Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

A Health Hazard

2011 – Depart of Nutrition (SJSU) Sodium is required in the body to maintain normal fluid and electrolyte balance, to assist in nerve impulse transmission, and muscle contraction. Though sodium is found naturally in almost all foods in varying amounts, in the food industry, salt is added as a preservative against harmful microorganisms and to […]

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Pass the Banana

The banana is the penultimate fruit that provides nutrition. A banana gives an instant, sustained, and substantial boost of energy. It can also help overcome or prevent a substantial number of illnesses and conditions, making it a must to our daily diet. Here’s all the reasons why bananas are beneficial for your health: Depression: Bananas […]

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Parantha, Naan, or Rotli: Which is the healthiest choice?

2011 – Depart of Nutrition (SJSU) Sometimes we need to visually see which is the healthiest of each option. Take a look at the table below and decide for yourself which is the healthiest option for your next meal. Image by @checkmihlyrics Breads/Rotlis:   Carbohydrates are a major component of the diet and should provide […]

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