Recommendations on Iron Intake or Iron Supplementation for Women

Iron is a vital mineral necessary to sustain life as formation of red blood cells and transportation of oxygen both dependent on the availability of iron. Lack in daily iron supplementation or intake can cause the anemia leading to death. As per WHO, it has been reported that daily iron supplementation can reduce the risk of anemia and hormonal side effects in menstruating women and adolescent girls. Fatigue, weakness, shortness of breath, pale...

How can probiotics play a part in fighting against cancer?

Probiotics are living microorganisms which have beneficial effects on the health of host. They do this by balancing the host's gut flora. Gut flora or intestinal microflora is a term used to define the bacteria and other organisms that live inside the intestines. Also, they digest food and produce vitamins such as Biotin and vitamin K. Probiotics are playing important role in fight against infectious disease and cancer. The anti cancer...

What are the rich sources of antioxidants?

Antioxidants are basically nutrients found in food which can prevent body damage. It has been found that they can even prevent cancer and other degenerative diseases. Antioxidants can be found in most of the food but  fruits, vegetables and brandy grains are rich sources of antioxidants as fruits, vegetables and brandy grains are rich source of vitamins. The details of each vitamin as a rich source of antioxidant is given below; Vitamin C as a...

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