B-12 deficiency

Dangers Of B-12 Deficiency : Are You B-12 Deficient ?

What is Vitamin B-12? Vitamin B is a group of 8 B -Vitamins that are water soluble, which means that these vitamins are soluble in water and the body only takes up the needed amount of these B vitamins and any excess amount is excreted through urine. Vitamin B-12, also known as Cobalamin, is one of them. Vitamin B-12 plays … Continue Reading →

antioxidant benefits

Antioxidant : What are antioxidants?

What is an antioxidant? Antioxidants are the natural protective molecules found in foods like fruits and vegetables. Antioxidants protects our DNA and cells from free radical damage in our body which can cause cancer. Antioxidant actually refers to the chemical property of a substance, which is the ability to give a free electron. How are free radicals produced and how do … Continue Reading →

childhood obesity

Childhood Obesity: How Do You Stop This Growing Epidemic?

According to the American Heart Association, childhood obesity affects about 1/3 of the kids and teens in America. This means that 1 in every 3 kids is either obese or overweight. Both are the result of consuming too many calories and not enough calorie expenditure. What is the reason for this growing childhood obesity epidemic in America? Who is to … Continue Reading →

High Fructose Corn Syrup

High Fructose Corn Syrup

High Fructose Corn Syrup: Can the body really not tell the difference between cane sugar and corn sugar? “A lie that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies.” ― Alfred Tennyson. To start with, let us see what is the chemical composition of sugar and High fructose corn syrup   Table Sugar v/s  High Fructose Corn Syrup 1.Composition High-fructose corn syrup … Continue Reading →

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