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Beware plastic containers carrying these numbers…

Beware plastic containers

Studies have evidenced the presence of harmful constituents in many plastic containers and bottles, such as Bisphenol A (BPA), phthalates, benzophenones and others. In fact, a certain percentage of such harmful constituents is transferred into the food or drink that we consume, especially during the process of heating food or under the influence of any source of heat, case of ...

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Pomegranate, pulp and pips, raw: Food composition for 100 grams

Pomegranate

What follows is a summary of the nutritional composition of 100 grams of… Pomegranate, pulp and pips, raw Calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, etc. Energy (kcal) – 75.9 Energy (kJ) – 321 Water (g) – 80 Protein (g) – 1.29 Protein, crude (g) – 1.29 Carbohydrate (g) – 14.2 Fat (g) – 0.74 Sugars (g) – 13.7 Starch (g) – ...

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Is cheese healthy? (Checked For You)

Is cheese healthy?

“Cheese does contain some important nutrients, including calcium and protein, along with vitamin B12 and zinc. However, the calories can add up quickly if you aren’t mindful,” said Kelly Pritchett, a registered dietitian and spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Softer cheeses tend to have fewer calories than hard cheeses: an ounce of whole-milk ricotta (approximately 2 tablespoons) ...

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Here are 5 common dietary beliefs that are… wrong!

Here are 5 common

1- White spots on nails are linked to calcium deficiency Although our mother or grandmother always associated the presence of white spots on nails to calcium deficiency, this is not true. Indeed, these little white spots reflect in most cases a deformity in the nail keratin layers which are irregularly superimposed and thus cause some lack of transparency in that ...

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Cabbage… Its amazing benefits and how to make it easily digested

Cabbage... Its amazing

– Cabbage is known to be rich in vitamins A, E and C which, all combined within this food, make it one of the richest foods with antioxidants that protect the body from various diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, certain types of cancers, age-related diseases. – Cabbage also contains B group vitamins, of which the most important is vitamin B9 known ...

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Scientists Discovered a Protein that Could Lead to a Treatment for Obesity (Checked For You)

Scientists Discovered a Protein

Scientists have discovered a protein that could lead to the development of a medication that helps people lose weight. Science Magazine reports that researchers from three different pharmaceutical companies made the discovery and separately published their findings. They each identified the protein “growth differentiation factor-15” (GDF15), which has been said to cause a loss of appetite — medically described as ...

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Garlic… Here are some important details you may not know!

Despite its tiny size

1 – The American Heart Association recommends the consumption of garlic since it helps regulate the levels of total cholesterol, it fights bad cholesterol, it lowers the levels of triglycerides in the blood and it has an effect on hypertension. 2 – Garlic plays as well an important role in the prevention of colon cancer and stomach cancer. 3 – ...

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Turkey ham, in slices: Food composition for 100 grams

turkey ham

What follows is a summary of the nutritional composition of 100 grams of… Turkey ham, in slices Calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, etc. Energy (kcal) – 104 Energy (kJ) – 441 Water (g) – 74 Protein (g) – 20.9 Protein, crude (g) – 20.9 Carbohydrate (g) – 1.29 Fat (g) – 1.67 Sugars (g) – 1.08 Starch (g) – X ...

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