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Archive for the 'Natural Superfoods' Category

8 Facts About Strawberries

Author: Carla Fiscina
June 2, 2010

strawberries health benefitsEarly summer is just the perfect season for strawberries, the berries with beautiful look and amazing taste. Known as common ingredients of jams, bakeries, desserts, jellies, syrups, ice-creams and so on, strawberries have a variety of therapeutic properties, and even using frozen berries can help you enjoy strawberries health benefits year round. Below, there are some facts about strawberries and their therapeutic powers. Read the rest of this entry »

Watercress Health Benefits

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 15, 2010

WatercressWatercress is a leaf vegetable which we can find in our markets and grocery stores, but it grabs our attention quite rarely. Unfortunately, this is one of the most underestimated veggies, which has very high nutritional value. Like his healthy, nutritious and commonly used relatives, broccoli and cabbage, it has numerous health benefits and known as one of the oldest green vegetables used since the times of Egyptian Pharaohs. Watercress has a wide variety of culinary applications and can be added to soups and salads, used for sandwiches and so on. Read the rest of this entry »

May 2, 2010

CucumberCucumber (Cucumis sativus), a fruit that belongs to the same family as zucchini, watermelon and pumpkins. Cucumbers originate from India and since ancient times these fruit were taken as a desert, that is why in modern Pakistan and other Eastern countries cucumbers are served among the fruit like apples, peaches, melons and others. However, in the West cucumber is, undoubtedly, a king of salads and one of the best thirst quenchers in summer. There are slicing varieties of cucumbers which we eat fresh and put to our veggie salads, and special pickling varieties, which are usually smaller. Read the rest of this entry »

February 15, 2010

Health benefits of mandarin fruitsMandarins are among the most delicious and useful fruits with a great variety of health benefits. World’s leading specialists and scientists carry on studying unique therapeutic properties and health benefits of mandarin fruits. In particular, the specialists from South Korea recently found out that regular consumption of mandarin juice is linked to lower risks of having liver cancer and liver diseases, as well as to more effective weight management. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Persimmon Fruit

Author: Carla Fiscina
January 29, 2010

health benefits of persimmon fruitWinter is a great season to eat persimmon fruit and enjoy persimmon fruit benefits. This beautiful juicy orange color fruit originates from the Far East and has a great resemblance to tomatoes. Persimmon fruit is very highly regarded in China, and in Japan it is considered to be a national fruit. For the last 100 years, the popularity of persimmon fruit has been growing in Europe and in the US, and nowadays, great plantations of persimmon trees are cultivated in sunny California, providing the country with this sweet and delicious healthy natural remedy rich in various minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants. Read the rest of this entry »

January 27, 2010

Dates Protect ArteriesAccording to the findings of a research leaded by Prof. Michael Aviram of the Technion’s Rappaport Faculty of Medicine and the Rambam Medical Center (Israel), eating 100 g of Medjool dates a day is linked to numerous wonderful health benefits which we frequently neglect. The scientists say that such fruits as Hallawi and Medjool dates are very useful to our health. These fruits grow in warm regions of the world and are very sweet, but they do not rise the levels of blood sugar and can improve our blood triglyceride levels. Read the rest of this entry »

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