Month: October 2018

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Food Safety For Your Family Definition: Food safety can be described as the proper handling, cooking, storing or preservation of food to prevent contamination and food borne illnesses caused by microbes such as bacteria, viruses, parasites, and fungi. These microbes are not visible to our eyes and so we may not take for granted the safety…

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Feeding The Children No matter who you are; everybody loves children. Children expend a lot of energy all day long and therefore require to eat well. As parent or guardian, we need to give attention to the eating ability of our children. Children eating pattern may be different from one another but the bottom line…

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Oct 12

Legumes

What are legumes? Legumes, foods such as beans and lentils which are excellent source of fat, protein and carbohydrates. We have numerous species of legume plants but beans are the most common variety. Legumes are also an important source of fiber, protein, and minerals as potassium, magnesium, and zinc, which are essential for healthy living. …

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Oct 12

Grains

Grains. What are grains? Grains are cereals such wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley which are component of pasta, bread etc. They are foundation of a good diet. A whole grain is the entire edible part of any grain, whether it is wheat, oats, corn, rice, or a more exotic grain. The three layers of a…

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Fruits And Vegetables Everyone in the world needs fruits and vegetables to have a balanced diet but sadly not everybody can have enough of it. The new research has shown that the world is not growing enough for everybody’s need.  Regular consumption of fruit and vegetables will reduce risk of future non-communicable diseases like cardiovascular…

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Alcohol and You What is alcohol? Alcohol is a liquid produced by fermentation of sugar, Ethyl alcohol or ethanol is an intoxicating ingredient found in beer, wine, and liquor. How does alcohol affect a person? A long time effect can damage the heart and causing a lot of problems like stroke and high blood pressure.…

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Diet in Colors of Rainbow We all know for a fact that the more colorful the content of your plate, the healthier you’re eating. I am sure we are all familiar with the song “coat of many colors” It is time we sang ‘eating colors of the rainbow’, because one promise that lies within the…

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Diet And Control Of Insomnia (inability to sleep) What is insomnia? Insomnia is the inability to sleep, or to sleep satisfactorily, and is the most common sleep disorder. It may involve restless or interrupted sleep, a reduction in the usual time you spend sleeping or, in rare cases, complete wakefulness. Insomnia is a symptom rather…

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Enhance Your Brain With Your Diet If only human body is an electronic, we’d simply add a chip to enhance our brains. But human brain is a bit more complex than even the most advanced machine, upgrading human memory requires slightly more effort.  What is memory? At its simplest level, memory is a mental activity…

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Food Poisoning Is Dangerous. Food poisoning also known as food-borne illness is a term for health issues associated with eating contaminated food. It may be contaminated by bacteria e.g salmonella, viruses like norovirus, environmental toxins, or toxins present within the food itself, such as the poisons in some mushrooms or certain seafood. If anyone eats contaminated…