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Low Fat Rice

    Rice is a staple in most of the countries especially in Asia. A staple meaning, a food that is consumed by a large portion of community as a bulk or main part of diet.     Though rice is main food of Asia, but due to vast transportation since a long period of time, it has become a predominant item in diet of many countries such as Africa, United States, etc.     China and then India are two main countries that cultivate rice in large amount. Then come, are Indonesia, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Brazil, etc.     Rice is starchy food and with high glycemic index, and this why, many people avoid this nutritious food. If cooked and ate properly, especially brown rice may not cause any harm. Repeated reheating, or keeping rice in refrigerator for more than 24 hours, may lost its nutritional value.  Nutrients Present in Rice -       Before considering the nutritional value, we will have a look on the white rice and brown rice. Brown rice contains the bran and germ. It is considered as whole gra

Boost Your Immunity!!!

                       Immunity is our capability to fight against harmful microorganisms. Our body's immune system includes our various organs and these work as a team, such as our thymus gland, spleen, lymph nodes, lymphocytes, macrophages, etc. It is essential for our survival, it keeps us healthy. It encounters pathogens, such as viruses, bacteria, parasites, etc. Antibodies are an important part of this large immune system and include immunoglobulin. These immunoglobulins are proteins.                      Everyone has different type of immunity , it becomes stronger during adulthood as compare to childhood. With good nutrition and some other factors like regular exercise, Yoga, lifestyle, behavior, etc., also help to boost immunity. A goal of at least 40 to 45 minutes of exercise including Yoga will definitely help improve  Immunity . Physical activity that includes a walk of a minimum of 30 minutes and some workouts to be included in the exercise.                  Regular e