Foods, Macronutrients, Nutrition and Health


Fatty acids (FAs) are lipids (fats) biomolecules that are present in all organisms and perform a variety of functions. There are two types of fatty acids: essential and nonessential. The body can

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Foods, Nutrition and Health

GINGER and Its Nutritional Health Benefits

Ginger (Zingiber officinale Roscoe) is a well-known herbaceous plant, that has been used widely as a flavouring agent and herbal medicine for centuries; the ginger rhizome has been consumed

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Foods, Nutrition and Health

Garlic and its Nutritional Health Benefits.

Garlic (Allium Sativum) is a popular spice of the family of Alliums; it is considered a functional spice that acts as a remedy for a variety of ailments because of its diverse array of nutritional

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Micronutrients, Nutrition and Health, Vitamins

Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid)

Vitamin C is a water-soluble vitamin, antioxidant and essential co-factor for collagen biosynthesis, carnitine and catecholamine metabolism, and dietary iron absorption. Humans are unable to

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Exercise and Health, Foods, Nutrition and Health

Nutrition for Menstruating and Active Women (Athletes): There’s a “cycle” way around them!

A woman’s menstrual cycle (aka period) varies from woman to woman and there are factors which can affect this cycle; these include; body fat percentage, stress levels, polycystic ovary syndrome

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Macronutrients, Nutrition and Health


Proteins are nutrients the body needs to function properly, to grow and repair cells; it is classed as a macronutrient and each gram of protein counts as 4 calories. Proteins are found in a wide

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