Potassium, What Is It?

Potassium is one of the seven essential macrominerals. The human body needs potassium to support key processes. It is the third most abundant mineral in the body. Potassium plays a role in the function of the kidneys, the heart, the muscles, and the transmission of messages through the nervous system. Potassium is an important mineral … Read more

Uses of Vitamin E

What is Vitamin E? Vitamin E is a group of eight fat-soluble compounds that include four tocopherols and four tocotrienols. Vitamin E deficiency, which is rare and usually due to an underlying problem with digesting dietary fat rather than from a diet low in vitamin E, can cause nerve problems. Benefits of Vitamin E Vitamin … Read more

Health Benefits of Vitamin B

What is Vitamin B? B vitamins are a class of water-soluble vitamins that play important roles in cell metabolism and synthesis of red blood cells. Though these vitamins share similar names, they are chemically distinct compounds that often coexist in the same foods. The B vitamins are commonly grouped together as “B-complex,” but each one … Read more

Best Foods For Skin Care

Our Skin If eyes are the windows to the soul, our skin is the window to our overall health. Our skin is the largest organ in our body. It covers our entire body and has a surface area of around 2 square meters. Its thickness varies from 0.5mm on our eyelids to 4mm or more … Read more

Top 10 Health Benefits of Rice

Rice is the seed of the grass species Oryza sativa (Asian rice) or less commonly Oryza glaberrima (African rice). The name wild rice is usually used for species of the genera Zizania and Porteresia, both wild and domesticated, although the term may also be used for primitive or uncultivated varieties of Oryza. In my country, … Read more

Health Benefits of 33 Superfoods

What is Superfood? Superfood is a marketing term for food claimed to confer health benefits resulting from an exceptional nutrient density. The term is not commonly used by experts, dietitians, and nutrition scientists, most of whom dispute those particular foods have the health benefits claimed by their advocate. Nutritionally speaking, there is no such thing … Read more

What is Corn Good For?

What is Corn? Corn is a tall annual cereal grass (Zea mays) that is widely grown for its large elongated ears of starchy seeds. The seeds, which are also known as corn, are used as food for humans and livestock and as a source of bio fuel and can be processed into a wide range … Read more

Raw Oat VS Cooked Oat

As children, we used to eat a lot of oatmeal, especially for breakfast. As I grew up I eat oatmeal with just plenty of water like soup and no sugar nor milk. I do eat it no matter what time it is and I make it really hot and that is how I like it. … Read more

Are Mung Beans Good?

When we were young, my Mom made sure we have Mung Beans for our breakfast as she knew the health benefits from them. We normally had them as much as three to four times a week. They were served hot and we have to add milk and a bit of sugar with some crackers. They … Read more