For people living in northern latitude it is the time for fun and frolic. The days are bright and long. Most people enjoy the beauty of nature. Some visit beaches and parks …

Amoebic colitis is a gastrointestinal disease caused by a protozoan parasite Entamoeba Histolitica. Colitis is a general term used for an inflammation in the lining of large intestine. When it is caused by amoeba E. Histolitica, it is referred as …

Human brain is incredible and a complex organ in the body. It has limitless potential in doing various tasks. This intricate and delicate structure is a key in taking complicated decisions, and in some situations even repair and heal itself …

Our overall health is highly dependent on the health of liver. Liver is the largest organ in the body, a workhorse which has various roles to play for maintaining good health. Although less appreciated, this vital organ is the main …