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What is food irradiation?

What is food irradiation?

Preserves food: Food irradiation is the method of exposing food to ionizing radiation to stop or destroy microorganisms, bacteria, viruses, or insects that might be present in the food. The irradiation damages genetic dna so that germs and insects cannot survive or cannot reproduce. The food does not become radioactive, but there can be mild chemical changes in the foods. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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Help! exactly what is the food pyramid?

Help! exactly what is the food pyramid?

It is a visual plan: At The base represents larger amounts of food in that category and going from the bottom to the top the quantity of foods in each category less and less for each given day ...Read more

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What is the prognosis of food poisoning?

What is the prognosis of food poisoning?

Resolves on its own: Most food borne illnesses resolve spontaneously within 24-48 hours. Hydration becomes the biggest concern. ...Read more

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What is one food that is among the healthiest to eat?

What is one food that is among the healthiest to eat?

Spinach and +: There is no one food that meets all the needs of the body. You should eat a balanced diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits; whole grains, low in saturated fats, no tobacco and no more than one drink a day. ...Read more

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What is "brain fever"?

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What is "brain fever"?

Brain fever: Inflammation of part of the brain presenting as fever, for example Encephalitis, Meningitis, & Cerebritis ...Read more

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What is brain fever???

What is brain fever???

Nothing anymore: "Brain fever" is not a term used now. Many, many years ago, it probably was an illness with fever and an altered state of consciousness, such as encephalitis. Encephalitis is inflammation of the brain, such as that caused by a brain infection. It may also have included meningitis, which is inflammation of the linings and the liquid around the brain. Symptoms might include headache and seizures. ...Read more

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What is brain freeze?

What is brain freeze?

Brain Freeze, too: Brain freeze from ingesting ice cold foods is common & multifactorial, as are headaches. Such pain can originate from the skin, fat, muscle, blood vessels or within the cranium from great venous sinuses, their tributaries, the dura and its arteries, the falx cerebri, & the large arteries at the base of the brain (all of which have pain fibers). Also, migraines can trigger from alcohol and foods. ...Read more

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Is it known what brain function decides what you like? For example food or music.

Is it known what brain function decides what you like? For example food or music.

Brain structure: Brain function. Is complex and includes both location in the brain and neurotransmitters or chemical messengers, as well as actual experiences associated with memories of liked or disliked item just to name a few in 400 words. It is a great question warranting repeating throughout your future as more ways of collecting information are invented and discovered. ...Read more

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What is the best kind food to eat when u are on a diet . And what is the wores kind food eat?

What is the best kind  food to eat when u are on a diet . And what is the wores kind food eat?

Healthy diet: Eat whole, colored fruit and veggies. Seven servings / day. Protein: Egg whites, quinoa, white fish, lean poultry breast, lean sirloin, no animal fats, no saturated fats. Plant fats are good. No bread, sugar, pasta, pizza, corn, soft drinks, sugared juices, fast cereals. Oat meal and bran and grapenuts are excellent. Yogurt excellent. Cottage cheese good. Balance. Set calorie goal. Count calories. ...Read more

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What exactly is a food intolerance?

What exactly is a food intolerance?

Food intolerance: Food intolerance is a generic term that has had its meaning morphed over time. Food intolerance is any food that a person cannot tolerate. This can be due to allergies, enzyme deficiencies (like lactase deficiency), medication interactions (tetracyclines and milk), uncomfortable feelings (green pepper causing gastic reflux), and somatic (beans causing 'excessive' flatulence). These are just exampl. ...Read more

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What is purported to be the healthiest type of nut? Why is that?

What is purported to be the healthiest type of nut? Why is that?

See answer: Assuming we are talking about the same kind of 'nuts' and understanding that there is likely some lack of consensus, almonds, walnuts, pistacchios, hazelnuts, brazil nuts, cashews, pecans, macadamia have all been reported to be healthy due to their mix of omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, protein, fiber, and cholesterol-lowering properties. Avoid salty, sugary, and roasted in oil nuts. ...Read more

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What is MRV of brain? What is purpose and what does it show?

What is MRV of brain? What is purpose and what does it show?

Magnetic: Resonance Venography(MRV) is a specialized type of MRI that is specifically tailored to visualize the intracranial venous system and venous sinuses. ...Read more

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What is gastritis and what causes it in vegan?

What is gastritis and what causes it in vegan?

Many causes: That you are a vegan is of little consequence. The most common cause of gastritis is helicobacter; alcohol and medications are also important, and worry / physical stress can produce a gastritis as well. If you are a vegan because of revulsion to factory farming, then i admire you greatly. ...Read more

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What is the bestt food for diet?

What is the bestt food for diet?

Balanced Combination: Rather than going on a diet, make a lifestyle change! this will help you manage your weight in the long run & will be less likely to gain it back like most on diets do. Eat 3-6 small meals/snacks--balanced combo of fruits, colorful veggies, lean protein (fish/chicken), grains (wheat, rice). Try to avoid processed/boxed/sugary foods. You don't have to cut them out completely, save them for a treat. ...Read more

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What exactly is msg and why is it always in processed foods?

What exactly is msg and why is it always in processed foods?

Flavor: Msg is used as a flavor-enhancer. The human taste buds are very sensitive to sodium, which is a major component of monosodium glutamate. ...Read more

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What is a coma, thinking of it in a brain cells and brain signals way?

What is a coma, thinking of it in a brain cells and brain signals way?

Non-reactive brain: Coma is described by the lack of patient response to stimulation. Centers in the brain stem cause us to be awake and to respond to things around us (ras). When this is not functioning properly, a level of coma can be described. The brain may be shut down by trauma, drugs, lack of oxygen, stroke, swelling, etc. The chance of recovery and the degree of recovery may be very difficult to predict. ...Read more

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What is in naan bread? Is it or the vegetarian food with it healthy?

What is in naan bread? Is it or the vegetarian food with it healthy?

Here are ingredients: Yeast, sugar, water, milk, egg, butter, garic, bread flour, salt. Me myself- id prefer something without added sugar, and higher in fiber like a multigrain bread. I'm not quite sure why it needs butter? ...Read more

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What is gluten. And is it harmful to the body?

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What is gluten.  And is it harmful to the body?

Gluten: Gluten is a protein found in wheat & related products. It's only harmful to those who are sensitive to it aka celiac disease (http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/celiac-disease/basics/definition/con-20030410). Check out https://celiac.org/live-gluten-free/glutenfreediet/what-is-gluten/ for more info. ...Read more

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What is a brain freeze?

What is a brain freeze?

Slang expression: Many migraine sufferers, who eat or drink cold foods or liquids may experience a brief burning achey sensation when these items are ingested. This correlates with motion sickness, migraine headaches, and family genetics. ...Read more

Brain Food (Definition)

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