Showing posts from November, 2014

Healthy and Nutrient Benefits of Spices

Health & Nutrition benefits of Spices: Spices are having phyto nutrients, needed oils, anti oxidants, minerals and vitamins that are essential for overall body growth.     1) Health & nutrition benefits of Tamarind: It is having many compounds, minerals, dietary fiber and vitamins.  It is a good source of dietary fiber which increase bowel movements & thereby helps to overcome constipation condition. It helps to bind the toxins present in the food thus protecting the colon mucus membrane from chemicals that may cause cancer. Fibers also helps in reduction of bad cholesterol levels. It is good source of Tartaric acid which make it acts as an anti oxidant & thus helps in protecting body from the free radicals. It provides volatile phyto chemicals which with compounds generate medicinal capabilities. It is a good source of minerals like potassium, copper, calcium, magnesium, selenium, zinc and iron. Some of these provides cell & body fluids which helps in controlling …

Healthy & Nutrient Benefits of Herbs

Nutritional benefits of Herbs: Herbs are applicable in purifying the mind, body & soul due to their abilities in terms of providing healing power, health remedies & diet intake constituents. It is now realized their potential health benefits and detoxification abilities. 
They possess anti-oxidants, oils, vitamins, phyto-sterols and other nutrient substances that helps in to maintain body's immunity system.
Oils present in herbs works as remedy for inflammatory health issues like osteo-arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis & lucrative colitis. Certain compounds present in herbs can control blood sugar levels in diabetics. They can control total cholesterol, blood pressure & thus helps in overcoming stroke risk & coronary artery disease. They can help in preventing Alzheimer’s disease due to their anti-amyloid and anti-inflammatory properties. They works as diaphoretic, analgesic, deodorant, digestive, antiseptic, lipolytic (fat and weight loss action), stimulant and…

Healthy & Nutrient Benefits of Nuts

Healthy & Nutrient Benefits of Nuts: Nuts are rich source of energy and contains vital antioxidants, nutrients, minerals and vitamins. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. Their regular consumption helps in lowering bad cholesterol and increases HDL or good cholesterol levels in the blood. They also help in lowering blood pressure, preventing coronary artery disease and strokes by maintaining healthy blood lipid profile, protection against breast, colon and prostate cancers.  They are good source of phyto chemical substances necessary for anti-oxidant activities. They are having popyphenolic antioxidants which help in removing the disease causing free radicals from the body. They are good source of minerals like manganese, copper, potassium, iron, selenium, zinc, and calcium. These minerals are cofactors for many vital enzymes that regulate growth and development, sperm generation, digestion, and nucleic acid synthesis. Oil of some of nuts helps to keep skin moist.…