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Home remedies for constipation

Home remedies for constipation

Constipation is the most common digestive problem that affects millions of people around the globe, irrespective of their ages. It is a rather unpleasant condition characterized by the inability to…Read more
Health benefits of Tarwi / Chocho

Health benefits of Tarwi / Chocho

Tarwi or Lupinus mutabilis is a South American plant that bears beautiful flowers and  produces bean like seeds that are extremely nutritious. The tarwi plant can adapt to any temperate…Read more
Benefits of Winter melon

Benefits of Winter melon

Winter melon, also known as ash gourd is not just a vegetable but is also a medicinal food. Packed with plenty of phytonutrients, winter melon is an important ingredient used…Read more
Health benefits of Endives

Health benefits of Endives

Endive, most popularly known as escarole is a nutritional green leafy vegetable that is used a great deal in salads. Although having a slight bitter taste, this vegetable is packed…Read more
Amazing benefits of starfruit

Amazing benefits of starfruit

Star fruit, botanically known as Averrhoa carambola is a fruit that grows in the carambola tree. Although native to countries like Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, this…Read more
Health benefits of watermelon seeds

Health benefits of watermelon seeds

Were you ever told as a child that if you ever eat watermelon seed, a watermelon would grow into your mouth? In fact we always eat the fleshy part of watermelon, but we can also eat watermelon seeds or rind. In Asia, roasted watermelon seeds are a popular snack. Watermelon seeds are full of essential nutrients and various health benefits can be derived from them. Watermelon seeds have been used for various culinary and medicinal purposes. Health benefits of watermelon seeds can be attributed to its high nutritional content including fatty acids, essential amino acids and rich mineral content.

However due to the hard coating on watermelon seeds, it is essential either to process watermelon seeds or chew them to derive the health benefits of watermelon seeds. If not chewed or processed, they can just pass undigested out of the body, in such cases no benefits of watermelon seed nutrients is obtained.

Health benefits of Buckwheat

Health benefits of Buckwheat

First time we read about Buckwheat, we thought it could be economy or cheaper variety of wheat – Wheat which saves your bucks. We were wrong. Buckwheat is seed of…Read more