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September 14, 2014

1. Aloe Vera Is High in Vitamins & Minerals:

Aloe Vera contains many vitamins including A, C, E, folic acid, choline, B1, B2, B3 (niacin), B6. Aloe Vera is also one of the few plants that contains vitamin B12. Some of the 20 minerals found in Aloe vera include: calcium, magnesium, zinc, chromium, selenium, sodium, iron, p...

August 23, 2014

1. Whole grains can contain a lot of fiber
Fiber is one big reason to eat whole grains. Adults need about 25 to 35 grams of fiber daily, and whole grains contain two types -- soluble and insoluble -- which are both beneficial to your health. You'll get 5.8 grams of fiber in two slices of dark rye bread, but only 1.9 gram...

August 18, 2014

Immune System Boost: Garlic was used to fight gangrene during the world wars—probably not a concern of yours, but it may be able to help you fight off a more modern-day ailment. This herb could help keep those cold-weather colds and flus at bay. The food's antioxidants can help your immune system run well; in addition to...

August 9, 2014

 

 

Often used in pasta recipes, this fragrant herb comes packed with nutrients that are beneficial to skin, hair and body. Here's looking at the HEALTH BENEFITS of thyme.


Improves vision: Rich in Vitamin A that is a fat-soluble vitamin and an antioxidant essential for healthy mucus membranes and skin, thyme promotes...

August 2, 2014

Some possible health benefits of consuming watermelon.

Asthma prevention: The risks for developing asthma are lower in people who consume a high amount of certain nutrients. One of these nutrients is vitamin C, found in many fruits and vegetables including watermelon.

Blood pressure: A study published by the...

July 16, 2014

Grapefruit! The health benefits of grapefruits are wide-ranging and nearly unmatched by any other fruit. A glass of chilled grapefruit juice, especially in winter, helps seriously boost your levels of vitamin C, which gives grapefruits a high place amongst various citrus fruits. It’s packed with the benefits derived from...

June 30, 2014

Health benefits of bananas

Blood pressure: Maintaining a low sodium intake is essential to lowering blood pressure, however increasing potassium intake may be just as important because of its vasodilation effects.

Asthma: A study conducted by the Imperial College of London found that children who ate just one banana per...

June 16, 2014

A serving of carrots (one medium carrot or ½ cup chopped) will provide about:

210% of the average daily recommended amount of vitaminA
10% vitamin K
6% vitamin C...
2% calcium
The high vitamin A content, for which carrots are best known, comes from beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in your liver. Interest...

June 3, 2014

Some health benefits of mangoes

1. Prevents Cancer:
Research has shown antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.
2. Lowers Cholesterol: ...
The high levels of fiber, pectin and vitamin C help to lower serum cholesterol levels, specifically Low-D...