Posted in Food & Drinks on 07/17/2014 06:28 am by admin
Find out various health benefits of mouthwatering Rambutan Fruit like preventing cancer, anaemia, plus improving bone’s strength and blood counts naturally.
A new healthy lifestyle includes various vegetables and fruits in the diet to fulfill body’s vitamins and minerals need naturally. One another nutritive fruit that satisfies your taste buds with rich and fresh taste is Rambutan fruit. Rambutan’s outer layer is covered with bunch of outgrown hairs, so it got its name from “Rambut” word that means hair. It is native fruit of Indonesia and Malaysia. This fruit contains low calories and high amount of various nutrients like phosphorus, iron, protein, fat, vitamin C, carbohydrates etc. Rambut fruit is easily available in fruit market with reasonable price. Check out rambutan fruit’s nutrition advantages and health benefits of eating daily.
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Posted in Food & Drinks on 02/27/2014 11:06 pm by admin
Include healthy, nutrition rich juices that made up of cucumber, spinach, carrot, banana, etc. in your diet to detoxify and stay hydrated with lots of benefits.
We all become so much conscious about our diet and try to fill almost every healthy food item in our meal. Besides healthy meals, we also need to drink juices that make our health more superior to stay away from any kind of health related issues. Juices are helpful to satisfy our thrust, boost energy levels and offer all required nutrients and minerals. For healthy juices, all you need is fresh fruits, blender, and milk. Here we are sharing some of the easy and healthy juices for you that you can drink anytime to get nourished with all nutrients.
1, Detox juice recipe:
Ingredients: 2 grapefruits, 1 medium-sized beetroot, 1 green apple, 1 small lemon, 1-inch ginger root (optional)
Method: Mix all ingredients in one bowl. Blend it and add little water to make it thin. Take it in glass and add pinch of salt. Drink detox juice instantly to get its benefits. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Food & Drinks on 10/23/2013 12:00 am by admin
All banana lovers check out one new sweeter and delicious banana type – Red Banana. Find out its nutritional values and different health benefits here.
Bananas are nutrient rich fruit and loved by almost everyone. It is source of energy and calcium and if you also love to eat banana so much and want some different varieties of bananas, then for sure you can try out raspberry-banana flavored red bananas. Red bananas look same as the regular yellow bananas, but have creamy red to purple skin. Besides, it’s different look and taste than regular bananas, it has many health benefits that will surely make you to add it to your diet regularly.
Look wise, red bananas are more cylindrical in shape and small in size than regular yellow bananas. Red bananas are sweet and soft than regular yellow bananas, which are great source of fructose, sucrose, glucose, and fiber. It has important nutrients, which makes banana – a most consuming fruit all over the world. Red bananas originated from Costa Rica, Central America, Mexico, Ecuador, and some parts of Australia. Same as we consume regular yellow bananas differently as raw sliced bananas, in fruit salads, cooked, and in the form of banana wafers, red bananas can be also used. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Food & Drinks on 05/24/2012 04:03 am by admin
A hybrid fruit is nothing but a cross breeding among 2 different species or among 2 varieties of the same genus. The Hybridization offers more nutrient-dense and more flavorful varieties than the natural form. There are many hybrid fruits already in the market, such as Grapple, Lemato, Aprium, Pomato, Boysenberry, Oroblanco, Jostaberry, Orangelo, Pineberry, and many more. Here is a one more hybrid fruit, which is going to join the list. This latest hybrid fruit is being dubbed as ‘Papple’ and it is described as ‘a pear disguised as an apple’.
A major British retailer, Marks and Spencer (M&S) is going to launch this highly alleged hybrid fruit this week in the UK. According to M&S, ‘Papple’ is a species of pear family which seems a bit like an apple. The skin and texture of this fruit resembles a pear but its taste and appearance resembles an apple. The official name for this latest hybrid is yet to be decided, and till that it will be referred as the T109. Do not think that T109 is a cross between pear and apple, because it is not. Papple has been developed in New Zealand and it is a cross between Asian and European pear varieties, which ended in a fruit similar to an apple. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Food & Drinks on 04/19/2012 05:42 am by admin
Summer holidays are around the corner. Even though you eat so many sugary treats during the summer holidays, sugar cravings may still dance in your mind. Fortunately, you can minimize your sweet obsession as well as slim your waistline with some natural solutions, which can calm your sugar cravings. One such treat is Sapodilla. The flavor of sapodilla tempts almost everyone, and it can be depicted as a pear which has been damped in brown sugar. Sapodilla is a tropical evergreen fruit native to Central America, Southern Mexico and West Indies. It is now spread all over the tropical belt and being cultivated extensively in India, Pakistan and South Asia, where it is known as Chikoo fruit. The scientific name of this evergreen deciduous fruit is Manilkara Zapota.
Sapodilla fruit is an ellipsoid berry that bears a resemblance to a smooth-skinned potato. The flesh of the fruit is sweet and grainy and is pale yellow to earthy brown in color with about 2-5 black seeds that resembles the beans. This pulpy fruit is renowned for its sweetness and malty flavor. The grainy texture and the sweet flavor of the sapodilla make it an exquisite ingredient in desserts and salads. These fruits are obtainable all around the season in the markets. Sapodilla has high latex content and it doesn’t ripen until plucked from trees. The freshly picked and traded sapodilla fruits have not been ripened in most cases so make sure that the fruits you are buying have smooth intact skin without tiny holes, cuts & cracks. The fruits can be ripened in just two days by placing them in a bag of rice. The fruit is generally eaten fresh without any additions. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Food & Drinks on 04/02/2012 06:13 am by admin
Brain is one of the most important organs of the human body. It works for almost every second of our life. The mental skills like concentration and memory are directly related to the proper functioning of brain. Intake of certain foods can enhance the functioning of brain, which will ultimately help you to increase your concentration level. Such foods, generally known as “brain foods”, can build up the necessary nutrients and chemicals needed for the brain easily. Hence what you eat helps to fuel your body as well as brain, and eating the right foods can enhance your brain performance and sharpen the memory quickly and easily.
Boost up your concentration level by including following brain foods in your daily diet:
People often focus on the ill effects of caffeine. However, caffeine is a superb brain food that can help you boost your energy and increase your concentration and focus. Consumption of caffeine will increase your blood circulation, blood pressure and heart rate, which in turn will increase the feeling of alertness and make concentration easier but only for a short period. Caffeine is found in products like coffee, tea, energy drinks, chocolate, etc. But always remember that overdose of caffeine can make you feel uncomfortable. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Beauty on 12/21/2011 04:56 am by admin
Winter……means falling of the temperature + shortening of the days. These are the indications of seasonal changes and our skin as well our psyche may both revolt against these changes. These seasonal changes are normal, and even with these changes, you can maintain your skin glowing and in healthful state by nurturing and pampering it. There are lots of products available in the market, which are intended to nourish the skin from the outside, and also there are several homemade remedies which can be used for this purpose. However, besides this outside skincare regimen, nourishing our skin from inside is evenly important. I think you might heard the old adages ‘Beauty is on the inside‘and ‘You are what you eat‘. These both adages are absolutely true when it comes to our skin care regimen. Healthy diet not only helps to maintain skin in enviable complexion & superior form, but also there are many foods which can truly battle specific skin problems. Conventional beauty products includes some of the ingredients that have skin repairing and anti-aging properties like vitamin A, C & E, essential fatty acids or collagen. All these micro-nutrients can be absorbed from our diet very easily and sometimes cheaply. If you want to get all the skin benefits which can be provided by a diversified diet, then check out some healthy foods provided below & ensure to include some of them in your diet regimen.
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Posted in Health on 11/28/2011 11:21 pm by admin
A Holiday party means a great time to enjoy variety of foods!!! Whether it’s party or special occasion, or a weekend of celebrating the holidays, many people feel – Ugh! I ate too much. Now what I do? There are so many choices available at party, which may end up in overeating. For the most of health and diet-conscious people, even a little bit more or a small bite of food can add up quickly. Loading extra calories forces our body into overdrive because it endeavors to undo the damage done by the free radicals. These free radicals are generated more due to the metabolism of foods, especially fatty and carbohydrate-rich foods. Free radicals can promote the development of diabetes, heart disease and cancer. If you overindulge foods such as a big helping of cheesecake or a couple of additional scoops of ice cream, don’t punish yourself. After overeating, just eat these foods as they help you rebound from the damage of a rich serving of food.
5 Foods to Eat After Overeating
1, Orange juice
Fresh oranges are the great source of flavonoids. Orange juice also contains flavonoids in good amount. Flavonoids are the antioxidant-like compounds which may counterbalance the heart-damaging effects of a fat-laden and caloric meal. In a study, it was found that people who sipped orange juice with a high-fat or high-calorie breakfast had reduced levels of harmful free radicals and other inflammatory indicators related with heart disease after the meal. However, people who drank sugar water or plain water and ate the same breakfast had superior levels of harmful free radicals. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in Health on 10/21/2011 10:46 pm by admin
Dried big grapes are also known as raisins. The difference between grapes and raisins is that raisins come with seeds and have more nutrition than small grapes. In ayurveda, it is considered as a best medicine in throat disease. The regular use of Raisins is beneficial to the Asthma patients because a kind of dry raisins has unique ability to clear out the cough from the trachea. Raisins are dried grapes obtained by drying fresh grapes (black or green) in sun or driers. Dried grapes provide 249 calories per 100 g compared to fresh grapes. Raisins are natural source of energy, minerals, electrolytes, and vitamins. They are filled with dietary fiber, poly phenolic anti-oxidants, and other phyto-nutrients. The health benefits of raisins contain relief from acidosis, constipation, anemia, sexual weakness and fever. It also helps in eye care, dental care, weight gain, and bone health. Here are provided some great health benefits and nutritional facts of Raisin.
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Posted in Health on 10/07/2011 10:26 pm by admin
All of us know that sugar found in chocolate and sweets is bad for health. However, everyone is not aware about the fact that natural sugar present in fruit is also as bad as the sugar in sweets. Since many years, there has been lot of talk about the fruit sugar; some people think that it is good for the health while others think it is not always good. Fruit sugar, also called fructose, is good when taken in moderation with the fiber of whole fruit. Fructose doesn’t cause spikes in blood sugar and insulin. However, large amounts of fruit sugar may lead to overeating.
Fruits are the great sources of vitamin C, fiber and other antioxidants, which help us to protect against bowel cancer. Such kinds of nutrients are lost during the processing of fruit. A naturally occurring sugar, fructose is found in fruits, vegetables (in small amounts) and honey. All the sugar present in fruit is not fructose, which is the reason that some fruits like watermelon have a high glycaemic index. Read the rest of this entry »