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Health Benefits of Ginger

Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from China. It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family and is closely related to turmeric, cardamom  and galangal. It is among the healthiest and most delicious spices on the planet. It is loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain.     The name Ginger is derived from a Sanskrit word meaning horn or antler, referring to the shape of the rhizome (underground part of the stem), which creeps along horizontally underground. The lance-shaped leaves are about 30cm long and the flowers are pale yellow with a purple lip and an aromatic smell.   Ginger is popular in many South East Asian cuisines and widely used in countries such as Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Indonesia, India, Sri...

What Is Nutrition?

What Is Nutrition?   Nutrition is the process of providing and obtaining the nutrients necessary for optimum wellness and continued growth.   It is the biochemical and physiological process by which an organism uses food nutrients to support its growth and life functions. It includes ingestion, digestion, absorption, transport, assimilation and excretion of waste.   It is about eating a healthy and balanced meal each time you sit down to eat. Understanding this entire process will help you make better food choices and combinations each time.   Nutrition is the process of taking food and drinks and using it for growth ,metabolism and repair..   There are seven major classes of nutrients that our body needs :-  1.CARBOHYDRATES 2.FATS (ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS) 3.FIBRE (SOLUBLE & INSOLUBLE) 4.PROTEIN 5.MINERALS (MACRO & MICRO ) 6.VITAMINS (MACRO & MICRO) 7.WATER & OTHER LIQUIDS LIKE...