SPROUTS – A Storehouse of Neutraceuticals

SPROUTS – A Storehouse of Neutraceuticals

Sprouting is a process of germinating seeds in which a tiny shoot arises from the seed. Homemade sprouts are a common way of having fresh vegetables either in the raw or cooked form. A neutraceutical is a food product that provides immense health and medical benefits. Sprouts are indeed a storehouse of health benefits. The nutritional benefits far outweigh the nutritional qualities of the dry seed. Sprouts are nourishable and are easily digestible as complex carbohydrates are transformed into simpler…

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Three Healthy Foods You Should Eat Everyday

Three Healthy Foods You Should Eat Everyday

Life on earth, especially for humans, requires that we consume a lot of food, so much food in fact that the average person will consume between 60,000 and 100,000lbs in their lifetime! Most of that food should be healthy but some of it really isn’t and having the wrong foods in our diet can lead us to all sorts of different health problems; from acid reflux disease to cancer. Medically speaking, it’s cancer that poses one of the biggest health…

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Health benefits of Kiwi Fruit

Health benefits of Kiwi Fruit

New Zealand is not only famous for its cricket team, but also for the Star of the Fruits, Kiwi fruit. Its vibrant green color is so appealing, whilst its health benefits are even more appealing. The whole fruit along with its seeds and skin is edible and tasty. Lets peruse through the benefits it has to offer. Health benefits of the Kiwi Fruit: Treasure of antioxidants– Kiwi fruit is rich in antioxidants such as lutein, a carotenoid which is known…

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Everything you need to know about bowel cancer

Everything you need to know about bowel cancer

Deconstructing Bowel cancer bowel cancer, commonly known as bowel cancer starts in the large intestine (colon) or in the rectum (end of colon). Some of the symptoms synonymous with colon cancer include pain the abdomen, change in bowel habits like onset of diarrhea or constipation, blood in stools, anemia, sudden weight loss for no apparent reason. What Causes Bowel Cancer? There are many risk factors that are implicated in the development of bowel cancer but faulty lifestyle coupled with improper…

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Health benefits of Sweet corn

Health benefits of Sweet corn

Now, don’t we just love the smell of corn on cob with barbecued steak  (lean cuts please)?. Sweet corn is a vegetable which is so versatile and can be used in any cuisine.  It can find its way in a salad or in a sandwich or even in a saute. Although its a veggie, it can still become the star of the main course. Lets have a look at the benefits of sweet corn. Sweet corn is rich in fiber…

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