Nutrients are the constituents of food necessary for maintaining optimum body metabolic functions. Knowledge of right nutrition helps understand our daily requirements of calories, minerals, vitamins, and phytonutrients.
For instance, overweight or obesity puts you at risk of developing many diseases, especially coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, diabetes, and cancer. The majority of these conditions can be avoided OR at least put off by adopting healthy eating habits.
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Garlic is a herb plant grown for its underground root or bulb. It contains health promoting allicin like phytonutrient substances that have proven benefits against coronary artery diseases, infections, and cancers.
Celery herb contains just 16 calories per 100 g of leaves. Together with numerous health-benefiting phytonutrients, it has all the characteristics to consider as one of the most recommended low-calorie weight loss foods.
Sweet and tangy tamarillo (tree tomato) is an egg-shaped tomato-family fruit very popular in New Zealand. They are rich sources of vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals.
Sweet, wonderfully delicious prunes are dried plums of certain French cultivar types. The dry fruits actually are brimming with health-promoting antioxidants, fiber, minerals and vitamins.
Papaya fruit contains vitamin-A, carotenes, vitamin-C and other phytonutrients that are known to have been antioxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties.
Traditionally, olives have been deemed as a very healthy food items. They provide calories besides containing significant amounts of plant-derived antioxidants, minerals, phytosterols, and vitamins.
Guava (Psidium guajava) is one of the favorite tropical fruits rich in vitamin C, fiber, and health-benefiting phytonutrients. Pink varieties are especially abundant in carotenes, lycopene.
Kiwi fruit is vegetarian source of omega-3 fatty acids. Learn more about this delicious fruit's nutrition profile.
Blueberries are native to the North American continent, rich in many health-benefiting nutrients, antioxidants, and vitamins. Anthocyanin antioxidants in the berries have proven benefits against infections, aging, and cancer.
Delicious, sweet, juicy lychee (litchi) is one of the popular summer fruits that contains an impressive list of essential nutrients like oligonol, vitamins, minerals that required for overall nutritional well-being. Read on.
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