Vital vitamin D during pregnancy

Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy.pngMore than 8 in 10 pregnant women in India have low levels of Vitamin D putting them as well as the offspring at serious health risks. The high prevalence of this vitamin deficiency in pregnant women is a matter of public health concern. Experts recommend Vitamin D supplementation throughout pregnancy and lactation for mothers to Continue reading “Vital vitamin D during pregnancy”

Health benefits of consuming eggs

health benefits of consuming eggs

Eggs are an inexpensive and highly nutritious food, providing ~18 important vitamins and minerals. Its composition can be affected by several factors such as hen diet, age, strain as well as environmental factors. In particular, eggs may play a useful role in the diets of those at risk of low-nutrient intakes such as the elderly, pregnant women and children

Egg contains 72-74%proteins which are well balanced with respect to all the essential amino acids. Hence it is used as standard against which the chemical score of other proteins is compared. Continue reading “Health benefits of consuming eggs”