Found 209 Articles for Nutrition & Diet

Why are Carrots good for your health?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 25-Apr-2022 07:16:15


The plant likely started in Persia and was initially cultivated for its leaves and seeds. The carrot is a root vegetable, generally, orange in shading, however purple, dark, red, white, and yellow cultivars exist. Carrots are domesticated from Daucus carota, local to Europe and southwestern Asia.Advantages of eating carrotPrevention of Heart Disease: In an examination intended to uncover the restorative estimation of carrots, specialists at the Wolfson Gastrointestinal Laboratory in Edinburgh, Scotland uncovered that cholesterol level drops by a normal of 11 percent if seven ounces of raw carrots are taken. High cholesterol is a central point for coronary illness. ... Read More

How long can we use food items after expiration date?

Knowledge base
Updated on 22-Apr-2022 08:07:23


Consumption of food post its expiry date is a question that haunts most of us. There are certain tests to know whether the food is still fresh post the expiration date. Some foods can stay fresh for a long time while others cannot. According to a famous news portal, the Men’s health nutrition expert, Alan Aragon says, “The more refined and processed a food is, the longer you can keep it past the expiration date”.Meat and dairy products are generally not recommended for use after the expiration date.According to Robert Gravani, Ph.D., a professor of food science at Cornell University, ... Read More

What are the different ways to include dry fruits in our diet?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 05-May-2022 07:21:16


Dry fruits are extremely healthy and undoubtedly a great source of umpteen essential micronutrients, which are highly needed for our body. But sometimes, we simply do not understand how to include them in our diet on a regular basis.Ways To Consume Dry FruitsSalads  − Take a bowl, add boiled macaroni, some salt to taste, some fresh cream or hung curd as per your liking, some olives, lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Give it a mix. Now, add chopped raisins and walnuts. Let it cool. You will love this chilled salad with the crunchiness of dry fruits in it.Soups − You may ... Read More

What can we eat or drink before hitting the Gym?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 07:39:23


It is important to follow a proper diet before you work out. Proper intake of food is as important as the exercises. Our body needs energy to perform the exercises. This energy is derived only from the food we eat. Exercise causes damage to the muscles and to repair them on a regular basis nutritious food intake is necessary.BananaBananas are exceptionally rich in quick-acting carbs that will give you usable fuel for the exercise. It supplies potassium in a fine amount which helps in keeping up muscle and nerve function.OatsOats are filled with fiber, which encourages the continuous supply of ... Read More

When you are studying and want to eat something, what are the best snacks?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 09:46:44


To study effectively, proper function of the brain and body is required. Studying for long hours needs high concentration and energy, hence a proper diet is important during that time. We can take snack breaks in our study time which could help us give enough nutrition.The following items can be taken as snacks in the break time.ApplesApples are available in almost all seasons and are one of the most cultivated and consumed fruits in the world. Apples are continuously being praised as a "miracle food", as they are rich in antioxidants, flavonoids, and dietary fiber.Apples boost the production of acetylcholine ... Read More

What is the total weight of all consumables a human consume in a day?

Shanmukh Pasumarthy
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 09:53:59


Supplements are obtained from a wide variety of food items and the more diverse your eating routine, the more nutrients you gain. The supplements found in all beverages and food give nutrients to the body. This is in the form ofSubstances which give energyBuilding blocks for bone, muscle, organs, hormones, and bloodSubstances required for the process to happen in the body (like circulation)Substances that protect the bodyEnergyEnergy is not a supplement but vital for doing our day to day chores.Protein, fats, and starches are transformed into energy in various quantities. Vitamins and minerals are also fundamental supplements for the body, ... Read More

What are the health benefits of spinach?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 06-May-2022 07:17:35


Spinach is a super food based on the tons of nutrients and minerals packed in it for such a low-calorie content. Leafy greens like spinach provide us with a lot of iron, proteins, and minerals. It helps in increasing bone strength and is very useful for skin and hair.Spinach has worked its way notably into the Mediterranean and Southeast Asian cuisines. As it is cheap and easy to prepare, spinach can be incorporated into our regular diets.Health Benefits of SpinachSpinach improves blood glucose control for people with diabetes.It lowers the risk of cancer.It helps maintain the blood pressureIt lowers the ... Read More

What is the diet to suppress appetite?

Manoj Rawat
Updated on 27-Jun-2020 13:20:47


Controlling the level of appetite plays an important role in weight loss, staying healthy, or changing your daily eating habits. There are numerous tips and guidelines that will really help to suppress the level of appetite.Out of these tips, some of them include getting rid of refined carbohydrates, give sufficient exposure to sun, and drink plenty of water in your daily routine. Apart from this, you can also add some specific foods to your daily diet plan and can easily reduce appetite level.NutsNuts are great sources of fiber and also contain healthy fats that can help to lower down the ... Read More

What are some tips to make fluffy omelets at home?

Prasanna Kotamraju
Updated on 09-May-2022 05:26:10


Omelets are one of the favorite breakfasts for all ages. Easy to make and easy to eat. Everybody knows the recipe for an omelet. Just crack the eggs into a bowl, put all the seasoning, whip them by hand or with a mixer and pour into a pan. Your omelet is ready.But in particular, if you want to make fluffy omelets, there are so many tips to do that.Beat the eggs for more time. Fluffiness comes when a lot of air is whipped into the eggs. Beating the egg mixture with a fork or electric beater for more than a ... Read More