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  • Asthma & COVID-19

    Bronchial Asthma & COVID-19

    14 August 2020

    Bronchial Asthma is a commonly occurring condition in individuals of all age groups. A typical bronchial asthmatic individual has a swollen and narrow airway. The degree of severity varies from person-to-person, and may change over a period of time....

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  • EAT MORE FRUIT EVERYDAY

    EAT MORE FRUIT EVERYDAY

    12 June 2020

    BENEFITS OF EATING FRUIT Fruits are a source of many essential underconsumed nutrients  including potassium, dietary fiber, vitamin C and folic acid. Most fruits are naturally low in fat, sodium and calories and none have cholestrol. Fruit rich diets decreases the risk for heart disease, heart a...

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  • Keeping Food Safe

    Keeping Food Safe

    12 April 2020

    Handling, cooking and storing food safely are essential to prevent foodborne illnesses. It is important to understand that your behavior and activities contribute to food safety. Since we cannot see, smell, or taste harmful bacteria that may cause illness, we must follow these 4 principles to keep f...

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  • NUTS & THEIR HEALTH BENEFITS

    NUTS & THEIR HEALTH BENEFITS

    12 February 2020

    WHAT ARE NUTS? A nut is dried fruit with one or two seeds in which the ovary wall becomes very hard (stony or woody) at maturity. Examples of nuts include almonds, pecans, walnuts, brazil nuts, cashew nuts, chestnuts, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pine and pistachio nuts. The term ‘nut’ is also appl...

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  • Microwave Ovens and Food Safety

    Microwave Ovens and Food Safety

    12 February 2020

    Microwave oven has become an essential kitchen tool offering not just convenience, but also efficiency and speed. When using the microwave for cooking or reheating, special care should be taken to ensure that food is cooked evenly at the desired temperature. This is important to make sure that food ...

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  • Eggs: Benefits, Myths and Safety

    Eggs: Benefits, Myths and Safety

    12 February 2020

    Eggs contain many vitamins and minerals that are an essential part of a healthy diet. Eggs are the single best source of Vitamin D and B-Vitamin Choline, an essential nutrient used in the construction of body’s cell membranes....

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  • EATING HEALTHY WHILE EATING OUT

    EATING HEALTHY WHILE EATING OUT

    12 February 2020

    Sensible food choices are important, even when dining out. Often when eating at a restaurant or ordering take out, you can indulge in overeating, which is detrimental to your health. There are however, ways to eat healthy, even when dining out....

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  • BABY’S FIRST SOLID FOODS

    BABY’S FIRST SOLID FOODS

    10 February 2020

    Eating solid foods for the first time is an important experience for the baby and the parents, as the type of foods the baby eats will help him/her develop healthy eating habits later in life. The American Academy of Paediatrics recommends starting solid foods at the age of 6 months with 1-2 tablesp...

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