Mamey Apple Nutrients and Benefits

Mamey, Mammee, Mammy Apple BerryDid you know that there is another extremely healthy berry that was created for us to eat? It is called Mamey Apple, other names are Mammea Americana, Mamey, Mammee Apple, Mammee, Mammy, Santo Domingo apricot, and South American apricot. No, it is not the Mamey Sapote, because sapote is a different fruit tree. Many people assume that this is a fruit, but Mamey Apple is considered a berry instead. Mamey Apple Berries can be as big as 20 cm or almost 8 inches in diameter. These berries can have from one to four seeds inside of them. On the outside the Mamey Apple feels rough but on the inside it is usually yellow or orange, and its texture can be either juicy, crispy, firm, or tender. People describe the taste of Mamey apples as kind of sweet similar to apricots and berries with a strong and pleasant smell. This large berry can be found growing in South America, West Africa, Southeast Asia, Hawaii, Florida, Bahamas, Central America, and Jamaica. One average raw Mamey apple can have these Nutrients: Continue reading

Quinoa Nutrients and Benefits

Quinoa GrainQuinoa grains are very healthy and they have a unique, nutty, mild, and yummy taste with a light and fluffy texture similar to Couscous. The Inca Civilization referred to Quinoa as the Mother of All Grains. Quinoa is considered Gluten-Free and easy to digest for our stomachs. Quinoa leaves are also edible, but they are much harder to get these days. Some people like to remove the coating from Quinoa grains because it tastes a little bitter. But others prefer to keep the coating on the Quinoa and eat it all together. The cooking of quinoa is very similar to the rice cooking, about one cup of quinoa needs two cups of water, and you cook it with a closed lid until all the water disappears. In about one cup or 185 grams of Cooked Quinoa we get these Nutrients: Continue reading

Chayote Nutrients and Benefits

Chayote Fruit, Sayote, Tayota, Pear Squash, Vegetable Pear, Chuchu, Chocho, Choko, Christophene, Mirliton, Alligator PearChayote Fruit or Sechium Edule can be eaten either raw or cooked. Choyote can also be called Sayote, Tayota, Pear Squash, Vegetable Pear, Chuchu, Chocho, Choko, Christophene, Mirliton, or even an Alligator Pear. If you look at the picture you could see how this fruit looks like a boxing glove, or an old person’s closed mouth but without the teeth :) Chayote is originally from Central America. While cooking, Chayote fruit is cooked lightly just like the Summer Squash. Some people like to enjoy Chayote Fruit with Salad or Salsa. Most of the people are mainly interested in the fruit, but its leaves, seeds, stem, and the root are also edible. About one cup or 132 grams of Raw Chayote Fruit contains these Nutrients:
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin B9, Folate, Folic Acid (good amount)
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- Choline
- Protein
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Manganese
- Copper
- Zinc
- Potassium
- Phosphorus
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Omega 6 Fatty Acids
- Natural Fats
- Carbohydrates
- Dietary Fiber
- Natural Sugars
- Calories
- Amino Acids

The Chayote Benefits list is healthy and unique just like the Chayote Nutrients list:
- Supports cell production
- Helps protect from anemia
- Protects from homocysteine build-up
- Supports Healthy Nerve Function
- May prevent from osteoporosis
- May prevent from Alzheimer’s disease
- Reduces Irritability
- Protects from depression
- Reduces Insomnia
- Helps protect from fatigue
- Improves memory
- Reduces gingivitis
- Reduces birth defects
- Supports brain health
- Improves Spine health
- 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

Artichokes Nutrients and Benefits

artichokeIn this post we would like to introduce you all to a unique vegetable called Globe Artichoke or Cynara cardunculus. This vegetable is also considered as a thistle. The green scales that cover the heart of the artichoke are not edible. Also, the younger artichokes have more of the edible part and it is more tender and tastes better to some people. Different countries cook the Artichokes in different ways, some like to boil them, some like to steam them, some prefer to fry them, some just bake them, and some people like to eat Artichokes after they have been canned. The Nutrients that you could get from about one medium artichoke which is about 120 grams, are:
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin B9, Folate (good amount)
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K (good amount)
- Protein
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Phosphorus
- Sodium
- Zinc
- Copper
- Manganese
- Natural Fats
- Carbohydrates
- Dietary Fiber (good amount)
- Calories

With these important nutrients you can most likely get these important Benefits out of Medium cooked Globe Artichoke:
- Improves blood clotting
- Reduces bleeding
- Improves kidney function
- Improves bone growth
- May protect from osteoporosis
- Supports cell production
- Helps protect from anemia
- Protects from homocysteine build-up
- Supports Healthy Nerve Function
- May prevent from Alzheimer’s disease
- Reduces Irritability
- Protects from depression
- Reduces Insomnia
- Helps protect from fatigue
- Improves memory
- Reduces gingivitis
- Reduces birth defects
- Supports brain health
- Improves Spine health
- Improves Immune system function
- Supports Healthy skin
- Supports Healthy nails
- Supports Healthy hair
- Supports enzyme production
- Reduces weight loss
- Lowers chance of weakness
- Improves healthy development
- Supports blood clotting
- Improves healthy growth
- Relaxes nerves
- Relaxes muscles
- Strengthens bones
- Builds bones
- Improves blood circulation
- Protects from muscle spasms
- Improves heart rate
- Normalizes blood sugar level
- Helps prevent headaches
- Normalizes cholesterol levels
- Lowers chances of constipation
- Helps prevent hemorrhoids

Salmon Fish Nutrients and Benefits

salmonBeautiful Pink Salmon Meat is very good and beneficial to our health. Some people like eating salmon when it is just salted and some like to bake it or broil it in the oven. You should always try to get the wild caught salmon and not the farm raised one. Also, remember this, the colder the water where Salmon came from – the better the nutrients of that salmon. The List of Nutrients in baked or broiled Salmon is amazing:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin (good amount)
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine(good amount)
- Vitamin B12, Cobalamin(good amount)
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin D (large amount)
- Vitamin E
- Folate
- Tryptophan (large amount)
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids (large amount)
- Selenium (large amount)
- Protein (good amount)
- Phosphorus (good amount)
- Magnesium (good amount)
- Natural Fats
- Cholesterol (good amount)
- Water
- Biotin
- Calcium
- Iron
- Manganese
- Molybdenum
- Potassium
- Sodium
- Zinc
- Amino Acids (large amounts)

After a nice and juicy list of Nutrients like that you sure can expect a nice and juicy list of benefits for salmon fish meat:
- Supports Cardiovascular Health
- Prevents Heart Attacks
- Prevents Strokes
- Supports Heart Health
- Provides Good Cholesterol
- Lowers Bad Cholesterol
- Improves Blood Flow
- Increases Heart Rate
- Improves Heart Muscles
- Prevents Heart Arrhythmia
- Lowers Triglycerides
- Lowers High Blood Pressure
- Maintains Normal blood pressure levels
- Supports Vein Health
- Prevents Blood Clotting
- Prevents Obesity
- Reduces Inflammations
- Prevents Colorectal Cancer
- Prevents Prostate Cancer
- Lowers Risk of Macular Degeneration
- Supports Eye Health
- Protects from sunburns
- Helps Relax
- Helps Calm down
- Supports Brain Health
- Reduces Risk of Atrial Fibrillation
- Protects from Alzheimers Disease
- Protects from Cognitive Decline
- Reduces Depression
- Improves Mood
- Prevents some cancers
- Lowers Risk of Leukemia
- Lowers Risk of Multiple Myeloma
- Lowers Risk of Non-Hodkins Lymphoma
- Protects from Kidney Cancer
- Protects from Asthma

Spinach Nutrients and Benefits

spinachAre you ready for the most or one of the most vitamins, nutrients, and ingredients in a single kind of green vegetable? Well, the name of that green vegetable is Spinach. People use spinach for different kinds of salads and lasagna dishes too. About one cup of boiled spinach has this awesome list of vitamins, nutrients, and ingredients:
- Lots of Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin E
- Lots of Vitamin K
- Lots of Manganese
- Lots of Folate
- Lots of Magnesium
- Lots of Iron
- Calcium
- Potassium
- Tryptophan
- Dietary Fiber
- Copper
- Protein
- Phosphorus
- Zinc
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Selenium
- Carbohydrates
- Water
- Sodium

now that was a nice huge and juicy list of good and healthy stuff for our bodies, and here come the benefits:
- Protects from Osteoporosis
- Protects from heart disease
- Protects from colon cancer
- Protects from Arthritis
- Protects from many cancers
- Protects from breast cancers
- Protects from prostate cancer
- Protects from Ovarian cancer
- Extremely supports bone health
- Protects from atherosclerosis
- Protects from diabetic heart disease
- Helps protect from heart attack
- Helps protect from stroke
- Cardiovascular Protection
- Protects from Free Radicals
- Promotes Gastrointestinal Health
- It is an anti-inflammatory vegetable
- Supports Brain Health
- Supports Healthy Mental Function even as you get old
- Supports good eyesight health
- Supports healthy menstruation
- Provides healthy energy boost
- Provides healthy metabolism boost

Wow, that is a very important vegetable called Spinach, I really recommend that we all start eating it as often as possible :)