Poppy Seeds Nutrients and Health Benefits

Poppy Seeds

In this article I’d like to let GenuineAid’s readers know more about the very popular baking ingredient called Poppy Seed. Poppy Seeds are derived from a plant called Opium Poppy (or Papaver somniferum). Until I took a close-up picture of a Poppy Seeds myself I never knew that they actually have an interesting shape to them. Poppy Seeds have a kidney shape to them with little dimples all over them. Continue reading

Jambolan Plum Fruit Nutrients and Benefits

Jambolan Plum fruit, Jambul, Java PlumJambolan Fruit comes from an evergreen tropical tree. This Jambolan fruit can also be called Jambul, Java Plum, Portuguese Plum, Jambolan Plum, Duhat Plum, Damson Plum, Black Plum, Jamblang, Neredupandu, Njaval, Nerale Hannu, Jamun, or Jaam Kalojaam. Jambolan Plum Fruit can be found in many different places around the world, and some of them include USA Florida, Afghanistan, Myanmar, Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Brazil, Tobago, Trinidad, and Suriname. The Jambolan fruit tree can grow as high as one hundred feet or thirty meters. The Jambolan Tree’s wood is very strong and is used for railways, well motors, furniture, and even some residential construction. These Jambolan Plum trees can live for more than one hundred years. Around March or April the Jambolan trees get these little, beautiful, and fragrant flowers. Depending on the species Jambolan fruit can look like large, oval, very dark, and shiny berries. According to some people Jambolan fruit can taste sweet and sour at the same time. The Jambolan’s leaves, bark, and seeds are usually used for medicinal or healing purposes. In about a cup or 135 grams of Raw Jambolan Fruit we find these Nutrients: Continue reading

Sage Nutrients and Benefits

sage herbToday we would like to tell you some interesting information about a culinary and at the same time medicinal Herb called Sage. Because of its properties and benefits Sage Herb is very popular around the world. You could enjoy Sage Herb with tomato sauce, omeletes, frittatas, pizza, salads, and meat dishes. The Nutrients that you could find in Dried and Ground Sage Herb are:
- Vitamin A
- Dietary Fiber
- Calcium
- Iron
- Volatile Oils

Looks like the list of nutrients is pretty small. Now, lets see what kind of benefits Sage Herb delivers for our bodies:
- Anti-Oxidant Protection
- Reduces Inflammations
- Improves Metabolism
- Helps Reduce Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Helps Reduce Bronchial Asthma
- Helps Reduce Atherosclerosis
- Improves Brain Function
- Enhances Memory
- Helps Treat Alzheimer’s Disease