We all enjoy drinks – it could be soft or alcoholic. Society seems to frown on alcoholic drinks, as there is a general knowledge of the many ills it causes in its users, particularly, health effects. Fizzy drinks, however, are welcomed with delight – the young, the old and sometimes even babies enjoy it without caution.
Sulphur dioxide is a colorless gas with a pungent odor, it is a liquid when under pressure, it dissolves in water very easily and cannot catch fire. Sulphur dioxide in the air results primarily from activities associated with the burning of fossil fuels like charcoal, wood and oil.
A significant amount of disease could be prevented through access to safe water supply, adequate sanitation services and better hygiene practices. Diarrhoeal disease alone amounts to an estimated 3.6 % of the total Disability-Adjusted Life Year (DALY) global burden of disease and is responsible for the deaths of 1.5 million people every year (WHO 2012).
Mildew and moulds are fungi - simple microscopic organisms that thrive anywhere there is a moist environment.
Fats are essential parts of our diet and they are important for good health. Their absence in our diet can put us at risk of certain deficiencies because they do not only give taste to food, but are also used as a medium of transport for other nutrients.