Banana (Musa paradisiaca L.) came from Southeast Asia, India, and Brazil. The original habitat of this plant is in tropical forest, but it can grow well in lowlands or even in highlands. We can only harvest a banana plant once because it dies after cropping.
Banana which has a good taste and soft texture contains much energy and other useful nutritious matters like carbohydrates, protein, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin A, vitamin B, vitamin C, and … full story
There are so many fad diets out there these days that attract people with there fast weight loss and celebrity lifestyle image. The fact is that nearly all of these diets only really offer short-term weight loss solutions and can be extremely unhealthy. Iv'e put together a list of 5 popular fad diets - along with reasons NOT to try them!
Claims to lose a stone in 10 days, defeat cellulite, give glowing skin and no more bloating. This … full story
Dry skin is characterized by dull and rough appearance. Some individuals are born with dry skin, while others develop it over time, due to a host of factors. Dry skin tends to age faster as it lacks the necessary oil and moisture to keep skin soft and supple.
Individuals may develop dry skin due overexposure to sunlight, harsh climatic conditions like severe cold or heat, or artificial room heating or cooling. An improper skin care regimen, especially … full story
Water is the most needed chemical compound of our body. Without the daily necessary amount of water our body functions would be forced to shut down. The human body is anywhere from 55% to 78% water depending on body size. To function properly, the body requires between one and seven liters of water per day to avoid dehydration; the precise amount depends on the level of activity, temperature, humidity, and other factors. Most of this is ingested … full story
How come I came to know the great juice for those who are suffering from diabetes or high blood sugar level? Here in our house we usually only take fresh fruit or vegetable juice as our dinner. And, for us to have variety of juices, we searched for great combination of vegetables in which we found out that it could also cure diseases. But, just like medicines, you have to have faith that it could help you in your condition and take it in moderation … full story
Can chocolate really lower your blood pressure? Based on a recent Spanish university study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the answer may well be yes. Researchers studied the effects of cocoa powder on hypertension in rats, which are considered to be a reliable animal model for human hypertension. The cocoa powder used was a commercially available brand rich in flavonoids, dietary phytochemicals believed to have healthful … full story
Do easy ways to lose weight exist? Everyone knows that diet, lowering caloric intake, and exercise, increasing the number of calories you burn, combine into a formula for losing weight. But sticking to the diet is the hard part. It won’t be easy, but with a little work it sure is easier. Here are some tips to make it easier. Keep a daily log of everything that passes your lips. Writing down everything you eat and drink, even water, will help you … full story
Instead of asking what are the health benefits of vitamin B6, why not ask first how important is vitamin B6 to our body? Our body needs vitamin B6 or pyridoxine for production of red blood cells in keeping our nervous system healthy for it to work properly and in helping our body to use the proteins, carbohydrates and fats we consume. Vitamin B6 or pyridoxine is essential in converting amino acid trytophan to niacin (another form of vitamin B). It … full story
Have you experience waking up from an 8-hour sleep finding yourself still feeling tired and sluggish and want to crawl back to bed? Alteration of your brain chemistry is the cause why you feel fatigue. There are lots of factors that triggers why we feel fatigue. Poor eating habit, wrong choice of food, taking of caffeinated products, fond of consuming sugar-laced food and beverages, consumption of salty foods, alcohol, cigarettes, lack of exercise, … full story
The world has opened eyes to the harmful side-effects of non-veg food like red meat and is now opening arms to Vegetarian Food. A very common myth found among common man is that vegetarian food doesnt provide you with necessary nutrients but a Vegetarian Diet, in no ways, is deprived of necessary nutrients, Only if you have a balanced Vegetarian Diet. Make sure you eat a lot of fruits and dont follow particular monotonous meals.
Some Nutrients you … full story
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