- Monday, 17 August 2015
Honey is a sweet liquid produced by honeybees from the nectar they gather from flowers via the complicated process of regurgitation and evaporation. Honey is made up of glucose, fructose, and minerals such as iron, calcium, phosphate, sodium, chlorine, potassium, magnesium. It is also fairly rich in vitamins B1, B2, B3, B5, and B6.
- Thursday, 13 August 2015
Peaches are a widely popular delicious, juicy fruit. First cultivated in China, peaches are now available across the globe. Apart from being tasty, this fruit is also a rich source of vitamins, minerals, antioxidant and various other chemical contents.
The health benefits of peaches should not be ignored. These fuzzy globes of deliciousness help nourish your body and protect against cancer, aid in weight loss and heal the heart!
It is important to purchase organic peaches because conventional peaches are sprayed with nasty pesticides and herbicides which will eradicate any beneficial components in the peach. Read on to learn about the 8 incredible benefits of the amazing peach!
1. Protects Eye Vision
Beta-carotene is responsible for eye health and peaches contain a good amount of this antioxidant, along with vitamins A and C. Regular consumption of peaches can improve your vision health by increasing blood circulation throughout your body.
The beta-carotene also nourishes and protects the retinas in your eyes from free radical damage, as well as helping to prevent cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.
2. Promotes Skin Health
Peaches area great source of vitamins A and C, which are highly essential for skin health. Vitamin A provides moisture to the skin, which improves the skin’s texture making it soft and supple. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that protects the skin from free radical damage.
Just one large peach a day can keep your skin glowing and flawless. You can also rub peaches directly on your skin to help get rid of dark circles and wrinkles.
3. Maintains Body Weight
Peaches are fat-free and contain an average of only 68 calories. The high amount of sugar in peaches is natural and therefore does not have an adverse effect on health. If you are on a weight-loss mission, having peaches handy will help you avoid more fattening and processed snacks.
4. Fights Cancer
Peaches are incredibly high in antioxidants. Particularly, they contain an antioxidant called chlorogenic acid (concentrated in the skin and flesh of the peach) which is known to protect the body from cancer and other chronic diseases. This antioxidant is also responsible for reducing inflammation in the body (helping those suffering from arthritis) and helps slow the aging process.
5. Cardiovascular Health
Peaches are high in iron and vitamin K which are two important substances for keeping the heart healthy. Vitamin K prevents the blood from clotting and protects against a myriad of heart diseases. Iron keeps the blood healthy and strong and prevents against iron-deficiency anemia. The lycopene and lutein in peaches also significantly reduce your risk of developing heart disease. Do your cardiovascular system a favour and go eat some peaches!
6. Kidney Cleansing
The potassium in peaches are great for reducing kidney related diseases and helps to cleanse your bladder. The concentration of potassium and other vitamins in this amazing little fruit allows your body to maintain normal kidney and liver function. Eating peaches will help prevent nephritis and a variety of other kidney diseases as well as help eliminate kidney stones
7.Those suffering from gout and rheumatism are recommended by dieticians to eat peaches because peaches tend to have a diuretic and a light laxative effect
8. Peaches are thought to be an aphrodisiac as well
9. Peach flowers have sedative properties . A remedy for restlessness includes boiling peach flowers in water along with some honey.
10. Peaches Inhibits tumour growth activity. Peaches have excellent antimicrobial and antioxidant activity according to research.
11. Chronic bronchitis, coughs and gastritis are helped with the medicinal tea of the leaves and bark of peach trees.
12. Peach tea is used as a kidney cleanser In China.
- Wednesday, 12 August 2015
- Thursday, 06 August 2015
Yoga is a form of exercise that unites breath, mind, body, and spirit. Yoga is learning how to slow your thoughts way down, place all your attention on the present moment, and create an oasis of stillness in your movements.
- Thursday, 06 August 2015
Try This Magical Diet With Pineapple. With this 5 days Pineapple diet you Can Lose 4-5pounds without compromising your health
The pineapple diet is a restrictive weight loss program that focuses on the alleged weigh loss benefits of pineapple . What Is the Pineapple Diet? The pineapple diet is actually known as the pineapple and tuna diet.
- Thursday, 09 July 2015
Certain components in foods, such as antioxidants, may help promote health.You may have heard about the benefits of antioxidants, but do you know how they work to protect your health and where to find them? Read on to learn more about antioxidants and the foods that supply them.
- Tuesday, 07 July 2015
Essential fatty acids (EFA) are essential to the nervous system, skin, and cardiovascular system, and play a significant role in metabolism. Because the body does not naturally synthesize EFA, we need some form of essential fatty acids in our daily diet to maintain optimal health.