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The Benefits Of Fruit Compote
Started having 10 fruit and veg per day. Going to do this entire life. Will I really benefit that much or just hype?
Not hype.: You will benefit. The Mediterranean Diet incorporates lots of fresh produce and is a good place to start as a guide. Go to > http://bit. Ly/1FMQO4d and http://bit. Ly/1Bdzwix and http://bit. Ly/1rTjasA ...Read more
Dried fruits: In general fresh fruits retain more nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals and flavanoids. Drying removes water from fruits so dried fruits are more concentrated with sugar and calories. Extra sweeteners like refined sugar or high-fructose corn syrup may be added to the dried fruits. So you need to practice portion control to avoid consumption of eccess calories. But they tend to be high in fiber! ...Read more
Dates health Benefit:
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1. Dates are rich in vitamins and minerals.
2. rich source of protein, dietary fiber and rich in vitamin B1, B2, B3 and B5 along with vitamin A1 and C.
3. Dates are great energy boosters as they contain natural sugars like glucose, sucrose and fructose
4. Dates are rich in potassium and reduced in sodium. This helps regulate a healthy nervous system. ...Read more
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Nothing: Unless you are applying the fruit to your skin as some do, the fruits nourish the inside of the body and contribute to overall health which will allow your skin to be as healthy as possible. ...Read more
Food: The pitt of a citrus fruit would have no health benefits. Any 'rumors' to the contrary would be false myths. ...Read more
Query the benefits of a cocktail cup of cut-up small pieces of 3 or 4 different fruits compared with eating just 1 slice of only a particular fruit?
Both good: A matter of taste. Always good to eat fruit of mixed variety, not necessarily at the same meal in a fruit cup, unless you enjoy them together. ...Read more
Plenty: Eating fruits and plenty of them is beneficial for the health. Diet rich in fruits and vegetables lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, diabetes, and certain cancers. Mango has plenty of good nutrients for the body, and you can enjoy as many as you like in a given day. ...Read more
Vitamins: A & c; folate (folic acid) and k+ (potassium); water; simple carbohydrates. Fruits differ in caloric content so can be excessively caloric if eaten in excess. As part of a balanced nutritional plan they are a great source of on-the-go sugar but can't, and shouldn't, replace the need for complex carbohydrates. ...Read more
Soda is one of the: Worst things for your body. Avoiding it is a really good idea ...Read more
Does overcooking vegetables make them lose their nutritional value? Can you still get some benefit from them if you eat fruit too?
Nutrients in Vegetables: There is no single best to answer to this question. It depends on which vegetable and which nutrients you're talking about. Generally vegetables pack the most nutrients when they are fresh, not overcooked, and not over boiled (for water-soluble nutrients). It is perfectly OK to eat vegetables and fruit at the same time. You will still absorb the nutrients from both. Enjoy! ...Read more
What are the health benefits and nutrition facts of "nungu fruit" (palmyra fruit) and the toddy from this tree wikipedia. Org/wiki/borassus_flabellifer?
Can't recommend it: This is used by traditional healers in india and southeast asia. A quick look at the nih database showed the flour to contain some known spirostane neurotoxins, (paralyze rats; int j foo sci health 2004 & 2009), two articles suggesting it can improve glucose tolerance in rats, and one that it kills cell cultures. Nobody's writing about the fruit, which is eaten & seems harmless. That's all. ...Read more
No: No - not really. Tea is derived from a tree called camellia sinensis. The leaves contain antioxidant polyphenols which have an anti-carcinogenic effect. The lighter the tea, the less it has been processed. White, red & green teas are especially helpful. Fruit teas are from fruits and not from camellia sinensis. ...Read more
Guanabana, is it good fruit to eat, and would like to know its benefits; is it true that guanabana is a good remedy for cancer.
I did a 30 day all fruit diet once and lost weight. Is there cardiovascular health benefits to do this, or is there any danger?
Hi doctor, is it good if I drink protein milk mixed with fruit (red dragon fruit)? Will it lose the benefit of the protein milk? Thanks.
Enjoy them anytime!: It really doesn't matter when you eat fruits. Your body will observe the nutrients regardless. Enjoy away! ...Read more
Stay fit: Your face bones are what Nature gave you. Don't waste your time worrying about them. For a man, looking good is almost entirely about physical fitness -- and this is 100% under your control. A sensible diet -- and for many of us, this means replacing sweets and starches with fruits and green / yellow vegetables -- is part of staying trim while you tone and build muscle. ...Read more
Antioxidants: Citrus is a rich source of antioxidant phytonutrients including flavanones, anthocyanins, limonin & polyphenols. Citrus reduces risk of heart disease, cancer, kidney stones, ulcers & arthritis. I advise the whole fruit though juice is ok if fresh-squeezed. The peels have great benefits too! See http://www. Whfoods. Com/foodstoc. Php and click on oranges, grapefruit & lemon/limes for details! ...Read more
I plan to start juicing fruits and vegetables. Do you think that there is a significant health benefit?
What's the difference between organic vegetables/fruits and the regular ones? What are the health benefits of eating organic fruits/ vegetables?
Organic vs non-organ: Conventional farmers apply chemical fertilizers to promote plant growth, spray synthetic insecticides to reduce pests and disease, use synthetic herbicides to manage weeds. While organic farmers apply natural fertilizers, such as manure or compost, to feed soil and plants, use beneficial insects and birds or traps to reduce pests and disease, rotate crops, till, hand weed or mulch to manage weeds. ...Read more
Just like with raw fruits and veggies, I'm going to do a detox with only raw food for 3 or 5 days. What are the benefits?
RAW is the diff: Raw plant based diet to rid your body of toxins are beneficial because, in contrast to cooked foods, water soluble vitamins like b and c are lost in cooking. The heat of cooking also denatures enzymes that are beneficial in fasting--food enzymes that aid in digestion and fight bloating and constipation. ...Read more
The fresher the: Fruit the more active the enzymes. Enzymes make body processes work better. If the products you mention are off the shelf than you are probably better off w/fresh fruits and vegetables. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Green tea is high in: Antioxidants & many fruits are too that are well known. Even raw cacao is super high in anti-oxidants. In berries, the highest is raspberries & blueberries. Pomegranates, acai berries r too. If u Google, 'ORAC Scale for fruits' you will see many familiar fruits that are high in anti-oxidants properties. The higher the ORAC (oxygen reduction)the more potent. Combined together as smoothie is best! ...Read more
Hi, if I cannot eat fruits like apple and watermelon, will juicing them (in a blender) reduces the health benefits? Thanks
Fruit Sugar: There are no health benefits for these common fruits. Their calories are 100% sugars. What benefits do you think you will be missing if you juice them? ...Read more