Month: October 2013

Be Healthy: Add fiber to your diet

The word fiber comes from the Latin word¬†fibra, meaning fiber, thread, string or filament and dietary fiber refers to nutrients in the diet that are not digested by gastrointestinal enzymes.¬†Fiber is also known as roughage. It is the indigestible part of plant foods that pushes through our digestive system, absorbing water along the way and […]

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How good is your egg?

While buying an eatable the first prerequisite for all of us is its quality. We can gauge the quality of vegetables and fruits by looking at them, packed goods carry best before dates but eggs…. It is really a question difficult to answer. Although there are lots of industrial measures by which eggs are graded […]

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Blood or lack of it

Anemia, the most common disorder when it comes to females in the reproductive age group, has always been considered a disease of iron deficiency. Not quite so…. it is actually a condition in which the total quantity of hemoglobin in the circulating blood is less than normal. And this can be due to a number […]

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