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Pineapple – A Multibeneficial Fruit

Pineapple or Ananas comosus is a wonderful tropical fruit with immense health benefits. Its main producers are Thailand, Brazil, Philippines and China. Pineapple fruit is an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It is rich in carbs(sugar) ,fibre ,vitamin C ,vitamin b1,vitamin b6 , folate , manganese, potassium ,copper ,phytochemicals and polyphenols. It contains …

Water versus other Liquids- Summer special

Water represents a critical nutrient whose absence will be lethal within days. Water’s importance for prevention of nutrition-related noncommunicable diseases has emerged more recently because of the shift toward large proportions of fluids coming from caloric beverages in daily modern lifestyle. Water comprises from 75% body weight in infants to 55% in elderly and is …

Your Kidney and Nutrition

What is CKD? It is the chronic kidney disease, in which the kidney’s are unable to filter wastes from blood. There are 5 stages of CKD, each stage represents a level of kidney damage. Stage 1 as least severe and stage 5 as most severe. Nutrition plays a huge role in CKD. Just like diabetes, …