15 HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER (Zingiber officinale)

Posted on March 12, 2021March 31, 2021Categories food facts 7 Comments on 15 HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER (Zingiber officinale)

Ginger is a well-known tropical flowering plant that is loaded with an effective healing power beneficial to health. Ginger is originated from Maritime Southeast Asia. It belongs to the Zingiberaceae family which also includes turmeric. Technically, ginger can be eaten fresh, dried, made into liquid extracts and stored as spices. Ginger does not just add a delicious flavour to your food, rather it releases enough nutrients to your body. However, it is among the healthiest spices in the world. Here … Continue reading “15 HEALTH BENEFITS OF GINGER (Zingiber officinale)”

INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANA (Musa musacea)

Posted on December 17, 2020April 12, 2021Categories food facts 1 Comment on INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANA (Musa musacea)

Banana is one of the most popular fruits in the world. And it is among the world’s healthiest fruits. Banana is tasty and highly nutritious. It is rich in fiber, potassium and a good source of both vitamins and minerals. Although, those that are diabetic and obese are exempted from consuming banana because of its high starch and sugar contents. Technically, unripe banana contains a high starch content, when ripen, the starch is converted to sugar. Unripe banana also contains … Continue reading “INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF BANANA (Musa musacea)”

BENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER

Posted on June 25, 2020April 14, 2021Categories food facts 7 Comments on BENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER

Coconut water also known as “Coconut Juice” is a clear fluid found inside the coconut fruit. It is a healthy natural drink, tasty and refreshing alternative to water and an absolute thirst quencher. Here are some benefits of coconut water; 1. Source of Hydration Coconut water is a delicious source of hydration. It ultimately contains ingredients that are effective in hydrating the body. Coconut water contains electrolytes such as Potassium (249mg) which is essential for heart health and good skeletal … Continue reading “BENEFITS OF COCONUT WATER”

INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF UNRIPE PLANTAIN (Musa paradisiaca)

Posted on December 30, 2019April 19, 2021Categories food facts 33 Comments on INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF UNRIPE PLANTAIN (Musa paradisiaca)

It is so interesting to know that plantain can totally be called “Cooking Bananas“. It is a staple food, that is very rich in nutrients. Ripe plantain which is yellow in appearance can be eaten raw or boiled, fried and roasted but Unripe plantain, the green immature plantain must be prepared, it definitely cannot be eaten raw. On a scale of 100% in the population, 70% loves ripe plantain in their diet and detests unripe plantain. But guess what, Unripe … Continue reading “INTERESTING HEALTH BENEFITS OF UNRIPE PLANTAIN (Musa paradisiaca)”

HEALTH BENEFITS OF CUCUMBER (Cucumis sativus)

Posted on October 24, 2019April 19, 2021Categories food facts   Leave a comment on HEALTH BENEFITS OF CUCUMBER (Cucumis sativus)

Cucumber is one of the world’s healthiest foods that belong to the gourd family called Cucurbitaceae. They are widely cultivated vegetable that carries a lot of health benefits.Firstly, Cucumber nourishes your body with vitamins; they are known to be an excellent source of vitamin. Vitamin A, B and C boost your immune system and also keeps you radiant. Secondly, cucumber contains minerals like magnesium, manganese and potassium that fight inflammation and infection while helping your body to produce energy and … Continue reading “HEALTH BENEFITS OF CUCUMBER (Cucumis sativus)”