Tomatoes


Tomato, a pulpy nutritious fruit commonly eaten as a vegetable, is another wonderful gift of the Mayans. This humble vegetable of Central America has seized the attention of millions of health seekers for its incredible phytochemical properties. Interestingly, it has more health-benefiting compounds than that of an apple! Botanically, tomato belongs to Solanaceae or nightshade family of common vegetables, which also includes chili peppers, potato, eggplant, … Continue reading Tomatoes

Juicy watermelon


Wish to quench thirst while reboosting your body with anti-oxidant lycopene and vitamin-A? Watermelon has everything you need to beat scorching summer heat. Wonderfully delicious and juicy melons are the great source of much-needed water and electrolytes to tame tropical summer temperatures. Botanically, the fruit belongs to the family of Cucurbitaceae, in the genus: citrullus, and is related to the other same family members such … Continue reading Juicy watermelon

Dried coconut


Native to the tropics, coconut is used to make several nutritious foods and beverages, from electrolyte-rich coconut water to zinc-rich coconut meat. At 187 calories per ounce, dehydrated, shredded coconut — also called desiccated coconut — provides you with energy to get you through the day. Dehydrated, shredded coconut makes for a healthful addition to your diet, because it helps maintain healthy tissue and fights … Continue reading Dried coconut

Fruits and Vegitables


Vegetables and fruits are an important part of a healthy diet, and variety is as important as quantity. No single fruit or vegetable provides all of the nutrients you need to be healthy. Eat plenty everyday. Read more here: Read more here: http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/what-should-you-eat/vegetables-and-fruits/ Continue reading Fruits and Vegitables

Eat green


Vegetables, like fruits, are low in calories and fats but contain good amounts of vitamins and minerals. All the Green-Yellow-Orange vegetables are rich sources of calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, beta-carotene, vitamin B-complex, vitamin-C, vitamin-A, and vitamin K. As in fruits, vegetables too are home for many antioxidants. These health benefiting phyto-chemical compounds firstly; help protect the human body from oxidant stress, diseases, and cancers, and … Continue reading Eat green