All you need to know about Vitamins in Healthy Food

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Vitamins are organic chemicals requires in trace quantities for good health, must obtain from the diet. Vitamins can be divided into 2 groups on the basis of solubility: Water soluble and Fat/Oil soluble. Water soluble vitamins are Vitamin B-Complex and … Continue reading

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Mineral Nutrition

Macro nutrients: The Nutrients needed in large quantities e.g. Calcium, Sodium and Chloride (Salt), Potassium, Phosphorous, Sulfur, etc. Micro nutrients (trace elements): Nutrients needed in small quantities (less than 100 micrograms/day), such as Iron, Manganese, Copper, Zinc, Molybdenum, Selenium, Iodine, … Continue reading

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Functional Foods – EFAs

Functional foods or Nutraceuticals are healthy food products supplemented with substances specifically designed for health benefits. e.g. Healthy food supplemented with essential fatty acids. Fatty acids are the building blocks of fat. Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), as the name implies, … Continue reading

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How to maintain the Vitamins in Healthy Food

Tips to minimize the loss of Vitamins Do’s Don’ts Store vegetables properly to avoid wilting and drying out Soaking vegetables and fruits for longer periods of time Cook vegetables in large pieces or with their skin intact, like potatoes and … Continue reading

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Healthy Food Nutrition and its Functions

Healthy Foods Contains Functions Cantaloupe, carrots, dried apricots, hard boiled eggs, sweet potatoes, vegetable soup, watermelon Vitamin A Necessary for healthy skin, good vision and bone growth. Bolsters the body’s natural immune system Baked beans, oatmeal, rice, rye bread, sunflower … Continue reading

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