Category: Diet

How much fish oil should I take?

Fish oil is an edible food item that is abundant in docosahexaenoic acid/DHA, eicosapentaenoic acid/EPA, and other omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids are very beneficial for the overall health, the immune system, and vital chemical reactions in the body. People who have fish on a regular basis may also suffer from inadequate intake of […]

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Vitamin D Absorption

Vitamin D is essential for maintaining the levels of calcium and phosphorous in the body.  It is a type of fat-soluble vitamin which primarily helps strengthen the bones, and facilitate the absorption of calcium occurring in digested food into the bloodstream. Vitamin D3 and vitamin D2 are the two main forms of vitamin D. D3 […]

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Does oatmeal have gluten?

There is no wheat content in oatmeal. Thus, oatmeal or pure oatmeal products do not contain gluten. A gluten free diet is one of the primary ways for celiac disease patients to avoid allergic reactions to gluten. Over the past many decades, oatmeal was not a part of such diets. Experts at that time were […]

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Pistachio – Health Benefits, Nutrition, Facts

Pistachios are one of the most commonly consumed nuts as a popular snack, as well as an ingredient in sweets, desserts and other dishes. They are also consumed as a healthy snack as they not only control body weight but also reduce the risk of heart problems. Pistachios also contain fewer calories as compared to […]

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Is soybean oil gluten free?

As the name suggests, soybean oil is processed from soybean seeds and is essentially a type of vegetable oil used all around the globe for cooking. Its richness in omega fatty acids has made it recommended oil by health practitioners. The scientific name of Soybean oil is “Glycine max”. Pure soybean itself is free of […]

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Liquid diets for Weight Loss

Liquid diets are just like any other form of diet and losing weight with liquid diets can be achieved with minimal effort. However it should be adopted carefully and if followed properly they can help you lose weight quickly and will also reduce the excess fat that you have bulked up. Make sure your liquid […]

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Barley Water Benefits

Barley, one of the most important cereal grains is also known for its versatility in terms of health benefits. Since ancient times this cereal grain has been used as a staple diet for peasants, as animal fodder and most importantly as the inevitable source of fermentation for beer and various distilled beverages. Interestingly in the […]

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Why is my poop blue?

Poop is an everyday term used for feces. Nearly 75 percent of human feces is composed of water. The rest 25 percent is made of varied matter such as living bacteria, fiber or food residue that remains undigested, dead bacteria which aided the food digestion processes, waste matter present in consumed food, protein, fats, cellular […]

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Black Cohosh – Used to Induce Labor and Other Benefits

Black cohosh or Actaea racemosa, a perennial plant found in North America, is used for several ailments.  It belongs to the buttercup family and is also known as snakeroot. Black cohosh is available in the form of capsule, tea and tincture. Although not supported by the theory, but black cohosh is said to work in […]

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Beef Liver – Nutrition

Beef liver is a very popular meat among non-vegetarians. It is rich in important nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, proteins and amino acids. An almost 70 gram of liver slice contains 5-10% of the daily value amount of fat, 2-4% daily value of sodium and 1-2% daily value of carbohydrates. It has approximately 130-140 calories. […]

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