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Coconut, ripe kernel, fresh: Food composition for 100 grams

Coconut, ripe kernel

What follows is a summary of the nutritional composition of 100 grams of… Coconut, ripe kernel, fresh Calories, vitamins, minerals, fiber, fat, etc. Energy (kcal) – 365 Energy (kJ) – 1490 Water (g) – 45.8 Protein (g) – 3.6 Protein, crude (g) – 4.24 Carbohydrate (g) – 7.15 Fat (g) – 33.5 Sugars (g) – 6.23 Dietary fibres (g) – 9 Ash (g) – 0.97 FA saturated (g) – 29.7 ...

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Fast food makes the immune system more aggressive in the long term

Fast food makes the immune

The immune system reacts similarly to a high fat and high calorie diet as to a bacterial infection. This is shown by a recent study led by the University of Bonn. Particularly disturbing: Unhealthy food seems to make the body’s defenses more aggressive in the long term. Even long after switching to a healthy diet, inflammation towards innate immune stimulation ...

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Healthy foods that are stopping you losing fat

Healthy foods that are

The trouble is, it’s easy to forget that just because something is healthy, that doesn’t give you a free pass to binge and still reach your health and fitness goals, be that slimming down or building muscle. There’s more to losing fat than just energy in vs energy out, but it’s a good place to start. Few nutritionists or dieticians ...

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Nutritionists slam water diet, call it the most dangerous weight-loss regime ever (Checked For You)

Nutritionists slam water diet

A new diet which bans everything but water, tea and coffee and has caught the fancy of young adults, has been condemned by nutritionists as the most dangerous weight loss regime ever, the media reported. Known as “Water Fasting”, the diet involves trying to lose weight by eating no food and only taking in the three beverages. The trend has ...

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8 tips guaranteed to help you eat less…

8 tips guaranteed

– Avoid taking your food when it’s too hot; usually, very hot food is swallowed quickly. Hence, by doing so, we’ll need to consume a higher quantity until we feel satiety. – Diversify the spices you add to your dishes; besides being beneficial for health, spices have a satiating effect. – Avoid soups and purées and go for foods that ...

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Scientists discover tiny skin patch that could cut fat by a third (Checked For You)

Scientists discover

For those who resolve every new year to get in shape, it could spare the expense of a pricey gym membership. Scientists have discovered a tiny skin patch that can reduce body fat by almost a third. It turns energy-storing ‘bad’ white fat into energy-burning brown fat over four weeks, using hundreds of micro-needles loaded with weight-loss drugs thinner than ...

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7 tips for an efficient “detox” after the holidays

7 tips for an efficient "detox"

– Add the following foods to your dishes: turmeric, ginger, cinnamon, rosemary and thyme. These are powerful detoxifiers full of benefits for the whole body. – Reduce your consumption of coffee and replace it with tea and infusions with the addition of ginger and a few drops of fresh lemon. This will help chase out free radicals and purify the ...

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