Grapes

Consuming fruits and vegetables of all kinds has long been associated with a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other conditions. Many studies have shown that increasing consumption of plant foods like grapes decreases the risk of obesity and overall mortality. Grapes can be eaten fresh as table grapes or they can be used for making wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar, […]

Pumpkin Seeds

World Health Organization recommends the consumption of pumpkin seeds since they a nutritional powerhouses wrapped up in a very small package, with a wide variety of nutrients ranging from magnesium and manganese to copper, protein and zinc. They contain a wide array of beneficial plant compounds known as phytosterols and free-radical scavenging antioxidants, which can […]

Most Popular Nuts and Their Benefits

t is a fruit composed of an inedible hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. In general usage, a wide variety of dried seeds are called nuts, but in a botanical context “nut” implies that the shell does not open to release the seed (indehiscent). Nuts are technically considered fruits. However, unlike most types of fruit, they […]

Why Exercise?

From boosting your mood to improving your sex life, below are some of the benefits of how exercise can improve your life. READ: Fitness101 Weight Control: Exercise can help prevent excess weight gain or help maintain weight loss. When you engage in physical activity, you burn calories. The more intense the activity, the more calories […]

Nutritious Edible Seeds

Organic seeds are highly recommended due to their natural state. The nutrients in them are normally intact. Seeds are a vital part of our diet. They are high in fiber, vitamin E and monounsaturated fats that can help keep our heart healthy and body disease free. Healthy seeds are also great sources of protein, minerals, zinc and […]