Nutrition is about eating a healthy and balanced diet so your body gets the nutrients that it needs. Nutrients are substances in foods that our bodies need so they can function and grow. They include carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water.

Good nutrition is important, no matter what your…

As you probably know, the body goes through lots of physical and hormonal changes during pregnancy. So, pregnant women should fuel themselves and the growing baby. They need to make great food choices from a variety of sources.

Eating well is one of the best things to do during pregnancy…

Citrus fruits, which belong to the genus Citrus of the family Rutaceae, are of various forms and sizes (from round to oblong), commonly known as oranges, mandarins, limes, lemons, grapefruits and citrons.

Citrus fruits grow on flowering trees and shrubs. They are characterized by a leathery rind and white pith…

On the blog last week, we talked about Minerals and the major minerals which consist of sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and sulfur.

Today we shall be talking about trace minerals. Trace minerals or microminerals which consist of iron, zinc, iodine, selenium, copper, manganese, fluoride, chromium and molybdenum.

The…

November 14 is World Diabetes Day, a day set aside to raise awareness and provide education concerning a disease that affects over 400 million adults internationally. It is also the day that marks the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting who co-discovered insulin in 1922.

World Diabetes Day provides an opportunity…

On the blog last week, we talked about Vitamins, the different types of vitamins and how essential they are to your wellbeing LINK and like we said, vitamins and minerals are essential substances that our bodies need to develop and function normally. …

Vitamins and minerals are essential substances that our bodies need to develop and function normally. They are micronutrients required by the body to carry out a range of normal functions. However, these micronutrients are not produced in our bodies and must be derived from the food we eat.

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