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Nutritional Information of Fruits

Pumpkin Health Benefits

Pumpkin Health Benefits

Pumpkins can seem spooky in their Jack-o-lantern state, but don’t be fooled as they’re actually one of the most nutritious fruits out there. Most of us typically experience pumpkin at a few very specific times of year — carved into funny faces on front porches at Halloween, and baked […]

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Health Benefits of Mangoes

Health Benefits of Mangoes

Mangoes are in peak season now and are selling for a song at most places  in where I am living.  The kids are the happiest now as the refrigerator is always well stocked with sweet mangoes. They help themselves to the mangoes anytime they wish. […]

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Lemon Honey Juice For Indigestion

Lemon Honey Juice For Indigestion

Despite my best intentions to keep my eating under control during the food-filled year-end holiday recently, the excess cakes, pastries and meaty feasts with friends and family were near impossible to resist. With my parents here to celebrate the year-end festivities and hubby’s birthday with […]

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Papaya Health Benefits

Papaya Health Benefits

Whenever someone in the family has constipation, papaya will be the first thing that pops out in my mind to help them counter constipation. Papayas are very affordable and easily available in our country. Chilled papaya with a squeeze of kafir lime juice tastes incredibly […]

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Mulberry Health Benefits

Mulberry Health Benefits

Mulberries are filled with nutrients that are important for our body, including iron, riboflavin, vitamin C, vitamin K, potassium, phosphorous, and calcium, as well as a significant amount of dietary fiber and a wide range of organic compounds, including phytonutrients, zea-xanthin, resveratrol, anthocyanins, lutein, and […]

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Dried Jujube / Chinese Dates Health Benefits

Dried Jujube / Chinese Dates Health Benefits

Since a blood test early this year showed that I have very low blood count, I have been consuming red dates and black dates every day.  To recap, I have a uterine fibroid (submucosal) that causes me heavy menstruation every month. As a result, I […]

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Red Dragon Fruit Health Benefits

Red Dragon Fruit Health Benefits

Being an anemia patient, I give priority to fruits and foods rich in iron. One of the fruits high in iron content is the red dragon fruit. Like other fruits, the dragon fruit is low in calories and a good source of essential nutrients you […]

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Why We Should Include Lemons In Our Diet

Why We Should Include Lemons In Our Diet

Lemons are my besties in the kitchen. They are one  of the staples that are always available in my refrigerator.  I drink lemon juice several times in a week, use the juice to marinate meats and dab the juice on my face. Lemon juice is […]

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Avocado Health Benefits

Avocado Health Benefits

Avocado is the darling in the kitchen of our house. It is the most preferred fruit in our house. Whenever there are unripened avocados in the kitchen, our girls will keep checking on them – several times in a day, hoping to see a change in […]

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Pumpkin Health Benefits

Pumpkin Health Benefits

The humble pumpkin is a staple item in our household.  Pumpkins are such versatile vegetables. Well, they can be labeled as a fruit too. They  are both dependent on what definition you use.  They are fruit because they are the part of the plant that contains […]

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