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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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Cereals on my Plate

Cereal, the most dominant and important part of our meals, are the staple foods in the diets of most population groups. So much so that the days when cereal is not added to a meal, the meal seems incomplete. The word cereal is derived from ‘ceres’ the Roman goddess of grain. The principal cereal crops are […]

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A for Eyes

Vitamin A (VA) is a group of compounds that are fat soluble in nature. They play an important role in vision, bone growth, reproduction, cell division and cell differentiation (in which a cell is assigned its role and it becomes part of brain or muscles or lungs). There are two categories of VA, depending on […]

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Welcome to Weight Management

In today’s scenario, a lot has been said and done about healthy body weight, obesity, weight management, etc., still, obesity is now taking epidemic proportions. Currently, what we have is a situation of dual burden in our country. We are yet to overcome under-nutrition (deficiencies of nutrients) in rural areas and side by side over-nutrition […]

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