Drinks

Health Benefits of Fruits:

30 April 2018 Laura 0

What does it contain? Contains vitamins, minerals, water, protein, nutritional fibre and fat. Colours= means different antioxidants. Fruits contain a lot of sugar (fructose) and grapes contain (glucose). Gives energy when needed. It doesn’t require a […]

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What are antioxidants? Why do we need them?

18 March 2018 Laura 0

What are antioxidants? Antioxidants are compounds which inhibit oxidation in the body or in foods. Oxidation is a chemical process which involves the transfer of electrons or hydrogen producing harmful free radicals in the body. […]

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Health Benefits of Aloe Vera:

22 January 2018 Laura 0

Aloe Vera is one well known plant for many years, for so many different reasons. Aloe Vera gel is often use for skin condition, including,burns, sunburn, frostbite, psoriasis and cold sores. It is also used for […]

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Health Benefits of Garlic:

21 December 2017 Laura 0

They are very similar to onions, shallots and leeks. In ancient history garlic was use for for its health and medicinal properties. Garlic Is Highly Nutritious: A 1 ounce (28 grams) serving of garlic contains: Manganese: 23% […]

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Margarine V.S Butter

13 December 2017 Laura 0

Butter, Margarine is it healthy for my body?  Wait oil, fat, will I gain weight ?  What will happen to my cholesterol? Will it get high?  How many calories is in butter? how many calories […]

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Proteins:

26 November 2017 Laura 0

16 to 19% of your body weight is from proteins. Proteins ? What do they do in our body ? It is part of the structure of each cell in the body. Construction and repair […]

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Health Benefits of Cranberries:

29 October 2017 Laura 0

Cranberries are among the fruits and vegetables richest in health-promoting antioxidants, which protect our cells from free-radical damage. Cranberries have a great source of Vitamin C, and are only 45 calories per cup. In disease-fighting […]

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Health Benefits of Lemon:

14 October 2017 Laura 0

The health benefits of lemon include treatment of indigestion, constipation, dental problems, throat infections, fever, internal bleeding, rheumatism, burns, obesity, respiratory disorders, cholera, and high blood pressure, while it also benefits your hair and skin. […]

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Is butter or margarine healthier?

12 October 2017 Laura 0

Margarine usually tops butter when it comes to heart health. Margarine is made from vegetable oils, so it contains unsaturated “good” fats — polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats. These types of fats help reduce low-density lipoprotein […]

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Health Benefits of Hot Cocoa:

9 October 2017 Laura 0

In the midst of winter, hot chocolate is a satisfying and soothing beverage that can warm chilled hands. Hot chocolate has been around for centuries, and considered a “drink of the Gods.”   The Most Healthful Hot Chocolate […]