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Health Benefits of Lettuce

Lettuce (Lactuca sativa) is one of the most common leaf vegetables and a basic ingredient of many salads. There are basically 6 different types of lettuce, namely Butterhead (Boston or Bibb), Chinese lettuce, Crisphead (Iceberg), Looseleaf, Romaine

Benefits of Grapeseed Oil

Grapeseed oil (also called Grape seed oil or grape oil) is pressed from the seeds of grapes, and is thus an abundant by-product of winemaking. There are two primary uses for grapeseed oil: cosmetics and culinary applications. It

Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world. Botanically, it belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family; and is known scientifically as Cucumis sativus. Cucumber has an impressive amount of water (about 96%) that is naturally distilled,

Health Benefits Of Cabbage

Cabbage is an economical and versatile vegetable that is easy to find in any supermarket. This vegetable can be eaten cooked or raw, but it often added to soups or stews. Fresh, dark green-leafy cabbage is incredibly

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Blueberries are the fruits of a shrub that belong to the heath family, which includes the cranberry and bilberry as well as the azalea, mountain laurel and rhododendron. Blueberries are not only popular, but also repeatedly ranked

Health Benefits Of Onions

Onions (Allium cepa) belong to the lily family, the same family as garlic, leeks, chives, scallions and shallots. Most onion cultivars are about 89% water, 4% sugar, 1% protein, 2% fibre and 0.1% fat. They contain vitamin

Health Benefits Of Pumpkins

Popular during fall holidays, the pumpkin is one of the most nutritious fruits available. Pumpkin puree is low in calories and fat(100 g fruit provides just 26 calories and contains no saturated fats or cholesterol) and offers

Beauty and Health Benefits of Yogurt

Yoghurt, better known as “yogurt,” is a dairy product made from the bacterial fermentation of milk. Aside from its popular taste, texture and characteristic tanginess, yogurt has been found to have numerous beauty and health benefits. Here

What is Collagen?

What is collagen? Collagen is the most abundant protein in mammals, accounting for around 30% of the protein content of the human body, that is mostly found in the skin, and it is also abundantly found in

Health Benefits of Coconut Water

Coconut water is the liquid inside an immature green coconut. It is the juice or endosperm of the young coconut. In general, young and slightly immature coconuts harvested when they are about 5-7 months of age for