Found 115 Articles for Nutrition Facts

What Exactly Is Whey Protein? The Health, Weight, and Side Effects to Know

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 30-Mar-2023 16:01:22
Whey protein is obtained by whey; this is the liquid portion of milk that is separated after the cheese making process. It is a complete protein containing most amino acids needed for a healthy body to function. Sportspeople and bodybuilding frequently utilize whey protein as a nutritional component to help develop muscle mass and enhance athletic ability. It is often utilized by those who want to enhance their protein consumption, particularly those who don't get enough protein from their usual diet. Whey protein is available in numerous forms, notably whey protein concentration, whey protein isolates, and whey protein hydrolyzed. ... Read More

A Man\'s Guide to Essential Vitamins

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 29-Mar-2023 16:29:13
A lot of work and responsibility comes with maintaining a human body. But, a positive side effect is that you develop a healthy physique, which you may like and care for over time. A balanced diet and exercise are all required to have a healthy body, but it needs a bit more. Since vitamins are essential to human health, the vitamin sector is crucial in the healthcare system. Our body requires specific nutrients to stay running, and while you may receive some of these nutrients from the foods you consume, we don’t always get the complete daily quantity required. This ... Read More

A Detailed Guide to Chocolate and How to Reap the Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 29-Mar-2023 16:27:03
Do you love chocolate chip cookies, German chocolate cake, and hot chocolate? It's a little more difficult to comprehend that all these delicacies originate from the common cocoa tree. The cacao bean that goes into making chocolate grows inside a cacao pod, making it the original plant-based superfood. The same bean can be transformed into dark chocolate, milk chocolate, cocoa powder, or cacao nibs, which are then used to create some of your favorite sweet delicacies. Nevertheless, chocolate is not just about its rich flavor. Like other plant-based meals, it's a rich source of some essential nutrients, and studies ... Read More

Ear Seeds: Benefits, How to Use, Evidence, and Safety

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 16:14:02
Ear seeds are seeds placed on your ear to provide stimulation to pressure points in the ears. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), ear seeds may help regulate the flow of qi or energy in our body. Ear seeds traditionally come from a herb called Vaccaria and act as acupressure devices to promote comfort and relaxation. These seeds can also be made of ceramic or metal and can be placed on the outer portion of your ear. Generally, people use them to overcome insomnia, pain, substance abuse or mental health issues. Additionally, ear seeds are also an intrinsic part of ... Read More

20 Foods That Are High in Vitamin C

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 15:57:58
Vitamin C is a water-soluble Vitamin and can be found naturally in many fruits and vegetables. It is essential for our body as it acts as an antioxidant and has an important role in collagen synthesis, controlling the immune system and helping in neurotransmitter production. According to the U.S. National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), adult men should consume 90 milligrams (mg) and women should consume 75 mg of Vitamin C daily to stay healthy. During pregnancy, 85 mg of Vitamin C is required by the body and if you are breastfeeding, you need to consume ... Read More

7 Delicious Ways to Make Mac and Cheese Healthier

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:37:23
Few things are as satisfying as sinking into a bowl of macaroni and cheese when you're in the mood for a warm, comforting meal after a long day or feeling down because of the winter season. Mac and cheese is the ideal carb-laden comfort meal, but it turns out that you can hold the guilt. Despite its unfavorable reputation, cheese may be a healthy option since it contains protein and calcium despite its high salt and saturated fat content. There's also evidence that cheese consumption could have other advantages. Those who regularly consumed cheese had the most significant average intelligence ... Read More

7 Potential Health Benefits of Essential Oils

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Mar-2023 11:22:41
Intensive plant preparations are what make up essential oils. Structure-building elements and compounds make up plants. These substances have advantages for humans as well as for plants. They are created by steaming or pressing plants to capture the compounds that give them their aroma. And perhaps more significantly, their distinctive aromas have been used for thousands of years in healing rituals and could have therapeutic effects. The perception of smell is one mechanism by which they operate. An essential oil's aroma molecules are carried straight to the brain by inhalation from the olfactory nerves. The limbic system, which controls ... Read More

Can Eating Too Few Calories Stall Your Metabolism?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 21-Mar-2023 15:53:12
You might want to lose weight quickly if you are obese and take care of your health. So, you could be tempted to make significant dietary adjustments to lower your calorie intake. But you might be surprised to learn that eating too few calories might work against you and undermine your attempts to lose weight. While attempting to lose weight, it might seem logical to stop eating, yet this has the opposite effect. Calories and their effect on health Consuming fewer calories than you burn off each day, or having a calorie deficit, is the ... Read More

What is Protein? A Complete Scientific Guide

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 20-Mar-2023 15:22:46
Amino acids (building blocks of protein) combine to form proteins, which are molecules that contain nitrogen and found in every cell of our body. They can be made up of one or more extended chains of amino acid residues. Proteins consist of amino acids, which are tiny chemical compounds. They consist of an alpha central carbon atom coupled to an amino group, a carboxyl group, a hydrogen atom, and another component known as a side chain, are the building blocks of proteins. Proteins are made up of a lengthy chain of amino acids that are connected by peptide bonds. Each ... Read More

Watermelon: Nutrition, Health Benefits, Risks

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 20-Mar-2023 15:14:31
Watermelon is a summertime refreshing nutrient-rich, low-calorie, juicy red fruit. It is the perfect treat for staying hydrated as it's around ninety percent water, and it has more nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants as compared to other fruits. The scientific name of watermelon is Citrullus lanatus and this flowering plant is related to cucumber, and pumpkin as it's of the Cucurbitaceae family. There are many kinds of watermelons such as seed-bearing, seedless, mini, yellow, and even orange. If you'd like, you can eat each part of the watermelon, even the rind and seeds. Some studies have found that watermelon seeds are ... Read More
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