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Which organic vegetables you should buy?

What comes to your mind when you hear organic? Healthy, tasty, nutritious. Yes, you are right as organic products are pesticide and chemical free and allow the crops to grow at their natural pace to give them an enhancement in taste, freshness and nutritive value. Organic Cabbage: The health benefits of cabbage are as follows. It can be used as a treatment for constipation, stomach ulcers, headaches, obesity, skin disorders, eczema, jaundice, scurvy, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, eye disorders, heart diseases, aging, and Alzheimer’s disease. Organic Tomato: Scientifically speaking, a tomato is definitely…

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SOIL CONDITIONS AFFECT ON FOOD NUTRIENTS

Studies show that crops grown in the past were actually healthier than crops grown today. Modern agricultural methods have depleted nutrients from the soil which results in less nutritious fruits, vegetables and grains. Researchers from the University of Texas in Austin examined data from 1950 and 1999 for 43 varieties of fruits and vegetables. They found “reliable declines” in amounts of calcium, iron, phosphorus, protein, riboflavin and vitamin C over the nearly 50-year time period. The team attributed the results to modern agricultural methods intended to enhance crop size, rate of…

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Why Organic Food?

High Level of Contamination Apparently, of all the pesticide sprayed on the crop, only 1% of it actually falls on the insect. 99% of it falls on the crop itself, gets absorbed in the soil, and/or water, gets carried a little distance by the wind etc. In this manner it gets into our food and thereby into us. Nature has its own way of keeping a balance and therefore each of these pests which destroy our crops, also have predators. So broadly speaking there are two kinds of pests, Beneficial…

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6 Indian Foods That You Must Eat!

6 Indian Foods That You Must Eat!When you think of healthy food, cornflakes and oatmeal are probably the first things that come to mind. For most people, eating healthy translates into eating boring, bland food. So, if you’re on a diet, here’s some good news for you. Healthy food does not have to be bland or expensive. Here are 6 indigenous Indian healthy foods that are ideal for you. 1. Idli: This south Indian steamed dish is free from oil and fats and rich in carbohydrates and proteins. Having a…

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Mango – 12 Surprising Health Benefits Of It!

Mango – 12 Surprising Health Benefits Of It!Mango is one of the most loved fruits and is known as the king of all fruits. This fruit has different flavors along with fragrance and qualities that will prove best for the body in many areas. It is the seasonal fruit which is mostly found in tropics. It is the tress which is cultivated in different regions in India. It is the juicy fruit which has a unique taste that makes it different from other fruits. Health benefits of Mango 1. It…

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Milk Or Curd – What Has More Calcium?

Milk Or Curd – What Has More Calcium?Calcium is an essential mineral that is required by the body for various functions. It is used for building and maintaining strong bones and teeth. It is also used in the cardiovascular and nervous systems for preventing all kinds of health conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, lyme disease, etc. It is, thus, extremely necessary to have calcium-rich foods as a part of your daily diet. Dairy products constitute as the primary source of calcium on an everyday basis. Of these,…

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7 Food Items You Must Eat Everyday for Healthy Skin

You may have preferences when it comes to which skin care products you want to use on your skin, but the actual nourishment is received from within. Hence it is very important to eat healthy food in order to keep your skin healthy. Although it is not possible to maintain the ‘healthy’ food notion every day, here are some food items which you must eat regularly to maintain healthy skin: 1. Olive oil:Olive oil is one of the healthiest oils you can use in your everyday meals. This is because…

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60 Benefits Of Ghee, Side Effects, Contra Indications

If you ever have heard anything bad about cow ghee, please forget that for a moment and read the following. Ghee is probably the most sacred, spiritual and physically health benefiting substances that is ever known to human beings. A person who is allergic to dairy products or gluten, need not be allergic to ghee. If you fail to consume ghee, there are so many ways it can be used for skin, nasal drops, enema etc.  If you ever have heard anything bad about cow ghee, please forget that for a…

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