Nutrients A to Zee

Myths and Facts on Water and Hydration

Water is the most undervalued nutrients by humans. Its importance can be ascertained by the fact that scientists search for existence of life only on those planets on which they find evidence of presence of water. We all need water to live, but how much is a point of discussion. With people giving many benefits […]

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Let’s Improve Our Line of Defense

Our ancestors were quite lucky; they had a cleaner and greener environment to breathe and live in. The pollution nowadays is taking a toll on our health and with various different infections doing the rounds the least we can do is to improve our immune system so as to fight the bugs with vigour rather […]

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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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Why you need FATS?

You avoid it while trying to lose weight, when cholesterol goes up, if you are conscious about your health or when there’s an acne outbreak. You guessed it right… I am talking about FAT. Fat, the nutrient which is most avoided by health enthusiasts is not that bad as is considered. Being a nutrient it […]

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Beauty is Skin Deep

The face is the mirror of the mind, and eyes without speaking confess the secrets of the heart. Saint Jerome (church father & saint). Indeed… But not only the mirror of mind, face is a mirror of our nutritional status also. Our skin, hair, nails show the correct picture of our internal body. So to […]

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Guide to Vitamins

Our current out of the box diet leaves a very small compartment for the colourful foods, which apart from adding aesthetics also add vitamins and minerals in our diet. When it comes to this food group we find it really convenient to add them from supplement bottles rather than our plates. Here’s a little nick-knack […]

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Food and Medicine: Do they mix well?

Medicines and nutrients when intermingle in our body can alter each others effectiveness. It is very important to know their effect on one another especially in people who are on prolonged medication or those who need lifelong supplementation of nutrients. A medicine can interact with foods or nutrients present in foods in several ways and […]

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