Coffee Nutrition: Amazing Coffee Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits

If the smell of freshly brewed coffee brings a smile on your face, then read on. Coffee happens to be one of the most loved beverages across the world. The coffee that we drink is derived from dark brown aromatic beans that grow on coffee trees. Origins of the coffee plant coffea can be traced back to Sudan and Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mauritius and Reunion in the Indian Ocean. It is now cultivated across the world and is the second most consumed drink worldwide after water. There are primarily two varieties…

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Strawberry Nutrition: Amazing Strawberry Nutrition Facts And Health Benefits

One of the most vibrant and beautiful-looking fruits found in nature, strawberry is not only immensely delicious, but also loaded with various health benefiting properties. Its plump red appearance makes it appetising and the black dots on it add to its nutritional value. According to the book ‘Healing Foods’ by DK Publishing, strawberries have heart-healthy properties, benefit digestive system, and are the only fruit to have seeds – a source of small amounts of omega-3 fatty acids – on the exterior. On the nutrition front, strawberries are loaded with a…

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FGuava Nutrition: Amazing Guava Nutrition Facts and Benefits You Must Know

Crunchy and mildly sweet, guava is one versatile fruit you can never get enough of. They make inroads into your smoothies, salads, desserts and what not. Guavas are common tropical fruits cultivated in many tropical and subtropical regions and is scientifically known as Psidium guajava. In addition to being ever-so delightful to taste, guavas area treasure trove of health benefits, which makes it a favourite fruit across the world. What is on offer you ask? According to Macrobiotic Nutritionist and Health practitioner Shilpa Arora, “Guavas are a low Glycaemic Index (GI)…

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Navratri 2018: Grab These Snacks To Avoid Lack of Nutrition

Navratri is here, and many people are observing fasts as a form of gratitude to Goddess Durga. Apart from its religious and/or spiritual significance, the ritual of fasting is also backed by science as a healthy approach that can help detoxify the human body from various toxins. However, it is important to maintain a healthy diet even during fasts.   As our immune system has a tendency to weaken during seasonal transitions, staying away from certain foods can help us fit and disease-free, at least to a certain extent.  …

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Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick Part 1, Nutrition and Lifestyle

Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick talks with Diabetes in Control Publisher Steve Freed at the 2016 AACE Meeting. In part 1 of this Exclusive Interview meet Dr. Mechanick, current president of American College of Endocrinology, who has a focus on nutrition and lifestyle. Dr. Jeffrey Mechanick, MD, FACP, FACE, FNLA is the Clinical Professor of Medicine and Director of Metabolic Support in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone Disease at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY. Dr. Mechanick was chosen president of the American College of Endocrinology (ACE)…

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Scientists Discover New Nutrition Model to Help Fight Obesity

Calling for a radical rethinking of human nutrition science, scientists have developed a new framework called “nutritional geometry” which is the culmination of more than 20 years of research in the field. According to the authors, the new model will assist health professionals, dietitians and researchers to better understand and manage the complexities of obesity. The new model shows that protein has been the strongest driver influencing diet, regulating the intake of fat and carbohydrate. “Existing models for measuring health impacts of the human diet are limiting our capacity to…

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