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Top 7 Health Benefits of Drinking Hot Water!

01/07/2013 4 comments

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By Amrisha Boldsky | Healthy Living 

Water is very important for survival. From doctors to dieticians, every expert advices to drink 7-8 glasses of water regularly. While some people prefer cold water, there are many dieters who drink hot or warm water. It is believed that hot or warm water is good for the body as it has many health benefits. Lets brief out the health benefits of drinking hot or warm water.
Health benefits of warm or hot water:
Cleansing and purifying: One of the most important benefits of drinking hot water is, it is effective in cleansing the body. Poor digestion can be easily treated by having a glass of hot water twice a day. Drink a glass of hot water early in the morning. This will flush out toxins from the body and cleanse Read more…
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Lychee Fruit Benefits and Nutrition Facts: The gift for a joyful life!

27/05/2013 11 comments

hs_lycheeDelicious and juicy lychee or “Litchi” , translated from Chinese as ‘gift for a joyful life’, surely lives up to its name. The lychee fruit contains vitamins and minerals that promote a healthy diet.

Prevents growth of cancer cells:

Lychees is actually Natural Cancer Treatment, it helps  Read more…

The Reasons to Love Red Cabbage!

21/05/2013 14 comments

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Red cabbage has 10 times more vitamin A than green cabbage but green cabbage has the upper hand when it comes to vitamin K, but they’re both good sources.

The rich red color of red cabbage is due to its concentration of anthocyanin polyphenols. These flavonoids are said to act as an anti-inflammatory, and play a therapeutic roles in a number of human diseases.  Read more…

Health Benefits Of Carrots!

06/05/2013 1 comment

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Naturally sweet, delicious and crunchy, carrots are healthy additions you can make to the vegetable list in your diet. Indeed, these root vegetables come with wholesome health benefiting compounds such as beta-carotenes, vitamin A, minerals and anti-oxidants in ample amounts.

  1. They are exceptionally rich source of carotenes and vitamin-A. 100 g fresh carrot contains 8285 µg of beta-carotene and 16706 IU of vitamin A. Studies have found that flavonoid compounds in carrots help protect from skin, lung and oral cavity cancers. Read more…

Health Benefits of Mangos!

30/04/2013 Leave a comment

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“The king of the fruits,” mango fruit is one of the most popular, nutritionally rich fruits with unique flavor, fragrance, taste, and heath promoting qualities making it a common ingredient in new functional foods often labeled “super fruits.”

Health benefits of Mangoes

1.  Prevents Cancer:
Research has shown antioxidant compounds in mango fruit have been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers. These compounds include quercetin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, fisetin, gallic acid and methylgallat, as well as the abundant enzymes.

2.  Lowers Cholesterol:
The high levels of fiber, pectin and vitamin C help to lower serum cholesterol levels, specifically Low-Density Lipoprotein (the bad stuff)  Read more…

Watermelon Health Benefits & nutrition facts!

28/04/2013 25 comments

 

 

 

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Watermelon has BIG benefits. Turns out this sweet and juicy treat is loaded with a compound that increases blood flow, much the same way Viagra and other “performance” drugs do!

Did you know that is it also nutrition packed too? Yes, watermelon is 92 percent water, but that other 8 percent is filled with good nutrition and amazing health benefits; so many benefits that we consider it a power food and give weekend web Watermelon Boot Camps with it. Read more…

Is the Popcorn Diet Healthy?

24/04/2013 43 comments

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There is a weight loss diet that focuses on just about every type of food out there, and popcorn is no exception. Popcorn is a handy food that is inexpensive, easy to make and high in fiber. Eating popcorn regularly, as long as there isn’t butter or excessive salt added, can be part of a healthy, low-calorie diet for weight loss.
Buy a hot air popper and popcorn kernels, and use those items to make popcorn instead of using microwave popcorn in your diet. Pop the popcorn without using oil to keep it low-calorie. Read more…

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