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An Apple A Day Keeps The Doctor Away

Submitted by Saraomran on Fri, 11/29/2013 - 20:21
Apple is the most common fruit. We all are aware of an old proverb "An apple a day keeps the doctor away". But many of us do not know various health benefits of apple. Apple is ranked as one of the healthiest fruits. Following are some of the health benefits which we can get by including apple in our diet.

Healthy Teeth With Apples

An apple is not going to replace the toothbrush, but you can get healthier and whiter teeth by chewing and biting an apple as it stimulates production of saliva which lowers the bacteria levels thus reducing tooth decay.
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Nutritional Facts Of Banana

Submitted by Saraomran on Wed, 11/27/2013 - 19:22
Banana is among the several fruits that have hidden nutrition for your body. You will never think of bananas the same way as you previously did after discovering various benefits of bananas. Some of such benefits are:

Overcome Depression With Banana

Bananas help in overcoming depression as it provides tryptophan in high levels.

Blood Sugar Levels And Banana

Eating two bananas before starting a strenuous workout helps you sustaining blood sugar levels.

Banana Prevents Cramps

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Oysters- How Nutritious They Are For You

Submitted by Saraomran on Sat, 11/23/2013 - 22:32
Irregularly shaped, with a rough shell and with a soft body inside, Oysters is no doubt one of the most healthiest and nutritional seafood. The word Oysters is commonly used for different groups of Bivalve Mollusks. Weather you have Oysters half shelled, fried or raw, oysters can give an efficient amount of Omega-3 Fatty acids to increase the efficiency of your heart and brain.

Nutritional Values Of Oysters

  • Calories- 199
  • Polyunsaturated Fat- 3.3g
  • Saturated Fat- 3.2g
  • Cholesterol- 71mg
  • Sodium- 417mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat- 4.7g

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Amazing Health Benefits Of Peanuts

Submitted by Saraomran on Sat, 11/23/2013 - 12:57
Peanuts are a famous dried food and are also called as ground nuts. Peanut is a member of legume family. Legume family is known as the best source of protein. Peanuts can be eaten raw, boiled, salted and dry roasted. Peanuts besides having a great taste also have certain health benefits.

Nutritional Values Of Peanuts

  • Serving size- 100 grams
  • Calories from Fat- 412
  • Calories- 567.0
The following %Daily Value is according to a 2000 calorie diet.
  • Total Fat- 76%
  • Saturated Fat- 34%
  • Total Carbohydrate- 5%
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How Healthy Asparagus Is For You

Submitted by Saraomran on Sat, 11/16/2013 - 21:30
It is observed that asparagus is counted among very well-balanced nutritional vegetables. It is an impressive and important source of B-complex vitamins which are needed to maintain your nervous system as well as produce energy. Asparagus also regulates the homocysteine levels in blood. It is also a very useful source of the vitamin K which is essential to make bones strong. Researches also suggest that vitamin K deficiency can also become a factor in development of the Alzheimer's disease. Following can be considered as common health benefits of the asparagus:
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Health Benefits Of Tomatoes

Submitted by Saraomran on Sat, 11/02/2013 - 17:44
Experts suggest that among all the healthy foods, tomatoes are not just a delicious addition to our meal time, but they are also packed with several nutritional benefits. According to nutritionists, tomatoes are an amazing source of the lycopene. Lycopenes basically cleanse system of the toxic compounds that can harm the well being and overall health. Especially the red tomatoes are filled to brim with the lycopene which absorbs well into our system when the red tomatoes are cooked.
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Pomegranate- Fruit With A Crown

Submitted by Saraomran on Sat, 10/26/2013 - 15:35
Since over a thousand years, apart from all the other fruits, pomegranates have been used in Far East and Middle Eastern regions for medicinal purposes. Initially, it was used to heal diarrhea and ulcers. This fruit is known for its impressive antioxidant levels. It has also been ranked as the 5th strongest antioxidant which makes it very beneficial for health. Some of its health advantages are:

Heart Benefits Of Pomegranates

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Caviar And Your Health

Submitted by Saraomran on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 20:09
Caviar is a famous seafood and a delicious garnish, spread and an appetizer which is prepared when you salt and sieve the grainy textured fish called as roe. Caviar is very perishable and it should be quickly stored when the eggs are laid by the fish. It has a consistency and a luscious taste that is almost like the butter which quickly melts in your mouth. Roe fish for the caviar can be obtained from Caspian Sea. The Caspian Sea is surrounded by Russia and Iran. Caviar serves as a storehouse for several nutrients in our body like iron, selenium, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium.
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Raisins- Healthy Low-Fat Snacks

Submitted by Saraomran on Mon, 06/03/2013 - 15:39
Raisins are dried grapes and are famous for being among the most nutritious and healthy dried fruit around the world. Even the healthcare professionals recommend eating raisins for different health purposes. They are rich in boron, trace minerals which is very important for the human health. Raisins help in keeping our blood flowing and clean as they are antioxidants. Not to forget, raisins help our body in getting rid of all the unclean impurities in blood thereby eradicating all the related health issues.
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Mango- The King Of All Fruits

Submitted by Saraomran on Sun, 06/02/2013 - 20:37
Mangoes originated more than 4,000 years ago in the sub-Himalayan plains. They are without a doubt, among the most eaten fruits around the world. Biologically, a mango is a close relative to other plants like pistachio and cashew nuts. It tastes so good that it has been named as the ‘King of all the fruits’. Mangoes are native to the South Asian countries from where they are distributed worldwide. Mangoes are heavily grown in India and are also known as ‘safeda’ there. There are almost 1,000 varieties of mangoes.
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