What is Vitamin D
Vitamin D belongs to a group of fat soluble vitamins. Chemically it is a steroid. But don’t worry, there are steroids that are good as well as bad for you. Vitamin D is the good guy.
You may have heard of steroid hormones in connection with bodybuilding. Vitamin D is different and has an important role in your body metabolism.
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Quote: “There has always been a food processor in the kitchen. But once upon a time she was usually called the missus or Mom.” -Sue Berkman
Sure, most of the things that a Food Processor does, you (or your mom) can do, too. The difference is what time it takes. Hundreds of years ago people had more time to spend on food preparation.
Times have changed.
Today’s busy lifestyles don’t give us that luxury any more. The good news is that we have more technology to help us. In the kitchen Food Processors take over. Even though not completely, but for the most labor-intensive parts at the least.
However, before buying a Food Processor, there are few things you should now. And I am going to cover them in this article.
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Have you ever wondered what can you do with a food processor?
You may already have one or are thinking about getting it. But before committing to any purchase you want to learn what all the things it can be used for are.
That’s reasonable – you don’t want to spend money just to find out later that your food processor is sitting on your kitchen counter catching a dust.
In this article I am going to give you some inspiration. So, here are 33 things what you can do with it. And, off course, the list is not definitive. There are heaps of other ways you can put your new food processed to a good use.
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Today I am going to review 10 popular large-size Food processors (10 to 14 cups) sold on Amazon (US market) and find which one is the best value for your money.
I will use the following criteria:
- Average selling price (please note that the actual price varies on Amazon and can be different at the time when you read this post)
- Price per cup
- Amazon Rating
- Number of Reviews
Using my subjective opinion I will then add “Our Score” to each Food Processor, ranging from 1 (best) to 10 (worst).
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Vitamins and Minerals belong to a group of Nutrients called Micronutrients. The word “micro” means that they don’t account for a large proportion of your food. This, however, doesn’t mean they are any less important as so called Macronutrients.
Vitamins play very important role in many biological and chemical processes in living organisms. In this article I am going to have a closer look at Vitamin A and the role it plays in our bodies.
I will be trying to cover the topic as comprehensive as possible. Here is a list of topics that will be discussed:
- What is Vitamin A?
- What Does Vitamin A Do?
- Vitamin A Benefits
- Vitamin A Deficiency Symptoms
- Rich Foods Sources of Vitamin A
- Vitamin A Supplements
- Vitamin A Recommended Doses
- Vitamin A Overdose and Side Effects
- Vitamin A Toxicity
- Vitamin A for Acne
- Vitamin A Creams
- Useful Tools to Take Care of Your Vitamin A Needs
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Imagine a human body being like a car. For a car to function properly it needs the right amount of fuel, engine oil, transmission fluid, breaks fluid, water in the radiator and so on.
If just one of these things is missing the car will start to crumble. It can still go on for a while but as you drive it, more and more damage is done. Eventually at one point the car breaks.
The cost of fixing initial problem would have been few dollars. Once it breaks, the repairs may run well into thousands of dollars.
With human body it’s very similar.
In order to function well and maintain optimum health your body needs nutrients – the right amount and in proper proportion.
If you are not getting enough of some nutrients then you may get away with it for a while. But sooner or later your body will issue you a bill in form of poor health.
Depending on how negligent you were fixing it may cost few bucks or run into thousands, similarly as with the car example. Continue reading “List of Main 6 Essential Macro-Nutrients in Food for Humans” »