Herbal Vitamins: Vitamin A

Author: Carla Fiscina
February 21, 2011

benefits of vitamin aVitamin A is actually a group of chemical compounds, which were first discovered and studied in the beginning of the 20th century. It is known as the vitamin which is essential for our good vision, but also it is responsible for our good bone, muscle and tissue health. Benefits of vitamin A include its being one of the most important vitamins for effective function of our reproductive system. Food sources of vitamin A include a number of animal foods (especially animal liver and fish liver), as well as carrots, green leafy vegetables, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, cheeses, butter, milk, eggs, apricots, mango, papaya and so on. Read the rest of this entry »

Health Benefits of Carrot Juice

Author: Carla Fiscina
March 12, 2009

CarrotCarrots should be considered a goldmine of natural vitamins and nutrients. Among other raw vegetable juices, carrot juice is an absolute leader in the context of the variety of its therapeutic effects, the contents of useful elements and its compatibility with other juices or foods. Nutritional and therapeutic values of carrot juice were discovered by the health practitioners of early European civilizations. Carrots originate from the Mediterranean region, where this vegetable was used by the Ancient Greeks since the 20th century B.C. They loved drinking carrot juice for its excellent cleansing effects and, in addition, it was considered a good remedy for constipation and physical exhaustion. Read the rest of this entry »

December 26, 2008

We all know that what we eat has a tremendous influence on how we look, because everything we eat becomes a part of us. Beautiful and glowing skin is one of the most important signs of good health and one of the secrets of personal success. It is the biggest organ of your body, and in order to keep your skin healthy and youthful, you must nourish it with certain vitamins and minerals. Below, you can learn what are those nutrients and in what foods they occur. Read the rest of this entry »