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Nutrition

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agriculture – SS1}: Nutrition and Health

WEEK 3 Agricultural Science. S.S.S 1 First Term TOPIC: Nutrition and health   In everyday usage, a vegetable is any part of a plant that is consumed by humans as food as part of a savoury course or meal. The term "vegetable" is somewhat arbitrary, and largely defined through culinary and cultural tradition. It normally excludes other [...]

5 Reasons You’re Always Hungry

It's certainly not okay when you always feel like a bottomless pit for no obvious reason. Hunger is the physiological need for calories, water and salt, and it's driven by a mix of factors, including your diet, appetite hormones and emotional factors. Figuring out why you can't stop shovelling it down is important, because excess [...]

Eating burgers and fries doesn’t just make you fat … it makes you empty-headed as well

It's no secret that eating hamburgers and fries could affect your waist line but new research has found it can also take a toll on your brain. Researchers found that higher intake of a western diet by 14-year-olds had scored lower in cognitive tasks by the age of 17. Within the western dietary patterns, the [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:27:20+01:00November 4th, 2014|Categories: health|Tags: , , , , , , |2 Comments

Think you know all the rules on healthy eating? A top scientist has lots of surprises

What would a healthy diet based on scientific evidence look like? Rodney Bilton, emeritus professor of biochemistry at Liverpool John Moores University, has spent 15 years finding out - and discovered startling facts about what to eat to be slim and healthy... Dailymail reports. Eat unripe bananas Green bananas, along with whole grains, vegetables and fibre, [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:53:34+01:00July 15th, 2014|Categories: health|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

After reading this, you’ll never look at a banana in the same way again

Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost of energy. Research has proven that just two bananas provide enough energy for a strenuous 90-minute workout. No wonder the banana is the number one fruit with the world’s leading athletes. But energy [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:54:27+01:00July 1st, 2014|Categories: health|Tags: , , , |0 Comments