...diet for reduction of lifestyle disorders like obesity, heart diseases and diabetes. According to GI unit of University of Sydney, Low GI diet helps to reduce and manage weight. It improves diabetes management and body sensitivity to insulin. Low GI diet reduces risk of heart diseases. It helps prolong physical endurance and refuel carbohydrate stores after exercise. (Reference: Human Nutrition Unit, School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences,...
Loquat (Eriobotrya japonica) is a popular fruit in Japan and belongs to same family as apples and plums. Though native to China, it is widely cultivated in Asia and available…Read more
Himalaya is abode to various plants with medicinal use. Rhododendron arboreum tree from the valley of Himalayas known for its bright scarlet red bell shaped flowers filled with sweet nectar,…Read more
...icial for protection heart and liver in case of high cholesterol. Rhus for diabetes – Research further suggests that sumac is effective in case hyperglycemia, diabetes and obesity. Lab results have shown that sumac with its strong antioxidant properties help reduce blood sugar and cholesterol levels. [Read more about Natural food for diabetes] Sumac health benefits – Diuretic : Sumac berries have diuretic properties. It aids in production of urine...
With a wide range of important vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and significant amounts of digestive fiber, acorn squash is considered one of the healthiest and most nutritious vegetables you can lay…Read more
...oxidant properties which have protective action on pancreas and help treat diabetes. [ Read more about Natural foods for diabetes ] Treatment of Prostate enlargement Research published in European Journal of Medicinal Plants suggests benefits of watermelon seeds in treating prostate enlargement. Lab studies suggest that watermelon seed extract was effective in treatment of artificially induced prostate enlargement. More research shall establish it...
Nigella seeds, also known as black seeds, black cumin, black caraway or black coriander is a popular spice that is packed with a whole lot of health benefits. Although small…Read more
If you are looking for natural sugar alternatives that are healthy and does not bring in extra calories, you would have most probably come across the option, Yacon. Popularly known…Read more
Black rice is range of glutinous rice varieties found in India, China, Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Cambodia and other Asian countries. In China, a variety –…Read more
Bitter melon (Momordica Charantia), also known as bitter gourd or bitter squash is a wonderfully healthy and nutritious fruit that originated in the Indian subcontinent. It was introduced in china…Read more
We often hear about black tea, green tea or sometime white tea. But what is Rooibos tea? Rooibos tea is no way related to the tea plant, but derived from…Read more
We all know about Chromium as essential nutrient for our body and helpful in key body functions and helpful on diabetes, reduction of cholesterol and heart related diseases. However recently…Read more
Flaxseed has health benefits on constipation, cardiovascular diseases like atherosclerosis/coronary artery disease, hypertension, breast cancer, prostate cancer, menopausal symptoms, diabetes, HIV, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and others. These benefits of flax…Read more
Essential oil from this herb as once believed to offer protection from witchcraft and used in preparation of love potions! Sounds interesting, isn’t it? This herb is called Dill. Interestingly…Read more
Oval shaped and green in color, marrow vegetable is an elongated creamy squash belonging to the Cucurbitacea family. The fruit of the plan is used as a vegetable in the culinary…Read more