Friday, 30 May 2014

Papaya is a Rich Source of Anti-Cancer Food

Papaya Shrinks Prostate Cancer Risk by 63 percent and that’s the benefit seen by men in this study when they ate 390 grams of papaya per week that’s half a large papaya and carries just 200 calories. How does papaya provide such health benefits? It is an extremely rich source of the three anti-cancer super nutrients beta-carotene, lycopene and beta-cryptoxanthin all are well popular to decrease prostate cancer risk and breast cancer. But there’re somewhat special about papaya, because researchers freshly discovered that our bodies absorb those vital nutrients far better from papaya than from other sources like carrots or tomatoes and in fact, up to 300 percent better. 

But question is how it is that possible? The answer is very interesting: this wonderful fruit stores these nutrients in exclusive micro-crystalline structures which greatly enhance their availability upon digestion. Papaya is also very rich in potassium, and is therefore one of the most alkalizing fruits available: however; it is in fact has nearly double (175%) the alkalizing power of pure lemon juice. It is a great as a smoothie all on its own, added to smoothies with more than a few other fruit or vegetables, or just with yogurt on top for breakfast. This low-calorie super fruit deserves distinctive consideration as part of any healthy, fruit and vegetable centered diet meant to improve health and reduce cancer risk.

Saturday, 17 May 2014

Why Pomegranates Are So Good for You

Well everyone must have some knowledge about Pomegranate, which is a thick skinned super seedy fruit, with a dazzling red hue which is now touted as a sensational fruit by scientific researchers. The beverage carries only the goodness of the fruit, and doesn't have any preservatives or added colors. The mouth-watering pomegranate red pearls can be squashed to make a pomegranates mock-tail that is delicious in taste, and good for healthy life. To start your days on a refreshing and nourishing note, and to beat the heat, a pomegranate mock-tail is just perfect. Pomegranate is actually a French word, and are thought to have originated in Iran and brought to Egypt in 1600 BC, where it was not only revered as a vital food source but was also extensively used for its medicinal value. It was held in high esteem even during old times, as is obvious by their depiction in Egyptian paintings and tombs. Inspired by the profusion of jewel toned seeds within the bright red rind, the fruit is well-thought-out to be a symbol of fertility and prosperity in some cultures.

Drinking the pomegranate juice gives us a lot of benefits and healthy life.  It is one of the few fruits whose juice is as beneficial as the fruit itself.  This is because the peel encompasses the maximum amount of antioxidants which are released in abundance when the fruit is squeezed while juicing. It is presently ranked alongside blue berries and green tea for its nutritional benefits. Some people might find it a bit cumbersome to deal with the little seeds, which are why, extracting its juice, is the best way to utilize the benefits of pomegranate juice. Drinking it permits for a quick and easy assimilation of all the nutrients found in the bloodstream by the body. In contrast to other fruits, pomegranates comprise the maximum amount of anti-oxidants. It encompasses approximately 3 times more antioxidants than green tea and oranges.

A single glass of pomegranate juice can provide you 40 percent of the daily requirement of folic acid and vitamins A, C, and E. Freshly squeezed pomegranate juice, being fully unprocessed, triumphs over packaged juice any day, as it holds the maximum number of vitamins..  So make sure that the juice is unsweetened as sugar being inflammatory can offset some of the health benefits of this fruit. Without any doubt Pomegranate is a great source of ellagic acid, and antioxidant and punicic acid, an omega 5 polyunsaturated fatty acid which is highly beneficial for cell regeneration and proliferation. The pomegranate juice is an excellent source of vitamin A, C and E and minerals such as calcium, phosphorous, potassium, iron, folic acid, niacin, thiamin, folates and riboflavin.

Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice

Ø  Heart benefits
Ø  Maintains blood sugar levels
Ø  Maintains blood pressure
Ø  Boosts immunity
Ø  Prevents hair fall
Ø  Improves the texture of skin
Ø  Helps in cartilage regeneration
Ø  Protection from cancer
Ø  Soothes the stomach
Ø  Prevents anemia
Ø  Improves digestion
Ø  Good for prenatal care
Ø  Suited for all skin types
Ø  Helps to heal scars
Ø  Pomegranate face mask for glowing skin
Ø  Prevents skin cancer
Ø  Anti-aging benefits

Pomegranate Rock-tail

Here are the Ingredients Required

• Pomegranate juice-120 ml
• Grapes-12
• Mint Leaves-6
• Lemon Slices-2-3 pieces
• Lemon Juice-¼ a cup

Method for Preparation

• You take a cocktail shaker and drop all the ingredients except the juices into it.
• Use a crusher to crush the ingredients.
• Add lemon juice and ice in pomegranate juice
• Shake it well
• Pour the drink

Best Serving Suggestion

You need to select a tall glass and serve the drink to make it look more tempting. Also use a toothpick to hold up a grape and a slice of lemon to give it a attractive look. The punchy rock-tail has got the vitamins and the benefits of the pomegranate, which means twice the nutrition and double the fun.

Monday, 12 May 2014

Papaya is an Excellent Food

Papaya is a delightful fruit which has a rich history and plentiful nutritional benefits. It is very low in calories (only 39 calories per 100 g!) and also contains no cholesterol. Therefore; if you are trying to lose weight, consider eating papaya every day to make best use of its health benefits.

Indeed it’s a great beauty food, papaya is low in fructose and is superb for digestion! The antioxidant nutrients found in it, including Vitamins C and E and beta-carotene, are great at reducing inflammation and acne. Furthermore, Vitamin C may also protect your skin against sun damage.


Carrots are good not only for your eyes, but also for your skin. They are particularly g
ood for clearing up breakouts. Carrots are rich in vitamin A and they help prevent the overproduction of cells in the outer layer of the skin. That’s where excess sebum combines with dead cells and clogs pores.

Another great reason to snack on some carrots is because Vitamin A decreases the development of skin-cancer cells. However; make sure you nibble on a half-cup of baby carrots every day for perfect skin. We must love carrots and I think they make a great snack.

You don’t have to eat all these foods every day, but even some of them would be great! Be sure you must avoid junk foods, too much sugar, Trans fats and refined carbs for the best skin possible.

Friday, 2 May 2014

Vitamin C

More Reasons to Eat Fruit

Eating whole fruit and veggies is very important, but your body will only be able to get 30% of the nutrients because it's harder when the body has to break down the food and process it. However, by juicing, your body can get about 70% since the food is liquid and the body has less work to do.