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

22 Best Natural Foods for High Blood Pressure

What is High Blood Pressure? Disclaimer Information on this site is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We encourage you to do your own research. Seek the advice of a medical professional before making any changes to your lifestyle or diet. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, refers to the pressure of … Read more

Health Foods for Arthritis

What is Arthritis?  Arthritis is a degenerative condition characterized by inflammation of the joints. In fact, the word “arthritis” comes from the Greek words for joint (“arthron”) and inflammation (“itis”). It’s a common disease that can cause chronic pain, and decreased mobility and dexterity in sufferers. There are an estimated 91 million adults in the … 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

Nutritional Facts Bell Peppers

What is Bell Pepper? The bell pepper is the fruit of plants in the Grossum cultivar group of the species Capsicum annuum. Cultivars of the plant produce fruits in different colors, including red, yellow, orange, green, white, and purple. Bell peppers are sometimes grouped with less pungent chili varieties as “sweet peppers”. The color of … Read more

Nutrition Benefits Brussels Sprouts

What is Brussels Sprouts? Brussels sprout is a member of the Gemmifera Group of cabbages, grown for its edible buds. The leaf vegetables are typically 1.5–4.0 cm in diameter and resemble miniature cabbages. Brussels sprout has long been popular in Brussels, Belgium, from which it gained its name. With their spherical shape and densely packed … 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

Nutritional Benefits of Nuts

What is a Nut? A nut is a fruit consisting of a hard or tough nutshell protecting a kernel that is usually edible. In general usage and in a culinary sense, a wide variety of dry seeds are called nuts, but in a botanical context “nut” implies that the shell does not open to release … Read more

Pumpkin Health Benefits

Pumpkin Galore A couple of days ago, I had some pumpkin and chopped them into small pieces, and boiled them with a couple of other vegetables. I just seasoned them with vegetable seasoning and had them for supper. It was a big piece of pumpkin and so I had some leftovers and I had them … Read more