Tag Archives: Carbohydrates

Facts about Fats – is eating Fat Good for You? »

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All of us know the importance of salt in our diet, equally important is Fat. Fat provides energy to the body throughout the day. One gram of fat provides 9 kg calories of energy. It works like a cushion in the event of trauma or accident that protects vital organs » » » »


Milk: Dietary Facts, Risks and Milk Disease Prevention »

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Milk and milk products provide a great deal of Health benefits. Milk: What it contains & why it is important? Milk is an interesting food of enormous value as it contains in itself all three of the great classes of food-stuffs, i.e. Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats. The Protein present in » » » »


Calories: Definition, Importance of Calories, Measurement of Calories »

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Definition “CALORIE is generally described as a heat unit and food value unit. It is basically the amount of heat necessary to raise the temperature of one gram of water by 1 degree Celsius”   From the definition, it is now clear that a calorie is a unit of measuring » » » »


Carbohydrates – Interesting Facts »

Carbohydrate Foods

Carbohydrates foods are the important category of our Coal Foods, others being Fats and Proteins. In many forms, carbohydrates are the important component of our staple foods. Carbohydrates play an important role in promoting our health. Carbohydrates can be taken-up in different forms i.e. in the form of sugar, starch » » » »