Tag Archives: Food

Dental Caries: Causes & Prevention

Dental Caries

Dental caries (decay) is a bacterial disease caused by dental plaque. It progresses when acid formed by bacteria from dietary fermentable carbohydrates diffuses into the tooth and dissolves the mineral which is called demineralization. Pathological factors including acid-producing bacteria, salivary dysfunction, and dietary carbohydrates develop caries. Dental caries can occur in both milk (primary) and […]

Sweeteners: Artificial or Natural – Which is Sweetest & Lowest in Calorie

High-intensity sweeteners are commonly used as alternatives to sugar because they are many times sweeter than sugar but contribute only a few to no calories when added to foods. High-intensity sweeteners, like all other ingredients added to are found to be safe for consumption by UD FDA or EFSA. SaccharinSaccharin is a non-nutritive sweetener, which means that […]

Why people gain weight & basic principles of losing or gaining weight

Watch this simple explanation, on why people gain weight and basic principles of losing or gaining weight. Maintenance of body weight, is basically due to a balance, between calories intake and calories burning. If this balance is managed well, there is a maintenance of weight, that is, the weight remains more or less same. And […]

Superfood For Diabetes: Watch This Video To Know About Them

This video was created by a non-doctor as an educational assignment. It details all food items with their properties which might help in diabetes according to the author.

Learn About Human Digestive System In These 2 Parts Animated Videos

This digestive system animation explains the mammalian digestive system: the structure of the alimentary canal, working and its functions. The six primary processes of the digestive system include: Ingestion of food Secretion of fluids and digestive enzymes Mixing and movement of food and wastes through the body Digestion of food into smaller pieces Absorption of […]