The truth about Salt

The truth about Salt

Salt is an essential nutrient for human beings. We not only need the sodium, which is necessary for maintaining proper blood pressure, but also the chloride, which our body uses to make hydrochloric acid in our stomachs so that we can digest our food. Salt is composed of two minerals: … Continue reading »
Low Carb diet for beginners

Low Carb diet for beginners

Carbohydrates are vital for allowing muscles to recover after intense workout. The repair the damaged muscles quickly and enhance the endurance. But if the intake of carbohydrates goes over the line, it can add inches to your waistline. A low-carb diet is a diet that restricts carbohydrates, such as those … Continue reading »
Micronutrient – Zinc

Micronutrient – Zinc

Zinc is an essential micronutrient which is required by the human body in trace amounts to maintain and perform a number of bodily functions. Common food sources of zinc include chicken, red meat, dairy, eggs, whole grains, nuts, seeds and legumes etc. However, zinc is more readily absorbed from meat … Continue reading »
Sweet Poison – Sugar

Sweet Poison – Sugar

Sugar can be a sweet poison when consumed in large quantities and can be detrimental to your health if consumed over a long period of time.   Here are a few reasons why white sugar is not good for consumption, especially in large dosage:   Excessive consumption of sugar may … Continue reading »
Superfood – Cashews

Superfood – Cashews

Cashew nuts are actually the kidney-shaped seeds that adhere to the bottom of the cashew apple, the fruit of the cashew tree, which is native to the coastal areas of northeastern Brazil. Cashews are one of the healthiest nut available in the market and contains a wide range of vital … Continue reading »