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What are the benefits of vegetables?
Vegetables are a great source of vitamins, minerals and fibre. They are generally high in vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and calcium, which all serve as importan...
Healthy kidneys regulate fluid balance and help to remove fluid and waste from your body. When you have kidney failure, hemodialysis gets rid of excess fluid and waste products in the body but not as effective as healthy kidney. We...
Gout is a form of arthritis and caused by a build up of waste product, uric acid in the bloodstream. Excess uric acid forms small crystals and deposit in and around the joints triggering inflammation, pain and swelling. Pain often attacks big toe joi...
Protein’s function is to build muscles and improve body’s immune system.
If you do not eat enough protein, the body will
break down tissue and muscle
leading to muscle loss and increase risk to infection.
It is importan...
Excessive sodium intake may increase the risk of hypertension, stroke and cardiovascular disease. It also induces excessive thirst which may lead to excessive fluid intake unconsciously.
High sodium food source:
Tips on cutti...
Low Sodium Diet
Low Sodium Diet
Sodium is a type of mineral that is important to maintain a proper fluid balance in and around the cells in our body. Salt, which contains 40% sodium, is one of the main sources of sodium in a person’s diet. Salt is co...
LipidThere are three main types of blood lipid can be found in our bloodstream and they are triglyceride, LDL cholesterol and HDL cholesterol.
Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in your body. They are made in the body from excessive int...
Karbohidrat terdapat di dalam banyak makanan. Di dalam badan, ia akan dicerna menjadi glukosa. Dengan bantuan dari hormon insulin, glukosa diserap ke dalam sel-sel badan untuk ditukar kepada tenaga.
Karbohidrat adalah sumber tenaga utama bagi badan....
Facts about Cholesterol
Cholesterol is a type of fat found in all body cells
It is considered non-essential as the liver is able to produce it
Cholesterol is only found in animal products
Functions of Cholesterol
Helps body to ...