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Benefits of Coconut oil

Coconut oil Coconut oil or copra oil,is an edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. It has various applications. Because of its high saturated fat content, it is slow to oxidize and, thus, resistant to rancifidication lasting up to six months at 24 °C (75 °F) …

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Fermented foods

What Are Fermented Foods? Fermented foods are foods that have been through a process of lacto fermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating lactic acid. This process preserves the food, and creates beneficial enzymes, b-vitamins, Omega-3 fatty acids, and various strains of …

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Importance of Pomegranate

Pomegranate: The pomegranate is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree in the family Lythraceae that grows between 5 and 8 m (16 and 26 ft) tall. It is originally native to Iran. Annual worldwide production is around 2,000,000 metric tons. Ranked 18th according to the annual global fruit consumption …

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Meat lovers Alert

Meat lovers must be alert  In ancient times, the man was happy to eat fresh roasted meat at jungle. Only a few herbs were supposed to be  suitable for eating. Latest research conducted at the University of Graz showed that people who eat too much meat (especially red meat) are 20 percent more at risk to develop cancer. Meat has high saturated fats, which are reported to …

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Alcoholic fermentation in beer formation

Bushragull42@gmail.com Alcoholic fermentation is applied for leavened bread and alcoholic beverages. In this process sugars are converted into CO2 and ethyl alcohol. For this process we can use several yeasts but mostly we use saccharomyces genus species such as  S.carolsbergensis and S. cervisiae. We produce beer from barley. From barley …

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Western chocolate corporations causing new ‘Dust Bowl’ in third-world countries with destructive cacao farming practices Wednesday, January 27, 2016 by: Jennifer Lea Reynolds The effects of the Western World’s less-than-ideal way of farming, coupled with its need for greed, are being felt in countries across the globe – and that’s …

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Vitamin C, A must take food ingredient

Vitamin C, A must take food ingredient Noreen Fatima, Rahil Shahzad, Shakra Jamil, Dr. Sajid UR-Rahman, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI Faisalabad. Introduction Vitamin C also known as ascorbic acid, is very important for humans as well as for animals. It is water soluble and occur …

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