Pineapple (scientific name: Ananas comosus) is a delicious tropical fruit. It is extremely versatile, and you can consume it in a variety of ways. You can enjoy pineapples on their own, as a smoothie, or add them as an ingredient in salads and homemade . . .
We all need sodium. It is essential in small amounts. The problem is, many of us are consuming way too much sodium than what is recommended. This could lead to various health problems. To prevent that from happening, you should know how much sodium . . .
Proteins are important to help you feel full for a longer period of time. They also help to reduce food cravings and feelings of hunger. There are many diets that encourage eating protein for weight loss; however, protein should form part of a balanced . . .
While mangoes used to be an exotic rarity, this tropical fruit can now be found in supermarkets in many parts of the world. With their bright colors and juicy pulp, mangoes not only enrich desserts and smoothies, but are also used in cooking (for example . . .
The saying goes: “You are what you eat.” Our skin is our largest organ and is affected by our nutrition (or lack thereof). A poor diet can cause metabolism changes, weight gain, and damage to organs — including the skin. It is important to . . .
We all know the old saying “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but how many people know the health benefits of oranges? Oranges are a juicy and delicious fruit that can be enjoyed in many ways. They are delicious on their own or used as part . . .
There are many varieties of grapes worldwide which are used for wine, dried as raisins or currants, cooked, or enjoyed raw. Grapes are sweet berries and are one of the earliest agricultural crops dating back as far as 8,000 years ago.
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Organic foods have increased in popularity over the last decades. Most people believe organic food is healthier, safer, and tastes better than regular food. It’s also a common perception that going organic is good for the environment. But it cannot . . .
We have all heard that soft drinks are detrimental to our health, but did you know there is actual scientific research proving why soft drinks are bad for you? Soft drinks are those bubbly, sugary drinks often referred to as soda pop, soda, tonic, . . .
The health benefits of coffee are still being discovered. Every day there seems to be new breakthroughs announcing that coffee can actually prolong your life and reduce your chance of picking up various diseases. We examine a few of these claims that . . .