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Health Benefits of Onions

Posted on May 8th, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Onions

Onions are not the usual vegetables. They are actually bulb-like herbs which sprout skywards from the earth. The onion is a frequently used ingredient for delicacies in both the West and East. But like other herbs, it also has some valuable medicinal properties. In the ancient battlefields, the warriors used onions as antidotes to pain and injuries. So, it is obvious that onions, whose volatile juices cause profuse watering of the eyes, have manyhealth benefits. Since old times, an onion was the solution to the common problems of cough and bronchitis. It is also considered as a natural disinfectant as well. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Cycling

Posted on May 8th, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Cycling

The first ever cycle was introduced in the streets in the early 19th century. Ever since then, cycles have been considered as speedy and convenient means of transport. They may have been sidelined by the motorcars and motorcycles. However, they are still popular as a means of transport in rural areas. In some European cities, people use bicycles and there are narrow pavements built for such cyclers. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Cabbage

Posted on May 5th, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits Of Cabbage

Be it delectable spring rolls or healthy salads, cabbage is a vegetable that is much valued by chefs and cooks. However, cabbage, like other leafy vegetables, is rich in a number of health benefits and advantages. Cabbage is also something that is chopped and diced up in noodles. It has enough virtues to qualify it for its privileged status. Here are some of the major health benefits of cabbage as a vegetable for people. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Meditation

Posted on May 5th, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Meditation

Do you know that if you sit silently for even 10 minutes and meditate calmly, you will be doing yourself a favor? That is right. Meditation, the practice or closing one’s eyes and remaining quiet for some time, has a number of benefits for physical and mental health of the people. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Lentils

Posted on May 5th, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Lentils

Lentils are the pulses and legumes which make up a part of our regular diet. Lentils like Bengal gram are widely used in Indian and Mediterranean cuisines. They are found to be high in valuable proteins. They are also rich in dietary fibers and they have no fats or cholesterol. So, it is obvious that lentils are very healthy to eat. If you take more of lentils and legumes, there are some great health benefits for you. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

Posted on May 3rd, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds

The pumpkin is not just an insipid tasting vegetable which is sliced and diced up in Halloween. Doctors have discovered many essential health benefits of pumpkin. However, if the vegetable is itself so healthy, its seeds are also quite nutritious. Pumpkin seeds are being sold in packets in supermarkets and departmental stores. Dietitians also recommend eating pumpkin seeds. Here are some of the main health benefits which one can gain by eating these seeds. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Kale

Posted on May 2nd, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits Of Kale

Among all the vegetables that we eat, one usually talks a lot about leafy vegetables being the best deal. Along with veggies like lettuce and spinach, vegetables like cauliflowers and broccolis are also considered as healthy and nutritious. Recently, there has been another vegetable which has won a lot of praise. This is the vegetable of kale. Kale is being prized for the immense health benefits that it offers. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Okra

Posted on April 30th, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Okra

Okra is the term that is used to refer to the vegetable known as lady’s fingers. It has been an integral part in Indian, African, Mediterranean and other exotic platters. However, this humble vegetable also has some wonderful health benefits for those, who will eat it. The Okra pods, which are actually known as lady’s fingers, are an excellent source of dietary fiber.It is free from saturated fats, cholesterol and low on calories and sugars. Its fibers help in reducing blood pressure and solving problems of constipation. So, Okra turns out to be one of the healthier vegetables to eat. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Mineral Water

Posted on April 30th, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Mineral Water

If you are a globetrotter, you must have ordered a bottle of sparkling mineral water once or twice in a hotel. Sparkling mineral water looks really sparkling because it is slightly carbonated with mild quantities of gases. Such mineral water also contains permitted quantities of essential minerals and elements. However, sparkling mineral water also has some health benefits which make it more sparkling than ever. Here are some of the main health benefits of sparkling mineral water. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Posted on April 29th, 2015 in Health Benefits | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Tomatoes

Red, plump and shiny, tomatoes are truly ubiquitous. It is used to make the thick, sweet ketchups and curries in Asian countries. It is added to salads and pizzas as toppings. However, attractive as they are, there is no denying the wonderful health benefits of eating tomatoes. The key nutrient in tomatoes is the chemical which gives the luminous red color. This is known as lycopene. Lycopene has been certified as a proved antioxidant. It is fully capable of battling parasites and free radicals responsible for major cancers like breast cancer, prostate cancer and cervical cancer as well. Such are the wonders of lycopene. Read the rest of this entry »