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Nutritional facts and findings of Figs

Dr. Muhammad Saeed, Iqra Yasmin and Talha Anjum National Institute of Food Science & Technology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad Description The biological name of fig is Ficus carica & it belongs to Mulberry family. It is also known as Higo in Spanish, Dumoor in Bengali, Figue in French, Anjir in Hindi, …

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Importance of water for human life.

(Written by:   Khadija Tehseen Arshad) Water is considered as the most important substance on earth for every living thing either it is plant , animals or human beings, water considered as the base of life. All the living thing required water for their survival. If there is no water on …

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Transformational responses to climate change

: a systems perspective of social change in mitigation and adaptation   There is a growing imperative for responses to climate change to go beyond incremental adjustments, aiming instead for society-wide transformation. In this context, sociotechnical (ST) transitions and social–ecological (SE) resilience are two prominent normative agendas. Reviewing these literatures …

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Health Benefits of Dates

The benefits of dates include relief from constipation, intestinal disorders, heart problems, anemia,  sexual dysfunction, diarrhea, abdominal cancer, and many other conditions. Dates are good for gaining weight also. Dates are rich in several vitamins, minerals and fiber too. These delicious fruits contain oil, calcium, sulfur, iron, potassium, phosphorous, manganese, …

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Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has a multitude of health benefits, which include but are not limited to skin care, hair care, improving digestion and immunity against a host of infections and diseases. Coconut oil is used extensively in tropical countries especially India, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines etc., which have a good production …

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See how consuming guava can improve vision, reduce sugar level, lower blood pressure, improve brain functions, support thyroid gland, make skin glow and fight cancer

Some of the surprising and brilliant health benefits of guava are listed below. Weight loss: Guava is very helpful for those who want to lose weight without compromising their intake of proteins, vitamins and fiber. Guava is very high in roughage and rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals, but it …

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Health Benefits of Coffee

Some of the most impressive health benefits of coffee include its ability to improve cognitive health, protect the cardiovascular system, reduce the chances of developing diabetes, aid in weight loss efforts, boost energy levels, maximize fitness efforts, increase liver protection, optimize the metabolism, and protect against certain types of cancer. …

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