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    Red Guavas


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    Nutrients contained in Red Guavas are vitamin C, vitamin A and B, fiber, calcium, nicotinic acid, phosphorous, phosphorus, potassium, iron and folic acid.

    Red guava is rich in dietary fiber, as a 100-g serving of red guava offers about 5.5 g of this nutrient. Dietary fiber is essential for optimal health because it aids in digestion, promotes stable blood sugar levels and increases feelings of fullness. Because of this, dietary fiber can be helpful for weight management.

    With menjus young Red guavas are useful for the treatment of coughs and the common cold, lowers mucous, helping to loosen the breathing program, neck and lung area. Higher amounts of supplement C included in guava can boost the immunity process to fight microbe infections that cause the common cold, coughs and nausea.

    Red guava can be beneficial because it's rich in vitamin A. Vitamin A is a vital nutrient that helps promote the health of your eyes, skin, teeth and skeletal tissue. Vitamin A also acts as an antioxidant, so it can help reduce free radical damage.

    Red guava contains natural alkaline substances, anti-bacterial disinfectant and therefore easier to treat diarrhea and dysentery caused by microbial growth and reduce assembly excessive mucus from the intestines. Potassium in Red Guava strengthens the digestive system in overcoming the bacteria.

    Substances included in Red guava can help freeze muscles that have been dropping epidermis, makes epidermis stay fresh, free of imperfections, facial lines and other epidermis ailments.


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    Re: Health Tip of the Day!!

    Very good information about Red Guava fruit. thank you Karthiga

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    Brazil Nuts


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    Brazil nuts are high in calories, contains good quantities of vitamins, anti-oxidants and minerals.100 g of brazil nuts provide about 656 calories. Their high caloric content comes from their fats. However, the nuts are an especially excellent source of mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) like palmitoleic acid (16:1) and oleic acid (18:1) that helps to lower LDL or "bad cholesterol" and increases HDL or "good cholesterol" in the blood.

    Brazil nuts contain also good amounts of omega-6 fatty acids, which also protect against heart diseases.

    The nuts are also a very good source of vitamin-E; contain about 7.87 mg per 100 g (about 52% of RDA). Vitamin-E is a powerful lipid soluble antioxidant. It is required for maintaining the integrity of cell membrane of mucus membranes and skin by protecting it from harmful oxygen-free radicals.

    Brazil nuts are good sources of complete proteins, meaning that they provide all of the essential amino acids needed for human growth and development, and required for muscle tissue repair.Another great Brazil nuts health benefit comes from their high levels of an important amino acid know as methionine. Methionine plays an essential role in the prevention of chronic illnesses, as well as in fending off premature aging symptoms and signs.

    Furthermore, like almonds and Pine nuts,Brazil nuts too are free from gluten and therefore, is one of the popular ingredients for the preparation of gluten-free food formulas. These formula preparations are, in fact, healthy alternatives in people with wheat food allergy and celiac disease.



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    Sage Leaves

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    Sage has been used effectively for throat infections, dental abscesses, infected gums and mouth ulcers. The phenolic acids in Sage are particularly potent against Staphylococcus aureus. Sage oil has been shown to be effective against both Escherichia coli and Salmonella species, and against filamentous fungi and yeasts such as Candida albicans. Sage also has an astringent action due to its relatively high tannin content and can be used in the treatment of infantile diarrhoea.

    Sage stimulates cell renewal and increases blood circulation. The herb is rich in calcium and vitamin A, which are needed for daily cell regeneration. This renewal process helps minimize and delay the onset of facial wrinkles. Sage oil improves the appearance of unsightly varicose veins and broken capillaries by reducing redness and restricting capillaries.

    Sage herb parts, whether fresh or dried, are rich sources of minerals like potassium, zinc, calcium, iron, manganese, copper, and magnesium. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids, which helps control heart rate and blood pressure. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.

    Sage oil assists in improving acne, athlete’s foot and chapped skin, and relieving symptoms of eczema and psoriasis. Oil from the leaf is often added to face and body washes, deodorants and anti-fungal creams due to its astringent properties. It can be added to shampoo to eliminate dandruff or applied directly to the skin as an insect repellent.

    Fresh sage leaves are a good source of antioxidant vitamin, vitamin C; contain 32.4 or 54% of RDA. Vitamin C helps in the synthesis of structural proteins like collagen. Adequate levels in the body help maintain integrity of blood vessels, skin, organs, and bones. Regular consumption of foods rich in vitamin-C helps the body protect from scurvy; develop resistance against infectious agents (boosts immunity) and scavenge harmful, pro-inflammatory free radicals from the body.



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    Re: Health Tip of the Day!!

    Karti all tips is very useful. I like your tips. Thanks for nice sharing...

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    Star Gooseberries


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    One cup of fresh Star gooseberries contains 41.5mg of vitamin C. Vitamin C is necessary for your body to absorb iron, and it also aids the formation of collagen. You also need plenty of vitamin C to help you maintain healthy bones, muscles, cartilage and blood vessels. A diet that includes adequate amounts of vitamin C may also help ward off infection and prevent illnesses like the common cold.



    Traditionally, Star Gooseberries are used in India to treat a number of illnesses.These fruits are used as a blood purifier and appetite stimulant. They are also used to remedy bronchitis, biliousness, and treat digestive disorders such as urinary concretions, diarrhea, and piles.

    Star Gooseberry leaf extracts exhibit strong anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antioxidant properties. The study suggests that gooseberry leaves may remedy oxidative stress, pain and inflammation.

    The antioxidants in star gooseberry fruit have a hepato protective effect on the liver and the Star gooseberry plant extracts may provide treatment against cystic fibrosis of the lungs.

    They have antimicrobial activities that inhibited growth of E.coli. Researchers confirm its antibacterial activity when tested for inhibition against E.coli and staph.


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    Re: Health Tip of the Day!!

    You're Welcome!! Thanks

    Quote Originally Posted by abhikumar View Post
    Karti all tips is very useful. I like your tips. Thanks for nice sharing...



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    very thankful for sharing such a healthy tips your tips help me and other people to be fit and fine i m sure you keep posting this type of healthy tips
    thanx

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    Chestnuts


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    Chestnuts, unlike other nuts and seeds, are relatively low in calories; contain less fat but are rich in minerals, vitamins and phyto-nutrients that benefit health.

    Chestnuts are chiefly made of starch when compared to other seeds and nuts, which are high in calorie, protein, and fat. Their nutrition composition is almost similar to that of other staple starch foods. Nevertheless; they are still good sources of minerals, vitamins and some good-quality protein.

    They are a good source of dietary fiber; provide 8.1 g (about 21% of RDI) per 100 g. Fiber diet helps lower blood cholesterol levels by limiting excess cholesterol absorption in the intestines.

    Chestnut is a good body builder food and recommended in cases of emaciation (wasting away of body tissues).Chestnut aids in the care of the teeth and treatment of pyorrhea.

    Chestnut is use in convulsive cough such as whooping cough and in other condition of the respiratory organ.Chestnut can help repair microscopic holes and leaks in blood vessels and capillaries; it can also help make the vein wall elastic therefore preventing swelling and damage.

    Chestnuts, like Hazelnuts and Almonds etc., are free in gluten. And for the same reason, they are one of the popular ingredients in the preparation of gluten-free food formulas for gluten-sensitive, wheat allergy, and celiac disease patients.



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    Yellow Peppers


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    Yellow peppers are rich in nutrients, yet very low in calories. Per hundred gram yellow pepper calories are only twenty six.Yellow peppers are rich in fiber. They help in lowering the cholesterol as well as minimizing the risk of colon cancer.

    Being a good source of vitamin B6 and folic acid, they help in protecting blood vessels from getting damaged. As yellow peppers are rich in vitamin C, they help in developing the body's immunity, thus protecting it against diabetes, heart disease, arthritis and a host of other ailments.

    It Improves wound healing, Gums health, Teeth health and Prevents cells from damages.It Reduces Aging and helps in Improving Iron absorption and Lung health.

    Yellow Peppers improve digestion by increasing stomach secretions. It has been used in folk remedies to treat everything from impotence to liver disease. Loaded with vitamins A, C and beta carotene, peppers are naturally low in fat, calories and cholesterol.

    Lutein and zeaxanthin in Yellow Peppers, which may slow the development of eye diseases, such as cataracts or Macular Degeneration.

    Beta-carotene In Peppers, which may help protect against certain types of cancer, such as Breast Cancer in women before menopause.



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