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Low FODMAP Diet

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Low FODMAP Diet   Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal disorder and primarily affects the large intestine. Although in most cases physicians are unable to identify the primary cause of IBS, researchers have been able to identify dietary modifications that can help reduce or eliminate symptoms. At[…]

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Nutrition Defined

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Nutrition Defined Nutrition has been defined as food at work in the body. Nutrition includes everything that happens to food from the time it is eaten until it is used for various functions in the body. Nutrition is the component of food that is need by the body inadequate amount[…]

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Healthy Food and why it is important

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Healthy Food and why it is important Food may be defined as a composite mixture of various elements, which when taken, satisfied taste and hunger. Food is one of our basic needs. Food is important for life. To be healthy and active, we should certainly have enough food. Food includes[…]

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Carbohydrates Defined

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Carbohydrates Defined Carbohydrate: Carbohydrate is the most abundant organic compounds in nature. It is the major source of energy for living organism in earth. The term ?carbohydrate? literally means the ?hydrates of carbon?. They are primarily composed of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen. Generally the hydrogen and oxygen in carbohydrate are[…]

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Protein Defined

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Proteins Defined Proteins: Proteins are the most abundant organic molecules of the living system. They occur in every part of the cell and constitute about 50% of the cellular dry weight. Proteins form the fundamental basis of structure and function of life. Good source of Proteins: Meat, including bacon, beef,[…]

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Fats Defined

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Fats Defined Fats: Fat may be regarded as organic substances relatively insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents (alcohol, ether etc) actually or potentially related to fatty acids and utilized by the living cells. RDA for Fat: ??Fat ?Age min ?Age max ?Unit ?g ?Min ?Max ???????????? 1 ????????????????? 3[…]

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