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Grapes- The Queen Of Fruits

Submitted by Saraomran on Wed, 01/29/2014 - 19:47
Grapes are commonly known as 'Queen of Fruits'. This amazing fruit is categorized into 3 variants according to their color- Green, Red and Black. Grapes belong to the Vitaceae family. Grapes, besides being delicious in taste, are also healthy for mind and body. The color of the grape shows the taste it has. Green or white grapes are sweetest of all the grapes while red grapes are simplest in flavor. Black/blue grapes taste best if they are rich and deep in color, i.e., almost black. Various health benefits of this delicious fruit are:

Migraine With Grapes

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18 Health Benefits Of Cabbage

Submitted by Saraomran on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 17:38
Cabbage is an important member of Brassica family of vegetables which also includes cauliflower, brussel sprouts and broccoli. Cabbage is a round, large and leafy vegetable that is originated in Asia Minor and Eastern Mediterranean. It is available throughout the year and is found in several varieties as Wombok, Savoy, January King, green and red cabbages. Cabbage can be consumed raw or cooked. It can be cooked in gently sweet or savory flavors. Cabbage is a low-calorie vegetable which is rich in rich in iron, vitamins and potassium and therefore used in cuisines all around the world.
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7 Amazing Health Benefits Of Artichokes

Submitted by Saraomran on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 18:24
If you are looking for a healthy vegetable other than the green vegetables, artichoke is the right food for you to fulfill your appetite as well as make you healthy. Artichokes taste best when they are cooked, but they can be eaten fresh also. It has been popular as a medicinal plant in various historical cultures for its amazing health benefits. According to the researches, multiple elements in this amazing vegetable promote an overall wellness. Some of the common and popular health benefits of artichoke are:

Artichoke Fights Cancer

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Chlorella- A Sea Vegetable With Surprising Health Benefits

Submitted by Saraomran on Sun, 01/19/2014 - 16:36
Many people have no knowledge about sea vegetables when they talk about seafood. But those who do, they know how delicious they are. Sea vegetables are simple to cook and have been in use since a long time in Asia, Britain, Caribbean and Canada. On of the commonly used sea vegetables are chlorella. Some of the health benefits of this delicious sea vegetable are:

Detoxification With Chlorella

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Pumpkin Seeds- A Healthy Chewy Snack

Submitted by Saraomran on Fri, 01/17/2014 - 21:50
If you are in mood for chewy snack which gives you healthy benefits also, pumpkin seeds are the right dried fruit which will match your mood. It provides wide range of nutrients like copper, magnesium, protein, manganese and zinc. Pumpkin seeds in short are a power pack in a small package. They also contain the plant compounds called as phytosterols and antioxidants. Commonly, pumpkin seeds are not known for their health benefits, but they are beneficial for various reasons. Some of the health benefits of the pumpkin seeds are:

Heart Health With Pumpkin Seeds

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Sunflower Seeds- The Salty Health Snack

Submitted by Saraomran on Thu, 01/16/2014 - 15:25
Sunflower seeds are popular dried fruit eaten and enjoyed around the world. These seeds come from big round brown centre of sunflower. Amazing fact about the centre of this flower is that it turns throughout day following the sunlight and course of sun. Use of sunflowers began over 5000 yrs ago by Native Americans which spread to Spain, Russia, Peru, China, Argentina and France. These seeds are very beneficial for health and some of its health benefits are:

Sunflower Seeds For Cardiovascular Health

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Okra- The Low Calorie Power Food

Submitted by Saraomran on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 19:01
Okra s is also called as "lady's finger". Among vegetables, okra is very popular especially in Asian countries. Its plant is commonly cultivated in regions with warm temperatures. This vegetable can be eaten cooked as well as raw. It can be stir-fried or steamed to reduce green taste. It should be used when it s tender as okra gets more fibrous as it gets older.

Health Benefits Of Okra

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Why You Should Eat Apricot

Submitted by Saraomran on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:14
Apricots belong to the Rosacea family like pear, apple and peach. These fruits are small in size with smooth and velvety skin. This fruit contains antioxidants in high amounts along with dietary fibers. Apricots are available in dried and fresh form. Both fresh and dried forms are equally beneficial for good health. Some of the health benefits of fresh apricots are:

Apricot Prevents Cancer

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Lychee- The Sweet Health Booster

Submitted by Saraomran on Tue, 01/14/2014 - 20:02
Lychee is among the most popular and delicious summer fruits. This small fruit is packed with various healthy nutrients. It has a rough skin on the outside while the inside is juicy flesh with an amazingly sweet taste. Lychees are also used as a medicine in china. Some of the health benefits of delicious lychees are:

Lychees Increase Immunity

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Lemon- The Alkalizing Power Food

Submitted by Saraomran on Sat, 01/11/2014 - 18:54
Not all vegetables are alkaline-forming. Lemon is acidic to taste, but it is alkaline-forming in body. In fact, it is among most alkaline-forming edibles in the world which makes it great for balancing highly acidic conditions in the body. Lemons are a must have in every kitchen and provides great taste in various recipes. Lemons have various health benefits also, some of them are:

Lemon Alkalizes Body

Lemon, being the alkaline-forming food, helps in restoring balance to pH of the body.

Lemon Combats Flu

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