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olive oil – healthy superfoods

Facebook Gazouillement olive oil - healthy superfoods - by Dr. Alberto Parra   It’s impossible not to talk about olive oil when addressing the topic of healthy living. Olive oil is an integral part of the Mediterranean Diet, one...

Health Benefits of Wine (Resveratrol)

    wine ( resveratrol ) - Healthy superfoods by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   Moderate consumption of wine has several health benefits to the human body. Wine contains a compound called resveratrol which is believed to have various positive effects on our health. Apart...

wild rice – healthy superfoods

    wild rice - healthy superfoods - by Dr. Alberto Parra   Wild rice was an essential food for our ancestors in North America, where native tribes harvested this variety of grain, especially in the area of the Great Lakes. Even today, Z. palustris, the wild rice...

Health Benefits of whey protein

    whey protein - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   What is Whey Protein? Naturally, milk is composed of two types of proteins- whey and casein. Their composition varies from different milk types. For instance, breast milk is made up of 60 % whey and 40...

Water, the health benefits of water

    water - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando     Water is vital for human living. Starting from our structural being to our day-to-day functions, all are related to water. Is this even possible? Yes, of course. The human body contains 75% of water, and...

the Health Benefits of Turmeric Water

  turmeric water - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   Spices can be used in almost any meal. People who use herbs and spices do not know the health benefits that are found in them. There is more to taste in turmeric and it has been coined the ‘Queen of...

Health benefits of red pepper

  the red pepper - healthy superfoods - by Dr. Alberto Parra   A little spice is always good for most foods, especially in certain cultures. According to historical records, Christopher Columbus brought back a few items upon his return from the New World naming for...

Amazing health benefits of Spirulina

  spirulina - healthy superfoods - by Dr Bilal Zafar   When you think of a healthy, delicious meal, some algae named Spirulina would not be the first thing that comes to your mind a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being....

seaweed (wakame) – Healthy superfoods

  seaweed (wakame) - Healthy superfoods  by Dr.Helly Hernandez   The sea can not only give us fish and shellfish to add to the diet, but also a great variety of algae that have been gradually introduced into our diet. Seaweed contains a high level of humidity, which...

Pomegranate and its multiple health benefits

  pomegranate - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Alberto Parra   Pomegranate has thousands of years of cuisine history and tradition. This granular apple with jewel-like seeds is featured in the Greek mythology, it was used in the Greek cuisine, and today it’s still a...

Health benefits of oily fish

  oily fish - healthy superfoods - by Dr. Alberto Parra   They are an essential part of the Mediterranean Diet, an excellent replacement for red meats, and the primary source of many health and beauty supplements. Consuming more fish is one of the recommendations...

Nuts and your health

  nuts - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   Anyone who follows a healthy diet knows how adding nuts to the diet can increase its value. Nuts are packed with healthy fats, fibers and also taste yum that many people enjoy them on the go. Nuts are...

Health Benefits of Leafy Vegetables

  Leafy Vegetables - Healthy superfoods  by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   Undoubtedly, green leafy vegetables are essential components of a healthy diet. They are rich in vitamins and minerals, easily digested for a better digestive system, and contain low calories helping...

Health benefits of Greek yogurt

The yogurt market has become trendy nowadays, even more after recent research studies about how modulating our gut microbiota with probiotic foods contributes to our health. In this industry, Greek yogurt accounted for around 4% of yogurt sales in 2008, but it is now...

Health benefits of ginger

  ginger - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   Ginger, one of the healthiest and delicious herbs we ever know is highly nutritious and bioactive. Although we usually add ginger to our food, this herb is used for many centuries as a remedy for numerous...

Garlic, health benefits of garlic for men

  garlic - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   Garlic is a herb with an irresistible aroma and flavor. Roasted garlic or fried garlic can water your mouth within a few seconds. It is one of the most captivating herbs in culinary and is used almost in all...

Eggs – Healthy superfoods

  eggs - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   There are many misconceptions revolving around the eating of eggs. This caused many people to delve into the research to find out the truth about eggs. Nutritional scientists have concluded that eggs are...

Health benefits of curly kale

  curly kale - healthy superfoods - by Dr. Alberto Parra   Nowadays most people are consuming inadequate amounts of fruits and vegetables, and regardless of the dietary advice by nutritionist and health professionals, obesity is rising to be a significant health...

Cruciferous Vegetables: Health Benefits

  Cruciferous Vegetables - Healthy superfoods  by Dr.Helly Hernandez   The cruciferous vegetables are plants native to Western Asia and Europe, belonging to the family of the Brassicaceae or Cruciferae, from which its name comes, which are characterized by having four...

Health benefits of cinnamon

      cinnamon - healthy superfoods - by Dr. Alberto Parra   Cinnamon is one of the most commonly used spices in the world. It comes from the evergreen trees in Asia, and it has been used since ancient times to give a special flavoring, but also as an embalming agent...

Health benefits of cereals and sprouted seeds

  Cereals and sprouted seeds - healthy superfoods by Dr. Alberto Parra   Breakfast has been awarded as the most important meal of the day. It’s the one giving us the nutrients and energy we need for a fresh start, to prepare for our daily routine and maintain our...

Health benefits of cashew nut

  cashew nut - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   Cashew has a rich composition of nutrients: it contains a lot of proteins and fast with a lot of useful polyunsaturated fatty acids. Magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, vitamins, fiber and many other...

Banana, the Health Benefits of Bananas

  banana - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   A banana is one of the healthiest foods and should be eaten on a regular basis. It can be eaten raw or cooked depending on an individual’s preference. The fact that it is easily available makes it...

Health benefits of avocados

  avocados - Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Nuwanthi Fernando   Avocados are creamy fruits that grow in warm climates. While fruits generally contain carbohydrates, avocados are rich in healthy fats. A single serving (40g) of this fruit contains 6g of fat and 3g of...

Acai bay- Healthy superfoods

  Acai bay- Healthy superfoods - by Dr. Helly hernandez   Acai is the fruit of a tropical palm species that grows in the center and south of the American continent, has a similar appearance to a grape (small, round and purple). Acai is considered one of the most...