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Food habits are changing and it has led to many health issues. One such problem which is caused because of eating contaminated food is Food poisoning. Food can be polluted at any stage like during harvesting, growing, processing or even during storage.

Bacteria and germ adulterate food and can cause food poisoning. Toxins of such organisms contaminate food and it is possible while cooking or even if cooked food is not stored properly. There is some food which already has the presence ...

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The liver is one of the most important organs in our body which is required for maintaining good health. All throughout the day, we eat foods. Even if we try to put ourselves away from junk foods, we cannot get rid of the way vegetables and fruits are produced. Sometimes harmful chemicals and insecticides are used in the cultivation of fruits and vegetables that we consider healthy, part of which remain in the food we eat. We also take medicines more often than we care to imagine. After our foods are metab...

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Underweight is defined as a condition in which a person’s body mass index is lower than the prescribed normal range. Body mass index is the ratio of weight and height.  Being underweight is a very common condition and can be reversed by proper food and physical activity.

There are many reasons which can make people underweight, some of which are as follows:

1. Lack of food intake and/or imbalance of food intake.
2. Medic...

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There are different types of berries available in the market- blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries. Among all the berries, blackberries are considered nutritionally enriched and healthier than the others. Blackberry is a very good source of Vitamin- C, Vitamin- A and antioxidants. Blackberry is enriched with different types of nutrients which are good for skin, hair and overall health. Including blackberries would definitely help you create a ...

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  1. As we all know beetroot is known as chakundar in Hindi. Beetroot is a vegetable which we eat in the form of salad. Inside the beetroot, there is a pigment. This pigment is of purplish red color which works as an anti-oxidant in your body. You can eat it as anti-aging. This means that when our body is getting old, cells are going to finish their capacity, they are getting lost, and they are dying, then this pigment gives new power t...

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Fruits bring health, colour, and happiness to our palates and lives. We almost invariably give preference to seasonal fruits like orange in winter and mango in summer. Apple is popularly known as the fruit that keeps doctors away and therefore is adored by one and all. There is another fruit- much more humble and tastier than most fruits available in the market- the often ignored banana. It won’t be an exaggeration to call it a superfood. A medium sized banana (100g) contains 116 kcal of energy and 1.2 grams of protein...

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Everyone likes to get back to their best looking selves and that’s inevitably related to weight reduction. So whenever anyone decides to lose weight, they try to control food intake and expect to reduce their weight drastically. But there are several other factors which control body weight. Diet and physical exercise are keys to weight reduction. However, some other factors, enumerated below, also contribute as much.

The factors which influence weight reduction ar...

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A heart attack is a serious medical condition (myocardial infarction) where the supply of blood is suddenly blocked by a blood clot. Lack of blood to heart would damage the heart muscle seriously and that’s a life threatening.

Symptoms of heart attack:

  • Pain or discomfort in chest: Most attacks involve discomfort in centre of chest which just lasts more than a few minutes. It feels like uncomfortable pr...

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Navratri, apart from Diwali is one of the main festivals celebrated all over India worshipping Mata Durga. Every year Hindus all over the world fast for nine days. The fasting period is recognized as Navratri Vrat by North Indians. The misconception by people is that substituting (carbohydrate) with much servings of fried potatoes, sabudana, papads, crispies, sweets etc will help in losing weight by saying vrat ka khana is just a myth. And apart f...

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Are you addicted to sugar? Do you love sweets?

Most of you must be aware of the health risks white sugar does to your body.

Sugar is toxic, a sweet poison, which is highly refined and processed, has no nutrition benefit. Excess sugar also creates sodium and potassium imbalances, contributing to that more acidic environment in our cells, an acidic...

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Overweight and Obesity

Overweight and obesity are both labels for range of weight that greater than normal Weight. The terms also identify ranges of weight that have seen to the certain diseases and other health difficulties. Approximately one-thirty of the global population is Overweight or obese.

Weight gain is due to imbalanc...

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As we all known our body is made of up to 70% of water but when excess more fluid buildup inside our body the condition called H2O, fluid retention\edema. It can be of many reasons like fluctuating hormones, menstrual cycle imbalance, anti-hypertensive or anti-depressant medications or in thyroid conditions. Easily detected by noticing sign are swelling in hands, feet, ankles and legs, stiffness and easily body weight gain. But not to worry, it can easily manage by helpful dietary tips.....

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With the upcoming trend of googling everything, people are coming up with health advice from every niche. That doesn't mean what you are reading is always a good advice. If you really need an advice on your diet, you should consult a physician who is a specialist in Nutrition science.

When it comes to what kinds of food you should and shouldn't eat, it is always difficult to find an answer. 
Many tips on eating healthy food can be ...