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Some Essential Nutrients in Brief

Water Water is a major component of the body's composition, making up 50-70% of our body weight. We do not store water well, therefore we need to consume it daily. Water plays many roles in the body-it helps maintain body temperature, helps with removal of body wastes, serves as a lubricant, and it is a great medium for chemical reactions to take place....

Food Labelling

A typical supermarket offers about 20,000 different food items. Food labels can help you choose from among the options available. Knowing how to read food labels can help you get the best value for your money. While it is best to choose fresh foods as far as possible when shopping, nowadays processed foods are afso a regular item on the weekly shopping list. They can...

Know the deadly trans fats within your daily diet

High cholesterol levels may run in some families. But most often, high blood fat levels are caused by an unhealthy diet and lack of physical activity. High blood fat levels rarely produce symptoms or warning signs. When cholesterol levels are very high, some people develop skin growths called xanthomas. In some cases, a high blood fat level may be associated with an...