Food & Nutrition

Best Obesity Management Tips (facts)

Obesity means having 20% or more extra weight in your body than your ideal weight / fat. Obesity occurs when a person consumes more calories than he can burn and this can be calculated through the Body Mass Index or BMI. A person is considered overweight if his or her BMI is between 25 and… read more »

Causes, Symptoms and Prevention-Food Intolerance

Food intolerance is a condition where the system of a person is unable to break down the food into simple components due to lack of sufficient enzymes. Usually the food reacts adversely every time food or a particular ingredient is consumed. Sickness follows after eating and the various symptoms are diarrhea, bloating and abdominal pain…. read more »

Benefits of an Egg yolk

The yolk contains 100% of the carotenoids, essential fatty acids, vitamins A, E, D, and K The white does not contain 100% of any nutrient. The yolk contains more than 90% of the calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc, thiamin, B6, folate and B12, and 89% of the panthothenic acid The white does not contain more than… read more »

Fat Soluble Vitamins

Fat Soluble Vitamins 1.      Vitamin A (Retinol) Sources = liver, eggs, fish and dairy products. Lack of vitamin A ( Causes night blindness) The yellow pigment (carotene), found in leafy vegetables and carrot can be turned into retinol.   2.     Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol) Sources: Sun light, liver, oily fish, eggs. a.      Lack of vitamin D… read more »