Zinc deficiency is common in the developing world today. Even in the United States, about 12 percent of the population, and perhaps as many as 40 percent of the elderly, are probably at risk for zinc deficiency. Other affected regions include South Asia (Bangladesh and India in particular), Africa, and the Western Pacific.
According to the Linus Pauling Instit
February 27, 2014 | Filed Under Nutrition Update
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This time of year can be tough for even the brightest of souls. The days are getting shorter, the mornings colder and our immune systems are taking a battering from a multitude of office viruses! Faced with the prospect of another endless UK winter, it can be hard to stay positive. And, as the grey days roll into weeks, it’s those closest to us who are mos
As you age you start noticing certain changes in your vision. Sometimes age brings certain change that weakens your eyes. The most common problems of vision starts after you turn 40; you find it difficult to read and to do close concentration requiring tasks. Newspaper prints, or a menu card in the restaurant seems very difficult to read. You might require gla
Everyone of us experiences anxiousness for several reasons. For some, it may be work-related such as an impending due date for a presentation, or school-related like an unannounced graded pop-quiz. Whatever the reason may be, being anxious is never a good feeling. It’s an unpleasant state of inner turmoil and nervous behavior accompanied with the feeling of
You are hitting 30 and thoughts about ageing signs on the skin, lowering energy levels, fluctuating moods and poor hair health might have started coiling around your mind. No matter how many trips to the salon you make and numerous facials and other external treatments you subject your skin to, the youth in your body is not just dependent on external factors.
February 1, 2014 | Filed Under Nutrition Update
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India is a country that is an amalgamation of a lot of different cultures. As a result, there are a variety of dishes that one can taste and enjoy. In fact, there are a lot Indian dishes that will help you stay fit as well. Let us take a look at some of them.
Pulses, or dal as they are known in India, are a very rich source of all the important vitamin
Our body’s immune system protects us from infections and diseases. When the immune system begins attacking healthy cells and tissues in the body, this can trigger autoimmune diseases. These disorders tend to run in families and women, particularly prevalent in Hispanic-American, Native American and African-American people.
Treatment involves attempts in cont
Haemoglobin is one of the most important proteins present in us. Its most important functionality is to carry oxygen to the various parts that make up the human body. Therefore, it is essential that you ensure that there is enough haemoglobin to service all the organs. The best way to make this happen is by eating food products that will help in creating haemo
When your arms are impressive, your self-confidence improves and you just begin to feel better about yourself. It’s important to choose the right arm exercises that work all of the muscle groups that you have in your arms so that you’ll be well-defined and have an attractive physique that you want to achieve. You must realise that there are no shortcut
When too much pressure is applied on a bone, it will break. These kinds of injuries are generally called fractures. An open fracture occurs when the bone breaks the skin. Any kind of fracture takes some time to heal since more than fifty percent of bones are made of minerals. This is why nutrition is very important to those who have fractures and to those who
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