Benefits of watermelon

Benefits of watermelon

Benefits of watermelon Let’s look at the benefits of water melons at a glance: It is an excellent source of Vitamin A & C through its concentration of beta-carotene It is rich in electrolytes sodium and potassium that we lose while sweating Watermelons are fat free but helps us in building energy It is a […]

Fat Soluble Vitamins

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.   Water Soluble Vitamins2.      Vitamin D (Cholecalciferol) Sources: Sun light, liver, oily fish, eggs. a.      […]

Benefits of an Egg yolk

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 […]

Fat Soluble Vitamins

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 […]

Sources of micro nutrients

Micro nutrients this is a substance such as vitamin, and  minerals, that is essential for proper and metabolism of a living organism. Sources of micro nutrients  Vitamin- Orange, butter, carrot, bean, ground nut, and green vegetables.  Minerals- Milk, bread, salt, rice.  Deficiency diseases of micro nutrients  Anemia- lack of iron Xerohthalima- lack of vitamin A […]