Papaya and its benefits

Papaya and its benefits

Papaya fruit is excellent source of dietary fiber, folate, vitamin A, C and E. It also contains small amount of calcium, iron, riboflavin, thiamine and niacine. It is also very rich in antioxidant nutrients flavonoids and carotenes, very high in vitamin C plus A, and low in calories and sodium. Healing Properties of Papaya Increases […]

Nectarine

Nectarine

Nectarines are similar to peaches but have a smooth skin. Eating nectarines is a healthy way to include many vitamins and minerals in your diet, and a medium-sized nectarine only has 60 calories. Choose a firm nectarine for a nutritious snack, or serve them sliced with a drizzle of honey for a nutrient-packed dessert. However […]

The Mediterranean way to a healthy diet plan

The Mediterranean way to a healthy diet plan

The food and nutrition experts recommend eight steps for adopting the Mediterranean diet as a new lifestyle. Eat lots of vegetables. Think beyond just raw veggies and some dip. You can find many flavourful creative ways to incorporate vegetables into your diet from a plate if sliced tomatoes drizzled lightly with olive oil and crumbled […]

Cucumbers

cucumbers

It is one of the very low calorie vegetables; provide just 15 calories per 100 g. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Cucumber peel is a good source of dietary fiber that helps reduce constipation, and offer some protection against colon cancers by eliminating toxic compounds from the gut. It is a very good […]

Childhood asthma and eczema due to fast food

Childhood asthma and eczema due to fast food

BBC: Eating fast food three times a week may lead to asthma and eczema in children, say researchers who have looked at global disease and dietary patterns. Data from more than 500,000 children in more than 50 countries suggests poor diet may be to blame for rising levels of these allergy-related conditions. Those who ate […]

Health benefits of plum

Plum is a fruit high in vitamin C. It is also known a good source of vitamins B1, B2, and B6 and dietary fiber. Prune also rich in provitamin A. They are a good source of potassium, thiamin, riboglavin, vitamin B6, boron and dietary fiber. Please check Plums Nutrition Facts for the nutrition information of […]

A nutshell with full of antioxidants

You think walnuts are hard to crack? Well they are not a hard nut to crack when it comes to nutrition. Walnuts are the star of Waldorf salad but they’d be at home in any serving of salad greens. And they are a nutritional wonder. Walnuts outrank most nuts in disease fighting anti oxidants. Eating […]