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SODIUM ALGINATE: USES AND BENEFITS

SODIUM ALGINATE: USES AND BENEFITS

Sodium Alginate is a non-digestible, edible carbohydrate derived from brown seaweed. It’s the most common type of alginate found in food and is used by food manufacturers as a thickener, stabiliser, and gelling agent. This component is often used to make heat-resistant gels and to give food viscosity. Sodium Alginate...

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A GUIDE TO WEANING: WHY YOU SHOULD FEED YOUR BABY SOLIDS AFTER SIX MONTHS

A GUIDE TO WEANING: WHY YOU SHOULD FEED YOUR BABY SOLIDS AFTER SIX MONTHS

Weaning is the process of switching an infant's diet from breast milk or formula to other foods or fluids. Experts recommend that infants should be fed only with breast milk for the first six months after birth. After that, you can use a combination of solid foods and breast milk...

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ATHEROSCLEROSIS: CAUSES AND TIPS TO PREVENT CLOGGED ARTERIES

ATHEROSCLEROSIS: CAUSES AND TIPS TO PREVENT CLOGGED ARTERIES

Atherosclerosis is the narrowing and hardening of arteries caused by a buildup of fats, cholesterol and other substances in or around their walls. This deposit is called plaque which can cause narrowing of the arteries, resulting in limited blood flow. Atherosclerosis can affect any artery in the body and consequently...

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DIET AND LIFESTYLE TIPS TO CURE PCOS NATURALLY

DIET AND LIFESTYLE TIPS TO CURE PCOS NATURALLY

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is one of the most common endocrine disorders in females. Female reproductive organs called ovaries  produce hormones like estrogen and progesterone. These hormones not only help in regulating the menstrual cycle but also produce a low amount of male hormones called androgens. In PCOS, the body produces...

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DISEASES OF LUNGS; WAYS TO KEEP THIS VITAL ORGAN HEALTHY

DISEASES OF LUNGS; WAYS TO KEEP THIS VITAL ORGAN HEALTHY

The lungs are a pair of organs in the chest, primarily responsible for respiration (inhalation and exhalation).  Lungs take in oxygen from the atmosphere and pass it into the bloodstream so that it can reach other parts of the body. From the bloodstream, oxygen gets picked up by the haemoglobin...

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SYMPTOMS OF LIVER DISEASE AND WAYS TO KEEP IT HEALTHY

SYMPTOMS OF LIVER DISEASE AND WAYS TO KEEP IT HEALTHY

The liver is both a gland and an organ. It is the largest gland in the body that helps you get rid of toxic substances. The liver is also responsible for producing certain chemicals crucial for digestion. It’s the only organ in the body which is capable of regenerating its...

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REASONS YOU SHOULD INCLUDE FIBRE IN YOUR DIET

REASONS YOU SHOULD INCLUDE FIBRE IN YOUR DIET

Adequate intake of fibre is essential for better digestion, weight loss, and heart health. Dietary fibre or roughage is the edible part of a plant that remains undigested and unabsorbed in the small intestine. Dietary fibres are non-digestible carbohydrates found in foods. Unlike other macronutrients like fats, proteins, and carbohydrates,...

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EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT DIABETES: CAUSES, PREVENTION, TREATMENT, AND MORE

EVERYTHING YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT DIABETES: CAUSES, PREVENTION, TREATMENT, AND MORE

India is infamous as the diabetes capital of the world due to the growing number of diabetes cases every year. Diabetes is a diseases that impacts how the body utilises blood sugar called glucose. It adversely affects the body’s ability to produce or utilise insulin, a hormone produced by the...

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IMMUNE SYSTEM AND WAYS TO STRENGTHEN IT

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT IMMUNE SYSTEM AND WAYS TO STRENGTHEN IT

Immune system and its functions:  The immune system is the body's defence mechanism against infection-causing pathogens. It is a network of cells, organs, tissues and proteins that function collectively to fight against any foreign particle entering the body. The immune system keeps a track of every germ it has ever...

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BEST NUTRIENTS FOR HEALTHY SKIN AND HAIR

BEST NUTRIENTS FOR HEALTHY SKIN AND HAIR

When we talk about a healthy and balanced diet, it is not necessarily always about weight management - nutrition plays an equally important role in maintaining healthy skin and hair. A proper diet not only rejuvenates our skin and hair but also helps to maintain these results long term, unlike...

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