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

Avocado Nutrients and Benefits

avocadoAvocado is an important fruit for our bodies too, yes it is a fruit and not a vegetable. Avocados are good with soups, guacamoles, salads, sandwiches, and sushi. Here is the list of the nutrients in Avocado fruit:
– Vitamin A
– Vitamin B6, pyridoxine
– Vitamin C
– Vitamin E
– Vitamin K
– Dietary Fiber
– Potassium
– Folate
– Copper
– Carbohydrates
– Water
– Biotin
– Calcium
– Chloride
– Iodine
– Magnesium
– Phosphorus
– Sodium
– Oleic Mono Fat
– Omega 3 Fatty Acids
– Omega 6 Fatty Acids

Just like many other fruits and vegetables Avocado has good and healthy benefits for our bodies too:
– Lowers Cholesterol
– Regulates Blood Pressure
– Reduces Risk of Stroke
– Promotes Heart Health
– Reduces Risk of Heart Attack
– Reduces Risk of Cardiovascular disease
– Promotes optimal health
– Protects against breast cancer
– Fights Oral Cancer
– Fights Prostate Cancer

Bell Peppers Nutrients and Benefits

bell peppersIn this writing we’ll introduce you to red, yellow, orange, green, purple, brown and even black bell peppers. I don’t know if you can taste the difference between their colors, but many people do, my favorite bell pepper is the red one. You can use bell peppers for very nice flavorful salads, soups and pretty much almost any dish could use them, the problem usually comes to, the money to get them. Anyway, here is the important list of nutrients in raw one cup of bell peppers:
– Lots of Vitamin A
– Vitamin B1, thiamin
– Vitamin E
– Lots of Vitamin C
– Vitamin K
– Vitamin B6, pyridoxine
– Dietary Fiber
– Molybdenum
– Manganese
– Folate
– Potassium
– Tryptophan
– Copper
– Carbohydrates
– Water
– Calcium
– Chloride
– Phosphorus

These beautiful and colorful bell peppers are beautiful and colorful in benefits too:
– Protects Against Free Radicals
– Reduces risk of cardiovascular disease
– Lowers Cholesterol Levels
– Lowers Risk of Heart Attack
– Lowers Risk of stroke
– Promotes good heart health
– Lowers Risk of Prostate Cancer
– Lowers Risk of Cervix Cancer
– Lowers Risk of Bladder Cancer
– Lowers Risk of Pancreas Cancer
– Promotes Optimal Health
– Promotes Lung Health
– Lowers Risk of Lung Cancer
– Promotes Eyesight
– Protects against Rheumatoid Arthritis