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Cheddar Cheese Nutrition Benefits

Author: Carla Fiscina
April 8, 2013

cheese nutrition benefitsCheddar cheese is one of the most popular and favorite types of cheese known and very liked through out the world. This type of cheese originates from a small village of Cheddar in the United Kingdom, but in our times it is widely produced in many countries of Europe and the world. It is estimated that cheddar cheese accounts for over 51 per cent of the today’s cheese market of the United Kingdom, and it plays an important role in the world’s cheese market along with famous French, Swiss, Italian, and Asian types of cheese. Despite the fact that cheeses like cheddar are considered quite high in saturated fats, thus their consumption can till some degree be linked to certain increase in bad cholesterol levels and increased related health risks, cheese is still considered a good product recommended to be added to everyone’s daily diet in small amounts. Cheddar cheese nutrition benefits and numerous, and below there is a small review of health benefits related to consuming high quality cheddar cheese on a daily basis. Read the rest of this entry »

December 31, 2012

CarrotsAll kids and adult people know so well that the healthiest foods is… apple. Why? Simply because an apple a day keeps doctors away. For centuries apples have been considered unique and amazing natural remedies for endless number of ailments and health problems. Apples provide us with plenty of nutrients and vitamins essential for our health. Being very rich sources of dietary fiber, apples can support our digestive health and prevent most of possible digestive disorders, including irritable bowl syndrome and many others. Being very low in calories, apples can help us reduce weight and lower all obesity related risks. According to the experts from the American Association for Cancer Research, apples can assist us in preventing liver, colon, and other types of cancer since these fruits contain good amounts of flavonol, a natural antioxidant substance. Finally, apples can aid in cholesterol lowering and assist greatly in preventing cardiovascular diseases, reduce the risk of muscle athropy, and so on. Read the rest of this entry »

November 29, 2012

Grapefruit EffectsGrapefruit is known as one of the most useful and nutritious natural foods. Grapefruits are packed with plenty of natural vitamins, minerals and other nutrients essential for our body and excellent health. The grapefruit diet is one of the most commonly used and the most effective types of crash diets which has helped may women achieve rapid weight loss and get slimmer. Organic grapefruits are known natural sources of fiber and energy which are highly valued for their effectiveness for speeding up metabolism and fat burning. Grapefruit juice benefits include more effective detoxification,  improved skin quality, as well as increased effectiveness of chemotherapy in those patients who were diagnosed with cancer. However, there are certain warning effects of consuming grapefruits and grapefruit juice which were reported in the leading scientific magazines earlier this month. Read the rest of this entry »

Natural SuperfoodsWhen we hear that terrifying word ‘cancer’, we understand how fragile we are and how much we are affected by everything around us, from stresses or feeling lonely to our bad habits and environmental toxins. Though cancer is not a death sentence, and  according to the information by American Caner Society, over 12 million people in today’s United States have survived this terrible disease, every day cancer takes lives of 15 hundred American people, making it second most deadly diseases in the country (it is estimated that heart disease is currently the leading cause of death). Every year, between 1,4 and 1,7 million people in the United States are diagnosed with cancer, with breast cancer being the most common in women, and prostate cancer being the most common in men. Read the rest of this entry »

July 27, 2012

Health Effects Of Red WineIf taken in moderation, high quality red wine is considered one of the healthiest natural foods. High in anti-oxidants and flavonoids, red wine is an excellent natural solution to slow down oxidation processes in our cells, prevent premature aging and various related chemical processes in our tissues. A glass of high quality low-alcohol red wine a day is a great and very tasty solution to prevent cardiovascular diseases like anemia, atherosclerosis, a stroke, a heart attack, and many others. Consuming a glass of Merlot or Cabernet is a natural way to lower our risks of mouth cancer, reduce LDL bad cholesterol levels and prevent obesity. Red wine is a common element of the French and Spanish diets which are considered by most of the nutritionists the world’s healthiest diets. Finally, according to the findings of a recent study published this summer in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, health effects of red wine include improving the function of our lower intestines and creating a proper environment for healthy gut bacteria development. Read the rest of this entry »

July 19, 2012

Watermelon benefitsSummer is the best season for enjoying the benefits of watermelons. These amazing juicy refreshing natural foods came to the world from North Africa and nowadays they are being widely cultivated and sold throughout the world. Cultivators make true miracles, and in our times it is possible to find famous cubic watermelons, seed-free watermelons, or watermelons with orange flesh. Health benefits of watermelon are derived from rich nutritional content of these fruits. Watermelons are rich in potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, vitamin B complex, vitamin A and amino acids, as well as in dietary fiber, making this natural food a very good choice for preventing various digestion problems and relieving the symptoms of digestive disorders. It was also found out recently that watermelons can be a good natural remedy for atherosclerosis prevention, and it is possible to benefit from this amazing property by either adding watermelons to our daily diet or by drinking watermelon juice on a regular basis. Read the rest of this entry »