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Is coffee good for your health?

For many years, coffee is blamed for triggering many medical conditions – from funny reply “I will stop the growth!” to less fun to worry, according to which can lead to heart disease and cancer. However, recent studies indicate that coffee does not affect so much the health, so as negative criticism initially thought. After all, that is the answer? Coffee consumption has benefits or disadvantages to your health status? Following a May 2009 study, involving 128,000 women and men,... 

Eating Food That’s Rich In Water, Potato & Rice

Advantages of eating foods rich in water content: Nearly 80% of human body is composed of water. The fluids perform the most essential functions of supplying nutrients and carrying waste products from every cell of the body. A cell cannot function if it is loaded with waste products. Water is best solvent known to man and it can dissolve maximum number of solids in it. It is the best medium for dissolving and excreting waste from the body. If we analyse our diet, we will realise that we eat a diet,... 

Nutrition terms you should know

Nutrition: The process by which the body draws nutrients from food and uses them for body functions. Calorie: It is a unit of energy. In human body, it represents the amount of energy provided by food and spent by activity. Calories not used as energy are converted into fat and stored in the body. Metabolism: It is a term used to describe the production and use of energy by the body to perform body functions. It is a two-part process: one part is called catabolism – when the body spends energy... 

Foods to avoid

Milk and milk products: Buffalo milk contains abundant fat. Hence, skimmed milk should be consumed. Cream and butter are rich in fats and hence best avoided. Processed cheese is also rich in fat. However, homemade cottage cheese (paneer) prepared from skimmed milk can be consumed freely. Junk food: Junk foods typically are a combination of bad carbohydrates and bad fat. They are high in saturated or hydrogenated oils, animal fat and bad carbohydrates. The typical examples are pizza and burgers. They...