Found 53 Articles for Fruits & Vegetables

5 Potential Benefits of Celery Juice

Manish Panchal
Updated on 16-Mar-2023 12:09:13


A member of the Apiaceae family, celery is a green, leafy vegetable that is frequently used in cooking. It's frequently used in salads, soups, stews, and other recipes as an ingredient or as a lowcalorie snack. Celery is a good source of vitamin K, vitamin C, potassium, and folate. It is a popular option for those who are striving to maintain a healthy diet because it is also high in fibre and low in calories. Celery is a good source of several vitamins and minerals, including vitamins K, C, potassium, and folate. Because it is also high in fibre and ... Read More

The 10 Best Fruits to Eat on a Low-Carb Diet

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 10-Mar-2023 14:52:00


In sickness and in good health, one food item that fits perfectly into our diet chart is fruits. We all know how fruits form an important part of our diet. Fruits contain amazing nutrients considered most essential for the human body and its functions. Fruits help reduce the risk of diseases. Remember the old saying, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”? Fruits come with humongous health benefits which make these the most opted choice of food for people looking for some nutrition, weight loss, or even a great gift choice. While it is the most appealing choice ... Read More

Bananas: Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 10-Mar-2023 14:36:51


Bananas are a tasty and convenient source of some important nutrients. People have grown this tropical fruit since ancient times, and its health benefits have been promoted for more than a century. Fibre, potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, and a variety of phytonutrients and antioxidants are all found in abundance in bananas. You can eat bananas raw or ripe as a whole fruit or turn them into your favourite smoothie or mash it into your favourite banana walnut cake. Bananas are rich in soluble fibre. The soluble and insoluble fibres found in bananas are essential for healthy digestion. Blood ... Read More

All About Cherries: Nutrition, Benefits, Types, Side Effects, and More

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 09-Mar-2023 14:50:37


May it be sweet, may it be sour, cherries can enhance the flavor of any dish. It has been a popular fruit among the ancient Greeks and Romans since the 17th century. Cherries are scientifically known as Prunus and they belong to the Rosaceae family. Many of the cherries are produced commercially since the 19th century in the United States and are widely distributed in western Asia and Europe along with other regions worldwide. Cherries are of three types: Sweet, sour and dukes. Sweet cherries are heart-shaped and juicy with low acid content. Sour cherries can also be called tart ... Read More

Endomorph Diet: Food List, Sample Menu, Benefits

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 27-Feb-2023 11:17:44


The concept of body type was proposed by Dr. W.H. Sheldon, where he explained that humans have three different body types which include Ectomorph, Mesomorph, and Endomorph. Ectomorphs are the people with less body fat, mesomorphs come under the fit category while endomorphs are the people with loose skin with more body fat. Since endomorphs tend to have more body fat they deal with problems related to body weight. Their slow metabolism is the main reason behind this problem. Every body type should follow a different balanced diet for the proper functioning of the body. A person with an endomorphic ... Read More

A Complete Low-Carb Diet Guide for Beginners

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 27-Feb-2023 11:10:35


A low-carb diet limits or restricts the intake of carbohydrates. There is no strict consensus on what defines a low-carb diet. Some consider it to be one where daily carb intake is between 50150 g, above the level where most people will generate sufficient ketones and a very low-carb diet where daily intake is below 50 g. Almost every food has some amount of carbs. For example, 1 tablespoon of lemon juice has 1 g of carbs. These carbs have a great influence on our health and bodies. So, by knowing our daily net carb limit, we can keep our bodies ... Read More

15 Superfoods and the Scientific Reasons to Eat Them

Vandana Annavaram
Updated on 27-Feb-2023 11:08:27


The concept of superfoods appeared in the early phase of the 20th century which was, in fact, an approach for marketing food under the labels of health benefits intended to boost the industry. Superfoods have become a recent hype within the community of the ‘health conscious’ for obvious reasons. The basic definition that defines superfood other than being scientifically proven is food that holds high nutritional value than the desired amount or offers health benefits besides nutrition. In this article, we bring to you details of some superfoods and information behind the scientific reasons why one should consume them. ... Read More

What Is a Vegan Diet? A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 09-Feb-2023 11:01:13


A vegan diet attempts to avoid all animal products including meat, eggs, honey and dairy products like milk and cheese and focuses on including plant-based foods. Veganism believes in excluding any form of animal exploitation and cruelty. People may go vegan for ethical, environmental or health reasons. A vegan diet may be a smart choice for people of all ages including children, pregnant and lactating women as well as athletes. This diet can improve your health and prevent or help control many health conditions as you rely on nutrient-rich plant-based foods. Types of Vegan Diets There are different types of ... Read More

A Comprehensive Guide to an Anti -Inflammatory Diet

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 09-Feb-2023 10:24:01


Inflammation is a natural process which occurs as a part of the body's immune response. Inflammatory cells are sent by the body to fight against infection or injury and thus inflammation as a natural process assists your body to heal and defend itself from harm. However, if the inflammation lingers in the body and goes beyond control, it may lead to chronic inflammation. This inflammation may last for weeks, months or years and trigger major health conditions like diabetes, heart disease, liver disease, Alzheimer's disease and cancer. The classic signs of short-term or acute inflammation include redness, pain, heat and ... Read More

What Are Grapes? Nutrition, Health Benefits, Risks, and Types

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 24-Jan-2023 12:13:32


Grapes are a type of fruit that comes in wide varieties. They can be eaten fresh and processed into wine, jam, grape juice, and raisins. Grapes are a nutritious food and a good source of vitamins K and C and manganese. While grapes have many benefits, some risks are also associated with their consumption. These include allergies, gastrointestinal issues, and headaches. It's essential to be aware of these before adding grapes to your diet. This article will take a closer look at grapes, their nutrition and health benefits, and any risks associated with their consumption. We will also discuss the ... Read More