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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Herbs and You

Herbs and You

Healthy Herbs nutrition fact Healthy herbs have long been held a holistic place in our wellbeing. Prized since ancient times, and today, depend upon them more than ever to purify our body, mind, and soul! Of course, we all use herbal parts in our daily lives, one way or the other, whether for their pleasant flavor, for their healing power, or in lovely recipes. Herbal benefits are many; be it for spiritual reasons or to spice up your taste...

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Delicious Raspberries

Delicious Raspberries

Raspberries: Health Benefits, Nutritional Information With their rich color, sweet juicy taste, and antioxidant power, it is no wonder raspberries remain one of the world’s most consumed berries. This article will address the health benefits of the most widely consumed red raspberry. It provides a nutritional breakdown of a raspberry and an in-depth look at its possible health benefits, how to incorporate more raspberries into your diet,...

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9 Incredible Health Benefits of Bell Peppers

9 Incredible Health Benefits of Bell Peppers

And they’re tasty too! I simply love bell peppers, particularly the brightly colored ones. Although they belong to the chili pepper family, bell peppers are mild and can jazz up a salad in an instant, lend a perky crunch to your pizza, and taste fantastic when roasted. But the appeal of bell peppers goes way beyond their stunning good looks. Here’s a short list of the good things they can do for your health:   –  Bell...

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