Nutrition

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Turmeric

Posted on 31 August, 2020 in Alternative therapies, News, Nutritional facts

Turmeric is a member of the Curcuma botanical group, which is part of the ginger family of herbs, the Zingiberaceae. Its botanical name is Curcuma longa. Turmeric is widely grown…

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Theanine

Posted on 31 August, 2020 in News, Nutrition, Nutritional facts

Theanine is an amino acid, which is a building block of protein. It is a prominent component of Camellia sinensis, an evergreen shrub used to make green, black, white, and…

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Saffron

Posted on 31 August, 2020 in Herbal Remedies, News, Nutritional facts

Saffron is an herbal preparation harvested fromthe stigma of the Crocus sativus flower. It is dark orange and threadlike in appearance, with a spicy flavor and pungent odor. The plant…

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Selenium

Posted on 25 August, 2020 in News, Nutrition, Nutritional facts

Selenium (Se) is a nonmetallic element. No commercially important ores of selenium exist. It is usually obtained as by-product in the refining of copper sulfide, with which it occurs as…

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Caffeine

Posted on 24 August, 2020 in News, Nutrition, Nutritional facts

Caffeine is a drug that stimulates the central nervous system (CNS). Caffeine is found naturally in coffee, kola seed kernels or nuts (Cola nidtida), and a variety of teas. Other…

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Sodium

Posted on 16 August, 2020 in News, Nutrition, Nutritional facts

Sodium is a chemical element with atomic number 11. Its chemical symbol is Na, which comes from its Latin name, natrium. The best known compound of sodium is sodium chloride,…

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