Barley Nutrients and Benefits

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Barley is a very healthy grain that looks like wheat, but instead it is a little bit lighter in color. People use barley to make very healthy and good tasting breads, muffins, cereal, salads, stews, and soups. Barley is in the same group of Gluten Grains, so if you are allergic to these kinds of grains then try staying away from Barley Grains. The Nutrients in about one cup of cooked Barley are: Continue reading

Olive Oil Nutrients and Benefits

olive oilDid you know that Olive Oil is very good and healthy for us to use in many foods and it can be used for healing purposes too, but remember not to over do it. The Nutrients in Extra Virgin Olive Oil are:
- Natural Fats
- Vitamin E
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids

The Benefits of Real, Fresh, Organic, Extra Virgin Olive Oil are extremely important for our health:
- Helps Protect From Heart Disease
- Helps Protect From Atherosclerosis
- Helps Protect From Diabetes
- Helps Protect From Colon Cancer
- Helps Protect From Asthma
- Helps Protect From Arthritis
- Supports Longer Life Span
- Supports Heart Health
- Helps Protect From Coronary Heart Disease
- Helps Protect From Heart Attack
- Helps Protect From Stroke
- Helps Protect From Cardiovascular Disease
- Prevents High Blood Pressure
- Increases Good Cholesterol
- Decreases Bad Cholesterol
- Lowers Blood Pressure
- Helps Protect From Inflammations
- Antioxidant Protection
- Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer
- Improves Blood Sugar Levels
- Helps Protect From Belly Fat
- Helps Protect From Bone Loss
- Helps Protect From Free Radicals
- Improves Gastrointestinal Health
- Helps Protect From Helicobacter Pylori

Rye Grain Nutrients and Benefits

rye grainWow, it is March 31, 2009 already… Well, today we would like to tell you about another grain called Rye. Rye flour is a lot more healthy than the wheat flour because it’s kind of hard for machines to refine the rye grain from all the good stuff. The Nutrients in Uncooked Rye Grain are:
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin E
- Manganese (large amount)
- Magnesium
- Dietary Fiber (good amount)
- Selenium (good amount)
- Tryptophan (good amount)
- Phosphorus (good amount)
- Protein
- Folate
- Calcium
- Copper
- Iron
- Potassium
- Zinc
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids
- Amino Acids (good amounts)

The Benefits in Rye Grains are pretty important for us too:
- Promotes Weight Loss
- Prevents from Gallstones
- Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
- Lowers High Cholesterol
- Protects from Cardiovascular Disease
- Promotes Gastrointestinal Health
- Prevents from High blood sugar levels
- Supports Heart Health
- Protects from Cancers
- Protects from Heart Disease
- Prevents Breast Cancer
- Helps Protect from Asthma

Sweet Potatoes Nutrients and Benefits

yam sweet potatoesSweet Potatoes are very beneficial for our health, and no they do not have the same nutrients as the regular potatoes. Sometimes Sweet Potatoes are called Yam, but they really aren’t Yam. Sweet Potatoes is considered to be a root vegetable. Sweet Potatoes have these important nutrients:
- Vitamin A (extreme amount)
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, pyridoxine
- Vitamin C (good amount)
- Iron
- Potassium
- Dietary Fiber
- Copper
- Manganese (good amount)
- Protein
- Carbohydrates
- Natural Sugar
- Water
- Folate
- Calcium
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Zinc
- Amino Acids

The Benefits of Sweet Potatoes in other words are sweet too:
- Antioxidant benefits
- Eliminates Free Radicals
- Helps Protect from Atherosclerosis
- Helps Protect from Diabetic Heart Disease
- Helps Protect from Colon Cancer
- Helps Protect from Asthma
- Helps Protect from Osteoarthritis
- Helps Protect from Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Helps Protect from Heart Attack
- Helps Protect from Stroke
- Helps Protect from Emphysema
- Supports Lung Health
- Supports Vision

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

Parsley Nutrients and Benefits

parsleyFresh Organic Parsley is a very good and pleasant smelling herb. Cilantro looks a lot like Parsley, but it smells totally different. Parsley Herb can be used in many different dishes as a seasoning. About two table spoons of fresh parsley has these kinds of nutrients:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
- Lots of Vitamin K
- Folate
- Iron
- Water
- Calcium
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Amino Acids

We recommend to use fresh cut parsley because the dry parsley does not have as much effect and smell. From good fresh parsley you could get these kinds of healthy benefits:
- promotes optimal health
- an anti-oxidant herb
- protects from free radicals
- helps protect from atherosclerosis
- helps protect from colon cancer
- helps protect from diabetes
- helps protect from asthma
- an anti-inflammatory herb
- helps protect from Osteoarthritis
- helps protect from rheumatoid arthritis
- helps protect from colds
- helps protect from ear infections
- promotes healthy immune system
- promotes healthy heart

Fresh parsley can be added to these foods to make them smell and taste better, these foods are: salads, fish dishes, sauces, soups, and pesto.