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Get Proper Nutrition with a Balanced Diet

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In the latest estimates made by the World bank, India ranked second in the world with 47% of children suffering from malnutrition. Though we are quite familiar with the term nutrition, we seldom show interest to know what proper nutrition is. As proper nutrition plays a vital role in the growth and development of the […]

Common Medical Terms You Need to Know Nutrition

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Here is a list of some common medical terms related to nutrition: Nutrition-related Terms Antioxidants – These are the chemical compounds which help in protecting against cell damage (from free radicals). Antioxidants enable anti-aging and reduce the risk of chronic diseases like cancer and coronary heart diseases. Body Mass Index (BMI) – It is a […]

A Guava a Day Keeps a Doctor Away: Scientists from NIN

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A guava a day keeps a doctor away. Yes, you read it right. Scientists from National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) of Hyderabad discovered that Guava, one of the cheaper and common fruits in India contains high concentrations of antioxidants that help in maintaining the health. What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are the chemical substances which help […]