Watermelon Nutrients and Health Benefits

Red Watermelon with Seeds.Here is some good-to-know information that I found out about the Watermelons. Watermelons are from the Cucurbitaceae family and there are more than 1200 of varieties of them. Watermelons can weigh anywhere from less than a pound and up to more than two hundred pounds. They are also can be in red, yellow, orange, and white colors when in ripened stage. Some of the Watermelon’s varieties are Carolina Cross, Yellow Crimson Watermelon, Orangeglo, Moon and Stars, Cream of Saskatchewan, Melitopolski, Densuke Watermelon, and so on.

Green WatermelonWhen you pick a Watermelon in the store, at the farm, or at some kind of a market, make sure that you choose a fully ripened Watermelon. A good amount of research has been done and it was conducted that fully ripened fruits that are close to being spoiled are much higher in antioxidants then the early picked fruits. When choosing which one to take home with you, try choosing the one with a deeper color and if you choose the whole and uncut Watermelons, then there has to be a yellow spot on one of the sides, that is the side it was laying on, if there is no yellow spot then the watermelon was picked to early. Also, the less of white lines on top of the green deep color the better. Not only do the Watermelons taste good but they also are pretty healthy. The Nutrients in about One Raw Watermelon Wedge (about 1/16 of whole melon = 286 grams) are: Continue reading

Just a Yummy Pizza Recipe

Pizza is something like a baked open-faced pie that consists of a thin layer of dough topped with your favorite sauce, vegetables, and cheese. Hmmm, that makes me hungry and it makes my mouth water. Store bought pizzas are not too bad, but home baked pizza is awesome, or home baked healthy and organic pizza is even better. There are lots and lots of Pizza recipes on the internet, because people have different tastes, ovens, and ingredients. Well I found a Pizza recipe that I like, and mix matched with some other ingredients, and then test cooked some, and now I was able to come up with this unique and delicious Pizza recipe (with God’s help and blessings). You can try following my Recipe with my Ingredients, or you can change the kind of flour that you want to use, like you could use two cups of whole wheat flour and one and a half cups of all-purpose flour, but whatever flour you will mix in, make sure that you equal to three and a half cups total of flour. You can also replace the honey with other honey or sugars. The salt can be changed to sea salt or iodized sea salt or some other salt. Also, you can replace the olive oil with any of your favorite oils. Also, this recipe is for hand work and not some bread machine work. Ok, lets get started.
Pizza Dough Ingredients: Continue reading

Blackberries Nutrients and Benefits

blackberriesDid you know that Blackberries are sweet, fun and healthy to eat? Well, now you do :) So, enjoy… I think that was funny. Anyway, yes, Blackberry is very important and supportive for our bodies to stay healthy. The very black blackberries are very sweet and good to eat. While they are growing they look like Raspberry shrubs, but then when they become black, you notice right away that they are not raspberries. Blackberry in Russian would be ежевика. If you get about a cup of fresh and raw blackberries, then you would enjoy these kind of nutrients:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin B9, Folate
- Vitamin C (large amount)
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- Calcium
- Iron
- Magnesium
- Manganese (good amount)
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Zinc
- Copper
- Selenium
- Water
- Omega-3 Fatty Acids
- Omega-6 Fatty Acids
- Natural Fats
- Natural Sugars
- Dietary Fiber (good amount)
- Carbohydrates
- Protein
- Calories

The Benefits that you could very possibly enjoy from regularly eating Blackberries are amazing:
- Support immune system function
- Lowers risk of heart diseases
- Reduces risk of some cancers
- Reduces macular degeneration
- Improves wound healing
- Reduces wrinkles
- Helps protect skin from sun damage
- Supports skin health
- Reduces Inflammations
- Helps protect from Free Radical damage
- Reduces PMS symptoms
- Lowers food cravings
- Relieves menopausal symptoms
- Supports brain function
- Supports healthy digestion
- Reduces risk of diabetes
- Supports weight loss
- Supports blood function
- Reduces risk of Constipation

Health dangers of Sodas, Soft Drinks, Cola, Pop

cola popMany people really like to drink carbonated cola, pop, soda, or soft drink. An honest dentist will tell you to stay away from dark sweet pop, because it destroys and demineralizes the enamel which protects our teeth. Did you know that some teenagers drink as many as twelve pop cans per day, sounds like someone is addicted. Did you know that sugar is considered a drug and that is why people get so addicted to sweets and not only to pop. The carbonated cola drinks extremely promote aging. Most of the soda pop provides very lethal, toxic, poisonous, and venomous effects for our bodies. Did you know that because of the high sugar levels in soft drinks the studies linked obesity, osteoporosis, toth decay, and heart diseases to these harmful drinks. Just remember this, drinking pop soft drinks extremely promotes many kinds of diseases in your body because it destroys your immune system, and we all know that the immune system is like our body’s shield from most or even all of the diseases out there. So if you destroy your body shield then you will start getting sick a lot more often from very simple and little colds, flu, bacterias, and other dangerous free radicals. An average carbonated cola, or pop, or soda, or soft drink contains these ingredients:
- Carbohydrates
- Water
- Caffeine (dangerous)
- Fluoride (deadly)
- Sugar (dangerous)
- Calories

Buckwheat Grain Nutrients and Benefits

buckwheatBuckwheat grains are very good for your health and it tastes good also. Did you know that people make strong flavored dark honey out of Buckwheat flowers. Well, anyway, the nutrients that you can find in about a cup of cooked buckwheat are:
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K
- Manganese (good amount)
- Tryptophan (good amount)
- Magnesium
- Dietary Fiber
- Carbohydrates
- Protein
- Natural Fats
- Water
- Folate
- Calcium
- Copper
- Iron
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Selenium
- Zinc
- Amino Acids (good amounts)

If you will be eating these Buckwheat Grains on a regular basis, then you could enjoy these kinds of benefits:
- Supports Cardiovascular Health
- Protects from High Cholesterol
- Protects from High Blood Pressure
- Maintains Blood Flow
- Protects from Heart Disease
- Lowers Risk of Diabetes
- Improves Blood Sugar Levels
- Protects from some Cancers
- Protects from Gallstones
- Slows Down Atherosclerosis
- Slows Down Stenosis
- Supports Good Heart Health
- Protects from Breast Cancer
- Protects from Asthma
- Antioxidant Protection

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

Tofu – Doufu Nutrients and Benefits

tofu cheese doufuTofu is not only a Fun and Asian food to eat, but it is also pretty healthy. Some people call Tofu something like Cheese of Asia. Tofu is made from soybeans milk. Japanese call this cheese – Tofu, but Chinese call it Doufu. The Nutrients in raw small piece of Tofu are:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Folate
- Iron (good amount)
- Calcium
- Protein
- Tryptophan (good amount)
- Manganese (good amount)
- Omega 3 Fatty Acids
- Selenium
- Copper
- Phosphorus
- Magnesium
- Water
- Zinc
- Potassium
- Natural Fats
- Amino Acids (good amounts)

The Benefits in Tofu Cheese Food are pretty good too:
- Lowers Bad Cholesterol
- Raises Good Cholesterol
- Prevents Blood Clots
- Prevents Atherosclerosis
- Prevents Diabetic Heart Disease
- Prevents Heart Attack
- Prevents Stroke
- Supports the body during Menopause
- Antioxidant Protection
- Provides Natural Energy
- Improves strength
- Supports Cardiovascular Health
- Prevents some cancers
- Helps Prevent from Free Radicals
- Helps Prevent from Colon Cancer
- Helps Prevent from Asthma
- Helps Prevent from Arthritis

Brown Rice Nutrients and Benefits

rice photo

Brown Rice is very awesome grain food. Brown rice is a lot healthier than white rice because to make white rice they mill and polish it with machines so hard that it losses some of the important vitamins. People like to enjoy rice in sushi, soups, fried rice dish, and boiled rice dish. In about one cup of cooked Brown Rice you will get these Nutrients:
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
- Folate
- Vitamin E
- Manganese (large amount)
- Selenium (good amount)
- Magnesium (good amount)
- Tryptophan
- Protein
- Carbohydrates
- Dietary Fiber
- Water
- Copper
- Iron
- Phosphorus
- Potassium
- Zinc
- Amino Acids

The benefits of Brown Rice Grains are very healthy and important for our overall health:
- Antioxidant Protection
- Provides Natural Energy
- Supports Weight Loss
- Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer
- Helps Prevent Cancers
- Helps Prevent Heart Diseases
- Helps Prevent Asthma
- Helps Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Lowers Cholesterol
- Promotes Cardiovascular Health
- Supports Postmenopausal Womens Health
- Reduces Risk of Metabolic Syndrome
- Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
- Lowers High Blood Pressure
- Reduces Migraine Headaches
- Reduces Risk of Heart Attack
- Reduces Risk of Stroke
- Reduces Constipation
- Protects from Brest Cancer
- Prevents Gallstones

Swiss Chard Nutrients and Benefits

swiss chardSwiss Chard is a very healthy green vegetable. It has some taste similar to the other leafy green vegetables like spinach and beet greens. The List of Nutrients in Swiss Chard is very big and awesome:
- Vitamin A (Extreme amount)
- Vitamin B1, Thiamin
- Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
- Vitamin B3, Niacin
- Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
- Vitamin B6, pyridoxine
- Vitamin C (large amount)
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin K (Extreme Amount)
- Magnesium (good amount)
- Manganese (good amount)
- Potassium (good amount)
- Iron (good amount)
- Dietary Fiber
- Copper
- Calcium
- Tryptophan
- Protein
- Phosphorus
- Zinc
- Folate
- Biotin
- Water
- Carbohydrates
- Selenium
- Sodium
- Amino Acids

Swiss Chard Vegetable has very good and healthy benefits too, especially after seeing a huge list of nutrients. The leaves and the Roots of this Green Leafy Vegetable are important for our health:
- Prevents Digestive Tract Cancers
- Reduces Risk of Colon Cancer
- Improves Kidney Health
- Improves Bone Health
- Supports Vision
- Reduces Risk of Cataracts
- Reduces Risk of Cancers
- Lowers Risk of Skin Cancer
- Improves Lung Health
- Supports Immune System
- Antioxidant Protection
- Protects from Free Radicals
- Protects from Asthma
- Protects from Osteoarthritis
- Protects from Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Prevents oxidation of cholesterol
- Prevents colds
- Prevents Ear Infections
- Improves Heart Health
- Regulates Blood Pressure
- Improves Heart function
- Promotes Cardiovascular Health
- Protects from atherosclerosis
- Lowers High blood pressure
- Reduces Risk of Stroke
- Provides Healthy Energy
- Helps with menopause
- Reduces Diabetic Complications
- Protects from Heart Attack
- Prevent blocked arteries
- Lowers Cholesterol
- Regulates Blood Sugar Levels
- Supports Healthy Nervous system
- Slows down Loss of Mental Function
- Decreases Cognitive Decline

So, yeah, that was some very good and useful info about Swiss Chard the Green and Leafy Vegetable. Well, we sure do recommend for all of you to try introducing this vegetable to your healthy diet. You could enjoy Swiss Chard in salads, pastas, omelets, and lasagna.

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