Monthly Archives: June 2012

Health Benefits of Grapes

Grapes, “queen of the fruits” are a storehouse of numerous health promoting phyto-nutrients such as poly-phenolic antioxidants, vitamins and minerals like potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium and selenium. Grapes contain flavonoids that are in fact very powerful antioxidants, which can reduce the damage caused by free … Continue reading

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Red and bright cherries for good health

Bright little cherries are not just a visual treat but also have lots of health benefits. They owe their rich red color to anthocyanins which are rich in antioxidants. Intake of cherries results in lower blood levels of cholesterol and … Continue reading

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Green tomatoes for pink health!

Green tomatoes are bestowed with goodness as are its red counterparts! Green tomatoes are rich in beta carotene and their vitamin C content is higher than that of the red ones. A green tomato has three times the more calcium … Continue reading

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Go Bananas!

Bananas are supposed to be wonder fruits with loads of goodness in them which help us combat several health issues like high blood pressure, depression, stress, ulcers, heartburns etc. just to name a few! We all know of yellow ripened … Continue reading

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Colourful Peppers

When you want to add colours to your simple recipe and make it look more appealing, which is the first ingredient that you think of?? Most of us opt for Peppers – Red, Green & Yellow. Here are some interesting … Continue reading

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Rambutans – The Luscious Fruit from Southeast Asia

A fruit with a bad hair day, Rambutans, grown in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Australia are ping-pong ball -sized fruit, covered with tiny tentacles and locked up inside is a fleshy fruit. The word ‘Rambut’ is Malay for ‘hairy’ … Continue reading

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Pears – Gift of the Gods!!

Juicy and sweet, this fruit are a good source of dietary fiber, vitamin C, copper and Vitamin K. Health Benefits of Pears – ·  Pear’s fiber promotes Cardiovascular and Colon health ·  They improve blood glucose levels. ·  It lowers … Continue reading

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