Vitamins are organic compounds that the body needs in small quantities for maintaining normal functions such as metabolism and immunity. Like all micronutrients, they must come from the foods you eat as they cannot be produced by the body or are produced in insufficient quantities.
Seven Health Benefits of Brazil Nuts
Which nut is the best one? Surely, some of them contain better or more nutrients and are more beneficial than the others. How to make the right choice among almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts, pine nuts, pecans, Brazil nuts, macadamia nuts, walnuts, cashews, and many others?
Antibiotics: A Dangerous Habit?
There are many articles on the overuse of antibiotics (a medicine which is used to treat bacterial infections and has no effect on viral infections), however, there is still a huge part of population that does not realize the full extent of this very dangerous habit which creates nothing but more health problems. Some people are so engrossed in consuming antibiotics, which they also like to in high doses, that they find themselves trapped in an endless vicious cycle. They get sick and take antibiotics, they get sick again and take more antibiotics to deal with the sickness that simply would not go away! Not only that, following this endless antibiotics saga other side effects start coming through and some of them are quite severe varying from antibiotics resistance to developing various allergies, etc.
A Secret Ingredient For Delicious Salads
I discovered this amazing spice in Jordan. A very popular ingredient and widely used in the Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisines, sumac (sometimes spelled as “sumach”) is an amazing spice which is used to season not only fresh salads but also meat, fish and even hummus! It has a bit of a saltiness so you can actually use it instead of salt. Branded recently as a “black gold” due to its pretty dark purple color (sometimes it can be of a lighter brick red shade) and amazing health properties, it is a berry that grows on a wild bush.
Picky Eaters? No More!
Five Health Benefits of Eating Mangoes
Ten Benefits of Eating Asparagus
There are many foods nutritionists recommend eating due to their high content of certain minerals or vitamins. The problem with some of them is that they may not taste that well to some of us, or are too difficult to cook, or too expensive to consume on a regular basis. However, there is definitely one food that doesn’t have these problems: it is asparagus.
Are Superfoods Good for You?
We regularly hear about new magic foods that appear on the market from time to time and are thought to have enormous health benefits. Most of the time these are recently “rediscovered” foods that were used by indigenous people of South America (or you can pick another continent or a country: South America, India, China, Mongolia, Russia, etc.) in the past but have been long forgotten. Or, they were always available but have been failed to be noticed for one reason or another until now if not for some recent lucky scientific discovery.