Natural Herbs, Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and Vegetables.
Natural or organic fruits and vegetables are a healthy and simple way to help you stay healthy or kick-start your weight loss. Combining your favorite fruits and veggies with other nutritious foods like lean meats and whole grains will not only add spice and flare to your diet routine; it will spike your energy, reduce stress and keep your waistline trim.

The benefits of making fruits and veggies a staple of your diet go far beyond just keeping you feeling good and looking great; fruits and vegetables help your body fight and prevent crippling diseases including heart disease and cancer. Fruits and vegetables such as apples, kale, grapes, zucchini, oranges, broccoli, apricots, tomatoes, avocado and squash—just to name a few—deliver a wealth of nutrients, including vitamins, proteins, and minerals that do miracles for how you feel. They are rich in fibers, which keep your metabolism running smoothly, as well as antioxidants, which help harmonize your body and keep you young. Continue reading

20 Top Juicers

20 Top JuicersHere are The 20 Top Juicers on the Market today which people usually buy and enjoy for juicing their fruits and vegetables. Pretty much any juicer that you buy from this page is going to make you happy. Please don’t waste your money on a cheap quality 40-dollar juicer from your local store. If you can buy locally any one of these juicers then please do so, otherwise you can get one through this website by clicking on its image. If you need to find out people’s reviews regarding any one of these juicers, then just click on its image and in the bottom section of the next page you’ll be able to find the reviews which people left regarding your specific juicer. These juicers are awesome because they don’t leave as much wasted pulp as the cheap juicers do which in return save you money. Continue reading

21 Best Foods for Vitamin A Source

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Molecule form of Vitamin A provided by Giorgiogp2Vitamin A is also known as Retinal, Beta Carotene, or Vitamin A Retinol. It’s trade name is Aquasola. There are two forms of Vitamin A can be found in foods, Retinol and Carotene form. Carotene form consists of Alpha-Carotene, Beta-Carotene, Gamma-Carotene, and Beta-Cryptoxanthin (or Xanthophyll). Since Vitamin A is a fat-soluble, it is very easy to overdose on it. Vitamin A is very good for the retina of the eye which can improve the low-light vision and the color vision.

The Health Benefits of Vitamin A are:

- Improves Eyesight
- Supports Good Vision
- Fights Viral Infections
- Protects from Viral Infections
- Reduces Chances of Night Blindness
- Moisturizes Skin
- Moisturizes Eyes
- Moisturizes Mucous
- Antioxidant Support
- Protects from Free Radicals Continue reading

Apricot Nutrients and Health Benefits

Apricot FruitI love eating fresh sweet apricots. Another reason I love apricots is because they are very healthy. Some people get confused between apricots and peaches. Apricots are smaller, less fuzzy and their kernels (or seeds) have a smooth shell. Peaches on the other hand are larger than apricots, and they have much fuzzier skin and their seeds have a really thick and veiny shell. In this article I’ll be talking mainly about apricots, but if you want to read about peaches, then go to this article called “Peaches Nutrients and Benefits“.

Binomial name of apricots is Prunus Armeniaca from the family of Rosaceae. In Russian language apricot is called Aбрикос, you can pronounce it like this Abreekoss, or something like that ;) Some people believe that apricots are native fruits of Armenia, because of its scientific name Prunus Armeniaca which means Armenian Plum. Apricot trees are pretty sensitive to big temperature changes, but the healthier trees should be able to withstand those temperatures. Continue reading

Strawberries Nutrients and Health Benefits

StrawberriesSince I pretty much have all or most of the popular fruits, vegetables, nuts, and meats in my blog collection, I decided to update some of the very first ones. My earlier article posts weren’t as detailed, full, and interesting as newer ones. The reason for that is because I’m noticing that I got some more and some better experience in writing about the Nutrients and Health Benefits of different kinds of foods. So, this article is going to be an update of my older article post about Strawberries Nutrients and Benefits. Only I’ll give this article a little bit different title, let’s call it Strawberries Nutrients and Health Benefits.

Did you know that Strawberries are not really considered as berries? It’s because the red yummy part of the strawberry is called a Receptacle. Botanically speaking, Receptacle is the thick part of a stem from which flower’s organs grow, but in the strawberries the Receptacle gives the rise to the red edible part. The seeds of the Strawberry are called Achenes. Achenes are a type of a simple dry fruit. In other words, Strawberries are considered as an Aggregate Accessory Fruit. Continue reading

Mango Nutrients and Benefits

Mango Fruit - MangoesMangoes are very popular fruits throughout the world, but they only grow in tropical, subtropical, and warmer regions. Mango is considered the national fruit of the Pakistan, Philippines, and India. Some cultures use mangoes to decorate the environment for different kinds of celebrations and holidays, and some cultures use mangoes for sinful purposes like worshiping their idols. Mango fruit is usually sweet, juicy, pulpy, and soft, but some mangoes can be kind of firm. You can find mangoes in different colors on the outside like red, yellow, orange, and green, but on the inside they will still have the yellow color. The Nutrients that we find in a cup or 165 grams of Raw Mangoes are: Continue reading

Malus, Crabapple, Wild apple Nutrients and Benefits

Malus, Crabapple, Wild Apple, Crab AppleHave you ever seen beautifully colorful little trees by some of the parking lots with little flowers that are either pink, white, or red? Well, those flowers usually bloom in early Spring season. Then after those flowers are gone you can find very little and cute apples. This tree is called Malus, but people call it different names like Wild Apples, Crab Apples, Crabs, or Crabapples. Sometimes these mini apples can taste sour, tarty, or even sweet. We see these Crab apple trees around grocery stores or other businesses because that is exactly what they are used for, as an ornamental trees. People pick them as an ornamental tree because of their beautiful flowers and fruits, and because Crabapples are pretty good at resisting many diseases. Some farmers that grow the large domestic apples, actually grow some of these Wild apples around their domestic apple trees to improve the overall health of their Apple garden. Crabapples help improve the pollination and the resistance to many diseases of the large domestic apple trees. In about one cup or 110 grams of raw and fresh Crabapples we can find these types of Nutrients:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin C
- Protein
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Copper
- Manganese
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids
- Natural Fats
- Carbohydrates
- Calories
- Sodium

From these kind of Nutrients of Crabapples, we could get these kind of Benefits:
- Improves wound healing
- Prevents cells from damages
- Improves gums health
- Improves teeth health
- Improves Immune System
- Protects from free radicals
- Reduces Aging
- Lowers Risks of some Cancers
- Improves Iron absorption
- Improves Lung health
- Prevents from frequent colds
- Protects from frequent infections
- Improves nerve function
- Improves muscle function
- Reduces confusion
- Reduces irritability
- Reduces fatigue
- Lowers chance of heart problems
- Lowers chance of high blood pressure
- Protects from chronic diarrhea
- Improves exercise ability

Persimmon Nutrients and Benefits

persimmonsDid you know that Persimmon is not a fruit, but its true definition is a berry. If you translate Persimmon to Russian it would be XYPMA, to sound it out you would say Hoorma. To some people persimmon berry is not a very common food, for some reason it’s just not as popular as other fruits and berries. But it still is a good and healthy fruit to eat sometimes. Persimmon berry is usually an orange color on the inside and on the outside, and it is usually between 1 to 4 inches in diameter. People like to eat Persimmons either dry, fresh, raw, or cooked. Some people have stomach problems after eating persimmons for a while, but it is because most of those people ate persimmons which were not ripe all the way. The Nutrients that you could get from one average raw persimmon, which is about 25 grams, are:
- Vitamin C (good amount)
- Calcium
- Iron
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Carbohydrates
- Calories

The Possible Benefits of Persimmon berry are:
- Improves wound healing
- Prevents cells from damages
- Improves gums health
- Improves teeth health
- Improves Immune System
- Protects from free radicals
- Reduces Aging
- Lowers Risks of some Cancers
- Improves Iron absorption
- Improves Lung health
- Prevents from frequent colds
- Protects from frequent infections
- Some nations use it to treat constipation
- Other nations use it for hemorrhoids
- May reduce bleeding
- Some people cook it to treat diarrhea
- Other people cook it to treat dysentery

Almonds Nuts Nutrients and Benefits

almondsAlmond Nuts are actually the seeds of the Almond Fruits. Almonds are very healthy and fun to eat and that is some of the reasons why they are so expensive. About a quarter of a cup of Dry Roasted Almonds contain these healthy and natural Nutrients:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin E (good amount)
- Manganese (good amount)
- Magnesium (good amount)
- Tryptophan (good amount)
- Copper
- Phosphorus
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Fats
- Folate
- Biotin
- Calcium
- Iron
- Molybdenum
- Potassium
- Selenium
- Zinc
- Amino Acids

The Health benefits of Almonds are very beneficial for us and here is why:
- Lowers bad cholesterol
- Reduces Risk of Heart Disease
- Improves Veins Health
- Improves Arteries Health
- Improves blood flow
- Improves oxygen flow
- Protects from Heart Attack
- Protects from Free Radicals
- Regulates Blood Pressure
- Extremely Supports Good Heart Health
- Protects from high blood pressure
- Protects from Atherosclerosis
- Protects from Cardiovascular Disease
- Protects from Diabetes
- Antioxidant Protection
- Normalizes blood sugar levels
- Protects from Coronary Heart Disease
- Supports weight Loss
- Provides Healthy Energy
- Prevents from Gallstones

Plums Nutrients and Benefits

plumsPlums are good and healthy fruits for our bodies too. After the Plums have been dried, then they are often called Prunes. In one average sized plum you can get these kind of nutrients:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Dietary Fiber
- Potassium
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Sugar
- Monosaccharides
- Water
- Copper
- Magnesium
- Manganese
- Amino Acids
- Organic Acids
- Citric Acid
- Malic Acid

The Health Benefits of Plum Fruit are pretty important and helpful for us because of these reasons:
- Antioxidant Protection
- Increases Absorption of Iron
- Improves Immune System
- Helps Protect from flu
- Helps Protect from ear infections
- Protects from oxidation of cholesterol
- Helps protect from heart disease
- Helps protect from cancer
- Helps protect from stroke
- Helps protect from asthma
- Helps protect from colon cancer
- Helps protect from osteoarthritis
- Helps protect from rheumatoid arthritis
- Promotes Good Eye Sight
- Protects from Macular Degeneration
- Protects from Constipation