Functions of food – what is food and functions- what is Physiological functions of food – what is Body Building – what is Protective and Regulatory function

Functions of food Food is important for life. To be healthy and active, we should certainly have enough food. The food we eat should be safe and rich in all the nutrients for our body needs. We should choose from a wide variety of foods and we should eat them regularly, every day. Do not […]

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what is Evolution of Food- who does food evolve- what was the first food in the world- when was food first invented- what did the first humans did

Evolution of Food: Some of our knowledge of what early man ate comes from archaeological studies of cave drawings of food getting and preparation activities. primitive men collected their food from wild animals and plants.ey depended upon fruits, nuts, roots and other plant foods, meat from animals and sh from seas, lakes and rivers. ey […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 30 – Art Gallery

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 30 – Art Gallery The Younger Lord Pazluvoor drag ged Vandiya Devan to the audience chamber along with him. The explanation given by the youth about his conversation with the Emperor had not completely satisfied him. Perhaps it was a mistake to have permitted him to meet the Emperor in privacy. It […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 29 – “Our Guest” 

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 29 – “Our Guest” After the poets had departed, the palace doctor mixed a medicinal potion and brought it to the Emperor. Malayaman’s daughter, the Queen Consort received the goblet in her hands and gave it to her lord the Emperor. The Younger Lord Pazluvoor, who waited patiently till the Emperor had […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 26 – Danger! Danger!

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 26 – Danger! Danger! Vandiya Devan entered the audience chamber ahead of the poets. He guessed that the stately person seated on the high throne was the Younger Lord of Pazluvoor. Several persons s tood around him in deferential postures with hands folded and lips sealed. One person stood with several bundles […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 25 – Inside The Fort

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 25 – Inside The Fort The signet ring with the palmtree emblem had miraculous powers like the magical rings in fairy tales! In that morning hour, various people – vendors of milk, curds and other dairy products, fruit and vegetable sellers, butchers, farmers, others engaged in various trades, clerks and accountants, petty […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 24 – A Cuckoo And A Crow

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 24 – A Cuckoo And A Crow Vandiya Devan slept through the night like a log and woke up only after sunrise in the morning. Even after waking, he was lying down without the will to get up. The light breeze ti. blew briskly, leaves of the creepers and trees rubbed against […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 23 – Amudan’s Mother

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 23 – Amudan’s Mother The Velaikara Battalion wound its way through the main market street. Some of the men walking towards the end of the parade performed certain audacities in that marketplace. One fellow entered the shop of a food vendor and carried out a basket of sweetcakes; he distributed the cakes […]

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Minerals, Functions if minerals in the body, Importance of minerals in body, calcium, sodium, potassium,phosphorus, magnesium, iron and iodine

Minerals These are the inorganic compounds in micro quantities which are essential for many vital functions of the body. The minerals constituent of the body amounts to 4.3 to 4.4 %, largely in the skeleton. General Functions of Minerals As constituents of hard tissue. (eg.) calcium and phosphorus in bone and teeth. As constituents of […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 22 – Velaikara Battalion Of Velirs

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 22 – Velaikara Battalion Of Velirs First, the outer screens emblazoned with the palmtree symbol parted; next the silken inner curtains were pushed aside. The golden hand seen by Vallavarayan o nce before, the hand which had stunned him, could be seen once again. Thinking that it was no longer polite to […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 21 – The Curtains Parted

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 21 – The Curtains Parted Can two minds function at the same time in one body? Yes – Vandiya Devan knew the answer because of his experiences that day! He was tra velling through the most fertile of the bountiful Chozla lands. It was the season of new floods in all the […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 20 — The First Enemy

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 20 Azlvar– The First Enemy Adiyan gave his heartfelt thanks to the vampire bat which helped him at the right time; a hooting owl gave further aid. The con spirators gathered in the clearing thought that the noise was made by the owl or the bat. “Hey fellow! This bat has frightened […]

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Ponniyin SelvanChapter 19 — Battlefield And Forest

Ponniyin SelvanChapter 19 — Battlefield And Forest It was a practice among the Tamils of the ancient times to erect a hero stone and raise a memorial for great warriors who died bravely in the battlefield. If the memorial was marked merely by a stone tablet the place was known as the stone monument of […]

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Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 18 – Idumban Kari

Ponniyin Selvan Chapter 18 – Idumban Kari We left Azlvaradiyan, also known as Thirumalai, at the ferry landing near Kollidam. Let us consider that Vaishnava zealot once again. When Vandiya Devan sat upon his horse a nd rode away towards Kudanthai, Mr. Thirumalai started mumbling these words to himself: “This youth is very sharp. If […]

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Water Soluble Vitamins, Vitamin B1, B2 to B12, Daily Requirements of Vitamins, Vitamin Sources,Vitamins Deficiency Syndrome

Water Soluble Vitamins Vitamin B1-Thiamine Vitamin B2-Riboflavin Vitamin B3-Niacin Vitamin B5-Pantothenic acid Vitamin B6-Pyridoxin Vitamin B7-Biotin Vitamin B9-Folic acid Vitamin B12-Cyanocobalamine Vitamin C -Ascorbicacid These vitamins are essential for many metabolic functions of the body. These are daily required in diet. Vitamin B1- Thiamine Thiamine is essential for the normal metabolism of carbohydrates and fats. […]

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Political Empowerment

Political Empowerment Participation of women in the political field and in various decision-making bodies is an important tool for empowerment. The participation of women at all levels of governance structures is the highest need of this hour for women’s actual empowerment. Alida Brill (2000) holds that, “Without our own voices being heard inside the government […]

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