Archive for the 'Natural Superfoods' Category

Health Benefits Of Asparagus

Author: Carla Fiscina
June 7, 2012

What Are The Benefits Of AsparagusAsparagus comes to the mind first, along with broccoli and green tea, when thinking about the healthiest natural foods on earth. We can enjoy tender and delicious young spears of asparagus in spring, when the first crops are picked and appear in the market. Known as a low-calorie food and a great source of nutrients, an excellent natural solution to aid weight loss and speed up fat burning, prevent inflammation and enjoy its aphrodisiac effects, asparagus is used in many national cuisines of the world, especially in modern European, Mediterranean and American nations. If you want to learn what are the benefits of asparagus and what kind of health conditions it can protect you form, go on reading this article. Read the rest of this entry »

Nutrients In PotatoFor quite a long time, potato has not been highly valued by modern nutritionists and considered ‘fattening’, due to a high content of starches and carbs. Another bad thing about potatoes is their being too easily affected by various pesticides and fertilizers (you can read more information about the ‘dirty dozen‘ or 12 foods the most affected by pesticides). However, growing your own potatoes in your garden and consuming them without fears of getting fatter and fatter can be actually an excellent idea. As the findings of a recent study have shown, potatoes are very rich in a great number of principal minerals, vitamins and other nutrients, that places potatoes to the same cohort with the most known natural superfoods like avocados, nuts, beetroot, broccoli, and others. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Beans

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 14, 2012

health benefits of beansBeans Nutrition Facts

Beans or legumes are very important foods that we all consume quite regularly. Known as “poor man’s meat’, beans have been cultivated for food since the epochs of ancient civilizations, and nowadays there are about 13,000 species of beans. Beans like soybeans, kidney beans, snap beans, green beans, black beans, navy, lima, pinto, garbanzo, and others, are considered among the healthiest sources of energy. Rich in natural proteins and calories, bean provide us with more energy and proteins than grains and other natural foods. Health benefits of beans are numerous, and they are derived from a rich nutritional content of beans. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits Of Bananas

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 7, 2012

BananasBananas are aromatic tropic fruits with amazing taste and nutritional benefits. These sweet creamy fruits available for us year-round are loved by children and adults around the world. Bananas are very common ingredients of fruit salads, morning cereal, smoothies, pies, tarts, muffins, pancakes, and other our most favorite foods. Due to the fact that bananas are rich in natural sugars and relatively high in calories (one banana has from 95 to 115 calories), these fruits are very often underestimated by many of us, especially by those who use strict low-calorie diet plans in order to lower body weight. Read the rest of this entry »

January 28, 2012

cocoa rich dietCocoa is known for centuries as one of the healthiest and the most useful natural superfoods. A regular consumption of cocoa bean products is linked to better brain function and heart function. Health benefits of cocoa embrace normalizing blood pressure and preventing hypertension, lowering bad LDL cholesterol levels and this way preventing serious related cardiovascular problems, as well as stimulating our digestive function and lowering the risks of suffering from diabetes. In addition, cocoa beans are known as very rich natural sources of antioxidants, special compounds that can act on cellular level and slow down the processes related to aging. Read the rest of this entry »

Top 8 Winter Superfoods

Author: Carla Fiscina
December 12, 2011

Winter SeasonWinter is a special season linked to cold weather, beautiful snowfalls, numerous holidays and chronic melancholy after the holidays. It is quite common in winter to put on weight, and those who are very prone to this problem can read about the tips on how to avoid weight gain in winter. Actually, it is highly recommended to adjust your daily diet to winter season and consume mainly the foods which are healthy and suit the best for our nutrition in winter time. Below, you can see a list of top 9 winter superfoods. Read the rest of this entry »