Found 53 Articles for Fruits & Vegetables

All About Papaya: How to use? Nutrition & Health Benefits

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 23-Jan-2023 16:33:50


Papayas are a delicious and healthy fruit that can enjoy in many different ways. In this blog post, we will explore all things Papaya, including its nutritional content, health benefits, and how to use it in your daily life. Whether you enjoy eating papayas as-is or incorporating them into smoothies or other recipes, there are many ways to enjoy this delicious fruit. Read on to learn about papayas and how to make the most of them. What is Papaya? Papaya is a sweet, yellowish-orange fruit that originates from Central America. The papaya plant grows in tropical regions and is ... Read More

All About Kale: Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits, How to Use It?

Maithili Potnis
Updated on 23-Jan-2023 14:45:01


Kale is a member of the Brassica family and is often termed a superfood because of its high nutritional value. Kale is a leafy vegetable from the family of cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli which is low in fat and high in fibre. The leaves of kale are mostly dark green, but it’s also available in a variety of colours like purple. The edges of the leaves are either flat or curly and it is usually sold whole or pre-chopped. One of the major advantages of Kale is that it can be eaten raw or lightly cooked. As a winter ... Read More

Alkaline Diet - Review, Research, Food List

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 16-Jan-2023 11:51:14


If you've been following celebrity food trends, you'll know that the alkaline diet and water always have been the talk of the town. But is it all worth the hype? This article demystifies if you've been living under a rock or don't know much about this diet. Alkaline Diet Review and Research The alkaline diet is based on maintaining the correct body pH. The pH scale ranges from 0 to 14 – anything above 7 is alkaline, while anything below is acidic. On average, the body pH is about 7.40, without any infections or disease. The proponents of the ... Read More

Jackfruit: Nutrition, Health Benefits, how to Prepare?

Bhaswati Mukherjee
Updated on 12-Jan-2023 15:40:04


Jackfruit is a healthy and delicious fruit popular in Asian countries like India, Thailand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, etc. The scientific name of Jackfruit is Artocarpus heterophyllus, which belongs to the Moraceae family. Each Jackfruit can weigh between 3-10kg on average and can go as large as 25kgs. While the fruit is laden with nutritional values and medicinal properties, the tree is a good source of wood for timber industries. The inside of the Jackfruit is yellow (when ripe) and white (raw). Both ripe and raw Jackfruit are edible. The raw form of Jackfruit is cooked with curries, while can eat ... Read More

How did the myth of consuming carrots to improve eyesight start?

Suman Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25


“Do you want to see like a cat in the dark? You better start eating carrots.”This statement has been conveyed by many parents to their children for decades. But, the question here is “Do carrots really enhance our sense of sight to such supernatural extents that we start developing superpowers like night vision and long-range sight?”Well, technically speaking, carrots do help a lot in improving our eyesight. Carrots are rich in vitamin A. Vitamin A is a vital component that is necessary for us to retain eyesight. We are so much vitamin A dependent that, due to the lack of ... Read More

What are the health benefits of avocado?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25


An avocado is a controversial fruit that is often seen as a fattening food item. Whereas, the Nutritionists and food experts have actually proved many theories to show that avocado is really good for the human body. Many of us enjoy the taste and flavor of the avocado despite the misconceptions about it that the fruit is harmful to our health.The real fact of the avocado is that it is actually very rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals that are very necessary for the human body and also create a healthier lifestyle.What are the Health Benefits of Avocado?The ... Read More

What are the health benefits of capsicum?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25


Capsicum which is mostly used as an aromatic and spicing ingredient previously has now become famous due to the newly discovered health benefits. Research proved that capsicum is beneficial for women undergoing menopause and people suffering from Arthritis. It also prevents skin aging and body aches, peptic ulcers and cardiovascular diseases.Now let us look at the health benefits of Capsicum at large:Anti-Inflammatory PropertiesThe chemical components present in capsicum are known to exhibit an anti-inflammatory characteristic that proves to emulsify the present neurogenic pain such as related to Crohn’s disease which is an inflammatory disease related to the bowel of the ... Read More

What is the best and healthy diet plan for increasing height in children?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


Are you worried because your child is a poor eater and making him/her eat nutritious food seems like a challenging task? If yes, then it is difficult for your child to gain height appropriately for his/her age. But there are some healthy foods that will help in the process.Milk and Dairy ProductsMilk is a great source of calcium that helps to keep your child’s bones strong and boosts his overall growth. It also contains Vitamin A that helps the bones absorb more calcium. Also, it is high in protein, which leads to the growth of cells in his/her body.Moreover, dairy ... Read More

What are some proven benefits of having kiwis?

Tejas Charukula
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


Kiwi is a brilliant source of vitamin C which is also known as ascorbic acid. There are also other vitamins that are present in the fruit including vitamin A, folate, vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) and vitamin K are which are present in good quantity.The amount of minerals present in the kiwi fruit includes a huge quantity of potassium along with other minerals such as calcium, magnesium and phosphorous. All these vital nutrients in kiwifruit come with an added bonus of dietary fiber.Here are some benefits of eating Kiwi fruit.Immune System BenefitsKiwi helps in favor of the regulation of the adaptive immune ... Read More

What happens if we eat two bananas on an empty stomach?

Divya Agarwal
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24


Among all the meals of the day, breakfast is the most important one, which should be healthy and filling and also should give the wholesome and nutritious ingredients on the platter.According to the experts, the bananas, being full of potassium, fibre and magnesium, are not a good and healthy option to consume on an empty stomach.If you consume two bananas on an empty stomach, it might cause some mild to severe health problems. The reasons behind this are:Bananas are highly acidic in nature, so consuming two bananas in the morning as breakfast will increase the acid level in your stomach ... Read More