Food and Health

Plants produce phytochemicals that not only help the plant stay healthy, but also provide health benefits for us. Phytochemicals are closely associated with the color of fruits and vegetables. Lycopene is found in red tomatoes, watermelon, papaya, red grapefruit, and guava. Health Benefits of Lycopene Lycopene can decrease the...
 

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Cooking, Food and Health

To help prevent heart disease, nutrition and health experts advise us to eat fish a couple times each week...


“Supportive but not conclusive scientific evidence suggests that daily consumption of about 1½ tablespoons (20 grams) of oils containing high levels of oleic acid, may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease...”
Food and Health, Prevention

The food you eat affects every living cell in your body. From providing energy to padding organs, we need food for every part of our bodies. So, if you're looking for good health, try eating from head to toe...
Prevention

Drinking green tea is associated with a lower incidence of cardiovascular disease and cancer where oxidative stress plays an important role...