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12 Healthy Food Benefits And Facts In 2018

Eating healthy food will enable your body to get all the required benefits on a daily basis. it should not matter if you are in caloric deficit or surplus so far either state does not occur in a chronic time period, then it could be harmful to our health.
When I say ‘all the required nutrients’ I mean the specific amount of micro and macro-nutrients which differs for every person.


12 Healthy Food Benefits And Facts In 2018
Healthy Food Benefits And Facts 
Macro-nutrients (protein, carbs and fat) are the nutrients which we need to intake in much larger amount than the micro-nutrients ( vitamins, minerals, dietary fiber, nutrients etc.) and therefore Macro and micro. Micro-nutrients seem to be the part of the diet where probably 90% off people go wrong.





 

1. Health Benefits Of Onions

Health-Benefits-Of-Onions
Health benefits of onions
Are you looking for a natural antibiotic? well, I have your answer and its Onions. its the most cultivated species of the genus Allium. If you want to know more about Allium, Dave discusses different varieties of Allium from his garden, click here to watch.

It is also a close relative of shallot, garlic, leek, Chinese onion, and chive. 



Onions contain allicin, a powerful antibiotic that protects the circulatory system. onions, over the years, has also been used to heal infections and reduce inflammation, chromium contained in Onions aides in controlling blood sugar, also the vitamin C in onions and phyto-chemicals help to improve immunity.



2. Pineapple Health Benefits

Pineapple Health Benefits
Pineapple Health Benefits
Who doesn't love pineapples well I don't know but I sure love pineapples. Pineapples from family Bromeliaceae is a fruit that contains antioxidants, enzymes (bromelain), and vitamins. pineapples are a good way to get dietary fiber, large amounts of manganese and vitamin C said Laura Flores a San Diego-based nutritionist. 

Studies have shown that pineapples contain anti-inflammatory enzymes, which enables the fruit to serve as a natural painkiller.

3. Pomegranate Health Benefits

Pomegranate Health Benefits
Pomegranate Health Benefits
Pomegranate from family Lythraceae it grows between 5 and 10 m, They are very rich in vitamins, fiber, minerals, sugar and bio-active plant compounds. 

Pomegranate juice is made from the fruit. pomegranate juice is believed to enhance the flow of blood to the heart and reduce blood pressure. may prevent a heart attack. 
Studies have shown that drinking pomegranate juice or eating the fruit can help prevent diseases, like certain cancers and Alzheimer's.

  
Want to know more about the disease affecting over 40 million people watch the YouTube video below



4. Mushroom Health Benefits

Mushroom Health Benefits
In the cold seasons definitely we all want to ward off cold, do you know that Mushrooms could do that? I guess you didn't, well They contain large amounts of the immune-boosting antioxidant called ergothioneine than any other food, according to researchers. 

Mushroom is also known as toadstool, they are fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus produced above ground on soil or on its source of food. 


Mushrooms contain a lot of nutrients, they contain more copper, potassium, protein, and selenium than shiitake mushrooms or oysters could ever contain, phosphorus, zinc, niacin and pantothenic acid, are gotten from them most especially when we cook and eat more than one cup at a time.



 

Want to know more about Mushroom watch the video of a Leading mycologist Paul Stamets as he shares his ideas when exploring the different medicinal role mushrooms may have in activating our immune systems, the mushroom he used to make his hat, the longest living mushroom and many more its kind of my favorite and i promise you would enjoy it.


5. Benefits Of Beetroot

Do you want to increase your sex life? yes, I most people would silently want too. Beetroot contains the mineral boron in high amounts, boron on the other hand stimulates the production of sex hormone. 


Benefits Of Beetroot
Benefits Of Beetroot
They are usually known in North America as the beet, also table beet, garden beet, red beet, or golden beet. 

They are also high in boosting the immune, vitamin C, fiber, and minerals like potassium which are most essential for muscle function and healthy nerve also manganese are good for our liver, kidneys, bones, and pancreas Beets to reduce the risk of birth defects because they contain vitamin B.






6. Benefits Of Blueberries

Who doesn't want to be called a genius? well, I don,t know but what I know is that Blueberries can boost your memory. research has shown that eating half a cup of this fruit constantly could reduce short-term memory and delay age-related deterioration.


Benefits Of Blueberries
Benefits of Blueberries


The Blueberries are perennial flowering plants with indigo-colored berries. They are classified under section Cyanococcus within the genus Vaccinium. Vaccinium includes gooseberriescranberries, and bilberries.

The content in blueberries which are potassiumfiber, vitamin C, folate, vitamin B6, and phytonutrient which aids the health of the heart (due to the fact that blueberries do not contain cholesterol). 

Fiber contents helps to reduce the total amount of cholesterol in the blood and decrease the risk of heart disease.

7. Benefits Of Beer

Wow, could this actually be true?


Benefits Of Beer
Benefits Of Beer
It's just the fact that A pint of beer or stout is officially as beneficial as red wine for combating heart disease and cancer, say scientists at University of Western Ontario Canada

Well, have it in mind that Beer is one of the oldest and most consumed alcoholic drinks and is the top most popular drink after water and tea, and is made from cereal grains mostly from malted barley, also rice, corn(maize) and wheat are used to make beer.


8. Benefits Of Chocolate

Well, who doesn't love chocolate? or would I say sugar but take note chocolate is made from Cocoa, which provides phytochemicals. 


Benefits Of Chocolate
Benefits Of Chocolate
These can improve health by acting as antioxidants. However, excessive intake of sugar can affect health so moderation is important when enjoying chocolate also Chocolate is relatively high in fat, but Harvard University scientists say that eating a couple of chocolate bars a week could extend your life by almost a year. 

 What do you think about this?  Also, chocolate contains substances that make it feel addictive. These include tryptophan, an essential amino acid that is a precursor to serotonin, a neurotransmitter involved in regulating moods; high serotonin levels can produce feelings of elation. Have you heard of a chocoholic?

9. Benefits of Grapefruit

Grapefruit is a subtropical citrus tree known for its sour or bitter taste. Grapefruit juice can prevent medicine from working If you're on medication, avoid taking it with grapefruit juice as there is evidence that it prevents some drugs from being used by the body, but the nutrient combination of fiber, potassium, lycopene, vitamin C, and choline in grapefruit all help to maintain a healthy heart. 


Benefits Of Grapefruit
Benefits Of Grapefruit
Because grapefruits are High in both vitamin C and antioxidants, citrus fruits like oranges, limes, grapefruit,and lemons support the natural cleansing of the liver. Always Have a small glass of freshly-squeezed grapefruit juice to boost production of the liver detoxification enzymes, that helps flush out carcinogens and other toxins


10. Tea And Coffee

Tea And Coffee
Tea And Coffee
You should never drink tea or coffee with meals because they contain Tannins (Tannoids (or Tannins) are class of Astringents, polyphenolic biomolecles that bind to and precipitate proteins and various other organic compounds including alkaloids and amino acid) which prevent absorption of certain nutrients. A cup of tea with a meal will halve the iron you get from it, whereas a glass of orange juice will double it. Isn't that amazing?

11. Benefits Of Cherries

Benefits Of Cherries
Benefits Of Cherries
Cherries can cure gout, Cherries contain compounds that significantly reduce the chemicals in the body which causes joint inflammation although they have several health benefits, cherries are fiber-rich which helps for overall calorie control, but have it in mind that adding cherries to your diet plan is not a guarantee that you would lose weight, mostly if your calorie intake per-day is high.

 

12. Benefits Of Curry

Eating curry could help prevent Alzheimer's. According to a report in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, a yellow pigment used in curry, curcumin, can stop amyloid plaques in the brain that cause the condition.

Benefits Of Curry
Benefits Of Curry
It can also Prevent Cancer, Relieves Pain & Inflammation, Protects Heart Health, Improves Bone Health, Antibacterial Activity and Liver Toxicity. Curry is the general name for a number of cuisines that originated from the Indian subcontinent. It is made from different spices or herbs usually including turmeric, cumin, ginger, and fresh or dried hot chilies.



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