Found 53 Articles for Fruits & Vegetables

What is the Watermelon Diet, and Is It Safe?

Manish Panchal
Updated on 14-Apr-2023 17:05:05


A tasty and cooling fruit that is rich in nutrients and has a number of health advantages is watermelon. The following are a few possible health advantages of watermelon − Hydration − Watermelon is a great fruit to eat for hydration because it contains more than 90% water. Rich in nutrients − Lycopene, an antioxidant that may help prevent some types of cancer, as well as vitamins A and C, potassium, and watermelon are all found in abundance in watermelon. May improve heart health − Watermelon's high lycopene content and other nutrients have been linked to better heart ... Read More

Sweet Potatoes as Diabetes-Friendly Diet

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 15:15:26


Sweet potatoes are a tasty and nutritious addition to any diabetes-friendly diet. The underground tubers are a great source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals, and they have a lower glycemic index than regular potatoes, meaning they cause a slower and more gradual increase in blood sugar levels. Varieties of Sweet Potatoes Sweet potatoes carry antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that help prevent diseases. It helps reduce the risk of heart disease, a major cause of death in people with diabetes. Indeed, heart disease is the leading killer among all men and women in major countries witnessing propelling lifestyle trends. The potatoes ... Read More

How to Increase the Absorption of Iron from Foods?

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 15:07:27


The creation of red blood cells, the transportation of oxygen, and the synthesis of energy are just a few of the processes that iron is essential for. Iron deficiency, however, is a widespread issue around the world, particularly among vegans, vegetarians, and women. Mineral iron is one that your body must have in order to function properly. As a result, it is crucial that you get enough of it in your diet each day. Intriguingly, the foods you eat affect how well iron is absorbed into your body as well as how much iron you consume. Once iron has been ... Read More

Candida Diet: A Beginner’s Guide, Food List, and 7-Day Meal Plan

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 14:59:47


Candida is a type of yeast that naturally lives in the human body. When there is an overgrowth of Candida, it can cause various health problems such as digestive issues, skin irritations, and even mood disorders. The Candida diet is a specific eating plan that aims to reduce the overgrowth of Candida. What is the Candida Diet? The Candida diet format is more inclined towards the consumption of non-starchy, and low-sugar foods. The diet removes all sources of yeast from our diet including flour and sugar. It promotes gut health and eliminates the overgrowth of candida. Here is a beginner's ... Read More

Asparagus: Nutrition, Benefits, and Risks

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 14:56:08


Green asparagus is a vegetable loved by all over the world for its distinct flavour and a number of health advantages. It is a member of the lily family and is native to the eastern Mediterranean region. Evidence of the vegetable's use dates back to ancient Egypt, and it has been grown and consumed for thousands of years. Because asparagus has few calories and is packed with nutrients, it is a favourite among those who are concerned about their health. What is Asparagus? It is an excellent source of fibre, vitamins A, C, E, and K, as well as folate, ... Read More

20 Foods That Can Help Fight Sugar Cravings

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 14:53:04


What causes sugar cravings? Supposedly, the loss of balance in blood-sugar levels. Yes! Often, we get this strange craving to eat sweets and sometimes we despise sweet dishes altogether no matter how great a sweet tooth we have. The reasons for such strange craving can be many including stress, lifestyle changes, hormonal fluctuations or perhaps some medications that one is into. Why Do You Crave for Sugar? It is not at all unusual to crave chocolates or sweet dishes but it is sometimes equally important to understand the underlying cause of your sugar craving. We bring you some potential causes ... Read More

15 Delicious Diabetes-Friendly Dinner Ideas

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 03-Apr-2023 14:48:39


Diabetes is a chronic disease that requires constant attention to one's diet and lifestyle. It is important to maintain a healthy diet to manage diabetes effectively. However, this does not mean that people with diabetes cannot enjoy delicious meals. 15 Delicious Diabetes-Friendly Dinner Ideas Here are 15 diabetes-friendly dinner ideas that are both healthy and tasty − Grilled chicken − Marinate chicken with yogurt, herbs, and spices and grill until tender and juicy. Tofu stir-fry − Sauté tofu with vegetables like bell peppers, mushrooms, and broccoli for a flavourful and protein-packed dinner. Lentil soup − Make a hearty ... Read More

Zucchini: Nutrition, Benefits, Types, Side Effects

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 16:31:07


Zucchini is a type of summer squash that belongs to the cucurbit family. It is low in calories yet high in many essential vitamins and minerals. In this article, we will discuss the nutrition, benefits, types, and possible side effects of zucchini. While it may taste bland to many foodies, the veggie carries immense nutritional value. A medium-sized zucchini contains the following nutrients − Calories 31 Carbohydrates 4 Grams Fiber 2 Grams Protein 2 Grams Fat 0 Grams Vitamin C 35% of the Daily Value ... Read More

Gluten-Free Diet: Foods You Can Eat, Benefits

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 16:09:43


Gluten is a protein variant found in wheat, barley, and rye. A gluten-free diet is one that eliminates gluten. For people with chronic digestive and immune disorder, issues of the intestine and wheat allergy, this type of diet is essential to maintaining good health. However, people resort to gluten-free diet for various other reasons too. In the subsequent sections of this article, we will take a look at some gluten-free diet foods that you can eat and their benefits. Gluten-Free Foods You Can Eat Gluten-free foods are natural and can be made a healthy part of our everyday diet. The ... Read More

10 Healthiest Salad Dressings for Weight Loss

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 31-Mar-2023 16:04:35

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If you are looking for diet alternatives to lose weight, salads are the perfect meal that you may incorporate into your meal plans. Salads are full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber, which help to keep you feeling full for longer. However, many people make the mistake of adding unhealthy salad dressings to their salads, which can lead to weight gain. 10 Healthiest Salad Dressings for Weight Loss In this section, we will discuss the 10 healthiest salad dressings for weight loss − Balsamic Vinaigrette A balsamic vinaigrette is a great option for those who want to lose weight. ... Read More