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22 Jun 2013
Guava, the richest fruit in Vitamin C?
An Egyptian scientific study confirms that the guava fruit contains the most amount of vitamin C in comparison to any other fruit. Dr. AbdelAziz Ahmad, a horticulture specialist at the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture, conducted a comparative chemical study, proving that this lush, tropical fruit exceeds all other fruits in vitamin C content.
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9 Jun 2013
Coconut Water Benefits
By Generation Nourished
Nature’s own electrolyte is a super way to keep your body hydrated this summer. This naturally cooling tropical fruit offers an abundance of health benefits including; lowering blood pressure, reducing inflammation, aiding in weight loss and relieving heat related symptoms such as diarrhea and dehydration. Coming second to water as the purest liquid on earth, Coconut Water is filled with essential minerals, vitamins and amino acids to keep the body healthy and full of vitality. In addition to all the internal benefits, this super food is also known to do wonders for the skin, so what are you waiting for? Drink it straight up or add it to your smoothies to up the nutrition and flavor.
3 Jun 2013
Magnificent Mango
By Generation Nourished
Often referred to as the ‘King of Fruits’, Mango is not only delicious to the senses but is also brimming with quality nutrition. Ripe mangoes are sweet, succulent and contain anti-cancerous, heart supporting and immune boosting antioxidants, pro-vitamin A and vitamin C. High levels of fiber and pectin found in the fruit also help to reduce LDL cholesterol (the bad kind), while various acids promote alkalizing of the body. In Ayurveda, eating a fully ripe mango will go a long way in nourishing the life essence of the body. Consider adding mango to your salad, whipping up a mango salsa or relish or blending together fresh ripe mango with plain yogurt for a delicious summer smoothie.
27 May 2013
Fennel Benefits
By Generation Nourished
Fennel is a uterine tonic, aiding female reproductive health as well as playing a role in relieving gas and aiding digestion. It is rich in vitamin C, fiber, potassium and folate and has the ability to boost feel-good hormones and reduce anxiety by increasing the release of endorphins. It also contains an array of unique phytonutrients, furthermore making it a healthy addition to your meal. This aromatic veggie not only adds a delicious crunch in a classic apple-fennel salad, you can also try is as a side dish sautéed with onion. Another popular consumption of Fennel offering powerful health benefits is by making fresh tea from the crushed or seed variety.
22 May 2013
Sesame Seeds
By Generation Nourished
These little seeds are a nutrient powerhouse with an excellent mineral profile of magnesium, iron and calcium as well as vitamin B and E. The seeds elements provide a wide array of health benefits, proven to be effective in diabetes to depression. Commonly savored in the Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines, these tiny gems come in a variety of colors including black, white and red. Sprinkle them into your stir-fry or make your own homemade Tahini paste. Beauty tip: In Ayurveda, sesame oil is frequently used for massage as it offers many medicinal benefits and is considered warming, nourishing and calming for dry skin.
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