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Pineapplea for a balanced diet

Pineapple is one of the most popular tropical fruit that is well known for its juicy sweet taste. This delicious fruit is also known as Pina, Nanas and Ananas. This fruit is rich in nutrition. It has a high content of vitamins, minerals, fibers and enzymes. This fruit is totally …

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Benefits Of Datura

  Habitat: Common in Northwestern Himalayas and foot hills on dry slopes up to 1800 m altitude. Datura is 30 to 150 cm tall, with erect, forking and purple stems. The leaves are large, 7 to 20 cm long and have irregular teeth a la oaks. The flowers are one …

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Benefits and uses of Fleawort seed

 Benefits and uses of Fleawort seed Fleawort seed is the seed from either of  two types of plantain known officially as Plantago Psyllium  or dark Psyllium and Plantago Indica  or black Psyllium, both belonging to the same family and both normally found growing around the Mediterranean sea. The plantain is a …

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The health benefits of carrot

The health benefits of carrot The health benefits of carrot include reduced cholesterol, prevention from heart attacks, warding off certain cancers and many others. Most of the benefits of carrot can be attributed to its beta carotene and fiber content. This root, which has a scientific name of Daucus Carota, …

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The health benefits of cayenne pepper

The health benefits of cayenne pepper The health benefits of cayenne pepper or mirchi include weight loss, good digestion, strong immunity, good blood circulation, treatment of heart diseases, dyspepsia, inflammation, headache, and throat congestion. Cayenne pepper belongs to the Capsicum family and its botanical name is Capsicum annuum. It is …

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Health benefits of corn

Health benefits of corn Health benefits of corn include controlling diabetes, prevention of heart ailments, lowering hypertension and prevention of neural-tube defects at birth. Corn or maize is one of the most popular cereals in the world and forms the staple food in many countries including USA, Africa etc. It …

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Juice of cucumber is the best skin lotion

 Juice of cucumber is the best skin lotion When the cucumber became important as a health food in the eighteenth century, it did not take long for people to forget those medical properties which had been well-known first of all to the Greeks and Romans and then later to the Arab physicians. Today …

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The health benefits of dill

The health benefits of dill The health benefits of dill include good digestion, relief from insomnia, hiccups, diarrhea, dysentery, menstrual disorders, respiratory disorders, cancer, etc. It is also good for oral care. Dill, scientifically known as Anethum Graveolens, has been in use in culinary and in medicines since ages. Both …

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The health benefits of Orange Essential Oil

The health benefits of Orange Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like anti inflammatory, anti depressant, anti spasmodic, anti septic, aphrodisiac, carminative, diuretic, tonic, sedative and cholagogue. This essential oil is obtained from the peels of orange by cold compression. Although all of you know oranges very well, …

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The Health Benefits of Millet

Millet Millet is a grain that has often been associated with bird food but it has a whole host of nutritional benefits for people as well. Your nutritionist may recommend millet if you suffer from asthma, migraines or thyroid problems. Read on to find out more – you may just …

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the health benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin    Because of its delicious and perfumed taste, the pumpkin is a favorite for many people. It is a vegetable with many uses: used as a basis for food, an ingredient for sweets and medicine, pumpkin is well known because of Halloween, when it is carved in the shape …

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