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Enjoy Dried Figs For Various Health Benefits

Submitted by Saraomran on Mon, 12/16/2013 - 20:14
Today, people are growing very conscious about their fitness and health. However, hitting the gym just is not enough; you should to take proper nutrients daily as well. Fully loaded with beneficial nutrients, dried fig is a dried fruit which is usually yellow-green, purple or copper in color. It is very nutritious and can be used in bakes items, ice-creams or jams. Although figs are seasonal fruits generally, but you can get them throughout the year in the dried form. It is simply delicious and contains several nutrients including phosphorus, calcium, vitamins, manganese and iron.
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Eat Lobsters For A Healthy Body

Submitted by Saraomran on Sat, 12/14/2013 - 20:39
Lobsters are famous marine crustaceans. This seafood is similar to the shrimps in figure except that lobsters have larger bodies and harder shells. These marine species are full of nutrition and can be found on bottom of an ocean. Lobsters are prepared deliciously in rolls, soups, and sometimes even dipped in butter. There are many health benefits of including lobsters in your diet. Few of them are as follows:

Lobsters Are Effective For A Low Carb Diet

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Guava And Its Surprising Health Benefits

Submitted by Saraomran on Fri, 12/13/2013 - 18:18
Guava is one of those common fruits which is often neglected due to presence of seeds in it. But following are some health benefits of guavas which will make them hard to neglect.

Guavas Fight Cancer

Guavas have very high amounts of vitamin C. Such high amounts of vitamin C help protect the cells and also lower the risk of development of cancerous cells.

Guavas Cleanses Digestive System

Fiber present in guavas is very important for regulating bowel movement and also lowers blood sugar levels which are essential to diabetic patients.

Eye Health And Guavas

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Healthy Vegetables That Are Rich In Iron

Submitted by Saraomran on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 21:53
Iron is a basic nutrient which is required for proper functions of the human body. It is available in a number of food items including vegetables. It helps to protect the body against several conditions that can be bad for your health. Iron plays an important role in formation of hemoglobin- it is an essential oxygen transporter. Iron in the hemoglobin combines with atmospheric oxygen and then it is transported to the different parts of your body through blood stream. There are several conditions that can result from the iron deficiency including anemia.
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Health Benefits Of Salmon

Submitted by Saraomran on Sat, 12/07/2013 - 15:52
Salmon is a much better and healthier alternative to meat. This seafood is one of the sources of omega-3 fatty acids, especially DHA and EPA, which are the nature’s heart medicines. Most of the salmon that you see in the supermarkets is actually farmed; as a matter of fact, farmed salmons outnumber the wild salmons by approximately 85 to one. These farmed salmons are fed diet with artificial coloring for giving it a ‘salmon’ color. Though, nutritionally, they have the same health benefits.
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Almonds- A Healthy Dried Fruit

Submitted by Saraomran on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 13:36
Almond, a dried fruit, is produced in places like Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran, Lebanon, Jordan, Syria and Israel. It has extensive health benefits. Commonly, bitter almonds are selected for making almond oil while sweet almonds are as it is edible. Almonds are famous for its great medicinal value with the added advantage of great taste, which is the major reason that a lot of people include almonds in their diet proactively. Following are a few health benefits of eating almonds:

Almonds Are Good For Brain

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Bitter Melon- A Bitter But Healthy Vegetable

Submitted by Saraomran on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 21:15
Bitter melons are also called bitter gourds and they are very healthy vegetables. The shape of a bitter melon is like a cucumber except that it has gourd-like bumps on it. As the name suggests, it has a bitter taste to it and it has 2 varieties: one is small that grows to about 10 cm or less and the other variety grows to about 20 cm. The former is oval and dark green in color whereas the latter is oblong and its color is pale green.
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Why Cashew Nuts Are Important For Your Health

Submitted by Saraomran on Wed, 12/04/2013 - 20:50
Who does not know about the dried fruit called cashew nuts? They are originally from Brazil and now spread to various other regions which include India and Africa becoming the most widely used and produced bean in this world. Not only we use them in various sweet recipes but also cashew nuts are eaten and loved by children the way they are. It has many health benefits among which a few can be listed as:

Cancer Prevention With Cashew Nuts

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Sardines- Fish With Great Health Benefits

Submitted by Saraomran on Mon, 12/02/2013 - 17:59
Sardines are a popular sea food and named after an Italian island called Sardinia. Although, like old times, this fish is still available in small cans but it is surprisingly nutritious. This fish contains high tryptophan levels and is a major vitamin B12 source along with other very important minerals and vitamins. Sardine contains lower toxin levels than various other kinds of fish. Following are the health benefits of the sardine fish

Cardiovascular Benefits Of Sardines

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