Spinach Nutrition

This page provides information about Spinach nutrition. This edible plant is known as a power food in nutritional circles because of the very large amount of essential nutrients that it is known to contain. There are two major varieties of this leaf vegetable that are commonly available: these being the flat or smooth leaf type; and…

Mango Calories

A Look at the Nutritional Benefits of Mango Calories The mango is both delicious and nutritious and is used in a variety of dishes ranging from being served with sticky rice, as a chutney, in salads through to being part of a delicious smoothie drink; naturally enough the amount of mango calories will vary upon…

Edamame Nutrition

A look at Edamame nutrition, the Japanese dish of immature soybeans that are still in their pod. This dish is very often served as a side dish at the Japanese drinking establishments that are known as Izakaya. This is because it is seen as a perfect complement for alcoholic beverages. It is very easy to prepare…

Vitamin Deficiency Symptoms

Vitamin A, B and C Deficiency Symptoms Vitamins are organic substances that serve as catalysts in the body’s metabolic processes. Vitamins work in subtle ways that ensure the smooth running of the metabolic machine but they  do not supply the body with either calories or energy directly.

Function of Calcium

Calcium, a common and essential mineral in the human body, is mostly found in the teeth and bones; only 1% is located in the soft tissue and blood. The levels of calcium in the extracellular fluid (fluid surrounding the cells) as well as in the blood need to be kept within a very narrow concentration range for…

Vitamin A for Acne

Acne is a condition that causes the occurrence of pimples or skin lesions. It is a consequence of the skin’s oil glands creating too much of an oil substance known as sebum; resulting in plugged pores. Aside from this, a rapid production of bacteria can be also be a primary cause of acne.