An elevated cholesterol level increases the risk of developing heart disease. Healthy diet and lifestyle plays an essential role and helping to lower blood cholesterol level. Plant based foods are cholesterol free and contain compounds that may decrease the levels of LDL cholesterol and increase HDL (High Density Lipoprotein) or “good” cholesterol. Flavonoids are one… Continue reading Why Plant Based Foods Are Good For Our Cholesterol?
Lemongrass is a kind of grass that grows in a clump forming huge crowds. Lemongrass leaves are green, are single leaves with a frayed line, the edges of the leaves are rough and sharp, the leaves are parallel, and the upper and lower surfaces are hairy. When squeezed, lemongrass gives off a distinctive smell. Lemongrass… Continue reading Wonderful Benefits of Lemongrass – Herbs with Many Health Benefits
Melon has a large round shape with yellowish yellow fruit skin and rough texture. The flesh of the fruit is thick, light green and yellow. It tastes sweet, fresh, contains lots of water and is distinctively flavorful. This fruit is rich in vitamin A, vitamin B complex, vitamin C, and minerals potassium and magnesium. Melon… Continue reading Amazing Health Benefits of Melon
Guava fruit has an oval shape with yellowish green fruit skin. The flesh is white and red, has a soft texture. It tastes sweet, and there are many small seeds in the middle. Guava has a high vitamin C content that is 9 times more than oranges. This fruit also contains iron minerals, potassium, calcium,… Continue reading Health Benefits of Guava
Quinoa is a gluten-free grain which is a staple food of the ancient Incas. It is rich in fiber and is also a complete protein like edamame beans because it contains all the essential amino acids, including L-arginine, which is needed for muscle production in the body. Quinoa also contains fiber, magnesium, B vitamins, potassium,… Continue reading Health Benefits of Quinoa
The skin of the cucumber is whitish green and there is also a deep green color. The flesh of the fruit is thick greenish white. Cucumbers contain lots of vitamin C, fiber, potassium minerals, calcium, phosphorus, and silica. Cucumbers are usually never absent as fresh vegetables or just consumed like snacks. In addition to the… Continue reading Amazing Benefits of Regularly Consuming Cucumbers