One glass of soft drink contains about 6 cubes of sugar; that means that drinking 2 l of it, instead of water, represents almost 35% of the normal daily caloric intake. 409 more words
Introducing the latest addition to my collection of health miracles of nature…Primrose!
This rather inconspicuous plant growing in fields has great healing properties, which are increasingly became popular in the pharmacological industry and cosmetology. 531 more words
The controversy surrounding trans fats has very little to do with their existence; after all, trans fats exist in nature in small amounts. What’s really troubling is that they have continued to exist in the food supply for years, even when their negative health effects were widely known. 570 more words
Three varieties of pearl millet seeds (CITA2) (8156) and (8864) respectively. Each variety were obtained from IITA Ibadan. It was forted graded and the waste ones were taken to laboratory for chemical analysis, our protein content, amino acid, fatty acid profile and vitamin evolution. 507 more words
Fats are classified into two main types: saturated and unsaturated. These distinctions have to do with the molecules’ chemical structure. Fats are basically long strings of carbon atoms. 525 more words