Hot News About Peppers

Hot News About Peppers

Are Hot Peppers Good for You? If you like to put hot spices or hot sauce on your food, you may be doing yourself a favor. Capsaicin, the alkaloid responsible for the spicy flavor in hot peppers, may offer benefits in the treatment of some diseases, according to an article published in 2011 in the journal “Molecules.” Peppers that contain capsaicin include jalapenos, habaneros, cayenne, serrano, cherry peppers and even bell peppers....

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What’s Your Favorite Fruit?

What’s Your Favorite Fruit?

Health Benefits of Fruit Fruit has been recognized as a good source of vitamins and minerals, and for their role in preventing vitamin C and vitamin A deficiencies. People who eat fruit as part of an overall healthy diet generally have a reduced risk of chronic diseases. USDA’s MyPlate encourages making half your plate fruits and vegetables for healthy eating. Fruit are important sources of many nutrients, including potassium, fiber,...

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Why are Veggies Good for You?

Why are Veggies Good for You?

The Power of Eating Your Fresh Vegetables Nature’s most powerful medicine, fruits and vegetables, are low in calories, high in complex carbohydrates, contain no cholesterol and almost no fat. They are rich sources of a variety of nutrients, including vitamins, trace minerals, and dietary fiber, and many other classes of antioxidants and phytochemicals. These nutrients may be your best weapon against age-related disease. A body of...

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