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Raw Juice Therapy

In Health Through Nutrition on August 6, 2009 at 5:00 am

Raw juice therapy is a method of treatment of disease through an exclusive diet of juices of fruits and vegetables. It is also known as juice fasting. It is the most effective way to restore health and rejuvenate the body. Read the rest of this entry »

Role of Enzymes in Nutrition

In Health Through Nutrition on December 6, 2007 at 4:59 am

Enzymes are chemical substances produced in the living organism. They are marvellous organic catalysts which are essential to life as they control all the chemical reactions that take place in a living system. Enzymes are part of all living cells, including those of plants and animals. Read the rest of this entry »

Lecithin – An Amazing Youth Element

In Health Through Nutrition on December 6, 2007 at 4:58 am

Lecithin is the most abundant of the phospholipids. It is a fatty food substance, which serves as a structural material for every cell in the body. It is an essential constituent of the human brain and nervous system. It forms 30 per cent of the dry weight of the brain and 17 per cent of the nervous system. Read the rest of this entry »

Importance of Dietary Fibre

In Health Through Nutrition on December 6, 2007 at 4:57 am

Fibre forms the skeletal system of plants. Without it no plant or tree would be able to stand upright. Dietary fibre, the roughage of yesteryears, consists of those parts of the plant foods that cannot be digested by enzymes or other digestive secretions in the ailmentary canal. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Promotion the Vegetarian Way

In Health Through Nutrition on December 6, 2007 at 4:57 am

The word ” Vegetarian ” was coined by the Vegetarian Society of the United Kingdom in about 1847. The word does not come from vegetable as is generally assumed : It is a derivation of the Latin word ‘ vegetari ‘ which means to enliven. Read the rest of this entry »